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Top 10 Solutions to Real Life's Most Annoying Problems
You're fat, in debt, bite your nails, live in a filthy hovel you call an apartment, can't find a decent job, and your life sucks. Well, maybe it isn't that bad, but if you could stand to improve things in one area or another we can help.
Has The Rise Of Women Turned Men Into Boys?
Forbes talks to Kay Hymowitz, author of the controversial book Manning Up, about her theory that women's advancement produced a new subculture of "child-men" who can't keep up.
Gotcha! Ways Banks Burn You With Hidden Fees
It used to be that you had to screw up to get slapped with a bank fee — spending the money before it's in your account or being late on a payment. But now, customers can do exactly what they've been doing for years and still get slammed by fees if th...
How to Turn Disaster Into Gold
When one of our products malfunctioned, thousands of stranded customers erupted in fury. Yet we came out of the crisis more credible than ever. Here's what we did.
Earnings and Yearnings: Paid to Smile
Zappos.com employees work hard to create a happy organization. PT's case study illustrates what happens when people bring their values to work.
Roaring Tweenies Ahead?
6 parenting rules for raising a critical thinker
A Birth-Defect Breakthrough: Prenatal Spinal Surgery : NPR...
Doctors treating spina bifida report that surgery in utero reduces the paralysis and brain damage that often results when the defect isn't corrected until after birth. And children who had the prenatal operation were twice as likely to walk unaided l...
Fifty Years Later, 28 Men Lost When 'Old Shaky' Collapsed...
Assigned to an Air Force radar station in the Atlantic Ocean about 80 miles southeast of New York City, the men were lost in a storm. The station had stability problems from the start. Investigations cited a chain of mistakes that led to the tragedy.
The City Made Of 100,000 Staples
Bored at work? You could always do what Peter Root did with some common office supplies... Most of the time when I write about creative artists on Bit Reb
WATCH: What Did That Weatherman Just Say?
The recent snow storm (or snowpocalypse or whatever) had a lot of people worried, but perhaps no one accrued more anxiety over the weather this week than the Weather Network Canada anchor in the video below. What starts as a thoughtful tip on how to ...
If You're Unhappy With The Prostitute You Hire, Perhaps...
We see some pretty bizarre lawsuits at times around here, but Consumerist points us to one that takes bizarre lawsuits to a new level -- involving a guy suing an escort firm for almost getting him arrested, even though the potential arrest only came....
Top 10 Harmless Geek Pranks
Since the dawn of time, geeks have been playing harmless pranks on their beloved (but unsuspecting) associates, and it's up to all of us to carry the torch forward.
10 Reasons You Are Rich
Practical Tips for Productive Living
Silk - Interactive Generative Art
Create your own generative art with Silk.
How Psychopaths Choose Their Victims
Just as sociopaths are a special breed, so too are their victims.
Is it a dream or is it for real? These places will make you wonder whether you step into the land of magic and fantasy or still firmly stand on the ground. With unearthly nature, unreal landscapes or fairy tale architecture, these destinations will t...
Symphony of Science - 'We Are All Connected' (ft. Sagan,...
MP3 available at http://www.symphonyofscience.com. "We Are All Connected" was made from sampling Carl Sagan's Cosmos, The History Channel's Universe series, ...
How to Meditate: The Dathun Letter, via Chögyam Trungpa...
Photos: America in Color from 1939-1943 -
Color process prints from Kodachrome color slides of the Great Depression in the United States of America from 1939-1943. The photos, from the Library of Congress, were taken by the Farm Security Bureau.
UCB Parents Jokes & Quotes: the First Parent
How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author
Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1. First Important Lesson - Know The Cleaning Lady During my second month of college, our profes…
Fuck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Why you don't throw paperclips at coworkers
Spectacular office violence, must be a Monday! Great Keyboard action on this one!
A Case for Double-Edged Optimism
Personality and outlook are critical for staying healthy but a sunny disposition only goes so far. For some, a shot of pessimism packs more medicinal punch. From good stress to lethal optimism, the new rules of the immunity game.
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10 Twitter crimes that will get you unfollowed
To avoid being unfollowed en-masse, you'd be wise to follow these simple rules
Heal and Detox with Oil Pulling: The What, Why and How
WATCH: Jim Carrey Spoofs 'Black Swan' On 'SNL'
Last night was the much-anticipated first "Saturday Night Live" of 2011 hosted by none other than Jim Carrey. The host did a solid show despite losing 15 minutes to the football game going over, and his most memorable sketch was undoubtedly his parod...
Fish as Good as College Students in Numbers Test
College students showed roughly the same numerical skills as mosquitofish when presented with a laboratory test, a new study says.
The Most Annoying Business Jargon - Forbes.com
Ford Launches Its First Fully Electric Car
Mashable Awards 2010: Announcing The Winners
With more than 1.3 million nominations and votes, we're pleased to announce the 2010 Mashable Awards winners. The Mashable Awards, our annual contest highlighting the very best of tech and the we
Southern Sudan Prepares For Historic Independence Vote (PHOTOS)...
Rachel Kane: WTForever 21: Plus-Size Problems
Climate Change - 100 Endangered Places and How to Save Them...
The History and Evolution of Social Media
2010 in Review: The year in quotes
The Allure Of Narcissistic Spirituality
The desire to control others in order to create a "perfect" environment that nurtures our sensitivities is a calling card of spiritual narcissism. True spirituality takes place in the holy messiness of the world
Women Laughing Alone With Salad
One year in 40 seconds
For information: http://eirikso.com/2008/12/27/one-year-worth-of-images-give-some-amazing-videos/ You'll learn how the video was made and get links to downlo...
Zephyr Solar Powered Plane Shatters Three World Records
Christmas across the globe
Last Saturday was Christmas Day, the day set aside by Christian faithful to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago. Christianity remains the largest religion in the world, with over 2 billion adherents across the globe....
Blizzard of 2010: Has global warming turned Americans into...
2011 - A Call For Freedom
FLASHBACK: Newsweek's 1997 Holiday Gadget Shopping List!...
Bill Maher's video "Check out my Christmas message to America...
Men ask more intimate questions and sit closer to women...
Salvia Says High - Science News
Lab study documents effects of psychoactive substance in popular, largely legal hallucinogenic plant
Beam Me Up: 'Teleportation' Is Year's Biggest Breakthrough...
Thanks to physics, and the truly bizarre quirks of quarks, time travel may be feasible. A strange discovery by quantum physicists at the University of California Santa Barbara means that an object you can see in front of you may exist simultaneously ...
PHOTOS: The Nastiest Holiday Promo Signs
If you're tired of getting bombarded by all those last-minute Christmas promos, here are a few bizarre offerings to brighten your day.
Wi-Fi Threat to Trees Rooted in Shaky Stats
A study that implied that 70% of urban trees are sick because of exposure to electromagnetic radiation from Wi-Fi towers show how quickly sensational numbers can spread, especially when technology and fear are involved.
Mindfulness meditation found to be as effective as antidepressants...
20 Stunning Examples of Architecture Photography
60 Incredible Examples of Reflection Photography / Inspiration...
Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: December 2010
In Protest of Full-Body Scanning, a ‘Fashion' Line
40 Outstanding Examples of Conceptual Photography
Conceptual photography essentially is the photographer trying to convey a message or concept. Usually this message is conveyed through some abstract symbolism
Tiny Supercomputers The Size of a Sugarcube : Discovery...
The world's most powerful supercomputer processors could shrink to the size of a sugar cube within a decade, and use half the energy.
Want To Be Happier? Pay Attention!
Harvard researchers have found that what matters more is not what people are doing but rather the degree of attention that they are bringing to what they are doing.
Birth of baby captured on Google Street View
The birth of a baby on a German pavement has apparently been captured on Google Street view.
Analyst to Feds: Is Throwing Darts or Astrology OK?
Aren't channel checks simply a part of a sound research technique? There's growing chatter the gov't sees them more as a network that leads to insider trading.
Are the Elder Bushes Officially the Greatest Old People...
First they slam Sarah Palin, now they're fawning over Obama and Clinton.
Prague Astronomical Clock - 600th Anniversary Show
Video-mapping show on the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square that celebrates the 600th anniversary of the construction of the clock.
Super Fast Spray Paint Artist
get a 1 minute painting here http://www.spacepaintings.com/1_minute_painting.html
Parataxic distortion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
is a term first used by to explain the inclination to skew of others based on . The "distortion" is in the perception of others, based not on actual experience with the individual but from a projected fantasy . For example: when one falls in love ...
A Brooklyn Panda Made for Punching
Into the abyss: The diving suit that turns men into fish...
Humans have proven themselves remarkably adept at learning to do what other animals can do naturally. We have taught ourselves to fly like birds, climb like monkeys and burrow like moles. But the one animal that has always proven beyond our reach is ...
Beautiful Letters: TSA Announces New Screener Recruitment...
Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness (Stanford Encyclopedia...
Consciousness (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Perhaps no aspect of mind is more familiar or more puzzling than consciousness and our conscious experience of self and world. The problem of consciousness is arguably the central issue in current theorizing about the mind. Despite the lack of any ag...
How do you really know what time it is?
Why can't you tell when an hour has passed without looking at a watch? Why are you able to do three things at once? Does coffee make time go faster? Neuroscientsts explain how our brains tell time - or don't. It was a familiar feeling of surprise and...
Erica Jong on the Madness of Modern Motherhood
Spend every moment with your child? Make your own baby food and use cloth diapers? Erica Jong wonders how parenting became such a prison for modern women.
Nature Photography: Adrian Petrisor - Smashing Picture | Smashing...
Adrian Petrisor is a nature photographer from Romania. He wants to show his artwork to the world and we just helped him to achieve this.
F.B.I. Seeks Wider Wiretap Law for Web
The National Sleep Research Project - 40 amazing facts about...
: : Don't SKIRT the issue : : A clothing line with a purpose....
Senate To Equal Pay For Women: Drop Dead
The Paycheck Fairness Act of 2010, an expansion and update to the Equal Pay Act of 1963, failed to pass the Senate today.
More Vitamin D Could Prevent Some Psychosis: Scientific...
Inspiring designs in the Amsterdam Metro
go explore. experience. and be inspired. | Velvet Escape
Guy Installs Camera Into The Back of His Head In the Name...
The 6 Keys To Being Awesome At Everything
Google Wants Phones to Replace Credit Cards
Oil will run out 100 years before new fuels developed: study...
The world will run out of oil around 100 years before replacement energy sources are available, if oil use and development of new fuels continue at the current pace, a
The New Facebook Messages: A Walkthrough [SCREENSHOTS]
When Are Facebook Updates a Firing Offense?
Let's start with what we know: After a dispute with her supervisor, an employee, Dawnmarie Souza, made disparaging remarks about the supervisor on her Facebook page. In response to this status update, other employees of American Medical Response of C...
What Do Women Really Want? Oxytocin
Access Twitter While You Pretend to Work
How's this for a hassle: The boss won't let you use Twitter at the office! Well, you'll show him--unless he's reading this, that is.
Apps Cannibalise Newspaper Sales: Surprise to Anyone?
News Corp head of European and Asian operations James Murdoch said (via Reuter's) that iOS apps cannibalize print sales, much more so than newspaper websites do. Such a claim begs the question: Is that not what everyone figured would happen?
The Better Business Bureau Sets a Very Low Bar for What...
A fake business called Hamas got an A-.
Facebook to Destroy Gmail in 3 ... 2 ... 1
Facebook comes to bury Gmail, not to praise it.
Maybe Having an Air Conditioner Fall on Your Head From Six...
You might get $21 million for it.
Rare and Unusual Photos and Images From the Burns Archive...
George W. Bush Speaks With Matt Lauer [Updated]
Partying like it's 2003 is a strange experience.
The Real Keith Olbermann Returns
His self-regard is still intact, and he spends an hour making references to his suspension.
Cosmic Weather Report - Astrologer Mark Borax with an Update...
Here is the latest cosmic weather report (November 2010) from Mark Borax.