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What Our Eyes Say About Our Sexual Preferences

Women are more flexible in their desires than men, study suggests<p>Cornell University researchers used porn and measures of pupil dilation to study arousal in straight-, gay- and bisexual-identifying men and women, reports a study published April 3 in <i>PLoS ONE</i>. The results, which point to surprising …

Birthday Suits

For 40 years, Lucy Hilmer has photographed herself on her birthday wearing nothing but her white lolly pop underpants, shoes and socks. She made her first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974. Without fail, she has faced her camera every year since then, on April 22nd, to create …

Death Valley

Asteroid-Capture Mission Will Pave Way for Manned Flight to Mars, NASA Says

WASHINGTON — NASA's ambitious plan to snag an asteroid and put it into orbit for astronauts to explore should help put people on Mars, space agency …

NBC 4 New York

The NBC 4 New York app connects you with top local stories and weather, breaking news, live TV and investigative journalism.<p>TRI-STATE AREA WEATHER<br>+ …

Marchionne's Fiat Chrysler Plan Will Defy Global Rivals

Investors in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) might be confused about where the company really lives these days, but CEO Sergio Marchionne’s new five year plan next week is likely to leave nobody with any doubts about priorities as he marches the company towards matching and beating the …

On The Run tour: Beyonce and Jay Z confirm first joint shows

Jay Z and Beyoncé have confirmed that they will tour together this summer after a wave of recent speculation.<p>The married duo announced the news …

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

From mapo tofu to jerk chicken, here are 24 spicy recipes guaranteed to make you sweat.<p>If you haven't figured it out already, we're big spice fiends here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. So fiendish, in fact, that we're dedicating an entire week to foods that tingle our tongues, light our mouths on fire, and make us …

Cooking

Sources: Netflix and Comcast have reached a peering agreement

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>Consumers’ troubles with online video may be subsiding — at least for Comcast customers. Comcast and …

Carlos Danger Should Sink Anthony Weiner but He (So Far) Refuses to Go

David Freedlander reports from the Anthony Weiner press conference, where he vowed to stay in the race.<p>Warning to Anthony Weiner and his mayoral …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Apple’s agnostic approach to TV: better than Google’s but not a win for viewers

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>The TV industry is in a strange holding pattern. Its longtime business model — which involves force-feeding expensive bundles …

Will technology ever deliver a perfect speaker or headphone?

Aside from a handful of audiophiles, no one really wants that -- even if it were compact and affordable. Everyone just wants a sound that sounds good to them.<p>It's got to be the No. 1 audiophile fantasy: someday we'll have a breakthrough that allows speakers to perfectly reproduce sound. Once the …

Audiophile

Gold May Form When Neutron Stars Collide

Gold has fascinated people for thousands of years. For good reason – it’s beautiful, malleable and very, very rare. Why is gold so rare? Well, it might be because it’s only created when two neutron stars collide.<p>That, at least, is the conclusion of astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center For …

Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Study says yes

A new study finds truth in age-old adage, suggesting that individuals in long distance relationships experience more intimacy with their significant others than those who are together daily.<p>It's long been taught by the book of love, but now scientists suggest that absence truly does make the heart …

Surveillance documents reveal tight partnership between NSA and German government

Reports that the US National Security Agency is spying on European allies and bugging embassies have been met with strong condemnation in Germany, where chancellor Angela Merkel angrily denounced the agency's activities earlier this month as "unacceptable." But new documents obtained by <i>Der Spiegel</i> …

Hong Kong celebrates Bruce Lee's life and legacy

<b>The world knows him as Bruce Lee, the cool and cocksure Chinese-American martial artist who unexpectedly burst into global cinematic consciousness in the early 1970s.</b><p>He starred in only five feature films as an adult, and only three of them were released before his early death in Hong Kong at the …

Hong Kong

Israel and Palestine to Resume Peace Talks

Kerry has announced that Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are set to resume in the near future. Emily Hauser on what we can expect to see over the …

Calif. crews battle raging Mountain Fire as possible thunderstorms loom

Possible weekend thunderstorms could be a mixed blessing for fire crews battling a massive blaze in Southern California.<p>Officials said rain would help in the fight against the 27,000-acre wildfire and help bring down temperatures that have neared the triple digits. But a thunderstorm could also …

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me'

Nearly a week after George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin, President Barack Obama made his feelings about the situation clear: race and racism had a lot to do with Martin’s death, and the country needs to start grappling with what that means.<p>In arguably the most direct and …

One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's "giant leap for mankind" be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor …

Trayvon Martin's parents speak amid day of post-verdict vigils

A week after a verdict of not guilty was delivered in the George Zimmerman trial, thousands of supporters of Trayvon Martin and his family gathered across the country to press for further federal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the teen's shooting death.<p>“I’d like the world to know …

Microsoft misses estimates and writes down $900M on Surface RT

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Microsoft (s msft) took a big $900 million write down — 7 cents a share — because it apparently didn’t think it could sell …

Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.<p>The bankruptcy …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

Self-improvement

The Best Superfoods, from A to Z

Fruits, and veggies, and whole grains, oh my! Beyond the grocery store shelves lined with less-than-healthy processed foods in brightly-colored …

A Day in My Diet: Vegetarian Chef Sarah Britton

The healthy food blogger took a snapshot of every bite that passed her lips.<p>As a holistic nutritionist and vegetarian chef, Sarah Britton creates …