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10 Dumbest Places To Meet The Love of Your Life
If you're single and ready to mingle, it's important to know where you can meet other people who are similarly single and ready to mingle. For example, there's the bar scene, the nightclub dance floor, or the sleepwear section at Wal-Mart. Of course, there are places it's not so good to meet the love of your life. After all, you may have to recount this story at your wedding with your parents, your true love's parents, and your 98-year-old grandmother looking on. With that in mind, we've got the 10 places you really don't want to meet someone you may end up shackling yourself to for the rest of your life.
7 Fantastic Uses for a Retired Airplane
Come the end of their flying careers, not all airplanes are destined to rust away in boneyards like the one seen above (this yard in particular being AMARG in Tuscon). Thanks to the creative efforts of a growing number of people, disused aircraft are being snapped up at an impressive rate, only to be repurposed and used in a surprising variety of ways. With adaptations ranging from living spaces through to children's playgrounds, all are saving these once majestic machines from a lonely death and providing the surrounding environment with a unique and useful reminder of their previous days above ground.
10 Amazing Facts About Bees and Wasps
Everyone has an opinion about bees and wasps, ranging from wild, hysterical arm waving to wild, hysterical body contortions. You see black and yellow out of the corner of your eye, hear that droning sound, and immediately start flailing. Sting! It's gonna sting me! Most people don't care if its a bee, wasp or hornet, they just don't want to get stung. But the suborder of Apocrita (which contains all bees, wasps and hornets) is an amazing, talented group - and not just the branch of the family that gives us honey. Wasps also perform a vital service controlling pest populations at a scale you probably haven't considered. Sure, they can all sting... but, important note: they don't give a crap about stinging you in the first place. And if they do sting you - guess why? Because of all that flailing around you're doing.
6 Great American Garage Entrepreneurs
Setting up shop in a garage may sound like a cliché, but did you know that a number of thriving American businesses really got their start that way? One of the most famous examples is, of course, Apple Inc., founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday at age 56, and his friend Steve Wozniak. Find out about their brainchild and other major companies that trace their roots to humble birthplaces.
The 15 Best PC Games
The PC is the oldest gaming platform. It was around at the dawn of gaming, and it continues to be home to the biggest blockbusters and the most intriguing indie games. Some gamers may scoff at the costs or the keyboard-and-mouse control setup, but PC gaming is more affordable than it's ever been before (not to mention its games are cheaper at launch, and digital distribution retailers such as Steam often offer ridiculous sales with deep discounts), and the keyboard-and-mouse remains the best way to control first-person shooters, the genre that's driving game development these days.
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The 13 Most Dangerous Bridges in America
The deadly I-35W Mississippi River bridge collapse in Minnesota alerted many to the poor condition of bridges in the US, but even nearly four years after the accident, there are still thousands of unsafe bridges in operation today. Whether it's poor design, age, or maintenance, hundreds of thousands of Americans drive on potentially dangerous bridges every day. Read on to find out if you're making regular trips on one of them.
20 Truly Amazing Android Hacks
Android is an excellent mobile operating system as is, but if you want to add stability and speed to your phone, you're going to have to hack it. Android hacks vary in practicality and difficulty, but you don't have to be a computer whiz to start hacking away.
Top 10 Solutions to Real Life’s Most Annoying Problems
You're fat, in debt, bite your nails, live in a filthy hovel you call an apartment, can't find a decent job, and your life sucks. Well, maybe it isn't that bad, but if you could stand to improve things in one area or another we can help.
The 10 Types of Writers' Block and How to Overcome Them
Writer's Block. It sounds like a fearsome condition, a creative blockage. The end of invention. But what is it, really? Part of why Writer's Block sounds so dreadful and insurmountable is the fact that nobody ever takes it apart. People lump several different types of creative problems into one broad category. In fact, there's no such thing as "Writer's Block," and treating a broad range of creative slowdowns as a single ailment just creates something monolithic and huge. Each type of creative slowdown has a different cause — and thus, a different solution. Instead of feeling overwhelmed by the terrifying mystique of Writer's Block, it's better to take it apart and understand it — and then conquer it. Here are 10 types of Writer's Block and how to overcome each type.
The 6 Biggest Web 2.0 Flops To Date
In more ways than not, "Web 2.0" was the late 2000's equivalent of the 1990's Internet craze. Beyond a handful of undeniable success stories (Facebook and YouTube come to mind) lies a vast wasteland of promising yet failed ventures whose only hope was being part of the Web 2.0 movement. It's not at all unlike the late 1990's, which produced a few enduring champions (namely Google) but relegated ill-prepared companies like Lycos and Webvan to the tech graveyard.