Most poisonous mushrooms won’t kill you—they’ll simply cause a severe headache or vomiting. Death-cap mushrooms are not like the others. As little as half an Amanita phalloides contains enough toxin... continue reading
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In 1958, scientists from Russia left a plastic bust of Vladimir Lenin at the Southern Pole of Inaccessibility, and as of 2007 it was still there. What does it mean? Guest host John... continue reading
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To quote from clickbait 'The answer might surprise you' - lots of references still say the mighty F-1 engine used on the Saturn V is the post powerful rocket motor ever, but, there... continue reading
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The idea of this video is to specifically reach people who are against decriminalization and to take them seriously. There is an abundance of pro arguments and content on the internet – and while they... continue reading
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I'd never heard of moiré effect beacons until I got an email asking me about them. It seemed like a really clever idea - but it was really hard to research. Or at least it was, until I stumbled upon one... continue reading
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Published on May 21, 2017
After four years of living off the grid we've gathered some wisdom we'd like to share with you.
Please enjoy...ten MORE things we wish we'd known before we went off grid.
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posted by Buck3 years 1 month ago • 1,843 views • 10:28
I built this pottery kiln and some pottery from termite mound clay to test an alternative clay source to my usual one from the creek bank. I started by making a large grate from ordinary clay. It was just... continue reading
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"...a really big drain called a spillway. And once you see it full of spiraling water, it is hard to take your eyes off it.
For the first time in a decade, January and February have brought... continue reading
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It’s probably the most well known peacetime battle between the USA and the Soviet Union, in both technological and ideological terms of the 20th century.
Although the USA won... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 4 years 1 month 1 week ago • 808 views • 14:23
There is extreme fishing and then is going to such extremes that you have a rod and a worm-like lure fused to your face. Quite frankly it's the type of commitment we admire. Meet... continue reading
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YouTube: Disenchanted with the out-of-date curriculum of traditional college, Jeremy Rossmann dropped out of MIT. Within a few years, he and co-founder Ashu Desai, started The Make School, a college replacement... continue reading
A bug in Google Chrome allows malicious websites to turn users’ computers into clandestine listening devices, a programmer discovered.
Tal Atler, a web developer in Israel, discovered that once you... continue reading
YouTube Description: Imagine a mouthful of pop rocks plus Novocaine plus dandelions and you'll have an idea of what buzz buttons are like! Big in Brazil, the buzz buttons inspired us to call on our favorite... continue reading