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19 Amazing Video Game Cakes

Serious gamers know just how time-consuming gaming is, often making it difficult to do anything besides working (only to buy more games) and playing …

Sketching

What Would Barbie Look Like with Real-Woman Proportions?

Last year, graphic designer Nickolay Lamm rendered a 3-D model of "Normal Barbie" using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's measurements of the average 19-year-old American woman. The images got everyone talking (in a good way).<p>Now, Lamm has launched a crowd-funding project to make a …

5 Healthy Foods That Have More Fat Than a Doughnut

<b>Half an Avocado</b><br>Each half of this fruit comes with 15 grams of fat—but 10 of those grams are monounsaturated fats, which improve cholesterol levels. They may also prevent the accumulation of belly fat, according to a study published in <i>Diabetes Care</i>.<p><b>Two Tablespoons Peanut Butter</b><br>If you limit yourself …

Study ties troubled sleep to lower brain volume | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who have trouble sleeping tend to have less volume in certain regions of the brain than those without sleep problems, a new study of Persian Gulf War veterans suggests.<p>“People discount the importance of sleep. So many things seem so much more important than a few …

David Cameron, Rebekah Brooks and the emails kept from Leveson

Private emails between David Cameron and the former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks have been withheld from the Leveson Inquiry …

Phone-hacking trial: Binology, cooking the books and affairs of the heart

Brooks accused of "cooking the books" over hidden hacker contract<p>Departments responsible for their own spending defendant says<p>Visibly upset Brooks …

What People Say At Work Vs What They Mean

99 office clichés, translated.<p>1. <b>"Breakout session"</b> – We will sit in a room and repeat very dull ideas.<p>2. <b>"As a team we need to break out of our individual silos"</b> – We all hate each other.<p>3. <b>"Let's action this"</b> – I don't understand the difference between nouns and verbs.<p>4.<b>"I'll inbox you"</b> – I'm a bit …

The Duke Frat Guy Who Outed A Porn Star Has Been Himself Outed As A Subscriber To A Rough Facials Site

By now, you probably know all about the saga of the “outed” Duke freshman cum porn star, who has since wrote a second editorial owning her actual porn name, Belle Knox (I’ve researched some of her work myself and I really like what she brings to the genre). Knox finished her piece, “My name is …

Why Crimea Is So Valuable To Russia

Ukraine's interim prime minister warned the Crimean parliament that "no one in the civilized world" would recognize its referendum, calling the vote "unconstitutional" and "illegitimate". But the referendum has the support of the Russian parliament, with the speaker of the upper house saying that …

Russia

Schmidt: "Pretty Sure" Google Data is Safe from Governments

In a wide-ranging session at SXSW today, Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen discussed everything from Syrian dissidents to robots taking our jobs.<p>Following reports that Britain’s GCHQ had intercepted data being transmitted between Google datacenters, …

Samsung takes another crack at streaming radio with Milk

But was anyone asking for a Galaxy-only music app?<p>Hot off the launch of Beats Music, does the world need yet another music streaming service? Samsung's about to find out.<p>In January, Samsung actually shut down its streaming service for US customers — but now, it's coming back as something completely …

Pebble Launches Android Appstore

A little over a month since it debuted on iOS, Pebble is launching its long-anticipated appstore on Android. As promised, it offers a wealth of Pebble-supported apps and watchfaces with a polished interface that should be simpler and quicker to navigate.<p>It includes the watchapp directory, which …

Instagram Lands Its First Big Ad Deal

Facebook may finally start to recoup some of the money it paid for Instagram.<p><i>Ad Age</i> reports that Instagram has inked an ad commitment with Omnicom, a …

The Defense Department’s data strategy: Huge, massive and distributed

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Ely Kahn has spent more than a decade working in the national security world, including stints at the Transportation Safety …

Texas woman wins half-million dollar revenge porn lawsuit

A woman in Texas has won a rare, major legal victory in a revenge porn case. Local station ABC KTRK reports that a civil court has awarded the anonymous woman $500,000 after her former boyfriend of seven years posted photographs and videos from their relationship on YouTube and other sites as a way …

Why did Samsung play it safe with the Galaxy S5's processor?

Of all the phone manufacturers out there, Samsung seems to have a particular talent for creating an anticlimax. Our first thought when holding the Galaxy S5 was that we'd been through all this before a year ago, with the equally underwhelming launch of the GS4. Our disappointment jibed with the …

Nokia X hacked to run Google’s Android apps and services

Nokia unveiled its X Android phones less than a week ago, with plans to use the handset to promote Microsoft services and not Google’s. After just a few days, hackers have managed to gain root access to the Nokia X and covert it to run most of Google’s key services. xda-developers member …

Mozilla to enable Click to Play by default for all plugins from March 31

Mozilla announced back in January 2013 that it planned to eventually require all plugins to be ‘Click to Play’ by default, meaning that users will need to click on plugins in-page in order to enable them and view their content.<p>Today, the company revealed it will close the application window for …