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Kids These Days

So apparently here's the next big thing in social media shenanigans: "Whaling," during which humans <b>mimic breaching whales</b> in public places, making Vine videos in the process. Unsurprisingly (and like the "Teboozing" trend before it), many "whaling" incidents take place in "unexpected" public places …

A Cat Cafe Is In the Works for Portland, OR

Portland is the latest city to hop on the cat cafe trend currently sweeping the nation. <i>WWeek</i> reports that Kristen Castillo is working towards opening <b>Purringtons, a "cat lounge</b>." According to the Purrington Facebook page, the lounge will offer coffee, tea, beer, wine, and also adoptable cats. The …

Twitter Crashes Second Time in Nine Days, Blames Software Glitch

Twitter crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service for about one hour.<p>The company apologized to its 250 million users in a status blog, saying it had encountered "unexpected complications" during "a planned deploy in one of our …

How Lego Become The World's Hottest Toy Company

They will add to the already gigantic heap of Lego bits: 86 for every person on the planet. The toymaker has enjoyed ten years of spectacular growth, almost quadrupling its revenue.<p>In 2012 it overtook Hasbro to become the world's second-largest toymaker. The number one, Mattel, is now seeking to …

Stunning High-Rise Tower Mimics a Tree with Branches

The second architectural folly of the 21st century is upon us. Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisn Associs and Oxo Architects, have crafted an imaginative structure named <i>White Tree</i> in Montpellier, France that dazzles us with its unusual stair-step shape and how it fans into the open sky. For something to …

Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …