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Awesome Miniature Movie Stills Shot Using LEGO and Baking Powder

LEGO and baking powder, that and some Star Wars inspiration is all Finnish photographer (and PetaPixel reader, we might add) Vesa Lehtimäki needs to …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Best Moto G cases to buy | Trusted Reviews

Sections<p>Page 1 Best Moto G cases to buy<br>• Page 2 Motorola Moto G Shell<br>• Page 3 Motorola Moto G Flip case<br>• Page 4 PDair Book and Flip Leather cases for Moto …

Mobile Technology

10 of Shakespeare's Best Dirty Jokes

<b>By Kalli Damschen, Baylor University</b><p>William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of all time, and his plays have …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

31 Amazing Facts to Break Out During Dinner

Thanksgiving is here, which means unwanted questions from your relatives. <i>Why aren't you seeing someone? What will you do with that major?</i> But don't …

Listening to Soft Voices Can Cause "Brain Orgasms"

For 20 minutes, soft-spoken Maria instructs YouTube viewers on the art of folding towels. Only her hands, a glossy black table, and a towel are …

Why Do I Wake Up Right Before My Alarm Goes Off?

Because your body’s internal clock is just as good, if not better, than the contraption shrieking atop your nightstand.<p>At the center of your brain, a …

15 Words Etymologically Inspired by Animals

Animals have always been important to the lives and livelihoods of humans, so it’s no wonder they've left a mark on language. Here are 15 words that …

7 Facts About Turkeys

Gobble gobble gobble! Whether you’re from the U.S. or abroad, you’re probably going to hear a lot about turkeys in the next few days. Here are some …

Insects

Artist uses dead bees to create mathematical patterns

A Canadian visual artist called Sarah Hatton has taken thousands of dead honeybees and arranged them onto canvasses in mathematical patterns such as …

Almost all of your notifications can now display on Samsung's Galaxy Gear

Another day, another phone gets update post. But this time, it's a <i>smartwatch</i> -- Samsung's Galaxy Gear -- that's party to a software refresh and it's going to bring you closer to that <i>Go! Go! Gadget</i> dream. According to <i>Sammobile</i>, an update to the Gear Manager app now lets you add nearly every type of …

11 Vocabulary Words for Typography Nerds

If you love design and you love words, chances are you get excited about a well-designed font. Here are a handful of terms to get you started as a …

11 Teeny Units of Measurement for Tiny Things

There are things in the world that are too small to perceive directly, but that doesn’t mean we can’t measure them. Here are 11 teeny units of …

11 Words for People Who Hate Certain Things

Haters gonna hate. And with the Greek roots <i>mis-</i> and <i>miso-</i>, they can hate a whole lot of stuff.<p>1. Misodoctakleidist<p>Someone who hates practicing the …

56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using

In 1909, writing under the pseudonym James Redding Ware, British writer Andrew Forrester published <i>Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary</i> …

Check Your "Fitness Age" With This Research-Based Calculator

It's based on the suffering of 4,637 Norwegian men and women aged 20 to 90.<p>Five thousand Norwegians "ran to the point of exhaustion on a treadmill" so you wouldn't have to. They were research subjects whose measurements went into a new online fitness age calculator made by exercise researchers at …