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Thursday, May 5th, 2016

 

How to Get a $24,000 Flight for $104

How to Get a $24,000 Flight for $104 Sam Huang is at it again. The last time we chatted with the globetrotter, he had just gotten back from a first-class trip around the world on Emirates (of which he only had to shell out $300 for the experience). This time around, he got to experience the Etihad’s $24,000 Residence and Apartment suites on a recent trip to Abu Dhabi and only paid $104, thanks to some major know-how and a whole lot of frequent flyer miles. Simply put, Huang used 60,000Read More


Pentagon shows off the world’s largest self-driving ship

Pentagon shows off the world’s largest self-driving ship It’s not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews. The Pentagon on Monday showed off the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel, a self-driving 40-metre ship able to travel up to 18,500 km on its own to hunt for stealthy submarines and underwater mines.  The military’s research arm, the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, in conjunction with the U.S. Navy will be testing the ship off the SanRead More


A Sex-Themed Amusement Park is Coming to Brazil

A Sex-Themed Amusement Park is Coming to Brazil Step aside Disney, there may be a new happiest place on earth: It was announced today that Brazil is opening a sex-themed amusement park called ErotikaLand. Located near the city of Piracicaba, the adults-only amusement park will feature an erotic sculpture park, genitalia-shaped rides, a museum, and snack bar serving aphrodisiac dishes. The $100 admission fee will also include access to a “7D” cinema complete with vibrating seats, as well as to a “train of pleasure” with gogo boys and girls, a nudistRead More


Germany Becomes The First Nation To Ban Chick Shredding

Germany Becomes The First Nation To Ban Chick Shredding A newly developed technology will allow for male chicks to be identified while still in the egg.  This will allow removal of the eggs before they hatch and will end the need for industries to grind the newly hatched males, thus terminating this heartless act. Male chicks are not even considered ‘commercially viable’ for the effort to raise them for meat, meaning that companies find ways to dispose of them in cruel methods.  These male chicks are either suffocated or groundRead More


How to Prime Your Brain to Fall Asleep in Just Half a Minute

How to Prime Your Brain to Fall Asleep in Just Half a Minute Are you having a hard time getting to dreamland each time? It can be frustrating to remain wide awake when your alarm clock is bound to set off in just a couple of hours. Needless to say, failure to fall asleep when you want it can take its toll on your mood, energy levels and performance the following day. Did you know that it’s possible to teach your brain to shut down in just half a minuteRead More