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This Guy Made a Time-Lapse of Himself Singing with 3 Years of Daily Selfies

Here’s a video by YouTube user oOtoke, who shot selfies for three years to create a timelapse <i>of himself singing</i>.<p>Around 1,000 selfies were captured …

Enslaved By Her Dad, A Video Game Helped One Girl Escape

A Serbian father living in Italy enslaved his 13 year old daughter for four years to sell her as a virgin to a buyer in France for …

'The Ethical Slut': Inside America's Growing Acceptance of Polyamory

Millennials are increasingly embracing non-monogamous relationships – and the 1990s guidebook that helped popularize them is getting an update<p>In …

Relationships

SEO Is Simpler Than You Think. 5 Things Every Beginner Needs to Know to Get It Right | Inc.com

As a non-tech founder, I understand the resistance that comes with doing anything that makes you feel stupid. For me, that includes web design, HTML, and search engine optimization (SEO). This was particularly embarrassing since SEO is one of the most foundational digital marketing tools in the …

Digital Marketing

Pirate Bay 'borrows' visitor CPUs to mine virtual coins

Piracy websites can't really depend on ads, so how do they make money? By using your PC's processor cycles, apparently -- whether you want to or not. Visitors to The Pirate Bay have discovered JavaScript code in the website that 'borrows' your processor for the sake of mining Monero digital coins. …

10 most important things in advertising

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. Yahoo's big media hires have complained that they have to compete against "Kim Kardashian's ass."</b> Yahoo's content strategy is frustrating a lot of its own writers …

Panama Papers: call for offshore tax reform after data revelations

Reverberations from the Panama Papers were felt worldwide on Monday, with political leaders named in the disclosures angrily denying any wrongdoing while other governments launched official inquiries amid growing demands for reform of the whole offshore tax system.<p>Revelations about the wealth …

Corruption

Panasonic Lumix GX85 (GX80) review: The GX85 packs a lot of camera for the price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> It delivers excellent photo and video for a Micro Four Thirds camera, especially at its price, plus a great feature set and fast performance.<p><b>The Bad</b> The continuous autofocus occasionally fails to lock at all in burst mode, and the battery life is poor.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> LIke other Panasonic …

Cameras

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Drew Scott

A futuristic razor that shaves hair with a laser has raised nearly $4 million on Kickstarter

But two Swedes think they have a solution: A razor that shaves hair with a laser, not a blade. They call it the Skarp Razor.<p>The project went nuts on Kickstarter but has now been kicked off the crowdfunding site over concerns that it didn't have a working prototype.<p>As we previously reported, in its …

Crowd Funding

Hyping The Hyperloop: How A Moonshot Technology Could Become A Reality

In downtown L.A., millions of dollars and hundreds of labor hours are being spent on a technology most people don't believe exists. But as powerful political players start to get involved with the company, traveling just under the speed of sound is getting a little more real.<p>Brogan BamBrogan wants …

High-speed Rail

You can now get a flu vaccine via a 'jet injector,' which shoots it straight into your arm without a needle

Though it may look like something from a sci-fi movie, the PharmaJet Needle-free Jet Injector is inspired by vaccination guns that have been used since the 1960s, according to the US National Library of Medicine.<p>The first ones were powered by electricity or foot pumps and administered smallpox …

Public Health

Kibo iOS App Lets You Hide Messages In Your Messages

Just when you thought the wonderful world of digital messaging couldn’t get any more rich and layered, along comes another app to prove there are more ideas in the digital sphere than can be contained within the average web user’s philosophy… Just don’t call Kibo a messaging app. It is in fact an …

Vudu finally delivers 1080p HDX movies on Android devices

One of the best features of Vudu's movie service has always been its high quality video, and now you can view it on mobile devices. The latest version of Vudu for Android brings a native interface for the first time that's far easier to use and looks better on screens of all sizes, as well as the …

UCLA Frat Says No One Wore Blackface At 'Kanye Western' Party

Multiple media reports say students wore blackface, but no photos have emerged to prove it.<p>A fraternity at the University of California, Los Angeles says no one wore blackface to a recent "Kanye Western" themed party that sparked protests on campus last week.<p>UCLA's chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon …

Title IX

UK police see spike in drone incidents

Official figures show rise in cases, with incidents including drones being used for sexual offences and ferrying drugs into prisons<p>A UFO hovering outside the 72nd floor of London’s Shard skyscraper and a flying camera hurtling through the skies over Hyde Park are just two of the rising number of …

Drones

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

Photography

Uber faces lawsuit in US over two alleged sexual assaults by drivers

High-profile law firm brings action on behalf of one woman from Boston and another from South Carolina, and says Uber ‘fails to protect female passengers’<p>The law firm that represented the hotel maid who said she was sexually assaulted by Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a woman from Delhi who said she …

Judiciary

We're all about to start taking 3D printed drugs

<i>Aprecia Pharmaceuticals announced that its epilepsy drug SPRITAM was the first drug approved by the FDA that is manufactured with 3-D printing technologies. (Image Credit: Aprecia Pharmaceuticals)</i><p>“By combining 3D printing technology with a highly-prescribed epilepsy treatment, SPRITAM is designed …

Compelling Photos Reveal the Legacy of America’s Most Hated Corporation

<i>For nearly 40 years, while producing the now-banned industrial coolants known as PCBs at a local factory, Monsanto Co. routinely discharged toxic</i> …

Adventurous Couple Uses LED Hula Hoop to Electrify Grandiose Natural Landscapes

Taking a road trip through the United States is a fantastic way to see all of the beautiful sights that the country has to offer. After graduating college, photographer Grant Mallory and his girlfriend Maria Jacob did just this, traveling across the Midwest and through several Western states to …

Ray Oranges – Various Illustrations from 2015

Various illustrations from 2015 by Ray Oranges.<p>Ray Oranges was born in Calabria, Italy. Today he is living and working in Florence. As a freelance …

Artist's Photorealistic Paintings Create Delectable Illusions on Dinner Plates

Artist Jacqueline Poirier is ready and willing to cook up and serve some appetizing artwork. Using plain, white dinner plates as her canvas, she paints hyperrealistic food portraits that display an impressive use of detail, light, and shadow. While Poirier does paint other subjects, she has to …

Painting