Looking something like a cross between the Ents of Lord Of The Rings fame and good, old-fashioned stick men, these extraordinary trees would be more at home in a surrealist painting.They were created by a pair of nature-lovers using a painstaking technique known as tree shaping.Peter Cook and Becky Northey spend years guiding each tree’s growth along predetermined routes with wires.
The name of Nürburgring Driving Academy instructor Andreas Gülden stays plastered on the video the whole time. Why? So we won’t forget who this skillful, daring and steel-balled man is.
BMW has unveiled the electric BMW i3 Concept and BMW i8 Concept cars. Focused on sustainability the BMW i3 is an-all, rear-wheel drive hatchback, while the hybrid i8 coupe (above) pairs an electric motor with a turbocharged three-cylinder for an all-wheel drive option.
Well-made parodies are significantly funnier for people who still remember the original, and that’s exactly the case with this near shot for shot caricature of the trailer for The Man Without a Face.
A recent study links intelligence test results with browser usage — and the results don’t look good for users of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, especially its older versions.
The study, titled “Intelligence Quotient (IQ) and Browser Usage” by Canadian company AptiQuant, compiled IQ test scores of 101,326 individuals over the age of 16 and divided them into groups according to the browser they use.
The results are fascinating. Users of Internet Explorer 6 have an average IQ score barely over 80; Firefox and Chrome users fare much better, with average IQ scores of around 110, while Opera and Camino users have an average IQ score over 120.