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Ferrari's Proposed F1 Race-Car Concept Is Gorgeous

Ferrari just surprised the automotive world with a Formula 1 concept car that nobody was expecting. It’s just two renderings right now, but <i>gosh</i> it’s handsome.<p>The #ferrarif1concept (because everything needs a hashtag these days) is a blue-sky daydream at what a Formula 1 racer might look like if it …

England have been overtaken by Ireland as the main threat to southern hemisphere dominance

While Stuart Lancaster's men have struggled this autumn, with a bit more belief the Irish could mount a serious World Cup challenge<p>So the end of the autumn internationals, bar two games, shows us that nothing has changed in the relationship between the northern and southern hemisphere rivals – …

Mini Superleggera Vision is a British and Italian Roadster Mash-up

Mini was thinking light and fashionable for its latest concept. Set to debut at the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy is the Mini Superleggera Vision, a two-seater, topless concept that also happens to be eco-friendly.<p>The automaker already has a two-seater coupe and roadster in its …

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The 12 Most Expensive Cars at the New York Auto Show

From futuristic designs to energy-saving technologies, the New York International Auto Show is something of a who's who of automotive geniuses.<p>The …

Aston Martin Launches Special Edition Vantage And DB9 At 2014 New York Auto Show: Live Photos

Aston Martin has launched two new special editions at the 2014 New York Auto Show this week, but the cars aren’t completely new as we saw them a …

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13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Live Hold’em Pro Poker - Free Casino Games

Live Holdem Pro’s Texas online video poker games brings you the most extreme Las Vegas Casinos to your mobile so you can play anytime, anywhere! …

Nasa's best Instagrams - in pictures

Light-years away from mind-numbing selfies and smug yoga shots, Nasa has launched an Instagram account, posting a series of pictures that are actually worth sharing. From supermagic black holes to the eerie image of an ­illuminated Earth rising from the surface of the moon, the space agency …

Pensioner has fork removed from penis by surgeons after sexual play

A 70-year-old man has had a 4in fork removed from his penis after it became lodged there during a sexual act, it has been revealed.<p>The unfortunate …

Incredible Charcoal Drawings Textured with Scalpel Blades and Sandpaper

Scottish artist Douglas McDougall creates fantastically photorealistic drawings using charcoal as his primary medium but then he textures each work using scalpel blades, sharply cut erasers and coarse sandpaper. The detail to each piece is mind-blowing, especially when it comes to facial hair and …

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Cadillac Elmiraj Concept First Look

Just a Mirage? Let's Hope Not<p>Hot damn! There were quite a few who doubted Cadillac‘s ability to follow up its Ciel Concept from last year’s Pebble Beach Concours, and yet look at this! This is the new Cadillac Elmiraj Concept the automaker just unveiled at this year’s show. The Elmiraj, a two-door …

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Cadillac Elmiraj Concept

The future of Cadillac's Art & Science design language.<p>Design themes, particularly those as radical as Cadillac’s initial razor-edged Art & Science (A&S) motif, typically enjoy a half-life of just a few years. Rooted in the 1999 Evoq concept and influencing production models from the 2003 CTS sedan …

FYI: What Is The Evolutionary Purpose Of Tickling?

You probably know that you can't tickle yourself. And although you might be able to tickle a total stranger, your brain also strongly discourages you from doing something so socially awkward. These facts offer insight into tickling's evolutionary purpose, says Robert R. Provine, a neuroscientist at …

7 Awesome Photos Of The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower

Stargaze without leaving your laptop.<p>Missed the peak of the Perseid meteor shower last night, or just want to compare shots? Check out these lovely photos, shared by folks in several places throughout the Northern Hemisphere.<p>The Perseids occur annually from July to August, peaking one night in …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

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Sinkholes around the world - in pictures

From Guatemala to China, sinkholes come in all shapes and sizes<p>First published on Mon 12 Aug 2013 11.03 EDT

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Aquatic Sports

Rare Photos Of Chicago In 1949 Taken By Stanley Kubrick

If you hadn't already guess we're huge fans of director Stanley Kubrick, best known for creating celebrated classics such as 'A Clockwork Orange', …

Outstanding Art By 9 of the Best Street Artists

The term <b>street-art</b>, or post-graffiti is used to distinguish public space artwork from territorial graffiti, and/or vandalism, and street-art usually …

Big Oil Prepares for Future Gulf Disasters with Rapid Response Plan

Remember how all the oil companies drilling in the Gulf insisted that BP’s disaster was just that–BP’s disaster, and not a symptom of larger safety problems in the industry? After months of watching the recent BP oil catastrophe unfold, ExxonMobil, Chevron, ConocoPhilips, and Royal Dutch Shell have …

Oil & Gas Industry

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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Mysterious Dancing Lights In Afghanistan

This isn't a painting. It's not from a movie. It's not a strange astronomical event. This is real — what you can see when certain helicopters in Afghanistan touch down on sandy ground, raising dust, causing mysterious arcs of light to loop and dance through the air.<p>This doesn't always happen. "The …

Most Infamous Prison Breaks in History: Iraq, Pakistan & More (PHOTOS)

Busting Out!<p>From Pakistan to Alcatraz and Abu Ghraib, see the most daring prison escapes in history.<p>07.31.13 4:45 AM ET<p>Karim Kadim/AP