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Pocket-sized personal transporters could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo

<i>(Reuters)</i> — A Japanese engineer has developed a portable transporter small enough to be carried in a backpack that he says is the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Kuniako Saito and his team at Cocoa Motors recently unveiled the lithium battery-powered “WalkCar” transporter, which is …

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Digitally Rendered 3D Abstract Paintings Look Like Miniature Worlds

Libya-based creative Mahmoud Jouini uses digital software to render colorful, three-dimensional abstract paintings that look like miniature worlds. Although the images look like snapshots of elaborate, sprawling dioramas that were physically constructed, each piece was actually created entirely on …

The Freshest Takes on Eveningwear? A Daringly Chic Pantsuit Like Lorde's, an Embellished Jumpsuit Like Emma Stone's

The boldest statements at last night’s Golden Globe Awards were sported by some of Hollywood’s newest talents, though the biggest surprise wasn’t who they were wearing but rather <i>what</i> they were wearing. <b>Lorde,</b> dressed in a custom Narciso Rodriguez pantsuit, led the pack with her daring, pared-back …

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What Famous Paintings Look Like When The People In Them Are Removed

<i>Christ Crucified – Diego Velázquez, 1632</i><p><b>When you</b> look at a painting, chances are that your eyes would be drawn to the human faces and figures in …

Extreme shrimp may hold clues to alien life

Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds of life that can thrive in extreme environments on other planets, NASA says.<p>The shrimp are called Rimicaris hybisae (no, we can't pronounce it either). They live in clumps on hydrothermal …

Who are the 100 Women 2014?

<b>100 Women is back. Last year the BBC kick-started its pledge to represent women better in its international news output with the 100 Women season.</b><p>But this was just the start - and today the series returns.<p>This year's list has more scientists and more women working in the arts. And with more than a …

Live Like Mr. Darcy In The Massive Estate That Inspired Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

Wentworth Woodhouse is twice the size of Buckingham Palace, has 365 rooms, inspired Mr. Darcy's estate in Jane Austen's classic, and could be yours for £7 million<p><i>Photos via Fanpop/Dine</i><p>The super-sized British estate known as Wentworth Woodhouse is reportedly what inspired Jane Austen to create the …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Toast of the Week: The Best Way to Celebrate Mankind Landing on a Freakin' Comet

Space travel, even interplanetary space travel, has become so mundane we tend to forget what a risky, complicated exercise it is. The European Space Agency didn't let us forget this week when they successfully completed one of the trickiest maneuvers among all the tricky maneuvers mankind has …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

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Newsflash: 'Feminist' Isn't A Buzzword, It's A Movement

"Feminist," "bae," "yaaasssss" and "kale." What do these seemingly unrelated words have in common? According to Time Magazine, they're all terms that may lead you to "seek out the nearest pair of chopsticks and thrust them through your own eardrums" -- and they should possibly be banned from our …

13 Beauty Products That Have Stood the Test of Time

Go back to basics with these cult classics that are still going strong decadeseven centurieslater.<p>A healthy sense of skepticism is recommended when it comes to the cult followings of tween boy bands and Catskills communes. Not so for beauty products. Generations of women have given these classics …

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Scarred by war: Battlefield landscapes from First World War 100 years on - Telegraph

World History

Even Harvard Students Couldn't Pass This 1964 Test

They took Louisiana's voter literacy test, and it didn't go well.<p>Harvard students took the 1964 Louisiana voter literacy test and failed miserably.<p>In the video below, the group of Ivy League students is asked to complete 30 confusing questions in 10 minutes that included "Spell 'backwards' …

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Julius Randle breaks leg in debut

LOS ANGELES -- Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle, the team's top draft choice in June, broke his right leg midway through the fourth quarter of …

Julius Randle Breaks Leg, Lakers Lose 1 of Few Reasons for Hope in 2014-15

On a night that was supposed to be cause for celebration, the Los Angeles Lakers' season took a disastrous detour.<p>When rookie power forward Julius Randle crumbled to the hardwood after landing awkwardly on his right leg midway through the fourth quarter of Tuesday's 108-90 loss to the Houston …

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