Skye Monroe

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Alcatel's 7-inch OneTouch Pop tablets are colorful, and subject to leaks

Way back in January this year, Alcatel trotted out some new tablets set for debut in Q3. Some we saw come to light in August. But, what's this we have here? Perpetual thorn in every product release's side -- @evleaks -- has just thrown up images of what are apparently new colorful 7-inch tabs from …

9 Amazing Haribo Gummies You Can't Get in America

Last week, the candy community mourned the passing of Hans Riegel, the Haribo mastermind who made the gummy bear empire what it is today. In honor of Riegel's many contributions to the confectionery world, we combed the Haribo archives for some of the craziest and most enviable gummies that aren't …

Samsung extends warranties of failing Galaxy devices after Chinese TV report

Chinese state media is becoming quite the consumer advocate. Earlier this week, a bit on national TV berated Samsung over certain Galaxy S III and Note II handsets afflicted with the "sudden death" bug, as it has been called. While a firmware fix promised to cure some devices, the root cause …

The Pros and Cons of Photographic Competitions

The rapid and seemingly unstoppable rise of digital photography has also led to the rapid rise of the Photographic Competition. Of course they have …

Ad Campaign Reveals Rampant Sexism Through Google Autocomplete

Google Autocomplete is a democratic function: The suggestions that pop up are the world’s most popular searches that include the words you’ve typed, which can offer a weird window into collective Internet psychology. “Dogs are” is autocompleted by “…people too,” “…awesome,” and “…family.” Cats, on …

Gene Machine

A pipe that copies DNA using the heat of a lightbulb.<p>Biology's equivalent of an office copier is a PCR machine. PCR, short for polymerase chain reaction, is now a staple in crime-scene forensics, heredity tests, and organism hijacking. It's a mind-boggling feat. Among billions of base pairs that …

Robin Thicke Is Red Hot

Thanks to his number-one single, a cheeky NSFW music video, and that now-infamous VMA performance with Miley Cyrus (a.k.a. twerk-gate), this summer's boiling point comes courtesy of R&B's newest hitmaker. Here, he opens up about his "manhood" and being "that guy" in a relationship.<p>After Robin …

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 …

Hiking

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Coats

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

Cooking

Revealing Photos of New York City from the 70s and 80s

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world. While the Big Apple has maintained its creative influence, a lot has changed over the years. Taking a look back at photos by documentary photographers from three to four decades …

New York City

Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients

New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The formerly HIV-positive Mississippi girl drew widespread interest in …

Medicine

We Are Working Less And Sleeping Less Due To The Internet

We are working less and sleeping less, according to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.<p>According to the study conducted by Scott Wallsten of the Technology PolicyInstitute, we spend sixteen fewer seconds working for every minute we spend online. Similarly, we spend seven fewer …

Katy Perry (In Any Language)

Katy Perry, whose latest album, <i>Prism</i>, came out in October, is a global pop star with subtext. Like many of her songs, her current hit “Roar,” which topped the American charts (the video garnered 35 million views on YouTube within the first three days of the single’s release), is an anthem with …

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Halloween: new villain costume ideas for 2013

The problem with Halloween these days – along with apple bobbing and trick or treating and everybody thinking that replacing the word "girls" with the word "ghouls" in sentences represents the crowning pinnacle of human wordplay – is the lack of imagination when it comes to costuming. I'm bored …

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