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Tattoos in the workplace – Where does your business stand?

According to the British Association of Dermatologists, 20 per cent of Britons possess some form of body art.<p>The celebrity world is inhabited by some …

How a Tattoo Artist Is Helping a Teen Girl Conceal Her Serious Burn Scars

Scalded during a cruel prank, Samira Omar has a new chance to heal.<p>While scars remind us that the past is real, 17-year-old Samira Omar wanted a blank skin slate after a traumatic bullying accident. When she was living in the UK this summer, four classmates allegedly sneaked up behind her, beat her …

U.S. Navy's Robot Firefighters Prepare for a Test Run

A former United States naval vessel will be set on fire this August, and the Navy will send robots to put out the blaze.<p>The Navy is testing robots …

126 Photos Make Up Single Image of Giant 3200-Year-Old Tree

For the December 2012 issue of National Geographic, photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols journeyed to the Sequoia National Park in California in order to capture this image of <i>the President</i>, a giant sequoia that is the third largest tree in the world, if measured by volume of the trunk above …

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Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

More Revealing Portraits of Kids Around the World and Their Toys

Almost exactly a year ago, we showed you an eye-opening series that featured kids around the world with their most prized possession, their toys. Photographer Gabriele Galimberti has now traveled three years and visited dozens of countries to capture young kids in their homes and neighborhoods …

27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.

This composition is made up from 5000 pictures taken in a 48 hour period and looks amazing.

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PyroPet Candles Melt into Creepy Metallic Skeletons | Colossal

<p>First mentioned in this space back in 2011 as the “Devil’s Candle,” this delightfully creepy candle that melts from a cute geometric cat into a …

The Bizarre Street Art of Daan Botlek | Colossal

<p>Street artist and illustrator Daan Botlek is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands and is known for his strange form of character-driven street art. His …

The Beauty of Death: Catacomb Saints Photographed by Paul Koudounaris | Colossal

<p>In 1578 word spread of the discovery in Rome of a network of underground tombs containing the remains of thousands of early Christian martyrs. Many …

"Blossom And Decay" Optical Illusion

Wouldn’t want to recycle my old posts, but it seems to me we haven’t properly featured this famous #skull illusion dating back to 1860. It’s called …

Shadow People Optical Illusion

Tim Noble and Sue Webster are at it again – making art installations from junk results with more than plain garbage in their case. Just look how …

Meticulous Detailed Carpets Drawn with Bic Pens by Jonathan Bréchignac | Colossal

<p>Art director Jonathan Bréchignac of Paris-based design studio Joe & Nathan has been working on a series of drawn carpets using ballpoint Bic pens. …

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Sexual Harassment Suit Against ICP Includes Dildos, Vagina Tighteners, and Guns, Obviously

If you’ve been reading my Gathering of the Juggalos Tour Diaries, you know that Juggalos, ie fans of Insane Clown Posse, have their own unique codes of morality and social conduct, and that those codes can seem foreign to those who are not and who’ve never been down with the clown. Thus, when ICP …

45 Insanely Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Most colorful kitchen ever!<p>Playing around with color is daunting, but that's why a backsplash is perfect. It can create a subtle pop in a neutral kitchen, or add to an already bold room with very little work on your part. It doesn't matter if your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy, or modern and …

Oven Mitt (Bubble)

Your guest(s) peering into the kitchen: “Uh, why do you have a big oven mitt made of bubble wrap? You know plastic melts, right?” You: “Yes, I do …

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11 Quick Ways to Instantly Make Over Any Room

19 Dogs Who Are Cat People

No need for a house divided, we can all get along!

What’s Ahead For Snapchat? CEO Evan Spiegel Drops Clues In Disrupt Talk

Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel took the stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt and dropped a number of hints about Snapchat’s future products, from wearable tech to social media feeds.<p>What’s particularly interesting is how successful Snapchat has been as a product (Spiegel announced today that …

Reappearing Act: Inside The Multimillion Dollar World Of Illusionist David Copperfield

At half past two in the morning, in a dark 40,000-square-foot warehouse a few miles from the neon-bright Las Vegas Strip, David Copperfield is about to perform the last magic trick of his long day. He begins by waving a gold fan over a barren pot. The theme music from Harry Potter echoes off the …

Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat as a password

Future authentication methods need to be a lot harder to hack. That's the idea behind the Nymi from startup Bionym. Instead of passwords, Nymi relies on your heartbeat.<p>The Nymi is worn as a bracelet. It monitors your cardiac rhythm, a unique signature for each person. It is constantly …

World's biggest ferris wheel features AR sightseeing

<i>(Credit: UNStudio)</i><p><b>A Ferris wheel to be built in Japan is going to be the biggest in the world — and will integrate augmented reality (AR) into the</b> …

Augmented Reality

SARAH Lets You Request Information From 21 Government Agencies At The Same Time

The federal government collects gobs and gobs of data on people, and thanks to a little something called the Freedom of Information Act, people can make requests to liberate some of it. It sounds simple enough, but navigating the labyrinthine process and drafting the request is no easy thing.<p>That’s …

An App For Social Change, Hot Mess Anonymously Tells Your Friends That They Have Gunk In Their Teeth

Neil Mansilla and Rob Zazueta got a lot of laughs this afternoon for their Disrupt Hackathon submission, Hot Mess. The app aims to solve the universal nightmare of unwittingly walking around with a piece of crud in your teeth by allowing people to send anonymous texts alerting you to the …

The 10 Essential Home Measurements You Should Know

These numbers will guide you in virtually any buying decision, from paint to furniture.<p>How much paint do you need? How high do you hang that chandelier? Get your measurements right with this indispensable guide that has all the numbers you'll need.<p><b>1. Dining Room Table</b><p>A 36-inch-wide rectangular …

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