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Be Present In What You Are Doing Right Now So You Can Finally Start Enjoying Life

It’s unfortunate that in our lives today, we are pretty much running on autopilot. We don’t even realize what we are doing half the time. How many times has this happened to you: you are driving down a road, and after a few minutes you ask yourself, “How did I even end up here?” You ...

The Most Unusual Professions

Getting paid to do something that you love has always been the goal. But doing something unique for a living? Now that’s even more interesting. We happen to have a variety of those here. Are you ready to be surprised? Well then, go ahead – explore our selection of 8 most unusual professions in the ...

Eddy Goldfarb invented chattering teeth and 800 other legendary toys

The New Yorker has a wonderful profile of 98-year-old inventor Eddy Goldfarb, creator of some of the world's most iconic toys, including the bubble gun, Kerplunk, and perhaps most notably, chattering teeth. They include a fun tour of his works... ...

Someone stole $230,000 worth of beef and 7 hot tubs

Canadian police are searching for a truck diver who pulled up to an Alberta meat-packing plant, packed his semi with more than $230,000 worth of meat, and drove off. Now it's come out that a few days later, someone drove a truck registered under the same fake name, perhaps even the same truck, stopped by ...

Owen Morse sets hang gliding world record for piloting 222.22 miles over California’s Owens Valley

“This flight was a dream come true for me. For six years I’ve been chasing the out-and-back world record, and this year, all the pieces of the puzzle finally came together beautifully.” — Owen Morse, hang glider ...

‘Killer Queen Black’: like multiplayer ‘Joust’

I have been enjoying Killer Queen Black.

I started playing KQB in beta, on the recommendation of some friends who played the arcade version regularly in a bar. This game is a hoot!

In addition to a 'Military' win where you beat up the other team with flying creatures that operate a heck of a lot ...

Watch: Wild hyperreal Hot Wheels and Matchbox car race video complete with announcers

I prefer this to the real thing. The cartoon fun is infectious and, well, nobody dies.

More thrills at 3Dbotmaker, home to 1:64 Diecast Sports Action Racing!

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Swiss gruyere named world’s best cheese at global competition

What's the world's best cheese? A gruyere from Switzerland, selected from a record-breaking number of entries from 26 countries in the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin.

From the Wisconsin State Journal:

“This is quite a good cheese,” said Stefan Truttmann, who happily accepted the award when a Gruyere from Switzerland was named ...