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Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

Meet Google's Security Princess

As Google's top hacker, Parisa Tabriz thinks like a criminal—and manages the brilliant, wonky guys on her team with the courage and calm of a hostage negotiator.<p>"Security Princess" is Parisa Tabriz's official title at Google. Seriously. And yes, you can google that. "'Information Security Engineer' …

Cyber-attacks

Hate Taxes? Move To Tax-Free Puerto Rico, Stay American, Avoid IRS

Increasingly, Americans are ditching their passports for far off lands. In some cases, they are motivated by high taxes and America’s unique worldwide tax reporting, though that’s rarely the only issue. Yet lower taxes can be had a lot closer to home and with more security. And you don’t have to …

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Drift Chronicles Encounters The Darkness In New Jersey

Sam Nalven, a.k.a. the Drift Idiot, goes to great lengths to explore the world of drifting. Instead of the standard view of the Formula Drift …

Remember that world-record jump crash? Here's every angle, including the human one

While there are those who watch automotive exploits hoping (secretly or otherwise) for a spectacular crash, most of us are happy when everything goes smoothly. But at the end of the day, a daring stunt wouldn't be a daring stunt if there weren't some element of danger. And make no mistake about it, …

Esquire's Ten Item Wardrobe

<b>Canadian Air Force pilot Matt Souveny</b> is making headlines for pairing down his wardrobe to only 10 items (excluding underwear and socks) for the year. His minimalist instinct is admirable, and his selections are pretty good, especially the pieces from Outlier, which are a polished option for a guy …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Immune System

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …

myWebRoom Picks Up $2.8M To Build Out Its Online Platform For Self Expression, Drops Beta Tag

This morning myWebRoom dropped its beta tag and announced that it has raised a total of $2.8 million to date.<p>As a service, myWebRoom is something of a hybrid social, bookmarking, and user-expression experience. In short, each myWebRoom user has a WebRoom that might look something like this:<p>(Yes, …

Space Thief Or Hero? One Man's Quest To Reawaken An Old Friend

More than 30 years ago, Robert Farquhar stole a spacecraft.<p>Now he's trying to give it back.<p>The green satellite, covered with solar panels, is hurtling back toward the general vicinity of Earth, after nearly three decades of traveling in a large, looping orbit around the sun.<p>If Farquhar, a former …