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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

On "Once Upon a Time," the Snow Queen is assembling the magical Avengers

Once Upon a Time’s twisted family connections took a turn for the weird last week when we found out that the Snow Queen was once Emma’s foster mother, and this week, things got even stranger. It turns out that the Snow Queen had two sisters wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2014

Weird Things To Buy: The Million Dollar Parking Spot

If you’re reading this from the Midwest, or the South, or somewhere fairly affordable, you’re probably gasping at the thought of spending as much as $1 million on something like a parking spot—something many of us can get for free. But if you’re r.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsSep 12th, 2014

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

4 New Yorkers share their thoughts on ending Black Friday

For the love of retail, stop the madness. Black Friday is the epitome of American capitalism: Overstuffed and overzealous people crowd into strip malls and big-box store parking lots, so they can bum-rush their way down the aisles to pick up a camera for .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 hr. 52 min. ago

Things that look surprisingly weird and awesome when cut in half

I don't know about you, but I love to see things cut in half. Sometimes they are boring, but most of the times they are incredible, like the mechanical calculator shown above. It's hard to believe this metal mess works. Here's more stuff that looks awesom.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News21 hr. 13 min. ago

These things look surprisingly weird and awesome when cut in half

I don't know about you, but I love to see things cut in half. Sometimes they are boring, but most of the times they are incredible, like the mechanical calculator shown above. It's hard to believe this metal mess works. Here's more stuff that looks awesom.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 21st, 2014

Mobile Roar 71: Nexus Player review, Nokia N1, and Chris finds “The One”

This week the guys are talking about Kevin's Nexus Player review, Apple's war on "freemium" titles, Nokia's weird (but cool?) Android tablet, SnapCash, and Chris may have found "The One." This week on the podcast we’re talking about Kevin̵.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News3 hr. 25 min. ago

Why Nikola Tesla Is a Hero to Men"s Rights Activists

Nikola Tesla is celebrated as a genius who had an amazing ability to envision the future. He predicted cellphones, television, and even elements of the internet long before any of these things existed. But he also had some weird ideas about the social iss.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 20th, 2014

Marine Metre Squared

New Zealand citizen scientists monitor the diversity living things found on beaches -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsNov 19th, 2014

Could "Game of Thrones" be set on ancient Mars?

Researchers may have found the key to the mystery of ancient flowing water on Mars, but Crave's Eric Mack thinks they've also explained the weird weather in Westeros......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  cnetRelated NewsNov 17th, 2014

8 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that are now free for a limited time ($55 value!)

Last week was a fantastic one for paid iPhone and iPad apps that were dropped to free on sale for a limited time, and this week is already shaping up to be even better. To start things off, we have found eight awesome paid iOS apps that would normally c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  yahooRelated NewsNov 17th, 2014

Putin and Obama break at the G20 to cuddle some koalas

It looks like the G20 Leaders' Summit, where heads of state come together to discuss pressing international issues, isn't all business See also: 8 weird things banned at the G20 in Australia Apparently, there are "cuddling sessions" at the conference, whi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsNov 15th, 2014

Air fuel nozzles look so weird and cool

I've seen lots of photos of airborne refueling, but always from the side of the boom operator. I've never seen the fuel nozzle like this. It looks so weird and cool! I like how the nozzle comes out of the flying boom, like the mini-mouth coming out of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 15th, 2014

Wow, air fuel nozzles look so weird and cool

I've seen lots of photos of airborne refueling, but always from the side of the boom operator. I've never seen the fuel nozzle like this. It looks so weird and cool! I like how the nozzle comes out of the flying boom, like the mini-mouth coming out of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 14th, 2014