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German transport agency is testing emissions on 23 brands

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority says it's testing the emissions of vehicles made by 23 foreign and domestic brands …

Volkswagen

5 Real Ways to Actually Make Money Online

How many articles are there about making money online? Thousands? Millions? Enough? Probably. But there’s a problem. Too many of them are just sales …

Personal Finance

Review: HTC One M9 Chooses Evolution Over Revolution

<i>This post is in partnership with Trusted Reviews. The article below was originally published at TrustedReviews.com.</i><p><b>What is the HTC One M9?</b><p>The HTC One …

5 Allergens to Watch Out for This Winter

Many people believe that as the spring and fall seasons wrap, so do their allergies. But the truth is that they are mistaken. While the onslaught of colder weather and freezing temperatures brings an end to seasonal pollen allergies, it doesn't mean that your environment is free of …

Guide to Cooking With Spices

Adding herbs and spices to your culinary efforts can do wonders in the way of bringing out the flavors of their ingredients. While the words "herbs" …

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

Can You Solve 'The Hardest Logic Puzzle In The World'?

You're reading the first installment in a brand new puzzle series here at io9 – and what better way to kick things off than with the world's most …

WTF IS THAT?!: Premium Handjob Glove For Dudes

This is The Handie, a silicon glove made for men to pleasure themselves. It's the perfect glove for the man who's always dreamed of looking down and …

“Tim and Eric” directed this lightbulb ad for GE, starring Jeff Goldblum, and it's awesome

This commercial for GE Link Light Bulbs starring Jeff Goldblum was directed by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, bizarro-discomfort comedy performers …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

You Have To Fucking Eat (from the author of Go The Fuck To Sleep)

Here's a teaser for You Have To Fucking Eat, the forthcoming new book by genius funnyman Adam Mansbach of Go the Fuck to Sleep fame and illustrated …

John Malkovich Morphs Into the Most Iconic Photo Subjects Ever

Because John Malkovich can do anything.<p><i>A humble update: Upon seeing some absurd news, and reflecting on this story below, we just couldn't resist. —Eds.</i><p><b>That is not the famous Dorothea Lange photo.</b> Nor are any of these photos the iconic pictures you know. Instead, they are recreations starring the …

Art

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Shop Smarter | Couponing and Online Deals

Search printable coupons and online deals for Target, Walmart, CVS, Amazon, & Walgreens. Find coupon codes and apps, and learn how to save money and …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Everything We Know About 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' So Far

The slow unveiling of Ryan Myrphy's "American Horror Story: Freak Show" has been one of multiple short teasers and much speculation. Finally, however, all the main characters have been named.<p>In Entertainment Weekly's Fall TV Preview and an in-depth interview with Murphy, a slew of new details were …

15 Portraits of Unrelated Doppelgangers

Have you ever met or seen another person that looked <b>exactly</b> like someone you know? If so, then you’ve encountered someone’s Doppelgänger.<p><i>I’m not a</i> …

Disney Princesses In Battle Armor: This Weekend's Best Cosplay

Images have been pouring in all weekend from Wizard World Chicago Comic Con and Anime Revolution in Vancouver. Both events have been loaded with damn …

Anime

Sarah Palin Calls Out Tina Fey Again

Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin hasn't forgotten the way Tina Fey impersonated her on "Saturday Night Live."<p>Shortly after Palin was selected as Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain's running mate during the 2008 presidential election, Fey debuted her impression of the …

A Vintage 1912 Waltz Version of Cyndi Lauper’s 1983 Song ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ by Postmodern Jukebox

Pop music cover band Postmodern Jukebox and vocalist Robyn Adele Anderson performs a vintage 1912 waltz version of the 1983 song “Girls Just Want to …

Why Is A Major Batman Villain Going To Be Arrow's New Big Bad?

<i>Ant-Man</i> gets tons of new cast members, including plenty of familiar names. The reasons behind a major Batman villain's role as <i>Arrow</i>'s new big bad are …

TV

HBO Renews ‘The Leftovers’ For A Second Season To The Delight And Dismay Of Many

Most critics were onboard with Damon Lindelof’s <i>The Leftovers</i> from the beginning, but audiences have been split most of the season. However, since the “Gladys” episode — an episode that probably drove some of the iffy viewers away — opinion on the series even among the audience has begun to shift in …

Authorities say 18-year-old Michigan woman made false abduction claim

Authorities in southeastern Michigan said Sunday that an 18-year-old woman falsely claimed that she was abducted and held hostage for 16 hours earlier this week.<p>The Monroe County Sheriff's Office released a statement after Hayley Turner was interviewed for a second time by a detective and an FBI …

Beijing artist Wang Zhijie paints cartoonish, pretty girls born into extravagant Chinese culture. Now on-Hifructose: http://hifructose.com/2014/08/12/stylish-and-gaudy-paintings-of-girls-by-wang-zhijie/

A Man Bought Every Pie At A Burger King To Teach The Brat Behind Him A Lesson

Sometimes after a hard day’s night of working like a creepy mascot, all you want is a good piece of pie, or if that fails, a piece of pie from Burger King. That’s how Redditor “thr111” was feeling a short time ago, so he wandered to his local Burger King and, well, I’ll let him explain.<p>So a while …

Snake Insistently Plays Dead, Is a Giant Ham About It

Playing dead is a common defensive move among animals. But the hognose snake is <i>insistent</i> about it. At the end of the video, they try to flip the …

I Thought it was Just a Sheet Covering a Clock, Until I Read the Plaque

Nothing to see here, just an old grandfather clock covered in a white sheet.<p>Not sure why this is on display at an art musem. Perhaps the clock was …

7 Victorian jokes have been given a modern twist – and they’re hilarious

Popular 19th-century jokes are to be brought back to life thanks to a pioneering Victorian meme machine<p>A team led by Dr Bob Nicholson from Edge Hill …