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Only in China: 6 bulldozers fight it out in the street

I’m not really surprised to see six bulldozers going against each other in the middle of the street, during an ordinary day, in China. Crazy things …

The Last Flight of Germany’s Glider King, Who Inspired the Wright Brothers

After kickstarting human aviation, the Glider King died as he lived: trying to fly.<p>Go, Glider King, Go! (Photo: Library of …

Found: An Unusually Pristine, 400-Year-Old Shipwrecked Dress

It was preserved beneath sand.<p>A detail of the dress. (Photo: Kaap Skil Museum)<p>Texel Island is part of an archipelago that starts just north of …

FACT CHECK: Gay Lions Mating?

CLAIM<p>Photographs and videos show a pair of gay lions having sex. See Example( s )<p>EXAMPLES<p>Collected via Web, April 2016<p>Just saw The Gay Lions and my …

Did a Coded Message Lead an American to a Lost Civilization in China?

In 2016, the odds of finding a “lost” civilization or even city seem low.<p>(Illustration: Michael Tunk)<p>When Sheldon Gosline was living in China in 2013 …

Ransomware on the rise in Canada: How to protect your data

Ransomware attacks are on the rise in Canada, according to the latest Internet Security Threat report from security firm Symantec.<p>The report found …

Hackers can spy on your calls, texts and track your movements using just your phone number, experts say

German security experts say hacking into a smartphone is much easier than one would think giving digital thieves the ability to potentially track a …

Hacking Team: CEO hits out at 'vigilante' hacker responsible for 400GB data breach

David Vincenzetti, the chief executive of Italian surveillance firm 'Hacking Team', has hit out at the 'vigilante' who breached the firm's computer …

Thunder Bay lighthouse group seeks first artist in residence

They're breathing new life into lighthouses along the north shore. And this summer, the citizens group that restored the Porphyry lighthouse near …

Thunder Bay

House proud: Cornelia Parker places a 1920s-inspired house on The Met's rooftop

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Mirror-Bearer | Maya | The Met

Ekholm, Gordon Frederick. <i>A Maya Sculpture in Wood</i>. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1964.<p>Museum of Primitive Art. <i>Masterpieces in the Museum of</i> …

Ancient bronze statue were made using the lost-wax method (VIDEO).

Bronze statues come to life differently than marble statues. Instead of carving a block or marble, the bronze artist uses the lost-wax technique to …

From cars to bags, artist brightens up Gaza streets with calligraphy

GAZA (Reuters) - With a thick black marker pen in hand, Palestinian graffiti artist Belal Khaled carefully draws an intricate Arabic calligraphic design on a silver Skoda.<p>The art work decorates the sides of the car, running along the windows and down its doors, the latest in the 24-year-old's …

This Artist Uses Bacteria As Paint

Paint by microbes<p>Medical illustrator Sarah Berman was in a bio-art class at Parsons School of Design in New York when she learned about fluorescent proteins. When genetically modified to produce them, bacteria glow various colors under ultraviolet light. Inspired, Berman decided to cultivate her …

Beautiful Portraits from the Twilight of Life

A few years ago, artist Claudia Biçen left her job at a start-up in San Francisco to work on her latest collection of drawings, called “Thoughts in Passing.” It’s a series of photorealistic portraits capturing the lives of nine hospice patients across the Bay Area.<p>“I came to observe a profound …

Placing Filter/Search options across browsers

I'm developing a web app and i'm confused on where to place the filter across browsers.<p>Should i try to keep it consistent in the same place, so users …

New Office 365 Project Portfolio Dashboard apps are live

The Project Portfolio Dashboard apps announced last fall are now available in the Apple and Office app stores! These apps come pre-configured with …

Apps

Pictures of the Week 4.14.16

This Indian jewellery brand is now available in one of London’s coolest stores

Indian jewellery label Amrapali has found a new home in London and it’s none other than the Wonder Room at the iconic Selfridges department store.<p>“We …

Museums

8 successful people share their best advice on how to quit a job

It's very easy to do it recklessly and burn bridges on your way out — but that's the worst thing you can possibly do.<p>Luckily, there <i>are</i> smart ways to go about quitting that will allow you to keep your reputation (and "bridges") in tact.<p>Last year, LinkedIn asked the top minds in business to share …

How To Start Your Own Business

Probably the first and most persistent question I had when my partner and I started our own company was, “When does the company actually start?” …

'Two in A Million': TLC show pairs people with rare medical conditions

<b>(CNN) —</b> "You're one in a million" is the cliched compliment of pop songs and Valentine's Day cards. But if you live with one of the rarest medical conditions in the world, is there anything you wouldn't do to know you're not so unique -- that there's someone else out there just like you?<p>Wednesday …

Find the Best Color Scheme for Your Website with This Guide

You have <i>millions</i> of colors to choose from for your website, which makes choosing a color scheme an overwhelming decision. Smashing Magazine’s guide …

Why Email Marketing Isn't Dead (And How It Can Dramatically Increase Your Revenue)

Some minor tweaks to your email marketing strategy will yield some major results (and happy customers).<p><i>Danny Wong is an entrepreneur, marketer and writer. He is the co-founder of Blank Label, an award-winning custom clothing company in Washington, D.C. To connect, tweet him @dannywong1190.</i><p>The death …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

21 Pictures That Are 100% You On The Internet

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Four Reasons to Cultivate Zest in Life

<i>by Kira M. Newman</i><p>For 10 years, video game designer Matt Harding has been traveling the world and dancing in front of a camera. From South Africa to North Korea, he finds strangers to teach him new routines, then records himself while he busts a move.<p>Harding clearly has what positive psychology …

See Why the Internet Fell in Love With This 90-Year-Old's Bikini Body

Daaaaamn, Irene.<p>According to Australian swimwear company Lady Watego's Facebook page, Irene Carney, 90, came into their store looking for a bathing suit to wear on a family vacation. Though she didn't want to wear a bikini at first, her family told her she could totally pull it off and alas, she …

The best entrepreneurs understand the importance of the side hustle

As their four-wheelers sped past mine in the Costa Rican jungle, my friends lobbed a new nickname my way: “Captain Safety.” It was true that I was staring straight ahead and following the dirt trail at a sensible pace—as if observing an invisible speed limit.<p>My friends were just ribbing me, but …

Entrepreneurship

WhatsApp Just Made Encrypted Messaging Popular

WhatsApp has joined Telegram, TextSecure, and many other secure messaging apps, enabling end-to-end encryption when sending texts and multimedia …