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People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Soars To $435 Million Worldwide

<i>Wonder Woman</i> had another terrific weekend at the overseas box office along with its insane domestic legs. The Gal Gadot/Patty Jenkins superhero epic earned another $58.1 million on 24,370 screens in 57 markets. That brings the $150m-budgeted Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. release’s foreign cume to …

Film Industry

Watch All of Your Dream Cars Rip Around a Track During this Massive Supercar Gathering

If it's in your dream garage, it probably showed up to this event.<p>Supercar meetups are always a good time. The events are a great way to get up close and personal with your favorite dream machines, and even discover cars you didn't know existed. This yearly event in the Netherlands is one of the …

Richard Hammond crashed a $1 million Rimac Concept_One all-electric supercar

While filming the second season of the Amazon Prime’s The Grand Tour in Switzerland earlier today, ex-Top Gear host Richard Hammond crashed a $1 million Rimac Concept_One all-electric supercar.<p>Fortunately, Hammond reportedly “suffered no serious injury”, but the rare vehicle was completely …

Singapore 'vending machine' dispenses Ferraris, Lamborghinis | Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Forget about soft drinks and potato chips - a “vending machine” in Singapore is offering up luxury vehicles, including Bentleys, Ferraris and Lamborghinis.<p>An exotic used car dealership designed to resemble a vending machine in Singapore May 15, 2017. The dealership houses up …

Used Cars

Researchers build a 1,000-core processor

You may have heard of many-core processors before, but you probably haven't seen anything like this. UC Davis has developed the KiloCore, a CPU that (as the name suggests) packs a whopping 1,000 cores -- extremely handy for very parallel tasks like encryption, crunching scientific data and encoding …

The Sons of Anarchy Spin-Off Could Be Here Sooner Than You Think

Kurt Sutter has tapped Latino filmmaker Elgin James to help launch the new series.<p>Spin-offs, reboots, and franchises are increasingly the rage in a crowded TV and film landscape where storytellers are finding it nearly impossible to get original content off the ground. In the tradition of prestige …

TV

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond And James May Debut New Teaser For Amazon Prime Series

'I'm going to have... a Custard Cream.'<p>All the ol’ gang are back together in the latest teaser for Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond’s …

Apple expects your iPhone to be replaced after three years

Apple has said that it expects so-called first owners of £500 iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches to replace them after only three years of use, and Mac computers only four.<p>As part of the company’s new environmental push, which includes its new Apps for Earth campaign with the WWF, Apple has listed …

OS X

8. Sonatine (1993)

While the US has produced scores of films dedicated to the supposed activities of the Mafia, Japan has an even longer tradition of creating movies …

10 Plot Holes in Popular Movies That Can't Be Explained Because They Screwed Up

Blockbuster movies that cost millions of dollars with hundreds of talented people working on them still manage to screw up all the time. Whether the …

The Week in Movies - Batman solo movie! Suicide Squad 2 in development! Star Wars Episode VIII titles and more

<i>The Week in Movies discusses the last seven days in cinema – including the solo Batman movie currently in development, reports of Suicide Squad 2</i> …

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

Toddler falls out of car, driver doesn’t notice

The incident was filmed on the dashcam of the vehicle behind, whose passengers are heard yelling out the window.<p>The child can be see rolling out the …

Naughty Dog Caught on Film Destroying Home While Owner's Gone

Ever wonder what your pets get up to when you’re out of the house? Well, hopefully not this.<p>A mischievous golden retriever was recently caught on …

Have Your Mind Blown By This ‘Before And After’ VFX Look At ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

We don’t mean to alarm anybody, but our research seems to suggest that <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> may feature one or two visual effects. Stunning, right? Bold move for a docum– What’s that? It’s not a documentary? Our apologies.<p>In what might be a nod to how some of tomorrow’s Academy Awards …

Car breaks down thanks to the combined power of Jerry Seinfeld and Steve Martin

“I just recently turned 70, and also I just recently turned 5’9",” quips Steve Martin on the latest episode of <i>Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee</i>. He …

A Lamborghini driving into floodwaters just taught us all an important lesson

When I found this video of someone driving their Lamborghini through floodwaters in San Diego, I assumed it would go poorly. Even as the video began …

'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi'

<b>A new method of delivering data, which uses the visible spectrum rather than radio waves, has been tested in a working office.</b><p>Li-fi can deliver internet access 100 times faster than traditional wi-fi, offering speeds of up to 1Gbps (gigabit per second).<p>It requires a light source, such as a standard …

Wi-Fi

Jamie Foxx defends Quentin Tarantino over growing police brutality row

Django Unchained star Jamie Foxx has encouraged his friend Quentin Tarantino to “keep telling the truth” about alleged police brutality in the US, despite a growing rightwing backlash.<p>Speaking at the Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday, Foxx said the Oscar-winning film-maker should “keep speaking the …

Filmmaking

Jeremy Clarkson's new Amazon Prime show will face Ofcom scrutiny after change in TV rules

Top Gear host had proclaimed himself free from "finger wagging" regulator<p>When Jeremy Clarkson and his former Top Gear sidekicks agreed to make a new online motoring show for Amazon Prime, the presenter proclaimed that he was free from the “finger wagging” of broadcasting rules and could feature as …

Top Gear

Will Smith reveals just how 'all in' Jared Leto’s Joker performance is

Will Smith, who plays DC villain Deadshot in the David Ayer film, spoke about "Suicide Squad" on Apple's Beats 1 radio show the other day. With regards to Leto, he said:<p>Despite all the reports about Leto's Joker, the character doesn't seem to be a major part of the film, at least according to …

Is Google Maps draining your battery? Here's how to fix it

Battery life – it’s one of those things every single one of us wants more of. And while it’s understandable apps will make that juice trickle out of your phone little by little, it seems some are just punching a whole through the battery and letting all the goods stream out.<p>Even more annoying is …

Android News

Why Quentin Tarantino doesn’t like Netflix

But that doesn't mean that physical media is without its ardent supporters, and one of them is fan favorite director Quentin Tarantino, who recently shared why he's not a fan of this new way of viewing movies.<p>Tom Roston's new book, I Lost it at the Video Store: A Filmmakers' Oral History of a …

Google to begin delivering fresh groceries later this year

Express also expands into six states today<p>Google's same-day and next-day delivery service is starting to get into fresh groceries. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, Google Express intends to offer fresh foods for delivery in two cities this year, starting with San Francisco. It'll be partnering with Whole …

The 2016 Mercedes DTM Car and the C63 Edition 1s Are Inspired

... by each other. Which came first, the DTM or the Edition 1?<p>After Mercedes released sketches of its new DTM car (based off the new Mercedes C63 coupe), we were quite taken with the badassery of the design.<p>Said Ulrich Fritz, head of Mercedes-AMG DTM, the team has "used the unique, sporty design …

Sony's Xperia Z5 family includes the world's first 4K smartphone

To say that Sony's mobile division has had a tough time lately would be an understatement. As the company puts out half-hearted efforts like the Z3 and Z3+, sales have been dropping steadily. We're now at the point where Sony is losing more than $1 million per day just keeping the division going. …

It's happening: Xperia Z5 Premium with 4K screen demoed on video

A series of hands-on images and specs about Sony’s upcoming trio of smartphones – Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact, and Z5 Premium – leaked yesterday, and now what appears to be the original source of the info has surfaced.<p>A video from French website <i>Clubic</i> shows a hands-on demo of the Xperia Z5 Premium and …

Xperia