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Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

The World’s Largest Starbucks Is The Willy Wonka Factory Of Coffee

Starbucks has opened a new flagship cafe where the company also roasts its global supply of small batch coffees.<p>I’m standing in a 15,000-square-foot factory that could only be the work of Starbucks. Hulking industrial equipment stands alongside custom walnut furniture that’s finished so delicately …

Do pufferfishes hold their breath when inflated?

When harassed, a pufferfish rapidly gulps water (or air) into its stomach, transforming itself into a prickly beach-ball that’s three or four times larger than the deflated fish. They inflate to avoid being swallowed by predators. But does an inflated pufferfish breathe? Most people think inflated …

Not Your Mama’s Flowerpot

The Water Recycling Flowerpot makes the rest seem BASIC! Using a unique double-hallow structure, it’s able to recycle the leftover water that remains …

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

Breaking The Molds: See Microbes As Art

<i>Taking Art to the Cellular Level</i> features 20 enlarged microscopic visuals from Southern California research. The collaborative exhibit–on display …

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Or, alternatively, give “Tank Man” the powers it totally sounds like he has

Or, alternatively, give “Tank Man” the powers it totally sounds like he has.

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Check Out These Awesome Gadgets From the Tokyo Toy Show

The world's smallest multicopter, "QuatroX", measuring approximately 2.5 inches wide and 1 inch high, is demonstrated at<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kiyoshi Ota—EPA

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What Ate a 9-Foot Great White Shark? Another Great White?

Surprising data from a tag tracking a great white shark off of Australia could be evidence of cannibalism.<p>Speculation that a great white shark that went missing off Australia may have been devoured by another great white is making the Internet rounds this week, raising the question of whether it …

Amazon Prime Is Still the Best Deal in Tech

For years we've been saying that an Amazon Prime subscription is simply the best deal in tech. You get so darn much for your money that you'd be …

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 finally gets a Pinterest app

Pinterest has finally made it into Microsoft's Windows Phone app ecosystem. The popular virtual pinboard app debuted on the Windows Phone app store on Thursday.<p>While the Pinterest app is a long time coming for Windows Phone 8, it's still labeled "BETA." It has the same grid layout and many of the …

Amazon Kindle Update

Inside Flipboard / June 4, 2014<p>Now that the latest Kindle Fire HDX tablet is out, Amazon fans can make magazines on Flipboard and curate articles …

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new and cutting edge in 1944 looks almost impossibly simple by comparison in 2014.<p>Today is June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, perhaps the most important day in the history of American …

The Eric Cantor Upset: What Happened?

In a shocker, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has lost the Republican primary in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District to a relatively unknown …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Men's Final in Pictures

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

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John Oliver Explains The World Cup And FIFA To Americans (VIDEO)

John Oliver is "both excited and extremely conflicted" about the World Cup.<p>Why? Because he loves the tournament - but it's run by FIFA.<p>Take it away, …