Viktorija Vinskaite

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Why Taser's only rival gave up electroshock for lemonade

The man behind the electroshock-weapon company you've never heard of just called it quits<p>On January 10th, a federal judge in Delaware awarded nearly $2.4 million to Taser International in a patent lawsuit. The award was the final decision in a court battle with Karbon Arms, Taser’s last standing …

J.C. Penney’s Pricing Is Faker Than Ever

Just in time for Valentine’s Day gift-buying season, J.C. Penney is jacking up list prices just so that it can slash them and make the sale price …

13 Photos That Humanize Hollywood’s Biggest Stars

For more than six decades, Terry O’Neill has photographed the world’s greatest minds and talents, from Nelson Mandela to Brigitte Bardot. A new exhibition showcases his best images.<p>Over the course of six decades, British photographer Terry O’Neill has snapped politicos from Winston Churchill to …

Exclusive: Amanda Knox 'Couldn't Believe What I Was Hearing'

A clearly emotional Amanda Knox said in an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America" this morning that she "couldn't believe what I was …

Hack alert: Change your Yahoo Mail password right now

Yahoo on Thursday announced yet another hacking attempt, advising Yahoo Mail users to change their passwords if prompted to do so. “Security attacks …

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 3 Neo with full S Pen functionality

Expectations have been building for a while about the possibility of a Galaxy Note 3 lite from Samsung and a few weeks ago various different sources started to reveal that the device is to be called the Galaxy Note 3 Neo. Now thanks to a press release published by Samsung Poland the Galaxy Note 3 …

2 Maps That Show Where Obamacare Is and Isn't Working, and Why

The single greatest predictor for where the healthcare law's exchanges are successful? Which party controls the state government.<p>For Obamacare, the distance between success and failure is as short as a step across state lines.<p>Two months before the close of the Obamacare open-enrollment period, …

Rihanna And Shakira's New Music Video Could Be Dangerous For Your Health

Is this amount of sexy even legal!? A new power couple has been born.

Android on 79% of the 998 Million Smartphones Shipped in 2013

Almost 1 billion smartphones (998 million to be exact) shipped in 2013. Compared to 2012, this represents a 44 percent year-over-year increase.<p>The latest figures come from Canalys, an independent analyst firm which found Android’s dominance grew with the platform running on 79 percent (785 million) …

US to China: “Happy New Year.” China to US: “Give us our money back.”

When outgoing American ambassador to China Gary Locke wished 700,000 followers on Sina Weibo a happy Chinese New Year (registration required), he received an overwhelming response: Pay back the money you owe us.<p>Internet users are fond of reminding Locke that China is America’s largest foreign …

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Man claims to have survived 16 months adrift in Pacific

An emaciated man whose boat washed up on a remote Pacific atoll this week claims he survived 16 months adrift in the Pacific, floating more than 8,000 miles from Mexico.<p>The man, with long hair and beard, was discovered on Thursday when his 24ft (7.3m) fibreglass boat with propellerless engines …

Cristiano Ronaldo Is Now Better Than Lionel Messi, Claims Pele

Brazilian legend Pele believes Cristiano Ronaldo has surpassed Lionel Messi as the best player in the world.<p>As the former Santos striker revealed in an ESPN FC interview, he believes the Real Madrid star deserves to be recognised as the planet's greatest footballer after Messi's recent injury …

How to make a million stunning iOS 7 wallpapers yourself

I get a tremendous number of messages from BGR readers. So many, in fact, that I recently had to destroy email. Some are looking to thank me for an …

America's Shopping Malls Are Dying A Slow, Ugly Death

All across America, once-vibrant shopping malls are boarded up and decaying.<p>Traffic-driving anchors like Sears and JCPenney are shutting down stores, and mall owners are having a hard time finding retailers large enough to replace them. With a fresh wave of closures on the horizon, the problem is …

Molly Schuyler eats 363 wings

Pass the napkins, please.<p>Molly Schuyler, a 5-foot-7, 125-pound mother of four, devoured a jaw-dropping 363 wings over 30 minutes and three rounds to …

Public Wi-Fi also a spying tool, Snowden documents show in new Canada scandal

Here’s a new and potentially explosive twist to our ongoing surveillance saga: according to CBC News, documents obtained by NSA leaker Edward Snowden …

I fathered 34 children through sperm donation

In 1991, I was living in London and doing two years of unpaid training. In need of a little extra income, I read that sperm donors were always in demand. I guess I had some abstract notion that it would be good to help people with fertility problems but didn't really give it much thought. It's not …