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17 ridiculous restaurant menus from the Far East

16 strange places to stay in the UK and Channel Islands

The Best Apps For People Who Don't Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

Personal Finance

How to Make Scrap Fabric Twine

Whenever I work on a sewing or quilting project, I always end up with leftover bits and pieces of fabric that I simply can’t bear to throw away. (I mean, it might be useful someday!) As a result, I have almost as much scrap fabric in my stash as actual useful yardage. And, it would seem that I’m …

Russian gamer in dramatic collapse after experiencing Oculus Rift

The gamer is trying a rollercoaster demo using the virtual reality headset when a friend delivers him a well-timed shove, provoking a hysterical reaction<p>Footage uploaded to YouTube shows the hilarious moment a <b>Russian</b> games fan falls victim to a prank as he tries a rollercoaster demonstration using …

Dropbox knows when you're playing pirate

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/><p>For years now, internet users have become used to …

Watch out for this Netflix 'tech support' scam

Jerome Segura has been tracking tech support scams for a year,<p>documenting the ploys he's encountered. But even this one found him unprepared. …

Edible chocolate iPhone case

We have phone cases that look like a chocolate bar, and we’ve seen iPhone cases that are designed to smell like chocolates, but what if we could have …

Shanghai Tower (650 meters)

Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.<p>In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.<p>During the run, you can get a good idea of how …

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Man pretends to be shot by violent movie posters

There's a lot of violence in movies and TV shows. Guns, blood and murder are welcomed into the family living room by the bleary eyes of desensitized …

Man Washes Up On Marshall Islands, Claims He Floated From 8,000 Miles Away

The man, with long hair and beard, was discovered Thursday when his 24-foot fiberglass boat with propeller-less engines floated onto the reef at Ebon Atoll and he was spotted by two locals.<p>"His condition isn't good, but he's getting better," Ola Fjeldstad, a Norwegian anthropology student doing …

Marshall Islands

Incredible new video of Felix Baumgartner's space jump

You've seen Felix Baumgartner's harrowing jump from 128,1000 feet above Earth's surface, but you haven't seen it like this. This new exhilarating …

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

Steve Parry

13 Gadgets From The 1990s You'd Totally Forgotten About

Remember the 90s?<p>Shell suits, Count Duckula and Ant and Dec's pop phase...<p>How could you forget? But what about the gadgets? Well, here's 13 you've …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

Pacific Ocean

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Stampeding Rabbits Chased By Snowmobile Is The Most Epic Thing Ever Filmed With A GoPro (VIDEO)

There have been some great things filmed with a GoPro - some spectacular (see below) and some pretty painful (and embarrassing).<p>But none have …

Leftside Wobble

Dicky Trisco wrote a great post the other day about the proliferation of lazy edits and I thought I'd post a few thoughts from my own perspective.<p>For …