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9 '90s Teen Movie Douchebags, Ranked From Least to Most Douchey

Misunderstood prom queens, geeks with the hots for biggest babe in school, mean girl posse bimbos who lack personalities...these are just some of the teen movie character cliches we see over and over. The late '90s spawned a slew of teen high school films, and there was one type that managed to be …

Acoustic Guitar

The best home security camera

The Winner<p>Dropcam Pro<p>The Dropcam Pro is the clear winner among the cameras I tested. It’s one of the smallest cameras on the market, and has the best image quality and the easiest setup. The Pro came out last fall and runs $199. It’s got an all-glass lens and a nice, wide 130 degree field of view …

Helena Bonham Carter Discusses Tim Burton Split for First Time Publicly

“I could write a thesis on what’s happened.”<p>Last Christmas, Hollywood’s most beloved eccentric couple, <b>Tim Burton</b> and <b>Helena Bonham Carter</b>, broke up after 13 years, two children, and over six films together. At the time of their split, the longtime couple only offered a boilerplate statement about …

Celebrity News

Vladimir Putin steals Barack Obama's thunder on the world stage

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vladimir Putin is back -- and stealing Barack Obama's thunder.<p>The Russian president showed up at the United Nations on Monday for the first time in a decade, proposing a coup against U.S. global leadership and seeking to wrest control of a coalition battling ISIS away from America's …

Middle East

Cult of Mac Magazine Special Edition: iPhone 6s Super Guide

We’re excited! This week marks the launch of our brand-new <i>Cult of Mac Magazine</i> app, version 2.0!<p>We’ve redesigned it to make it even easier to get all of the best Cult of Mac content in a version that’s optimized for touchscreen displays. Just zoom in with your finger and thumb to pull up a story. …

Apps

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Palo Alto, California, waiting for his lab’s weekly meeting to begin. Wyss-Coray, a professor of neurology at Stanford University, was leading a young group of researchers who studied ageing …

Alzheimer's Disease

Scene of disarray on Moroccan plane after cabin crew 'dispute'

Passengers on board a flight from Casablanca to Lisbon in Portugal were reportedly scared to leave their seats as they believed the noise of falling objects was the result of a technical problem with the plane.<p>According to a report on the forum Crash Aerien, the mess was in fact the result of a …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Landscape Photography

Amber Heard charged with illegally bringing dogs to Australia

Actor issued with summons to appear in Queensland court in September, though husband Johnny Depp not charged<p>Amber Heard, the actor and wife of Johnny Depp, has been charged with illegally bringing the couple’s dogs to Australia – an incident that captured global attention after the nation’s …

Australia

Relaxing "Hydro Hammock" is Fully-Functioning Hot Tub in a Hammock

If you've ever dreamt about having a portable hot tub, then the <i>Hydro Hammock</i> was made for you. It combines easy, carefree lounging on a hammock with the comfort of soaking in a piping-hot steam bath. The blissful product provides ultimate relaxation, and it comes available in multiple models …

Rechargeable Batteries

17 Celebrities (And Their Reactions) In The Crowd At Wimbeldon

Oh, the faces they make.

Celebrity Gossip

Watch Stephen Colbert Shut Down Same-Sex Marriage Haters

Justice Scalia may actually be on fire after Colbert’s roast.<p><b>Stephen Colbert</b> is taking over the <i>Late Show</i> in September, but he his response to the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in the United States should fill the void in the heart of any fan of <i>The Colbert Report.</i><p>“Time moves so …

Same-sex Marriage

Bored pilot draws penis on FlightRadar with private plane

"This is your pilot speaking. We're at a cruising altitude of 41,000 feet, and we're just going to be making penis shapes in the air today."<p>Aviation …

Stain glass and roof on second floor of la Sainte-Chapelle in Paris.

MIT Students Redesign The How-To Video, In 4 Easy Steps

MIT researchers aim to use crowd feedback to build better step-by-step menus for online how-to videos.<p>Whether you want to learn how to make scrambled eggs like Gordon Ramsay, drive a stick shift without stalling out or just wax the tips of your mustache, you can find plenty of videos online …

Airbus Captures Five $300M A350 Jetliners Flying Together In This Billion-Dollar Photo Shoot

This September, Airbus took to the skies to capture photos of five of its massive test and development A350–900s. The photo shoot was meant to …

4 Shark Tank Success Stories | Inc.com

On the ABC show <i>Shark Tank</i>, entrepreneurs ask investors ("Sharks," including Barbara Corcoran and Mark Cuban) to use their real money to fund their enterprises. The fact that the entrepreneur benefits is an aside; the purpose is to showcase how partnerships are struck while highlighting some truly …

Entrepreneurship

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …

Photography

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Updated: Nov. 5, 2017<p>Editor’s Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is …

The Thing System aims to Revolutionize Home Automation

Marshall T. Rose was recently at the O’Reilly Video Studio to discuss The Thing System, an open-source solution for both home automation and controlling the internet of things. It’s currently in alpha, but already boasts an impressive array of functionality with devices as varied as lightbulbs and …

For longer battery life, change these iOS 7 settings

Some of iOS 7's features -- including hidden settings -- could be killing your phone's battery life. Here's how to make sure your iPhone makes it through the day.<p>Some of iOS 7's new features might be hurting your battery life. Thing is, it's not the standout features like AirDrop or the …

Apps

Daily What?! Artist Proclaims U Thant Island, the Smallest Island in Manhattan A Sovereign Nation

In 2004, in protest of increased security in NYC for the Republican National Convention, artist Duke Riley sailed to U Thant Island and proclaimed it …

J.J. Abrams apologizes for overusing lens flare: 'I know it's too much'

J.J. Abrams is proud of the last two <i>Star Trek</i> films, <i>Super 8</i>, and <i>Mission: Impossible III —</i> all of which he directed<i>.</i> However, he is sorry for the rampant lens flares streaking across the screen in each of those films. In an interview with <i>Crave Online</i>, the man who will helm <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> …