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Barefoot - Trailer 1

The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young …

Psychiatry

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

George Clooney puts Tina Fey on notice after Golden Globes joke

Color us delighted if the next faux Hollywood feud is between George Clooney and Tina Fey.<p>Clooney is doing the rounds for appearing in the Oscar-nominated lost-in-space flick "Gravity" and sitting as producer on "August: Osage County," which received Oscar nods for actresses Meryl Streep and Julia …

George Clooney

Associated Press News

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …

Report: Nearly all drug defendants “forced” to plead guilty

<b>Attorney General Eric Holder pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill (Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>97 percent of drug defendants forgo their right to trial and plead out. HRW highlights undue prosecutorial power<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 5, 2013 3:20pm (UTC)<p>"It is very clear that prosecutors control the criminal …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

The Day the Rob Ford Story Stopped Being Funny

Of the four men in the most famous image of Ford hanging out in the drug house, one is dead, two are out on bail and the other remains the Mayor of Toronto<p><i>PLUS: The Definitive Rob Ford Timeline</i><p>It's been fun, I'm not going to lie. During the past three weeks in Toronto, you've never had to wonder …

Selling

19 Photos You Need To See If You Care About Celebrities

Celebrities have their own special quirks, whether it be their hidden talents (Taylor Swift), awkward goofiness (Jennifer Lawrence) or funny facial expressions (George Clooney).<p>And nothing makes us fans happier than to see photographic evidence of our favorite stars acting just like they do in our …

War Tourists Flock to Syria’s Front Lines

Syria’s conflict is drawing a motley crew of adventure-seekers and adrenaline with murky motivations—and little experience with surviving in war …

Justin Blackmon banned indefinitely

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

'Back to the Future' Being Recreated in Real Time on Twitter – /Film

Thanks to Photoshop, there’s always a funny debate about the times and dates Marty McFly travels to in the <b>Back to the Futur</b>e trilogy. No matter what …

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Study Skills

'Google Play Newsstand' could bring digital newspaper subscriptions to Android soon

You can already download anything from TV shows to magazines from Google Play, so it's no surprise that newspaper subscriptions might come in the future. <i>Android Police</i> tore down the upcoming Google Play version 4.4., and it strongly hints at a portal called Newsstand. It's not exactly brand new -- …

Sufjan Stevens Teaches Miley The Most Important Lesson Of All

A grammar lesson, that is.<p>Dear Miley. I can't stop listening to #GetItRight (great song, great message, great body), but maybe you need a quick grammar lesson. One particular line causes concern: "I been laying in this bed all night long." Miley, technically speaking, you've been LYING, not LAYING, …

The Hidden War Against Gay Teens

A strange thing happened to Tristan at the end of eighth grade: He received a Facebook message from someone he didn’t know who seemed, somehow, to …

Listen to William Shatner’s prog-rock single, “Ponder the Mystery”, watch the totally epic video

What’s a prog-rock concept album without the proper music video? In support of his totally epic new LP, <i>Ponder the Mystery</i>, William Shatner has …

The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time

50<p>Outkast, ‘B.O.B’<p><i>Stankonia, 2000</i><p>Outkast greeted the 21st century with a single that’ll probably still sound ahead of its time in the 22nd: Big Boi …

Howie Long Gov't Shutdown RUINING Football For Our Troops

Football legend <b>Howie Long</b> has a message for our government -- GET YOUR CRAP TOGETHER SO TROOPS CAN WATCH SOME NFL FOOTBALL!!<p>Long says ... due to the …

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Grand Canyon

FBI seizes online black market Silk Road, arrests owner

<b>The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized Deep Web Bitcoin-based black market Silk Road, an anonymous online marketplace, and arrested</b> …

Silk Road

Grandpa Writes Letter Disowning Daughter After She Disowns Gay Son

Parents disowning their children for coming out is, unfortunately, far too common for 2013. But parents disowning their children for disowning <i>their</i> …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Alcohol