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Irish waterfall video global YouTube hit for insomnia sufferers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_ni/1164000/1164829_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532524456_164fcfbf53d83a87a83cb80d4ce23456<p><b>Beneath a wooden footbridge on the River Bonet in County Leitrim, a small waterfall makes a noisy sound.</b><p>It rushes along, cascading down rocks, …

Republic of Ireland

Ten years of YouTube videos

Ten years ago Jawed Karim uploaded the very first video to YouTube.<p>Titled 'me at the zoo' it lasts only 18 seconds and involves the YouTube co-founder standing in front of elephants at the zoo.<p>Today, 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute<p>BBC Click's Stephen Beckett looks back at …

Amazon trial delivers packages directly to Audi cars

Tired of having to stay home (or ship to the office) just to collect your online orders? If you live in Germany and drive the right car, you might not have to. In an expansion of what Volvo tried last year, Amazon is teaming up with Audi and DHL for a trial that delivers Amazon Prime purchases …

YouTube is 10 years old: the evolution of online video

Ten years is a long time on the internet, especially when 300 hours of video are uploaded to your site every minute. On YouTube’s 10th birthday, we trace the growth and growing pains of online video<p>Allow me to make a bold statement: YouTube, at 10 years old, is the most interesting place on the …

Internet

How People Described The Internet In The 1990s is Hilarious

In the 1990s, the internet was a hard-to-explain concept to people. Even though it’s commonplace now, the idea of electronic mail and being able to surf endless amounts of information without using an encyclopedia was quite foreign.<p>Many books, videos and images were created to help explain the …

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

Will the UK's gas holders be missed?

<b>Gas holders helped warm the UK's homes for decades. But now they are being removed, with the National Grid saying land is being "redeveloped and given back to communities". Will these sentinels of the industrial age be missed?</b><p>In the 200 years that the UK has been using gas power, the country has …

Electrical Grid

Carlyon Bay developers could ask for £15m council loan

<b>A company behind a £250m redevelopment project could ask Cornwall Council for a £15m loan.</b><p>Commercial Estates Group (CEG) was granted permission in 2011 to redevelop in Carlyon Bay.<p>A briefing document by councillor Tom French seen by BBC Cornwall suggested the authority could borrow £15m at low …

Where do the wealthiest 1% live?

<b>As the business and political elite met at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, there was much talk of rising inequality, and many references to the "wealthiest 1%". The phrase conjures up images of billionaires living on private islands - but is that who the 1% really are?</b><p>A report by the …

Credit Suisse

10 things we didn't know last week

<b>1. Couples in the</b> Danish town of Thisted are having more babies to keep public services going.<p>Find out more (Independent)<p><b>2. Women are almost</b> two-thirds more likely than men to believe in God.<p>Find out more (Telegraph)<p><b>3. MI5 bars applicants</b> with visible tattoos.<p>Find out more (Guardian)<p><b>4. Nando's is</b> …

African Art

The most stunning drone pictures of 2014

<b>Earlier this year we brought you news of a new competition, backed by National Geographic, looking for the most impressive drone photography.</b><p>It was arranged in conjunction with Dronestagram - a website for drone photographers to share and discuss their favourite work.<p>The winner was of a beautiful …

Drones

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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 …

15 Creative Long Exposures Capture a World Unseen

Firefly trails. Fireworks that look like balloons. These are just some of the long exposure photos we've seen over the years that opened us up to a whole new world. Today we're taking a look at 15 photos that took long exposure to a whole new level. These photos captured movement unseen by the …

Photography

31 Rolls of Undeveloped Film from a Soldier in WWII Discovered and Processed

Photographer Levi Bettweiser is the man behind the Rescued Film Project, an effort to find and rescue old and undeveloped rolls of film from the far …