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The strange expertise of burglars

How do you break into a house without breaking a sweat? David Robson delves into the “flow state” of professional robbers – and finds how to beat them.<p>At first, it feels almost too easy. Against the gentle rustling of leaves, I walk through the back gate, across the lawn, and open the door, all of …

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Google displays the nutritional values of fast food meals

Google wants to count calories in your food photos someday, but until that happens, it can at least help you speed-search popular fast food meals. Say, you want to know what exactly you're consuming when you eat a Big Mac -- just type "calories in a Big Mac" or say it out loud after "OK, Google" …

Supreme Court To Decide When A Facebook Death Threat Should Send You To Prison

<i>“There’s one way to love you but a thousand ways to kill you. I’m not going to rest until your body is a mess, soaked in blood and dying from all the little cuts. Hurry up and die, bitch, so I can bust this nut all over your corpse from atop your shallow grave.” — Anthony Elonis in an October 2010</i> …

Rare Nirvana Video from 1988

Today marks 20 years since Kurt Cobain committed suicide. I remember that day vividly—I was in high school and I remember watching MTV run the</i> …

Jesus

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'Downworthy' plug-in kills viral headlines with snark

Depending on who you ask, viral content farms like <i>Upworthy</i> and <i>Viral Nova</i> are either polluting your Facebook News Feed with deceptive — and extremely clickable — headlines, or they're bringing interesting stories to your attention. If you're in the former camp, the good news is that Facebook's …

The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Android Mobile App Permissions (Updated)

<i>Corrections/Updates (4:45pm EST 8/11/2014): A previous version of this post contained inaccurate and outdated information about Facebook's Messenger app for Android devices (Facebook has provided its own response to concerns about the app here). The post incorrectly equated the app's Terms of</i> …

One Frightening Chart Shows What You Might Pay For Internet Once Net Neutrality Is Gone

A graphic making its rounds on the web this week offered a glimpse of what the Internet might look like if net neutrality disappears. The takeaway? Not good.<p>A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down an Federal Communications Commission order that required Internet service providers to abide by …

What Women Want

Specialized-lululemon owner Kristy Scrymgeour shares how the team—and women’s cycling—is evolving, and what inspires women most when it comes to riding bikes<p>Kristy Scrymgeour is late for lunch. She hurries into the Brooklyn, NY, farm-to-table establishment where we’ve arranged to chat with an …

Top 10 Basslines of All Time

The bassline has always ruled the dancefloor, be it in the disco bars and clubs of the 70s, the early house and techno tracks of the 80s, the acid …

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What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

Get Fast Now

All you need is a watch, a little patience and just two days a week.<p>In a study of 38 highly trained cyclists and triathletes, researchers in Australia found that interval training done twice a week for a month improved the racers' 40k time-trial performances by 5 percent and boosted their peak …

Rock it Out! Blog: “How To Be A Hardcore Singer”

Ever wonder how singers in heavy metal bands manage to not shred their vocal cords at every show? Have you ever thought about singing in a hardcore …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Google: self-driving cars safer than professional drivers - Roadshow

<b>Google has said that its data reveals self-driving cars are safer than any human driver on the road.</b><p>Speaking at the RoboBusiness robotics conference …

Autonomous Cars

16 Essential Bike Tools

You don't need a lot of bike tools—you just need the right tools. If you have these 16 bicycle tools in your home shop, you'll be able to fix anything.<p>Arm yourself with these essential bike tools, and you can get most every bike maintenance job done at home—for less cash, and more street cred. (Use …

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

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The Eagles ‘Hotel California’

Hotel California saw the Eagles abandon their country origins in favour of full-blown rock & roll, and made them one of the biggest selling groups in …

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Senate Gets A Dose Of Scolding With Its Morning Prayer

It's easy to tune out when the Senate goes through its morning rituals. The president pro tem calls the chamber to order; there's the Pledge of Allegiance. One morning could sound like any other.<p>Except for the past two weeks. Barry C. Black, the Senate chaplain, has been using his morning prayers …

Hornet attacks kill dozens in China

Twenty-eight people have died and hundreds have been injured in a wave of attacks by giant hornets in central China, according to reports.<p>Victims described being chased for hundreds of metres by the creatures and stung as many as 200 times.<p>Most of the attacks in the past three months were in …

Flesh-rotting 'krokodil' drug emerges in USA

Two cases in Arizona are the first involving caustic, heroin-like IV drug that originated in Russia.<p>A powerful heroin-like drug that rots flesh and bone has made its first reported appearance in the United States, an Arizona health official says.<p>Known on the street as "krokodil," the caustic …