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June 2015

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Mind-Bending 3D Tattoo Appears to Turn Man’s Arm into a Machine

Tony Booth, a tattoo artist and owner of Dabs Tattoo in Southport, England, has successfully made a man appear as if he's an android. On his arm, at least. This incredible tattoo looks as though it's carved from the skin, and what's beneath it is another layer of hex geometric patterning. It's …

Tattoos

Google Launches a $100 Chrome OS Dongle for Your TV

Google is making a big push into Chrome OS today. The company just announced a $100 TV dongle that turns any TV into a Chrome OS computer, as well as new Chromebooks.<p>The new ASUS ‘Chromebit’ is the most interesting announcement. Due this summer, the dongle attaches to your TV via HDMI and turns …

Heathy Fats That Are Good for Weight Loss

You are NOT always what you eat. If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People …

6 Time-Saving Smoothie Tips

While whipping up a breakfast smoothie is usually pretty fast, here are some ways to make that morning meal even quicker!

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

The Hoonicorn Mustang is just as evil with no bodywork

Open-wheel mayhem ensues on Ken Block's only test run pre-Gymkhana 7.<p>Ken Block had only one opportunity to shake down the ridicutastic Hoonicorn Mustang RTR's AWD powertrain before using it to film Gymkhana 7.<p>Naturally the mandatory hoon session was recorded for posterity.<p>It's wild in its own way. …

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Harbin Snow and Ice Fest in Pictures

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How to evade a police helicopter in 19 easy steps

Mouth-breathers of the world, unite.<p>It's happened to all of us: you're riding along with a couple dozen of your buddies, minding your own business doing wheelies and rolling burnouts across multiple lanes of traffic when out of nowhere, the police come to ruin your fun.<p>Fortunately, the video below …

2015 Ford Everest: A Rugged Diesel 4x4 the U.S. Can't Have

Ford just unveiled a rugged yet right-sized off-roader, a body-on-frame seven-seater with EcoBoost turbo or torquey diesel power and an available six-speed manual transmission. The 2015 Everest is the perfect vehicle for folks who value rough country prowess over cute-ute deception. Provided, of …

New York sheriff's deputy suspended over online video

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A sheriff's deputy in upstate New York was suspended after an online video showed him sparring with someone who didn't want his car searched.<p>The video shows the deputy cursing at the man, who repeatedly tells the officer there's no reason to search the vehicle.<p>"I wasn't in my car …

Incredible 1200-hp 1970 Pontiac Firebird Restomod Sells for $87K

We are but humble truth-seekers here at <i>Car and Driver</i>, bringing you answers to age-old questions like “What’s the most epic death machine on Craigslist?”, “What do the paramedics drive in Dubai?”, and “Mommy, where do Pontiac Azteks come from?” And that’s just in the last 24 hours or so.<p>Now we have …

7 Things You Can Legally Steal from Successful Companies

<i>Denis Duvauchelle is CEO and co-founder of Twoodo, helping your team organize itself using simple #hashtags.</i><p>The essence of innovation and the foundation of many start-ups are to imitate and adapt from existing concepts. New ideas are mostly incremental improvements of past ideas, just as we as a …

Mexican woman becomes world's 'oldest person' - but lost her only proof 40 years ago

Leandra Becerra Lumbreras was reportedly born in the year Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee and has 73 great-grandchildren<p>She was 27 when World War One erupted, 75 when John F. Kennedy was shot and nearly 100 when the Berlin Wall came down.<p>Now Leandra Becerra Lumbreras is celebrating her …

The Best SSD

The SSD you should buy for your computer or PlayStation 4<p>For your money, nothing breathes life into an aging PC like a sold state drive. Faster …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

Backpacking

Meet Mobile Odin, a must-have app for flashing Android phone or tablet software

Modifying the operating system on an Android(s goog) device has been an arcane process for years. There’s a benefit to knowing the process of …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

'Blood moon' total lunar eclipse to have crowds looking up tonight

Officials at the Griffith Observatory are expecting big crowds for the dark red "blood moon," the first total eclipse of 2014 beginning Monday night.<p>The observatory will be open for visitors, who can look up at the eclipse either from the building itself or from the grass and sidewalk areas. …

23 Breath-Takingly Beautiful Photos Of Frozen Flowers

Mo Devlin's Frozen Flowers series is better than real flowers — they last forever and you don't have to change the water.

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

Cooking

Hamann Lamborghini Aventador - Thunderous Start Up and Moving

Guy builds insane 12-rotor Wankel engine in his garage

It doesn't matter what kind of motor you've put together in your garage. This guy wins.<p>How many rotors is too many rotors? If you're Tyson Garvin, the number is somewhere north of 12. Garvin is an endurance powerboat racer who has twice set the record for the run from New York City to Bermuda, and …

New York City

Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria

An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say.<p>The buried remains of the school at the site of Carnuntum, near Vienna were detected not through excavations but through remote-sensing techniques. …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …