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Motorola's new Moto 360 watches are sleeker, smarter, and more customizable than ever

Last year, Motorola released the first smartwatch that truly turned heads, the Moto 360. A round watch in a sea of squares, the 360 looked great and became the poster child for Android Wear. But it wasn't without issues: namely its large size, disappointing battery life, and odd design details …

Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

'Strategic blunder': Republicans slam Obama administration as Russia tries Arctic land grab

Republican lawmakers slammed the Obama administration this week after Russia announced it had submitted a bid to the United Nations for huge areas of the Arctic that could contain vast quantities of oil and gas, with one lawmaker describing the application as evidence of a “strategic blunder” on …

Texas executes Lester Bower after 31 years on death row

Lester Bower became the oldest prisoner executed by Texas in the modern era on Wednesday after the US supreme court rejected the 67-year-old’s last-day appeal.<p>Bower spent 31 years on death row after being convicted of killing four men at an aircraft hangar near Dallas in 1983. He has always …

Death Row

Off3r Is Tinder For Finding Your Next Equity Crowdfunding Investment

Q: What do you get when you combine the swipe-to-like mechanism, popularized by dating app Tinder, with a wealth of potential equity crowdfunding investment opportunities?<p>A: an aggregator-sorter app called Off3r, that’s launched in the U.K. today (on iOS and Android) — promising to apply Tinderish …

Mers: South Korea shuts 700 schools in respiratory syndrome virus panic

Hundreds of South Korean schools have closed their doors as officials struggle to ease growing panic over an outbreak of the Middle East respiratory syndrome virus, which has infected 35 people, killed two and prompted thousands to cancel travel plans.<p>More than 700 schools, from kindergartens to …

MERS

Is U.S.-China Conflict Imminent in the South China Sea?

OXFORD, England -- When a U.S. Navy P8-A surveillance aircraft recently flew near Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, it was warned eight times by the Chinese Navy to leave the area. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that, "China's determination to safeguard its …

Flipd for Android wants to lock you out of your phone addiction

Sometimes it’s a little difficult to switch off, to put down the phone and ignore the little blinking light. The end result is that you check it hundreds of times per day, most likely.<p>I know, because, well, I’ve counted.<p>Now, however, there’s a new app called Flipd to help cut down on the amount of …

Apps

The "Yemen Cyber Army" Hacked The Saudi Government

The Saudi foreign ministry confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it had been hacked. The breach includes the passport information of U.S. nationals who visited Saudi Arabia, as well as internal government communications.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — A group calling itself the Yemen Cyber Army has released a cache of …

Saudi Arabia

Angry relatives of Chinese riverboat passengers make own way to wreck

<b>Jianli, China (CNN) —</b> Relatives of passengers of a capsized Chinese riverboat, angry at what they see as official indifference, are making their own way in an impromptu nighttime march to the place they believe their loved ones perished.<p>Some of them pooled their money to rent a bus in Nanjing, …

China

Google's Brin Defends Accident Records of Self-Driving Cars

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says the Internet company isn't releasing the accident reports involving its self-driving cars to protect the privacy of the other motorists in the crashes.<p>Brin's explanation came in response to a question posed Wednesday by a company critic during Google's annual …

Autonomous Cars

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

Texas hunter bags his rhino on controversial hunt in Namibia

<b>Northern Namibia (CNN) —</b> In January 2014, Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 for a permit to hunt and kill a black rhino in Namibia.<p>He won the permit and became a target himself.<p>The hunt is now complete. A rhino is dead.<p>This is how it happened.<p>Wednesday, May 13 -- Bidding $350,000 to hunt<p><b>Windhoek, Namibia</b> …

Extinction

Guitar solos are getting the ax in country music songs

There's a disturbing new trend in country music: Producers are cutting out instrumental sections to make the songs fit certain broadcast formats.<p>In a recent article in Billboard, country superstar<p>Brad Paisley<p>explained that “on country radio, there's a tendency to edit out the guitar solos to save …

Music

ISIS seizes key Iraqi city of Ramadi: What happens next?

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS forces pushed east Monday from their fresh victory in Ramadi as the Iraqi government rushed reinforcements to shore up defensive lines meant to stop the terror group's advance.<p>Iraqi and U.S. officials promised eventual defeat for the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but the loss of the …

Islam

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Light Beer Doesn't Suck If You Know What to Order

In the world of the craft beer drinker, nothing rings more true than Greg Koch’s mantra,"Fizzy Yellow Beer is for Wussies!" And for years beer aficionados have followed the CEO and co-founder of Stone Brewing Co.’s lead, circling the wagons around huge beer styles like bitter double IPA hop bombs …