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Michael Jackson jury members recall child molestation trial, why they found him not guilty

It’s been more than 12 years since Michael Jackson‘s infamous 2005 child molestation trial, when the legendary singer was accused of inappropriate …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

Dear Hollywood: Michael Jackson Was Black (and Proud)

The casting of a white man as Michael Jackson in a TV series set in 2001 is more than unnerving. It is actually a complete contradiction of who MJ was in 2001 and throughout his life. The year 2001 was a year, that if you look and listen to Jackson himself, he was nothing but a black man ringing …

What Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando really did after 9/11

It’s an irresistible story: Three of the world’s most iconic superstars, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando, jumped in a car …

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How does a baby fit inside the womb? Photographer captures adorable position

You have to make yourself pretty compact to hang out in mom’s belly for nine months.<p>It’s a pose Marry Fermont — a birth photographer in Middelburg, Netherlands — always tries to capture in the delivery room as parents meet their little ones for the first time.<p>The images help new moms and dads …

Pregnancy

Billionaire who sold Minecraft to Microsoft is sad and lonely

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Being rich is wonderful.<p>At least that's the assumption the whole world seems to make.<p>The wealthy are today's so-called rock stars, even though the music that emerges from their mouths can sometimes feel …

Freaky fast food: From black buns to Batman burgers (pictures)

19 Pretty Recent Things Today's Kids Will Still Never Experience

Remember when your phone flipped open?<p>#TodaysKidsWillNeverKnow is the latest trending topic on Twitter to get people worked up, and it brought back <i>all</i> the nostalgia. Thanks to Netflix and iPhones, kids today will never know the joy of leaving Blockbuster with the newest release on VHS, nor will …

Oregon Trail

22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five</i> …

RIP SkyMall: 10 Bizarre Gems From Everyone’s Favorite In-Flight Catalog

This morning, much to the dismay of travel enthusiasts everywhere, SkyMall filed for bankruptcy. Not only did the in-flight catalog provide excellent reading material on board, but it introduced its readers to a wealth of unique, borderline-bizarre products we never knew existed. From a biometric …

'The camera literally steamed up' – how I made the video for Michael Jackson's Billie Jean

Producer and director Steve Barron tells the inside story of one of the most influential music videos of all time<p>Steve Barron is responsible for some of the most iconic music videos ever made. The roll call of artists he worked with in the Eighties is impressive: A-ha; David Bowie; Fleetwood Mac; …

15 Otherworldly Places You Have to See to Believe

<b>Three Sisters Volcano, Oregon</b><p>Have you ever looked at a photo and just couldn't believe what you were seeing? Today let's check out 15 of those places. Destinations that seem like they are not of this Earth. Lakes that seem like they belong on another planet. Mountains that appear like they were …

10 Things Happy People Understand

All of us have been around people who are genuinely happy. Happiness I have found, is not something that always comes naturally. Actually, it takes work. It requires us to deliberately and consistently take stock of our lives.<p>There are ten characteristics that seem universal to happy people. It is …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The Kings Of The '90s Dot-Com Bubble

The dot-com crash was nearly 15 years ago. We thought it might be interesting to find out what happened to the startup founders who defined an era of unparalleled ambition and excess.<p>These were the guys who declined to buy a new company called "Google" for $1 million because it seemed too …

Flashback: Bart Simpson Does ‘The Bartman’ With Help From Michael Jackson

By the fall of 1990 <i>Simpsons</i> mania had swept the country, even though the show had been on the air for less than a year. Bart was the breakout star …

Michael Jackson

Windowless Airplane Will Give Passengers High-Res Panoramic Views

You don’t need a window for these views. Paris-based design company Technicon Design recently won an award for their IXION Windowless Jet Concept. …

33 Pictures Taken At The Right Moment

We Bored Pandas are huge fans of perfectly timed photos that capture perfect (and usually funny or unexpected) moments that come and go with a blink …

Artist Gives Celebs the 'Natural' Look

Make-Under<p>One artist has decided to combat the plague of Photoshopped celebrity looks by going in the oppose direction—depicting our favorite stars …

Scope Vintage Photos of '60s and '70s-Era Celebs From a New Art Book - PAPER

<i>Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston</i><p>Jack and Anjelica in their skivvies. Babs in her iconic Scaasi suit. Iggy Pop sweaty and in a speedo. All these images and more appear in photographer Julian Wasser's recently-released art book, <i>The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser</i>, documenting the fun …

Old Man Shocks Everyone at Wedding with His Dancing Skills

(Video Link)<p>He may need canes to walk, but not to dance! Watch this old man put the younger folks to shame with his mastery of the dance floor. You …

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

Michael Jackson: Intimate Photos From the King of Pop’s Teenage Years

Piano Boy<p>"This is Michael in his family's music room," says Britt. "It was in one of the sheds around their estate in Los Angeles. There were drums, …

Los Angeles

10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …