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How did this guy’s bet with a co-worker turn into a successful six-figure business?

Destin Sparks had no interest in photography when he started out as a graphic designer and camera store salesperson. Surrounded by photography and camera...

Can a tiny ‘house’ float beneath 300 huge weather balloons? Well, duh [VIDEO]

A bunch of people attach 300 colourful weather balloons to an oversized dollhouse and, no surprise, it floats away. There's so much cross-promotion, glad-handing and pseudo-science going on in this video that we don't know where to begin.

Are you the world’s most typical person? Let’s consult the numbers [VIDEO]

The environmentally minded folks at National Geographic used hard numbers to describes the world's typical person. He is right-handed, makes less than $12,000 a year (ouch!) and has a cell phone, but not a bank account. Go figure.

This year, the world’s population will pass 7 billion. Here’s what that means in...

Sometime in 2011, the world's population is expected to tick past 7 billion. That's a difficult number to get one's head around, but National Geographic does a pretty good job in 2 minutes and 58 seconds of video.
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