Ready to Move In? Mystery ‘Furnished Apartment’ Found In Berlin Subway

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Employees of the Berlin subway discovered a fully furnished apartment in one of the abandoned subway tunnels, according to Berliner Kurier. The walls were complete with wallpaper and decorated with paintings. The apartment had a bed, television, chair, dresser and even a palm tree. Power was supplied by a cable network that provides electricity to a nearby metro station. Continue reading »

Make Sure Your Cat is Battle Ready With 3D Printed Cat Armor

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House cats may not seem like the warrior type. Lazy, self-centered, and prone to diving under beds at the first sign of an enemy vacuum cleaner, cats don’t exactly come to mind when you think of valiant battle steeds. Continue reading »

Giant Chocolate King-Kong Ready to Storm the Stage

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Assistants of French chocolate maker Jean-Paul Hevin work on a four-meter (13-feet) tall chocolate King-Kong created by Richard Orlinski in Colombes, near Paris, on the eve of the 20th Salon du Chocolat (Paris Chocolate Show), Oct 27, 2014. Continue reading »

Brazil ready for World Cup

It’s the tale of two World Cups. One will be played on the field. The other will be in the streets of a moody nation not yet convinced that hosting the event was worth the price paid. Even so, many across Brazil — and around the world —can’t wait for the games to begin.

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In this Monday, June 2, 2014, a youth runs with a soccer ball in a small court in the Mangueira slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The practical obstacles in accessing the Maracana stadium, located less than half a kilometer away, to watch World Cup games haven’t dampened the boys’ passion for what Brazilians call the “beautiful game.” (AP Photo/Leo Correa) Continue reading »

Apocalypse Ready: The Mercedes-Benz Zetro 2733 6×6

No really, what you see pictured here are a pair of custom tailored all-wheel drive trucks that were made by Mercedes-Benz for two über-rich Mongolian businessmen with a passion for hunting wolves. According to the German automaker, the recreational variants of its Zetros 6×6 truck were recently delivered to their respective owners in Ulan-Bator, the capital of Mongolia. Continue reading »

The Rubber Band Machine Gun is Ready to Launch on Kickstarter!

Alexander Shpetniy, a young designer from Ukraine, is proud to announce the launch of the kickstarter for his project the Rubber Band Machine Gun (hereinafter the RBMG). The plan is to raise $ 5,000 by January 17, to run a serial production of the RBMGs. Launching is appointed on Monday, December 16. The project rewards set includes a machine gun in three versions of color: light wood (standard version), black colored and burnt wood color. In addition to the basic RBMG unit there is a special fast charger add-on, which will be very practical for those who prefer speed up the process of the gun charging. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Get Ready for Hunting Season


Hounds of The Cheshire Forest Hunt push their snouts through the bars of their kennels as they eagerly await their morning walk in preparation for the start of the new hunting season, in Knutsford, England, on Oktober 31, 2013. The hunting season traditionally starts around November 1st. Although a ban on hunting has been in force since February 2005, many supporters of fox hunting are continuing to call for a repeal of the ban, saying the current law is hard to interpret and enforce. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

China’s CCTV ‘Twisted Doughnut’ Building Ready to Broadcast 2012 Olympics

The headquarters of China’s state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) will go live in time for the London 2012 Olympics – three years after its opening was delayed by a fire. Designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, the building known as the “twisted doughnut” was only partially opened in 2008 and was not fully operational for the Beijing games. The building, in the shape of a 234m bent tube, is situated in the Central Business District and boasts over 400,000 metres of floor space. Continue reading »

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Ready for Public

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is ready for the public after undergoing renovation. It cost 17.6 million pounds to renovate the museum, which is located in Edinburgh, Reuters reported.

“The portrait gallery now occupies the whole building for the first time,” National Galleries director John Leighton told Reuters. “We have opened the upper floors to provide 60 percent more space.”

In the Ramsay Room at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. (Reuters / David Moir) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Ready to Start

The Russian Soyuz TMA-22 space ship, attached to its Soyuz-FG rocket booster, sits on the pad before its launch from the Russian leased Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Mikhail Metzel/Pool/Associated Press) Click image to zoom.

Polar Bear is Ready to Step Up as Canada’s National Emblem

According to a Reuters report on October 28, a Canadian senator has launched a campaign to replace the industrious beaver with the indomitable polar bear as her country’s national emblem. Describing the beaver as “a dentally defective rat,” Conservative politician Nicole Eaton told the Senate that beavers wreak havoc on the dock at her waterfront cottage every summer.

“A country’s symbols are not constant and can change over time,” she said. “The polar bear, with its strength, courage, resourcefulness and dignity is perfect for the part.”

A polar bear swims underwater in the St-Felicien Wildlife Zoo in St-Felicien, Quebec, Canada, on October 31. According to Environment Canada, Canada is home to around 15,000 of the estimated 20,000 polar bears in the world. The U.S. (Alaska), Russia, Denmark (Greenland) and Norway are the other four countries where polar bears can be found. (Mathieu Belanger / Reuters / David R Arnot)