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Gorgeous video of artisans crafting ceramics in Icheon

Mr.Romance's lovely video of master artisans creating ceramics is a super-chill look at the beautiful techniques being practiced in the South Korean …

Carol Morley: ‘Mass hysteria is a powerful group activity’

Fainting, twitching, nausea… What is really going on when a group – and it’s almost always teenage girls – exhibit real symptoms without organic cause? Carol Morley explains how her fascination with mass psychogenic illness led to her film The Falling, the story of a fainting epidemic at a girls’ …

Going Clear is a ‘must-see’ Scientology documentary

Alex Gibney’s documentary demystifies the powerful organisation. Owen Gleiberman awards five stars to a film that ‘has the scary intensity of a thriller’.<p>For all the brave and insightful exposes that have been written about the Church of Scientology, an aura of impenetrable mystery remains. Is it a …

Kendrick Lamar pays tribute to The Notorious B.I.G. with 'The What' freestyle

Monday marked 18 years since The Notorious B.I.G.’s unsolved murder, ending an already legendary career—and more importantly, a life—at 24 years old. …

Ori and the Blind Forest makes momma Metroid super-proud

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>Think about some of the most beautiful games you’ve ever played. You probably remember the likes of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Okami, and Journey. Add Ori and the Blind Forest to that list.<p>Ori is a new adventure-platformer (a genre often …

Hyundai's Competitor to BMW M, Mercedes AMG Gets Boost from Former BMW M Chief Engineer

For well over a year, Hyundai has contemplated how to tackle the performance car segment after announcing its new “N” sport-model series. Every option was on the table, from adding graphics and a louder exhaust to otherwise standard cars to using bigger engines from higher-positioned models, up to …

Hennessey Upgrade Turns 2015 Ford F-150 into 600-hp VelociRaptor

Those who have been having a hard time trying to cope with the termination of the current Ford SVT Raptor may have just found their cure. Hennessey is on a mission to try and mend broken hearts with a new upgrade for the 2015 Ford F-150, essentially turning the aluminum-bodied truck into a …

The Art Of Sampling: Stolen, Not Copied

The 1984 hit "La Di Da Di," by rappers Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh, has become one of the most sampled songs of all time. Music producer Mark Ronson talks with Guy Raz, host of NPR's <i>TED Radio Hour.</i><p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>This song, it's one of the most sampled songs of all-time. It's been …

Hear Martin Garrix, DVBBS and Sander van Doorn’s Anthem ‘Gold Skies’

A month and a half ago, when “Animals” producer Martin Garrix was looking to close his Ultra Music Festival set with a big track, he reached back for …

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

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Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

6-Year-Old Breakdancer Demolishes Her Opponent In Competition

Even if you've been practicing and practicing your headspins, you still might not match up to miniature breakdancer "Bgirl Terra."<p>At just six years old, she's already part of the UK break dancing troupe Soul Mavericks, and is wowing crowds with her fearless moves.<p>The video above is from the Chelles …

Gun Control And Murder Rates: Seattle and Washington DC

Washington, D.C. has some of the nation’s most prohibitive gun laws. The District’s civilian disarmament code is so strict, and its application so …

Lucky gamer gets Xbox One two weeks early; reveals new details

Thanks to a screwup by Target, André Weingarten got an Xbox One on Friday — a full two weeks before it’s set to start shipping.<p>Like any self-respecting fanboy, he immediately turned on a video camera and uploaded an Xbox One unboxing video to YouTube.<p>Now, the unboxing video is a pretty poor example …

Android 4.4 KitKat is out now

<b>Google's latest iteration of Android, 4.4 KitKat, has officially been released alongside the new Nexus 5 smartphone. The update should roll out to</b> …

The Trippiest Time Lapse Video We've Ever Seen

The night sky + weird dragon sculptures = total mind screw<p>Just in case the cosmos are not fantastic enough for you: This new video shows time lapses of the night sky over enormous metal dragons, dinosaurs and other creatures in Galleta Meadows in the desert town of Borrego Springs, California.<p>The …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …