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Police killings of favela residents continue as Games go on in Rio

85,000-member security force holds poor communities in state of semi-siege not ‘to protect us, but to segregate us’ from Olympic visitors, neighbours say<p>While much of the world’s media has focused on US swimmer Ryan Lochte’s fabricated account of an armed robbery, the real victims of Olympic crime …

Making Connections at Machu Picchu

You’ve probably seen this before.<p>It’s what everyone pictures when they think of <b>Machu Picchu</b>—the verdant network of stone terraces, temples, and open-walled houses; the soaring peaks of Huayna Picchu framing the dramatic scene.<p>When I arrived at Peru’s “lost” Inca citadel in the clouds, I was …

South America

The secret of how Egyptians moved pyramid stones has finally been discovered

<b>Historians and scientists have for years wondered how ancient Egyptians had managed to move stone blocks weighing up to 2.5 tonnes through the sand</b> …

This Tree Is Growing 40 Different Kinds Of Fruit At Once

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6 Fascinating Underground Homes That Go Above and Beyond

When it comes to cool eco architecture, some people feel like the higher up you build, the better. But don't forget to look down once in a while! …

Architecture

‘The Hip-Hop Flow Chart’ by Pop Chart Lab, An Art Print Ranking Rappers by the Size of Their Vocabulary

Pop Chart Lab has created “The Hip-Hop Flow Chart“, a new art print that ranks well-known rappers (Drake, the Wu-Tang Clan and and 2Pac) by the …

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The birth of football: your 60-second guide

Julian Humphrys looks at the events that made the game what it is today<p><b>When did football as we know it take shape?</b><p>A key moment in the development of …

GOP-led science committee has held more hearings on aliens than climate change

<i>National Journal</i> reported today that the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee has convened thirteen more hearings about deep-space …

EcoBoost, Coyotes, and Voodoo: Dissecting the tech powering the 2015 Mustang

Long before its 50th anniversary, the Ford Mustang was a legend.<p>A big part of the Mustang’s legendary status is due to the slew of fantastic engines …

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Ads Libitum, A Seres of Vintage Ads Reimagined with Modern Pop Culture Celebrities and Song Lyrics

French art director David Redon has created <i>Ads Libitum</i>, a fantastic series of vintage ads that have been reimagined with modern pop culture …

That Time Subterranean Aliens Killed 60 People in New Mexico

Dulce, New Mexico is located right on the Colorado-New Mexico border. It's a quaint town, with a population just under 3,000. It's the tribal headquarters of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation. It's also the alleged location of a secret underground alien base.<p>Philip Schneider, an explosive engineer …

Paranormal

Model Sues Playboy After ‘Golf Tee In Butt’ Stunt Goes Terribly Wrong

A model has filed suit against Playboy Enterprises and the co-host of a Playboy morning show after a 2012 stunt that involved sticking a golf tee in her butt (shockingly) didn’t go according to plan.<p>Liz Dickson took a golf club to the buttocks when host Kevin Klein stuck a ball on the tee firmly …

7 cars that could make you a millionaire

No guarantees, but these look like good bets to us.<p>Anyone who's been in the old car game a while knows it's boom or bust. The latter happened around 1990, when a hyper-inflated Ferrari market collapsed over a year or two, and just as spectacularly in 2007–2008 with Hemi cars, some of which lost …

What Does Your Coloured Handkerchief Say About You?

28<p>SHARES<p>The Handkerchief Code in its modern form is said to have originated in New York in the early '70s, where gay and bi-sexual men found it a …

Worth the Money: Lincoln Electric Viking Tribal 1840 Welding Helmet

While doing our many tool tests, PopMech's DIY guys find themselves using a lot of extra gear and add-ons. Our Worth the Money series will let you know where spending a few extra bucks will make your life a little easier.<p><b>Price:</b> $160 to $170<p><b>Price Difference Relative to Similar Products:</b> $20 to $60 …

GM LS-based V-12 Under Construction, Bound for 280 Z

To some, the United States is the land of wretched excess, where too much is just enough. We’d personally nominate the Persian Gulf Emirate of Dubai for that prize, but we digress. Tipping the scales solidly in favor of the good ol’ U.S. of A again is this monstrous Frankenstein of an engine …

The Funeral Of Mikhail Kalashnikov

Credited for conceiving and producing the AK-47 for Russian forces during World War II, toward the twilight of his life Mikhail Kalashnikov had to …

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Toyota Ft-1 Concept

Toyota have presented at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, the impressive new FT-1 Supra concept. Short for "Future Toyota," the FT-1 is one spectacular …

Snow2 Heads-up Display

Snow2 is a powerful heads-up display for goggles, kind of like a sports version of Google glass. The wearable computer fits into most goggles from …

What You Don't Know About Sochi

The Winter Olympics are Putin's chance to host a world-class sports event. But it isn't an easy sell with volatile regions close by.<p>As the Winter Olympics get under way, all eyes are on the athletes, their coaches, and the destination: subtropical Sochi, the Black Sea resort town nestled below the …

Nissan Announces 400-HP, 88-Pound Turbo I-3 for ZEOD RC Racer

Four-hundred horsepower used to be a figure reserved for big-displacement V-8s and high-boost four- or six-cylinder engines. To reach that number with its latest racing engine, though, Nissan only needed three cylinders. Plus one big turbocharger. The automaker has announced specs on its new …

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 / 3500 HD

Mixing power with refinement for heavy-duty excellence.<p>Following in the footsteps of the latest 1500-series Chevrolet Silverado, which won our latest comparison test of light-duty trucks, the bow-tie division’s new-for-2015 Silverado HD now exhibits levels of refinement that heretofore were unheard …