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The Weird True Story of the Rise and Fall of the Waterbed

If you've ever slept on a waterbed, you know that it is a singular experience. My cousins had one growing up, and I thought it was the most …

Demystifying the Winchester Mystery House

Under new management, the labyrinthine mansion is giving up more of its closely guarded secrets.<p>When Walter Magnuson arrived at San Jose’s Winchester …

Terry Gilliam reveals how he created his Monty Python animations

I am a great admirer of Terry Gilliam's cut-out animations in Monty Python's Flying Circus.<p>They were an inspiration when I animated this blockchain …

Inside the forgotten underground city that once housed 20,000 people

'Ghosts' Caught On Camera At Famed Stanley Hotel In Colorado

Who is that little girl on the stairs?<p>A photograph taken at the Colorado hotel that helped to inspire Stephen King’s bestselling novel “The Shining” shows what appears to be two “ghosts.”<p>The Mausling family of Aurora, Colorado, participated in a “spirit tour” at the 108-year-old Stanley Hotel in …

How to Invest if You're 50 and Haven't Saved a Dime for Retirement

If you haven't started building up your nest egg yet, you're approaching your last shot to retire on time and in comfort.<p>Once you turn 50, time is no …

The 5 Best GoPro Drones for Out-of-this-World Photos

Take your GoPro to new heights with one of these easy-to-fly consumer drones.<p>Most consumer drones have a built-in camera for capturing awesome aerial photographs. Chances are, you already have an action camera like a GoPro. Why not put it to use with one of these top-rated drones that are …

Drones

The Shortest Route to the Most Beautiful Place in Every State

There's a song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games, and it isn't called "America the Mediocre." The wonders of this country …

Suoi Tien – Vietnam’s Weirdest Amusement Park

Posted at h in Vietnam by The Travel Ninjas 81 Comments<p>Located in Ho Chi Minh City, Suoi Tien is Vietnam’s wacky Buddhist wonderland. It’s Vietnam’s …

This Is Where All of Daft Punk's Impossibly Catchy Samples Come From

Have you ever found yourself listening to some classic 70s funk, rock, or disco and suddenly recognized a portion of the song you swear you’ve heard …

Daft Punk

‘Midnight Run’: Martin Brest’s Cult-Action Comedy that Just Doesn’t Seem to Get Old

When filmmaker Martin Brest developed a script for a buddy action comedy called <i>Midnight Run</i> with the help of his writing partner George Gallo, Robert …

20 of Steven Wright's Funniest Jokes

Don't get too excited, but today is the deadpan comedian's 61st birthday. To celebrate, here are 20 of his funniest jokes.<p>1. "It's a small world, but …

TV

Proof That Every Story Is the Same as Every Other Damn Story

It’s not exactly a shiny new concept that stories get recycled and retold, or that movies borrow liberally and sometimes steal from other movies, or …

Movies

The Underground City of Derinkuyu Could Shelter As Many As 20,000 People & Reached A Depth of 60m

<i>Map created by Stuart Jackson-Carter</i><p>The cutaway map above shows part of the underground city of Derinkuyu as it would have appeared at its peak …

Archaeology

12 Secrets of Film Editors

When a film does well at the box office, the actors, director, and producers get most of the accolades. But film editors also play a major role in a …

34 Best Free Movie Streaming Sites 2017 (Updated List)

Are you an avid movie lover? Do you enjoy watching a movie? Do you hate paying for movies? Are you among the smart group of people searching for ways …

6 maps that could change your perspective on the world

We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world …

Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.<p>An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception.<p>Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other …

Pronounce Every Word In This Poem Correctly And Prove You Are An English Pro!

If there's any truth to <i>My Fair Lady</i> then English tutors who taught people proper pronunciation liked to use clever poems as training tools, which …

Language Learning

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>Never buy buttermilk again with this trick! Using a 1-cup measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar. Fill the remainder of the cup with …

Recipes

This Vietnamese noodle soup is a warming dish, perfect for winter. And while there is contention over its pronunciation, consensus dictates that the beef bones be cooked low and slow – but for how long? And what meat should you serve with it?<p>The first thing you need to know about pho is that it …

Vietnam

Google Streetview Takes Viewers Into A Miniature Train 'Wunderland'

Now you can feel like Alice, without eating any strange mushrooms<p>Google Street View is downsizing. They've taken us deep into the seven seas and up perilous rock faces but now, they're taking us somewhere very small: Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, a huge model train set.<p>The best part is, you can …

3D video games are good for you, say scientists

Even players of casual video games, such as <i>Bejeweled Blitz</i> or <i>Candy Crush Saga</i> report memory improvements and quicker response time as a result.<p>Now, …

Archaeologists Discover 800-Year-Old ‘Mobile Cell Phone’ In Austria, According to Conspiracy Theorists [Video]

The out-of-place artifacts (OOPArt) conspiracy theory blogosphere is abuzz with excitement over an alleged discovery of a mysterious out-of-place …

The unbelievable backstory of the 18-year-old classified ad that refuses to die

In 1997, John Silveira was asked to come up with fillers for unsold ad space in the magazine he was writing for. The clock was ticking, and he …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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10 TED Talks That All Filmmakers Should Check Out

TED Talks help spread the ideas of the most amazing, creative minds of our generation, including those of our most revered filmmakers and …