Chinese father hires in-game ‘hitmen’ to ‘kill’ his son there, thus deterring him from playing:

Sick and tired of his son playing video games and not listening to him, a father in China decided to take matters into his own hands… well, sort of. Instead of sending his son off to addiction camp or stripping him of internet and gaming rights, Mr. Feng (冯先生) chose to hire an online “hitman” to school his son…

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How the Dutch in 2009 proposed to save New York:

Watch this animation accompanying the 2009 presentation by Dutch engineering firm Arcadis: “Against the Deluge: Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York City”


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Also check the impressive slides available here:
http://biotech.law.lsu.edu/climate/ocean-rise/against-the-deluge/15-verrazano…

It can still be built…

(thanks for the tip, Sander!)

Restored Faith in Post-Hurricane Humanity:

This heartwarming post-Hurricane Sandy story comes from Redditor RuffDesperado, whose friendly neighbor is offering free electricity to people who need to charge their phones:

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey residents have been facing massive power outage on an unprecedented scale, which may take longer than a week for complete restoration, according to the utility companies.

On october 28th Steve Jobs’ envisioned yacht Venus was unveiled in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands:

One year after his death, Steve Jobs’ yacht was unveiled at Dutch shipyard Koninklijke De Vries (Royal de Vries) in Aalsmeer. The yacht was designed by Jobs and designer Philippe Starck and was christened ‘Venus.’ Jobs’ widow Laurene and three of their children, Reed, Aaron and Eve, were at the ceremony:


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