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Inside The Most Beautiful Libraries on Earth

Trying to encapsulate what libraries mean to humanity in a single photograph seems like an insurmountable task. But, against the odds, that’s exactly …

San Francisco

Afinal, as dietas pobres em hidratos de carbono podem encurtar a vida

Um novo estudo realizado por investigadores do Hospital Brigham and Women, em Boston, EUA, afirma que consumir poucos hidratos de carbono pode …

Panasonic’s latest gadget makes your stinky shoes smell new… in five hours

In a world where recycling has become a much higher priority than it used to be, Panasonic has released a new product aimed at helping you keep your shoes around a little longer. While the company’s new MS-DS100 deodorizer will not physically prevent your shoes from wearing down, it does allow you …

Batteries

Empresa chilena cria sacos plásticos que se dissolvem na água em apenas 5 minutos

Curtir nossa página<p>Compartilhar no <b>Facebook</b><p>Uma empresa chilena criou uma invenção inovadora para combater a poluição em nosso planeta. São sacos que …

Brisket-and-Black Bean Chili with Cilantro-Lime Crema Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss spice mixture with brisket cubes until well coated.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 2 …

Cooking

Conheça 6 “falhas de projeto” do corpo humano - Mega Curioso

Por mais que os gregos acreditassem que somos matematicamente perfeitos, as coisas não funcionam bem dessa maneira. Nosso corpo evoluiu durante muito …

Cortando el borde del césped

La manera más rápida de recortar el borde del césped sin esfuerzo.

Here’s What Happens To Your Skin When You Survive Being Struck By Lightning

The odds of getting struck by lightning in any given year are about 1 in 300,000. And although roughly 90% of those struck survive, the electrical …

Medical Journals

Qual é a melhor forma de esquentar sua pizza em casa? - Mega Curioso

Você acorda, bate aquela fome, e você se lembra que... TEM PIZZA! Quem não é fã de comer pizza do dia anterior sem aquecer normalmente joga tudo no …

Mount Everest is a ‘fecal time bomb.’ Here’s one man’s idea for handling 14 tons of poop.

Every year, some 1,200 people make a mad dash for the summit of Mount Everest during the climbing season that begins in May — taking on the arduous, often congested route to the world's highest peak that most will not complete and some will not survive.<p>Working against them: temperatures far below …

Mountaineering

Amazing Timelapse of an Incredibly Steep Downhill Ride on a Cable Train From High in the Swiss Alps

Swiss photographer Raphaël Sandoz captured an incredible timelapse of the gorgeous downhill ride on Gelmer Funicular, a cable-traction train that …

Time-lapse Photography

Limoni ripieni di tonno: la ricetta dell’antipasto fresco e scenografico

I <b>limoni ripieni</b> di tonno sono un antipasto di pesce fresco e coreografico, ideale per un pranzo estivo semplice e saporito, inoltre si preparano in …

Are Your Airbnb Stays Ruining European Cities?

When travel guru Rick Steves speaks, people in the industry listen. And these days, Steves is pondering the ethics of Airbnb. While he appreciates …

Hospitality

Bird Taking Off at 20,000 fps (213 milliseconds)

"Mel Blanc was an American voice actor, comedian, singer, radio personality, and recording artist....<p>"This isn't the first time we've taken a look at …

Los Angeles

A fascinante história da Rainha Vermelha, aristocrata cuja tumba guardava segredos da civilização maia

Parecia a cena de um crime. Os cadáveres de uma criança com a garganta cortada e de uma mulher, cujo coração foi removido, estavam deitados ao lado de um sarcófago, esculpido em um único pedaço de pedra, com 2,40 m de comprimento e 1,18 m de largura.<p>Na tampa da urna funerária, havia um buraco, …

How I Shot a Nova Terra Cosplay Photo in the Desert

As a photographer, I’ve never really planned my shoots too much. I kind of look at what I’ll be shooting and think of cool-looking images. Then I try …

Photography

Mel Blanc Was One Of The Best Voice Actors

"This isn't the first time we've taken a look at the foods featured in Jon Favreau's food-film...<p>"After hearing the news that Manchester United would …

Los Angeles

iOS 12: Tempo de Uso

No início do ano, a Apple prometeu que iria melhorar o controle parental do iPhone e iPad, para se adequarem ao estilo moderno de uso que as crianças …

Balloons of a feather, T James Cook

Happiness

New Installations by Seth Globepainter Explore the Innocence and Wonder of Childhood | Colossal

<p>French artist Julien Malland aka Seth Globepainter (previously) continues to create childhood-inspired interventions around Paris and the world. …

Art

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Fãs encontram os 'segredos' escondidos em 'Asterix e Obelix'

Habré leído cincuenta veces el Astérix "El Adivino". Pero hoy por primera vez me he dado cuenta de este guiño.pic.twitter.com/UWhLGkfzcH<p>188 replies …

Your Daily Dose of Internet (August 6, 2018)

Be amazed and amused by clips of a high-powered firefighting water gun, glowing life-like puppets, and more, in the latest edition of the YouTube …

Cartier Foundation Exposes the Diversity of Latin America

The latest exhibition of the Cartier Foundation in Paris presents “Geometries South, from Mexico to Tierra del Fuego” which celebrates the richness …

Latin America

House in Sátão / Jorge Mealha

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project of the house of the Sátão aimed the recovering and expanding of an existing house where at …

Architecture

100+ Times People Couldn’t Believe Their Eyes On The Road

Driving alone in your car can make the world around you fall away, that is until something or someone reminds you that you aren't out there all …

Driving

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