Yvonne Luk

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Five years on, millions still dig 'FarmVille'

It started out as a simple concept. Let people virtually grow gardens, raise farm animals and become farmers. It soon became a social media and gaming phenomenon.<p>"FarmVille" celebrates its fifth anniversary this summer. Millions of players continue not only to harvest on a virtual landscape but …

Smartphone Addiction Now Has A Clinical Name

According to data from the Pew Research Center, 90% of Americans have a cell phone, while a full 58% of them own smartphones.<p>More surprising, though, is the percentage of people who have developed a psychological attachment to their phones.<p>It's called "nomophobia" (short for no-mobile-phone …

Mental Health

Wet and Wild: 15 Of The World’s Best Waterparks

While they may not reach quite the extremes of height, speed, and all-around curvocity of a standard theme park, your average water park these days …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here’s …

Japan Has Just Open A Giant Museum Dedicated To Poop

Talk about a crap museum.<p>In the event you ever wanted to know anything about your poo, this museum in Japan has got you covered from head to …

Google Was Down For Five Minutes And The Internet Couldn't Handle It

It was the most frightening time imaginable.

An E-Commerce Site Where You Can Haggle Down The Price

What are American holidays without shopping deals, right? A new kind of site has launched out of Y Combinator just in time for the most American holiday of them all.<p>Founders Andrew Kurland and Joe Marrapodi created their e-commerce negotiation site, Greentoe, out of frustration. The two were …

7 Awesome Beards by James Myrick

James Myrick is a master beard artist. He's rather secretive about his methods, but my guess is that, by precise mental concentration, he can grow …

Pop Rocks Firecracker Truffles

Pop Rocks Truffles.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 4, 2014 50<p>Happy 4th of July!<p>I have the easiest last minute treat for you… as long as you have a million pop …

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Watermelon

<i>By Rachel Swalin</i><p>No other produce screams summer quite like watermelon. It could be its refreshing sweetness or even the burst of color that adds a bit of brightness to your plate.<p>Thing is, there's more to watermelon than just its flavor: It boasts some powerful health benefits, too. At 46 calories …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Phone

Image: Mashable, Isar Chang<p>Whether it's from the car keys in your pocket or an accidental drop, our phones are bound to be victims of scratches and …

The iPad Case that Doubles as Your Mistress

Many of us have an unhealthy relationship with our smartphones and tablets with not knowing when to stop but one male sex toy company has taken it a …

Four Women Doing Fine After Getting Vagina Implants Made From Their Own Cells

The women have Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, which gives them underdeveloped vaginas and uteruses.<p>So. Yes. A team of doctors is reporting that they grew vaginas in a lab and implanted them in four girls who had underdeveloped vaginas and uteruses because of a rare genetic condition. This …

Kit Kat Cream Cheese Brownies

March 17, 2014<p>If you like your brownies rich then these are for you.<p>I’m talking chocolatey gooey goodness on the bottom, Kit Kat wafer bars in the …

Dessert

Bathroom Rules

Some people just don't get bathroom etiquette (and they get punched in the face), so just to make sure that everyone's on the same page (and …

Sunlight Pills Bring Tropical Beaches To Your Medicine Cabinet

Now you can take a daily dose of summer vacation whenever you want.<p>Ceaseless snow flurries, power outages, the mercury bar of your thermometer stubbornly frozen near 0--if you’re anywhere on the US’ Eastern half right now, chances are you’re already bored with this current Ice Age. But over at the …

Ice Age

Never fear, Flappy Bird is still available -- on eBay, for a thousand bucks

Less than a day after the explosively popular game <i>Flappy Bird</i> vanished from the App Store and Google Play, it's become available on eBay -- for hundreds of dollars. Lucky owners of the <i>Flappy Bird</i> app have put their phones and tablets up for bidding, with prices ranging from $460 for a black iPhone …

Flappy Bird faces imminent extinction

Flappy Bird went from obscurity to chart-topping success overnight, but that's all coming to an end. After over 50 million downloads, developer Dong Nguyen said on Twitter that he's going to take the incredibly tough game down tomorrow... and probably not for the reasons you'd expect.<p>It's not …

Lemon Oreos, reviewed

As a fan of all things cookies n’ cream, I’m always interested in trying the limited edition flavors that Oreo comes out with. The limited time …

Prescription Mug

Let's toast to our drug of choice<p>Coffee mug that looks like a prescription bottle<br>• Great conversation starter<br>• Great for the caffeine addict in your life …

Exceptionally Cute Cat Shoes

VA Viper calls <b>these shoes</b> "crazy cat lady high heels." You wouldn't have to be crazy to find these shoes appealing. These are the Miao shoes by Kobi …

Lemony Rainbow Checkerboard Cake

It's been a busy two and one-half weeks since I last posted, and I've missed you terribly! Those of you that keep up with me on Instagram or Facebook …

Affidavit for the Tooth Fairy

Emily McKenna Winter is a comedian. She apparently comes from a line of comedically-gifted people. When she was a child, her parents, who were both …

This Hilarious Spoof of the Guys You Meet at the Gym is Totally on Point

Exhibit A: The sauna suit dude<p>We've all judged the guy who carries a one-gallon jug of water around the gym, laughed at the wannabe Hulk who screams during each rep, and dreamed of ways to punish the dude who seems to hoard every dumbbell on the premises. (<i>Just one more set, okay?!</i>)<p>Now, the …

Formal Wedding Venue

A winter wedding makes a bride want to inciorporate snow into the ceremony, but there's none in Florida. None? <i>Au contraire</i>, you can find snow if you …

The 10 Most Popular Recipes

Home > Recipe Roundups > The Best of Brown Eyed Baker in 2013: The 10 Most Popular Recipes<p>December 30, 2013 // 35 <i>Comments »</i><p>As 2013 winds to a close, …