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Lonnie Johnson: The father of the Super Soaker

<b>Lonnie Johnson was brought up in Mobile, Alabama in the 1960s, when black children were not expected to go far, but such was his talent for engineering that he worked for Nasa, and helped test the first stealth bomber. But as he explains here, the invention that made his fortune was a water pistol</b> …

Engineering

Low-Carb Salad Recipe With Chicken, Bacon, and Apple

This low-carb chopped salad recipe is made with sweet apple bits which contrast nicely with the salty bacon and creamy avocado.<p>Chopped salads are …

Food

Take This Back and Tell the Cook He’s Fired!

Spread the Cute:<p>I specifically ordered chilled, organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, ethically-sourced, free-range, Gala apple slices, and you serve me …

Food

Hear Dustin Hoffman Talk Sex, Drugs and Gangs in Rare 1971 Interview

"I grew up on the coattails of an aggressive society," says actor in PBS' 'Blank on Blank.' "I carried a knife taped to my leg"<p>A rare 1971 interview …

Michael Jackson

Cross a Kangaroo, Koala, Sloth, Monkey, and Bear and This Is What You Get

Changing Planet<p>“When you’re a kid and you think of a very magical place, this is it,” says Lisa Dabek, picturing the lush Papua New Guinea cloud forest. Even the wildlife sounds like something out of a children’s book. “It’s kind of a hybrid of a kangaroo, a koala, a sloth, and a monkey. And a …

Papua New Guinea

39 Photos For Anyone Who's Just Having A Bad Day

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Cute Animals

High School Dunk Contest Mixtape Is a Thing of Beauty

Link to Media<p>Wow. Just wow.<p>Hoop Mixtape released a compilation of the best dunks at this year's American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk Contest, and it did not disappoint.<p>With names like Derrick Jones, Prince Ali, Rex Pflueger and Rayjon Tucker, you expect nothing but the best.<p>And that is …

NBA

Fat Cat Stuck In Door

Curious Kitten Tries to Figure Out How to Capture the Fan That Is Spinning Above Her Little Head

A curious Siamese kitten named Wampa (previously) does her very best to figure out how to capture the spinning fan above her little head, but keeps …

Clever Orange Tabby Cat Figures Out How to Open a Back Door to Let a Troop of Puppies Back Inside

An orange tabby cat named Buster cleverly figured out how to open a sliding glass back door that would let him and the helpless troop of Yorkie …

Watch: Husky gets telling off for eating potato skins

When telling off a child you expect to have a bit of back-chat, but not when you're telling off your pet husky<p>Normally a dog will try to look as innocent as possible when getting a telling off, but not this <b>husky</b> who just howls back at the angry owner.<p>According to the story posted on Reddit, the …

The 7 Most Interesting Things About The Man Who Plays 'The Most Interesting Man In the World'

Actor Jonathan Goldsmith's off-screen life is just as interesting as the Dos Equis campaign he stars in.<p>You know him as "The Most Interesting Man in the World," or possibly as your favorite carpool buddy, but it turns out that Jonathan Goldsmith, the actor behind the character is actually pretty …

The White House

250-Year-Old Pretzel Unearthed by German Archaeologists

MAINZ, Germany — No matter how much you like pretzels, this is one baked product you do not want to eat. Archaeologists have unearthed a 250-year-old pretzel in Germany's southern state of Bavaria — possibly the oldest example of the knotted dough ever found in Europe.<p>"It is an archaeological …

Archaeology

The 8 Worst Decisions You Can Make at a Hotel

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>Making bad decisions is as much a part of traveling as packing your suitcase and losing followers on Instagram (really, we get it, you're having fun on vacation). When you're visiting a place you know nothing about, you're bound to get some stuff wrong. …

The most confident kid in the world created an incredible bar mitzvah music video

13-year-olds aren't exactly known for their confidence and sense of self. Who can blame them?<p>But one young man has defied that stereotype in a homemade music video for his upcoming bar mitzvah that parodies songs like "Happy" by Pharrell and Lorde's "Royals."<p>Meet Brody Criz, who we're calling the …

How To Cut An Onion In 5 Easy Steps

It's something everyone should know -- yes, even you. Even if you can hardly boil yourself a pot of spaghetti, you should still know how to finely chop an onion. It'll come in handy for recipes galore -- soups, marinades and dips all benefit from the aromatic flavoring and crunch of the bulb. Today …

Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle

The 10 Most Incredible Weapon Systems Used By The Russian Army

Though the country is perhaps not considered the superpower it once was, Russia's armed forces have gone through a significant transformation since President Vladimir Putin's re-election in 2012. The army is being split into smaller, more dynamic brigades. The focus is on new technologies rather …

Ferrari F50 Barca: The floating wooden Ferrari dominating the canals of Venice

As impressive as it is to cruise through an Italian city in a Ferrari, doing so in Venice takes things to the next level. Meet Livio De Marchi, a man …

These smart power switches let you use Siri to turn on anything in your home

iDevices' Switch and iHome's SmartPlug are among the first HomeKit products<p>Back in June, Apple announced plans to let your iPhone start controlling smart home products, and here at CES 2015, we're finally starting to see some products that it can control. iDevices' Switch (seen above) and iHome's …

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>What are sinkholes and what causes them?<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in …

Tropical Cyclones

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

Cheese! 20 Awkward Family Christmas Portraits

When the family comes together for Christmas, it’s a great time for family portraits, but it’s an even better time for *awkward* family portraits. We’re talking tacky Christmas sweaters, #TBTs with Santa and puppies in holiday outfits. We’ve found the most awkward, most adorable family portraits …

Japanese Artist Indicted for Sharing Scans of Her Vagina Online

This is the second time she's been arrested for this.<p>Feminist artist Rokudenashiko, who successfully raising over $5,000 to build a "pussy boat" (a 3D-printed model of her own vagina that's also a kayak), was recently indicted for distributing obscene data.<p>Rokudenashiko was previously arrested in …

Spying on your pet is now easy (and addictive) with Petcube

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>For one week, I became a helicopter cat parent.<p>I had just placed a Petcube, a palm-sized cube that …

40 Top Best Hot and Sexy Pics of Megan Fox Ever!

♠ Posted by Kristen Stewart in Hot Megan Fox,Megan Fox,Megan Fox HD pics,Most Sexy Pics Ever,Sexy,Top Best Hot and Sexy Pics at 12:55 PM<p>Megan Denise …