Jasvir Sidhu

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10 Grammar Mistakes People Love To Correct (That Aren't Actually Wrong)

Are you the sort of person who just loves correcting other people's grammar? Are you sure that you're doing it right? Some things that people have …

#BBCtrending: Dying to make a point

Dripping in blood and calling for an ambulance, Varun Pruthi lurches into the road. In front of numerous bystanders who do nothing to help, he dies.<p>He then gets up because he is not dead. He is an actor who stages "social experiments" to expose what he calls India's lack of humanity.<p>Pruthi's videos …

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FIFA 15: Lionel Messi Announced for Cover of New Video Game

Lionel Messi might have lost the 2014 World Cup, but being on the cover of one of the most popular sports video game franchises in the world is comparable, right? The Argentine star was announced as the FIFA 15 cover athlete on Monday, per the game's official Twitter account:<p>The 27-year-old is …

Germany's Christoph Kramer Can't Remember The World Cup Final After Getting Knocked Out

Kramer suffered a head injury against Argentina and attempted to keep playing.

KFC Apologizes For Asking Toddler Scarred By Pitbull To Leave Restaurant, Donates 30K To Family

<b>KFC</b> is apologizing after an employee allegedly demanded a toddler leave one of their restaurants because her appearance was upsetting other customers.<p>…

Douchebag Leaves Note For Pilot On Napkin, Slamming Her For Being Female

The year is 2014, and apparently some men are still uncomfortable with women being anything other than waitresses, either on the ground or in the air.<p>…

World's Oldest Person Got A Whole Year Older Today

Justin Bieber may have turned 20 four days ago, but there's a little old lady over in Japan who has lived 20 years...almost six times.<p>Misao Okawa …

Florida trooper sues after her arrest of a fellow officer triggers years of harassment by the blue brotherhood

MIAMI — Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Donna Jane Watts was on routine patrol early one morning when a Miami police car whizzed past at speeds that …

Now you can direct Leonardo DiCaprio in your own dreams

Imagine being able to go to sleep every night and have a lucid dream, the kind where you know you are dreaming and can even exert control over your fantasies. Would you ever get out of bed?<p>The Aurora, a piece of wearable tech, promises to make lucid dreaming as easy as putting on a headband. Since …

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

Why Dennis McGuire had to suffer a horrible execution

State executions are never tidy affairs but the way a death row inmate was killed in Ohio this week is seen by observers as the latest sign of the chaos in which the American capital punishment system has plunged because of a scarcity of drugs.<p>Since European pharmaceutical firms refused in 2011 to …

In Search For Habitable Planets, Why Stop At 'Earth-Like'?

<b>Listen · 3:19</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In their hunt for potentially habitable planets around distant stars, scientists have been so focused on finding Earth-like planets that they're ignoring the possibility that other kinds of planets might be even friendlier to life, a new report says.<p>…

Do You See What I See? Kids' Visual Memory Works In Mysterious Ways

When kids look around, how much are they taking in about the objects that surround them? Scientists have recently devised new ways to peer inside little kid brains and figure out how their visual working memory works. They found that although young kids use the same parts of the brain to record …

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Why Sugar Makes Us Feel So Good

Last week, I reported that scientists are working their way toward a consensus that sugar is addictive. While some researchers are still hesitant to liken sweet stuff to drugs or alcohol, the evidence is accumulating to explain why some of us really struggle to resist or moderate our sugar intake. …

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

The Relationship Between Interior Design, Color and Mood

We at Decoist love a good dose of color. Do you ever notice how a powerful color can change your mood? There are clear relationships between colors …

The Little Couple Star Jen Arnold Starts Chemo—Tweets Bald And Beautiful Photo

Dr. Jen we love you!<p><b>Jen Arnold</b>, the star of <i>TLC</i>’s hit show <i>The Little Couple</i>, along with hubby, <b>Bill Klein</b>, has started chemo—and Popdust has a photo …

Classic Disney World Surprise YouTube Video Gone Hilariously Wrong

If you have access to a computer and a pulse, you've been deeply moved by the slew of "Disney Surprise" videos YouTube has to offer. The ones where a …

Turning to the kids helped turn a charity around

<b>The Gift:</b> Volunteering to run the Children's Aid Foundation<p><b>The Reason:</b> To help the charity reorganize<p>When Joe Canavan became chair of the Children's Aid Foundation a couple of years ago, he started asking some tough questions. He didn't like what he heard back.<p>The Toronto-based foundation, which …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>After all, the book’s principal argument is that continued exponential improvements in price and performance of …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

Rae Morris - New Waves

A free download and some waffle around major vs indie vs unsigned artists, the BBC Sound Of 2014, the Brit Awards and music blogging, before we write …

Child singing star Jackie Evancho balances school, career

MIAMI (Reuters) - Three years after a popular TV talent show launched child soprano Jackie Evancho on a meteoric career, she still has no singing coach, can’t read music and sticks to a modest rehearsal routine.<p>Actress Jackie Evancho arrives at a screening of the film 'The Company You Keep' during …

One Family’s Aging Process Documented Across Two Decades

In 1991, photographer Zed Nelson asked his friend and his friend's pregnant wife if he could document the family in a portrait. The couple agreed and, since then, Nelson has continued to photograph the trio on the same day each year, in front of the same backdrop and with the same lighting in this …

FYI: Do Fat People Stay Warmer Than Thin People?

Pack on some extra pounds for winter<p>At the yearly Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia, participants often smear their bodies with animal fat for insulation against the 70-degree water. But their own body fat also helps to keep them warm, like an extra layer of clothing beneath the skin. When …

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