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Duolingo: The Future of Learning a Language

Every iPad user has that app he or she uses when they have some time to blow. Generally, it’s something that isn’t very constructive. Some entail throwing birds at pigs, while others reading through gigantic amounts of news you’re never going to use. For those of us who want to be more …

Popcorn Time for Android Gets Chromecast Support

Torrent-streaming platform Popcorn Time already has the movie industry quaking in its proverbial boots, with a cross-platform service that streams video content via torrents in real-time. It’s like Netflix, except its peer-to-peer (P2P), offers infinitely more content, and has very questionable …

Field of Dreams

Why Bigcommerce Says It's Ready To Take On Amazon Web Services To Help Retailers

Bigcommerce is likely the biggest e-commerce platform for small retailers that you’ve never heard of. The Australian-based software provider has already raised $75 million ($40 million of which came from Steve Case’s Revolution Growth) and has a client base of over 50,000 merchants in 137 countries.<p>…

SmartMio Offers Athletes Wearable Muscle Stimulation Controlled By Your Smartphone

Athletic wearable devices are not anything new, but a new product launching today on Indiegogo has a different take from the myriad activity trackers out there: The SmartMio connected sports muscle stimulator is designed to bring so-called electronic muscle stimulation (EMS) to enthusiast and …

Japanese Paradise Flycatcher Father And Her Baby By Nobby Clarke

Two Dozen Big Pirate Sites Blocked In UK

As of tomorrow, major file-sharing sites including ExtraTorrent and BitSnoop will be blocked in the UK, following complaints from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).<p>Also on the list are search engines Torrentz.eu and FilesTube – both of …

Snoopybabe, the Cutest Sad Cat Ever!

Move over Grumpy Cat, here comes the feline equivalent of the Sad Keanu meme. Behold, Snoopybabe, who has become an Instagram hit (She's the cutest …

Glow in the Dark Rabbits Could Fight Disease, Are Super Cute

Are you wondering why the rabbits above are glowing? So are we.<p>Scientists at the University of Istanbul have successfully implanted jellyfish DNA …

Platypus, smilin' http://t.co/K1jyLAO8

515-Pound Halibut Caught By Marco Leibenow Near Norway May Be World Record (PHOTO)

One German fisherman may have just reeled in a world record.<p>According to fishing tour company Angelreisen Hamburg, Marco Liebenow was fishing off the coast of Norway when he managed to catch a 515-pound halibut in July.<p>Speaking on behalf of Liebenow, Angelreisen Hamburg's David Bottcher said that …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

The Fibonacci in Lateralus

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16 Lovable Pictures of Baby Birds

Baby birds are dainty little creatures. There are two types of baby birds: fledglings and nestlings. Fledglings are babies that are learning to fly …

Lost a few pounds? Have some gold.

DUBAI’S NEW weight-loss incentive program, colorfully titled “Your Weight in Gold” on the Dubai Municipality government website, is now open to …

Weight Loss

A Pink Sunset in the Fjords

Video from this Sunset<p>A few weeks ago, I posted a YouTube video with b-roll from this very sunset. I didn’t want to embed it again (I feel like …

How to run a gear drive to Afghanistan

What? You thought bringing 6 bikes and over 350 pounds of cycling gear to Kabul would be difficult? Nah, we got this. After bringing over the entire …

Thulhagiri island, Maldives

View from Haleakala,Maui upcountry, Hawaii. Photo by Eric Rolph

Cayman Islands

lotus blossom waterfall, Bali

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Whitehaven Beach, Australia

Chile - Puyehue volcano

Hawaii

New Zealand