7 Things You Can Make Out Of Yourself When You Die

It’s time to put your affairs in order. And yet — you’re still not ready to let go. Totally understandable! And, fortunately for you, you don’t have to. It’s all thanks to the alarming number of services just waiting to turn your dearly departed remains into the latest accessory, utensil or pastime. May you rest in peace — on your loved ones’ desks forever.


1 In 3 Americans Are On File In The FBI's Criminal Database

The FBI has over 77.7 million Americans in its master database of criminals. And according to the Wall Street Journal, they’re adding between 10,000 and 12,000 new names per day. That means that roughly one out of every three American adults has a file with the FBI.


How London's Amazing New Trains Were Designed

“I remember going on the Tube trains when I was very young, and thinking ‘this is amazing’. The smell, the noise — the wooden floors, the wooden escalators of the time — incredible to think that we had those,” says Paul Priestman, director and co-founder of London design agency Priestmangoode.


What's The Worst Airport Terminal In America?

Air travel, once the pinnacle of style in America, has evolved into a fluorescent-lit, crumb-strewn hellscape of stinky carpets, underpaid and overworked employees, and fights between drunk racists and tall people. It’s easy to claim your local terminal is the worst, but which of America’s many airport terminals is truly the worst?


These Insanely Detailed Star Wars Models Are Truly Works Of Art

As the next wave of leaks from the next Star Wars are oh-so-slow to trickle in, hopefully this will tide you over: A colossal collection of 140 photographs featuring Industrial Light & Magic’s model-building process from 1977 to 1983. It’s simply incredible.


What If We Visualised Rhythm With Circles Instead Of Traditional Bars

Music is inherently orderly (at least, most of it is), but you’d never know it by looking at a page full of notes and notation. However, a new TED video shows how the backbone of any piece of music — rhythm — can be easily visualised using a simple wheel and hand.


This Is What Happens When You Give McDonald's To Organic Food 'Experts'

Video: “What happens when you serve McDonald’s food to some experts and pretend it’s a new organic meal?” ask Sacha and Cedrique. To answer this question they went to a organic food fair in Houten, Netherlands, armed with disguised McNuggets and Big Macs. You can imagine what happens — or just watch their video.


The Man Who Invented The Pringles Can Was Buried Inside A Pringles Can

Pringles varieties are as vast and varied as the stars in the sky: Barbecue. Sour Cream & Onion. Buffalo Ranch. Extreme Blazin’ Buffalo Ranch. But one, single Pringles can exists on this Earth with a peculiar sort of flavour dust and no chips at all — the Pringles can that holds the ashes of its inventor, Fredric Baur.


CGI Footage Of People Falling And Not Getting Up Makes Me Laugh So Hard

I must be a horrible person because I howled so hard when I saw this CGI footage by Dave Fothergill that shows computer-generated people falling down over and over again as they get swept around by a swinging metal fence. Don’t get me wrong, I’m rooting for these clumsy CGI folk to make it through, but I’m laughing at them too.


This Creepy Halloween Ad From IKEA Is Just Perfect, Danny

IKEA, in general, is a frightening place, a bizarre isolated world unto itself filled with sad, desperate people. Sometimes, I feel like I’ll never make it out of that maze alive. That’s what makes this ad from IKEA Singapore, promoting its late-night shopping hours, one of the best Halloween ads I’ve ever seen.


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