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Psy's New 'Daddy' Video Is as Crazy as 'Gangnam Style'

https://www.youtube.com/embed/FrG4TEcSuRg<p>Bad dancing. Worse fashion. A stupidly catchy song. Yes, friends, it's time for a new Psy video. "Daddy," …

Manufacturing jobs at risk as industry contracts

Major surveys of manufacturing activity in the Chicago area and the nation point to continued weakness in a sector that makes up 12 percent of the U.S. economy and suggest that jobs could be cut if the trend continues, according to analysts.<p>Both the Chicago Business Barometer, focused on the …

Manufacturing Sector

Restaurants Starting to Ban Food Photography

Restaurants have begun prohibiting their customers from taking pictures of their food, the <i>New York Times reports</i>, citing several renowned chefs.<p>Photo …

Photography

Why I ditched Spotify for Google Music

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — This week I just ditched Spotify for Google Play Music. Here's why.<p>Spotify, the world’s most popular streaming music service, gave me access to most of the world’s recorded music.<p>But so does Google Play Music. And it's a better deal.<p>I'm more than willing to pay $9.99 …

14 Grown-Up Swaps to Make in Your Winter Wardrobe

It’s that awkward transitional time of year again — depending on where you are in the country, there could be a mixture of snow and leaves on the ground — and it’s only the beginning of what can be the least fashionable season. I used to stick to a strict “Function Before Fashion” motto all winter …

Sketch ditches the Mac App Store for -- ahem -- greener pastures

In a somewhat surprising move, Bohemian Coding has removed it’s fan-favorite app wireframing tool Sketch from the Mac App Store.<p>Via a blog post, Bohemian Coding explains its reasoning:<p>There are a number of reasons for Sketch leaving the Mac App Store—many of which in isolation wouldn’t cause us …

Special Ops Force to Fight ISIS in Iraq: Defense Secretary Carter

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday the U.S. military will deploy a specialized expeditionary targeting force to Iraq to launch unilateral raids and "put even more pressure" on ISIS.<p>U.S. special operation forces will conduct operations in Iraq “at the invitation of the Iraqi government” and …

Twitter cofounder Ev Williams just sold $47 million worth of stock

Williams gave the shares to the the Sara and Evan Williams Foundation, which then sold them. The Foundation has donated to causes like literacy and the environment.<p>He's one of the cofounders of the company, and served as its CEO from 2008 to 2010.<p>There's reportedly some bad blood between Williams …

Columbia dean fires back at Exxon to defend climate investigation

An increasingly personal battle between ExxonMobil and one of the nation’s top journalism schools got even hotter Tuesday as the dean of Columbia University's School of Journalism slammed the company after it attacked the ethics of a team of graduates whose reporting stoked growing calls to …

Pillow Talk sends your long-distance partner the sound of your heartbeat

Pillow talk is an important part of a relationship. It's the intimate conversations you have with your partner between the sheets, snuggling and …

Apple Watch

Malaysia's Giant Shooting Star Sculpture Is Trapped in a Building

The immense, glowing artwork is meant to bring life to an industrial neighborhood.<p>If a shooting star were to fall to Earth and somehow become wedged in a building, it might look something like Jun Hao Ong’s transcendental installation in Butterworth, Malaysia.<p>Made from taut cables and white LEDs, …

Mark Zuckerberg to Give 99 Percent of His Facebook Shares to Charity

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, officially win Giving Tuesday. In a Facebook post (but of course), the couple announced the birth of their daughter, Max, born last week, and, in an open letter to the baby, pledged to give 99 percent of their Facebook shares—at present worth $45 …

Silicon Valley

Zuckerberg's newest Likes: A daughter and a $45B initiative

Mark Zuckerberg is a father, and now an even bigger philanthropist.<p>The CEO of the world's largest social network said Tuesday that his wife gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Max. As part of the announcement, he also revealed plans to establish the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which …

Santa Diving in Japanese Aquarium: Pictures

Kids

9 Ways to Decorate With December’s Birthstone: Turquoise

December (aka the twinkling holiday month spent celebrating and gifting with family and friends) is finally here, and you’re reminiscing over the awesomeness that was 2015. Before trading in those calendars for a new year, try updating your space with a bold, quintessential winter color: turquoise. …

Prisoner Swap Frees Lebanese Soldiers And IS Leader's Ex-Wife

BEIRUT, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syrian wing freed 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen on Tuesday in exchange for the release of jailed Islamists including the ex-wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.<p>The Nusra Front seized the Lebanese 16 months ago during an attack on the Lebanese …

And the world's 'most excellent' airline is ... | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Its star-studded safety videos show the airline making happy customers of everyone from hulking sports stars to pocket-sized hobbits.<p>But Air New Zealand isn't just leading the way in viral hits.<p>Australia-based website AirlineRatings.com has named Air New Zealand the 2016 Airline of the Year …

Adventures in ramen: Japan's soup scene | CNN Travel

10 Reasons Why Teff is the New Quinoa

These days everybody knows quinoa. The once obscure Andean grain started gaining traction in Western kitchens in the 1980s, exploding into ubiquity …

Nutrition

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Good news, bad news

The Surface Pro 3 has held up well after two weeks of constant use, but it's not the Holy Grail of hybrids.<p>First, the bad news -- which is old news, in a way, because it's about Windows 8.1.<p><b>Standalone tablet -- not:</b> Maybe the US Internal Revenue Service has -- by some freak string of unintended …

Meet Craig Federighi, The Apple Executive Who Dominated Apple's Big Presentation Today

Apple SVP Craig Federighi sprinted from the right side of the stage up the steps, grabbed the presentation clicker from Cook's hands with a slightly embarrassed smile on his face.<p>"This is clearly some kind of endurance training thing Tim is doing to me," said Federighi quietly. The crowd …

Google's New Self-Driving Car Ditches the Steering Wheel

Steering wheel, accelerator, brake pedal, mirrors -- all gone.<p>Google has finally built its own car from scratch. And it looks like a gondola with wheels.<p>The two-seater prototype vehicle is Google’s reimagination of what the modern automobile should look and feel like if you took the human out of …

Stop Motion Video | Anniversary #1

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Will Be the Year's First $100 Million Movie

<i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i> just may pull off this weekend what neither <i>Captain America</i>, <i>Spider-Man</i> nor <i>Godzilla</i> could: Become the first film of summer …

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FAA investigates near miss between jets at Houston airport

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a near miss between two jets near Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport this month.<p>The two planes were within about a mile of each other on May 9, the FAA said.<p>"The closest proximity between the two planes was 0.87 miles laterally and …

10 Beautiful Vintage Photos of the Hamptons

A collection of vintage Hamptons photography that include ivy-covered doorways in East Hampton, Truman Capote in Sagaponack, and Jasper Johns in Water Mill.<p>A collection of vintage Hamptons photography that include ivy-covered doorways in East Hampton, Truman Capote in Sagaponack, and Jasper Johns …