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How one man is fighting depression by relentlessly ‘taking the p*ss’

One in eight men in the UK have been diagnosed with a mental health problem. A recent YouGov survey found that 12 per cent of men do not have a …

The US is using Twitter to detect earthquakes

When properly filtered, quake-related tweets can trigger alerts in areas without sensors<p>The US Geological Survey (USGS) has begun using data from Twitter to detect earthquakes. In a blog post published this week, Twitter explains how the USGS, the government body responsible for tracking seismic …

Fruity video breaks down the difference between porn sex and real sex using food

Now THIS is food porn.<p>We’re always being told that real sex and porn sex are worlds apart, but for anyone struggling to understand that sex between …

Tiny Wind & Solar Powered Home Lets You Live Off The Grid Anywhere In The World

Ecocapsules, designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, promise to let anyone live off the grid for up to a year. Each unit is equipped with solar …

SR Geek Picks: The Hobbit Office, Why You Should Play 'Dishonored' & More

Advertising [x]<p>by Justin Vactor<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Welcome to Screen Rant's "Geek Picks," where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around …

‘Lessons From a Dog’, A Book Featuring Simple Life Lessons Told Through the Natural Wisdom of Dogs

“Lessons From a Dog“, an online comic about simple life lessons that humans can gain from dogs created by illustrator Patrick Moberg (see …

These illustrations are as hilarious as they are adorable

Back in 2013 we brought your attention to the wonderful work of illustrator Liz Climo (read the original post here). Well, now she's back, and she …

Booboo And His Friends Are The Most Adorable Guinea Pigs On The Internet

Meet Booboo, an adorable guinea pig that is the muse of a photographer who goes by the nickname “Lieveheerbeestje.” Her photos of little Booboo and …

Jeep’s Clever Ad Campaign Works Just As Well Upside Down

Leo Burnett, a prestigious international ad agency, created a brilliant 3-image optical illusion ad campaign for Jeep in France with the motto “See …

Artist Leaves Cute Motivational Sticky Notes On The Train

October Jones (real name Joe Butcher), the prolific writer and illustrator behind gems like Texts From Dog and these commuter sticky-note doodles, is …

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Mystery Of Death Valley's Sailing Stones Explained

Visitors to Death Valley, whether in person or via the interwebs, have noticed a strange phenomenon that takes place with some of the Valley’s rocks- …

Journal questions validity of autism and vaccine study

The debate over a link between autism and vaccines continues.<p>A study published earlier this month concluded African-American boys are more at risk for autism if they're given the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine before the age of 2. The study author says researchers at the Centers for Disease …

Biologist tries to explain Captain America and the Hulk with science

Comic book writers almost always spin up some inventive pseudo-science to explain how normal men and women transform into superheroes, but what if a real biologist took a crack at it? Sebastian Alvarado, a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University, has done just that with a new series of …

The multi-tool clip for hairy situations

We all have that friend -- the one you can always ask for a sticking plaster, safety pin or paracetamol in the event of a small emergency. Asking for a screwdriver to, say, repair a pair of glasses, on the other hand, can be a bit of a crapshoot.<p>If Swiss Army knives aren't really your thing, or if …

“Bird-Witched”, A Fantastic Collection of Bird-Themed Stiletto Heel Shoes Designed By Masaya Kushino

Japanese shoe designer Masaya Kushino, known for incredibly creatively extravagant footwear, released his newest collection, “Bird-Witched“, earlier …

Not all ad blockers are the same. Here’s why the EFF’s Privacy Badger is different

It would be great if internet users could tell the websites they visit that they don’t want to be tracked by advertising groups unrelated to the …

How Your Body Fights Viruses: An Animation

Okay, wait. Your body doesn’t fight viruses <i>with</i> an animation. Otherwise <i>Osmosis Jones</i> would be required viewing for all biology classes, and nobody …

Deep Fried Cadbury Creme Eggs

Kirbie writes that <b>her experimental dessert</b> tastes "like a fried dough ball of goodness with chocolate and a melted creme center." So it would be an …

This Clever Hammer Design Lets You Drive a Nail One-Handed

(Photos: Picard)<p>Picard, a German toolmaking company, developed this clever design named the Lattenhammer. It's designed for those situations when you …

Things I Would Wish Upon My Enemies

When reading <b>the latest from Doghouse Diaries</b>, I couldn’t help but think of the Little Jimmy Dickens song…<p>May the bird of paradise fly up your nose<br>May …

"Mini hearts" on veins could be used to treat circulatory problems

When someone has chronic venous insufficiency, it means that because of faulty valves in their leg veins, oxygen-poor blood isn't able to be pumped …

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How to read digitally – at 600 words a minute

In 2005, a company called ICUE addressed the imminent problem of reading books from tiny screens by proposing a slew of new reading techniques. Their system allowed you to read hundreds of books in a variety of new ways, including a format wherein each word of the text flashed up on the screen in …

Watch Kylie Minogue Get Physical In "Sexercize" - PAPER

March 21st marks the end of sweater weather and the beginning of the mad dash to get fit for bikini season. Skip the juice cleanse because Australian pop goddess Kylie Minogue has transformed exercise into something much more appealing: sexercise.<p>Joining the league of DGAF, hyper-sexed pop singers …

Adorable Snail Teapot Cozies

Anke Klempner's teapot cozies make me want to squee! These cute friends belong in not just your garden, but your kitchen, too. You can find her …

Man Snaps His Fingers to Summon His Sugar Glider

(Video Link)<p>Ryan Muraski owns Hazel, a sugar glider. He's trained her well. All he has to do is snap his fingers to call Hazel to him.<p>Try snapping …

What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

We all know some foods have a much higher Calorie content than others, but how many of us know what that difference actually looks like? Information …

Freddy the Great Dane, Possibly the Largest Dog In Great Britain and Contender for World’s Largest Dog

Freddy is a massive eighteen-month old great dane who eats over $120 worth of food per week and can only be walked at times when there aren’t any …