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The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) review – queasily compelling extreme horror

What can only be called The Human Centipede franchise just got even more gross for its third iteration and last hurrah. Queasy though it is to admit it, there is something compelling about its extreme horror. This is because of the screaming performance of Tom Six’s star performer Dieter Laser, who …

Franchising

The Hack That Took Down an Agency Director

Katherine Archuleta, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, resigned after the true extent of a massive federal cyberbreach was revealed.<p><i>Updated 7/10/15</i><p>One day after publicly defying calls to resign, Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta announced that she would …

Siblings

While Fighting the Confederate Flag, Let's Not Forget About Guns

Against expectations, in a move that would have seemed impossible a few weeks ago, the South Carolina legislature is doing the right thing: they are getting rid of the Confederate battle flag flying on the Statehouse grounds.<p>They got it. They heard and they responded to the outrage and the …

The 'Black Widow' Series Netflix Needs Now

It’s no secret that Marvel’s <i>Daredevil</i> is pretty fantastic. The Netflix series had people skipping work and school to binge watch when it premiered in …

A Facebook trick to prevent embarrassment

How long have you been using Facebook? A year? Five years? Ten years? Even if it's been only a few months, you might have some embarrassing information lurking in your history that you don't even remember posting. Do you want your new squeeze, a co-worker, a family member or a potential employer …

11 myths about the future of gun control, debunked after the Charleston shooting

Myth No1: Gun control would never pass Congress<p>Obama's strong words on Charleston shooting: 'I refuse to act as if this is the new normal'<p>Read more<p>A majority of US senators voted for a package of gun control measures only two years ago. The 54 who backed the bill, which was written by Republican …

Guns

Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A black drinking buddy of the white man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week …

The strange expertise of burglars

How do you break into a house without breaking a sweat? David Robson delves into the “flow state” of professional robbers – and finds how to beat them.<p>At first, it feels almost too easy. Against the gentle rustling of leaves, I walk through the back gate, across the lawn, and open the door, all of …

North Carolina shark attack victim: 'I didn't see it coming'

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of two North Carolina teens injured in a weekend shark attack said he had little warning of what was to come.<p>"I didn't see it coming," Hunter Treschl said from his bed at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.<p>"I was just in about waist-deep water, playing with my cousin ... …

Can you Spotify the difference? Music streaming service changes its logo's shade of green - sparking Twitter outrage

• <b>Spotify has updated its app icon colour to a slightly lighter shade of green</b>• <b><br>Hundreds took to social media to vent frustration at music streaming</b> …

Netflix just launched its newly designed website — and it gets rid of one of its most annoying features

Netflix has officially launched the new design for its streaming website, and the new layout makes the browsing experience a lot more enjoyable.<p>For starters, Netflix is getting rid of its carousel browsing, dropping the slow-moving side scrolling in favor for a click-based browsing system that …

Netflix

10 classic shows available for streaming on Netflix right now

While some of us are gluttons for the current era of TV, where new series are plentiful and the wait between episodes feels like mental surgery …

TV

Spotify made a tiny change to its logo — see if you've even noticed yet

If you updated the Spotify app on your phone lately, you may be doing a double take.<p>In its latest release, Spotify changed the color of its logo to a brighter forest green instead of the lime green it had before.<p>Here's the previous Spotify logo:<p>Here's the new one:<p>Twitter users largely aren't …

Can Samsung Succeed With A Foldable Smartphone Gimmick?

There’s no doubt that Samsung has built much of its marketing efforts this year around the ‘edge’ concept. This curve on the screen was first seen in a variant of the Galaxy Note 4 and was demonstrated at the IFA conference in Berlin during 2014. The Galaxy Note Edge subsequently saw a limited …

The best new movies streaming on Netflix and other services this week revolve around road trips and robots

We gravitate toward lighter entertainment in summer, movies that complement the easygoing feeling that overtakes on these warmer and longer days. But don’t make the mistake of equating lightness with emptiness.<p>This week’s movie picks include a time-travel story, a ghost story, and a story about a …

Apple Music Vs. Spotify Vs. Tidal: Everything You Need To Know

Apple has thrown its hat into the music subscription-service ring, but how do the numbers match up?<p><b>Apple music</b><p>After vacuuming up popular DJs, working on licensing deals right up to the wire and purchasing Beats Electronics for an astonishing sum, Apple Music is finally here. And it looks like a …

Security Startup Illusive Networks Uses Deception To Catch Hackers

Imagine you’re a red-blooded hacker and you want to break into a corporate network. You find your way in, probably by stealing someone’s credentials. Then you go to work. You move around until you find another lock to pick and slowly, steadily, patiently you go deeper and deeper into the network …

HSBC slashes jobs, and GM and Netflix hold meetings — 5 things to know today

Hello friends and <i>Fortune</i> readers.<p>Wall Street stock futures are lower this morning, following three straight days of losses for the major stock …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Mental Health

Google comments on EU antitrust charges: 'We don't always get it right'

Company's European chief blames miscommunication<p>Google has addressed the anti-trust charges leveled at it by the European Union for the first time, blaming miscommunication and a difference in cultural values between the US and Europe. "We don’t always get it right," Google's European head, Matt …

Facebook Now a Place for Prisoners, Too

Civil rights advocates lobbied Facebook to stop automatically deleting all profiles of current American prisoners, The Daily Beast has learned.<p>One …

Mental illness is no crime

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before Paton Blough got his bipolar disorder under control, it nearly cost him everything.<p>The Greenville, South Carolina, resident was arrested six times in three years, each for an episode related to his illness. Instead of receiving treatment, he was thrown in jail. In the rough prison …