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12 Types Of Seafood That Are Utterly Terrifying Before Being Cooked

So grateful for fishermen.<p>If the old saying "you are what you eat" held any truth, we would be some scary looking mother fu**ers.<p>We apologize for the crass language, but when taking a look at what some of the most common types of seafood <i>actually</i> look like when living in their natural habitat -- …

10 Killer Monster Cupcakes to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Halloween will be here before you know it. There will be jack-o’-lanterns to carve, costumes to make, PSLs to drink and parties to attend. Speaking of parties, why not let your Halloween spirit carry on over to dessert? The next time you whip up a batch of cupcakes, turn them into creepy, scary and …

Cupcakes

Judge goes after the NFL hard at Tom Brady suspension hearing

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman continues to urge for a settlement in the Tom Brady suspension case.<p>But the NFL Players Assn., which is representing the New England Patriots quarterback, might not have much incentive to do so after the way Berman went after the NFL during oral arguments …

WalkCar vehicle turns a laptop cover into a magic carpet ride

While Lexus teases us with hard to obtain hoverboards, a more practical kind of futuristic skateboard has been unveiled by an inventor in Japan: the …

Laptops

Google, Samsung to issue monthly Android security fixes

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co will release monthly security fixes for Android phones, a growing target for hackers, after the disclosure of a bug designed to attack the world’s most popular mobile operating system.<p>A logo is pictured at Google's European Engineering …

How long does alcohol stay in your system?

Most of us have been there before: You've had a few (OK, maybe more than a few) cocktails, and you're wondering -- either out of curiosity or for …

Alcohol

Found: The Easiest Way to Smoke Ribs

Try this no-sweat recipe for perfectly tender ribs.<p>I'm only deathly afraid of a few things. Heights. Spiders. Intimacy. And I would consider myself culinarily adventurous. But I fear ribs. Like, I feel actual coldness in my heart when I think about them. They just seem too impossible.<p>That was until …

Microsoft Docs Takes On Google, Scribd, And Sharepoint

Microsoft wants to take down Google Docs at all costs. First it released OneNote, then it beefed up its cloud collaboration offerings with Office …

Verizon will drop phone contracts, end discounted phones

Verizon, the nation's largest wireless provider, will stop offering phones at discounted prices when customers sign two-year service contracts.<p>The move was made in the name of simplification, but it could result in some customers paying more.<p>All wireless carriers have been trying to wean customers …

PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplanes

Grab your friend Cornelius, and then grab this 2-pack of Power-Up 3.0 RC paper airplanes for 20% off from Dude Exclusives. If you're really skilled, …

How To Use An Index Fund For Retirement

The great thing about index funds is that they are “set it and forget it” investments. But does that make sense for a retirement plan?<p>Absolutely, and for a number of reasons. First, though, you should understand what an index fund really does.<p>An index fund owns a selection of investments, much like …

New Japanese Glasses Block Facial Recognition

Like glasses people might actually wear — for $249<p>Computers are really, really good at recognizing faces. Refined through work on millions of uploaded and tagged faces at sites like Facebook and elsewhere, algorithms that identify faces can place people in locations based just on a photograph. …

Best Planets to See in August's Night Sky

Saturn will shine during the month of August, and with luck stargazers will be able to catch a glimpse of Mars and Venus as well, if they know when …

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O’Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

Iran 'side deals' fuel opposition to nuclear deal in Congress

Republicans raise questions about confidential deals between Iran and IAEA as Congress accuses Mr Obama and Mr Kerry of being “fleeced” by Iranian negotiators<p>Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal in the US Congress have accused the Obama administration of allowing “secret side-deals” between Tehran …

15 Things Happy People Avoid At All Costs

Some people would rather be miserable.<p>Sure, if they had more time or money to do the things they enjoy <i>then</i> they’d be happy.<p>But that’s never gonna …

Google Maps shows what it knows about everywhere you've (ever) been

Google's Location History feature keeps track of the places your mobile device has been (if you opt-in and turn it on) and now you can look back through that data with "Your Timeline." Rolling out on the desktop and Android versions of Google Maps, its gives you an easy-to-navigate look at your …

Android News

This New Style App Will Help Decide Your Next Haircut and Outfit

Would you use an app that allowed strangers to give you that second opinion we all desire when deciding on new outfits, hairstyles and makeup? That is the idea behind the new feature of the style and shopping app The Hunt. Users of The Hunt already know and love how the app lets you track down the …

Beauty Trends

Microsoft's latest mail app strips out everything you hate about email

The team behind Microsoft Outlook has a new email app that makes it a lot easier to ignore your inbox.<p>Send, released on iOS Wednesday, is an email …

Apps

Iran can deny access to military sites, foreign minister says

Iran can deny nuclear inspectors access to its military sites under the terms of the agreement worked out this month in Vienna, the country's foreign minister said this week, raising new questions about Tehran's commitment to the terms of the agreement.<p>Appearing before the conservative-dominated …

How Mexico could turn El Chapo’s escape into its worst nightmare

Experts have called his prison break "almost Mexico's worst nightmare." But how the country responds now could worsen an already dire situation.<p>At this point, El Chapo's involvement matters little to the cartel's success, according to the Brookings Institution's Vanda Felbab-Brown, an expert in …

Google knows where you’ve been, and Your Timeline for Maps shows you

If you're all-in on Google services — say, if you use Google Now on your smartphone — you're likely aware of the fact that Google tracks your location to serve you useful information. What you might not realize is just how much location data Google has on you. Surprisingly enough, the company has …

Iran nuclear deal: Kerry 'disturbed' by Ayatollah's vow to defy US in Middle East

Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Leader, says "policy towards the arrogant US will not change" despite the nuclear agreement reached in Vienna<p>The US said on Tuesday it was disturbed by an outburst of anti-American rhetoric from Iran's supreme leader in the wake of the nuclear deal, as fierce …

Miranda Lambert Breaks Down in Tears Singing 'The House That Built Me' Days Before Divorce Announcement

<i>After 10 years together, country superstars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are calling it quits. Subscribe now for an inside look into their</i> …

37 forbidden Instagrams from people who broke the rules to take the perfect photo

From England's Westminster Abbey to Egypt's Valley of Kings, to the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, amateur photography is prohibited in some of the world's most spectacular locations, making sure these iconic and historic sites aren't overrun with selfie sticks and people posing for Snapchat …

United Arab Emirates

Nikola Labs Launches iPhone 6 Case Which Harvests Electricity From The Air

Nikola Tesla pioneered the transmission of electricity over wires. Heinrich Hertz proved it could be transmitted wirelessly. But we still use 19th centre technology to power 21st century devices.<p>Nikola Labs — which pitched today on stage after being selected by TechCrunch editorial team and the …