What Happens When People Try Their First Burger

While its origins are contentious, today’s hamburger is essentially an American gustatory institution. Watch what happens when burger virgins are introduced to the classic sandwich.

Inside The Multi-Million Dollar Parisian Time Capsule

Time Capsule Living Room

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France, 1942 – Nazi Germany occupies Paris. A frightened woman hurriedly gathers all the possessions she can carry and takes one last look around her lavish apartment. The south of France will be safer, she reassures herself. German soldiers have been raiding apartments for days in the Pigalle red light district and with each seized apartment they’re getting closer to hers. She picks up a battered suitcase and closes the door for the last time. It won’t be opened again for 70 years.

Time Capsule Mirror

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Two Lines Create Fantastic 3D GIFs

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For the past couple years, the GIF’s currency in online exchanges has only increased in value. And by adding two simple, two-dimensional lines to the mix, the GIF has gotten even more dynamic than before. The white lines serve as static foreground markers, and when the animation begins, its movement achieves a cool, three-dimensional effect.

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Global Incomes And Population

Global Income And Population Map

The next time you consider yourself poor, consider the following:

Over three billion people live on less than $2.50 per day; and 1.3 billion live on even less–$1.25 a day–which is defined as extreme poverty. Beyond that, over 80% of the world’s population lives on less than $10 per day. It’s estimated that it would cost $40 billion to offer basic education, clean water and sanitation, reproductive health for women, and basic health and nutrition to every person in every developing country. Or, for added perspective, it would cost a mere 7% of the United States’ 2014 defense budget.

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