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Here are Portraits of Dogs Flying Through the Air

We’ve featured photos of dogs underwater, mid-shake, during bath time and in the middle of a gratuitous lick… but this is the first set of portraits …

We landed a freaking spacecraft on a comet. This GIF and video explain Rosetta's 12-year journey.

Human beings reached a new space exploration milestone this week: landing the Rosetta mission's Philae probe on a comet some 316 million miles from …

International UFO-logy Congress: There is Martian and Human Life on Mars

The four-day gathering, which ended on Sunday, drew Argentina and foreign UFO researchers who discussed progress in their work, personal …

Katy woman hurt in Boston bombing loses part of leg

KATY, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area woman injured in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing was recovering Tuesday after surgery to amputate part of her left leg.<p>Rebekah DiMartino was listed in good condition at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital near Houston, said Lindsey Klingensmith, a hospital …

Watch these adorable robots dance better than you

We're used to seeing robots like MIT's Cheetah that are <i>absolutely terrifying</i>, so starting day two of Expand New York with an android dance party was a welcome change of pace. It came, of course, by way of the folks at Aldebaran Robotics who brought a trio of their fifth-generation Nao bi-peds to …

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Men's Fashion

Extreme Weight Loss, Photoshop Edition

How much weight loss can Photoshop do? As you’ll see in the video above, the answer is “a whole lot”.<p>It’s from one of the stranger Photoshop …

Alienware shows off its new Area-51 gaming desktop

Alienware makes PCs for serious gamers. That’s evident in a demo I saw of the Alienware Area-51 gaming desktop, which ships to retail Tuesday morning.<p>The first thing you notice about it is its “Triad” triangular design. The shape means it is really easy to access both the front and rear ports, but …

Fake clown attacks put French police on alert and trigger vigilante response

Residents fight back after spate of incidents thought to be fuelled by social media while real clowns are saddened by trend<p>French police are on high alert after fake clowns caused panic across France in a spreading phenomenon that has led to violence and a response by vigilantes.<p>Fourteen teenagers …

Facing death, Lauren Hill teaches us life lessons

A 19-year-old woman is dying. It could be days, it could be weeks, it could be a few months. No one really knows, mainly because no one knows much of anything about the form of cancer currently infesting her brain.<p>You have heard of this woman. You saw her story playing on the TV in the living room …

Do the Most Hipster Thing Possible - Move to Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa—This is too nice a place to spawn a war cry. But if the city had one, it would be the sen­ti­ment heard across a down­town …

Des Moines

Everyone Loves This Story Of How An Autistic Kid Became Best Friends With Siri

The story of the relationship is the subject of a long piece in this week's New York Times Magazine.<p>Lots of people are talking about the story on Twitter.<p>Here are some tweets collected Techmeme:<p>Steve Jobs biographer Walt Isaacson tweeted, " This is why I love the New York Times."<br>• Derek Willis wrote, …

Autism

Photographer Pays Homage to Childhood by Inserting Star Wars Into Real World Snapshots

If you were like many kids, you probably spent much of your childhood in a hybrid world where reality and imagination fused into an indistinguishable …

HER - Photographs by and interview with Marjorie Salvaterra | LensCulture

I am a decent woman.<p>A pretty good wife—with a great therapist, otherwise I would’ve screwed this one up way too many times.<p>A mother—I think this one I do best except between the hours of 6:15 and 7:30pm and certain whole days at a time.<p>A daughter—I was a pretty terrible daughter growing up but I’m …

Buenos Aires

Frank Gehry's greatest works on show in Paris

With his unique vision and fantastical approach to architecture, winner of the 1989 Pritzker prize Frank Gehry has become an internationally …

AT&T will pay $105 million for unauthorized charges on customer bills

Listen up, AT&T customers: You may be in for a refund.<p>AT&T (T)has agreed to pay $105 million for "cramming" unauthorized charges on the monthly bills of its wireless customers, federal and state regulators announced Wednesday.<p>The charges -- typically $9.99 per month -- came from third-party …

Amazing footage shot by eagle as it soars over Paris

See Paris as you've never seen it before as Victor the white-tailed eagle glides over the city wearing a tiny camera<p>It's a vantage point that few people have ever enjoyed in person, but now everyone can see what Paris looks like from the very tip of the Eiffel Tower.<p>Victor the white-tailed eagle …

Lamborghini builds 900HP electric hybrid

Gallery: Lamborghini builds 900HP electric hybrid<p>Gallery: Lamborghini builds 900HP electric hybrid<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>Lamborghini's rolled into the Paris Motor …

Runner-Up In NASA's Space Taxi Contest Will Fight Decision

Will NASA be required to fund the Dream Chaser?<p>With the recent retirement of the Space Shuttle program in 2011, NASA has been in desperate need of some space taxis -- vehicles designed to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station. For the past three years, the space agency …

Space Exploration

Inside this £923k watch is a microscopic sculpture

Gallery: Inside this £923k watch is a microscopic sculpture<p>Gallery: Inside this £923k watch is a microscopic sculpture<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>This is what a £923k …

Lingenfelter-Tuned, Silverado-Based Reaper Off-Road Pickup to Be Offered by Chevy Dealerships

The Reaper has been around for a minute, having been presented for the first time on a major stage at the 2014 Chicago auto show. The latest news, though, is that Chevy fans will be able to walk into select dealerships and purchase a Reaper of their own. While it remains a third-party creation, the …

Autos

Conan O’Brien joins in on the bent iPhone 6 ribbing (Video)

Apple’s new iPhones have sold quite well, but their launch hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. From hardware issues to botched software, the Cupertino-based software giant has had a lot on its plate over the past few days and of course critics have been quite vocal about the company’s recent …

Iconic Portrait Photos Throughout History Recreated with John Malkovich as the Subject

Upon first glance, the photo above looks like Dorothea Lange’s iconic <i>Migrant Mother</i> photo captured in 1936. Then you realize that the woman in the …

The 11 Best Off-Road Vehicles You Can Buy Right Now

Vehicles have gone soft lately as SUVs and pickups have prioritized fuel economy and comfort over all-out off-road capability. For most buyers, that's a good thing. But plenty of truck buyers still enjoy a romp in the mud, and these 11 rides are for them.<p>Vehicles have gone soft lately as SUVs and …

Terrifying: Guys Spot Huge Massive Gigantic Anaconda In Brazilian River, Grab Its Tail

This is a video of several Brazilians out for a leisurely cruise in their boat when they spot a f***ing GIGANTIC anaconda. So what do they do? …

Catlike Creature Caught on Wildlife Camera Hitching Rides on Rhinos and Buffalo

So you think the Lion is the king of the jungle, eh? Well, the large-spotted genet, a catlike creature found in the wilds of Africa, might have …

Real Life Story of Friends Who Discovered a Beautiful Message in a Bottle

These days, finding a message in a bottle seems like something out of a storybook. But this heartwarming tale is a real life experience that took place just recently along the shores of California. While some friends were fishing, they came upon a glass bottle that had washed up on the sand. Upon …

Short Stories

How To Avoid A Speeding Ticket

I was driving down a San Diego freeway with my brother Rodney. We were in my wife’s bright red Mustang convertible, with the top down.<p>I’d just picked him up from the airport. Over the noise of the air whistling by us—at 80 MPH—we were catching up on lives, careers and kids.<p>Coming around a curve, I …

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