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This Is How Giraffes Sleep (12+ pics)

Take a good look at these giraffe nap pics, because you won't often catch a giraffe sleeping. In fact, despite being the tallest animal, giraffes …

First 21 Days Of Bee’s Life Revealed In Hypnotizing 60-Second Timelapse

The first 21 days of a bee’s life are captured in this inspiring video by photographer Anand Varma. Bees pollinate 1/3 of the world’s food crop but …

World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant Tortoise Through Streets Of Tokyo

Residents in Tokyo have recently reported several sightings of possibly the most patient pet-walker in the world: an elderly man who takes his …

Scientists now know why popcorns pop

Study unravels physics of kernel – water contained in the shell rapidly escapes as steam under heat, making the corn ‘pop’<p>The popping sound made by popcorn is normally viewed as a pleasing cue that your snack is ready to eat, but for scientists the phenomenon represented one of nature’s significant …

Thermodynamics

17+ Chubby Puppies That Look Like Teddy Bears

According to my completely legitimate research based on definitely real science, bears and dogs are pretty much the same animal. I came to this …

Teddybears

7 Tips from Edgar Allan Poe on How to Write Vivid Stories and Poems

There may be no more a macabrely misogynistic sentence in English literature than Edgar Allan Poe’s contention that “the death… of a beautiful woman” …

Literature

You Have Two More Days to Make David Cross Your Child’s Godfather

For $3,500, you can still have <b>David Cross</b> be the godfather of your child. Or, a relative steal at just $2,000, you can be Cross’s personal guest at his next comedy show. It’s too late to spend an evening with him at Brooklyn Bowl; six people already snapped up that offer, to the tune of $1,500 …

Here’s Bill Murray Goofing Off On The Set Of ‘Lost In Translation’ With A Japanese Make Out Book

Last February while making the rounds on the <i>Monuments Men</i> promotional tour, Bill Murray and some of his castmates went on <i>The Graham Norton Show</i>. While there, Murray talked about a Japanese phrase book called <i>Making Out in Japanese</i> that he had used while in Japan filming <i>Lost in Translation</i>.<p>One of his …

Sundance ‘15 Review: Saoirse Ronan in STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA

Dog Rescued From Streets Beats Cancer And Becomes Happiest Dog Ever

This is Gluta, whose owner likes to call her the happiest dog in the world. Given her history, we think the name fits as she was rescued from the …

Cancer

Meet the Amateur Street Photographer Taking China by Storm

Street View<br>Tao Liu<p>1 of 15<p>Early in October, in the third-tier Chinese city of Hefei in the province of Anhui, the young street photographer Tao Liu …

Disney Animators Study Their Reflections in Mirrors to Draw Classic Characters’ Facial Expressions

For decades, professional animators have relied on mirrors and their own facial expressions to be able to produce the dynamic, expressive characters that audiences know and love. Using themselves as models, the artists leer, grin, and grimace at their own reflections so that they can recreate the …

Spider-Man Is Actually A Cat Person

These awesome home photos by Twitter user @tks1783 show the sensitive side of Spiderman. Having a stressful job as a superhero can be really …

Crosswalk That Lets You Play Pong With A Stranger On The Other Side Installed In Germany

A team of creative design students have finally installed their brilliant invention, which went viral in 2012 – a crosswalk button that will allow …

Getting Over Procrastination

Want to hear my favorite procrastination joke?<p>I’ll tell you later. Piers Steel, a psychologist at the University of Calgary, has saved up countless such lines while researching the nature of procrastination. Formerly a terrible procrastinator himself, he figures a dose of humor can’t hurt. It’s …

Procrastination

Pinhole Selfies

A selfie is probably the most popular type of photography of modern times. These days everyone has a camera in their pocket and a quick snapshot of …

Artist’s Surreal Terrariums Give Plants Legs

Obviously, the #1 problem facing gardeners today is that their plants don’t have legs. Luckily, Milan-based designer Matteo Cubic has changed all of …

My Day With Leo: Guy Replaces People’s Heads With Leo DiCaprio

The MyDayWithLeo Tumblr follows the strange, fun adventures of social media artist Joel Strong as he meets people throughout New York and covers …

Big Bears Teaching Their Teddies How To Bear

Momma bears are a fairly devoted bunch, and because bears are so incredibly cute, the moments they enjoy in the spring when raising their young cubs …

Beautiful Tiny Animals Embroidered By Chloe Giordano

Chloe Giordano, a talented illustrator and embroiderer in Oxford, England, creates tiny embroidered animals that are full of texture and life.<p>What’s …

Void V03D Watch

It's great to have a watch with a bunch of features — but it's also nice to have a timepiece with a clean, easily-readable face. You'll have a hard …

Watches

This 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan Looks Like A Pink Sky

These stunning photographs, which look like a glorious late evening sky with dashes of pink and purple, are actually pictures of Japan’s largest …

Hundreds of Umbrellas Once Again Float Above The Streets in Portugal

Every July, as part of Ágitagueda art festival, hundreds of umbrellas are hung over promenades in the streets of Águeda, a municipality in Portugal. …

This Interactive Cloud Lamp Will Bring A Thunderstorm Into Your Living Room

This wonderful interactive audiovisual fixture by Richard Clarkson’s inter-disciplinary design studio brings all of the thunder but none of the rain …

30 Beautiful Doors That Seem To Lead To Other Worlds

Most doors are hopelessly mundane, but they don’t have to be; they can also serve as meaningful symbols of portals between worlds or between …

Mahabis Slipper

Lazy people know it's true: the downfall of most slippers is their inability to be worn outside. That's not an issue for the Mahabis Slipper. These …

Artist Honors Dead Animals By Photographing Them Beautifully On Beds Of Flowers

Russian photographer Maria Ionova-Gribina’s unique but morbid <i>Natura Morta</i> project lets us look into the saddest part of nature’s cycle – death. In …

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