Politicians called it a symbol of European failure. Media reports called it squalid. But until it was bulldozed this week, the Idomeni refugee camp offered hope to the thousands of people who lived there.
Lanzhou New Area is supposed to be the “diamond” on China’s Silk Road Economic Belt, a new metropolis carved out of the mountains in the country’s arid northwest. But it's shaping up to be fool’s gold, a ghost city in the making.
When a DJI Phantom 3 loses signal, it tries to return straight to its home point. Which can be a problem if there's something in the way, like, say, a church steeple.
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What it takes to make your favorite spaceships tick, hum, and drone.
Jongha Choi's colorful, collapsible furniture collection is perfect for small spaces that need more seating and more art.
The science behind why we are terrible at making decisions for ourselves but are so quick to say "I told you so."
A new meta analysis in Perspectives in Psychological Science looked at 33 studies on the relationship between deliberate practice and athletic achievement, and found that practice just doesn't matter that much.
Rob Scallon's shovel guitar looks like it shouldn't work. It has one string. It's a shovel. But when used to play Megadeth's thrash metal opus "Holy Wars... The Punishment Due," it... does?
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by triggering a debate over surveillance techniques, but still must pay a penalty for illegally leaking a trove of classified intelligence documents.
Got a terabyte external hard drive at home? Great. Now go buy 199 more and you'll be able to store all the data that was required to make this math proof.
This video, which came out last year, examines the human cost of the second World War and compares the human toll to other wars in history.
Social media presents an opportunity to monitor and look at your partner’s information more than that’s good for you. Too bad we're all already addicted to it.
Nowadays, telling someone that you’ve started using a dating app is hardly an unusual thing to say. But swiping left and right to find friendship? That's a little bit stranger.
Platinum is one of the most expensive metals, in part because it is considered so rare. Doesn't mean you can't find some on the side of the road.
Tony Zhou from YouTube's Every Frame A Painting breaks down the film editing in the US and UK trailers for the new "Ghostbusters" and how editors can make or break a joke.
Let's get this out of the way: the trillion dollar F-35 fighter jet program is an embarrassing mess. But it’s hard not to marvel at the very expensive technology’s promises.
If there's one thing you'd rather not be trapped in a kitchen with than a velociraptor, it's definitely Jar Jar Binks. A brave film editor created that horror.
While the insect’s anatomy indicates that it should be able to fly slowly or hover, the team has yet to witness one of the insects flying first-hand.
The Rio Olympic ambitions of Great Britain’s top decathlete Ashley Bryant could be dashed because his pole vaults failed to arrive in Götzis due to an airline cock-up.
The Cincinnati Zoo has a bunch of cheetahs and an extra GoPro camera and we're go glad they decided to put those things together.
If you think you're hot right now, just wait.
Not even if you were really excited about the game. Not even if it's your favorite game ever.
Two important things happened at this weekend's Libertarian Party National Convention: the party nominated Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate and James Weeks, a candidate for party chair, got naked on stage.
A 4-year-old boy escaped with serious — albeit non-life-threatening — injuries Saturday after he crawled through a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and into a gorilla enclosure, where he was picked up by a 400-pound, 17-year-old male gorilla, the zoo said.
International football player Alan Pulido has been rescued in northeast Mexico hours after he was kidnapped, officials say.
Memorial day, what with its nice weather, is the first big grilling weekend of the year. Why slave away in a hot kitchen on a beautiful day when you can toil over an open flame in the pounding sunshine for hours? It's the American way!
A Verizon service disruption unleashed travel chaos at a terminal at Kennedy International Airport on Sunday night, grinding the check-in process to a near halt and forcing airline employees to hand-write boarding passes for thousands of unhappy passengers.
In the past nine months, Thais have been charged for clicking “like” on subversive Facebook memes. Or for allegedly insulting the king’s pet dog. Others have been detained simply for raising three fingers, an anti-tyranny salute from the “Hunger Games” films.
Hate the hassle of trying to use your favorite streaming services internationally? Us too. Get your movies fast wherever you go with your Getflix.
There's a new reason to get a Nexus phone: storage baby, and lots of it. Infinite, to be exact.
Manhattan isn't the only city with a Stonehenge-day to illuminate concrete canyons of skyscrapers.
You don't actually have to go to the Genius Bar and waste your time and money with Apple. There are people who know how to fix your laptop. And this guy is proof that they're experts too.
The slain victim was a man shot in the head inside his vehicle, acting Houston Police Chief Martha Montalvo told reporters. A suspect also was killed, police said.
Rain is devastating Southeast Texas in unimaginable ways. Six people are confirmed dead, others are missing, and cities are being torn apart by damage.
From Brett Favre’s dongshot to Anthony Weiner’s vestige, a power ranking of the biggest dick-related downfalls in history.
Now he just needs to program it to take them to their Little League games. Also damn, that RC car is crazy powerful.
Collecting terrible ads is ridiculously easy: I chose the five worst out of about 1,000 horrendous ads. This wasn’t so easy. I chose five pretty good ads/campaigns out of zero great ones.
Do you ever get the feeling that the people you follow on social media are more popular and active than you are? Unfortunately, this is probably not your imagination. Due to a strange social phenomenon, chances are that you’re right.
This is Kjerag, Norway. If you'd like to take in the area's incredible beauty without jumping off a cliff, you can always hike it. Or watch you could just watch this video. That works too.