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Friday, November 29, 2013

2 Psychology Rules for Getting Better at Chess--and Life

We often use chess as a metaphor for life, business, and other competitive sports, because it's s... 2 Psychology Rules for Getting Better at Chess--and Life

Unless You're Insane Or Evil, Stay FAR Away From These Places. Seriously.

Including, quite literally, The Door To Hell.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

This Christmas Tree Is Lit by 1,000 Brussels Sprouts

Leaving hundreds of twinkling Christmas lights on over the festive period adds a hefty chunk to y... This Christmas Tree Is Lit by 1,000 Brussels Sprouts

Led Zeppelin – 'Over The Hills And Far Away'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll... Led Zeppelin – 'Over The Hills And Far Away'

Read These 3 Unpublished JD Salinger Stories That Just Leaked Online

Later today, you'll be full of turkey and bored with talking to your family. Fact. So why not settle down with a nice story? In fact, how about these three unpublished works by JD Salinger, that have just been leaked online?

Why Canned Cranberry Is — And Always Will Be — Better Than Fresh

It just is. Deal with it. Why Canned Cranberry Is — And Always Will Be — Better Than Fresh

Thanksgiving Seating Chart

The Graphic Truth / Thanksgiving Seating Chart by CH Staff on November 24, 2010ShareTumblrFacebookTwitterRedditStumble UponEmail×Share with friendYour NameYour EmailFriends' Emails(Separate multiple addresses with commas)

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

7 Things You Had No Idea the World Is Running Out Of

Hardly a day goes by that we're not told about the unsustainable pressure we're putting on our na... The end is truly near - 7 Things You Had No Idea the World Is Running Out Of

11 Manly Ways To Tie A Scarf

How does a man tie a scarf? A simple question...

Sriracha Shortage Looms as Judge Orders Shutdown of California Plant

Time to start hoarding: A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has ordered a Sriracha plant to... Sriracha Shortage Looms as Judge Orders Shutdown of California Plant


(Jon Smith) I'm officially dubbing today "half ass Wednesday" Seconded

Turkey Doesn't Make You Sleepy: Healthcare Triage #5

Turkey Doesn't Make You Sleepy: Healthcare Triage #5 Turkey Doesn't Make You Sleepy: Healthcare Triage #5

I have firsthand experience with an undead parrot - The Oatmeal

Spooky story about an Ex-parrot

Beef Jerky Business Cards Let Them Chew On Your Credentials

Though slowly becoming antiquated, the business card is still the easiest way to make a great fir... Beef Jerky Business Cards Let Them Chew On Your Credentials

Vacuum Seeder

I erected a 10×12 greenhouse in my backyard two years ago, with the intent to start all my ... Vacuum Seeder

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Net names .bike and .guru available

Nine new web address suffixes come online, including .clothing, .singles and .camera. - Let's make it happen Net names .bike and .guru available

Monday, November 25, 2013

Massive Health - Carbs Are Killing You [infographic]

I think I can buy this

How To Fix Your PC, The Right Way

It’s happened to us all. You get home from a long day at work and you want to blow off some steam... How To Fix Your PC, The Right Way

Understanding the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio

The Fibonacci Sequence The Fibonacci sequence is possibly the most simple recurrence relation occurring in nature. It is 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89, 144... each number equals the sum of the two numbers before it, and the difference of the two numbers...

Epic Impromptu Dance-Off Between Young Fan, Usher

ESPN Video: The Detroit Pistons' 'Dance Cam' caught a young fan and a Palace of Auburn Hills usher in a crazy dance-off.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Black Belt Magazine

Did you know ... Bob Marley’s son does BJJ? Last night, I started watching Marley Africa Road Trip on Netflix. The first episode sets the stage by profiling the sons of Jamaican music legend Bob Marley just before they embark on a motorcycle trip through Africa. The segment on Ziggy Marley, who’s also a successful singer, shows him with his trainer John, who says they do Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Pretty cool!

How to interact with the introverted…

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Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Cookie Jar

Fans of HBOs Game Of Thrones will love this Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Canister. You can keep your baby dragons in it of course, but it is also good for other things like cookies. Hide all of your precious trinkets inside. Whatev

Saturday, November 23, 2013

One Fan's YouTube Dance Pushes Bon Jovi Classic Back Onto Hot 100

The epic dance moves, lip-synching madness and air guitar of a sports fan have catapulted "Livin' on a Prayer" back onto the Billboard Hot 100.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Dogs Watch Human Interactions To Assess Quality Of Treats

Evidence that pet dogs gather intel by watching people talking with each other

Unveiling the Mystics of Sacred Geometry

Sacred Geometry, how can I find the words to describe it? The need for us to speak about Sacred Geometry was dire but as usual the need to be thorough delayed it. So a week after googling "Sacred Geometry" and trolling through a lot of esoteric links, my...

The Meaning of the Pineal Gland

The pineal gland, a pine-cone shaped gland of the endocrine system, is a highly essential part of the brain necessary to our survival. It is often associated with the third eye or the Ajna chakra, when activated, leads one to higher realms of consciousness...

Why Killing A Lion Is The Most Cowardly Thing You Can Do

Anyone who says otherwise is wrong.

The 28 Most Satisfying Things That Have Ever Happened

The 28 Most Satisfying Things That Have Ever Happened Banana MRI scan makes this very worthwhile.

This Is What America's School Lunches Really Look Like

The days of mystery meat are far from over, photos submitted by students across the U.S. show.

Faking It in the Era before Photoshop Manipulation

Photo manipulation is commonplace and hard to detect in our current era of photography, but it is no more magical than this collection of photographs creating between 1840 and 1990, the pre-Photoshop days.

This Video Uses Jelly Beans To Show You How Much You're Wasting Your Life (Video) | Elite Daily

This video will show you the importance of making the most out of your free time and your daily routine.

Fish with Dynamite

There are two groups of people I am constantly amazed at. The first are white people who can flawlessly perform elaborate handshakes with black guys. The intricate movements usually resulting in a ...

Thursday, November 21, 2013

13-Year Old Replicates Fibonacci Sequence to Harness Solar Power

The future of our planet lies in the hands of our children and when a 13-year old boy, Aidan Dwyer, uncovers the mystery of how trees get enough of sunlight in a crowded forest and applies it to solar energy you know that all is not lost. On a trek through...

Tears of joy and tears of sadness look different under the microscope

We can cry because we're happy. We can cry because we're sad. We can cry because we're cutting onions. We can cry just because we need to cry. They're all completely different emotions... but are they different tears? Photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher wanted to find out in her series The Topography of T...

In the Midst of a Warzone there’s an Afghani Skateboarding School for Girls

Today I learned there’s a skateboarding school in Afghanistan where 40% of its students are female. In a part of the world where little girls are getting shot at for promoting women’s education, that’s a pretty impressive statistic. In a part of the world where little girls aren’t even allowed to ri...

Leonardo Da Vinci's wacky piano is heard for the first time, after 500 years

A bizarre instrument combining a piano and cello has finally been played to an audience more than 500 years after it was dreamt up Leonardo da Vinci.


Here are 31 GIFs that will make you laugh EVERY TIME (You probably shouldn't open this at work)

Off Grid Living - Shipping Container Home Plans

10 Shipping Container Home Designs

These are all the deaths in Game of Thrones

Redditor Ma Petit Choufleur did something really cool: mark all the deaths in the Game of Thrones novels and then take this cool photo. Yeah, that's lots of deaths. "All the marked deaths are present tense confirmed deaths. No flashbacks, and no implied deaths," he says.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Amazon's Running a Sale on Everything You Need to Build a PC [Deals]

If you've always wanted to build a computer, or you just need to upgrade your current rig, Amazon is running a great sale today only on a variety of PC components to get you started. In addition to the great prices, if you spend $1,000 or more on eligible items, they'll throw in a $75 Amazon gift ca...

Vietnam Sentences Two Corrupt Bankers To Death

Corrupt officials in Vietnam were sentenced to death, according to state media.

The Forgotten Giant Arrows that Guide you Across America

If you’re ever really lost on a road trip across America, and I’m talking really lost (let’s say the battery on your smartphone just died along with that compass application you downloaded for situations just like this), perhaps you might be lucky enough to find yourself next to one of the giant 70…

6 Filthy Jokes You Won't Believe Are from the Bible

It turns out the Bible is full of unbelievably dirty stories and one-liners about dongs, butts, and so, so much poop.

Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed - @Tommylandz ツ™

When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again. Here are the most common five:

Wal-Mart Asks Workers To Donate Food To Its Needy Employees

Wal-Mart is holding a Thanksgiving food drive for employees in Cleveland.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

This Pig Wants To Party: Maurice Sendak's Latest

An orphaned pig longs for a birthday party in Bumble-ardy, the newest work from Sendak, who is 83.

Mount Etna Is Blowing Perfect Smoke Rings

This is incredible.

How to Make Spheres of Ice That Get You Drunk

We humans love to eat, and we love to drink. So it's no surprise that we're always trying to come up with solid forms of alcohol, to eat what we can drink. Alcoholic ice cream, dippin' dots, molecular mixology, and jello shots are all means to this end. So, when we heard about edible ice spheres, we... Looks like fun

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