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How Roger Federer made tennis beautiful again

This very enjoyable biography-cum-autobiography illuminates not just Federer’s place in tennis history but also the way in which the author converted …

How has your Galaxy S6's battery life actually held up over time?

As we all know, the first few days of having a new device isn't the best time to measure battery life — you're using it a ton, learning all about it …

Djokovic one win away from the perfect French Open preparation

Novak Djokovic is hoping that the final piece of his puzzle falls into place Sunday on the buckskin-colored court of the Foro Italico when he meets …

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11 Places Where You Need to Have Sex at Some Point in Your Life

Don't knock 'em til you try 'em<p>You know that reccurring sex dream you have about getting it on under the stars with your partner (or, you know, Ryan Gosling)? Well we think you should totally make that a reality—the outdoors part that is. And we’re not the only ones. Expanding your sexual …

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8 beautiful white PH beaches perfect for barefoot walking

Aside from enjoying the view and taking a dip in the waters of beautiful beaches, do you like walking barefoot and feeling the sand on your toes? Not …

Rome Masters 2015: Wawrinka beats Nadal to set up Federer clash

Stan Wawrinka in action in Rome Photo: Marianne Bevis<p>Stan Wawrinka battled past Rafael Nadal to set up an all-Swiss Rome Masters semi-final with …

Watch Paul Rudd Prank Conan Over the Course of 15 Years

Understanding Marissa Mayer's Huge About-Face On Yahoo Layoffs

It’s difficult to discuss Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer without talking in terms of perception versus reality. Throughout her career, Mayer has done an artful job of managing the former, as a new profile by Vanity Fair’s Bethany McLean reminds us.<p>During her years at Google, Mayer, whether by design or …

America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

Feast Your Eyes: 10 of the Most Beautiful Restaurants in Manila

<b>(SPOT.ph)</b> The menu should be the primary selling point of any respectable eatery, but nowadays, with the proliferation of restaurants in and around …

Jinggoy admits to building multi-million-peso house

MANILA, Philippines - Sen Jinggoy Estrada admitted to building a multi-million-peso house in high-end subdivision Wack-Wack Village on Thursday, …

Megan Young part of BBC 100 Women Series

MANILA, Philippines - Miss World 2013 Megan Young is set to take part in BBC's 100 Women Conference, to be held on October 25 in London.<p>Asked about …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Why You're Not A Leader

Everybody thinks they’re a leader – most are far from it. The harsh reality is that we live in a world awash with wannabe leaders. As much as some don’t want to admit it, not everyone can or should become a leader (my take on the born vs. made argument). Simply desiring to be a leader doesn’t mean …

Penis Map Of The World Exposes Weenie Size In Each Country

Ever wanted to plan your trip based on the likelihood that you'll encounter, you know, something <i>big</i> to write home about?<p>Now you can, thanks to a fabulously informative map from Twitter user @onionslayer.<p>The map provides detail on willy size for nearly every country on Earth, assigning each nation a …

The Biggest Box-Office Bombs Of Summer 2013

From disappointing weekend openings to films that didn't carry well domestically or overseas, there were nearly as many box-office hiccups as there were success stories.<p>We've compiled the worst performing movies of summer 2013.<p><b>Click here to see the biggest losers of the summer ></b><p>We're going back to …

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The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

All Eyes On A New, Woman Gaijin CEO At McDonald's Japan

Even in the largest cities, one goes about daily life in China and Japan encountering few, if any, American brands beyond Coke and Pepsi and items<p>produced by Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG). Additional exceptions are Starbucks (equally prevalent in the cities Tokyo, Osaka, Beijing, Shanghai and …

Everyone Was Also Furious With The Initial Casting Of Heath Ledger As The Joker

We get it.<p>He's not Christian Bale. He's not Christopher Nolan's Batman.<p>He's not the actor who brought in nearly $2.5 billion in ticket sales for Warner Bros over the course of three films.<p>However, people's irate reactions to Warner Bros. choice for the next Caped Crusader sound awfully …

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Fans & Celebs React To Ben Affleck Batman Casting

Superhero Bits: The All-"Ben Affleck Is Batman in 'Man of Steel' Sequel Edition" – /Film

We’re going to take a break from your regularly scheduled Superhero Bits to focus on what might be the biggest superhero story of the year: <b>Ben …

Ben Affleck

How Ben Affleck Was Cast as Batman – /Film

After the stunned reaction to Thursday night’s news of <b>Ben Affleck</b> being cast as the new <b>Batman</b>, everyone was filled with questions. Plenty about the …

'Batman' likely isn't top issue for Affleck, Garner; paparazzi bill is

People with clearly too much time on their hands have spent countless hours dissecting the news of<p>Ben Affleck<p>'s casting as Batman as if it were as important as the selection of a new pope or Supreme Court justice.<p>But the far more important story for Affleck and wife<p>Jennifer Garnerisn't getting …

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Maybe Ben Affleck Will Be Awesome as Batman!

The Wrap Up: The Story of How Ben Affleck Became Batman

<i>ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, learn the details of how Ben Affleck was cast as Batman, check out the</i> …

Bollywood actor Jiah Khan found dead in Mumbai home

Bollywood actor Jiah Khan has been found dead at her home in Mumbai.<p>A police official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the body of the …