Kate Gallagher

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330 Years of Unknown History: The Oldest Road in America Finally Surfaces

Often, there are hidden truths and old tales that get lost with each generation. As such, there is an untold story about the United States that …

These 10 Authentic Quotes Will Give You A Reality Check

Never underestimate the power of quotes. Or should I say – words?<p>All it takes is one line, one thought, a few words and a little wisdom to shift your …

Motivation

Missing Sphinx Head Found in Ancient Greek Tomb

Archaeologists have discovered the missing head of one of the two marble sphinxes guarding a huge Macedonian tomb under excavation in Amphipolis, …

Archaeology

Nike confirms self-lacing sneakers from 'Back to the Future' are real

<b>Update: 10/21/15, 3:30 p.m. ET</b>: The Michael J. Fox Foundation has confirmed the self-lacing Nike Mag sneakers will be released in 2016.<p>Marty McFly's …

Looks Like DC Comics Is Trying to Fix Its Massive Teen Titans Screw-Up

The Teen Titans was one of the best concepts in the long, intricate history of DC Comics. It made sense that a team of sidekicks and superhero …

Rare Access Allows a Photographer to Show Us the People Power of Pope Francis

Picture Stories<p>Picture Stories<p>As I was walking home from work last week, I saw a man wearing a T-shirt that said “I love Pope Francis.” It didn’t surprise me. Ever since he was elected the leader of the Catholic Church in March of 2013, the pope has been capturing the public’s heart and the media’s …

Watch a bunch of ants march in a circle around a ringing iPhone

Is it an ancient Mayan ant tradition, a bug’s sacrificial dance, or something more digitally advanced? A recent YouTube video shows a truly …

Chair-igami

As its name suggests, the Origami Chair translates the folding paper language to a sharp, geometric, metal seating solution. Through a minimal number …

12 Archaeological Finds That Don't Look Like They're From Earth

5. The Mount Owen Moa.<p>flickr | ryanfb<p>Advertisement<p>In the 1980s a group of researchers descended into the caves of Mount Owen in New Zealand. While …

House Tour: Urban Glamour In A Manhattan Townhouse

With the gut renovation of a storied Manhattan townhouse, architectural firm Leroy Street Studio and designer James Aman devise a new ideal of urban family lifeone that is as glamorous as it is kid-friendly<p>With the gut renovation of a storied Manhattan townhouse, architectural firm Leroy Street …

Interior Design

Pictures: 'Art of the Brick' exhibits vast Lego sculptures

Gallery: Pictures: 'Art of the Brick' exhibits vast Lego sculptures<p>Gallery: Pictures: 'Art of the Brick' exhibits vast Lego sculptures<p>+ 16<p>+ 15<p>+ 14<p>The</i> …

A Doctor Used Lego Bricks To Build A Tortoise An Awesome Wheelchair

Blade the tortoise is back on the move thanks to one creative vet.<p>"The bones were like rubber and the musculature had clearly diminished," Plischke told <i>CNET</i>.<p>So he did!<p>A bonus of the contraption is that it helps him gain strength, so that eventually he won't need the "training wheels."<p>"For people …

Abstract Landscapes Created From iPhone Smudges

Constant connectivity isn’t always clean. Every swipe of a smartphone touchscreen leaves vestiges of our oily, dusty, grubby fingers, tracing the patterns of our digital life in grime. Currently on display at New York’s Five-11 gallery, artist Arslan Sukan’s latest photography series takes those …

30 Jaw-Dropping Pieces Of Bristol Street Art

There's more to us than Banksy.<p>Upfest, Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival, will be held in Bristol in July 2015. To find out more, visit upfest.co.uk.

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

Weird & Wild<p>It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed …

National Parks

The world’s most beautiful markets

Before the industrial age, people shopped for food in their local areas – often in beautiful covered halls and markets. Jonathan Glancey describes the best.<p>When it comes to fresh food, there has long been a dividing line between Britain, the United States – or English-speaking countries – and much …

Touches of Cozy for Open-Plan Designs

Open-plan living is here to stay, but sometimes you need to divide and rule within a large room. Whether you need to create a pause between cooking …

Interior Design

MoMA’s 2015 Young Architects Winner Is A Giant Water Purifier

The Museum of Modern Art has named Spanish Architect and his firm Office for Political Innovation winners of this year’s PS1 Young Architects Program. This summer, Jaque will take over the courtyard of the MoMA’s contemporary-leaning PS1 gallery with a giant water purifier dubbed COSMO.<p>COSMO is a …

2CELLOS: Two 20-somethings rocking out, making the cello cool

<b>Welcome to Throwback Tunesday, where Mashable amplifies the echoes of music past. With genre trends and throwbacks, we synthesize music and nostalgia.</b><p>…

16,000 Flowers Become A Living Sculpture

London-based artist Rebecca Louise Law creates ephemeral sculptures from living flowers.<p>It's raining roses, carnations, and baby’s breath. 16,000 freshly-cut flowers were arranged and suspended from the ceiling of 1515 Broadway in Times Square in January 2015, and over the course of three months …

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …

Have we found a new species of human? Unidentified fossils may belong to primitive ancestor that lived 120,000 years ago

A mysterious ancient creature, resembling both a Neanderthal and a modern human, has been unearthed in China.<p>Fossils dating back 60,000 and 120,000 …

Humanity