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18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Agriculture

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Your home screen needs these beautiful custom map wallpapers

There are plenty of sources for wallpapers to grace your phone’s home screen, but this tool that’s presently doing the rounds on Reddit lets you add a personal touch on your Android or iOS device.<p>Over on Alvar Carto’s site, you can look up any location on the globe and generate a minimalist map of …

Android Phones

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Documentaries

The Most Anticipated Hotel Openings of 2018

As 2017 comes to a close and we look forward to the year ahead, jet-setters have plenty to be excited about when it comes to new hotels. There will be a lodge in a Rwandan national park perfectly situated for observing primates in their natural habitat; a luxurious retreat with direct access to a …

National Parks

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

17 Board Games Every Adult Needs In Their Life

Nerdy is cool now.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Board Games

This New York City 'Layer-Lapse' Is Jaw-Droppingly Cool

The thing I love about creative people is that just when I think I've seen it all, they do something that never even crossed my mind. Such is the …

New York City

Honda unveils all-electric sports car concept based on new electric platform

Honda is among the several automakers unveiling new electric vehicle concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show today.<p>The automaker brought a new retro-looking all-electric sports car concept based on a new electric platform that they plan to bring to market in 2019.<p>At the Frankfurt Motor Show last month, …

Auto Shows

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

Ted Hesser shot the most iconic eclipse photo of the century. Here’s how

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, on August 21, 2017, millions of Americans witnessed the first total solar eclipse, or “The Great American …

Central Oregon

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Jim Carrey

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

Clean Energy

11 Very Different Types of Photography That Each Illuminate Our World

For many of us, snapping a photograph has become second nature. With great cameras now built in to smart phones, making an image has become less about about artistry and more about utility. We take pictures of things we want to remember—this could be anything from a wedding or vacation to what we …

Macro Photography

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Elon Musk ‘The Boring Company’ concept: Teslas speeding through tunnels on mobile platforms [video]

Elon Musk unveiled today the concept behind his new company: The Boring Company. It confirms that the idea behind the company goes beyond simply building tunnels.<p>We reported just yesterday that the startup recently took delivery of its first giant boring machine at SpaceX’s headquarters.<p>The new …

Dreamlike Landscape Photography by Matias Alonso Revelli

<b>Matias Alonso Revelli</b> is a talented 23-year-old self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Bahia Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina. …

Xiaomi's $750 laptop is like a MacBook Air with gaming hardware inside

The Chinese phone maker ventures into the laptop biz with two sleek new machines, the more powerful of which should be able to offer enough power for gaming.<p><b>Sept 1, 2016 update:</b> Xiaomi's Mi Notebook Air isn't quite as novel as the company's hoverboard or latest drone, but it does have one thing …

A 28-year-old entrepreneur figured out a brilliant way to get the homeless off the streets

Liz Powers started volunteering at at homeless shelters when she was an 18-year-old Harvard freshman, serving breakfast early in the morning before her classes started. Ten years later, she's running a business that helps people move <i>out</i> of homeless shelters for good.<p>Powers was working with art …

The 8 Greatest Watches In The World Right Now

<i>watches.</i><p>Mondaine<p>Best known for being the manufacturer of Switzerland's train station clocks, Mondaine's wristwatches are the epitome of minimal …

China puts finishing touches to world's biggest radio telescope

Five Hundred Metre Aperture Spherical Telescope, or Fast, is the size of 30 football fields and has been cut out of a mountain in Guizhou<p>China has hoisted the final piece into position on what will be the world’s largest radio telescope, which it will use to explore space and help in the hunt for …

Telescopes

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

BYO-sunscreen!

Books

Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: meet Japan's 'hardcore' minimalists

Fumio Sasaki gave away the majority of his possessions and now lives with just the bare essentials<p>Fumio Sasaki’s one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meagre scattering of various other …

Japan

Kellogg Launches VC Fund to Invest in Food Startups

Kellogg is the latest Big Food maker to get into the business of trying to find “winners” among the hundreds of startups that are crowding grocery …

Nike released a heartfelt commercial to celebrate Cleveland's first championship in 52 years

The Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, 93-89, bringing the city of Cleveland its first major sports championship in 52 years.<p>Struggling to hold back tears, LeBron James dedicated the trophy and Finals MVP award to his city, saying he finally …

You can now buy a pair of hover engines to power your own Hyperloop for $10,000

From the makers of the Hendo hoverboard<p>Do you cringe every time someone says "hoverboard" and mutter under your breath, "Actually, it's a self-balancing scooter"? Do you believe that Elon Musk is our lord and savior sent to this earth to make our commutes faster, cleaner, and infinitely more …

How a 16-year-old kid built his dream video game company with no money

He's not the typical kid programmer. In fact, he's barely a programmer at all, he says (he knows some C#). He considers himself a businessman.<p>But that hasn't stopped him from going after his dream: to work in the video game industry.<p>"I always wanted an internship at a video game company, but no one …

Gaming Industry

I Quit My Job When Apple and Google Helped Me Start an Online Business

Four years ago I was a member of the beige army, working in a full-time job as a manager in a software company in Dublin, Ireland.<p>I was a cog in a much larger wheel. I did my job well and played my part in the larger company goals. But it was an ongoing low level nightmare.<p>My job involved working …

Can You Master Our Ultimate Tailpipe Quiz?

We'll show you just the exhaust tip. You see if you can name the car.<p>We'll show you a close-up shot of the tailpipe, followed by a photo of the entire car. Can you name all 25 cars just by seeing their exhaust tips? Some are easy, some are very tricky. Let's see how you do.

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn, for $350 million. The deal will see 4,500 employees transfer over to Foxconn's subsidiary, and Microsoft handing over the rights to use the Nokia brand, feature phone software, services, and other contracts and …