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The Wonderful, Weird Economy of Burning Man

Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."<p>The busiest time of year for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is not Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any of …

A brief history of three-wheeled cars

What do the Elio, Aptera, Toyota i-Road concept and the spectacularly awful Zap Xebra have in common?<p>They — and many more small-volume economical vehicles and concepts besides — all use one fewer wheel than the norm.<p>Yet giving fuel-saving cars just three wheels is not a new phenomenon, it stretches …

Animal Life on Twitter: "And now you know! http://t.co/WpyfrRGB20"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>MeetAnimals</b><p>1 reply 2 retweets 0 likes<p>Replying to @<b>Viken_shrestha</b><p>0 replies 2 retweets 1 like<p>End of conversation<p>Replying …

Organize Your Space with DIY Bookshelves

So many books, so many collectibles, so little room… If you’re short on shelf space, this post is for you, especially if you feel like getting …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

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Expedit Compact Desk

<b>Materials:</b> 1 Expedit shelving units, 1 Expedit wall shelf<p><b>Description:</b> I needed a very compact desk for my bedroom, I combined 2 Expedit pieces to get …

Bliss Meditation

<b>Chi is the life force within you.</b> <b><br>It is important to fully understand what chi is and how it can lead to illness when it is lacking.</b><p><b>Being able to</b> …

11 Of The World’s Hottest Bikes

New York City’s soon-to-be-launched bike-sharing program has met with Big Apple-size skepticism. It’s too dangerous for a city with so little cycling infrastructure, detractors cry. The bike stations are too ugly (and a blight on historic neighborhoods), and the bikes themselves are crass …

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