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Time-lapse Shows a 'Brinincle' Freezing All Life In Its Path

It might be a few years old, but when we came across the ‘icicle of death,’ we couldn’t help but to want to share it with you.<p>Filmed by Hugh Miller …

Time-lapse Photography

Seaside Home Uses Japanese Design to Foster Grandiose Space from 538 Square Feet

Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the <i>Island Bay House</i>, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture designed the structure using Japanese-inspired principles, which gives …

Architecture
Law Enforcement

A new patent reveals how Google's self driving cars could talk to pedestrians

But will its robotic arm know the right gesture for road rage?<p>As Google works towards the dream of the total driverless car, one of the problems that has been cropping up is that the vehicles are, by design, very defensive drivers. This can leave them stuck at four-way intersections where a little …

Autonomous Cars

Tony Hawk Creates, Conquers First-Ever Horizontal Skateboard Loop

Sometimes you have to make it and break it<p>For those that haven't seen it, take a look at the elliptical, Philip-Johnson-designed "Lipstick Buiding" …

Skateboarding

Arabic graffiti found daubed on easyjet planes' fuel tanks

Investigation launched after Arabic graffiti found on planes at French airports<p>Arabic graffiti was found daubed on panels covering fuel tanks of easyJet planes at French airports.<p>An investigation is being carried out into who made the inscriptions, which were written on four planes in France. The …

Graffiti

Road to Robotic Parking Is Littered With Faulty Projects

MIAMI BEACH — It seemed like the perfect night life accessory for the South Beach set — an automated robotic parking garage where trendy clubgoers could park their Porsches with a futuristic touch of a button.<p>Forget hiding your GPS and favorite Fendi sunglasses from a valet who might ding your new …

Autonomous Cars

Xiaomi’s new $15 high-fidelity in-ear headphones don’t suck

China-based Mi (formerly Xiaomi) has been working to show that it’s more than just a phone manufacturer, even branching out into its own class of accessories. Earlier this month, the company released its latest high-fidelity earbuds and, while they’re not available for order in the U.S., …

18 LOL-Worthy Ugly Christmas Sweaters to Buy ASAP

The annual hunt for the ultimate ugly holiday sweater is underway. That means visions of tacky 3D embellishments, way-too-big buttons and LOL-worthy patterns are dancing in our heads — and at the top of the list of our winter style must-haves. Luckily, you won’t have to comb the internet for too …

Decorations