Finn Oscar Ridley

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The Roses of Pemaquid Point

Autumn morning

The Best 3D Castlevania Is This Custom-Made Board Game

A massive game board inspired by the original NES classic, 11 characters with upgrade-able weapons and abilities, battle dice, movement dice and more …

Forgotten John Steinbeck story published after 70 years

In July 1944, Orson Welles wrapped up one of his wartime radio broadcasts with a brief, emotional reading of one of America’s favorite authors, John Steinbeck.<p>The piece was titled With Your Wings, an inspirational story about a black pilot. Steinbeck wrote it for Welles’ program,but it seemed to …

A Professor Created A Single Tree That Can Produce 40 Types Of Fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …

Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips For Living A Kick-Ass Life

You may know Mark Twain for some of his very popular books like Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He was a writer and …

How much do our genes dictate our GCSE results?

Your scores in your GCSEs are heavily influenced by your genetic heritage<p>Almost three quarters of a million students will have received their GCSE results this week and congratulated themselves on – or bemoaned the lack of – the effort they put in back in May. Of course, hard work is important, but …


Why Pikachu may soon be as iconic as Mickey Mouse

The silhouette of three slightly-overlapping circles is, in most cultures, instantly recognizable and unmistakable for anything but Disney's anthropomorphic mouse, Mickey.<p>He's been in cartoons, movies and video games, his silhouette is plastered on Disney merchandise and he's the mascot for some of …

10 Weird, Wonderful Weather Phenomena

All the optical illusions and bizarre forms of lightning you require.<p>All the optical illusions and bizarre forms of lightning you require.


What's in the Box?

Here's some porn. Maybe even something unexpected too..

'Feet on the ground, head in the sky'

Sup, Tahoe? #pier #clouds #bluesky #blue

Wonders of Antelope

Zelda and Pokemon Monopoly will make you scream 'shut up and take my Rupees!'

Monopoly, a/k/a The Game That Never Ends And Destroys Families And Friendships, is adding some flair from Nintendo in the coming months. <i>The Legend of</i> …

Google Maps is overrun with Pokémon for April Fools', and you can catch 'em all

Google has been experimenting with augmented reality for a few years now, but never in such an ambitious way as it's announcing today... sort of. For April Fools' Day this year, Google has created a video advertising an augmented reality Pokémon game loosely tied into Google Maps. In Google's …

Waiting for Godot...amazing #nyc #theatre #waitingforgodot #patrickstewart #ianmckellen #broadway #blue

An Australian Air Force C-17 delivers a Sea Hawk helicopter to help with the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. New clues suggest the jetliner flew faster and burned fuel quicker than authorities originally thought, expanding the search area. Follow @mashable for continued coverage. (Image: AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Image by @paulnicklen - After hunting at sea to get food for their chicks, adult #penguins swim at the surface, which loads their plumage with air. @natgeo @thephotosociety @natgeocreative #emperorpenguins #antarctica

My hero: George Orwell by John Carey

I admire Orwell for how he lived as well as for how he wrote. He would have sneered at the notion that he was a saint – he once described the Christian heaven as "choir practice in a jeweller's shop". All the same, for me he was a secular saint. His road-to‑Damascus moment came when he resigned …

Photo by @argonautphoto: From an ongoing series on #Sufism that I hope to expand in the coming years. A pilgrim visits the shrine of Shah Yusuf Gardezi in#Multan, #Pakistan - The #CityOfSaints. #Peace

Steve McCurry's stunning photo of a 9/11 rescue worker

Awesome double exposure shot

How Do You Write a Novel? Six Things That Stay the Same Every Time

My friend Susan Straight and I have been swapping manuscripts-in-progress since graduating from the MFA program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst over two decades ago. Since then, she has published nine books and earned buckets of prestigious literary awards. I've been dogging her since …

Photo @ladzinski - A powerful electrical storm lights up the night sky over #GardenOfTheGods in Colorado @natgeocreative

Temple of Trajan, Pergamon

Frozen Sea Spray

Clearwater Big House Campfire Area