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This Working Replica of Bucky Fuller's Dymaxion Car Is Scary As Hell

Buckminster Fuller was either a brilliant inventor or a nutcase charlatan, depending on who you ask. And perhaps no single invention of Bucky’s …


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The Artist You’ve Never Heard of Who’s Re-awakening San Francisco

Meet the man using art as a catalyst for neighborhood resurrection and technology as an inspiration for art — all in the city that keeps crying it’s …


Watch 100 years of the camera’s evolution in less than 10 seconds

Youngsters born in the digital age might think the camera is a modern invention, but most of us know its history dates back more than a hundred …


Stephen Colbert and George Lucas talk Star Wars, wooden dialogue and Howard the Duck

Friday afternoon, Stephen Colbert sat down with George Lucas for a hour-long interview about the director's life and career. The event was a part of 2015's Tribeca Film Festival, one of a series of talks were film luminaries brought together with one of their biggest celebrity fans. Colbert wasted …


Fascinating Photos Inside China's Toy Factories by Michael Wolf

Covering gallery walls with over 20,000 castaway toys, German photographer Michael Wolf thrusts visitors into the heart of consumerism with his …


While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

The Brain


Burma's Bizarre Capital: A Super-Sized Slice of Post-Apocalypse Suburbia

Driving through Naypyidaw, the purpose-built capital of Burma, it could be easy to forget that you’re in the middle of one of south-east Asia’s …


For sale: entire medieval Italian village for £485,000

It sounds almost too good to be true: an entire medieval village in Italy for sale for the price of a modest flat in London.

But for anyone tired of Britain's crippling property prices and inclement weather, £485,000 will buy the historic village of Valle Piola, which is surrounded by wild and …


The Moon May Be The Result Of Earth's Collision With Its Long-Lost Twin

Digging up dirt on our satellite's back story

Our beloved Moon, often the staple of a peaceful and tranquil nighttime scene, has a pretty violent origin story.

In 1970, researchers proposed the “giant impact” hypothesis, which reasons that the Moon is the result of a huge collision between the Earth …

Scientific Research

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

Circling Birdies by Cheko, Granada SpainSince last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Street Art

Dark Horse

The story of a record-shattering, all-electric ’68 Mustang

By Michael Zelenko

The world’s most expensive supercars can hit 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. The fastest production car in the world, the Hennessey Venom GT, does it in 2.7; Lamborghini’s 602-horsepower V-10-powered Huracán …

Carroll Shelby

Peel Electric Mini-Cars - Journal du Design

Tout ce qui est petit est mignon !

J’ai craqué ce matin en découvrant le retour en force de Peel Engineering avec ses mini voitures électriques. …

Earth's 'Alien' Creatures May Reveal Clues About Extraterrestrial Life

Tardigrades, also known as water bears or moss piglets, can survive being boiled, frozen and sent into space. Studying extreme examples of life on …


10 Medieval rabbits that hate Easter and want to kill you

Around this time of year you might think of rabbits as cuddly-wuddly lickle fluffykins that hide Easter eggs, but in the Middle Ages they didn’t give …


This is What Happens When You Put Cut Up Onions in Your Socks While You Sleep

The bottom of your feet are powerful and direct access points to internal organs in your body through what is known as meridians in Chinese medicine. …


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Expect Your Portable Water to Come in Edible, Blob Form

Ooho! is an elegant, edible container that may change how we distribute water


Natural Egg Dye: A Rainbow of Options

Last week I shared a sneak peek of some eggs I’d dyed using all-natural ingredients. This project came about when the television show, The Doctors


This 3D Printed Miniature 2″ Television Set Really Works!

You have to just love all of the creative, innovative, unique ideas that designers and engineers have been coming up with when it comes to 3D …


Being 12

Being 12: The Year Everything Changes

It's no secret that being 12 years old can be tough. At 12, kids shed layers, test new roles and transform before our eyes as they explore what kind …

New York

Retro SciFi Scans: The Soviet Lunar Exploration Program and Creepy Ape Zombies

Analog Science Fiction, February 1975 has a few fun illustrations. The Soviet lunar exploration program is particularly fun. Apparently they were …


What the 1950s ‘kitchen of the future’ got right (and what was just plain crazy)

Alice Doner was tall, prone to accidents, and “all thumbs in the kitchen.” So when her husband, industrial designer H. Creston Doner had a chance to …


Racer Girl Pranks Her Driving Instructors With Her Insane Drifting Skills.

So, today’s you’re first day on your new job and you’re all canned up on how things might end up with the meet and greet with colleagues and clients …


Queen: The Story of Bohemian Rhapsody (documentary)

Bohemian Rhapsody Played by 100+ year old fairground organ