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Someone has decided to put mistletoe on the London Underground

A journey on the tube entails physical contact with too many strangers already, and one person has decided to add to the experience<p>Don't you just want to kiss the person sitting opposite you on the tube?<p>You know, the one picking their teeth with scientific precision, and flicking the resulting …

2-Week Weight-Loss Plan: Vegetarian Dinners Under 300 Calories

While eating at night won't cause weight gain, eating a large meal that makes you exceed your daily calorie intake will. If you want to drop pounds, try this tactic: make lunch and breakfast your largest meals of the day, and make dinner a smaller meal (about 25 percent of your daily calories). …

Rethink the Table: 22 Bedside Alternatives

The often neglected bedside space has a ton of personality potential. And we’re not talking about your grandma’s doily-covered nightstand. (Although we do love a good doily when we see one.) We want some bedroom innovation that goes beyond stands and tables, so we’re shaking up the bedside game …

10 things you may not know about laughter

<b>Neuroscientist and part time stand-up comic Prof Sophie Scott reveals 10 things you probably didn't know about laughter.</b><p>Laughter really is funny.<p>The first time I did stand-up comedy my only coherent thought afterwards was that I wanted to do it again immediately, and do it better.<p>Why is laughter so …

An inspiring reminder that if you don’t make mistakes, you don’t make anything. Tee in the WORDS BRAND™ US Store and EU Store

An inspiring reminder that if you don’t make mistakes, you don’t make anything. Tee in the WORDS BRAND™ US Store and EU Store.<p>Available as an art print, phone case, mug, tote bag and more at WORDS BRAND™ X Society6.

Clever Mad Men Quotes Reflect Character Words of Wisdom

If you ever wondered which Mad Men character you were most like, it's probably best to take a better look at each of their ideologies. Luckily, there's a <i>Mad Men Motto</i> gallery on the hit TV show's Facebook that lays out some of the best lines delivered by the tumultuous cast, revealing their outlook …

China's Modern Stingray-Shaped Art Museum

You may not have heard of the small Chinese island city of Pingtan, but due to a new government project in the area, it<br>may soon be bustling as a center of trade and as a new urban mecca. To capitalize on this future growth, China-based firm MAD released a proposal for a new museum to be built in …

Study Finds Only 28 Percent of Millionaires Think They're Rich

If you had investments worth a million dollars, would you consider yourself rich? How about $5 million? Well, hold on to your wallet because a new …

6 Healthy Popsicle Recipes That Put Your Neighborhood Ice Cream Truck To Shame (PHOTOS)

In the sweltering summer heat, ain't nothing like a popsicle to cool you down.<p>We have yet to meet a popsicle we didn't like. Refreshing as they are, most of the icy treats on the market are loaded with sugar and dyes that can leave your lips a Cookie Monster blue. Not to mention, an average box can …

Watch Richard Dawkins' most excellent and psychedelic explanation of internet memes

Probably the most famous atheist on the planet, British biologist Richard Dawkins is somewhat less well known as the inventor of the word "meme." He coined the term in his 1976 book <i>The Selfish Gene</i>, where he used it to denote the transmission of cultural or societal habits from one person to …

21 Super Literal Animal Idioms

Animals don't exactly understand how to be subtle yet.

Cats

The Do-Anywhere CrossFit Workout

Exercise 1 Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet wider than hip-width apart, toes pointed slightly out. Keeping your chest upright and core tight, bend your knees and sit your hips back, extending your arms straight in front of you at shoulder height <b>(a).</b> Press through your heels to jump as high as you can …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Architecture

Articles about things come apart todd mclellan on Dwell.com - Dwell

We all have a work hero, right? That someone whose vision and practice inspires us in some way to push harder and stay...<p>In the summer of 2001, Element Skateboards founder Johnny Schillereff stumbled on a new addition to a YMCA skate camp in Northern...<p>Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell …

Cape Town

The 10 best physicists

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

The Ultimate 'Office' Blooper Video

<i>The Office</i> ended its nine-season run last night, and now its fans are wondering what they'll do without the Dunder Mifflin gang in their lives. Never …

Comedy

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

Double Exposures Blur Lines Between New York and London

Photographer Daniella Zalcman recently moved from New York to London. She says, “They're both places I adore, and (in my opinion) they're two of the most photogenic cities in the world.” As a result, she decided to produce this series of work in which the two cities visually overlap in layers of …

Britpop

Giant Rubber Duck Brings Happiness to Hong Kong

After we first wrote about the giant rubber duck that's floating around Hong Kong, we got in touch with the artist behind it, Florentijn Hofman, to ask him a quick question. What does he hope the locals get out of this huge art piece?<p>Hofman said, “The world is one through traveling or the Internet, …

A New Perspective of the Day: Historical Figures Dressed in Contemporary Fashion

Ever imagined what Shakespeare would look like if he were alive today? The British television channel <i>Yesterday</i>commissioned several illustrations of historical figures re-imagined as if they were still around for the biographical series Secret Life Of.Among those who were drawn include Queen Marie Antoinette as a high-class socialite (above, top), King Henry VIII as a suave suit-wearing gentleman (above, middle) and Shakespeare as a vest-wearing hipster (above, bottom).

Did anyone actually read “The Great Gatsby”?

One spring just before the financial crisis struck, students at Princeton University threw a Gatsby party. “It’s going to be big,” said an organizer, promising all the trappings of the novel’s soirees. “It’s going to be grandiose.”<p>Gatsby parties are common, but this one stands out for its …

Literature

An Anti-Abuse Ad With A Secret Message Only Children Can See

In order to discreetly reach abused children, one aid organization designed a clever billboard that only displays a hotline number for people shorter than 4’5″. The secret is a precisely serrated surface, a Lenticular lens, that reflects light differently to those looking from above and below a …

SNL mocks Google Glass (because, well, who isn't?)

Somehow, the group of those who feel Google Glass is a touch pointless is growing. Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen and Seth Myers are the latest.<p>When someone tries to shove progress in your face, it can be disconcerting.<p>When someone tries to shove progress <i>on</i> your face, they might not have …

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