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One Month With Sling TV: Why I’m Not Cutting the Cord Yet

Sling TV isn't perfect, but it's going to make cutting the cord easier.<p>I’ve been thinking about canceling my cable subscription for years, but one thing keeps preventing me from cutting the cord: Sports.<p>I’m an unapologetic sports fan. Football, basketball, baseball, soccer, hockey — I watch them …

Shocked Animals

“Let's talk about genre”: Neil Gaiman and Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation

The two literary heavyweights talk about the politics of storytelling, the art of the swordfight and why dragons are good for the economy.<p><i>Neil</i> …

Literature

Isil car bomb factory 'destroyed by US-led air strike'

Iraqi officials claims "biggest Isil factory in Iraq and Syria" which included tanks, Humvees and large quantities of explosives is completely levelled<p>A US-led air strike in Iraq has completely destroyed one of Islamic State's largest car bomb factories, causing heavy casualties and extensive …

Great Restaurants to Cater Your Wedding Across the U.S.

The True Cost unravels a grim, gritty world and shows that not all fashion documentaries should be pretty

Fashion has always enjoyed a love affair with film – from Dior & I to Valentino: The Last Emperor and Mademoiselle C – but how does the industry react when the story veers away from wide-eyed escapism and the tale is far from fabulous?<p>A weird thing happened to me at the London premiere of Andrew …

From the archive, 4 June 1943: Leslie Howard obituary

The death of Leslie Howard in the air liner travelling from Lisbon must now be presumed. The actor was 50 this year, and began life as a bank clerk. After some war service he appeared on the stage in 1917, and first acted in London the following year in “The Freaks,” one of Pinero’s last plays. He …

NASA's Flying Saucer Grounded: Ill Winds in Hawaii Force Launch Delay

NASA has had to postpone the balloon-borne launch of its rocket-powered "flying saucer" from a test range in Hawaii repeatedly, due to weather concerns.<p>The saucer-shaped Low Density Supersonic Decelerator, or LDSD, is designed to demonstrate technologies that are likely to come into play for …

Space Exploration

Suge Knight Sued for Wrongful Death; Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Named Defendants

Marion “Suge” Knight is being sued by the widow of Terry Carter, the man he ran over and killed in his pickup truck, with Dr. Dre and Ice Cube named …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Rays turn back Angels, 6-5, in 10 innings

<b>KEY MOMENT:</b> After the<p>Angelsrallied to tie the score in the ninth inning, they deployed closerHuston Streetfor the 10th. The first batter he faced, Kevin Kiermaier, hit a home run. The Angels, trying to win for the first time this season when trailing after eight innings, dropped to 0-22 in that …

Microsoft Announces Prices for Windows 10

For those not taking advantage of the free upgrade.<p>It'll cost you $119 USD for Windows 10 Home and $199 USD for Windows 10 Pro.<p>This pricing comes via …