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Finally, a Tool for Making Totally Clear Ice Spheres 

Finally, a Tool for Making Totally Clear Ice Spheres  http://www.seriouseats.com/2014/07/ice-balls-for-cocktails-best-home-tool-wintersmiths-does-clear-ice-melt-slower.html

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change Source: Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts because global warming isn’t happening. NOT.

Boaty McBoatface to go on its first Antarctic mission

A small yellow robot submarine, called Boaty McBoatface after a competition to name a new polar research ship backfired, is being sent on its first Antarctic mission. Boaty, which has arguably one of the most famous names in recent maritime history, is a new type of autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), which will be able to […]

Easy Solutions: So, you’re in love with one of your friends, but she has a boyfriend and probably wouldn’t have sex with you anyway.

309 Easy Solutions #1 So, you’re in love with one of your friends, but she has a boyfriend and probably wouldn’t have sex with you anyway. What you will need: 1 x knife, 1 x ring, access to a sunbed, the ability to grow a beard. Step One: Place the ring on your wedding finger […]

I put on my robe and wizard hat

#104383 +(15587)- [X] bloodninja: Baby, I been havin a tough night so treat me nice aight? BritneySpears14: Aight. bloodninja: Slip out of those pants baby, yeah. BritneySpears14: I slip out of my pants, just for you, bloodninja. bloodninja: Oh yeah, aight. Aight, I put on my robe and wizard hat. BritneySpears14: Oh, I like to […]

Charting All the Beer Styles

The Beer Judge Certification Program lists 100 styles with defined ranges of alcohol by volume (ABV), bitterness (measured in IBUs, or International Bittering Units), and color (measured using SRM, or Standard Reference Method).Below is a series of charts for all 100 styles. Mouseover any style for more details and commercial examples. Rectangles to the top […]

Why all world maps are wrong

/ With links to mapping tools in the description

World’s largest Rube Goldberg machine lights up Christmas tree

Dicks By Mail – Anonymously mail a bag of dicks

This bag of gummy penises is a great way to tell your friends, family, loved ones, or enemies to ‘EAT A BAG OF DICKS’. Sent anonymously with a stock message, this product will get your point across in a way that nobody will mistake. A tasty gift? or just a funny reminder that someone should […]

Wine Worlds

The world’s annual consumption of wine is almost 250 million hectolitres (one hectolitre = 100 litres). That corresponds to the volume of 10,000 Olympic-size swimming pools. The United States accounts for 30 million hectolitres and has, in recent years, become the world’s largest market for wine – a position it took over from France in […]

Microsoft’s maps lost Melbourne because it used Wikipedia data

hahahahahahahaha HAHAHAHAHAHAHA Really? People still trust Wikipedia?! Source: Microsoft’s maps lost Melbourne because it used bad Wikipedia data

All European scientific articles to be freely accessible by 2020

Open access means that scientific publications on the results of research supported by public and public-private funds must be freely accessible to everyone. That is not yet the case. The results of publicly funded research are currently not accessible to people outside universities and knowledge institutions. As a result, teachers, doctors and entrepreneurs do not […]

120 sided dice

because awesome

Amazon.com: FoodSaver V2244 Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Kit: Food Saver: Kitchen & Dining

Amazon.com: FoodSaver V2244 Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Kit: Food Saver: Kitchen & Dining Source: Amazon.com: FoodSaver V2244 Vacuum Sealing System with Starter Kit: Food Saver: Kitchen & Dining You need one for sous vide cooking.

Air Spaces: Where the Planes Fly – Views of the World

The following map is a gridded cartogram visualisation of global flight tracks taken from the OpenFlights database. The map distorts the land area by the number of flights that pass a certain space Source: Air Spaces: Where the Planes Fly – Views of the World

We get an extra second on june 30th 2015

To authorities responsible for the measurement and distribution of time UTC TIME STEP on the 1st of July 2015 A positive leap second will be introduced at the end of June 2015. The sequence of dates of the UTC second markers will be: 2015 June 30, 23h 59m 59s 2015 June 30, 23h 59m 60s […]

Indian Science Congress doing well.

There were a lot of controversies generated at the Indian Science Congress earlier this month, including claims of ancient aircraft in India, the use of plastic surgery there, and ways to divine underground water sources using herbal paste on the feet. One argument that could be tested using some form of evidence was the assertion […]

Drain that makes it easy to wash out the hairs

It’s a comb like structure, which means the hairs can be washed out easily Tiya convenient floor drain – 2014 | concept | Red Dot Award: Design Concept.

Stain Solutions – howto clean stains database

The University of Illinois has put together a comprehensive list of stain solutions. Each solution contains the supplies you will need and the preferred method for cleaning the stain via Stain Solutions | U of I Extension.

Instant disposable Gmail addresses

Let’s say you need to sign up for a mailing list that interests you, but you’re afraid spammers might get your address. We’ll call the list “exoticflowers”. Sign up with the list using the address “johndoe+exoticflowers@gmail.com”. Email to that address will still come to your “johndoe@gmail.com” address even though the “To:” will include that “+exoticflowers” […]

Sri Lanka

This looked like the best site about the place

How to Light a Fire with Your Pee

How to Light a Fire with Your Pee.

BitTorrent usage increases in Europe, following the blockade of The Pirate Bay | ExtremeTech

Well, that’s hardly a surprise is it? BitTorrent usage increases in Europe, following the blockade of The Pirate Bay | ExtremeTech.

EU Economic and Social committee slams perv scanners

An obscure EU Committee has slammed the introduction of body scanners, raising concerns over the health and human rights risks of the technology. via EU bottoms up committee slates body scanners • The Register.

Iraqi Treasury Gets Partial Refund on Magic Wands

Some refer to these as “ADE-651 bomb detectors,” but those people are crooks, like Jim McCormick, the head of the British company that sold them. He was arrested last year for fraud (but is currently out on bail). What he sold the Iraqis, and many others, was – literally – a plastic handle with a […]

 
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