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Top 10 Beaches for the Non-Beach Bum

Who says a trip to the beach has to involve, well, lying on the beach? If the thought of staking out a spot on the sand and staying there for hours on end makes you crazy, there's no reason to forgo beach time altogether. There are many beaches that offer more than the chance to work on your tan …

Kiki or Bouba: What Is the Shape of Your Taste?

There’s more to taste than just placing a dab of something on the tongue. Even the sound of the food name and the shape of the plate it’s served on affect the taste of what we eat.<p>Our experience of food, some researchers hypothesize, may involve a form of synesthesia, a rare neurological condition …

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Bartesian Is The Keurig Of Cocktails

Cocktails are a saving grace at the end of a long workday, but some people feel that having to shake up your own takes all the fun out of it. Well, <i>those people</i> -- the ones who want to take the work out of making cocktails -- have come up with a Keurig-like machine for alcoholic drinks called the …

Minnie Mouse Style and Fashion Inspirations, Designer Collaborations

Minnie Mouse has been having a major fashion moment as of late, but when you look back through Disney's history you realize...she's pretty much <i>always</i> been having a moment. Vans is the latest to immortalize her as a fashion icon, including the fabulous little rodent in its special Disney capsule …

Twitter Gives Fashion Advice With #3WordFashionAdvice

Pinterest<p>Twitter got stylish yesterday with users sharing quick bites of fashion advice. #3WordFashionAdvice was started by Comedy Central's <i>@Midnight</i>, "home of the hashtag wars," and per the show's setup, they assigned a winner:<p>Aside from a few head-scratchers (multiple references to Tyrion …

Disney hits $1bn at US box office in record time, but Universal dominates

Disney has taken $1bn at the US box office in record time for the studio this year, thanks to the success of new Pixar animation Inside Out, which scored a spectacular $91m on its debut last weekend.<p>The studio passed the mark in 174 days, according to Variety, with hits Avengers: Age of Ultron …

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Jared Leto sent his Suicide Squad girlfriend a gift: a live rat

When an actor gives a gift to his co-star, it can range from personal and heartfelt to lavish and expensive—depending on the situation. But when it …

Parrot brain is built to mimic what we say - Futurity

For more than 30 years scientists have overlooked structures in the parrot brain that may explain why they are such good mimics.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum Embody #RelationshipGoals at the Magic Mike XXL Premiere: See the Cute Pics

<i>Channing Tatum, PEOPLE’s former Sexiest Man Alive, is opening up on marriage, fatherhood and his wild ride to fame. Subscribe now for the exclusive</i> …

Latest Windows 10 Mobile preview offers more features and bugs

The new features sound cool, but bugs still abound in each new mobile preview release, and Microsoft has to squash them all in time for the final release later this year.<p>Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Mobile preview build that adds new features, fixes previous glitches but adds some new …

Windows 10 Mobile

​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.<p>We started with Internet-enabled PCs, moved to Internet-enabled phones and now are strapping on …

Internet of Things

Nike Boosts Dow Industrials; Nasdaq Slips

Friday was the sixth largest volume day this year<p>U.S. stocks closed mixed, with an advance in Nike boosting the Dow industrials while the technology sector posted losses.<p>Traders were monitoring bailout negotiations between Greece and its international creditors, and Greece’s prime minister late …

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Travel

A Definitive Ranking Of Pepperidge Farm Cookies, From Disappointing To Downright Delicious

If there's one thing the whole world can agree on, it's that Pepperidge Farm cookies are downright delightful. But when folks start making assertions about which cookie reigns supreme, things start to get a little messy. (Ahem, we're looking at you, Bordeaux fans.) Clearly, Pepperidge Farm knows …

Hugh Grant arrested with sex worker 20 years ago

Staring sheepishly down the camera lens with his shoulders hunched, Hugh Grant looked awkward to say the least. But then this was not a typical photocall. Instead, Grant was having his mugshot taken in a Los Angeles police station after being arrested for having sex in his car with Divine Brown.<p>The …

Jay Leno

FLIR's thermal camera is out for iOS, Android to follow

That second-gen FLIR One thermal camera we saw earlier this year is now available for iPhones and iPads, with the Android version shipping in July. If the last time you've heard about it was back in 2014, this might come as a surprise, as the first-gen camera was embedded in an iPhone 5/5s case. …

Charter lists consumer benefits to win merger approval | Reuters

(Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc (CHTR.O) formally argued for regulatory approval for its Time Warner Cable Inc TWC.N and Bright House Networks deals, saying consumers would benefit as Internet services would become cheaper and faster.<p>Traders work at the post where Time Warner Cable is traded …

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Consoler-in-Chief: Obama Again Comforts Nation After Shootings

It has become a grim repeat performance.<p>Tragedy strikes and a somber President Barack Obama seeks to give voice to a grieving nation and offer solace. The president will once again try to comfort a country in mourning as he delivers the eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was murdered last week …

Gun Control