Carissa O

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I Want a Giant Cat To Carry Me To Work, Too

Morning commutes in big Japanese cities are notoriously awful. If only people had giant cats to keep them company!<p>The most recent commercial for …

Ranking The 10 Most Upsetting Deaths In Wes Anderson’s Films

In which we look at the pervasive theme of death in Wes Anderson’s work. Spoilers for The Grand Budapest Hotel within.<p>Royal Tenenbaum -- <i>The Royal Tenenbaums</i><p>& 8) Deputy Kovacs & Deputy Kovacs' Cat -- <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i><p>Snoopy -- <i>Moonrise Kingdom</i><p>Rat -- <i>The Fantastic Mr. Fox</i><p>Village Boy -- <i>The</i> …

The 3 Stretches You Need to Do Every Day

Don't scam on these—they're important!<p>Stretching is kinda like drinking enough water during the day: You know you need to do it, but chances are, you probably don't do enough of it. Well, to make things as easy as possible for you, we checked in with stretching expert Beret Kirkeby, orthopedic …

Experience life, love, and death through emoji in this haunting music video

Experimental musician Daniel Lopatin, also known as Oneohtrix Point Never, released an entirely emoji-based music video for his song "Boring Angel," the opening track on his newest LP. Emoji have been taking over recently, especially in music videos: Katy Perry used them in a lyric video for her …

Google To Pay $15 For Each New User With Debut Of Google Apps Referral Program

Google announced today the start of a new referral program for customers of its online office and productivity suite, Google Apps, which will encourage the company’s current users to recommend the service to others in exchange for a $15 bonus per user.<p>The announcement was made via a brief post on …

3D Marketplace 3DLT Talks About Selling The First 3D-Printed Gear On Amazon

We met first met Cincinnati-based 3DLT last year when they announced their 3D printing marketplace at Disrupt. The team is back in the news thanks to a new effort by Amazon to add printed items to their already massive selection of goods.<p>Right now things are in the experimental stages, but I sent …

Samsung Demos The Galaxy S5 And Gear Watches With These Boring Official Videos

Get a cup of coffee. You’re going to need it. These official Samsung videos show off nearly every feature and function of the Galaxy S5 and Gear watches, but they’re rather mundane. Dull would be another word.<p>The videos do, however, make up in info what they lack in excitement. They run through …

Dreams Really Do Come True: Cannabis Infused Beef Jerky

This is Badfish Extracts' cannabis infused beef jerky. It's currently being evaluated by third-party tester Santa Cruz Labs to see how potent it is …

When Artists Attack—Themselves

In a blatant act of vandalism, along with ruining the work of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, Miami artist Maximo Caminero soiled his own …

20 Beautifully Creative Ways To Give Someone The Finger

When you need to flip the bird, flip it with style.

15 Things That Scientists Just Can't Explain

<b>...yet.</b>

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Visual Workout: Five-Minute Plank to Abs of Steel

The abdominal muscle group is the strongest muscle group in the body, and it influences every physical activity you can imagine. From sitting in a chair and walking in the park to running and throwing a ball, all are influenced by the ability of the strength, speed and coordination generated to be …

Workouts

How to see all the companies tracking you on Facebook — and block them

It's free to use, of course, but that doesn't mean it comes without a price. If you're using Facebook, you're giving the company a ton of information about yourself which it is selling to advertisers in one form or another.<p>And most people forget that when they download or sign up for an app or …

Apps

How Asian dating sites cracked your biggest complaint—everyone lies online

Online dating site OKCupid has found an inexplicable number of men happen to be exactly six feet tall and there are four times as many people who claim to earn $100,000 per year as there should be. False advertising, or misrepresentation, is standard in any marketplace; the dating market is no …

Online Dating

Facebook's Demographics Show Why No Other Social Network Can Match Its Potential For Marketers

But digging into the demographic data reveals more specific and compelling reasons why marketers should be active on Facebook, such as the fact that despite recent news coverage about how Facebook is getting older, it's still strongest in the young adult age bracket so precious to many marketers.<p>In …

Social Media

Why Verizon is buying Intel Media: it’s all about taking on Comcast

Verizon(S VZ) made it official on the day of its Q4 2013 earnings call: The company is indeed buying the assets of Intel Media, the Intel(S INTC) …

Yahoo's Next Problem: Tumblr's Traffic Isn't Growing

The past year has been an up-and-down affair for Yahoo, with the company and its CEO, Marissa Mayer, scoring numerous PR coups while failing to make headway in its core business of selling digital advertising.<p>One of those coups was the $<p>1.1 billion $990 million purchase of Tumblr, the social …

Facebook and Google refuse pot ads, even where marijuana is legal

Stores can sell marijuana in Colorado and Washington but they can’t — for now — target potential customers on popular sites like Facebook(s fb), …