Category: Off-Topic

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This Twitter thread of people who forgot words will make your day

No matter how intelligent you are, there's always a chance a word will escape your brain right when you need it the most.
A recent Twitter thread, started by Paul Coxon — a physicist in materials science at the University of Cambridge — proved that not even scholars with impressive degrees are immune to forgetting...

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Ikea’s new curtains purify the air inside your house

The technology works like photosynthesis, using sunlight and a chemical coating to destroy indoor pollutants.
The World Health Organization says that air pollution is the biggest environmental health risk on the planet. It causes heart and respiratory disease, cancer, and stroke. Scientists attribute 1 of every 8 deaths...

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Take a First Look at the Lamborghini LB48H Terzo Millennio Concept

According to reports, Lamborghini is expected to debut its anticipated LB48H Terzo Millennio Concept at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The limited edition hybrid hypercar will feature an electric motor at the front wheels and the Italian auto manufacturer's 6.5-liter V12 engine at the rear axle. Working in unison, the car...

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Trying to quit plastic? This startup sells soap in milk cartons

cleancult sells detergent refills in paper milk boxes to cut down on the plastic in your home.
You’re a responsible human who realizes that plastic is destroying the planet. So you carry a handy metal straw to restaurants and cute canvas totes to the grocery store to avoid using disposable plastic straws or bags. But...

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A Brief History of Vodka

The story of vodka is one that’s closely tied to cultural identity for several countries, but where did it originate, and how did it evolve over time? We’ll talk a bit about how vodka is made, where it came from, and how it’s expanded to a global market.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...