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Watch 7 Minutes of Hilarious February News Bloopers

The crew at NewsBeFunny know the truth: There’s absolutely nothing funnier than an dysfunctional news broadcast. This month’s snow-centric round-up …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Artistic Photography by Alexandra Benetel

Alexandra Benetel Photography.<p>Check out the mystical and artistic photographs by Alexandra Benetel, a young photographer from from Sydney, Australia. …

Photography

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

Adorable Animals Form Whimsical Alphabet Letters

London-based illustrator Marcus Reed developed this clever typography series in which animals look like the 26 letters of the alphabet. Drawing upon the creatures' natural shapes, colors, and movements, he beautifully blended different features together to form each character. A is for Alligator, J …

Typography

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

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Animal Omelettes Make Mealtime Adorable

In Japan, there's a dish called "omurice" (オムライス). It's a type of omelette that is filled with rice. Kids, in particular, love it. There's a way to …

Shirley Temple’s Life in Pictures

Imagno / Getty Images<p>Shirley Temple was the biggest movie star of the Great Depression, known for having 56 perfect golden ringlets. This 1933 photo …

3D Printed Popeye

Well, blow me down! It's our favorite sailor, just . . . really aged. Well, Popeye is now over 85 years old, so that makes sense. Rick Baker, the …

I can't stop watching this door open & close

Add this to the list of things we never knew existed but now desperately need: The Evolution Door, a "flip-panel" invention by Austrian designer …

11 Things You Didn't Know About Costco

Is it truly the "anti-Walmart?"<p>Often much less maligned than its retail warehouse counterparts, Costco has developed a sort of cult following among thrifty shoppers and supporters of workers' rights alike. But if you're one of these wholesale superfans, how much do you truly know about the …

Study: Listening to Morrissey can brighten your mood

<b>(Facebook/Perou)</b><p>New research suggests sad music will lift you out of a funk — if you can truly immerse yourself in its beauty<p>Tom Jacobs<p>February 5, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Many of us instinctively turn to sad music when we’re feeling down. We may not be sure precisely why, but we do so with the unspoken …

Minimalist Handmade Graphic Art by Marcus Hollands

Shake the Shackles – Handmade Graphic Art.<p>Simple graphic shapes are something beautiful and especially if they were made by hand. Australian graphic …

1.5-Year Spinning Selfie Time-Lapse Makes Us Wish Our Lives Were More Exciting

We’ve seen some really creative time-lapse videos that take stock of a year or more in someone’s life. They range from one second of footage every …

20 Truly Bizarre Moments From Japanese Game Shows

So how do the Japanese pass the time when they aren't cloning themselves, creating ridiculous inventions, dreaming up quirky mascots, taking gym …

Video: A First-Person View Of Falcons Taking Down Crows

Getting minor panic attacks for these crows<p>If you are a crow or an especially pro-crow person, consider averting your gaze. Otherwise, <i>Holy God, look at these crazy falcons attacking crows.</i> (And it's actually for science.)<p>Suzanne Kane, a researcher at Haverford College, recently published a study …

Birds

Mother’s Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

Mesmerising Video Reveals How Lighting Dramatically Alters Your Face

The deft use of light and some well placed shadows are enough to fool most people that there's several different models in this video.<p>The truth is, …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Sneak-Peek: Top 5 Sky Events of 2014

<b>The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights.</b><p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are our picks for sky-watching events worth circling on your calendar for 2014.<p><b>1. Total Eclipse of</b> …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Asia picks its words of the year, and they are a bunch of sad characters

Asia has chosen some somber words to sum up its year. China Realtime Report rounded up the character of the year (kanji of the year in Japan) from five Asian nations, which were based on polls or selected by a committee. Unlike Oxford Dictionaries’ choice for word of the year, these characters …

Asia

The gifs that keep on giving: the best sports moments we missed in 2013

Thanks for reading and contributing to our weekly blog this year. Here are some of the best gifs we coudn't fit in first time round

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

Funny animals of 2013 - in pictures

A selection of amusing images from the animal kingdom captured by photographers over the past 12 months

Read Screenplays From Some Of The Year's Best Movies

Toward awards season, studios begin releasing their film scripts as part of their "for your consideration" campaigns.<p>Movie site The Film Stage gathered together links for 33 of this year's screenplays. So if you're looking for some quality reads over the holiday and don't want to pick up a book, …

Paramount Pictures

Something Cool: Photos Of Huge Snow Sculptures In China

The 26th Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is in full swing in China. Known as the largest festival of its kind the world, it's always pretty spectacular.<p>We thought we'd round up some pictures to give you a sense of the wonder: