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A little perpetual motion device called the Feynman-Smoluchowski Rachet, also known as the Brownian Ratchet, was an early attempt at defying the laws of thermodynamics. It failed, but it was an entertaining failure.
We've all heard of the lengths to which NYC's homeless have gone to find shelter, from living in abandoned factories to building whole encampments inside subway tunnels.
Collectible cards have been around in some form for about 125 years. Here at 10 of the strangest ever released. Collect 'em all!
This colorful scene isn't a view of a new luxury loft. It's Rabot Towers, an abandoned public housing project in Ghent, Belgium.
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A new gadget you can wear in your shoes uses a Bluetooth link to connect to the mapping system on your mobile phone, sending discreet vibrations to your feet telling you which way to go ('Satnav' footwear that will help you find your way home
It's spring planting season and NASA is getting in on the action with a vegetable garden bound for the International Space Station.Read more...
From time to time, wild giraffes have been known to nom on the bones of other animals. The behavior is called osteophagia, and it's... well... actually kind of common among ruminants, as Jason Goldman explains below.
(Reuters) - For 46 years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum run by a volunteer historical group in Minnesota.
Do you like being stared at? Neither does anyone else. We know that for sure, because psychologists have done many experiments on the subject — many, many creepy experiments. Read more...
KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - Seven chimpanzees used an improvised ladder from a tree to scale a wall and briefly escape their enclosure at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday, a zoo official said.
In the opening scene of Frozen, burly ice cutters sing a burly song about ice cutting. But, since the advent of refrigeration technology, ice cutters are no longer needed.
Do you have a secret? There's an app for that. From drugs and cheating, to love and hate, take a look at some of the juiciest confessions shared via Whisper.
Russian archaeologists are once again digging at Zeleniy Yar, a remote excavation site near the Arctic circle.
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A huge pyramid in the middle of nowhere tracking the end of the world on radar, just an abstract geometric shape beneath the sky without a human being in sight: it could be the opening scene of an apocalyptic science fiction film, but it's just the...
Argentina's fertile agricultural region in Pampas is a patchwork of farm fields, with one notable exception. In the center of the image (and magnified inset) is a cypress and eucalyptus forest shaped into a guitar.
Taiwan's 'funny sex' restaurant has breast-shaped bowls and erotic furniture!
Blends of special ink, shading and intricate attention to detail come into play as tattoo art evolves yet again. Check out these 15 hyperrealistic 3D tattoos.
Here’s the proper venue to kiss the bride — and cover her nose.The Brightwater Wastewater Treatment Center near Seattle, Wash., is welcoming couples to tie the knot or celebrate their nuptials at their facility.
Turns out left turns are not only riskier, they also waste gas. So UPS – optimization-obsessed logistics company that it is – got rid of them.Read more...
The ‘Indigo Rose’ is a new, strangely-colored variety of tomato. The fruit is jet black on the outside and juicy purple-red on the inside.
In 356-323 B.C. Alexander the Great of Macedon conquered almost the entire known world by military force. Surprisingly, not much is known about how he did it!
Having sex in a public place can be bad for you. Look what happened to these people and consider yourself warned.
Most people need to save up before they get to travel and have fun. But for this lucky Californian, things are the other way round – he gets paid to do all that and more.