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Kanye West Sent Taylor Swift a Massive Bouquet of Flowers

Kanye West and Taylor swift have had an interesting relationship. Things clearly got off on the wrong foot when West famously interrupted Taylor during her 2009 VMA acceptance speech. But, earlier this year, the two were spotted hanging out and chatting over dinner. Taylor even gave a speech …

Pocket has been down for hours and people are starting to panic

The popular ‘read later’ platform Pocket has been down for<p>1520 hours after what its engineers say was a “syncing error” occurred during an upgrade of the site’s code.<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit.Visit Hard Fork.CLICK IT<p>The company’s official statement was: “This afternoon, …

David Sandberg

Mowgli x Mokuyobi Threads Pop-up at Space 15 Twenty; Jillian Michaels Body Shred at Universal CityWalk; More!

We round up the week's coolest events so you don't have to.<p><i>HOLLYWOOD</i>—Chill vibes will be abound for the kick-off of a beach bum-friendly pop-up at Space 15 Twenty (1520 N Cahuenga Boulevard). Mowgli Surf teams up with Mokuyobi Threads for a five-week-long shopping experience packed with colorful, …

7 Of America's Most Eerily Beautiful Lava Tubes

You can actually walk through the once-fiery depths of Mother Nature.<p>For most hikes, the destination -- whether it be the top of a dramatic cliff or the foot of a tall waterfall -- is the reward.<p>But then there are lava tube hikes, where passing through and exploring the mysterious and alluring …

National Parks

Scientists exploring wreck of sunken U-boat off Rhode Island

The submarine, U-853, was sunk in the Battle of Point Judith by Coast Guard and Navy ships on May 6, 1945, the day after it took down the SS Black Point, the last U.S. merchant ship sunk in the Atlantic during the war.<p>The scientists from the University of Rhode Island's Inner Space Center, …

Rhode Island

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

5 Weird Food Facts from World’s Fairs Past

The Plate<p>World’s Fairs, like the one going on now in Milan, are places to show off new technology and ideas for the future. (Check out our series on food at the Milan Expo). They’re also places where hundreds of thousands of people need to eat in a hurry, often while walking. So while the last 150 …