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It’s called Portals, and it’s two minutes of trippy eye candy.

Today in diet advice you’ll (hopefully) never need.

Nine hundred classic arcade games have been put on the internet. For free. There goes the weekend.

Ever wondered what a letter from Nikola Tesla would look like? Or what kind of stationery Kate Bush used? Wonder no more, with this archive of famous people's letterheads.

Giveaway: Norlan Whisky Glasses

Thursday October 25, 2018

For too long, the whisky-drinking world has disagreed about what receptacle they should be drinking from. The Norlan finally settles the argument – and we have some to give away.

The greatest unsolved maths problem: how much for three chicken wings?

Forest Megaphones

Tuesday October 23, 2018

Music to our ears: to amplify the sounds of nature, a group of students have installed massive megaphones in the Estonian forest.

The Thousand-Year Photo

Monday October 22, 2018

This camera is taking a single long-exposure photo over the course of a millennium. Because good things come to those who wait.

They might look like abstract paintings, but Tom Hegen’s photos of salt evaporation ponds are very real – and say something less than pretty about our impact on the world.

Mona Foma 2019: Ticket Giveaway

Friday October 19, 2018

After a decade in Hobart, Tasmania’s Mona Foma festival is moving to Launceston – and we have tickets to give away.