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The Bike-Share Oversupply in China (16 photos)

Last year, bike sharing took off in China, with dozens of bike-share companies quickly flooding city streets with millions of brightly colored rental bicycles. However, the rapid growth vastly outpaced immediate demand and overwhelmed Chinese cities, where infrastructure and regulations were not prepared to handle a sudden flood of millions of shared bicycles. source

The Fantasy Coffins of Ghana (22 photos)

Imagine a funeral in which the polished mahogany coffin is replaced by a whimsical wood-carved sculpture. Imagine a last farewell not accompanied by uncontrollable sobs but by celebration. Imagine a journey to the other side with style. Now stop imagining, because the Ga people in coastal Ghana believe when people die they should be sent

15 Huge Supercomputers That Were Less Powerful Than Your Smartphone

15. ENIAC There’s no contest when comparing a smartphone to the first-generation ENIAC (Electronic Numeral Integrator And Computer), which was developed in 1949 and used to compute firing tables for the missile range at White Sands, New Mexico. Some even argue that it’s not a supercomputer, other than its size—ENIAC took up 15,000 square feet

20 Inventions That Killed Their Inventors

20. JIM FIXX – RAN HIMSELF TO DEATH After Jim Fixx wrote “The Complete Book of Running” in 1977, he started a craze that still hasn’t faded away. While he didn’t invent running itself, Fixx is credited with starting the fitness revolution in America, and he’s known for making recreational running popular. He often extolled

Most Beautiful Women Police Force In The World (20 photos)

When you say the word police officer the first thing your mind jumps to is a male. However, there are plenty of talented and courageous police woman. Being a cop is no longer just a job for the men in the world, and in our opinion women look a lot better in that uniform. Here

Disturbingly Real Shooting Targets Sold In The US (8 pics)

For those who are not regulars at their local gun club, you might be surprised to know that shooting targets aren’t all the classic bullseye or silhouetted portrait. No, some of them are much more realistic, as the Amsterdam-based magazine Useful Photography has pointed out. The publication collects everyday images, and for issue 11 depicts

Top 10 Real Life Cases of Feral Children..

Many people might be surprised to discover that there are real life people who exist in the wild among animals and nature. Tarzan and Mowgli stories are not just the stuff of fiction. Throughout the last 200 years that have been many reported cases of people growing up with animals. These individuals have been discovered,

Awe-Inspiring Pictures Of Shaolin Monks Training (20 photos)

Shaolin Kungfu practiced by monks from Shaolin Monastery takes martial arts to a brand new level. As Shaolin monks believe the strength comes only from the mind, there are almost no limits to what can be done with their bodies during the trainings. They practice techniques centered around balance, strength, endurance, and self defense. They