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George Takei Revealed Why He Can’t Stand William Shatner

While <i>Star Trek</i> fans might like to pretend the ongoing feud between George Takei and William Shatner doesn’t exist — I do the same thing with my favorite bands, don’t worry — the bickering’s been heavily documented over the years. Last night on <i>Real Time</i>, Bill Maher asked about the seemingly …

The Bizarre Attraction That Is New York City's Boat Graveyard

It's where ships in New York City go to die-- and it's become a tourist attraction.<p><i>(Photo by @giseled)</i><p>Located on Staten Island's south shore near Fresh Kills landfill, the marine scrapyard is the city's official dumping ground for decommissioned ferries, tugboats and barges. Some of the ships have …

Harley-Davidson Debuts Electric Motorcycle

MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for …

The 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth

Summertime's almost here and that mean's we'll be strapping on the swim trunks in no time. This year, why not ditch the beach for head for one of these breathtaking lakes instead. We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated …

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Watch Brad Pitt Toss A Beer From His New Orleans Balcony To His Neighbor — Matthew McConaughey

Brad Pitt and Matthew McConaughey are just two regular dudes. Two regular dudes with Oscars on their shelves, “Sexiest Man Alive” titles, beautiful wives and families, millions upon millions of dollars, and large balconies separated only by a busy New Orleans street.<p>Thanks to that last similarity, …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

Literature

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Awesome video game will let you fully live your space pilot dreams

Here's 12 minutes of gameplay footage of Star Citizen, a space flight simulator video game that will let you live in a parallel universe. Not only …

How To Pose And Photograph a Huge Group Shot With Thousands Of People

Photographing large groups and make the photos look good is always a hard task. Any group of over 7-10 people can look awkward and the photos are</i> …

Perl

Harlem Building Collapse Neighbors Sue; Astoria's Cats; More!

· <b>Harlem building collapse</b> neighbors to file suit over toxic, dusty homes [NYDN]<br>· Controversial 250-unit development at Staten Island's Mt. Manresa halted [SILive]<br>· A new bill that's likely to pass would <b>freeze rents</b> for 24,000 NYC seniors [Crain's]<br>· A watchdog sues Port Authority over $7.7B WTC …

A BTS Look at Using a Drone Mounted LED Rig to Light a Night Shoot

Using two Black Armored Hexacopters, a RED Epic and an LED lighting rig, aerial video specialist Simon Sjörén and his team took to the mountains of …

Bangkok scrap workers cut into live World War 2 bomb, explosion kills seven

Thai scrapyard workers accidentally detonated a suspected World War II-era bomb Wednesday, killing seven and injuring 19 after attempting to cut into it with a blowtorch.<p>The device was discovered at a construction site in Bangkok, and moved to a scrapyard before workers tampered with it, in an …

Miley Cyrus Has Bruises On Her Butt, Shows Them To The World

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Italian Food

My Day: Japanese sushi chef Yosuke Imada

<b>Yosuke Imada is among Japan's most renowned sushi chefs. Mr Imada, 68, heads Kyubey, a family-run sushi restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo, with branches in Osaka and four major hotels.</b><p>My father opened a sushi restaurant in Ginza in 1935. During the Second World War, my family escaped to my father's …

Japan

15 Mind-Altering Facts About 'The Matrix' To Make You Say Whoa On Its 15th Anniversary

It’s been 15 years since Morpheus took us along on Neo’s ride into the Matrix in the Wachowski brothers science fiction masterpiece. Since that time we’ve had two lesser sequels and countless knockoffs attempting to recapture some of the original movie’s cinematic wizardry and inventive …

Spike Lee Calls Out A.O. Scott In Lengthy, Mostly Unnecessary Rebuttal To The New York Times

When Spike Lee went off about the evils of “motherf*cking hipsters” in Brooklyn last month, I was all set to point out what a jerk he was, until I read what he’d actually said, and found it to be pretty reasonable, inflammatory language notwithstanding. His basic point was “don’t be an asshole,” …

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Interview: The Evolution of Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown'

Anthony Bourdain’s award-winning CNN show “Parts Unknown” returns Sunday, April 13, for its third season.<p>Over the eight-episode run, Bourdain will …

BMW R1200S by Cafe Racer Dreams

The R1200S saw the debut of BMW’s most powerful-ever boxer motor, with over 120 horsepower going to the back wheel. It was that rare breed, a sportbike with a shaft drive, and retained the classic Paralever single-sided swingarm.<p>Not what you might consider to be ideal custom material: I think this …

Motorcycles

How the meat industry killed the free market

Reporter Christopher Leonard reveals the truth about poultry giant Tyson’s exploitative monopoly<p>The dark secrets behind America's meat industry are enough to make us sick -- and according to journalist Christopher Leonard, that's only the start of it. Our health, the well-being of animals and large …

Coming Soon: We Review the Ultra Light f-stop Loka UL for Adventure Photographers

Launching soon, the photo above shows the f-stop Loka UL: an ultra lightweight backpack aimed at adventure photographers with an appetite to explore …

HugeDomains.com - PeriscopePost.com is for sale (Periscope Post)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Customer Service

Plane hits parachute

A Cessna collided with a parachute at a small airport in Polk County, Florida, on Saturday.<p>The plane took a nose dive, and the skydiver was thrown to the ground.<p>Neither the pilot nor the skydiver were seriously injured when they fell about 75 feet, according to the Polk County Sheriff's …

BTS: Ultra-Stable MoVI Footage Shot While Flying Through the Air on Skis

The MōVI freefly systems are very expensive, there’s no denying that. But when you see this behind the scenes video and the footage that the Red Bull …

SwiftKeyNote Now Helps you Take Faster Notes at SXSW

If you’re heading to SXSW and plan to take notes from talks, SwiftKey Note has a new feature that could save you time. As we reported recently, the iOS app has its own smart keyboard that learns from the way you use language. Now a SXSW-themed language model has been added that will auto-complete …