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The Uncanny Edo Period X-Men

Alex Mitchell is back with another historically re-envisioned superhero team- the Edo period X-Men! This alternate version of the X-Men may have found their powers through magic instead of mutation, but they still look like they’d mess you up for spilling their Sapporo, except for Jubilee who looks too cute to be threatening. You can find the [...]

The 12 Most Unique Playgrounds in the World

Unless you had crazy parents who locked you up inside all day, all of us have enjoyed the freedom and wonder that make playgrounds magical. But it goes without saying that some playgrounds are far more spectacular and imaginative than others. Here are a few of the coolest playgrounds you’re ever likely to enjoy. Clemyjontri Park, [...]

10 of the World’s Most Expensive Beers

If you like sampling new beers or hate having money, you might want to try one of these. 1. Sapporo’s Space Barley Price: $110/six-pack ABV: 5.5% In 2006, Japanese and Russian scientists tested how well barley could grow in space. They rocketed barley seeds to the International Space Station and planted them aboard the Zvezda Service Module. After spending [...]

15 Snowmen You Wish You’d Made

It’s time for snowmen! And snow women, and animals, and pop culture icons …anything you can make out of snow. My daughter packed five-gallon buckets of snow to make a sort-of robot-shaped snowman. Those who have more snow, more time, and a dose of imagination have made some startlingly wondrous creations. For this list, I [...]

Space Beer Is Made from Barley Grown in Space

A Japanese firm is producing a limited run of beer made from barley which spent time on the International Space Station. From The Japan Times: The brewer will receive orders for the Sapporo Space Barley beer via the Internet until Dec. 24, making 250 six-packs, holding 330-ml bottles, available at a price of ¥10,000 each, Sapporo [...]

10 Unusual Playgrounds From Around the World

Playgrounds have come a long way since the early days of hot, steel slides and open-backed infant swings. Safety is a big issue on today’s playgrounds, but so is imagination and ingenuity. Take a look at some of the many unusually cool designs popping up around the world. And if you have a favorite we [...]