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With acts like One Direction, The Wanted and Big Time Rush storming the pop charts, boy bands are back in a big way. But if history is anything to go by fame can be fleeting for today’s fresh-faced pinups. We take a look at the new breed and those that inspired hordes of screaming teens […] [Read More]
Maybe it’s because NASA’s had its wings clipped by budget cuts, but the Russians have produced some photos of the Earth that are arguably more spectacular than ours. Check out these 121-megapixel images taken by the weather satellite Elektro-L No.1 that capture Earth in one image from 22,369 miles away. It’s the highest-resolution photo of Earth yet. [Read More]
Think you can surf a 78-foot wave?
Garrett McNamara did, and broke the Guinness World Records for the largest wave ridden for more than a foot.
But the 44-year-old Hawaiian pro surfer had no intentions to do so when he woke up that morning in Portugal, the Associated Press reports.[Read More]
Danny Lesh admits he’s a vigilante. But on Bike to Work Day, he’s a hero to bikers everywhere. The Washington, D.C., man told DCist and local TV stations his bike was stolen, then posted for sale on Craigslist. Lesh says he responded to the ad, took his own bike for a “test ride,” and drove [...] [Read More]
A new discovery by archaeologists provides more evidence refuting the popular idea the Mayans predicted Earth’s demise for Dec. 21, 2012. So the closest we’ll get is a terrible movie with John Cusack and Woody Harrelson. Sorry, world. An article published in the journal Science tells of the new discovery: Archaeologists have found a Mayan [...] [Read More]
A New Jersey tattoo artist loves his iPod Nano so much, he turned his body into an iPod dock of sorts. Dave Hurban of Dynasty Tattoo in Newfield, N.J., implanted four magnets into his wrist to hold his Nano in place at all times. This ups the ante on the trend of wearing Nanos as [...] [Read More]