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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

What’s inside Sony’s PlayStation 4: Upgradeable hard drive, 8GB fast memory, internal power

<i>Corrected 10:30 a.m. Pacific</i><p>This might be a first: Instead of waiting for gadget butchers* like iFixit to post their own disassembly videos, Sony, (working with <i>Wired</i>) has published its own teardown of its upcoming PlayStation 4 — before the new console even hits the streets. Check out the …

Miley Cyrus lights up marijuana joint on stage at Amsterdam awards show

She couldn't resist. Singer Miley Cyrus smoked a joint on stage and twerked with a dwarf during the MTV EMAs on Sunday.<p>The 20-year old pop star also took home the Best Video award for her hit song "Wrecking Ball" during a show with a strong lineup of other performers including Eminem and Katy Perry.<p>…

Sony gets weird again with a PlayStation 4 homage to Daft Punk

After promoting the PlayStation 2 with duck-headed freaks and the PlayStation 3 with a terrifyingly anthropomorphic doll, you'd be forgiven for being disappointed by Sony's run-of-the-mill juxtaposition of Lou Reed's 'Perfect Day' for its PlayStation 4 ad. Luckily, there's still some life in Sony's …

A Russian Man Nailed His Testicles To The Pavement As A Protest

Warning: graphic images. Pytor Pavlensky carried out the stunt on the country's Police Day national holiday.<p>A naked artist, looking at his balls nailed to the Kremlin pavement, is a metaphor for the apathy, political indifference, and fatalism of contemporary Russian society.

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Inconsistencies Haunt Official Record Of Kennedy's Death

The first thing T. Jeremy Gunn says when you ask him about President John F. Kennedy's assassination is, "I'm not a conspiracy theorist. I don't have a theory about what happened."<p>But he knows <i>a lot</i> about it from his work for the Assassination Records Review Board, established by Congress in 1992, …

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Are you ready for automatic drive-through gas fill-ups?

The gigantic step between filling up your own gas tank and letting a machine do it for you has been a long time coming, but a cooperative effort between Husky and Fuelmatics has finally produced an automatic fuel-filling robot. The technology was demonstrated at the 2013 Petroleum Equipment …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction mode leaked

Screenshots of what appears to be a new alien-filled mode called Extinction in <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> were posted online by Imgur user smtkz.<p>Extinction seems to be similar to the franchise's zombie mode, in which players fight off waves of undead for as long as possible. Shots include a loadout screen …

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Amazon spent $1.4 billion in the past 12 months to build a company town

Like Facebook, Amazon is building a city within a city, a glistening, utopian corporate campus in an area of Seattle known as South Lake Union that was once just dingy warehouses. And thanks to an item in Amazon’s latest quarterly report, we now know how much the company spent on the project on …

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45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

How To Tie a Scarf

The founder of Sir Alistair Rai, Kiran Rai, shows us how to loop her gorgeous wraps. This post originally appeared on RealBeauty.com<p>[brightcove playerid='2766919543001' playerkey='AQ~~,AAAAB2Zp3Sk~,Bty605k_uGSFI3lPjMR9e8-0B3M7CkS9' video='1323792832001']

20 Stunning Free-Kick Goals

A stunning goal can make you do a number of things.<p>Scream, drop open your jaw in disbelief, shake your head—all are completely normal reactions to watching a stunning goal take place in front of you.<p>Be prepared, then, for that to happen here.<p>We've put together the 20 greatest free-kick goals in one …

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Tardu Kuman's Stoa Design: Simple Joints, Awesome Furniture

I just stumbled across—and am totally in love with— the construction of this simple bookcase. Called the Stoa Kitap 03, it's the work of …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

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Ben Affleck: 'I Was Reluctant' About Playing Batman

Affleck opened up while speaking to pop culture site 411mania about playing the Caped Crusader.<p>The "Argo" actor says he wasn't originally sold he was the man for the job, but director Zack Snyder helped change his mind.<p>"Initially I was reluctant as I felt I didn't fit the traditional mold," said …

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McLaren at last confirms the P1's performance figures

Brace yourselves people, for McLaren has announced the performance figures for the P1. The numbers are alarmingly… small. And also quite big – the claimed combined fuel figure, for instance, is 34.0mpg.But that’s not the one you’re really after is it? Here’s what you need to know. We’ll be back …

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Honda previews S660 roadster ahead of Tokyo debut

Honda isn't known for making convertibles. In fact, legend has it that old man Soichiro banned them from his lineup – but then he also didn't approve of six-cylinder engines, either. There have been exceptions, like the Civic del Sol and S2000, and today Honda has revealed another.<p>Set to debut at …

How to piss off a Colombian

There’s a difference between “<i>Colombia</i>” and “Columbia.” I did not live inside of a brand-name sports jacket, I lived in South America. It is an …

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Kingdom Hearts 3 designer on new Keyblade forms and rollercoasters

Keyblades in <i>Kingdom Hearts 3</i> will transform into different types of weapons depending on the kind of Keyblade, designer Tetsuya Nomura said in the latest issue of <i>Weekly Famitsu</i>.<p>Nomura said the latest trailer for the title showcases these new abilities. The Keyblade Transformation ability used in …