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The 20 Coolest Inventions of 2016

We are back with another list of inventions, but these are the overall best inventions, the ones that made the world better and smarter.<p>Sometimes the …

Pi Car

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi 1 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>4-wheel Robot Smart Car Chassis Kits car<p>×<p>1<p>L298N Stepper Motor Driver …

Raspberry Pi
Fitness

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Travel

A glossary for the 21st Century

A new book offers words to make sense of our era. Here, its authors set their work in context before listing ten of the most thought-provoking terms from their glossary, including ‘deselfing’, ‘Detroitus’ and ‘time snack’.<p>In 1967, an unusual-looking book called The Medium is the Massage sold in …

Language

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

A comprehensive look at the role color plays in marketing and how it impacts customer engagement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting--and most controversial--aspects of marketing.<p><b>The reason:</b> …

Graphic Design

Umberto Eco’s How To Write a Thesis: A Witty, Irreverent & Highly Practical Guide Now Out in English

<i>Image by Università Reggio Calabria, released under a C BY-SA 3.0 license.</i><p>In general, the how-to book—whether on beekeeping, piano-playing, or …

Humanities

How to Use Your Watch for More Than Just the Time

<b>Last Updated November, 2017.</b><p>We love our high complications and luxury masterpieces as much as the next watch nerd. But our bias is for timepieces …

The Latest Urban Street Art – Moss Graffiti

ADVERTISEMENT<p>The latest craze in urban street art? It’s moss graffiti! Go Green! Save the planet from toxic paint spray chemicals. Use this …

20 things for cyclists to do in 2017

1. Watch the big international cycling stars on British roads<p>Great Britain may have possessed some of the biggest international cycling stars in the …

Cycling

13 Things You Might Not Know About High Fidelity

Do any of these make your list of Top Five Favorite <i>High Fidelity</i> Facts?<p>1. JOHN CUSACK DIDN’T WANT TO BREAK THE FOURTH WALL.<p>In order to capture the …

Pop Culture

29 inspirational cycling quotes

It's amazing what people can come up with while on two wheels. • 30 great benefits of cycling<br>• How does a bike stay upright?<br>• 20 signs that you're an …

Cycling
France

Why Sanskrit Imprints Easily On Your Mind

<b>…because rhythm is a beautiful thing and Sanskrit gets its right!</b><p>An arrow shot by an archer, a poem made by a poet;<br>Should cut through your heart, …

Literature

Nice place to put your bike

How an Intelligence Officer Used Monopoly to Free POWs

What got Christopher Clayton Hutton his job as an intelligence officer at MI9 wasn’t anything on his professional resume. His career as a journalist, …

How Adam Curtis' film "Bitter Lake" will change everything you believe about news

The acclaimed British documentary filmmaker has released his latest film in unusual, forward-thinking circumstances.<p>Commissioned for the BBC, and …

Sundance

Churchill's Advice on How to Be an Adult | The Art of Manliness

As we discussed at the very beginning of this series, Churchill’s schooldays formed “the only barren and unhappy period” of his life. Bright and …

Hinterher Bike Trailer

Hinterher is a German brand based in Munich that specializes in versatile bike trailers. Available in two different sizes, Hmax and Hmini, the cargo …

Streetwear

The Science Behind Different Involuntary Behaviors

I'm convinced I'm more hiccup-prone than the average person. And although a recent discovery that eating unaccompanied whipped cream works as a …

Group Dynamics

How well do you know pack-riding etiquette? Don't just sit in: take this quiz.<p><b>1.</b> It's your turn at the front. You gracefully slide into position, then. . . <b><br>A.</b> Accelerate to drag the line with you. <b><br>B.</b> Maintain the average pace of the group. <b><br>C.</b> Adjust your speed to accommodate all levels of effort …

Extreme Sports

Top 20 new hotel, hostel and campsites in mainland Europe and the UK for 2015

Fireflies & Figs, Abruzzo, Italy<p>Abruzzo, half way down the boot of Italy, on the other side of the peninsula from Rome, is one of the least visited parts of Italy. Famed for its dramatic geography, for years it was isolated by the Majella mountains. In the midst of this wild landscape is Fireflies …

European Travel

Great treks around the world: readers’ travel tips

There’s no better way to get to know a landscape than by hiking through it for days. From the Scottish Highlands to the Peruvian Andes, readers share their best trekking experiences<p><b>Winning tip: Pirin Mountains, Bulgaria</b><p>A friend and I completed a 55km, three-day hike across the Pirin mountains. We …

Hiking

Mons, Belgium, Capital of Culture 2015

Mons’ year of celebrations to mark its status as joint Capital of Culture (with Pilsen in the Czech Republic) involves 300 events, ranging from a major Van Gogh exhibition to a maze of 8,000 sunflowers. We look at the highlights, plus the best lunch in town, the quirkiest hotel and a bar with 170 …

European Travel

Mental Floss

MENTAL FLOSS STUDIOS<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop farm<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop farm<p>Art<p>Drawing with …

Pop Culture
History