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Being ignored on Facebook is psychological hell

Researchers in Australia believe that those who don't get immediate feedback on social media suffer from a lack of belonging and a general despair. Well, of course.<p>If you can be honest with me just one time, today is the day.<p>You don't really go onto Facebook to see how everyone else is, do you? You …

Social Media

Daft Punk to Perform With Stevie Wonder at the Grammys

Pharrell and Nile Rodgers also joining in<p>Daft Punk may have been laying low since releasing their smash hit album <i>Random Access Memories</i> this past …

Dacor Discovery IQ 48 Dual-Fuel Range Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

Colin McDonald/CNET<p>LAS VEGAS -- Dacor jumped headlong into the smart appliances waters last year by launching its Discovery IQ line, the debut model of which incorporated a full-fledged Android tablet into a high-end double wall oven. This year, the company has demonstrated its commitment to the …

Las Vegas

Cheesy Onion, Bacon, and New Potato Gratin Recipe

An easy potato and onion casserole with chunks of bacon and melted Comté cheese under a golden brown crust.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley leaves1/2 cup fine bread crumbs1 medium clove minced garlic (about 1 teaspoon)Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

See the very first (surprisingly handsome) selfie... from 1839

A Philadelphia photographer was believed to be the first person to turn the camera on himself, unwittingly launching a revolution that would stay dormant until the smartphone age more than 170 years later.<p>Many Americans have probably just become familiar with the term "selfie" in the past year or …

Inventions

Michael Jackson Earned More This Year Than The Highest-Earning Living Celebrity

In the past year, Michael Jackson earned $160 million giving him the number one spot on Forbes' Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2013.<p>How impressive is that number?<p>That's more than Forbe's top earning celebrity Madonna earned this year ($125 million).<p>Jackson's money comes from two Cirque du Soleil …

Michael Jackson

Batter-Fried Chicken Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This batter-fried chicken recipe is proof that it doesn't take buttermilk or beer or an insufferably long overnight brine to make</i> …

The Reunion of 3rd Bass, Hip-Hop's Most Dysfunctional Family

<b>About 20 or so years ago,</b> things were so bad between Prime Minister Pete Nice and MC Serch that the two trailblazing rappers went years without speaking and, despite all their work together, were content to pretend the other didn't exist.<p>After the ugly and abrupt 1991 demise of 3rd Bass, Serch, a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why Did It Take Two Brits to Make a Great Film About Slavery?

12 Years a Slave poses an uncomfortable question for American-made movies<p><b>12 Years a Slave is an American story.</b> More than that, it is perhaps the quintessential American story — the story of its original sin. Based on the 1853 autobiography by Solomon Northup, the story is simple and terrible — a …

Black History

Is The Moto X More Innovative Than The New iPhone? Researchers Think So

The dictionary defines “innovative” as something that features new methods, is advanced, and original. That being said, how much more original is the new Moto X smartphone than the iPhone 5C and 5S? Much more, according to analysts at ABI Research, who published the results of their teardown of the …

Polish woman claims she’ll attempt to sleep with 100,000 men in global sex marathon

Don’t try this at home, folks.<p>A Polish woman is making a bizarre attempt to sleep with 100,000 men in a global sex marathon.<p>Ania Lisewska wants to …

Need Supply Classes Up the Classic Indy Boot

By switching up a few crucial details, the Richmond based-outfitters have created an office-ready version of Alden's iconic footwear style<p><b>You already know</b> the story of the original Alden Indy boot, we're sure, but just in case you don't: Born as the 405 model work boot, worn by none other than …

Men's Fashion

Egypt's footballers hold together improbable dream of World Cup unity

Former US coach Bob Bradley hopes goal of qualification for tournament in Brazil will give a divided nation something to cheer<p>Egypt's national football team often plays to empty stadiums these days, under orders from the security forces. Some of the players don't get paid. And recently, many team …

The Art of Worldly Wisdom: Maxims of Baltasar Gracián | The Art of Manliness

Back when I was in high school, a mentor of mine gave me a copy of a small book that I’ve read and re-read several times over the years. <i>The</i> <i>Art of</i> …

Getting Tough With Yourself | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is guest post from Marcus Brotherton. It originally ran on Men Who Lead Well (www.marcusbrotherton.com).</i><p><b>One harmful mindset that</b> …

Michael Jackson: A Look Back at His Life and Career

Michael Jackson (center) photographed with the Jackson 5.<p>Next Slide<p>Trending<p>Ranked on a scale from 1 to 10, the trending score reflects the number of …

The 25 Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

From 'Easy Rider' to 'A Hard Day's Night'<p>From Elvis gyrating in prison stripes in <i>Jailhouse Rock</i> to Prince putting Apollonia on the back of his bike …

Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership Lands in the Smithsonian

In the "Old-News-Is-Good-News" Department: The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture has acquired The Mothership. …

SPIN’s 50 Fall Albums That You Gotta Hear | SPIN

School is back in session. The crops are being gathered. The pigskin ritual is afoot. And once again, we await the return of the Great Pumpkin, er, …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

He's kept the weight off for YEARS.<p>It's one of Samsung's most innovative designs yet.<p>The longer you wait to treat, the harder it gets.<p>...it's stuck in your head again, isn't it?<p>The Oscar-winner is apparently <i>very</i> afraid of germs and STIs<p>Spice up your sex life with these tasteful yet dirty recs.<p>He'll …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be punished because it's exercise."<p>"I find using lube and taking …

Barker Footwear

Barker may not be a purveyor of footwear that you are familiar with but you can rest assured that they are one with a heritage which is quite beyond …

Football Food! [135 Recipes For Football Season.]

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 2, 2013 62<p>It’s that time again. Last year I overwhelmed you with a bunch of football food and, well… I’m back to do it again.<p>I …

Aaron Hernandez: Inside Dark, Tragic Life of Former Patriots Star

Former Patriots tight end might have been one of the NFL's all-time greats, but he could never escape drugs, guns and a life of violence<p><i>This story,</i> …

Crime

J. Kraft disputes Hernandez report

Patriots president Jonathan Kraft disputed several elements of a recent Rolling Stone profile of former New England tight end Aaron Hernandez, who …

Michael Jackson Estate Facing $702 Million Tax Bill

IRS has accused keepers of King of Pop's finances with undervaluing assets in 2009<p>Though Michael Jackson's estate managed to pay off the star's …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

These 4 simple exercises will help save you from chronic pain<p>The billionaire debuted surprisingly muscular arms at a conference last year.<p>Avoid creaky old man knees with these tips.<p>Hemsworth's longtime trainer pushed the poor guy to his limits<p>Hate to break it to you, buddy, but it's time to step up …