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CDC Terrifies Twitter with Tick-Filled Photo of a Lemon Poppyseed Muffin: 'TRAUMATIZED'

The Centers for Disease Control is likely a buzzkill at summer picnics.

The government agency shared a photo on Twitter of what appeared to be a delicious-looking lemon poppyseed muffin. But a close-up image and the caption revealed a hidden danger.

Instagram Stories Just Got Way Easier to Mass Upload

Shay Mitchell Has a One Major Rule About Posting Food Photos on Instagram

Cool Food Job Alert: Get Paid to Take Pictures of Other People's Meals as an 'Instagram Butler'

If you like tropical islands, picture-perfect beaches, and taking Instagram photos that are so perfect that they make all your friends wish that they could Freaky Friday with you, then we may have just found the perfect job for you: hanging out at a resort hotel in the Maldives and taking amazing travel photos for the

The Way You Use Instagram Can Show if You’re Depressed

It's often said that eyes are a window into the soul. Instagram, it turns out, can be that window, too, as researchers say they've developed an algorithm that uses posts on the social media network to identify depression more effectively than doctors can.

How to Go Viral on Instagram (With Booze)

Since Louise Delage joined Instagram on August 1, she's posted 150 images of her jet-setting seemingly perfect life—and accrued nearly 70,000 followers. Jealous of her insta-fame? Don't be. Delage isn't real—and even her fictional life isn't as enviable once you notice that she's holding an alcoholic drink in every single scenario.

Created by Paris-based agency BETC as part of a campaign called "Like My Addiction," Delage is a faux persona who's also a textbook alcoholic.

Beyoncé Fans Seeking Rachel Roy Attack Rachael Ray

In the span of two days, Beyoncé did more than just release a breathtaking "visual" album and HBO special with Lemonade. Thanks to a few vague lyrics in her new song "Sorry"—about infidelity—she also triggered an online witch hunt for the woman "with the good hair," which refers to someone who may have slept with her husband Jay-Z.

Review: New "Foodie" Camera App Has One Cool Feature

I suspect the world does not need another smartphone camera app. Most built-in software does a fine job, and Instagram's filters take photos to the next level. Serious food photographers, always trying to squeeze a few more likes from their oozing cheeseburger pics, know to go to apps like VSCO and Snapseed for even more controls. So it was with great trepidation that I approached "Foodie" (whose name is another thing we need not ever see again).

A Cake Accidently Broke the Biggest Science News in Years

For most of us lay people, the entirety of what we can remember about Einstein’s general theory of relativity can be summed up by the equation E=MC2 and probably this picture of him with his tongue out. But there is considerably more to it. On Thursday, the final piece of Einstein’s theory was confirmed. Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected gravitational waves in space.

This Interactive Map Tracks What Beers Are Most Popular Using Twitter

Twitter isn’t just a way for your hacky jokes to get lost in the ether. It also produces a massive amount of potentially useful data.