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Obama: My take on Putin, Netanyahu, ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama defended his decision not to intervene militarily in Syria's civil war in an interview published Thursday detailing internal clashes among high-level U.S. officials.<p>Obama said that he was "very proud" of his decision not to take military action against the …

Barack Obama

Xbox One free game bonus returns for the summer, includes Arkham Knight

<i>Last Update 6/30/15: The $50 bonus deal ends tonight on June 30th according to Microsoft Store rep. The two free games bonus will continue until July 6th.</i><p>Fresh off of its recent E3 wave, Microsoft is yet again offering its popular “buy an Xbox One, get a free game” promotion. The deal is actually a …

Batman: Arkham

Stalk Everyone You Know With Crystal's Eerily Accurate App

Crystal, a new app that analyzes public data to tell you exactly how to communicate with people, has had us all at TNW looking up our friends and family today (as well as ourselves, of course) to find out what it knows about us.<p>What’s surprising is that it’s often eerily accurate. The app touts …

San Francisco

A Team Of Kids From Korea Just Won $1 Million For Playing A Video Game

That's where people watched two teams face off in the finals of the "League of Legends" World Championships.<p>It was held in a stadium in Seoul that was built for the 2002 World Cup.<p>The guys who took home the $1 million prize, as well as a 70-pound trophy (called the Summoner's Cup), is Korean team …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Tokyo's New Final Fantasy Cafe Is Beautiful

That shouldn't come as a surprise: <i>Final Fantasy</i> games are usually beautiful, too. But I'll tell you what, this <i>Final Fantasy XIV</i> themed eatery is a …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

RVs

Not All Passports Are Created Equal, As This Map Will Tell You

A passport from the United States allows its citizens free access to well over 100 other countries.<p>But not all travelers have such an overwhelming spread of choices: Residents of Iraq, for example, can access only 31 countries with their passports. Venturing away from Afghanistan? Your options …

Generation XXX: Why we're afraid of internet porn

People like porn. It's not a surprising statement, and it's not true of everyone, but there are just a lot of people that like porn. Nine million of …

What Does The Average Face Look Like In Your Country?

What does the average face of a your country look like? Would it look like you? Your neighbour? Your boyfriend? Or girlfriend? Would you recognise …

Watch this real-life Transformer turn into a car and drive

We're sure this human-size Transformer would say that he does it for the kids, but somehow we think there's just as much adult-spec geeking out for anyone so in love with Transformers that they would be willing to build a costume and walk around wearing it in public. And, if we're honest, we …

The New 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' Red Band Trailer Is Hilariously Dirty

This fancy red-band trailer (read: <i>NSFW!</i>) for Seth MacFarlane's new movie, "A Million Ways to Die in the West," is... funny? Yeah, it is. It's funny. Hmmm. And pretty dirty, so that's always good!<p>MacFarlane directs, co-wrote, and stars in this Western about a doofy dude named Albert who is too timid …

Insects With 'Female Penis' May Hold Clues To The Evolution Of Genitalia

This is a female insect -- and scientists say that is her "penis."<p>That's right. Scientists say they've discovered four species of Brazilian cave insects with sex-reversed genitalia. The females possess a penis-like organ, the males a vagina-like organ.<p>This is the first documented example of animals …

The search for the Higgs boson – and why science will defeat stupidity

A thrilling documentary makes science look awesome. But does this tremendous discovery mean “the end of physics”?<p>It’s not clear how much a movie like Mark Levinson’s documentary “Particle Fever,” which depicts the 2012 discovery of the fabled Higgs boson – the Holy Grail of particle physics -- …

PS4 VS Xbox One: FINAL VERDICT 2013 - Inside Gaming Daily

'Wolf of Wall Street' Clip: Leonardo DiCaprio Wants What He Can't Have

Leonardo DiCaprio doesn't hear the word "no" very often. Neither does his character in "The Wolf of Wall Street."<p>Jordan Belfort may king of the financial world, but at home, it's his wife Naomi (Margot Robbie) who calls the shots. In this exclusive clip, as Jordan plays with his daughter, Naomi …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

10 grammar rules you can forget: how to stop worrying and write proper

Every situation in which language is used – texting your mates, asking for a pay rise, composing a small ad, making a speech, drafting a will, writing up an experiment, praying, rapping, or any other – has its own conventions. You wouldn't expect a politician being interviewed by Kirsty Wark about …

10 Credible Mermaid Sightings? (+Videos)

Mermaids have been a subject of fascination for centuries. Cultures from all over the world, that had no contact with each other, have mermaids in …

Mermaids

Awesome GAME OF THRONES Fan Art - Mother of Dragons and Jon Snow

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Cerego Hacks Your Personal Learning Style to Help You Remember Anything

Cerego today launches a tool that aims to help us actually retain what we’re learning.<p>It’s an educational product that caters to the individual …

Meet Human, A Beautiful Fitness Tracking App To Help You Effortlessly Stay Healthy

Human is a newcomer in the crowded fitness space, but its take is different. Instead of being a stat-heavy activity app like RunKeeper or a life tracker gadget like Withings, Fitbit or Jawbone, Human is a passive iOS app designed to help you stay healthy. The goal is to move for 30 minutes every …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Cooking

Our favourite images of the week

The most breathtaking travel photos from the past seven days – capturing the magnificent Arabian Peninsula, Laos’ traditional weavers and the back streets of Venice.

Love Stories

OMG, I Want This House: Venezuela

Need a vacation off the grid? Spend some time at this stunning Venezuelan compound accessible only by helicopter.<p>Simon Upton/The Interior Archive

REVEALED: The real story behind "unintended acceleration"