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BMW Just Released The Most Extreme MINI Of All Time

BMW's just released the most powerful production model ever produced by its MINI brand.<p>The new MINI John Cooper Works Edition is the latest in the line of high performance models to carry the John Cooper Works moniker. Although, it's not the "MINI we've all been waiting for" — that honor goes to …

Monte Carlo

Leaked Sony Emails Reveal How Much Movie Studios Hate Google

It’s no secret that some big movie and music companies hate Google, which they have long accused of making it easy for users to find pirated content …

Online Life

Google is heading for the exits in Russia and others are likely to follow

After president Vladimir Putin called the internet a “CIA project,” this was probably just a matter of time: Google confirmed late Thursday (Dec. 11) that it’s getting its engineers out of Russia. According to tech site The Information, which first reported the news (paywall), its 50 mostly …

Russia

Facebook thinking about 'dislike' function - Zuckerberg

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1131000/1131161_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1512488856_fe75beacf8b7ea25593795c54cf12a9b<p><b>Facebook is thinking about adding a way to "dislike" posts on its site, founder Mark Zuckerberg has said.</b><p>Speaking at a Q&A session in California, …

New A9 Chip Will Be 'Made in America' For The Powerful iPhone 7

The first A9 chips are rolling off Samsung’s fabrication lines in Austin (reports the Korean Electronic Times). The chips will be used in the next-generation iPhone smartphones from Apple, potentially exploiting Samsung’s 14nm technology. I’m confident that Phil Schiller will have a number of …

Apple now requires cases protect devices from 1m drops, meet new environmental standards

Apple recently started requiring case manufacturers in its Made for iPhone (MFi) licensing program follow new requirements that will ensure cases better protect Apple devices and cover glass from impact, according to sources with knowledge of the new guidelines.<p>The new restrictions were introduced …

Thor Is Now a Woman: Marvel Announces Goddess of Thunder

There's an "s" missing in this phrase: <i>"Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor."</i><p>Marvel announced on Tuesday …

The 5 Best Apps to Up Your Insta-Game

Getting more likes on your Instagram photos could be as easy as adding one of these apps to your routine.<p>It's Instagram's Valencia-filtered world and we just live in it—so why not play the game? Curating a great Instagram gallery requires thought and serious attention to detail, and there's nothing …

This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

Walkman

White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan

The White House accidentally blew the cover of the top CIA officer in Afghanistan Saturday, when his name and title were released in an e-mail sent to reporters who traveled with President Obama on his surprise visit to Bagram Air Field.<p>The CIA officer's identity was released as part of a list of …

An Anonymous Rich Person Is Hiding Money All Around San Francisco

If you live in San Francisco, be on the lookout for some mysterious white envelopes -- they may contain $100 bills.<p>An anonymous person is dropping off sums of money around the city and then tweeting hints about the locations in a project called "Hidden Cash."<p>The person behind Hidden Cash told The …

This ingenious app will let you make money off your spare change

Spare change can get pretty annoying. If you’re like a lot of people, you’ll let it pile up in your pocket until one day you unload it all on some …

Apps

8 Incredible Trips You'll Never Be Able To Afford

Why stick to a travel budget when you can spend more than you'll make in a lifetime on a single 40-day vacation?<p>From over-the-top alcohol tasting to cruises too fancy for their own good, you'll probably only take these trips in your wildest dreams... and that's perfectly reasonable.<p><b>Visit pretty</b> …

The Mean Girls Musical Will Be Workshopped Soon

Apparently the <i>Mean Girls</i> musical (!!!) is actually happening (!!!). According to Tina Fey's husband, composer Jeff Richmond, the musical is "going along swimmingly." He goes on to say, "We're very happy with how things are coming along so far. And maybe this thing will be out by the <i>Mean Girls</i> 15th …

Tina Fey

How One Woman Paid Off $23,000 Of Debt In 15 Months

"I felt hopeless about money, and the whole idea of trying to get out of debt was such a drag," recalls Newell Jones. "Not surprisingly, I did everything I could to avoid the topic."<p>Of her debts, which included credit cards, student loans, and a personal loan from her parents for college tuition …

Personal Finance

How Einstein’s Brain Was Probably Different Than Yours, And Why He Was So Creative

When it came to the connection between the left and right brain, Einstein was one remarkable specimen.<p>In 1905, at the astoundingly young age of 26, Albert Einstein came up with the quantum theory of light, proved the existence of atoms, and created the theory of special relativity. If you’re …

The 7 Biggest Creativity Killers

Andrew and Gaia Grant, authors of Who Killed Creativity? And How To Get It Back, introduce us to some insidious professional killers and recommend ways to stop them.<p>A crime scene investigation is underway to investigate a death. This is not an average death, this is the death of creative thinking. …

3 Mistakes We All Make With Spaghetti, Steak And Broccoli

<i>We cook these foods all the time -- and didn't even know we were doing it the wrong way.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani<p><b>The Spaghetti Mistake: Sticking Noodles Directly Into The Pot</b><p>When it comes to boiling pasta, we've got the basics down: Use a generous amount of water, salt it well, stir frequently and don't …

10 Things We Learned from Mean Girls

Ten years after its release (that's today!), we haven't forgotten the most important things we took away from the most important movie ever.<p><b>1.)</b> Be weary of Swedish diet bars that offer dubious weight loss solutions.<p><b>2.)</b> Tina Fey, Lizzy Caplan, Amanda Seyfried and Rachel McAdams are all amazing. So …

Family: Vet said dog had to be euthanized, instead secretly kept it alive for blood transfusions

A Texas clinic is under investigation after a family discovered their pet was still alive<p>What's worse than finding out your beloved pet dog is dead? Finding out that your vet only told you the animal was being euthanized, but instead kept it alive in a feces-filled cage and used it for blood …

Rare Titanic letter describing 'wonderful' journey is auctioned to American bidder

Written just hours before the famous ship hit an iceberg, a letter from two Titanic survivors went up for auction in England on Saturday morning. It was won in the end by an American bidder for a world record-breaking sum, according to the auction house Henry Aldridge & Son.<p>“This morning Eva and I …

16 Things You Don’t Owe Anybody (Though It Often Feels Like You Do)

<b>1. An outward appearance that aligns with what other people deem appropriate and ideal.</b> Too often I hear people hesitate to, say, get a tattoo or dye …