Alex Fonseca

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Story of the $72 million teen trader unravels

It didn't take long for New York Magazine's story on a 17-year-old stock whiz with a rumored net worth of $72 million to make a splash. But the story's juicy premise unraveled almost as quickly.<p>Jessica Pressler wrote the profile of Mohammed Islam, a senior at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending llusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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26 Things Every Person Should Do For Themselves At Least Once A Year

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1r8Rud4<p><b>1.</b> Buy yourself a good pair of shoes. A <i>really good</i> pair of shoes. A <i>could walk around the</i> …

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The Two Words the PLO Doesn’t Want the Media to Use

It’s Judaism’s holiest site — but reporters are being told not to call it by its Jewish name.<p>The Palestine Liberation Organization has issued an advisory to the international media expressing “concern” over reporters’ widespread use of the term “Temple Mount” which it called “inaccurate” when …

Tiny robotic scallops can swim through blood and eyeball fluid to fix you up

For years now, scientists have been trying to develop microscopic robots that can swim through bodily fluids and repair damaged cells or deliver medicine. Now, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany believe they've got the perfect design -- in the form of …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

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18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

Should you pay off your mortgage when retiring?

It was different back in the day. You worked 30 years, got a watch and a pension. Your health care was probably provided by your company's retiree insurance plan, or even your union.<p>And a highlight of retirement was the ceremonial burning of the mortgage as mom and dad began retirement …

5 Orgasm Myths That Are Just Not True At All

Make sure these common misconceptions aren't chasing away your elusive O.<p>If you had to put your relationship status with orgasms on Facebook, admit it: It would probably say: <i>It's complicated</i>. Sometimes, you wind up sighing in frustration that <i>you just can't finish</i>, and others, the big O sneaks up …

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10 Ways to Make Girl On Top Even Hotter

Saddle up for a very good time.<p>If we had to crown the MVP (most valuable position) of sex, it'd be girl on top. You may have a different opinion, but this move puts you in the driver's seat and lets you take control of your orgasm. So what if we told you there was a way—10 in fact!—to intensify …

Skeleton Dog

Redditor brynmarele <b>made her German Shepherd into a skeleton</b> using non-toxic face paint. Yes, the dog sat still for it, with a bribe of a nice bone. …

You can travel the stars with this 3D printed telescope and a Lumia 1020 phone

Just the other day we experienced a lunar eclipse and I was thinking of dragging out the old telescope to try and capture some images of the event. I …

Why Is the Pull of Porn So Strong? | The Art of Manliness

This week we’re running a four-part series about the effects of pornography on the brain. The first step in understanding these effects is to …