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The Medieval Origins of Xmas

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the medieval origins of Halloween. It was a fun piece that folks seemed to enjoy, and I fully intended on …

15 Mobile Apps Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Using To Get Ahead

There are hundreds of thousands of apps in the Apple and Google app stores to choose from (about two million, in fact). Obviously, your phone can’t fit them all, so you have to be a little picky about your download choices. Consider the 15 mobile apps that these successful millennials are using to …

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Adobe just dropped a CC2015.5 update with "Face-Aware Liquify" and a bunch of other cool features

Today, Adobe finally unleashes an update that many users have been waiting for. As well as giving us back the Legacy Healing Brush, this update to …

‘Game Of Thrones’ Discussion: Six Questions About The Traitorous ‘Oathbreaker’

<i>We’re in uncharted territory on Game of Thrones. There are no books to work from — even George R.R. Martin might be surprised with what’s happening on the HBO series — and things could get confusing. To help you out, after every new episode, our Thrones experts will answer your six most pressing</i> …

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Game of Thrones: did we just unlock the secret that solves everything?

Thanks to Bran’s flashback to a key moment in Westeros history, Game of Thrones at last addresses the show’s biggest fan theory<p><i>Spoiler alert: this blog assumes you’ve seen episode three of Game of Thrones season six</i><i>. Do not read on unless you have</i><p>So far this series, it’s been remarkably easy to …

Kit Harington: 'Most Epic' Jon Snow Episode Ahead on 'Game of Thrones' Season 6

Now what? "Game of Thrones" isn't entirely about Jon Snow, but Kit Harington confirmed that Season 6 is his character's biggest season to date. Episode 3, "Oathbreaker," ended with Jon quitting his job as Lord Commander and walking out of Castle Black to go ... where?<p>Obviously, many fans want him …

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Jon Snow Is Different Now, and So Is Game of Thrones

Jon Snow is angry. Cersei is angry. Daenerys is furious, although she’s being regal as hell about it. In fact, it seems like most of the characters …

Cinematic Color Grading With Lightroom

We have posted a few really awesome cinematic color grading tutorials lately – but they all use Photoshop.<p>Instead of jumping over to Photoshop, I …

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

Need to give a great presentation? Here are 10 tips from a marvelous TED talk on--what else?--communication.<p>Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be …

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These Two Idiots Tried To Watch Every Movie In The Marvel Universe In A 25 Hour Marathon

Caution: The end of this post contains light spoilers for Civil War.<p>We decided not to watch the 13 movies included in Marvel's interconnected universe in the order they were released in, but, instead, chronologically. Marvel has released an official chronology of all the movies, which actually puts</i> …

Batman v Superman: Spoiler FAQ of Justice

Given its massive box office, you likely saw <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> this weekend. And whether you loved it or hated it, chances are you …

Prayer: The Key to Victory - Pastor Luke Taylor

Adobe Wants To Kill Your Desktop

This year, Adobe will launch multitasking tools on mobile that might enable you to work faster than you would on a desktop.<p>If you use Photoshop or Illustrator for a living, you probably live at your desk, tethered to your standard-issue computer. But Scott Belsky, known best for founding the …

2014 online video round-up

This year, an amendment to UK law declared that copyrighted material could be freely used for the purposes of parody, prompting would-be satirists across the country to start churning out pseudo-political mash-up videos on an unprecedented scale. Luckily, a few video-makers remained as dependable …

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British Pathe puts 85,000 newsreels on Youtube

Jason sez, "British Pathe just dumped 85,000 newsreels from 1896 to 1976 on Youtube under a Creative Commons license."<p><b><br>Update:</b> No Creative Commons, …

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Green Goblin Close-Up Photo Revealed

<b>Dane DeHaan</b> is a good-looking dude, and consequently so is <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i>‘s Harry Osborn. But as revealed in a new still, his villainous …

Watch This Terrifying 40-Story Handstand

We feature some daring stunts on here on a fairly regular basis. The existence of action cams means daring stunts are fairly common these days. But …

Creative Photographs of a Person Playing with the Moon

Self-taught, Albanian photographer Adrian Limani has created a playful series of photographs depicting a person playing with the full moon. Using his younger brother as a model, the photographer captures the young man leaping and posing in front of the moon, creating images that show a silhouetted …

Photo: Otter Eating an Alligator

(Photo: US Fish and Wildlife Service)<p>Who's higher on the food chain? Let's just say that I don't want to cross an otter in the future. Staff at the …

The Dogocle, A Fashionable Monocle for Dogs by Warby Barker

The Dogocle by dog eyewear brand Warby Barker is a high fashion monocle for discerning dogs. Dog owners will no doubt be disappointed to learn that …

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Chocolate cookie milk shots: milk tumblers made from chocolate chip cookies

An Instagram post from cronut creator Dominique Ansel announced his new invention: a milk-tumbler made out of molded, baked chocolate cookie dough …

'Captain America 2' Ending: Huge Ramifications On 'Avengers 2'

One of the biggest secrets we learned while on the set of <b>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</b>: is that the <i>Captain America</i> sequel ending will have big …

On Set Interview: Kevin Feige Talks 'Captain America 2', 'Avengers 2'

While visiting the set of <b>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</b> in July 2013, we got a chance to sit down and chat with Marvel’s president of production …

Jessica Alba Returns In First 'Sin City' Sequel Trailer

Nearly a decade later, Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez are back with a sequel to their gritty, black-and-white crime thriller, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For."<p>Dimension just released the first trailer for the series adaptation.<p>Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, and Mickey Rourke are set to return while …

Fighter Pilot Takes Epic Selfie While Launching a Missile

The Royal Danish Air Force recently released what is undoubtedly one of the ultimate selfies–the photo (taken during a training session) shows an F-16 pilot wearing a helmet and looking straight ahead, cool as can be, while an AIM-L9/M missile takes off on the aircraft's right side with a spurt of …

New York as seen from the new One World Trade Center. Looking good NYC.