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Can you stomach it: These galaxy desserts are out of this world, but might take a rocket scientist to make

<i>Each day, we scour the internet for the most bizarre food and drinks to pop up around the world for your consumption — if you can stomach it.</i> <b>Galaxy</b> …

You've Never Heard a Car Pop Like This Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI Hillclimb Monster

Ahh, the joys of anti-lag.<p>Oh you think your Jaguar F-Type is cool when it crackles and pops off throttle? This Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI hillclimb car would argue otherwise, because all it does is pop and bang. Its pops are so gloriously loud, you can hardly hear the engine itself.<p>This video …

Jaguar Cars

DND plan to give more maintenance work to private sector faces major problems, warns report

A Defence Department plan to have the private sector play more of a role in maintaining the new ships and other equipment the military expects to …

A retired Navy SEAL explains how to escape from a car trunk

Violent Nomads frequently operate in or near countries that are at war or in political crisis, and thus are vulnerable to being kidnapped for ransom—sometimes as a calculated attempt to thwart a mission, sometimes simply as a result of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.<p>More and more …

Kidnapping

Gifts To Make Any Garage-Dwelling Gearhead Happy

Spending time in the garage working on your car is the best. These items will make that time even more enjoyable.<p>Spending time in the garage working on your car is the best. These items will make that time even more enjoyable.

Loneliness

30 Years in the Making, A Simple Gearbox is Posed to Change the Jet Engine

PurePower Geared Turbofan engines are quieter, more efficient, and took three decades to make their way to planes.<p>Jet engines can be much more efficient and much quieter than they are today. The trick to doing it is as simple as adding a gearbox, but the process of doing so has taken nearly 30 …

The 50 Beers You Should Try This Summer

You might just wear out your bottle opener.

Metro Vancouver residents only allowed to sprinkle lawns once a week as officials crack down on water use

Metro Vancouver has issued even more stringent water sprinkling regulations — saying residents can now only water once a week — and warn there could …

Pentagon Unleashes Behemoth Bible Laying Out the Laws of War for US Soldiers | VICE News

The Department of Defense (DoD) has published a manual covering the laws of war. The behemoth of a book is set to be the US military's bible of what's legal and what's not in warfare across land, air, sea, and anywhere else you can get to fighting.<p>The 1,204-page tome covers hundreds of possible …

War

Inside the ‘clandestine world’ of SNC-Lavalin’s fallen star Riadh Ben Aissa

Riadh Ben Aissa had never been behind bars until Swiss police arrested him in Geneva and shuttled him to the Berne Regional Prison on April 10, 2012. …

Corruption

The World's Best Cruise Ships for 2015

The winners of the 2015 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards have been announced, naming the best cruise ships of the year, based solely on member reviews posted to the Cruise Critic website.<p>Disney Cruise Line's Disney Dream was named Best Large Ship; this is the third year in a row a Disney ship …

Royal Caribbean

A Photographic Survey of Russia’s Borders

Maria Gruzdeva spent four years documenting more than 12,000 miles of land and people.<p>Depicting the vast outline of the world's largest country in one photographic series is a daunting prospect. Russia's border meets with 16 other nations (not including Abkhazia and South Ossetia), and at more than …

Russia

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

Why Architects and Second-Tier Cities Need Each Other

Ambitious architects tend to cluster in the same metropolises: New York, Chicago, L.A. (not to mention Beijing and London). But when they strike out for second-tier cities, it can be a win-win.<p>A couple of weeks ago, the American Institute of Architects announced which buildings had won its annual …

10 Signs That You Should Become an Architect

Can you juggle? You’ll need to juggle a lot of things if you want to be an architect. Architects are not just designers, they are dreamers and doers. …

Architecture

The Belfie Stick Lets People Photograph Their Butts, Because People Want to Do That

This 40-inch retractable and bendable rod allows users to capture their ass on camera with little physical effort.<p>You may be unfamiliar with the word "belfie," a clever combination of the words butt and selfie that was invented during 2014, the Year of the Booty. It is a term that has lead …

Miley Cyrus

South Korea’s special forces trudge through frozen river, ski with rifles in extreme winter weather training

Soldiers in South Korea’s special forces are preparing for a possible attack from North Korea in freezing temperatures and extreme conditions in an …

Top Drone Deals of 2014

Ready for some aerial acrobatics? Grab a drone, any drone here at TNW Deals at a special price, and perform smooth flight patterns and cool stunts in your personal airspace!<p>Also, don’t miss our top gadget deals and top digital deals of 2014.<p>The Limited Edition Code Black Drone + HD Camera<p>Whether …

This Gorgeous Steampunk Tower Is a Coffee Machine for Supervillains

South Korean design studio Dutch Lab specializes in ornate, opulent, incredible machines that make cold-brew coffee.<p>Last month the South Korean design studio Dutch Lab unveiled Gothicism, a towering $7,300 coffee machine that looks like it could have been built into the side of Notre Dame. Yet this …

Why You Should Be Less Responsible at Work

An overstressed friend told me recently that her boss had counseled her to “be less responsible” at work. On the surface, it’s a ridiculous thing for …

Duke University

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

Travel

10 Habits of Remarkably Polite People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Body Language

The Best American Winter Road Trips

On the spectrometer of thrills, winter driving lies somewhere between utilitarian necessity and white-knuckle extreme sport. But now that gas is affordable and holiday lights are twinkling from the East Coast to L.A., it’s time to hit the open road and give the ultimate test to your car’s …

Hiking

It Only Takes 5 Minutes to Become a Morning Person

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>How you start your day sets the context and your mindset for the rest of the day.<p>Yet, most …

Sleep

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Travel

This Treacherous Bus Ride Through The Himalayas Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Who needs to climb a mountain when the bus ride there is so thrilling?<p>And by thrilling, we mean terrifying. Mountain climber Mick Fowler filmed his treacherous bus ride through the Himalayas and it includes an extremely narrow road, an estimated 2,000-foot drop to the river below and a drive under …

The companies vying to turn asteroids into filling stations

<b>Private companies want to mine asteroids for fuel, and build filling stations in space. A bill now in front of the US Congress would help by allowing them to own what they discover - but it might, if passed, meet stiff international opposition.</b><p>Chris Lewicki is trying to get water from a stone. A …

Space Exploration