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What’s the Best Everyday Carry Knife?

<i>A:</i><p>Picking an everyday carry knife (or EDC) is a very personal choice. What kind of work and activities you do will affect which tool you should buy.<p>In the end, we picked five of our favorites and ran them through a rigorous series of tests to reproduce situations we’d encounter while playing …

FACT CHECK: Last Surviving WWII Veteran Marches Alone in Memorial Day Parade?

CLAIM<p>A photograph depicts last surviving veteran of a WWII battle group marching alone and crying in a Memorial Day parade. See Example( s …

BlackBerry ditches Classic, adding to smartphone future doubts

TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO)BBRY.O said on Tuesday it will stop making its Classic model, raising further doubts about the future of the smartphone pioneer’s money-losing handset business as the company shifts its focus to software.<p>The new Blackberry Classic smartphone is displayed …

BlackBerry confirms it will can its Classic smartphone

Goodbye to more tactile keys, and hello to planes of cool and smooth glass. Today, BlackBerry confirmed that it will stop making the Classic, one of the company’s last smartphone models based around a physical keyboard for inputting text, as the company prepares for a new series of phone designs …

9 Places Where You Can See Spying and Surveillance in Action

A different sort of listening party.<p>Edward Snowden’s 2013 revelations about the CIA, NSA, and the spying that was taking place by American agencies …

What Gear Belongs in My Emergency Winter Car Kit?

<i>A:</i><p>Every car should be stocked with an emergency kit, just in case you encounter hazardous winter roads. To find out exactly what belongs in it, I called Tod Pritchard, the public information officer for Wisconsin’s emergency-preparedness campaign. Here are his top gear suggestions, plus a few of my …

Best Backpacking Water Filter and Treatment Systems

What are the best water filter and purification options for backpacking? We put that question to 565 backpackers in a recent survey on …

The Search and Rescue Pack

Working for search and rescue is no easy task, and when your job is to go out and save people, you need the right gear not just for yourself, but …

A Brief History of Rock Stars Destroying Guitars

From Pete Townshend to Caleb Followill.<p>A damaged guitar. (Photo: Jmann7702/Public Domain)<p><i>A version of this post originally appeared on the Tedium</i> …

Warner Bros. may bring one of the darkest Batman stories to theaters

Fans may be extremely excited for next year's "Batman v Superman," but there's one Batman story fans would probably love to see on the big screen and it looks like we may just get it.<p>According to JoBlo.com, we could see the Joker and a version of Robin in the next solo Batman film.<p>For Batfans, that …

DC Comics

Dave Grohl Foo Fighters Emmy Diss ... You Can't Cut Our Songs Short

Now we know why <b>Dave Grohl</b> was so pissed about the <b>Foo Fighters</b> getting yanked from the <b>Emmy Awards</b> stage -- and it's all about size. Yes, it matters …

Facebook’s “dislike” button is going to be a disaster

Mark Zuckerberg has finally given in. After years of users asking for it, Facebook announced on Sep. 15 it will be testing unspecified alternatives to the “like button,” including potentially a “dislike button.” But while it’s true not every post on the social-media site always seems deserving of a …

Social Media

The five biggest changes coming to your iPhone in Apple’s iOS 9 update

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Apple is scheduled to release iOS 9, its latest operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch today. It is a free update, and anyone with an iPhone 4S or newer will be able to upgrade.<p>What’s different?<p>A new search experience<p>When you swipe right from the iPhone …

Apps

Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus: faster processors, better cameras, 3D Touch

Next generation smartphone launched in San Francisco features a pressure-sensitive screen, 12-megapixel camera and stronger screen and body<p>Apple has unveiled the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, the next generation of its smartphones, with faster processors, longer battery life, improved cameras and new “3D …

San Francisco

Apple Unveils The iPad Pro

Meet the iPad Pro, Apple’s latest and greatest tablet. Apple introduced the long-rumored device at today’s fall event. As expected, it has a huge 12.9-inch display and a few neat features that make it stand out from the rest of the lineup.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook called it “the biggest news for the iPad …

IPad Pro

Wes Craven, man behind 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream,' dies at 76

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wes Craven, the visionary filmmaker who defined the horror genre with the long-enduring "A Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise, and later deconstructed and redefined it with "Scream," has died.<p>He was 76.<p>His family confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter. Craven's verified Twitter and …

Pop Culture

Someone has invented the first Apple Watch sex toy - and it's a sell-out

People really wanted the sex toy - they raised $10,000 for the crowdfunder in just 24 hours<p>When you heard about all the apps you could get on an Apple Watch, was the first thing that sprung into your head an Apple Watch operated sex toy?<p>As unorthodox an idea you may think it is, a lot of people …

Apple Watch

Wyoming Man Found with 30 Eyeballs in His Anal Cavity

CRAZY<p>crazed / July 24, 2015 / 0<p>Okay, this is one of the craziest things we’ve ever seen… WTF?<p><b>CASPER, Wyo. –</b><p>Police made a routine traffic stop early …

Everything You Need To Know About "American Horror Story: Hotel"

Lily Rabe is playing Aileen Wuornos, the serial killer previously played by Charlize Theron in her Oscar winning Monster role.<p>Since it was announced in February that Lady Gaga would be starring in the fifth season of <i>American Horror Story</i>, subtitled <i>Hotel</i>, we've learned bits and pieces about what to …

Here’s Your First Good Look at Jared Leto’s Joker in Action for New Suicide Squad Trailer

See Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, Will Smith, and more make their splashy entrance into the DC film universe.<p>When director <b>David Ayer</b> introduced the first <i>Suicide Squad</i> trailer at Comic-Con over the weekend, he referenced how much amateur footage from the star-studded film set has already leaked …

The ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer Drops In Early

The first trailer for David Ayer’s <i>Suicide Squad</i> was shown at San Diego Comic-Con. Full quality version above.<p>The trailer opens with Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, explaining who the Suicide Squad are (“Let’s just say I put them in a hole and threw away the hole.”) and their purpose (do the dirty …

Can't score Comic-Con 2016 tickets? Here's how you can still watch the panels

Tickets to this year's geek gathering that is San Diego Comic-Con may have long sold-out, but the convention's newest initiative will still allow you …

Here's the new 'Batman v Superman' trailer that just got a standing ovation at Comic-Con

Warner Bros. is delivering during its huge movie panel at San Diego Comic-Con, on Saturday.<p>After debuting new footage for movies "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." and Peter Pan adaptation "Pan," the studio floored the crowd in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con with footage from its upcoming DC cinematic …

Comic-Con

Watch the 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' trailer revealed at Comic-Con

The "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" trailer revealed Saturday during the Warner Bros. Hall H presentation at Comic-Con is here, and it gives fans an extended look at the repercussions Superman faces after his actions in "Man of Steel."<p>"Nobody cares about Clark Kent taking on the Batman," …

Broadway Theatergoer Climbs On Stage To Charge Phone -- In Fake Outlet

You charge up your battery power, but it just won't increase your brain power.<p>A man at a Broadway show desperately needed to plug in his phone climbed onstage before a recent performance to connect his device to the nearest outlet, according to Playbill. Unfortunately, that power outlet was a part …