Jasmine Keen

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We Think Google Invented a Squash

<i>Update: We got a little more information about yesterday's Google doodle—but we're still confused.</i><p>I frequent the farmers market with such enthusiasm and regularity that I figured I'd be able to identify the squashes in today's autumnal equinox-themed Google doodle (doodled by artist Kirsten Lepore) …

Clever Illustrations Unmask the "True" Identities of Pop Culture Icons

In his amusing series titled <i>Icons Unmasked</i>, Chicago-based illustrator Alex Solis reveals the surprising identities of famous characters in pop culture. These cartoon-style portraits feature a series of costumed figures who unmask themselves, exposing who really lurks beneath the facade. The alter …

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6 Things to Avoid for Better Street Photos

The ever-increasing interest in street photography basically guarantees that readers will never have difficulty finding articles on the topic. Most …

Caring Heart Surgeon Soothes Scared 2-Year-Old Girl Before Crucial Operation

Doctor's offices can be an intimidating place for young children, especially if they're undergoing a crucial surgery. Luckily, Zhejiang University Hospital's Dr. Shi Zhuo knows this and heartwarmingly demonstrates just how understanding he is by comforting a patient, who happens to be a toddler. …

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Loving Father Recreates Photos of Late Wife with Their Young Daughter

Blogger Rafael Del Col and his daughter Raisa beautifully celebrated a lost loved one with a heartwarming and memorable photoshoot. Two years ago, Del Col tragically lost his pregnant wife Tatiane Valques in a car accident, along with their second child. After this devastating loss, the grieving …

'Big Brother' contestant's child porn comments prompt police investigation

As if racist, sexist and homophobic comments hadn't already caused enough controversy in the "Big Brother" house this season, earlier this week, one contestant created a whole new cause for concern when he joked about an appreciation for child porn.<p>On Aug. 5, Spencer Clawson grabbed the microphone …

Rihanna Sued For Allegedly Not Paying Grandma's Massive Funeral Bill

After her body was sent to Barbados for burial, Rihanna threw her grandmother a celebration of life that included party tents, multi-media large screens and huge exotic floral arrangements.<p>"The company that threw grandma's final shindig claims the grand total was more than $150,000," reports TMZ, …

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Back to the future: Preserving the history of video games

In an industry constantly focused on where it's going, one group set out to preserve where it's been.<p>Video games aren't made to last.<p>The vast majority of floppy disks aren't readable by today's computers. Hardly a year goes by before another online game disconnects its servers, closing its doors to …

How Facebook Fixed The Biggest Design Flaw In Graph Search

When Facebook rolled out its search feature, it seemed to hold great promise. The hitch: No one could actually find it.<p>Facebook’s graph search, which as of today is active for all U.S. English users, does a lot of amazing things. It can show users “friends of friends who work at Google,” or …

Pokémon Rumble U trailer brings the Pokémayhem

A new gameplay trailer for <i>Pokémon Rumble U</i> shows little pocket monsters battling it out in a massive arena.<p>Up to four players will be able to play at once, and players will be able to fight, befriend and ultimately play as every Pokémon from the series' first five generations for a total of 649 …

Camera-Trap Images Offer a One of a Kind Look at Life on the Serengeti

Over the past few years, University of Minnesota researcher Ali Swanson has captured millions of photos of the animals of the Serengeti thanks to …

Liquid Jewels: Photos of Paint-Covered Balloons Milliseconds After They Pop

Back in March, we shared Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner’s <i>Black Holes</i> series of photographs showing paint being flung outwards by a spinning drill. …

Language in books shows how we have grown more selfish

Language used in modern books reveals how society has become more materialistic and selfish in the past 200 years, according to a new study.<p>Analysis of words used in more than 1.5 million American and British books published between 1800 and 2000 has revealed how cultural values have changed in …

Prior to the LG G2 launch, leaked images show its nearly full-screened face

LG is holding a press event later today and for those that can’t wait to see the phone, leaked images of the Android(s goog) handset have cropped up …

Amazon adds HTML5 Web-app support for Kindle Fire, Android

Amazon is making it a bit easier for Web developers to bring their applications to mobile devices.<p>The company on Wednesday announced that its Appstore now supports HTML5 Web apps. According to Amazon, Web developers can port their Web apps directly to Amazon's Appstore without any additional …

Wind Waker HD to 'greatly simplify' Triforce shard-hunting process

Quick! What do you think of when you remember your time playing <i>The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker?</i> Pretty graphics? Cat-eyed characters? Or the sheer tedium involved with completing the Triforce of Courage?<p>Toward the end of the game, <i>The Wind Waker</i> asks Link to track down all eight pieces of the …

Nintendo files lawsuit against console hacking website

Nintendo of America has filed a lawsuit against HackYourConsole.com, a website that sells pirated Nintendo games and devices that allow users to "hack" the Nintendo DS, 3DS and Wii, the company announced today.<p>The lawsuit was filed in the South District of Florida against the owners of the website, …