Alex Rebreanu

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The top 10 most interesting-imperfect movies of 2016

This time of year brings a barrage of lists -- critics and journalists telling you the 10 best movies you need to see, or need to feel bad for not seeing.<p>Admittedly, many of us in media-land tend to lockstep to the same films, or throw in a requisite foreign outlier. We're also very willing to …

Top 10

Floating bubble could replace London’s Houses of Parliament during renovations

Britain’s politicians could soon be debating in a half-submerged bubble in the Thames, reports Citylab.com.<p>The plan has been proposed by an American architecture firm who claim it’s the best solution to the Houses of Parliament’s woeful state. The iconic neo-Gothic building has been the home of the …

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

3 days in Dublin, Ireland

Designated as a UNESCO City of Literature, the Irish Capital of Dublin is famous for its Georgian architectural castles, sprawling gardens, pub …

The Division: Best Build For A Solo Character

Some folks don’t like other people. If that’s you, you probably intend to play The Division without a group of close pals or a bunch of random …

PC Gaming

3. London

London is a fantastic little movie that, although flawed, is still very much worth a watch; the work of a first time writer-director, it's riddled …

Oscars 2016: Why Chris Rock Should Host This Show Every Damn Year

It's official: Chris Rock needs to host the Oscars <i>every year.</i> The whole idea of other hosts has been tried, and it has failed, from the …

Clint Eastwood

Sonic youth: vaginal speaker lets you play tunes to foetuses

Babypod, a speaker inserted into the vagina, launches with ‘first concert for foetuses’ as 2009 Eurovision song contest contender sings to pregnant women<p>Does anybody else remember when a Donny Osmond poster was found up a woman’s vagina? Because I do. I’ve never forgotten it, and I never will.<p>Now, …

Pregnancy

Inside Out video: Outside cut takes out the inside parts

Pixar’s <i>Inside Out</i> made moviegoers fall in love with the emotions influencing a young girl named Riley. But what would the film look like if we didn’t …

12 Times Ryan Reynolds Won Twitter

Ryan Reynolds is great at many things: looking handsome, being a dad, acting, and, most importantly, cracking us up in less than 140 characters. It takes a special person to be able to be funny on Twitter, and Reynolds is definitely one of those people.<p>These are the 12 times Ryan Reynolds was the …

Ryan Reynolds

Google makes a Hangouts Mac app you'll want to use

Listen up, OSX users: with the new Hangouts update from Google you might actually want to use the official app rather than Adium. It consolidates your contacts on the left side of one window and puts your chats on the right as you'll see below. It's pretty simple and intuitive and is rocking …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

Flashgap Is A Time-Delayed Photo-Sharing App Inspired By ‘The Hangover’ Movie

Just a few years ago, the ‘real-time web’ used to be a <i>thing</i>. But, nowadays, almost everything online seems to happen instantaneously, not least when sharing photos. That, of course, has its own advantages — such as breaking news on Twitter — but, at the same time, we lose the fun that comes with …

South Korea is threatening to jail selfie stick retailers

The South Korean government is going after sellers of uncertified camera extenders, threatening fines of up to 30 million won ($27,000) or prison time of as long as three years. According to Korea’s Ministry of Science, “selfie sticks” that have bluetooth functionality should be classified as …

South Korea

This Mesmerizing Map Of The Internet Lets You Explore The Web's Tiny Connections

Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like?<p>The Internet Map is an online project that seeks to visualize metrics like web traffic and linking between sites, and the result is a …

This Is The Hardest Riddle On The Internet

It's called Notpron, and since the website's launch in 2004, over 16 million people have tried to solve it and only 31 have managed to.<p>That's a success rate of about 0.0003%.<p>With 140 levels, Notpron starts out relatively simple but quickly gets tougher.<p>Notpron can be played online in your web …

Samsung mocks the iPhone 6 before it's even announced

Screen size envy is Samsung's latest Apple attack<p>No one knows for sure if Apple really is announcing a bigger iPhone, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from taking yet another jab at its rival. The company's derisive new commercial shows a man excitedly commenting on rumors about the upcoming iPhone …

Kim Kardashian's game is making millions of dollars because … it's not terrible

<i>Kim Kardashian: Hollywood</i>, the mobile role-playing game featuring the socialite herself, is forecast to make $200 million this year, which is significantly more than what most video games make in their lifetime. While it may be easy to attribute most of those earnings to her rabid fan base, which …

'SSL added and removed here' - Google mocks NSA in crypto code joke

It’s an open secret that the NSA is keeping tabs on Internet users through various means. Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations suggest that the agency does not even have to take an active role in eavesdropping, as it’s the Internet and tech companies that do this for them. Case in point: …

Information Security

Wikileaks Had A Great Response To The CIA Joining Twitter

There were myriad reactions to the CIA joining Twitter on Friday, but the radical transparency website Wikileaks had a great response that probably irritated the intelligence agency often operating in the shadows.<p>The Wikileaks Twitter account, which many believe to be controlled by founder Julian …

You can’t break copyright by looking at something online, Europe’s top court rules

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / mtkang<p>Internet users who look at copyrighted material online aren’t breaking copyright by doing so, the …

6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive

Google Drive has unlimited potential.<p>The feature that lets users upload documents, images, spreadsheets and more has millions of neat little ways to …

New Galaxy S5 video continues "the next big thing is here" theme

Samsung has uploaded a new video to YouTube highlighting the features of the Galaxy S5, while taking a gentle poke at the iPhone. The Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced back in February and became available this month. Following its “the next big thing is here” theme, the new S5 video highlights the …

Phones

The HTC One M8: A Phone For Hipsters

HTC is looking to build on the success of the HTC One with its new phone, the, erm, HTC One. Well, that’s not entirely accurate, it’s called the HTC One M8, but it feels like the M8 was added on the launch day because of the mass confusion the name was causing.<p>HTC desperately wants to distance …

Visualize shared links, trends with BuzzSumo

What are the masses discussing on Facebook, Twitter, or other social networks today, this week, or this month? BuzzSumo provides a simple dashboard to keep you informed.<p>If your job requires you to know which topics are the most discussed on social media or if you are simply a curious denizen of the …

Infographics

Watch Documentaries on the Making of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd had to find its way again after founding singer Syd Barrett had a mental breakdown and left the band in 1968. The new group became …

iOS 7 Is Designed To Be Easy To Understand But Hard To Copy

Jony Ive explained in the video that introduced iOS 7 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that the new design was both familiar to existing users and yet a totally new experience of the iPhone. There has been criticism of both the familiarity (nothing really new here) and the ad hoc nature …

13 Underdog Songs That Could Be Your New Summer Jam

Not every perfect summer song will be on the radio constantly, but that's no reason to miss out.

Miley Cyrus

Stunning Concept Trailer for the Sci-Fi Film KOYAKATSI