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Thimble the Mini Pig Plays Toy Piano, Rocks Out On Pink Guitar and Dresses Up In Fantastic Costumes

Thimble is a very talented little pig. Not only does she play the toy piano, she also rocks out on a pink guitar and dresses in fantastic costumes …

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Paint, Music, Action: A Photographer Seeks to Capture Music in His Camera

At first glance, these photographs will have you wondering about the unusual yet striking subject they capture. They may come across as intriguing …

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Ford Mustang Pool Tables

<b>Car Pool Tables</b> is a company in Largo, Florida that takes the sports cars and muscle cars of yesteryear and turns them into snazzy pool tables. …

Retired Man Sculpts Giant Hedge Into a 100-Foot-Long Dragon

Gardener John Brooker has spent the past ten years meticulously shaping a 100-foot-long, 10-foot-tall hedge into the shape of a giant dragon. The enormous beast has slowly emerged over time and has since become quite a notable landmark on the grounds of Frizzleton Farm near King's Lynn.<p>With extreme …

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Clive Cooper’s Watermelon Carvings

Vancouver sculptor and extreme pumpkin carver Clive Cooper of Sparksfly Design also carves watermelons in the off-season. Because most …

Mutoid Waste Company: 'We made a giant toad out of VW Beetles' – Glastonbury festival 2014 video profile

Artist Joe Rush has been taking his cast of repurposed machinery creations to the Glastonbury festival since the mid-80s. Under the banner of the Mutoid Waste Company, Rush and his team have curated performance art pieces at the festival's Trash City and the Unfairground late-night areas. Here, …

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Humans Blamed for Extinction of Mammoths, Mastodons & Giant Sloths

The latest volley in a long-running debate over why woolly mammoths, giant sloths, mastodons and cave lions died out worldwide suggests that humans …

How A Scientist Of Psychedelics Became The 'Godfather Of Ecstasy'

The man known as the "godfather of ecstasy" has died at the age of 88. Scientist Alexander Shulgin rediscovered a chemical known as MDMA, which was eventually adopted as the club drug ecstasy. Rick Doblin, the president of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies and a friend of …

Mars or bust, says new report on NASA human space exploration

If<p>NASAis to make great strides in its human spaceflight program, it needs to go big or go home -- and get to the Martian surface, says a new congressionally mandated report.<p>But the 285-page report from the National Research Council goes on to say the agency won't succeed unless it does so in a …

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Mark Higgins sets new Isle of Man record in Subaru WRX STI

He had no one to beat but himself.<p>Mark Higgins has done it: 37 sinuous miles of the Manx TT course in an average of 116.4 mph, besting his 2011 record by 1.04 mph.<p>It's an incredible achievement, considering we've seen something similar firsthand before. Web Editor Chris Cantle was in-car during one …

Welcome to Japan: Bosozoku Lamborghini sports towering exhaust

Their car culture is a little different than ours.<p>I find Japan's bosozoku automotive subculture fascinating. Mock if you want, but there's no denying the dedication and passion that goes into creating stuff like this. I especially love the giant <i>takeyari</i>-style exhaust extensions for their sheer …

Lego Mini Cooper coming in August [w/video]

Lego isn't just for kids anymore. A while back, the company cleverly realized that adults liked its connecting blocks as much as kids but wanted a more sophisticated project to take on. It offers a whole set of Expert models, including a wickedly cool Volkswagen Bus from a few years ago. Now, it's …

Spied! Millennium Falcon Being Constructed for Star Wars: Episode VII! [Updated w/ New Photo!]

<i>Update, 9/11: An intrepid, camera-toting pilot managed to capture a more complete-looking Millenium Falcon and an accompanying X-wing fighter while flying over an airfield in Britain. The aerial photo was tweeted by user FlyMAC, and it shows the Falcon prop’s impressive scale, as well as the</i> …

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One Year Later, Did Nintendo Keep Their E3 2013 Promises?

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The Giant E3 2014 Games List

2014 promises to be an important year for E3, and by extension a big year for video games. Publishers and developers have new consoles on which to …

Most anticipated games to see at E3 2014

Halo 5: Guardians<p>The Legend of Zelda<p>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain<p>Super Smash Bros.<p>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare<p>Tom Clancy's The Division<p>Destiny<p>Quantum Break<p>Uncharted<p>Project Beast<p>Rime<p>Below<p>Final Fantasy XV<p>Mortal Kombat X<p>Battlefield Hardline<p>Batman: Arkham Knight<p>Assassin's Creed Unity

What we can learn from Mortal Kombat X's trailer — and Ed Boon's teasing

The debut trailer for the new <i>Mortal Kombat X</i> didn't tell fans anticipating another fighting game from NetherRealm Studios too much about the 2015 game. But it wasn't wholly lacking in useful information. It actually hints at quite a bit.<p>Series creator and Mortal Kombat creative director Ed Boon — …

'Hitman Go' brings its board game assassinations to Android

The surprisingly excellent cold-blooded murder of <i>Hitman</i> <i>Go</i> is now on Android. Developer Square Enix has just released the game on Google Play for $4.99, after launching on iOS devices back in mid-April. <i>Hitman Go</i> takes the long-running stealth assassination series and reimagines it as a kind of …

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September

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