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Ryan Reynolds As Deadpool Hilariously Ruins Hugh Jackman's Birthday Message

"When you’re trying to record a heartfelt birthday message .... but are interrupted by the least greatest showman."<p>Hugh Jackman’s fake feud with fellow “X-Men” star Ryan Reynolds shows no signs of slowing down.<p>On Friday, a bathrobed Jackman tweeted video of himself attempting to record a birthday …

Hugh Jackman

Infiniti’s new concept car is a land yacht for movie villains

The Q Inspiration looks kind of like a Tesla Model S gone rogue<p>The hero of the story has foiled your plan. You must make a quick escape, so you slide into the back seat of the Infiniti Q Inspiration and speed off.<p>It’s a scene that seems increasingly plausible the more I look at the Q Inspiration up …

Tiny speaker design delivers 200x the bass

There are plenty of speakers that promise a big sound from a compact package but fail to deliver. The problem is one of physics, but a new device …

Physicists just found a loophole in graphene that could unlock clean, limitless energy

By all measures, graphene shouldn’t exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of atoms act …

He quit JetBlue by sliding out of a plane. His advice for rogue Twitter employee.

<b>By Amy B Wang | Washington Post</b><p>Steven Slater has some advice for the “rogue” Twitter employee who had apparently deactivated President Donald Trump’s …

Aquaman's Jason Momoa marries long-time partner Lisa Bonet

<b>UPDATE:</b> Days after reports that Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet's secret wedding first emerged, the actor has confirmed that he's tied the knot in an …

Justice League

How 'Star Trek: Discovery' warps science

I’ve been alive for 44 years, and I’ve been watching <i>Star Trek</i> for 44 years.<p>I was a baby sitting on my father’s lap for re-runs of the original …

Selena Gomez Embraces No-Bra Trend in Chic Crop Top With Slingback Pumps

Even on casual occasions, Selena Gomez always looks her best. Such was the case today when the actress stepped out to run errands in New York — …

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Our Top Five Liam Neeson Action Film Moments

Liam Neeson has 118 acting credits on IMDb. He recently announced he was retiring from action films, citing his age He's 65). No need to mourn just …

The ‘Mother!’ of It All

“That is the worst movie I have ever seen in my life.”<p>These words were uttered loudly in a theater this weekend. More than one, in fact. More often …

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Navy plans to use Xbox controllers for new periscope systems

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy plans to use Xbox 360 controllers to operate periscopes aboard its newer submarines.The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, …

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Keybase launches fully encrypted Slack-like communications tool — and it’s free

Keybase added to its encrypted tool kit today when it launched Keybase Teams, an open source, Slack-like communications tool with end-to-end encryption. Desktop and mobile versions are available for download now.<p>It may seem like competing with Slack, the enormously popular enterprise communications …

Mother! of all flops: Jennifer Lawrence horror leads to walkouts, F grade from audiences

The gonzo horror movie Mother! has had an impressively terrible weekend at the US box office, where it has suffered a triquetra of indignities, namely mass walkouts, an F grade from audiences and lacklustre ticket sales.<p>The film, which has inspired an abundance of explainers attempting to decipher …

Paramount Pictures

Minimize the Hassle of Outdoor Sleeping with NoZipp Sleeping Bag

Being one with nature is made just more comfortable with this sleeping bag that eliminates the zipper for a hassle-free entry and exit.The bag …

Nature

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will crash into Saturn — its final screaming success

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>On Friday, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will nose-dive into Saturn and burn up in the planet's atmosphere. It's the final, suicidal step of a months-long dance through Saturn's rings that has given scientists an unprecedented view of the sixth planet from the sun. It's also …

Astronomy

Scientists develop tiny robots that drill into cancer cells to kill them

Tiny new robots are proving to be life-saving tools in the fight against cancer. As first reported in the journal Nature, scientists at Durham …

Cancer

Samsung Frame wants to blend its TV into your home through the power of art

You’ll never notice Samsung’s Frame TV, and that’s kind of the point<p>For the most part, TVs are boring. When switched on, they’re glorious windows …

Lego Will Cut About 1,400 Jobs by the End of 2017 as Sales Decline

Toymaker Lego announced plans to lay off 8% of its workforce as it reported a 5% fall in mid-year revenue.<p>The unlisted maker of colorful plastic …

A major new Xbox One update overhauls the dashboard with Fluent Design

Microsoft is testing its first major Xbox dashboard overhaul with the company’s new Fluent Design. Xbox One Insiders on the alpha ring will get access to a new Xbox One dashboard at 6PM PT / 9PM ET today, and it looks like a solid improvement from the existing one. Once again, Microsoft is focusing …

Jim Carrey abandons effort to make mother of his late Irish girlfriend pay $372,000 bond in suicide case

Jim Carrey has abandoned an attempt to force the mother of his late girlfriend to pay a $372,000 bond, as a judge confirmed a trial would go ahead.<p>Carrey’s girlfriend, Irish makeup artist Cathriona White, took her own life in September 2015, aged 30.<p>Her mother, Brigid Sweetman, launched legal …

Michael Avenatti

Hear the 'chirp' of gravitational waves passing through Earth - Futurity

For the third time, scientists have "heard" gravitational waves—the product of black holes colliding billions of years ago—pass through Earth.

Gaze Upon Jupiter’s Enormity in This Amazing Fly-By Video

Jupiter is immense. The fifth planet from the sun has a diameter of 89,000 miles, and could easily envelop every other planet (and Pluto). The gas …

Waves rippled through Greenland’s ice

That’s ominous<p>On its surface, the Greenland ice sheet is a vast expanse of seemingly immovable ice. But beneath the monotonous stretch of white, scientists have discovered evidence of waves rippling through one of its outlet glaciers and roiling its innards.<p>The waves, observed during the two most …

Amazon's delivery drone system is getting parachutes for your packages

It's no secret that Amazon's been pursuing the delivery-by-drone method for a while now, but now we have a better idea about the next step in the …

'Black hole' created in lab with X-ray laser - and it's stronger than the type you find in space

The black hole gobbled up almost all nearby electrons before exploding.<p>Just one pulse from the world's most powerful X-ray laser beam was enough to …

9 Fast Wagons Made For The Fun-Loving Grown Up

Ah, the humble station wagon. Where would a many family man be without the practicality of cramming in a lovely partner and a few ankle biters whose …

3 Ways Millionaires Think Differently Than You

Changing your mindset changes everything else.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What would you say is the most powerful thing in the world? And what would you say if I told you that you already possess it? You were born with it. It was given to you freely, yet you often …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help