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The Legend Of Hodor - It's Dangerous To Go Alone!

The Legend of Hodor by Olipop<p>Oh dear dumb Hodor, you mean well but, man, are you ever the unlikeliest of heroes, reminiscent of a much larger, and …

I've Been Saying It For Years: Stephen Hawking Warns Artificial Intelligence Could Be The Downfall Of Humanity

In news that it shouldn't take a world-renowned theoretical physicist to figure out, Stephen Hawking is now warning that artificial intelligence …

I'm Invisible Now!: Octopus Immediately Turns White To Blend In With Boat After Being Caught

This is a short video of an octopus that's caught by a fisherman and, when it's tossed onto the boat's deck, instantly turns white to try to hide …

I'm Outta Here: Octopus In Jar Opens It From The Inside

This is a video of an octopus in a jar that unscrews the lid from the inside. Octopuses: they are smart. Me? There's no way I could have escaped …

Oh My: All Female Band Tries To Sing One Of Their Songs While Having Orgasms

This is a video of three of the members of the Dutch all-girl band ADAM trying to perform their single 'Go To Go' while using vibrators to reach …

10 GIFs Of Deep-Sea Creatures Encountering A Sub

Never-before-seen images from a recent expedition to the ocean floor<p>For the past three weeks, we've been following an incredible livestream of the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, filmed from a submersible operated by researchers aboard the Okeanos Explorer.<p>The expedition, led by the National Oceanic …

The 10 Best Things From May 2014

The EPA Wants A Piece Of Your Fracking Mind

Should energy companies reveal which substances they're injecting for hydraulic fracturing? The EPA requests public opinions.<p>Under the banner of “trade secrets,” many oil and gas companies have refused to reveal all the chemicals they are injecting deep underground, at high pressure, to reach and …

Funny or Die Spoofs Sofia Coppola's 'The Little Mermaid'

<i>Editor's Note: In today's roundup, we take a look at Funny or Die's Sofia Coppola Little Mermaid spoof, the new trailer for "Dawn of the Planet of</i> …

17 Mothers' Day Cards That Are Sure To Make Your Mom Laugh

Mothers' Day really snuck up on us, didn't it?<p>Just in case you forgot to get that card out in the mail, here are some funny e-cards you can send right away.<p>We went ahead and picked out the funniest Mothers' Day Someecards for you, so you can thank us later.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Mothers' Day Someecards

Caracas chaos: Venezuelan general on the run

Death in the streets, rationing by fingerprints and a general on the run: how oil-rich Venezuela has descended into chaos<p>The instructions were straight from the pages of a thriller. We were to park our vehicle in an underground car park, leave behind our mobile phones to avoid tracking, walk …

The Myth of Working Your Way Through College

Once upon a time, a summer spent scooping ice cream could pay for a year of college. Today, the average student's annual tuition is equivalent to 991 hours behind the counter.<p>A lot of Internet ink has been spilled over how lazy and entitled Millennials are, but when it comes to paying for a college …

This Darth Vader toaster: bread that’s a bit on the dark side

A Dark Lord has been unleashed in the battle to make you delicious breakfast. Cook your toast inside Darth Vader’s head, and rest assured it will …

U.S. says U.N. report lays blame on Syria government for hindered aid

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N. report on how Syria’s neediest civilians are often not accessible to humanitarian relief workers makes it clear that the government of President Bashar al-Assad shoulders most of the blame, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.<p>A month after the 15-member U.N. Security …

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

In pictures: Teenager's death sparks riots in Turkish cities - Telegraph

Angry Young Men Are Making the World Less Stable

Gender imbalances can fuel conflicts and revolutions, according to some analysts.<p>More emerging-market turmoil is coming in 2015, according to a recent note from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch research. And one likely source of short-term instability in particular is largely underappreciated: a huge …

Ukraine and Russia’s History Wars

In Ukraine, it’s not just the future which is at stake. It’s the past, too.<p>Not so long ago, looking for a short history of Ukraine in a central …

6 Apps That Fit Charity Into Your Daily Routine

Social Good Apps That Fit Into Your Daily Routine<p>1. Instead<p>2. I Can Go Without<p>3. Charity Miles<p>4. One Today<p>5. Donate a Photo<p>6. Check-in for Good<p>A pen …

NYC lumps electronic cigarettes with tobacco-filled brethren, bans vaping in public places

New York City's war on smoking continues unabated. Today, the city council voted to equate electronic cigarettes with real ones by extending NYC's public smoking ban to cover both types of smokes. That's bad news for folks who liked to do their vaping in public parks, or the hangers-on looking to …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

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Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build An Incredible Career

Can you step outside your comfort zone? Bounce back from failure? Build new skills? Tapping into your true potential is no idle endeavor. It demands creativity, dedication, and a whole lot of hustle.<p>With wisdom from 21 leading creative minds, 99U’s Maximize Your Potential will show you how to generate new opportunities, cultivate your creative expertise, build valuable relationships, and take bold, new risks so that you can utilize your talents to the fullest. If you already read <b>Manage Your</b> …

Ultra-Realistic Batman Robin Figures From 1966 Movie

These are the super realistic looking 1/6 scale Batman and Robin figures made by Hot Toys (available early next year) and based on Adam West and Burt …

The 6 Best Science Lessons From Breaking Bad

Goodbye, BB. Thanks for the education. (Don't worry—there are no final-season spoilers here!)<p>The tale of Walter White, high-school chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin, ended on Sunday, leaving us with only memories, an almost preposterously high body count, and <i>science</i>. _Breaking Bad _wasn't …

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Analysis: Superpower rivalry between US, China shows signs of softening

<b>News analysis</b><p>The superpower rivalry between the U.S. and China is showing signs of softening, following a series of high-level military visits and plans for a rare joint naval exercise between the two nations next year.<p>Washington invited Beijing to participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific …

In Syria Debate, Obama's Internal Dialogue Becomes Audible

A surprise agreement between the U.S. and Russia, announced Saturday, calls for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons by mid-2014. The deal follows a chaotic week of seat-of-the-pants foreign policy.<p>Performing on the international stage, Obama and his Cabinet secretaries have offered up one …

In pictures: Syria's displaced children

John Kerry outlines U.S.-Russia agreement