animals
Shockingly, Salem’s Plan to Unleash 75 Lawncare Goats on the City Did Not End Well

Salem has shuttered its programme that turned park landscaping responsibilities over to a crew of several dozen goats, after the goats ran amok, drove away park visitors, and cost the city tens of thousands of dollars. Who could have predicted the plan would go so poorly? Read More >>

security
7 Plants to Scare-Off Burglars, Nosey Neighbours, and Everyone Else

The plant kingdom is full of poisons, thorns, and noxious odours—all of which can be utilised to keep away unwanted human contact. The Metropolitan Police has offered 30 plants to deter thieves, but why stop there? Here are some green solutions to keep away burglars and everyone else. Presented in order from least to most isolating. Read More >>

architecture
Don’t You Wish You Were In One of These Beautiful Natural Pools?

You'd be crazy not to love stark, modern design like the stunning Tangga House, but the natural look can be beautiful too. Take these awesome man made pond pools from Water House for example. You can't tell me you don't want to dive in right now. Read More >>

monster machines
How to Roll a 340-Ton Boulder Through the Streets of Los Angeles

How does one move 340 tons of solid granite from a quarry in Riverside county, through some of the busiest streets in the country, to the grounds of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art? This mammoth trailer is certainly a start. Read More >>