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This Natural Bug Repellent Works Better Than Deet

If mosquitoes love to slurp your blood—and yes, some people are more prone to a bite than others—you’ll likely stop at nothing to keep them away, …

15+ Dogs That Have No Idea How Silly They Look With Their Toys

Dog toys are meant to make our pet pups happy, but there are plenty of clever dog toy designs that are fun (or funny) for their owners as well. The …

Insane Video Shows A Pro Biker Pulling Stunts On A Ridge In Scotland

Professional street trials bike rider Danny MacAskill just released a video of his exploits on a mountain bike in Scotland, and it's nothing short of incredible.<p>The new film, called "The Ridge," shows MacAskill returning to his home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland, where he heads up, and then …

New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

A team of scientists have crafted a thread of carbon atoms 20,000 times smaller than a strand of human hair, and it may prove to be the strongest man-made material in the universe.<p>Called a "diamond nanothread," the ultra-thin material has a never-before-seen structure resembling the hexagonal rings …

No One Is Angrier About Obama's Coffee Cup Salute Than Stephen Colbert

If you thought your favorite Fox News pundits were furious about President Obama's "latte" salute, then get ready for a steaming hot cup of Stephen Colbert.<p>And don't bother coming at him with your liberal whining, Colbert warned: "This has nothing to do with the fact that the coffee was black."

After Jim Gaffigan's Rant About Fish, You'll Never Look At Seafood The Same Way Again

Jim Gaffigan has already gone on a lengthy rant about kale, but there's a whole category of food the comedian may hate even more.<p>On Wednesday's "Late Show," Gaffigan revealed to David Letterman that he thinks fish is completely disgusting, adding, "The best compliment you can give fish is to say …

Dog Has A Tantrum When It's Time To Stop Swimming, But We Totally Understand

In a video submitted to America's Funniest Home Videos, a water-loving German Shepherd is confronted with some heart-breaking news: It's time to get out of the water.<p>But the dog responds in a totally appropriate manner -- by howling "Noooo!" repeatedly and having a whiny fit until her human finally …

High School Band Performs Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name” – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

The coolest high school band teacher award goes to this guy, for teaching his class Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name”.<p>*EDIT Chris over …

What Happens When an F1 Car, Supercar and Motorbike Race?

On the most recent episode of <i>Top Gear</i>, an F1 car, Supercar and Motorbike raced against each other in Sydney. Some were disappointed that they didn’t …

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Ranking the NBA's 20 Best Defenses of All Time

It's not always easy to figure out how dominant an NBA defense is, especially when comparing modern-day units to the premier forces of the 1950s and '60s.<p>Just looking at points given up isn't enough, because that doesn't allow pace to come into play. For that reason, defensive rating—a pace-neutral …

Comparing a 2.43-Meter High Jump to a Basketball Hoop Puts It in Perspective

You have to actually see what Qatar high-jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim did at the 2014 Diamond League series in Brussels in order to believe it.<p>Barshim and Ukraine's Bohdan Bondarenko battled to see who would be named champion, and in the end, it was Barshim. He cleared the bar at an incredible 2.43 …

Hugh Jackman Tries to Cheat & Fails During a Game of Pool Bowling Against Jimmy Fallon on ‘The Tonight Show’

Hugh Jackman attempted to cheat, but failed miserably, while competing in a game of pool bowling against host Jimmy Fallon on a recent episode of <i>The</i> …

Nick Offerman Gives Unqualified -- Yet Excellent -- Advice - PAPER

Nick Offerman offers unqualified -- yet nevertheless excellent -- advice on topics ranging from what you should wear while running a marathon to how you should tell your boyfriend you love him. [via Tonight Show]<p>Larry David's high school yearbook photo is the best. [via Trill Adam Clark]<p>Pooh gets …

New Stonehenge Discovery: What Took So Long?

Checking in on the latest theories on the world’s most mysterious piece of prehistoric architecture.<p>An extensive scan of the area surrounding Stonehenge has uncovered more than a dozen new monuments, adding to the scant information archeologists have been able to determine about the world’s most …

This chill dog treats bath day like a trip to the spa

en_US<p>article<p>It’s common knowledge that dogs will do anything and everything - from puppy dog eyes to literally running away – just to evade bath …

Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends …

Samsung Is In On The Apple Jokes With These New ‘It Doesn’t Take A Genius’ Ads

Forget the fast food wars that the 90s action classic <i>Demolition Man</i> promised us. One day, I’m going to have to explain to my son that the reason we live in a tent in the wilderness of a world without electricity is that Apple and Samsung hated each other so much that their hilariously loyal …

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Building a PC: Everything You Need to Know About GPUs

W<i>ant</i> <i>to build your own gaming PC but don't know where to start? Over the next few weeks, we're bringing you the essential info on how to pick the best PC parts for your budget. This week, we're kicking things off with arguably the most important part of any gaming PC: the GPU.</i><p>So, you've decided to …

Using Fluorescent Dye To Show How Sponges Filter Feed

In this fascinating demonstration of how sponges filter feed, researchers introduce harmless fluorescent dye in the water near the animals and record …

How Jurassic Park Chose CGI Over Stop-Motion

The movie <i>Jurassic Park</i> premiered 21 years ago this week. But when pre-production began, the plan was to use stop-motion animation for the dinosaurs. …

The Bad Sign For Miami Heat's Hopes Of 3-Peating Suddenly Looks Even Worse

The Miami Heat are in big trouble and it is not just because they trail 2-1 in the NBA Finals to the San Antonio Spurs.<p>During the Conference Finals, we took a look at the Miami Heat's point differential during the playoffs. We looked at how dominant the Heat have been by how much they have …