It takes its color from a specific species of green algae and bacteria.

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It turns into snow. This happened in Russia, Novosibirsk.

This is a real cloud created by a Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde. The cloud requires thorough preparation, such as the right temperature in the room, humidity and lighting.

Time named this one of the best inventions of 2012.

Apparently, a lot of colleges in the United States have fraternity and sorority groups. These organisations are basically support groups – sisterhoods and brotherhoods of students founded on the ideals of scholarship, community service, leadership and life-long friendship. The groups are identified by Greek letters and have unusual names, such as Alpha Epsilon Pi, Kappa Sigma and Zeta Tau Alpha, to name a few.

This stuff is taken seriously. Members have their own glossary of terms, initiation rituals and secrecy. There is even an online shop that sells Greek gear for the most popular fraternities and sororities.

…as imagined by Charles Le Brun, the most prominent artist of the 17th century in France. What was he smoking?

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Picture of a baby kangaroo

December 8, 2012

Did you know that a baby kangaroo is called a joey?

A guy demonstrates the world’s most advanced prosthetic bionic arm. He shows different grips and movements of the arm triggered by his muscles. What a great piece of technology.

I wrote earlier about Doritos’ interesting approach to branding of their product. Last summer, they gave some free gigs at various house parties across the UK.

Here comes their Christmas greeting to their fans, a remake of a classic song Stay Another Day by East 17 with a bit of a Mexican twist.

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It’s not always easy to understand what British people think simply by listening. Sometimes, you have look beneath the surface. This guide will help you do that.

Rent a place like this.

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