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Exceptionally Dramatic Urban Landscape Images Captured Using an iPhone

There is no denying the unique drama that only black and white photography can deliver. Jason Peterson is exceptionally good at the medium and his …

Amazing

Motley Crue Announce Final Tour Dates, Last Ever Concert in Los Angeles

The "Dr. Feelgood" rockers will close out two-year "Final" trek and cease as a touring entity following December 31st L.A. gig<p>One year after signing …

Rock Music

New Portraits of Solitary Superheroes Finding Peace in Nature

Paris-based photographer Benoit Lapray reveals the hidden lives of superheroes in <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>, a series that depicts quiet moments of reflection set against stunning natural backdrops. After the success of his first batch of lonely superhero portraits, which we shared in 2014, Lapray …

Loneliness

Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

<i>(For quick, healthy recipes & insider nutrition tips, sign up for my newsletter & follow me on Twitter!)</i><p>Trying to eat healthier in the new year? Looking to liven up your child's school lunch box? Need energy for a workout? If you want to eat something healthy and homemade, but have little time to …

Obama Warns Lawmakers: Stay Away From Iran Talks

WASHINGTON -- President Obama warned lawmakers in his State of the Union address on Tuesday against interfering with his administration's nuclear negotiations with Iran, promising to veto any new sanctions legislation that makes it to his desk.<p>“New sanctions passed by this Congress, at this moment …

Barack Obama Gets #YesWeTan Hashtag Trending With Tan Suit Prank

We assumed that Barack Obama hung up this tan suit for good after Twitter made a mockery of his outfit during a major press conference on foreign policy last August. But it looks like POTUS has dusted off the infamous suit.<p>On Tuesday, The White House shared what many believed was a sneak peek of …

Here's What a 3D-Printed Mansion Looks Like

Chinese construction company Winsun is building proof-of-concept houses to show how 3D printing could work with home construction.<p>3D printing can be used for practically anything these days—even in construction, it seems.<p>Chinese construction company Winsun has recently unveiled a mansion and a …

3D Printing

Beastie Boys Seek Another $2.4 Million From Monster for Legal Fees

Group claims $1.7 million awarded to them last year failed to cover legal fees in copyright infringement fight against energy drink company<p>The legal …

Beastie Boys

Michelle Obama's State Of The Union Dress 2015 Is Actually A Grey Michael Kors Skirt Suit

While admittedly the President gets center stage at the 2015 State of the Union, we're eager, as always, to see what the first lady is wearing.<p>On Tuesday night, Michelle Obama stepped out in a Michael Kors skirt suit. The tweed design, which boasted a wide collar and zipper detailing, is a perfect …

Michelle Obama

Will Honda’s New S660 Roadster Repeat the Beat?

Honda’s new S660 roadster is a pint-size, mid-engine two-seater that was recently unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Salon. Some will recognize the formula as that of the Honda Beat roadster from the 1990s. That model was never sold in North America, but with the automaker’s staid U.S. lineup in need of …

Sports Cars

Surprising Infographic Visualizes the Cost of Living Around the World

We often think about the cost of living from city to city and less often from country to country. Movehub, a resource for those moving abroad, visualized data that shows us how this cost changes around the world. They used information from the website Numbeo, which is a crowdsourced global …

Infographics

Justin Bieber Getting Comedy Central Roast

Pop star has reportedly been begging network to make him butt of joke for years<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Comedy Central tweeted on Monday that the Justin Bieber roast …

Comedy

2016 Buick LaCrosse Spy Photos

<b>What It Is:</b> A mildly camouflaged 2016 Buick LaCrosse caught testing near our Ann Arbor offices. We managed to squeeze off a few shots of one car, which was running among a pack of six identically cloaked vehicles. Although the psychedelic camouflage now favored by most makers is present on its …

Buick

Celebrities in Bikinis | InStyle.com

1. Olivia Wilde<p>The actress made a black swimsuit look anything but basic while vacationing with her family in Hawaii this week. Wilde showed off her …

Whole Foods Confessions: 21 Shoppers Admit Their Yuppiest Purchases

By: Dave Infante<p>You can tell a lot about a person's character by the contents of their grocery cart, but to truly understand a shopper's soul, you've got to discover their deepest, bougiest, most overpriced Whole Foods guilty pleasures. Farm-to-table fennel? Line-caught river trout? Perhaps an …

Whole Foods

The Glamorous Green Carpet

Award season has begun and I can't wait to see what the stars are going to wear on the green carpet!<p>What?<p>Sara, don't you mean the RED carpet?<p>No, I'm not color blind; I know a green carpet when I see it. After all, who can forget Meryl Streep's gold lame Lanvin gown, Cameron Diaz's bespoke beaded …

Stella McCartney

New Atlanta Stadium’s Roof Opens and Closes Like an 8-Blade Camera Lens Aperture

Here’s something super random that caught our attention: the new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons football team features an innovative roof design …

Obama Tells Congress Not To Fight Past Battles On Immigration Again

WASHINGTON -- There's a major fight brewing in the Capitol over President Barack Obama's immigration policies, and whether funding for the Department of Homeland Security should be threatened to stop them. But you wouldn't necessarily know it from the president's State of the Union address on …

Michelle Obama

Minimalist Poster Series Depicts the Serious Symptoms of Depression with Geometric Designs

In this eye-opening poster series, Nick Barclay depicts the effects of depression with simple geometric designs and solid colors. The six powerful posters highlight individual symptoms of the often-misidentified and often wrongly treated mental illnesses. Barclay tackles the abstract concepts of …

Graphic Design

Neil deGrasse Tyson Thoughtfully Answered A Six-Year-Old Boy’s Impossible Question

There are some questions humans will never be able to answer. Where do babies come from? How did <i>According to Jim</i> air for eight seasons? What’s the meaning of life? That last one is particularly impossible, though astromemeicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave it a shot when a …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Your call is important to Google: A YouTube horror story

Early in October, my AdSense account was banned for “invalid click activity.”<p>AdSense — a service run by Google — is the primary means of making money on YouTube. "Invalid click activity" means that either some jerk clicked an ad a bunch of times, or maybe put a clickbot on me to wreck my account. …

This Is How McDonald's Fries Are Made, According To McDonald's

After showing us how Chicken McNuggets and McRib patties are made, McDonald's is back with yet another video in what we like to refer to as the company's truth-telling campaign. The latest video is far less frozen and complicated than the previous two menu items and is aptly titled "What Are …

India's Fascinating Tree Root Bridges Grow Stronger Every Year

In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These “living bridges” are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made …

Engineering

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Obama Pushes 'The Right Thing' For Workers: Paid Leave, Minimum Wage, Pay Equity

WASHINGTON -- With the U.S. job market on more solid footing, President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to advance a philosophy he’s increasingly embraced over the past year -- that the federal government can and should raise baseline standards inside the American …

Michelle Obama

5 Tricks That Make Your Slow Cooker Even More Useful, If That's Even Possible

The slow cooker is a magical device. Put a couple ingredients in it, turn it on, leave for work and return to a fully cooked, flavorful and tender meal. You can make everything from French onion soup to carne asada nachos in your slow cooker, but its almost mystical powers don't stop at dinner. You …

Busted for DUI...of a Double Quarter Pounder

Distracted driving laws apply to more than just phones, folks.<p>Distracted drivers are a menace, and it always seems that when you spot one threatening to test your car's side-impact protection capabilities, there's nary a cop to be seen.<p>For every clown I've observed texting with two hands at 60 mph …

Seahawks fan turned down $20K for Jermaine Kearse TD ball

The Seahawks fan who caught Jermaine Kearse's touchdown pass says he turned down a $20,000 offer for the ball.<p>The Seahawks fan who ended up with the …

Jermaine Kearse