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The Pirate Bay Speaks Out About The Police Raid That Shut It Down: 'We Couldn't Care Less'

Speaking to TorrentFreak, a Pirate Bay administrator known only as "Mr 10100100000" explained that the site isn't worried about the prolonged downtime.<p>"We were not that surprised by the raid. That is something that is a part of this game. We couldn't care less really," the administrator told …

Jaguar's 'Ghost Car' Navigation System Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

Jaguar just unveiled a proposed new navigation system that's unlike anything we've ever seen.<p>Most modern navigation systems instruct drivers using a series of arrows or at best a pictographic representation of a highway exit. However, Jaguar's new experimental system abandons the arrows and instead …

6 Easy Styling Tips to Refresh a Room

Instantly refresh your room.<p>A home makeover doesn't have to require new furniture, a trip to the hardware store, or a big budget. Here's how to style a space for an instant refresh.

Home Decorating

The High Heel Survival Guide

Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, impractical, towering heels. Here, expert tips and products for getting through the night without winding up as the barefoot girl on the dance floor.<p>Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, …

7 Bold Spices That Will Liven Up Your Cooking

Life's too short to eat bland food, but chances are, your spice cabinet is filled with listless flakes and powders that do nothing to liven up your cooking. Our recommendation? Toss the paprika and generic “seasonings” and upgrade your pantry to foodie status.<p>In partnership with Toyota, we’ve …

Look Inside Robert De Niro's New $2.8M NYC Penthouse Sanctuary

The Oscar-winning actor's new apartment may be modest, but it's still got lots of charm. This article originally appeared on ELLEDecor.com<p><i>Paul Marotta/Getty / Corcoran Group</i><p>Just a few months after taking up residence in Alex Rodriguez's former Central Park apartment, Robert De Niro might already be …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

“AMINAL” Blocks

<i>“Aminal”</i> by <b>Studio Dunn</b> is a puzzle set of 12 wooden animals. Made from scraps of maple, cherry, and walnut, these building blocks are great toys and …

25 Pairs of Party Flats You Can Wear to Dance the Night Away

As New Year's Eve approaches, we're giving a lot of thought to what we will be wearing. It's one of those few nights of the year you can bust out the metallics, glitter, and all other things festive without thinking twice. And shoes are no exception! Tear a page out of Alexa Chung's style playbook …

Are Men Idiots Who Do Stupid Things? Study Says Yes

A new study shows what at least some of us might have suspected for a long time: Men are idiots and do stupid things.<p>That's the premise of the authors' Male Idiot Theory. The study, published in BMJ, the former <i>British Medical Journal</i>, looked at past winners of the Darwin Awards. The awards are …

Drive These 10 Cars Before You Die

In this year alone, there are more than 400 vehicles available in the U.S., so to sift all of global automotive history down to 10 great cars to drive before you die was a momentous task.<p>Arguments are frequent in our office, and sometimes they even have to do with cars. On topics such as …

Architizer

9 Healthy Potato Recipes That Could Maybe, Possibly Help You Lose Weight

Everyone knows that starchy carbs cause weight gain, right? Maybe not in the case of potatoes, suggests a new paper by researchers at McGill …

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Wearable Tech

Christian Bale Solves the Mystery of the Dark Knight Rises Ending

Was there ever any doubt about Batman's conclusion?<p><b>In a new interview</b> <b>with Entertainment Weekly</b>, Christian Bale explains something that we never thought needed explaining: the (seemingly) clear-cut ending of Christopher Nolan's <i>Dark Knight</i> trilogy. The final chapter, <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, closes with …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

Marion Cotillard

Billy Crystal imagines Robin Williams in heaven: Read the script here

When the world suddenly lost Robin Williams in August at the age of 63, friends and fans of the comedian were heartbroken. So was Billy Crystal, his …

Before & After: An IKEA Dresser Transformed Into an Apothecary Cabinet

A simple, inexpensive dresser gets an upscale makeover.<p>Thrifty and Chic via Hometalk<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site for more great</i> …

Paul Revere's time capsule unearthed in Boston - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Paul Revere hasn't stirred up this much anticipation in Boston since his midnight ride from Charlestown to Lexington.<p>More than two centuries later, a recently unearthed time capsule he buried with fellow revolutionary Samuel Adams -- the man whom Revere was riding to see that night to warn …

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Starfish Are Melting

From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white lesions form on its skin. Next, the starfish, normally plush with water absorbed to keep its shape, starts to deflate. Then suddenly, its limbs begin …

Homemade Holiday: Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

Cranberry white chocolate cookies in a jar are a homemade gift sure to please. Add custom tags for a whimsical feel.<p>I cannot believe that there are only twelve days until Christmas. <i>Twelve</i>. Seriously, where has this month gone? Things have been incredibly hectic for us between traveling, the holiday …

7 Mistakes You Make Vacuuming

Make sure you're vacuuming correctly! Here are seven mistakes you might be making.<p><i>Pamela Moore / Getty</i><p><b>1. You don't vacuum in both directions</b><p>If you only vacuum in one direction, you're not removing all of the dirt and dust. Some of it can hide under carpet fibers, and vacuuming in both …

Cleaning

10 American Spots You Don't Know About Yet, But Should

Up-and-coming is a phrase we use A LOT around here. And there's good reason for it. Yes, many places are "expected" destinations (ahem, Paris) and some are so remote you have to really try to know about them.<p>Don't get us wrong, we love them all. But anywhere where the crowds are smaller seem the …

What can children learn from crime classics like Peter Rabbit?

Photograph: BFI<p>A scene from the British version of Emil and the Detectives where a whole gang of children set about catching a thief after Emil has been robbed on a …

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

Kitchens

Hennessey Offering 1,000-HP Upgrade For 2015 Corvette Z06: Video

Deliveries of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 are yet to start but John Hennessey and his team at Hennessey Performance have already come up with a …

This Week’s Top Photos: The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show Edition

The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is now over, at least when it comes to new model debuts, but you can relive some of the highlights in our latest top …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

<b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star recipe is the ultimate sweet ending to your Thanksgiving feast -- and no one will miss that tired ol' pumpkin …