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NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …

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30 Awesome DIY Projects — For EVERY Level

Maybe you've spent your summer thumbing through Pinterest and collecting a whole slew of woulda-shoulda-coulda projects. We know. It's been nice out. …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are produced at various altitudes by different atmospheric gases, with blue light emitted by nitrogen and green by oxygen. Red …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Why you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop

Walk into a college lecture these days and you'll see legions of students sitting behind glowing screens, pecking away at keyboards.<p>Presumably, they're using the computers to take notes, so they better remember the course material. But new research shows that if learning is their goal, using a …

Photo by @BrianSkerry A female mako shark cruises through blue water 100-miles off the coast of San Diego, California. Parasites trail from her dorsal fin. Makos sharks are some of the fastest animals in the sea, able to swim in bursts of speed greater than 50mph. Photographed #onassignment for @natgeo. #makoshark #subal #oceanpredators @thephotosociety

80 women go topless in New York: photos by Jordan Matter (NSFW)! More via the link: http://www.lostateminor.com/2013/10/18/80-women-go-topless-in-new-york/

Emma Stone, Sofía Vergara, and Mindy Kaling React to Mean Tweets

Jennifer Lawrence made quite the splash on late night TV last night, telling Seth Meyers how she puked at an Oscars party while Miley Cyrus told her to get it together. (WHATEVER J.LAW, YOU DO YOU.) Not to be outdone, on his own show, Jimmy Kimmel unveiled a hilarious sketch <i>full</i> of celebs, …

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Photographer Dennis Morris shares his memories of a close working relationship with the global superstar<p>British photographer Dennis Morris was a high …

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The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

More Revealing Portraits of Kids Around the World and Their Toys

Maudy, 3 – Kalulushi, Zambia<p>Almost exactly a year ago, we showed you an eye-opening series that featured kids around the world with their most prized possession, their toys. Photographer Gabriele Galimberti has now traveled three years and visited dozens of countries to capture young kids in their …

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Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

Face-Off With a Deadly Predator | National Geographic

Great White Shark, Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Photo by Thomas P. Peschak. http://t.co/koEDY8ja19

Hyper Dimensional Photographs in the Streets of So Paulo

Imagine walking down a busy, metropolitan street and suddenly looking up to see a huge, hyper dimensional photograph of a person staring down at you. Street artist Raquel Brust has been introducing this kind of experience in So Paulo, Brazil since 2008 with <i>Projeto Giganto</i>, which she describes as “a …

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A Transparent Cabin of Wood and Mirrors on a Desert Landscape

[<b>Royale Projcts : Contemporary Art</b>] – On the weekend of October 12th in Joshua Tree, California, artist Phillip K Smith III revealed his light based …

A Mirrored Fence that Changes with the Seasons

Artwork by <b>ALSYON SHOTZ</b><p>Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson<p>Alyson Shotz is an American artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated with a BFA from …

An Eye-Opening Look At The Calories In Your Starbucks Beverage

Do you remember our previous post This Is How Your Brain Responds to Beer vs Coffee?<p>Well, our friends from I Love Coffee are back again to raise a …

All trust was lost this day.

Cunningham's Law

<b>Cunningham's Law</b> states "the best way to get the right answer on the internet is not to ask a question; it's to post the wrong answer."<p>The concept is …

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Search intensifies for Malaysian airliner and 239 people, rescue ships head to sea

(CNN) -- Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared Saturday after air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane, the airline said.<p>"At the moment we have no idea where this aircraft is right now," Malaysia Airlines Vice President of Operations …

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

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