Badass of the Week: Sgt. Alvin York (Sergeant York)
The ultimate list of all badasses past and present.
The ultimate list of all badasses past and present.
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A better quality version of the introduction to the Jointmaker Saw by Bridge City Tool Works.
There is a very amusing site that bills itself as "entertainment shopping" called Swoopo. After a brief investigation, I have concluded that: 1. You
that you'd ever be faced with an atomic device ticking down to zero. But think of how Jack Bauer it'd be if you were. And then who're you going to trust? Us or some do-gooder rock band?
Whether you're stuck inside and need to break out or you've found locked outside and need to get in, having the key or password is rarely your only option.
1. Use StartPage.com instead of Google Search. StartPage.com will give you the same search results as Google, without tracking you like Google does. For another alternative to Google, check out...
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Timelapse videos depicting the stars from low earth orbit, as viewed from the International Space Station. Images edited using Adobe Lightroom with some cropping to make the stars the focal point of each shot, and with manipulation of the contrast t...
These Popular Mechanics plans are for a wooden crossbow.
Some animals, including your pets, may be partially colorblind, and yet certain aspects of their vision are superior to your own. Living…
Play with the control points to modify the curves!
by Giancarlo Livraghi
Logged in users can save their fake names to use later.
What other amazing properties of Wau can you think of? Leave them in the comments.
Why do we make mistakes? Here are some of the biggest human errors in history.
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Long before technology was developed to predict the weather, people had to rely on observation, patterns and folk lore to avoid being caught off-guard by the elements. Here's how to try predicting the weather on your own..
What do you call a homosexual in a wheelchair? Rolaids.
The Insult File Version 6.12: This document is a collection of insults gathered from many years of BBS and Usenet use
We extracted the colors from 10 million Creative Commons images on Flickr. Search this collection by color. Addictive and very likely the best color search engine in the world!
Philosophy is a fascinating branch of wisdom. However these esoteric ideas are sometimes difficult to translate into practical application. What are all of those thoughts, suppositions and theories actually good for? How can an understanding of philo...
From the earliest recorded peace treaty to ancient board games, discover 11 surprising facts about the Gift of the Nile.
Pay attention, poor bastards, and you'll never have to pay a dime for being swindled into your expensive over-education. Go ahead and default, you fiscally irresponsible renegade.
The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations.
Impressive fire tornado that reportedly got so hot, it melted the fans.
IE9 Test Drive Demo
Nobody can ignore TED, a powerhouse of fast, mind-blowing and paradigm breaking talks that last around 20 minutes. Experts in diverse fields such as anthropology, entrepreneurship, cosmology or brain science deliver a presentation all under the motto...
The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
Spanish photographer Chema Madoz creates twisted, mind-bending images using everyday, ordinary objects. Placing the objects into surreal scenes, he fools our…
Draw a stickman and watch him come to life!
A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the development of a faster-than-light warp drive.
"Tu as grossi"
Slinging.org hopes to rekindle interest in the sling, a simple, effective, and historically significant projectile weapon.
Erica shares her top five sources of income from the web.
Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.
Because there are few things funnier on this earth then when animals act like jerks, we present the 30 best animals being jerk GIFs!
A , also known as a , , or , is a large circular gap that can appear in or . Such holes are formed when the water temperature in the clouds is below freezing but the water has not frozen yet due to the lack of particles (see ). When a portion of ...
Caleb Charland is a Maine-based photographer who combines a love of scientific experiments and photographs into wonderful and amazing photographs. If Isaac Newton or Benjamin Franklin were into photog...
The iPhone is a piece of shit, and so is your face.
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Amazing set of philosophic posters.
But according to City University of New York's Michio Kaku, it's physics all the way down.
This is truly amazing, I'm sure similar things have and will happen, but this took place in 1961, in the middle of a blizzard!
Once upon a time there lived a wise man by the name of Mamad. He never lied. All the people in the land, even the ones who lived twenty days away, knew about him.
What happens when you wring a washcloth out in zero gravity? Something cool. Commander Hadfield is the best. I love when he cas
"They're made out of meat."
Incredible Long Exposure Firework Photographs by photographer David Johnson in International Fireworks Show in Ottawa...
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