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10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Oktoberfest

September 19th marked the opening day of the world's biggest beer festival, also known as a brew lover's nirvana.<p>Hoping to make the journey to Munich for next year's Oktoberfest? There are some things you should know.<p>Fortunately, Oktoberfest's teeming crowd of millions is tempered with an equal …

Oktoberfest

Here is the first look at Samsung's new Gear smartwatch, coming next month

<b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch review.<p>Samsung's big news today was two big phones, but it has even more tech to come shortly: a new smartwatch that's going to be unveiled next month. At the end of its presentation today, Samsung teased the Gear S2, a circular smartwatch with an …

Pinterest introduces 'buyable pins' allowing direct product purchase

Social photo-sharing service moves into e-commerce, creating option for users to browse items by price and colour – and purchase with a click<p>Social photo sharing service Pinterest is introducing a “buy button” allowing users to purchase products pinned to its boards.<p>The site and mobile app has long …

Mr. Grey Will See You Now: E. L. James Just Announced a New "Fifty Shades of Grey" Novel

And it's from Christian's perspective. How's your inner goddess doing right now?<p>As <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> fans well know, one of Ana's major reservations regarding her and Christian's relationship is that she feels her knight in shining S&M armor doesn't open up to her. (Also, rope burn.) He's such a …

Formula 1 Technology Is Being Used To Make Better Surgeons

Mary Gorges Contributor<p>Mary Gorges is a freelance writer in San Francisco.<p>There was plenty of drama at the Monaco Grand Prix last Sunday with driver Nico Rosberg of Mercedes taking first place from teammate Lewis Hamilton late in the race. But there’s always plenty of action off the track too as …

'Game of Thrones' star: Hardhome battle 'hardest thing I've done'

<b>UPDATED</b>:<i>Game of Thrones</i> just unveiled one of the biggest action scenes in its history. But unlike the climactic <i>Thrones</i> battles in previous years, …

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Woman tosses $200,000 Apple 1 computer into recycling

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Whenever I see a famous actress waft down the Oscars red carpet wearing $1 million worth of necklace, I think to myself: "Looks like bad taste bits of metal and glass to me."<p>The same essential thought …

A Career-Ending Sports Injury Spurred This Entrepreneur To Create Two Seven-Figure Businesses

Looking to start a million-dollar, one-person internet business? Then Lewis Howes has a lot to teach you.<p>As a pro-football player, Lewis Howes suffered a devastating wrist injury playing Arena Football that landed him on his sister’s couch for months in 2007 and 2008–and abruptly ended his planned …

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US says anthrax shipments wider than previously thought

Pentagon launches review of practises after it discovers that mistaken shipments of live anthrax were more widespread.<p>The US military has said that it discovered even more suspected shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories than previously thought, both within the country and abroad, …

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16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

LONDON VS. NEW YORK CITY: Which is REALLY the best city in the world?

The cities are alike in that they're both densely populated cosmopolitan metropolises, but they also have their differences.<p>We rounded up the factors that are important for both inhabitants and visitors to take into consideration and used them to help settle the debate.<p>As a side note: Even though I …

FACES: European Portrait Photography since 1990 - Photographs from the selected artists of FACES: European Portrait Photography since 1990 | LensCulture

<i>Editors’ Note: This is an excerpt from the excellent introduction to the exhibition’s catalogue. It was written by the show’s curator, Frits Gierstberg, who is also the head curator at the</i> <i>Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam. If you enjoy these pictures or his words, we strongly recommend seeing the</i> …