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  • Largest Dinosaur to Walk the Earth Discovered in Argentina

    Paleontologists in Argentina have recently discovered the largest creature to have ever walked the earth. After unearthing the dinosaur’s femer (thigh bone) scientists determined that it weighed 77 metric tons, seven more than the previous largest dinosaur record holder, the Argentinosaurus. Based on the bones discovered, the newly discovered dino would have been roughly 130 feet long and 65 feet tall and is believed to have been a species titanosaur and lived in the forests of Patagonia between 95 and 100 million years ago, based on the age of the rocks in which its bones were found. “Given the size of these bones, which surpass any of the previously known giant animals, the new dinosaur is the largest animal known that walked on Earth,” the researchers told BBC News. The discovery was found after a local farmer stumbled upon the remains in a desert in western Patagonia, where after a team of Paleontologists from Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio. The team later found around 150 bones through the entire excavation.

  • NYC As Seen Through A Game Boy Camera In 2000 [10 Photos]

    In 1998, Nintendo breathed new life into their almost 10 year-old portable gaming system with the release of the Game Boy Camera, allowing one to take a break from capturing Pokemon and instead capture 256×254 black and white digital images and even print them out using the Game Boy Printer. In 2000, photographer David Friedman got a hold of a Game Boy Camera and photographed such iconic locations as Rockefeller Center and the New York Public Library. He recently uncovered the photos, and the quaintness of something that seemed so revolutionary just 14 years ago is insane. Check out more of Friedman’s projects, including experiments using the Game Boy Camera to take color photos, at his blog, Ironic Sans.

  • 6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive

    Google Drive has unlimited potential. The feature that lets users upload documents, images, spreadsheets and more has millions of neat little ways to boost your everyday activity. It’s also a useful online warehouse that holds all the things you don’t have space for on your computer. Want to know how to boost its capabilities even more? Download these six nifty Chrome extensions that offer unique and handy features.

  • 8 Highly Sketchy But Totally Awesome Tours Around the World

    We often travel for the adventure, the thrill of discovery, crafting new experiences unlike anything capable in our own lives—or Facebook whoring our adventures. Some of us like to take our travels to extremes, such extremes we’re willing to sacrifice our lives for the story of it—like the time you jaywalked in Germany. For the adrenaline-junky wanderlusters, here’s a collection of a few of the most dangerous tours around the world. Travel the Death Road Yungas Road, Bolivia claims the lives of 200 to 300 travelers every year. The reason it’s only 200 or 300 is because the bodies of more have yet to be found along the 2,000 foot drop offs. So driving down a road, how hard could that be? Well, it’s a one-way road used as a two-way road. Oh, and did we mention there are no guardrails along the edges. This means nothing prevents cars, bikes, or even a weary-eyed walker from plummeting to their death. And if that’s not enough, mudslides and falling rocks pine to knock trespassers off of Yungas. So why would a road like this exist? It’s only one of a few routes that connects the Amazon rainforest to metropolitan Bolivia. Beware: more »

  • How Not to Lose a Date in the First Ten Minutes

    Dating women is not easy. Actually, dating in general is not easy. First dates are no exception. You don’t want to seem like a loser or a slob, but you also don’t want to come across like you’re trying too hard. Whether you met on OKCupid or she went to college with one of your buddies, first impressions can be tricky. You want to showcase yourself in the best possible light but make it seem like you have nothing to prove, all at the same time. If you mess up your first date, it will turn into your last date. Sometimes, that’s not such a bad thing. However, if you really want to put your best foot forward, here are three things I’ve learned in my experiences dating women:

  • First Video of Bruce Lee in EA Sports UFC Game

    After announcing that Bruce Lee would be a playable character in the new UFC game by EA Sports, they recently released a video highlighting the profound career of the legendary martial artist. Shot in unison with clips of Lee’s demonstrations, gameplay from the game and interviews from the likes of Dana White and Jon “Bones” Jones the video highlights just how next-level Bruce Lee was. He should be unbeatable in the game.

  • 20 Amazing Albums That Turn 10 In 2014

    The 2004 music year started off with a bang. Britney Spears got married (and divorced 55 hours later) and there was an epic “wardrobe malfunction” at the Super Bowl all in the first four weeks of the year. Later in the year Outkast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below became the first rap album to win Album of the Year at the Grammys, Usher sold an astonishing 1.1 million copies of Confessions in it’s first week, Creed broke up, Dave Matthews Band’s tour bus dumped 800 pounds of human feces from a Chicago bridge, intending to unload it in the river, but it lands on an architecture tour boat, Britney Spears got married (again) to K-Fed, Ashlee Simpson lip-synched on SNL then did a bizarre jig and a ton of great artists like Daft Punk, Kanye, The Killers, Beyonce, and Arcade Fire released debut albums. So now, 10 years later, lets take a look at the great albums of 2004 in order of their release date.

  • The Most Traded Country Commodities in the Global Market

    In a recent Facebook map based on information collected by the CIA’s World Factbook, Global Post assembled a map charting each country’s top exports. The results, while not surprising, are a bit eye-opening when looked at on a massive scale of a global map. Oil and natural gases by far take the cake of most traded commodities, while Asia and the U.S. have a stronghold on capital goods and electronics. Take a look at some of the more unique countries like how dependent Argentina is on the soybean and New Zealand on Dairy, with the global climate changing, all of these may have to change within the coming years.

  • Kim Jong Un is Staring in a Retro “Contra” Style Video Game

    Atlanta based Moneyhorse Games is set to release a retro 8 bit style video game loosely based off the life of North Korean dictator, Kim Jung Un. The game “Glorious Leader!” features the Kim fighting off “capitalist swine” throughout the world. Screens of the game feature blatant references to the dictator’s life and friendship with the likes of Denis Rodman, also featured in the game as well as Jung Un riding a flaming unicorn blasting through capitalist adversaries. “The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea commands you to know that the capitalistic pigs at Moneyhorse LLC, are developing Glorious Leader!, an epic tale about the triumph of Kim Jong Un over the entire American army,” Moneyhorse’s press release reads.

  • 2014 World Cup Winner Predictions

    With the kickoff of the 2014 Fifa World Cup fast approaching, soccer fan Andrew Yuan is obsessed with the same question to which every soccer fan on the planet is dying to find out the answer: Who will capture the coveted trophy? The 2014 Fifa World Cup is scheduled to take place from June 12 to July 13, and will be hosted in 12 different cities across Brazil. As CNN nicely summarized, “The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is shaping up to possibly be the most watched sporting event in history. Both in terms of participants and viewers, soccer is hands down the world’s most popular sport.” Here is a little bit background information on the rules of the game for those of us (mostly just the Americans) who are not as soccer-savvy as the rest of the world. The World Cup takes place every 4 years, and 32 teams out of 207 teams from all around the world advance into the tournament after 820 qualifying matches, which, this year, started on June 2011 and ended on November 2013. Each team brings 23 players to proudly represent its country and participate in the most popular sporting event in the more »

  • Placing Odds On The ‘SNL’ Cast Members Most Likely To Be Fired This Summer

    It’s been a rebuilding year, but going into the 40th season of Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels is going to want a more solid core. With 17 members, the cast is badly bloated, and with that many people angling for screentime, few cast members have really been able to break-out. Chances are, Michaels is going to spend the summer weeding out some of the weaker cast members, and hopefully come back in the fall with 10-12 of the strongest cast members. Who is likely to be cut over the summer? Let’s lay odds on those most likely to be fired.

  • Trippy Star Trails [9 Photos]

    The following collection of start trails were captured by photographer Justin Ng in Singapore from November 2013 to January 2014. The pictures a caused by the earth’s rotation and leaving the camera lens open for an extended period of time.

  • The Mac + Cheese Cookbook

    Because summer. This incredible cookbook with over 50+ recipes highlighting the most delicious combinations of macaroni and cheese recipes is exactly what you need to shed those winter lbs. The book offers up a wide range of recipes you can make with simple household ingredients like Sriracha Mac, decadent delights like Truffle Mac, and even the logic-defying Vegan Mac. Close your mouth, you’re already drooling and we’re not finished, With a basics section on perfecting mac sauce, choosing the best noodles, and customizing add-ins and toppings, plus an emphasis on quality ingredients and simple techniques, this fun, playful cookbook shows cheese-loving readers how to take this comfort-food staple to creative. The Mac + Cheese Cookbook $14

  • The Evolution Of Visual Effects Throughout the past 130 Years

    Jim Casey recently put together a three-minute homage to the world of visual effects in film throughout history to give the viewer a true appreciation of advancements in it’s technology through the years. From the late 1880s the world of visual effects have taken us on a journey form the real to surreal world, immersing our world in a fantasy realm. Casey’s video is a true tribute to the leaps and bounds we’ve made to get where we are today. A true nostalgic journey for any film buff.

  • Striking Photos of New York City in the ’90s [34 Photos]

    New York City based photographer Gregoire Alessandrini cataloged his entire life in the big city through the ’90s as a film student and a young writer/photographer. In his long running series of photos you’ll see long gone NYC landmarks and transformed locations all taken between 1991 and 1998. Although the photos show a life and times only 20 years in past, but looks like a completely different aesthetic from the city as it is now.

  • Rome at Night is Bellissima [35 HQ Photos]

    It’s best to explore Rome after hours so here is a RSVLTS approved walking tour along with some incredible nighttime photography of what you’ll see along the way Rome, Italy is one of the most historically significant cities on Earth. For centuries it was the political and historical center of the world and much of the important millennia old architecture can still be seen today. When we visited Rome this past weekend we took a nighttime walking tour of the magnificent city. Below you’ll see a custom Google Map that shows the route and information for each step of the way. The walk is about 3.5 miles, but don’t be intimidated because there are plenty of stops along the way.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring a small tripod so you can recreate some of the stunning long exposure shots you’ll see below. Also, the Trip Advisor app was a great resource for information about each location which we used in the descriptions below. Help a bro out, share this story with your friends: Tweet 1. St. Peter’s Square (Piazza San Pietro) The first piazza you will encounter on the route is also the largest. You nearly have a 360 degree view of the colonnade which is more »

  • 31 Rare Photos Showing Washington D.C. During The Civil War

    Matthew Brady (1823-1896) was one of the most prolific photographers of the nineteenth century. He is best know for creating a visual documentation of the Civil War period (1860-1865). He captured the nations capital at a volatile time when Abe Lincoln was president and the Civil War was brewing.

  • 7 Stranger-than-fiction Lawsuits of 2014

    2014 has seen it’s fair share of weird moments thus far. With cell phone cameras and video it looks as though the universal strangeness of this world is becoming more and more ubiquitous, but what’s even stranger are the legal suits being filed. In this year alone, several stranger-than-fiction lawsuits have been files, the most notable being a high school student suing her parents after they threw her out of the house for not abiding by their home rules, another being a little league coach who sued his player after a walk off home sparked a sequence of events resulting in the coach with a torn achilles. All these lawsuits are 100% true as they are bizarre, but unfortunately this is the world we live in today. Thanks Gloria Allred.

  • 25 Ways To Tell You’re Grown Up

    If your friend got pregnant and you congratulated them instead of saying “oh shit” then you’re probably a grown up.  To be sure read the following list and if 13 or more of these relate to you than you’re a grown up.

  • Governors Ball 2014 Food Truck Lineup Announced

    There will be over 50 different headliners and up-and-comers on site, with favorites Pok Pok, Hometown Bar-B-Que, L’Apicio, Mile End, Calexico, Luke’s Lobster, Crif Dogs, Momofuku Milk Bar, and Cafe Habana all making an appearance.

  • Paris Like You’ve Never Seen It Before [Timelapse Video]

    Paris is often called “La Ville-Lumière”or the “The City of Light,” a name it owes first to its fame as a center of education and ideas during the Age of Enlightenment, and later to its early adoption of street lighting. A Russian videographer named Kirill Neiezhmakov produced this incredible timelapse that gives us a tour of Paris like we’ve never seen it before. There are few cities in the world more impressive looking than Paris at night so once you’re done with the video check out Paris at Night [40 High Quality Photos].

 
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