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How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray movie

If you have a sizable collection of DVDs and Blu-ray discs gathering dust, you might want to consider digitizing those bad boys so you can watch them …

Blu-Ray

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Crime

Doctors Explain the Strange Thing That Happens to Your Face When You Drink

Unfortunately, they don't have an answer for why booze makes you sext your ex<p>Ever wonder why your skin gets red and blotchy when you drink alcohol? Blame your gut's reaction to a good time.<p>Moments after booze hits your belly, your stomach releases an enzyme called alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) that …

Butt Motorboating: Yes, Real People Are Doing It

Lena Dunham put the sexual practice in the spotlight on "Girls." But is it safe?<p>On last Sunday’s episode of HBO’s <i>Girls</i>, Lena Dunham and friends introduced the world to motorbutting.<p>The scene (pictured above) featured the characters Desi and Marnie—the latter played by Allison Williams, daughter of …

Mayo Clinic

How to escape your phone contract without paying a dime

Are you desperate to get a new phone or switch your service, but reluctant to do so because you know you’ll get slammed with a big, fat early …

15 phablet-friendly cases and covers to protect your Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note kicked off the so-called phablet trend in 2011 with an air of uncertainty. Three years down the line — and coincidentally, …

The best TVs under $1,000

The 4K Ultra HD revolution has left the star-studded homes of the video elite and landed in Everytown, U.S.A. Now just about anyone can get a TV …

4K Ultra HD

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Our Legacy joins …

The Esquire Guide to Keeping Warm This Fall: Coats

Dolby Atmos is coming to Blu-ray, premieres with Transformers: Age of Extinction

Dolby Atmos, the powerful cinematic audio format Dolby calls “all-around sound,” has been stunning audiences in theaters for a couple of years now. …

Dolby Atmos

8 Signs Your Relationship Is Over

Beware of these breakup clues before she blindsides you<p>No matter how shocked you feel by a breakup, your ex most likely sent a few distress signals before she kicked you to the curb.<p>“People really disengage when a relationship is about to end,” explains John Gottman, Ph.D., an expert in divorce …

Mad Men

The PlayStation 4 controller: A close look at the touchpad, light bar, design, and everything else (part 4, exclusive)

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of the upcoming next generation. For the Xbox One version of this article, go here.</i><p><b>The PlayStation 4 controller:</b><p>Part 1: What could’ve been<br>• Part 2: What’s new with the analog sticks and D-pad<br>• Part 3: What’s new with the buttons and triggers• <b><br>Part</b> …

Rockstar's 'GTA Online' Apology Is A $500,000 Direct Deposit

While it’s true that nearly every major online video game launch has its share of hiccups, the debut of Rockstar’s GTA Online as a counterpart to GTA V has been particularly terrible. A simple inability to log in would be one thing, but the game has endured glitches from infinite loading loops that …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

31 Haunting Images of Abandoned Places That Will Give You Goose Bumps

They say that the only permanent thing in the world is change. History books are one way to understand the passage of time, but there are also some …

Communist Party

18 Super Chic No-Carve Pumpkins

If you love Halloween, but aren’t exactly into wielding a knife to carve out that jack-o’-lantern, you’re in luck. There are <i>tons</i> of great no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas out there. From using paint to stencils to cut paper, the ideas are almost endless. To get you in the Halloween spirit, we’ve …

Decorations

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

The BMW i8 is like a Volt on steroids

Six figures of technological fury.<p>The production 2014 BMW i8 has finally been unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show after years teasing. A Chevy Volt on steroids, the i8 is BMW's latest sports car and features pretty much every powertrain technology short of fuel cells or steam. Through the road all …

OMG, I Want This House: Long Island (PHOTOS)

Home Envy<p>A weekend escape to charming, rustic simplicity? We’ll take it. Take a peek at Long Island’s Cow Pond Farm.<p>09.07.13 4:45 AM ET<p>William …

Reminder: 'GTA 5' Requires An 8 GB Installation On PS3 And 360

We all know that GTA 5 is going to be a massive game in terms of what it brings to the market, but it’s also a massive game, literally.<p>I just learned that Grand Theft Auto 5 requires an 8 GB install whether you’re buying it for Xbox 360 or PS3. I hadn’t realized this until now (though the …

Sony Announces $100 'PlayStation Vita TV' Micro-Console

A while back, I said that the Kickstarter-funded Ouya was in trouble because some big corporation would probably come along and offer something much better for about the same price.<p>Now, Sony has announced the PlayStation Vita TV at the Tokyo Games Show. The tiny console connects with a standard PS3 …