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Fascinating 3D-Printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures | Colossal

<p>These 3d-printed zoetrope sculptures were designed by John Edmark, and they only animate when filmed under a strobe light or with the help of a …

أوباما "هتلر" العصر بعد غيابه عن مسيرة "شارلي"

انتقد السيناتور الأميركي، راندي ويبر، غياب الرئيس باراك أوباما عن المسيرة المناهضة للإرهاب في العاصمة الفرنسية باريس، بالزعيم النازي، أدولف هتلر.<p>وقال …

A gathering of millions

Project info<p>It is the 3rd largest Muslim congregation in the world,<br>held in the bank of river Turag, near Dhaka city.<br>Despite the large number of devotees living within a confined space, generally there is very few problems of sanitation, cooking, and internal movements. It is believed to be possible …

Architect Designs Paris of 2050 as Eco-Friendly "Smart City"

According to architect Vincent Callebaut, the Paris of 2050 could look very different than the city we know today. The architect recently unveiled plans to transform the famous locale into a futuristic “smart” city. His design is a nod to the metropolis' historical architecture as it's punctuated …

The best of the Colorado River: one step, pedal or stroke at a time

Snaking 1450 miles, the Colorado River is nothing less than the nerve center of the great American West. Capturing snows off the Rockies, it drops through pine stands, winds down into the desert and carves the Grand Canyon’s rosy depths.<p>In the American psyche, it’s a powerful life force, a natural …

The "Harry Potter" Books Just Got Beautiful New Illustrations

They're also kind of creepy, but in a good way.<p>Attention, Potterheads! A fully illustrated edition of <i>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone</i> is coming this fall (October 6, to be precise), and thanks to Bloomsbury, you can see a few of the new images now. That's Draco Malfoy up there getting himself …

Why Facebook parenting can backfire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just about every day on Facebook, I see posts by parents asking for advice related to their children. Granted, many of my friends are parents, but I imagine you see similar posts when you log on as well.<p>And pretty much every time I read one, I wonder about the pluses and minuses of a world …

Dawn Wall's Underdog Climber Recounts His Push to Catch Up

Kevin Jorgeson, lagging behind his partner, made an eight-foot leap of faith to finish the toughest part of his historic climb.<p><i>Editor's Note: Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have completed their ascent of Yosemite's Dawn Wall. See photos of the moment they reached the top.</i><p>Kevin Jorgeson …

New Unbelievably Honest Cards by Emily McDowell

Illustrator Emily McDowell is back with a new set of cards! In her usual style, she's open and honest, giving us a new way to appreciate hand written greeting cards. These aren't your usual cards, no, they're the equivalent of a breath of fresh air, cards you wish you could have come up with …

150 Reasons Why We Have Not Yet Reached Peak Beard

The demise of the Beard has been vastly overstated.<p>Hirsute taste-makers were put on notice last April in a <i>Guardian Australia</i> article, "Fashion-conscious men warned we may have reached 'peak beard'." The piece cited research by the University of New South Wales in Sydney that concluded: when you're …

Sweden's 25th Icehotel Stuns with Enchanting Frozen Rooms

The 25th installation of Sweden's Icehotel has opened, letting guests once again experience life in an enchanting frozen kingdom. The hotel, newly designed each year by artists and architects and built in the town of Jukkasjrvi, will be open for guests from December through April. The hotel rooms …

Crew evacuates U.S. segment of space station after ammonia leak

In a rare scare, astronauts fled the American side of the International Space Station on Wednesday after an alarm indicated a possible toxic leak. NASA later said there was no leak of ammonia coolant and a computer problem likely set off the false alarm.<p>By Wednesday afternoon, the astronauts were …

Space Science

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Meet Gluta, the Happy Rescue Dog Whose Bright Face Will Make You Smile

Meet Gluta, a dog whose adorable smiles are so infectious you might find yourself inadvertently grinning, too. Looking at her happy face, it might be hard to believe that Gluta was once a stray dog abandoned on the streets of Thailand. Luckily, she was taken in by Sorasart Wisetsin, who lovingly …

$2,900 Camera Drone Smashes Into a House Upon Auto Takeoff

The DJI Inspire 1 is a new $2,900 camera drone that’s designed to make it extremely easy to capture 4K footage from the sky. Among its many fancy …

How I Made a Homemade Ice Light for Less Than $30

The Ice Light is “a portable, dimmable, daylight balanced, continuous LED light source with a built in battery” that costs $450. In this post I will …

Home Depot

Artist Transforms Nude Models Into Birds, and the Results Will Blow Your Mind

What she did with body paint is unbelievable.<p>Body painter Kate Dean transforms nude men and women into birds for her stunning new photo series "Life in Flight."<p>"Everything you see in my work is a person — there's no props, it's just my painting and clever photography," Dean told the <i>Daily Mail</i>. …

Charlie Hebdo: 'Blessed battle of Paris' was our work, says al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen

The terrorist network hails the men who killed 17 people as "heroes" and promises to attack London<p>Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the “blessed battle of Paris”, hailing the terrorists who killed 17 people as “heroes” who “blew off the dust of disgrace”.<p>In a video …

Terrorism