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The future has arrived: the sci-fi inventions that have become reality

Tractor beams, hoverboards and invisibility cloaks were once just futuristic impossibilities. Not any more<p>Hey, Marty McFly! Hoverboard available on Kickstarter for $10,000<p>They are the inventions and happenings that were once only dreamt up in the pages of fantasy novels and the far-flung corners of …

Renee Zellweger: 'I'm Glad Folks Think I Look Different'

Photo: Getty Images<p>Renee Zellweger found herself in the unfortunate position of being yesterday's viral Internet story. The world could.not.stop.talking about her face. It looked different to everyone who was scrutinizing a zoomed in photo of her face, which had been, in many stories, slapped next …

San Franciscans are lining up to eat this sushi-burrito hybrid

"Mutant foods" appear to be all the rage right now, from Dominique Ansel's cronut to Keizo Shimamoto's Ramen Burger. San Francisco-based Sushirrito, which serves a "sushi burrito," is a natural evolution of that trend — one born from necessity.<p>Years ago, founder Peter Yen worked downtown in San …

San Francisco

Contraband Cuisine: Why Pork May Be the Number One Threat to American Borders

A glimpse at the food-filled battlefield that is the U.S. Customs checkpoint.<p>Pigs always make customs officer <b>Chris R. Richards's</b> blood run cold.<p>He can confiscate bush meat, $5,000 bird nests—even grave dirt—without much drama. But anything involving pork tends to get heated...and to skid quickly …

Bird Flu

The 10 Most Iconic Female Costumes in Movie History - PAPER

I'm terminally superficial, so the most important thing to me about a movie -- or about anything -- is what they wore. And sometimes what they wore is so dazzling that it creates a legend of its own while putting an imprint on the collective consciousness for all time. Here, in my stylish opinion, …

Twitter Fabric Aims to Help Developers Build Better, More Lucrative Apps

Twitter has unveiled a new platform, called Fabric, to allow developers to build better apps.<p>The announcement shows the company's greater push to …

Beyoncé & Jay Z Renewed Their Vows!

Beyoncé and Jay Z have faced a whirlwind of whispers in recent months that they were on the rocks and ready to split, but now it appears the couple …