Andrew Schwartze jumping joy photo of the day
Alcohol Fact or Fiction
For some of us, alcohol has negative connotations, such as bad behavior, rowdiness and terrible hangovers. For others, alcohol is a positive substance that helps to loosen up social situations and puts you in a better mood. There are a number of myths about alcohol that we have researched and decided to debunk for you in one helpful post!
People Are Awesome 2013
Some people will do the unimaginable to make it big. The daring individuals who participated in the creation of this video may be doing it for the adrenaline rush, or just to make it into this increasingly popular series of videos on YouTube. Whatever their goal, these performers sure do know how to amaze!
Game of Logic: Shuffle
Shuffle is one of these games that seem easy at first, but require more and more strategy as you go up on the levels!
The once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been executed for treason after being branded \”despicable human scum\”, according to the state news agency.
Jang Song-thaek was a mentor to the young North Korean dictator and one of the regime\’s most influential figures until he was publicly purged last week.
Pictures emerged of the 67-year-old Mr Jang being dragged out of his seat by police at a government meeting and official North Korean photographs were quickly doctored to remove all traces of him.
The Copenhagen Wheel was developed in MIT especially for the city of Copenhagen. This smart wheel connect to your smartphone and give you extra push when you need it with its tiny motor, helps absorb energy when you brake, and learns everything there is to know about how you ride your bike, so it will learn and know exactly when you\’re going to need that extra help. In a world becoming greener, and with bicycling being such a healthy activity, this wheel may revolutionize what it means to ride a bike.
The Cutest Way of Learning About Nanomedicine!
In a revolutionary recent discovery, IBM researchers in Singapore used common plastic to engineer it into nanomedicine, or miniscule medicine. The piece of plastic is 1,000 times smaller than a grain of sand and can be used to attack fungi that are resistant to antibiotics. This discovery is being considered a breakthrough for anti-fungal treatments and hopefully the treatment of infections that affect billions of people.
The breakthrough research is simply explained in this charming animated video, so be sure to share with your friends and family – especially any young ones who are interested in science!
This Snow Diving Fox demonstrates the amazing skills used to hunt for mice in deep snow. The fox has amazingly sensitive hearing and when combined with a built in magnetic like compass he plots a course like a ballistic missile to target the mouse hidden beneath the snow.
A Performance to Melt Your Heart
André Rieu is one of the most famous violinists, even musicians, in the world. He is known for his creative and artful performances, and always has a surprise up his sleeve, to the delight of his audience. In this performance, he introduced, and plays with, a very special guest. Akim Kamare, a 5 year old violinst who has captured Rieu’s heart from the first time they met, and will surely do the same to yours…
Western democracies have a great and serious problem: larger and larger swaths of people, when asked their opinion on certain matters, keep coming back with the wrong opinion. Surely, something must be done about this!
The other option is to de-link Islam from violence by ensuring that people stop carrying out acts of violence in the name of Islam; or to create ways for people actually to acquire quality healthcare at affordable prices; or seriously to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, or to stop those in power from \’making up the rules as they go along\’, which as Daniel Hannan puts it, \”means, in short, that there is no effective rule of law.\”