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Kindle Disasters: An Homage To The Worst Book Covers Of All Time

Even a bad novel takes a whole lot of effort to write. We’re talking months or years of dedication to a single product–a story that a human soul had percolating inside him until it dripped to print one letter, word, sentence, and then page at a time.<p>Which is what makes Kindle Disasters–a Tumblr …

How To Design The World’s Biggest Airport Terminal

How do you make an airport terminal that spans 173 acres feel like anything but a monster? Zaha Hadid attempts the impossible in Beijing.<p>Beijing’s new airport is going to be a monster. At 7.5 million square feet, it covers about the same amount of space as 130 football fields put together–all …

Great gerbils – not black rats – were chief cause of the great plague, study says

Researchers claim Black Death was imported from Asia over 400 years of the pandemic via native rodents such as great gerbils and marmots which harboured the plague bacteria<p>The gruesome waves of bubonic plague that began with the Black Death in medieval Europe and ended with the Great Plague of …

Eyelashes Grow To Just The Right Length To Shield Eyes

Attaching fake eyelashes might make give you a few extra millimeters to bat at your date, but they could also be channeling dust into your eyes. That's because the ideal eyelash length is about one third the width of an eye. And that goes for 22 different animals, not just humans.<p>A group of …

Cryptocurrency Round-Up: Markets Slide as Richard Branson Backs Bitcoin's Revolutionary Potential

• Bitcoin Price: $385.68 (£245.90, €309.44, via CoinDesk.com)<p>The price of bitcoin has dipped back below $400 following its remarkable surge mid-week …