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Can't stand your friends? Rumr lets you chat with them anonymously

James Jerlecki can’t tell me exactly <i>how</i> his new app is going to be useful, but he thinks teens are gonna love it.<p>"My sister is a teacher and works a lot with teens," he says, "and they want her to respect them, but they are afraid about what they share." Jerlecki’s sister wishes there were an open …

The Best Evernote Apps for Organizing Even More of Your Life

Evernote is one of our favorite multipurpose note-taking tools, so it's not surprising that so many apps out there work with it. These apps do …

7-minute workout app puts a personal trainer in your pocket

Aside from a weekly pick-up basketball game, I have not stuck with anything approaching regular exercise in my life. I have neither the time nor the inclination to join a gym, and any exercise program I devise at home seems to last only a week or two before it fades out and then stops altogether. …

18 Images Big Dairy Doesn't Want You to See (but PETA Will Show You) | PETA

18 Images Big Dairy Doesn’t Want You to See (but PETA Will Show You)<p>It’s already common knowledge that cow’s milk is bad for you, but more and more …

Forestry

A Modern Two-Storey Dwelling Inspiring Calmness in New Zealand

Nestled in Auckland, New Zealand, <b>Rothesay Bay House</b> is a modern two-storey dwelling with a refined wooden exterior and a fancy modern interior. …

By The Numbers: America's Best Value Destinations

For a domestic vacation that won't break the bank this year, check out these 50 affordable hidden gems. Hotel search trivago.com has compiled a list of the best value destinations on home turf for 2014. Based on the yearly average overnight price of a standard double room, combined with the …

Florida

World's Tallest Vertical Garden Is Growing In Sri Lanka

The high-rise apartment building is a fusion between a skyscraper and a forest.<p>Sri Lanka will literally have roses in the air next year, as architecture firm Milroy Perera and Maga Engineering are collaborating to build a 46-floor, high-rise building that will be outfitted with the world's tallest …

iPhone 6 speculation goes bezel-less

Will the iPhone 6 finally ditch the bezel? Mock-ups like to think so. The real thing is less certain, though.<p>The latest speculation comes from the Korea Herald, which said that Apple may bring out a bezel-free iPhone 6 that supports fingerprint scanning.<p>The rumor was widely reported in blogs that …

Kabul records first polio case since 2001

Concern over case that is the first in the capital since the Taliban's fall in 2001<p>A three-year-old has been diagnosed with the first case of polio in the Afghan capital Kabul since the Taliban were ousted in 2001, according to the country’s Ministry of Public Health.<p>Officials have responded with …

Associated Press News

Total Fox Scarlett Johansson Drives Black Corvette in New Captain America Flick

When Scarlett Johansson reprises her role as Black Widow in the upcoming Marvel flick, <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldie</i>r, she’ll be rolling in a black-on-black Corvette Stingray personalized for the character. Unveiled today at the 2014 Chicago auto show, Chevrolet didn’t elaborate on any possible …

Lego Considers Making 'Sherlock' Set

Proposed Lego sets based on the popular British series starring Benedict Cumberbatch are competing with five other finalists.<p>Sherlock Holmes may be …

iCPooch Is A Remote Treat Dispenser & Pet Facetime Terminal For Absent Dog Owners

Last summer we covered Petzila’s answer to keeping a pet pooch happy when you’re not at home: a remote treat dispenser called PetziConnect which also let absent dog owners view and talk to their pooch while delivering treats from afar. Fast forward a few months and prepare to greet iCPooch: another …

With Release Of iOS 7.1 Beta 3, Apple Favors Circular Buttons, Changes To Phone & “Power Off” Screens

Apple is continuing to tweak the interface to its iOS 7 mobile operating system, it seems, as today’s release of the iOS 7.1 beta 3 build indicates. In this latest update, the company has revamped the phone dialer, in-call screen, and power off screen, with a tendency to favor circular buttons …

The Stars Who Landed On This Week's Worst Dressed List Need New Stylists

On this week's worst-dressed list, many stars picked outfits with bad shapes. Camilla Alves hid her gorgeous figure in a toga-style gown, while Julianne Moore looked blah in a boxy black dress.<p>But the celeb who struggled the most was undoubtedly Katy Perry, who managed to make the worst-dressed …

Why It's Okay To Quit

No one <i>wants</i> to think of herself as a quitter. After all, part of being an adult is challenging yourself in ways that help you grow. But, you have to …

'Nymphomaniac' Makes Me Proud to Be a Woman

Sure, I saw Shia LaBeouf's fully erect penis, but it wasn't the sex that got me lathered, it was the film's transparency.<p>Yesterday I had the privilege of seeing Lars von Trier's newest, controversial piece of work, <i>Nymphomaniac</i>. And while I only got to see the first installment of the two-part …

Associated Press News

Jodi Arias' defense bills have topped $2 million

Waitress, aspiring photographer has been in jail awaiting fate while legal bills mount.<p>Jodi Arias' legal bills have topped $2 million, a tab being footed by Arizona taxpayers that will only continue to climb with a new penalty phase set for March, officials said Monday.<p>Arias, 33, was convicted of …

Exclusive: Amanda Knox 'Couldn't Believe What I Was Hearing'

A clearly emotional Amanda Knox said in an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America" this morning that she "couldn't believe what I was …

Russian men losing years to vodka

Russian men who down large amounts of vodka have an "extraordinarily" high risk of an early death, a new study says.<p>Researchers tracked about 151,000 adult men in the Russian cities of Barnaul, Byisk and Tomsk from 1999 to 2010. They interviewed them about their drinking habits and, when about …

Suicides in the Army decline sharply

A historic pattern of rising suicides among soldiers that tormented the Army for nearly 10 years reversed dramatically in 2013.<p>FORT CARSON, Colo. — Suicides in the Army fell by 19% in 2013, dramatically reversing a rising trend plaguing the Army for nearly 10 years.<p>There were 150 suicides among …

W.H. to respond to Bieber petition

The White House will respond to the petition calling for the deportation of Canadian teen pop star Justin Bieber, press secretary Jay Carney said Friday.<p>The White House is obligated to respond to whitehouse.gov petitions that reach more than 100,000 names, which the Bieber petition did this …

What Is He Really Saying?

Read between the lines.<p><b>You never send me snapchats anymore</b><p><b>What It Means:</b> Another way to phrase this one is, "You never show me your boobs anymore and I like boobs so please show me boobs. Also? Boobs." Snapchat is an app where you can take a photo or video and send it to someone for a matter of …

The Bucket List: 20 Must-Have Bags for Fall

The bucket bag is here to stay.<p>The bucket bag has proven its major staying power over the last few seasons. Roomy and unfussy, it has the whole utility thing down—not to mention it still looks incredibly fresh. Shop 20 of our favorites, just in time to amp up your new fall wardrobe.

13 Secrets to Long, Thick, Shiny Hair

We all want a mane of soft, silky, touchable locks. But the reality is that hair grows only about a half inch per month. Want to jump-start the process? Read on for insider tips to stop hair's biggest enemy — breakage — and keep strands strong.<p>START IN THE SHOWER<p><b>Go sulfate free.</b> Overwashing can dry …

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …