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9. Bikini Wax

We all like to look good but, for most of us, this means putting on some slightly nicer jeans and maybe using conditioner. For some, however, getting …

59 Cool Cucumber Recipes We're Very Into

Cucumbers add freshness and crunch to our favorite summer recipes, from Japanese-style pickles to popsicles.<p><b>We love a good cucumber, especially in summer</b> when the cukes are plentiful. But there's a whole world of cucumber goodness out there, and we're here to help you explore it all. From popsicles …

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Console and PC game markets doomed to shrink, analyst firm predicts

So much for the enthusiasm around next-generation game machines.<p>Console and PC game revenues are expected to decline 11 percent from $46.5 billion in 2014 to $41 billion by 2019, according to a report from analyst firm Juniper Research. That’s a steep decline in the current generation of consoles …

5 Movies We're Looking Forward to at Comic-Con

Superheroes, hobbits and a dame to kill for.<p>It's that time of year when countless fans descend upon San Diego to attend Comic-Con for a chance to get …

Watch Dogs modder releases final version of his PC graphics overhaul, TheWorse Mod

The modder who's been tweaking the graphics of Ubisoft's <i>Watch Dogs</i>, Federico Rojas (aka TheWorse), released the final version of his mod that originally aimed to return the PC version to its original, E3 2012 demo glory.<p>"This is the last release of my modification," Rojas wrote alongside the …

WSJ: Apple prepares record number of 80 million 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones for production

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has told its suppliers to prepare to build a record number of next-gen iPhones. According to the Journal, Apple is looking to produce 70-80 million units by December 30th. As reported earlier this month, both the 4.7-inch and the larger 5.5-inch models of …

Sweat sensor could make iWatch most personal device ever

Apple is on a quest to curate as much of your biometric data as possible.<p>“iWatch could quickly become your biometric key to the entire Apple ecosystem”

First look at Ridley Scott's biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings

The trailer for Exodus: Gods and Kings has arrived, with Christian Bale as Moses, while director Ridley Scott is planning another Bible film about King David<p>It's one of the most dramatic, politically charged and quite frankly blockbusting books in the Bible, and Exodus looks set to be an equally …

Daniel Radcliffe won't return as Harry Potter, in spite of new JK Rowling story

Daniel Radcliffe remains unconvinced that he will ever take to the big screen again as Harry Potter, despite the publication of an online update about the grown-up boy wizard by author JK Rowling.<p>Rowling published the piece on 8 July via her Pottermore website to tie in with the current football …

Christopher Nolan: big screen cinema must resist 'bleak future'

The director Christopher Nolan, whose last three films have all taken around $1bn at the global box office, has cautioned against a decline in traditional cinema showings for most movies. Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Nolan urges greater innovation amongst film-makers and greater courage …

Government Scientists Want to Fix Your Memory

Feeling a bit forgetful? The government is here to help. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device that would help restore memory. The first patients will be …

Report: Samsung To Launch 'Gear VR' Virtual Reality Headset At IFA 2014

<b>[Update: 7/9/2014]</b><p>A PR spokesperson for Samsung had only this to say about the Gear VR report:<p>“Samsung is committed to relentless innovation and new products are always in development, but at this time we don’t have any information to share on the speculation on Gear VR.”<p>That’s not a denial, and …

Report: Thief movie in the works from Hitman film producer

A film version of stealth action game <i>Thief</i> is reportedly in the works from production companies Vertigo and Prime Universe, according to Tracking Board.<p>The movie is currently being produced by Adrian Askarieh and Roy Lee, best known as the producers behind the Deus Ex film project. Askarieh is also …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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10 Foolproof Ways to Know When Your Meat Is Cooked

Is it done yet? When it comes to grilling or smoking, that's the, er, burning question. Even the most seasoned grillers and smokers sometimes experience a twinge of uncertainty when it comes to gauging the doneness of a particular meat or seafood.<p>One of our missions at BarbecueBible.com is to help …

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New 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' Trailer Shows End Of Mankind As We Know It

Paramount released a new trailer for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and it shows off much more of Michael Bay's robots — including the introduction of dinobots (see above) — than we've seen before.<p>Taking place years after the first "Transformers" trilogy, the fourth installment brings in Mark …

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The Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder, Disappearing Bees Becoming More Clear

For the past eight years or so, we’ve been hearing the term “Colony Collapse Disorder” (CCD) to refer to the seemingly spontaneous abandonment of their hives by honeybees. Bees have been abandoning their hives for centuries, but the rate at which such collapses have been observed started to …

The Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

The coconut oil craze is real. Here's why you'll want to get in on it ASAP.<p>"First it was coconut milk, then coconut water, and now coconut oil—and I think a big part of the recent popularity is that it's natural, not synthetic, which is so appealing," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist at …

X-Men: Days of Future Past review - 'like trying to follow two games of chess at once'

X-Men: Days of Future Past,X-Men,Marvel,Film,Culture,Jennifer Lawrence,Michael Fassbender,Bryan Singer,Hugh Jackman,Ian McKellen,James McAvoy<p>Non-devotees might struggle, but director Bryan Singer whips up the action towards a symphonic climax<p>The latest instalment in this sector of Marvel's …

'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Set Photos Show First Look At Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Joss Whedon's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" hit Aosta, Italy on Monday for a day of filming that included the franchise's two newest characters: Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. The twins, played by Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, will help Marvel usher its Cinematic Universe into the age …

Subtle, Yet Sexy: How Pheromones Can Change Your Perception of Attractiveness

Have you ever found someone particularly sexy without knowing why? It could be that you are lured in by their pheromones, invisible chemical signals that can subtly alter a person’s mood, mindset, or behavior. According to new research published last week in Current Biology, men and women give off …

Research

Dino, heal thyself: Giant beast had power to shrug off bone trauma

A giant carnivorous dinosaur apparently possessed an enormous power to heal its broken bones, thanks to new findings revealed by powerful X-rays, researchers say.<p>The new findings suggest this ancient predator could shrug off massive trauma, revealing the dinosaur healed well like reptiles do than …

Scientists Just Created The Best Simulation Of The Universe Ever

A new simulation of the evolution of the universe is one of the most accurate ever created. The model, developed by a team of scientists led by Mark Vogelsberger at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, traces the history of the universe from shortly after its birth to present day and captures …

Universe

21 Dreamlike Film Photos by Oleg Oprisco That Will Blow Your Mind

Oleg Oprisco is a photographer based in Ukraine whose magical, dreamlike photographs have been shared far and wide on the Internet. In an age where …

Electronic Arts Revealing 6 New Projects at E3 2014

It's likely we'll see some big name games on the EA stage.<p>Electronic Arts will be revealing six new projects at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in …

Here’s Why An ‘X-Men’ Teaser Is Playing At The End Of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

No, we're not getting a tease of Spidey, Venom, or any of the web slinger's Sinister Six crew.<p>Instead, fans will see a brief scene for "X-Men: Days of Future Past" featuring Jennifer Lawrence's character Mystique.<p>This is confusing for fans who know that Sony Pictures distributes the Spider-Man …

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