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Recent Terror Attacks Prompt US State Department To Issue ‘Worldwide Travel Alert’ For Holiday Season

Earlier this week, the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert, urging Americans to take caution this holiday season when traveling or gathering in busy public places. According to USA Today, alerts from the State Department are, “usually focused on travel to specific countries for specific reasons.” But this week’s warning was global, encouraging Americans to be on alert for possible terrorist attacks wherever they’re traveling. The warning comes in the wake of numerous terrorist attacks around the world, including a coordinated series of attacks

Awesome. Mini-Fire Tornado Caught On Slow Motion Video

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In nature, fire tornadoes occur when intense heat and turbulent wind conditions combine to form a whirling fiery vortex. These phenomenons are also referred to as fire devils, fire whirls, or even “firenados”. Since the conditions must be just right for a fire tornado to form, they’re rarely documented or caught on video. That is why Dan and Gavin — better known on YouTube as The Slo Mo Guys — created their own mini-fire tornado using a dozen cheap fans and a small

This New Device Will Allow You To Tattoo Yourself Anywhere, Anytime (Video)

Up until now, getting a quality, safely-produced tattoo required the presence of a professional tattooist and their equipment. But Jakub Pollág, a former Royal College of Art student and current member of Studio Deform, created a portable tattooing device that is easy to use, by anyone, anywhere — potentially changing the way people get tattoos. Check out the video below to see Pollág’s Personal Tattoo Machine in action… “The set contains all the parts necessary to create your image straight away. It is

The Grayzone: How Our Response to Paris Is Exactly What ISIS Wanted (Editorial)

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When we get scared, we tend to stop thinking rationally — that’s what makes fear such a powerful motivator. It’s part of the reason why the United States spends $125 billion a year on counter-terrorism but less than $2 billion on the leading cause of death in the country: heart disease (terrorism has killed roughly 3,500 Americans since 2001; heart disease kills more than 600,000 Americans every year). It’s also why many U.S. governors have responded to the Paris attacks by vowing