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Is the ‘2-minute’ countdown bad parenting? Here’s why kids have a meltdown

“Two more minutes and I’m taking your iPhone, laptop, or TV away.” It’s the warning bell you sound to your kids when their daily screen time is over …

Marie Antoinette As A Hog-Chewing Harpy And More Freaky Pics From The French Revolution

Our high school history classes taught us that during the French Revolution, oppressed citizens stormed the Bastille, marched on Versailles, and were slaughtered by the thousands at the guillotine during the Reign of Terror. But did your history teacher ever tell you about the farting angels, …

French Revolution

grain editJonathan Calugi Update

Italian designer and illustrator Jonathan Calugi recently updated his portfolio with a series of new projects. It’s well worth a visit if you’re a …

Saturday Assignment: Remove Household Rust With These 5 Natural Remedies

Rust is a quiet, subtle things that sneaks up on your pans, pots, servingware and even some furniture. The weekend's a perfect time to rid your metal …

Toxins

Friction - Long Gone Memory (Ft. Arlissa)(My Nu Leng Remix)

Running To The Sea Feat. Susanne Sundfør (Pachanga Boys Remix) by Röyksopp - Listen to music

Remixes

Filipino fishermen set sail in fridges after typhoon wrecks their boats

Usually a fisherman catches a fish and puts it in the fridge. In one typhoon-wrecked Filipino village, fishermen are putting themselves in the fridge and then going fishing.<p>Typhoon Haiyan crashed into the central Philippines on Nov. 8, laying waste to just about everything in its path, including …

Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Wrote A Children's Book About Internet Addiction

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Mark Zuckerberg, sees a clear and present danger for the youth of America: Internet addiction. In fact, she's even penned …

In Session: Champion

Lee Burridge - Robot Heart - Burning Man - 2013

Parents bring their children's toys to life for 'Dinovember'

Last year, after a long stretch of staying up all night with their 1-year-old son who was having trouble sleeping, Refe and Susan Tuma started to feel guilty that they weren't doing enough fun things for their two older children.<p>So Susan decided to play a little prank on them, setting up their …

Kids

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Carnivorous giant platypus with sharp teeth once roamed Australia

Extinct species identified in north-west Queensland reveals an entirely unknown branch of the monotreme's evolution<p>A giant, carnivorous platypus with fearsome teeth once roamed the waterways of Australia, researchers have discovered.<br>The newly identified species, dubbed <i>Obdurodon tharalkooschild</i>, …

How to teach … photography

The Guardian Teacher Network this week has all the resources you need to get your students taking great photographs<p>Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has …

20 More Baby Animals That’ll Make You Say ‘Aww’

Seeing how many awww’s our first baby animals post received, we knew we’d have to come back with more! There’s just something about these miniature …

Dream-Like Long Exposure Photos of Fireflies in Nagoya, Japan

If you are tired of the usual long exposure photos, then this post is for you. Japanese photographer Yume Cyan has spent the last month in the …

New Toilet Paper Roll Art by Anastassia Ellias

It’s been over 3 years since we featured Paris-based artist Anastassia Elias with her toilet paper roll artworks, but this whole time the artist has …

102-Year-Old Ship in Sydney Became A Floating Forest: www.boredpanda.com/floating-forest-ship/ #abandoned #abandonedplaces #ships

Haunting Black and White Portraits of Homeless People by Lee Jeffries

Photo series “<i>Homeless”</i> by Lee Jeffries will make you face the ones you neglectfully pass by everyday. Taken exclusively in black and white, each of …

How many women can you count? Amazing Body Art Illusions by Johannes Stoetter (9 pics): www.boredpanda.com/body-art-illusions-johannes-stoetter/ #bodyart #bodypainting

Long Exposure Photographs of Waves by David Orias

You may think you’re looking at some beautiful paintings of the sea, but these are actually long exposure pictures, taken by David Orias! Santa …

Landscape Photography

Incredible Red Beach in Panjin, China

Sand is probably the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about beach. However, this is not the case with the Panjin Red Beach in China, …

Photographer Catches Fire While Shooting Lava

Photographer Kawika Singson was shooting lava when his shoes and tripod caught on fire. Singson put this picture on Facebook as his cover photo with …

Newest Trend: Crazy Wedding Attack Photos (7 pics): www.boredpanda.com/funny-wedding-attack-photo-trend/ #photography #weddingphotography #wedding

Jumping Spiders Wearing Water Drops as Fancy Hats

Even if you have arachnophobia, don’t be too quick to close this page yet! Jumping spiders have got to be the cutest spiders of all. More than that, …

17 of the Most Amazing Treehouses From Around The World

As kids, most of us have dreamed of having a tree house as a safe haven – a secret place where we could establish a top-secret club house away from …

Amazing Plant Sculptures at the Montreal Mosaiculture Exhibition (9 pics): www.boredpanda.com/plant-sculptures-montreal-international-mosaicultures-2013/

Incredible Fly Geyser in Nevada Created Purely by Accident

Do you remember the 22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist we posted some time ago? There’s one more! The Fly Geyser, also …

Cat Owner Built an Outdoor Catwalk Around His House in Japan: www.boredpanda.com/fenced-outdoor-catwalk-around-his-house/

21 Strange Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Exist: www.boredpanda.com/unusual-animals/