Ron Majiros

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Pacu, Testicle-Eating Fish Species, Caught In Lake Lou Yaeger In Illinois

When biologists say the pacu fish eats nuts, they may be correct in more ways than one.<p>The pacu, a toothy fish that can weigh up to 55 pounds, has been spotted in Lake Lou Yaeger in Illinois, KSDK reports.<p>Responding to a report that a fisherman had reeled in a piranha on June 7, lake superintendent …

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Articles about clifftop house angled roof maui on Dwell.com - Dwell

With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.<p>Folding Roof House by Ashida Architect &...<p>This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean …

Architecture

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

There's a super moon at the end of the road

Mark Zuckerberg's Political Group Is Trashing Obama And Obamacare And Promoting Wildlife Oil Drilling

This organization, FWD.us, describes itself as a nonpartisan entity dedicated to promoting immigration reform, education reform, and the "knowledge" economy.<p>The knowledge economy, Mark Zuckerberg explained in a recent Washington Post editorial, is based on education and technology and is distinct …

Silicon Valley

8 Things That Anonymous, The Hacker 'Terrorist' Group, Has Done For Good

Some have even debated whether their extra-legal protests should be labeled terrorist acts.<p>But that would overlook some of the genuinely good deeds the group — whose members identify themselves with the Vendetta mask— has done.<p>Whether it's retaliating against kiddie porn sites, helping to identify …

The New $100 Bill Has Awesome Security Features

Those will be the Fed's new $100 bills — a project Uncle Sam has been chipping away at since 2003.<p>The new Benjamins were originally scheduled for circulation starting in February 2011, but the agency was forced to postpone due to problems including "unwanted creases" reports the <i>Los Angeles …

Labor Economics

Obama Just Showed A Photoshop Of Him With Michelle's Bangs, And It Was Not Pretty

President Barack Obama is killing it during his speech at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.<p>Part of his routine involved showing a Photoshop of himself with First Lady Michelle Obama's bangs.<p>The site was not pretty:

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

Ice Cream

Complementing Fine Arts: Folded Book Sculptures by Luciana Frigerio

In case you thought books are just for reading, well, here’s something we want to show you, that might exceed your expectations! We figured out that …

David Stockman Writes Huge Unhinged Screed About How America Is Doomed And How You Should Get Out Of The Market NOW

The piece can truly be characterized as Hard Money Buzzword Bingo, as Stockman tries to get in as many scare lines as possible.<p>Check out this <i>one sentence</i> where he talks about bubbles, Wall Street casinos, the Crucifixion of savers, commodities Main Street, a "Great Deformation", and a rogue central …

Articles about homes waterfront view on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Jonathan Segal and his son Matthew Segal built the Cresta to capitalize on Southern California’s balmy climate.<p>Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...<p>An architect with a taste for unconventional …

Architecture

A Floating Log Cabin That Combines Tiny Home Living And Lake House Luxury (PHOTOS)

Lake houses sure can be expensive. Unless of course, you're talking about a tiny home that actually floats on a lake, like this one posted on Tiny House Listings. In this case the price might be in your favor.<p>For a mere $12,000, this 280-square-foot floating log cabin can be all yours. Built out of …

Florida Man Fights Off Gunman With Glass Cleaner; Gunman Calls 911 (VIDEO)

WSVN-TV -<p>An armed robber was unable to make a clean getaway after his victim attacked him with a Windex-like substance.<p>Tuesday Jacques Baillargeon, 66, saw a gunman enter his Lauderdale Lakes home, reports WSVN, and sprayed glass cleaner in the intruder's face, noting "No way this guy is going to …

Beyond The Doner: Finding 'Real' Turkish Food In Istanbul

Before going to Istanbul, I knew little about Turkish cuisine beyond doner kebabs and Turkish delight. Much like stereotypical "Australian food," these misconceptions were uninformed and simplistic, yet not exactly horrible (lamb on a spit? What's not to love?). Still, I figured my three-day trip …

8 Historic Post Offices That Might Turn Into Starbucks

The US Postal Service is obviously suffering because, you know, the internet. It's about to stop Saturday delivery, but another part of its plan to …

Discovery space shuttle makes final journey - video

Nasa's oldest retired shuttle leaves the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida bolted on to the top of a specially modified jet plane. Discovery makes a …

Best Western opens first U.S. branded hotel in Haiti post-earthquake

The first U.S. brand — and Haiti’s second luxury hotel to open in three months — will welcome its first guests Thursday.<p>Designed for the business …