Mystery (Partially) Solved: Stonehenge Was A Complete Circle

One of the mysteries of Stonehenge has been solved because someone was too lazy to get a longer hose.


These Philippe Starck Bicycle Helmets Look Too Good To Wear

With their slinky curves, space-age visors and sleek polished metallic finish, you’d be forgiven for thinking that these helmets were part of the costume design for a futuristic movie. Nope, they’re just Philippe Starck’s bicycle helmets.


Chemist Uses Liquid Nitrogen Instead Of Ice In ALS Bucket Challenge

Moe Qureshi — a chemist at the University of Toronto — gave his ALS bucket challenge a shocking twist when he decided to use liquid nitrogen instead of ice. I would be terrified just by the thought of pouring liquid over my head at -321°F (-196ºC), but Moe survived the challenge unscathed — thanks to science.


Here's What Happens To Your Beer Can After You Recycle It

Since we already know what happens to us once we’ve popped the top on a few too many cold ones — hello, hangover — let’s take a look at what happens to that can after you’ve pounded it; chances are, it will be less than a few months until it’s already back chilling out in a fridge somewhere.


This Is Why Not Everything We Call Awesome Is Actually Awesome

Video: How many times did you use the word awesome today? Five, ten, fifteen times? We use the word awesome so often and, most of the time, so incorrectly that the term has lost its original sense — maybe forever. Comedian Jill Shargaa explains why in this hilarious TED talk.


Why Beer Isn't Sold In Plastic Bottles

Plastic as a material has pretty much changed the way we live our lives- it’s cheap, can be moulded into practically any shape and is, for the most the part, easily recyclable (when people bother to). So why is it that we still use glass bottles and cans to store our beer in? Is it to do with aesthetics? Taste? Or is there another factor at play?


Burning Man Ends Like A Scene From Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

Video: This could be a scene from Close Encounters of the Third Kind with all those flashing lights and colours, but it’s actually the highlight of the Burning Man: The moment when the man burns and the last night of the festival.


You Won't Be Able To Find A Book In This Beautiful New Library

Briefly You’re looking into Florida Polytechnic University’s new library. Light, bright, beautiful curves and… there’s not a single book on its shelves?


How Pabst Brought A 136-Year-Old Beer Back From The Dead

Once upon a time there was a beer. A beer with bold flavour and character. A beer that was supposedly America’s first IPA. But then the 1970s happened The tastes of the masses changed, and not for the better. A tidal wave of flavourless lager rushed in. And this unique, legendary beer was washed away in the tide. Until today.


Watch Ants Work Together Beautifully To Bring Food Home

Video: It’s always incredible to see ants work as a team by stringing their bodies together like a rope to pull something much heavier back home. It looks a lot like what us humans would do when we’re trying to move something big. Ants, they’re just like us!


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