Mario Hidalgo

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Best Photos of 2013

A year of Internet hoaxes: Fake events but very real coverage

Internet hoaxes existed long before 2013, and they’ll continue to dupe the unsuspecting long after the year is done. But as many a pundit has decried already, 2013 marked a sort of zenith for online fakeries. It was the year the media decisively elevated social media phenomena, real or imagined, to …

'Iron Man 3', 'Short Term 12', And The Best Films Of 2013

And here we are, the grand finale of sorts to the various year-end lists. As always, this is less “best” and more “favorites” in the given calendar year. And as always, this will be in alphabetical order save for my personal pick as the “best” film of 2013. Some of these were genuine blockbusters, …

7 Reasons Work Stress & Well-Being Made Noise in 2013

When Gallup announced 70% of the U.S. workforce was either disengaged or miserable in its 2013 State of the American Workplace Report, perhaps it was not an astounding revelation in a new world of work governed by uncertainty.<p><b>A Snapshot</b><p>Work overload, lack of career advancement, stagnant salaries, …

The 25 Best Films of 2013 in 11 Minutes

Ain't nobody got time to go to the movies. So it's a good thing David Ehrlich has you covered.<p>This 11-minute montage for Film.com counts down the 25 …

Photographer's Pictures Of His Girlfriend Leading Him Around The World Go Viral

Murad Osmann and his girlfriend Natalia Zakharova have traveled to destinations most people only dream about: They've seen the rice fields in Bali, swam in the Singapore infinity pool, walked the streets of Barcelona, and even toured Disneyland in Hong Kong.<p><b>Jump right to the photos >></b><p>But instead of …

Hottest Celebrity Photos 12.9.13

The Most Powerful Images of 2013

A selection of year's-best photos from In Focus

The Most Extreme Explorers of 2013

From a seven-year journey tracing the history of humans to a man attempting to be the first to walk the entire length of the Nile, meet some of the …

Cruz unapologetic about 'whirlwind' first year

Sen. Ted Cruz is unapologetic for what he acknowledges was a “whirlwind” first year as a senator.<p>“This is a city where it’s all politics all the time. And I’m trying to do my best not to pay attention to the politics, to focus on fixing the problems,” the Texas Republican said in an interview that …

The Clinton-de Blasio union

Bill Clinton will make a very public display of affection for Bill de Blasio Wednesday when the former president swears in New York City’s incoming mayor at a ceremony outside City Hall — cementing a longstanding relationship that could be a boon for Hillary Clinton if she runs for president.<p>At a …

John Boehner Had the Best Year in Washington

John Boehner spent 2013 meth­od­ic­ally trans­form­ing him­self from prey to pred­at­or, a Ma­chiavel­lian makeover that be­lies the un­der­rated …

What Israel's Release Of Palestinian Prisoners Means For Peace

On Tuesday, Israel released another two-dozen Palestinian prisoners convicted of violent crimes against Israelis.<p>It's the third of four groups to be released before their sentences are up, part of a confidence-building deal that helped restart peace negotiations in July.<p>Palestinian Omar Masoud was …

Online, But Off The Grid: Why 27% Of Online Adults Skip Social Networks

Over one-quarter of those who log on belong to a completely different internet.<p>This morning, the Pew Research Center social media report revealed that 73% of online adults now use some form of social networking site. It's a large figure, and one that continues to show just how well these platforms …

The NSA's elite hackers can hijack your Wi-Fi from 8 miles away

Attendees at the Chaos Communications Congress in Hamburg this weekend got a surprising rundown of the NSA's surveillance capabilities, courtesy of security researcher Jacob Appelbaum. Appelbaum, who co-wrote the <i>Der Spiegel</i> article that first revealed the NSA catalog, went into further detail …

Computer Use May Improve Fine-Motor Skills In The Brain, Scientists Say

Don’t worry about watching all those cat videos on the Internet. You’re not wasting time when you are at your computer—you’re honing your fine-motor skills. A study of people’s ability to translate training that involves clicking and twiddling a computer mouse reveals that the brain can apply that …