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Hateful Eight: Guitar smashed by Kurt Russell was priceless

Daisy Domergue wasn’t the only person horrified when John Ruth smashed her guitar in <i>The Hateful Eight</i>. As it turns out, Kurt Russell was actually …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

Sunday Animation Dopeness (22 GIFs)

Top 10 IPA Beers

India Pale Ales trace their origins back to the days of the British Empire, when brewers would fortify their beers with hops to naturally preserve them during the long voyage to South Asia. Today's brews have taken the hop-heavy formula even further, adding more of the bitter flower for a truly …

The Neuroscience of Bass: New Study Explains Why Bass Instruments Are Fundamental to Music

<i>Photo by Sebastiaan term Burg via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>At the lower range of hearing, it’s said humans can hear sound down to about 20 Hz, beneath which …

Music Production

This Gluten Free Raw Cookie Dough Dip Won't Give You Salmonella

Real talk: we've all been caught with our fingers in the mixer bowl at one point or another. Cookie dough is just so good, but since it has raw eggs, apparently we're supposed to eat it in moderation? So, I've found the ultimate solution -- eggless cookie dough that's meant to be eaten raw.<p>You can …

Diabolical little girl held an owl and the Internet had a Photoshop field day

It stands to reason that if you post something weird on the Internet, the Internet will find a way to make it weirder.<p>A photo of a somewhat …

Scotch Experts Review Cheap Whiskey

Want to know what scotch experts think of your favorite cheap whiskey? Well, you better watch this video then. Two scotch experts review the likes of …

10 Insane Grilled Cheese Recipes Worth Dying For

<i>By Perry Santanachote</i><p>A recipe for grilled cheese may seem unnecessary, but so are ball pits, and that doesn't make them any less awesome. And unlike ball pits, there are some simple steps and affordable ingredients that can transform a standard grilled cheese into legendary status.<p>But before you …

grilled cheese

How To Cook An Egg Inside Out And Pull Off The Ultimate Practical Yolk

Today in Things You Never Knew You Needed To Know And Probably Don't Need To Know But Still Kind Of Want To Know news, we learn to boil an egg inside out. That's right, folks! While we're all accustomed to a yellow yolk encircled by gummy whites, this trick will put the egg's thing down, flip it …

Breakfast

Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate

Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation”<p>Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers.<p>In a commentary for the …

Boston University

Monday Dopeness (30 pics)

[Insert comment about the Super Bowl.] Now it’s back to business-as-usual with a full week of Dopeness on deck.<p>Homie got taken down by a nutsack! …

Mom Builds Detailed Hogwarts from 400,000 LEGO Bricks

This is insane. Alice Finch spent a year constructing this incredibly detailed replica of Hogwarts using 400,000 LEGO bricks. I can’t even begin to …

The Minecraft Version of GAME OF THRONES' Westeros is More Impressive Than Ever

A music school in China: http://t.co/7isL7nL789

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

Amazing artist: http://t.co/E98gFtHssf

From Granola Bars to Scones: 8 Delicious Ways to Use Oats

<b>1. Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars</b><p>Granola bars are a staple in my pantry, but between my husband, my kids, and my kids' hungry friends, I can't seem to keep enough of them in the house. So I figured it was time to try and make them from scratch, and maybe even sneak in some health food. After …

Breakfast

19 Crazy Ass Looking Mushrooms

These mushrooms may not be of the magical variety, but they definitely look the part…<p>19. Puffballs<p>18. Mycena Chlorophos<p>17. Marasmius …

the 11 best voices in hollywood

actors who have got serious singing chops<p>Back when Disney Channel original movies were still a thing (R.I.P.), there were only a few truly great triple-threats in Hollywood. And while there are now more young actors and actresses who can boast professional vocal training, when it boils down to it, …

TGIF Dopeness (47 Pics)

This is a Dopeness gallery born from collaboration between myself and Eric G. We hope you like it. More importantly, we hope you enjoy your Friday.

New Video of Wilt Chamberlain Will Make You Appreciate the Mythical Beast

Despite the fact that I graduated from the same university that Wilt attended (Kansas), I too have fallen victim to dismissing Wilt’s supreme …

Oregon Trail And All Your Other Favorite Childhood Games Put Online For Free

The video games that defined your childhood are easily accessible again.<p>A non-profit library has put thousands of classic MS-DOS games online for free, including Oregon Trail, Tetris, Donkey Kong and SimCity. In total, 2,400 MS-DOS games and programs went live Monday on the Internet Archive, a …

Retrogaming

20 Animals That Got Way Too Close For Comfort

“Get off your computer,” they said. “Get in touch with nature and the outdoors. The animals will be fun and friendly,” they said.<p><b>You might also …

The Trick To Perfectly Boiled Eggs, Every Time

There's a decent amount of guess work that goes into boiling eggs, and not a lot of room for error. The difference between soft boiled or hard boiled is just a matter of minutes. And should you forget to set a timer -- which happens to us more times than we care to admit -- you can count on really,</i> …

Kitchens

Monday Dopeness

Fan rewrites the ending to The Last of Us, creator approves

<i>The Last of Us</i> was one of 2013's finest games, in its story, acting and play. It'd take brass balls to just swagger in and rewrite the ending, but someone did, and the game's creative director himself gave the redo a thumbs up,<p>NeoGAF, in one of its classic rainy-day thought exercises, yesterday …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.