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Surprise Discovery Shows We Have Been Totally Wrong About The Size of Andromeda Galaxy

Whaaaat?<p>A new technique for measuring the mass of galaxies has been applied to our closest galactic neighbour - and it has found that the Andromeda …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Entertainment<p><i>GQ</i>’s Zach Baron talks about it all with a generational icon.<p>By Zach Baron24 hours agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>These tested-and-approved picks …

Lifestyle

Jody MacDonald – Adventure Photography Guide

There are a couple of things that Jody would tell an emerging photographer. One, which she knows is controversial, is don’t give your work away for …

Gliders

Physicists Warming Up the LHC Accidentally Create a Rainbow Universe — NOVA Next | PBS

After two years of extensive upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider was warming up on March 21 for another round of experiments when a circuit …

Physics

The Scary Way Your Cat Could Be Changing Your Personality

It goes way beyond letting her lick your face.<p>You probably don’t think twice about cleaning your kitty’s litter, but some new info may permanently change the way you scoop Mr. Skittles' poop. Apparently, cat feces can contain parasites that may hold the potential to change your mood, and even your …

The 5 Weightlifting Mistakes That Are Screwing Up Your Workout

Make these changes to train smarter and recover faster<p>Trainers like to say that the most important part of any training program is consistency. If you don't hit the gym regularly, you'll never see results.<p>"But consistency can work both ways," says BJ Gaddour, creator of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT. …

Will the Real Landscape Photography Please Stand Up?

This post is a curmudgeonly look at the current state of landscape photography.<p>I was in Munich yesterday, munching on some bratwurst and drinking a …

Build Your Chest with Just 3 Exercises

Try this intense new way to shred your upper body<p>Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.<p>Each pushup variation in this progression will work your chest in a slightly different way. …

Tim Howard wins U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year

The goalkeeper rode his incredible World Cup to the highest honor in American soccer.<p>Tim Howard has been named U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year. The goalkeeper also won the award in 2008, making him just the fifth player to be named Men's Athlete of the Year twice.<p>U.S. Soccer named six nominees …

The Pitch Perfect 2 trailer is here

'Pitch Perfect 2' trailer reminds world 'Pitch Perfect' is brilliant and should be seen by everyone<p>We live in a wonderful world where an a cappella performance of 'Cups' counts as fan service

A Candid Memoir From Comedian Amy Poehler? 'Yes Please'

When comedian Amy Poehler was in her 20s, she read her boyfriend's journal and found out that he didn't think she was pretty.<p>"It was almost like an itch being scratched, which was, 'Aha! I knew that you didn't think I was pretty!' ... And then it was followed by a real crash because ... my ego was …

T-Pain: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

How Apple Pay Really Works and Why You Should Begin Using it Immediately

Published by Kirk on October 20, 2014, updated December 30, 2014<p>The announcement of Apple Pay was met with much press, and a lot of misunderstanding. …

Google planning ad-free version of YouTube

Web search giant looking at subscription model in order to give users more 'choice'<p>Google is working on a premium version of YouTube, which would allow users to watch content ad-free.<p>Digital companies such as Spotify and Soundcloud already use this sort of model, but it would mark a radical shift …

Of course Daniel Radcliffe can rap — he's a wizard!

Harry Potter casts spell of rap skills<p>Daniel Radcliffe is a fine rapper. Who would have thought?<p>Promoting his new film <i>Horns</i> on last night's <i>Jimmy Fallon</i>, the actor best known for playing the world's most famous boy wizard accepted a challenge to perform the Blackalicious song 'Alphabet Aerobics,' a …

Why Apple Pay is ‘more safe and secure than using your credit card’

Although Apple Pay has had its share of early hiccups, the mobile payment platform is overall off to a promising start. <i>CIO’s</i> Al Sacco has interviewed …

Rainn Wilson is bringing some of Vine's biggest stars to TV

Rainn Wilson of <i>The Office</i> fame is enlisting comedy talent from Vine for his next TV project. Called <i>Hollywood and Vine</i>, the show will follow five of Vine's most popular video makers — Lele Pons, Jerry Purpdrank, Simone Shepherd, Curtis Lepore, and Christian DelGrosso — as they try to break into …

Watch Sir Ian McKellen give the best advice possible to students

Sir Ian McKellen is one of the finest Englishmen working in Hollywood. But his Gandalf persona, with that sonorous delivery, is just iconic. You could watch him all day it's so perfect. So, the schoolchildren at the Chew Valley School in Southwest England were lucky enough to have him pass by the …

The insanely elaborate quest to recover the oldest satellite photos of Arctic ice

Hard as ice<p>If you are a climate scientist trying to study the amount of sea ice on Earth poles over time, it make senses to look at as many satellite images of Antarctica and the Arctic as you can get your hands on. But the satellite record of sea ice only extended as far back as 1979 — at least …

Should you update your iPhone 4S to iOS 8? This video shows what you are in for

A few weeks ago we warned that iOS might be a little rough for iPhone 4S owners. Apple’s trailing edge iPhones always hobble a bit on the latest iOS release and test results on iOS 8 showed significant lag.<p>However, the video above sent in by a tipster shows that in everyday usage, the lag isn’t so …

Create, explore and endure in the official iOS game of 'Interstellar'

“Interstellar” is not out in theaters for over a month, but its U.S. distributor, Paramount Pictures, has released its official iOS game.<p>Also called …

See how the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus fit in your hand right now

Apple Stores across the globe will have plenty of new big-ass iPhones on display tables in less than 10 days, but if you can’t wait to see how well the gigantic iPhone 6 Plus will fit in your hand, you can print out these printable scale models of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to get a feel for the …

Mobile Technology

Car Lister Lets You List A Car To Sell With Your Smartphone In Under A Minute

Listing, selling or buying a used car online can be a drawn-out process. Car Lister wants to make the process dead simple by allowing you to list a car using only the vehicle identification number (VIN) and smartphone in under a minute.<p>DreamWare, a company that is attempting to automate the listing …

Smart Rewards program pays you in promotions for your loyalty to Verizon

"The program delivers more value to customers in the form of discounts and savings of up to 40 percent on brand-name merchandise from more than 200 …

'Interstellar' Teaser Poster Revealed (Photo)

The first teaser poster for Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar" launched online Tuesday (May 6), with the clock ticking down toward the …

Apple confirms CarPlay is coming to Pioneer aftermarket media systems

You won't have to buy a brand-new vehicle in order to get CarPlay, Apple's upcoming iPhone-powered dashboard for the car. Pioneer announced today that it will be among the first to sell aftermarket media receivers that support CarPlay. That will start with five of its existing units, which will …

Devil's tower under storm