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Twitch Plays Pokémon: live gaming's latest big hit

An infinite number of monkeys with an infinite number of typewriters would rapidly type the works of Shakespeare. How would they do at videogames?<p>Currently, 56,312 people are attempting to play Pokémon Red at the same time. At times, that has been as high as 150,000. That is: there is one game of …

You've Never Seen The Alps Like This Before (PHOTOS)

Load up your camping gear -- these photos will make you yearn for the mountains.<p>Italian Lukas Furlan, a student at the Vienna University of Technology, took these photos while hiking in the northern Italian province of South Tyrol. When not in school in Austria, he tries to "hike as much as …

Top 10 Hiking Trails in the World

Whether you are a professional climber or a passionate hiker, here are ten spots to consider. Some of them are not as challenging as others, but all …

In your 20s? Not married with babies? Then you're winning

What will become of the class of 2013? Are they already on their way to becoming captains of industry? Have they met the people they plan to have …

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking images of Earth from Saturn

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft has already returned some gorgeous views of the planet Saturn, which it is currently flying around. But the latest images should be enough to make it and any other interplanetary travelers (such as Voyager 1) homesick. On July 19th, the spacecraft, located about …

Scorpion kick goal of the season? Ricardo Fernandes' acrobatic effort – video

The scorpion kick is more often associated with ebullient Colombian goalkeepers and tentative goalbound shots from 40 yards out. Step up Ricardo …

Did you hear the one about the baby owl and the mop?

This baby owl gets carried away when it’s cleaning time at the sanctuary.<p>He hops out of his cage to play with his best friend – a kitchen mop.<p>Because …

Monsters Added to Dull Yard Sale & Thrift Store Landscape Paintings

“Mountain Monster” by Chris McMahon<p>Artists Chris McMahon and Thyrza Segal have each added a fantastic collection of monsters to dull landscape …

Will & Jaden Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Alfonso Ribeiro Rap! - The Graham Norton Show - BBC One

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

Football's weekend of farewells

BBC Sport looks back at a day of farewells as fans around the country showed their appreciation as some of their favourite players call time on their careers.<p>David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Jamie Carragher bow out of the game, while Stiliyan Petrov says goodbye to the Villa Park faithful after …

Thus proven: stop-motion travel video, so much more fun than timelapse

Timelapse, that staple hipsteresque video format that rose to new heights with the rise of YouTube and later Vimeo, tends to overshadow another …

10 Terrifying Planets You Don't Want To Visit

Space exploration is a grand adventure. Its mystery has always captivated us and the inevitable discoveries to come will add to the many cosmological …

David Beckham exits as gracefully as one of his arcing crosses

Over the coming days it is fair to say we should expect to see quite a few replays of the free-kick David Beckham famously speared into the net …

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Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

Chris Hadfield's Mission Reflections

Planning your dream Himalayan trip

For mountain lovers and the vertically inclined the Himalayas represent nothing less than the crowning apex of nature's grandeur. Here dramatic forested gorges rise to skylines of snow-capped glaciated peaks through a landscape that ranges from high-altitude desert to dripping rhododendron forest. …

'Girlfriend Coat' Gives The Squeezing Sensation Of A Hug

<i>It's a real girl, it's a real girl, it's a real girl, it's a real girl.</i><p>Because sad and lonely is a very real thing, a group of Japanese students at …

Rollei Innocube Pico Projector (IC200C) Is A Perfect Companion for Your Smartphone

<b>Rollei Innocube pico projector (IC200T)</b> brings you affordable and compact device which can be an ideal companion for your smartphones, tablets, or …

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The uncropped photo of the Tank Man of Tiananmen.

Han and Chewy Inspired CALVIN AND HOBBES Parody Art

5 Hill Stations in India worth rediscovering this summer

Whenever the ‘mountain getaway’ topic comes up during my conversations with pals from outside India, the term “Hill Station” pops out of my mouth …