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Heck Yeah: Badass Demon, Dragon And Owl Skull Masks

These are the demon, dragon and owl skull masks hand sculpted, cast and painted by Catherine Gretschel of Etsy shop aishavoya (who also created those …

Amazingly Unique Tree Produces 40 Different Types of Fruit

Imagine a tree that produces not just one type of fruit, but a whole variety of them! Artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken has brought that vision to life with the <i>Tree of 40 Fruit</i>, an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees that grow over 40 types of stone fruit, including …

Forget Selfies, Dronies Are The New Must-Take Travel Photo

Selfies are <i>so</i> last season.<p>Meet "dronies," the cooler, more adventurous, amped-up sibling of the oft-maligned selfie.<p>A "dronie" is basically a selfie from the sky, taken not at arm's length from your smartphone but from an uber-cool drone that flies above you, photographing not only your face, but …

This is how you invent a person online

On April 8, 2013, I received an envelope in the mail from a nonexistent return address in Toledo, Ohio. Inside was a blank thank-you note and an Ohio state driver’s license. The ID belonged to a 28-year-old man called Aaron Brown—6 feet tall and 160 pounds with a round face, scruffy brown hair, a …

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Game of Drones

If it flies, it fights.<p>Most pilots enjoy keeping their drones airborne. Marque Cornblatt, who studied digital art before turning to robotics, has different pleasure centers in his brain. “Crash your drone,” he says. “Get your hands dirty fixing that thing. Come up with solutions to keep it …

There Are A Bunch Of Startups That Find You Money You Didn't Know You Were Owed

Now several new startups are helping people do more than just complain when a flight is delayed or a cop issues an unfair parking ticket.<p>Nicolas Michaelsen likes to call what his startup does "justice as a service." Michaelsen founded Airhelp with Henrik Zillmer, Greg Roodt, and Morten Lund in …

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10 DIY Vases and Planters

Spring has arrived, and for many people that means integrating more flowers and plants into their home décor. If you’re looking to add more plant …

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Contemporary Lighting that Captures Nature’s Beauty

Nature is one of the most popular themes in contemporary design, and lighting fixtures are no exception. The beautiful lines and inspiring contrasts …

Build Your Resiliency: Quit Catastrophizing | The Art of Manliness

<i>This is the sixth part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, and</i> …

The World's Most Expensive Restaurant Is Where?

We've stumbled upon the world's most expensive restaurant, and it's completely incredible. While the chef was able to describe it in just a few words (passion, gastronomy, radically different), we've created a list of the most important things to know about this crazy dining experience.<p>Take the …

He Made Me His Nymphet

He liked to call me a nymphet. It was true, to some extent.<p>At 13 I felt like was 16, at 15 I became 18, and at 16 I celebrated my 21st birthday.<p>The …

18 People Reveal The Unwritten Rules Of The Homeless That The Public Is Completely Unaware Of

There’s a lot about the homeless life that people who live “comfortably” don’t know about. They’re found here on this Reddit thread.<p>Check out the …

18 Ugly Truths About Modern Dating That You Have To Deal With

1. The person who cares <i>less</i> has all the power. Nobody wants to be the one who’s more interested.<p>2. Because we want to show how cavalier and blasé we …

25 Hikers And Backpackers Reveal The Creepiest, Scariest Things They’ve Found In The Wild

Have you ever been out camping and heard some weird noise coming from the other side of the tent walls? What about the weird tree and rock formations …

What Your Sushi Order Says About You

<b>California Roll</b><br>“I either have no money or I’m 15 years old…does this come with miso soup?”<p><b>“15 Sake Bombs, Please!”</b><br>“I consider myself the life of the …

15 Ways To Get Me To Swipe Left

I hopped on the Tinder bandwagon a few weeks ago, mainly for the self-confidence boost. I know there aren’t supposed to be dealbreakers in “grown-up” …

The Audacity Of Women

One of the main criticisms of modern American feminism is that it’s no longer needed now that women are equals. I disagree, but not for the same …

Powdered Alcohol Gets U.S. Government Approval

Excellent news for those who hate alcohol in its natural, liquid form: Industry blog BevLaw reports the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has given the go-ahead to <b>Palcohol</b>, a patent-pending <b>powdered alcohol brand</b> that offers seven varieties of powered spirits. The product comes in rum …

La Petite Ceinture, Paris' Abandoned Railway, Is The Perfect Way To Get Off The Beaten Path

Want to take a walk off the beaten Paris path? If so, a stroll along <i>La Petite Ceinture</i> is definitely for you.<p>A railway that once circled the City of Light, <i>La Petite Ceinture</i> (called "The Little Belt" in English) ran along <i>Boulevards des Maréchaux</i>, but stopped running in 1934.<p>Since then, the …

5 Reasons to Visit Shikoku, Japan

The least populous of Japan’s four primary islands, Shikoku exists in a dreamy, under-the-radar state far removed from Tokyo’s neon lights and …

Tokyo Museum Honors Animation Master Miyazaki

<i>Rooftop Garden at Ghibli Museum</i><p><i>The Wind Rises</i> may have lost the Oscar to Disney's <i>Frozen,</i> but Hayao Miyazaki and his famed Studio Ghibli animation studio aren't shedding too many tears. The studio won its own Oscar in 2003 for <i>Spirited Away</i> and was nominated again in 2005 for <i>Howl's Moving …

Modern Tree Houses that ‘Leaf’ Us Breathless

<i>Image via RMIT Architecture</i><p>Why settle for admiring leaves from the ground, when you could swoon from your own space in the canopy? With the crisp autumn air inviting us outside, we couldn’t resist sharing our favorite photos of high-altitude reading nooks, homes, restaurants, and hotels!<p><i>Image via</i> …

Wearables startup Cuff makes technology you may actually want to wear

There’s little doubt that most wearable technology currently focuses more on function than form — but that will have to change if the category has a hope of going truly mainstream. That’s the mindset of a San Francisco-based startup called Cuff, which has just announced a new line of wearables …