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The 6 Most Mismatched Battles Ever Won by Underdogs

Even if you have the finest weapons and the absolute best leadership, war is hell. In fact, hell is just the beginning when you're facing an enemy …

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Let Me Off At The Top by Ron Burgundy

As you prepare for the forthcoming <i>Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues</i>, find deeper insight into the man that is Ron Burgundy, with his memoir <i>Let Me Off</i> …

Four Roses 125th Anniversary Bourbon

There are certain things that signal the start of the fall season. Leaves change color, football season begins, and Four Roses releases a limited …

Rockmill Dubbel Beer

Belgians are known around the world for their brewing expertise. One thing that sets the Abbeys and the Trappists apart is the water they use to make …

Valve helps teens prepare for the game industry with new Pipeline experiment

There are lots of high school students interested in working within the video game industry some day, but may not know where to look for information …

What Love Should Feel Like

Love should feel like the top of three pillows and the bottom of four blankets on a lazy Saturday morning. It’s where time stops and the world gladly …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

5 Best Coastal Walks in Scotland

<b>By Felicity Martin, Colin Hutchison & Patrick Thorn</b><p>Our book <i>Best Walking Trips in Scotland</i> goes beyond the trails to let you discover the best of …

Scotland

Vibrating pen checks your spelling as you write

The Lernstift Linux smart pen on Kickstarter monitors your spelling as you write, vibrating when you make a mistake.<p>Spell-check can be pretty …

Spend Three Minutes Flying Over LA On a Sunny Day

On the one hand, the ethics of strapping a camera onto a <b>remote-controlled baby helicopter</b> and flying it around the city are murky at best. On the other hand, this video's pretty sweet. Let's just focus on the latter for a minute, shall we? Redditor Diccfish shot this video above Hollywood, Silver …

Why We Love L.A. Summers: 5 Must-See Museum Exhibits

<i>By Antonio Sierra</i><p><i>Summer has arrived, and we're ready to celebrate all that screams 'tis the season in Los Angeles. From sand to summit, from sips to</i> …

How Chinese Ingenuity Destroyed Salad Bars at Pizza Hut

You had one trip to the salad bar. So dammit, you had to make it count.<p>In China, Pizza Huts are either take-out only or somewhat upscale sit-down …

Snap Fashion, An iOS App For Finding Outfits Using a Photo

Snap Fashion is an iOS app that lets users take pictures of outfits they like and search for similar items. Users can filter their search results to …

Stop Motion Chalk Drawing Of Donkey Kong's Barrel Coming Back To Get Him On A Set Of 'Impossible Stairs'

This is a stop motion video made by 3-D chalk artist Chris Carlson of Donkey Kong sitting on a set a set of "impossible stairs" (Penrose stairs) and …

How HotelTonight killed its frenetic vibe and figured out how to scale

This is the first story in a series I'm writing about the people doing the grunt work in the trenches of the startup world. Not the famous founders …

Eric Schmidt: Do What Computers Aren’t Good At

If you want to have a job in a decade, consider getting good at what computers suck at.<p>“The characteristic of great innovators and great companies is they see a space that others do not,” Google CEO Eric Schmidt tells Yale. “They don’t just listen to what people tell them; they actually invent …

Pay For Your Next Meal With Your Face

The world's first facial recognition payment system lets you ditch your credit card.<p>Finland-based company Uniqul is preparing to release a payment system that uses facial recognition software to link a customer with his or her bank account. Instead of swiping a credit card to purchase goods (which …

Leonard Cohen Narrates Film on The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Featuring the Dalai Lama (1994)

According to Buddhist scholar and translator Robert Thurman (father of Uma), <i>The Tibetan Book of the Dead</i>, or <i>Bardo Thodol,</i> “organizes the experiences …

8-Year-Old Anne Frank Plays in a Sandbox on a Summer Day, 1937

Before Anne Frank was forced into hiding during World War II, there was a time when she, her family and friends could do normal things that many …

The Poetry of Leonard Cohen Illustrated by Two Short Films

Looking back on the literary career of Leonard Cohen—in full flower in the mid-sixties before his second life as a folk singer/songwriter—one …

Disney Princesses x Nic Cage Mashups

Well, guys, it’s finally happened: the internet’s obsession with Disney Princesses got drunk and made a baby with the universe’s life long crush on …

One Hundred Ideas for Computing

This is a vision for how computing could be. I began writing ideas down a number of years ago, this is a selection of ideas old and new. My theme is …

Software Development

6 Insane Summer Camps That Will Make You Wish You Were a Kid

Summer camp is a familiar experience to any kid whose parents had a disposable income and a desire to have the house to themselves for a few weeks. …

Comic Books