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The People’s Skype, A Mobile Phone Broadcasting and Voting System For Protesters

The People’s Skype by Alyx Baldwin is a mobile phone broadcasting and voting system designed specifically for protest assemblies. A speaker calls The …

London artist blows us away with his intricately detailed illustrations

Digital Art

America’s Longest-Standing Protester Passes Away after Spending 35 Years Outside the White House

Last week, Washington, D.C. mourned the death of Concepcion ‘Connie’ Picciotto, a legendary peace activist who had been camping in front of the White …

Why it was so hard to win at Legends of the Hidden Temple

Meet Fray Tormenta, the Wrestling Priest Who Inspired Nacho Libre

It’s a little known fact that Nacho Libre, a character played by Jack Black in the 2006 eponymous movie, is actually based on a legendary real-life …

Alleged Cancer Sufferer Wanting to Experience Wedding but Not Leave Widow Behind Marries a Love Doll

An unidentified Chinese man’s wedding pictures recently went viral because of his unusual bride – a life-size plastic love doll!<p>The ‘bride’ was …

The Sea Organ of Zadar – A Musical Instrument Powered by Wave Movement

The Sea Organ is an incredible musical instrument made up of a system of pipes and whistles that plays actual music as the waves of the Adriatic Sea …

Spanish Couple Have Lived Alone in Abandoned Village for the Last 45 Years

For the past 45 years, Martin and Sinforosa Colomer have been the only two residents of La Estrella, an abandoned village in Spain. The only living …

French Couple Spend Over $300,000 on Plastic Surgery to Look Like Barbie and Ken

A couple from France are so obsessed with dolls that they’ve spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to transform themselves into real-life Ken and …

Womankind saves the world in this surreal, gender-flipping art animation

Biker Repurposes Old Tractor into Unique Motorcycle

Larry Medwig, from Painesville, Ohio, is so passionate about motorcycles that he can make one out of pretty much anything. A few years ago, he built …

Disney Princesses Reveal Their Dark Sides In Creepy Illustrations By Jeffrey Thomas

The princesses that star in Disney’s classic movies inhabit beautiful fantasy worlds, but it apparently doesn’t take much to turn these into dark, …

This studio animates the stories you tell over an answering machine

Exploring an abandoned theme park in East Germany

What Disney princesses would look like if they were pin-up models (NSFW)

LA-based artist Andrew Tarusov has come up with a series of illustrations that depict Disney Princesses as sultry pin-up models, giving the tagline …

World’s largest air purifier takes smog and turns it into stunning jewels

Share beats anywhere you go with House of Marley's latest audio system

Music

German Woman Sick of Paying Rent Decides to Live on Trains

Tired of putting up with her landlord’s tantrums, a German student has decided to give up renting apartments altogether and live on trains …

Trains

Banksy’s Biggest Artwork Ever Opens This Friday

It's a dystopian theme park featuring Damien Hirst, Pussy Riot, Run the Jewels, and more, and he’s already banned Disney lawyers from entering.<p>Earlier this week, rumors began swirling that Banksy was building a theme park called Dismaland, after images popped up on Twitter and Facebook depicting …

Can Beppe Grillo's internet democracy work? | Italy

There is a lot of talk about a crisis of democracy in Europe. The majority of the people do not feel represented through traditional democratic institutions and there is a general need to re-define, if not re-discover, the meaning and the functions of democracy.<p>As a wave of dissent and protest …