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NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Conan besieged by YouTube commenters in audience

The late-night talk show host praises Google's decision to disallow anonymous YouTube comments, but he's interrupted by "audience members" who feel the urge to "LOL" and battle it out in ALL CAPS.<p>Imagine if people spoke in real life the way they would in a YouTube comment. A comedy bit from Conan …

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Witness the horror game moments that terrified the GamesBeat staff

A good scare takes a symphonic level of preparation for just a moment on screen. Developers must anticipate every angle and sequence in which players are allowed to enter and interact with their surroundings, and tension must build regardless of whether the player obediently presses forward or …

24 Athletes Who Forgot How To Athlete

It happens to the best of them. And the worst of them.

Modern Architecture

18 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies

Grandma was right. You can treat anything with what you have lying around the house.

Alternative Medicine

Troy Baker, The Joker For Batman Arkham Origin, Performs A Monologue From The Killing Joke

<b>Troy Baker</b> received a lot of material from the producers of <i>Batman: Arkham Origins</i> for when he was going to audition for the role of the <b>Joker</b>. His …

‘This is dream’: Tomas Hertl’s adorably shell-shocked interview after four-goal outburst

Tomas Hertl probably thought he'd be able to learn a little more English before he was the guy plucked for the postgame interview at the SAP Center …

Puck Daddy Power Rankings: Government shutdown, nerds, goals scored and stupid jokes bring the heat

<i>[Author's note: Every sports website on earth dedicated to covering just one league publishes a weekly power ranking, and we here at Puck Daddy have</i> …

More Hilarious GIFs to Help Newcomers Navigate NYC

Artist Nathan Pyle is back again with a new hilariously accurate set of gifs to help newcomers navigate through the Big Apple. With the wisdom he has gained from his 5 years of residence in the city that never sleeps, the artist saves visitors the embarrassment of naivet. From knowing how to steer …

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The Highs And Really Highs Of 'The Comedy Central Roast Of James Franco'

Judging by the responses on the Twitters and the Facebooks during last night’s airing, the <i>Comedy Central Roast of James Franco</i> — which we’d been very much looking forward to — was a huge success, as it was arguably the funniest since the network’s debut event with Denis Leary as the …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

Ten Paragraphs About Lists You Need in Your Life Right Now

Recently, a close friend sent me an e-mail with the subject line “Things I’ve Noticed As I Get Older.” The ten numbered observations ranged from the mundane (politics is getting stupider) to the poignant (the distant melancholy of Facebook’s News Feed, with its dispatches from lives that were once, …

San Francisco On The Cheap: Do This, Skip That In Hipsterland

Despite its low-key vibe, San Francisco is notoriously not cheap. It's been called the most unaffordable city for homeowners, and last year, it was named America's fourth most expensive big city to visit [fun fact: Hawaii placed first].<p>But San Fran <i>can</i> be cheap! Behold these low-cost (and way …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

18 Babies Experiencing Things For The First Time

Babies, you know? YOU KNOW?!

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Chris Kluwe’s “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies” is a weird, wild ride

The NFL punter and gay rights advocate takes on Jesus, Ayn Rand and weeping lemurs<p>Kyle Minor<p>July 3, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Chris Kluwe, the punter for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, is as unlikely an essayist as he is a campaigner for free speech or gay rights. That’s part of his appeal as a public person. …

21 Incredibly Simple Photoshop Hacks Everyone Should Know

These tips and tricks should be easy enough for anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of Photoshop.

Tutorials

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they …

Landscape Photography

Five Things We Learned from the Andy Murray BBC Video - Tennis Now

By Chris Oddo<p>(June 24, 2013) -- For those who haven't seen it yet, the BBC ran its hour-long documentary about Andy Murray on Sunday evening, and it …

Tennis

88 Amazing Photography Links That You Won't Want to Miss

With another terrific week in the world of photography passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low in all corners …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Fake Plastic Souks: The Glory Years

Naked Neo Lladro figurines draped in mini bikinis comply with local mores in Sharjah where authorities have asked shopkeepers to "behead" mannequins and not display them in underwear.<p>The idea is to avoid showing facial features and "uphold the traditional and religious values of the emirate," …

United Arab Emirates

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Widow's memoir of David Foster Wallace gathers acclaim

Artist Karen Green's meditation on grief following the suicide of her husband, the author David Foster Wallace, is drawing laudatory reviews in …

Ethan Hawke Was Pretty Great on Reddit Today

If you haven't already seen this little bit of detritus floating around the internet today, Ethan Hawke did a Reddit AMA this morning and was so …

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22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.<p>That's great, because regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting.<p>Joshua Katz, a Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of professor Bert …

19 Reasons Tourists Are The Worst

We've all been a tourist at least once in our life, and don't we just SUCK?!

17 Unusual Uses For Vodka

Besides drinking it. Obvi.

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