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Adorable Hamster Bartenders Serving Tiny Food and Drinks

Cute ball of fur by day, suave bartender by night—such is the life of Ginji, an adorable hamster who lives with his owner Kosuke Sato (@Kawanabesatou on Twitter) and other hamster friends in Japan. Sato, who works as a tombstone salesman in Chiba Prefecture's Yachiyo, often amuses himself by …

Artist's Quirky Rainbow-Colored House in the Woods

When artist Kat O'Sullivan (a.k.a. Katwise) and her partner Mason Brown bought a run-down, nondescript farmhouse in the middle of the woods near High Falls, New York in 2009, they knew they had to breathe some life into the old building to reveal its true charm. With the help of their friends, the …

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Articles about 7-modern-benches-indoors-or-outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Noorens fell in love with San Diego and the surrounding area during a surf vacation several years ago, and made it their...<p>Freedom of Creation—In recent decades, computer-aided design (CAD) has transcended the screen, thanks to the advent of automatic...<p>Style, seating and storage: Get them all …

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Steel frames are bolted together to form Flexible Order modular furniture system

Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Fabricia Chang has created a series of pastel-coloured metal frames that bolt together into modular furniture …

Xplenty sets up its simplified Hadoop software on the Google cloud

Xplenty, a startup that sells an easy-to-use cloud-based version of the Hadoop open-source big data software, has brought its service to the burgeoning Google Cloud Platform.<p>Xplenty charges as little as $99 per month for the software when it runs on the Google public cloud. The software comes with …

Vivo working on a superphone to join its X5 Max wafer-phone

Vivo is on a roll.<p>Relatively unknown outside its native China, Vivo has been bringing to market many industry leading devices for some time now.<p>After teasing the thinnest phone in the world just last week, it’s now preparing a follow-up to what was the first QHD phone in the world, the Xplay 3S. …

This Gadget Reveals Exactly Where Veins Are, So Nurses Don’t Stab You Blindly

Even the lowliest medical trainee can find a vein with a new device piloted by the Australian Red Cross.<p>For people with hard-to-find veins, giving a simple blood sample can mean getting stuck like a pin cushion as the nurse or doctor roots around for the target. The Australian Red Cross Blood …

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What Is Journalism Anymore?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog</i> <i>What Games Are</i><i>. You can follow him on Twitter</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>It’s weird how our sense of things change. In the early blogging days it was often apparent that the market was about personal …

Apple releases web tool to deregister phone numbers from iMessage

Apple has quietly released a new tool to make switching between iOS and other smartphones a bit easier. The new web tool lets you instantly deregister your phone number from Apple's iMessage system. The site, first spotted by a poster on Reddit, should solve the problem of disappearing text …

Hawaii Calls In National Guard as River of Lava Creeps Onward

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Snow showers, temperatures in 30s for Halloween night

Chicagoland parents should bundle up trick-or-treaters and pack umbrellas in jack-o-lantern candy buckets as temperatures drop into the 30s and snow showers are likely this Halloween night.<p>The National Weather Service forecast scattered rain and snow showers before 7 p.m. Friday with lows around 36 …

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Super Typhoon Nuri may be planet's strongest storm of 2014

<i>UPDATE 5:15 p.m. ET: The storm has weakened a bit, but remains a Category 5 Super Typhoon, with maximum sustained winds of 165 miles per hour.</i> …

Powerful storm blasts Alaska islands, then weakens

A storm fueled by the remnants of a powerful typhoon was losing power Saturday after blasting remote, mostly uninhabited islands that are part of Alaska's Aleutian Islands chain with hurricane-force winds.<p>The storm was forecast to move slowly eastward, then help generate a high-pressure system that …

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Stormscapes 2: An Amazing Severe Weather Time-Lapse by Nicolaus Wegner | Colossal

<p>Filmed last month by Nicolaus Wegner in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Colorado, Stormscapes 2 is a gorgeous timelapse of severe …

Virgin Galactic crash: Branson vows to continue space project

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1120000/1120590_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532017028_11a5700ad0b41d2bb757b1a150e54149<p><b>Sir Richard Branson has vowed to continue his space tourism venture despite the fatal crash of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship in the US.</b><p>One pilot died …

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Fatal landslide tears through Hiroshima in Japan – video

Rescuer and boy he was trying to save are swept away as number of missing rises and Hiroshima braces for more rain<p>Published: 22 Aug 2014<p>Hillsides and slopes rapidly swept away in torrents of rock, mud and debris in at least five valleys in Hiroshima city suburbs<p>Published: 20 Aug 2014<p>Precarious …

Giant wall of dust sweeps through Phoenix, Arizona - timelapse video

Timelapse footage shows a giant wall of dust blow through Phoenix, Arizona, over the weekend. The dust storm, caused by 40mph winds, swept through the metropolitan area on Saturday, covering cars, buildings and planes. The National Weather Service issued a dust warning for the area and hundreds of …

CNN Weather Center on Twitter: "Tropical Storm Cristobal up to 60 mph; still expected to become a hurricane Tue night but only strong waves for US. http://t.co/g3HLza8VdB"

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Mind Blowing on Twitter: "Volcano eruption in Chile, photo by Francisco Nagroni: http://t.co/fCvS7antO9"

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Hurricane Odile Hits Mexican Resort City

A ferocious hurricane slammed an upscale Mexican resort early Monday with 125 mph winds and six months’ rain in just one hour.<p>Hurricane Odile is the …

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Hurricane Odile batters Mexico's Baja California peninsula - in pictures

Streets are flooded, homes destroyed and businesses vulnerable to looters after the storm batters towns and resorts with winds reaching up to 125mph

Flood-hit Pakistanis decry official response | Humanitarian crises

<b>Multan, Pakistan -</b> It's been nearly two weeks since Pakistan's two major rivers flooded large parts of northern Pakistan, but the government's response has been anything but prompt.<p>Residents in flood-hit areas have complained about the haphazard and inadequate reaction to the deluge that has left …

More than Dangerous: Naomi Klein takes on climate deniers

It's not that the data is secret.<p>The World Meteorological Organisation said in its annual report that radiative forcing – the difference between how …

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World<p>Why the fight for legal abortion is only half the battle | View<p>"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood International Women’s Health Coalition<p>World<p>One year after liberation, little progress made in Mosul<p>""God willing, next …