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There and Back: Ranking 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'

There and back again. The credits having rolled on "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," and that is precisely the journey we have taken - …

Movies

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Watch Ronan Accept Star-Lord’s Dance-Off Challenge In This ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Outtake

In a clip from what will probably be one of the funniest gag reels this year, <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>‘s Ronan the Dancer (Lee Pace) accepts Star-Lord’s (Chris Pratt) dance-off challenge. I sincerely hope this means more snippets will hit YouTube soon. Please, Mr. Feige, can I have s’more?<p>Marvel is …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

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Bill Cosby Tells Fallon the Worst Thing You Can Hear When Having Sex at 77

<b>After an extended period away</b> from the spotlight, it seems Bill Cosby is officially back.<p>Last year Comedy Central aired the legendary comedian's first standup special in almost 30 years, and it was recently announced that a brand new one, <i>Bill Cosby 77</i>, will be available to stream as a Netflix …

The 100 Hottest Cars of All Time

From open-wheeled, pre-war racers to modern techno-marvels, here are the most attractive cars ever made.<p>From open-wheeled, pre-war racers to modern techno-marvels, here's our list of the 100 most attractive cars of all time. The only hard requirement: At least one fully drivable example had to have …

Why Great Ideas Always Come In the Shower (and How to Harness Them)

It's happened to all of us—you're in the shower and inspiration strikes. You struggle to remember when you get out. Sometimes you're successful, …

Laser-Cut Wooden Landscape Rings

Etsy user CliveRoddy creates imaginative sets of laser-cut rings made from birch that make a landscape when worn together.<p>[via Whimsebox]

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

7 Awesome Beards by James Myrick

James Myrick is a master beard artist. He's rather secretive about his methods, but my guess is that, by precise mental concentration, he can grow …

Celebrities at Wimbledon: Photo Gallery

Dodgeball: An extreme second chance at childhood

Or, what it feels like to be hit in the face with a rubber ball.<p>A man in his mid-20s dressed as a Power Ranger leaps into the air, arms stretched, poised to catch the squishy rubber ball.<p>In one moment, he moves with the grace of a dancer, long limbs creating elegant lines midair. In the next, he …

27 Musicians And Their Hits Reimagined As Buildings

What if you could live inside your favorite songs, from “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “Space Oddity?”<p>A beloved album can turn into a sonic home of sorts, and provide a measure of comfort that trumps an actual living space. Now we have a mash-up of both: In his new illustration series, “Archimusic,” …

Weird

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

Sigmund Freud

Pony Up: 50 Years of Ford Mustang (Photos)

Vroom<p>Fifty years ago, the Ford Motor Company debuted its iconic Mustang at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York City. Take a look back at the history of …

Green Harmony

Architizer

The 18 Best Experiences to Give Your Dad This Father’s Day

Okay, so maybe we don’t know your dad personally, but there’s one thing we do know: His favorite gift from you is a shared experience. No matter if you’re taking him to see his favorite baseball team for the millionth time or learning to make moonshine together for the first time — father-child …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Jamaica's rare wildlife – in pictures

The Portland Bight protected area is home to the iconic Jamaican iguana and 20 other endangered species. Its fragile coastal ecosystem and wildlife faces the risk of being lost for ever as Jamaica approves a Chinese company to build a port. Photographs by Robin Moore

Alternative Godzilla Movie Posters

A selection of unofficial, alternative Godzilla movie posters by different creative folks.<p>It’s always a pleasure to see how great blockbusters of the …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

The concept cars that helped shape the future

Gaming art for your new Twitter header: The ’80s (part 1)

While not everyone is crazy about Twitter’s new layout, we can all agree that a bigger header image is a good thing when showing off your favorite video games.<p>We’re releasing seven days’ worth of artwork, each with a different theme, that you can use to decorate your new Twitter profile:<p>Monday: The …

Peter Jackson announces new title for his final 'Hobbit' film: 'The Battle of the Five Armies'

With <i>The Desolation of Smaug</i> in the rearview mirror, director Peter Jackson is gearing up for his final Middle-earth film and the conclusion of his trilogy of movies loosely based on <i>The Hobbit.</i> Ever since the project was announced, the final film has had the subtitle of <i>There and Back Again</i>, but …