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Magic was way more important than Bird: Meet the NBA All-1980s team

The Magic-Bird rivalry ushered in the modern era of the NBA, but that framing makes them seem like equals when the Lakers star really accomplished more.<p>It's rare that the era of Magic Johnson is discussed independent of the era of Larry Bird. Perhaps this is different in circles of Lakers fans; I …

Redskins GM's wife sorry for tweet about reporter

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The wife of Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has apologized for "disparaging" and "unfounded" comments on her Twitter account about an ESPN reporter.<p>The Redskins issued a statement on behalf of Jessica McCloughan on Wednesday night in which she acknowledged …

Titans CB Jason McCourty on Dorial Green-Beckham: 'He is a beast'

Dorial Green-Beckham's size, strength and talent have never been questioned.<p>The concerns about Wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, selected by the …

American Pharoah's owner pointing horse to Breeders' Cup Classic

Fans fervently hoping to see American Pharoah conclude his brilliant career in the Breeders' Cup Classic can breathe easily.<p>Owner Ahmed Zayat …

Squirrels Mimic Bird Alarms To Foil The Enemy

In a series called Close Listening: Decoding Nature Through Sound, <i>Morning Edition</i> has been profiling scientists who explore the natural world by listening to it.<p>But sometimes listening isn't enough — scientists have to record animals and even talk back to them to figure out what they're …

Cats do not need their owners, scientists conclude

Rudyard Kipling was right. Cats really do walk by themselves and do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, a new study has shown.<p>Although owners might worry that their pet is nervously pining for their return when they leave the house, in fact, cats show no sign of separation …

Pets

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Banner Revealed

Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm have released a new banner poster for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>.<p>The banner focuses on the film’s villains, …

After Tragic Death of Teen Daughter, Parents Get Boat Safety Law Passed in Connecticut

On a warm summer day last August, 16-year-old Emily Fedorko took off with friends for a fun day of tubing in the waters of Long Island Sound near …

Magnetic wormhole created for first time

"Wormholes" are cosmic tunnels that can connect two distant regions of the universe, and have been popularised by the dissemination of theoretical …

The Real Reason Justin Bieber Cried at the VMAs

One of the most shocking—and meme-able—moments from this year's VMAs (and there were <i>a lot</i>, thanks to Miley and Kanye) was when Justin Bieber broke down crying after his "What Do You Mean" performance. Not going to lie, at first we thought his tears were the result of some sort of harness …

HBO Developing Dark Comedy ‘The Loop’ From Nancy Hower & John Lehr

HBO has put in development <i>The Loop</i>, a half-hour dark comedy from <i>10 Items or Less</i> co-creators Nancy Hower and John Lehr.<p>The project is about a couple …

Comedy Series

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Online Life

More Marvel Studios Drama: Marvel’s ‘Creative Committee’ Has Been Disbanded

Part of the reason the Marvel Cinematic Universe hews fairly close to the comics is that its properties are overseen by the Marvel Creative Committee, a mixture of comic book writers and executives who vet the scripts. Or, rather, <i>was</i>, as the Creative Committee has just been disbanded. And just as …

Ask Yourself This 1 Thing Before Buying a Smartwatch

Right now, many of the world’s biggest technology companies are waging a war for control over a potentially valuable piece of real estate: Your …

Skype for iOS and Android drops Windows Phone-like design

New update is rolling out today<p>Skype’s user interface feels like it’s constantly being updated and tweaked, and a new mobile update brings even more changes today. Skype 6.0 is rolling out for Android and iOS, and with it comes a big new redesign. The last time Microsoft attempted to change its …

Samsung reveals pricing details for its new Gear S2 smartwatches

Samsung recently unveiled the Gear S2 smartwatch aimed at bringing functionality in a beautiful style right at your wrist. The company is currently …

Philips Launches Brighter, Expandable 'Hue Lightstrip Plus'

Philips today expanded its Hue lighting lineup with the launch of the Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus, which adds new white lighting options to the colorful mood lighting introduced with the original Philips Hue Lightstrip.<p>Like the first LightStrip, the new Lightstrip Plus is a two-meter LED-studded …

Why Won't Verizon Release Me From My Contract?

<i>Anita Bah's mother can't get her cell phone to work. Now she wants to switch to a new wireless carrier. If only it were so easy.</i><p><b>Question:</b> I'm writing on behalf of my mother. Her Verizon phone does not work properly. There's a defect in the storage capability. I've called Verizon for help more than …

Top paid Android apps gone free: Wormsy!, Spendee and more

We take a look at five Android apps that are now available for free for a limited period. The Play Store keeps running these offers to tempt users, …

Samsung's SmartThings launches a powerful, privacy-friendly hub

BERLIN — Smart home technology is finally leaving the “Tinker Toy” phase and becoming a viable solution for average consumers.<p>Samsung wants to be a …

Home Automation

Google's new Street View app lets you upload your own 360-images

Google’s mobile Street View app is getting a big update on iOS and Android today: you can now contribute your own 360-degree photos to Google Maps.<p>It works with any cellphone using Google’s photo sphere stitching technology, but the app also now supports dedicated 360-degree cameras, like Ricoh’s …

Apps

Samsung finally has an elegant smartwatch in the Gear S2

Few companies have churned out as many different smartwatches as Samsung, so it's little surprise the company is showing off a new one -- the Gear S2 -- at IFA. What <i>is</i> a surprise, though, is how much more elegant, more polished the S2 feels compared to just about all of Samsung's previous attempts. …

Samsung and Barnes & Noble launch the Galaxy Tab S2 Nook, a $400 8-inch tablet for readers

Barnes & Noble and Samsung have launched the latest iteration from their joint mission to combine tablets and e-readers.<p>The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Nook follows the $150 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet that launched last August, and the $250 10-inch alternative that arrived two months later. The new tablet …

The Slow Cooker Hacks You've Been Missing Out On

Game changed.<p>There's no denying the greatness of the slow cooker. It cooks us dinner with little effort on our part -- breakfast, lunch and dessert, too. But, did you know that the slow cooker can do more than just cook slowly? It can also work as a double boiler and a steamer, and it's even an …

Mysterious Spider With Blood-Red Fangs Found in Australia

A scientist peeked under a rock and found an unusually colored mutant of a venomous funnel-web spider.<p>Until Mark Wong recently flipped over a rock in Tallaganda State Forest in New South Wales, Australia, it had been just another day of looking at spiders. Then, the ecologist spotted the burrow of</i> …