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Egypt's new justice minister called for hardline Sharia

Choice of Ahmed el-Zend ridiculed over extreme stances including saying Egyptians should be "slaves to their judicial masters"<p>Egypt has appointed a new justice minister who previously advocated fast-tracking sons of judges into the judiciary, described his fellow citizens as “slaves”, and called …

New Web trends: immersive interaction design

Aside from the visual appeal, animations more importantly transition users between states of content. Transitions are the glue holding together all animated effects. How does the user get from one state to the next? What does each different state ask or tell the user to do? A smooth transition …

Interaction Design

The best quotes from 2015 celebrity commencement speeches

Graduating college is an exciting achievement, but the four-hour ceremonies can be a bit of a buzzkill—that is, unless a famous person is on hand to …

Groundbreaking Study On Gay Marriage Views May Have Been Faked (UPDATE)

A seemingly groundbreaking and widely publicized study reported in Science magazine this past December may be a fake.<p>The study appeared to show that openly gay activists in California had persuaded conservative voters to change their minds in a lasting way by engaging the voters in “heartfelt, …

Unattainable Love, Difficult Relationship

Perhaps it was Carrie Bradshaw who first posed this philosophical love question for the world's women to ponder: "Did I ever really love Big, or was I addicted to the pain?" she asked. "The exquisite pain of wanting someone so unattainable."<p>Or perhaps it was Olivia Pope who took the question and …

Articles about 9 transformative renovations austin on Dwell.com - Dwell

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A couple, both architects, give their 1918 bungalow a modern update.<p>A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.<p>In the city's …

Quantum physics: What is really real?

A wave of experiments is probing the root of quantum weirdness.

Watch the Second Trailer for the Sci-Fi Comedy 'Pixels'

Following the first official trailer that was released a couple of months back, Sony has released a<p>Following the first official trailer that was …

Special Edition Halo: MCC Console Bundle Coming to U.S.

Very limited quantities.<p><b>Update:</b> The new white Halo bundle is available for pre-order on Amazon.<p>Halo fans in the United States will soon be able to …

Delta's Weird New Safety Video Has Every Meme And Internet Personality Ever

Airline safety videos are a big chance for companies to express some major personality. On Virgin Airlines, people sing and dance their way through five minutes of flight instruction. Air New Zealand's latest video even employs hot surfers to tell you how to inflate a life jacket.<p>But it's Delta …

Air New Zealand

Try Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro’s Strawberry Shortcake

9/11 truthers (naturally) wary of Osama bin Laden's conspiracy theory obsession

The revelation of the stranger elements of his personal library was dismissed by online theorists as ‘nonsense’ – because he’s been dead nearly 14 years<p>Related: US releases more than 100 documents recovered from Osama bin Laden raid<p>Obsessed with plots to ruin America, terrified of bugs implanted in …

How the Universe Pulled a Vanishing Act

The issues facing modern physics are so baffling that they've crossed a threshold and now fascinate the general public. We laymen have very little at stake, personally speaking, when scientists argue over the Big Bang--without advanced mathematical training, it's all but impossible to follow the …

Here’s a Way to Create a Time-Lapse and Real-Time Composite in 5 Minutes

My name is Kyle Hart, and I’m the founder of Rhino Camera Gear. In this post, I’ll be sharing an easy technique for combining a real-time camera move …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Kendall Jenner's First Outfit at Cannes? Street Style Perfection

Just as we predicted, Kendall Jenner's Cannes trip is off to a stylish start. After disembarking her flight in a tonal jet-setting ensemble, she …

Apple’s Home App For HomeKit Said To Include Virtual Rooms, Apple TV Hub

Apple is thought to be gearing up to launch HomeKit soon, likely in time for WWDC next month. The software feature for iOS devices would allow control of connected home accessories that fit Apple’s posted requirements and use its developer tools through a central app potentially called “Home,” …

Gallagher Lawson discusses creativity and his debut novel, 'The Paper Man'

Gallagher Lawson's debut novel, <i>"</i>The Paper Man<i>"</i> (Unnamed Press, $16 paperback), has a striking, gutsy premise: A young man named Michael -- who is, as the result of a dreadful accident, made of paper -- navigates a mysterious, unsettling city by the sea. In addition to inhabiting the existence of …

The Highest-Paying Jobs Of The Future Will Eat Your Life

In the future, highly skilled people will be bringing home fatter paychecks, but they’ll rarely be home long enough to spend them.<p>For a glimpse of the future of work, especially the high-paying kind, look at finance and high-tech companies. Some of the biggest offer high employee salaries combined …

17 Powerful Benefits of Meditation

Getting zen aids more than just your mind—it can help you workout harder, stay healthier, and enjoy life more<p>Want to squash stress, sleep sounder, …

11 Party Mistakes That Almost Every Host Makes

Maybe it's your birthday. Maybe your godson is graduating from college. Maybe it's a Saturday night and your name is Emily Gilmore. Maybe it's a Thursday night and you're the Entertainment Chair of your fraternity. But for whatever reason, you're throwing a party. The invitations have gone out, and …

Is This the Most Loved Airline in the U.S.?

The popular low-cost airline had the fewest complaints for March 2015 overall, at just 0.46 complaints filed with the government for every 100,000 passengers.<p>According to a March 2015 report from the U.S. Department of Transportation, American flyers really, really like Southwest (or at least, …

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10 Craziest Memes

Social media has the least amount of chill during an award show; the 2015 Billboard Music Awards was no exception. During the live broadcast on …

10 memes only a biologist should get, but you will too

Biology is the science class you had in school that was interesting from the word go, distinctly marking it out from chemistry and physics. But what …

See How Many Memes Delta Packed Into This Ridiculous In-Flight Safety Video

Delta’s latest in-flight safety video features the most popular memes on YouTube, such as the kid from the “Charlie Bit My Finger” video, the …