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Soup for the (LA) Soul

In Southern California, a thermometer reading of 62 degrees is reason to break out a parka and get cozy with a hot bowl of soup. In November, …

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Gift Ideas for DIY Foodies

That SodaStream was a gateway toy. This year, it’s all about meat grinders, smoking chips, and fermentation crocks

A Mozambique Plane With 34 Passengers Has Gone Missing

Flight TM470 took off from Maputo at 09H26 GMT and had been due to land in the Angolan capital Luanda at 13H10 GMT, but never arrived, the airline said in a statement.<p>"Initial information suggests it might have landed in Rundu, in northern Namibia near the border with Botswana and Angola."<p>"LAM …

The Infinity of China

Online IQ tests: are they valid?

One of the more interesting fall-outs from Boris Johnson’s recent speech is that he’s got people talking about intelligence and IQ a lot. This is likely a good thing. Intelligence is a tricky subject, so the more public discussion there is about it the better, in terms of keeping people informed. …

President Obama: 'Nowhere to Go But Up'

Despite facing a disastrous rollout of his health care plan, criticism over his policies and approval ratings that have plunged to an all-time low, …

Jay Z, Cano And The Dangers Of A $100 Million Bluff

Among a certain subset of gamblers, a popular pastime is the poker variant known as Guts. That’s precisely what one must possess to prevail in a game characterized by rapidly multiplying pots and tense showdowns.<p>Jay Z used to rap about “playing Guts on the cruise” in the days before he could afford …

How the PlayStation 4's 'Playroom' brought out the worst in gamers

Twitch bans streams of Sony's augmented reality game after sexual abuse and threats to children<p>The stars of Sony's <i>The Playroom</i> are meant to be its robots. Small, white, and cute, they jump and wiggle around at the feet of their owner. <i>The Playroom</i> — an alternate reality game that comes pre-loaded on …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Black Friday Turns Dark as Twitter, Websites Track Injuries, Fights, Deaths

It was only a few hours into the annual Black Friday shopping sales this year when the Twitter hashtag #WalmartFights began trending, encouraging …

Walmart’s Black Thanksgiving Woes

Employees forced to work on ‘Black Thursday’ for low wages aren’t the only ones having a grim holiday—Walmart’s miserly ways are part of the downward …

Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

With Manchester United allegedly being close to signing Brooklyn Beckham, we want to know if it's unrealistic to expect the children of famous sporting men or women to be as successful as their parents? How many sportsmen and women can you name who have followed in their parents footsteps? Post your comments below or tweet using #bbcsportsday http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/

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The T-Shirt Issue's Muybridge Pt_2 Puts a Bird on MAD's "Out of Hand" Exhibit

The jersey T is classic, but a bit boring. The T-Shirt Issue has once again upped the traditional T's drama with a touch of 3D rendering and design. …

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Chinese propaganda film accuses US of trying to overthrow ruling communists

A film made by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) claims that the US is planning to overthrow the country's ruling communist party through political infiltration and the export of culture, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>The 90-minute film, entitled Competition Without Sound, was made as an …

YOLO: The Potential of Permanent Death

Permadeath caters to players looking for a specific challenge, but it also allows for a form of storytelling unique to videogames.<p>Speculation …

Thor: The Dark World launches on iOS and Android

Marvel announced today the free-to-play film tie-in <i>Thor: The Dark World</i>, its upcoming mobile game set to launch alongside the new film of the same name.<p><i>Thor: The Dark World</i> is playable on iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices today on both the App Store and Google Play. The game, which is …