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The 25 Books Every Kid Should Have on Their Bookshelf

This month marks the 70th anniversary of one of our favorite children’s books of all time, the beautiful, contemplative novella <i>The Little Prince</i>. To …

Pressure Cooker

Am I right to be afraid of pressure cookers? What's the worst thing that can happen if you misuse a pressure cooker in an ordinary kitchen?<p>—Delphine …

Ray Bradbury

The 14 Greatest Hoaxes of All Time

<b>By Adam K. Raymond<br>Illustrations by John Ueland</b><p>Anyone can toilet paper a house or slip a whoopee cushion onto a chair. Pulling off a truly legendary …

11 Outfits of the 70s

This is why you should be happy you didn’t live in a time where you could wear these clothes.<p>Like this:

A “Cuts of Beef” cheat sheet

Visual.ly:<p>An easy-to-use guide to cuts of beef. The chart shows where each cut of meat comes from on the cow, how much it costs and how to best cook …

Visors: Things No Man Can Wear

Share<p>Tweet<p>10. Visors<p>Paul Rudd's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall</i> wore a visor. Why? Because he was an absolute dolt. If you're afraid of the sun getting in your eyes, go buy some sunglasses. No man should wear the same headgear that the guy who restocks the relish at Nathan's wears. And don't …

Paul Rudd

The view from on top of the Great Pyramid

raskalov_vit:<p>I want to tell you a little story about how we climbed to the top of one of the seven wonders of the world.We had to hide from the …

Hey Apple, Where’s the Fire?

I know the trend lately is to suggest that Apple is not moving fast enough. That it should be releasing brand-new groundbreaking products every year …

The Kinder Egg kerfuffle

It looks like American children will be finding a little nanny-statism in their Easter baskets this week.<p>Just in time for the Easter holiday, the …

Game of Thrones in 9 Minutes (VIDEO): Recap of seasons 1 and 2.

Whether you’re a George R. R. Martin disciple or just an armchair visitor of Westeros, <i>Game of Thrones</i> can be a daunting show to follow. <i>Slate V</i> is …

Diamonds Are Bullshit

"Yeah, they say three years’ salary."<p><b>Michael Scott, The Office</b><p>American males enter adulthood through a peculiar rite of passage - they spend most of …

Magnetic Putty Time Lapse 1080p

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Pain and Gain Red Band Trailer #1 (2013) - Michael Bay Movie HD

Disturbing Pears That Look Like Human Babies

We will never know why, but we can most certainly learn how. The fruit get this particular shape in its initial stages of growing. They are placed in …

The Most Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Around the World

One of the best known symbols of spring in Japan are the magnificent pink Japanese cherry trees, also called sakura. Starting in mid-March, the …

Mouth-Watering Bugatti

The Bugatti Gangloff is like the chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream frosting of the luxury supercar world… self indulgent… decadent… sexy… …

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

BIG announcement, T-Mobile and location, location, location! | Your Mac Life

Shawn King (@ShawnKing) | Twitter

Aha! I was wondering why my tweet was getting so much notice. Turns out, it was quoted in this Associated Press story: "Apple's HomePod leaves an …

Sly's Website of the Week for March 27, 2013 | Your Mac Life

Such a wonderful reaction from a little girl on her first trip in an airplane. I don't mind flying, but I don't know that I could be in a plane where …

Interview with Janice Stillman of The Old Farmer's Almanac | Your Mac Life

I read the announcement that "The Old Farmer’s Almanac" now has an iPad version and I realized that even though I've heard about it many times, I …