In 1997, a volcanic eruption buried Plymouth on the isle of Montserrat under several feet of ash, rock, and lava. The town was completely abandoned, and here are 40 pictures of what's left.
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Best of a Normal Day. This two-minute video is quite impressive, but I hear the outtakes were 5 hours long.
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You're probably familiar with the ballerina optical illusion, but how distracting is a spinning cat? Can you make it change direction?
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The odds of one's grandmother dying on a particular day are directly correlated with the approach of college exams. This holds true for up to six grandmothers per student.
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Drink Making Unit 2.0 pumps microcontroled amounts of ingredients from six flasks into your cocktail glass while lights flash and mouths drop. Tell me how proud you would be to have this contraption in your home.
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Who will be the new voice of the AFLAC duck? Here are a few that are auditioning for the job.
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If you're in Chicago, some friends of the _floss are hosting a Spleling Be at The Rocking Horse tonight. Sign-ups start at 7:30. Spelling starts at 8:30.
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6 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Oil. In an age where knowledge is power, we need to know all we can about oil.