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Opener launches BlackFly fixed-wing VTOL flying car that doesn't require a license

Canadian-based aviation firm Opener Inc. has unveiled its new BlackFly single-seater aircraft, which it bills as a Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) and …

Flying Car

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

This optical illusion has been confusing people for almost 500 years — can you figure it out?

• <b>"The Ambassadors" is an oil painting that was finished in 1533 by Hans Holbein the Younger.</b>• <b><br>If you look at the painting head-on, there's a giant shape</b> …

Art

The 8 Best Vinyl Accessories, Picked By an Expert

Whether you’re a beginner, having just bought an entry-level turntable and a solid pair of bookshelf speakers, or you’re an …

24 Pictures That Prove Freddie Mercury Was The Ultimate Rock Star

"I always knew I was a star. And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me." — Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek Will Rock You As Freddie Mercury In The ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Teaser

In recent years, the likes of Hank Williams, the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, the Notorious B.I.G., and the Beatles (well, sort of) have gotten the biopic treatment. The next music icon on that list: Queen frontman and occasional Darth Vader jockey Freddie Mercury, who, in <i>Bohemian Rhapsody</i>, is played …

Reckless dolphin totally body-slams unsuspecting paddleboarder

You never realize just how large dolphins are till one of them body-slams you.<p>Andrew Hill, an Australian paddleboarder, came face-to-face (er, …

MIT’s new headset reads the ‘words in your head’

There’s always been a glaring issue with voice computing: Talking to a voice assistant with other people around makes you feel like a bit of a weirdo. It’s a big part of the reason we’ve been seeing the technology start to take off in the home, where people feel a little less self-conscious talking …

Self-awareness

Dying man with ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ tattoo leaves doctors scrambling for ethical guidance

When a patient is suffering a life-threatening condition and is rushed to the hospital, doctors are supposed to do everything in their power to save …

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

Husband's Comics With Wife Capture The Many Quirks Of Married Life

So relatable. 💕<p>After eight years together, artist Yehuda Devir and his wife Maya have been through ups, downs and everything in between.<p>Their relationship has provided plenty of fodder for Yehuda’s illustration series “One of Those Days,” which chronicles the couple’s daily life in the form of …

Here’s the latest photo of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

Production for the highly anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic <i>Bohemian Rhapsody</i> is in full swing as the film moves toward a scheduled December 25th, …

Entertainment

Here’s a first look at Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ biopic | Alternative Press

Freddie Mercury is notable for his voice and personality—and Rami Malek seems to fit the part in the forthcoming biopic, <i>Bohemian Rhapsody</i>.<p>See the …

Music

22 cute animal GIFs that are escapism at its finest

In between reports about depressing political discord and shocking celebrity breakups (can no one stay together?!), sometimes you just need to take a …

Woman Loses Her Engagement Ring in Garden, Finds It 13 Years Later Wrapped Around a Carrot

Well, this is a new one.<p>In September of 2004, Mary Grams, an 84-year-old woman from Alberta, Canada, lost her engagement ring while doing some yard …

The gold record that N.A.S.A launched into space in 1977 is being released on vinyl

August 9, 2017 In News<p><b>An audio visual capsule of humanity, curated by Carl Sagan.</b><p>In 1977 N.A.S.A. launched two robots – Voyager 1 and 2 – into space, …

Vinyl Records

‘Justice League’: See Four Minutes of Footage From Superhero Epic

A year after the first look at <i>Justice League</i> was unveiled, the DC superheroes reunited once again at Comic-Con to premiere four more minutes of …

Justice League

People Are Loving This Dog Who Climbs On Another Dog To Beg For Treats

"She pretty much uses him as a stepping stool."

People Are Adopting These Giant Rabbits and Once You See Them, You'll Probably Want One Too

Move over, dogs and cats. There's a new pet that's coming for your crown — and he's almost as big as a Rottweiler (but twice as fluffy).<p>Lately, …

Pets

This tiny portable vinyl player works by riding in circles on your records

<b>Who needs mp3 players?</b><p>If you’ve ever dreamed of playing your favourite vinyl when you’re out and about, then this tiny portable wireless record …

Love vinyl? Drool over this futuristic floating turntable

Magnetic music magic.<p>Musical benefits?<p>The team of designers, tech experts and engineers developed their device to allow you to alter your record …

Hurricane Nicole moves away from Bermuda

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hurricane Nicole passed over Bermuda on Thursday and moved out to sea, CNN meteorologists said.<p>The storm hit Bermuda with plenty of wind and rain but never officially made landfall, said CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward.<p>"Bermuda did get into the eye," he explained, "but when it involves an …

Best turntables under $500 released in 2016

Fueled by the significantly high interest in vinyl the last few years, audio companies and turntable manufacturers are constanlty designing and …