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People are sharing the stories of the dumbest people they've met and this story about "Kevin" is amazing

Over on <i>Reddit</i> someone is asking, “Who’s the dumbest person you’ve ever met?”<p>This answer about Kevin WINS:<p>It’s not uncommon as a teacher to have …

10 Spooky Airbnbs That Are Better Than Haunted Hotels

These places are basically guaranteed to give you goosebumps.<p>There are two ways to get your holiday thrill this year: You can either go to a haunted house OR you can stay in one. Turns out, <i>lots</i> of people want to get face-to-face with a ghost when they get away, and your chances couldn't get much …

These Floating Pots Let Your House Plants Levitate and Spin

Lyfe is a “zero-gravity growing system allowing you to cultivate your favorite plants in mid-air.”<p>The Kickstarter project was launched earlier this …

Apple is making so much clean energy, it formed a new company to sell it

Apple has created a subsidiary to sell the excess electricity generated by its hundreds of megawatts of solar projects. The company, called Apple Energy LLC, filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to sell power on wholesale markets across the US.<p>The company has announced …

Mind-bending Dream Landscapes by Petey Ulatan

<b>Petey Ulatan</b> is a designer specializing in brand management, development, graphic design, photography and web design. Like other artists and architects he was inspired by the mind-bending Paris scene in Christopher Nolan’s Inception to create this series of bent landscapes and cityscapes.<p>As Ulatan told The Creators Project: “I discovered this technique by just playing around, I failed a few times at first, then I got the hang of it. It actually took me a while—about six months—to get it down to …

Has Cardboard Architecture’s Moment Finally Arrived?

This home doesn’t need a foundation. It’s vastly lighter than a normal house. It costs just $28,000. Oh, and it’s made out of paper.<p>Houses built out of cardboard don’t exactly scream luxury. The concept seems suited to playhouses at best, and homeless shelter at worst. But inspired by a crate of …

Funny Pictures – June 7, 2016

Friend went to pick up her kid’s medication, texted me this with, “Should I be worried?” <br>viaHillbilly Hotties. <br>viaMy brother sent me a pic of his new …

'Game of Thrones' Twitter data shows how the world reacted to major episodes

LONDON — Data is coming. Sweet, sweet, <i>Game of Thrones</i> Twitter data, to be exact.<p>Last week, Twitter published a blog post announcing their project to …

TV Series

Two Old Master paintings found in vault decades after being stolen

Two stolen Old Master paintings recovered after 20 years when their British owner became suspicious have been returned to Italy.<p>The works, dating from the early 17th century, were taken in separate raids in 1994 - one from former Italian prime minister Emilio Colombo and the other from an …

Painting

Mom says Apple's Siri helped save baby's life

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The baby monitor showed Stacey Gleeson that her 1-year-old daughter Giana had turned blue.<p>She went to her and discovered she'd stopped breathing.<p>The mom from Cairns, Australia, told 7 News that she picked …

Siri

This Tiny House Breaks a Major Decorating Rule

But pulls off the look flawlessly, in our humble opinions.<p>"What's up with all the white?" It's a question we hear almost every day here from our Facebook fans, especially when we feature a "Fixer Upper" makeover. But, Joanna Gaines isn't alone with her affinity for every shade of eggshell. Recent …

Living Rooms

These dystopian cityscapes were all designed by a computer program

The London-based programmer and designer is the mastermind behind a newly released series of computer-generated cityscapes that look straight out of the movie "Inception."<p>"I was interested in the idea of 'creating' a virtual city, but realised I could never design such an amount of detail," Brown …

The One Trick You Should NEVER Do At A Hotel - Points Miles & Martinis

I stay in hotels frequently that have the “swing bar door guard” locks that allow a door to be opened a few inches, but not entirely – unless the …

Soothing 24-Hour Clock Without Numbers Tracks Your Day By the Colors of the Sky

Designer Scott Thrift has transformed time telling into a thing of beauty with his clock called <i>Today</i>. Newly-launched, the device is a 24-hour timepiece that operates sans numerals and has a singular hand that slowly rotates around its face. The day is simplified into a gradient of jewel-toned …

Funny Pictures – June 5, 2016

Summer is Coming. <br>viaYou can’t hide from it! <br>viaWhy we didn’t think about it sooner? <br>viaWhat happens in aisle 15 stays in aisle 15. <br>viaClean rooms, …

Twin House / StudioPietropoli

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In a quiet residential neighbour in Padua, this house consists of two cubic volumes mounted on a …

Multi-Talented Artist Creates Incredibly Detailed Artworks with Kitchen Salt

Croatian artist Dino Tomic usually works with conventional materials like pencils and paper, but his latest project has him spreading kitchen salt on …

Game of Thrones

Ancient Egypt’s perfectly preserved underwater cities, and how they were discovered

Two sunken cities have been found at the mouth of the river Nile.<p>Two ancient cities have been discovered, perfectly preserved, at the bottom of the …

Archaeology

Self-Driving Cars Could Revolutionize Our Sidewalks, Too

The design studio Pensa envisions the way autonomous vehicles could transform far more than our streets.<p>Self-driving electric cars are coming from Google, Uber, even Apple. We’ll work in them, lounge in them, share them, and never have to park them.<p>And a result, our streets may never be the same. …

The Top 10 Countries to Move Abroad with Your Family

Moving to a new country is always a challenge, but moving with a child is even more daunting. From finding schools and childcare services to leisure activities and healthcare facilities, parents usually need to think twice before they relocate. Whether you are being sent abroad for work or are …

WATG unveils plans for the world's first freeform 3D-printed house

WATG Urban Architecture designed the world’s first freeform 3D-printed house, and the proposal won first prize in the recent Freeform Home Design …

Artist's 'blank books' project seeks to restock historic Baghdad library

Wafaa Bilal will send Kickstarter donors an empty white book and put real book on shelves of University of Baghdad library that was destroyed in war<p>An Iraqi-American artist is using online crowdfunding and performance art to help return books to the shelves of the University of Baghdad’s library, …

Middle East

House D10 / Werner Sobek

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located near Ulm, Germany, D10 is a single-storey one-family home built in an established residential …

Nintendo Plus Delivers a Combination of Smartphone and Handheld Game Console

The Nintendo Plus delivers a pretty cool combination of smartphone and handheld game console. Like the idea? Let’s keep going for the concept …

A Minimal Portuguese Home In The Countryside

On the outskirts of Portugal’s Santiago do Cacém, admist the parched pastoral landscape of Alentjo sits a gleamingly white curved building designed …

What You Pay for a Seat on the World’s Cheapest Flight

Hint: a New York City cocktail is more expensive.<p>Not all cheap airfares come by way of sales and error fares. Sometimes, they’re just that: …

This is the Culver City home that a family built — with its own hands

The most influential moments in life are often the most unremarkable -- bumping into your future spouse on the dance floor, for example, or in the case of architect Noah Riley, being handed a hammer and nails by his father.<p>"My family grew up in a house that my dad and mom built," he says. "When …

The Latest: Louvre to shut down, move art to higher floors

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the flooding that's affected parts of Europe. (all times local):<p>6:10 p.m.<p>The Louvre museum in Paris says it will be closed Friday to remove artworks from rooms threatened by rising water from the Seine River.<p>The museum says Thursday the art will be preventively moved …