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10 Valentine's Day Cards That Will Get You Dumped (NSFW)

Here's a little PSA for people who find themselves coupled up this Valentine's Day: If you value your relationship in the least bit, do <i>not</i> give your significant other a valentine as crappy as the ones below. Cards this terrible will get you dumped, even if it <i>is</i> Valentine's Day.<p><b>1. The valentine from</b> …

A Single Man In Shanghai Ruined Valentine's Day For Movie Goers By Buying Up Every Other Seat

Joe at ChinaSmack reports that one such individual took it upon himself to ruin the day for couples by creating a campaign to buy out odd number movie seats at a screening of Beijing Love Story in Shanghai. This obviously would prevent any couple from sitting next to each other.<p>(Unlike, the U.S. …

Forty-Five Years Ago, the Government Used Subterranean Nukes to Dig for Natural Gas

Operation Plowshare was all about using nuclear weapons for peaceful purposes—but the program produced few economic benefits and, activists say, polluted Colorado with radiation.<p><i>The crater left by the "Sedan" nuclear test, part of Operation Plowshare, in 1962. Photo via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>On the …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Qigong Master Generates Intense Heat from His Hands

Zhou Ting-Jue is an internationally renown Qigong, Tai Chi and Kung Fu grand master who has shocked the world with his abilities to generate extreme …

Fitness Vid

The Biggest Mistakes Runners of All Levels Make (and How to Fix Them)

Over the last three years of coaching runners, I’ve reviewed hundreds of runner questionnaires. This is the exhaustive list of questions that allow …

Why Having Purpose is the Secret to a Longer, Healthier Life

I played baseball for 17 years. I had incredible teammates. I spent thousands of hours practicing and training. And after my senior season, I was …

Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. I would love to be happier—as I’m sure most …

Happiness

Camp in Your Car with Magnetic Window Screens

Your car is probably more comfortable than any tent if you're going camping, but without running the battery all night or opening a window to the …

Battlefield 4: Current-Gen vs. Next-Gen - Gamescom 2013

Video Game Review - The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

<i>Andy Naylor reviews The Bureau: XCOM Declassified…</i><p><b>The Bureau: XCOM Declassified</b> is a 3rd person shooter video game based in the <b>XCOM</b> universe. It’s …

First look at Michael Rooker's Yondu in Guardians of the Galaxy, Kevin Feige offers story details

Marvel’s <b>Guardians of the Galaxy</b> has been shooting at the “alien crash site” set in Surrey today, with a batch of set photos arriving online which …

Best Phones for 2018 - CNET

The mostly excellent Galaxy S9's new features aren't quite as good as we'd like, but you'll probably want to buy one anyway.<p>Those cameras aren't a gimmick: This phone takes superb shots in low light.<p>A radical redesign that's nearly all screen includes a new cutting-edge facial recognition feature. …

Phones

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified: Is This Game A Government Conspiracy To Cover Up UFO Truth?

It's a classic tale of a UFO cover-up: Extraterrestrials invade a military base, soldiers battle the ETs, then press officials and government agents explain away this interplanetary conflict with lies involving weather balloons and military test flights.<p>The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, a video game …

Photo-Realistic Paintings of Landscapes Reflected in Sunglasses

Many of Simon Hennessey’s paintings look so lifelike that they are often mistaken for photos. To achieve this level of realism, the English artist …

9 Mistakes You're Making With Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are one of those dishes that everyone can make, but only few do it right. You may have been making scrambled eggs for years -- and enjoyed them -- but chances are, your scrambled eggs aren't anywhere as good as they can be. When scrambled eggs are made right, they're light and creamy …

The politics of being friends with white people

My best friend at 9 was white — but interracial friendships later became a struggle. Here’s why everything changed<p>A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of white people and 25 percent of nonwhite people have no friends of the opposite race, caused me to reflect deeply on the …

Why Everything You Know About Cancer And The Environment Is Wrong

Perseveration on global warming naturally inclines one to seek out other areas of “science” where things aren’t exactly what they so obviously are, which brings me to the remarkable work of the most important toxicological scientist you have never heard of, Dr. Ed Calabrese of the University of …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity

Marine helps 9-year-old cross finish line

A young boy running a 5K charity race in Charlevoix, Mich. was separated from his group and looking for someone to help him when he saw a young Marine running the race in boots, camouflage pants and a ruck sack.<p>“Sir, will you please run with me?,” 9-year-old Boden Fuchs asked the 19-year-old Lance …

Forget about the Cronut. The Ramen Burger is the latest decadent food sensation

Hipsters should immediately stop thinking about the Cronut and start searching for the Ramen Burger, if they want to stay on top of the food trends of the minute.<p>The Ramen Burger – a grilled hamburger that has two fried discs of ramen noodles as a bun and is served with a "secret sauce," arugula …

Russia detains immigrants in 'concentration camps'

Hundreds held in makeshift facility in Moscow as part of a widespread crackdown on illegal immigration<p>Russian authorities have detained hundreds of migrant workers in a makeshift camp in Moscow as part of a widespread crackdown on illegal immigration.<p>Human rights campaigners have decried conditions …

Associated Press News

South Korean Tutor Makes $4 Million A Year. Can You?

South Korean tutor Kim Ki-Hoon earns $4 million a year, according to Amanda Ripley, writing in the Wall Street Journal. He earns the near equivalent of an average NBA player’s salary by teaching English – primarily via paid Internet video – in the nation’s omnipresent hagwons, or private, …