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Artist Edits Vintage Portraits Into Eerie Visions Of The Supernatural

Renowned painter and illustrator Colin Batty unquestionably has a dark sense of humour. His amusing (yet odd) book titled ‘Meet the Family’ is a …

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The Best Way to Learn a New Skill on the Job

Week one of my new job I was in a full-scale internal panic. Why? I was a Web Producer who only knew the very basics of coding.<p>Yeah, the justified …

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As If Rinsing Out Ballet Tights Were the Truest Form of Love

There's a poem I love by Linda Pastan titled "Vermillion." In it, she claims that "revision is the purest form of love." In our acts of revising our loved ones (say, licking our sleeve and wiping a smudge from our child's face), we truly show we care. I always loved this poem from a writer's …

Desperation, dire conditions for migrants fleeing to Europe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Late on Friday night, the Sierra Leone-registered Ezadeen was towed into the port of Corigliano Calabro in southern Italy. Normally a livestock carrier, the vessel had just under 400 people on board, including more than 70 children. Most were from Syria, desperate to reach Europe -- …

Drawing Animals using Moirée Patterns

Using the contrast effect called Moiré, the Milanese Andrea Minini stunning vector illustrations of various animals with a design of the most …

Geese Herder Gathers A Freakishly Huge Gaggle That Looks Like A Sea Of Bird (VIDEO)

When this Polish man herds geese, he is not kidding around.<p>Not.At.All.<p>This massive gaggle gets more and more overwhelming until it straight-up looks like a sea of geese. Take a gander at the video above to witness the craziness.<p>Though it's no bird's eye view of Ryan Gosling, it will still make you …

How to Master the Art of Breathing

Did you know there’s more than one way to breathe? Changing the way you inhale and exhale can help you feel more relaxed, energized, or …

A Hundred-Pound Suit of Bees

On Wednesday, on a hill in China's Chongqing municipality, 34-year-old beekeeper She Ping covered himself in 460,000 bees weighing 45.65kg (100 pounds) in a publicity stunt to promote his honey sales. The bee suit fell well short of the record 135 lbs claimed by India's Vipin Seth, according to …

The Ways to Control Dreaming

The science of lucid dreaming—in which the sleeper is aware she is dreaming—and how it could affect waking life<p>In 2008, Isaac Katz, a civil service officer, passed away just before reaching his 78th birthday. He had been struggling with cardiovascular problems for some time. His son, Arnon Katz, …

ICYMI: Laptop Thief Busted After Calling Apple for Tech Support

<i>Every Friday we round up some of our favorite stories we didn’t get a chance to cover throughout the week and publish them in one neat little post.</i> …

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10 Most Ugliest Animals In The World

Nature can be scary sometimes. Many creatures appear to be weird, odd, and even have an ugly look that would probably kill you while looking at them. …

It’s elementary, Watson. Here’s why faith in the police is rising

Another mystery is solved in Baker Street, and the story deserves a wider audience<p>"Aha”, said my old friend Sherlock Holmes, slapping his Morning Post.<p>“Here’s a mystery for you at last, Watson.” I put down my tea-cake and gave him my full attention. It was indeed by now quite some time since any …

The Snallygaster, The Kraken And 6 Other Creatures We Wish We Didn't Know About

When you were a kid, you thought that monsters only lived under your bed. But as we've recently reported here on The Huffington Post, people have been seeing them seemingly everywhere.<p>In fact, monsters and mythical creatures have long fascinated people from all over the world -- many have dedicated …

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The world's largest aircraft has been unveiled -- and it's a mammoth

Who says our visions of a blimp-filled future are passé? Behold the Airlander, a hybrid air vehicle that's part blimp, part airplane, and part …

Oscar Nominees As You've Never Seen Them Before: In Mike Breach's Coffee Foam Art!

STORYBOARD: The Fine Art of Coffee Portraiture from Tumblr on Vimeo.<p>Even if you've seen all the Oscar-nominated films, you haven't seen them like this.<p>Mike Breach, 28, a New York barista, specializes in "baristart," a self-coined term for art made in the foam of lattes.<p>Using only a toothpick, …

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Sochi 2014: 10 best motion blur shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

Using a slow shutter-speed to suggest motion is a common technique, but it’s a good one. Here are 10 shots from the Games which have made the most of motion blur

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Posted by<p>Neil Gehrels<p>There are a lot of neat people stories in the history of science. I've recently been interested in women astronomers who made …

A Brief History of America's Most Influential Pleasure Wheel

February 14 is a date which has become synonymous with sentiment soaked in commercialism and awkward obligation. Though the holiday seems content to reside in the aisles of gaudy gift shops and mall jewelry stores, it is important to remember that this date also witnessed the birth of a dreamer; a …

The Wisdom of the Myths by Luc Ferry – review

Even today, 2,000 years after Christianity tried to consign them to the waste bin labelled "wicked pagan fictions", the myths of the ancient Greeks live and breathe.<p>Perhaps you have had a difficult day at work. A lot of energy has been spent on a big project. When you get home your partner asks how …

The Evil Truth Behind Valentine's Day (VIDEO)

Valentine's day is right around the corner, so you are probably out buying goodies for your loved one. But where is all your hard-earned cash <i>actually</i> going?<p>Thankfully, Nacho Punch is here to tell you. Featuring the the evil, greedy CEOs of greeting cards, jewelry, flowers, and chocolate, this video …

Happy Anniversary HuffPost Weird News (Sorta)

<i>Valentine's Day is very important to me, and not just because of the love I have for my wife. It also takes me back to the origins of HuffPost Weird News. It was on Feb. 13, 2009 that Buck Wolf and I laid the groundwork for what would become the world's greatest weird news team.</i><p>February 13 doesn't …

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41 Things You Need To Know Right Now, For No Reason In Particular

How have you lived this long without seeing a walrus sleeping on a submarine?<p>All of these are picture based so there's really no excuse to refrain from spending the roughly two minutes it'll take to learn everything. We expect you to nod your head slightly and say, "hmm," or "oh, so <i>that's</i> what that …

Hilarious Photos of Sexy Men and Adorable Cats in Similar Poses

<i>Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats)</i> is a single-topic blog that pairs similar photos of attractive men with pictures of adorable cats. The brilliant match-ups feature a variety of heartthrobs (including celebrities like Channing Tatum and Michael Fassbender) posing seductively alongside shots …

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20 Amazing Lego Sculptures That Will Blow Your Mind (PHOTOS)

Made of What?!<p>Nathan Sawaya was a corporate lawyer in Manhattan. Now he creates Lego sculptures for a living. Take a look at his most impressive, …