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How I Completely Changed My Body in Just 2 Weeks

First, I peed in a cup...<p>Before I go into detail about my body and what I did to get in the best shape of my life, I want to go on record and say that I didn't look at my body and think that I was overweight. And I wasn't <i>unhappy</i> with the way I looked — I simply wanted to be a more toned version of …

5 Things That Make English Difficult for Foreigners to Learn

A billion people are learning English around the world and most of them are struggling with the same things. In 12 years of teaching ESL (English as …

Pre-order this vaporware hoverboard now for only $19,900

With a six-minute battery life, it's the fan-powered hoverboard no one asked for.<p>We don't like that those small, self-balancing and oft-exploding scooter things have come to be called "hoverboards" any more than you do. After all, they don't even hover. Today, though, ARCA Space Corporation claims …

Japan once tested poison gas on rabbits on this secret island — now rabbits have taken over

Ōkunoshima Island was the site of Japan's secret chemical-weapons-production factory during World War II.<p>During the war, the island factory produced more than 6 kilotons of poison gases, which were tested on rabbits.<p>Today, the island has been reborn as a tourist attraction and is called "Us agi …

Brokers and Advisers Fight For Millennials' Money

At 32, Bo Lu is a millennial cautionary tale for old-school banks and brokers. A first-generation American who emigrated from China with his parents …

A Company Is Selling Bottled Canadian Air to China

A Canadian startup company thinks it has a solution to China’s severe smog problem: It’s selling bottled clean air from the Rocky Mountains.<p>The …

Street Musician Performs Brilliant Covers of Classic Pink Floyd Songs In Front of the Pantheon in Rome

A very informative video by Food Insider/The Science Channel shows the fascinating process by which rainbow colored candy sprinkles are made, what …

Forget US startups — 'European exits tend to be more profitable'

"Our big message there is we're the platform that gives people access to European startups," CEO Jeff Lynn told BI at the Fintech Connect Live conference in London on Tuesday.<p>Seedrs, launched in 2012, lets ordinary people invest in startups from as little as £20 ($29.95). The online platform aims …

Profit

The Horrifying Tale Of 'Krampus' The Christmas Demon

Now we're all familiar with Santa Claus (even if there are some children out there who are terrified of him) and his magical reindeer. But what about …

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

National Parks

Do These Videos Show Trees 'Breathing'?

It looks as if a giant is sleeping just beneath the forest floor. Of course, giants don't exist, and even a hibernating underground bear couldn’t …

British Columbia

Thousands of Undelivered Letters Offer Rare Glimpse Into History

For about 300 years, thousands of “dead letters” have been sitting in a waterproofed trunk in the Netherlands. They were originally held there by …

The Hague

An Amazing Cover of ‘Smooth Criminal’ by Michael Jackson Played Flawlessly on Barrel Organ

Patrick Mathis, an incredibly talented French musician, performed an amazingly flawless cover of the classic Michael Jackson song “Smooth Criminal” …

7-Year-Old Takes Car On Joyride

How To Make an Emergency Spare Key

Dave Hax shows how to make an emergency spare key using a lighter, tape and a food can lid.<p>This tutorial shows you how to make a print of an original …

Tutorials

10 Truly Weird Moments Captured On Google Street View

This is a pretty cool video to watch. When you log onto Google Street View, you expect to see millions of kilometres of endless streets.<p>But look at …

These Are Cabins? 9 Luxe Airbnb Rentals Around the World

Far, far from Little House on the Prairie, Airbnb has a host of luxe cabins that range from a chic glass house in Canada to a jaw-dropping tree house in Brazil.

This Guy's Transformation From Skinny Geek To A Man Named "Nightmare" Is Remarkable

Meet the man whose pint you really wouldn’t want to spill.<p>Growing up, Martyn Ford was your “average” guy. At 6ft 8”, he was considered “lanky”, due …

Martial Arts

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

20 Amazing Photos Of Our Planet You Won’t Believe Aren’t Photoshopped

This article was originally published on SmokingDesigners Website - 20 Amazing Photos Of Our Planet You Won’t Believe Aren’t Photoshopped and it was …

This Smell Synthesizer Lets You Sniff And Play Flavors Like Music

A peek behind the scenes at the Museum of Food and Drink's new Flavor exhibition<p>What do you get when you mix "cheesy vomit" with "popcorn"? What about when you add "hazelnut," "coriander seed," and a whiff of "smoke"?<p>Starting October 28, you'll have a chance to find out. At "Flavor: Making it and …

Flavors

Big Delta 3D Printer Builds Homes from Mud on the Cheap - Technabob

An Italian 3D printer maker called WASP has unveiled the largest 3D printer ever made, or at least it claims that it is the largest. The printer has …

For The Overgrown Child, Furniture You Can Build WIth GIant Lego-esque Bricks

Still holding onto that childhood fantasy of someday owning a race car waterbed? I got news for you: not happening!*<p>But all hope isn’t lost. With Everblocks, you can still sneak some youthful whimsy into your home decor, while maintaining the guise of good modern design. Essentially oversized lego …

Millennials Don't Want More Customer Service -- They Want Different Customer Service

Customer service is a key way to differentiate your business with millennial customers–the 80 million young people who have overtaken Boomers as the largest demographic in the marketplace, and will soon overtake them in purchasing power as well.<p>Not only will great customer service and a great …

Customer Service

What's Happening When We Hear the Voice in Our Head?

The voice we hear in our head comes in many forms. It can psyche us up for a big interview, help us remember an important speech, or guilt-trip us …

Artist Dedicates a Flaming Stairway to Heaven to His Grandma

Best 100th birthday present. Ever.<p>Chinese fireworks artist Cai Guo-Qiang did something special ​​for his his grandmother's 100th birthday: he made her a stairway to heaven, and set it on fire.<p>Guoqiang's 1,650-foot-high <i>Sky Ladder</i> is made from gunpowder loaded with copper wire, which he ignited from …

This Ultra-Thin Solar Charger Can Power Up Your iPhone On The Go

That’s changing. A powerful new charger called Solar Paper, thinner and lighter than an iPhone 6, can fully charge a phone almost as quickly as an …

Toc Record Player Spins Your Vinyl Vertically - Technabob

Toc is one beautifully crafted record player, even if it does sort of look like an almond merged with a record. It was designed by Roy Harpaz. It …

Turntables

Wireless charging is finally going to be quick as well as convenient

Wireless charging has always felt pretty futuristic, but now it's about to get fast too. The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has announced a forthcoming update to the Qi standard that will allow it to deliver up to 15 watts of power to smartphones without using cables. "Several manufacturers …