The world's longest street art
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Or do you know a work that's longer?
This interactive artwork by Random International allows visitors to experience the rain whenever they feel like it. Based in London, Random International stud…
Here's an interesting photo from showing the glow from fluorescent tubes as . The fluorescent tubes are not plugged in to any power source.
Slow motion is cooler than normal motion.
Well, last year is history. Was it good for you? It was great for me. There were some great major releases last year ( Insidious Chapter 2, Evil Dead, The Conjuring). But there were also quite a few indie releases that were worth checking out. The i...
Once depicted as brutal, grunting, slouching sub-humans, Neanderthals are now known to have had brains as large as ours and their own distinct culture. They buried their dead, tended their sick and co-existed with our own ancestors in Europe for thou...
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The Maya civilization was among the most advanced in history, and its disintegration has perplexed researchers for ages. One of the most compelling theories to date suggests that a shifting climate, playing puppeteer to sociopolitical marionettes, pl...
Did you know that Ron Jeremy was in 'Ghostbusters?' Here's a list of 25 celebrities who caught their big break AFTER they appeared in a classic (for the most part) films and TV.
In honor of Home Alone's 20th anniversary, here are 12 interesting facts you probably didn't know about the movie.
A generation of students found out the hard way that archaeology isn't anywhere near as much fun as Indiana Jones made it look. Still, experts in the field do have their exciting, and even shocking, days at the office.
Three years ago, scientists discovered electric currents running through the seabed — but they had no idea what was causing it. But now, researchers from Denmark and the United States believe they have the answer:
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Many people exert their energies to rally for the legalization of marijuana in western countries, but cannabis isn't the only plant that can get you high. Those really attracted to the psychologically altering offerings of nature can grow their very ...
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Ancient coin dealer with ancient roman coins, roman history, byantine coins, classical numismatics with hundreds of coins over 1000 years old in a huge online catalog. Articles and free tools for collectors.
Suggestions on activities you can do to help relieve stress throughout your day.
Pictures that will make you say "Huh... this is kinda cool... I guess?"
I met god the other day. I know what you're thinking. How the hell did you know it was god? Well, I'll explain as we go along, but basically he convinced me by having all, and I do mean ALL, the answers. Every question I flung at him he batted back w...
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Researcher says he has created living cells made of metal instead of carbon — and they may be evolving.
This is the view from the ISS directly down to earth. The crosshair indicates the current ground point. The map is updated every second.
The official home of the Free Beer & Hot Wings Show on the web
1x is an online photo gallery and social network. What makes 1x different is that every photo displayed has been hand picked by a curator.
Infowars.com | This handy chart shows you your rights and how to better protect yourself when stopped by police.
(1888-1935) was a legendary British army officer famous for his role in the Arab Revolt in World War I. During the war, the British Empire helped and encouraged an Arab uprising against the Ottoman Empire, who had ruled the area now known as the Midd...
(1952-) is an English horror and fantasy writer. I haven't read any of his books (I'm a wimp when it comes to scary films and novels) but I really connected to this poem when a avid Barker fan sent it to me (thanks Shad!). Barker has been unwell rece...
A three-year old girl with an IQ above 160 has just become the youngest person in Arizona to be accepted into Mensa. In fact, doctor's said young Alexis Martin did so well on intelligence tests they couldn't even calculate her IQ score exactly.
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by Carl Sagan
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When experiments testing the viability of tapping into the quantum vacuum for energy were performed on the Apollo 21 Lab Station, reports devo...
The Black Forest in Germany is so dense with pine trees that it blocks out most of the light in the woods and that's how "Black Forest" got its name. The German name for the Black Forest wooded mountain range is Schwarzwald. Like the , and , the Blac...
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.