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Kevin Spacey Channels Francis Underwood Once More In Trailer For “Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare”

Even without the twinge of a Southern accent, Kevin Spacey intimidates the hell out of us when he starts monologuing about democracy.<p>Francis Underwood–Kevin Spacey’s compromised, but oh-so-compelling political climber on Netflix’s <i>House Of Cards</i>–may have lost the LAN connection that allowed him to …

Video: Roger Federer ​​makes a sleek office visit

​Imagine Roger Federer pushing paper. Making photo copies. Talking around the water cooler about last weekend's final. Sending a fax.​ ​Or, even if …

The Simple Science Behind Weight Loss

There are thousands of diet plans out there with lots of different approaches to achieving the same goal: trim the fat.<p>Are there universal truths about weight loss that we can all learn? The answer is yes. There is an undeniable science behind the process of losing weight and it all boils down to a …

Weight Loss

26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known At 20

Etienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when he was starting into a presentation posted to SlideShare. With his permission we're posting it here.

Time Management

Vine of the Day: Meet BatDad, the Most Intimidating Nice Dad Ever

After picking up a Batman mask while shopping for toys with his children, Atlanta’s father of four kids Blake Wilson has been having a lot of fun as his alter ego BatDad, a concerned parent-slash-superhero who tells his kids what to do in the iconic Batman voice of Christian Bale. In an email interview with BuzzFeed, Wilson admitted that his family were at first annoyed by his attempts at comedy on Vine, but they have since come around to embrace the BatDad character, not to mention millions of …

Somebody Dropped A GoPro From A Plane Into A Pig Pen, And The Footage Is Amazing (VIDEO)

There are two versions of this story.<p>In one, about eight months ago somebody flying in a plane dropped a GoPro camera. The camera fell from the sky …

Nexus 5: After Three Months Of Use, It's The Best All-Around Android Phone

On 31 January it will be exactly three months since the Google and LG’s Nexus 5 went on sale. Neither company has yet to release exact sales figures for the handset, but it is arguably the most important Android handset ever made.<p>Why? Because for the first time Google launched a handset not to hang …

The Spanish Ambassador's Suitcase

• <b>Author:</b> Matthew Parris<p><b>The Spanish Ambassador's Suitcase is a hilarious new collection of diplomatic tales by Matthew Parris and Andrew Bryson</b><p>Heard the one about the Spanish Ambassador who arrived in the scorching Saharan desert fully suited and with a mysteriously enormous suitcase? Or the horse …

Say “No” to Innovation-in-General

I had just arrived at a conference on entrepreneurship and the only panel I wanted to see was starting. I looked down at my watch and realized that I was already 5 minutes late so I dropped my bags and ran to the next building.<p>The subject was intrapreneurship and it seemed like the organizers had …

Boost your mood in 5 minutes

Beat the blues in a flash with these eight cheer-up techniques.<p>Whether you've got a case of the Mondays or an argument with a friend has left you in …

Wellness

Hard Landing

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Leather<p>The first book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series.<p>Dan 'Spider' Shepherd is used to putting his life on the line. Working for an elite undercover squad he has lied, cheated and conned in order to bring Britain's most wanted criminals to justice.<p>But when a powerful …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Creative Commons Attribution

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Microbiology

Pictures of the Week 1.24.14

This Supercut Of Every F-Bomb In “The Wolf Of Wall Street” Is Oddly Hypnotic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKMGhtBmJro<p><i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> made headlines earlier in the month when it was revealed that the 506 F-bombs in the movie–that’s 2.81 a minute!–are the most to ever appear in a non-documentary film. (The winning documentary, <i>Werner Herzog Says “Fuck” 507 Times</i>, …

Racquet Review: Wilson Steam 99LS

<b>Price: $199<br>Head Size: 99 sq. in.<br>Length: 27 in.<br>Weight (strung): 10.2 oz.<br>Balance: 4 pts. HL<br>Swingweight: 289<br>RA Rating: 62<br>Beam width: 22.5 mm / 24mm /</b> …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

Will Power

16 Little Books To Read On Long Journeys

Short enough to finish in one plane, train, or car ride. Meaningful enough to stick with you throughout your travels.

Which Came First: The Human or the Algorithm?

One thing is for certain: society’s reliance on human judgment, unaided by computers, is going to decrease. This point is made forcefully in a recent post here at Harvard Business Review by MIT’s Andrew McAfee, and in Average Is Over, the latest book by economist Tyler Cowen.<p>But machine …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

Congratulations, Planet Earth! We made it another 365 days without crashing into the sun. Go team!<p>It’s the end of the year, and that means three things: booze, ridiculous sunglasses with numbers on them, and lists. Lots and lots of lists. You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

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57 Ways To Sign Off On An Email

One day last fall, my colleague Miguel Morales received an email with a sign-off that was so strange, it has stuck in his mind for the last year. It came from Melissa Geisler, who works in digital sports programming and production at Yahoo. Below Geisler’s title and above her cell phone number was …

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

Research

The Creative Benefits Of Taking “Mini-Sabbaticals” From All Your Various Screens

Research suggests that taking a quick break from technology can set your week on track and get good ideas flowing freely. Embrace the downtime–it might be the only chance you get.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shelley Carson, one of the best ways to enhance your creative output is to clearly …

Creativity

18 X Factor Performances That Will Give You Goosebumps

The X Factor returns on 31st August.