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Watch the Sydney Opera House Transform Into A Hand-Drawn Animation

It’s like a 1970s cartoon in the best way.<p>Each year, the Sydney Opera House hands over its iconic sails to artists who use projectors to animate a Michael-Bay-worthy explosion of colors across its skin. The effect is the unreal combination of the world’s best graphic artists wielding the world’s …

How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …

Mindfulness is stopping the world from thinking

Although the NHS supports mindfulness, an Oxford academic claims it stops people thinking deeply<p>People are wasting valuable thinking time on mediation and mindfulness and should stop trying to clear their heads, an Oxford University academic has claimed.<p>Theodore Zeldin said too many people were …

The Secret Language of Hotel Staff Is Your New Vacation Entertainment

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Robert Kneschke / Alamy<p><b>A short glossary of the behind-the-scenes lingo used by bellhops, cleaning staff and concierge at your favorite hotels.</b><p><i>HOTEL CHANDLER, NEW YORK</i><p>Skipper: Someone who makes a reservation but never shows up for their stay.<p><b>Lobby lizard:</b> A …

Watch James Hetfield and Daughter Cover Adele's 'Crazy for You'

Adam Sandler also sings Led Zeppelin's "Ramble On" at all-star Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert in San Francisco<p>Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield's …

Guitar

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

UI Design

Nikon Made a Doggy Camera Mount That’s Triggered by Heart Rate

Photographers often take pictures of things that touch them emotionally. Nikon wanted to help dogs do the same.<p>As part of a new “Heartography” …

5 Things That Will Always Cause Ingrown Hairs, Torture Our Souls

It seems no matter how careful we are about shaving or waxing, ingrown hairs are inevitable. They cause bumps, redness and worst of all -- they hurt like hell.<p>An ingrown hair occurs when one of two things happen. Either a hair curls and grows back into the skin instead of coming out of the pore. Or …

The Top 10 Rain Scenes of Film History

<i>Editor's Note:</i> <i>Cynthia Barnett is an award-winning environmental journalist who has reported on water from the Suwannee River to Singapore. She is the</i> …

Shawshank Redemption

Melissa McCarthy Reveals 10 Women Who Changed Her Life: Ellen DeGeneres, Angelina Jolie, and Others

Each month we ask one amazing woman: Who's made you <i>you</i>? Here, <i>Spy</i> star Melissa McCarthy discusses her dream team.<p><b>1. Ellen DeGeneres</b><p><i>Comedian and TV host</i><p>When she chose to come out on her sitcom, it damaged her career to the point that she didn't think she would get it back. But she did, and she paved …

Melissa McCarthy

Celebrity Funnies of the Week

New York City

Mr. President: We Commit Ourselves to an Inclusive Competitiveness Movement

During his recent State of the Union address, President Obama asked, "Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well? Or will we commit ourselves to an economy that generates rising incomes and chances for everyone who makes the effort?"<p>The President's questions reflect a …

How Cars Are Made, In 20 GIFs

Think of an automobile factory. It’s a cacophony of whirring robots, massive clunking steel stampers, spark-spitting welders, and buzzing drills. But separate all the steps that go into turning a lump of metal into a shining automobile, convert them into 20 separate GIFs, and the process goes from …

Same-Sex Marriage, In The Justices' Words

The U.S. Supreme Court directly confronts the question of gay marriage this week with a whopping 2 1/2 hours of oral argument, accompanied by plenty of prognostication afterward about the expected results. It won't be until June that we learn how the issue is settled nationally. In the meantime, …

LGBTQ

National Geographic Travel

Britain 'is experiencing same decline as Rome in 100BC'

Dr Jim Penman believes Britons no longer have the genetic temperament that sparked the Industrial Revolution<p>Britain is experiencing the same decline as Rome in 100BC, with the collapse of civilisation inevitable, a scientist has warned.<p>Dr Jim Penman, of the RMIT University in Melbourne, believes …

World History

Father and Daughter Find Adorable Baby Foxes in Their Backyard

A New Jersey homeowner was fortunate enough to find a delightfully cute surprise in his backyard–a litter of baby foxes! Philip Wang and his daughter Alice discovered the little kits on their 7-acre property in Princeton, NJ. The pair photographed the adorable foxes as they dozed together, played …

Cute Animals

Artist Maude White Creates Intricate Scenes by Snipping Away at Paper

Maude White snips away tiny bits of paper to reveal incredibly intricate scenes. The artist, based in Buffalo, New York, brings imaginative animals and fanciful panoramas to life with her lacy, hand-cut designs. She calls her technique “paper carving.” Most of her creations are cut from plain white …

The Arts

Dog Sledding in Nunavut, Arctic Canada: Nanook of the North on the Looney Front -- Part 2

Now what would a visit to Nunavut in the depths of early spring be without a "Yoiks tally ho," and a bit of dog sledding? Okay, I don't suppose you actually shout: "Yoiks tally ho," when you're crisscrossing the Arctic on a sled, as those nasty British fox hunters do when crisscrossing England's …

Hyper-accurate atomic clock won't lose a second in 15 billion years

Scientists have created an atomic clock so precise that it won't lose or gain a single second in 15 billion years -- roughly the age of our universe.<p>But the clock isn't just steady, it's also amazingly accurate. So accurate in fact, that it can detect tiny changes in the speed of its ticks …

Physics

The 'Impossible' risks taken by high-flying Tom Cruise

On a chilly British day last fall,<p>Tom Cruiseclung to the outside of an Airbus A400 military aircraft as it waited on the tarmac. The director and crew members from his new movie, "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation," were huddled inside the plane, preparing for a hugely risky stunt.<p>"I walked out of …

Movies

5 Hacks for Saving On Your Disney Vacation

<i>Atiq Nazri / Flickr</i><p>Many families will trek to Orlando, Florida, this spring and summer for some Mickey magic and undoubtedly pay a hefty fee to do so. After a recent trip to the land of the mouse with my family, we engineered some creative ways to shave the cost of a Disney vacation beyond the …

E3 2015 unveils the future of video games

<i>This sponsored post is produced by the Entertainment Software Association.</i><p>The video game industry’s influence will be on display once again at E3 2015 in Los Angeles from June 16 to June 18. As the world’s premier trade show for computer, video, and mobile games, E3 is more than just a launch pad …

Gaming Industry

5 Airlines That Fly to Europe for Cheap (for Real)

No-frills carrier Ryanair made the news this year by announcing the launch of transatlantic flights starting at just $15. It's a deal that sounds much too good to be true, and indeed, that $15 price tag fails to factor in the passenger taxes ($200 or so) and other fees like luggage and seat …

You’ve NEVER Seen Peeps like These Before

Since 2007, The Washington Post has been hosting a little event called the Peeps Show — get your head out of the gutter, peep-le! We’re talking candy here. The rules are simple: Be creative and make a diorama using Peeps. With everything from pop culture references to historical depictions, these …

British Humour

The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms …

Alternative Medicine

The Secret History of Knock-Knock Jokes

Knock knock.<p>Who's there?<p>Joe King.<p>Joe King who?<p>Joking like this used to be considered a sickness by some people.<p>The knock-knock joke has been a staple of American humor since the early 20th century. With its repetitive set-up and wordplay punchline, the form has been invoked — and understood — by …

Franklin D. Roosevelt

How hunting with wolves helped humans outsmart the Neanderthals

Forty thousand years ago in Europe our ancestors formed a crucial and lasting alliance that enabled us to finish off our evolutionary cousins, the Neanderthals<p>Dogs are humanity’s oldest friends, renowned for their loyalty and abilities to guard, hunt and chase. But modern humans may owe even more …

This Drunk Crustacean Calendar Really Speaks to Us

In case the Nicki Minaj, Nude Panda or James Franco selfie calendars won't go with your kitchen/office décor, here's a new one that really speaks to us: the Drunk Crustaceans calendar. The brainchild of DJ/photographer and 2014 PAPER Beautiful Person Leslie Kirchhoff and Drew Berezowitz, the …

James Franco

Hulk's biceps front and center in new 'Age of Ultron' poster

Just in case you’ve ever wanted a good, close-up look at the Hulk’s musculature, Mark Ruffalo tweeted out the “official” <i>Age of Ultron</i> Hulk poster on …