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In 2004, the U.S. Army made a colossal mistake. It introduced a new digital camouflage called the Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP), a single pattern designed to work across all environments.
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Oh, Subway. We've seen your ventures into fashion before, but dare we say just stick to 6-inch sandwiches? Over the weekend, Subway premiered its latest eatovation called the "Flatizza" at South by Southwest (SXSW).
Take a look at the Taj Majal in Bangladesh or Stonehenge in Maryhill, Washington â€“ no, we are not failing geography, these places actually exist as amazing replicas of those famous spots. Check out these intriguing copycats of famous landmarks.
If you happen to have a Mac that runs on OSX Mountain Lion, then these images are probably familiar to you. The aptly named ‘Blue Pond’ reflects such a pristine blue color off its waters, that you just can’t take your eyes off it.
Built for over a million people, the city of Ordos was designed to be the crowning glory of Inner Mongolia. Doomed to incompletion however, this futuristic metropolis now rises empty out of the deserts of northern China.
Some folks are just born lucky. Check out ten people who â€“ against all oddsÂ â€“Â survived the most terrible of circumstances and lived to tell about it.
The Legend Golf and Safari Resort is truly, well, legendary. The one-of-a-kind golf course is located in South Africa’s north-eastern Limpopo Province, nestled within the 22,000 hectare Entabeni Game Reserve.
Some heroes are born, some are made, and some â€“ like these folks â€“ unintentionally save the save the day.
Now this is what you call a modern-day fairy tale. The internet can do wonderful things for you, if you can wield the magic of making content go viral.
The architects of this tiny pharmacy in downtown Osaka didn't have much to work with—just a skinny alleyway between two hulking buildings. But the resulting structure is so cool, it almost looks as though it was there first.
It's showtime for spandex â€“ take a look at these weird but fun designs.
Check out some of the cutest "now and then" photos of pets.
Being a science fiction creator is the most amazing adventure — you get to invent whole new worlds, brand new futures, and fantastic technologies, and you get to tell the most incredible stories about them.
You know kaiju, right? Those Japanese-style monsters now have their own watering hole, which serves booze and eats. There's an important rule, though: No superheroes allowed. Don't you dare break it!Read more...
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Though "Utopia" means "nowhere," many real-life societies have been strongly influenced by various concepts of a perfect realm where humans live in harmony with each other.
Most teenagers can’t wait until they’re 21 so they can have a legal ID, but here’s one shop in Japan that will make them want to stay young forever – an ID proving that they’re a sixth grader or younger.
Australian-born Anna and Lucy DeCinque might just be the most ‘identical’ identical twins in the world. The sisters, who were born just one minute apart, share everything – a Facebook account, a job, a house, a car, and even a boyfriend.
Origami artist Sipho Mabona and his crew spent four weeks carefully folding a 50-by-50-foot sheet of paper into a 10-foot-tall elephant sculpture, showing the artistic potential of a single sheet of paper.
She's good. After nailing her first edition of doing impressions on foreign languages, Smoukahontas is back for the sequel and it's just as impressive.
It’s a little sad to see that in this day and age, people are still trying to change their skin color. The transformation of Nigerian and Cameroonian pop star Dencia is particularly disturbing.
Up until a few days ago, Jesus was the only one who could turn water into wine. Now it seems anyone can do it. All they need is one of these $499 miracle bottles, water and some special ingredients.
Crude jokes, sexual humor, murder and mayhemÂ â€“Â take a look at some of the wildest, most bizarre Japanese video games ever made.
People oversharing on social media is often unexciting and common, but taking to Twitter to narrate personal events while they're happening seems to be the real-life version of a soap opera.
Artist Gary Hovey from New Knoxville, Ohio, has transformed ordinary kitchen utensils, like forks, knives and spoons, in raw material to create amazing sculptures.
You would think that a woman living with a mannequin family has got to be some sort of weirdo. Contrary to that expectation, Suzanne Heintz comes across as fairly normal. As normal as an artist can be, that is.