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Welcome to the World's Most Awesomely Awful Places

Take a tour of the most hellish and deadly natural wonders, from sulfur-choked pits to a bloody waterfall.<p>Spectacular but woefully underappreciated natural wonders are tucked away all over the planet. Granted, visiting some of them might leave you sweaty, faint, and gasping for breath.<p>Hardly anyone …

The English moor where wallabies roam

At this windswept moor in England’s Peak District, it is said that strange folk dwell and even stranger things happen.<p>Wallabies roaming an English moor: what could sound more far-fetched? Perhaps the story of a knight decapitating a combatant who picks up his severed head and asks for a rematch, or …

Top 10 Adventure Lodges Around the World

These accommodations blend adventure, comfort, and a one-of-a-kind experience into a stay you'll remember for the rest of your life.<p>Think you’re ready for check-in? If you’re headed to one of these lodges—built for adventurous travelers ready to hike farther, dive deeper, and climb higher—you might …

Watching Frozen Vegetables Defrost in Timelapse is Oddly Relaxing

Over the years, we’ve assembled a pretty vast—and eclectic—collection of videos that are strangely soothing to watch. Among them? Flowing air …

Life aboard Greenpeace’s ship Arctic sunrise

Human Journey<p>I’m here in the Norwegian Arctic for a few days, cruising the waters of Svalbard as a guest on Greenpeace’s ship <i>Arctic Sunrise.</i> Fish like cod are moving north as ice melts and waters warm. So Greenpeace has worked an agreement with fishing companies and giant retailers like McDonald’s …

Hungry moggies rescued by cat lovers on Japan's Aoshima Island, in pictures

The BBC brings back Attenborough for Planet Earth sequel

From penguins huddled against the raging Antarctic wind, to monkeys wading through water like neolithic hunters, the BBC's original <i>Planet Earth</i> …

Cheeky Biologists Tweet Photos Of Animals’ Butts With Hashtag #WildBum

Get ready to howl at the moons.<p>Who knew biologists get so much booty?<p>Apparently one of the problems that scientists encounter while trying to study wildlife is the occasional photo of an animal’s butt.<p>“For each decent photo there will be dozens, sometimes hundreds of misses -- and a lot of them are …

Magic Mushrooms That Turn Your Room Into A Glowing Forest

These whimsical fairy lamps can turn an ordinary room into an enchanted forest!<p>Designed by Yukio Takano, these glowing fungi are made up of tiny LED …

Twisted Tree Branches Fused with Ornate Picture Frames by Darryl Cox | Colossal

<p>Artist Darryl Cox fuses ornate vintage picture frames with tree branches found in the forests of central Oregon. The branches serve as a simple …

DIY Cat Tree Offers Alternative to Conventional Scratching Posts and Beds

If you consider yourself a discerning pet owner, finding furniture that suits your taste and your cat's claws can be a challenge. A popular type of scratching post is one that's completely covered in carpet, but if you're like Redditor daidougei, you may think this style is “a bit of an eyesore.” …

Take a Look Inside Sweden's Fabulous Ice Hotel

This year's ICEHOTEL features 19 suites specially designed by artists.<p><i>courtesy of the Ice Hotel</i><p>Every year, 200km north of the the Arctic Circle, Sweden's ICEHOTEL rises anew, snow and ice forming its main building blocks. In addition to regular rooms, this year also features also 19 "art suites" …

VIDEO: Meet The Bots That Beat The Obstacles

Meet VertiGo, a new four-wheeled robot that can easily roll from the ground onto a wall.<p>"VertiGo extends the ability of robots to travel through urban and indoor environments," according to a team from Disney Research Zurich and Swiss university EDH Zurich that unveiled the four-wheeled machine on …

'The Magnificent Seven' and 5 Essential Japanese Films

<i>Editor's Note: Jackie Copleton spent three years teaching English in Nagasaki and Sapporo. A journalist, she now lives with her husband in Glasglow,</i> …

I spent a year listening to strangers tell stories they can’t share with anyone else

For a little over a year now, I’ve listened to strangers I meet on Craigslist tell me stories they’ve never told anyone before. I’ve interviewed someone who went through gender reassignment surgery and was falling in love for the very first time, as his true self. I’ve spoken with a man who had …

Empathy

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Fightings zombies with Zero Latency is virtual reality gaming at its best

If you've ever wondered how you'd act in a real-life zombie apocalypse, Zero Latency will let you — happily or unhappily — find out.<p>The …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

Beautiful Photos From Norway's Fjords Will Unwind Your Mind

Wherever you are in the world, looking at the ocean, coastline or nearby lake can often have a remarkably calming influence.<p>So you can imagine how …

Video lets you imagine Earth breathing

NASA video simulating a massive typhoon spinning toward China, with something extra added. Plus a word about the Gaia hypothesis.<p>A friend sent a link …

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Every Solar System Image You’ve Ever Seen is Wrong. Till Now.

So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)?<p>Infinitesimal<p>String scale<p>Nanoscale<p>Subatomic scale<p>Atomic<p>Molecular<p>Mitochondrial<p>Cellular<p>Microscopic<p>Minuscule<p>Tiny<p>Lilliputian<p>Small<p>Medium<p>Bulky<p>Large<p>Immense<p>Massive<p>Giant<p>Mammoth<p>Colossal<p>Leviathan<p>Vast<p>Galactic<p>Cosmic<p>Universal<p>Well, it depends on who’s asking. To a …

P.T. Easter Egg Discovered in Metal Gear Solid 5

The chilling radio report in Konami's horror experiment P.T. has been discovered in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.<p>Inside a tent at the Ngumba Industrial Zone, which is located at the Angola-Zaire Border, a cassette player can be found, which if activated will play the same news report that …

Google uses Search as a secret job interview tool

Shutterstock<p>Google is well known for its love of puzzles and leaving little hidden secrets dotted around and it turns out that the company applies similar techniques while it is on the hunt for new employees too.<p>Max Rosett, a new Google employee, blogged about his recent recruitment experience at …

Employment

Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s easy to explain. Board game cafes are springing up all over the world, and investors are pouring millions into the industry.<p>But I didn’t …

Board Games

What Time Do You See in the Rorschach Clock?

This is <b>Ferrolic</b>--a clock displays the time by manipulating magnetic fluids. The figures are somewhat vague and soft, like the inkblots of Hermann …

Netherlands

Android SDK tutorial for beginners - what you need to know

Android development starts with the Android SDK (Software Development Kit). While there are many different programming languages and a host of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) you can use to create an app, the SDK is a constant.<p>SDK provides a selection of tools required to build Android …

Android News

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Transportation (India)

Guy Builds Cat Feeding Machine That Requires His Kitty To Hunt For Food

Ben Millam who refers to himself as an “aspiring geek” built an incredible machine that takes cat feeding to a whole new level. He trained his cat …

Pets