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13 crazy pricy gadgets you wish you could afford

Money can't buy everything, but when you're super rich, it can sure get you a lot.<p>Sure, you can your millions or billions of dollars and invest in …

Headphones

A Satirical Series of Photos That Show How Instagram Posts Don’t Always Tell the Whole Story

Thai artist Chompoo Baritone has created a wonderfully satirical photo series tagged #slowlife.The photos depict Baritone physically juxtaposing an …

10 Documentaries That Actually Changed Things

Lots of documentaries spark a conversation, whether it’s about social justice or climate change. But all too often, that discussion fades away after …

Documentaries

Orcas Are The First Non-Human Creatures That Evolved Through Culture

Welcome to the club!<p>They might not be writing books or producing off-Broadway plays, but orcas do actually have their own culture, just like us, and …

Hilarious English Language T-Shirt Translation Fails Spotted In Asia

(Image Link)<p>English speakers wear t-shirts or get tattoos with Chinese or Japanese lettering even though they have no idea what the words actually …

The biggest hit song the year you were born

Whenever you were born, there was a song you couldn't get away from.<p>We don't think about it much, but the music playing around us as we grow up is …

Music

We are only beginning to understand the recent, mysterious honey bee die offs

Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. They are responsible for pollinating numerous food plants that make our diets more exciting and nutritious, including many fruits, vegetables, and nuts.<p>Beekeepers expect some of their bees to die off from season to …

Glow-In-The-Dark Jewellery That Will Fill You With Wonder

These glowing and seemingly magical pieces of jewellery are the work of designer Manon Richard. She loving creates each unique piece by hand, her …

Earrings

15 Non-Sex Uses for Condoms

A condom may just be the most versatile tool you have lying around. Some of these are good ideas. Some of them are terrible ideas. But all of them …

These stick-on lenses turn your smartphone into a digital microscope

Thin enough to fit in your wallet, and with up to 100x magnification<p>It's a cliché to say that your smartphone is a pocket-sized computer, but sometimes we forget exactly how powerful these devices are. BLIPS — a set of thin, stick-on lenses that turn your cell phone into a portable, digital …

Giraffes Barely Sleep, and When They do, it’s on Their Butts

By the time you kick the bucket, chances are you’ll have spent 20-26 years asleep. Our human brains need a lot of time to reboot, but some animals …

Why Do Brood V Cicadas Spend 17 Years Underground?

In 1999, the cicadas of Brood V emerged in parts of Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and New York, and then disappeared almost …

Minimalist Tattoos Look Like They Were Made with a Paintbrush

Artist Lee Stewart's tattoos simulate bristles and brushstrokes.<p>Tattoo artist Lee Stewart has cultivated her own unique style, one that emulates the visual texture of a paintbrush on canvas. She calls them "brushstroke tattoos.” Influenced by the street art of Berlin and East Asian ink wash …

The albino who confronted a witchdoctor

<b>Stephane Ebongue fled Cameroon because of the colour of his skin - his albinism made him a target for those who believe such people have special powers. Years later he returned home to confront a witchdoctor, and to question him about the practice of using human body parts in "magic" …

Yellowstone Tourists See A Baby Bison, Promptly Put It In Their SUV

Man and nature very rarely get along that well. In fact, nature is often at odds with mankind and our need to sprawl out to touch, see, hear, smell and own everything that is within our grasp. That’s not to say that people don’t care about nature — a lot of people do — but on average nature is a …

Wildlife

Harvard Scientists Create Wearable Exoskeleton That Brings Captain America One Step Closer To Reality

Harvard scientists have just designed a wearable robotic exoskeleton suit that could help restore movement to people with physical disabilities and …

‘Antiques Roadshow’ Mistakenly Values High School Art Sculpture At $50,000

Much of the fun in watching <i>Antiques Roadshow</i>, the PBS stalwart that has been on for as long as many people can remember, is getting the chance to see ordinary people find out that the teapots or pieces of memorabilia in the back of their cabinets are worth hundreds or thousands of dollars. For …

Police Sketches of Literary Characters Based on Their Book Descriptions

It's a complaint you hear time and time again from readers when beloved books are adapted into films: The actors don't match the mental image …

Literature

Cherry Blossoms Paint A Lake Purple Making Tokyo Look Like A Fairytale

Tokyo-based photographer Danilo Dungo uses drones to take stunning pictures of Japanese cherry blossoms. Every spring, he goes to the Inokashira Park …

Cherry Blossoms

15 Brilliant Ways to Use Socks That Lost Their Mate

As frustrating as it is to lose a sock, imagine the remaining stocking's dismay. With no mate in sight, it’s often doomed to a lifetime at the bottom …

Mallows Bay: The 'ghost fleet' graveyard where nature has risen from the dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> They were built to sail across the Atlantic Ocean to aid the allied effort in World War I, but wound up unused, abandoned, stripped and finally scuttled.<p>Almost a century on, the "ghost fleet" of Mallows Bay in the Potomac River, 30 miles south of Washington D.C., is positively brimming with …

The Curious Case of Ringling's Living Unicorn

Dr. Charles Reid, distinguished professor of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, held the X-ray up for the gathered reporters to see. It was …

Charisma

Five experts reveal the secrets to long-term love

<b>This article was originally published in 2014.</b><p>It's the question we all want to know the answer to: how to keep sex and love alive. Here, our experts give their tips on how to have a happy relationship, from 'argument enders' to alone time.<p><i>First, we have the author Kate Figes. Her non-fiction books</i> …

10 Apartments and Houses With Crazy Features

Many children dream of having incredibly fun living spaces when they grow up—like a room with a disco floor, or a ceiling made entirely out of Pez …

Architecture

Five Steps to Ensure You Shred Faster

The first couple of days of reasonably balmy weather, such as we have had, with a hint of a glint from the sun, naturally turns one's thought to the …

Beautiful, Color Photographs of Paris Taken 100 Years Ago—at the Beginning of World War I & the End of La Belle Époque

It may well be that the major pivot points of history are only visible to those around the bend. For those of us immersed in the present—for all of …

Where Is the MVP of the Royal Wedding Now?

Checking up on the grumpiest flower girl five years later.<p>Five years ago, Kate Middleton married Prince William in a moment that would go down as one of the most fantastic, gorgeous, romantic, and really effing royal moments of all time. But it was also a moment that introduced the world to a very …

Crows Form, Nurse, and Share Grudges Against People

Consider this a friendly reminder not to antagonize crows: According to a 2011 study in <i>Proceedings of the Royal Society B</i>, American crows remember …

Birds