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Lasers levitate nanodiamond in free space

<b>U. ROCHESTER (US) —</b> A recent experiment proves it’s possible to use lasers to levitate very tiny diamonds—about one-thousandth the diameter of a …

This Brass Knuckle Knife Is All the Intimidation You'll Ever Need to Avoid a Fight

Ok. So to be candid, a $10 knife is likely a POS. Nevertheless, the concept is a notable one. And honestly, if you never plan on using it in a …

Bulgaria UFO Video Under Scrutiny By Ex-FBI Agent Ben Hansen (VIDEO)

A fast moving, silent, circular, brightly lit object was videotaped moving across the night sky of Haskovo, Bulgaria, on August 4.<p>The video, posted by one "nedialko kostadinov," shows the unusual object passing behind numerous wires and structures and changing colors and intensity. Near the …

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine

Within 24 hours of quitting the drug, your withdrawal symptoms begin. Initially, they’re subtle: The first thing you notice is that you feel mentally …

Coolest Bed Ever: Spider-Man Bed

Just as Spider-Man transformed from an ordinary guy to a web slinging superhero, you can transform your kid’s bed from ordinary to super with an …

Charge Up in the Woods with a PowerPot Thermoelectric Generator

Astute campers will quickly realize that there’s no power outlets in the woods. So how to charge up all those fun electronic devices that you …

Things Come Apart by Todd McLellan - in pictures Canadian photographer Todd McLellan makes visible the inner workings of everyday products by dismantling, carefully arranging the components and photographing them. His book, Things Come Apart, presents a unique view of items such as chainsaws and iPods, transforming ordinary objects into works of art http://bit.ly/19Cn8th

Dutch startup Space Expedition Corporation is taking on Virgin Galactic

<i>This article was taken from the June 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Iain Sinclair Cardsharp 2 Credit Card Knife

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Accessories<br>• Design<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Knives<br>• Survival<p>This credit card sized folding knife by Iain Sinclair is one of the …

Espresso Veloce V12 Machine

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Home<br>• Luxury<br>• Steampunk<p>Espresso machines are often beautiful – the hissing, bubbling, steam-punk …

Ford Capri RS2600 Group 2 Competition Coupe

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Cars<br>• Ford<br>• German<br>• Racing<br>• Retro<p>The 1972 Ford Capri RS2600 Group 2 Competition Coupe was the car that cemented the reputation …

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21 Brilliant Objects You Can Make From Recycled Materials

Out of all the items we purchase every day, how many do we keep for over a year?<p>Not many.<p>Now more than ever, we seem quite at ease constantly …

28 Impressive Examples Of Street Art Around The World

In case you didn't know, we're avid supporters of street art / graffiti, there's a lot to be said about injecting some much need creativity & …

Falling Beans Optical Illusion

Newest addition to our #Seemingly Animated category depicts falling beans that aren’t. Another beautiful illusory pattern provided by great Gianni …