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12 Habits of Highly Motivated Runners

How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Dedicated Mom Builds Amazingly Detailed Model of Hogwarts with 400,000 LEGO Bricks

A Seattle mom has brought the beloved Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to life with an incredibly detailed, 400,000-piece Lego model of the castle. Alice Finch spent a year constructing this magical diorama that accurately depicts key scenes from the books and movies. Finch originally got …

Fitness Trainer Tricks to Get Fit

I am often asked for my trainer tricks or what I do to get and stay fit. People ask what I do when the munchies strike, how often I work out, and if I ever indulge in adult beverages! The answer is YES, I do, but I live by the 80/20 rule. (Actually, I'm closer to the 90/10 rule.) I stick to healthy …

Here's Why Rivers Almost Never Flow In A Straight Line

This is probably something you learned in elementary school: Rivers almost never flow in a straight line. Instead, they twist and turn along serpentine paths.<p>But why exactly is that so?<p>A new video by YouTube’s MinuteEarth (above) gives the surprisingly complicated answer, showing how even the …

You're Going To Really Have To Want To Get To St. Helena

If you're looking to get away -- and we mean <i>really</i> away -- from a fast-paced life, you probably should head on down to St. Helena. You may have heard of it thanks to 10th grade history when you learned that Napoleon was exiled there, but you may want to go to it now because there (supposedly) …

Watch 'The Last of Us' as a live-action stage show

"It's really weird to put video games up on a stage."<p><i>The Last Of Us</i> is one of the PlayStation 3's most fondly remembered experiences, but for one night in Santa Monica it was something very different — a live stage show. Appropriately called "The Last of Us: One Night Live," the performance …

Watch this guy shred through four decades of video game music

Sure, some video games require lightning-fast fingers, but even the most insane combos in <i>Street Fighter</i> don't quite compare to running up and down a guitar's fretboard lickety-split. To pay tribute to 40-plus years of gaming history, YouTuber FamilyJules7X put together an <i>epic</i> 17-minute performance …

See The Fifth Element imagined as a 16-bit video game

YouTube satirists CineFix have done about two dozen interpretations of popular movies as old-school video games, and their latest endeavor is delivering all the key scenes of <i>The Fifth Element</i> in 8-bit — "and a little 16-bit," they say — style.<p>CineFix has a robust series of these movies, including …

Alex & Jumpy - The Parkour Dog

How To Make Healthy Flavored Water At Home

<i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our time at the gym actually</i> …

9 Foods/Utensils That Make It A Little Too Easy To Eat (PHOTOS)

There are three standard utensils in the U.S. for a reason: You shouldn't need much more than a fork, knife or spoon. Yet, various devices have been created to make eating even easier. Do you really need a utensil for holding buffalo wings? Probably not, but it exists.<p>Beyond utensils, there have …

Clipless: Stick Your Phone to Anything (Including You)

They Innovate Inc. is the name of an upstart design company out of Port Hope, Canada. Focusing on the phone mounting space, their first product is …

iOS 11

Are modern games easier or simply designed better?

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>In recent years, an odd consensus has arisen where many believe that games are easier than they used to be. In many cases it’s true, and it isn’t surprising, …

10 Deadliest Animals in the World

We humans are constantly putting in efforts to make a better and safer life for ourselves, but the world remains a dangerous place. As for wild …

White Shark

Game of Thrones Characters as Cats

In “Game of Cats,” Zena Wozniak of <i>GQ magazine</i> humorously compares <i>Game of Thrones</i> characters to cats. See all the comparisons at <i>GQ</i>.<p>Ever notice how …

Cat Boarding, A Cat in a Box on a Skateboard Drifting Down a Hall

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, like Cat Boarding, a cat is placed in a box and then sent down the hallway on a skateboard.<p>Animated “Deal …

Frenetic Urban Time-lapse Videos of Shanghai, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur by Rob Whitworth | Colossal

<p>It is almost impossible these days to click around the web without running into the work of filmmaker and architectural photographer Rob Whitworth …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

A Small But Very Well Organized Apartment In Camogli

You can’t really appreciate all the space you have when you’re living in a large home. You need to experience living in a tiny space to understand …

LED Faucets: Illuminating the Water Spout | Lightopia's Blog | The latest in Lighting and Interior Design

LED sink faucets with vibrant colored water flowing from the faucet’s water spout? Sure LEDs can do just about anything, some designers see them as …

Interior Design

The Most Hipsterest Lamp Ever!

The Cassette lamp harkens back to a time when hair bands ruled and acid wash jeans were all the rave. Bringing new life to the iconic object, tapes …

Florence and Venice Sites in Inferno by Dan Brown

01 of 12<p>Boboli Gardens<p>Robert Langdon and his new partner, Sienna Brooks, start their quest in the Boboli Gardens, a huge park behind the <i>Pitti Palace</i>, …

STAR WARS Trilogy Poster Art from Dave Perillo

Your Complete Guide To White Wine [Infographic]

Or, how to get smashed with class<p>So you're about to order a bottle of tasty white wine! Do you want dry, very dry, or off-dry? And what ratio of melon-ness to butterscotch-ness do you want? What about saltiness? Stonefruit-ness? If you don't know, your waiter will look at you through eyes swollen …

New Hyperrealistic Sculptures by Ron Mueck | Colossal

<p>Hyperrealist sculptor Ron Mueck works in the realm of the ultra-real where he spends hundreds of hours perfecting the shape of the human form, the …