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  • 9 of the Biggest Natural Mysteries on Earth

      Although we might think every inch of earth has already been discovered there are still mysteries surrounding our natural environment we still cant explain. From a giant mountain mass in Venezuela to a lake 2.5 miles deep in Antarctica here are some of the biggest natural mysterious around this planet.

  • Samsung Has Some Fun with Galaxy S6 Rumors With Cheeky Ads

    Samsung’s take on how eggregious the internet can get before a product release is spot on. Their new campaign pokes fun at leaked images, confidential plans and phone features that would be awesome, but just aren’t realistic… right now. A three-sided display, front facing stereo speakers and a fully glass phone are some “leaked” features Samsung is throwing out there on their Is This The Next, while mocking itself, but also leak-geeks.

  • Spy Shots of James Bond’s Aston Martin for ‘Spectre’ are Drool Worthy

    Over the span of James Bond’s 23 feature films a series of custom Aston Martin’s have graced the screen. Goldfinger, Thunderball, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, Die Another Day, Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Skyfall have all featured the beautiful curves and contours of the automobile. Now, thanks to the franchise’s Twitter, we can see some rough shots of Bond’s new toy for Spectre, the 24th official Bond picture. The Aston Martin DB10 is a bespoke two-door coupé made specifically for the film is a true thing of beauty. Only 10 of these cars were produced specifically for the movie Recently 007 took his shiny new toy to Rome from London to film a chase scene and a possible race as well. The DB10 will take on a Jaguar C-X75, another car unavailable to the public after Jaguar cancelled production. Maybe after demand goes up for these cars, their auto manufacturer’s will have a second thought.

  • Jerry Made Out With Aubrey Plaza at the Parks and Rec Reunion Last Night

    Parks and Recreation ended their show on a high note last night, don’t worry we won’t spoil anything, but the show as a whole ended on top. The careers of their cast members are flourishing and that has no doubt been a reflection on the success of the show. Last night the gang got together one last time and you could tell from the cast’s charisma with one another just why the show did so well. Oh and then Aubrey Plaza (April) made out with Jerry (Gary, Terry, whatever his name was) during a final rendtion of Goodbye Lil’ Sebastian.

  • You Can Finally Preview 6 Pages of the ‘Fight Club 2′ Graphic Novel

    Fight Club is Fight Club. It’s on every man’s top 5 movie lists, it defined Brad Pitt and Edward Norton as actors and put author, Chuck Palahniuk in a unique league of his own. Now the much anticipated ‘Fight Club 2′ graphic novel is almost upon us. The anonymous narrator and Tyler Durden return a decade into the future. Playboy received an exclusive look at 6 pages from the comic created by Palahniuk, in collaboration with artist Cameron Stewart and Dark Horse Comics. As Dark Horse puts it, “Some imaginary friends never go away… Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, he lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife, pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won’t last long; the wife has seen to that. The time has come…Rize or Die.” Check out the six page preview here.

  • Wildlife Photographer Captures Amazing Shots of Tree Frog Hitching a Ride on a Beetle

    Indonesian wildlife photographer Hendy Mp has captured a once in a lifetime moment in time when a Reinwardt’s tree frog took a ride atop a giant rhinoceros beetle. In other news taxi app, Uber is now offering up ‘Uber Rhino Beetle’ as a new method of transportation. The tree frog will be back charged a 2.1x surge price due to morning rainforest dew. That beetle should get frog protection. Ok I’m done now.   photos by Hendy Mp

  • The Strange Dr. Martens X ‘Adventure Time’ Series of Boots to Release in March

    Doc Martens and the Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time” are collaborating on a series of boots themed around the popular cartoons characters. The collection of boots are currently available to pre-order online from SOLESTRUCK. They are scheduled to become available to purchase in Dr. Martens stores and online on March 3, 2015 and are weird. Weirder than the show, but in a good way, not in a, ya know weird way.

  • Bacon Mac Lasagna, Will Love You Then Kill You (Man Meal)

    All hail the king. The Vulgar Chef is the king of the food world. His newest creation is a frankensagna of two of the best paired foods of all time. A combination of two comfort foods that will have you way too comfortable on the couch pants unbuttoned, unzipped and most likely off within 10 minutes of hawking down your last bite. “I wanted to create something I gave a fuck about. I wanted to create something all of you would give a fuck about. I wanted bacon and I wanted that shit stacked the fuck up because food tastes better when its stacked.” says Dr. Frankenstein himself, The Vulgar Chef, a food blogger who prides himself on the delicious and more so than not, unhealthy recipes that make your mouth water and heart palpitate. The Bacon Mac and Cheese Lasagna is a beautiful collaboration of weaved bacon sanwhiched in between humps of mac and cheese and sauce. Take one pound of bacon, slice each piece in half then do as follows according to the chef “6 slices per weave and cooked the tits out of it”. Then layer bacon, cheese, sauce and repeat followed by a final layer of cheese more »

  • Visualizing “The Art of War” for the Workplace in 11 Photos

    Tzu’s famous Chinese military book “The Art of War” is a must read for any man or woman approaching the real world. It’s methodology parallels just about every situation of strategy. Cartoonist Jessica Hagy created “The Art of War Visualized” a creative chart based book highlighting key components of “The Art of War” wisdom you can use in the business world. Business Insider asked Hagy to annotate a few of her favorite charts from her book.

  • Volvo May Be Way More Ahead of Self-Driving Technology than Everyone Else

    Volvo is set to start testing a full fleet of autonomous vehicles in 2017 on the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden, where the company calls home. Volvo quietly paved the way for self braking cars, which other car companies have more than boasted about, and now their quietly delving into the self driving industry. With a company like Volvo, safety has been priority number one for it’s entire history. So with the future (and present) in mind, they came to the conclusion of taking the most dangerous aspect of driving out of the equation; humans. Volvo’s careful approach takes a page out of aircraft engineering, creating a series of back up systems that come into play if another fails. Cameras, oh so many cameras. Oh and sensors, too. So many sensors. Cameras and sensors working in unison with radar and laser systems precisely map out everything on the road, from lane markers to traffic hazards to other vehicles. The series of cameras can visually triangulate objects’ relative positioning using a trifocal camera, which simultaneously views the world in swaths of 140, 45, and 34 degrees. Ultrasonic sensors serve two distinct purposes for use, very low-speed driving – like parking- and last-second emergencies, like more »

  • The Fun-spiring SF Offices of Tech Company, Chartboost

    Blitz Architecture has developed a new fun office layout for Chartboost, a technology platform that helps mobile game developers find new users and monetize their games, in San Francisco. When moving into a new office space, Chartboost was most interested in taking the opportunity to celebrate what is at the core of their business: video games. As the world’s largest games-only technology platform, Chartboost wanted their San Francisco space to reflect the energy of the gaming world and create a fun, interactive environment that would excite anyone who entered. Blitz stepped up to the challenge and designed a modern ofce that brings the world of games to life. The full Chartboost experience begins after walking up the stairs from entrance to the reception, where an entire wall is dedicated to the “photo op.” Visitors can find their games on display and take pictures with the boxes (although we think the show-stealing, 11-foot-tall dinosaur probably gets some photo love too). The dinosaur, aka “Buster,” has become the Chartboost mascot – they even developed their first in-house mobile game starring the T-Rex. Hanging app boxes and an interactive iPad love wall further celebrate the developers and clients of Chartboost’s products. Blitz reflected more »

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Teases Profile View of Curved Screen

    The Samsung Galaxy S6 has been surrounded with rumors and leaked photos as of late, but a recently tweeted out photo of the S6 courtesy of T-Mobile CEO John Legere, reveals the company will carry the Galaxy S6, but also hints at it’s beveled curved screen adding another dimension to the phone. Though the official unveiling will be on March 1st, it’s highly speculated the phone will look and function very similar to the Galaxy Note Edge. Was there even a question? Of course @TMobile will carry The Next Big Thing! http://t.co/st6K7weXXz — John Legere (@JohnLegere) February 23, 2015

  • The Ultimate Winter Commuter Guide to Wearing Brown Boots at Work

    If you have the unfortunate luck of being in the north east this winter than you know that your fashion sense comes after staying warm… and alive. Blistering cold fronts, snowy commutes and slushy roads all have to be considered when walking out your front door. Sneakers are out of the question and dress shoes are a laughable option, so when push comes to shove, grab a stylish pair of brown boots and get your neutrals in order. Can never go wrong with a white or blue oxford. Those should be in your wardrobe already. Depending on your workplace, if flannels are acceptable go grab a few, accented with a sweater or chinos, they clean up quite nice. Patterned shirts are also in right, now but again, depending on how casual work is, you might want to keep patterns down to a minimum – No Azteca… unless you work at a start up. -Heather grey always goes with navy or blue denim, then you’ll be able to transition into brown. -Heather grey, however does not go with khaki. Keep that in min. -When all else fails go navy. Navy and brown go so well together you can almost accent anything more »

  • Front of Jeep Creates a Wild Freestanding Ice Sculpture in North Carolina

    “The ice sculpture was discovered in the visitor’s parking lot at Vidant Medical Center Tuesday afternoon. WITN received two different photos from viewers, one picture taken from the front and another looking the other direction. One of the photo-takers’ theory is that the Jeep owner left their vehicle running, warming up the engine. The imprint was then left after they backed out of the parking space. The ice was attached to the curb. We’re not sure how long it stayed around, but it’s pretty cool.”  

  • JNCO Jeans Are Making A Comeback in 2015, According to Fashion

    So if you’re a young millenial you might not even remember this, but there was a dark age in human history, where everyone wore these comically large legged jeans around everywhere. The kicker is it wasn’t ironic, people genuinely thought that these jeans were the shit and for a while the entire nation was hooked. During the dark days of the turn of the century rave era these jeans plagued the streets and shopping malls across the globe. Men and women alike would swoosh down the street, that soft but rigid sound of denim constantly brushing up against each other, like the sound of cicadas buzzing about the skies every 17 years. Well now the JNCO has received a large influx of capital from a Chinese investor and is staging a 2015 comeback. Being that in 1998 the company banked $170 million is it that outrageous to think history can repeat itself? This past fashion week in NYC, the JNCO brand announced it’s resurgence and we’re asking the world to stop them in their tracks. Need a reminder of the dark ages? Here. Now go start a Change.org petition to ban the Chinese from invading our streets with these communist more »

  • A Rare Look Inside One of the First South Pole Explorers Huts

    In the early 1900s, the race to reach the South Pole was arguably harshest on the planet. Freezing temperatures and hunger were the two obvious factors explorers took into consideration, but being the first to reach the southernmost point of the Earth took precedent over everything else. British explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton called Ross Island their home during  that time accompanied by their teams of up to 30 men. The facilities have been abandoned since the 1940s and have remained isolated in ice since then. Nat Geo took a very rare tour of these huts that were homes, labs and communication stations.

  • The True Meaning Behind NYC’s Subway Letter System Will Amaze You

    If you’re familiar with New York City’s subway system then you know each train route is associated with a specific color and letter/number. If you’re a city commuter then there’s most likely been a time in your life where you’ve found yourself staring at a subway map thinking why is there a Z train, but no T train? Was it a completely arbitrary choice or was there some method to the randomness?

  • A Beautiful Infographic Showing Where All Your Favorite Whiskeys Come From

    For the casual whiskey or bourbon drinker you might not care about where your brown stuff comes from, but as your palette advances you’d be surprised how flavors correspond with distillery locations. To keep profits high and distilleries running, most brands diversify, but things have gotten a little out of hand as of late. Only four major parent companies produce the majority of the whiskey and bourbon you drink, Brown-Forman, DIAGEO, Pernod and Suntory have a complete stronghold on the game. Take a look at this wonderful infographic and next time someone tells you they taste a distinct distilled difference between Knob Creek and Makers call them on BS.  

  • Running Never Felt So Soft: The Adidas Ultra Boost Review

    Adidas’ BOOST technology is now being introduced to different facets of their company, running, basketball and even casual wear with the drop of their Yeezy line. We had an opportunity to test out their newest addition, the Ultra Boost, claiming the runner has 20% more boost cushioning material making impact not only much more forgiving, but adding acceleration upon release. Upper- The first thing noticed when you try on the shoe is how well it molds to your foot, it’s PrimeKnit technology feels completely different than last years model which is a great sign for this shoe, but more importantly where PrimeKnit is headed. Although it’s probably not the best option for running outdoors in the winter, the PrimeKnit does weave tighter in high-stress areas like the toe area also keeping your foot fairly warm. The only real structure on it’s upper is the counter and a black support cage around the midfoot that is a little reminiscent of a Nike Presto (Not in the terrible way it sounds). The support cage is solid, but pretty flexible adding to the snugness of the shoe without suffocating your foot. Definitely a positive if your foot cramps if a shoe feels too tight. Lace these babies up more »

  • It Now Costs $4,150 a Month To live in a 1 Bedroom in TriBeCa, Central Park Remains Free

    Looking at the sheer insanity of these maps it’s hard to fathom the attraction to paying an exorbitant amount of money to live in a (most likely) undersized apartment on a tiny island with angry people and even angrier cab drivers. Manhattan has become a drug and realtors are the dealers. Skyrocketing rent prices in NYC show no signs of stopping and why should they, people are still pouring out in to the Hudson killing themselves to live in a shoe box sized apartment, simply because it’s Manhattan. Everything you need is nestled within a subways ride of your quarters and until you live there you “just don’t understand”. These maps created by Zumper shows just how expensive neighborhoods around the city are, based on data from the last couple of months. The maps cover most of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn and show the median rents per neighborhood for a 1-bedroom apartment from January, the highest being $4,150 in TriBeCa where King De Niro reigns supreme on his throne south of Canal. I did the math and I checked it twice, so according to my calculations (carry the 4..) to live in TriBeCa alone, with a bedroom to call more »

  • The World’s Best beaches for 2015, according to Millions of Travelers

    Every year Trip Advisor releases a crowd sourced list of the best beaches in the world. The list is “determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings” over the course of a year and the results are pooled and calculated. The results are broken down into the best 25 beaches in the world, U.S and then global regions for the full list go to their 2015 list or just check out the top 10 below. 10. Elafonissi Beach – Elafonissi, Greece Known for it’s pink beaches Elafonissi is an island located close to the southwestern corner of the Mediterranean island of Crete, of which it is administratively a part, in the regional unit of Chania. The best times to visit are from late May or September to avoid banana hammock ridden beaches filled with Europeans on “Holiday”. — 9. Whitehaven Beach – Whitsunday Islands, Australia Whitehaven Beach is one of the more unique and beautiful beaches in the world. The pristine silica sand of Whitehaven stretch over seven kilometres along Whitsunday Island the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. — 8. Flamenco Beach – Culebra, Puerto Rico Flamenco Beach is located on the Isla more »

  • Prepare Yourself, Broken Friendships are Coming. Game Of Thrones Monopoly is Here

    Nerds across the vast Westeros we call the real world are rejoicing, the cut-throat HBO series meets the bloodthirsty gameplay of Monopoly. The game features infamous locations from the television series, including Castle Black, Winterfell and King’s Landing, players will buy, sell and trade their way to sit atop the Iron Throne. Collectible tokens include: Dragon Egg, Three-Eyed Raven, White Walker, Direwolf, Crown and The Iron Throne. Custom Villages and Keeps replace traditional Houses and Hotels you’re accustomed to seeing in that old boring monopoly. “The Iron Bank is the Iron Bank.” Coming in 2015, Monopoly #GameOfThrones edition: http://t.co/UBuXb0iqcc @usaopoly pic.twitter.com/fubi9rdgKz — Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) February 13, 2015

  • Mind Exploding Footage From the SNL40 AfterPaty

    In New York, the week leading up to the weekend was dominated by NBA AllStar Game events, pre-game parties and pop-up shops. It was also New York City Fashion Week, which brought the likes of the world’s hottest fashion designers and models to the city. Mix a city of world class athletes, models, celebrities and designers together and you have yourself a perfect storm of absolute debauchery after hours. But even with all that star power, Sunday night was a truly historic moment for SNL. Celebrating their 40th anniversary, Saturday Night Live brought out all the stars. I mean all of them – Sir Paul McCartney, Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, T. Swift, Kanye… the list is endless. They also brought back cast members that have parted ways completely with the show like Eddie Murphy and Adam Sandler. Murphy gave a touching 2 minute speech while Sandler brought back Opera Man. The old greats were also in the house – Steve Martin, Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Martin Short and Dan Akroid – which was no surprise, but what happened after the crowd gathered on the main stage and the saxophone stopped? Well the biggest stars on the planet got together for more »

  • Visualizing A Starting Lineup of Salary at the NBA All Star Game

    NBA contracts haven’t gotten as out of control as MLB contracts, but on a very special sunday, once a year, the best players in the NBA come together to play in the illustrious All-Star Game. When that time comes the biggest paychecks come with them, Kobe, Melo, LeBron and Chris Paul rank among the highest paid NBA players on the list, but exactly how much money would be on the court at tip off  if the starting lineups were determined by salary? Column Five created a brilliant piece of visual data highlighting exactly how much money would be on the court at one time, based on the NBA’s highest paid players.

  • The New Incredible Ghostbuster Board Game That’s 25 Years Too Late

    Board game specialists Cryptozoic Entertainment doubled their projected goal on their Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game. The game allows one to four players who are to work together rather than against each other, to restore the balance between the spirit world and theirs. According to the Kickstarter page, “during each turn, players move, shoot proton streams, deposit trapped ghosts, use unique character abilities and drive the Ecto-1 to complete objectives”. The Game comes with the four original Ghostbusters and villain bosses Gozer, Slimer and  the Stay Puft Marshmellow Man. Zuul and Vinze Clortho are avaible for special backers.

  • The First Ever Arena Drone Air Show is Happening

    The future is now. Drones are here to stay, that we know, but would you pay $XX.99 to see a collection of drones perform high octane stunts for your viewing pleasure? ‘Course you would and where would be the bestest place in the whole entire world to see said show? Amsterdam of course. Air 2015 is set to happen in the Amsterdam Arena this year with essentially all other details TBD. The trailer which hit the web last week is filled with high flying fun for the hypothetically high flying Dutch audience. “In this high energy and explosive show, drones will take centre stage to bring a collaboration and fusion of music, video, projections and special effects. AIR allows you to experience a variety of ballet and battles, races and lasers, circus, illusions and most of all magic from hundreds of drones,” says a statement on the event’s website.

  • We’ve Compiled the 25 Coolest Pools in the World and You’ll Never Guess Where they Are

    The majority of the U.S. is getting hit with a bone chilling winter, so to combat the blistering winds we’ve compiled a list of the 25 greatest pools in the world. From the Safaris of the Serengeti, Tanzania to a penthouse pool hanging over a Dallas Skyscraper, here are the greatest watering holes on the planet. The Altira, Macau Situated in the heart of Taipa, Altira Macau is an oasis of sophistication offering spectacular panoramic views of the Macau Peninsula. Source: Altira Macau — The Fasano, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Located on Avenida Vieira Souto in the heart of Ipanema beach, Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro combines the glamour and sophistication of Rio’s most coveted address with the Fasano commitment to excellence. In his first hotel architecture project, Philippe Starck chose to reflect the heyday of the Bossa Nova era in the 50’s and 60‘s, when Ipanema blossomed into the city’s most charming neighborhood. The unique view comprises the Morro Dois Irmãos, the Arpoador and Corcovado in one sweeping landscape. Source: Fasano Rio de Janeiro — The Sarojin, Thailand The 25m x 25m square swimming pool with infinity edge, jacuzzi, and three draped pool island pavilions are sure to make you more »

  • The Most Searched NBA All Stars in Each State According to Google

    With the NBA All Star game almost upon us New York City is all but in a frenzy with pre-game events taking place from Bushwick through Manhattan to Harlem. Celebrities, NBA Players and Legends have all flocked to the big city for the festivities, but in a sea of big names who reigns supreme in popularity. We linked up with Google Trends to find out which NBA All Star is the most popular player on Google Trends. LeBron James is without a doubt the most popular player in the NBA if not the world right now, followed by Kobe and Kevin Durant, who while both being plagued by injuries recently have remained close to James in Trends. Most Searched NBA All-Star Players LeBron James Kobe Bryant Kevin Durant Stephen Curry Dwyane Wade Most Searched By Conference Eastern Conference LeBron James Dwyane Wade Carmelo Anthony Kyrie Irving John Wall Western Conference Kobe Bryant Kevin Durant Stephen Curry Russell Westbrook Chris Paul

  • Here Are the Parent Companies Who Actually Make Your Precious Craft Beer

    Contrary to popular belief, your precious, meticulously brewed craft beverages aren’t brewed in the basement of some mad scientist, in fact some of the most popular craft breweries are, in fact just a subsidiary of one of the few large macro breweries of the U.S. VinePair has created a map highlighting the location and parent company of some of the more popular “craft” breweries around the U.S. VinePair noted, “This map is not an effort to wade into the debate of what is and isn’t a craft beer — a debate which was recently amplified by Anheuser-Busch InBev’s marketing department during the Super Bowl, and an inflammatory profile of Jim Koch, the man who created Sam Adams. It’s also not a judgement of quality. Some of the beers on this map are great. Some aren’t. Either way, we believe you should drink what you like. We also believe you should know who made that beer though, which is why we created the map.”

  • NASA’s 5-Year Timelapse of the Sun is Better in GIF Form

    NASA’s been peeping on the Sun lately. In fact they’ve held the same camera on the sun for the past five years and so to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Solar Dynamics Observatory’s (SDO) launch, NASA released a five-year timelapse of the sun. The SDO is a mission designed to study where the sun’s energy comes from, and also help us understand its influence on Earth. The footage, captured one frame every eight hours, from June 2010 to Feb. 8, 2015, according to NASA. Since it launched on February 11, 2010. This time-lapse video captures one frame every 8 hours starting when data became available in June 2010 and finishing February 8, 2015. The different colors represent the various wavelengths (sometimes blended, sometimes alone) in which SDO observes the sun. We’ve decided to abridge the entire timelapse into a GIF collection for your quick-viewing pleasure. Don’t stare at it for too long.

  • Apple is Now the 20th Wealthiest Country in the World at $720 Billion

    Apple is officially worth around $720 Billion (+/-), making it the first U.S. company to close the market at over $700 Billion. The next company on the list, Exxon Mobil closed Tuesday at around half of that. Apple shares ended the day trading at $122.02, which is no doubt a product of their $18 billion on $74.6 billion in revenue following it’s first quarter earnings report. At $720 Billion (+/-), Apple is now richer than most countries in the world. According to the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) which would make the most sense in a fiscal comparison and what is typically used to measure a nationals economic size, Apple’s current worth (+/-) ranks around the 20th largest economy in the world, just behind Saudi Arabia and yet ahead of Switzerland and Argentina according to Wikipedia’s breakdown of Nationals GDP. In collaboration with Visage, we created this piece of visual data comparing Apple’s worth to the top 22 global nations’ GDP as a quantitative juxtaposition.