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This award-winning underwater photographer makes stunning images on a point-and-shoot camera

Anuar Patjane Floriuk<p>Anuar Patjane Floriuk won a prestigious World Press Photo award for the stunning image above, and he made it on a …

Women’s Problems And Everyday Lives In Hilariously Honest Comics

Sarah C. Anderson takes a funny look at what it's like to be a modern woman in her web-comic “Sarah's Scribbles.” Anderson graduated from the …

15 Best U.S. Resorts For Fall Getaways

As we head into the heart of the fall season, there's no better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons than to escape into nature. Fortunately, many of the country's best resorts cater to leaf peepers with special tours and programs that allow guests to enjoy awe-inspiring views and the crisp …

Puddle-Free Parking: New Absorbent Surface Swallows Water Instantly

Perhaps the only material on the architectural market known for its "thirst," ultra-porous concrete is being hailed as the future of urban water …

'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

The answer was the SR-71.<p>The Lockheed Martin SR-71, or the "Blackbird" as it is commonly known, flew at the upper 1% of earth's atmosphere at altitudes of 80,000 feet and speeds of over 2,000 mph— much faster and higher than any plane before it.<p>And every inch of the aircraft was meticulously …

A major airline says there's something it values more than its customers, and there's a good reason why

Yes, you read that right: The airline puts employee happiness above customer satisfaction.<p>The approach might seem unconventional — but it makes perfect sense and seems to be working just fine for the Dallas-based airline that employs about 47,000 people and serves more than 100 million customers …

Behold The Tent Of The Future! Collects Solar Energy, Rainwater, And Folds Up For Easy Travel

When people are asked what type of people are part of the green community, most have a stereotypical view of hippies that live off the grid. In …

Off-grid

29 Summer Parenting Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Take a vacation from irritation.

Kids

Rumpl: The World's Best Blanket

Here's a B-52 Stratofortress and all its ammunition in one photo

The standard loadout for this plane includes eight AGM-84 Harpoon missiles, four AGM-142 Raptor missiles, 51 500-pound bombs, 30 1,000-pound bombs, 20 AGM-86C conventional air-launched cruise missiles (CALCM), 12 joint stand-off weapons (JSOW), 12 joint direct-attack munitions (JDAM), and 16 …

More than just Bratwurst: eight delicious German foods

German food has a bad rep, but the country has some culinary corkers. As the Queen and David Cameron pay a visit, we share our favourite, lesser-known dishes<p>When you think of German food, what comes to mind? For many of us, probably not anything particularly appetising - rubbery bratwurst and …

Onions

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Air Force One: The $367 million Boeing 747-8 is selected as the next presidential plane (VIDEO).

The Boeing 747-8 is the longest and second largest airplane ever built and features a regal stateroom, an office, and dining and conference rooms. In …

Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …

The Importance Of Trigger Reset And Reset Under Recoil

For those of you who already know what this is then congrats, You are ahead of the curve. Chappy of Beretta wrote a short article about the …

28 Smart Tips Tricks and Hacks to Organize Your Child's Room Beautifully

Books, toys, crayons, colored cray and figurines of all kinds spread all over the place, this is the work of a creative and happy child. This is …

Health App Might One Day Tell Flight Crew When You’re Blue or Green

The old flight attendant call-button could be on its way out if a clever health app by Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands takes …

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Navy Starts Sea Testing New Carrier Landing Software for Fighter Jets

The Navy is preparing for its first at-sea test of a new software program for F-18s designed to make it easier for the multi-role fighters to land on …

8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

A restaurant’s menu is more than just a random list of dishes. It has likely been strategically tailored at the hands of a menu engineer or …

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Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay

The US Naval Research Laboratory announced a major breakthrough in materials science on Thursday. After decades of research and development, the NRL has created a transparent, bulletproof material that can be molded into virtually any shape. This material, known as Spinel, is made from a synthetic …

Watch the Transformation of NYC's Skyline Unfold in an Elevator to the Top of the World Trade Center

Visitors to the One World Trade Center can now watch the evolution of New York City unfold before their eyes. The elevators to the observatory at the top of the building show an animated timelapse depicting the development of the city's skyline from the 1500s to today, as is seen in this video by …

World Trade Center

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Texas poised to pass open-carry handgun law

Texas is on the verge of passing legislation that would allow handgun owners to openly carry firearms.<p>The House approved a proposal Monday by a vote of 101 to 42 that would allow those with concealed carry licenses to openly carry handguns in a shoulder or hip holster as of January 2016. It's …

Guns

Ikea's hi-tech table teaches you how to cook

Table can either show you how to make a recipe or suggest meals to make based on what ingredients you have<p>Ikea has predicted how the kitchen of the future will look, and its most revolutionary idea is a table that teaches you how to cook.<p>The furniture giant's <b>Concept Kitchen 2025</b>, shown at this …

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