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Macro monsters: Jumping spiders up close, in pictures

‘American Idol’: 20 Best, Worst and WTF Moments

Worst: William Hung’s “She Bangs” Audition, Season 3<p>"You can't sing, you can't dance, so what do you want me to say?" Harsh words from then-judge …

Music

PS4 Remote Play comes to your computer on April 6th

At last, PS4 Remote Play is coming to your computer. Sony has confirmed that the console's big 3.50 system update is arriving on April 6th with the game streaming feature intact, giving you a chance to play console titles from your PC or Mac. You can't play beyond 720p (albeit at 60 frames per …

Getting Dizzy At The Mosque

An epic miscalculation on the price of a warplane is going to cost taxpayers $1.5 trillion

At a sticker price of $412 million per plane, the U.S. Air Force couldn't afford to buy a lot of F-22s.<p>So, to ensure it had a good quantity of fighter jets, as well as a few of good quality, the Air Force proposed a "high-low" solution.<p>On the high end, it would buy a handful of ultra-expensive …

Sony announces October release for PlayStation virtual reality headset

The device, which will retail at £349, will be one of the cheapest available, with experts predicting it could take VR technology to the mass-market<p>A major consumer electronics firm has become the first to launch a mass-market virtual reality headset, in what could be the move that takes VR …

Virtual Reality

Sony To Buy Michael Jackson's Half Of Sony/ATV For $750 Million

Michael Jackson earned more than any entertainer dead or alive in the first five years after his untimely passing. When the total soared past $1 billion last year, it seemed an incomparable milestone–at least until today, when Jackson’s estate announced the sale of the King of Pop’s half of the …

Michael Jackson

What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

We’ve known for decades that that the lush collection of bacteria that populate our guts plays a part in digestion. The famous after-effects of bean-eating—tactfully known in the 16th century as “windinesse”— are due to our resident microbes, chomping up an assortment of bean oligosaccharides …

Chloe Grace Moretz, Bette Midler Slam Kim Kardashian's Nude Selfie

“I truly hope you realize how important setting goals are for young women,” the “5th Wave” actress says<p><b>UPDATED AT 10 P.M. PT:</b> With Twitter response …

8 Instagram Tips for Small Businesses

What’d you see the last time you scrolled through your Instagram feed?<p>If you’re like me, you were bombarded with selfies, pictures of …

Why Don't Americans Travel Internationally?

"Danke," the cashier says to me as I walk away with my groceries from one of the supermarkets in Turkey.<p>I am not German. And despite the name Natasha, I am not Russian either.<p>Then I must be the blonde from Scandinavia, Australia, or The Netherlands. Nope, Nope, Nope. I go on to tell them I am from …

9 Meals To Stock In Your Freezer

Guess what?! <b>Meal prepping</b> can be as easy as combining all the right ingredients in a large freezer bag and repeating the process until you have enough recipes for the week ahead. Check out some of my favorite meals from <b>The Chic Site</b> to store for an easy week night dinner.<p><b>1. Broccoli Cheddar Soup</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Apple vs. FBI: 9 Updates in Fight Over Killer's Locked iPhone

Here’s the latest since CEO Tim Cook refused to comply with a court order demanding his company unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s cellphone<p>Stakes …

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The 73 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2018: Productivity apps<p><b>57. Google Keyboard</b> (free)<p><i>Better than 99%</i> …

The week's best financial advice

<i>Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web:</i><p><b>Building the perfect budget</b><br>A budget that works doesn't have …

These people left Yahoo less than 3 years after their startups got acquired by Marissa Mayer

A lot of those deals were meant to be "acqui-hires," in which it's done for the skills and talent of the people at the startup, rather than the product itself.<p>But some of the founders of those startups didn't bother staying too long at Yahoo — like these people who spent less than 3 years there.<p>In …

Hilton Debuts New Chain to Win Over Millennials

Hilton Worldwide has unveiled the debut of a new chain of hotels that will aim to court younger travelers by touting mobile features and lounge …

Twitter’s top management just announced a massive exodus—on Twitter

Several top Twitter executives left the company on Sunday (Jan. 24) evening Pacific Coast time, part of a broader management shake-up that was first reported by Re/code. They and founder Jack Dorsey used Twitter to let the world know all about it:<p>Product head Kevin Weil, who has been with the …

Social Media

These luxury RVs are like five-star hotels on wheels

The Amount of Money Bloggers Make for 1 Instagram Will Make You Jealous AF

Yeah, you're definitely in the wrong line of work.<p>The blogger business is booming. According to WWD, a sponsored Instagram post with a top blogger can cost a brand between $5,000 and $25,000. That's nearly five times the going rates just a year and a half ago.<p>Add to that income from affiliate …

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a secret, better way to browse the swaths of mediocre titles on the …

Diesel's Sexy New Underwear Ads Will Appear on Pornhub

"Before you start jerking off, maybe you can stop and look at our new pants and shoes."

The Incredible Airline Perk You Need to Get Right Now

If you fly Southwest Airlines and don't have the Companion Pass, you could be losing thousands of dollars a year.<p><i>In On Points, Brian Kelly, founder</i> …

The 5 Most Stunning Cities In The World

<i>by Caitlin Morton, Katherine LaGrave, and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the best examples of beauty in cities from Italy to</b> …

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