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Streetwear

Ingeniously Simple Solar-Powered Charger

Designers Kyuho Song and Boa Oh have developed a solution to having no electrical power source to plug into on the go. While our advancing technology provides countless benefits, it has also added to our modern day inconveniences. One such annoyance that nearly everyone can relate to is having your …

Solar Power

China's Blossoming Skyscraper Inspired by a Rosebud

Chinese architectural firm UA studio 7 has designed a 1,000-foot-tall contemporary skyscraper known as <i>New City Flower</i> at the intersection of Fushun and Shenyang in China in an effort to reinvigorate the local area. Inspired by the shape of a rosebud, the tower features six “petals” that rise from …

Skyscrapers
Art

Designer Constructs Micro 96-Square-Foot Cabin to Forego Building Permits

Hoping to have a personal space to escape to for much needed relaxation, Finnish designer Robin Falck set out to build his own little getaway. Rather than being held up by government red-tape, he decided to avoid the need for a building permit by constructing a live-in structure that's under 96 …

Living Rooms

Ex-Dallas Cowboy on Trial in Teammate's Death 'Was Not Drunk'

They seemed inseparable, college pals who later played for the Dallas Cowboys together.<p>That friendship is now under the spotlight in a Dallas County, …

Britney Spears Fans Spend $2500 For Seconds-Long Meet-And-Greet (REPORT)

Britney Spears has reportedly disappointed some fans by devoting mere seconds to those who forked over thousands of dollars to meet her in Las Vegas.<p>One of the packages being offered with the Spears' residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a VIP meet-and-greet package. This offer comes …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

How To Be Productive (Even In Your PJs)

Photographed by Claire Pepper.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to</i> …

DIY Plastic Surgery: Can You Change Your Face Without Going Under the Knife?

New devices catching on primarily among teens in Asia claim to slim noses, give instant facelifts, and improve smiles. But are these products crazy …

Would you buy a fish for $70,000? He did

TOKYO (AP) — Sushi restaurateur Kiyoshi Kimura paid about $70,000 for a 507-pound bluefin tuna in the year's celebratory first auction at Tokyo's Tsukiji market on Sunday, just 5% of what he paid a year earlier despite signs that the species is in serious decline.<p>Kimura's record winning bid last …

10 easy ways to make money in 2014

You’ve heard it before: Resolutions are for quitters. So don’t burden yourself with a list of useless declarations about not spending money in …

Personal Finance

Facebook Isn't Actually A Good Way To Judge Potential Employees, Say Researchers

Back in 2012, we learned that Facebook stalking would tell you if a person was worth hiring. Researchers at Northern Illinois University found that they could predict job performance based on just 5-10 minute reviews of college students’ Facebook pages, based on interviews with their employers six …

5 Ways To Profit From A China Downturn In 2014

Is China’s economy headed for a crash in 2014? It’s an extreme question that would be laughed at by many. After all, most believe that China is the world’s new powerhouse off the back of near 10% annual growth over the past decade. And the vast majority of economists and policymakers are sanguine …

The Swedish bank boss who likes to do things differently

<b>Anders Bouvin is the boss of the most successful bank you've probably never heard of.</b><p>And he, like the bank he runs, will challenge your preconceptions.<p>For starters, this African-born, Swedish chief executive of Handelsbanken's growing UK operation doesn't receive an annual bonus.<p>He hasn't seen his …

Stereotypes

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

Kids

2013: The year in design

From battery-powered exoskeletons to buildings that melt cars, this year was a notable one for design.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in wildlife

Architecture

8 Celebrities Who Went Through a Seriously Awkward Phase

Joe Manganiello had an awkward phase. We have the photo proof.<p>Many “flawless” celebrities soldiered through an adolescence marked by lanky frames, …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

This Is Why You Can Never Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

We start every new year with the feeling of a clean slate, a time that we can set our goals and intentions and actually make the changes we want to see in our lives, to get rid of those nagging bad habits and usher in some good ones. But by February, many of our resolutions are already abandoned or …

"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

Time Capsules

Why NFL Players Don't Wear Sleeves Even In Dangerously Cold Games

Perhaps you've also heard that "cold" is an understatement. Weather.com says it will feel like -17 degrees during the heart of the game.<p>In weather like that, the beer in the stands can freeze before it's consumed. In weather like that, your hands go numb, your chest tightens, and just breathing the …

Green Bay

Singapore Airlines A380 plane in emergency landing

<b>An Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines was forced to make an emergency landing in Azerbaijan due to loss of cabin pressure.</b><p>The plane was flying from London to Singapore and had 467 passengers and 27 crew members on board.<p>The airline said that oxygen masks were deployed and the aircraft …

Aviation

Hidden camera in a bathroom forces plane to make emergency landing

An American Airlines flight between San Francisco and New York was forced to make an emergency landing in Kansas City on Sunday after a device was found "ominously taped" to a bathroom wall. The device was initially thought to be a flash drive, but after investigation, appears to be "a camera …

The Story About Kim Jong-un Having His Uncle Eaten By 120 Wild Dogs May Have Started With A Satirical Tweet

Do you remember when People's Daily, a Chinese Communist Party newspaper, mistakenly believed that a satirical Onion article naming Kim Jong Un the Sexiest Man Alive in 2012 was real and published a 55 page slideshow about it? How we laughed.<p>Now the shoe may be on the other foot.<p>Last week, multiple …

North Korea

Amsterdam alcoholics paid in beer for collecting litter

<b>Alcoholics are being paid in beer to clean the streets of Amsterdam as part of a project partly funded by the Dutch government - the organisers think other countries should abandon "old-fashioned political correctness" and adopt the same approach.</b><p>Rene scours the streets, grasping at discarded …

Alcohol