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Cia Admit To Using Modern Art 'As A Weapon'

For years there have been persistant rumours that CIA agents helped fund the rise of the America's Abstract Expressionism movement - the 50s and 60s …

Jackson Pollock

Whale Of A Plane: Airbus BelugaXL Makes First Flight

It's built for oversize cargo, but it also sports a smile: The Airbus BelugaXL took off on its first flight on Thursday, creating a unique sight as the jet with the bulbous upper half rolled down the runway.<p>The BelugaXL's paint job "features beluga whale-inspired eyes and an enthusiastic grin," the …

Aviation

These Photos From the Loveland Theme Park in South Korea Will Make You Blush

Jeju Loveland: A place in Korea where sex-themed art and eroticism meet. The Loveland Theme Park opened up in 2004 and boasts 140 works of art that may make you blush — but are undeniably interesting to look at. The park also runs sex-education films and has some interactive pieces as well. And of …

South Korea

Idling truck whistleblower: I didn’t do it for the money

One of the four New Yorkers who filed complaints with the city about idling commercial trucks — which can earn tipsters rewards of up to $500 — …

Compensation

Forget Baguettes — Why In-the-know Bread Lovers Should be Heading to the Caucasus

During a culinary research trip to the Republic of Georgia, a team of chefs tour backyard bakeries — and return with inspiration for their signature …

Baking

Hippos Poop So Much That Sometimes All the Fish Die

Their dung consumes the oxygen around it, creating lethal pulses of suffocating water.<p>At first, Chris Dutton and Amanda Subalusky had no idea why the fish were dying.<p>At a bridge on the border between Kenya and Tanzania, they noticed that whenever the Mara River rose by a few feet, dead fish would …

University of California

Westworld Is for White People

The introduction of a park based on the British Raj is a reminder that the show’s fantasy world is aimed squarely at rich white scumbags.<p>Who is Westworld for?<p>I don’t mean the TV show. That question has already been answered. (For the record: TV critics and Redditors.) I mean the Westworld theme …

Cultural Appropriation

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals.<p>The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the planet, and it is also one of the most endangered.<p>The 40cm long turtle, which is only found on the Mary river in Queensland, …

Zoology

Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva is as talented as she is terrifying

There aren’t many constants in figure skating. But Medvedeva’s apparent obsession with death is one of them.<p>There is no figure skater I like more than Evgenia Medvedeva. There is also no figure skater I’m more afraid of than Evgenia Medvedeva.<p>Medvedeva, an 18-year-old Russian phenom, has been …

C#

Farting Passenger Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing

A fight broke out because the unnamed man couldn't stop passing gas.<p>Sometimes plane travel really stinks.<p>A flight from Dubai to Amsterdam had to make an emergency landing in Vienna after a fight broke out because one of the passengers wouldn’t stop breaking wind.<p>The fart-induced fracas happened …

Deeply moving cello cover of Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry"

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, 18, was the first black musician to win the BBC Young Musician of the Year award. A rising star in classical music, Kanneh-Mason …

MH370: search ship disappears for three days

The ship searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared from tracking screens for three days after it turned off its own satellite monitoring system with no explanation.<p>At the beginning of January, the US-based company Ocean Infinity was hired by the Malaysian government to search for the …

Airplanes

YouTube has compiled all of the Super Bowl 52 commercials for your enjoyment [Video]

If you’re like me, you don’t watch the Super Bowl for the game. You watch it for the commercials. Well if you just want to binge watch the ads, you’re in luck because YouTube has compiled them all into one place for your enjoyment…<p>YouTube has updated the Adblitz website with all of the Super Bowl …

Media Management

We should all be taking saunas right now

Things are hotting up in the world of sauna research. Previously, anecdotal claims of possible benefits were rarely backed up by medical evidence. But recent studies have shown that taking a regular sauna can be extremely good for your health—alleviating and preventing the risk of common acute and …

Wellness

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw "Deadpool," "Rogue One," and "Finding Dory" take the stage.<p>With so much attention on these superstar blockbusters, it becomes far too easy for a quality movie to fall through the cracks — even with a star-studded cast and reputable …

Spain's First All-Day 'Nap Bar' Is Now Open in Madrid

The country that gave the world the siesta is taking midday sleep to a whole new level. At Siesta & Go, Madrid’s first nap bar, patrons craving R&R …

Café

Guy gets super-high on ayahuasca, gets cosmic woodworking instructions

Chris Isner was a regular guy until an ayahuasca trip gave him clear instructions on creating a trippy style of <i>bas relief</i> wood sculptures.<p>Says …

Woodworking

The Build-Your-Own-Handbag Startup That’s Perfected Mass Customization

How Mon Purse’s Lana Hopkins shook up the supply chain and embraced technology so consumers can design their own bags at non-luxury prices.<p>If you pop into Bloomingdale’s in New York in search of a new handbag, you might notice that, next to the Rebecca Minkoff, Marc Jacobs, and Salvatore Ferragamo …

Salvatore Ferragamo

Domino’s Launches a Wedding Registry for Pizza-Loving Couples

If you believe the foundation of a strong marriage is a shared love of pizza, Domino’s has good news: The chain has unveiled a wedding registry that …

30 Hilarious Tweets About Marriage That Just Nailed It This Year

These are spot on. 😂<p>Married couples may like to think that their relationship is a unique and complex thing. But at the end of the day, it turns out that marriage is a surprisingly universal (and often hilarious) experience.<p>To prove it, we’ve compiled 30 of the funniest and most relatable marriage …

Eight things siblings of children with special needs struggle with

Having a sibling with special needs is a reality many children are born into, including my three typically developing children. Of all the things my children experience that I never did, their experience of growing up with a sister with significant disabilities is something I struggle to …

The Other Gettysburg Address You Probably Haven't Heard Of

The greatest speech in American history had a tough act to follow.<p>On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered an address at the dedication of a …

Literature

Patient’s Fart Sparks Serious Fire During Laser Surgery

A report recently released by the Tokyo Medical University Hospital in Shinjuku Ward revealed that a patient suffered burns on most of her body after …

It's the attention economy, stupid: why Trump represents the future whether we like it or not

At 6:13 am on Sunday, 28 February, Donald Trump fell into a trap on Twitter. For the past five months, a Twitter bot created by the website Gawker …

Donald Trump