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15 Incredible Applications of Biomimicry

15 Incredible Applications of Biomimicry

The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry listed such great ideas as Velcro, Gecko Tape and Whalepower Wind Turbines to illustrate some applications of the developing engineering practice of designing sustainable human technologies inspired by nature. Here are some more examples coming out of the biomimetics...

The 15 Smartest and Dumbest Presidents of the United States

The 15 Smartest and Dumbest Presidents of the United States

Universally and instantly recognizable, the President of the United States – the heads of state and government of the world’s largest superpower, the commander–in-chief of the US Armed Forces, the omnipotent and oft-termed “Leader of the Free World” – requires no long-winded or flowery introduction. What does require clarification, however, are the notions of “smartness” and “dumbness”.

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

10 Most Influential Weapons in History

Weapons: these ever-changing martial tools have been used to forge nations, to create empires and to topple regimes. They have shaped society, signified ranks and, of course, been brutal implements of death. They’ve brought slaughter and destruction to millions of people, but they have also liberated...

7 Most Incredible Victorian Mentalists

7 Most Incredible Victorian Mentalists

The Victorian period was a magical time. Telephones, electrical lighting, cameras and even the first automobiles all came into the public’s conscience during this era of prosperity and technological advancement. Indeed, the speed and frequency with which inventions and discoveries appeared prompted...

60 Great Pick Up Lines:  Most Original, Ordinary, and Outrageous

60 Great Pick Up Lines: Most Original, Ordinary, and Outrageous

Today's dating game is a bit overwhelming. Whether you're new to the game, returning to the game, or just out to see what kind of trouble you can get into, here is the countdown of the Best Pick Up Lines: 20 Most Original, Ordinary, and (downright) Outrageous lines to start (or end) a conversation!...

15 of the Biggest and Weirdest Undercover Operations

15 of the Biggest and Weirdest Undercover Operations

In the world of undercover ops, far from the public’s eye, all sorts of strange, twisted, and sometimes heartening things take place.

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25 Best Break Up Songs Ever

Breaking up is one of the hardest things to do. These songs make it a little easier by reminding us that it's a universal experience that everyone goes through.

10 Common and Weird Dreams People Have

10 Common and Weird Dreams People Have

Dreams are the subject of great debate amongst dream experts, sleep researchers and doctors. Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud once stated: "Dreams are often most profound when the seem the most crazy." Here are some of the most common and weird dreams many people experience while they sleep.1. Flying...

10 Things We Wish Had Never Been Invented

10 Things We Wish Had Never Been Invented

Some things might have been better off not being invented. Now we're not denying that these come with some good ... convenience, connectedness, etc. We're just saying... sometimes the bad seems to outweigh the good.

10 Mistakes Everyone Should Make Before They Die

10 Mistakes Everyone Should Make Before They Die

Life's toughest lessons are learned by making mistakes. It's what we learn from our experiences, the good, the bad, the ugly, that matter most. Have some fun with these tongue in cheek common mistakes that (we think) everyone should commit at least once in a lifetime. 1. Getting married Everyone...