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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, has died, the AP reported Thursday. He was 87. See also: The 25 Best Tumblr Accounts for Book Nerds Márquez, a native...Show More Summary

Positive Energy Habits That Are Too Simple to Skip

Making good choices isn't always easy — and we get it. After all, the drive-through lane can be pretty tempting after a long day in the office, and who hasn't stayed up an extra hour and a half half-hour watching just one more episode of the latest Netflix phenomenon? But the truth is that sensible choices can help with your energy level. Show More Summary

Rolex: How a 109-Year-Old Brand Thrives in the Digital Age

Last year, the decision makers at Rolex decided the time was right for a shakeup. Unlike with most "shakeups," however, there wouldn't be widespread corporate reorganization, and scores of merchandise wouldn’t be cut. Instead, RolexShow More Summary

From Selfies to Thunderclaps: 7 Ways to Pump Up Your Earth Day Celebrations

The latest report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that a changing climate will cause an array of new environmental problems — and there's no better day to respond than on Earth Day Over a billionShow More Summary

Flickr Boosts Speed and Adds HD Video to iOS and Android Apps

Flickr unveiled its completely redesigned iOS and Android apps on Thursday. The apps include faster navigation, a more streamlined design and add support for HD videos. Flickr's refreshed home screen emphasizes sharing and interacting with photos in your feed. Show More Summary

Boston Celtics Star's Touching Tribute to Marathon Bombing Victims

NBA star Rajon Rondo knows firsthand the pain that last year's Boston Marathon bombing inflicted upon the city where he plays point guard for the Celtics. So, before Wednesday night's final game of the Celtics' season, Rondo honoredShow More Summary

Taylor Swift Surprised a Fan at Her Bridal Shower

Taylor Swift and bridal showers were made for each other — the pastels, the baked goods, the love songs (minus the breakups) Surprisingly, though, the singer had never attended a bridal shower until this past weekend, when she surprised...Show More Summary

Yep, That's Rupert Murdoch Wearing an Oculus Rift

Your eyes are not deceiving you. Even Rupert Murdoch is getting in on the virtual reality headset experience According to Murdoch's Tumblr, which is run by 21st Century Fox Chief of Staff Natalie Ravitz, Murdoch and his team visited interactive advertising agency Framestore in New York on Wednesday. Show More Summary

11 Reasons There Can Only Be One 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Euphegenia Doubtfire might be back soon, with her cake facials, witty wisdom and numerous fire hazards. But for true fans who've always loved Mrs. Doubtfire, she never left. Fans are buzzing after rumors dropped Thursday that a potential sequel could be in the works. Show More Summary

Brooklyn Net Andrei Kirilenko Is Bringing Russia Its First Hooters

Amid simmering tensions between the Kremlin and the White House, can Russians and Americans find any cultural common ground? NBA player Andrei Kirilenko of the Brooklyn Nets thinks there's one place where Russia and the West can put politics aside. Show More Summary

Scientists Discover 'Earth Cousin' Planet That Could Support Life

For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might have liquid water and the right conditions for life The newfound planet, called Kepler-186f,...Show More Summary

Why Science Fiction Is the Wrong Model for the Imagining the Future

Self-driving cars, extreme life extension, and global wifi provided by weather balloons: Google makes projects that sound like science fiction into reality at its secretive research lab, Google X. And that may be exactly the problem. Google finally allowed a journalist, Fast Company's Jon Gertner,to profile Google X. Show More Summary

Pamphlets Urging Jews to Register in Ukraine May Be Fake

Jewish groups, politicians, members of the media, White House advisors, the U.S. Secretary of State, and the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine are concerned over a pamphlet that says Jews in eastern Ukraine must register with the local pro-Russia...Show More Summary

California Suffers Astonishingly Fast Snowpack Melt as Drought Intensifies

The severe drought that threatens water supplies and a potentially devastating wildfire season is deepening and locking into place across much of the far West, Southwest and Southern Plains, according to new climate data released Thursday In...Show More Summary

Mathematicians' New App May Have the Answer for Jet Lag

Jet lag is a discomfort many of us will have experienced in the days following a long-haul flight across time zones. Mathematicians in the US may have a jet-lag cure in the form a new app called Entrain. But does it work? Our circadian clock, which drives daily 24-hour rhythms in our physiology and behavior, is to blame for jet lag. Show More Summary

Not in 'Twilight' Anymore: Robert Pattinson Battles Lawless Outback in 'The Rover'

Held at gunpoint after his brother abandoned him roadside in the Australian outback, Robert Pattinson's character Rey in The Rover is forced to help the gun-toting loner Eric get back the valuables that his sketchy sibling and fellow thieves stole "Your brother left you to die," gun wielder Eric (played by Memento's Guy Pearce) tells Rey. Show More Summary

Giant Asteroid Set Earth's Crust in Motion 3 Billion Years Ago

Earth was still a violent place shortly after life began, with regular impactors arriving from space. For the first time, scientists have modeled the effects of one such violent event - the strike of a giant asteroid. The effects were...Show More Summary

Facebook Launches 'Nearby Friends' Location Feature for Meet-Ups IRL

Facebook has always encouraged you to share with your friends — your favorite movies, pictures, and life updates. Now Facebook wants you sharing your location, too. The social network on Thursday announced Nearby Friends, a new feature...Show More Summary

Firefighters Battle Boredom With Hose Hovercraft

The typical day of a firefighter includes the excitement of saving lives and rescuing cats in trees. Adrenaline pumps through your veins as you race to risk your life for others, not knowing what dangers may lurk ahead. But when there...Show More Summary

You Can Now Invest in Your Neighbors' Solar Energy Projects

Here's another reason to be nice to the neighbors: They might just give you a no-money-down, low-cost loan to put solar panels on your roof, and once you pay off that debt you'll get essentially free electricity as long as you own your...Show More Summary

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