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Say What? Vogue Declares Butts Are the New Thing

We're officially living in the era of the big booty. Because <i>Vogue</i> said so. <i></i><p>Despite the fact that many of us have rocked a big booty since, you know, birth, <i>Vogue</i> has declared that booties are a totally new fad that have never been fashionable until this very moment.<p>"For years... a large butt was not …

Miley Cyrus

FCC wants to protect citizens from Stingray-style cell phone trackers

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Tomasz Wyszoamirski<p>Devices known as Stingrays, which can secretly track and record phone users by mimicking …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Mysterious Kawasaki Disease May Be Carried By The Wind

The researchers say it could be caused by a type of fungal toxin.<p>Kawasaki disease afflicts about 12,000 children per year in Japan. It causes rash and a swollen tongue, and often a high fever. When severe and untreated it can cause swelling of the arteries, which can lead to aneurysms and heart …

National Academy of Sciences

Turn A Tea Bag Into A Lantern

A burning lantern (and rocket) made from paper tea bags<p>Every plain, paper tea bag conceals an exciting crash course in lift. In a six-second video on Vine, user “oh so tracy” empties a tea bag, folds it into a tube, and lights it on fire. After the bag burns down, the remains of the still-flaming …

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new …

The Future

Certain People Are Much More Prone To Catch Contagious Yawns

Susceptibility seems to decrease with age.<p>If you see or hear somebody else yawn, or even think or read about yawning, there's a good chance that you may yourself yawn; between 40 and 60 percent of people are susceptible to contagious yawning. Previous studies (for example here and here) suggest …