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Ben Affleck 'humiliated' by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice reviews

Ben Affleck,Film,Culture,Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,Superhero movies,DC Comics<p>Report suggests the actor will produce the followup Justice League films in bid to save superhero franchise

Ben Affleck

Turns out you can actually save thousands of dollars using online rebates

Sound too good to be true, right? I was skeptical when I first learned about cash back platform Ebates. I first heard about it through a friend who's been using Ebates since 2009. She's a very conscientious shopper and told me that she'd saved over $1,200 since she started using the platform.<p>And …

Parents Can Learn How To Prevent Anxiety In Their Children

Children of anxious parents are more at risk of developing an anxiety disorder. But there's welcome news for those anxious parents: that trajectory toward anxiety isn't set in stone.<p>Therapy and a change in parenting styles might be able to prevent kids from developing anxiety disorders, according …

Dental Care

Club Drug Ketamine Gains Traction As A Treatment For Depression

A mind-altering drug called ketamine is changing the way some doctors treat depression.<p>Encouraged by research showing that ketamine can relieve even the worst depression in a matter of hours, these doctors are giving the drug to some of their toughest patients. And they're doing this even though …

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

So What Was the Deal With Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell’s Lifetime Movie A Deadly Adoption?

They told you it was a Lifetime movie. You should have listened.<p>It’s fitting that the existence of <i>A Deadly Adoption</i> was announced the day after April Fools’ Day, a seemingly funny idea that arrived just after a day’s worth of pre-packaged mirth had worn off. The concept—that the very funny <b>Will</b> …

A Deadly Adoption review: Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's superb Lifetime spoof

Coming three years after Casa de mi Padre and a week before The Spoils Before Dying, A Dangerous Adoption suggests that Will Ferrell and his sometime partner in crime Kristen Wiig are determined to spoof every last TV genre they can lay their hands on. Ferrell’s Casa De Mi Padre took the Latin …

TV

President Obama plays with Ella Harper Rhodes, daughter of Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, in the Oval Office today.

US scientists say they have discovered fossils of the ‘Carolina butcher’, a pre-dinosaur beast with sharp teeth<p>Scientists have unearthed fossils in the United States of a big land-dwelling crocodile that lived about 231 million years ago, walked on its hind legs and was a top land predator right …

Dinosaurs

Fictional US President Frank Underwood has created a lot of problems for a real organization called America Works

America Works, the real company, lashed out Friday at the show because it borrows the organization's name for the title of a controversial (again, totally fictional) piece of legislation being proposed by President Frank Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey.<p>"House of Cards not only used the …

Now anybody can use Robinhood, the no-fee trading app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen

And after months of waiting, it's now open to anyone who wants to join.<p>Robinhood, a zero-commission brokerage app for iPhone that launched in December to a 700,000-person waitlist, is now available to the general public.<p>Here's why Robinhood is unlike any existing stock market app.<p>For starters, it's …

Obama's America

At the 50th anniversary commemoration of Bloody Sunday in Selma, the president made the case for American exceptionalism.<p>America is, like all nations, an idea. Unlike many other nations, this idea requires a little articulation. A nation built by waves of immigrants can't rely on Old-World, …

Black History

Time for Apple Watch to show us what it can do

It won't paint your house, butter your toast or fold your laundry. But besides telling time, the Apple Watch may do enough other interesting things to convince iPhone owners to buy it. At least, that's what Apple's hoping.<p>The Cupertino, Calif., electronics giant will reveal more details about its …

Smartwatches

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Mission Impossible

How to use WhatsApp from your computer

Typing long messages or holding multiple WhatsApp conversations on your smartphone is possible, but there are times when typing away on a full keyboard and viewing messages on a full-size computer screen would be better.<p>WhatsApp offers two different solutions for using its service on a computer: …

Apps

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Michael C. Hall Shares Thoughts on DEXTER Series Finale

Analyzing Ferguson

It is not my intention to take sides one way or the other on the decision of the grand jury relating to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, by Darren Wilson, a police officer. My purpose here is to clear up some misunderstandings and incorrect information.<p>The national news media …

Kevin Rose Plots A Luxury Ecommerce Empire Starting With New App Watchville

“I did not like watches my entire life,” Digg co-founder Kevin Rose tells me. That’s an odd admission for a man who just launched Watchville, an app that aggregates news from top wristwatch blogs, and offers an atomic clock tool to help you set your timepiece and its moon phases.<p>But Rose explains, …

Defend Your Home With Artificial Intelligence

The Canary security system learns about your daily routine -- and picks up on anything out of the ordinary.<p>You’re out of town for the weekend, and you want to keep tabs on your home. You could set up a sophisticated security system -- with live video feeds, multiple sensors, and remote access -- …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

ISIS: A Short History

The terrorist group's evolution from fervid fantasy to death cult<p>The Sunni militants who now threaten to take over Iraq seemed to spring from nowhere when they stormed Mosul in early June. But the group that recently renamed itself simply “the Islamic State” has existed under various names and in …

PlayStation Network goes down following cyberattacks

Sony may be experiencing a few unpleasant flashbacks this weekend. Both the PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) are slowly recovering from a denial of service attack that flooded their server connections, kicking many gamers offline. The group claiming responsibility, Lizard …

Cybersecurity Insurance Still Requires Cybersecurity

OpenSSL vulnerabilities are sticking around for a while. In fact, recently two new ones were announced: One allows criminals to run an arbitrary code on a vulnerable computer/device, and the other allows man-in-the-middle attacks. A more famous openSSL vulnerability that made headlines earlier this …

India Independence Day: PM Modi says nation shamed by rape

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1101000/1101155_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529591995_1ef78f6f68ce0bc2ec331daa8141b7b3<p><b>Narendra Modi said India had been shamed by a recent spate of rapes, as he made his first Independence Day speech as prime minister.</b><p>He called on …

India

Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The FBI's premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five …