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Jadav Payeng – a Man Who Planted a Forest

Mar 21 2018

Since the 70's Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date, he has single-handedly planted a forest almost twice the size of Central Park, NYC.

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Smallest Human Sculpture in the World

Jan 20 2016

Feast your eyes on what the Guinness Book of World Records calls the smallest human sculpture in the world!

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A Clever Use of 3D Printing: Modular Magnetic Construction Set

May 29 2015

The quick and easy way to design your next dream kitchen, and dining, and living room...

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Poster

5 Facts You Didn't Know About the New Planet of the Apes Movie

Jul 10 2014

The Dawn of The Planet of The Apes is here and we were fortunate enough to get an inside look at how the movie was made. Enjoy.

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Oymyakon, Russia the coldest village on earth

Oymyakon: The Coldest Village on Earth [20 Pics]

Feb 8 2014

Oymyakon, Russia has been dubbed the coldest village on earth.

Known as the "Pole of Cold", this northern Russian village averages -51°C in January, with an all-time record low temperature of -71°C in February of 2013.

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Gallium melting in a person's hand

Gallium – A Rare Metal with Interesting Properties

Apr 9 2013

A truly peculiar metal with an ultra low melting point of just 29.76 °C (85.57 °F) and the ability to attack most other metals by diffusing into their metal lattice (greatly weakening their structure).

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Hawaii travel guide

To-Do in Hawaii – the Ultimate Vacation Travel Guide

Dec 7 2012

Situated in the vast Pacific Ocean is a 2,400 km chain of islands better known as Hawaii. Hawaii is unlike no other; every island, atoll, and islet have once been a monstrous volcano making each one of these places unique in every way possible.

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Empty city in Angola, Kimbala

Chinese-Built Ghost Town in Angola [10 Pics]

Dec 3 2012

Nova Cidade de Kilamba, or simply Kilamba is a large housing development 30 km (18 miles) from Luanda, the capital city of Angola. It is being built by the CITIC Group and is currently largely empty.

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The best cars created in the 1990s

The Unforgettable Cars of the '90s Pt. 1 [30 Pics]

Oct 31 2012

This is going to be a multi-part series as there are just too many icons from the 90's era that we believe deserve our attention. Here are five that we wanted to start the series with.

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The Oldest, Tallest, Widest and Biggest Trees in the World

Oct 1 2012

Let's agree on one thing: trees are the reason why you and I are still alive. It's the only reason why humanity is at a point where it is right now.

This article pays a tribute to several trees which have managed to survive and prosper over thousands of years.

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Titanoboa: Monster Snake

Aug 19 2012

Millions of years after the fall of the Dinosaurs lived a species of snake that is unimaginable, unbelievable, and truly mind-blowing.

60-58 millions years ago in the swampy jungles of Colombia, lived Titanoboa (meaning Titanic Boa): a massive 48 foot long, 2,500 pound snake. Disturbing isn't it?

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Volvo P1800s Highest KM Wolrd Breaker

The Highest Kilometer Car in the World: a Volvo P1800S [5 Pics]

Jul 26 2012

This beautiful 1966 Volvo 1800S and its owner Irv Gordon are the current holders of the Guinness World Record for highest (non-commercial) mileage ever recorded. He has been driving the car for more than 45 years and as of summer 2011 the car has reached a colossal 2.9 million miles (4.6 million km) . Just do your maintenance and you'll be fine they said... they were right!

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A new concept helmet for firefighters

C-Thru Smoke Diving Helmet: A Bright Future in Firefighting [8 Pics]

Jul 16 2012

If we are able to invent things like infrared cameras that go into our Mercedes Benzes to aid driving in poor conditions, why are we not able to offer a similar technology to the brave men that risk their lives saving others?

The company behind the C-Thru helmet plans to change just that.

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Restoring a 1952 Mercedes-Benz SL

A Mind-Blowing Restoration of the 2nd 300 SL Ever Made [14 Pics]

May 17 2012

We love seeing iconic cars like the original 300 SL being brought back to life in such a thourough restoration. This particular car was the back-up race car for the team, and is the second ever made 300 SL.

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Hyman Strachman

A 92 Year Old Hollywood Pirate & a Hero to Soldiers

May 8 2012

Hyman Strachman is a WW2 veteran that spends most of his time pirating movies. He started doing this as a hobby shortly after his wife passed away to keep himself occupied. Since 2004 Hy has copied an estimated 300,000 movies and sent every single one to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan – out of his own pocket.

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