This is what happens when people come back from vacation in China and try to get into Beijing. And you thought your puny traffic jams were crazy.
One of the factors that keeps electric vehicles from wide adoption is range anxiety. Though battery technologies have come a long way in the last decade, with 100 miles on a charge being common, people still want to know they can take off on a family vacation or a weekend away.
image credit Every single person has an entirely different way of eating. Some eat quickly, while others eat slowly.
Dutch scientists of the University of Delft have created the world's biggest human-made wave generator.
The Highlands of Scotland present arguably the most beautiful landscape in Britain all year round, in this case bathed in a warm summer glow.
image credit Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett has always had an affinity for monsters. As a kid growing up in '60s psychedelic San Francisco, he became obsessed with watching horror movies and reading comics.
image credit: Jeroen Mul There's an all-new festival in Yokohama that's been attracting kids and adults since 2014 and there's nothing else you can see there but a bunch of Pikachus roaming around the city.
How much does a crash in Formula 1 cost? Former Formula 1 team boss Eddie Jordan explains. Vimeo link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
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image credit The obliteration of Earth is old hat. Everyone from Isaac Newton to Jerry Falwell has put forward a date for the end of the world, whether it will come through floods, fire, or alien invasion.
The modern day toilet is convenient, but has one major fault; it requires us to sit. While sitting to do our business may be considered 'civilized,' studies show the natural squat position improves our ability to eliminate.
image credit The L-shaped building on the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Page Street in Berkeley, California is the site of the old Jacuzzi Brothers machine shop, home to an ever-expanding family of Italian immigrants who experienced triumph, tragedy, fame, great wealth, and then poverty.
Remember the Braaaad Pitt video for Campaign For Wool. They have now released the second video in the series.
Most fruits are packed with antioxidants, fiber, potassium, and vitamins. Plus, they have all sorts of health benefits to go along with each delicious bite.
Paddle boarding with whales in Esperance, Western Australia. YouTube link The Presurfer
image credit It's relatively difficult to get lost without a trace, at least these days. But history contains a number of examples of individuals (and groups) who seemingly managed to vanish into thin air.
image credit Domestic cats roll. They roll and roll and roll - not constantly, but often enough that the behavior eventually caught the attention of scientists.
image credit When we read Greek and Roman accounts of the Celts, we come away with a caricature of uncouth barbarians who wear trousers and drink undiluted wine, who go naked into battle and who are terrified by an eclipse.
These cat-sized rats may look terrifying - but they are one of man's best friends in Africa. The foot-long Gambian pouched rats are being trained in landmine detection in a pioneering project at Tanzania's Sokoine University of Agriculture.
The photos taken by Farm Security Administration photographers in the 1930s are some of the most iconic images in American history.