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The Best Ways To Cook Eggs, In Order (PHOTOS)

It's breakfast time. What do you do? Even if you've managed to narrow down the thousands of choices you have to something egg-oriented, you still have to decide how to cook them. There are a lot of factors involved: what else will you eat along with them? How much time and energy are you willing to …

10 Old English Words You Need to Be Using

If you learn just ten old words this month, let them be these, from Mark Forsyth's <i>The Horologicon: A Day’s Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the</i> …

Shave & Blade Brand Identity by Studio Eskimo

Shave & Blade – Identity.<p>The Russian branding and graphic design studio “Eskimo” has designed the brand identity for Shave & Blade, a new shaving …

Graphic Design

EveryGuyed Guide: Know your necktie knots.

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

Six Android Launchers to Supercharge Your Smartphone

There are scores of Android launchers out there for people who don't want to be stuck with TouchWiz (or whatever bloated skin came with your phone). …

How a Design Trend Is Helping Prevent Wildfires in the American West

As wildfires escalate year by year, fire prevention is becoming even more important. And prevention doesn't always mean Smokey Bear PSAs. In fact, …

This Plywood Chair Is Super-Stylish--and Affordable

This stylish chair may look super-classy—but don't be fooled: it's actually made from humble plywood.<p>It comes flat-pack style, its panels made from …

Nikon: We Want to Change the Concept of Cameras With a Non-Camera

Nikon might be better know for their point-and-shoots, but it seems to be wanting to diversify—and it's contemplating releasing products that are …

Lauren Bertolini

A Look Inside Nokia's Absurd Phone Testing Labs

Nokia phones are pretty sturdy. Sturdier than most, actually. And while all phones go through similar stress tests, we've got a look into Nokia's …

A Celestial Lamp Lets You Sleep Under the Stars Without Going Camping

Just over a year ago we brought you Anna Farkas' 2500 Watt astronomical lampshade, which projects constellations on the ceiling whenever the light is …

A Hotel Full of Secret Rooms Invites an Epic Game of Hide-and-Seek

The Suitcase House Hotel is the perfect place to hide out. It has an entire network of rooms hidden beneath the floorboards, like an architectural …

Manual 7 Segment Display - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

When I think of a 7 Segment Display I think of a small display plugged into my breadboard with some wires plugged into it. This clock uses 7 segment …

DIY Pop Bottle Airsoft Machine Gun - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

This DIY Pop Bottle Airsoft Machine Gun should cost $10 to $15, doesn’t use any parts that can’t be found at your local hardware store and should …

How did this Nail Get in the Wood - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Before you watch the video below have a close look at the picture above and guess how this was done. There are 3 slots cut into a piece of wood, …

A Girl's Message To All Christians

Syria's Sunni vs. Shia Myth

A recent poll on Al Jazeera Arabic's website asked who was responsible for turning the Syrian revolution into a sectarian conflict: the Sunnis or the Shi'a? Around 95% of those who voted blamed the deterioration on the Shi'a.<p>Although this result is shocking in its own right, what I find more …

12 Old Words That Survived by Getting Fossilized in Idioms

English has changed a lot in the last several hundred years, and there are many words once used that we would no longer recognize today. For whatever …

How 26 Famous Cocktails Got Their Names

On this episode of the <i>mental_floss</i> List Show, host/bartender John Green discusses the origins of 26 famous alcoholic drinks. He even samples a …

Pop Culture

26 Alcoholic Drinks - mental_floss on YT (Ep.16)

20 Facts About Your Favorite Liquors

Jack Sparrow has his rum, Ron Burgundy has his scotch, and you probably have your own favorite liquor, too. But how much do you know about your …

Cross-Section Bullets Are Beautiful for Something That Could Kill You

When it isn't being fired at or around you, ammunition can be kind of beautiful. We've already seen the striking beauty of exploding bullets trapped …

Stop Buttoning the Bottom Button of Your Jacket

There's no excuse.<p>There is a scourge upon us. (Actually, there are a number of scourges upon us, with new ones raising their heads each day. But this is one that we can actually fix.) Guys the world over have forgotten a cardinal rule of dressing themselves: Don't button the bottom button of your …

The 20 Best New Bars of 2013 (Photos)

Drink Up!<p>Check out the 20 hottest new bars around the world—and the tasty concoctions they’re whipping up.<p>06.30.13 4:45 AM ET

Articles about 6 amazing repurposed designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.<p>Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern homes take full advantage of their locations in...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has …

ROAD MAP: The Best Stops Along California's Highway 1

So, now that we're officially in the thick of road-trip season, we thought to take a quick jaunt down Highway 1 and deliver our top must-see spots. After all, it's the journey that counts!<p>Need some pointers? Here, 10 seriously quirky havens that were just vying to be unearthed — from S.F. to Santa …

What You Don't Know Will Kill You

1000 people die from cardiac arrest a year. You can die within 10 minutes of the event. EMS only has a 6-10% success rate in saving people because …

My Favorite On-the-Road Apps

On recent trips, I’ve zipped around Belgium, Israel, and Ireland on foot and behind the wheel of a rented car without getting lost (okay, it happened once in awhile), all because of my phone, or what I like to call my third hand.<p>When I think back to traveling ten years ago, I can’t even imagine (or …

Packing Light: Two Months With 24 Pounds in a Carry-On Bag

When I'm packing for a trip, I review the itinerary to see how mobile I'll need to be. If I'm flying to meet a cruise ship, and then flying directly home from the last port, I can pack heavy. If I'm heading out on a TV shoot and will have a car for the entire trip, I'll lighten up on the "packing …