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28 Fun Facts About The Wonder Years

Young Kevin Arnold and his family entertained us from 1988 to 1993 in the hit show <i>The Wonder Years</i>. Over twenty years later, it’s now available on …

iOS 8 Adoption Stagnates Just Two and a Half Weeks After Launch

After almost three weeks of availability, Apple's iOS 8 operating system is now installed on 47 percent of devices, according to new numbers posted on Apple's App Store support page for developers.<p>That marks a very slight increase in adoption over the past two weeks, as back on September 21, iOS 8 …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

Robert Downey Jr. Confirms ‘Iron Man 4’ Is In The Works

It’s not bulletproof, of course, but it appears that Robert Downey Jr. is going official with his desire for an <i>Iron Man 4</i>. Up above is a brief clip from today’s episode of <i>Ellen</i> sourced by ComingSoon, where Downey first says discussions are ongoing and then, essentially, says that’s the goal of …

Student Fashion: A Guide To Dressing Well At School

At the beginning of student life, there’s something charming about just scraping by. You’re sleeping no more than 2 hours a night, skipping any class …

Vidgets Adds Loads of Widgets to the iOS Notification Center

iOS: iOS 8's new widgets are a great way to make Notification Center a bit more useful. Vidgets is an app that allows you to add a bunch of new …

There will be an 'Iron Man 4,' says Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. has quietly confirmed that there will be an <i>Iron Man 4</i>, thus proving once and for all that people in Hollywood actually enjoy making …

Miniature Sushi Made with a Single Grain of Rice

It started as a joke with a customer over a decade ago. Chef Hironori Ikeno thought it would be funny to serve one of his regulars a miniature plate …

6 Popular Medical Conspiracies - Consumer Reports News

I've always loved a good conspiracy theory. And, as Consumer Reports' chief medical researcher, being skeptical about health claims and medical …

Walmart Product Reviews | Best and Worst Walmart Products - Consumer Reports News

Walmart is known for value, but there are also plenty of top-performing products on its sprawling shelves. Then again, you could easily end up with a …

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new …

The Future

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10 of the world's most beautiful places you've probably never heard of

The world is an amazing place to explore its beautiful sights. Some are more popular than others, like the Pyramids of Egypt, or the Mt. Fuji in …

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15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Mount Rushmore

The Engineering of the Chain Restaurant Menu

At IHOP and Applebee's, menus are sales documents. And navigational guides. And explainers.<p>This weekend I had lunch at an International House of Pancakes. The menus my companion and I were given to help us navigate this experience were large and laminated and, in their overall demeanor, perky. They …

iOS 7.1 almost fixed one of the most infuriating things about the iPhone

After months of testing, Apple finally released iOS 7.1 to the public earlier this week. The new release includes a wide range of new functionality …

How ‘Frozen’ Went From Small Soundtrack to Worldwide Phenomenon

With more than 1 million album sales, an Academy Award, hundreds of millions of YouTube views and battalions of middle-school girls attempting the …

Super Mario Bros. on Four Monitors

You don't need to scroll. Just move your eyes. Twitter user <b>Morikuma_Works</b>, an engineer in Japan, made good use of extra monitors by showing the …

This is iOS 7.1’s most incredible secret feature

Apple released iOS 7.1 to the public on Monday afternoon and it came right on time, as per BGR’s exclusive report from back in December of last year. …

Post-hype, Harper emerges as complete package

VIERA, Fla. -- Bryce Harper is about to have a monstrous season, and remember you heard it here first.<p>You haven't forgotten Bryce Harper, have …

Baseball

The Decline of the American Book Lover

And why the downturn might be over.<p>The Pew Research Center reported last week that nearly a quarter of American adults had not read a single book in the past year. As in, they hadn't cracked a paperback, fired up a Kindle, or even hit play on an audiobook while in the car. The number of …

Hotel Kosenda A charming design hotel in Jakarta,...

A charming design hotel in Jakarta, Kosenda occupies a state-of-the-art eight-story building that combines modern architecture with traditional …

Canada’s Magical Ice Hotel Inspired by Jules Verne

Canada's Htel de Glace, the unique ice hotel, is back this season for its 13th annual reconstruction. The magical castle-like lodge is built each year with a new themed design out of hundred of thousands of tons of ice and snow. We got a glimpse of last year's wondrous icy architecture featuring …

Canada

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Playwrights

6 Steps to Becoming Hyper-Efficient

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being on the road for more than 150 days a year has made Joseph Grenny adept at being efficient on the fly. A popular speaker, author and corporate and leadership trainer, he has developed a number of ways to make himself more efficient …

Mobile Devices

7 Characteristics Associated With Long Life (And How to Cultivate Them)

As much as we focus on food and fitness as the "physical" arbiters of health and longevity, there appears to be much more to it. In fact, most research fails to find any grand commonalities in the diet and fitness patterns of the <i>longest</i> lived. From Okinawans with their sweet potatoes to Japanese …

Happiness

Feeling Fat? Research Reveals Two Painless Ways to Lose Weight

You may think that you decide how much food you eat, but you don't.<p>A diet study published in the <i>Journal of Consumer Research</i> has discovered two ways that your mind tricks you into eating more (or less) without you knowing it.<p>If you're looking to shed a few pounds, then understanding these insights …

Fatigue Facts: 5 Things That Make You Tired

Your extreme fatigue might be coming from one of these energy suckers

Why the U.S. Postal Service Can Win the Battle for the Same-Day Delivery Market

Despite a slow start to its same-day delivery program for e-commerce purchases, the U.S. Postal Service is in a strong position to challenge FedEx, UPS and other competitors in that potentially lucrative market.<p>USPS began testing same-day delivery, under the brand name of Metro Post, in San …