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Batman Tumbler Golf Cart

Just when you think you've seen it all, some mad genius goes and creates the unimaginable, a Batman Tumbler Golf Cart ($17,500). While it may not …

Indulgd

It's Not a WikiLeak: Assange-Manning Chat Logs Surface on Army Website

In March of 2010, WikiLeaks was just weeks away from bursting onto the world stage with the first of its major leaks from intelligence analyst …

'Going to be one hell of a decade’ – Manning to Wikileaks in private online chat in 2010

Buried deep inside a bulging US Army dossier relating to Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning’s court martial are 13 pages of online chat between …

Lost Egyptian City Discovered by Underwater Archaeologist After 1,200 Years

For many centuries the fabled city of Heracleion was thought to be a myth, a place of amazing affluence talked about by Herodotus, frequented by …

Archaeology

Adrian Peterson: No tears or Lisfranc

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Though he is still waiting for the results of a CT scan on his sprained right foot, Adrian Peterson appears to have avoided a …

NFL

Will a Tiny, Submerged Rock Spark a New Crisis in the East China Sea?

South Korea's expanded air defense identification zone now encompasses Socotra Rock, which also falls within the Chinese and Japanese zones.<p>There is a submerged rock in the Yellow Sea that seafaring Korean families once believed to be the home of the spirits of dead fishermen. The rock’s name in …

McDonald's to Its Minimum-Wage Workers: Here's How to Tip Personal Trainers and Nannies

NASA will go to Mars, but not before 'putting a baggie' on an asteroid

December 09, 2013 | 9:47 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/12/09/tech/nasa-will-go-mars-not-putting-baggie-asteroid/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Space Science

One in Five Americans Will Be Rich

Sarah Palin to host outdoor show on the Sportsman Channel

Former vice presidential candidate<p>Sarah Palinis back with yet another television show, this time an outdoor program for the Sportsman Channel.<p>She will host "Amazing America with Sarah Palin," a weekly program celebrating the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle set to premiere in April. The show will be …

Sarah Palin

Another Farewell to Madagascar

Changing Planet<p>Village boy in Antsirasoa, Madagascar. Photo by Cara Brook.<p><i>“It would be good to live in a perpetual state of leave-taking, never to go nor to stay, but to remain suspended in that golden emotion of love and longing…”</i> –John Steinbeck, <i>The Log from the Sea of Cortez</i><p>At the risk of …

Associated Press News

Six Cool Takeaways From NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Discoveries

Some big discoveries are being made on the red planet.<p><b>NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been on Mars for almost a year and a half now, just delivered its largest and most important downlink so far of findings, discoveries, and conclusions. (Also see video: "Mission to Mars.")</b><p><b>While the six papers</b> …

Valve engineer builds mouth, bum controllers for gaming

<b>Valve engineer Ben Krasnow has built alternative gaming controllers that are manipulated by the player's tongue and body weight.</b><p>Valve's engineers get …

Virtual Reality

Bokeh: Minimalist iPhone App to Document Your Everyday Moments

Friend and founder of popular photo blog Petapixel just tipped us off about his latest venture. Bokeh is a new mobile app that lets you chronicle the everyday moments of your life. Using your iPhone, you simply snap a photo and then add a line of text (or not) and moments later it's up on your …

Minimalism

Report: Rob Gronkowski injury is torn ACL

According to reports Rob Gronkowski suffered a torn ACL on Sunday against the Browns.<p>Earlier Sunday we pointed out the nasty injury suffered by …

Football (U.S.)

WikiLeaks releases new documents exposing secret Trans-Pacific Partnership talks

In November, WikiLeaks published a rare draft of the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty — revealing the United States' covert international push for stronger intellectual property rights. Now, nearly a month after the first documents were published, the group is back on the case, publishing …

Cape Wind Deadline: Headwinds for Offshore Turbines

The drive for clean energy collides with concern over cost and clear views of the horizon.<p><b>By now, 130 turbines were supposed to be turning above the shallow area of Nantucket Sound known as Horseshoe Shoal. But nothing is there to capture the power of December’s winds, except perhaps for the wings</b> …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr | Colossal

<p>This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful. Earlier this fall Lahr approached her friend Stormy …

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Travel

In the Details: The Art of Japanese Knife Design

If your holiday shopping list includes any serious home cooks, there is probably nothing you can get them that will be as useful, or as appreciated, …

Articles about 10 ways design purple on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Print quarterly, website, and online marketplace dedicated to the art of farming and the people doing it well, Modern Farmer,...<p>Thinking of converting your attic into an office, creative studio, or craft workshop …

Design

Typhoon Haiyan: the aftermath – in pictures

A month since typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, survivors in the city of Tacloban still have nowhere they can call home

Films That Flip

Inside Flipboard / December 7, 2013<p>There isn’t really a plot to the Coen brothers’ latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis. And that’s OK because the …

The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

Ukraine protests – in pictures

As the bitter standoff between the Ukrainian government and opposition protesters entered its third week, thousands gathered in Kiev's Independence Square to demand the government's resignation

Apple Skeuomorphism Reconstructed In 3-D

USING PAPER MODELS, A TEAM OF ANIMATION STUDENTS CREATES AN ELEGANT CRITIQUE OF APPLE’S IOS. META!<p>Before the facelift of iOS 7, Apple took a lot of flack–much of it from us–for its cheesy use of skeuomorphism, or the ways it would imitate real world textures, like the wood grain shelving in iBooks …