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US courts hope an old law will help them bypass phone encryption

Federal law enforcement might not be having much success pushing for laws that require a security backdoor on your phone, but that doesn't mean it's out of options. Judges (including one who published an opinion on a New York fraud case) have been leaning on the All Writs Act, a 1789 law granting …

The smallest team in the Bundesliga employs an ex-con and plays in a tin box and you should root for them

Of all the storylines poised to develop during the 2014-15 Bundesliga season — Is Dortmund’s spending spree enough to bring them level with Bayern? …

Japanese schoolgirl arrested on suspicion of decapitating classmate

A 15-year-old girl is accused of strangling her victim, Aiwa Matsuo, to death and dismembering her body<p>A teenage girl has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her classmate and dismembering her body, Japanese police say.<p>The 15-year-old suspect is accused of attacking her victim with a metal …

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

Obama offered pot in Denver bar

<b>(CNN)</b> -- "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The president laughed but didn't indulge.<p>It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

This FC Tucson bicycle-kick goal will blow your mind | SIDELINE

Who will win in Brazil? Make your picks!<p>Most North American soccer fans know FC Tucson merely as the host club for the Desert Diamond Cup tournament …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Allow Russell Brand To Blow Your Mind In 11 Minutes

Whilst there's little debate that Russell Brand, UK comic, author, actor and celebrity is a divisive figure in the media - few can doubt his wit and …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …

Premier League transfers: 10 worst of 2013-14 season - Telegraph

How to live your life like Jose Mourinho

What would happen if you applied Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's win-at-all-costs mentality to daily life? Ed Cumming suggests some life lessons from the Special One<p>God, I can't bear Chelsea. I hate their dodgy money, I hate their half-hooligan, half-glory-hunting fan base, I hate John Terry. But I …

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Where good ideas come from

People often credit their ideas to individual "Eureka!" moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

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“City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection”: See Some of the Greatest Graffiti Relics from 1980s New York

Artist Martin Wong moved to New York City from San Francisco in the late 1970s, and took a job at Pearl Paint in Chinatown. There, he befriended many of the city’s young graffiti artists and began collecting their works, amassing one of the largest collections of New York City street art. He …

This “Airbnb For Skills” Will Liberate You From Your 9 To 5

Can Avbl take the gig economy to the next level?<p>More people are freelancing than ever before–by some estimates, around 42 million Americans. But entrepreneur Ryan Hooks thinks that eventually almost everyone will be able to leave their office jobs, and he’s built a new website called Avbl to …

Today we're excited to announce a new addition to the beautiful Union Station Transit Center: our very own version of 'Mustang', the famous sculpture that greets visitors at DIA. When the East Rail Line opens in 2016, riders will be greeted at both ends of the line by that big blue horse with those burnin' eyes.

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

St. Petersburg From Above

Recently, photographer Amos Chapple spent some time in Saint Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city. He used a small drone to lift his camera high above the cathedrals and fortresses, capturing some amazing aerial photos. Chapple: "There's a legend in Russia that Saint Petersburg was constructed …

Articles about heart country on Dwell.com - Dwell

Driving through the leafy country lanes on the outer edges of London’s commuter belt, it’s hard to imagine the city is just an...<p>"For Amsterdam, you still have to come to...<p>From its hillside perch in Napa Valley, this 4,000-square-foot home designed by Pfau Long Architecture has it all: …

The Unofficial Goldman Sachs Guide To Being A Man

For that very reason, @GSElevator— in collaboration with John Carney (@Carney) of CNBC.com— presents a fresh, and hopefully thoughtful, look at what it means to be a man today.<p>Stop talking about where you went to college.<p>Always carry cash. Keep some in your front pocket.<p>Rebel from business casual. …

Sir Alex Ferguson reveals his blueprint for managing Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson has delivered a fascinating blueprint for management by claiming “comprehensive control”, a readiness to be a risk-taker and the ability to delegate were crucial to his success at Manchester United.<p>Ferguson, who stepped down as United manager in May after 26 years in charge at Old …

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

The secrets behind the development of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, revealed by Rene Meulensteen

When Gareth Bale arrives at Real Madrid, he will encounter Cristiano Ronaldo, a supreme professional who has worked assiduously on all elements of his game to become, along with Lionel Messi, the leading player in the world.<p>Ronaldo’s rise accelerated under Sir Alex Ferguson and the coach Rene …