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Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

This Cover Of "I Want It That Way" Would Make The Backstreet Boys Blush

Charli XCX's version of the boy band classic is pure sex.<p><b>H/T SPIN</b>

Boyband

'Soldier' hacked to death in London

One person has been killed and two attackers shot by police near a military training barracks in London, officials say.<p>Witnesses said the victim was hacked to death with a machete-style knife in the Woolwich district in the southeast of the British capital on Wednesday.<p>Video footage filmed by an …

Ripperton: "Tape Hiss" (Feat Hemlock Smith)

Ripperton snipers straight through the hearts of jazz and house.<p>Ripperton snipers straight through the hearts of jazz and house on the rich aural savannah of "Tape Hiss". It's meant for those sleepy Sundays when it's just you and your hangover for company, but it's alright, you can snuggle up in …

We Interviewed Scary Spice

Have you ever caught yourself saying, "Man, what's Scary Spice up to these days?" Us too, so we interviewed her.<p>You know you've got it made when you get your own reality TV show. When you have had your own reality TV show, participated in several other reality TV shows, made a grand total of four …

Here Is Nocando's New Video for "More Credit" aka "Thirsty in Osaka"

How do you show that a place as far as Osaka can be home to somebody from South Central? Well, this video's a good start.<p>A couple years ago Nocando landed in jail. Snagged up on an old warrant when he returned to his hometown L.A., the West Coast indie rap luminary found himself swapping stories …

Psst, Captain “No Fatties”! Customers can hear you. And, you know, see you

<b>#4. Abercrombie & Fitch Hates Ugly People</b><p>Back in the day, you could keep your “no uggos” policy a dirty little secret, and some people might genuinely be fooled into thinking that “only the most attractive people wear those clothes that look like the bottom drawer of an unemployed surfer’s wardrobe; I must join them.”<p>But those were the good old days of consumer ignorance. How did you think that the Internet wasn’t going to spread this story everywhere the very second they realized that your CEO …

Student Invents Device That Will Charge Your Cellphone In 30 Seconds

18 year old student Eesha Khare has invented a cellphone charger that is capable of charging a mobile phone in around 30 seconds, the student won a …

Gear & Gadgets

Lost PC password? here's how to recover it

Ever forgotten your Windows password and locked yourself out of your PC? It's a nightmare, but there are several ways to get back in.<p>We're going to …

Daft Punk: the midas touch Daft Punk's new album is astoundingly ambitious, creating a frenzy even before it has appeared. On the eve of its release – and 20 years since they made their first record in their bedroom as teenagers – Dorian Lynskey gets beyond the helmets to talk to the notoriously shy French duo http://gu.com/p/3fph7 Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Observer

How do you write about life when it's lived on computers?

We live more and more of our life through the screens of laptops and smartphones, but how do we represent this on the page? In his 2004 novel Eastern …