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I Didn't Eat Breakfast For 3 Months and This Is What Happened

My weight-loss journey has been a long one, with many mistakes along the way, including spooning peanut butter from the jar and eating too much during half-marathon training. Even after years of religiously exercising and eating right and not reaching my weight-loss goals, I thought signing up for …

Fitness

Google to pay fine for showing woman's cleavage on Street View

Everything that's in the public eye is not necessarily public.<p>This seems to be the logic offered by a court in Quebec, Canada, after a woman objected to how she was portrayed on Google Street View.<p>Google's roving camera caught the woman sitting on the steps of her home in Montreal. She wasn't …

Google Street View

The heat is on: Honeywell is finally challenging the Nest thermostat

The idea of a connected home — one smart enough to know your schedule, your routines, when you come and go, and adjust itself to meet your every need — is a decades-old concept. But in a world where companies are making refrigerators that you can send tweets from, we’re still sorely missing truly …

New Football Helmet Could Save the Sport

Athletes in the U.S. suffer 3.8 million sports-related concussions each year. While helmet makers dither with small improvements, Swedish scientists have built something that could protect us all.<p>On August 19, 2012, in week two of the NFL preseason, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie …

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

Momma Mia!

Grounded in her human-rights work, Mia Farrow can look back at another triumph—the loving home she created for 14 adopted and biological children. But she must also continue to deal with the wreckage from the sensational scandal that almost rent it apart 20 years ago. From Farrow and eight of her …

When will America come together to end the epidemic of mental illness?

Thursday, Miriam Carey of Stamford, Connecticut, was shot to death after she drove through a White House barrier and then engaged Capitol police in a high-speed chase. Her 1-year-old child, who survived, was in the car with her.<p>Carey’s mother, Idella, has described her daughter as suffering with …

It’s Over For Paid Apps, With A Few Exceptions

Is it over for paid mobile apps? That’s the general thinking these days, as the App Stores fill up with “good enough” alternatives to paid apps, while major publishers game the charts with free offerings that make millions which can then be used for their ongoing user acquisition efforts. That’s …

Putting Obamacare’s Launch in Perspective

The common view of Obamacare among conservatives goes something like this. Prior to 2010, America’s free-market health-care system was the envy of …

Best Samsung Galaxy S4 Cases and Covers

There's endless choices of cases out there but which ones stand out from the crowd? Jump past the break to take a look at some of the top Galaxy S4 …

Font Fail: Pepsi Teams Up With Rape?

It’s hard to imagine an advertising error greater than this one: Pepsi partnered with Japanese clothing company BAPE (A Bathing Ape) to cross-brand Pepsi and BAPE’s sub-brand Aape. Unfortunately, a poor choice in typeface choice ensued, and the Aape “A” ended up looking a whole lot like an “R.” So …

CrossFit’s Dirty Little Secret

Everyone has an uncle they’d rather you not meet.<p>Please allow me to introduce you to Uncle Rhabdo, CrossFit’s unofficial and disturbing mascot. Uncle …

Navy Yard: Swat team 'stood down' at mass shooting scene

<b>One of the first teams of heavily armed police to respond to Monday's shooting in Washington DC was ordered to stand down by superiors, the BBC can reveal.</b><p>A tactical response team of the Capitol Police, a force that guards the US Capitol complex, was told to leave the scene by a supervisor instead …

How an Engineer Earned 1.25 Million Air Miles By Buying Pudding

Air Miles are awesome, they can be used to score free flights, hotel stays and if you’re really lucky, the scorn and hatred of everyone you come in …

Ice Cream

Seattle Seahawks Fan's 'Cop' Sign Makes the Best Photo of the NFL Season So Far

With the news that there would be undercover cops posing as 49ers fans for Seattle's matchup against San Francisco this past weekend, Mike W has found the front-runner for NFL photo of the year so far.<p>Hat tip to BroBible for the find.

The Falling Man

An unforgettable story.<p><b>Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.</b><p>In the …

Umpire Blew Call During Texans vs. Chargers, Says NFL VP of Officiating

San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Cam Thomas was penalized for unnecessary roughness on a field-goal attempt in the team's Week 1 loss to the Houston Texans. The call, which eventually led to four extra points for Houston, has been deemed incorrect by the NFL.<p>Michael David Smith of Pro Football …

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Stanford researchers crack the math behind successful Reddit submissions

It's a social media marketer's dream: a formula for a successful Reddit submission. A team of statisticians at Stanford has spent the past few months analyzing 16,700 pictures on Reddit in order to analyze the impact of content, title, community to which it was submitted, and time of submission. …

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