Kendrick Van Gerpen

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Shawn Mendes 'Carpool Karaoke' is here and it's 11 minutes of sheer happiness

Turns out Shawn Mendes would pay for a pair of Justin Bieber's underpants — but he'd only go as high as $500.<p>That's just one of the interesting …

Katy Perry Kicks Giant Eyeball Prop Straight Towards Shocked Concertgoer, Fan Thrilled With The Experience

Who would've thought that the singer and 'American Idol' judge is also a 'straight shooter' when it comes to kicking inflatable balls?<p>A Katy Perry …

Bandage-Like Gadget Could Make Stitches and Staples a Thing of the Past

A Seattle-based startup has developed an innovative “skin closure device” that exhibits the anchoring strength of sutures and staples, but is nearly …

Clinical Trials

This duvet can keep the bed warm and cool at the same time

Meet the self-making duvet that allows you to customize the temperature on both sides of the bed. Smartduvet is an app-controlled duvet that inflates …

And the Winner of the Flipboard + GoPro Watch.Heart.W!n. Contest Is…

In August, Flipboard teamed up with GoPro for the Watch.Heart.W!n. contest, which asked fans to heart their favorite GoPro videos on Flipboard. There were 12 themed packages with a total of 48 awesome videos, including a head-banging tortoise, crazy golf tricks, and freediving with orcas. One lucky …

GoPro

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Elizabeth Warren Recounts Story Behind her Epic Battlecry

Trump Just Released The Mar-A-Lago Visitor Logs, But The Devil Is In The Details

A tweetstorm from ProPublica this evening laid out in laymen’s terms how <b>Trump is “spitting in the eye of transparency,” according to CREW (Citizens</b> …

New York Buskers Rule Union Square

'This Is Real Freedom of Speech': Young Cambodian Women Forge a New World Through Rap

On hot Phnom Penh afternoons, the rapper Jessica “Lisha” Srin finds her shade and solace within the darkness of recording studios. In the booth, …

Liquid Mercury Found Under Pyramid in Mexico

Johnny Knoxville to Star in Theme Park Comedy Movie for Paramount

Johnny Knoxville has come on board to star in and produce a theme park comedy for Paramount, tentatively titled “Action Park.”<p>The studio has set a …

John Boehner Has a New Role at America's Second-Largest Tobacco Company

John Boehner has found a new job.<p>The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives has been elected to serve on the board of directors of …

Abducted Ohio Woman Calls Police While Alleged Captor Sleeps

The desperate 911 call of an abducted Ohio woman led police to her alleged captor – and the discovery of the bodies of three more women, reports …

Facebook is abandoning BlackBerry, and it could start a developer exodus

The situation worsened for BlackBerry when sales of its BlackBerry 10 device -- the Z10 -- underperformed, forcing the company to cut 4,500 jobs and report a near-$1 billion inventory writedown.<p>Heins would eventually join those 4,500 employees. After a failed buyout from Fairfax Financial, former …

BlackBerry

BlackBerry Stopped Peoduction of BB10 Devices

BlackBerry users have been predicting the death of <b>BlackBerry 10</b> for quite some time, and Chen has now confirmed that there will be no further BB10 …

Facebook considers tip jar proposal as part of push to monetise posts

Opportunity to pay small amounts to favoured pages is being mooted along with other options. But would tipping really catch on on the social network?<p>Facebook is considering the introduction of a virtual “tip jar”, so users can tip small amounts of money to the pages and people they like most.<p>The …

Tipping

Popular VPN service fights back against DDoS ransom demand

On Monday, the VPN service Cloak got an unsettling email: if the owners didn't cough up 10 bitcoin (or $4,400) in the next week, the service would be hit by a denial-of-service attack large enough to bring down the service entirely. The fallout from that downtime would easily cost more than $4,400, …

Backup flame for Rio lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Fire spurted from the concave mirror as a priestess, kneeling in her long, pleated dress before a ruined Greek temple, …

International Olympic Committee

Egyptian police officer arrested for killing man over price of a cup of tea

The case of an Egyptian policeman who allegedly killed a man during a dispute over the price of a cup of tea has cast a new spotlight on police brutality in Egypt.<p>The policeman is said to have shot the tea seller to death and wounded two other men with an assault rifle after refusing to pay for tea …

Extremism

SF Giants Are Just One Slugger Away from Big-Time NL Threat Status

The San Francisco Giants' offseason shopping spree is almost certainly over. After adding outfielder Denard Span and a pair of starting pitchers in Jeff Samardzija and Johnny Cueto, the club has plugged its most glaring holes.<p>Oh, the Giants might go after a spare bullpen arm or some infield depth …