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7 Weird Things Found in and Under Parking Lots

From Viking parliaments to kings to bee swarms … you’d be surprised to learn about all the strange thinks found in -- and under -- parking lots......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverNov 5th, 2013

Lots of us have had the urge to jump to our doom

A recent study found that the urge to jump off tall things is pretty common, even among people who are not suicidal......»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsJul 8th, 2014

Those Ugly Surface Parking Lots Are Actually Costing Cities Money

Parking lots are already one of the worst things ever invented by humans—acres of buckling, blighted fields of concrete that often sit completely empty. But now a new study shows that parking is not only ugly, it's actually making cities lose revenue.Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 7th, 2014

RIP, Lucius Shepard, gone too soon

Lucius Shepard, one of science fiction's great writers, has died. He was 66. I had met Lucius on several occasions and found him to be just as you'd hope from his novels: smart and witty (but lots of writers are smart and witty), and kind, and weird in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMar 20th, 2014

The 38 Most Interesting Designs of 2013

Welcome to the end of another year, people! We made it, and not without a ton of brand new stuff to carry us into 2014 and beyond. We saw lots of beautiful, interesting, and just plain weird things, but here we’ve rounded up the items that stuck wit.....»»

Category: gadgetsSource:  techandgadgetnewsRelated NewsDec 31st, 2013

The 38 Most Interesting Designs of 2013

Welcome to the end of another year, people! We made it, and not without a ton of brand new stuff to carry us into 2014 and beyond. We saw lots of beautiful, interesting, and just plain weird things, but here we've rounded up the items that stuck with us; .....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsDec 31st, 2013

Ancient cemetery found under parking lot in England

It would seem parking lots in England are the places to go for those wanting to find some ancient bones – or, in this case, a rather large grave, which is said to be the final resting place of individuals of different religions, making it especially.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsMay 4th, 2013

ATM skimming comes to non-ATM payment terminals in train stations, etc

ATM skimming isn't limited to ATMs! There are lots of terminals that ask you to swipe your card and/or enter a PIN, and many of them are less well-armored and -policed than actual cashpoints. Skimmers have been found on train-ticket machines, parking mete.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsApr 6th, 2013

Experts Find Remains of England"s King Richard III

He wore the English crown, but he ended up defeated, humiliated and reviled. Now things are looking up for King Richard III. Scientists announced Monday that they had found the monarch's 528-year-old remains under a parking lot in the city of Leicester --.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2013

When You Have Found The Right Woman, These 10 Things Will Happen

My wife is a self-proclaimed nerd.  We have comic books in our bedroom, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster in...The post When You Have Found The Right Woman, These 10 Things Will Happen appeared first on Lifehack. My wife is a self-proclaimed .....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsAug 27th, 2014

Weird Microscopic Structure Found in Mars Meteorite

Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they're not claiming that it's evidence of Red Planet life......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsAug 26th, 2014

NSA’s ICREACH search engine gave info to foreign agencies

It seems the NSA didn’t need a backdoor after all. A new report says the NSA, who have been found to be working on all sorts of intrusive electronic things, may have jumped the shark, internationally speaking. Called ICREACH, the NSA’s search engine e.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsAug 25th, 2014

Why Ikea Is Ditching Giant Parking Lots

Ikea is synonymous with the suburbs; part of the furniture shopping ritual has always included an often-lengthy drive to a industrial or semi-rural area of your town. But this summer, the company is testing out a new paradigm for its empire: Stores in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 25th, 2014

The Kickball Ice Cream Maker will give you sweets if you play ball

It’s hard to balance eating the things we want with moving our bodies enough to work off what we consume. In the summer we want to keep cool, and it is very easy to eat lots of the sugar-filled fat bomb known as ice cream. Instead of shoveling this .....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated NewsAug 25th, 2014

The Kickball Ice Cream Maker will give you sweets if you play ball

It’s hard to balance eating the things we want with moving our bodies enough to work off what we consume. In the summer we want to keep cool, and it is very easy to eat lots of the sugar-filled fat bomb known as ice cream. Instead of shoveling this .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated NewsAug 25th, 2014

Engineers develop damage-detecting "skin" for airplanes

Modern aircraft require lots of ground checks to ensure they're safe to fly, but researchers at BAE Systems believe they've found new hi-tech way to minimize that down time. Using tens of thousands of micro-sensors, the aerospace giant has developed........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2014

Weird Things That Wash Up on the Beach: Photos

Summer crowds at the beach may thin, as the season heads into its final month, but the waves keep coming, and with them some seriously strange things......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2014

The Octo-Splitter is for social butterflies

Music is a big part of our lives, and we love sharing things with friends. It only makes sense that we would have our friends listen in on old favorites or some awesome new bands we found, but we often come across the problem of only having one headphone .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  coolest-gadgetsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2014

Reddit is Heading to Xbox One with ReddX

If you’ve ever been sitting in front of your Xbox One and thought things like, “I want to see lots of cat pictures,” or “I wish I could watch people get angry at each other over cat pictures,” then this... If you’ve ev.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsAug 19th, 2014

The Octo-Splitter is for social butterflies

Music is a big part of our lives, and we love sharing things with friends. It only makes sense that we would have our friends listen in on old favorites or some awesome new bands we found, but we often come across the problem of only having one headphone .....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2014

A worm with legs? No, you"re not seeing things

In life this weird-looking fossil was Hallucigenia, a creature like a worm – although the spines, head and legs might suggest otherwise.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsAug 19th, 2014