Brandon Munroe

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What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Meet the Award-Winning Seeing-Eye Cat

Baby the seeing-eye cat, 1947.<br>Loran F. Smith—The LIFE Picture Collection<p>1 of 8<p>We can only imagine the reasons why Carolyn Swanson forewent the …

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

What Your Favorite Fast-Food Chain Says About You

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch</i><p>Though you may not know it, the fast-food chain you love the most is actually a gateway into your soul. And since one of us very nearly majored in sociology, we feel confident that we can tell everything we need to know about you from that choice. Check it out, and …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

North Korea

How to Travel Like the 1 Percent on an Economy Budget | Inc.com

Unless you've been blessed with an all-expenses-paid trip, flying business or even first class might seem like an unattainable privilege. But buying a first-class ticket doesn't have to put a dent in your wallet--in fact, with a little bit of know-how, flying in luxury can turn out to be as …

Delta Airlines

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Pickup Trucks Digitally Manipulated to Look Like Pretzels

In artist Chris Labrooy's series <i>Tales of Auto Elasticity</i>, he depicts vehicles doing the impossible. Vibrantly-colored pickup trucks are stretched and twisted in unbelievable scenes. They are from Labrooy's imagination, and he digitally manipulates the autos into the faux, shiny sculptures that we …

Elasticity

The cat and the box!

The cat and the box!