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How to Unlock Secret Settings in Windows 10

The Windows registry is a sprawling, usually impenetrable settings file covering just about every aspect of the operating system and applications …

​The Strange Rise and Violent Fall of Long Island's Dirtiest Police Chief

Former Suffolk County Chief James Burke's recent conviction on civil rights charges opened a window into a lurid cop culture of illegal wiretapping, cover-ups, sex addiction, drunk driving, and blackmail.<p>On December 14, 2012, cops arrested a 26-year-old named Christopher Loeb outside of his …

Crime

Is There Too Much TV? Netflix Doesn't Think So

It was not that long ago when original programming meant shows on the broadcast networks, syndicated schlock like<i>Hercules</i>or<i>Baywatch</i>, and whatever HBO created.<p>That notion, of course, expanded in recent years, with basic and premium cable joining the fray and streaming services including <b>Netflix</b> …

Argentine crime drama 'The Clan' is a shocking, and true, family tale

"The Clan," Argentina's official submission for the 2015 foreign-language film Oscar, is an unsettling, highly absorbing crime drama from writer-director Pablo Trapero ("Carancho"). Think "The Sopranos" by way of<p>Martin Scorsese, but set around Buenos Aires in the early 1980s. Oh, and it's a true …

Footage from the first Apache strikes of Operation Desert Storm — one of the biggest military triumphs in US history

On January 17, 1991, seven months after Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded and tried to annex neighboring Kuwait, the world decided it had enough. Operation Desert Storm was launched that day, and Saddam was smacked down by a coalition of 39 countries.<p>Conducting this epic assault required …

Military

Check out 44 cool cars from the SEMA show in Las Vegas

Every year, the automotive world descends upon Las Vegas for the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show, transforming the city into a mecca of aftermarket modified cars. The result — usually — is odd, wacky, and awesome cars that you'll see at no other show.<p>The show wrapped up before last …

Sports Cars

Netflix Is Looking To Get ‘Lost In Space’ With A New Remake

Danger, Netflix viewers, danger. You may be soon adding another series to your queue list to binge watch in the foreseeable future. Plans are underway to bring Irwin Allen’s 1965 cult science fiction series, <i>Lost in Space</i>, to Netflix after the streaming service secured the rights to the project. …

TV