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A leaked video appears to show how IBM and Apple agreed on a massive Macbook deal

The leaked video, which was shown on MacRumors, appears to show IBM CIO Jeff Smith recounting the story of a bar-side chat he had with Apple's CIO Niall O'Connor about a potential deal to deploy 200,000 MacBooks at IBM.<p>IBM already agreed to buy about 50,000 MacBooks by the end of this year, …

Markets

Eminem Reveals How His ‘Addict’s Brain’ Led To An Extreme, 80-Pound Weight Loss

Eminem‘s <i>Recovery</i> marked what many saw as a return to form for the Detroit rapper. The album sprung from his real-life recovery from prescription pill abuse. This addiction led to an eventual overdose and weight gain. Em previously revealed to Rolling Stone how he’d frequent breakfast diners by …

Cara Delevingne tangles with local morning show anchors in an interview gone off the rails: How did this TV trainwreck happen?

Sarcastic British model/actress meets cheerful American bulldozing anchors — what could go wrong?<p>When an encounter goes off the rails, it's natural to ask whose fault it was. But the interview actress/model/Friend of Taylor Cara Delevingne completed this morning with "Good Day Sacramento" was not …

Social Media

Colorado theater shooter's mother was 'totally shocked' her son killed 12 people

Arlene Holmes said she was "totally shocked" when she learned her son James had killed 12 people and wounded 70 in a shooting rampage in a packed movie theater using a semiautomatic rifle, shotgun and pistol.<p>"We never had guns in the house," she told the jury. "We never were hunters or target …

Mental Health

Canon's new $30,000 video camera can see where you can't

Canon is already competing with the Arri Alexa and Red cameras of the world, but it's about to take this one step further. Meet the ME20F-SH, a high-end video shooter that features a sleek, subtle and somewhat compact design. Most importantly, Canon's new camera can deliver an ISO equivalent of …

Why is Five Nights at Freddy's so popular?

The Five Nights at Freddy's series is, for some reason, a huge hit at my kids' school. They talk about the game, they get excited about each new version and they love watching people play the game on YouTube. These are kids barely on the edge of being teenagers, by the way.<p>The above episode of PBS …

Tesla Wants You To Tell Your Rich Friends About Your Fancy Car

Tesla is asking existing owners to refer their friends in exchange for $1,000 toward their next Tesla purchase.<p>Do you own a Tesla? Do you also have friends who can afford to own a Tesla? Do you have five to ten friends who can afford to own a Tesla? If you answered yes to at least the first two …

The director of the short film that inspired 'Pixels' says Adam Sandler’s version 'could have been better'

But what's more remarkable is the short film that inspired it.<p>French filmmaker/artist Patrick Jean created the two-and-a-half minute short, also titled "Pixels," five years ago for $5,000. In it, the classic arcade games of the 1980s travel to New York City and begin to devour it into 8-bit …

New York City

10 Celebrity Businesses That Died Too Soon

Unlike your Uncle Jeffrey, celebrities are known far and wide for their talents and success. However, just like your Uncle Jeffrey, some celebrities have a failed business under their belt. Below are some peculiar businesses celebrities just couldn’t get to work.<p><b>Jennifer Lopez: Madre’s</b><p>J.Lo’s …

Curt Schilling

How 4 Designers Built A Game With 18.4 Quintillion Unique Planets

<i>No Man’s Sky</i> is an impossibly large game. You take on the role of a space explorer flying around a universe that’s filled with 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 unique planets, each possessing their own terrain, animals, and plant life. As Polygon points out, if you were to spend just one second visiting …

No Man's Sky
Angelina Jolie

A Stanford professor asked 24 volunteers to spend 2 weeks in prison and the results were catastrophic

During the summer of 1971, 24 volunteers living near Stanford University were interviewed, selected, and arrested.<p>They'd all responded to a simple newspaper ad calling for male college students whom, it said, would get $15 a day to participate in a "psychological study of prison life" that …

Psychology

Riot Combines 'League of Legends' With 'Super Smash Bros.' And The Result Needs To Be A Reality

Riot Games, creator of League of Legends, finds itself near the top of many “best companies to work for” lists thanks to a relaxed corporate culture that emphasizes creativity and freedom among its staff. This manifests itself in Google-ish “experimental” projects, where sometimes Rioters can mess …

League of Legends

New Lollipop “on-body” mode keeps your phone unlocked as long as you’re carrying it

Google is rolling out a new smart lock mode based on detecting whether you’re holding or carrying your device in the pocket.<p>The new feature is only available to Lollipop users, though you don’t have to be on a stock ROM in order to get it. However, activating it does seem to require the latest …

Android News

Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea

Author and columnist Stephen Marche, who has perused PG Wodehouse and Hamlet more than 100 times each, extols the virtues of literary repetition<p>I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The …

Literature
New Hampshire
Advanced Micro Devices

15 High-Paying Flexible Jobs

The option to telecommute is one that an increasing number of job seekers are factoring in to the hunt for work. The option allows employees to cut down on long commutes and quickly change projects, and often cuts costs for employers as well.<p>To determine the jobs that provide the greatest …

Employment

Jackie Chan's son convicted on drug charge, sentenced 6 months

<b>Beijing, China (CNN) —</b> The son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan was convicted on a drug charge and sentenced to six months in prison in a Beijing court on Friday.<p>Jaycee Chan, who pleaded guilty to "hosting others to take drugs," was also fined 2,000 yuan ($320), announced the Dongcheng District …

Hong Kong

Elite: Dangerous Is The Ultimate 'Water Cooler' PC Game

Probably the highest praise I can pay Elite: Dangerous is that it’s been a genuine struggle forcing myself to stop playing long enough to write about it. That’s because of the limitless stories that happen so organically while pirating/space trucking/Han Solo’ing your way through Frontier …

Fanfiction

Bono says he's worried that he may never play guitar again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bono has shared with fans that recovery from an accident has been slow going and that he's worried he may never play guitar again.<p>The U2 frontman underwent hours of multiple surgeries in November after a bicycle accident in New York City when he tried to avoid another rider in Central Park. …

U2

eFun's hybrid tablets offer a choice: Windows 8.1 or Android?

eFun's not one to miss out on CES festivities, and this year, the company is showing off new Windows 8.1 and Android "Nextbook" models. The Windows 8.1 lineup consists of three Quad Core Intel Atom-powered devices with screens measuring 10.1 inches (1,280 x 800 pixels, $229), 11.6 inches (1,366 x …

LG will show off curved, 21:9 and 4K monitors at CES

As you've probably read by now, LG's keen on tipping its hand ahead of our arrival in Las Vegas for CES. This year is no different, and with today's news the company focuses on monitors. First up, LG has a 21:9 display with AMD's FreeSync tech in order to keep things smooth during intense gaming …

Seth Rogen To The First Audience To See ‘The Interview’: ‘Thank You So F*cking Much’

There are a lot of people out there who still think that all of the Guardians of Peace and Sony Pictures hack news stories and nonsense were all just some elaborate marketing scheme to help make <i>The Interview</i> the No. 1 film on Christmas Day. While that idea doesn’t really make sense – Sony had faith …

The 11 Most "Innovative" New Fast Foods Of 2014

Maybe <i>innovative</i> is the wrong word here. But this year, in 2014, everyone from Taco Bell to Tim Horton’s decided to dip into bizarro territory with audacious fast-food chimeras that dominated the foodie blog headlines on a weekly basis.<p>Some of the creations were gross—like KFC Double Down gross. But …

Fast Food

3D-printed pizza coming to your kitchen

The day when every kitchen has a 3D printer may be distant, but in 2015 at least a few cooks will be using such machines—thanks to a Barcelona-based startup that plans to sell the “Foodini” for approximately $1,300 starting late next year.<p>Advertised as the first 3D food printer that can prepare an …

3D Printing

Your Diamond Ring Might Explain the Origin of Life on Earth

A geochemist re-examines the deep carbon cycle<p>In 1958, the Smithsonian Institution received a plain paper package in the mail. The only hint of its contents was the insurance on the brown carton, registered for one million dollars. Nestled inside the box sat the largest known blue diamond in the …

Islamic State: Yazidi girls kill themselves to escape rape

Women and girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority captured by Islamic State militants have been trafficked as sex slaves, forced into marriage and imprisoned<p>Women and girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority endured horrors at the hands of <b>Islamic State</b> group extremists after they were taken as slaves last …

The 30 Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

As Mark Harris points out in a recent Grantland essay, sequels are no longer merely a regrettable feature of the way Hollywood operates, they're pretty much the entire business model. We're supposed to get 28 of them in 2015, or one every 13 days. And yet, there was a time when "sequel" did not …