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Large optical illusion at fireplace business

A SPECIALIST fireplace store in Stubbins has had an eye-catching makeover.<p>The exterior of Burning Desire Fireplace Showrooms in Cuba Industrial …

Manchester

Infinity Cube Aluminum Fidget Toy

Upgrade the way you fidget with the Infinity Cube Aluminum Fidget Toy by Bastion Gear. Featuring the finest materials, this toy looks as good as it …

Fidget

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Stackable grills and laser engravers

<i>At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Delorean Aerospace Takes You Back to the Future with the DR-7

Home » Tech & Leisure » Delorean Aerospace Takes You Back to the Future with the DR-7<p><b>Delorean</b> is back in our minds and dreams, with an incredible …

Back to the Future

These fidget toys have super powers!

Fidget spinners are the latest toy craze that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Instead, other fidget toys are appearing like these …

Fidget

Hein Gericke's Tuareg Denali jacket reviewed

I tested this Hein Gericke Tuareg Denali jacket (RRP £416.99) over three months covering 2000 miles.<p>Here's how I got on...<p>The review — What's …

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Woman Loses Engagement Ring on Her Farm, Finds It 13 Years Later, Wrapped Around a Carrot

It was September of 2004, when Mary Grams, of Alberta, Canada, lost her diamond-encrusted engagement ring, while working on her family farm. She …

Weird

The Simple Gmail Hack That Can Prevent Your Inbox From Becoming a Mess | Mental Floss

Gmail has a well-known hidden feature that helps emails reach your inbox: If you have a dot in your email address, the email service ignores it, …

Lifehacks

5 Keychains That You'll Actually Use Every Day

<i>The everyday carry keychains you should invest in today.</i><p>You can finally lose the locksmith's number when you invest in these essential keychains. Way …

Multi-tools

Artist Plays Dead at Popular Tourist Spots to Protest Selfie Craze

Selfies have become such a huge part of our lives that it’s hard to believe that they only became popular only a few years ago. People are snapping …

Weird

Everything You Need to Know About Eclipse Glasses & Where You Can Still Find Them

Look, just because the total solar eclipse is a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event doesn't mean you should destroy your once-in-a-lifetime set of …

Solar Eclipse

Vapium Summit: The Vape for the Great Outdoors

Lots of people like being outdoors. Not geeks, usually (hyuck hyuck), but a lot of people. And, unfortunately for, presumably, some of those folks, …

Geek

Aarke Sparkling Water Maker

Aarke is a beautifully designed stainless steel carbonator that turns normal water from any source into crisp, clean sparkling water with just the …

Stainless Steel

Upgrade your commute with this electric skateboard from the future

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>If you live anywhere near a city, you've likely seen a skateboarder flying past uphill at breakneck speed. No, this is not magic—these skaters are riding an electric longboard. And one of the most …

Transportation

High-Tech Polar Seal Top Keeps You Warm All Winter

via Polar Seal<p>Winter is coming: Polar Seal heated smart tops keep you warm and cozy all season (or year, if you’re perpetually chilly like me).<p>Ideal …

Geek

Clocky is an alarm clock on wheels that will roll away from your sleepy head

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Sleepyheads around the world have developed a host of tricks to wake themselves up. Some use extra loud alarm clocks or set a handful of different devices to go off at once. And yet, so many of us …

Legendary motorcycle speed champ Burt Munro lives on through his great-grandnephew

In 1967, New Zealand native Burt Munro set out to capture the land-speed record on a modified 1920 Indian motorcycle. He accomplished that with a top …

Motorcycles

Buddhist Robots to Perform Cheaper Funeral Services in Japan

When experts predicted that robots will take most of our jobs in the next few decades, priests were probably among the least concerned humans on the …

Weird

The Sonic Mania Collector's Edition Statue Cuts Corners, But Can be Made Cooler

<b>Sonic Mania</b> is a absolutely amazing game; this love letter to the classic 16-bit Sonic games hits all the right notes and is great value for £15.99 / …

Sonic Mania

Aer Duffel Pack 2 Backpack

Make your daily commute more stylish and convenient with the Aer Duffel Pack 2 Backpack. This exceptional bag literally has a spot for everything you …

Shopping

Review: Kuickwheel Serpent-C is fun and easy, but don’t get cocky

The idea of a small, lightweight, portable, and electrified skateboard like the Kuickwheel Serpent-C is intriguing. We can all imagine ourselves …

Skateboarding

Disabled Man Spends Three Years Single-Handedly Carving a Road Through a Hill

In a story of unbelievable grit and determination, a semi-paralyzed man in Kerala, India, spent three years digging a road straight through a small …

Weird

Another Crazy Optical Illusion: There are 16 Circles in This Image

…and there's an interesting explanation for why you can't see them at first<p>This tricky visual is called "The Coffer Illusion." What do you see?<p>There …

Optical Illusions

A WATER BOTTLE in a CAR? That Is Crazy Dangerous!

America is suffering from a terrifying syndrome: IHOSFO — It Happened Once, So FREAK OUT.Only IHOSFO explains today’s MSN Headline:Why you should …

water bottle

Best Made Co.’s Newest Backpack Will Probably Outlast Your Earthly Body

Tomorrow at 12 p.m. EST, Best Made Co. is releasing the Dyneema Patrol Pack, its first-ever backpack built with Dyneema, one of the strongest …

Shopping

Barebones Pulaski Axe

Barebones have introduced the beautiful Pulaski Axe. Inspired by tools used by woodland firefighters, the tool features a head made from 1055 high …

Steel

Biker Miraculously Survives a 250-Foot Plunge Off a Mountain Road

In addition to capturing moments of road rage, an action cam mounted on a motorcycle rider’s helmet can occasionally record a straight-up miracle, as …

How to make a pinhole camera to watch the solar eclipse

You don't need fancy glasses or expensive equipment<p>As excitement for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse heats up, experts are urging people to take good care …

Pinhole Cameras

Amazing Stories From Space - Did You Hear The One About The Facehuggers?

Amazing Stories From Space by DeepFriedArt<p>Ripley's entire life is like a "believe it or not" story, and all the stuff she's gone through would make a …

Amazing

This Newspaper Article Was Hyping the 2017 Eclipse All the Way Back in 1932 | Mental Floss

If you’ve turned on a news station or browsed the internet recently, you’ve likely learned of the total solar eclipse set to pass over the U.S. on …

Astronomy