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Swiss Company Turns Loved Ones' Cremated Remains into Memorial Diamonds

Swiss company Algordanza has come up with an unconventional and intriguing way to memorialize our loved ones forever. At Algordanza, extreme heat and pressure are used to turn cremated human remains into “memorial diamonds” that can be kept as single gems or worn as unique jewelry. The service, …

Smart Scale for Dummies

Whether it’s to save space or keep things looking tidy, we have a natural tendency to push our at-home body scales right up against the wall. Great, …

Wink Space: An Immersive Kaleidoscopic Mirror Tunnel Inside a Shipping Container | Colossal

<p>For the 2013 KOBE Biennale artists and designers were invited to create environments inside industrial shipping containers as part of the ‘Art in a …

Backtracker Helps Bikers Keep From Being Rear-Ended

iKubu has created something that just might save a biker’s life. Called the Backtracker, the device notifies you how fast and how close cars are approaching behind you and it reacts by flashing a light and telling the rider they are about to get hit.<p>The founders describe it as a notification system …

Modern-Day Street Photographs of England Captured with a 130-Year-Old Camera

What’s a photographer to do when they’re in possession of a 130-year-old wooden camera and a 100-year-old lens, capable of capturing images using the …

Revealed: Asian slave labour producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK

Slaves forced to work for no pay for years at a time under threat of extreme violence are being used in Asia in the production of seafood sold by major US, British and other European retailers, the Guardian can reveal.<p>A six-month investigation has established that large numbers of men bought and …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

New smartphone chip will beam high-definition holograms as early as 2015

Just imagine: a smartphone that projects 3D holograms into thin-air. If you can wait until the end of next year, and if you can believe the claims being made by a well-funded company called Ostendo, then your next handset could be capable of just that. Thanks to breakthroughs by the Californian …

Mother of Pearl Shell Skull Carvings by Gregory Halili | Colossal

<p>Born and raised in the Philippines, New Jersey-based artist Gregory Halili is deeply influenced by the vegetation and wildlife he experienced as a …

Gael Monfils Stuns French Open Crowd with Incredible Dance Moves

Adverse weather conditions may have disrupted play on Day 2 of this year’s French Open, but that didn’t prevent Gael Monfils from wowing the Roland Garros crowd.<p>As per Stuart Fraser of the <i>Daily Mail</i>, Frenchman Monfils “is renowned as one of the biggest entertainers on the tour," and he certainly …

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Seattle OKs $15 minimum wage

SEATTLE — The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation.<p>The issue has dominated politics in the liberal municipality for months, and a boisterous crowd of mostly labor …

To Chill for Infinity: A Flipboard Story on a Hip-Hop Classic

Inside Flipboard / March 13, 2014<p>Tajai Massey had a choice: sell crack or find an escape. This was around 30 years ago, and Massey, a kid growing up …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

Is bamboo the next carbon fibre?

Poor carbon fibre. What began as a late-20th Century wonder material for military aircraft was then nobly adopted by the motorsport world for strength, low weight and energy dissipation. Yet now, well into its career as a mission-critical material, it has also become window dressing in the …

Conrad Jon Godly’s Mountain Paintings Drip from the Canvas | Colossal

<p>When looking at Swiss painter Conrad Jon Godly’s mountainous paintings, it takes a moment to truly appreciate the incredible skill behind what seems …

Thailand Coup: McDonald's Crowd Defies Junta Protest Ban

BANGKOK, Thailand — Hundreds of anti-coup protesters surrounded a downtown branch of McDonald’s Sunday, one of a number of small demonstrations taking place in defiance of a ban by the new military junta.<p>Bewildered soldiers and police with riot shields looked on as the angry crowd shouted and held …

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MH370: author's claims Malaysia Airlines plane accidentally shot down angers victim

MH370 book, suggesting theory that missing plane accidentally shot down in US-Thai military exercise, criticised by family of missing passengers<p>The family of passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight has criticised the release of the first book on the saga, saying the publication was …

Scientists Have Discovered The World’s Biggest Dinosaur In Argentina

A group of scientists in Argentina have found the biggest dinosaur fossil in the history of the world. It’s the kind of “titanosaur” that would give Godzilla a run for his money. From Time:<p>The largest dinosaur ever known to walk the earth has been unearthed in Argentina, and it really is a …