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Amazon Backlash, Warhol's Design Approved for Tacoma Dome & More

<b>Legendary artist Andy Warhol submitted</b> a giant flower design back in 1982 as part of a contest to adorn the top of the Tacoma Dome. He lost the …

University of Washington

Activation Lock has slashed iPhone thefts in major cities

As highly-desirable and premium-priced tech goodies, it’s no surprise that iPhones have previously been among the most stolen items we carry around on a regular basis. In fact, police have even correlated spikes in crime rate to the launch of new iPhone models — suggesting that it’s not just …

Criminology

10 Pieces of Clothing You Should Never Wear as an Adult

Cute on a kid, completely awkward on a grownup.<p>What you wear sends a strong message to the world about who you are and what you value, whether you want it to or not. A style-blind "you do you" philosophy may feel empowering, but it won't stop people from reading into your fashion choices. Sure, …

Yep, that's really Uma Thurman

<b>(CNN) —</b> Uma Thurman not only has a new project, she also has a new look.<p>The 44-year-old actress looked quite different when she recently walked the red carpet for the premiere of her new NBC miniseries, "The Slap." Thurman wore minimal makeup and her blonde hair tucked behind her ears.<p>Her …

10 Villains Who Were Supposed To Come Back... And Never Did

Every villain always threatens to return and wreak vengeance. No baddie worth their salt ever gets beaten and then announces they're going to retire. …

Salt

The Shocking Thing Men Are Insecure About in Bed

Size isn't the only measurement that matters to him.<p>It's not exactly news that penis size is a big deal to the male ego. Yet there's another measurement that matters to dudes, as well: how much semen they ejaculate per orgasm. Yep, this was actually the subject of research. A small study presented …

The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie & TV news

3 18 mins ago CBR Exclusives<p>This week, our artists drew your suggestions for children's books featuring comic book characters!<p>3 32 mins ago CBR …

Trailer for BATMAN UNLIMITED: ANIMAL INSTINCTS Animated Film

Apple would take a bite out of GoPro with this action cam concept

It’s no secret that Apple has given some thought to wearable cameras. The company already has a patent that would crush GoPro if it ever decided to make sports cameras, but there’s not enough money in the market for Apple to even bother.<p>We’ll probably never get to see what Jony Ive’s perfectly …

Apple Watch App Made By Dexcom Will Display Blood Glucose Levels

When the Apple Watch launches in April, one of the first apps that will be available for the device benefits diabetics because it reports glucose levels on a graph. This app — which was designed by medical technology company Dexcom — has already been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug …

Diabetes

Weird Facts Behind 6 Famous Star Wars Costumes

The little-known stories of clothing from a galaxy far, far away, from Darth Vader’s helmet to Padme’s wedding dress to Han Solo’s vest.<p>From Princess Leia’s cinnamon buns and white robes to Darth Vader’s shiny black helmet and billowing cape, the costumes in the seven episodes of <i>Star Wars</i> are among …

Meet The World's Greatest Stick Figure Artist

With his latest movie, World of Tomorrow, Don Hertzfeldt made Sundance Film Festival history. The animator talks to BuzzFeed News at the start of what’s looking to be his biggest year yet.<p>The <i>Citizen Kane</i> of stick figure art is a 62-minute movie called <i>It’s Such a Beautiful Day</i>, which screened in …

20 Photos That Capture New York City's Free-Spirited Seventies

<i>Welcome to In Focus, a feature where writer Hannah Frishberg profiles some of the great street photographers of New York City's past and present.</i><p>[Central Park, Couple Kissing, NYC, 1972. All photos courtesy of the Sasha Wolf Gallery.]<p>Brooklyn-based photographer and ex-painter <b>Paul McDonough</b> is a New …