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Mexico makes first direct response to Trump: We're not paying for border wall

The Mexican government has made its first direct response to Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the two countries’ border and make Mexico pay for it.<p>“I say it emphatically and categorically: Mexico, under no circumstance is going to pay for the wall that Mr Trump is proposing,” the Mexican …

Mexico

10 Surprising And Beautiful Ways Your Cat Shows You Love

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>Even though my cat can’t speak …

Here, Sharky, Sharky

The great white shark slowly cruising outside the flimsy submerged cage in which I'd imprisoned myself was probably only 12 or 13 feet long and weighed, at a guess, 2,000 pounds. It seemed quite docile, menacing only in its profound grace. The great white rose to the surface, where there was a …

White Shark

The Killer in the Pool

To work closely with a killer whale in a marine park requires experience, intuition, athleticism, and a whole lot of dramatic flair. Few people were better at it than top SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau, who, at 40, was blond, vivacious, and literally the poster girl for the marine park in Orlando, …

SeaWorld

The Tale of John and Ann Bender and Their Quest for Paradise

The city of San José, Costa Rica, is a sprawling gray mess that doubles as the sex-tourism capital of Latin America.Thanks to legalized prostitution, parts of downtown look like Disneyland for horny, middle-aged Australians. The urban center is a mix of shopping malls, semi-rises, and fast-food …

Crime

WWII love letters tell of romance and tragedy

It was not until three years after her mother died in 1990 that DeRonda Elliott opened the suitcase containing the letters her parents exchanged during World War II.<p>Despite her mother’s urging, she had never been able to bring herself to read them. It was her parents’ private story. Her father, …

Relationships

Ibuku's Stunning Six-Story Bamboo Luxury Homes (and Other Structures)

This Balinese design/build firm gets the most out of the material<p>Elora Hardy runs Ibuku, a Bali-based design/build company that works primarily in …

Luxury Homes

Awesome video: Two Guys With Jetpacks Fly Over Dubai - Blog @ totallycoolpix.com

Yves Rossy and Vince Reffet, the two innovators behind the Jetman Dubai jetpack athlete team, have released this incredible video of their …

Innovation

Totallycoolpix

Insanely low St. Maarten landing Slow Motion. Really Awesome!

Endless City: Skyscraper Wraps Upward with Walkable Ramps

An urban pedestrian paradise, this conceptual design proposes to turn cities skyward with a system of flexible open spaces that gradually rise as …

Splurge or Save: 10 Living Room Essentials for Your New Home

Moving into a new home can be incredibly exciting (hello, housewarming soiree!), but it also comes with its fair share of planning, budgeting and to-do lists. It’s a good rule of thumb to live in your new space for at least two months before making any major purchases. Once you have a feel for your …

Why Introducing A New Wrangler-Based Truck Makes Absolute Sense For Jeep

It's really a no-brainer.<p>It’s the rumor that never wants to die. Perhaps that’s because Jeep doesn’t want that to happen, and it’s just waiting for …

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

What it's like to live in 24 hours of darkness at the northernmost edge of the civilized world

A few weeks ago, I was unexpectedly invited to Oslo, Norway, as part of a business trip to meet with a new Norwegian client. It seemed destiny was hellbent on sending me to the Northern latitudes in winter, but I had already been to Norway before to chase auroras.<p>On all my other trips, I had …

15+ Before-And-After Photos Of Cats Growing Up

If you grow up with a cat over the years, it goes without saying that it will feel like a member of your family – nothing less. These before and …

Charming Pornographic Photographs of French Prostitutes from the 1930s

I talked to collector Alexandre Dupouy about a cache of pictures donated by an anonymous photographer.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France.</i><p><i>Note: This article contains images with full-frontal nudity.</i><p>Alexandre Dupouy is a sex archaeologist. The French collector has spent his entire life …

It's A Woman's Universe: The Ladies Of Science Fiction

The first science fiction book I can remember reading was <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> by Madeleine L'engle, and I recall how immediately upon finishing it, I begged my mother to drive me back to the library so I could check out every other book L'engle had written. The strangeness of the book bent my mind in …

Books

Changing a lightbulb in a TV Tower - Blog @ totallycoolpix.com

"It's a dirty job, but somebody's gotta do it!" Incredible video of tower climber Kevin Schmidt making the climb to the very top of the now inactive …

Light Bulbs

Amazing photo with Orcas. Via Imgur.

Meet the World's First Amputee Pop Star, Viktoria Modesta

It was only a matter of time, but the first bionic pop star is here.<p>Viktoria Modesta, a British singer-songwriter, stars in the new music video …

Music Videos

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1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile

English Bulldog puppy conquers the stairs

Domestic Bliss: Mother Of Two Takes Darkly Humorous Family Photos

Susan Copich, actress and a mother of two from New York, has taken a darkly humorous approach towards traditional family photography with a series of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

Drone Pilot Films Mexico City’s International Airport from Above

Tarsicio Sañudo of postandfly was granted permission by Mexico City International Airport (AICM) to fly his drone to capture the bustling hub from a …

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