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A Celebrity Look-Alike Helped Take Down a Homophobe in the Dallas Airport.

A Celebrity Look-Alike Helped Take Down a Homophobe in the Dallas Airport.

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A homophobic man was tackled to the ground in a Dallas area airport after attacking a man wearing a pink shirt. After someone filmed the incident, Twitter exploded when people noticed what looked like famous actor Paul Rudd in the background as one of the helpful onlookers. But was it really him? The man can first be heard saying to the offender: "What are you upset about?" "Queers is what I'm upset about!" The homophobic man shouted back in a thick southern accent. "This f***** right here." Immediately after kicking and punching him, the crowd of on-lookers, including PAUL RUDD, jumped into action. Or did he... The man was not, in fact, Paul Rudd. He was just one of the...
Dutch Market Building is Bright, Beautiful, And Futuristic. You Have To See It.

Dutch Market Building is Bright, Beautiful, And Futuristic. You Have To See It.

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The Markthal Rotterdam is an enormous 36,000 sq. ft. market mall in the Netherlands that sells a mouthwatering array of foods for Rotterdam's population. The building is incredibly striking; its design resembles an elongated horseshoe with a huge, curved open space in the middle. Architecture office MVRDV created the design concept, with development by Provast. It features 100 produce units, 15 shops and 8 restaurants, as well as 228 apartments and over a thousand parking spaces. If you live there, you don't have to travel far for food shopping. The hall expects up to 7 million visitors a year.  Daria Scagliola and Stijn Brakkee The hall features multiple layers and multiple purposes, inc...
This Soldier’s Sketchbook Offers A Heartbreaking Look Into Life On The Battlefield

This Soldier’s Sketchbook Offers A Heartbreaking Look Into Life On The Battlefield

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He’s Been Paralyzed For A While Now, But He Just Moved His Arm…With His Mind

He’s Been Paralyzed For A While Now, But He Just Moved His Arm…With His Mind

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For the past eight years, Bill Kochevar hasn't even been able to take a drink of water without help. Now, thanks to a sensor in his brain, he's become the first paralyzed person in the world to move his arm just by thinking about it. Kochevar was paralyzed from the shoulders down after crashing into a mail truck while biking. By placing sensors in his brain that connect to electrodes in his arm, scientists are helping restore movement to his right arm and hand. By simply thinking about a task, Kochevar has been able to drink water, snack on pretzels, and even enjoy a bowl of mashed potatoes all on his own. It's a massive achievement for Kochevar and science, but researchers at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine say they've only scratched the surface. I...