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Hacked surveillance company struggles to regain control

Controversial Italian security firm Hacking Team was hacked itself on Sunday and 400GB of its data was made public. Since then, its attempts at damage control have, ironically, just led to more damage.<p>Christian Pozzi, Hacking Team’s CEO, woke up on Monday to find his personal account details had …

The Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere Has Sparked a Huge Surge in Illegal Downloads

In the weeks leading up to the much anticipated premiere of Season 5 of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, there has been a huge surge in illegal downloads of the HBO …

TV Series

Why the United States is always the loser in any free-trade deal

The Great Debate<p>« Previous Post<p>By condemning nuclear deal, Netanyahu prioritizes his own personal fortune<p>Next Post »<p>Britain prepares for a campaign into political turbulence<p>16 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a …

Free Trade

15 of the World's Most Epic Places to Run

<i>Suffering from itchy feet? For adventurous runners, there are dozens of epic races and routes around the world to simultaneously treat the running bug and satisfy wanderlust...</i><p><b>1. Atacama Crossing, Chile</b><p>The Atacama Crossing, held in October, is one of the races that make up the 4Deserts challenge: …

Marathons

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Cannabis

Episode 6: Comfort Food and the State of the Drinking World

Adam and Bon Appétit food director Carla Music talk about our favorite comfort foods: soups, braises, and mac & cheese. Then, Adam, restaurant & drinks editor Andrew Knowlton, and bartender Damon Boelte discuss the state of the bar industry, how to make the perfect martini, and much more.<p>In the …

Cooking

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

This Drink Will Make You Love Endless Winter

There is only so much snow that a person should have to face sober. Which is perhaps why National Margarita Day is February 22—and why you shouldn’t wait until it’s porch-sitting weather to throw a few ounces of tequila (and maybe a lime or two) in a glass.<p>The ultimate margarita has only a few …

Tequila

Warm up your winter with Giada's fast and flavorful orzo meatballs recipe

It's chilly outside, so stay in and make this warm and hearty recipe from Giada De Laurentiis. Whether it's for brunch with friends or dinner with the family — this dish is fast and simple to make, so you'll be in and out of the kitchen.<p>Orzo meatballs<p><i>This article was originally published Feb. 20,</i> …

Cooking

How to Make Perfect Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

Our favorite dinner party short ribs are so simple, they almost cook themselves.<p>A big pot of red wine-braised short ribs is equally crowd-pleasing at Sunday dinner and at a dinner party for a crowd. We love it because it takes less than an hour to throw together before it braises, makes our homes …

Cooking

Do What You Want To: This Doctor’s Advice for Living

Dr. John Kitchin traded a lucrative career as a neurologist for the chance to pursue a lifelong passion: rollerblading. Every day Kitchin skates along San Diego’s Pacific Beach boardwalk practicing his unorthodox form of meditation. His unique style of skating has earned him the nickname "Slomo." …

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice: 2015's best beaches | CNN Travel

Beaches

Selena Gomez goes topless, discusses anxiety

<b>(CNN) —</b> According to Selena Gomez, life in the spotlight isn't all it's cracked up to be.<p>The 22-year-old actress and singer appears topless and in a pair of short shorts on the cover of the spring issue of V magazine, proving that she's moved on from her days as a Disney child star.<p>The Huffington …

Celebrity Gossip
Pixar

Why Did 50 Shades of Grey Star Dakota Johnson Make David Letterman Blush?

<b>David Letterman</b> has encountered a lot from his guests in his over 30 years behind the desk. But, apparently, some people still have the ability to surprise him. In this case, that would be <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> star <b>Dakota Johnson</b> who jokingly asks Letterman –– and admirer of her mother <b>Melanie Griffith</b> …

X-ray laser zooms in on morphine alternative - Futurity

A new kind of pain-reliever uses the same neuroreceptors as morphine, but without the addiction. To see how it works, scientists needed x-ray lasers.

What is HTTP/2 and is it going to speed up the web?

Biggest change to how the web works since 1999 should make browsing on desktop and mobile faster<p>The web is about to get faster thanks to a new version of HTTP – the biggest change since 1999 to the protocol that underpins the world wide web as we know it today.<p>Hypertext Transfer Protocol is …

Web Development

Samsung's mysterious bolt logo for the Galaxy S6 refers to this fast new processor

In teasing the Galaxy S6 ahead of its unveiling next month, Samsung has continued to show a mysterious symbol that looks like a bolt of lightning. Samsung usually references speed and productivity in conjunction with this symbol, but it hasn't said exactly what the lightning bolt refers to. The …

Electronics Industry

If you like HTTP then you'll love HTTP 2.0

An update to one of the web's basic protocols offers faster browsing<p>Most internet users don't consider the protocols that underpin the web anymore than they do the stitching in their socks, but a major update to HTTP — the protocol that lets browsers download websites from servers — will affect …

IT security
Corruption

Warren Buffett ditched Big Oil. Dumb move?

Warren Buffett was one of the biggest shareholders in ExxonMobil. Not anymore.<p>The billionaire sold his nearly $4 billion stake in Exxon (XOM) at some point during the fourth quarter when oil prices were in a seeming free fall. Crude plunged from over $100 in July to $50 by December.<p>Big Oil used to …

Investing

How to Make a Better Homemade Pizza With Mario Batali

How to make a better homemade pizza, from a man who knows his pie: This video shows you how with tips from Chef Mario Batali.<p>You don't have to be an Italian to cook like one. That's what chef <b>Mario Batali</b> says, and as the owner of such gems like Del Posto, Babbo, and Lupa, he's a man who knows …

Kitchens

What’s on the Desk of Richard Linklater, Director and Screenwriter of Boyhood?

Here’s a preview: Dazed and Confused memorabilia, antique baseballs, and cashews.<p>Writer, director, and Academy Award nominee Richard Linklater—whose groundbreaking coming-of-age film <i>Boyhood</i> could win Oscars for best picture and best director—decorated almost every inch of his office walls with …

Richard Linklater

The First Ubuntu Smartphone Goes on Sale in Europe next Week

It’s been a long road since the project was announced, but the first Ubuntu-based smartphone will go on sale for just under €170 (around $195) in a flash sale across Europe.<p>Ubuntu actually announced BQ as one of the launch partners in February last year, but it seems the project delivery date …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

Phones

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

Personal Finance

Cuba releases American Alan Gross, paves way for historic easing of American sanctions

U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island, senior administration officials tell CNN.<p>President Barack Obama spoke with Cuban President Raul …

What’s the secret to holding your breath?

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …