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28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

Anthony Bourdain Reveals Why He ‘Never’ Eats Airplane Food or Orders Room Service

You may think <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> is a man who’s seen it all, but there’s still at least one country he hasn’t crossed off his travel bucket list yet.<p>In …

Anthony Bourdain

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business

Photographer Gets Lost in the Beauty of Tokyo’s Neon Streets at Night

Liam Wong injects a unique cyberpunk flavour into his images, casting a light upon the dark corners and back alleys that twist throughout Tokyo. His photographs manage to precisely capture the dynamism of the bustling city lit by bright neon signs and artificial lights, making one question the …

Cyberpunk

Cinematic Photos of Tokyo's Streets Magically Lit up at Night

Japanese photographer Masashi Wakui routinely waits for the sun to set before embarking on a quest to capture the city of Tokyo. At night, the city's streets are peppered with paper lanterns that give off a warm glow, neon signs that act as guiding lights, and plenty of people who are basking in …

Restlicht: Swiss photographer Bernd Nicolaisen's stunning images capture Iceland's frozen caves

A damp icy cave might not be everyone's idea of a holiday, but for Swiss photographer Bernd Nicolaisen, the glaciers of southern Iceland provide the …

Batman v Superman trailer: Wonder Woman joins superhero duo

“Bruce Wayne meets Clark Kent. Ha! I love it!” So cries Lex Luthor in the latest trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday evening, introduced by the film’s star Ben Affleck.<p>Luthor’s handclap of glee – delivered by actor (and New Yorker …

Ben Affleck

Why Is a Giant FC Koln Logo Projected on the Hoover Dam?

Who knew FC Koln were so popular on the Colorado River?<p>OK, the 10th-place Bundesliga side really isn't <i>that</i> popular at the Hoover Dam, but you wouldn't have known it as their logo was projected on the giant American landmark all week.<p>It was a record-setting projection. Nice work, FC Koln. But why, …

Bullet-proof Bloodhound car aims for 1,000mph record

Described as “part Formula 1 car, part space rocket and part supersonic jet”, the Bloodhound Supersonic Car is aiming to be the world’s first 1,000mph car when it attempts to set a new world record in 2016. The car’s British designers say they are pushing the limits of science, with the Bloodhound …

The 'Impossible' risks taken by high-flying Tom Cruise

On a chilly British day last fall, Tom Cruise clung to the outside of an Airbus A400 military aircraft as it waited on the tarmac. The director and crew members from his new movie, "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation," were huddled inside the plane, preparing for a hugely risky stunt.<p>"I walked out …

Tom Cruise

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions

<i>Warning: This video contains blood and gore.</i><p>Noel Marshall, Tippi Hedren, and their family lived with 140 untrained animals, including 100 untamed lions, in what is called "the most dangerous movie ever made". The idea for "Roar" was conceived after the couple toured several safari wildlife …

Filmmaking

How to piss off a Greek

1. Be super picky about food.<p>With apologies to the vegan/raw foodie/I’m-on-a-juice-cleanse-now crowd, those concepts are still pretty foreign to …

Europe

How To Map Your Room's Wi-Fi Strength With A Wood Mill [Video]

Because those streaming cat videos won't wait<p>Why should you guess where a Wi-Fi hotspot is when you could view it in color?<p>A computer scientist has devised a way to build colorful 3D maps of Wi-Fi strength. His keys tools: a color-changing LED light, a laptop, and naturally, a wood mill.<p>Dominique …

Stop What You're Doing And Watch Matthew McConaughey's "Dazed And Confused" Audition

Also, learn the true origin of "all right, all right, all right."<p>Yes, the catchphrase the actor used throughout the 2014 awards season, during which he was nominated for <i>Dallas Buyers' Club</i>, actually originated in this two-decades-old movie!<p>IN A HEADBANGERS BALL T-SHIRT, NO LESS!

From High-Speed Bug Removal to Hydration, F1 Helmets Have a Crazy Amount of Design in Them

Imagine you're a Formula One driver doing 240 m.p.h. when a bug slams into your helmet's visor. By chance the smear is directly in front of the pupil …

Logo Design: The Work of Blazej Jaraczewski

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Beautiful Houses: Alfred Street Residence

Today we will show you the beautiful Alfred Street Residence in Prahran VIC, Australia, a project by studiofour. I'm in love with this place. It is …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Photographer Re-Imagines Clouds as Magical Landscapes

Torino-based photographer Elio Pallard whimsically re-imagines clouds as a variety of wondrous landscapes in his series titled <i>Playing with Clouds</i>. The photographer offers new perspectives with his manipulated cloudscapes that transform the cotton ball-like puffs in the sky into magical mountains, …

Sochi 2014: 10 amazing helmet designs at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

From glowing brains to a multi-coloured ram’s skull, there are some outrageous helmet designs at this year’s Olympics. These skeleton competitors have been showing theirs off during practice sessions in recent days

11 Steps to a Perfect Logo

This is a very good and simple 11 step guide to creating a perfect logo design. This guide was done by the Spanish designer Borja Acosta de Vizcaíno. …

Paintings by Joseph Zbukvic