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Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

Top 10 horror movies

Time to bring the fear - from Nosferatu to The Shining, here's what the Guardian and Observer's critics have picked as the scariest films ever made<p>• Top 10 romantic movies • Top 10 action movies • Top 10 comedy movies<p>Peter Bradshaw on horror<p>Horror crashes through boundaries and challenges the …

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's coolest …

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

What the World Would Look Like If Countries Were As Big As Their Online Populations

Helloooooo China!<p>The Internet we each see every day is an infinitesimally tiny sliver of the whole—the parts we have curated for ourselves, the parts our network of friends and family sends to us, and the sites that we have made parts of our routines.<p>But beyond this micro-level editing, there are …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Maps

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

This Is the Average Man's Body

Graphic renderings of modern males<p>George Maat, a professor emeritus of anthropology at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, has said that within another 50 years, the Dutch Todd could be six-foot-three. Several years ago the Netherlands was compelled to increase building code …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Daily Rituals by Mason Currey – review<p>…

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Hiking

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

<b>*UPDATE 12/17/2013* THE TOP 100 ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ FOR 2013 HAVE JUST BEEN PUBLISHED! CHECK IT OUT!</b><p>At the end of every quarter the Sifter …

Cycling

22 Animated Neon Posters From Classic Movies

The hypnotic, sexy, sleazy and tacky neon versions of the all-time classics.<p>Follow the author on Twitter.

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

19 Gross Dessert Ideas To Make A Sick Halloween

Guaranteed to make you lose your sweet tooth. Some are not even in the spirit of Halloween, which is terrifying.

Grand Theft Auto 5 actors share their thoughts on game's success

The voices behind <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s three-hero cast — Steven Ogg (Trevor), Shawn Fonteno (Franklin) and Ned Luke (Michael) — recently spoke with GQ about their personal connections with the game following its launch.<p><i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> set a record after topping $1 billion in sales after three …

This botnet stole over a million Social Security numbers

The exposed.su website started drawing attention in March when it offered social security numbers and other information for everyone from Beyonce to Michelle Obama and the director of the CIA. Shocked by the breadth of data, both the FBI and Secret Service launched investigations — but today the …

These Are the 33 Best BBQ Joints in America

Pizza was invented in Italy and perfected in America. Hamburgers were invented in America but given a really German-sounding name. Indeed, it's quite possible that no culinary tradition (except for the Hot Pocket) is more thoroughly American than barbecue, with its different variants creating …

Top Entries at the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships

Just a few weeks ago, men flocked to the 2013 Beard and Mustache Championships in New Orleans boasting all kinds of wild styles ranging from full beards to thin Dali mustaches. Along with the participants, Las Vegas-based photographer Greg Anderson also traveled there in order to document the …

Men's Fashion

Drawings That Leap Off the Page

I’m not sure if we already featured Alessandro Diddi, a skilled italian illustrator. Just watch how brilliantly he makes it possible for his viewers …

When Art Directors Nail It (18 Ads)

The Art of Art Direction —it's a beautiful thing.

College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …

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10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

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Guinness World Records 2014 – in pictures

From the fastest sprinter in high heels to the world's smallest donkey, the 2014 Guinness Book of Records presents the latest weird and wacky record breaking events

DISCLAIMER: Felix went to an orgy for the purposes of writing a comedy article

DISCLAIMER: Felix went to an orgy <i>for the purposes of writing a comedy article</i>.<p>The day came and I found myself feeling gripped by terrorhea, those shits you get in moments of panic. I took some Immodium and two showers and washed my already clean clothes before heading out to get wine. I drove to [the] house and sat in my car across the street for 15 solid minutes, listening to the greatest hits of today, yesterday, and whenever on the radio, before deciding to man up and do this shit. The man …

You Used to Get One Life. Now You Get Two. #NotDeadYet

The most important difference between the world today and 150 years ago isn’t airplane flight or nuclear weapons or the Internet. It’s lifespan. We …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Exercise

Whether you do it to lose weight, to reach a fitness goal or -- dare we say it? -- just for fun, exercise <i>changes</i> you.<p>There's the red face and the sweating, the pounding heart and pumping lungs, the boost to your alertness and mood, the previously nonexistent urges to talk about nothing but splits …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Reddit