Christina Richmond

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Photo Prank: Twins Pretend to ‘Teleport’ While Strangers Take Their Picture

It’s the weekend, which means we get to share something silly with you to help you either forget about last week, put off thinking about next week, …

4 Bored Guys at the Airport.

Telling the Full Stories of War: Conflict Photojournalism

From June 29th through September 29th, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is showing the exhibit, War Photography: Images of Armed …

Photography

'Game of Thrones' ' Emilia Clarke's costume advice: 'Take it off'

As<p>"Game of Thrones"has grown in popularity, its characters have begun to become popular subjects for cosplay at conventions and duringHalloween. But according to "Thrones" starEmilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, one of the most popular characters on the show, there's a very R-rated trick …

Game Of Thrones Costume Photos Show Off Beautiful Embroidery

Finding reasons to praise <i>Game of Thrones</i> isn't hard. The series continues to deliver the goods on all levels, from the acting to the writing, …

TV Series

Comic-Con 2013: ‘Game of Thrones’ Panel Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Clip and More on the “Red Wedding”

'Game of Thrones' left many a fan, especially those who were unfamiliar with the original George R.R. Martin novels, in tears over the bloody mess of …

TV Series

The Week in Review: Comic-Con Edition

Inside Flipboard / July 19, 2013<p>Comic-Con, the annual celebration of all things geeky, began yesterday in San Diego with 130,000 people attending—a …

How Comic-Con Attendance has Grown, and Other Geeky Infographics

Infographics

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

The Black Market for Cronuts Is Now Creating Poorly Paid Part-Time Jobs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>We spoke too soon: New Yorkers are <i>still</i> lining up for two hours at a time at the Dominique Ansel …

Riot after Chinese teachers try to stop pupils cheating

What should have been a hushed scene of 800 Chinese students diligently sitting their university entrance exams erupted into siege warfare after invigilators tried to stop them from cheating.<p>The relatively small city of Zhongxiang in Hubei province has always performed suspiciously well in <b>China's</b> …

Students

Thailand cracks down on monks living it up with luxuries

Thailand's national Buddhism body has announced it is monitoring monks for any inappropriate behavior following complaints prompted by a video …

Adobe Pranks Pedestrians at a Bus Stop with Real-Time Photoshopping

Adobe recently came up with a clever and funny way of promoting its Adobe Creative Day event that’ll be held next week. The company visited a bus …

Stockholm's male train drivers wearing skirts to work

Male train drivers in Stockholm have circumvented a ban on wearing shorts in the summer by coming to work in skirts.<p>More than a dozen male employees working for the Roslagsbanan train services in the <b>Swedish</b> capital have been wearing skirts in order to keep cool.<p>One of the drivers, Martin Åkersten, …

Regulation

Best Classic Books: 10 Classics That Won't Put You To Sleep

<i>Originally published on Kirkus:</i><p>Starting in early June, Kirkus is going to publish our best bets for the new fiction and nonfiction that will delight you this summer. But summer isn’t just for reading new books that have the most buzz; hot days give us time to waft in and out of the books we know …

Yahoo Shuts Down Mail Classic, Forces Switch To New Version That Scans Your Emails To Target Ads

Starting the week of June 3rd, tomorrow, Yahoo is discontinuing Mail Classic. It’s requiring all Mail users to switch to the new version of Mail and accept a TOS/Privacy Policy update that lets it scan emails to “deliver product features, relevant advertising, and abuse protection”. You can opt out …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Gulf Coast

Four superlatives for Netflix, which is now bigger than HBO in the US

Netflix added three million subscribers—two million at home and one million outside the US—in the first three months of 2013, returning the subscription video service to profitability and sending its stock up nearly 25% in after-hours trading. Here’s a look at Netflix subscriptions over the past …