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James Corden brought the viral subway singer with a golden voice on his show and we have goosebumps

James Corden is certainly no stranger to viral videos, having made a ton of them himself. And now he’s just made a man who became famous from a viral …

Item of the Day: iThigh

Whenever I’m getting ready for a night out, I run into the same problem. How am I going to carry everything I think I might need without having to …

Atheism starts its megachurch: Is it a religion now?

<b>(Artur Bogacki via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The non-religious Assembly is perhaps the fastest growing church in the world — and it’s coming to a mall near you<p>Katie Engelhart<p>September 22, 2013 10:59am (UTC)<p>Organized Atheism is now a franchise.<p>Yesterday, The Sunday Assembly—the London-based “Atheist …

8 Reasons You Shouldn't Do Everything Internally

Bad habits are tough to break as you grow as a leader. As a young leader, I always felt I had to do everything in-house. Every penny mattered, so even if our attempt was half-assed, we were doing it ourselves. Realizing that you can’t do everything internally — and that it’s better to hire outside …

10 Best Breakfast Spots in Los Angeles

Porridge at Jon & Vinny's<p>Joshua Lurie<p><b>9. Jon & Vinny’s</b><br>In some ways, Jon & Vinny’s is the simplest restaurant from chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, …

In Life, Man Immune To HIV Helped Scientists Fight Virus

Stephen Crohn, a man best known for staying alive during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, died Aug. 23 at age 66. Throughout his lifetime, the New York artist helped researchers uncover vital clues about HIV and how to stop it.<p>Crohn's partner was one of the first people to die from AIDS in …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

New browser extensions let you hit the NSA where it hurts: in the data

Jeff Lyon<p>Flagger.io does just one thing: It adds a random selection of keywords, like “terrorist,” “pressure cooker,” “Al Qaeda,” etc. to the address of every website you visit. The idea is that, because the US National Security Agency (NSA) is gathering essentially all the internet traffic that …

Al-Qaeda

German Hacker Group Says It's Broken The iPhone's TouchID Fingerprint Reader

For a few German hackers, breaking Apple’s much-hyped fingerprint reader seems to have been little more than a one-weekend project.<p>On Sunday, the Berlin-based hacker group known as the Chaos Computer Club–and more specifically a member of the group who goes by the name Starbug–announced that …

SHADOW | Community of Dreamers

<i>SEEKING FUNDING: SHADOW is a mobile application that helps you remember and record your dreams.</i>Created by hunter lee soikSHADOW is a mobile …

The economist who predicted the financial crisis just sounded another alarm—it would be wise to listen this time

In his first official act as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan raised the benchmark interest rate from 7.25 to 7.5%, causing a ripple of surprise in financial circles and eliciting protests from various business representatives. But for people who know the current …

Economy

Researcher finds way to calm fears during sleep

Fear may be the most powerful of all human emotions, but according to a study released today in the journal Nature Neuroscience, sleep can be its enemy.<p>In a first-of-its-kind experiment, specific emotional memories of human beings were deliberately altered during sleep. The complicated small study, …

The Brain

20 Beautiful Inspirations of Typography Websites

Typography is not only arranging type but it does all the show and art for a beautiful website.<p>Selection of typeface with adjusting letters is a …

The Prospect

Little Montaous Walton,<br>come blow your horn.<br>Another reporter is on the phone,<br>Offering you escape from the scorn.<br>Who is this boy<br>who plays till he weeps?<br>Living his dream,<br>but still fast asleep.<br>Will you wake him?<br>Oh no, not I,<br>for if I do,<br>he will laugh and then cry.<p>Montaous Walton, now 29 years old, says …

Snarled in downed power line, SUV nearly flips on Echo Park street

The natural world turned just short of upside down for the driver of an SUV on Thursday morning when the vehicle was clotheslined by low-hanging …

Santa Monica gunman was denied gun purchase, left goodbye note (photos)

<b>Update 8:36 p.m.: New details on Santa Monica gunman</b><p>The man behind the deadly June 7 shooting rampage in Santa Monica tried to buy a gun two years …

2 Mysteries That Will Keep You Up At Night

Mysteries were my favorite kinds of books as a kid. I devoured them, whether they were meant for adults (like Agatha Christie’s or Mary Higgins …

Will Google Glass change the way we think?

<i>(Credit: Google)</i><p><b>A new video from Google shows how people will probably end up using Google Glass in the real world — looking up information.</b><p>You know …

Google Glass

Astounding Origami by Nguyen Hung Cuong | Colossal

<p>Paper artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường lives and works in Hanoi and folds many of his original, distinctly expressive origami works using a Vietnamese …

How-To: Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollup

Relive your fruit snack-filled childhood with this handy tutorial from fifteen spatulas, which shows you how to make homemade strawberry fruit rollups from just three ingredients.<p>[via frickyeah1990s]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Dried Fruit Rolls<br>• MAKE | Recipe: Make Homemade Fruit Leather<br>• MAKE | How-To: Dry …

Living Trees Grow Inside Mansion’s Oval Atrium

Created as the sixth and final seaside mansion, as part of the Jeju Airest City resort in South Korea, “The Oval” house is an open structure that hopes to seamlessly incorporate nature. Designed by Seoul-based architects Planning Korea, the goal of the condo is for the residents to experience all …

South Korea

Exclusive Interview: Director of Goyte’s Easy Way Out

Yesterday, we showed you an award-winning stop-motion created by Oh Yeah Wow for Goyte. The song <i>Easy Way Out</i> came to life as the Belgium-born, Melbourne-raised singer Goyte (most known for his US breakout hit song, <i>Somebody That I Used to Know</i>) hilariously showed us what a boring, repetition-filled …

Behind the Scenes Photos of Actors Laughing Between Takes

<b>Kill Bill: Vol. 1</b><p>Despite being engaged in some intense scenes, a behind the scenes look at movie and TV actors between takes reveals a lighter side filled with smiles and laughter. Redditor Join_You_In_The_Sun has compiled a number of photo outtakes that show elated big and small screen stars, …

John Jaggers’ Astounding Metal Wildlife Sculptures

<b>Sweet Dreams</b><p>Profesional sculptor John Jagger has dedicated 45 years to his artwork and it shows in these impressive metal pieces. A number of the works are on display at the Sculpterra winery and sculpture garden in Paso Robles, California as well as many other venues throughout the United States. …

Incredibly Detailed Skull-and-Bones Sugar Cubes

Imagine taking a sip of your hot coffee or tea, only to come across a sugary skull peering out at you through the dark liquid. In a sleepy morning haze, such an unexpected moment could be quite startling. Snow Violent thought this kind of surprise would be an entertaining way to start your day. So …

Coffee

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.

A Protestor Ran Onto The Court During The French Open Final

A man ran onto the court during the finals at Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

9 Books That People Will Judge You For Reading (And Why They're Wrong)

Some people just can't help being judgmental. They roll their eyes when they see your shoes, your haircut... but worst of all can be when they see what you're reading.<p>A book can say so much about a person -- and it can also say nothing at all. It's simply what they are reading right now.<p>It's bad …

Books

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …