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Live chat: Susan Bennett, the 'voice' of Apple's Siri, on Thursday

She's helped Zooey Deschanel identify the sound of rain. She's helped<p>Samuel L. Jacksonfind places that sell organic mushrooms for his risotto. Now Susan Bennett, the woman coming forth as the voice of Apple's steadfast assistant Siri, is going to answer our questions (<i>and yours</i>) at 3 p.m. PDT …

7 Fired Folks Worse Than You At Their Jobs

Sometimes, work can seem unbearable. Your boss doesn't appreciate you, your co-workers suck, and you always stay late. But at least now you can take solace in knowing you aren't these seven souls who lost their jobs. Share this with Mark in accounting and laugh about how you "can totally see Brett …

Roy Ito Jr. Dies In Freak Surfing Accident

Roy Ito Jr. was a quiet but friendly regular at the Oahu surf spot where a freak accident led to his death, Hawaii News Now reports.<p>On Wednesday, a relatively small day of surf, Ito fell off of his standup paddle board. As any other surfer would do during a routine wipeout, Ito got back up and …

13 States Where Love Is Dead

FACT: The United States is the least romantic country. Here are the 13 states where love is the deadest.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>13 States Where Love Is Dead

U.S. Government Releases 1,300 Stunning Park Photos Before Shutdown

The Ultimate Travel Destination

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’ve been transcribing two boxes of travel journals I keep stashed under my desk. I’m far from finished (deciphering bus-bounced scrawl on coffee-stained pages takes time), but a clear pattern has emerged. Wherever I was making my entry – geographically or mentally – one key …

Out Of Order

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

There's more to language learning than economic utility - Fully (sic)

<i>Guest blogger Lochlan Morrissey writes…</i><p>An article earlier this week discusses the decline of the number of NSW students studying Asian languages – …

Polyamory: The Value Of Discomfort

By Claire Szabo,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19qWROE<p>To dig in, to unpack, to move forward, I have to be uncomfortable.<p>Let me explain.<p>I have …

39 Epic Autocorrect Fails That Temporarily Ruined People’s Lives

By Nico Lang,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/GNoszQ<p>Anyone with an iPhone or an Android knows that technology is not always that smart, especially …

How I Learned I Was Pro-Choice By Secretly Aborting My Friend’s Baby

By Zaron Burnett III,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/185B0fj<p>For the record, you can get pregnant in a hot tub. A lot of people don’t think it’s …

50 People On “My Most Embarrassing Sex Story”

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/142zkly<p>1.<p>csoimmpplleyx:<p>I was doing missionary with my ex while in high school. We were in the …

17 Mind-Blowing Facts About Penises That Will Make You Re-Think Everything

By Rachel Hodin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1fjKnMW<p>I’d like to start off by saying, hi mom, hi dad, if you’d kindly close your browser I can …

What It Feels Like To Get Your D Sucked

By Ryan O'Connell,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/NqyzI8<p>Many of my girlfriends have asked me the question, “What does it feel like to receive a …

50 People On The Thing They Hate Most About Sex

By Timmy Parker,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/GUWQrA<p>Pulled from the original post seen here on Reddit.<p>1. PilotTheCannibal<p>When one person’s hair …

What Does $1,500 In Rent Get You Around The Country?

By Jess Hyman,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/GPQn1U<p>I’m a real estate junkie and as I miserably dish out over $1,500/month for rent in Manhattan …

How To Talk To Gay People (A Gentle, Gentle Intro For The Oversensitive Liberal)

By Michael Solana,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1egoeMu<p>There are people in this world who will tell you what you can and can not say.<p>A preacher …

10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned While Traveling With Very Little Money

By J Zaide,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1hLaIAv<p>My friend and I went to Scandinavia recently. Despite my friend losing all her money to …

Hooking Up vs Having Feelings

By Tsari Paxton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19xJHQ8<p>Sometimes, two people effortlessly swan into a blissful relationship from the moment they …

Some Reasons Why The People Who Love Us Hurt Us The Most

By Neha Kashyap,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/18XWaLZ<p>We may have gone over this thought in our head every time we had that break up. Every time …

This Guy’s “Impression Intervention” Will Blow Your Mind With How Freakishly Accurate His Characters Are

The Prime Minister would do well to trade Lycra for action on MPs' entitlements, writes Tom Allard. A Fairfax Media expose´ has highlighted a litany of questionable expense claims, from Attorney-General George Brandis' extensive library to the trip of Labor's Bernie Ripoll, a cycling enthusiast, to Europe to study the infrastructure of the Tour de France and watch the race. Then there are the many appearances at weddings in India and Australia, all paid for, at least in part, by working Australians. Read more: http://ow.ly/pKlNm

Calling all budding authors! This year's Age short story award is now open for entry. The winning entrant will receive $2000, second and third-placed writers will win $1000 and $500 respectively, and all three will be published in The Age. How to enter: You can submit up to three stories, each with a maximum length of 3000 words. Please put the title on each page and your name and contact details on a separate cover sheet as the stories will be judged anonymously. Entries close on November 1 and winners will be announced in mid-December. Please email submissions to: shortstory@theage.com.au.

The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

Whether you come from Florida, New York, Texas, or any other state, reading a book set there can make you feel a warm nostalgia for that beloved place.<p>We rounded up the most famous book set in every state in America.<p>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments if you have another …

Shutdown 2013: Hawaii Says It's Not States' Responsibility to Pay for Parks

Hawaii is unlikely to reopen national parks in the islands during the federal government shutdown because it appears the state wouldn’t be reimbursed …

Why Do We Kiss? To Pick Better Partners, Says Science

Photo: Via ScienceDaily.<p>Human sex is mysterious. We've never officially isolated a human pheremone, nor demonstrated that they can influence human …

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