Frances Farmer

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What Old Transit Maps Can Teach Us About a City's Future

An analysis of once-rejected, later-constructed routes in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Houston.<p>Houston, Atlanta, and Los Angeles are three of America's most notoriously car-dependent metropolitan areas, but each has taken steps of late to counter highway-first development patterns with more …

Man Builds Amazing Tiny Dome Home for only $9k

I’ve been wanting to share this man’s tiny dome home for a long time so now we’re here.<p>It all started in 2011 when Steve visited his friend in …

5 Bodies That Refused to Rot

You live, you die, you rot. At least, most of us do. However, there have been people throughout history whose bodies have stubbornly refused to …

Seven teens charged in Sayreville High School assaults

Six teenage football players accused of hazing and sexual assault at a New Jersey high school were taken into custody Friday evening, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutors office.<p>Upperclassmen howled as they flipped off the lights then sexually abused their younger classmates at Sayreville …

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures

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Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win 2014 Nobel peace prize

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage education campaigner shot on school bus in 2012 by a Taliban gunman, has won the 2014 Nobel peace prize.<p>Malala won along with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian children’s rights activist.<p>The two were named winner of the £690,000 (8m kronor or $1.11m) prize by the …

Guy enters scalding ocean surf to photograph lava

CJ Kale waited five long years for the right conditions to present so he could shoot lava in Kalapana on the Big Island of Hawaii. When he finally …

Siberian tiger set free by Vladimir Putin crosses into China

A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Vladimir Putin has strayed into China and may be in danger, according to Chinese state media.<p>Russia informed Chinese forestry officials that the tiger, tagged with a tracking device, was observed in a nature preserve in Heilongjiang province, Xinhua …

CHROMATICS "KILL FOR LOVE"

Is this the baseball glove of the future?

Most of the gloves in the Baseball Hall of Fame’s permanent collection are there because of the historical significance of the players who wore them. …

Uruguay's Mujica to consult next government over Guantanamo prisoners

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay’s outgoing leader Jose Mujica said he will consult with the country’s next government about his increasingly unpopular decision to accept six Guantanamo Bay prisoners.<p>Uruguay's President Jose Mujica waves as he leaves the Itamaraty Palce after the 6th BRICS summit and …

Muslim youth summit told female genital mutilation is not part of Islam

A youth summit of more than 100 young Gambians has been told by an Islamic scholar that the practice of female genital mutilation is not Islamic. Hama Jaiteh told the Muslims gathered at the first youth summit on female genital mutilation (FGM) in Banjul, Gambia, that Islam was being used to …

Ebola-infected nursing assistant's dog euthanized, Spanish officials say

A dog belonging to a Spanish nursing assistant diagnosed with Ebola has been euthanized, health officials in Madrid confirmed Wednesday.<p>In a statement, Madrid's Ministry of Health officials said they had euthanized Excalibur, the tawny mixed-breed belonging to Teresa Romero Ramos, who was …

Sarah Jaffe: Lover Girl

We’ve corporatized the planet: The unseemly secret about America’s foreign policy

<b>Secretary of State John Kerry (Reuters/Lefteris Pitarakis)</b><p>In Ukraine, however, these efforts seem to have failed. Here’s why that’s a good thing<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>October 7, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>We do not read much about Ukraine lately, do we? With unseemly speed, among the most important developments of …

Stunning Scrap Metal Sculptures Of The Hulk And Other Famous Movie Characters

Ban Hun Lek, a metal workshop in Thailand, creates beautiful sculptures out of various bits of scrap metal. And they don’t limit themselves to robots …

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8 Bizarre Facts About Rod Serling and The Twilight Zone

Though it’s been more than 50 years since it left the air, Rod Serling’s <i>The Twilight Zone</i> continues to be a benchmark for all the science fiction and …

Tech and Science

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Texas Ebola patient dies as officials monitor those who had direct contact

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, died on Wednesday, the Texas hospital that was treating him announced.<p>“It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning,” the Texas Health …

Network Better by Thinking Like a Spy

When you're in the person to do some networking, you want to make your effort count. Doing a little intelligence gathering, and then using that …

Survival Skills: 10 Uses for Aluminum Foil

Aluminum foil is good for more than just baking potatoes and blocking alien mind probes; it’s also pretty handy in real emergency situations. A …

Zip Into A 'Cocoon' Hammock

A new hammock recently funded on Kickstarter has features that make the hanging abode more friendly to long nights in cool weather.<p>The Adventurers …

How To Stay Warm When It's Cold Outside

I'm constantly shocked by how many people don't know the basics of dressing for warmth in the outdoors. Even more people aren't equipped with the …

Entire Island Of Trash Is A Horrifying Tribute To Our Wastefulness

Welcome to trash paradise. Situated in Maldives, this artificial island is literally a big dump in the middle of the ocean. With 300 to 400 tons of …