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'The Greasy Hand Preachers' Trailer, a Movie About Motorcycle Enthusiasts

The Greasy Hand Preacher is a feature film which explores the revival of manual labor mechanics,<p>The <i>Greasy Hand Preacher</i> is a feature film which explores the revival of manual labor mechanics, focusing specifically on those who derive pleasure from designing and building their own customized …

Motorcycles

Jewish journalist taunted, spat at in '10 Hours of Walking in Paris as a Jew' video

An Israeli journalist found himself faced with verbal abuse and spitting during a ten-hour walk around the streets of Paris.<p>At the start of the …

11 traits every wannabe startup employee should have

Do you want to work for a startup? The hours are often long and a "typical day" is nonexistent, but if you really believe in what you're working …

Ultimate 3-Day Mass Building Routine

<b>Duration</b> 3 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 24<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Gaining size isn’t as easy as it sounds. Your body is built to survive, not to look like an Olympia …

Why the Supreme Court just set TV innovation back a decade

Advertisement<p>39 Comments<p>Credit: Refat<p>It’s more than 24 hours later, and I’m still furious.<p>When news of Aereo’s demise broke yesterday morning, I did …

Why the Best Roadmap to an Interesting Life is the One You Make Up as You Go Along: Daniel Pink’s Commencement Address

On the heels of Shonda Rhimes’s spectacular 2014 Dartmouth commencement address comes another wonderful addition to the greatest commencement addresses of all time. Author Daniel Pink — whose books explore such endlessly fascinating subjects as the art of persuasion, the science of what actually …

Twitter just hired Goldman Sachs’ former top tech banker

The former top tech banker at Goldman Sachs just became the second-most-powerful executive at Twitter.<p>Twitter announced this morning that Anthony Noto, 46, has replaced Michael Gupta as chief financial officer. Gupta will assume the role of senior vice president, strategic investments. The shakeup …

Goldman Sachs

Oscar Pistorius: A glimpse of what might have been

<b>Trials are, necessarily, about past events. And yet in court today, we were treated to a tantalising glimpse of the future Oscar Pistorius might once have had.</b><p>It wafted through the courtroom like a patch of unexpected sunlight, before prosecutor Gerrie Nel - true to form - marched over and yanked …

South Africa

9 Super-Fast, Protein-Packed Recipes

9 Super-Fast Protein-Packed Recipes<p>Don’t limit your protein powder to a morning smoothie. This mega muscle-builder can do so much more<p>To load up on extra protein, you don’t need to subsist on chicken breast, salmon, and shakes. Open up the tub of protein powder that’s already in your pantry—then …

House Of Representatives Passes Amendment To Cut Off Funding For NSA’s “Backdoor” Searches

The House of Representatives has passed by a landslide an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that will cut off funding to National Security Agency’s “backdoor” surveillance. The act, which places limits on how the NSA can gain access to communication, including email, online browsing, and …

Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of<p>Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet.<p>Imagine her surprise this spring when her American politics professor at Pomona …

UC Berkeley

US Player Tim Howard Nails It On Who's Really To Blame For Diving At The World Cup

The Croatian coach went ballistic after the game, and French player Loic Remy said players like Fred should be retroactively punished for diving.<p>For many fans, diving violates the spirit of competition and is a stain on the sport.<p>But U.S. men's national team goalie Tim Howard sees it differently.<p>He …

Terry Crews: How to Be an Honest, Sensitive Man

The actor is much more than muscle. He talks about facing demons in his new book, a potential Idiocracy sequel, and what every father wants.<p><b>Terry Crews wants you to know something:</b> He's not what everyone hypes him up to be. The mountain of a man with the million-dollar smile has expanded his brand …

TV shows

Pelé: What I've Learned

Legend, 73, São Paulo<p><i>Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé first played for the Brazilian national team when he was sixteen, and went on to win three World Cups between 1958 and 1970. He is considered the greatest soccer player of all time. His new book, Why Soccer Matters (Celebra), has just been</i> …

Brazil

How to Quit Amazon and Shop in an Actual Bookstore

And why you damn well should.<p><b>PLUS: The 6 Best Books for Fathers on Father's Day >></b><p>The movement to boycott Amazon has been picking up speed for several weeks now. In the wake of strong-arm tactics in its negotiations with Hachette publishing, Amazon has managed to offend the actual writers whose …

Books

MH370 Passengers' Families Start Receiving $50,000 Payouts

BEIJING - Families of passengers missing since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished have started receiving payments of $50,000 each, officials said Friday.<p>A spokeswoman for Malaysia's foreign ministry confirmed that some payouts had been made, but was unable to comment on how many families had …

Airplanes

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

Sir Mix-A-Lot's 'Baby Got Back' Goes Classical, Turns Into A Giant Dance Party

In the spirit of absurd (but most certainly divine) combinations of today, the Seattle Symphony -- under the direction of Gabriel Prokofiev, London-based composer, producer and DJ -- debuted its arrangements of some of Sir Mix-a-Lot's iconic tunes. Naturally, the headliner, and the only song that …

World Cup 2014

Three Canadian Prisoners Escape in Helicopter: Police

A helicopter swooped into a Canadian prison and carried three prisoners away on Saturday evening, police said.<p>The men escaped from the prison in Orsainville just north of Quebec City, said Sgt. Audrey-Anne Bilodeau, a spokesperson for the Surete du Quebec, the provincial police force.<p>The Surete …

Canada