Jacob Allen

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12 Amazing Glimpses Into The Private Lives Of New Yorkers

Brandon Stanton has been running his website Humans of New York since November 2010, resulting in a diverse community of millions who are intrigued …

These two might look like your typical, mischievous 7-year-olds, but they know more about friendship than most adults. Watch how they coped when one of the boys was diagnosed with leukaemia: http://fw.to/SJ0cvnG

FoxNews.com Seemingly Hacked (Or Someone Just Screwed Up Big Time)

Whoops! Looks like someone found their way into FoxNews.com’s CMS (or an intern pushed an old test page live.)<p>While it’s still not 100% clear what happened here, our tips inbox just went ablaze as people rushed to point out that something… strange was going on over at FoxNews.com.<p>“Weeeeeeeee,” …

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

Ten of the world's weirdest restaurants: http://gu.com/p/3jhbc/fb A new Moscow restaurant staffed entirely by sets of twins is an odd concept, but that's nothing compared to some of the bizarre eateries in other parts of the world. Dinner on the loo, anyone? Have you come across a weird restaurant? Tell us about it here: http://gu.com/p/3jhbc/fb Photograph: Alamy

'Yeti' DNA matches ancient polar bear, scientists find http://gu.com/p/3jjeg/fb Researchers say Himalayan creature known as Bigfoot could be cross between polar bear and brown bear Photograph: Sipa Press/Rex Features

Arsenal's black scarf movement are handing out these pointed flyers outside Emirates on day of club's AGM http://t.co/fMIFUpNlSB

Wearable devices: where fashion and technology collide

The news that Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts is leaving the luxury goods firm to join technology giant Apple is a sign of things to come, says Sophie Curtis.<p>Ahrendts has been with Burberry for almost a decade, and has been credited with turning it into a globally recognised brand. In her …

Wearable Tech

10 of the Most Dangerous Space Walks Ever Done

The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA, are more rare, but they do happen.

Space Science

Powerful Present-Day Photographs Of World War 2 Veterans

With daily life evolving at breakneck speed, it's very easy to overlook and simply forget our past.<p>The focus is on the present and now more than …

Take A Look Inside NASA In The '50s

Here's what the beginning of the Space Age looked like.

Space Exploration

Super Mario fully implemented in HTML5

Full Screen Mario is Josh Goldberg's complete remake of the classic Super Mario Brothers in HTML5. You can play re-creations of the original levels, …

Articles about angular futuristic house georgia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture …


This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …


Go behind the scenes at the Hot Wheels design studio

Working at <i>Autoblog</i> is really a cool gig, but without question, working at the Hot Wheels Design Studio is cooler. Based at Mattel's headquarters, in El Segundo, CA - which is a bonus in and of itself for this Detroit-based writer - Hot Wheels is probably what every automotive designer thought …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out than in.

Hyundai Really, Really Concerned About Zombies, Debuts Santa Fe–Based Apocalypse Machine

As measured by zombie-proof model debuts, Hyundai might just be the most paranoid automaker out there, since it has now added a third living-dead-resistant vehicle to its fleet. Based on a Santa Fe Sport, the brand’s latest zombie survival machine was designed by a fan of <i>The Walking Dead</i> and will …

The Walking Dead

A Night At The Rock: Former Alcatraz Inmate Journeys Back

For 29 years, Alcatraz — the notorious prison off the coast of San Francisco — housed some of the nation's worst criminals: Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly, Birdman Robert Stroud.<p>Today, 50 years after it closed, it's a museum. And earlier this year, the National Park Service gave Bill Baker, a former …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …


The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …


Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

Government shutdown has cost US economy $1.5bn a day, S&P says

Ratings agency says impasse has shaved 0.6% off US GDP in the fourth quarter – equivalent to taking $24bn from the economy<p>The government shutdown has so far cost the US economy $24bn – or $1.5bn a day, ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said on Wednesday.<p>The argument over the government shutdown, now …


Duck face is so 2012. 2013 is the year of “Sparrow Face.”

Duck face is so 2012. 2013 is the year of “Sparrow Face.”

Driving is hard guys, just ask all these people. 

Vandalism: you’re doing it right

“The Simpsons” is eerily good at predicting the future. 

With these costumes, you don’t even have to talk to anyone.