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Ho, Ho, Ho, It's Time To Try These 7 Holiday Sex Positions

Baby, it's cold outside. So why leave the house at all? Skip the flirty snowball fight and get right to cozying up by the fire. You and your yuletide …

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This 'tediously accurate' map of the Solar System puts the space into space

In the words of Douglas Adams, space is big. How big? "Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." Peanuts indeed, but peanuts worth considering — especially …

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11 mind-melting photos will make you realize how shockingly small the Earth is

But we rarely, if ever, stop to think about the vast beyond. And we should!<p>"There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world," former astronomer Carl Sagan has said. "To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with …

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Chinese entrepreneur buys BMW with small change

Employees at a Chinese car dealership spend six hours counting bundles of cash weighing 220lb<p>Employees of a <b>Chinese</b> car showroom were left flabbergasted this week after a woman marched into their shop and paid for a luxury BMW with small change.<p>The businesswoman, who was named only as Ms Li, …

Texas Plumber's Truck Traded In, Ends Up in Syria with Terrorists

Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City is getting a lot of frantic calls lately. It’s got nothing to do with plugged drains or leaks—and everything to do with Syrian terrorists, social media, and a castoff Ford F-250 bearing the small business’s name.<p>As Houston news station KHOU reports, Mark-1’s Jeff …

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Front camera on iPhone 6 has MOVED!!!

The Making Of Tesla: Invention, Betrayal, And The Birth Of The Roadster

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Tesla Motors probably shouldn't exist.<p>The last successful American car startup was founded 111 years ago. It's called Ford.<p>Barely a decade old, Tesla is already gigantic and adored. Its market capitalization hovers around $28 billion. Morgan Stanley calls it "the …

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Average Bugatti owner has 84 cars, 3 jets, 1 yacht

Between Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini, Bentley and Bugatti, the Volkswagen Group has no lack of prestige marques under its umbrella. And while some of these marques may produce models that compete against each other, each seems to be profitable enough in its own right to justify its existence. But …

14 Apple Devices Used To Create Amazing Music Video

We have seen quite a few music videos featuring various Apple devices, but the latest one from Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes, is one of the …

Murder suspect really did ask Siri for advice on hiding a body

One of the best-known Siri easter eggs is its response to the question “Where’s a good place to hide a body?” Siri’s usual response was to ask “What kind of place are you looking for? Swamps. Reservoirs. Metal foundries. Dumps.”<p>In a story you really couldn’t make up, Kirotv reports that ‘a Florida …

Wikimedia denies photographer's claim to a monkey's selfie

If a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the photo? It isn't the camera's human owner, at least according to Wikimedia. As part of its first transparency report, which outlines government and corporate requests for user information and content takedown, Wikimedia has included a number of brief …

Deport Justin Bieber petition tops 100,000; White House must respond

The petition is clear and to the point: "Deport<p>Justin Bieberand revoke his green card."<p>And now the petition at WhiteHouse.gov, created six days ago, has passed the 100,000-signature mark required to get an official response from the Obama administration. Wednesday morning at 8, the total was at …

Absurd Creature of the Week: This Fly Hijacks an Ant's Brain — Then Pops Its Head Off

We humans were just so proud of ourselves when we invented the guillotine after millennia of experimenting with how best to take heads off shoulders. …

iOS 7 tops 2013 Mobile OS User Experience Benchmarks

iOS 7 has taken top billing in Pfeiffer Consulting’s annual Mobile OS User Experience Benchmarks, scoring just over 73 percent against 57 percent for Android and 47 percent for Windows Phone.<p>The study attempts to calculate an objective rating for the usability of a mobile OS by a typical, …

Original iPhone radio engineer details the heart (and Scotch) pounding moments that lead up to the Steve Jobs iPhone announcement

Fred Vogelstein, author of <i>Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution</i>, has published a massive, detailed account of the atmosphere around Apple in the lead up to the historic announcement of the original iPhone in 2007. This particular profile, which is entitled “And Then …

What’s an Icahn tweet worth? About $8B in AAPL’s value …

<i>Fortune</i> ran a couple of pieces showing what happened to Apple’s stock price after investor Carl Icahn’s tweets, with his initial announcement that he had taken a “large position” in AAPL, followed by news that he’d had a “nice conversation” with Apple CEO Tim Cook – and a subsequent tweet yesterday …

Lil Wayne: Return of the Hip-Hop King

From courtside with Lebron to backstage at 'SNL': riding with Lil Wayne as he reclaims his crown<p>The processing room at the New York City Correctional …

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

The Tesla Model S Is So Safe It Broke the Crash-Testing Gear

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 08.20.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:12 pm. 2:12 pm<p>The Tesla Model S may be the safest …