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The 'Air Bonsai' is a Live Tree that Levitates

<b>Floating plants is the kind of magic you might see in an anime novel, so it’s only fitting that this magical Kickstarter campaign comes from Japan.</b> …

You're Not Crazy, Your Cat Is. Here's Why Kitties Do The Weird Things They Do.

If the Internet has taught us anything, it's that people love cats. And that cats are weird.<p>While we may joke by saying that a "domestic cat" is an oxymoron -- can you really "own" a cat? -- they have been enjoying a symbiotic relationship with humans for centuries. Yet a lot of cat things are …

How Google Earth is busting Persian Gulf nations for overfishing

Weapons-grade uranium isn’t the only thing Iran may be hiding. The country does not report its fishing catch to the United Nations, which is problematic given that the Persian Gulf, like other areas of the world, suffers from overfishing. But thanks to Google Earth, scientists now know that Iran …

Google Earth

Sperm whale explodes as man tries to open stomach - video

Whaling fleet completes coastal 'research' not covered in international court of justice ruling against Antarctic hunt<p>Published: 17 Jun 2014<p>Greenpeace says idea of sustainable commercial whaling is 'rubbish', while governments say ICJ ban must be respected<p>Published: 10 Jun 2014<p>Shinzo Abe's remarks …

Associated Press News

Top 10 Marijuana Myths and Facts

There's a lot of misinformation out there about marijuana, so we're breaking down 10 of the most persistent myths about the drug – and giving you the …

Top 10

Cats That Pose Like Pin Up Girls From the 1940s and 1950s

Right after we showed you some hilarious photos of sexy men and adorable cats in similar poses, we knew it was just a matter of time before we found the female equivalent. <i>Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls</i> is a funny Tumblr blog that pairs the scintillating ladies found in 1940s and '50s calendars …

Cute

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

Outdoor Room / MODU

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> MODU’s Outdoor Room project for the 5th China International Architecture Biennial creates an urban …

Architecture

Cats Posing Like Pin Up Girls

Remember those cute kittens posing like hunky guys? In a similar vein, the site Cats That Look Like Pin Up Girls showcases cats in matching sultry …

1 Dead, 6 Injured After French Farmers Blockade Paris

In a sprawling protest that caused some heavy congestion in central France, farmers marched on Paris early Thursday morning.<p>Using tractors, the farmers blocked roads to the capital in a demonstration against high taxes and rising costs. However, what started as a peaceful protest, turned into …

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Defense secretary says 'possibly some good news' on Korean summit<p>Tubas, robots and lasers: Norway festival celebrates the sonic arts<p>South Koreans …

North Korea

3 Fall Fashion Trends, 3 Different Ways: How to Style Plaid, Floral Prints, and Leather

The top 7 braids for fall 2013

AOL

Spain Considers Release Of Genetically Modified Olive Fruit Flies

The flies, created by the same company that has tested genetically modified mosquitos, are designed to crash local populations of the pest.<p>A company involved in creating genetically modified mosquitos has another project nearing outdoor testing. The U.K.-based Oxitec has applied to release …

Organisms

Installation Maps Out History With 8,000 Colored Pencils

Presenting an enormous, technicolor representation of the U of Minnesota Architecture School.<p>Imagine history made tangible, a 3-dimensional timeline that you can touch, walk around, and explore. That’s what Adam Marcus and Daniel Raznick of Variable Projects wanted to create when they came up with …

Powerful Portraits of Syria's Lost Generation

<b>Farman, 20, Domiz refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan</b><i><br>Syria's Lost Generation</i> is a powerful portrait series by photographer Elena Dorfman that takes a look at Syrian teens who have been forced to live in refugee camps due to the state of their native country, currently amidst a civil war. The portraits, …

Middle East

Gorgeous Illustrations by Jakob Eirich

Another week has passed us by, and as we move towards the end of the year we just keep finding great artists to showcase here! It's just amazing to …

New Light Installation is Like a Giant Portal to Another World

Nonotak Studio is back with a new installation that promises to (again) mess with your mind. Previously, they had created <i>Isotopes v.2</i>, a hypnotizing light experience that was inspired by the devastation in Fukushima. For the Insanitus Festival 2013 in Kaunas, Lithuania, the studio just debuted</i> …

Art

Beautifully Rare Portraits of People Living In Remote Siberia

Camera phones and social media make it quite easy to see photographs of yourself on a daily basis. However, there are some areas that don't have the same advanced technology and Chukotka, a remote region in Siberia, is one of these places.<p>In a continued exploration of the world, California-based …

Photography

A Small Office Becomes a Private Apartment

Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos transformed a tiny, 28-square-meter (300 sqft) office into a private apartment located in the historic center of Duque …