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10 facts about Stonehenge

It is possibly the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. But how much do you know about Stonehenge? Here are 10 important facts...<p><b>1)</b> Built …

HTC One (M8) for Verizon now receiving software update with Extreme Power Saving Mode and more

After yesterday’s delay, owners of the HTC One (M8) on Verizon are now seeing a software update appear. It includes Android 4.4.3 and HTC’s Extreme …

LG G3 Stylus Smartphone Leaks in new G3 Beat video ad

LG appears to have accidentally leaked a new version of its flagship G3 smartphone, called the G3 Stylus. In an advert promoting its smaller brethren, the 5-inch G3 Beat, the upcoming handset is clearly visible in the closing frames. While the industrial design is identical to the other models, the …

US could nix plans to permit in-flight cell phone calls

As airlines mull over the possibility of in-flight cell phone calls, it appears the US government also wants to weigh in on the matter.<p>Word has it that the US Department of Transportation may be looking to create rules that would enforce a ban on in-flight cell phone calls, according to The Wall …

Apple will reportedly announce its next iPhone on September 9th

Grab that box of sodium chloride, folks -- it's rumor time. <i>Re/Code</i> is reporting that Apple will hold its next iPhone event on September 9th. And while any publication can pull a date out of the hat and report on it, this particular entity has a good track record predicting Apple events (even when …

13 Fresh Herbs to Use More Often

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: These herbs want to get fresh with you -- let them.</i><p>Basil<br>This herb can elevate even the simplest summer dish; just remember to keep it out of the refrigerator, or else it’ll turn …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Crave’s Vesper Is A Vibrator That Hides In Plain Sight

In a market filled with many, many, many sex toys, Crave stands out by making vibrators that are not only elegant and discreet, but also multifunctional. For example, Duet, the first vibe it produced, charges through USB and can also be used as a thumb drive.<p>Now Crave, which raised a $2.4 million …

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

Four-winged flying dinosaur unearthed in China

A new species of prehistoric, four-winged dinosaur discovered in China may be the largest flying reptile of its kind.<p>The well-preserved, complete skeleton of the dinosaur <i>Changyuraptor yangi</i> features a long tail with feathers 30cm in length – the longest ever seen on a dinosaur fossil. The feathers …

In the brain, sex addiction looks the same as drug addiction

LONDON (Reuters) - Pornography triggers brain activity in sex addicts similar to the effect drugs have on the brains of drug addicts, researchers said on Friday - but that doesn’t necessarily mean porn is addictive.<p>Porn actresses line-up at the opening of the "Venus" erotic fair in Berlin October …

10 things new LG G3 owners need to know

If you're just getting a new LG G3, we've got some tips to help you on your way<p>LG G3<p>Main<p>Read our review<br>• Get the latest news<br>• LG G3 specs<br>• Join the …

Gear & Gadgets

HTC upheaval continues with two more senior resignations

The Taiwanese company's chiefs of marketing and operations are resigning<p>This time last summer, Fred Liu and Ben Ho were still stepping up to higher ranks within HTC to fill the void left by departing top-level executives. Now, according to a <i>Bloomberg</i> report, they're emulating their predecessors by …

Comcast Rep Stonewalls Customer in Cancellation Request Gone Awry

For anyone who's ever experienced customer-service woes, be glad this isn't you.<p>AOL product manager Ryan Block, a former editor with <i>Engadget</i>, shared …

Steelers make Pouncey NFL's highest-paid center

As he lay on the Heinz Field turf in September, his right knee in tatters, Maurkice Pouncey admits there was a small part of him that feared his football career might be in jeopardy.<p>The Pittsburgh Steelers never doubted. They signed him to a five-year contract extension Thursday that averages $8.8 …

Projecting How WWE Will Cope When John Cena Finally Retires

Last week John Cena injured his eye in a house-show match with Bray Wyatt (via F4Wonline).<p>Thankfully, it wasn't as serious as initially thought, and the former WWE champion turned out to be okay. He was even able to compete on Monday's Raw in a six-man tag team match with The Shield and the …

Exoskeleton Helps Brazilian Paraplegic Take "First Kick" At World Cup

A Brazilian paraplegic made the "first kick" using a robotic exoskeleton in Sao Paulo during the World Cup opening ceremony.

Derrick Rose

Age: 25<p>Total Earnings: $36.6 million<br>Salary/winnings: $17.6 million<br>Endorsements: $19 million<p>Rose signed maximum-level salary with the Chicago Bulls at the end of 2011 worth $95 million over five years, but injuries have slowed him ever since. Rose is one of the NBA's top earners off the court thanks …

Brazilians jam in front of TVs for World Cup start

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — TV sets were on in scruffy bars tucked into shantytowns, clubs for the elite and the living rooms of countless homes across the …

Eli Manning says he is better at sex than Peyton

Nobody asked how he knows, which is what's most disturbing.<p>Jay Mohr sat down with Eli Manning to ask him questions we're sure he has been asked 20,000 times -- who's better at cooking? Who does dad like more? WHO DOES MOM LIKE MORE? -- and then things got weird.<p><b>Mohr:</b> "Who gives better</b> …

Ericsson solidifies OpenStack commitment with big assist from Mirantis

On Thursday, Mirantis confirmed plans to supply “carrier-grade” OpenStack software to telcom network giant Ericsson. This is part of a five-year plan …

LG releases open source Connect SDK, wants every TV to behave like Chromecast

Mobile app developers just got a bit of a break when it comes to bringing their content to the TV screen, courtesy of LG: The consumer electronics …

Tactus working to bring us physical buttons that rise out of our touchscreen

The smartphone industry has come along way in the last few years, and during that time mobile device form factors have evolved quite a bit. While Blackberry still continues to cling on to the physical keyboard approach, finding an Android device with a physical QWERTY keyboard is becoming harder …

CES

Amazon Fire TV's voice search expands to cover Hulu Plus and Showtime, but not Netflix

Fire TV came out of the gate with an impressive initial effort, however one of its rough edges is that the voice search is actually quite limited. At launch it could only provide results from Amazon's own movie and TV selections or music videos from Vevo, but the company is already adding new …

How to Buy Wine: A Holiday Drinker's Guide

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>It is said that a true connoisseur</b> <b>can</b>, in a single sip, tell not just which region a wine is from, and not just which …

Should I Be Drinking This? Mangria

<b>As the legend goes,</b> comedian and podcast pioneer Adam Carolla found himself half-a-glass short of red wine one evening, and, needing to fill an empty void with an alcoholic beverage, topped his drink off with a heavy-handed vodka pour. The mixture was strong and bitter, so he also threw in some …

Something to Drink: 3 Rums You've Never Heard of

<b>There's a deep connection</b> between Boston and rum. More than 150 distilleries operated in New England at the time of the American Revolution, and they made some of the world's best rum.<p>Whiskey replaced rum as America's drink shortly after the nation gained independence, but by then the world was in …

The Experimental Drink: Bull-Ball Beer

<b>Making a beer out of bull testicles</b> sounds like an April Fools' joke, no? It was to Denver's Wynkoop Brewing Co. this year, when they announced a new beer made of the stuff on April 1. But then it wasn't. They're actually brewing and selling the beer, the <i>Denver Post</i> reports. At seven percent …