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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Game of Drones

Less than a minute ago - Pop Sci
Illustrations by Studio MUTI Most pilots enjoy keeping their drones airborne. Marque Cornblatt, who studied digital art before turning to robotics,... by Sophie Bushwick

Comic-Con: New Photo of Ben Affleck as Batman Debuts!

4 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Having already revealed new images of his cape and cowl yesterday, Warner Bros. has debuted an official new photo of Ben Affleck as Batman from the...

U.N. aviation body to hold safety meeting with IATA, others -sources

7 minutes ago - Reuters
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The U.N. civil aviation agency will hold a broad international meeting next week to discuss airline safety in the industry's most...

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

7 minutes ago - WebMD
They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

 

Game of Drones

Less than a minute ago - Pop Sci
Illustrations by Studio MUTI Most pilots enjoy keeping their drones airborne. Marque Cornblatt, who studied digital art before turning to robotics,... by Sophie Bushwick

Kate Upton for 'Elle' UK, Victoria Beckham Gifted Kate Middleton Some Louboutins, French President Under Fire Over Glasses

Less than a minute ago - Fashionista
And Lily Allen runs around Glastonbury in watermelon hot pants for her latest music vid by Eliza Brooke

IEA: $80 Billion In Power Wasted By Connected "Things"

3 minutes ago - Forbes
Once upon a time, you used to hear a lot about the "vampire power" load that televisions, monitors, desktops and other electronics equipment consume w... by Heather Clancy

$2.4B - Massive Cash Outflow From High Yield Bond Funds, Largest In 13 Months

3 minutes ago - Forbes
Retail-cash outflows from high-yield funds totaled $2.4 billion in the week ended July 23, with an outflow of $1.3 billion from mutual funds expanded... by Matthew Fuller

 

Business

Inaugural Chief Marketing Officer Compensation Report: Salaries, Incentives, and Perceptions

7 hours 39 minutes ago - Forbes
How much money do chief marketing executives make? Are CMOs located in Asia compensated more than those in Europe or North America? Do B2B CMOs earn m...

Failure To Withhold Does Not Excuse Failure To Pay

7 hours 38 minutes ago - Forbes
Although it is somewhat irrational, I really liked being subject to withholding.  Back in the days when money actually earned interest, it was silly...

Lessons Learned, Reflections, And Advice From A Harvard Student Leader

7 hours 38 minutes ago - Forbes
High-achieving college students and graduates with notable accomplishments and experiences abound. My article offers lessons learned, reflections, and...

'Big Ass Fans' On Taking The Long View In Business

7 hours 33 minutes ago - Forbes
Carey Smith, the CEO of fan manufacturer Big Ass Fans, was our guest on the very first Unconventionals, a radio show that tells the stories of compani...

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Fashion

Hermès Officially Appoints a New Designer

8 hours 12 minutes ago - The Cut
Looks like those rumors swirling yesterday were well-founded. Hermès has, in fact, hired Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski to replace Christophe Lemaire as cre...

Paris Hilton Is So Good at 2005 Stuff

8 hours 3 minutes ago - The Cut
National representative from 2005, Paris Hilton, has returned to add a punch line to another Carl's Jr. commercial. This version has her in a seemingl...

Kesha Wore a Catsuit on Good Morning America

7 hours 48 minutes ago - The Cut
This morning, Kesha was spotted leaving her New York hotel room at the crack of dawn to head to her Good Morning America taping. For the occasion, the...

I Tried an At-Home LED Light Therapy Mask to Cure My Acne

9 hours 20 minutes ago - Fashionista
Does it stack up to the real thing?

A Brazilian Beauty Editor on Her Secrets

8 hours 38 minutes ago - The Cut
Modern-day beauty culture owes a lot of gratitude to Brazil. It introduced us to waxing and its citizens make up roughly half of the Victoria's Secret...

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Food

Fried Chicken

17 hours 37 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Grilled Butterflied Prawns with Sriracha-Lemongrass Butter

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Squash Blossom Quesadillas

3 days ago - Simply Recipes
Have you ever eaten squash blossoms? The thought of preparing them always seemed a little daunting to me, until a friend made some for me for a tra...

Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Linguine with Grilled Tuna, Capers and Parsley

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Dark Souls 2 'Crown of the Sunken King' review: Lost and crowned

7 hours 23 minutes ago - Joystiq
After losing days to just navigating Lordran, I understood the switch to more linear pathways in Dark Souls 2. Still, I missed getting truly lost in t...

Disney Infinity 2.0 hits North America on September 23.0

8 hours 38 minutes ago - Joystiq
The Marvel-stuffed Disney Infinity 2.0 is officially hitting North America's store shelves on September 23, a date that's been rumored for a while. We...

Win a Trip to Gamescom with Call Of Duty!

11 hours 13 minutes ago - Gamespot
Good news, everyone! Activision Publishing Inc., Sledghammer Games, and GameSpot are giving you and a friend the opportunity to win the ultimate VIP t...

Watch How a Normal Dude Becomes a Robotic Monster in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

9 hours 38 minutes ago - Gamespot
If you played Borderlands 2, you saw a very different version of Wilhelm than the one you'll find in The Pre-Sequel. In that game, Wilhelm looked more...

Akiba's Trip 2 brings the full monty, including PS4, to North America

9 hours 38 minutes ago - Joystiq
Akiba's Trip 2 AKA the helpfully named Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed is confirmed for PS4 in North America. Acquire's action-RPG leaves its hat on...

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Health

Young Readers, Tomorrow’s Leaders?

9 hours 1 minute ago - Health
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Young children with strong reading skills may be on a fast track to a brighter future, a new study sugges...

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

9 hours 1 minute ago - Health
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Parents of obese children often don’t view their kids as unhealthy...

Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor’s Office: CDC

9 hours 1 minute ago - Health
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Children covered by Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance program...

More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds

9 hours 1 minute ago - Health
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained health coverage over the past...

Why 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Will Be Girls' Night

8 hours 28 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
The books were a mega-hit, but people could read them in private. Will women want to bring a date to a movie featuring lots of sex and bondage?

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Humor

The 5 Most Embarrassing Video Game Commercials Ever Made

9 hours 38 minutes ago - Cracked
By Chris Rio Published: July 24th, 2014  Confessing a love for video games won't get you beaten up on any playground these days, but gamers still ha...

4 Insane Celebrity Conspiracy Theories We Wish Were True

9 hours 38 minutes ago - Cracked
By Pauli Poisuo Published: July 24th, 2014  Celebrities and wacky conspiracy theories are a pairing that has existed since time immemorial. More oft...

4 Musical Geniuses Hiding in Unexpected Bands

9 hours 38 minutes ago - Cracked
By John Cheese Published: July 24th, 2014  No matter how much we make fun of the music industry, we can't deny that a musician doesn't last long unl...

4 Terrifying Groups With Bizarrely Cheerful PR Campaigns

9 hours 38 minutes ago - Cracked
By XJ Selman Published: July 24th, 2014  It's hard to be a militant organization without looking like the bad guy. Image is more important than ever...

5 Strangely Specific Fan Art Trends On The Internet, Part 2

9 hours 38 minutes ago - Cracked
By Luis Prada Published: July 24th, 2014  Back in June I wrote an article titled "5 Unsettling Sub-Genres of Fan Art Lurking on the Internet," where...

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Movies

New Guardians of the Galaxy Featurette Explores Gamora and Nebula's Relationship

7 hours 41 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Marvel Studios have debuted another new featurette for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, this time focusing on Gamora, Nebula, and their rather st...

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Gets a September 23 Release Date

7 hours 34 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Disney Interactive confirmed today that the upcoming Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes will officially debut on September 23 of this year. In addit...

Comic-Con 2014: Ben Affleck's New Batman Cape & Cowl on Display

9 hours 38 minutes ago - First Showing
"He's a silent guardian. A watchful protector." Taking place this week is Comic-Con 2014, but it's also the 75th Anniversary of Batman, the comic book...

Mondo Unveils a Poster for New 'Heavy Metal' Movie in the Works

9 hours 18 minutes ago - First Showing
"This is an opportunity to connect with the fans and listen to what they want to see as well as presenting them with our vision." For years we've been...

Watch: Erotic Romance Adaptation 'Fifty Shades of Grey' First Trailer

7 hours 54 minutes ago - First Showing
The time has come for all the women to go wild as the first trailer for the adaptation of the best-selling erotic romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey h...

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Music

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ Cover Art Has Us Screaming ‘Holy G-String!’

8 hours 27 minutes ago - MTV News
Nicki Minaj shows some serious skin for her 'Anaconda' single cover art

Terrifying Amusement Park Ride In Denmark Drops You Off A 100-Foot Tower

8 hours 46 minutes ago - MTV News
At the SCAD Tower at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark, visitors hang from a 100-foot tower before being cut loose to plunge into a safety net

Chance The Rapper Is ‘Very Very Lonely’ And Also Excited For Lollapalooza In New Video

8 hours 43 minutes ago - MTV News
Chance the Rapper teases Lollapalooza performance in 'I Am Very Very Lonely' video

Hood By Air Expands To Three Fashion Shows, Talks Retail Stores

8 hours 38 minutes ago - MTV News
If you’ve seen Drake’s visual opus aka the “Worst Behavior” video, you’re already familiar with Hood By Air. The NYC neo-goth streetwear lin...

Here’s Where You Can Find ‘Mockingjay’ At San Diego Comic-Con

8 hours 37 minutes ago - MTV News
There's no Hall H panel this year, but you can still get a taste of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" at this year's San Diego Comic-Con

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Politics

IRAN SUPREME LEADER: Only solution is Israel's destruction...

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Drudge Report
IRAN SUPREME LEADER: Only solution is Israel's destruction...(Top headline, 3rd story, link)Related stories:PRESSURE ON ISRAEL...Fears grow that Hezbo...

OBAMA MOTORCADE BLOCKS PREGNANT WOMAN'S PATH TO HOSPITAL

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Drudge Report
OBAMA MOTORCADE BLOCKS PREGNANT WOMAN'S PATH TO HOSPITAL(Main headline, 1st story, link)

Canadian group to provide free water to Detroit residents...

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Canadian group to provide free water to Detroit residents...(First column, 6th story, link)

UPDATE: Mother, Daughter Die In Philadelphia Food Truck Explosion...

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Drudge Report
UPDATE: Mother, Daughter Die In Philadelphia Food Truck Explosion...(Third column, 11th story, link)

Israel shells U.N.-run school in Gaza...

7 hours 29 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Israel shells U.N.-run school in Gaza...(First column, 11th story, link)Related stories:Jihadi cleric calls for Muslim fighters to join fighting in Ga...

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Pop Culture

Robin Thicke's Marriage To Paula Patton Is Officially OVER! Slap In The Face, Everlasting Love!

7 hours 47 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
He put their huge house on the market Monday, so we knew shizzz was getting real.... And now, people from Robin Thicke's camp are revealing that he an...

Zoe Saldana Proved Promises Are Meant To Be Broken When She Married Marco Perego! Read Her Shocking Feelings On Marriage HERE!

8 hours 6 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Everyone knows love can make you do crazy things, and Zoe Saldana is no exception! When Zoe married Marco Perego shortly after dating for only ONE mon...

More Horror In The Sky: Plane With 116 People Onboard Drops Off Radar Over Africa - Crews Still Searching For Crash Site

7 hours 58 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
The sky has seen far too many tragedies this week. New reports this morning out of Western Africa about a missing plane carrying 116 people onboard...

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Trailer: Christian, Anastasia… and Bondage, Oh My!

8 hours 40 minutes ago - Extra
Lose your minds! The “Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer is finally here! The preview debuted on the "Today" show on Thursday, and it teases just about...

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now!

9 hours 8 minutes ago - ETOnline
Mr. Grey will see you now.After months and months and months of anticipation, the first trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey, the ultra-sexy book-turned-p...

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Science

"Night's Slow Poison"

8 hours 37 minutes ago - Pop Sci
"Night's Slow Poison" by Ann Leckie Illustration by Lisa Kay This is an excerpt from Popular Science's special issue, Dispatches From The Future...

Hubble Finds Three Surprisingly Dry Exoplanets

5 hours 38 minutes ago - NASA
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the su...

NASA Seeks Proposals for Commercial Mars Data Relay Satellites

Yesterday - NASA
NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to investigate the possibility of using commercial Mars-orbiting satellites to provide telecommunicati...

NASA TV Coverage Set For European Cargo Ship Launch to Space Station

Yesterday - NASA
NASA Television will broadcast live the launch and docking of the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-...

Introducing Our First Sci-Fi Special Issue For The iPad

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Dispatches from the Future Download a copy from iTunes. Popular Science We love science fiction here at Popular Science. Many of the real-life ...

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Sports

Sources: Ravens RB Rice suspended 2 games

7 hours 19 minutes ago - ESPN
The NFL will suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of this season, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter

How has LeBron James' game changed since Cleveland?

7 hours 33 minutes ago - Sporting News

Closer Watch: Soria trade puts Feliz in 9th, Nathan on notice

7 hours 32 minutes ago - Sporting News

Falcons WR White agrees to 4-year extension (Yahoo Sports)

8 hours 26 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
On the eve of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a new contract with receiver Roddy White. The Falcons announced the four-yea...

A Falcon for life: Roddy White gets four-year extension

8 hours 6 minutes ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

Lisa Rinna Joining Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

7 hours 43 minutes ago - TV Guide
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is welcoming a new member into its ranks. Lisa Rinna has signed on for the Bravo show's fifth season, Us Week...

Stephen Colbert's Late Show Will Stay at Ed Sullivan Theater

7 hours 39 minutes ago - TV Guide
The Late Show will continue broadcasting from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York once Stephen Colbert takes the reins in 2015, CBS announced this...

The North American Science Fiction Convention Lands in Detroit: Day 1

9 hours 37 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Ah, Detroit. How do I even begin describing Detroit? It’s a city that sports a lengthy and illustrious history – the center of the automotive indu...

Anthem Film Fest: Mind Reboot

9 hours 29 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Many film festivals have a theme or a focus; for instance, Asian, comedy, gay/lesbian, environment, or, in the case of the Anthem Film Festival, liber...

Blu-ray Review: ‘Hell on Wheels – The Complete Third Season’

9 hours 22 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Entertainment One recently released the third season of AMC’s Hell on Wheels on Blu-ray and DVD. The Western, which is set around the building of th...

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Technology

NASA wants commercial space companies to help new Mars missions communicate

7 hours 37 minutes ago - Engadget
The relay radios on two Mars science orbiters are making it possible to communicate with NASA's robots, rovers and landers on the red planet. But thes...

When Computer Users Were Programmers

7 hours 32 minutes ago - Wired
There is a lot of excitement around the current trend to get more people to be into computer programming. Whether or not they end up becoming coders,...

Here’s why the Internet of things just became very interesting

8 hours 7 minutes ago - Venture Beat
GUEST POSTAbove: The Nest Protect smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector. Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeatExperts are heralding the Inter...

IBM Watson's new job: reintroducing soldiers to civilian life

8 hours 11 minutes ago - Engadget
Watson supercomputer has a new and very important job, one that's a lot different from beating Jeopardy champions or whipping up BBQ sauce recipes: he...

Avast acquires Czech mobile dev shop Inmite

8 hours 19 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Security firm Avast just acquired Czech-based mobile app company Inmite. The company has developed apps for mobile banking, mobile television, some...

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U.S.

Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

7 hours 52 minutes ago - US News
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-fl...

Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game

7 hours 51 minutes ago - US News
VIENNA (AP) — Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pi...

Wal-Mart names new CEO of US discount division

7 hours 41 minutes ago - US News
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart U.S. chief Bill Simon is stepping down after being in the role since June 2010, the company said Thursday

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Indexing?

7 hours 38 minutes ago - US News
Everyone loves low-cost index funds. But do they make up too much of your portfolio?

Save Time, Money With Easy College Scholarship Contests

7 hours 38 minutes ago - US News
Students can enter these competitions to try to earn money for college without spending time on long essays or applications

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World

Journalist working for CNN abducted in Ukraine

7 hours 51 minutes ago - CNN World
A Ukrainian journalist working as a fixer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists

Communities could be paid £40m for considering nuclear waste dump

8 hours 41 minutes ago - Guardian
Renewed effort to find site for underground disposal site will not allow veto for any one level of local governmentLocal communities could be paid ove...

Is it a phone? Is it a drone? No, it's a flone!

8 hours 38 minutes ago - Guardian
A team of inventors have produced Flone a simple H-frame for smartphones, bringing drone technology to the massesThe artist Lot Amorós, and engineers...

Commonwealth Games lament losing another name with Mo Farah no-show

8 hours 30 minutes ago - Guardian
Double Olympic champion opts to stay at Font Romeu We are really disappointed for Mo, says Games spokesman Mo Farah pulls out of Glasgow 2014 because...

Dolly Parton: 'I've seen my songs slaughtered pretty good'

8 hours 28 minutes ago - Guardian
The Queen of Country on people amateur and professional singing her classics, being the toast of Glastonbury and who should play her in the biopic she...

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Live News

Game of Drones - Pop Sci
Illustrations by Studio MUTI Most pilots enjoy keeping their drones airborne. Marque Cornblatt, who studied digital art before turning to robotics, ...

Kate Upton for 'Elle' UK, Victoria Beckham Gifted Kate Middleton Some Louboutins, French President Under Fire Over Glasses - Fashionista
And Lily Allen runs around Glastonbury in watermelon hot pants for her latest music vid.

Maggie Gyllenhaal Returns to Form in Roland Mouret - Fashionista
We're glad the bleached hair is gone.

IEA: $80 Billion In Power Wasted By Connected "Things" - Forbes
Once upon a time, you used to hear a lot about the "vampire power" load that televisions, monitors, desktops and other electronics equipment consume w...

$2.4B - Massive Cash Outflow From High Yield Bond Funds, Largest In 13 Months - Forbes
Retail-cash outflows from high-yield funds totaled $2.4 billion in the week ended July 23, with an outflow of $1.3 billion from mutual funds expanded ...

Comic-Con: New Photo of Ben Affleck as Batman Debuts! - Coming Soon
Having already revealed new images of his cape and cowl yesterday, Warner Bros. has debuted an official new photo of Ben Affleck as Batman from the ...