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Russian government threatens a ban on Google, Facebook and Twitter

Roskomnadzor, a Russian government agency that oversees communications and media, threatened late last week to block access to Google, Facebook and …

Twitter’s revamped trends feature insults ‘ugly’ feminists

Earlier this month, Twitter launched a new homepage designed to pull images, headlines, and hashtags from the social network's users to show its worth as a news service. It wasn't long though, until the new page made several missteps, illustrating categories like "world news" with questionable …

Top 10

The HIIT Workout that Tones in 30 Seconds

Start shedding fat with these HIIT moves exclusively from trainer Adam Rosante's new book, The 30-Second Body<p>1. Pencil Squats<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand with your feet …

Workouts

A Frog Riding a Beetle: Is This a Real Wildlife Photo or a Bunch of BS?

Photos of a frog riding a beetle have been flooding the Internet over the past month. Think it looks cute and adorable? Reactions to the series of …

Photography

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in March?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

India

Waze could come pre-installed on your next Android phone

Smartphone makers can now bundle Waze with Google's other apps<p>Waze is already enormously popular with everyday consumers; that's one of the reasons Google purchased the turn-by-turn navigation app in 2013. But now, Waze could become one of the first apps people see on their new Android smartphone — …

Android News

Police release 'shocking' CCTV footage of stabbing of London teenager

Appeal for help in identifying suspects after Alan Cartwright, 15, died after being attacked when cycling with friends in Caledonian Road, Islington<p>Police have released what they describe as shocking CCTV footage of the moment a teenager was stabbed in the chest as he was cycling with friends along …

Crime

Photographer Captures Weasel Riding on the Back of a Flying Woodpecker

A photographer and birdwatcher in London has captured a strange and rare photo that has the Internet abuzz: an image showing a weasel riding on the …

Woman Crush on Twitter: "Kylie Jenner is winning http://t.co/kykEjZCFmw"

The Most Bizarre Sex-Related Google Searches Ever

<b>2. Men and Women Are Equally Worried About Their Junk</b> <br>When it comes to genitalia-related searches, women Google nearly as many questions about their vaginas as men do about their penises—and that concern far outweighs the concern they have for their partner’s bits. In fact, for every search a woman …

Red Wings beat NHL-leading Preds to end successful Western road trip

After dropping three straight games, the Detroit Red Wings started an important six-game road trip on Feb. 18. It proved to be a very successful …

Ice Hockey

12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

Hotels

Olloclip Macro 3-In-1 Lens Review: Extreme iPhone 6 Close-Ups

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, are capable of taking superb photos straight out of the box and the fixed lens gives you great quality images in most situations. However, there’s only so much you can do without using an add-on lens.<p><b>All the small things</b><p>This time I’m looking at Olloclip’s Macro …

Mobile Photography

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Madonna opens up about live Brits 'horror show' tumble

Madonna has opened up about her Brit Awards 'horror show.'<p>The pop icon was performing her song Living for Love at London's 02 arena when she was …

The 10 Best New and Updated Android Apps of February 2015

It’s easy to use: Just install the desktop and Android apps and link your two devices using the code displayed on your device’s screen. There’s no need to create an account — a major advantage. To copy text from your computer to your phone, highlight and press your hot key combo – alt+c by default. …

San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture fined $5,000 for slew-footing

San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowed under the league's CBA, for tripping Detroit Red Wings defenseman …

Ice Hockey

Kelly Osbourne Is Leaving Fashion Police

Amid a tidal wave of criticism claiming that <i>Fashion Police</i> erred in allowing a joke about Zendaya’s hair to make it on air after the Oscars, Kelly …

Magic Leap CEO: Augmented Reality Could Replace Smartphones

Who needs smartphones and screens when you have augmented reality?<p>In an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit Tuesday morning, Magic Leap founder and CEO Rony Abovitz described a future where smartphones are replaced by his company’s technology, which projects a digital light field into a user’s eye …

Augmented Reality

'Nobody cares any more': the relatives looking for flight MH370

It’s nearly a year since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished – and despite an international rescue operation, no trace of it has emerged. Could relatives of the missing passengers solve modern aviation’s biggest mystery for themselves?<p>A year ago, on 8 March 2014, an American schoolteacher named …

Airplanes

Toyota's New Transit Idea Is Like a Bikeshare for Tiny Electric Cars

Small, weird-looking smartcars are nothing new; there are plenty of them on the road, especially in cities where space is at a premium. But Toyota …

Transportation

An Interview with the Inventor of the Vibrating Penis

In his formative years, Rich would read through back issues of pop-culture magazines saved by his grandmother, soaking up articles that predicted we'd be living to be 200, have cities on the moon, and commute by jet-pack by 1999.<p>It was, he learned, just garbage from futurists. So, instead of …

The 16 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.

Google Makes “Mobile-Friendliness” A Ranking Signal Worldwide, Boosts Indexed Apps In Search Results

Google today announced two notable changes that will affect the rankings of search results for users accessing Google search on mobile devices. It will now take into consideration a site’s mobile-friendliness as one of its ranking signals, and information from indexed mobile applications will also …

Apps

Banksy Goes Undercover In Gaza To Support Struggling Palestinians

The anonymous street artist Banksy released a series of new works Wednesday in Gaza, all commenting on the dire situation of the 1.8 million Palestinian residents confined to the area.<p>One of the works is a short documentary posturing as an advertisement for the region, sarcastically framing the …

Report: Google will launch Android Pay in May

Google will announce a new mobile payment system called Android Pay at its I/O conference in May, according to a new report.<p>Android Pay will be a …

Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts or Science? - MIT Technology Review

Two scientific teams this year patched together some well-known technologies to directly exchange information between human brains.<p>The projects, in …

The Brain

Owner of revenge porn site asks Google to remove links to his own photos

Irony of Craig Brittain, who ran site which published nude picture of women without their permission, requesting that search engine remove links to story about him<p>The owner of a revenge porn website has been labelled a hypocrite after asking Google to remove links to stories about his unsavoury …

United States Will Sell Armed Drones To Other Nations

Nope, nothing scary at all about exporting unmanned bombers<p>This week the United States announced that, for the first time, it will sell armed drones to select allied nations. Over the past decade, drones have become something of a poster child for America’s war on terror. While selling Predators …

U.S. Air Force