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10 weird gadgets that are really popular

Goofy gadget concepts, along with their pun-driven brands and bizarre commercials, have moved from "As Seen on TV" to crowdfunding sites.<p>Here are 10 of the weirdest gadgets on Indiegogo and Kickstarter that made our foreheads crinkle with wonder.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Wired In.</b> Telling someone to go away is hard. If …

Crowd Funding

Deep in the ocean, the world's first known warm-blooded fish

Scientists have found the first known example of a fish with warm blood.<p>The large circular fish is called an opah, or sometimes a moonfish, and researchers have determined that it can keep its internal temperature 5 degrees Celsius warmer than its environment.<p>"We were shocked," said Heidi Dewar, a …

Hackers have been using the Starbucks app to steal money from latte drinkers

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Any time you link an app to your bank account or credit card, you better use a good password. That seems to be the takeaway from a recent spate of thefts suffered by people using the Starbucks app, which lets you pay for coffee using your smartphone.<p>As reported by …

Identity Theft

7 Celebs Who Were Bartenders Before They Were Famous

It's easy to forget that working actors and musicians once had normal jobs. You know, just like us. That's right: Before they blew up, there were many a celebrity who waited tables, cooked in kitchens and served customers from behind the bar. Ahead, seven celebrities who were bartenders... before …

Kyoto's Geisha Real or Imagined, Still Captivating

One would think that Kyoto, Japan was in the middle of a geisha boom, the way the streets are filled with kimono-wearing women, shuffling down the sidewalks in their six-inch high wooden geta and split toe socks. The jangly metal fan ornaments and flower blossoms in their hair called <i>kanzashi</i> bob …

Judge in Atlanta school cheating case reduces stiff prison sentences

In an unusual action, the judge presiding over the landmark Atlanta public school cheating trial changed his mind and on Thursday lightened the stiff prison sentences he meted out two weeks ago to high-ranking educators convicted of inflating students' test scores.<p>Fulton County Superior Court Judge …

Breast Cancer

7 Totally Weird Ways to Get Arrested in Europe

<i>By Laura Pearson for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>So you're vacationing in Europe... And itching to get arrested? Hit with a hefty fine? Yeah, we didn't think so. Nonetheless, weird laws abound here, as elsewhere. In fact, committing an illegal activity in the EU might be as simple as wearing high heels …

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

'Dragon Ball Xenoverse' To Get New DLC From The Latest Movie

Showing that Bandai Namco haven’t forgotten about their sizable Dragon Ball Xenoverse fanbase, they have announced a new DLC pack featuring content from the the latest movie Resurrection of “F”.<p>While we don’t have a release date as yet, the pack will include four new characters from the movie. …

Anime

Promising Ebola drug protects rhesus monkeys

The newly-refined version of a medication that showed early promise against the<p>Ebola virushas proved highly effective in a small group of monkeys infected with the strain of Ebola responsible for the recent epidemic in Western Africa.<p>The experimental treatment, called TKM Ebola, is a version of a …

Disease

Here's the scene from the 'Batman V Superman' trailer you won't see online or in theaters

Monday night, Warner Bros. hosted a trailer event for "Batman V Superman" at Imax theaters.<p>The trailer was previously released Friday evening after the trailer leaked online last week.<p>While the trailers are virtually the same, those in attendance were treated to an ever-so-slightly extended trailer …

How to Spot an Internet Troll in Just Five Comments

Scientists are on the case.<p>Anyone who's waded into an online comments section has encountered trolls. The users just want to get a rise out of you, and sometimes, despite your best efforts, you give in to their offensive posting and get into a big fight. But Quartz reports that academics are …

Internet

Budapest for free

Budapest is a bargain destination, though you still have to pay for just about everything. That doesn’t mean you’ll be reaching for your wallet from morning till night – the following top attractions and activities won’t cost you a forint. For the most part they involve being on the outside looking …

There's a new trailer out for 'Fantastic Four,' and it has us excited about the reboot

The new movie trailer releases aren't done yet, folks.<p>20th Century Fox released a new full trailer for its "Fantastic Four" reboot Sunday, and we're finally pretty excited for this film.<p>That's largely because of the cast.<p>You can't really argue with the casting of Miles Teller who was in the …

Neanderthal Study Argues The Original Paleo Diet Included Flavorful Herbs

As you've surely figured out by now, especially if you're Facebook friends with any Crossfit enthusiasts, the fastest-growing diet of the past few years is the Paleo diet. It restricts adherents' food intake to ingredients that were -- at least theoretically -- consumed by hominids in the …

9 New Places You Must Add To Your Travel Bucket List

While seeing the places you know and are familiar with is all fine and well, sometimes, adventuring into the unknown can be immensely rewarding. The following nine places may be a bit remote, but they're absolute must-sees before age gets the best of you:<p><b>Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand</b><p>Milford …

10 Vacations to Take Before Your Kids Turn 10

(Photo: Silhouette of Family at Beach/Shutterstock)<p>They may not appear so at first glance, but kids are the perfect travelers. Sure, they're more prone to meltdowns and jet lag, but they see the world with pure amazement, a skill many of us have let lapse over time.<p>So make the most of your little …

Hypnotic Northern Lights Time-Lapse Captured Over 2 Magical Nights in Alaska

The Northern Lights -- or Aurora Borealis, or Polar Spirits, or whatever you'd like to call it -- is far up my bucket list. Like really far up. So far up I often have dreams of standing in the middle of a frozen landscape, completely alone, looking up at this celestial display, awestruck.<p>My dreams …

5 Places Where Selfies Are Banned

<i>by Lilit Marcus</i><p>In the age of social media ubiquity, some popular destinations are instituting selfie (or, more specifically) selfie stick bans.<p><b>1. The Palace Museum, Beijing</b><p>The Palace Museum, usually referred to as the Forbidden City, is a hugely popular tourist attraction in Beijing, but it's also …

Pretty Woman's 25th Anniversary

Looking back at the rom-com that kicked off the 90s and turned Julia Roberts into America’s Sweetheart.

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies. Why?<p>Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and counting. It is the eighth highest-grossing film of the year and has spawned an endless raft of thinkpieces testing the …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that effortlessly inspire awe and put you in the shoes of a time traveler. To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting …

Why Google Glass Isn't the Future

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2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

How a War-Weary Vet Created ‘The Twilight Zone’

No television show exerted more influence on the state of American science fiction than The Twilight Zone, the little morality plays of a former Army …

Iconic Party Photos From the Past

From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties.<p>From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties of all time. Hosted by Truman Capote, Halston and Diana Vreeland, with star attendees …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of some of the best images from around the world this weekend, from the Fire Bull festival to G20 summit protests