Brian Chua

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These Pre-Fame Pictures Of Emily Ratajkowski Leave Absolutely Nothing To The Imagination

The unseen polaroids are seriously not suitable for work.<p>Before her "Blurred Lines" video and <i>Gone Girl</i> cameo made the world fall in love with her, Emily Ratajkowski spent two nights in a house in New York with photographer Jonathan Leder.<p>The images from the shoot with the then model in 2012 have …

Emily Ratajkowski

These Glass Doctor Franchisees Found Smashing Success in a Family Business

<i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you’re a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email franchiseplayers@entrepreneur.com.</i><p><b>Franchise:</b> Glass Doctor<p><b>Franchisees:</b> Husband-and-wife team Kevin and Tamera Tennant<p><b>Franchisee/Location:</b> Glass …

Judge's Ruling Makes Way For Katy Perry to Purchase Former Convent in Los Angeles

Katy Perry is certainly hoping this won’t be “The One That Got Away.”<p>On Wednesday, a Los Angeles judged ruled that the sale of a former Catholic …

How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe

Some users of LSD say one of the most profound parts of the experience is a deep oneness with the universe. The hallucinogenic drug might be causing this by blurring boundaries in the brain, too.<p>The sensation that the boundaries between yourself and the world around you are erasing correlates to …

Consciousness

The 10 Best Carry-Ons

Whether it’s wrongly taken off the baggage claim or loaded on an incorrect flight, losing a checked bag is an occupational hazard for frequent …

Shopping

Dunkin' Donuts to close 100 stores

America may not run on Dunkin' after all.<p>Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain, announced Thursday that one of its franchisees plans to close 100 Dunkin' Donuts stores in the United States this year and next.<p>The company did not provide a list of …

Coffee

Alyssa Arce Is a Woman We Love of Instagram

Because she enjoys dogs, photo shoots, and censoring (when absolutely necessary).<p><i>In which we search social media's most visual platform for the world's most beautiful, badass women, then introduce them to you.</i><p><b>Lucky for the world, Alyssa Arce</b> (aka Miss July 2013) does not mind flaunting what she's …

Social Media

Our Icelandic Ode to the Land Rover Defender

Only in a place where the locals live in the shadow of volcanoes and eat sheep heads can you drive off the Hertz lot in a Land Rover Defender. In Iceland, renting a Defender is a deliberate choice. There’s no getting stuck with an “or similar.” The alternative is another Defender, lifted on 38-inch …

Land Rover

I switched to the iPhone 6 from Samsung's Galaxy S6, but changed my mind after two weeks

I dislike the software layers, or "skins," that Android phone manufacturers like Samsung, LG, and HTC add to their phones, so I normally opt for Google's Nexus phones that run the "pure" version of Android.<p>But the latest Nexus phone, the Nexus 6, is far too large to keep in my pocket and use …

Paper Now Autotunes Your Whiteboard Sketches To Look Like A Million Bucks

An update to Fiftythree’s preeminent iPad sketching app beautifies freehand flowcharts like no other.<p>Fiftythree’s Paper is an app that made iPad sketching great. Then it made iPad coloring great. Then it introduced a stylus that made iPad styluses great. Then it made sketching with other people …

Zero-Fee Stock Trading App Robinhood Nabs $50M From NEA To Go Global

In case you thought paying $7 to $10 to trade a stock in the US was bad, it costs $65 in Australia. So now that its zero-fee stock trading app is thriving stateside with hundreds of thousands of users, Robinhood is planning to go international, starting in Australia. A $50 million Series B cash …

Stock Markets

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Hate the Crossover? Try a Sport Wagon

Crossovers are the automotive equivalent of Pixar: they’re creative, conservatively inoffensive, and they make the whole family happy. But car nuts …

Buick

Refreshing or Revolting: 2016 Nissan Maxima

We haven’t seen a new generation of the Nissan Maxima since 2009, but for the 2016 model year Nissan has introduced the all-new Maxima, which boasts better fuel economy and a much-needed update to the interior and exterior. The new model has cleaner, more aggressive lines, giving the Maxima a …

Under Armour Is Becoming A Viable Threat To Nike

Under Armour's footwear and apparel sales jumped 29% in the third quarter from a year ago and net income grew 22% to $89.1 million, the company reported Thursday.<p>The Baltimore-based company says it's now on track to bring in a total of $3.03 billion in sales in 2014, which would be a 30% jump over …

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Comics

A Food Brand Started By Hispanic Immigrants Is Taking Over The US

Goya Foods, which sells canned beans, rice, spices, and thousands of other grocery products is launching a $300 million expansion with four new warehouses in California, Texas, New Jersey and Georgia.<p>The company's growth has been fueled by Americans' growing taste for Latino foods and the swelling …

Aros Smart Air Conditioner

Developed by GE with Quirky, Aros is an air conditioner that adapts to your schedule and budget. Control it from anywhere via a mobile app. It can …

FINsix Dart Laptop Charger

The tiny laptop charger we saw earlier this year is now on Kickstarter. Dart is up to 4x smaller and 6x lighter than ordinary laptop chargers. It …

iPhone 5

EO1 Digital Picture Frame

The EO1 is a low power computer designed strictly to display images – including animated gifs – and Javascript animation. It has a 23″ 1080p IPS …

This Stylus' Tiny Tip Makes Digital Scribbles Feel More Natural

The vast majority of soft, rubber-tipped styli on the market today are great for keeping those messy fingerprint smudges off phone and tablet …

Actor, racer, and war veteran James Garner dead at 86

Rockford Files star was an Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee.<p>James Garner, the beloved American actor, hall-of-fame-off-road racer, Korean War veteran, and Purple Heart recipient, died of natural causes Saturday at his home in Los Angeles. The Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning actor was 86 …

Izitru lets you check whether photos are real or fake, for free - ExtremeTech

By on May 15, 2014 at 2:58 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Computers have long made it possible …

Imaging

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Subaru getting creative in these two very different WRX STI viral videos

Subaru is getting into viral videos with two new, radically different shorts to promote the 2015 WRX STI; both are pretty entertaining. They are certainly more interesting, from an enthusiast perspective, than the company's dog-oriented advertising campaign and sponsorship of the Puppy Bowl.<br>The …

How to Pull an All-Nighter: Tips from the Special Forces | The Art of Manliness

The all-nighter. It’s kind of a rite of passage for college students, especially during finals. But even older adults sometimes need to pull one — …

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'Avengers: Infinity War' Breaks 'Black Panther' Fandango Presale Ticket Record in Just Six Hours<p>Avengers: Infinity War 03/16/2018 05:26 pm<p>Avengers: …

Banish Bloatware by Rooting Your Android Phone With Cyanogenmod

According to blogs and internet commenters everywhere, "rooting" your Android smartphone – essentially installing a new operating system on it – is a …

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Toys R Us Reveals Huge Price Slash For Liquidation Sale<p>Toys R Us 20 hours ago<p>Toys R Us<p>Amazon Has Launched a Huge Sale on Digital Xbox Games<p>sales 20 …

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