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Aluminum Foil Masks: The Weirdest Hangover Skin Cure Ever

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>We have tried some truly cray ways to cure our hangovers (crushed up aspirin sprinkles and fast-food ice cream ring a bell?), …

The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It

Forget decriminalization or medical marijuana. Bolstered by state ballot victories, top-tier contenders in 2014 are seeking full legalization, the …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Associated Press News

NSA Claims Collecting Cellphone Location Data Is Legal Under Executive Order — From 1981

Today the National Security Agency (NSA) discussed its program that collects billions of cellphone location records each day. The NSA targets foreign phones but also absorbs data on the phones of American citizens.<p>“The NSA does not target Americans’ location data by design, but the agency acquires …

This Popular Flashlight App Has Been Secretly Sharing Your Location And Device ID

The Android app Brightest Flashlight has been installed between 50 million and 100 million times, averaging a 4.8 rating from more than 1 million reviews. Yet its customers might not be so happy to learn the app has been secretly recording and sharing their location and device ID information.<p>On …

Privacy

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Pictures of the Week 12.6.13

NFL fines Steelers' Mike Tomlin $100,000 for sideline interference

The NFL came down hard on Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, who was fined $100,000 Wednesday and still might cost his organization the modification or forfeiture of draft choices for interfering with Baltimore Ravens kick returner Jacoby Jones on Thanksgiving night.<p>The sanctions were imposed …

Officials investigating if drag racing caused crash that killed ‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker

Los Angeles officials are investigating if Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas may have been drag racing at the time of the car crash that claimed the life of the 40-year-old “Fast & Furious” star.<p>A rep from the Los Angeles Sheriff Department confirmed to FOX411 that investigators were looking …

Combination of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Leads to Record-Setting Day for Instagram

Well, our question from last week as to Thanksgiving social media etiquette appears to have been answered in resounding fashion, as the holiday saw the most traffic for Instagram of all time. (On a day when not a single wedding in upstate New York was taking place, at that!) In its blog post …

Actor Paul Walker Dies

NFL to review possible Mike Tomlin interference

Did Mike Tomlin interfere with Jacoby Jones on Thursday? The NFL will try to figure it out.<p>Whether you believe Steelers coach Mike Tomlin purposely …

NFL

Jason Kidd fined $50,000 for spilled drink

The Nets coach was assessed the penalty after intentionally spilling his drink when the team had no timeouts remaining.<p>The NBA fined Nets coach Jason Kidd $50,000 for spilling his drink on the court at Barclays Center Wednesday, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski first reported Thursday. The …

A National Geographic Photo Inspired Pop Star Lorde to Write Her Hit “Royals” – National Geographic Blog

Human Journey<p>Earlier this month, New Zealand singer-songwriter, Lorde (whose real name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor), cited a <i>National Geographic</i> image as the inspiration behind her chart topper, “Royals.”<p>“I had this image from the <i>National Geographic</i> of this dude just signing baseballs,” Lorde said in an …

Thunder Fan Who Made Awesome $20K Half-Court Shot May Not See a Dime

One minute, you are standing midcourt, hugging the Thunder mascot after winning $20,000; the next, you are contemplating never seeing a dime of that money.<p>Such is the plight of Cameron Rodriguez, who dropped a stunner from half court on Nov. 18, netting him a cool 20 large that unfortunately brings …

Basketball

Paul Pierce Calls Out Struggling Brooklyn Nets Coaching Staff

The Brooklyn Nets are paying Paul Pierce for his on-court acumen, not his penetrating honesty. No matter, though, since he's willing to provide such services free of charge.<p>Following the Nets' 109-97 home loss to the Detroit Pistons, Pierce took a subtle shot at Brooklyn's coaching staff.<p>"We got to …

NBA

Rihanna Shares Stage With Mother at American Music Awards

Missing out on the coveted Artist of the Year prize, Rihanna hardly left the American Music Awards empty-handed, bagging Soul/R&B Female and being …

WATCH: Ariana Grande Brings Lady Gaga to Her Feet with AMA Show-Stopper

Regarding her performance at Sunday night’s American Music Awards, Ariana Grande tweeted, “That was the most nerve wracking thing ever.” It also …

Toy Company Files Suit After Beastie Boys Threaten Action Over ‘Girls’ Video

The toy company behind the massively popular video advert featuring a group of young girls building a Rube Goldberg machine to a retooled Beastie …

Second Best: 10 Great Middle-of-Trilogy Movies

Middle movies in a trilogy are tricky. As the filmmakers of <i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</i> (pictured) must have figured, second installments have to …

Patriots Stage Huge Comeback to Stomp Broncos in Overtime Game

Even before the game, the headlines were blaring. It was billed as a battle of two legendary quarterbacks, the 14th meeting between Peyton Manning …

How Offensive Was Katy Perry’s AMA Performance?

Katy Perry kicked off Sunday’s American Music Awards ceremony with a performance of her single “Unconditionally,” which immediately prompted the …

Behind the Scenes: Xbox One Launch Event

One week after Sony launched the PlayStation 4, Microsoft’s Xbox One went on sale. Microsoft’s New York City launch party, just like Sony’s, was a …

Why You Should Be Depressed About Derrick Rose

No. No. No.<p>Derrick Rose, thanks to a torn medial meniscus in his right knee, is done for the season. Word of the injury trickled out on Monday. Rose …

No Surprise: Kobe Bryant Retains Title as NBA’s Highest-Paid Player

When Kobe Bryant tore his achilles tendon seven months ago on April 13, it marked a fitting conclusion to a disastrous season for the Los Angeles …

The World According to Tim Tebow

“I’m the best now that I’ve ever been.” Tim Tebow has been described as many things: humble, loyal, devout — but perhaps no label has proved more apt …

If TV’s Dying, Xbox One’s Crown Jewel Is in Big Trouble

Former <i>X-Play</i> host Adam Sessler (a former colleague when I wrote for G4TV in the mid-2000s) made an excellent point in his video review of the Xbox …

Was the Reaction to Kanye’s Harvard Architecture Speech Racist?

Kanye West on Sept. 10, 2013, at a fashion show in New York City<p>When Rapper Kanye West dropped by Harvard’s Graduate School of Design on Nov. 17 to …