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Cigars

Virtual Reality Threesomes Have Come, And You Can Download Them Right Now

We're so close.<p>We've got virtual reality robot hand jobs. Our life-like sex dolls are getting rigged with artificial intelligence (so we can have that much-needed conversation with them). And now, we can experience pornography on virtual reality headsets, from the perspective of the porn stars.<p>It's …

New Models of Suspended Tents Offer More Versatility for Sleeping Among Trees

Tentsile has the adventurous camper in mind with their innovative suspended tent systems. We first featured the company last year, marveling over how you could safely sleep in the trees with their sturdy, waterproof products. Since then, they've unveiled a few new models that allow for even more …

Beating Crohn's Disease: A Cannabis Journey

In 2007, after 11 months of diarrhea and extreme stomach pain, Fatin Phoenix Ward was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. “I was on steroids and …

Pittsburgh Bus Slogan Nixed Because It's A Racial Slur When Read Backwards

The Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is changing a longtime slogan on its buses after commuters complained that it spells out a racial slur when read backwards.<p>The slogan, "Ziggin Zaggin," has been wrapped around nine buses since 2003. No one had a problem with it until a few days …

Felines Cole and Marmalade Demonstrate the Devious Methods That Cats Use To Plot World Domination

Cole and Marmalade (previously) have given their human Chris at least nine reasons to worry that his cats, with the help of neighboring felines, are …

Without safety gear, two guys climb world’s second tallest tower illegally to take epic selfies

Lily camera: new drone uses GPS to follow you around

Flying camera that uses GPS to track its subject ups competition in aerial cinematography<p>Sales of drones <b>have surged since 2013</b> as amateur film-makers experiment with the possibilities of capturing aerial shots quickly and cheaply - but a bit of expertise has usually been required to operate the …

Graphene-Eating Spiders Spin Silk Stronger Than Kevlar

Spiders sprayed with carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes magically produce strongest fiber ever measured.<p>Materials science researchers have been trying to harness the power of spider silk for a long time. The substance is unbelievably strong, comparable to steel, and incredibly stretchy, as anyone …

NASA’s Messenger mission set to end, will crash into Mercury’s surface

A spacecraft that transformed scientists' understanding of Mercury, the solar system's innermost planet, ended its mission Thursday by crashing into the world it revealed so vividly.<p>NASA's Messenger mission was launched in August, 2004. Equipped with a special thermal shield to protect it from the …

This Is the Disturbing Reality that US War Veterans Live In

Photographer Devin Mitchell decided to begin traveling the US in search of military veterans who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The …

20 Shocking Images That Expose China's Deadly Pollution Problem

You might be of the impression that China is a country filled with idyllic natural landscapes, a flourishing ecosystem, a focus on conservation and …

Giant Bees Swarm a Surreal Life-Sized House Replica

Jean-François Fourtou’s 'Merci Louisette' is a nostalgic labyrinth of oversized insects and playful beekeepers.<p>Oversized insects busy the forefront of Jean-François Fourtou’s nostalgic installation, <i>Merci Louisette</i>. Fourtou’s dreamy scene overflows with honey and hives, colossal bees and their …

Sculptor Carves Watermelon and Pumpkins Into Stunningly Realistic Heads of Fantasy Characters and Animals

Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica carves watermelons and pumpkins into stunningly realistic heads of fantasy characters and animals. Some of his …

Tilt shifting Vincent Van Gogh paintings reveal so much more about this talented artist

The Dangers of Advanced Artificial Intelligence Are Brought to Life in a Chilling New Trailer for ‘Ex Machina’

A24 has released a chilling new trailer, titled “Implications“, for their sci-fi thriller film <i>Ex Machina</i> (previously) directed by Alex Garland. The …

A Comprehensive Seven-Minute Recap of All of the Marvel Films Leading Up to ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Multimedia journalist Abraham Riesman has created a comprehensive seven-minute recap for Vulture of all of the live-action Marvel films in …

Top 10 things about brown recluse spiders

It’s their active season. Here are some things you might not know.<p>It’s brown recluse spider season. That’s the spider with the violin markings on its …

Super Anatomy - Why, You're Nothing But Spandex And Bones!

Super Anatomy by Ed Harrington<p>To discover what makes a superhero tick you have to go beneath the flashy costumed surface and cut straight to the …

Chile's Calbuco Volcano Erupts, 1,500 People Evacuated

By Anthony Esposito<p>SANTIAGO, April 22 (Reuters) - Volcano Calbuco in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades on Wednesday, sending a thick plume of ash and smoke nearly 20 kilometers into the sky.<p>Chile's Onemi emergency office declared a red alert following the sudden …

Scientists Figure Out Why Your Knuckles Crack

Short answer: gas bubbles<p>Whether it’s a nervous habit or done just by accident, most people crack their knuckles every once in a while. But the reason why joints crack at all (and the long-term effects of cracking) has been the subject of much debate in the scientific community. With the help of a …

Man Shaves off Half His Beard and Creatively Fills It in with Amusing Objects

So Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon can grow quite a beard, and he spent four months cultivating his facial hair before shaving exactly half of it off. It's an unconventional move to say the least, but one that was well worth it. His photo project called <i>Fifty Fifty Selfie</i> …

Barbershops

Yes, Japanese Handjob Karaoke Exists And It's Insanely Funny

Karaoke can often be a blast, especially if the drinks are flowing, but it can always be immensely challenging and nerve-wrecking being put on the …

Karaoke

If a robot kills someone, who is to blame?

If you are looking for signs of the coming robot apocalypse, look no further than the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. Here, along the most fortified border in the world, more than just human soldiers are keeping watch.<p>Meet the SGR-A1, a sentry robot deployed by South Korea and …

This Steam-Powered Motorcycle Is Any Steampunk’s Fan Dream Come True

The ‘Black Pearl’ is a one-of-a-kind steam-powered motorcycle created by Dutch bike builder René van Tuil, of Revatu Customs. Looking like the love …

Motorcycles

Two-Year-Old DJ Still in Diapers Is Taking South Africa by Storm

Oratilwe Hlongwane, a.k.a. DJ AJ, has become a viral phenomenon in South Africa with a dedicated fan following of thousands. But here’s the twist – …

South Africa

'How to Speak Cat': Author decodes what felines convey with their purrs, yowls, blinks

LOS ANGELES -- When it comes to cats, those meows mean ... well, a lot of things.<p>With each purr, yowl or even blink, felines are saying, "Hello," …

Pets

Watch what happens when a phone falls from a skyscraper

Amazing footage has been recovered from a phone which was dropped from a skyscraper in Dubai<p>A video has emerged of a phone falling from a sky scraper in Dubai.<p>Catalin Marin was taking photos when his phone slipped from his hand and fell down the 42-storey Liberty House building.<p>The phone didn't …