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Facebook Rolls Out Larger Images For Link Share Posts

If you’ve been sharing links or done ads on Facebook a year ago, you would have noticed that the images were the size of thumbnail and really weren’t that helpful in leading to conversions. Today, the social networking company has rolled out larger images for link shares on desktop and mobile ads …

Summer Reading Snapshot

Which U.S. cities boast the biggest bookworms? A new CardHub.com report offers a top 10 list, based on an analysis of data from the Institute of …

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Peter Capaldi is the next Doctor Who

During a “special one-hour television event” today, the BBC announced that Peter Capaldi will play the 12th Doctor Who.<p>“Being asked to play The …

What It's Like to Take a Punch | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Billy Coffey.</i><p>Four years ago…<p>It started the way most good stories do, over lunch with a friend. This …

70 Degrees West - Telling the Stories that Matter

They say journalism is dead and, well, who can blame them. More and more of us are content to find out about the world via half-cooked news stories …

Ridding the stigma of being single

Author and social psychologist Bella DePaulo boldly and happily declares that she is single. As a woman in her late 50s, she says that being single …

Top 5 Things To Pack To Avoid Packing On Pounds While Traveling

It might seem downright impossible to maintain the figure you've worked so hard for while traveling, but there are ways to avoid packing on the …

POLL: Should Monterey Park require 'modern Latin alphabet' on signs?

Drive along Atlantic Boulevard in Monterey Park and you'll see signs of every shape and color written in Chinese characters. It's a testament to the …

Father captures every day of baby's first year on video

A father's moving seven-minute film showing a second from every single day of his one-year-old son's life has become an internet hit.<p>Parents often look back on their baby's first year and wonder how it passed so fast, but one father has made sure he remembers every detail by recording his son's …

Ashley Taylor Wright, Shoplifting Suspect, Allegedly Tosses Baby At Cop Trying To Arrest Her

When cops wanted to throw the book at Ashley Taylor Wright for suspected shoplifting, she allegedly responded by tossing her infant daughter back at them.<p>Wright, a 23-year-old resident of Pensacola, Fla., allegedly tried to use her baby stroller to smuggle about $260 worth of clothing from the …

Twinkies Demand at All-Time High

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Others Call for More NSA Transparency

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft are part of a broad alliance of technology companies and civil liberties groups that will tomorrow demand …

This Note At Griffith Park Proves That Not Everyone In L.A. Is An Asshole

It's not hard to lose faith in humanity these days, especially while living in Los Angeles. We love our city and county, but we were voted the number …

Take A Ride On The New Venice Beach Zipline

Title<p>Take A Ride On The New Venice Beach Zipline<p>Katherine is the former Living Managing Editor at KCET.org. She's been living in and writing about …

CrowdShake: Using smartphones to predict quakes and save lives

You can prepare yourself for a disaster, but what if your phone could help predict the next big one?<p>Instead of relying only on expensive earthquake …

Los Angeles Outlaws Naked, Writhing Model Billboards

The LA Department of Building and Safety is totally nanny-stating the good people of Los Angeles, refusing to allow a <i>Project Runway</i> ad full of writhing, greased-up, naked models onto our city's pure, untainted beacons of commerce (billboards). Even worse, <b>New York</b> is totally letting it slide! The …

Microsoft's Xbox Facebook page Turns into Epic ASCII Art Flame War

Microsoft’s efforts to promote the Xbox One on Facebook have devolved into an old-fashioned ASCII art flame war.<p>Xbox One and PlayStation 4 faced off last week at E3, and by most accounts, the Xbox took a bruising. Massively unpopular policies regarding used games and persistent Internet connections …

When your mother-in-law is endorsing you on LinkedIn, it’s time to question endorsements

Last week I logged into LinkedIn(s lnkd) and saw that one of my relatives had endorsed me for blogging. I like my relative a lot. But he’s not a tech …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MDP benchmarks: prepare for ludicrous speed

Today we had a chance to play with Qualcomm's latest MDP devices (tablet and phone) which pack the company's mighty Snapdragon 800 SoC (MSM8974). The tablet is slightly larger than than last year's and features an 11.6-inch 1,920 x 1,080-pixel display, 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB of built-in flash …

Amazon Cuts Ties In Minnesota Ahead Of New Sales Tax

Weeks before Minnesota's new sales tax law takes effect, online retailer Amazon is cutting its ties to members of its Associates program who live in the state. The new law requires businesses that have a presence in Minnesota to collect sales tax.<p>Amazon has taken similar steps in other states that …

The first 3D-printed battery is as tiny as a grain of sand

Imagine a computer so small it could slip through the human bloodstream. At just a millimeter in width, a new battery built by a Harvard University …

'This Is the End' - What Did You Think? – /Film

Who coulda guessed that the best comedy of the summer might involve a bunch of actors facing the Biblical end of the world? Years ago <b>Seth Rogen</b>, <b>Evan</b> …

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'Man of Steel' - What Did You Think? – /Film

There’s little question that <b>Zack Snyder</b>‘s <b>Man of Steel</b> is, at least on the surface, the movie that fans have been asking for. It has a solid …

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Quantum Woody #1 Preview Arrives From Valiant

Valiant Entertainment today released the first fully-lettered preview of <b>Quantum & Woody</b> #1, James Asmus and Tom Fowler's kickoff to the second …

Mayim Bialik Thinks The Man Of Steel Shaves With A Special Lotion

In a promotional tie-in between Gillette and the Man Of Steel, various celebrities have shared their theories on how Superman shaves. The theories …