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Clocks to read 11:59:60 tonight as time lords add leap second

Software could crash and markets suffer as a leap second is added to world time at midnight tonight<p>Airlines, trading floors and technology companies are braced for chaos today as world timekeepers prepare to add a leap second to global clocks.<p>Immediately before midnight dials will read 11:59:60 as …

Business Development

The Sun-Blaster: How to Build a Powerful DIY 1000W-Equivalent LED Light for $40

Want a portable and powerful LED light for illuminating your shots? The “Sun-Blaster” is a 1000 watt equivalent LED flashlight that you can build …

DIY

The Problem with Stoned Diners in Denver

Restaurateurs in Denver face a new problem: the random customer who is way too stoned.<p><i>The city’s restaurateurs face a new problem: the random</i> …

Chris Rock: How We Talk About Race in U.S. Is 'Nonsense'

Chris Rock has some thoughts on race relations in America: they’re a myth.<p>In a wide-ranging cover interview with <i>New York Magazine</i>’s Frank Rich, the …

Justice

11 One-Hour DIYs For Your Bedroom

Bedroom looking a little bland? These 11 snazzy projects take less than an hour<p><b>1. Wooden Tray</b><p><i>Learning Creative Living</i><p>A wooden tray is a must-have for in-bed snackers. Load it up with snacks, coffee, and books, and it's a handy way to bring your morning essentials into the bedroom with you. All you …

Blizzard debuts shooter game 'Overwatch' - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Gamers rejoiced over news that Blizzard Entertainment, the company behind popular role-playing game "World of Warcraft," plans to release its first new franchise in 17 years.<p>"Overwatch" is a team-based shooter game for computers set in a cartoonish version of the not-so-distant future in …

Grand Theft Auto V's first-person view on PS4, Xbox One is how Rockstar will get you to buy it again

The world of Grand Theft Auto V is huge and alive, and now you can explore it through the eyes of its antiheroes.<p>Developer Rockstar Games revealed today that it’s implementing a new first-person view into its open-world crime game. This perspective is in the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, …

Is 'Interstellar' An Antidote To Humanity's Space Apathy?

It may be set in the distant future, but the movie highlights the issues that stymie space travel today.<p>A few years ago, I caught a glimpse of one of the biggest obstacles to space exploration. In a movie theater line, I overheard two people discussing the concept of building a human base on our …

7 Of The Coolest Secrets In The Game 'Destiny' And How To Find Them

It made $325 million in its first five days. The game was an instant hit, even before it was officially released.<p>Now that it's been out for awhile, people are finding some pretty cool hidden things in the game, called Easter eggs.<p>In fact, Bungie is no stranger to hiding Easter eggs in its games. In …

This man just sold Ebola.com for $200,000

Just a few weeks ago, businessman Jon Schultz was hoping to capitalize on news headlines around the globe and wanted to sell the Ebola.com domain for around $150,000. He's managed to rake in even more than that. After buying Ebola.com for $13,500 in 2008, Schultz's Blue String Ventures just flipped …

US jury convicts Blackwater guards in 2007 killing of Iraqi civilians

Three security guards working for the private US contractor Blackwater have been found guilty of the manslaughter of a group of unarmed civilians at a crowded Baghdad traffic junction in one of the darkest incidents of the Iraq war.<p>A fourth, Nicholas Slatten, was found guilty of one charge of …

New Google Now cards for solar eclipses and Police Activity

As far as Google‘s app update Wednesdays go, we just closed out a fairly quiet one. Not to be forgotten, and just in the nick of time, Google Now is seeing some new cards pop up, putting an eclipse over crime. The first card is dedicated solar eclipses, perfect being that one is taking place later …

Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah penalized after celebration, prayer in end zone

Husain Abdullah is a devout Muslim. He's also a safety for the Chiefs, and he made a promise to himself if he ever did find himself in the end zone.<p>"If I get a pick, I'm going to prostrate before God in the end zone," Abdullah said.<p>Early in the fourth quarter, Abdullah dropped deep in a zone …

NFL

Destiny's infamous loot cave lives on in hilarious browser game

The loot cave is dead. Long live the loot cave.<p>The loot cave was a popular trick discovered by players inside the multiplayer shooter Destiny. It enabled them to shoot into a cave of constantly spawning enemies and easily earn new loot. Now, it has inspired a parody browser game, as originally …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

The time for the Galaxy S6 is now

Samsung needs a Note 4 mini to go up against the iPhone 6 regular<p>The new iPhone is here and it’s amazing. The new Moto X is here and it’s brilliant. But where’s Samsung? The Korean company that still sells the most smartphones worldwide seems to be off in the corner, doodling on its Galaxy Note 4 …