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One Direction Fans Can Make Anyone Famous -- And They Chose Jerry The Lamp Builder

In a post-#AlexFromTarget world, literally nothing about Internet fame should surprise you anymore. But one subset of teens on Twitter, the all-mighty One Direction fandom, just found a new, equally-random Twitter icon in Jerry Riekert,...Show More Summary

Driver Sets New World Record In A BMW M4: Video

The driver of a BMW M4 coupe has just set a very unusual world record: “the most donuts around a car driving on two wheels in one minute.” The feat appears to have taken place at the same event in China where another driver set a new world record for the tightest parallel park. MUST SEE: Watch A Big Rig Jump A Moving Formula One Car...

Trailer madness: See snippets of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ and ‘Jurassic World

2 days agoArts : Arts Post

“Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens” doesn’t come out for more than a year, but you can get a first look this Friday when the 88-second teaser trailer is unveiled. The catch? You’ll have to head to one of about 30 theaters around the country to do it. The trailer won’t be on […]

One of 2000’s Most Loves Adventure Games, The Longest Journey, has Come to iOS

2 days agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

Funcom has recently unveiled The Longest Journey Remastered for iOS. Originally released in 2000, the game is a beautifully told point-and-click adventure following a woman named April Ryan as she explores worlds beyond her own and meets a sizable cast of characters. Show More Summary

Falcone Steps Down As CEO From Harbinger

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Philip Falcone, once one of the world's most closely watched investors, is stepping down as chairman and chief executive of Harbinger Group Inc. next month to focus on his hedge fund and another publicly traded company. Show More Summary

Anglophile Alert: Win a Downton Abbey Themed Trip to Britain from Cost Plus World Market – USA ONLY

The folks over at Cost Plus World Market have begun their annual Downton Abbey contest. This contest is open to the USA Only. Here are the prize details: GRAND PRIZE (1): A trip for winner and one (1) guest to London, England. Trip consists of round-trip coach class air transportation from a major U.S. Show More Summary

Week 13 Fantasy Football Projections: Stat Predictions for Top 100 Players

Week 13 in the fantasy football world is going to be a chaotic one. Not only are we past the bye week stage of the season, but nearly one-fifth of the week's schedule takes place on Thursday as a part of the Thanksgiving schedule. That...Show More Summary

The Newly Active Couch Potato

2 days agoOdd : It Thing!

Just because you may not be the world’s most athletic person, that does not mean that you cannot turn your ordinary couch potato lifestyle into a more active one. The benefit to engaging in a little exercise, even while sitting on the couch, is that you likely will not need to see a chiropractor for [...]

Survey: Many people have never heard of Edward Snowden — but the ones who have actually care about his disclosures

It sometimes seems like everyone in the world must have heard of Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who leaked documents about National Security Agency surveillance programs in 2013. But a new survey suggests that many people around the globe haven’t heard his name. Show More Summary

Come Ride The World's Largest Battery Electric Vehicle In Long Beach

BYD Motors will roll out one of its new extraordinary electric buses in Long Beach, Calif. on Dec. 3 for an exclusive tour with press and invited local guests.

Illiberalism In The Art World

Art critic Jerry Saltz worries that “the decency police” have taken over his field. He ponders why “there’s enormous controversy going on around anyone deemed not to have one’s sexual and racial political papers totally in order, using the ‘proper’ words and designations”: When I wrote that I didn’t like phenom Oscar Murillo’s gallery-filling David […]

Friend Functions And Classes In C++

The friend keyword in C++ is one of those concepts that is formally taught, but then seems to disappear off the scene once you get into the real world. Maybe friends are less common in embedded programming (ha ha), but I’ve seen very few of them over the years. The thing is, they just don̵

iPad Air 2 vs. Nexus 9 Comparative Review: Which One Suits You Best?

Two of the largest companies in the tech world, Google and Apple, recently released their newest tablets, the Google Nexus 9 and the iPad Air 2.

Digital Payments Helping Change Healthcare Around the World

When aid goes to someone in need halfway around the world, how does one know if the payment truly got there? This is a concern to many not-for profit organizations providing aid worldwide. According to The Guardian, in the past public health schemes relied, “heavily on cash: to make payments for medical services, to pay […]

The World’s First LEGO Record Player

There’s never a shortage of creative LEGO projects but this latest from Korean designer hayarobi is one of the best we’ve come across in a while. Over 2,000 pieces of the classic Danish plastic bricks have been used in the … The post The World’s First LEGO Record Player appeared first on Highsnobiety.

NIT Season Tip-off 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

If you want to be considered one of the top teams in the country, you have to prove yourself on a big stage. In the college basketball world, there are few bigger stages than Madison Square Garden. Gonzaga, Minnesota, St. John’s andShow More Summary

Bloke gets tattoo of Sunderland’s John O’Shea on his leg after losing a bet [Pictures]

An Irish football fan called Max Charles is having his name circulated after he lost a bet to a mate. Fresh in the memory, Ireland recently recorded one of their best recent results when they held World Champions Germany to a 2-2 draw. The Irish levelled that match with a rare goal from John O’Shea, […]

5 Unmissable Matches in the 2015 Copa America Group Stage

With the first edition taking place way back in 1916, the Copa America holds the distinction of being one of the world's oldest international football competitions still played to the present day. Ninety-nine years from that first "South...Show More Summary

To survive in the U.S., Chinese bookstores evolve way beyond books

At World Books on Atlantic Boulevard, Lily Li picks up the phone to transact one of her first sales of the day.

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