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Chinese cities wanting peace and quiet are using acoustic cameras to catch honking drivers

Congestion in Beijing can be unbearable.<p>With far more than 5 million registered cars, traffic can crawl at half the speed it does in New York City. And aside from toxic air pollution, the noise pollution from constant horn honking has made Beijing the sixth noisiest city in the world.<p>But the …

Autonomous Cars

5 Dating Texts to Save in Your Phone Right Now

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Texting<p>What to Text Someone After a Date<p>5 Dating Texts to Save in Your Phone Right Now<p>Shares<p>Dating calls for a lot of delicate …

Relationships

Second Company Develops Sustainable Mushroom-Grown Leather, Will Debut it This Saturday

Mylo is tough, supple, eco-friendly, looks and feels like leather, and requires no animals<p>Remember MycoWorks, the company that developed leather that …

Biotechnology

Jordan Peele Made a Fake Obama Video to Prove How Easily Conned We Are

We're all doomed.<p>If you, like me, believe yourself to be a scrupulous consumer of news, full of healthy skepticism and too smart for that fake news bullshit, Jordan Peele has got a big, stiff-ass cup of wake-the-hell-up for you. Yesterday, Peele released a video with BuzzFeed News titled "You Won't …

Jordan Peele

A Pocket Knife that Works like Panther-claws

The way Caswell’s Morphing Karambit knife opens and closes is a thing of sheer beauty. It uses a parallel motion linkage, as opposed to a …

Industrial Design

The 9 Best Sex Positions For Any Age

Yes, your sex life changes as you get older. It gets even better.<p>The good news: yes, sex is just as good in your 60s and 70s as it is in your 20s and 30s. The bad news? As you get older and your body changes, the way you have sex may change a little bit. Your body might not be as equipped to handle …

University of Chicago

You’ll soon be able to login to Pokémon GO with your Facebook & Google accounts

Niantic is keen to ensure you never get locked out of your Pokémon GO account, now rolling out the option to login using Facebook or Google as well as your Pokémon Trainer Club account …<p>You can link all three accounts together, so that you can login using whichever is most convenient.<p>Account …

Steak and Blow Job Day is a great idea – but only if we celebrate the women’s equivalent too

opinion<p>Ready your plates and drop your pants, men. Today, 14 March, is Steak and Blow Job Day. And what a momentous occasion that is.<p>A month after …

Relationships

Women go into science careers more often in countries without gender equality | Ars Technica

Boys are confident they can do science even if they're not especially good at it.<p>A large number of social factors have discouraged women from …

White House wants to deliver food to the poor, Blue Apron-style

Think of it as Blue Apron for food stamp recipients.<p>That's how Budget Director Mick Mulvaney described the Trump administration's proposal to replace nearly half of poor Americans' monthly cash benefits with a box of food. It would affect households that receive at least $90 a month in food stamps, …

Agriculture

The Most Popular Airbnb in Every European Country, Mapped

Traveling Europe on a budget can be tough — particularly with the amount of luxury high-end hotels lining the streets. If you’re looking for …

Muslim Friendly Honeymoon villas for all budgets in Bali plus Halal food

Muslim friendly honeymoon villas in Bali are some of the best on earth and it is one of the most popular islands for Muslims on their honeymoon.<p>I …

Relationship experts say these are the 8 red flags to look out for when you start dating someone — and some are surprisingly common

Any new relationship is full of challenges. You're getting to know someone, and there's no telling when something might happen to burst the bubble of your new romance.<p>In general, it's fun learning all there is to know about someone who used to be a stranger. But sometimes, there will be signs that …

InterAct

Hurricane-hit countries slash cost of citizenship-by-investment programs

Caribbean nations ravaged by recent hurricanes are selling citizenship at dramatically discounted prices in an effort to raise emergency funds, sparking concerns that the programs may be vulnerable to abuse.<p>Past scandals involving Iranian-born individuals buying St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship to …

Immigration

Why 2018 is a brilliant year for visa-free travel

Twenty-nine years ago this week, on a frosty Berlin morning, a warm and friendly East German passport official rescued my travel plans.<p>I had ventured …

Red Sea

The 10 Places Everyone Will Travel To In 2018, So Steer Clear Of The Masses

Like most new years, 2018 is embedded with our wants and need to travel like we suddenly grew wings and could fly anywhere we wanted to. The …

European Travel

15 things that are actually cheaper in NYC

There’s no question that NYC is a pretty expensive place to live. But hey, there are deals to be had if you know where to look! From street food to …

Terror attack at San Francisco's Pier 39 thwarted, federal authorities say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former US Marine talked with an undercover FBI employee about carrying out a terror attack over the holidays at Pier 39, a busy shopping and tourist area in San Francisco, according to an affidavit filed in US District Court in California on Friday.<p>Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, of Modesto, …

Terrorism

Trump’s ambassador to the Netherlands just got caught lying about the Dutch

A Dutch journalist just asked new U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra why he said there are “no go” areas in the Netherlands, where radical Muslims are setting cars and politicians on fire.<p>Hoekstra denied it, and called the claim “fake news.”<p>The report cut to a video clip of Hoekstra at a 2015 conference …

Europe

Trump judicial nominee struggles to answer basic legal questions at hearing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Trump judicial nominee struggled to answer basic legal questions posed to him by a Republican senator on Wednesday, including his lack of experience on trial work, the amount of depositions he'd worked on and more.<p>During his testimony, Matthew Spencer Petersen, who currently …

The White House

Here's when you know your relationship is *really* over

Most of us have endured a dating experience that felt more like a saga than a chapter in our life. You broke up and got back together a million …

How to Eat Your Way Through NYC, According to an Expert

You can't go to New York and not eat, well, everything. From the Brooklyn-style slabs of 'za to the inventive plates at Michelin-starred restaurants, …

Manhattan

This Is the Cheapest Michelin-starred Dish in the World

Chef Chan Hong Meng's version of Singapore's signature dish "chicken rice" is so popular that his hawker stall earned a coveted star from the …

Learn how to jump-start a car with this quick guide

If your car doesn’t start, the most likely cause is a dead battery. Being stranded with a lifeless car is never fun, but getting back on the road is …

Microcontroller

4 Things Every Man Needs From His Girlfriend In A Relationship

Hi there! How are you? I'm Ryan. I think it's so cool you want to be in a relationship with me, kind stranger/friend who clicked on this link from my …

Zac Efron

These Boots Are Made for Walking — Through Wet City Streets

Although Cole Haan may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of rugged, weatherproof footwear, you’d be remiss to overlook some of …

Shoes

Why does Siri think the national anthem of Bulgaria is ‘Despacito?’

A cursory investigation with no clear answer in sight<p>A curious case of artificial intelligence wire-crossing has popped up, causing Apple’s Siri to erroneously think the Bulgarian national anthem is Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” according to <i>CNET</i>.<p>It is entirely unclear why this is …

Google Assistant

The White House claims Chicago shows gun control doesn’t work. That misses the real problem.

Trump opposes gun control, but the research suggests it could help.<p>Following the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday, reporters asked White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders about gun control. She gave a typical conservative answer: “I think if you look to Chicago, where you had over 4,000 …

Brazzers's imaginary smartphone turns porn videos into holograms

The porn industry has an impressive record of thrusting innovation in tech – and adult entertainment titan Brazzers is seeking to keep up that reputation with a fresh new concept for a smartphone.<p>The company has imagined a frisky handset that has been specifically optimized for watching raunchy …

When growing their penises for the season, ducks bend to social pressure

Nothing to quack about.<p>Only two known animals can adjust their penis size to meet environmental pressures: the sessile hermaphroditic acorn barnacle, and the duck.<p>Barnacles can stretch their long members through the crashing waves to engage in a salty tryst. And not to be outdone, male ducks can …

Birds