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Confessions of an overweight traveler

By Pamela MacNaughtan<p>I’ll be honest: I’ve thought about writing about my weight for a long time. But I haven’t. It’s not that I think people will …

2 Awesome Homemade Vegetarian Burgers Even a Carnivore Will Crave

Vegans and vegetarians often get the short end of the stick when it comes to backyard grilling season. Sure, there are a couple of decent frozen veggie burger brands, but let's face it: Frozen pre-packaged food is <i>never</i> going to be as good as fresh, homemade food prepared with quality ingredients. …

6 Things You Didn't Know About French Fries

There are few foods that have been eaten at some point by just about everyone in the Western world, but French fries are one of them. Call them fries, call them chips, call them frites -- whatever you call them, fried potato sticks are one of the most universally beloved junk foods on earth. Here …

FIFA's Jack Warner Rips 'American Foreigner' John Oliver

"I don't need any advice from any comedian fool," indicted soccer exec says in response to Oliver's Trinidadian TV takedown<p>John Oliver isn't the most …

John Oliver

Iggy Azalea says she scrapped six months of work

Iggy Azalea hasn’t made new music—except for a collaboration with Britney Spears—since last year, and now it looks like she’s hit pause on some …

Iggy Azalea

'Jurassic World': Should you see it?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Well, at least the dinosaurs are cool.<p>"Jurassic World" is in theaters today, and although there is plenty of talk about the impressive special effects -- with the massive prehistoric creatures inhabiting an island resort with the most interesting type of eco-tourism (that sounds nicer than …

Movies

'Jurassic World' Box Office: Dino Sequel Devours Massive $18.5M Thursday

<i>Jurassic World</i> began its presumably massive opening weekend last night at 7:00 pm with a robust $18.5 million Thursday gross. While I tend to write these Thursday preview pieces mostly ahead of time, I frankly had absolutely no idea what this fourth <i>Jurassic Park</i> installment would earn in its …

Movies

Taylor Swift Just Donated $15,000 to the Firefighter Who Saved His Own Family

The poetic, noble land mermaid known as Taylor Swift has taken a break from selling out stadiums and going Instagram-official with Calvin Harris to …

Microsoft patents a method for generating 3D models from objects

Microsoft has patented a method for quickly generating 3D models of physical objects for use in games, animation, 3D printing and more. PatentYogi breaks down the technology in the video above.<p>The patent describes the use of a single depth camera to capture images of an object from various angles, …

Augmented Reality

Samsung’s Tizen is doing better than anticipated in India

The arrival of Samsung’s Tizen OS for smartphones was a rather drawn out process, but its Tizen powered Z1 handset finally landed in the major Indian market back in January. Since then Tizen has exceeded initial industry expectations, grabbing some significant market share in its short time on the …

Electronics Industry

Google can tell you which Android phone you should buy

The sheer variety of Android devices out there means that it's hard to know which one best serves your needs. That's what we're here for, but if you'd prefer not to take the advice of technology reviewers, then Google is now offering a second opinion. The company has launched Which Phone, a website …

BlackBerry is reportedly planning a switch to Android

BlackBerry may release an Android smartphone this fall.<p>BlackBerry is considering a new smartphone that will run Google's Android operating system in …

12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let's call 'em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I'm being unfair here. There are plenty of …

Bristol Palin Rips Miley Cyrus for Her Comments About Christians

Bristol Palin has labeled Miley Cyrus a hypocrite for preaching tolerance while at the same time criticizing Christian lawmakers in her new <i>Paper</i> …

Miley Cyrus

A Deranged Stalker Tried To Kill Colin Quinn At MTV's Spring Break

For a certain generation, MTV and spring break will always go hand in hand. But the network's beachside bashes could have potentially cost Colin Quinn his life, he told HuffPost Live on Thursday.<p>During his years as announcer on the game show "Remote Control," Quinn was at the center of the MTV …

The Wikimedia Foundation Turns On HTTPS By Default Across All Sites, Including Wikipedia

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia and a number of other wiki-based projects, announced this morning that it’s now implementing HTTPS by default across all its sites in order to encrypt its traffic. The decision, it says, will make it harder for governments and other third parties to …