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People Are Pissed That Tomb Raider Is An Xbox Exclusive

This morning's biggest Gamescom news was that <i>Rise of the Tomb Raider</i>, the next big console installment in Lara Croft's adventures, will be an Xbox …

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16 Rarely Seen Audrey Hepburn Photos

In honor of the late icon's birthday today.<p>Audrey Hepburn's philanthropic and film work live on, as do the images of her impeccable style. In honor of what would have been her 87th birthday today, peruse 15 seldom seen, very chic photos of the icon—from Richard Avedon lensed BAZAAR covers to candid …

Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Tweets Heartbreaking Message To Her Father

"I love you. I miss you. I'll try to keep looking up."

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Officials: Robin Williams apparently hanged himself with a belt

The tributes to Robin Williams flow from around the world as stunned friends and family search for answers about why the comic legend would take his own life.<p>Investigators believe Williams, 63, used a belt to hang himself from a bedroom door sometime between late Sunday and when his personal …

Photos of Photos Being Taken: A Fascinating Meta Look at the Photographic Process

Warren and June Krupsaw, a husband/wife photography duo, have created an interesting series called <i>Photographer/Photographs</i>. A unique take on the …

Unlocking Your Cell Phone In The U.S. Is Officially Legal Again

For the past 2 years, unlocking your cell phone without your carrier’s permission has, for absolutely ridiculous reasons, been illegal in the United States.<p>Not anymore!<p>As we covered at greater depth last week, the US Congress and Senate were both in agreement that unlocking a cell phone should <i>not</i> …

10 Movies to Watch on Netflix in August

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit Netflix. Here, the films we just added to our queue.<p><b>1) Nymphomaniac (2013)</b><br>The most talked-about film of the year (which hits Netflix on August 7) can finally be enjoyed in the privacy of your own home.<p><b>2) Cleopatra (1963)</b>Settle in for …

Marvel’s Latest Argument on Why We Shouldn’t Expect a Female Superhero Movie Soon Rings False

Why <i>isn’t</i> a Black Widow movie a priority for Marvel? That seems to be the question of the year. <b>Scarlett Johansson</b>’s popular assassin character was a huge reason why <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i> was a massive box-office success and the actress herself has expressed an eagerness to see the …

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Winners of the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2014 – in pictures

From a dramatic storm cloud in the US to the ‘end of the world’ in Ecuador, we take a look at the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo contest, chosen from more than 18,000 entries from photographers around the world

Here's (Almost) Every Easter Egg in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

You don't have to be a Comic-Con attendee to understand that the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as it's known, is a highly intricate and inter-connected web that allows for characters to cross over into each other's films and seeds to be planted for future comic book-based installments. This was …

What's to Become of 'The Big Bang Theory' Now That There Are Contract Disputes?

The eighth season of "The Big Bang Theory" is supposed to premiere on CBS on Sept. 22, but barring some new wrinkle in the space-time continuum, that seems unlikely to happen.<p>In fact, the new season was supposed to go into production, beginning with a table read, on July 31, but according to …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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9 Movies We Love But Can't Quite Figure Out

There are some movies you watch twice because you love them. And then there are some movies you watch twice in a desperate attempt to understand them. They leave you scratching your head, trying to parse the film's intricate plotline.<p>Despite how confusing or mysterious some of these movies may be, …

If you're paranoid about Google Glass, here's a network tool that can shut it down

Google Glass has entered the building. But do you know that it’s here?<p>For the team at Fluke Networks, people wearing Glass in your office isn’t necessarily a good thing. That’s because, to them, Google Glass has the potential to infringe upon your privacy, doing things like recording and …

The Google Now launcher is available for almost all modern Android phones

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>One of the best features of the Nexus 5 — or any Google(s goog) Play Edition device — is the Google Now Launcher, which is a …

Microsoft is about to launch a selfie phone and a new 'high-end' Windows Phone

Microsoft is planning to launch two new Windows Phone 8.1 devices shortly. Sources familiar with the company’s plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that Microsoft devices chief Stephen Elop revealed both handsets during an internal company meeting this week. Elop showed off what he described as a “selfie phone” …

The Nutritional Side of Depression

July 28, 2014<p>Fruits can be taken in the morning for breakfast with milk and a handful of nuts and seeds. Lunch may consist of steamed vegetables, …

In Largest-Ever Outbreak, Ebola Spreads To Nigeria

The deadly disease has spread to at least three major West African urban centers. The World Health Organization reports at least 660 have died from the disease since February.<p>Nigeria's national health minister confirmed that a Liberian man who died in a Nigerian megacity on Friday tested positive …

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ trailer: Tom Hardy’s world of fire and blood [video] | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Tom Hardy stars as Max in "Mad Max: Fury Road." (Warner Bros.)<p>Furiosa (Warner Bros.)<p>Nicholas Hoult plays Nux in "Mad Max: Fury Road." (Warner Bros.)<p>Hugh Keays-Byrne plays Immortan Joe in "Mad Max: Fury Road." (Warner Bros.)<p>Only one day after making a splash at San Diego’s Comic-Con International, …

The 4 Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

Harness the power of the ultimate piece of kitchen hardware<p>The more you cook, the more you realize that the best kitchen tools are often the simplest. One sharp chef’s knife is far more valuable than a 62-piece knife set. One big stainless-steel bowl will do more for you than the latest plastic …

Do You Have To Wash New Underwear Before You Wear It?

<b>The Scientist: Philip M. Tierno, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and pathology at New York University School of Medicine</b><p>The Answer: In a word, yes. …

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John Boyega's Character and a Major 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Plot Point Leaked?

First of all, when dealing with anything "Star Wars" related, it's important to take the news with a grain of salt. The biggest grain of salt you can find, probably; one that has to be moved from place to place with the assistance of a large, flatbed truck. The other thing to consider is that, if …

Worst Airplane Seat Ever

If you thought your coach-class seat was just a little too cozy, those armrests just a little too soft, then you're in luck. Flying could get even less comfortable than before.<p>News broke earlier this week that Airbus filed a patent for what might be the least comfortable airplane seat in the sky. …

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12 Granny Panties That Are Actually Very Sexy

When we want to feel sexy, we typically don’t channel our grandmothers. But, maybe we should, because Nana might actually know a thing or two about …

New York Court Rules Spanking Children Is A "Reasonable Use Of Force"

A four-judge panel in New York unanimously found that a father who spanked his young son was in the right.<p>A ruling last Wednesday from the state Appellate Division found that the spanking "was a reasonable use of force," despite a family court judge determining last year that the father had abused …

J.J. Abrams shows off new X-wing in 'Star Wars: Episode VII' video

It looks as though the Millennium Falcon will have some company in the "Star Wars: Episode VII" hangar.<p>In a new video from the London set of the space-opera sequel (you can watch above), director J.J. Abrams provides a glimpse of a weathered X-wing starfighter, the single-seat spacecraft famously …

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