Robert Lloyd

13 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 3 Following | @roblcopter | Keep up with Robert Lloyd on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Robert Lloyd”

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Trending on TwistedSifter<p>This Amateur Video of the Falcon Heavy Landing is Amazing and the Sound is Unreal<p>75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance …

Sir David Attenborough Narrates Women's Olympic Curling Event, And It Is Pure Gold

Sir David Attenborough, a legend in nature documentary narration, was recently asked by BBC Radio 1 to narrate a women’s curling event from the Winter Games.<p>Suffice it to say we’re very grateful he obliged.<p>Attenborough’s iconic voice gently guides viewers through a face-off between the United …

11 Mindblowing Facts That Will Completely Change Your Perspective On The World

<i>Life will never be the same.</i><p><b>1. The continents look entirely different than you think they do.</b><p>The map you're used to is more Western-focused and stretches out the size of continents near the poles. Africa and South America are actually way bigger. Here's a more accurate representation of the world, …

How BlackBerry blew it: The inside story

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Shortly after the release of the first iPhone, Verizon asked BlackBerry to create a touchscreen “iPhone killer.” But the result was a flop, so Verizon turned to Motorola and Google instead.</i>• <i><br>In 2012, one-time co-CEO Jim Balsillie quit the board and cut all ties</i> …

Project Management

2013 National Beard And Moustache Championships: Glorious Facial Hair At Its Best (PHOTOS)

Beards so big they have their own, smaller beards. Beards that have their own thoughts, feelings, life goals. Beards that would make Paul Bunyan proud.<p>All were on display at the 2013 National Beard and Moustache Championships, held earlier this month in New Orleans. Though the event has ended, the …

Shanghai Photos Taken 26 Years Apart Highlight City's Staggering Growth

Over the last 26 years, Shanghai has experienced a growth spurt so extraordinary, it will make your jaw drop when you see it unfold before your eyes.<p>As the Atlantic notes, Reuters photographer Carlos Barria recently snapped a photograph of Shanghai's cityscape, "recreating the same framing and …

Last Call

A Buddhist monk confronts Japan’s suicide culture.<p>From time to time, Ittetsu Nemoto gets a group of suicidal people together to visit popular suicide spots, of which there are many in Japan. The best known is Aokigahara forest, the Sea of Trees, at the foot of Mt. Fuji. The forest became associated …

The size of it

<b>How the world's population has changed</b><p>THE world in 1950 looked very different from how it does now. Europe was home to 22% of the world's 2.5 billion …

diy project: recycled leather & wood shelf

A hanging leather shelving project has been on my to-do list for a while; to be honest, the biggest delay was just finding the right belts. Has …

Life lessons for Generation 'Why'

Always buy toilet paper in bulk<p>The news has two objectives: to report what’s just happened and to rehash, in the most sensational terms, what is …

Frog Makes Star Trek’s Voice-Controlled Computers A Reality

Frog Fellow Jared Ficklin talks about the search for the next computing interface–the one we won’t ever see or touch.<p><i>Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.</i><p>Those are iconic words to any <i>Star Trek</i> fan–it’s the preferred drink of Captain Picard, as ordered from the Enterprise’s always-listening computer system. They …

Star Trek

Iranian scientist claims to have invented 'time machine'

An Iranian businessman claims to have mastered time with a machine that allows users to fast forward up to eight years into the future.<p>Ali Razeghi, a Tehran scientist has registered "The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" with the state-run Centre for Strategic Inventions.<p>The device can predict the …