Known in some circles as the most amazing man in the universe, he once saved an entire family of muskrats from a sinking fire-engulfed steamboat while recovering from two broken arms due to a botched no-chute wingsuit landing in North Korea. When not impressing people with his humbling humility, he can be found freelance writing, finding shiny objects on the Internet, enjoying the company of much-appreciated friends, and living out his nomadic nature.

9 Artists Working with Google Maps as Their Medium

Not only does Google Maps, Earth and Street View provide a wealth of information for navigating the world, but it’s also becoming a medium for artists everywhere. From using the grid of streets on Maps, to the weird distortions in ...

This is How 37 Banks Became 4 Banks in Just 2 Decades

It’s been 8 whole years since the financial crisis, but countries around the world are still feeling the fallout. Meanwhile, the banking sector, which largely precipitated the crash, is reporting record profits and exactly zero top Wall Street executives have been ...

The ‘Air Bonsai’ is a Live Tree that Levitates

Floating plants is the kind of magic you might see in an anime novel, so it’s only fitting that this magical Kickstarter campaign comes from Japan. Air Bonsai mixes the old tradition of training miniature bonsai, with modern technology to ...

Why Grow a Beard When You Can Use Bubbles?

We all know it: beards are so hot right now. Lots of men are “growing what their father gave them” and going for that lumber-sexual aesthetic. But modern masculinity can be a fragile thing. Conceptual photographer Mindo Cikanavicius examines this ...

A Working V8 Engine, Made Completely Out of Paper

When Belarusian engineer Aliaksei Zholner holds up the tiny plastic container at the beginning of this video, it’s hard to believe what he pulls from inside. He’s built an incredibly miniature V8 car engine that functions almost like the real ...