Maddy Smith

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No, this isn’t a creature from the Alien movies, it’s a rare goblin shark

A fisherman recently caught this rare goblin shark that has been likened to a creature from the Alien movies.<p>The weird looking fish, which has a long …

Facebook's New Push Into Apps Is Genius Because It Exploits The Secrecy Of Apple And Google

Facebook announced a bunch of new tools for app developers last week at its F8 conference, and when you step back and take a look at what they all …

Police called after schoolboys, 10, spike teacher’s coffee with ‘bleach-like liquid’

A teacher narrowly avoided drinking a ‘bleach-like liquid’ after two of her 10-year-old pupils spiked her coffee during lessons.<p>Police were called to …

Japanese Water Fountain

In Japanese, <i>shishi odoshi</i> means “deer scarer.” These water fountains slowly fill with water and then suddenly tip. The resulting noise when the fountain falls back will scare away any critters eating in your garden. Many Zen gardens have also used these fountains as a meditation aid.<p>Now you can …

Woodworking

Hsiao Ron Cheng's Portraits

Having been familiar with the work of Hsiao Ron Cheng, mainly from his presence in the Juxtapoz 'New Contemporary' book we put together last year, I …

King Tut's Doppelganger Tomb: The Only Thing Missing is the Mummy

CAIRO — There doesn't seem to be any curse on this version of King Tut's tomb.<p>Tourists this week streamed into a long-awaited replica in Egypt that was built to handle visitor demand to view the ancient boy king's ostentatious final resting place.<p>The exact copy, created by scanning the walls of the …

Archaeology

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Samsung data center fire causes outage, errors on smart TVs and phones (update: fixed)

Seeing an error message on your Samsung phone, tablet or Smart TV today? You're not alone, as the Samsung.com website appears to be down and owners worldwide have reported anything from error messages to being unable to access apps on their smart TVs. Reports have spread on Twitter -- mostly from a …

In the Details: How to Build a Cloudlike Chair with Just 550 Pounds of Wool and 600 Hours of Labor

While the Layers Cloud Chair might feel (and look) like you're sitting on a cloud, the bulbous lounge is anything but weightless. It's made from 550 …