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10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

George Steinmetz’s Eye From the Sky

What is it like strapping yourself into the equivalent of a leaf blower, getting a running start, then taking off into the air with a camera in your hand?<p>“You have 180-degree horizontal and vertical visibility and you’re going about 27 or 28 miles per hour. You don’t need a plexiglass windscreen in …

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

Food

Olympian hits wall, falls off skeleton sled, somehow doesn't die

We were just sitting around here at SB Nation World Headquarters discussing the merits of luge vs. skeleton. Or, more specifically, which one of these insane Olympic sports is more dangerous. Seconds later, this happened.<p>He stuck the landing, but I still think skeleton wins.

U.S. Bobsledder Becomes Fifth Ever To Medal At Summer And Winter Games

And it's not Lolo Jones.<p>Former American sprint champion Lauryn Williams teamed with Elana Meyers to win a silver medal in the two-man bobsled Wednesday, making Williams the fifth Olympian ever to medal in both the Winter and Summer Games.<p>Williams and Meyers were in the lead after the first three …

Bobsled

Miss Sunday’s Olympic Games? Here’s a GIF-cap

The second week of the 2014 Winter Olympics started off with a bang, and by “a bang,” we mean “Mary Carillo learning to make matryoshka by hand.” Are …

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

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Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

Everytime I See You

Little ant trails through Central Park

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

Cooking

Travel tips: Gozo island, artistic holiday homes and the Yorkshire Dales

Malta's little sister, hotel rooms with an artistic touch and Yorkshire's glorious countryside<p>Take me there: Gozo<p><b>Why go?</b><br>It's a cliché but Malta's little sister island really is one of the Med's best-kept secrets. Its ancient citadels, sun-baked terraces and Byzantine churches are a gift for …

Samsung may bring stitched leather look to laptops

Galaxy Note 3 style wrapped around an Ativ Book 9 chassis<p>The Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 introduced a new faux leather aesthetic for Samsung, which may now be making the jump to the company's Windows notebooks as well. A new Ativ Book 9 Style laptop has been pictured over on Korean site …

Verizon: US company to publish data requests

<b>US mobile operator Verizon says it will reveal the number of requests for customer information it received from law enforcement agencies this year.</b><p>The move follows leaks about mass surveillance programmes run by the National Security Agency from fugitive ex-NSA contractor Edward …

Google Play Catching Up To Apple's App Store

There are now over 1 million apps available on Apple’s App Store according to 148apps.biz and there are about 950,000 Android apps available according to AppBrain. Distimo has published its 2013 in review comparing various metrics between the two App stores and found that while Apple’s App Store is …

Android's permissions gap: why has it fallen so far behind Apple's iOS?

Dianne Hackborn, a program manager on the Android framework, says that stopping user control of per-app permissions is 'fixing security holes'. But is it?<p>No piece of technology knows as much about you as your smartphone. It goes where you do, so knows your movements, holds your contacts, your …

Google Wants to Make Your Internet Connection 1,000 Times Faster

Google is working on data transfer speeds that would make its Google Fiber service seem like dial-up in comparison.<p>The company’s chief financial officer, Patrick Pichette, announced that Google was working on speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second — far faster than the 1 gigabit per second offered …

Telecoms

Apple & Google Begin Rejecting Games With “Flappy” In The Title

The Flappy Bird phenomenon shows no signs of slowing down, despite the fact that the original title was yanked out of the App Store by creator Dong Nguyen, whose newfound fame apparently became too overwhelming. But though “Flappy Bird” itself may be gone, the App Store’s top charts today are …

Mars 'Jelly Doughnut' Mystery Solved: It's Just A Rock, NASA Says

It appeared out of the red, like something dropped by a Martian Homer Simpson. But now NASA has an explanation for the "jelly doughnut" object photographed by the Opportunity rover in December.<p>First, here's what it isn't: It is not a fungus-like Martian organism, nor is it ejecta shot into the air …

Cibo Matto: Hotel Valentine Album Review

Blame the extended hiatus they took after their too-brief heyday if you want, but Cibo Matto are hard to separate from the late 90s notion of cool. The association with Shibuya-kei chic expanded into international-minded polyglot goodwill, the consciously high-concept Michel Gondry music video (the …

To Strive, To Seek, To Find: The End Of A Baseball Era

The step is not as quick. The swing is not as crisp or as powerful. In the career of every great athlete, there comes a moment of profound reckoning: Should you continue when your skills have clearly diminished? If you can't be the absolute best anymore, should you settle for just being really, …

Olympian Sean Greenwood Does a Barrel Roll at 74 MPH

Sean Greenwood of Ireland may have just earned the honor of best recovery at the Olympics.<p>The 26-year-old athlete was competing in the men's skeleton …

NFL Cheerleaders File Suit Saying They Make As Little As $2.85 Per Hour

<i>Update: In March, the U.S. Department of Labor announced it closed its investigation of the Oakland Raiders, and concluded that the Raiders are</i> …

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