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VIDEO: How to Bundle Your Clothes When Packing

This multi-purpose method works for suits, shirts, coats and more. The only thing you’ll need? One very thick rubber band.<p><i>This video is one episode</i> …

Nikon D5 DSLR records 4K video, D500 has 'always-on' smartphone connectivity

LAS VEGAS — Nikon's done playing second fiddle to Canon in the DSLR game.<p>After months of speculation and teasing, the camera company finally …

Cameras

McDonald's Customer With No Chill Threatens Murder Over Order Dispute

'Tis the season to be jolly, but don't tell that to one hot-headed McDonald's customer. Devin Gibbs was arrested Saturday after he threatened to kill a fellow customer and fired shots inside a Miami-area Mickey D's outpost, reports WSVN-TV. One bullet hit a man in the arm, and the incident …

See an Awesome Photo of the Super Blood Moon Eclipse at Old Faithful

NASA/Reuters<p>Adam Block—Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona<p>Terry Virts—NASA<p>Olav Jon Nesvold—EPA<p>NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI<p>NASA<p>Joel Kowsky—NASA<p>Kjell …

What Apple Watch? Fitbit was the surprise winner this Christmas

Fitbit is ending the year on a healthy note.<p>All signs from third-party platforms point to Fitbit being one of the big winners this holiday season, …

Apple Watch

Are We About To See Our First Gay ‘Star Wars’ Relationship?

<b>WARNING: There will be spoilers for certain aspects of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead. So read at your own risk.</b><p>If you couldn’t tell, it’s the end of the year. And <i>Star Wars</i> is the topic that is heavy in play, especially considering it just passed $1 billion globally in record time. The movie is …

China’s makeshift hoverboard industry is imploding after Amazon’s safety crackdown

Chinese companies that helped fuel the global hoverboard craze are unraveling rapidly, after Western retailers like Amazon demanded new safety and legality standards earlier this month. Some are so upset by Amazon’s actions they plan to protest outside Amazon’s Guangzhou office later today (Dec. …

eCommerce

10 Classic Ferraris That Aren't Insanely Expensive Yet

"One day," most car enthusiasts have mused for nearly seven decades, "I will own a Ferrari."<p>"One day," most car enthusiasts have mused for nearly seven decades, "I will own a Ferrari." Anyone who watches the headlines touting collectible-car price trends could be convinced that such a goal is now …

Lawrence Kasdan on the 'crazy different' Han Solo film and where 'Star Wars' will go from here

With<p>"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"less than a week into its theatrical run and fans still digesting and debating its various twists and turns, it's anyone's guess at this point where the "Star Wars" saga will go from here -- and many Bothan spies would need to die in order to pry concrete …

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

Cover Your Track

Odds are your insurance policy doesn't apply at the track. Here's what to do about it.<p>It all comes down to the fine print: the exclusions and definitions sections of your insurance policy. According to Michael Barry, vice president of media relations for the Insurance Information Institute, the …

Nintendo needs to make this Gameboy concept a reality

Nintendo has been hinting at having a new console in the works, but what I’d really like to see from the gaming giant is a portable system based on this beautiful Gamboy-inspired concept by Munich-based designer Florian Renner.<p>Renner reimagined the 26-year old Gameboy with a horizontal form factor …

Retrogaming

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

Phillips dazzles with behind-the-back flip

CINCINNATI -- Brandon Phillips has made himself a nice living foiling opponents with defensive gems at second base for the Reds. The resume reel of …

Qualcomm set to axe up to 10 percent of its workforce

Qualcomm has been besieged by problems lately and quite a few of its employees may soon pay the price. It's planning to lay off around 10 percent of its workforce -- several thousand employees -- according to <i>The Information</i>. The <i>WSJ</i> is also reporting that the company will conduct a comprehensive …

Intellectual Property