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Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop in jewel tones …

'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such as text messaging, "emergency interaction," gifts, and a relationship status change on …

Text Messaging

Young Elk Decides He Does Not Like this Photographer

The telephoto lens has certainly helped to mitigate some of the dangers inherent in wildlife photography, but the craft is still widely considered to …


Associated Press News

Julia Child Was Wrong: Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks

It seems almost sacrilegious to question the wisdom of Julia Child.<p>First with her opus <i>Mastering the Art of French Cooking</i> and later with her PBS cooking show, the unflappably cheerful Child helped rescue home cookery from the clutches of convenience food. She taught us how to love — and take pride …

Google Goes Wild With Latest Street View Additions

Did you ever wonder what zoos in other countries are like? Are they just as obsessed with pregnant pandas as American zoos are?<p>Google Streetview is …

Google Street View


<b>Bottom of the Drink</b><br>They had to go. The Coke machine, the snack machine, the deep fryer. Hoisted and dragged through the halls and out to the curb, they sat with other trash beneath gray, forlorn skies behind Kirkpatrick Elementary, one of a handful of primary schools in Clarksdale, Mississippi. …


Borneo Orangutans Drop from the Trees: New Behavior in the Face of Deforestation

Orangutans are the king of swingers, travelling between branches with their long arms. Using large leaves as umbrellas and nesting in leafy branches …

A Glimpse of Norway – 23 Photos from Richard Larssen

Richard Larssen comes from a little town called Egersund in southwest Norway. Besides playing golf, photography has been a passionate hobby of his …

Landscape Photography

Intense Macro Photos of Ants Battling to the Death

Want to see some action-packed photographs on a really small scale? Look no further than photographer Alex Wild‘s collection of photos titled “Ants …

Mini-apartments are the next big thing in U.S. cities

Could you live in a single-car garage? That's about the size of tiny apartments popping up in major U.S. cities where many residents live alone. Inhabitants say the key is keeping only stuff you use.<p>NEW YORK — When Gil Blattner hired a housekeeper for his elegant apartment with 12-foot ceilings, …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Outdoor Wildlife Cam Captures a Veritable Bear Hoedown

Glenn Naylor is a Park Ranger and photography enthusiast who lives and works in Alberta, CA. As a founding member of Bow Valley WildSmart, you can …

Animal Life on Twitter: "Shall we dance?"

Animal Life on Twitter: "Nice Adoption"

Animal Life on Twitter: "Meanwhile, at the animal rescue…"


En majesté

Animal Life on Twitter: "Grizzly Cub Waving Hello!"

Photo de famille

Animal Life on Twitter: "Laughing seal."

Animal Life on Twitter: "Snow Leopard"

Arctic Sunset