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10 Quick Ways to Become More Hygienic

Right now, at this very moment, there are germs running literally all over you, all over your home, and all over absolutely everything you own. Please remain calm. It isn't your fault. In fact, it probably isn't a matter of poor hygiene at all. Show More Summary

Doctor Who: Daleks! That Was Quick!

To the surprise of absolutely no one, Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor will face off with his deadliest enemy. The surprise is that it happens so soon – this week, in fact! The pissed off pepper pots return on Saturday (9/8C) to vex the Doctor once more. This week’s episode also introduces Danny Pink (Samuel Anderson, […]

Everything You Need To Know About Burger King’s Tim Hortons Takeover

If you're confused by the ins and outs of the Burger King merger, you're in luck: we've distilled all the pertinent facts about the fast food giant's $11 billion Tim Hortons takeover into a quick video primer.

Reminder: You can win an HTC One M8 Phunk Studio Edition!

Just a quick reminder, folks, that we're giving away one of just 64 copies of the HTC One M8 Phunk Studio Edition. No. 1, in fact. The first of the bunch. To enter: Hit up this forum thread, design your own M8 and post it for all to see. Be sure to follow the other instructions as well. We'll be back Thursday with the finalists!

Antec 4-Port USB Charging Station gets the job done in double quick time

It goes without saying these days that many mobile devices in the market do happen to make use of USB as a charging option. In fact, it would be remiss if that were not the case. Having said that, instead of carrying around three or four chargers just to handle three or four mobile devices whenever you hit the road, how about settling for the $24.99 Antec 4-Port USB Charging...

Casper Smart -- J.Lo's Secret Sugar Daddy ... At MTV VMAs

Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart REUNITED at the MTV VMAs... if only for a quick second... when the dancer made J.Lo an offer she couldn't refuse -- Skittles. Despite the fact they were sitting in different sections, Casper made his way over to…

10 Easy Money Moves I Made to Slash My Spending in Half

There was once a time in my life that money seemed to disappear from my bank account as quickly as it came in. And the more income I generated, the less disposable income I had available. In fact, I often found myself scrambling to make money stretch until the next direct deposit came in. Show More Summary

Verizon To Launch VoLTE Service By December, Delays Launch Of LTE-Only Phones

It is also important to note that unlike its peers, Verizon will likely launch its VoLTE service nationwide, which is expected to help the carrier register quick adoption. The fact that the launch of its VoLTE is around the same time it expects its Advanced Wireless Services spectrum overlay (for XLTE) to be completed across the U.S. Show More Summary

Quick to condemn Palmer after the fact but not during the rant

I found Clive Palmer’s outburst on Q&A on Monday night pretty awful and something we shouldn’t see from a Member of Parliament. I do however wonder why Tony Jones or Penny Wong didn’t step in to disagree? I find it a very ‘Australian’ thing to do. To stand by and smile while someone spews vile statements that [...]

'Scandal' Season 4 adds Sonya Walger to the cast

The supporting players for "Scandal" Season 4 are quickly coming out of the wood work, and the newest name being added to the list is "Lost" alum Sonya Walger, TVLine reports. While it is unknown who she will play, the fact she is in a potentially recurring role leads us to believe she will be involved with one of the series regulars. Show More Summary

Quick: How many legs does a lobster have?

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Quick: How many legs does a lobster have? Don't know? That's okay, most people don't. Even Red Lobster doesn't. In fact, many of the images of lobsters that you encounter in your daily life are anatomically incorrect. (Here's a rare exception.) Read more...

Little Leaguer Shows the World He’s Got It All Figured Out in His Pre-Game Ritual (Tweet and Pic)

I would be quick to say that this Little Leaguer has it all figured out at a very young age, but we’d have to be naive to think that all Little League baseball players are young. In fact, given the age scandals, it’s not unreasonable to think that some might actually be retired Major League […]

10 Uses for Velcro That'll Make Your Life Easier

Quick fact: Velcro was not invented by NASA, and the government agency does not hold the patent for it. A lot of people still think it is NASA's baby, but it was in fact invented in 1948 by a Swiss engineer named George de Mestral. He...Show More Summary

Porsche Hopes Cute New Car Will Lure the Ladies

Even if you don't necessarily think of sports cars as "for men," the fact its that the majority of Porsche buyers are male. The company would like to change that, with a vehicle that's quick like a sports car, except roomier, though not as huge as an SUV. Meet the Macan. Read more...

The World's Toughest Woman Confirms She Is A Complete Pokemon Fan Girl

Women’s UFC champion Ronda Rousey is brutal. She is an absolute destroyer of human flesh. She once beat up another woman so quickly the entire fight fit neatly into a GIF. It’s also a known fact that she is a massive, massive Pokemon fangirl, to the point where she actually moderated a Pokemon forum back in the day. Show More Summary

5 Horrifying Fast Food Facts

Here in the 21st century, we like things to happen immediately Want to Google obesity trends in America? All it takes is thirty seconds and a smartphone. Want a quick meal that only costs three dollars and knocks a cool six months off...Show More Summary

Policing the facts

Right after he got through urging the city not to leap to conclusions about the officer or officers whose force caused the death of Eric Garner, the police union boss was quick to leap to one of his own: “It was not a chokehold, andShow More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 5: UTILITIES AND NEW ENERGY; NEW ENERGY WANTS ‘FACTS’ TRANSMISSION; WIND BUILDER TO BUILD BRIDGE FOR RURALS

UTILITIES AND NEW ENERGY More Utilities Are Shifting to Renewable Energy Bill DiBenedetto, July 30, 2014 TriplePundit “The ‘new reality’ facing electricity consumers and their utility companies is that renewable energy is meeting an increasingly larger share of U.S. Show More Summary

Russell Brand Uses ‘Trivial’ Sean Hannity Spat to Discuss ‘Worst Conflict on the Planet’ in Gaza

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

In response to the Fox News host’s attempt to “educate” Russell Brand with a panel that quickly went awry, the comedian posted another episode of “The Trews” in which he aimed to provide context and facts about the situation in Gaza, and gave a blistering critique of right-wing pundits’ trivialization of serious world matters.

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