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'Unfriend,' 'trick out,' and other words with ancient origins

"I must trick out my dwelling with something fantastical." That quote comes from the 1822 definition of the verb "trick," a word used much in the same way since the 1500s, meaning to dress, adorn, or decorate. What about the verbs "friend" and "unfriend?" Popularized by Facebook they may be, but …

How these photographers are making a living on Instagram

In 2011, Ike Edeani bought his first iPhone, primarily so he could download a new photo app called Instagram.<p>At the time, Edeani yearned to quit his day job as a graphic designer to pursue his passion for photography. Instagram offered a creative outlet and a receptive audience, so he quickly got …

Belkin’s Thunderstorm Home Theatre iPad case now available for iPad 4

If you watch a lot of videos on your iPad 4, you’ll definitely want to check out Belkin’s new Thunderstorm Home Theatre iPad case. We previously reviewed the 30-pin version for iPad 2 and 3, which integrates a powerful front facing speaker, amplification system, and integrated air channels that …

Apple Is Too Rich To Care If It Has To Pay $500 Million For Book Price Fixing Scandal

Apple won't care.<p>It has $146 billion in cash on its balance sheet.<p>The $500 million sum is almost ironic — it includes triple damages for consumer injury. The tripling is supposed to deter companies from fixing prices by making it very expensive if they get caught. But the tech business is so much …

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Pinterest Adds Support For “Do Not Track” As It Begins To Personalize Its Service For Users

Pinterest announced today that it will add support for Do Not Track, the web browser mechanism that allows users to opt-out of having their personal data and activity collected by websites and third parties. It’s not the first social media company to make this move — Twitter, for example, announced …

Sorry, iPad Mini Fans--Reviewers Say Google Has The Better Tablet Than Apple

<i>*Update: Upon reflecting on the reasonable comment of a reader, I changed the headline to say reviewers say Google has the “better” tablet, not the “hotter” tablet. In contrast to a year ago, when Google’s new Nexus 7 got attention for its smaller form factor and sold out (admittedly on an</i> …

Twitter is available in 33 languages, but its universal language is the emoji

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>To say Twitter is international is an understatement. According to a company blog post in January, 70% of its users are based …

10 Common Startup Ideas That Haven't Broken Through... Yet

Just because you have a great idea doesn’t mean your startup will succeed, and there’s a simple reason for this: concepts don’t make companies.<p>Startups depend on everything from the capabilities of their founders to the depth of their pockets. But, just because an idea hasn’t taken off doesn’t mean …

Move Over iPad mini -- New Nexus 7 Is Current Small Tablet Champ

I’ve been using the new Nexus 7 since it was announced last week and, frankly, my iPad mini is starting to look a little weak by comparison.<p>Unlike the mini, which doesn’t use the higher resolution Retina display like the latest version of its full-sized iPad and latest iPhones, the Nexus 7 has a …

Android phones decline as iPhone reconnects

Google's share of the UK smartphone market has fallen for the first time, as Apple’s iPhone has rebounded.<p>Sales of smartphones running the Google-designed Android software, such as those made by Samsung, accounted for 56.2pc of the UK market in the second quarter of the year, according to research …

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Orlando Bloom’s Central Park Pal

<i>The Lord of the Rings</i> star Orlando Bloom was photographed with 2-year-old son <b>Flynn</b> in New York City on Saturday (July 6). The father-son duo hit the …

From New York With Love

Bringing you the latest in global travel, Marie Claire went to "the city that never sleeps" and borough-hopped from Manhattan to Queens for the week of July 8. Check back with us every Monday to catch the latest in international hot spots.<p>Bringing you the latest in global travel, <i>Marie Claire</i> went …

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Asiana Airlines pilot in fatal crash was making first 777 flight to San Francisco

The pilot at the controls of an Asiana plane that crashed landed was guiding a Boeing 777 into the San Francisco airport for the first time, and …

Asiana Airlines Headline Called “Racist” and “In Bad Taste”

This weekend, tragedy struck. Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco. Over 180 people are injured, and two are dead. Nineteen passengers …

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Inside the Volcano

One of the amazing experiences you can have in Iceland is to actually go inside of a volcano. During this excursion, you go 120 meters down into a …

Exclusive Video: James Franco On Getting Weird In ‘Spring Breakers’

James Franco discusses his gangsta role in Spring Breakers in an exclusive clip on the film’s Blu-ray.<p>In Harmony Korine’s <i>Spring Breakers</i>, four …

Rap Lyrics Amusingly Set Against Beautiful Landscapes

When it comes to online, context is everything. That’s why these rap lyrics set against relaxing, expansive and beautiful scenic backgrounds are …

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The Controversial & Private Lives Of Superheroes Exposed

French illustrator Grégoire Guillemin has taken his love of superheros and added a bold new twist to the art form. Rather than showcasing them in the …

Picasso’s Owl

This charming plate by Spanish master Pablo Picasso features a round, voluminous owl on a starry background. Created during a Summer spent at the French Riviera, the plate bears a Madoura stamp and <i>Edition Picasso Madoura</i> on the underside.

Clinton's answer to has-been charge

Republicans in search of an attack line against Hillary Clinton have begun to cast her as a tired relic of the past — an implicit contrast to their own bench of up-and-comers like hip hop-listening Marco Rubio and libertarian-leaning Rand Paul.<p>But Democrats are confident that giving voters the …

Pope Francis condemns "globalisation of indifference" as he comforts refugees on Italian island

Pope Francis has prayed for the estimated 20,000 migrants and asylum seekers who have drowned trying to reach Italy in the last 20 years during a historic visit to the tiny island of Lampedusa.<p>Reading from a makeshift lectern built from the rudders of three fishing boats used to transport the …