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PUTIN: We're Stronger Than Everybody

During the interview, Putin stated that everything will "end well" in Crimea because "it's just that we're stronger [than] everybody."<p>"We're stronger," he said, "because we're right. When the Russian feels that he's right, he's unstoppable. I'm saying this sincerely, not just to pontificate," he …

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg's advice: become a plumber

Former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has some advice for high school seniors: forget college, become a plumber instead.<p>"Today if your kid wants to go to college or become a plumber, you've got to think long and hard," said Bloomberg Monday at the annual meeting of Wall …

5 Key Takeaways From the Latest Climate Change Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls for a dramatic shift from fossil fuels, aiming to influence world leaders to take concrete steps.<p><b>The latest report from the main international panel charged with assessing climate change, released today in Copenhagen, shouts the same basic message</b> …

10 Facebook-Coined Terms That Changed the English Language

With Facebook's 10th anniversary approaching, you'll likely hear a lot about how the social network has changed the way we live. However, one aspect …

No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think

Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist.<p>Black holes do not exist—at least, not as we know them, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, potentially provoking a rethink of one of space's most mysterious objects.<p>A new study from …

Ada Kelinci di Telinga Patung Mandela

<b>JOHANNESBURG, KOMPAS.COM</b> - Ketika patung Nelson Mandela diresmikan di pusat pemerintahan Afrika Selatan di Pretoria setelah penguburannya bulan lalu, …

In Indonesia, anyone with more than 2,000 Twitter followers can get paid $21 a tweet to advertise

Jakarta, Indonesia is the “world’s tweet capital,” reports Reuters, where anyone with more than 2,000 followers can get paid at least $21 to tweet during rush hour, when most Indonesians are stuck in traffic and (apparently) glued to their mobiles.<p>For Westerners, it’s easy to miss just how big …

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Want To Work Here? Play This Game First!

Imagine you’re going in for a job interview. You put on a nice suit, polish your shoes, print out a copy of your resume which lists your many accomplishments and head out the door. You even arrive at the office thirty minutes before your interview just to help make a good impression, you really …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Liu Bolin, invisible man – in pictures

Liu from Shandong, China, manages to camouflage himself in any surroundings, no matter how impossible the task might seem. Standing silently in strange locations around the world, the 39-year-old artist uses himself as a blank canvas.

30 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever

A picture is worth a thousand words, but not all pictures are created equal. The pictures we usually feature on Bored Panda can be cute, beautiful, …

Absolutely everything you need to know about how the government shutdown will work

A government shutdown starting Tuesday, Oct. 1, is now upon us. The House and Senate couldn't agree on a bill to fund the government, and time has run out.<p>So... it's shutdown time. Let's take a look at how this will work.<p>Not all government functions will simply evaporate come Oct. 1 — Social …

Honesty is a great weakness in job interview http://9gag.com/gag/a6wVzAN?ref=fbp

Oh the irony. http://9gag.com/gag/aPv9mYV?ref=fbp

God: Metaphor for the Universe http://9gag.com/gag/a6wV86N?ref=fbp

Beautiful And Bizarre Translucent Snail Discovered In Croatia

Hi, new friend. You are pretty.<p>Deep in one of the deepest caves in the world, a cave that reaches more than 4,500 feet below ground, scientists made a startling discovery: a new species of snail with a near-transparent shell.<p><i>Zospeum tholussum</i>, an air-breathing land snail, is a brand-new entry in …

How to get real politicians! http://9gag.com/gag/aAYD4mg?ref=fbp

The Clever Old Man http://9gag.com/gag/aeNeVVm?ref=fbp

Chandelier Turns Room Into A Forest http://9gag.com/gag/a8W88K3?ref=fbp

One picture, a thousand words http://9gag.com/gag/aZPmrm6?ref=fbp

That's how it happened with Apple's Touch ID! http://9gag.com/gag/adN7wo9?ref=fbp

We learn outside the classroom when we grow older http://9gag.com/gag/a09bbpB?ref=fbp

Good question http://9gag.com/gag/aoz1e4x?ref=fbp

Why We Buy: The 3 Social Selling Factors That Make Or Break A Sale [Infographic]

Image Credit: Steve Mann<p>How are impressions formed? What motivates a person to buy?<p>We used to think the act of buying was a fairly logical process. A product engaged our attention, we gathered info about it, determined our interest level, and then bought or not. But now we know better…<p>What <i>exactly</i> …

Why Do Our Best Ideas Come in the Shower?

You’re in the shower, mindlessly scrubbing your toes when—bam!—a prophetic thought pops into your head. Maybe you finally solve that glitch bugging …

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Why are we not doing this all over the world? http://9gag.com/gag/aD0jeRd?ref=fbp

Fearless leader http://9gag.com/gag/aG91E6n?ref=fbp

Piception http://9gag.com/gag/aWZ8n0A?ref=fbp