The Majestic Mythical Santaur Is Perfectly Captured In This Ornament

If you thought Santa himself was difficult to spot as he made his global rounds on Christmas Eve, there are even less confirmed sightings of his stepbrother the Santaur. You’ll never see him talking to kids at shopping malls, or posing for photos in a parade. In fact his mere existence is questionable, were it not for the fact that Archie McPhee has released this wonderful Santaur ornament.


You Can Climb Through This Web Made From 44km Of Tape

Twelve people and 10 days: That’s how long the artist collective Numen / For Use says it took to create a cellophane jungle gym inside this gallery in Paris, where visitors can crawl inside their milky, transparent network like spiders on a web. How much tape did they use? About 44km.


These Gorgeous Photos Show Whisky As You've Never Seen It Before

The bottom of a whisky glass turns out to be far more complex, beautiful, and scientifically fascinating than you might expect. These photographs of dried whisky rings taken by Phoenix-based photographer Ernie Button now inspiring physicists who study complex fluids.


Can The Design Of Hospitals Help Patients Recover Faster?

Can the way hospitals are designed improve the experiences of staff and visitors, and even the recovery of patients? Lucy Maddox finds out.


Sideshow Fills The Joseph Gordon-Levitt Hole In Your Figure Collection

Before it’s through, Sideshow Collectibles will have turned every single character appearing in a comic book movie into an impossibly lifelike and detailed 12-inch action figure. And that’s perfectly OK, because it means we even get a miniature version of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s John Blake from The Dark Knight Rises, and we (those who saw the film) all know why that’s awesome.


What's Your Worst Holiday Travel Horror Story?

We all have one of those holiday travel stories. That time you got to the airport and realised you forgot to click the buy button. That time you stepped onto the train platform and the zipper on your suitcase broke sending all of your sweaters onto the tracks. That time you got on a bus and your carsick neighbour barfed on his shoes. Life is just a John Candy movie waiting to happen.


Visualising The Notes Played In Songs On A Piano-Turned-Histogram

Ever wondered how many times a certain note gets played during the course of a song? Well, this tool developed by Joey Cloud lets you visualise the number of times each note is played on a histogram — that happens to look exactly like the piano keyboard it represents.


A Radical Plan To Fix America's Worst Airport

Trying to name the worst airport in America produces a challenging and crowded field, but in the end, there was no competition: LaGuardia won out by a landslide. And not just according to you — that’s according to experts, the governor, and even Joe Biden.


Chef Sean Brock Shows How To Make The Perfect Cheeseburguer

Video: Sean Brock is one of the hosts of the TV show The Mind of a Chef and the executive chef at Husk, in Charleston, South Carolina. His cheeseburgers are legendary, they have a ground meat and bacon double patty and, of course, cheese. This is how he makes them.


Japanese Underwater City Could Fit 5000 People And Draw Energy From The Seabed

Japanese construction firm Shimizu Corp just revealed its new project: An underwater city capable of fitting 5000 people and draw its energy from the seabed. Shimizu says the project would take five years to build and the technology required would be ready in 15 years.


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