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This New Coffee Shop Is Staffed By Robots

Designed by Yves Behar, Briggo is a warm replacement for hospital coffee machines. But unlike your neighborhood Starbucks, there’s not a flesh-and-blood barista to be seen.<p>If you’ve ever been stuck at a hospital long enough to be tempted into one of those automated cups of coffee–you know, the ones …

Coffee

New ‘Jobs’ Movie Clip: Behind the Scenes Featurette [WATCH]

Ashton Kutcher’s upcoming movie ‘Jobs’ is set to debut in theatres in just over two week on August 16, 2013. The production studio has uploaded yet …

Lac-Mégantic engineer was involved in derailment last summer

The engineer who parked the freight train that rolled into Lac-Mégantic and exploded in one of the country's worst rail disasters, was involved in a minor derailment last year, according to a former employer.<p>Tom Harding, who could not be reached for comment, was working for Maine & Atlantic Railway …

Could investment in a second property go sideways?

A lot of things sound great in theory. Grilling steaks on a long weekend at your cottage by the lake, for instance. Or, opening a cheque from a tenant who is renting your condo for more than the cost of its mortgage. Both of these property investments can provide great returns – if not in the form …

HTC One leads company to small profit in Q2

Despite reportedly selling in excess of 5 million units, the HTC One has not substantially boosted the company’s performance in the second …

Rap Songs About Miley Cyrus, Ranked - PAPER

The rap sensation of the week* is Migos, three Atlanta youth who last Friday released the mixtape <i>Young Rich Niggas</i>, full of triplet verses, trap beats (often by Gucci Mane collaborator Zaytoven), and repetitive hooks about conspicuous consumption. One of the most repetitive is "Hannah Montana." …

The Best Instagram Videos So Far - PAPER

<i>Instagram video is only 24-hours old but there's already some good clips to watch if you know where to look. From gay porn stars to rappers to Madonna's butt, we've rounded up the Top 10 Best Instagram videos we've seen yet.</i> <i>Click on the images to watch the videos.</i><p><b>9. Bun B.</b> -- The Houston MC showed …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Steven Holl produces glowing works of architecture that appear to …

Architecture

Vine for Android update brings search, sharing and huge speed improvements to video rendering

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

From the Beatles to Nas and beyond<p>Epic/Legacy, 1983<p>Lauper's first band had broken up, she had filed for bankruptcy, and she was singing in a Japanese …

'The Great Gatsby Curve': Why It's So Hard for the Poor to Get Ahead

High-income kids who don't graduate from college are 2.5 times more likely to end up rich than low-income kids who do. Why it's so hard for the poor to get ahead today.<p>The American Dream isn't dead—it just moved to Denmark.<p>We like to think of ourselves as living a classless society, but it isn't …

Listen to Nas respond to J. Cole on “Made Nas Proud”

J. Cole’s new album, <i>Born Sinner</i>, features a track entitled “Let Nas Down”, in which Cole recounts the guilt he felt after hearing Nas’ reaction to …

Mother Nature Network

Europe's six surprise islands

Europe’s most popular holiday islands draw major tourist crowds to its well-known charms - everyone knows Ibiza as Party Central - but with a bit of insider info, you can hit these islands and manage to have that castaway, lush-mountains-and-entire-beaches-to-yourself kind of holiday. A <i>real</i> island …

European Travel

The Outrageous Cost Of Living In Norway's Capital City

The city topped a new list of pricey cities from ECA International, a global management consulting firm that calculates the cost of living based on prices of various day-to-day goods and services.<p>Prices for common goods in Oslo — like a cup of coffee or a quick lunch — are significantly higher than …

Real Estate

Turkish resorts mostly unaffected by unrest, operators say

Thousands of people have been injured and three people have died in large-scale protests taking place against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.<p>In Istanbul, the protests centred around Taksim Square, Istiklal Street and in the Besiktas area, with large demonstrations also taking …

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

Asia Travel

Make or break: travelling as a couple

Travelling as a couple can present unique challenges (and advantages) on top of the exhilaration and standard stress that accompanies long-term travel. Will it make or break the relationship? What happens when one person wants to go to the Full Moon Party and the other wants to jungle trek?<p>Like …

Asia Travel

Alberta Flooding 2013: Kevan Yeats Shocked To See Cat Swim Quickly

OKOTOKS, Alta. - The owner of a cat that gained international fame after leaping from a submerged pickup truck into Alberta floodwaters says he was …

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Storms

Global music festivals to catch this summer

Festivals

6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

Interior Design

Are we living in Nineteen Eighty-Four?

Colin Horgan explains why life is more complicated than even Orwell imagined<p>Over at the <i>New Yorker,</i> Ian Crouch wondered this week whether we really …