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Japan gets first 4K streaming shows

Japan’s largest television network, FujiTV, is to stream 4K content commercially, beginning today. This marks the first regular 4K broadcast in Japan …

Online Life

Hot dog hysteria: Inside the body of a speed eater

If you find competitive eating contests hard to stomach, imagine what it's like being the stomach of a competitive eater.<p>Professional speed eaters like Joey Chesnut, Matt Stonie, Takeru Kobayashi, nicknamed "the tsunami," or Molly Schuyler are not like us. They have suppressed gag reflexes and can …

Hot Dogs

Twin test: Ford Mustang vs Audi TT in £30k coupe battle

Driving through southern Germany, we spot the perfect place to try out the Mustang’s most American feature. A newly surfaced road, so unsullied they …

German Tuner Pogea Squeezes 308 HP Out of Alfa Romeo 4C

Most conductors tune their orchestras to A4, a note with a 440-Hz frequency. But German tuner Pogea Racing has composed a piece to the tune of Alfa Romeo 4C. Its latest concerto is called the Centurion, which pumps out 308 hp and 321 lb-ft of torque in its most potent form. That’s quite a symphony, …

A Mother Reunited With Her Kidnapped Son Thanks to This Facebook Photo

"Ever since I found him, my whole world, my whole outlook and direction changed."<p>Facebook may be responsible for some annoying memes and terrible posts from people you wish you could unfriend, but every so often, it also does something miraculous. According to ABC 6, a California woman recently …

Streaks for Android helps you stick with your new habits

I have no problem getting on a diet, jotting down my thoughts in a journal and generally picking up any healthy new habits — sticking with them, however, proves to be a major challenge. That’s where Streaks comes in.<p>This habit tracker for Android is ased on comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘don’t break …

The Most Erotic Touch For Every Spot On Your Body

We think we just found your new happy place.<p>You're going to love this: A new study published in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine</i> just revealed which parts of your body are the most sensitive to various types of touch. In other words, get ready to feel some tingles.<p>Researchers recruited 30 women and …

Insects may be able to feel fear, anger and empathy, after all

A recent survey suggests that, for most of us who have ever had a pet companion, it’s a no-brainer that mammals and birds are emotional creatures, sharing emotions with multiple species and not just their own. Yet despite the thousands of YouTube videos and hundreds of recent scientific studies …

Emotional Intelligence

'Terminator Genisys' had a rough weekend at the box office

"Terminator Genisys," the fifth film in the franchise, grossed just $44.2 million over the five-day holiday weekend.<p>In three days, the film made $28.7 million.<p>Remember, it was less than a month ago that the fourth installment of "Jurassic World" opened to a surprising $209 million.<p>A week after …

Box Office