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MIT Develops a Soft-Bristled Robotic Brush That Gently Untangles Hair Without Pain to the Scalp

Researchers at MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have developed RoboWig, a soft-bristled robotic brush that gently untangles hair without pain to the scalp. To brush and manipulate the hair, the researchers added a soft-bristled sensorized brush to the robot arm, to allow forces during brushing to be measured. They combined...

What Polite British Conversational Phrases Really Mean

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Holly Hudson (@holhuds) Actress and comedian Holly Hudson, who was raised in Ohio and lives in London, quite hilariously acted out some very common polite British conversational phrases and decoded what they actually mean. For example, “Could we consider...

British Rock Climber Skillfully Scales Small Boulder Without Using His Hands While Dressed in Tweed

While filming a review of the Scarpa Chimera climbing shoe, British cragsman Johnny Dawes showcased his incredible climbing skills when he skillfully scaled a small boulder at Peaks District National Park without using his hands. What made this climb even more remarkable that he was fully dressed in tweed. Johnny Dawes showed us his skills at No-Hands...

Demonstrating Various Ways That Different ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Character Classes Use a Bow and Arrow

View this post on Instagram A post shared by David (@blumineck) Archer David Blumineck quite adeptly demonstrated the various ways in which different Dungeons & Dragons Character Classes would use their respective bow and arrow. Included are the Ranger, Fighter, Rogue, Monk, Druid, Barbarian,...

Cleverly Designed Counter Stools That Are Perfectly Hidden in the Kitchen Island When Not in Use

The HIDDenSit by award-winning minimalist designers Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir and Tryggvi Thorsteinsson of Minarc is a very cleverly designed set of counter stools that are prefectly hidden in the kitchen island. The back of each stool is made with the same material as the counter itself, thus allowing them to be out of sight when not in use. This item,...

A Picturesque 5 Hour Walking Tour of Paris Landmarks

Isaac Harjo of Prowalk Tours took his viewers on a picturesque walking tour of Paris. Over the course of five hours, Harjo explores in and around some of the most iconic natural and human-made landmarks within the boundaries of the great city, starting at the Rue Mouffetard Market. In this walk you will the most famous streets, monuments, and parks...

What It Is Like To Live In a Remote Iceland Fjord Village

Former film industry worker Isley Reust spoke with the Bustle series Relocated about living in the remote fjord town of Ìsafjörður in north western Iceland. Reust, who has both German and US citizenship, found that her life in Los Angeles was not what she wanted. Reust said that she always knew she’d end up in Iceland as she’d flown over it many times....

Comedian Does Impression of Vlogger Tom Scott in a Hilarious Video About a Cloning More Tom Scotts

Canadian comedian Matt Colbo, who previously did a funny imitation of vlogger Tom Scott, followed up with another tribute video that hilariously examines one researcher’s cloning process that results in a great deal of Tom Scott clones. I got an email from a genetic engineering company that said ‘hi tom we own a cloning machine would you like to use...

Talented Cat Walks Up the Stairs on His Human’s Feet

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nipa the talented cat ? (@my.cat.got.talent) A very talented cat named Nipa obediently placed his paws atop his beloved human’s feet and walked with her up the stairs of their home in Finland. Nipa’s human called this trick the “cop cop”. Trick: Cop...

Son Ponders Why Moms Add an ‘S’ to Store Names

View this post on Instagram A post shared by ben polizzi (@benedictpolizzi) Benedict Polizzi, both a son and a comedian, quite humorously wondered aloud why moms (and other adults) find it necessary to add an “s” to the end of store names. He offers the singular named JC Penney, Kroger, Meijer,...

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