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A Hilarious Look at a Canadian Family Desperate to Become Recognized Social Media Influencers

In a hilarious spoof by the CBC comedy series <i>This Is That</i>, the same troupe behind Artisanal Wood, a rather obnoxious couple with two teenage children …

Social Media

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

How to Paint Tree Studies in Watercolor – Basic Shapes

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Richard Prince, Roland Barthes, & Remythologizing the Myth of the Cowboy

Richard Prince came to the attention of the art world in the 1980s for appropriating the Marlboro Man advertisements into his own photographs. Eventually one of his Cowboy photographs would become the first photo sold for more than $1 million, but is...<p>Richard Prince came to the attention of the …

Ideology

How To Disappear When Someone's Spying On You

Whenever your cellphone is on, "They" know where you are, and I mean all the Theys — the spooks, the merchants, the drone pilots, the private detectives, probably even the Chinese. If you want your privacy, says artist/designer Adam Harvey, you can go to the back of your phone, pry out the battery …

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From heavy flooding in Pakistan to wildfires in California and an elephant funeral in India, Time Magazine Photo presents the best pictures of the week. See the photos here: http://ti.me/16zUXIg Pictured: An Indian youth dangles from a power line before diving into the floodwaters of an overflowing Ganges river in Allahabad. (Photo: Sanjay Kanojia—AFP/Getty Images)

Ad Analysis: 2013 Infiniti “Inspiring Confidence” Commercial – Feature

Guilt by association is a powerful tool of condemnation. In a court of law, it’s called “speculation” and deemed inadmissible, but in the court of public opinion, who you hang with counts—a lot. It’s a phenomenon of human conditioning that cuts across all social strata; mobsters and presidents …

What I learned from trying out for Playboy

<b>A photo of the author when she was in college.</b><p>A college lark turned out to be the beginning of a career — though not in porn<p>Lauren Grodstein<p>August 6, 2013 11:02pm (UTC)<p>Recently, while perusing the morning Internet, I came across an article about Farrah Abraham, a former star of a former show called …

China fines infant formula companies for price-fixing

<b>China has levied a record fine of 670m yuan ($109m; £71m) on six producers of infant formula for price-fixing, state media say.</b><p>The six companies involved were Mead Johnson, Biostime, Dumex, Abbot, Friesland and Fonterra, it said.<p>The move follows an antitrust and anti-competition probe by …

Cop 'Upset' By Speeding Woman's Dying Dad Lie, Arrests Her

A New Hampshire cop was so miffed when he discovered an "emotional" woman had lied to him about speeding in her car to get to her dying father that …

Yesterday’s fuel

THE dawn of the oil age was fairly recent. Although the stuff was used to waterproof boats in the Middle East 6,000 years ago, extracting it in …

Oil

Michael Ansara Dead: 'Star Trek' Actor Dies At 91

Michael Ansara, the actor who played the "Star Trek" Klingon commander Kang in the franchise's TV show, died on Wednesday, July 31. He was 91.<p>The actor died in his home in Calabasas, Calif., after a longterm illness, according to The Hollywood Reporter. His former publicist confirmed the news on …

Bringing Home The Woolly Bacon From Hungary

On a cold February evening in Budapest a few years ago, I was invited to go to a small festival on the edge of the city's main park. There, I was told, I would eat pig.<p>This was not unusual: In Hungary, the word for barbecue, <i>szalonnasütés</i>, means bacon cooking, whereby a piece of bacon is held over …

10 Of The Best Waterproof Mascaras You Can Buy Right Now

• Grazia<br>• Beauty & Hair<br>• Makeup<p>by Tor Cardona | 12 03 2018<p>Top 10 Waterproof Mascaras<p>Long hot days might be great for our mood, but not so much for our …

E-Book Case Reminds Apple Its Biggest Enemy Isn't Samsung Or Google

The fight between Apple and the Department of Justice has been a story of overreaching. Rather than join publishers in settling with the government over accusations it conspired to fix the prices of e-books, Apple decided to fight in court. Of course, the company lost and as a result the government …

U.S. Survivor of Spanish Train Wreck Said It Was 'Truly Gruesome'

In the mangled mess of the worst Spanish train tragedy in decades, somehow 18-year-old Stephen Ward walked away alive.<p>A picture in a local paper …

Husband Charged in Cyanide-Poisoned Doc's Death Awaiting Extradition

A University of Pittsburgh researcher who was arrested in the cyanide poisoning death of his wife, a doctor, is being held in a West Virginia jail …

They may be born to greatness, but here's photographic proof -- spanning 119 years -- that even royals start small. http://ti.me/18vGH7J (Photo: Popperfoto / Getty Images)

Modern Masterpieces of Comedic Genius: The Art of the Humorous Amazon Review

<i>UPDATE: Part 2 is here</i><p>The creative acts of humor “operate primarily through the transitory <i>juxtaposition</i> of matrices,” Arthur Koestler wrote in his famous “bisociation” theory of how creativity and humor work. <i>New Yorker</i> cartoon editor Bob Mankoff conceives of humor as “a conflict of synergies” in …

Queen Elizabeth Rips Chris Christie on Gay Marriage

LONDON (The Borowitz Report)—Moments after approving a new law legalizing gay marriage in England and Wales, Queen Elizabeth II of Britain unleashed a blistering attack on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for “lacking the guts” to do the same.<p>The British monarch’s brutal evisceration of Gov. …

Cory Monteith’s Best ‘Glee’ Performances

Cory Monteith was found dead Saturday in his Vancouver hotel room. To celebrate his life, enjoy some of his best performances.<p><b>"I Can't Fight This</b> …

Pippa In Vienna At Fashion Wedding

Inviting Pippa Middleton to your wedding is always a risky business, as her sister found out.<p>The little minx has a gift for upstaging brides on their …

50 Must-See Celebrity Top Knots, from the Teeny Tiny to the Towering

Knot to be missed.<p>Whether you're sloppily throwing your hair into a bun when the weather gets gross or pinning back a sleek, fly-away free topknot for special occasions, take some pause with these perfect celebrity examples.

After 'Lone Ranger,' Disney may not be willing to take risks

As Walt Disney Studio's<p>"The Lone Ranger"limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers.<p>The new take on the masked lawman and his sidekick Tonto, which …