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6 Questions You Seriously Need To Ask Yourself

What is a good life? We spoke to philosopher Mark Rowlands to find out.<p>Life, eh. What it's all about? We might not have the right answers, but we do have some of the right questions.<p>BuzzFeed spoke to Mark Rowlands, a Welsh writer, philosopher, and professor of philosophy at the University of Miami, …

Game of Thrones

The Only Type of Cardio That Gets You Jacked

It actually exists: a cardio workout that lifters will love<p>There is cardio.<p>And then there’s High-Intensity Continuous Training (HICT)—aerobic workouts sent from lifters’ heaven.<p>HICT is essentially a slow aerobic session, so your heart rate will never go above 150 beats per minute. You’ll do one …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

To Cruise or Not to Cruise?

We're not what I would refer to as "professional cruisers" -- those couples or families who cruise frequently and know the ins and outs of everything that floats. In fact, we've only been on two cruises.<p>Our first was several years ago when we cruised to the Caribbean as part of a work-related …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

The dangers of auteur TV: How “True Detective” went from critical darling to laughingstock

A single strong vision can be a wonderful thing for a show — or it can be its downfall<p>By now, just about everyone has taken a shot at the current season of "True Detective." It's too dense, too grim, too earnest, too masculine. Its creator is too obsessed with sexual weirdness. It's a rip-off of …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

A Brief History of Exploding Whales

It happens! Pretty often, actually. And the results are ... really, really gross.<p>A dead blue whale washed up on the shore of a small fishing town in Newfoundland last week. A bloated, beached, blubbery bomb of a blue whale. As of 3:30 pm Eastern Time today, the carcass is still intact, but …

“I’ll never apologize for my white privilege” guy is basically most of white America

<b>Tal Fortgang (Fox News)</b><p>Princeton University freshman Tal Fortgang is a jerk, but he’s not an outlier on the issue of racism in America<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 4, 2014 9:03pm (UTC)<p>A college student who doesn't believe in the existence of structural racism or white supremacy wrote an essay about why he …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

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The Raid director Gareth Evans dissects his top 5 fight scenes, from Jackie Chan and Jet Li to They Live.

If you’ve seen <i>The Raid</i> or its new sequel <i>The Raid 2: Berandal</i>, you know director Gareth Evans knows his fight scenes. The first movie, which came out …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day | Inc.com

<i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization</i> <i>to provide their tips and tricks for maximum …

Time Management

Not So Fast on the ‘Female Penis’

Scientists discovered a cave-dwelling insect whose females have a penis and males have a vagina—or so the headlines say. But the ‘female penis’ isn’t …

Watch these Caterpillar excavators play the biggest game of Jenga ever

Catfight.<p>Jenga is fun, but it's a lot more fun when played using heavy construction equipment weighing a few hundred tons.<p>Caterpillar, maker of all manner of dozers, backhoes, cranes, and other construction site awesomeness put together this video of some its machinery playing everyone's favorite …

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Loch Ness Monster Reportings on the Rise After Sighting on Apple Maps

Images of what is reportedly the infamous monster of Scotland's Loch Ness has spawned a spate of copycat sightings since the mythical creature was …

Taylor Swift’s Surprise, Comic Flight Attendant, and More Viral Videos

From a Taylor Swift bridal shower surprise to a flight attendant doing stand-up comedy, WATCH our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.<p><b>5. Rapping</b> …

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Bagan at dawn

A photo of today's avalanche that swept 25 climbers from Mt. Everest http://t.co/FFOpb4L4gp

Toyota i-Road Test Drive: Is This Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle The Answer To Urban Gridlock?

You might say I was dizzy with delight.<p>The nausea began, of all places, in the middle of a parking lot at Toyota’s secretive research-and-development facility an hour outside Tokyo.<p>Exuberance over being given three minutes behind the wheel of an experimental vehicle called the Toyota i-Road had …

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SNL's Seth Rogen Episode: 5 Best Scenes

Cameos by Taylor Swift, James Franco, and Zooey Deschanel; Bar Mitzvah Boy returns; the CNN pregnancy test; and more...<p><i>Seth Rogen brought his reliably hale and hearty persona to an uneven episode in which Taylor Swift, James Franco, and Zooey Deschanel made cameos. Musical guest Ed Sheeran</i> …

Tremble at These Surreal, Sky-High Urban Roller Coasters

Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …

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Sweet Friendship Between a Boy and His French Bulldog

As far as photos posted on Instagram go, they don't get much cuter than this. Tokyo, Japan-based mother Aya Sakai has been charting the adventures of her young son and his best friend, which just happens to be a French Bulldog, using the popular photo sharing app. Whether they're cuddling on the …

French Bulldogs

CIA used Doctor Zhivago as a literary weapon during the cold war

More than 100 newly declassified documents in the US have revealed how the CIA printed Russian-language copies of Boris Pasternak's classic novel Doctor Zhivago during the cold war in an attempt to sow unrest among Soviet citizens.<p>The CIA documents reveal intriguing details about how Pasternak's …