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Jared Kushner’s $1.2 billion miracle

Someone is doing Jared Kushner a huge favor. But we don't know who.<p>The 41-story skyscraper at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan was supposed to be Jared …

The Absolute Best Places to Travel by Train

Between TSA horror stories, epic security lines and massive delays, we’re pretty wary of flying lately. And considering gas prices and traffic, it’s …

A Chinese shipbuilder accidentally revealed its major navy plans

Nuclear submarines, giant aircraft carriers, robot warships.<p>For a brief moment, the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), put online China's next big naval projects (but quickly pulled them down). The revelation, of which screenshots were taken before censors intervened, provided a …

Military

British Footballer Effortlessly Speaks In Different Accents Being Called Out to Him By His Teammates

While travelling by bus to a game in Amsterdam, a highly encouraged Kai Lewis of Football Road Trips quite effortlessly spun a number of rather salty …

Boating Through Shallow Waters at High Speeds

A daring man strapped a camera to his boat to give us a look at how quickly he and his passenger could cruise through shallow waters, even over small …

A Firsthand Look at The Dull Men’s Club, A Private Association for Those Interested in Boring Hobbies

Great Big Story traveled to Winchester in Hampshire, UK to get a first hand look at “The Dull Men’s Club“, a private association of gentlemen who …

OZZO Cinema Reel 2017

Glowing bacteria offer hope for safe detection of 100m landmines

Team at Israel’s Hebrew University test system that uses lasers and modified bacteria to locate buried devices<p>A team of researchers at an Israeli university has successfully tested a technology using fluorescent bacteria and lasers that could become a safer system for detecting buried landmines.<p>An …

Unmanned Aircraft

Even in middle age, your best running days may still be ahead of you

Elite road racers make running look effortless. While most of us appear to be in pain, their cadence and form belie any of that misery. But there’s good news, middle-of-the-pack runners, because we may have the last laugh: New research shows that while elite runners peak at age 35, the rest of us …

Marathons

Before-and-after GIFs reveal how New York City has changed in 100 years

Andrew Farris, a photographer from Vancouver, documents this evolution by snapping photos in 2016 at spots that he's also found in archive photos. He then meshes the archive images with his photos to create mesmerizing GIFs.<p>Farris has shot photos in more than 25 cities around the world, including …

20 of the rarest historical photos you may have never seen

Our link to the past consists of photographs; whether moving or still pictures, they show us what we've gone through in the most recent o…

Bitcoin

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

The Last Steps, A Short Documentary About Apollo 17, The Last Mission to Put Humans on the Moon

“The Last Steps” is a short documentary by Great Big Story and CNN Films about Apollo 17, the last mission to put humans on the Moon. The film uses …

A Fascinating Animated Map That Shows the Growth and Decline of the Human Population Through Time

The American Museum of Natural History has put together a truly fascinating animated map that shows how the human population has grown and declined …

Photos of millennials’ bedrooms around the world are a peek into global youth culture

John Thackwray, a French and South African commercial filmmaker and photographer, has traveled the globe since 2010, and photographed over 1,200 bedrooms of young people born in the 1980s and 1990s.<p>The first of these aerial interior photos was a simple portrait of Thackwray’s flatmate in his …

Anthropology

12 Astonishingly Unique Beaches You Won’t Believe Exist

<b>Cave Beach in Algarve, Portugal</b><p>Benagil, a small Portuguese village on the Atlantic Ocean in Lagoa Municipality, is a big draw for tourists with the …

10 Power Banks For Your Never Ending Mobile Life

There are 2.08 billion smartphone users across the globe. Most of them go through the turmoils of having a dead battery on the go. Imagine those …

What's the point of spies?

A new book about spying argues that modern digital surveillance is no substitute for old-fashioned espionage<p>What’s the point of spies? In an increasingly technological age, government agencies can read text messages, intercept emails and listen to phone calls at the click of a mouse. Satellite …

Surveillance

This Week in Popular

If you’re looking for inspiration on what to shoot this weekend, you’re in luck! We dug into the data to round up the top 25 images that reached …

Tuscany

6 Ways To Reduce Body Fat While Increasing Muscle

Bodybuilding and fitness articles geared toward men often say you need to bulk up when you want to increase muscle tissue. But many women have no …

Father and His Tiny Astronaut Son Explore Earth Together in Adorable Photo Project

We tell kids that the sky’s the limit when it comes to exploring the world’s possibilities, but we tend to forget to embrace that wisdom in our own lives, as we get bogged down in the day-to-day responsibilities of adulthood. Photographer Aaron Sheldon has revived a starry-eyed, childlike curiosity …

A Feather and a Bowling Ball Dropped Together Inside the World’s Largest Vacuum Chamber

Physicist Brian Cox of the BBC Two program <i>Human Universe</i> recently visited the world’s largest vacuum chamber at NASA’s Space Power Facility outside …

3 brilliant LinkedIn summaries that will inspire you to update yours

Like your resume and your cover letter, you know that a LinkedIn profile is must-have in your job search. It's not only a great platform for job …

This Coen Brothers Supercut Showcases Their Distinct Style

Directors Joel and Ethan Coen are known for their deadpan humor and distinct visual stylings. While their films take place across America—from sunny …

This Fake Swimming Pool Makes It Look Like You Are Underwater

This magical room makes visitors look as if they are floating beneath the surface of a swimming pool. The fascinating design allows for some of the …

Swimming Pools

This Woman’s Insane Make-Up Skills Turn Her Into Any Celebrity She Chooses

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Rebecca Swift isn’t just a pretty face. Give her just half an hour, a few tubes of face paint and a box of wigs and she can completely …

The Petard Pinch

Starting in February of 1942, the codebreakers at Bletchley Park faced a serious problem: They couldn't break the German Army's latest "M4" flavor of …

Animated Data Visualization Of Fatalities In World War II

Historians are still analyzing World War II battlefield statistics seven decades later, and they're constantly making new and surprising discoveries …

This Anti-Litter Campaign Is Actually Pretty Brilliant

In London, a clever team of designers and environmentalists are "tricking" people into changing their litter habits. For example, instead of dropping …

Environmentalism