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These otherworldly domes used to be a beach home

CAPE ROMANO, Fla. — An abandoned coastal home whose land has been claimed by the sea may find new life as an artificial reef.<p>The dome home, built by Bob and Margaret Lee starting in 1980, is a local landmark and an otherworldly tourist attraction to those who can get near it, generally by boat. But …

Monster Alligator In Florida Looks Like Something From 'Jurassic Park'

It was estimated to be about 15 feet long.<p>You can practically hear the "Jurassic Park" theme as you watch this footage of a giant alligator lumbering across the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida.<p>The gator was so big that many believed the video was created with computer animation -- …

NASA's retro guide to future living - CNN Style

Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>It's early evening and you're with friends, enjoying a drink or two. The sun is shining after all and it's been a long week.<p>The river nearby shimmers in the light. You follow its course, your eyes gradually moving up, up, over your head and then down to the other side. …

The 26 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.

Entertainment

Woman meets a Florida panther during her morning nature walk

A Florida sanctuary visitor had an usual sighting while on her morning nature walk.<p>In a clip from Facebook user Tina Dorschel, a Florida panther runs …

22 Books Every Twentysomething Guy Needs To Read

These works of art will literally make you a better man.

What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)

Erika Christakis' new book, <i>The Importance of Being Little</i>, is an impassioned plea for educators and parents to put down the worksheets and flash cards, ditch the tired craft projects (yes, you, Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey) and exotic vocabulary lessons, and double-down on one, simple …

Education

Extremely Rare Gemstone Could Prove That There’s an Ocean Hidden Deep Inside Earth

Researchers believe that deep below the Earth's surface lies an ocean of water. This might sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but thanks to a tiny, extremely rare gemstone, there's cause to believe the seemingly impossible exists. The special stone is called ringwoodite, …

University of Alberta

How well do you know Edgar Allan Poe – quiz

‘Even in the grave, all is not lost.’ Today is the birthday of gothic author Edgar Allan Poe. How well do you know the man behind all that is macabre and mysterious? Take our quiz

E-paper sneakers change your style on the fly

If you're the sort to buy multiple pairs of sneakers just to make sure your footwear is always fashionable, you might soon have a way to save a lot of money. David Coelho is crowdfunding ShiftWear, or sneakers that have color e-paper displays in their sides. You only need a mobile app to change …

eReaders

Adult Fairy Tales: An Interview with Michael Cunningham

<i>ARGUABLY, the practice of reimagining antique fairy tales started with the Brothers Grimm themselves, since their stories are recorded rather than</i> …

5 Unsolved Modern Mysteries That Will Freak You Out

From curious corpses to cryptic ciphers, here are a few of this century’s most intriguing unsolved mysteries to puzzle even the most ingenious …

17 Amazon Reviews Of Disney Films That Are Way Too Real

"Is it just me, or does Prince Eric look a lot like David Seville from Alvin and the Chipmunks?"

Starbucks History: The Espresso Roast

The story behind our quintessential roast<p>Dave Olsen was <i>the</i> coffee guy.<p>He created our Espresso Roast back in 1975. And even though times and palates …

The 15 Best Movies Influenced by The Philosophy of Albert Camus

If you consider “Absurd” to be whatever is without any meaning, or not connected to any meaning, you’re probably in the wrong list, but if you …

Woody Allen

The Edge of Horror

The author photograph of William Sloane on the back of the 1964 edition of <i>The Rim of Morning</i> shows a hawk-eyed gentleman with a pipe clamped in the …

Teaching Spirituality to Kids

Learn how to teach kids about spirituality, faith, hope and morality, even if you're a religious free agent.<p>Andrew Park is the son of academic …

Spirituality

The Foo Fighters 'Rick-roll'd' the Westboro Baptist Church

The church, which is known for protesting military funerals with wildly insensitive signs, were picketing outside the Sprint Center in Kansas City, where the Foo Fighters were scheduled to perfom.<p>In response, the Foo Fighters drove up to the venue and lead a sing-along to Rick Astley's song "Never …

Foo Fighters

Amazon’s Top-selling Book Will Put Your Kid to Sleep in Minutes

A book that promises to make children fall asleep in minutes has topped Amazon’s best-seller list.<p><i>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep</i> is a 22-page …

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Entertainment

30+ Gorgeous DIY Projects To Decorate Your Grown Up Apartment

Get ~inspired~. Alice Mongkongllite 1. Use fabric mediu […]

"Heroin Chicken" (Warning: Extremely Addictive)

Would it be bragging to say that I am famous among my circle of friends for this amazing chicken?<p>Would it be over the top to say that at least two vegetarians (ladies, you know who you are!) have ignored the tofu I had diligently fixed them when they saw this chicken presented to the rest of the …

Recipes

28 Genius Backyard Camping Ideas You Need To Try This Summer

The easiest place to camp? In your own backyard.

Six best albums for walking

Pink Floyd or Rachmaninov? Whether you're going for a stroll in the park or climbing mountains, the right music can make all the difference<p>It is, perhaps, not advisable to be continually plugged into an iPlayer or similar when walking through built up areas. However, out in the open country, where …

Stephen Colbert Just Interviewed Eminem on a Public Access Show and It Was Hysterical

Many bloggers claim that the week before July 4th can be the most difficult week to find interesting news to write about. It can be tempting to just …

The Wonderfully Mundane Lives Of Animals, Captured By Simpsons' Animator Liz Climo

In Liz Climo’s world of animals, rats and snakes are BFFs, dinosaur dads are simply awesome, and narwhals have the best Halloween costumes.<p>Climo is a California-based illustrator and animator. By day, she works as a character artist and storyboard revisionist for “The Simpsons;” but it’s a …

Children's Books

Zea, The Ohio Girl Who Stood Up To A Homophobic Preacher, Is Everyone's New Hero

Sometimes, the loudest voice is the one that doesn't say a word -- just ask this little girl.<p>Zea, a 7-year-old first grader, stood firm in the face of hate over the weekend at a celebration of the Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage. When a preacher began ranting at her through a …

Same-sex Marriage

A Graffiti Artist Posted His Year-Long Battle With A Clean-Up Crew And It's Hilarious

Well played, Mobstr. Well played.