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Meet IBM’s “Boy And His Atom,” Stars of the Smallest Movie Ever Made

The image above shows two animated characters in what has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest movie ever made. It’s …

18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back …

Cake Recipes: One For Every Occasion (PHOTOS)

Because you can never have too many options when it comes to this dessert.<p>When it comes to cake, you can't go wrong. Whether you opt for a chocolate cake, a crepe cake, a classic layer cake or even an upside-down cake, you're bound to put a smile on someone's face (not to mention your own). Cake …

Is The iPhone 5S Fingerprint Reader Worth The Wait?

The news last week that the next iPhone will indeed be delayed until Fall combined substantial gains by Samsung have a lot of Apple watchers in a panic. But it is too soon to declare Cupertino out for the count. Perhaps there will be some substantial advancements on the software front at Apple’s …

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Study shows pain really is all in your head, and you can see it

Researchers say they’ve figured out an objective way to measure pain -- by imaging the brain’s response, in real time.<p>They used a type of brain scanner called functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, to take pictures of people’s responses to pain. And they documented that a morphine-based …

Is There a Secret Nutella Black Market?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For some (tasty) reason, thieves in the German town of Bad Hersfeld spirited away some 5.5 tons of …

International Pillow Fight Day in London's Trafalgar Square

Thousands of people battered each other until feathers flew in London's Trafalgar Square on Saturday for International Pillow Fight Day.<p>Thousands of people armed with fluffy pillows flocked to Trafalgar Square on Saturday to battle it out for International Pillow Fight Day.<p>Amateur footage shows …

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Cuban holiday under scrutiny from US Republicans

Shawn Carter could have been any American visitor strolling through the streets of a Caribbean town, dressed in standard-issue tourist fare of blue …

Here Are Some Changes Apple Should Make To The iPhone's Software

Apple is preparing the next version of iOS, the software use on iPhones and iPads.<p>A lot of people believe Apple needs to change the look and feel of iOS as well as the way iOS works. Someone posted a video to YouTube with a concept video for iOS, addressing the latter problem.<p>One of the biggest …