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Every single thing that is wrong with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Like a big, wet glob of fetid bird droppings tumbling down from the sky, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has landed with an audible splat. It’s been almost three years since director Zack Snyder revealed the project at San Diego Comic-Con and in those years, the multimillion-dollar hype machine …

Lex Luthor

Obama Tells Muslims: We Are 'One American Family'

President Barack Obama visited a Maryland mosque on Wednesday to deliver a simple message at a complex time. “We are one American family,” President …

You Could Own This Historic English Mansion for Less Than $20

Architects from New York City to Sydney are working on designing skyscrapers that won’t cast a shadow. The light-maximizing building designs are a …

Architecture

5 Minute Brutal Workout from Hell That Conditions Your Body to Burn Fat Faster

Time is no longer an excuse. If you have 5 minutes, then you can do this full body workout anywhere you are. It’s a brutal series of 30-second …

Workouts

Is Apple killing Black Friday or just outsourcing it to its retail partners?

One of the things Apple’s retail head Angela Ahrendts said in her interview with <i>Fast Company</i>‘s Rick Tetzei is that Apple had made the decision to back away from Black Friday sales because “being good to your employees will always be good for business.”<p>Rather than extending store hours for Black …

eCommerce

CRIPPLED? Here are 15 charts that show how great America already is

Donald Trump's campaign book, "Crippled America," hit the shelves this week, and as the title suggests, Trump is not particularly optimistic about the state of the country.<p>The first sentence of the book reinforces that pessimism: "America needs to start winning again."<p>But the US is winning in a lot …

Markets

The future is here: mass-market hydrogen cars take to Britain's roads

Hydrogen power,Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars,Travel and transport,Pollution,Environment,Automotive industry,Business,Motoring,Technology,Motoring<p>Billed for the last decade as a clean alternative to petrol or electric vehicles, hydrogen cars are no longer a car show concept but a driving …

Alternative Fuel

Here's why the US military is replacing the M16

The M16A4 may soon retire. This week, the Marine Corps announced via internal memo that the M4 carbine will become the primary-issued rifle in infantry and security units, as well as replace the M16 rifle in supporting training schools by September 2016.<p>Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert …

U.S. Marines

10 Practically Useless Exercises

Face it, you’ve got a lot on your plate and you really have to cut the fat these days. Productivity and efficiency are key.<p>“You’re wasting a lot of …

When Ben Carson Is Pressed on His Anti-Abortion Stance, He Quietly Throws Down a Challenge to Those Who ‘Would Like to Kill a Baby’

During Ben Carson’s “Meet the Press” interview that aired Sunday, host Chuck Todd asked the Republican presidential candidate about abortion.<p>“Does life begin at conception?” Todd asked. “I believe it does,” Carson answered.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>Todd came back with a query about which individual has …

Fitness & Exercises: Why You Need To Do Face Pulls .

Pull face is one of the most underrated exercises and neglected that there are (if you knew of his existence, which is very unlikely).<br>Despite being a …

5 reasons not to buy Microsoft's Surface Book

There is no denying that the Surface Book is a great computer. There is no denying that a Ferrari is a great car either. Just because something is …

7 Easy-to-Steal Rituals of Exceptionally Productive People

<i>This is a guest post by Marc Chernoff of</i> <i>Marc and Angel Hack Life</i><i>. He is a professional coach, full-time student of life, admirer of the human spirit,</i> …

Time Management

Apple Sells 13 Million iPhones In Opening Weekend, Or 3,000 iPhones Per Minute

Apple just announced that it has sold 13 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices over its first weekend. It’s a new record for the company as it sold 10 million units last year, and 9 million units in 2013.<p>Compared to last year, Apple released the iPhone 6s in 6s Plus in China on day one. It …

United Arab Emirates

BlackBerry Venice hands-on video: Android slider has touch keyboard, universal search, and Google services

BlackBerry’s Android phone, codenamed Venice, continues to see leak after leak. Following the slew of images we’ve already seen, we now have a hands-on video.<p>In June, rumors that BlackBerry was building an Android smartphone returned in full force, followed by a big leak in July. Then in August we …

Mobile Technology

HugeDomains.com - ProstyleFashion.com is for sale (Prostyle Fashion)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Energy-Boosting Foods and Snacks Trainers Swear By

Don't skip the gym or struggle through your workout — doing so can slow your weight loss success. A half-hearted slog on the treadmill or lifting …

Surreal Hybrid Drawings Bloom and Burst Across Sketchbook Pages

Self-taught artist and graphic designer Joseph Catimbang (aka @pentasticarts) creates visually complex doodles using only black pens and a sketchbook. The surreal, sprawling compositions seamlessly combine subject matters and artistic styles, ranging from realistic depictions of animals to small, …

Digital Art

Watch: Alex Gibney's Steve Jobs documentary looks incredible

We’ve spent a lot of time talking about Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs movie, but another film about the Apple founder looks a lot more exciting.<p>On the basis of its first trailer, ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’ from Alex Gibney, looks incredible.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and …

A Skyscraper Designed To Survive The Next 10,000 Years

RCA grad Alice Theodorou leverages classical architecture and the human form to design a building to survive London’s post-apocalyptic future.<p>Nuclear war. Disappearing natural resources. Overpopulation, then underpopulation. Rising sea levels. These are just some of the challenges Londoners will …

4 Workouts for Guaranteed Muscle Gain

When it comes to fitness, there are certain exercises that stand the test of time and will always be recommended. Exercises like drop sets, …

Exercise

Articles about these solar powered homes are shining examples modern sustainability on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek …

Architecture

Paris Approves Its First Skyscraper in 42 Years – But It Has to Be ‘Invisible’

France can be very demanding when it comes to certain things, such as Uber or Airbnb’s conquest of Paris, as you may have recently discovered. …

Jimmy Kimmel mocks Apple in ‘Just Give Us Your Money’ ad

Apple has no shortage of products and gadgets to show off lately. The company recently released the Apple Watch, its music streaming platform came out this week, and we’re closing in on the reveal of the next iPhone.<p>But late-night host Jimmy Kimmel has a line on another daring product from Apple, …

The hidden power of inconsistency in design

The website is externally inconsistent compared to similar sites and user expectations. After all, not many of us have encountered a site with only a forward or backward navigation option, where the narrative is told purely on a stove-top in black marker.<p>But the design works because the purpose is …

The Sexy Spirituality of Tattoos

Spiritual tattoos are so hip I can only conclude that belief in a higher power is a lot sexier than it used to be.<p>(Photos courtesy of Dollar Photos and Lila Rasa Brown)<p>Once upon a time, a tattoo was a sign of an outlaw or an outlaw wannabe. And at the same time -- in this country at least -- …

iPhone first went on sale 8 years ago today

The original iPhone first went on sale eight years ago today, on June 29, 2007 — a simpler time when Pixar released the movie <i>Ratatouille</i>, the NFL shut down its European league, Rihanna’s “Umbrella” topped the music charts, and Apple stock sold for a measly $17.43.<p>If only we knew then what we know …

Music Charts

How to Pack on 10 Pounds of Muscle

Chris Cuomo, an anchor on CNN New Day and a 44-year-old father of three, took our 90-day challenge. He achieved more than he ever imagined.<p>More. That is what we all want, right? It is an existential force, but you don’t have to bone up on Sartre to see how it applies to your body—more strength, …