Francesca Hepburn

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Google files patent for creepy teddy bear

Remember Teddy, the super-computer toy, from the 2001 film "Artificial Intelligence?" Well, Google might be making one.<p>Earlier this week the company filed a patent for a toy that can control other Wi-Fi-connected devices. This could be one of Google's creepiest patents yet -- especially if movies …

Most anticipated Android phones of late 2015

Will the Note 5 see the GS6’s design language carry over?<p>2015 has been an epic year for smartphones so far with Samsung, in particular, making waves for its new glass and metal design on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. We’ve also seen the HTC One M9, the LG G4, the Huawei P8, and the Japanese-exclusive …

Use this trick to find Google's new Easter egg, a secret 'Flappy Bird' clone hidden in Android

Google is known for planting mini games throughout its products, and its latest Easter egg is an adorable Flappy Bird-like game that you can access through the Settings menu.<p>Google teased the Easter egg on Friday with this tweet:<p>The game is just as hard as Flappy Bird. But instead of controlling a …

The (5) best ways to maximize battery life on your iPad

Expected battery life has always been one of the most important factors for consumers when they deciding on what mobile devices to buy. Admittedly, iPad’s have always excelled in this category. However, we often want and/or demand more out of our iPad’s then they ultimately can deliver–at least for …

Batteries

Watch Destiny Get the Parks and Recreation Intro Treatment

The recently concluded <i>Parks and Recreation</i> featured a very distinctive--and excellent--intro sequence. And while Chris Pratt beckoning you to join him while holding a guitar is part of its charm, the same style of intro also works surprisingly well for Destiny.<p>Appropriately titled Marks and …

As Weakest Class, Bloodborne Player Beats Game Without Ever Leveling Up

<b>THIS POST CONTAINS SOME BLOODBORNE SPOILERS:</b><p>One ultra-dedicated Bloodborne player has beaten From Software's punishingly difficult PlayStation 4 role-playing game without leveling up or using guns, all while playing as the game's weakest class.<p>YouTube user BOYvsVIDEOGAME (indeed, a fitting title), …

See Warcraft's fabled Gorehowl axe chop stuff up in real life

Gorehowl is the epic-level battleaxe that the demon Prince Malchezaar drops in the raid on Karazhan in <i>World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade</i>. Now it exists in real life, thanks to Tony Swatton, the master maker of other video game arms.<p>Blizzard commissioned this item and the video above showing its …

How to soften up Bloodborne's hard-as-hell bosses: Leave the game running for 12 hours

There's an easy way to nerf <i>Bloodborne</i>'s bosses: Leave the game running for about 12 hours.<p>With the PlayStation 4 finally introducing a suspend-and-resume mode for its games recently, this has the potential to make From Software's distinctively difficult <i>Bloodborne</i> a lot easier.<p>Redditor meatballz …

Seven Advanced Bloodborne Tips You May Have Missed

Whether or not you've already finished Bloodborne and are starting your New Game + playthrough, there is a good chance some of the game's more obscure mechanics may have passed you by. As with From Software's previous games, the heady days surrounding the release of Bloodborne are when the …

Play 'Space Invaders' for charity while waiting in Swedish airports

Take a mind journey with us: You step off of an international flight and walk to the baggage claim areas in Sweden's Stockholm Arlanda Airport or Göteborg Landvetter Airport. You're tired, you're waiting for your luggage, and you have a pocketful of foreign coins. Usually, you'd drop them off in …

Best Android Launchers in 2018

The way we arrange, organize, and interact with our apps on Android is called the launcher. Launchers usually consist of a series of home screens, …

Nova Launcher

5 apps to turn your smartphone into a personal assistant

We all want a personal assistant à la Lloyd in <i>Entourage</i> — someone to walk our dogs, handle unwanted emails and ensure we're always on time. But for …

6 Products to Share With Your Boyfriend

Declutter your medicine cabinet by filling it with unisex beauty products.<p>Beauty products tend to be a single owner situation, but there are particular circumstances where sharing with your best guy is in order. In short, look generous and de-clutter your medicine cabinet by filling it with these …

Homeless People Share Surprising Facts About Themselves

Homelessness isn't something that only happens to the mentally disabled and financially destitute, there are plenty of people from all walks of life …

Dog Rescued from Puppy Mill Snuggles for the First Time

In what is sure to be a tear-jerker, a video of a cautious puppy snuggling with her foster dad for the first time has hit the Interwebs.<p>Noisette was …

Humongous St. Bernard & Teensy Kitten Only Have Eyes For Each Other

Bella, the giant Saint Bernard, got a new kitten sibling. It was ruv at first sight and nothing will shake their amorous gaze. (Sorry, would-be third …

Selfish Cat Will Not Share Her Yogurt, Not Even A Lil' Bit

When Dice the cat and her so-called friend were given yogurt to share, Dice revealed her true colors.<p>This video might be a perfect example of a jerk cat, but it's also a good example of a responsible owner since the yogurt is nonfat and plain. Giving a cat unsweetened yogurt <i>in moderation</i> can be a …

I Went 21 Days Without Complaining and It Changed My Life

I wanted to cut out the commiserating most of us use for 30-40 percent of all conversation (if you don't believe me, keep track of how many people start conversations with you in the next 24 hours that center on a complaint or criticism).<p><b>"This $@#&ing Mac will be the death of me. Intuitive, my ass."</b><p>…

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

The Past, Present, and Future of Sun Protection Products

We’ve come a long way from the bare-bottomed Coppertone Girl. Today, we have a wealth of sun protection options at our disposal—from sprays to pills …

3 Glam Bug Sprays That Really Work

Generally, my skin isn’t sensitive. I can sleep in my makeup (horrible habit, don’t do this at home) without breaking out. I can do at-home …

Skin Care

These 5 Yoga Moves Will Save You From Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain is to strengthen your core and release tension and tightness in the muscles around your upper and lower back. Plus, …

Why You Should Sign Up for a 5K

Register for a 5K to sharpen your focus and fitness.<p>Summer is the perfect time to enter a race. Nearly every weekend you're bound to find a local 5K event. Put one—or two or three!—on your schedule this season, and you'll gain far more than an impressive collection of finisher's medals. That's …

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

Fitness

Contouring for Dummies: The New Tarte Crayon

Watch your back, Maleficent—there are some new cheekbones in town, thanks to the launch of Tarte's Sculptor Contouring Face Slenderizer, which has forever changed the game of facial contouring, at least for me. This genius crayon seriously simplifies the once-tricky business of contouring into a …

Doggy Reactions to a Human Barking

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>This humorous video is made by self-described mentalist and magician Jose Ahonen and comedian Rudi Rok, the same guys who made <b>Magic</b> …

Golden Retriever Adopts an Orphan Kitten Rejected By Her Mother

When Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her mother, Ponzu the golden retriever and his owner Jessiepon took her in and have begun nursing her back to …

Cute Animals