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The Man with the World's First Penis Transplant Got a Woman Pregnant

Science is seriously fruitful.<p>The 21st century, guys: Nothing like it.<p>The girlfriend of the guy who received the world’s first-ever successful penis transplant is reportedly now pregnant with his baby, according to CNN. The man’s doctor, Andre van der Merwe, head of Stellenbosch University’s …

3 ways Steve Jobs made meetings productive

American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes.<p>Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn’t one of those companies.<p>Here …

iPhone 6 cases show device in early form

The hardware you see in the Spigen cases being delivered to the public today are based on an early design of the iPhone 6. That’s what they’d have …

Samsung trolls iPhone-toting ‘wall huggers’ at power outlets in major airports

Last month Samsung ramped up the anti-Apple rhetoric with a new ad campaign that depicted iPhone users as “wall huggers,” constantly tethered to a power outlet due to the inferior battery in their non-Samsung smartphones. Today Cnet reports that the company has taken its campaign one step further …

Gordon Ramsay Sued Yet Again Over Failed LA Restaurant

Another day, another lawsuit over <b>Gordon Ramsay</b>'s now-shuttered Los Angeles restaurant <b>the Fat Cow</b>. TMZ reports Ramsay has been named in a <b>$6 million lawsuit</b> filed by his former Fat Cow landlord, who alleges Ramsay and his partner <b>Rowen Seibel</b> broke their $52,000/month lease. In a statement provided to …

Jacques Pépin Responds: Gordon Ramsay Is a 'Good Chef'

"It was certainly not my intention to insult <b>Gordon Ramsay</b>," begins a Facebook post in which chef <b>Jacques Pépin</b> clarifies his recent piece in The Daily Meal on the dangers of reality television. Pépin says that he "understand[s] well the demands that television has put on [Ramsay] and others like him …

Juicy Fruit: Mexico's Prickly Pear Cactus Fruits

In late summer in Mexico, prickly pear cactus fruits, or <i>tunas</i>, are everywhere—a refreshing snack eaten out of hand and a popular ingredient in …

Plantations

9 Delicious Ways to Use Sweet Summer Berries

Sweet and juicy summer berries are here! Put them to use in salads, parfaits, muffins and more...<p><b>1. Peaches & Berries with Lemon-Mint Syrup</b><p>This elegant and refreshing fruit salad is perfect for summer entertaining. It's delicious on its own as a healthy dessert but also pairs well with pound cake, …

Breakfast

16 U.S. Cities Where Women Actually Earn More Than Men

These American cities defy the gender wage gap, but is it enough?<p>You’ve probably heard the figure before: the average full-time working woman earns just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. This, despite the fact that since 1967, the number of women working in the United States has been steadily …

The Cheapest (Legal) Way To Get HBO Go Without The Huge Cable TV Package

Don’t want cable, but do want to binge-watch Game of Thrones on HBO Go? Here’s how you do it.<p>Most of you cord-cutters already steal HBO Go passwords from your friends’ parents, but there is a secret way to get access to HBO Go that doesn’t involve breaking the law.<p>It works like ordering off the …

15 Things You Should Never Say In A Salary Negotiation

You secured the interview, brought your A game, and landed the job. Now comes the hard part: negotiating your salary.<p>"Salary negotiations are like any other type of negotiations — except the words you use can be extremely powerful, since there is a personal aspect to the discussion," says HR expert …

Employment

BlackBerry on list of brands most likely to disappear in 2015

I'm not sure that Eric Schmidt would ever let this happen.<p>The famed BlackBerry lover -- yes, despite being executive chairman of Google -- must be blanching at the notion that his trusted machine might be no more.<p>Yet some analysts have been sharpening their obituaries of Canada's fine brand for …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Productivity

The 5-Minute Workout That Will Kick Your Butt

All you need for this fast-paced routine is a pair of dumbbells<p>Think you don't have time to work out today? Enter this 5-minute, high intensity routine. This workout was created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the new book <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>. You'll do 5 moves in …

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40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

More thoughts on Google's self-driving car

A self-driving car much like the Google car has been discussed on TreeHugger for a few years, since I participated in a workshop at the Institute …

Amazing Eye Optical Illusion

How’s everyone out there doing today? I’m doing pretty good. Today is my girlfriend’s birthday, so I’m going to be doing quite a bit of stuff today. …

Why are there gay, lesbian, and bisexual people?

We know now that homosexuality is connected to genetics — and there's probably more than one gene involved. But why would that trait have been …

The world's oldest pants are, frankly, kinda hippie lookin'

These pants are between 3300 and 3000 years old, but they look like they could have been purchased in a parking lot outside a String Cheese Incident …

The Wii U Just Got A Little Better

An update for the Wii U, bringing the system to v5.0.o, is rolling out right now. If you're sick of waiting for the console's menu to load every time …

Retrogaming