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Dr. Dre will reportedly star in Apple's first original TV series

Rumors have swirled about Apple building its own TV service for untold months now -- and the company has also been rumored to be creating its own original content, ala Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and basically every other streaming service worth its salt. Now, <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> says it has details …

Canadian man missing for 30 years remembers real identity

Edgar Latulip was reported missing in 1986 but recently began having memory flashes that made him believe he was living under the wrong name<p>A Canadian man who disappeared three decades ago and was believed dead will be reunited with his family after recovering some of his memory, police said Friday.<p>…

Southwestern Ontario

Watch and Learn How to Transform Raw Cacao Beans Into a Chocolate Bar

In his latest from-scratch project, How to Make Everything's Andy George is on a quest to make his own chocolate bar. While the final product is still in the works, this video shows George learning how to take raw cacao beans and make a Mexican-style bar.<p>There are two major steps to this process: …

Massive gas leak plugged; residents seek return to normal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The massive gas leak that spewed uncontrollably for nearly four months drove thousands of Los Angeles residents to pack up and …

Natural Gas

McDonald's Big Mac Sauce Is Literally More Expensive Than Gold

What kind of person pays $100,000 for a bottle of Big Mac sauce? A one-percenter with a terrible palate who wants all their food to taste like it came from a McDonald's drive-thru window, probably. The chain's UK division just auctioned off a bottle of the iconic condiment on eBay for charity, and …

Rare salamander lays eggs in Slovenia cave

Slovenian folklore speaks of baby dragons flushed from parents’ subterranean lairs. Today, we know these rare creatures as the olm, and one of them …

Ellie Goulding responds to article comparing Ellie Goulding to a horse

LONDON — Some people might take it as an insult to be described as a "dead ringer" for a horse, but luckily Ellie Goulding has a good sense of humour.<p>…

Sweets for Your Sweet: 7 Must-Do Desserts for Couples

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by sharing a dessert with your honey? Restaurants these days are upping their game when it comes to the grand finales of their awesome meals. From cakes to custards and ice creams (or heck, even donuts!) -- get ready to fall head-over-heels for …

Man Eats at 46 McDonald's Locations in One Day and... Survives

How many times did you eat at McDonald's last year? A UK man named James Ware most likely beat your annual (or even lifetime?) record in just one day by eating at every McDonald's in London — all 46 of them.<p>And thankfully, Ware documented the entire grueling process and posted it to YouTube so the …

Straight Outta Compton producers hit back at NWA manager's $110m lawsuit

Film-makers including Ice Cube and Dr Dre reject claims that NWA biopic unfairly painted music mogul Jerry Heller as ‘sleazy’ in box-office smash<p>The makers of Oscar-nominated rap biopic Straight Outta Compton have hit back against a $110m defamation suit filed by the former NWA manager Jerry Heller.<p>…

Rap & Hip-Hop

Monster Energy Drink Almost Killed Us, Lawsuits Claim

Consumers say the company should’ve warned them that the caffeine torpedoes allegedly cause heart attacks and strokes. The company says that’s a …

Corruption

A robot has solved a Rubik's Cube in under a second

Just last month, we told you about a robot that managed to solve a Rubik's cube in less than a second, a feat that is already pretty damn impressive. But in today's world, records are broken every day, and it looks like the bot created by software engineers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose already has …

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Coming in 2018, Mixes Live-Action and Animation

Sonic the Hedgehog is set to star in his first feature film, which will be produced by Sony Pictures and combine live-action with animation. In a statement, Sega chief executive, Hajime Saito, confirmed the movie is set for release in 2018.<p>"Sega Sammy Group is currently planning with Sony Pictures …

Retrogaming

11 Foods To Stock In The Fridge To Make Healthy Eating Easy

Who knew it could be this easy?<p>Eating healthy today presents lots of challenges. There's the whole willpower thing to conquer, which is huge considering how many great bakeries exist in the U.S. alone. Then, there's the planning that goes into how to pull it off with such a busy schedule -- …

Sensor-1 is the highly versatile security device you can stick onto anything

We all need security, whether for keeping an eye on your house when you’re gone, making sure nobody rifles through your files or opens up your laptop …

Royal Caribbean cruise ship heads home after being battered by hurricane

Terrified passengers ordered to stay in cabins as Anthem of the Seas, the world's third largest cruise liner, is hit by 40-foot waves on her way to Bahamas<p>One of the world's biggest and most modern cruise ships is on her way back to port after being battered by hurricane-force winds on its way to …

Your ability to read this message reveals something incredible about the mind

Can you read the message below?<p>That's not exactly true — just about everybody can read the message with ease. But according to one scientist, our ability to read such messages reveals something pretty incredible about the brain.<p>Interpreting passages like this hardly activates the section of the …

Chef Tricks Food Writers by Cooking Multi-Course Menu With McDonald's Ingredients

Last night, a group of food writers and bloggers gathered at a restaurant location in Los Angeles ostensibly to have a five-course meal cooked by Neal Fraser, but he duped them by <b>sourcing all of the ingredients from McDonald's</b>. The chef — who is frequently involved in James Beard Foundation events …

Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed

Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home in Melbourne, Australia, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral — her funeral.<p>Finally, she spotted the man she’d been waiting for. She stepped out of her car, and her husband put his hands on his head in horror.<p>“Is it my …

Crime

New Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash

A new species of tarantula discovered near Folsom State Prison in California has fittingly been named for the country singer Johnny Cash, who …

Anxiety on Campus: 6 Ways Parents Can See Past the Happy ‘Mask’

No one said the transition from high school to college was easy.<p>But over the past five years, a growing number of college students are struggling with anxiety, depression and social anxiety, according to the seventh annual report issued by Penn State University’s Center for Collegiate Mental Health.<p>…

Mental Health

Correction: SpaceX-Hyperloop story

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — In an early version of a Jan. 30 story on a SpaceX competition to design a Hyperloop pod, The Associated Press …

Elon Musk

The Surprising Trick to Helping Anyone Change

Behavior change can be hard. Although there are lots of theories about what motivates people to create long-lasting change, new research shows the …

How I Eat To Manage My Anxiety

As someone who has battled anxiety for more than 15 years, I have firsthand experience of how debilitating and life-altering it can be. I was …

Infographic: The ultimate beginner’s guide to whiskey

How good is your whiskey knowledge? Check out Drink Heavy‘s guide to find out and then have a whiskey tasting session of your own and see if you can …

Infographics

Why Is This Billionaire Wearing a $22 Metallica T-Shirt?

The creative force behind Billions' very carefully considered aesthetic spills his trade secrets.<p>If you've been watching Showtime's compulsively watchable pissing contest, also known as <i>Billions</i>, you've likely noticed that hedge fund manager Bobby "Axe" Axelrod (played by <i>Homeland</i> alum Damian Lewis) …

7 Unusual Citrus Fruits and How to Use Them

Brighten your cooking repertoire during these chilly winter months by taking advantage of the abundance of unusual citrus fruits that show up in the …

This Tablet Can Replace Your Television

Over the past couple of years, the consumer tech industry has been wrestling with hurdles impeding its growth. First, people have stopped upgrading …

Teacher arrested for allegedly helping ‘Hannibal Lecter,’ accused mastermind of Calif. jailbreak

Nooshafarin Ravaghi and Hossein Nayeri met behind bars.<p>She was a pretty children’s book author and part-time ESL instructor. He was a winsome inmate, albeit one accused of unspeakable crimes.<p>The two spent hours together every week inside Orange County’s jail. They found that they shared similar …

Crime

The Biggest Myth About Warming Up Your Car in Winter Is Doing Your Engine More Harm Than Good

Stop idling.<p><b>Editor's note 1 February 2016:</b> This article refers spefically to gasoline engines. And make sure you wait until your car is warmed up …