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Wearable-Tech Fatigue and the New Fitbit Force

I had almost given up on all activity-tracking wristbands until I tried the new Fitbit Force.<p>You see, over the past year and a half I’ve tried a …

Frida Kahlo’s Passionate Hand-Written Love Letters to Diego Rivera

Mexican painter and reconstructionist <b>Frida Kahlo</b> (July 6, 1907–July 13, 1954) is among the most remarkable figures of contemporary culture. At a young age, she contracted polio, which left her right leg underdeveloped — an imperfection she’d later come to disguise with her famous colorful skirts. A …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - BigMouth, Canter, and Happy Fox

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

AMC Breaking Bad Posters by Shelby White

With the final season of the infamous and popular TV Series Breaking Bad, we’ve been seeing a lot of fan art around different platforms celebrating …

Posters

Articles about two part landscaping renovation san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...<p>If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.<p>A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses …

Weekly Apps: Recur!, Luvocracy, Level Money and more

I'm pretty sure you guys don't know most of these apps, but it's definitely worth to check them out. My special mention goes to Luvocracy and …

Inspiring Tattoos

Tattoos are a great source of inspiration. And we can actually learn a lot of things from well designed tattoos. From outline to shading, from …

Tattoos

NAIL ART, A PHENOMENON

i was sitting in the nail salon the other day and really started looking around at the clients. i mean, i knew nail art was big, but i guess i didn’t …

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Wide Eyes, Sweet Thangs, & Other Piercing Mugs

OCTOBER 4--This week’s mug shot roundup opens with a beaming Ohioan, 22, who was jailed Tuesday for felonious assault. As for his fellow arrestees, …

REAL-LIFE BREAKING BAD

The thugs on TV’s “Breaking Bad” have sparked a real-life crime wave!<p>Cops from coast to coast say copycat criminals are mimicking the Emmy-winning …

Being Homeless Ain’t Cheap: Guy Offers Three-Day Homeless Experience for $2,000

“You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” One man took this saying literally when he …

Sex Toy Company Offers Pleasurable Relief From The Government Shutdown

This might be one of the only good things to come out of the ongoing government shutdown. Any furloughed employee looking to keep her hands busy can now get a little extra personal satisfaction while stuck at home: namely, in the form of a free, 5-inch pink vibrator.<p>Vibrators.com is giving away as …

Playing at bad cops

Happily, girls and boys can come out to play again in Thames Ditton<p>Thames Ditton, on the banks of the purling river, is not normally associated with crime. In the first half of 2013, for example, no case of shoplifting came to notice. The crime map is placidly blue for “low”. But local police …

The Wheels On The Skateboard Go Round And Round...And Round And Round And Round

Watch Mark Gonzales and the Krooked team take to the streets of New York City with a fun, but not so practical, 'circle board.'<p>What is a 'circle board'? It is exactly what you think -- a circle made out of skateboards.<p>Mark Gozales, aka "The Gonz," is a professional skater who has been featured in …

Cockroaches Have Neighborhoods, And They're Not Leaving Soon, Study Finds

If you live on the Upper East Side, you hate taking the subway. That's true for humans and the cockroaches that live in their tony apartments.<p>An ongoing study called the National Cockroach Project finds that cockroaches in certain city neighborhoods share the same genetic makeup -- and they differ …

Daniel Noehl Called Police After Being Stiffed In Drug Deal: Cops

Here's a tip: when doing a drug deal, it's probably best to keep the cops out of it.<p>Iowa City man Daniel P. Noehl Sr., 57, thought otherwise. Noehl was arrested Sunday after he called police to report he had not been paid in an illegal drug deal, the Press-Citizen reported.<p>Noehl allegedly gave a …

Drunk Driver Led Cops On Chase So He Would Have Enough Time To Finish His Big Mac

After exiting a McDonald’s drive-thru lane, an intoxicated Ohio motorist led cops on a short chase because he “just wanted to eat his Big Mac before …

McDonald's

Cambridgeshire police 'steal' bikes to see if public call 999

Cambridgeshire police have released a video showing actors "stealing" bikes to show how people passing by didn't bother to report the crime.<p>The video shows actors "stealing" four bikes in locations in Cambridge. During one "theft", bolt cutters are used to free a bike from the railings.<p>Tourists and …

11 Mindblowing Facts That Will Completely Change Your Perspective On The World

<i>Life will never be the same.</i><p><b>1. The continents look entirely different than you think they do.</b><p>The map you're used to is more Western-focused and stretches out the size of continents near the poles. Africa and South America are actually way bigger. Here's a more accurate representation of the world, …

Neighbours trap thief in car he tried to steal

A car thief gets trapped by Swansea residents inside the vehicle he was trying to steal, after asks the owner’s neighbours to move their car so that he could make his escape.<p>Matthew Draper, aged 27, of Carmarthen Road was caught by a group of neighbours trying to steal a Smart Roadster in …

University of Warwick's rowers strip naked for charity calendar - Telegraph

Death-Defying Parkour Stunts Will Have You On Edge

"Do not try this without training," the video warns.<p>After watching the death-defying parkour stunts, we can guarantee we won't.<p>Russian gymnast and freerunner, Alexander Rusinov, tempts fate on some of the highest buildings he can find. While Alexander has had some <i>very</i> specialized training, not even …

Jason Alexander Fornwall, 19, Took LSD, Stripped Naked, Broke Into Neighbor's Home: Cops

Fox 2 News Headlines<p>A Michigan teenager who was found naked in a strange house on Friday allegedly had a pretty trippy explanation for his antics: He was high on LSD.<p>Jason Alexander Fornwall, 19, of Novi, Mich., left a party in South Lyon, Mich., around 1:30 a.m., then wandered down the road to a …

To the Person Who Stole My Phone Last Night

Dear Sir or Madam,<p>I won't lie -- I was angry when I realized you had stolen my phone.<p>I didn't want to believe it was theft when I returned to my seat after giving a poetry reading... I wanted to believe it had fallen under my table. But it hadn't. I wanted to believe I left it in a cargo pocket or …