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South Korea is banning thousands of BMWs after engine fires

The South Korean government says thousands of BMWs will be banned from the country's roads after some vehicles caught fire.<p>The German automaker is facing a public relations crisis in South Korea over the fires, which it has blamed on a problem with the cars' exhaust systems.<p>BMW (BMWYY) recalled …

South Korea

As BMW Blazes Mount, South Korea Counsels Caution

SEOUL—South Korea urged owners of recalled BMWs to take their vehicles for urgent safety checks after dozens of vehicle fires were reported, which BMW has largely blamed on a faulty exhaust component.<p>Transportation-ministry officials, already investigating BMW over the blazes, announced new safety …

South Korea

How To: Fake Your Location if Your Parents Installed a GPS Tracker on Your Android Phone

There are dozens of apps like Glympse, Family Locator, and Find My Kids that let parents see where their children's phones are, but they all have one …

Apps

I Tried Japanese Bondage to Learn About the Beauty of Getting Tied Up

I also learned a lot about pain, bruising and how much my shoulder can take before it dislocates.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands</i><p>Japanese bondage, also known as <i>kinbaku</i> or <i>shibari</i>, is a centuries-old form of BDSM, focused on the aesthetics of being tied up in ropes and the thrill …

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What’s the point of doing UX?

<i>From a business perspective, differentiation is one of the primary reasons for investing in UX. If your products and services stand out from those of</i> …

What Every CEO Needs to Know About Design

CEOs who are design thinkers now need to add 'design doing' to their toolkit.<p>"To personalize an experience in the context of the moment--to understand what makes a customer human--Reinventors don't just plumb lots of data, though they do that well. They're design thinkers. They approach problems …

10 Illuminating (and Disturbing) Documentaries About Sex on Netflix

Netflix may not be best known for its documentaries, but the streaming site is full of illuminating docs on a wide variety of subjects, including sex. If you've ever wondered what life is truly like for porn stars or how the sex trade affects women across the world, Netflix has a number of …

Choosing between staying in a hotel or a boat in Labuan Bajo

Traveling to Labuan Bajo in East Nusa Tenggara usually means island hopping to visit the various islands that make up Komodo National Park.<p>With such …

National Parks

Some 2012 and 2013 MacBook Pro users got new machines due to bad batteries

Most often, issues with the supply of components work against the typical computer user, particularly when it involves an older machine. For a short …

How to Find Your Stolen Photos Online

If you work as a photographer long enough, your pictures are going to be used without your permission somewhere. Tracking down where that's happened …

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Is This The Most Romantic Restaurant In The World?

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while …

6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017

From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017.<p>WTF is …

UI Design

17 Web Design Trends To Watch in 2017

It’s time to look ahead and predict how the web will evolve over the next 12 months. What trends should you be aware of, and how should you adapt …

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre</b> …

Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

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How to Give Her a Massage That Will Leave Her Begging For More

Your 4-step guide to rubbing her the extremely right way<p>When you give your better half a rubdown, go slow. That’s the massage message from Susan Findlay, director of the North London School of Sports Massage.<p>“Use the heel of your hand to make continuous fluid movements and work the whole length of …

The Best Mockup & Wireframing Design Tools & Apps for UI/UX Designers

The best mockup & wireframing design tools & apps introduce to UI/UX designers. Updated continually.<p>Prototyping/wireframing tools are the best communi …

Prototyping

12 Breathtaking Roads That Will Make You Gasp in Amazement

Traffic jams, the daily commute; somehow everyday driving never quite lives up to the endless roads they show in car commercials. If you dream of …

26 reasons why New Zealand is the world's best country

The Ridiculous-Looking Exercise That Shreds Your Core

Planks are boring. This dynamic stability exercise kicks up the entertainment factor while challenging your midsection the entire time<p>Try this movement at the gym, and you may get some side eyes from other patrons. But their looks will be worth it when they can’t stop staring at your abs.<p><i>Men’s</i> …

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The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

From artificial intelligence to wearables, here are some of the biggest ideas shaping web design today.<p>Web design thrives on two things: innovation and imitation. Unfortunately, there’s often a lot more of the latter. We all like to seize upon the latest trends, use them until they’re ubiquitous, …

The 1 Thing the Best CEOs All Do

The best C- suite people are lifeguards, not heads of water safety.<p>CEOs are willing to jump in on almost any issue. They may not always be "experts" in the area, but they aren't afraid to speak their mind and jump in.<p>Call it micro-management. Call it over-caring. It doesn't matter, entrepreneurial …

This promising Tesla rival imagines a future where you never have to own a car again

"Initially, more vehicles will be sold, that is the current practice at the moment. More cars are sold than are going into these other forms of use," Nick Sampson, Faraday's head of research and development and a former Tesla exec, told Tech Insider.<p>"But over time, we believe the industry will …

6 Myths About Anal Sex That Might Change Your Mind About It

It’s time to ease your fears—and your sphincter.<p>The unknown is scary—and generally accompanied by a whole lot of urban legends. That’s true whether you’re heading to the New World (“It’s flat! You’ll drop off!”) or exploring the black hole between your butt cheeks. But the unknown is also exciting …

20+ Best Home Decor Trends That Shaped 2016

Let's face it: This year looked mighty stylish.<p>Click through to see the show-stopping styles that got us the most excited this year.