From Sky To Table In 12 Hours

Saturday night, I had dove breasts and braised pheasant for dinner. That’s because that morning, I’d shot them, brought them home, cleaned them on my back porch, then sat and watched as my girlfriend made them for dinner.


Someone Figured Out How To Turn Puzzles Into A Board Game

Puzzles can be a fun way to kill some time with friends or family, but there’s no real competition until someone claims the last piece. How are you supposed to know who’s superior to who? The folks at GameBrotherZ have come up with a solution with a board game called Tracktic that combines your love of puzzles with your love of victory (and rubbing it in).


Passenger Air Travel In The 1920s As Told Through Cigarette Cards

Passenger air travel in the 1920s and 1930s was a uniquely exhilarating experience — provided you could afford it. But for those of us stuck in a world where flying has become a mundane and sometimes excruciating ordeal, we can at least live vicariously through the past. A website called The Passion of Former Days has collected some promotional cards which give us a peek into the world of flight in the 1920s.


And Here's A Treasure Trove Of '90s Videos About The Internet 

Remember the ’90s, when we had videos on VHS to teach us about this new thing called the internet? Lucky for us, Andy Baio (@waxpancake) has preserved those tapes for the YouTube generation.


These Geometric Patterns Will Bend Your Mind

These infinity GIFs, created by Swedish artist Erik Soderberg, are pretty dangerous. I started watching them because they’re really cool, and I ended up completely paralysed, trapped inside those geometric patterns.


Train Etiquette Posters From 1970s Japan Are Just As Relevant Today

Don’t smoke in the train station. Don’t spit your gum on the floor. And please don’t splay your legs out like no one else is around you. These sound like basic rules of today’s public transport, but they’re actually messages that graced the walls of Tokyo’s subway 40 years ago.


These Parasite Bugs Can Control Their Hosts' Brains From Inside

The November’s issue of National Geographic has a fascinating article titled Mindsuckers, the tale of tiny beasts that get into their victims bodies to eat them from inside and control their bodies, turning them into remote controlled zombies. And there are more horror ahead, masterfully photographed by Anand Varma.


The Best Sleeping Pad For Every Camper

Believe it or not, outdoor sleeping pads can now be more comfortable than your bed at home. And all that comfort can come in a package smaller than your water bottle. Thanks to new materials and bonding technology, your old Boy Scout sleeping roll is totally obsolete. So what should you buy instead?


Outdoor Sleeping Pad Comparison Data

Here’s the hard data and size comparison pictures to accompany the outdoor sleeping pad comparison. Hopefully, this gives you a substantial ability to compare the pads and draw your own conclusions.


Here Are Some Fantastic Starships To Make You Dream About The Future

Watching cool illustrations of starships — like these fantastic designs by Mack Sztaba — is always an exercise of painful day dreaming for me. I always get into a black hole that gets me to new worlds and vessels that I would never see — which really sucks. I wish I were there, on board this Zeus cruiser.


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