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White House Unhappy After Obama Selfie Turned Into Samsung Ad

President Obama may want to think twice now before casually approving a selfie with a celebrity. A self-portrait taken with Obama by Red Sox baseball …

Canon 1D X and 1D C May Have Autofocus Issues… When Shooting Below 0° C

A report on <i>Canon Rumors</i> is pointing out an issue with Canon’s flagship full-frame DSLR and its Cinema counterpart: the 1D X and 1D C. Apparently …

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M.I.A. and Janelle Monae to Duet Two New Songs Via Holograms

Singers will take the stage together on different sides of the country<p>M.I.A. and Janelle Monae are set to blow some minds Thursday night when they …

A mother like no other. This labrador never had puppies of her own but she has been a mother to many baby animals. http://t.co/qkXgOLnb1O

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3 children found starving in home had 'hardly eaten for months'

Salinas police found three starving children, including one chained to the floor, of a home last month, officials said Friday.<p>"It was a particularly heinous case," Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller told the Monterey Herald, adding that the children had "hardly eaten for months."<p>The two boys and …

To Chill for Infinity: A Flipboard Story on a Hip-Hop Classic

Tajai Massey had a choice: sell crack or find an escape. This was around 30 years ago, and Massey, a kid growing up on the streets of Oakland, California, was trying to deal with one of the nation’s worst drug epidemics. “It changed fools overnight,” Massey recalled recently. “You went from playing …

Pi Day: pi transformed into incredible art – in pictures

The number 3.14159 … as you have never seen it before. Striking computer-generated images of the most famous number in maths<p>Pi Day: Shakespeare, Jane Austen and the poet laureate of pi

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Students raise money for charity by charging to make Justin Bieber music stop

When the student government at Tenino High School in Washington state started brainstorming about how to raise money for a good cause, they thought Justin Bieber might be able to help.<p>Their idea: blast a Bieber song over the school’s loud speaker — on repeat — and charge people to make it stop.<p>“We …

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1 Girl, 14 Musical Genres In 3 Minutes!

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Five awesome BIG bee faces

Get face-to-face with these awesome bees. USGS macro photos of bees and insects.<p>The USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab has posted hundreds of …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

Japan in the 1950s

After Japan surrendered in 1945, ending World War II, Allied forces led by the United States occupied the nation, bringing drastic changes. Japan was disarmed, its empire dissolved, its form of government changed to a democracy, and its economy and education system reorganized and rebuilt. Years of …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

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The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …