Liam Curran

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7-year-old girl pulls giant sword from lake like some sort of Arthurian legend

On Saturday, a 7-year-old girl in Cornwall, England, discovered a huge sword at the bottom of a lake, prompting comparisons to the “Lady of the Lake” …

Alton Brown

100 Quotes to Kick Your Creative Ass

Creative work is confusing. When you’re in the zone, it’s an exhilarating experience. When you’re up against deadline and out of ideas, it’s a total …

This Adorable Ape Will Make You Believe In Magic

This adorable ape can't help but hide his glee at the sight of a simple magic trick.<p>The precocious primate flops on its back with delight when he realizes that whatever this shifty amateur magician seems to put in a cup is indeed no longer in that cup. This orangutan believes in magic more than …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

Scientists say this surprising trait could make men more attractive to women

One of the most intriguing pieces of research we came across was a recent small study that found women tend to be more attracted to men who are high in mindfulness, which is the ability to be fully present without judging the difficult thoughts and emotions that arise.<p>For the study, a team of …

Psychology

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

The Brain

Keeping It Cool, with the Latte Art World Champion

Melbourne barista Caleb Cha prepped for his victory by making over 12,000 cups.<p>Caleb Cha has had an unusual career path. After four years as a financial consultant in his native Korea, he moved to Melbourne with no clear prospects. He decided to complete a training at a local coffee academy and …

Coffee

Sticking Their Necks Out

A few facts about giraffes, from <i>Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.</i><p>(image credit: D. Gordon E. Robertson)<p>Giraffes don’t make a lot …

Giraffes

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

That’s Not Good; Lamborghini Aventador Spits Sparks From Exhaust!

While seeing supercars spitting flames is cool, it isn’t healthy for these exclusive and incredible expensive engines. Worringly, footage has just …

Supercars

A Helmet That Turns Your Brainwaves Into Electronic Music

By outfitting a motorcycle helmet with an EEG device, artist Aiste Noreikaite has created a way to turn firing neurons into heady beats.<p>From the outside, the <i>Experience Helmet</i>, made by Lithuanian sound artist Aiste Noreikaite, looks like any old white motorcycle helmet. But put it on, and you become …

Huge Hair Bows

What better accoutrement for big hair than big accessories? Stars like Madonna and Rosanna Arquette wrapped up their manes with giant tulle bows.

The week in pictures: 13 November 2015 - Telegraph

The First Viral Video Ever Was Recorded 45 Years Ago Today

On November 9, 1970, George Thornton, an engineer at the Oregon Department of Transportation, had a mission: remove a 45-foot sperm whale washed …

Viral

14 Movie Characters Who Were Supposed To Die, But Didn't

Some of your favorite film characters were, at one point, on the chopping block.<p><b>1. Han Solo // Star Wars: Return of the Jedi</b><p>During development, …

Pictures of the Week 11.12.15

San Juan

21 Hilarious Situation Between Flight Attendants And "Rude" Passangers (Gifs)

Passenger who taps me from behind… I’m like…<p>Passengers who wear earphones and don’t realise they’re shouting at 1,000 decibels…I’m like…<p>Passengers …

GIF Animations

Faux Photo Optical Illusion

I’ve got a quick and simple photo optical illusion for you today. Take a look at the illusion below; are the hands holding a photograph?At first …

Photo highlights of the day: George Clooney, and a famous Seattle wall

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including a Hollywood star and a gummy wall

Eerie Photo Essay Shows People Getting Sucked Into Their Devices, Literally

The allure of the iPhone knows no bounds: walk around any city, and you’ll see tourists posing in front of selfie sticks, businessmen checking email, commuters staring into the faint blue glow of that ever-entrancing screen. Even in the bustling crowds of Manhattan, it’s enough to make every person …

The Kyshtym Disaster: The Largest Nuclear Disaster You've Never Heard Of

When you think of nuclear disasters, you think of the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine and the Fukushima plant in Japan, and maybe Three Mile Island. But …

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

Nikon D750

Ferrari LaFerrari v Bugatti Veyron SS v McLaren P1 v Porsche 918 Spyder v Pagani Huayra – Part 1

The first part of one of most awaited video series of this year is out. Famous instagram user @salomondrin who himself owns some crazy wicked cars …

Sports Cars

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …

Buddhism

VIDEO: Did This English Pub Catch A Ghost On Tape?

At this pub, the spirits flow freely -- and possibly in more ways than one.<p>White Lion in Yateley, England, shared a video that shows a whitish figure moving through a staircase on the left side of the screen.<p>The camera caught the image on Oct. 15, in the weeks just before Halloween.<p>Pub manager Kate …

Stunning Photos of Underwater Life You Need to See

Stunning Photos of Underwater Life You Need to SeeFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander …

Flickr

Amazing Street Art Anatomy That Will Leave You Stunned

Austrian street artist Nychos is known around the world for his intricate and stunning artworks which reveal the dissections and cross sections of …

Art

A Brief History of the Guy Fawkes Mask

Over the past decade, dissidents across the globe have appropriated the visage of Guy Fawkes, the infamous insurgent who tried to blow up the British …

Literature

Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …