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Congratulations, Ohio! You're the Sweariest State in the Union

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

The Entire Arc Of George Costanza’s Relationship With Susan, Told Through An Arcade Fire Song

“My name is George. I’m unemployed and live with my parents. I was engaged once, but she died. It was my fault. My entire relationship with my dead fiancée can be summed up with a video put together by a parody Twitter account, Seinfeld2000, set to Arcade Fire’s soft-disco anthem ‘Here Comes the …

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Crane's eye view of Shanghai - in pictures

A crane worker on the construction site of the Shanghai Tower, one of the highest spots in the city, is a prize winner in the Shanghai City Photography Competition. Wei Gensheng's views over Shanghai have become increasingly impressive as the building has continued to climb

66 Famous Robots, Cyborgs, Holograms, and Computers

Candid Photos Of New Yorkers Riding The Subway In 1960

The sleepy commuters, crowded cars, conductor's voice, and train doors opening and closing are just a part of traveling around New York City.<p>And though the subway system has only gotten larger and more punctual since the first line was opened, the subway commuters themselves have not changed all …

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Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

Grand Canyon

Idiot's Guide to the Protests in Thailand

<b>So Thailand's been in the news a lot lately. I don't know anything about Thailand. What's up?</b><p>You really don't know anything? Then we'll have to start …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a decentralized, anonymous electronic currency that first came into being in 2009. It's still not clear how far Bitcoin can go in establising itself in the mainstream economy, but there are quite a few large and small businesses accepting Bitcoin as a means to purchase goods and …

Kindertransport, 75 years on: 'It was fantastic to feel free at last'

In December 1938, Kristallnacht had just rocked Nazi Germany. The pogrom killed an estimated 91 Jews, burned hundreds of synagogues and left tens of thousands imprisoned in concentration camps. Many historians see the day as the start of Hitler's "final solution".<p>Amid the horror, Britain agreed to …

Germany may arm police with 'Nazi Shazam' phone app

German authorities are considering equipping police with a smartphone app that would instantly recognise illegal neo-Nazi songs.<p>Already dubbed the "Nazi Shazam", after the music identification programme, the software would allow authorities to react instantly if far-right songs are played on radio …