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Pictures of the Week 2.12.15

The PDC World Darts Championships – in pictures

Banners, beers and bullseyes: we take a look back at the best images from the PDC World Darts Championships at Alexandra Palace in London, won by Gary Anderson

Darts

Magic Mushrooms Found in Queen Elizabeth's Garden at Buckingham Palace

LONDON — "Shrooms in the queen’s garden" may sound like a trippy 1960s song title, but it's actually a fact.<p>Hallucinogenic mushrooms have been discovered on the grounds of Buckingham Palace in London — which is home to Britain's Queen Elizabeth. Celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh spotted the …

Buckingham Palace

Jerry Rice praises Antonio Brown

PITTSBURGH -- Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, who leads the NFL in catches and receiving yards, has also caught the attention of the player who …

Brett Favre: 'It is time to come back' to Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. — After six years apart, Brett Favre needed just six words to say everything so many Green Bay Packers fans have been waiting to hear.<p>"It is time to come back," Favre said Monday via teleconference, minutes after the Packers and independent Packers Hall of Fame Inc. announced the …

Police Are Placing Anti-Piracy Warning Ads On Illegal Torrent Sites

The City of London police in the UK has begun placing ads on illegal torrent sites in an effort to curb their advertising revenue.<p>Messages will appear instead of paid-for ads which, according to the police, will make it harder for these sites to look authentic.<p>Many torrent sites use advertising …

Tracy McGrady retires from baseball

Talk about a memorable Wednesday: Tracy McGrady collected his first professional strikeout and retired from baseball in the same night.<p>"That is …

Why It Feels Like Everyone Knows When You’re Stoned

Let’s pretend you made the bold decision to smoke weed before going to see <i>A Quiet Place</i>, because it’s 4/20 and you thought it would “enhance” the …

Vagina selfie for 3D printers lands Japanese artist in trouble

Megumi Igarashi, aka Rokudenashiko, arrested for emailing digital template of her genitalia to supporters of her art<p>Last month it took more than 20 firefighters to free a US student who had become trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina in Germany. But genital art elicited a very different …

Pamplona bull runner wanted by police for 'taking selfie'

Spanish police search for man captured by media slowing during final stretches of run, apparently to take photo<p>Police in Pamplona are searching for a bull runner who they believe snapped a selfie as he ran just inches ahead of several charging bulls weighing more than a half a tonne each.<p>As the …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Drones

Belle Knox: “I’m a sexual person and that’s that”

Belle Knox, the 19-year-old Duke porn star, on loving sex, losing privacy, tuition — and why she’s misunderstood<p>Miriam Weeks, also known as Belle Knox, also known as "the Duke porn star," is legally an adult. In fact, she just turned 19, an occasion she marked by performing at a strip club. But she …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

This Is Just A Post About Capybaras

We don't want to hear anything about a slow news day. Capybaras don't need a reason.<p><i>Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris</i> is the world's largest rodent. It lives …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

Gorgeous and Rare Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland by John Vernon Lord

<i>“Words mean more than we mean to express when we use them,”</i> Lewis Carroll once wrote in a letter to a friend, <i>“so a whole book ought to mean a great deal more than the writer means.”</i><p>Perhaps due to its timelessly whimsical nature, <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> — the umbrella title given to Lewis Carroll’s …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

The "Monty Python" Gang Are Getting Back Together!

They are no longer an ex-comedy collective.<p>We're getting together and putting on a show - it's real. I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage!

Comedy

High School Football Player Tony Picard May Be 'Biggest Running Back In The World' At 6'4, 400 Lbs.

Billed as "The Biggest Running Back In The World" in the description of a YouTube video of his highlights, high school football player Tony Picard seems to be part myth, part viral video sensation and part college scout's dream but he is entirely a nightmare for opposing defenses.<p>According to …

Target Accidentally Sold Xbox One Consoles Early So Microsoft Banned Gamers From Using Them

He wasn't the first one to accidentally get an Xbox One early, reports Evan Narcisse from the gamer blog, Kotaku.com. Target also sent one to at least one other gamer, known for his eBay name, priceless228.<p>They weren't supposed to be able to start using the new Xbox right away. Microsoft is making …

'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

A Russian Man Nailed His Testicles To The Pavement As A Protest

Warning: graphic images. Pytor Pavlensky carried out the stunt on the country's Police Day national holiday.<p>A naked artist, looking at his balls nailed to the Kremlin pavement, is a metaphor for the apathy, political indifference, and fatalism of contemporary Russian society.

Russia

Warning: Your Sriracha Supply Is in Serious Jeopardy

Katy Perry (In Any Language)

Katy Perry, whose latest album, <i>Prism</i>, came out in October, is a global pop star with subtext. Like many of her songs, her current hit “Roar,” which topped the American charts (the video garnered 35 million views on YouTube within the first three days of the single’s release), is an anthem with …

The 20 Most Amazing PCs Ever Made

The personal computer has been a popular household tool for several decades. I’ve been building my own for nearly as long, but aside from being powerful devices for all-manner of tasks, the ability to customize a PC to your personal needs is something that fascinates millions of people the world …

Clear majority favors legal marijuana, new Gallup poll shows

Americans who believe marijuana should remain illegal are now in the minority, according to new poll numbers released Tuesday.<p>For the first time ever in a Gallup poll, a clear majority of the country – 58 percent – say that pot should be legalized. That figure represents an increase of 10 …

Flip Bowl Season Round Up

Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>It’s been a flipperific Flip Bowl thus far—and we aren’t even halfway through the hoop-de-doo. Our fingers are raw …