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Just How Close to Production Is the Hyundai Pickup Concept?

The automotive graveyard is littered with kinda-sorta pickup trucks that attempted to blend carlike sensibilities with open-bed practicality. In the land of cheap gas and open roads, a full-size pickup truck just isn’t enough of an inconvenience to discourage drivers from buying more truck than …

Korean baseball team using robot fans

Fans of Korea's Hanwha Eagles can control a robot fan via the Internet if they can't get to the ballpark.<p>There's nothing worse than knowing your favorite team is playing, and not being able to get to the stadium to watch the game. If you're a fan of the Hanwa Eages, a Korean baseball team, you can …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

Palomar Knot | How to tie the Palomar Knot | Knots

Palomar Knot Details<p><b>Uses:</b> The Palomar Knot is a simple knot for attaching a line to a hook, or a fly to a leader or tippet. It is regarded as one of …

Important Knots For Bass Anglers

<b>Ever Feel Like You’re Missing That Special Fishing Knot?</b><p>How many times have you been out on a bass fishing trip facing a specific situation where a …

First Time On Film: Deep Sea Squid Killing A Fish

Allegedly this is the first time a deep-sea squid has been filmed attacking a fish (and using its beak to drill into the fish's spinal cord -- …

'The most insane rope-swing bungee jump. Ever' – video

Mike Wilson and Andrew Kirkpatrick travelled to South Africa to build 'the most insane rope-swing bungee jump. Ever.' What's a rope-swing bungee jump, you ask. Well, exactly what it sounds like. Only bigger. This one plunges 600ft straight down into the Magwa Falls gorge and and features four …

Watch this dancer cut through New York City crowds with acrobatic feats

Sometimes technology and art make a perfect pair. Brooklyn-based studio Wild Combination has managed just that with its euphoric (and haunting) music video for Pillar Point's single "Dreamin'." Director Jacob Krupnick solicited dancer Daisuke Omiya for the video, and his intense, aerobatic moves …

31 Animals That Use Each Other As Pillows

What’s cuter than a sleeping bear cub? Two sleeping bear cubs. Here are 31 photos of animals cuddling up and sleeping together in blissful …

Bear Cubs

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

Black Simon and Garfunkel's 'Royals' May Be the Best Cover Version Yet

Paul and Art would be proud.<p><b>Black Simon & Garfunkel,</b> the spoof-folk duo comprised of the Roots' Questlove and Kirk Douglas, made another appearance on <i>The Tonight Show</i> last night. In the past, they've covered such pop gems as Katy Perry's "Roar" and Ke$ha and Pitbull's "Timber." This time around, …

Doctors perform rare C-section on gorilla

Veterinarians at the San Diego Zoo have performed an operation on a newborn gorilla that was delivered by cesarean section.<p>The zoo says the 4.6-pound female was born Wednesday but seemed to have breathing problems. On Friday morning, a team fixed a collapsed lung that probably occurred during …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Photography