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Google’s emoji scavenger hunt AI experiment challenges you to find real-world emoticons

From time to time the folks at Google release fun little games that showcase the company’s different services. Its latest experiment is an emoji scavenger hunt that challenges you to find and take pictures of the real-life versions of your favorite emoticons.<p>The emoji scavenger hunt uses Google’s …

Onigirazu (sushi sandwich)

Prep time: 30 min<p>Cook time: 30 min<p>Total time: 60 min<p>Serves: 4<p>Onigirazu also known as a sushi sandwich is a great way to enjoy your sushi on the go. …

Recipes

The amazing changes intermittent fasting does to your body and brain

Stars like Beyonce and Hugh Jackman have spoken out about following intermittent fasting plans to get in shape. How does intermittent fasting work? …

The Shot Turning the Marvel Universe Upside Down

'Avengers: Infinity War' is just the latest MCU film to use a camera movement that signals the story is being upended.<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> knocked …

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Furious driver's genius plan to stop 'idiot' from stealing parking space - and it actually worked

It's fair to say the other driver definitely learnt his lesson...<p>Finding the perfect parking space can be an absolute nightmare.<p>Whether it's at home …

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The Best Kids Books For 2018

An expanded mind and imagination is quite a gift, and one that keeps on giving, so put books at the top of your holiday shopping list this year. These kids' titles cover all ages and are so fun that you might want to flick through them yourself before reaching for the wrapping paper. From coloring …

Books

Star Wars: The Last Jedi fixes one of the prequels’ worst problems

Let’s forget the midi-chlorians<p><i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> overflows with so many wonderful, bizarre and unexpected moments. In the coming weeks, we’ll have plenty of flashy scenes to discuss and Easter eggs to share. But I’m most enthused about one small but important shift the film takes with the …

Star Wars

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

'The Last Jedi' destroyed me and I am not OK: How to process the big surprise

<b>WARNING</b>! <i>In case it wasn’t clear from the headline, this is only for people who’ve seen</i> The Last Jedi <i>already.</i> <b>DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN IT!</b> <i>Save</i> …

Trimming the tree with 30 teeny tiny literary treasures (plus 2 stocking stuffers for good measure).

\When I saw <i>My Miniature Library</i> from Lawrence King a few months ago, I instantly fell in love. It just delighted me on so many levels. I’ll admit …

Stocking Stuffers

Five Books About Writing that Made Me a Better Writer

I started devouring books around second grade and by around fifth grade, I was reading adult fiction along with young adult and middle grade fiction. …

17 Board Games Every Adult Needs In Their Life

Nerdy is cool now.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Stop Letting Email Control Your Work Day

One of the very first lectures I give each year to new MBA students is about time management. By the time they arrive in my classroom, they are two days into the fall term, and I can already see that some of them are barely keeping their heads above water.<p>I see this lecture as both a reality check …

Ultimate grammar cheat sheet

If the very mention of the word sends you running from your keyboard, you’re not alone.<p>Both native and non-native speakers find the quirks of the …

Public Relations

The Time Has Come To Talk About ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’

Christmas is a time for getting together with your loved ones and doing things that have meaning to you, like singing carols and making cookies and punching someone at toy store on Christmas Eve so you can get the last Wobblebot or whatever off the shelf and keep the next morning from turning into …

Christmas Eve

Wonder review – nuanced young adult tale

<i>Room</i>’s Jacob Tremblay stars as Auggie, an unspeakably cute, indelibly clever 10-year-old with a facial disfigurement, in this adaptation of RJ Palacio’s 2012 novel. Homeschooled up until this point, his parents (Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson) decide to send him to middle school, where he is …

Middle School

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Worth it? | Trusted Reviews

What is the Samsung Galaxy S9?<p>Samsung has been dominating the Android smartphone market for a while now, but does its latest flagship – the Galaxy S9 …

Phones

Never Lose Your Stuff While Working Out With This Handy Storage Water Bottle

Workout clothes are not known for having the roomiest pockets—if they have pockets at all. But when you hit the gym, you don’t want to carry a bag. …

Great Stephen King Stories

16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.<p>*<p>Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy …

Weekend Box Office: ‘It’ Didn’t Just Break Records, It Shattered Them

After the worst summer at the box office in 25 years , studios were quick to blame everything but the product they were putting out. Instead of reconsidering their own movies, studios aimed to shrink the PVOD window while blaming Rotten Tomatoes for daring to aggregate the bad critics’ scores of …

The Truth Behind Cancer that You Will Never Hear From Your Doctor

Noble prize Winner Dr. Otto H Warburg , who discovered the real cause of cancer, has found that the root cause of cancer is oxygen deficiency. Oxyhen …

The Essential Elements of a Successful Short Story

It’s easier to say what a short story isn’t than what it is. It isn’t an anecdote and it isn’t a section of a novel and it isn’t an essay. (There is a form called the long story but that’s another song.) Though short stories since Chekhov often end ambiguously, they can’t end indefinitely and still …

This Street Artist Is Painting Fake Shadows To Confuse People, And The Result Looks Too Real

If you take a stroll around Redwood City, California, you might get the sense that something isn't quite right. Pay particular attention to the …

The Book He Wasn't Supposed to Write

A best-selling author submits a draft to his editor. Hijinks ensue.<p>I had written five books for Scott Moyers, following him as he moved from editing jobs at Scribner’s to Random House and then to Penguin Press. We worked well together, and in part thanks to his strong editing hand, my last three …

Writing

8 Infographics That Will Help You Improve Your Writing

1) 10 Tips To Improve Your GrammarI always find it interesting when writers will pledge a commitment to their craft, but shrug their shoulders when I …

Best smartphone apps to help accelerate learning of photography and image manipulation techniques

<i>By Abhilash Pavuluri</i><p>If you’ve been reading our weekly photography series up till now, you’ll see that we’ve mostly concentrated on people who are …

Goodbye, iPhone: My new $180 Android is good enough

I've been an iPhone user since the beginning. Occasionally I've dabbled in Android, but my brain just likes iOS better.<p>My wallet, however, is increasingly frustrated. Although I've been perfectly happy with my iPhone 6S Plus, which I purchased nearly two years ago, the $849 price tag caused me …

We may have cracked the mystery of Stonehenge

The more archaeologists study Stonehenge, the more mysteries unfold. But a coherent story is beginning to emerge.<p>Stonehenge is one the UK’s most visited tourist attractions – and one of the world’s most enigmatic ancient monuments. People come from all over the world to stare at the iconic stone …

Archaeology