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More Accurate Names for Everyday Objects

<b>Doghouse Diaries</b> has some excellent ideas. A beard really is just chest hair that overflows your chest as a result of your excessive manliness. And …

World's Fastest Pizza is a stuffed crust Hotline Miami

I'm pretty sure the world doesn't need another Hotline Miami-inspired game, but World's Fastest Pizza is at least one of more characterful examples …

Sponge-like structure generates steam using lowest concentration of solar energy yet

Researchers working at MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering claim to have produced a sponge-like substance that helps convert water to steam …

Clean Energy

Garmin Pilot lets aviators wirelessly tap into avionics with mobile devices

Garmin today announced an update for its GTN touchscreen avionics to further empower pilots with easy access to important data. The company will be …

5 Seconds of Summer

It’s been 15 years since LFO sang “I like girls that wear Abercrombie and Fitch” on a smash single called “Summer Girls.” Michael Cliord, Luke …

Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, and Ty Dolla $ign Share Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Track "Shell Shocked"

There's a new <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> movie coming out on August 8. In the tradition of Vanilla Ice's "Ninja Rap", the new one features a track by Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, and Ty Dolla $ign. Amazingly, it's called "Shell Shocked", and pretty much all of the lyrics reference the characters, their …

International Velvet

They've extended their horizons further than the customary three chords and some home truths...<p>[a]Sleeper[/a]’s first law of female-fronted bands …

Pop Music

High Ends - Intoxicated

Lawrence English Mix - FatCat Podcast #106

Leicester City sign Leonardo Ulloa from Brighton for reported £8m

Leicester City have signed the striker Leonardo Ulloa from Brighton for a reported fee of £8m, which represents a record deal for both clubs.<p>The Argentinian, who turns 28 this weekend, has agreed a four-year contract and could play in Sunday’s pre-season friendly against Everton in Thailand.<p>Ulloa …

Is James Rodríguez “too good for Real Madrid”?

Every since a toga-clad, wine goblet-sporting Florentino Pérez first clapped eyes on James Rodríguez, which was probably about two weeks ago unless …

Real confirm Rodriguez signing

Mathieu Debuchy's first interview

Mathieu Debuchy signed for Arsenal on Thursday - and now you can watch his first interview as a Gunner right here. Here is a transcript of what he …

Wayne Rooney should be England captain, says Sven-Goran Eriksson

Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson says Wayne Rooney should replace Steven Gerrard as national team captain.

Patrice Evra thanks Sir Alex Ferguson

Patrice Evra has described the decision to join Juventus as the biggest of his life and expressed his gratitude for his nine years at Manchester …

James Rodríguez signs for Real Madrid for a reported £63m

The unexpected star of the World Cup finals, Colombia’s James Rodríguez, has signed for Real Madrid for a reported £63m.<p>The 23-year-old follows the signing of another key midfielder from the World Cup, Germany’s Toni Kroos who joined for a bargain £20m, and will be given the No10 shirt which was …