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A Triumph for Transit in Cincinnati Could Mark Major Policy Shift

After much deliberation, a controversial streetcar project will move forward in Cincinnati. It's a major step for the city, and for advocates of …

The Afghan Village That Saved Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell

Mohammad Gulab and his fellow villagers rescued and protected wounded Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. They remain Taliban targets—but they’ve never …

Meet the real-life Magneto: German psychic claims he uses telepathic powers to manipulate metal just like X-Men supervillain

• <b>Miroslaw Magola, 55, claims he uses mind power to lift metals</b>• <b><br>He insists he can connect himself to objects without glue or tricks</b><p>By<p>Meet the real-life …

Trump Administration

Japanese Musician Plays the Most Amazing Hand Flute You’ve Ever Heard

Mitsuhiro Mori is an accomplished musician best known for his hand flute skills. If you close your eyes and just listen to him sing, you ca swear …

The Unbelievable Story of Mike the Headless Chicken

According to Mike the chicken, losing your head is not that bad as it’s thought to be. You better believe it since this one of a kind rooster lived …

Metallica to headline the second concert ever in Antarctica

Metallica is going to Antarctica. The band has been tapped by Coke Zero to play the second concert ever held on the continent later this year. Fans …

3 Creatures with More than One Heart

The presence of one heart is ingrained into our idea of biology thanks to our own bodies as well as the majority of those we see around us. But did …

9 Ways People Used Radium Before We Understood the Risks

Radium was discovered by Marie Curie and her husband Pierre in 1898. In 1903, the Royal Academy of Sciences awarded Marie and Pierre Curie and Henri …

Real-Life Aquaman Can Hold His Breath Underwater for 22 Minutes

In 2010, Danish freediver Stig Severinsen jumped into a pool filled with sharks and held his breath for 20 minutes and 10 seconds, breaking the …

Banksy’s Plush Animal Slaughterhouse Truck In NY Highlights Animal Cruelty

In one of the latest installments of Banksy’s ‘Better Out Than In’ street art show in NY, a slaughterhouse truck has hit the streets of NY carrying a …

Coo Coo For Raccoons

I knew Walmart bought wholesale but do they really needs to start cutting out every middle man and buy directly from the source? I spend the extra …

True Car Lover Claims to Have Had Intercourse with 1,000 Cars

If you live in Yelm, Washington, be very careful where you park your vehicle because Edward Smith may have sex with it. So far, the 62-year-old car …

The Glamorous Grandpas

Old dudes can look fabulous too! What I want to know is which one would you admit was your grandpa in this edition of “Who Wears it Better?”<p>California<p>…

Grandparents

The World’s Biggest Albino Family

All eight members of the Pullan family from Delhi suffer from a rare genetic disorder called albinism which, as its name suggests, is characterized …

This hand-built, fuel-injected micro V8 is amazing

Model mayhem.<p>The internet has jaded me. I'll be honest. When I first set eyes on this tiny model V8 engine, complete with dual overhead cams, headers and a gorgeousintake, I thought it had to be fake. There's simply no way someone could reasonably craft something like this from scratch using …

Time I

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

The Dirtiest Product Names Ever

Blood-sucking mosquito's final meal preserved in 46-million-year-old fossil

Blood-sucking insects may be the bane of your summer picnics, but they've been around for far, far longer: according to new research, mosquitoes that feed on blood have been around for at least 46 million years. Researchers led from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History made the …

In China, cockroach farmers are cashing in on creepy critters

And you thought your apartment was a roach motel. In China, a growing number of farmers are making their living by breeding a rather unusual variety of livestock: thousands and thousands of cockroaches.<p>The roach farming industry remains secretive in China, with proprietors wary of attracting …

Snorkeler finds rare giant oarfish off California coast | Reuters

(Reuters) - A California marine instructor’s leisurely weekend snorkel turned into the discovery of a lifetime when she found the carcass of a massive, eel-like creature of a species thought to have inspired legends of giant sea serpents.<p>The crew of sailing school vessel Tole Mour and Catalina …

Fish

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

This A Cappella Cover Of Lorde's "Royals" Will Make Your Ears Happy

Nailed it.

World's Largest Rubber Ducky Makes Its American Debut In Pittsburgh

QUACK QUACK! The giant 40-foot tall floating art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has finally arrived in America.

Ghost Singles Is a “Real-Life” Dating Site for Ghosts

Are you one of those people who spent all their lives searching looking for their soulmates, but failed to find them? Don’t let death get in the way …

Martha Mason – The Woman Who Spent 61 Years Immobilized in an Iron Lung

Martha Mason was an extraordinary human being who spent over 60 years of her life in immobilized in an Iron Lung after becoming paralyzed in her …

True Cost of Owning a 1993 Ferrari 348 Series Speciale

Every exotic car owner I ever spoke to always told me how fast their cars were, how amazing to drive they were, how much they loved them. None of …

The Triumph Of The Ratfuckers

<b>As the Reign Of The Morons</b> enters its third day, let us<br>pause for a moment to pay tribute to a political visionary whose entire career presaged the current moment,<br>anticipating the essential dynamic in play in Washington right now in all of<br>its petulant, kindergartenish glory. Let us raise a morning …

Federal Budget

The third state of consciousness under the knife

<b>Having a general anaesthetic is a routine part of many operations. But what happens if you are still conscious after you close your eyes?</b><p>You are in the operating theatre. Anaesthetic has been administered and the countdown to unconsciousness begins.<p>For most people, the next thing they will remember …

Consciousness