What do other countries call Santa Claus?

Christmas Man. Daddy Christmas. Grandfather Frost. Yule Man. Yule Elder. Yule Gnome. Yule Goat. Father Christmas. Old Man Christmas. Biblical Magi. Christ Child. Christmas Log. All those names are names for Santa Claus in other countries around the world. Calling him just Santa Claus just seems so boring in comparison, … » 12/24/13 8:58pm 12/24/13 8:58pm

The UK Is Building Its First Nuclear Plant in a Quarter Century

The UK has set some very ambitious carbon reduction goals for itself—including the overall reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by a whopping 80 percent by 2050, but this goal is proving more challenging than anticipated. At this rate, the UK will have to go fully-carbon free by 2030. So to meet its environmental… » 10/23/13 11:30am 10/23/13 11:30am

Bike Your Way To Adventure With These Sweet City Cycling Guides

Rapha has been a one-stop-shop for all kinds of cool bike accessories since launching its first collection in 2004; in addition to the stylish wearables, they’ve got a small batch of prints and publications dedicated to the joy of road climbs and racing. Now, they're adding leisure travel to the mix with an eight… » 10/17/13 6:00pm 10/17/13 6:00pm

Fall Into This Mesmerizing Timelapse Of Famous European Buildings

Even if you've never seen them in person, we've all gotten glimpses of the Palace of Westminster or the Arc de Triomphe on television, in magazines or wherever. And most likely those brief encounters have even been high res. But Luke Shepard's Nightvision takes images of famous European architecture to a whole new… » 8/04/13 6:21pm 8/04/13 6:21pm

Europe Wants to Tax Internet Giants for Bandwidth Use

Facebook, Google, and Netflix are all parts of the Internet many of us consider fundamental. And now, a lobby group sponsored by prominent European telecom corporations is pushing for a bandwidth use fee which would force companies like these to pay up for their internet activity on the other side of the Atlantic. Ugh. » 6/08/12 10:33am 6/08/12 10:33am

Europe's Mysterious Radiation Cloud May Be Coming from Hungary

The radioactive element Iodine-131 has been spreading around Europe in heightened concentrations and everyone is confused as to why it is happening or who is responsible. Hungary thinks they know who: the Budapest-based Institute of Isotopes. » 11/18/11 8:50am 11/18/11 8:50am