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Nirvana, Kiss lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2014 inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officially announced next year's inductees on Monday: Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt will all join the class of 2014. The E Street Band will be given the Award for Musical Excellence and Beatles manager Brian Epstein and …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

World Cup stadium site in Manaus 'rated zero for safety', say builders

A strike over safety conditions following a fatal accident has halted already-overdue construction of the Manaus stadium where England are due to play their opening World Cup match.<p>After the death of two workers last week, the builders' union have downed tools, saying the rush to finish the job …

North Korea 'preparing to carry out new nuclear test'

South Korea warns North Korea may be preparing for new nuclear test, as Pyongyang celebrates two years of Kim Jong-un in power<p><b>North Koreans</b> pledged their allegiance to Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the death of his father, as South Korea warned Pyongyang could be preparing to …

Russia offers Ukraine major economic assistance

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1037000/1037659_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534462148_ba6a61dc2d0f3ce611814cba08e2319e<p><b>Russia has given Ukraine a discount of almost a third on Russian gas and said it would buy billions of dollars' worth of Ukrainian government …

Russia

Snowden Tries to Cut a Deal with Brazil

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Vindicated by yesterday's court decision that NSA collection of metadata likely violates the …

Climate change expert's fraud was 'crime of massive proportion,' say feds

The EPA’s highest-paid employee and a leading expert on climate change deserves to go to prison for at least 30 months for lying to his bosses and saying he was a CIA spy working in Pakistan so he could avoid doing his real job, say federal prosecutors.<p>John C. Beale, who pled guilty in September to …

Bread, Beef and Other Foods That Will Cost Way More Next Year

Got milk? You probably will next year — reports of $8-a-gallon milk are overblown, but there are some food items that will have you digging deeper in …

'Tips for Jesus' mystery man strikes again — for $5,000

The $111.05 New York restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words "god bless!" scrawled across it.<p>The handle @tipsforjesus is stamped next to an illegible signature.<p>In recent weeks, similar tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast and even in Mexico, with tips of as much as …

New e-waste map shows the global toll of electronics

All of our used electronics are here to stay — unfortunately, we haven't figured out what to do with them yet. A new interactive e-waste map, created by the UN partnership organization StEP Initiative, shows that the volume of our e-waste, or any disposed item with an electrical cord or battery, is …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

Google plans to expand Chromecast in 2014

Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google's Chromecast system over the coming year.<p>The search giant is planning …

SteamOS Beta release in a nutshell.

Feathered costumes change colors in different climates

Textile chemist Lauren Bowker develops inks that respond to various changes in the climate, giving invisible shifts in the wearer's environment a …

Costumes

Wonderfully Witty Animal Comics by Liz Climo

If you're on Tumblr, you may already know the name Liz Climo. She's the artist whose funny comics get thousands (and even tens of thousands) of notes a day as people share her witty works with the world. By day, she's an author and animator for the hit show <i>The Simpsons</i>. By night, she turns into one …

Comics

Brody Stevens on Making a Show About His Public Breakdown

<b>Brody Stevens demands your attention,</b> and he'll take it any way he can. Because, as a stand-up comedian navigating a relatively obscure twenty-year career while watching others get famous, Stevens knows his time is short. He won't let you forget that he was in <i>The Hangover</i> (parts one and two) and <i>Due</i> …

50 Kick Ass Funny T-Shirts Every Geek Should Have

Tis but a Scratch by Naolito<p>Who says that geeks don't have great fashion sense? They'd look totally cool with these funny and geeky T-shirts from the …

STOP LYING TO US, CULTURE

STOP LYING TO US, CULTURE<p>In my limited sexing, I’ve enjoyed a few of the different fruits the Humptree has to offer, but there’s a lot out there, and some of it seems like it was made up just so someone could say they did it, with little consideration for the practical and, dare I say, sensual benefits of such a maneuver. Let’s take some time to go over some of the sexual repertoire that just doesn’t make a hell of a lot of sense, and see if we can’t figure out why.

6 Substances That Wipe Their Ass With the Laws of Physics

Physics is a bastard that can't be trusted. Just walk off a cliff and see how willing it is to turn on your "I love science!" ass with the slightest …

The best writing of the week, December 15

Your Sunday reading<p>We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekend morning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter and RSS and check out …

Trip Hawkins’ new game helps kids learn about their feelings

If Trip Hawkins’ new game takes off, it would be a more satisfying outcome for the founder of Electronic Arts than creating Madden NFL football, designing the 3DO game console, or creating mobile games with Digital Chocolate. That’s because the emotional stakes are high with his startup, called If …

Kurt Vonnegut: Where Do I Get My Ideas From? My Disgust with Civilization

This past week, we referred you back to Neil Gaiman's essay where he tried to explain the almost unexplainable: the source(s) of his great ideas. The …

9 Longform Stories We're Reading This Week: Juliana Pastrana, Dasani, And The Hunt For Chris Dorner

This week for BuzzReads, Tim Stelloh tells the story of the sad and strange life — and afterlife — of a once-famous Sinaloan freak show performer. Read that and these other stories from BuzzFeed and the rest of the web.

In a world without sun, a hunter tracks his prey with liquid light

Mark Wincek's striking animated short film <i>Lumin</i> is set in a world of darkness, where a hunter must mark his quarry with light. But the deer isn't the …

Animated Movies

Week in Review: December 15, 2013 (Contemporary Art Daily)

Welcome to Week in Review, our Sunday round-up of the last seven days of activity here at Contemporary Art Daily. Please subscribe to our RSS feed, …

[Recap] Go behind the scenes with new Doom images. http://go.ign.com/18sj8OA [Recap] Doom creator John Romero leads us through the game's legendary original episode, sharing stories and secrets. http://go.ign.com/1bFRjQN