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Low Oil Prices? 3 Reasons Why This Oil Stock Will Beat the Market

The global oil supply glut has caused Brent -- the international crude oil price benchmark -- to slide to $60 a barrel from a peak of $115 a barrel last June. More alarming, however, is the supply glut within the United States that has caused the domestic West Texas Intermediate to remain …

Valero Energy

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: curved screen is more than a gimmick

The Note Edge is Samsung trying something a bit different, the first smartphone with a curved screen that’s actually useful<p>Samsung’s latest phablet is a modified Galaxy Note 4, but the Note Edge’s has one crucial difference: a screen that curves around the edge on the right hand side.<p>It isn’t the …

Lock Chrome when you step away from your computer

A Chrome setting lets you password-protect the browser and provides guest access.<p>To protect your data and block access to Chrome when you get up from your computer, you can turn to one of Chrome's experimental features that lets you lock the browser. It also lets you manage multiple accounts and …

How Facebook conducts experiments on your emotions

Some 689,003 lucky Facebook users were unwittingly part of an experiment in which their news feed was altered to make it more or less positive. Was this ethical?<p>Remember those days when your lover pretends to be in a bad mood just to see how you'll react?<p>It seems that your most intimate virtual …

Psychology

Everything We Know About Facebook's Secret Mood Manipulation Experiment

It was probably legal. But was it ethical?<p><i>Updated, 09/08/14</i><p>Facebook’s News Feed—the main list of status updates, messages, and photos you see when you open Facebook on your computer or phone—is not a perfect mirror of the world.<p>But few users expect that Facebook would change their News Feed in …

Egypt’s secret prison: ‘disappeared’ face torture in Azouli military jail

Guardian interviews with former detainees reveal up to 400 Egyptians being held without judicial oversight amid wider crackdown on human rights<p>Hundreds of “disappeared” Egyptians are being tortured and held outside of judicial oversight in a secret military prison, according to Guardian interviews …

Why do earphone cords always get tangled? Physics

Our picks of the week from around the web, including the science behind an everyday knotty problem, the man who sequenced his baby’s genome before birth and why the internet is a psychology experiment.<p>The pivot<br>Scott Adams | Dilbert | 16 June 2014<br>Notes on start-up culture in Silicon Valley. “The …

Marc Andreessen

SPHERE's First Image Looks Like The Eye Of Sauron

A new instrument built to view exoplanets—planets outside our solar system—has captured its first images, including this dust ring around a nearby …

Pictures of the Week 5.29.14

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 – Illustrated Football Player Portraits

FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 – a series of illustrated football player portraits from different nations.<p>The countdown is on! There are only a few days …

Soccer

Meet the top 10 newly discovered species of 2014

Experts pick most striking creatures – including a carnivorous raccoon – from over 18,000 species identified in the last year<p>• See a gallery of top 10 species here<p>A tree-living raccoon from the cloud forests of the Andes, a sea anenome that burrows into Antarctic glaciers and ultra-hardy bacteria …

Zoology

Layo & Bushwacka! / Love Story VS. Finally (Bushwacka! Bootleg Version)

Love Stories

La Parra - Vibin (Original Mix)

Elegant Images of Women Merged with Exquisite Blooms

Double exposure images can have a powerful effect when used with the right elements. The photography of Paris-based Lara Kiosses definitely has a …

Landscape Photography

Grazia

Jovana Rikalo – Creative & Artistic Fine Art Portrait Photography

Artistic pictures with sensational concepts and true emotions. <b>Jovana Rikalo</b> is Stunning Fine Art Portrait Photographer from Serbia. These portraits …

Street Photography

Google Releases First Resources for Project Ara

Project Ara, the modular smartphone initiative announced by Google last year, is taking shape after the first Module Developers Kit (MDK) was released today.<p>Among the information is an 81-page document that details the of customization open to developers, and thus the kind of things that we end …

Hee haw: 'laughing animals' - in pictures

Look it can't ALL be about the NSA and teacher strikes ... Here are some important animal pictures to add to the mix

Cutting Edge Fashion Photography by Madame Peripetie - The Fox Is Black

Madame Peripetie, a London based photographer, has created a series of incredibl photos which feature boundary breaking fashion and styling. Working …

Photography

23 Breath-Takingly Beautiful Photos Of Frozen Flowers

Mo Devlin's Frozen Flowers series is better than real flowers — they last forever and you don't have to change the water.

The Bike Design Project: How Do You Design A Better Urban Bike?

This spring, Co.Design and Co.Exist are partnering with Oregon Manifest’s Bike Design Project, which has tapped teams of top designers and bicycle craftsmen in five major cities to create the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike. Starting on March 24, we’ll be publishing the designers’ process diaries to …

40 Powerful Portraits you will probably never forget

Faces, strong emotions with stark stories. A Portrait should more or less convey the character and mood of the person and a good portrait will always …

Photographers