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These 'Sea Nomads' Are The First Known Humans to Have a Genetic Adaptation to Diving

They are evolving to fit their underwater life.<p>The deepest dive recorded by the free-diving Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia was to an impressive …

Scuba Diving

Hi, Are You Aware Of Manul Cats?!

They are THICCCCCCC and ANGORY.

Central Asia

The Most Beautiful Cities in the World for an Urban Adventure

While lush island escapes and charming village getaways offer a slower pace, urban adventures are ideal for travelers who appreciate art, …

Travel

Unique Fuzzy House offers locals a public shortcut through the building

When architecture studio Situation-based Operation (SO) was asked to create a home in Chiang Mai, the brief came with an unusual request: preserve …

Architecture

I Hate Buying Expensive Bras, So I Found the Best Affordable Ones

Don’t get me wrong—I love pretty lingerie just as much as the next person. But if you’re anything like me, you love buying <i>all</i> things (see proof here, …

Clothing

Nick Offerman is as good as you'd expect at the New Yorker caption contest

We’ve previously written about how the <i>New Yorker</i> caption contest is funniest when it’s being broken or when the same non-sequitur phrase is pasted …

Nick Offerman

This amateur mathematician just made an enormous “lucky” breakthrough in solving the 60-year-old Hadwiger-Nelson problem

The breakthrough is the first time the problem’s answer has been narrowed down since last century<p>Some of the greatest mathematical minds have been …

Mathematics

Houseplants: How to Decode the Info on Plant ID Tags

You know those little plastic ID tags that come tucked into the pots or flats of plants you buy at a shop or nursery? The tags you usually toss as …

Plants

7 Surprising Things You Can Do with Cream of Tartar

Many of us have cream of tartar in our cabinets, an infrequently used ingredient for baking that we break out about twice a year. I always just …

Chemistry

Homemade DIY Taco Seasoning Recipe

Snacking at home on repeats with friends? I am sure tacos, nachos and chips are your favourites then, right? To make your snacking hour more …

Cooking

One Busy Mom & Recipe Tester’s Favorite $10 Meals

As my family grew from three to four, to five, so did our food costs. It first began with small items like baby food and healthy snacks for our toddler to what it looks like now: a cart full of items for brown bag-lunching, ingredients for the bake sale, and five nights of dinner to get three kids …

Cooking

Jim Carrey Surprised Jeff Daniels In The Middle Of His ‘Conan’ Interview For A ‘Dumb And Dumber’ Reunion

Jeff Daniels was on <i>Conan</i> Tuesday night to promote <i>The Looming Tower</i> and have a nice conversation. Unbeknownst to him and everybody watching, he was about to become part of a moment because Jim Carrey was in the house to make an appearance. It was a <i>Dumb And Dumber</i> reunion and you can see why Dustin …

Comedy

19 Dogs Who Made Their Owners Take A Deep, Deep Breath

Still cute tho.

Pets

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices — the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers (MCUs) for basic control or connectivity features. …

Linux

Suicide machine that kills users in the blink of an eye sparks euthanasia debate

In April 2012, Tony Nicklinson was seven years into a battle to kill himself. The father of two suffered from locked-in syndrome - the result of a …

Assisted Suicide

Michelle Wolf Dares Trump to Attend Correspondents’ Dinner: ‘I Dare You, You Poor Little Man!’

This year’s host of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner weighed in on press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders coming in Trump’s place.<p>Back in 2011, …

Comedy

Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Wins Historic Pulitzer Prize In Music

Since (at least) the release of <i>good kid, m.A.A.d. city</i> in 2012, the singularity of Kendrick Lamar has been plainly evident. But with the Pulitzer Prize in Music for 2018 being given to the Compton rapper for his 2017 album <i>DAMN.</i>, his exceptionalism is now officially historic: It's the first time in …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Dog being taken away by police shows absolutely no remorse

When a dog gets taken away by the police, I feel conflicted.<p>On the one hand, it's sad to see a pup that has made such bad decisions in life, but on …

Brown Sugar

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis<p>Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution …

Pollution

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

Japan Just Found a Huge Rare-Earth Mineral Deposit That Can Supply The World For Centuries

This could change the global economy.<p>Researchers have found a deposit of rare-earth minerals off the coast of Japan that could supply the world for …

Rare Earth

Method Man Uncensored: ‘Don’t Sh*t on Somebody’s Legacy’

The iconic rapper sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss ‘Drop the Mic,’ who killed Biggie and Tupac, and whether we’ll ever get to hear ‘Once Upon a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Black And Gray ... And Brown: A Tattoo Style's Chicano Roots

Tattoos are no longer taboo. According to a Harris poll, about half of American Millennials say they have at least one, and so do a third of Gen Xers. Once you have one, data show, you'll get more.<p>Today, an increasingly popular style of tattoo art is called black and gray. Black and gray used to be …

Tattoos

How Soviet troops taunted the Nazis during their final drive to Berlin in World War II

The violence of the final weeks of World War II on Europe's Eastern Front was matched only by its chaos, as exhausted and outmanned German forces withered under attacks from well-equipped and highly motivated Soviet troops.<p>The front line became more fluid, with Soviet forces quickly enveloping Nazi …

History

The adorable moment police find missing dog by checking if it sings along to its favourite song

Police have managed to locate a missing dog in Israel by checking if it sings along to its favourite song.<p>The Siberian Husky had been reported …

Cute

These Absurdly Awkward Russian Wedding Photos Will Have You Laughing All Day

It could be argued that wedding photos are awkward by nature. But these Russian wedding photos take things to a whole new level.<p>They've gone beyond …

Weddings

17 Pictures That Will Literally Melt The Icebox That Is Your Heart

Grab some tissues.

Genius

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

Theology

7 House Plants For Allergies That Can Help Clear The Air Around You

If you suffer from allergies or asthma, you know that pollen and air pollution can aggravate your symptoms — and no one with allergies wants more …

Plants

22 Power Snacks Every Student Should Know About

Some food for thought.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to snacks to help them power through a study session. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍫</b><p><i>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</i>

Healthy Eating