Michael Fischer

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The 25 Greatest Moments Of Female Nudity In Hollywood MoviesDesperado

9. Salma Hayek in <i>Desperado</i> (1995)<p>If there’s one thing that putting this list together reminded us, it’s this: Antonio Banderas is a certified pimp. …

How Pikazo Turns Your Photos Into Magic

The latest photo app to grab the world by the eyeballs is called Pikazo. Created by a programmer and an artist, the app “simulates a visual cortex” and takes 10 minutes to change a normal picture into something out of the Tate Modern. Here is how it works.

Tate Modern

These Shots Of Seasonal Fruits And Veggies Are Gorgeous Enough To Make You Go Vegan

Food writers and chefs have long extolled the virtues of eating seasonally and locally. (Just ask Mark Bittman, who recently joined the vegan boxed meal startup Purple Carrot.) Artists Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin have taken this notion and transformed it into a stunning, kaleidoscopic series …

Food

Watch Adele’s Mournful Video for New Song ‘Hello’

Adele has debuted the mournful, evocative video for “Hello,” the singer’s first single off her upcoming album, <i>25</i>.<p>Directed by Xavier Dolan, “Hello” …

Music

Fixed, The App That Fixes Your Parking Tickets, Gets Blocked In San Francisco, Oakland & L.A.

Fixed, a mobile app that fights parking tickets and other traffic citations on users’ behalf, has had its parking ticket operations blocked in three of its top cities, San Francisco, Oakland and L.A. after the cities increased the measures they were taking to block Fixed from accessing their …

San Francisco

City Guide: Los Angeles

When did Los Angeles get so popular? Said to be “Paris amid the palms,” a place where people still pursue “magical self-invention,” L.A.’s experiencing a cultural renaissance. Why? And more importantly, why now?<p>In part because of its stark opposition to New York, Los Angeles has become a magnet for …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

Are you a fast eater, a slow eater or an "isolationist"?<p>You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on LittleThings.com broke down different personality types based on eating …

Albuquerque Balloon Festival: Pictures

Hot Air Balloons

A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

United Kingdom

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

3 gadgets that are always listening and how to stop them

Imagine driving down a dark, deserted road when your tire blows out. There's no one around, but, thankfully, you're not alone. "Hey, Siri. Call roadside assistance." A second later, you get a response in a warm and comforting voice, "Calling roadside assistance."<p>Personal digital assistants, such as …

Hundreds of iPhone apps infected in first major attack on App Store

Developers tricked into using XcodeGhost software that infiltrates legitimate apps in an attempt to steal data<p>Apple has taken down several apps after hundreds were found to have been compromised by a major attack on the App Store.<p>In the first significant security issue to affect the …

Inspiration Or Appropriation? Behind Music Copyright Lawsuits

Where do you draw the line between inspiration and appropriation when it comes to musical compositions? That question is at the heart of several high-profile court cases, including the recent "Blurred Lines" trial and a current copyright-infringement lawsuit involving "Stairway to Heaven." But it …

Non-stop action: why Hollywood’s ageing heroes won’t give up

Shootouts and fist-fights are no longer a young man’s game. Hollywood is rebranding ageing actors as action heroes – but it still discards older women<p>Male careers in the movies have always been longer than female ones, but until recently there was only one real route to on-screen immortality – to …

George Clooney

Eagles and Cowboys fans team up to support family of deceased pilot

Very cool story.<p>Eagles fans and Cowboys fans do not get along, and that's probably putting it lightly. They're involved in one of NFL's most bitter rivalries. But there comes a time when sports take a backseat to real life. Recently, Eagles and Cowboys fans teamed up to make a positive difference …

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Astronomy

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 20, 2015)

Read the top stories from this week’s Daily Edition, which included the deadly shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, Donald Trump‘s rise in the 2016 presidential election and the discovery of a new planet.<p>1. Lafayette Shooting Adds Another Angry Face in the Gunmen’s Gallery – The New York Times, …

The 12 greatest beater cars in movie history

If we discover extraterrestrial life, what happens next?

The search for extraterrestrial life is seen as one of pure curiosity. But, as in other areas of science, we should worry about the consequences of success.<p>Fifty years ago the era of robotic exploration of our solar system was just beginning. In July 1965 the Mariner IV probe sent back data showing …

Paranormal

The Truth About Synthetic Marijuana Known as Spice

The media frenzy over flakka – a drug so mind-bending it led a Florida man to impale himself climbing a fence at the Fort Lauderdale Police Station – …

Cannabis

The curious truth about belly button fluff

Some people have belly buttons devoid of fluff – while others must clean lint out of theirs every day. Jason G Goldman discovers why the fuzz is strong with some…<p>There are two crucial things you need to know about the lint that forms inside of belly buttons. The first is that it's referred to more …

Lyme disease is spreading faster than ever and humans are partly to blame

Avril Lavigne is the latest celebrity to reveal being felled by Lyme disease. After months of withering fatigue, the Canadian singer-songwriter was finally diagnosed with the tick-borne illness and now expects a full recovery. Those who take longer to be diagnosed are often less fortunate. …

Disease

The one crucial reason Apple Music and Spotify can never replace your music collection

It's not that streaming music often fails to properly value artists' work — though there have been grumblings for years about the amounts paid out by Spotify to rights-holders.<p>And it's not the overall cost of a lifetime of a streaming service, though Apple founder Steve Jobs hated streaming …

Marijuana is medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association concludes

Marijuana is one hundred percent a form of medicine, researchers conclude in a bombshell series of reports released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association.<p>Cannabis — which has been used medicinally for thousands of years — reduces nausea, and vomiting, and pain, as well as …

Cannabis

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American Pharoah’s Mile and a Half to History

He had been cooped up all day long. They stuck the best horse on the planet inside a barn at the end of the road, nestled up along Hempstead …

Horse Racing

James Holmes murder trial includes gruesome evidence, tears

Judge Carlos Samour Jr. has allowed prosecutors to display X-rays and autopsy photos of 6-year-old Veronica Moser-Sullivan, the youngest of 12 people James E. Holmes killed during a midnight screening of the "The Dark Knight Rises" in July 2012.<p>The 58-pound child was shot four times before she …

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Listen: 'Alien sounds' recorded 22 miles above the earth

Nasa still cannot explain the eerie hisses and whistles recorded by special microphones 22 miles above the earth's surface<p>Mysterious hisses and whistles have been recorded 22 miles above the earth's surface using infrared microphones aboard a <b>Nasa</b> student balloon experiment.<p>The 'infrasounds' were …

North Carolina

5 best Android apps to transfer files from Android to PC and other ways too!

One of the more common things people need to do is transfer files from their mobile device or tablet to their desktop. Sometimes it’s a photo, sometimes it’s a song, and many other times it’s some sort of document, presentation, or other file that needs transferred. There are actually quite a few …

Apps