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Highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist | Colossal

<p>The World Photography Organization just announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. This year’s contest received more than …

Man Sues Wife Over 'Ugly' Children And Wins

Check it. Homeboy’s up in da clu and he rolls up on a dime piece. He’s all like “I like the way you comb your hair. I like the stylish clothes you …

The five best films of 2014

Even in a relatively placid year, these were the films that sent us soaring, says Robbie Collin<p><b>1. Under the Skin</b><p>Jonathan Glazer's dissonant masterpiece transforms the way you see the world. Watch it, walk down the street, feel changed.<p><b>Read Robbie Collin's review</b><p><b>2. Boyhood</b><p>Time itself is caught on …

30 great New Year jokes and quotes

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

Tolstoy’s Reading List: Essential Books for Each Stage of Life

Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of life. He did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they …

January 2015

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …