Dubai's Newest Twin Towers Will Look Like A Pair Of Blunts

Economic downturn be damned, this pair of spliff-shaped buildings are determined to rise high on the Dubai horizon. While they won’t give the Burj Khalifa a run for its money, these twin towers are already being touted as the world’s tallest duo. I hope they will be nicknamed the Dubai Brothers. Get it, because Dubai sounds like doobie? Sigh.


That Time The Internet Teamed Up To Buy A Town Through A Google Doc

Ghost towns are known to pop up on eBay every once in a while, but they’re often snapped up just as fast by eager developers or industrious preppers. Not so for the 62-acre town of Johnsonville, Connecticut, which is currently up for auction after remaining abandoned for more than 20 years. Now, a group of people are trying to buy it. With the help of a Google Doc.


A Reversible Hoodie Hides A Warm Puffy Vest On The Inside

For those times when it’s a little chilly to step outside without an outer layer, but not quite cold enough for a jacket, Nike’s Tech Fleece Aeroloft Windrunner serves as an extra-insulated hoodie thanks to a warm built-in vest filled with 800-fill down. And for those times when the puffy vest look isn’t quite working for you, the hoodie can be reversed to create a subtler fleece look, without sacrificing warmth.


Fireball Whisky Contains An Antifreeze Ingredient

Fireball is a ragingly popular, sickly sweet elixir that’s taken America by storm. Fireball is also made with propylene glycol, a common ingredient in some antifreezes. That’s an unsettling fact, so unsettling that Norway, Sweden and Finland just recalled the booze. But it’s not necessarily as unsettling as it sounds.


Watching This Guy Joggling Light Balls Inside A Cone Puts Me In Trance

Video: Greg Kennedy is an award-winning juggler and former Cirque du Soleil member capable of juggling with almost any object. But watching him doing it with nine light balls inside a cone really impressed me. The light and the sound repetitive patterns put me immediately into a state of trance.


Monster Machines: Say Hello To America's Newest Attack Sub

After five years of construction, the newest submarine in the US fleet is ready to set sail. But this Virginia-class sub is not like the others — it’s far more deadly and way less expensive to operate.


These Pictures Of Sushi Floating In The Space Are Truly Awesome

If someone thinks that by mixing awesome with awesome the result is going to be something different than pure awesome, he should check Space Sushi out: A bizarre Twitter account (and Tumblr) devoted to pictures of sushi floating in the space. Is there anything more awesome than that?


This Typographic Climbing Wall Stretches The Length Of A Beach

There’s no forgetting where you are when you visit this climbing wall — because the place name is spelt out in giant letter along its 40m length.


Citi Bike Is Finally Being Treated Like Public Transport

After months of troubles reported by New York City’s bikeshare, it seems that Citi Bike has finally charted a path towards success. It’s going to be more expensive, but will offer improved service and more bikes. But here’s the change that will make all the difference: Citi Bike will get a new leader — one who used to run the city’s transit authority.


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