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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

These Animal Sculptures Made Entirely Out Of Cutlery Will Amaze You

This is pretty forkin' cool.

Environment: News & features

North Korea: 'You are brainwashed from the time you know how to talk'

UN dossier of regime's human rights abuses contains appalling stories of how state brutally enforces 'racial purity'<p>• North Korean crimes 'unparalleled' – UN report<p>Among the desperate and appalling chronicle of horrors presented across 372 pages in the full UN report into rights abuses in North …

Watch This Artist Age, Die, And Be Reborn Through The Power Of Makeup

Emma Allen puts your average Sephora shopper to absolute shame.

The Only Moments From The Sochi Olympic Opening Ceremony Worth Watching

And so it begins...

A Teenager Replaced All Her Family Photos With Pictures Of Kanye West To See If Her Mom Would Notice

...And it turns out she didn't for a very long time.<p>(h/t Jezebel)

Leonardo DiCaprio Got Crotch Hugged By Infamous Crotch Hugger

And...he liked it.

Sochi unveils the world's first 'selfie building'

Like a digital Mount Rushmore rising from the Winter Olympic park, London architect Asif Khan has designed a pavilion that morphs into the shape of visitors’ faces<p>• Sochi digital building makes giant 3D selfies - video<p>Beyonce and Bieber do it, Cameron and Obama have done it, and even the Pope is at …

Flappy Bird is proof that no one knows what the audience wants

Everyone in the games industry is trying to figure out what "the people" want.<p>The big players in the AAA sector believe the people want military shooters and open-world games full of the old ultra violence. The indie community believes that what people really want is experimental games with heart …

AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever

Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? …

Heliotrope: The World's First Energy Positive Solar Home

Look, up in the sky — it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s the Heliotrope! The brainchild of Architect Ralph Disch, this rotating solar home was the seed …

Clean Energy

These naked Buddha sculptures sparked heated debate in China, with some calling them 'interesting' and others branding them 'disrespectful'. See more pictures of the day here: http://fw.to/GnWHeDD (Photo: China News/Rex Features)

So MTV reduces teen pregnancy. Why are we surprised?

I worked on the MTV show 16 and Pregnant. It was raw and real. I understand why it was effective birth control<p>In our polarized age, reality television may be the only thing all of America agrees on: it's disgusting, fake, bottom-dwelling, voyeuristic trash that rots our minds and brainwashes our …

Scientists explore skin colors of extinct marine reptiles

“Our discovery enables us to make a journey through time and to revisit these ancient reptiles using their own biomolecules.” – Per Uvdal, research …

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

Le Mans

I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on

Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn't)<p>Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start …

‘Erm, Did Kanye West Actually Say That In 2013?’ – Take The Quiz

This week (December 23) NME revealed our favourite quotes from our favourite artists in 2013. Unsurprisingly, since he started giving interviews …

Charlie Sheen Wrote A Poem Shaming Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson

A strange new addition to the Duck Dynasty saga. #TigerBlood<p>Presented without comment:<p>Charlie also added this photo of a duck for good measure:

The Injustice Of The YouTube Content ID Crackdown Reveals Google's Dark Side

Right now, the gaming world is up in arms over a series of new Draconian measures that YouTube has implemented to slam content creators with copyright strikes, violation notices and revenue redistribution. Unfortunately, I’ve seen this discussed very little outside the gaming press, and I’m …

Don't judge a cat book by its cover

Publishers may think a cute animal on the cover is what sells in the supermarket, but ask around online and those who buy pet books will tell you otherwise<p>The moment of receiving your first book jacket is one that every author remembers. I was so excited when I got mine – <i>a jacket, for a book,</i> …

In this heartbreaking exclusive, a couple who lost their triplets in a mall fire in Qatar talk about their fight for truth. Read more: http://fw.to/csTRyTF Photo: Reuters

Teacher Vows to Complete Doodles on Student's Exams

Redditor Squeezymo is a teacher at an all-girls Catholic school in Bangkok, Thailand who has vowed to complete or add to any drawings that students leave on homework assignments or exams. The quirky educator manages to add drawings and text in red ink to the young pupils' doodles, turning them into …

Teaching

What's That Clinging To The Towering Wall And Why Doesn't It Fall Off?

Maybe you've seen this, (it's gotten around), but I'm still gobsmacked. Totally amazed. We're in northern Italy looking at the face of the Cingino Dam, and here and there on the vertical stone wall, you'll see a few dark specks.<p>Here they are again, a little closer. They look like protruding rocks, …

I Got Myself Arrested So I Could Look Inside the Justice System

A former prosecutor fights the law and lets it win.<p>Ten years ago, when I started my career as an assistant district attorney in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, I viewed the American criminal justice system as a vital institution that protected society from dangerous people. I once prosecuted a …

How America Reacted To Sandy Hook: 22 Front Pages From A Year Ago

Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 26 people dead.

33 Reasons Why Aliens Will Never Talk To Us

Not going to happen.

The Nativity (scientifically accurate version)

The nativity is the classic Christmas story still told and performed in schools all over the UK. However, to reflect that we live in a modern, secular society, a new and more scientifically accurate update of the story is needed<p>The nativity is the traditional Christmas story of the birth of Jesus …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …