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If you’re tight on time and money and looking for a place to crash, a capsule hotel may be just the place for you. It’s not quite as awesome as a hobbit home, but it’s certainly plenty tiny.
Have you ever watched a string of commercials while the TV was on mute? Without music in them, our favorite commercials are a lot less appealing — and a lot weirder. I mean, watching a woman take a blissful bite of Chobani yogurt without a soft, twinkling background song to accompany her just feels a little awkward.
Less than 50 percent of boys and men with mental health issues seek help, and every day in the U.S., three or more boys commit suicide. Why is that, and what are we doing as a culture that is so innately destructive to young boys?
Does eating something with a silver spoon in your mouth truly make it taste better? An unusual new study from the journal Flavour by Oxford University’s Vanessa Harrar and Charles Spence reveals that different utensils and cutlery do indeed change the way our palettes experience taste.
In the heart of Australia, there’s a very special place where you can take bubble baths, experience fine dining, or just relax in your room…with wild animals.
Scantily clad prostitutes, smoky opium dens, and sleazy speakeasies — sounds like the plot of a grimy movie, but what if it were all happening right below your feet?
New Zealand ambient and new age musician Nigel John Stanford has blended science and music to create some truly spectacular visual instruments. The study of creating visualizations from audio frequencies is known as Cymatics, and it became the foundation for Nigel’s latest music video, “Cymatics: Science vs. Music.”
Imagine that someone you love goes missing, and it’s months before their body is found. As if that’s not devastating enough, you soon learn that the person responsible for their death has murdered before, and that there was no rhyme or reason as to why they picked your loved one. When they go to trial, they appear remorseless, perhaps even smug. They are labeled a serial killer, and your blood runs cold at the phrase.
How often do you get to see three rhinos making a run for it? As odd as it may sound, that’s just what happened recently at a zoo in Tel Aviv, Israel after three sneaky female rhinos snuck past security and wandered out into the city streets. Jail break!
History is chock full of doomed expeditions, from the depressing journey of Burke & Wills to the tragic downfall of the Donner Party. Bad leadership, poor planning, and just plain unlucky circumstances have all contributed to the demise of these ill-fated explorers, but if they had succeeded, who’s to say what could have been?
isturbing cinema is a subjective sub-genre of sorts. After all, everyone has their own idea of what constitutes “disturbing,” and what one viewer may find traumatic, others may find dull or even humorous. Yet there are some subjects that seem to collectively upset people…
Hippopotamuses and birds often have a symbiotic relationship in the wild. Several species of bird, such as the oxpecker, will sit on the backs of hippos and eat the ticks, parasites, and leeches that attach themselves to the big animals’ sides.
You can freeze ‘em, boil ‘em, and dehydrate ‘em. You can expose ‘em to radiation and open space. But these microscopic animals will still survive!