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Emoji-only App Debuts, Nixes Words for Tiny Pictures

Does the burden of human communication weigh heavily on your thumbs? Emoji-only messaging app Emojli is here to save you from the tedium of expressing your thoughts with actual words See also: The Emoji Doctor Will See You Now Emojli,...Show More Summary

On 'Houdini' Miniseries, Magician's Home Life Is Anything But Magical

Labor Day will bring with it the start of a magical two-night miniseries. In Houdini, airing Sept. 1 and 2 at 9 p.m. ET, Oscar winner Adrien Brody stars as the master of illusion himself, whose thrill-seeking and mind-blowing stuntsShow More Summary

RIP, MSN Messenger: Microsoft Kills Old-School Chat App

In news that is sure to make you feel old, Microsoft is officially killing its 15-year-old instant messaging program. Windows Live Messenger— formerly MSN Messenger— will soon go the way of Friendster, Google Reader and Facebook Poke. See...Show More Summary

29 High Contrast Photos That Use Harsh Mid-Day Light

Light is arguably the most important factor in photography. Knowing when to avoid it, when to use it and to what extent — these are skills sought by many and mastered by few Last week, we challenged you to implement harsh mid-day light in your photographs. Show More Summary

L.A.'s Porn Industry Is Back After Brief Moratorium

Well, that didn't last long The Los Angeles porn industry — hamstrung by a series of roadblocks in recent years — is back in action after a self-imposed one-day moratorium on X-rated filming, prompted by an adult performer testing positive...Show More Summary

Snoop Dogg is a White Bro Named 'Todd' on Instagram

We know, it's hard to keep up with Snoop Dogg's name changes, but from now on we can just call him "Todd". Todd, Snoop's alter ego has been taking over his Instagram, donning a white face, blond hair, peacoat, turtleneck and wire-framed...Show More Summary

American Airlines Flights Are on Orbitz Again

Flights on American Airlines have returned to Orbitz, the booking site announced after trading closed on Friday. The travel website said that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets. Show More Summary

U.S. Releases Video of Airstrike Against Radicals in Iraq

The U.S. military released a video on Friday of an airstrike against an Islamic State armed truck near the Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil that was carried out on Aug. 26. The soundless video shows truck driving along a road until it is eradicated by the blast See also: Why the Islamic State Is Scarier Than al-Qaeda in Iraq The U.S. Show More Summary

Project Wing vs. Prime Air: Google's Drones Soar Above Amazon's

Move over, AmazonGoogle has just entered the commercial drone arms race with Project Wing, an until-now secret program to develop "self-flying vehicles" to deliver small packages, similar to Amazon's Prime Air. Both programs are still...Show More Summary

A Chrome Extension Replaces All Web Text With 'Hodor'

Simplicity is coming — to your web browser The Internet would be a lot less exhausting if all words were replaced with "Hodor." And that's exactly what the Hodor browser extension for Chrome doesReddit and Facebook will never look the...Show More Summary

Say Goodbye to Summer With 18 Vintage Photos

Labor Day weekend has arrived. Pack away the barbecue, tank tops and beach days. But before you think about cold weather and Pumpkin Spice Lattes, look back at summers of the 1970s documented by the National ArchivesPhotographers captured...Show More Summary

'Agent Carter' Has Added 2 Cast Members, Including Your Former Crush

When Agent Peggy Carter finally makes the leap from the Captain America franchise to her own show on ABC this fall, she's going to bring some friends along with her Marvel announced today that One Tree Hill alum Chad Michael Murray and...Show More Summary

Maroon 5's Ballad With Gwen Stefani Is a Close Second to 'Stay With Me'

"Stay With Me" singer Sam Smith has the Ballad of Year title locked down for 2014, but Maroon 5 and Gwen Stefani are sure trying their hardest to snag the runner-up spot with their emotional "My Heart Is Open" duet The new ballad, co-written...Show More Summary

This Is Your Brain on Coffee

You know you feel instantly better after you've downed your morning cup, but what is it about coffee that affects the mind in such a pleasant way? AsapSCIENCE explains how caffeine stimulates adrenaline production and prevents your brain from reabsorbing dopamine, which in turn keeps you happy But be careful, coffee addicts. Show More Summary

22 Ingenious Stoner Foods Inspired by the Munchies

Someone has a serious case of the munchies. It's no secret that weed and food go together pretty well. The substance enhances your sense of taste, and anyone who's smoked, ingested or vaped some bud know that the desire to eat delicious...Show More Summary

Never Mind Iceland — This Erupting Volcano Is the Real Threat

As Europe and the U.S. fret over a small eruption in Iceland, a far larger volcanic eruption is taking place in Papua New Guinea And unlike the Icelandic volcano, which merely has the potential to reroute trans-Atlantic flights, theShow More Summary

Nokia to Bring Offline Navigation to Samsung Galaxy Devices

Nokia may be abandoning Android on the hardware side, but the company isn't giving up on Android entirely. Nokia is partnering with Samsung to bring its Here Maps app to Samsung Galaxy smartphones, the two companies announced in a blog...Show More Summary

25 Unsettling Face Swaps That Will Make You Want to Die Inside

If your worst fears involve a giant baby, look no further. While most people scour Reddit and Imgur for face swaps to get a good laugh, there are a few very special creations that just make you want to crawl into a dark place and never come out. See also: 16 Panoramic Photo Fails That Turned Humans Into Mutants You have been warned. Show More Summary

United Nations: Nearly Half the Syrian Population Now Refugees

The number of people who have fled Syria has passed a record 3 million since the conflict began three years ago, the United Nations reported Friday. See also: Viral Photo of 4-Year-Old Syrian Refugee Creates Media Frenzy The U.N. Refugee...Show More Summary

See Neptune and 'Dodgeball' Asteroid Tonight

Armchair astronomers can enjoy a cosmic double play on Aug. 29, with back-to-back webcasts featuring faraway Neptune and a close-flying asteroid The action starts at 8 p.m. EDT, when the online Slooh Community Observatory will air a live four-hour show to mark an alignment of Neptune, Earth and the sun. Show More Summary

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