Mark O'Brien

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Giant condor returns to thank man who saved him after he fell from his mother's nest

The bond between a human and an animal can be a powerful one, and the following video is a testament to this. After an Argentinian man named Edgardo …

Pets

Yves Béhar's shapeshifting Ori furniture transforms your home at the touch of a button

MIT Media Lab and design genius Yves Béhar are making tiny apartments more livable in a big way. One year after their big unveil, Béhar and MIT’s …

Furniture

How to Unlock Netflix’s Hidden Categories

Ever get frustrated with the limited options that Netflix offers you when you log onto the home page? There are thousands upon thousands of TV shows …

Robin Williams

Check Out 50 Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Star Wars

J.J. Abrams’s <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is due out next Christmas, and so far, all accounts suggest it will be a return to the practical effects that made Episode IV, V, and VI feel so much more <i>tangible</i> than the CGI spectacles of the prequels.<p>And hopefully 30 years from now, whatever AI construct who …

Star Wars

1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint Zagato: Buried Treasure

Unseen for Decades, This Original Alfa Romeo 1900 Super Sprint Zagato was Exhumed From a Junk-Filled Garage<p>“When the time came to collect it, I chose to make the trip alone. I knew that the long journey home would be special, and I wanted to be able to pull over whenever the fancy took me — just to …

Classic Cars

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

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How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Shutter Speed

The Worst Outfit Ever Worn on South Korean Television

Mind you, I haven't seen <i>every</i> single get-up ever worn on Korean television, but I can confidently say this one is the worst. It really is.<p>Either they …

South Korea

100 Street Artists Take Over a Nine-Story Building in Paris

Over 100 street artists, including names you're already familiar with like Vhils and C215, have come together to be a part of the largest street art exhibition ever created. Called <i>Tour 13</i>, it consists of a nine-story social housing tower and its 36 apartments that have had their drab ceilings, …

HOW TO: Grow an herb garden in eggshell planters

Now is the perfect time of year to plant a small garden with your children. We have enjoyed all types of gardening in our home throughout the years …

Polybius, A Song Played on Old Hard Drives and Video Game Consoles

Musician Julian Corrie has created “Polybius,” a song played using the sounds of old floppy disk drives, hard drives, a SEGA Mega Drive, and a …

Retrogaming

Guy Hilariously Replaces Minecraft's Sound Effects With His Voice

Now, modding the audio in a game like <i>Minecraft</i> isn't so rare. But R2Bl3nd's custom sound effects—all of which are his own voice—are too fantastic not …

Minecraft

Watch A Giant Hovercraft Land On A Crowded Russian Beach

Just out enjoying your day at the beach when, boom, giant military hovercraft. The worst.<p>This 5.5-ton Russian military hovercraft landed on the beach of the Baltic Sea port city Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania, where people were out enjoying their day. A Russian Defense Ministry …

A Saudi woman who dared to drive - Manal al-Sharif

A Bushcraft Camping Outfit - Equipment for Living in the Woods

Whether you are camping in the woods for a weekend or staying out for weeks, this bushcraft camping outfit is a good base model. It forms my standard …

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IKEA's Miniature Greenhouse Lets Anyone Create Their Own Indoor Garden

Don’t have room in your yard for your own greenhouse? Never fear – Swedish retailer IKEA has a solution. Their adorable SOCKER mini greenhouse is the …

Neil Gaiman Announces Wayward Manor Video Game Where You Play as a Ghost

It should be no secret that I’m mildly obsessed-slash-in-love with Neil Gaiman. As should the rest of the world, because he’s awesome, adorable, and …

Crafting with Cat Hair

My 10-year-old has been preparing for the day her copy of Crafting with Cat Hair: Cute Handicrafts to Make with Your Cat came in the mail. That day …

Man Transforms Old TV Screen into 2000 Degree Fahrenheit Solar Death Ray That Can Melt Pennies

DIY expert Grant Thompson has a use for those heavy old rear-projection televisions that have been collecting dust in your basement—he transforms …

giant dragon skull appears on england's jurassic coast surprising beachgoers this morning, the 40-foot long skull looks as though it simply washed ashore, although it's actually an amazing intervention campaign celebrating the game of thrones. http://www.designboom.com/art/massive-dragon-skull-along-englands-jurassic-coast/

DIY: How To Turn a Playing Card Into a Solar-Powered Battery Charger

A few weeks ago we shared Instructable‘s handy DIY guide to building your own solar-powered USB charger. Now, the website has provided a guide to …

Lenstag: A Free Online Gear Registry that Aims to End Camera and Lens Theft

Camera equipment has long been attractive to the eyes of thieves. After all, it’s generally portable, pricey, and a piece of cake to sell through …

Crazy Cool Steampunk Walking Ship - Amagosa

Bottle Design Brain Melter: The Handle is the Spout, the Opening is on the Bottom, the Inside and the Outside Are the Same Surface

That there is the Klein Bottle, first conceived of in 1882 by German mathematician Felix Klein. Klein's "non-orientable surface," as it's called in …

Wine

Underwater Archaeologist Franck Goddio Finds 1,600-Year-Old City that Vanished 1,200 Years Ago

In the early 1980s, Frenchman Franck Goddio was working in finance. But rather than searching for treasure in spreadsheets, he began looking …

Archaeology

6 Ways to Save on a Trip to Europe

Ask anyone and they will tell you that traveling to Europe this summer will not be cheap, unless of course you want to go very early June or late …