Eddie Phelps

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Watch this gnarly tree burl get turned into a gorgeous dragon's egg

Andy Phillip found a tree burl out in the world, then decided to turn it on a lathe and make it into a sapphire dragon's egg.<p>Via Andy :<p>This gnarly …

Power Tools

8 Things You Should Never Wash Down The Sink

Sorry, mud mask fans.<p>Something you don't need to know about me — but I'm going to tell you anyway — is that I spend a lot of timing shopping online, mostly for clothes and beauty products. While reading reviews about this $9 Aztec Secret Clay Mask that supposedly works miracles for your skin, one …

Cleaning

Are fashion and sexuality linked? How style has become more liberating for all

Fashion and clothing are an essential part of portraying an identity. They can be a signifier, giving others an idea of who someone is. However, are …

LGBTQI

TOM LEONARD: Elon Musk's attack on British hero of Thai cave rescue may shred his reputation 

TOM LEONARD: Elon Musk's monstrous attack on one of the British heroes of the Thai cave rescue may have shredded his reputation with a single</b> …

Elon Musk

Sacha Baron Cohen Didn't Return to Humiliate Republicans. He's Here to End Careers.

Who Is America? is the comedian's most savage work since Borat.<p>At one point during the first episode of Showtime's <i>Who Is America?</i>, Larry Pratt, executive director of firearms lobbyist group Gun Owners of America, is cracking up over the idea of a man raping his own wife. This is before Sacha Baron …

Roy Moore

The Five Best Hikes in Medellin, Colombia

Medellin has become one of the hottest cities to visit in Latin America, in part due to its stunning nature. These five hikes are some of the best …

Hiking

19-year-old Irish man drowns in Spain

<b>A young Irish man has drowned in a lake in Spain.</b><p>The 19-year-old was reported missing on Saturday during a trip to a national park in central</i> …

Emergency Medicine

Northern Ireland’s Marble Arch Caves & Why You Should Know About UNESCO Geoparks

Driving into Northern Ireland from the Republic of Ireland, my curiosity was piqued. I was visiting something I had never heard of before, much less …

Northern Ireland

North York Moors National Park tables new 15-year plan to save its rural communities

A wider choice of new, affordable homes and a year-round supply of jobs needs to be created in the North York Moors to halt an alarming population …

National Parks

The Pros and Cons of Hiking with Trekking Poles

The Question<p>Have you ever used trekking poles while hiking? If you have, did you notice any difference in your experience on the trail? If you …

Backpacking

Scientists develop the world's first 3D color X-rays

A New Zealand company has generated the first 3D color X-Ray images of the human body by using an advanced medical scanner. The scanner utilizes CERN's Medipix3 technology and has been in development for a decade. It's able to produce high resolution images thanks to particle tracking …

Scanners

These Dog Collars Are Everything Your Pup Needs Right Now

These dog collars are hilarious, relatable, and very snarky<p>You can buy the standard dog collar for your pup, and keep living life on the straight and …

collars

These Rainforest Pods in Thailand Are Straight Out of a Fantasy

Built into a wooded hillside in Phuket, Keemala offers a bewitching array of pool villas that range from teardrop-shaped pods to thatched cottages.<p>Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the hushed jungle escape of Keemala in Phuket, Thailand, offers 38 private pool villas and cottages that call to mind a …

Standalone

The map that shocked Obama.

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a …

Israel

22 Design Decisions That Were Most Definitely Not Thought Through

TFW good intentions aren't good enough.

Doorhandle

Thai cave boys mourn death of Navy Seal as British divers reveal authorities were out of their depth

The 12 boys rescued from a Thai cave were moved to tears as they paid tribute to the former Navy Seal who died ahead of their dramatic rescue.<p>The "Wild Boars" football team, who are recovering in hospital following 18 days spent inside the Tham Luang cave, wrote messages of thanks on a picture of …

Manchester United FC

This Quirky Home in Prague Looks Like a Giant Mushroom

Scaled to blend in with the surrounding trees, this Czech home rises from a concrete stem.<p>Set within an orchard on the outskirts of Prague, this unusual home boasts a modern, organic form that brings to mind iconic residences such as Antti Lovag’s Palais Bulles in Southern France and John Lautner’s …

Architecture

A top court in Lebanon rules homosexuality is not a crime

The fight to end the criminalization of homosexuality in Lebanon just got one of its biggest legal boosts.A Lebanese Court of Appeals ruled that …

How To Make Spam Calls Go Straight To Voicemail On Android

Image: Pexels<p>Despite being on the Do Not Call list, I've somehow managed to make it onto some sort of robocall list where a woman named "Ann" is …

Android Phones

DIY Cob Cabin

In 2016, I moved to California to build a “palletable cobin” — a cabin built with heat-treated pallets, insulated with straw, and covered with cob. I …

Woodworking

BREAKING Novichok 'was in perfume bottle and victim may have sprayed herself with nerve agent'

The nerve agent which poisoned two people in Amesbury was inside a perfume bottle, the brother of one of the victims claims.<p>We'll be bringing you the …

Nerve Agents

Xiaomi teases Android One-based Mi A2 ahead of official unveil

Xiaomi teamed up with Google to launch an Android One-based phone last year, and it looks like the collaboration wasn't a one-off. The Mi A1 turned …

Mobile Technology

Pilot carries out spectacular rescue by landing the rear of huge helicopter 11,000ft up mountainside

A Chinook pilot has succeeded in pulling of a spectacularly risky rescue of a climber by landing just the rear of the helicopter on a mountain in …

Mountaineering

Injured British man saved by off-duty medical students after jumping from clifftop in outback Australia

A 25-year-old British man who ignored safety warnings and leapt into a natural pool from a 100-foot clifftop in outback Australia suffered multiple injuries but was rescued by a group of medical students who happened to be passing by.<p>Josh Jones, from Yorkshire, had reportedly drunk “about 10 beers” …

Medical School

The Iceland Expedition That Went Terribly Wrong

Photo: Taylor Rees<p>Adventure filmmakers Taylor Rees and Renan Ozturk thought it would be a mellow working vacation: they’d capture footage of four young Brits as they traversed 250 miles of Iceland’s fissured terrain, starting in December. Aspiring explorers Charlie Smith, Stefan Rijnbeek, Angus …

Mountaineering

30 Home Design Tricks That Will Make Any Room Look So Much Bigger

While it may feel like the world is being overtaken by McMansions everywhere you look, our homes are actually getting smaller. From 2015 to 2018, the …

President Trump Calls the European Union a 'Foe' of the U.S.

President Donald Trump called the European Union a “foe” of the U.S. in an interview that aired Sunday on CBS News’ Face The Nation.<p>“Well I think we …

AirShip 002

Immerse yourself in the Scottish Highlights while at the AirShip 002. The sub-inspired cabin is situated on a remote four-acres in Drimnin near the …

Food & Dining

Fascinating Discovery Of Ghost Particle Heralds A New Era In Astronomy

From the depths of space, billions of particles patter to the earth every second. Now researchers have identified a source of high-energy neutrinos …

Physics

Video shows moment car ploughs into group of cyclists

Shocking footage has emerged of a group of cyclists being knocked down by a passing car.<p>The moment that riders were catapulted off their bikes and …

Cycling