From James, a fascinating look at the most remote people on Earth (also check out this nice companion article from How Stuff Works).
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What's it like to be jolly for a living? Here are 5 things you didn't know about mall Santas.
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The Angry Birds long ago made the leap into apparel, from sweatshirts to even home decor like pillows. But a ball gown? There is no end! (Yet I continue to love them).
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And now I barrage you with photos (what else is new?): here are 50 photos that will blow you away (Even though there's clearly been a lot of post-processing and digital enhancement, they are still lovely!)
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Now to go up into the air a bit, "we’re 99% certain this is the most beautiful footage of Earth’s auroras yet recorded."
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And finally, staying in the air, 100 incredible airplane views. Stunning.
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From the Department of Why Not? An Austrian helmet from the mid-16th century featuring a prominently placed … rooster?
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The Panoramic Camera Ball takes a panoramic picture of its surroundings, but only when thrown through the air (I always wondered how those interactive panoramic websites were made)
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From the Annals of Patience: a video on how sand art is made in a glass container.
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