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Side-boob, humblebrag and Yolo among new words added to dictionary

OxfordDictionaries.com adds neckbeard, Yolo, listicle, humblebrag, binge-watch and side-boob as it sees rise in use due to social media use<p>Do you humblebrag about your neckbeard and sideboob? How adorbs.<p>The latest intake of works to OxfordDictionaries.com show how language emerging on social media …

Kanye West Parts Ways With Tour DJ Million Dollar Mano, Mano Calls Kanye Fans "Gay"

<i>Photo by Pooneh Ghana</i><p>Today, Kanye West's tour DJ Million Dollar Mano revealed that the two men are no longer working together, Gawker reports. In a series of tweets, Mano also called Kanye fans "low key …

10 Movies to Watch on Netflix in August

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit Netflix. Here, the films we just added to our queue.<p><b>1) Nymphomaniac (2013)</b><br>The most talked-about film of the year (which hits Netflix on August 7) can finally be enjoyed in the privacy of your own home.<p><b>2) Cleopatra (1963)</b>Settle in for …

A company is marketing gun silencers by blowing drones out of the sky

Johnny Dronehunter, your moment is now<p>Poor Johnny Dronehunter. All this gun-toting, freedom-loving American wanted to do was cruise on down the Utah highway and listen to some rock 'n' roll at sunset. You know — America things. Then a bunch of sinister, privacy-destroying drones all but run him off …

Christopher Williams Imagines Advertising Without Photoshop

From the editors of ELLE.com, artist Christopher Williams takes the Photoshop out of fashion<p>"In fashion, you don't have dirty feet," says artist Christopher Williams at a preview for "The Production Line of Happiness," a retrospective exhibition of his work on display at New York's Museum of Modern …

The real reason French women have stopped sunbathing topless

According to French Elle, women have stopped sunbathing topless in France. Two French women reveal why they do, and don't, and how little it has to do with health scares<p>Is topless sunbathing over? It certainly is in France, according to French Elle, if the coverline on its new summer issue is to be …

The 12 Best Pools In The World

Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools.<p>Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Suspect's Facebook post: 'Y'all will never catch me' (they do)

Roger Ireland is featured in a police #Wanted Wednesday post. He couldn't resist replying.<p>I feel like I work for PBS.<p>Every week, I utter the same appeal, hoping for greater success.<p>In my case, however, it doesn't work. Those who may or may not have done something wrong persist in drifting to …

West Sussex

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very …

Scientists Probe Depths of Mysterious Hole in Siberia

Earth Science

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Scientists baffled by appearance of giant crater in Siberia

Mysterious hole discovered in remote tundra in Siberia leaves Russian scientists looking for answers<p>It is a barren landscape so remote that even the locals call it "the end of the world." Now the bleak tundra of Russia's remote Yamal peninsula has been scarred by a vast crater that has left …

Global Warming

Google Launches iOS Version of 'Ingress' Augmented-Reality Game

Google finally brought its popular sci-fi-inspired augmented-reality game <i>Ingress</i> to iOS Monday, nearly two years after the game first launched on …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

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The Fourier transform lets you have your cake and understand it

If there's a mathematical idea that applies itself to almost everything in everyday life but is almost unknown outside the scientific world, the Fourier transform has to be the most unsung contender. It pops up wherever scientists need to study complex things that fluctuate in the real world – …

Two Koreas make strides to talk the same language

Joo Yeon-ah did not realise how hard it would be to settle in South Korea. The 45-year-old defector says she was prepared for the dangerous journey out of North Korea, and the unfamiliarity of everyday devices such as mobile phones and cash machines.<p>But what she wasn't expecting was a communication …

Tattooists, Tattoed: Images of Body Ink Worldwide - Exhibition at theMusée Quai Branly | LensCulture

The Musée Quai Branly in Paris is known for its globe-spanning exhibitions and ability to connect physically and temporally disparate cultures with our contemporary moment. No where is this better on display than their latest exhibition "Tattooists and Tattooed." The exhibition returns to the …

Tattoos

The GoGlove puts music control in the palm of your hand

When cousins Ben Harris and Eric Ely went skiing together, they would often listen to music as they carved their way down the mountain. But they found it troublesome to take control of the tunes or the volume using the standard in-line remote found on most smartphone headphone cords.<p>The tiny …

Meet Auntie Angel, Pioneer Of The Grapefruit Blowjob

Yesterday, Vice introduced its readers to “Auntie Angel” by way of an exclusive interview with the sexpert and blowjob aficionado, and we were …

17 Ridiculous Questions Google Has Stopped Asking During Interviews

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Sometimes the hiring practices of even the biggest and most successful companies can be outright ridiculous.<p>There can be bizarre interview questions that seemingly have no answers. There can be standards -- like not hiring anyone who attended a …