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Spin-the-Globe: Old Version

Sometimes newer isn't always better, but it's a hard argument to make if we're talking about computer software. Upgrades are a fact of life...

Spin-the-Globe: Accept a Challenge with Project 333

Project 333 is a minimalist fashion challenge that invites you to dress with 33 items or less for 3 months. Not included in this...

Spin-the-Globe: Ehang 184, Future Mega Drones

The Ehang 184, unveiled at CES in Las Vegas, is designed to carry a single person up to 10 miles. Watch the full working...

Spin-the-Globe: NukeMap Lets You Detonate a Nuke on Google Maps

Ever wondered about the destructive forces of radioactive fallout if a nuke was detonated in a location near you? Visitors to the NukeMap can...

Spin-the-Globe: Google Sheep View

Google Sheep View is a funky hobby website founded by Ding Ren, a photographer and professor based in Washington state, and Mike Karabinos, a...

Spin-the-Globe: Builders of the Alaska Railroad

Anchorage was a city created to serve as the construction headquarters for the Alaska Railroad, a project implemented by the Alaska Engineering Commission. The...

Spin-the-Globe: The First 30 Videos That Played When MTV Launched in...

The chances are that if you're over 40, you know exactly where you were when MTV launched on August 1, 1981. Most of us...

Spin-the-Globe: Teaching Machines to See and Understand

by Mike Schroepfer | Facebook Many people think of Facebook as just the big blue app, or even as the website, but in recent years...

Spin-the-Globe: 25 Families Share One Vehicle

Designed by Brenda and Robert Vale and constructed in 1998, the Hockerton Housing Project is more than 25 years old. Located in North Nottingham, it...

Spin-the-Globe: Disappearing Delivery Vehicles

It sounds like an engineering fantasy, or maybe an episode from Mission Impossible: A flock of small, single-use, unpowered delivery vehicles dropped from an...

Spin-the-Globe: Things We Forget to Thank Strong Women For

by Ann Midori | Thought Catalog The phrase ‘strong woman’ can conjure up images of the impenetrable action hero, or the stiletto-sporting executive. But strength...

Spin-the-Globe: German Made Visionsbike

Expertise from the automotive sector is helping to make cycling safer and more comfortable. The mechatronics specialist Brose is presenting some of its ideas...

Spin-the-Globe: Robot Dogs Are a Drone’s Best Friend

Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) led by Prof. Roland Siegwart, is on a mission to create robots and intelligent systems that are able to autonomously...

Spin-the-Globe: Jukebox at the Library of Congress

The National Jukebox is a free, searchable streaming jukebox of more than 10,000 historical recordings from the Library of Congress. This vast inventory was...

Spin-the-Globe: The Beautiful, Missing Art in INTERPOL’s Database

The stolen art listed in the Works of Art database may never be recovered, but since 2009 the public has been invited to browse...

Spin-the-Globe: Woodburning Camp Stove Powers USB Devices

Not only can this wee camp stove light up your life, it can recharge it, too. The BioLite is a true on-demand energy source...

Spin-the-Globe: Solarflora is Green Power for Public Spaces

Combining green consciousness with sleek and sustainable ultra-modern design, the Solarflora from Nectar is a fully functional solar generator that, in addition to providing...

Spin-the-Globe: 9 Ways to Call Someone a Liar

Today as we SPIN-THE-GLOBE we land on a website we think you'll find educational, entertaining and incredibly useful. The Oxford Dictionary probably sounds like...

Spin-the-Globe: Jack’s Joint & Stories of the Sea

Jack's Joint is a collection of more than 950 sea stories and tales of being a U.S. Coast Guard "Coastie" which was organized and...

Spin-the-Globe: Bering Sea Crab Boat Converted into Floating Strip Club

A new attraction on Alaska's Kodiak Island features exotic dancers who entertain fishermen on a converted Bering Sea crabbing boat dubbed the "Wild Alaskan"...

Spin-the-Globe: The Chained Library

The Chained Library, which is literally a library of books chained to shelves, is located inside the Hereford Cathedral in Hereford. It's one of...

Spin-the-Globe: The Naturally Pink Waters of Lake Hillier

Lake Hillier is a lake on Middle Island, which is the largest of the islands and islets that make up the Recherche Archipelago, Western...

Spin-the-Globe: The East Brother Island Lighthouse

East Brother Island Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on East Brother Island near the tip of Point San Pablo in Richmond, California. It marks...

Spin-the-Globe: 5 Grains that Sustained Ancient Warriors

While ancient warriors ate a variety of fresh foods, armies maintained strength by consuming high quality grains on a consistent basis. Grains had to...