Christopher Yokelli

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Butterflies Behaving Badly: What They Don’t Want You to Know

Butterflies have had us fooled for centuries. They bobble around our gardens, all flappy and floppy, looking so pretty with their shimmering colors. We even write odes to them:<p>Thou spark of life that wavest wings of gold, <br>Thou songless wanderer mid the songful birds, <br>With Nature’s secrets in thy …

Energy

Microsoft Begins Sign-Ups for 'Cortana for iOS' Beta Program

Microsoft this week began the sign-up process that will let a few iOS users test out an early beta version of its Cortana personal assistant ahead of its wide release sometime next year (via <i>The Verge</i>). Specifically, the company said it's looking for a "limited number of people" in the United States …

Iron Man just stood up for this bullied kid in the most wonderful way

Isn’t it every bullied kid’s dream to have their favorite superhero swoop in and defend said kid from their tormentors? Well, the dream came true …

This Police Station Came Up With The Best Prank For "Back To The Future" Day

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Pranks

33 People Reveal Their Terrifying Encounters With The Paranormal

<b>1.</b> Not sure if this is considered paranormal, but when I get fevers as a child, I would always, in my fugue and pain-infused state, hear a man …

Stop motion animation of stop motion master Ray Harryhausen

The incredible visual effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013) bringing a stop-motion skeleton to life. Below, the classic skeleton fight from …

Animation

Hilarious animation imagines Back to the Future traveling to our real life 2015 instead

Everyone knows that the 2015 that Doc and Marty time traveled to in <i>Back to the Future II</i> was so much cooler than our 2015. They had hoverboards and …

MH17 wreckage reveals the horror of the plane's last moments

Dutch-led air crash investigators concluded some of the 298 people on board may have known for up to 90 seconds after the Russian-made BUK missile ripped into the left side of the cockpit that they were about to die.<p>"The forward section of the aircraft was penetrated by hundreds of high-energy …

Airplanes

Man Builds Functional Electric Guitar Out Of LEGO Bricks

This is the LEGO electric guitar built by guitar maker Nicola Pavan (who traditionally works with wood). The body is entirely LEGO except for the …

11 Babysitters Share The Creepiest Thing That Ever Happened While They Were Alone With The Kids

There’s no scarier setting than babysitting in a big, dark house you’re unfamiliar with so I compiled some scary babysitting stories from around …

50 Grisly, True Stories That Will Scare The Crap Out Of You

Just in time for Halloween Reddit asked “What is your scariest TRUE story?” I’ve collected the best answers below, leave yours in the comments …

50 People On ‘The One Story That Gives Me The Chills To This Day’

1.<p>My friend told me about something that happened to her when she was younger, about 8 or 9. She was walking home from school and got her key out to …

31 People Talk About Scary Moments They’ve Experienced (And They’re Pretty Freaking Ridiculous)

Fear is a terribly fascinating thing. These men and women have experienced all kinds — deaths to ghosts to UFOs to the unexplainable. Read more on …

11 True Stories Of People’s Terrifying Encounters With Evil

A few weeks ago I asked Thought Catalog readers to share their scariest experiences with us. These are the scariest accounts our readers sent in. …

What Classic Cartoon Characters Would Look Like as Elderly Movie Stars

Moscow-based animator and illustrator Andrew Tarusov has created a series of drawings where he imagines what classic cartoon characters would look …

Animation

13 Spectacular Terms from Seinfeld

Jerry and the gang hated a lot of things: the dreaded pop-in, incessantly barking dogs, and, of course, Newman. But one thing they loved were …

Marvel Super Heroes

iPhaser is Apple Styled Star Trek Phaser

No doubt, every <b>Star Trek</b> fan know phaser, the iconic energy weapon from the original Star Trek, but you may not know iPhaser, an <b>Apple styled …

Science Fiction

18 facts about 'The Goonies' in honor of the film's 30th anniversary

<i>The Goonies</i>, the cult film that features an all-kid cast, just turned 30 this weekend.<p>The classic 80's film is a story about a group of working-class …

These GIFs Will Show You the Best New Features in iOS 9

Intended to be an update that’ll deliver increased stability and an improved user experience, iOS 9 has a bunch of interesting new features, …

Alibaba is helping sell this human-like robot to the world

Ever wanted your own robot to do chores around the house? Alibaba (BABA) is trying to make that happen.<p>In partnership with Softbank and Foxconn …

Robotics

Ottawa-area teen accused of ‘swatting,’ taunted police on Twitter, trial told: ‘Catch me if you can’

The Ottawa-area teen accused of swatting crimes across North America launched his online terror campaign after a 2013 argument with a fellow student …

Geddy Lee Explains his Right-Hand Picking Technique

As bassist and frontman for legendary progressive-rock pioneers Rush, Geddy Lee created some of music’s most iconic basslines. But what makes the …

'Halo' dart guns are perfect for the galactic war in your backyard

Need something to take your <i>Master Chief Collection</i> frustrations out with? Then these <i>Halo</i> branded Nerf foam-dart guns from BOOMco might be right up your alley. For $30 you get toy versions of the sci-fi series' M6 Blaster pistol and and the alien Covenant Plasma Overcharge Blaster, a target, foam …

San Diego

Star

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DC Comics

The time Les Paul, electric guitar genius, electrocuted himself with a guitar

Les Paul's electric guitars remain iconic examples of the instrument, for both their form and function. After Paul's death in 2009, Slash called him "one of the most stellar human beings I have ever known," and B.B. King said "he was the founding father of modern music."<p>That legacy is more notable …

Guitar