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Eight Things You Can Discard to Downsize Your Life

How much stuff do we really need to lead a normal life? Not as much as you might think. In 2009 I moved into a 200-square-foot cottage. The rent and …

Minimalism

Fireman Sam: the worst children’s programme ever?

Fireman Sam is a well loved children’s TV character. His adventures have been popular for nearly 30 years. For those of you unfamiliar with the programme, it focuses on the exploits of the eponymous fireman and his colleagues in the small Welsh valley town of Pontypandy. The Pontypandy fire brigade …

99 Interesting Facts About The World To Blow Your Mind

1 of 101<p>When Twister was introduced in 1966, it was denounced by critics as "sex in a box."<p>2 of 101<p>There are more lifeforms living on your skin than …

The Time the U.S. Invaded a Japanese Submarine Base... in Alaska?

An absolutely fascinating but little-known story—described as a "forgotten theater" by the U.S. Navy itself—is the tale of Kiska and Attu, Alaska: …

The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: Volans

And this is your brain on LSD, it's a good thing.

How Typography Set 2001: A Space Odyssey in the Sci-Fi Future

Stanley Kubrick's <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> is visually stunning. And the closer you examine, the more exquisite details you'll find. That's what Dave …

20 Smart Micro House Design Ideas That Maximize Space

There seems to be a trend lately in building tiny, micro houses. It’s basically all about finding a way to include as many things and functions into …

Tiny House Movement