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Line The Walls Of Your Sanitarium With This Cthulhu Wallpaper

When H.P. Lovecraft was alive and busy writing his strange Cthulhu mythos related stories the face of horror was far simpler, and the wallpaper …

Robot explorer discovers new species of anemone under Antarctic ice

“When we looked up at the bottom of the ice shelf, there they were … People were literally jumping up and down with excitement.” — Frank …

National Science Foundation

The 10 Best Movie Scenes That Were Never In The Script

Most of the time, a film's script is a story plan. It'll get passed through a whole line of professionals from screenwriters and producers to directors and studio executives to make sure that everyone's on the same page. But some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history were actually …

A Wood Herb-Drying Rack or Utensil Rail

(Image credit: Less and More)<p>After singing the praises of air-drying the laundry over at Apartment Therapy, I couldn't help but think of drying herbs …

Herbs

20 Amazing Chemical Reaction GIFs

Blood meets hydrogen peroxide<p>Source: Iitmne<p>Sodium acetate crystallization<p>Source: Imgur<p>Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction<p>Source: GIF Trunk<p>Water bridge …

44 Classic French Meals You Need To Try Before You Die

Everything you wanted to know about French food but were afraid to ask.

France

A Geektastic Christmas Wedding Proposal

Pretty much every gamer knows that the best reason to get married is because it's dangerous to go alone. That sentiment was once again repeated with …

A Dozen Surf Resolutions

Surfing

28 Fruits And Vegetables That You Had No Idea Grew Like That

OK, some of these you might know, but the first time I saw Brussels sprouts in their true form, I literally screamed.

Creative Commons

In Search of Lost Time

A radioactive reminder of Chernobyl's deadly legacy

Nearly three decades after the disastrous accident at Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a large mass inside one of the reactors still emits catastrophic levels of radiation. Dubbed "the Elephant's Foot," this freaky combination of nuclear fuel, sand, and concrete remains a stark symbol of …

What Happened On Easter Island — A New (Even Scarier) Scenario

We all know the story, or think we do.<p>Let me tell it the old way, then the new way. See which worries you most.<p>First version: Easter Island is a small 63-square-mile patch of land — more than a thousand miles from the next inhabited spot in the Pacific Ocean. In A.D. 1200 (or thereabouts), a small …

Remembering Mandela on Flipboard

By Flipboard News Desk | Flipboard News Desk created a magazine on Flipboard. “Remembering Mandela on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

Doctor Who: 50 things you didn't know

1. The Doctor lives longer in France<p>French audiences watching Doctor Who dubbed into their native tongue obviously can’t be expected to know the difference between Christopher Eccleston’s Lancashire vowels and David Tennant’s adopted southern accent – but isn’t there some metaphysical conundrum …

TV Series

That Clam In Your Chowder Might Be Hundreds Of Years Old

First we heard on <i>Morning Edition</i> that a clam scientists had opened up turned out to have been 507 years old.<p>That led us to stories with headlines like this: "Scientists accidentally kill world's oldest animal at age 507."<p>Which took us to a more authoritative-sounding report, from National …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

Huh? Scientists find a version in each of 10 languages studied

Humans speak many languages, but we may be united in our confusion. A new study examined languages from around the world and discovered what they say could be a universal word: "Huh?"<p>Researchers traveled to cities and remote villages on five continents, visiting native speakers of 10 very different …

Linguistics

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Carlos Burle at Nazaré: the biggest wave ever surfed? - in pictures

Nazaré on the Atlantic coast of Portugal has become a legendary spot in the world of big wave surfing. Brazillian Carlos Burle headed to Praia do Norte and rode what has been called the largest wave ever. We bring you the best images from this astonishing feat

The Night of the Hunter

(Charles Laughton, 1955; Arrow, 15)<p>One of the greatest, most influential directorial debuts in movie history, <i>The Night of the Hunter</i> was a major critical and commercial failure in 1955, and Charles Laughton never directed another film, which was bad for him, bad for us and bad for Norman Mailer, …

10 Culinary Maxims: Kitchen Rules To Live By

<i>First appeared on Food Riot, by Brett Sandusky</i><p><i>On Communal Wine</i>: If a friend comes over with a bottle of wine, and the occasion is not a large gathering, said bottle should be opened and shared with said friend.<p><i>On Silver and Flatware</i>: When taking out flatware for oneself, always take out enough …

Kitchens

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

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