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This Rustic 200-Year-Old Farmhouse Has a Surprise on the Inside

Don't judge a house by its exterior.

If you're picturing the interior of this 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the rural village of Linescio, Switzerland filled with classic country primitives, a rustic pot belly stove, and all manner of cozy shabby chic trappings—you're in for a surprise.

The …

Farmhouses

Faking It

Inside a 110,000-square-foot warehouse in northeast Los Angeles, Gregg Bilson Jr. is showing me his blood. There’s drinkable blood, chunky blood, …

John Wilkes Booth

Maggie Taylor

Japanese artist transforms oyster pearls into amazingly realistic miniature skulls

Nakaba carves all manner of skulls into tiny pearls - and other similar items, like melamine resin beads. He mostly does human and animal skulls in …

Jewelry

Boeing's latest drone destroyer is the stuff of nightmares

Boeing has unveiled the latest version of its laser-powered anti-drone technology -- and it's the stuff of every UAV's nightmares.

The Compact Laser Weapons System is a portable, tripod-mounted device armed with a high-powered laser that can burn a hole in a quadcopter -- and send it crashing …

Aviation

Car and Driver

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

One vintage ad warns women, “Don’t let them call you SKINNY!” while another promises that smoking cigarettes will keep one slender. If the task of …

The Men Who Invented Fun: A History of Wham-O

After selling more than 100 million Hula Hoops in 16 months, Arthur “Spud” Melin and Rich Knerr took a look at their books.

They were flat broke.

The …

Cool Stuff

Here's what your food would look like if it weren't genetically modified over millennia

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[Business Insider] Bet …

You Haven't Seen a Motorcycle Like This One

If you ride a motorcycle, you’ve probably thought more than once about customizing your bike. Maybe an aftermarket exhaust for more horsepower. …

Motorcycles

bear family in pool 3- long

I Will Survive! A Guide to Survival and Pocket Knives - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization

Knives

Arrival of the Tall Ships at Sail Amsterdam

Netherlands

DC Comics’ Failed Superhero Movies & TV Projects You’ve Never Seen

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With several highly anticipated movies slated for release, including Batman V Superman, Suicide Squad, and Wonder Woman, along with TV projects such as Arrow, Supergirl and an upcoming sitcom inspired by The Office, DC Comics seems to be on the verge of a big winning streak. But not that long …

Comics

Minnesota's Internet Cat Video Festival Attracts 13,000 Attendees

The Internet Cat Video Festival attracted one of its biggest attendance records to date. The fourth annual event dedicated solely to the cultural …

Cats

5 Hours of Edgar Allan Poe Stories Read by Vincent Price & Basil Rathbone

Record label Caedmon Audio specialized in spoken-word recordings, pairing great literary works with great actors. They got James Mason to read the …

Teletubbies do Die Antwoord's "I Fink U Freeky"

Robert Jones's Die Antwoord/Teletubbies mashup turns a troubling childhood memory into an even more troubling one. This makes Teletubbies getting spattered with pink goo seem even more freeky.

Alan Korwin, the Accidental Gun Advocate

Deep into an Arizona summer, it’s 113 degrees outside. The sweat beads on my neck as I fumble to press the copper-colored cartridges into the …

Guns

32,000-Year-Old Plant Brought Back to Life—Oldest Yet

The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown from 32,000-year-old seeds—beating the previous recordholder by some 30,000 years. (Related: "'Methuselah' Tree Grew From 2,000-Year-Old Seed.")

A Russian team discovered a seed cache of Silene stenophylla, a flowering plant native to Siberia, …

Gardening

Watch an opera singer perform during his own brain surgery

It's always a little freaky to watch videos of awake brain surgery: It's hard to believe that someone can stay calm and patient as doctors slice into

Franz Schubert

Watch as opera singer performs throughout his own brain surgery

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[The Washington Post] It's eerie to watch, but …

The Brain

Is ADHD an Advantage?

Public Broadcasters

Tiny Birds, Big Drama: Inside the World of the Birdmen of Queens

Ray Harinarain cut the lusty Hellcat engine of his Dodge Challenger and gently lifted his birdcage from the front seat.

Mr. Harinarain, a heating and air-conditioner repairman from Brooklyn, joined a procession of middle-aged men in fedoras and flat caps, cradling wood poles and cages the size of …

Animals

The Hardest Working Act In Show Business Is….The Stage Crew

San Francisco Opera Crew (1997)

Lesson #1 for any performer: Always be good to the stage crew.

We often use the terms “stagehands” and “stage crew” …

Brooks Falls - Katmai National Park, Alaska

grants

NGO: Katmai National Park and Preserve

grant: $150,000

location: Brooks Camp - Falls

mission: To provide salary support and equipment for a …

Alaska

Swincar Spider, An Extremely Nimble Off-Road Ecological Electric Car With Flexible Tilting Technology

The French company Mecanroc has created the Swincar Spider, an extremely nimble and ecological electric car that can tackle all sorts of nature with …

Car Tech

First glimpse inside the Siberian cave that holds the key to man's origins

New revelations expected as Novosibirsk experts share latest ancient finds with world's leading specialists.

Archaeology