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How Lego Became The Apple Of Toys

After a decade-long slump, Lego has rebuilt itself into a global juggernaut. An exclusive look inside the company’s top-secret Future Lab.<p>Every September, largely unbeknownst to the rest of the company, a group of around 50 Lego employees descends upon Spain’s Mediterranean coast, armed with …

Lego

The 15 truthiest Stephen Colbert quotes, America

You can kick and scream, America, but Stephen Colbert's character from <i>The Colbert Report</i> will be dead and gone come Friday.<p>The final episode of <i>The</i> …

'There's your new spacecraft, America': Orion splashes back to Earth after historic test

<b>UPDATE: Dec. 5, 11:35 a.m. ET</b><p>NASA ushered in a new era for American spaceflight today with its successful test flight of its new Orion …

Nasty, brutish and tall

PRESTON bus station was earmarked for demolition in 1999. Instead, last year, English Heritage added it to a list of protected buildings. The …

Architecture

Aerial View of Central Park, New York: http://t.co/OlA5LuiYHx

What would it look like if you could peel a city off Earth's crust?

Supparat Thepparat is an illustrator who creates some really cool surreal imagery for advertising agencies. Without their commercial context, his …

Check out the best art GIFs of 2014

The creators of the Giphoscope -- the hand-cranked, real-world GIF machine -- have set about making a real name for themselves in the world of art. Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali have just hosted their very first ever annual Giphoscope Award, created to honour the very best of animated GIF …

Art

Inside Out

Do you ever wonder what it's like to be a pervy TSA agent, just scanning through endless bodies all day long? Or to have the ultimate clichéd superpower of X-ray vision? Well, it's time for a big reveal.<p><i>La Senza tights, vintage shoes, Ann Summers whip</i><p>PHOTOS BY NICK VEASEY<p><i>Stylist: Kylie Griffiths,</i> …

American Apparel

Forget drones: Microsoft’s plan to bring the internet to the world is all about TV

Google will spend between $1 billion and $3 billion to put 180 satellites in orbit, from where the company can beam the internet down to unconnected parts of the world, the Wall Street Journal reported this morning. That’s in addition to Google’s other high-tech internet missionaries: balloons …

Net Neutrality

Unfortunate Things Happening to Little Kids

Single line drawing by Paulo Ceric http://t.co/4GbDrj9KkQ

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

10 Facts About Jeddah Tower, the Soon-To-Be Tallest Building in the World

<i>Updated May 17th, 2017</i><p>Construction has been delayed on the soon-to-be-tallest building in the world, Jeddah Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Originally slated to open next year, it is now projected for completion in 2019, according to Global Construction News.<p>Once complete, the building will stand at …

From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

Tasty Reads<p>Not content with just reading the vivid food descriptions in her favorite novels, Photographer Dinah Fried decided to cook and style the …

50 Years Ago: NYC World's Fair in Pictures

Artist : Hugh Kretschmer © Posted by Humam

Famous Inventions Showcased in Stylish Vintage Blueprints

If you're intrigued by how things are made, then Oliver Gal Artist Co.'s recreated vintage blueprints are a treat. The collective of artists scoured patents of old products and designed them into stylish and educational prints meant to hang on your wall. Some of the inventions include things as …

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

A Pixar Artist Drew Classic R-Rated Film Scenes And Turned Them Into A "Children's" Book

Josh Cooley turned your favorite filthy films into an illustrated book, Movies R Fun. All photos from his website.<p>Cooley put them all together and turned them into a real "children's" book, <i>Movies R Fun</i>, which comes out on March 1 — but you might want to wait till the kids grow up a bit.<p>h/t Reddit

The best lightning picture you will see today!

The First Photograph of The Moon

One of the first pictures ever taken of the moon by Dr. J. W. Draper of New York, 1840.<br>J. W. Draper—London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images<p>1 of 1<p>At …

Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

March 2013

'Doom' at 20: John Carmack's hellspawn changed gaming forever

Two decades ago a demon infestation changed the way we play games. <i>Doom</i> was first launched 20 years ago today, and while it wasn't the first game to let you play from a first-person perspective, it was the game that ushered the FPS genre into the mass consciousness. Today the likes of <i>Halo</i> and <i>Call of</i> …

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Pets

Hubble captures Horsehead nebula in stunning infrared

I just rewatched Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," and I think the soundtrack's opening horn melody would go perfectly with this NASA pic.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has photographed the Horsehead Nebula in stunning detail. The nebula, about 1,500 light years away in the constellation of Orion, was …

Astronomy

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

Posters

central park first snow December 10 2013