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Russia's new tram is a Batmobile on the outside, tech hub on the inside

Many trams are memorable, but they tend to evoke nostalgia rather than embrace the future. You can't accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track -- and for good reason. The forward-tilted …

Eva Mendes pregnant with Ryan Gosling's baby, several reports now say

What is it lately with folks wanting Ryan Gosling to be a father? Well, it seems they're getting their wish, as Eva Mendes is reportedly pregnant with the "Notebook" actor's baby.<p>The news, which broke early Wednesday courtesy of OK Magazine, faced initial skepticism as outlets worked to get …

War of the Seasons, book one: The Human - CHAPTER ONE: The Fall

YOU ARE READING<p>War of the Seasons, book one: The Human<p>“Are you alright?" The corner of Eirnin’s mouth quirked up with a hint of a smile, probably …

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

The irresistible rise of the short story

Why the short story is the perfect literary form for the 21st century<p>There’s no doubt about it, the short story is having “a moment”. It started this time last year, when <b>Lydia Davis</b>, not so much a short-story writer as a short-short-story writer (some of her tales are only a sentence long) won the …

Amazon's 10 Summer Blockbuster Books You Should Read

<i>Originally published on Amazon</i><p>This summer's biggest hits include the continuations of popular series, such as Janet Evanovich's, as well as a new release from Stephen King, and further reading for <i>Divergent</i> fans.<p><i>For more of Amazon's Summer Blockbuster list, click here.</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Amazon's Summer …

Amanda's Mexico vacation: Rivera Maya | Honeymoons

May <i>16</i><p>Amanda’s Mexico vacation: Rivera Maya<p>Categories Honeymoons<p>Aaand the last stop on our Riviera Mayan adventure.. an excursion to Cenote Ik-kil and …

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Confident Women (Extract) - Chapter One

YOU ARE READING<p>Confident Women (Extract)<p>*SYTYCW winner* Inspired by a list of confidence-boosting tips in a magazine, twenty-four-year-old Megan …

Try not to get lost! The BIG Maze comes to Washington, D.C.

Think you're a whizz at mazes? Try this BIG maze, a 61x61 foot maze that's going to be housed at Washington, D.C.'s National Building Museum this …

11 Terrifying and Amazing Facts About Alligators

Alligators are pretty terrifying as they are, but scientists are making new discoveries about the reptilian ambush predators that only add to their …

Do Bees Really Die After They Sting You?

<b>Short answer</b> for the overwhelmed readers with little time on their hands: Yes, some do.<p><b>Longer answer:</b><p>The process of stinging and dying is called …

How To Tell If Someone Is Lying To You

Jimmy Fallon Thanks Easter Bunnies, Kiss, & Says The Word 'Two' Over & Over Again

Who knew saying the word "two" over and over again could be so much fun? Jimmy Fallon, that's who.<p>Watch the latest installment of "Thank You Notes" wherein Jimmy thanks Easter bunnies for the hard work they do scarring us for life and more.<p>SPOILER: There's another hot sax break.

11 Weird Body Part Words

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5 Animals That Look Like Cartoons (Until They Kill You)

We all worry about packs of wolves, errant bears, and rogue sharks, even though this is technically the Internet and we should all be safe in here, …

The 5 Most Annoying Pet Personalities

People who don't know animals very well often assume that all pets are alike. All cats are lazy! All dogs steal food! All cats hate Mondays!<p>Actually, …

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'Retronauting': why we can't stop sharing old photographs

It was the sign advertising Brylcreem that got me. It can be seen in one of Chalmers Butterfield's colour photographs of Piccadilly Circus in 1949. Why did it move me? Brylcreem's range of hair styling products for men is still very much with us. Personally, though, it always means the red plastic …

Book of Mormon musical triumphs at Olivier Awards

<b>West End hit The Book of Mormon has won four prizes at the 2014 Olivier Awards, including best new musical.</b><p>The controversial brainchild of South Park co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone also won two acting awards and an additional prize for its choreography.<p>Political drama Chimerica was the main …

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