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Mysterious Terror-Clown Haunts Small California Town

Since the beginning of October, residents of Wasco, Calif. have been calling police to report sightings of a strange (undoubtedly murderous) circus …

No One Has Ever Danced As Hard As This Little Boy Did On The Local News

10 Street Artists You Should Be Following On Instagram - PAPER

<i>For many cities, the best art you'll find isn't necessarily in one of their museums but on their walls. But if you can't make it over to London or Cape Town to scope their street art scenes, the next best thing might be your Instagram. Below, we've rounded up ten buzzy street artists whose feeds</i> …

Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary – Ecto-1 Posters by DKNG

Ghostbusters 30th anniversary – Ecto-1 poster illustrations.<p>The year of 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the Ghostbusters. The creative guys of …

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11 Amazing Instagram Accounts That You Should be Following

Instagram sometimes finds itself the victim of scrutinizing eyes among the realm of professional photographers and I suppose it's not all unjust. …

Paris Review - Primo Levi, The Art of Fiction No. 140

Interviewed by Gabriel Motola<p>Issue 134, Spring 1995<p>Born in Turin in 1919 of middle-class parents whose ancestors fled the Spanish Inquisition, Primo Levi was subjected in the thirties first to Italian racial laws that threatened his academic studies, and then to German racial edicts that threatened …

Runner likes to draw giant dicks in the streets with fitness tracker

San Francisco-based runner Claire Wyckoff says, "I run dicks with Nike+."<p>When you use the fitness tracker, it "draws" a visual map of where you've …

Millennial generation is bigger, more diverse than boomers - CNNMoney

There are 76 million baby boomers, and 72% of them are white.<p>The millennials are an even larger group with 87 million, but much more diverse — only 56% are white.<p>See how diverse your generation is by rolling over the chart below.<p>Mixed race<p>*American Indian, Native …

Boomerang Kids: Poignant Portraits of College Grads Living Back Home with Their Parents

As someone who accumulated $25,000 in student debt in just the one semester I chose to attend medical school, the fate of photographer Damon …

Yes, You Can Create Viral Content. Here's How

A researcher discovers what makes content go viral.<p>It seems a little like winning the lottery. Unless it features a cat playing the piano, few of us really understand what makes a piece of content go viral. (It was quite a surprise the one time it happened to me.)<p>But there really is a science to …

10 Apps That Will Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes.<p>A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone.<p>You can turn them on or off whenever you like, which means you can change the look and feel of your phone's software at …

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

You don't have to be born mentally tough. Here's how you can develop the vital trait.<p>First, the definition:<p><i>"The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals."</i><p>Now the …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

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CinemaSins Narrator Jeremy Scott Explains How Hollywood Could Fix Horror Movies in Ten Steps

CinemaSins narrator Jeremy Scott sits down and explains how Hollywood could fix horror movies in ten steps. Cutting down on jump scares and demented …

From Lou Reed to the Talking Heads, thousands of rare rock videos are now on YouTube

Music vault uploaded 12,000 new clips to its extensive collection of rock videos<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 8, 2014 4:35pm (UTC)<p>The Music Vault, a website that has collected and catalogued musical performances from rock legends to new artists, signed a deal with Google's YouTube, bringing more historic rock …

How to make a VR headset with a pizza box, smartphone and $21 worth of tech

Google is bringing virtual reality to Android phones with cardboard — literally.<p>The Cardboard project is Google's attempt to bring inexpensive VR to its operating system using items you can find around home or buy at a hardware store or order online. Those include actual pieces of cardboard (an …

'Biohacking' Entrepreneurs Turn to Smart Drugs to Supercharge Their Productivity

Can smart pills make you a better entrepreneur?<p>Around 7 a.m., Dave Asprey rolls over in bed and reaches for the pills on his dresser. There’s the thyroid hormone, the testosterone cream that he rubs in his armpits, and the cognitive enhancers phenylpiracetam and aniracetam. Depending on the day, …