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The slogan for Apple’s new iPhone 7 translates into “This is penis” in Hong Kong

Marketing blunders happen when international companies fail to consider the translations of new slogans in other languages. This is a big challenge for Apple in China, one of its top markets, as its iPhone slogans—from “This changes everything. Again” to “Bigger than bigger” to “This is 7″—sound …

Hong Kong

This Poor Man Accidentally Got His Testicle Trapped in an IKEA Chair

We're not sure what's funnier: his story or the company's response.<p>After a knee injury, Claus Jørstad of Alta, Norway invested in a MARIUS Stool from IKEA to sit on while he showered — but that plan backfired big time. While sitting on the chair during a recent rinse, one of Jørstad's testicles got …

5 critical things the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 got all wrong

I’m usually very critical of Samsung mainly because they are the largest Android smartphone maker in the world, and I do my best to speak up for the …

14 Low-Calorie Alcoholic Drinks Registered Dietitians Love

Low-calorie alcoholic drinks fix an essential problem. In one of the more unfair laws of the universe, alcohol isn't exactly a health elixir. …

"Another Nurse Held My Baby's Head Into My Vagina to Prevent Him From Being Delivered"

Caroline Malatesta was just awarded $16 million in a lawsuit against the hospital where she delivered her fourth child.<p><i>Caroline Malatesta was pregnant with her fourth child when she made the decision to give birth at</i> <i>Brookwood Medical Center</i> <i>in Birmingham, Alabama. Malatesta and her husband, J.T.,</i> …

17 cats that couldn’t care less about public opinion

Leave it to us humans to feel conscious about the picture we present to our neighbors. Cats have none of these worries. Nature made them perfect, and …

Pets

An iPhone allegedly exploded on this guy's butt and he's not happy

Sydney cyclist Gareth Clear is adamant that his iPhone is responsible for his melting his pants and giving him a gruesome third-degree burn on his …

How to Watch the Year’s Most Spectacular Meteor Shower

The annual Perseids meteor shower is in exceptional form this year thanks to Jupiter’s gravity pushing even more comet debris than usual towards …

Astronomy

Nikon designed a camera so on trend that it's hurting me

Sometimes I see something so ugly I’m emotionally stirred. It’s usually a design that’s meant to be cool, but is actually very uncool and so brutally out-of-touch that in some reverse psychology sort of way, I end up wanting it. Sad dysmorphic Jesus, for example, has been a favorite of mine.<p><img …

Xiaomi's First Laptop Is A Powerful Macbook Air Competitor

Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi, is best known for its range of cheap-but-solid smartphones. In recent years however, the company has diversified its offerings immensity by offering everything from a rice cooker to smart luggage, TV’s and even an air purifier.<p>At an event on Wednesday in Beijing, …

Consumer Tech

The biggest scientific discoveries in all 50 states

From the invention of the steam-powered boat engine in the 18th Century, to the sequencing of the human genome at the turn of the 21st, each state can claim its own discoveries and advancements.<p>To celebrate those achievements, we've compiled a list of important science discoveries in every …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 12 Megapixel Camera Confirmed By Zauba

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was rumored to come with either a 12 megapixel or 13 megapixel rear camera and now the camera has been confirmed by a Zauba …

Galaxy Note

7 Best Places in Every Continent for a Romantic Vacation

Credit<p>When looking for the best getaway spots around the world, you put into consideration how warm and welcoming the people of that area are, the food, delicious recipes, the restaurants, beaches, historical sites, the financial constraint/budget etc. Most especially, you must consider the …

15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways

From a Caribbean island where the runway ends right at a popular beach to a runway made entirely of ice in Antarctica, here are 15 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world.

The 14 most high-tech hotels in the world

Looking for a unique travel experience? Staying in a one-of-a-kind, high-tech hotel is a pretty solid way to get one.Whether you want robots checking …

Hospitality

11 Great Light Emitting Wallpaper Examples Which Add Unique Style For Your Home

Charmin bedroom with casual desk also light emitting wallpaper. Classic room with clouds light emitting wallpaper and beautiful curtain also wooden …

Interior Design

KickassTorrents domains seized after alleged owner is arrested in Poland

The US Justice Department says it has successfully apprehended and charged the alleged founder and operator of KickassTorrents, the world's largest and most notorious piracy sites. Artem Vaulin, a 30-year-old man from Kharkiv, Ukraine, was arrested today in Poland on behalf of the US, which has …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

Famifi

How do Pokemon Go gyms work when you reach level 5? Tips on winning battles, training and leaving Pokemon

Nintendo's 'Pokemon Go' has become one of the biggest apps of all time in only its first week. Now that Pokemon Go has finally launched in the UK what better time to get clued up on the viral gaming sensation and things like candy and shop items and eggs.<p>Here are some of the fundamentals around …

Pokémon

You’ve been charging your smartphone wrong

Yes, we know. Our smartphone batteries are bad because they barely last a day.<p>But it’s partially our fault because we’ve been charging them wrong this whole time.<p>Many of us have an ingrained notion that charging our smartphones in small bursts will cause long-term damage to their batteries, and …

Tech Trends

Hong Kong's Beaches Teeming With Plastic Trash, Can Even Be Seen From Space

An enormous—and unprecedented—amount of plastic waste and other marine debris has been washing up on Hong Kong's southern beaches in recent …

Worst honeymoon ever: Woman holidays alone after husband was denied a visa

Newlyweds Huma Mobin and Arsalaan Sever were planning on honeymooning in Greece after their wedding earlier this year.<p>But complications from the Greek border agency meant Sever - from Pakistan - was denied a visa.<p>As the holiday was already paid for, he persuaded his new wife to go without him and …

Weddings

A UFO Is Closing in on Earth and NASA Is Covering It Up, According to YouTubers

Open your eyes, sheeple.<p>One of the nice things NASA does is stream live footage from the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth 16 times a day. It's pretty calming stuff—until a UFO enters the picture. Then all bets are off.<p>On July 9, NASA was streaming footage from the ISS when …

Paranormal

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These beaches glow neon blue in the middle of the night — here’s why

Tyrone Siu/Reuters<p>From Hong Kong to California, there are some beautiful — and unique — beaches that glow neon blue at night.<p>This natural phenomena is caused by phytoplankton (a type of microalgae that float at the surface of the ocean water). They emit a bright blue light after they become …

Brexit: Debate on second EU referendum after millions sign petition

<b>An online petition that calls for a second EU referendum will be debated in Parliament after it was signed by more than 4.1 million people.</b><p>The Petitions Committee said the debate would be on 5 September as a "huge number" had signed it.<p>But the committee said the debate did not mean it was …

This Intriguing Aircraft Concept Aims to Eliminate Airport Lines and Terminals

While the Germans are busy developing the world’s first vertical takeoff and landing electric jet, the Swiss are looking to revolutionize the air travel industry with a new modular approach.<p>Conceived by Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Clip-Air proposes a plane with a single …

Travel Industry