Rob Broad

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New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12 Angle Stone

Hundreds of years after it was precisely carved and placed into a wall, a stone has been found in Peru that could undermine the country's famous 12 Angle Stone.<p>Researchers say the stone is part of "a hydraulic system built at the archaeological site Inkawasi in Huancavelica," hundreds of miles from …

How North Korea Became So Isolated

North Korea is one of the most isolated countries in the world.<p>The roughly 24 million people who live in the totalitarian state have minimal interaction with the outside world. Foreign media is forbidden, interaction with tourists is strictly controlled and the Internet is inaccessible to almost …

So Long, Shaker Pint: The Rise and Fall of America's Awful Beer Glass

How the entire U.S. came to drink out of a vessel never meant for human lips.<p>When Sam Fitz was a teenager, there was only one way to drink draft beer, and that was the 16-ounce shaker glass: The sturdy, straight-sided, stackable vessel you see at restaurants and bars, serving suds and sodas …

IKEA takes a jab at Apple in an ad for its latest catalog

The biggest target is typically the easiest to hit, and ahead of Apple's big event next week IKEA's taking a good-natured swing at Cupertino. To debut its new 2015 catalog, the Swedish furniture company crafted a video that bears more than a passing resemblance to a TV spot from the iPhone company. …

22 Pictures That Prove We're Living In The Damn Future

The future is now, y'all.

Your Weekend GIF: Racing Flyby

That’s one way to make a pass…<p>This Weekend GIF is all about a crazy accident. One driver had a camera strapped to his car and was in perfect position …

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15 Outdoor Fireplaces That Will Make You Rethink Your Entire Backyard

Is your summer party missing this alfresco essential?<p>Give your guests something warm and cozy to gather around this outdoor entertaining season with a fireplace that looks as good as its heat feels. Here are a few of our favorite ways to style outdoor fireplaces.

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Some Guy Created This Awesome Video Of Spacecraft From 'Star Wars' Taking Over A German Airport

The routed Empire is preparing for its comeback by massing forces at Germany's Frankfurt International Airport. Well, at least that's how one YouTuber sees it.<p>YouTube user Frank Wunderlich created a video showing the airport as a staging area for the Galactic Empire, and the result is pretty …