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Don’t call them “one-hit wonders”!

<b>Joan Jett (AP)</b><p>From Joan Jett to Animotion, these are some of the best bands unfairly slapped with that dreaded label<p>Annie Zaleski<p>September 7, 2014 8:30pm (UTC)<p>Google the phrase "one-hit wonder," and you'll find an abundance of lists detailing band after band that had fleeting chart success, but …

20 Best Hidden Tracks on Albums

Every day we walk amongst things that are hidden—concealed from our immediate sensory perception. Things that nestle just along our peripheral edge …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About 'Gremlins'

"Gremlins" came out 30 years ago, fooling parents with its deceptively cute poster and spawning years of mini-monster inspired films. In honor of the anniversary, here are 10 things you might not know about the horror-comedy classic (we'll just assume you know not to feed a mogwai after …

25 Astonishing First Appearances By Famous Rappers

Beastie Boys<p><b>"Riot Fight" (1982)</b><p>Long before they were hip-hop pranksters, Michael Diamond and Adam Yauch were teenage goofballs who started a jokey …

The Offspring’s ‘Smash’: The Little Punk LP That Defeated the Majors

In 1994, two young, fast, loud and snotty bands took California punk to new melodic heights and unheard of levels of international exposure – and …

Flashback: The Sex Pistols Tear Through ‘Bodies’ In 2007

Unlike most reunited bands, the Sex Pistols never pretended they came back together for anything but the money. “I hate to burst your bubble,” …

From Nymphomaniac to Stranger By the Lake, is sex in cinema getting too real?

The script, Christophe Paou says, was even more sexually explicit, so the French actor knew what he was getting himself into when he signed up for Alain Guiraudie's film, Stranger By the Lake. Paou plays Michel, a handsome and charismatic man – with an extremely sinister side – who meets Franck, a …

MMA: The Cruelty of the Combative Sport

It is odd how the viewing public has romanticized combative sports to the point that one would think it’s a glorious, glamorous life—all positive and little negative. As with all sports, our perception is clouded by assumption and comfortable distance, which is the norm for nearly all sports.<p>Of all …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

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Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

ZeroLemon launches monstrous 10,000 mAh extended battery for Note 3

The Galaxy Note 3 is already a great option if you’re looking for a long-life smartphone that can take you through a day of heavy usage without breaking a sweat.<p>But the 3,200 mAh battery on the Note 3 is <i>puny</i> compared to the tablet-like 10,000 mAh delivered by ZeroLemon’s new extended battery pack. …

Hoped-For AIDS Cures Fail In 2 Boston Patients

HIV has reappeared in the blood of two Boston patients who scientists had hoped had been cured of their infections.<p>This disappointing development, reported by <i>The Boston Globe</i>'s Kay Lazar, is yet another cautionary tale of how researchers can never afford to underestimate the human immunodeficiency …

Mr. Skin’s Top 10 Nude Scenes of 2013, In Excruciating Pun Form

Being the sensitive intellectual I am, with a drawing room filled with framed degrees and pictures of dogs wearing turtlenecks, I would never dream of watching a work of art solely for the venal pleasure of spying some spry lass stripped of undergarments. But given that the female form is a …

A New Android App Gives You Amazing Control Over What Your Other Apps Can Do

Say no, and you might not get to use the app.<p>In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with the app waking up the device? Tracking your location? Accessing your camera? You got to choose.<p>And …

Google Now’s voice commands brought together in a useful infographic

When Google Now first arrived with Android 4.1, many folks referred to it as the Google alternative to SIRI. In reality, Google Now is much more than just a simple digital assistant, levering the full power of the web and Google’s services to provide an experience that is worlds above the …