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20 Low-Key Vacation Spots Perfect for 4th of July

Take the family to one of these places and avoid monster crowds.<p>The Fourth of July can be a good time for a family getaway, since the kids are out of …

Microsoft kills off Xbox 360 after more than a decade

Microsoft is to cease production of the Xbox 360, 11 years after the console first went on sale.<p>The company's head of Xbox Phil Spencer said that while the console meant a lot to its staff, "the realities of manufacturing a product over a decade old are starting to creep up on us."<p>Microsoft will …

Bill Gates

Can you solve it? The logic question almost everyone gets wrong

Test your mental mettle with this question about the marital situations of Jack, Anne and George.<p>UPDATE: The results are in. Click here to find the answer to today’s puzzle and see how everyone did.<p>Hello guzzlers,<p>A very, very simple question this week. It will take you no time at all.<p>I’m setting …

Marijuana Could Have a Surprising Economic Impact, New Report Shows

Image source: Pixabay.<p>Yesterday we witnessed the release of <i>Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, a highly anticipated movie depicting an unstoppable force and the proverbial immovable object. But what many people might overlook is that we've been witnessing a real-life battle for years beyond the …

Cannabis

Is Shakespeare’s skull missing from his grave?

Archeologists studying the grave of William Shakespeare have found new evidence that may provide clues to a story that the Bard’s crypt was desecrated by grave robbers. TODAY’s Tamron Hall reports on a story 200 years in the making.

WATCH: This is the first time we’ve ever been able to see a star explode

<b>Note:</b> This video may take a few minutes to load.<p>FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HUMAN HISTORY, scientists have captured the shockwaves of an exploding star on …

Frozen: Kristen Bell's kids don't like it, she tells Jimmy Kimmel

Ever since Elsa and Anna first debuted on screen in 2013, <i>Frozen</i> has become a staple in the movie rotation for kids everywhere. Young girls, in …

Kristen Bell

Chloë Grace Moretz Is Not About Taylor Swift's Squad

She apparently turned down an invite to be a part of Taylor's crew.<p>In a new interview with <i>Complex</i>, Chloë Grace Moretz says she wants to be "America's Sweetheart," "an indie queen," and has big plans to mirror the careers of Julia Roberts and Sandra Bullock. Chloë also makes another comment on …

Former 'Bachelor' contestant reportedly dies in fiery plane crash

Erin Storm, a pilot who competed on Season 12 of<p>ABC's "The Bachelor," has reportedly died in a plane crash.<p>Several outlets reported Monday that a female pilot was killed in a fiery crash when her Airborne XT-912 ultralight plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Hawthorne Municipal Airport around …

Airplanes

Oregon legalized pot last month. It’s already making a huge difference.

JANUARY WAS THE FIRST MONTH THAT legalized marijuana was taxed in the state of Oregon. The state, which legalized marijuana by a 2014 ballot measure, …

Nike’s Self-Lacing Shoes Are Here, But They’re Not What You Expect

They’re not the Marty McFly kicks we’ve wanted for decades.<p>At its “Innovation for Everyone” event today in New York, Nike unveiled high-performance footwear and apparel for athletes, a fleet of items for consumers, and more features on its Nike+ app. But the one thing that had everyone—okay, mostly …

Nissan concept video transforms cars into power plants of the future

The auto industry spends a lot of time selling us on the dream of a future of environmentally friendly vehicles and self-driving cars, but that …

Ray Tomlinson, Inventor Of Modern Email, Dies

Raymond Tomlinson, the inventor of modern email and selector of the "@" symbol, has died.<p>Raytheon Co., his employer, on Sunday confirmed his death; the details were not immediately available.<p>Email existed in a limited capacity before Tomlinson in that electronic messages could be shared amid …

Email

Hitler 'had tiny deformed penis' as well as just one testicle, historians claim

Hitler suffered from a condition called hypospadias which left him with an abnormally small manhood, according to historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie<p>It has long been suspected that Hitler's conquest of Europe was an attempt to compensate for a lack of potency elsewhere.<p>But the notorious …

Adolf Hitler

43 Presidential Busts Are Sitting in a Remote Field at a Virginia Farm

And they need your help!<p>Like something out of an M. Night Shyamalan movie or a perpetually awkward lucid dream, on a privately owned farm in Croaker, …

Samsung's new dongle gives your car an LTE connection

Samsung is getting into the connected car business, but instead of building connectivity into new cars, it's providing a way for owners of older cars to add LTE connectivity to their vehicles. The Samsung Connect Auto dongle plugs into a car's OBD II diagnostic port (most cars built in the last two …

Cannabis does not cause anxiety and depression, study finds

Scientists have found no link between cannabis use and mental health problems in a study of 35,000 people<p>Cannabis does not increase the risk of developing anxiety or depression, a new study has found.<p>There has long been debate over the drug’s potential link to mental health problems.<p>A major study …

All 23 times 'Deadpool' gleefully smashed the 4th wall

LOS ANGELES — Hello! <i>Mashable</i> entertainment editor Josh Dickey here, doing that thing where I talk to you directly. Or as they call it in …

Comics

Xiaomi will help you name that song you can't stop humming

We've all been there: You have a song stuck in your head, but you don't know the lyrics, so you can't look it up.<p>Soon, you'll be able to hum the tune …

Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense,” An Intelligent, Secure Hub For The Smart Home

With the emerging ecosystem of connected devices – often dubbed the “Internet of Things” – consumers are rightly worried about the security and privacy implications associated with always-on hardware in their homes that listen, watch, observe and then store data in the cloud. Today, a company …

Mean Tweets: One Direction, Kelly Clarkson and more appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The best and brightest in music were out in full force at the Grammys on Monday, but so was Jimmy Kimmel, ready to knock them down a peg.<p>In a …

Jimmy Kimmel

Now you can explore Mars using this official map

While the British mapping agency Ordnance Survey is known for documenting the towns and cities on earth, it has gone above and beyond this time and created the first ever OS map of Mars.<p>The map was created using open data from NASA and was published on the organization’s Flickr, as well as a …

Geography

The Best Honeymoon Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

From over-the-top accommodations to secluded escapes, <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers rated their favorite honeymoon islands in 2015.

Race is on for next breakthrough as physicists target dark matter

Scientists from South Dakota to Australia seek material believed to make up quarter of universe as researchers in China investigate another mystery particle<p>What could be bigger than gravitational waves? Predicted by Einstein, confirmed to exist this week, they are born of black holes colliding and …

And the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model Is...

This will warm you up.<p>Or should we write, 'are'?<p>In an unprecedented move, <i>Sports Illustrated</i> has chosen to publish not one, but <i>three</i> different covers of the mag's popular swimsuit edition, with three equally gorgeous and powerhouse women.<p>So, who took the coveted spots? Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, …

Fashion Modeling

Gravitational waves discovery: I was right, says Stephen Hawking

Cambridge University cosmologist says breakthrough tallies with predictions he made more than 40 years ago<p>The discovery of gravitational waves could “revolutionise astronomy”, Prof Stephen Hawking said as he congratulated scientists on their groundbreaking work.<p>The top cosmologist said the …

'Frozen' Musical Headed to Broadway

Original screenwriter and co-director, Jennifer Lee, "Let It Go" masterminds Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez set for stage adaptation<p>Disney's …

Animation

Martian Notifier smartwatch: Now 72% off at TNW Deals

The next generation of tech is upon us, with the smartwatch phenomenon picking up serious steam as developers build apps to revolutionize our lives and functional convenience.<p>While most of the best smartwatches today often cost hundreds, an excellent entry-level smartwatch is now on offer for a …

Alan Rickman, giant of British screen and stage, dies at 69

Much-loved star of stage, TV and films including Harry Potter and Die Hard – and owner of one of the most singular voices in acting ­– has died in London<p>Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was …

Tesla Model Xmas show is cooler than your house's lights

Currently there are only a handful of owners of the Tesla Model X. But by this time next year, expect everyone with the electric SUV to show off the vehicle's elaborate holiday light show complete with flashing lights and opening doors.<p>Tesla CEO tweeted that all Model Xs will ship with the …