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28 Pieces Of Street Art That Cleverly Interact With Their Surroundings

Street art is usually meant to disrupt its environment and to capture our attention, but the artists on this list practice a special technique that …

Kids Reacting To Old Computers Hurts My Heart So Much

Kids today, with their graphical user interfaces and high DPI mice. Why, when I was their age I was getting kicked out of Radio Shack for making the …

First photo from Star Wars: Episode VII filming confirms all your sand-related fears

With only around a year and a half before the release of <i>Star Wars: Episode VII – The Unbearable Lightness Of Wedge</i>, the J.J. Abrams sequel has …

Pinball Gets Stuck Between Bumper Kicker Indefinitely

This is a short video of Youtuber lilmul123 playing a game of Af-Tor at the 2014 Michigan Pinball Expo when the ball gets stuck bouncing perfectly …

Distractify

Going from having no kids to all of a sudden being responsible for a human life is a huge transition. After the first few initial months of worrying …

Jim Gaffigan

Arts Crafts: Cross-Stitched Viruses And Microbes

This is a collection of cross stitch embroidered microbes and viruses designed and needled by Alicia Watkins (links to her Etsy store where they're …

How To Celebrate Pi Day

Today is Pi Day! On March 14th, also noted as 3.14, math fans across the world celebrate a mathematical constant we all know and love: The ratio of any Euclidean plane circle’s circumference to its diameter, or the ratio of a circle’s area to the square of its radius. It’s irrational and …

Oops! Someone’s gonna get in trouble! A perfectly timed photo showing the design blunder of this Starbucks van. Photo by Redditor heuristicus.

Pulp

It's a clamity! Ming the clam, the world's oldest animal, killed at 507 years old by scientists trying to tell how old it was

A team of researchers from Bangor University have announced that the oldest animal in the world, a species of Icelandic clam known as an ocean …

Henry Viii

Milky PinUps, A Retro Calendar That Features Models Wearing Milk

For a retro pin-up calendar project called “Milky PinUps,” photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz of AurumLight Studio in London shot high speed photos …

Asda and Tesco withdraw Halloween patient outfits

<b>Supermarket chains Tesco and Asda have withdrawn two Halloween outfits after they were criticised for stigmatising people with mental health issues.</b><p>Asda dropped its "mental patient fancy dress costume", and Tesco later withdrew its "psycho ward" outfit.<p>Both stores apologised for any offence caused …

Mental Health

11. The Playboy Mansion

There are a number of references to real life venues and buildings scattered around Los Santos, including the Bishop's WTF building, which takes off …

Hugh Hefner

College Offering Zombie Apocalypse Survival Course

Because college has become less of a place to prepare yourself for a realistic future and more of a place to dig yourself into debt for 4+ years, The …

Clever Vintage Sweatshirt with Human Body Illustration on Front

Great White Vintage stumbled upon this vintage sweatshirt with an anatomical illustration of the human body (including a flap for the head) stitched …

Human Anatomy

'Star Trek' Teleportation Prank Stuns British Shoppers

In honor of the release of "Star Trek Into Darkness" on DVD, an elaborate prank was played on shoppers at a mall in England.<p>Blinkbox teamed up with illusionist Scott Penrose to make a series of unsuspecting people at a London shopping mall believe they were ... well, we don't want to spoil the …

Letter box appears on bridge in the middle of the Thames

A postman and villagers have been left mystified after a letter box appeared set into the stone buttress of a bridge over the River Thames, which is only accessible by boat.<p>The bright red letter box frontage appeared about a metre above water level on a parapet of the bridge, which crosses the …

Star

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Avengers: Infinity War

Why Minecraft is more than just another video game

<b>Minecraft's creators revealed this week that the blocky freeform building game has 33 million users. It can easily become an obsession.</b><p>"You've exceeded your usage allowance," read the email from my ISP.<p>I was pretty sure I hadn't but I know a couple of people, my two boys, who might have done it for …

Minecraft

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn review

A smorgasbord. That’s what Square Enix’s new reincarnation of Final Fantasy XIV is. You want to level? Great, here are three or four ways you can do …

Starlings Paint Pictures in the Sky, Plus Fascinating Facts

The Common Starling, also known as the European Starling, is the sky’s most striking songbird. Common in temperate regions across North America and …

Birds

Parents' Harsh Words Might Make Teen Behaviors Worse

Most parents yell at their kids at some point. It often feels like the last option for getting children to pay attention and shape up.<p>But harsh verbal discipline may backfire. Teenagers act worse if they're yelled at, a study finds.<p>No matter how much you shout, your teenagers don't listen. - …

Drones Are Now Delivering Packages In One Chinese City

Like robot courier pigeons, with about the same carrying capacity<p>After a user on the Chinese social media site Weibo posted about seeing flying robots with the SF Express logo, the delivery company admitted that it has begun trials of package-delivery drones in the city of Dongguan in southeast …

New Measurement of Gravitational Constant Comes Up Higher Than Expected

Using two separate tests, scientists have measured a new value for a fundamental natural quantity – G, the gravitational constant – that is slightly …

Researchers look beyond silicon to boost electronics speeds to 'almost instant'

Computer silicon can move electrons fast, but researchers want to make something even faster. A team at Oregon State University has been working for several years now on a new type of electronics that could transport electrons "almost instantaneously." They say that it could ultimately mean the …

Well-meaning friends influence kids after school - Futurity

Children in after-school programs had fewer behavior problems if they thought their friends were encouraging …

Kids

Japan's Robot Astronaut Speaks His First Words From Space

Kirobo says good morning!<p>In a first for robot kind, Kirobo, the Japanese robot astronaut that arrived at the International Space Station last month, has spoken to Earth. Kirobo, a 13-inch-tall android, will be at the ISS for about 18 months.<p>"On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a …

Why psychosis strikes some family members and not others - Futurity

People with psychotic illness show similar brain changes to immediate family members who present no …

Psychosis

The World's Tallest Skyscrapers Have A Dirty Little Secret

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Bank of America tower in New York count among the worst offenders<p>Supertall skyscrapers aren't necessarily built to fit as many people inside as possible--sometimes they're just aiming to be, well, really tall. Large portions of these buildings are designed to …