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We Cooked Jennifer Aniston's 'Not That Bad For You' Pasta Carbonara Recipe (and Loved It)

There is one thing we know to be true in this crazy world: <b>Jennifer Aniston</b> and her husband <b>Justin Theroux</b> <i>really</i> love <i></i>pasta carbonara.<p>“Justin and I make …

We Did it, Internet: Snoop Dogg Will Narrate a Planet Earth-like Nature Series

[So very many bong rips]<p>This is why we have the Internet: it's a true democracy at work. The people have spoken, and the people have asked for Snoop Dogg to narrate more animal videos. It began earlier this year when a handful of videos began circulating on the Internet of Snoop providing …

Snoop Dogg

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

Wi-Fi

An all-female flight crew landed a plane in Saudi Arabia—where women can’t drive

In Saudia Arabia, women are not allowed to drive. But they can fly a Boeing 787 into the country.<p>In celebration of the country’s National Day on February 23rd, Royal Brunei Airlines flew its first-ever flight flown by an all-female pilot crew. Sharifa Czarena, Sariana Nordin, and Dk Nadiah Pg …

Saudi Arabia

BP escapes U.S. lawsuits over post-Gulf spill drilling ban | Reuters

(Reuters) - BP Plc (BP.L) does not have to face U.S. lawsuits by energy and drilling companies over losses they suffered from an offshore drilling ban imposed soon after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal judge ruled.<p>A BP logo is reflected in a car window at a petrol station in London …

Oil & Gas Industry

Reporter to Obama: Are you being 'outfoxed' by Putin in Syria?

Obama was also confronted over whether the US would step up its assistance to Western-backed rebels to prevent the impending fall of Aleppo, the country's largest city, to Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.<p>Finally, he was asked to respond to criticisms that Russian President Vladimir Putin had …

Middle East

Syria 'approves' aid access to seven besieged areas

The Syrian government has approved access to seven besieged areas and UN convoys are expected to travel to them within days, the United Nations said after crisis talks in Damascus.<p>UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura, who was given the green light at talks with Syria's Foreign Minister Walid …

Middle East
Manny Pacquiao

16 Moments From The Grammy Audience Cam You Didn't See On TV

Spoiler: It's a lot of Taylor Swift.

How To Replace Your iPhone 6's Screen And Avoid Dreaded Error 53

The story about the iPhone 6 and Error 53 – caused by specific third party repairs to devices, isn’t over yet and will likely rumble on, I suspect, until Apple is forced to come up with a better solution than we’ve seen so far.<p>It’s a PR nightmare for sure – even though most agree that security of …

Mobile Technology

This Baby Is So Confused by His Dad's Twin

Stephen Ratpojanakul posted a hilarious video on YouTube showing his 16-month-old son extremely confused by his dad’s identical twin Michael.<p>In the …

Parenting

Gulf states invest billions in missile defences to protect against Iran

Iran counters by developing the Soumar cruise missile with a 1,200-mile range, says the International Institute for Strategic Studies<p>The Gulf states are investing billions of dollars in advanced missile defences designed to protect their cities against attack from Iran, according to the latest …

Middle East

North Korea, ISIS, and cyber warfare — intelligence chief outlines the biggest threats facing the US

Clapper said North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor.<p>Clapper also said that Islamic militants will continue plotting against US interests overseas and homegrown attacks will pose the most significant threat from violent extremists to Americans at …

North Korea

FBI arrests nearly all of the top officials of Crystal City, Texas

Joel Barajas was the only Crystal City council member to show up to the office Friday.<p>That's because everyone else he works with is facing felony charges.<p>Five top officials in Crystal City, Texas, were arrested Thursday under a federal indictment accusing them of taking tens of thousands of dollars …

The 8 most bizarre foreign military uniforms

Sure, each nation has its own style. But some militaries have introduced dress uniforms so surprising, they'd stop you in your tracks if you saw them in person.<p>This engineering unit works like America's sappers, clearing the way through enemy obstacles so other forces can attack behind them. In …

Military

Kylie Jenner Will Do Anything to Document Her Haircut on Snapchat, Including Risking Her Stylist's Safety

Step by step by step by step.<p>It just wouldn't be a Kardashian kut or kolor without press, so Kylie Jenner's recent, amputate-my-thumb-long Snapchat saga is just like skipping a step or 75.<p>Citing Christine Centenera's asymmetrical lob as inspiration, Jen Atkin snipped and razored the beauty mogul's …

Kylie Jenner

A 'priceless' historic guitar was destroyed in Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

Guitars should tread carefully on a Quentin Tarantino set.<p>A historic Martin guitar was reportedly smashed to bits on the set of the <i>Hateful Eight</i> …

Rihanna's Anti sold fewer than 1,000 copies in a week. Is it a flop?

Sales of the star’s much-delayed album look dire on paper – but in a world of streaming, free downloads and blockbuster tours, that may not matter any more<p>Whatever way you slice it, the release of Anti, Rihanna’s eighth studio album, has been a shambles. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it has …

New Albums

Martin Shkreli on drug price hike: '$1 billion here we come'

As Turing Pharmaceuticals took steps to acquire a life-saving drug, former CEO Martin Shkreli saw dollar signs.<p>"Very good," he wrote to the chairman of the company's board. "Nice work as usual. $1bn here we come."<p>That's according to congressional investigators, who have obtained 25,000 pages of …

Martin Shkreli

Kate Winslet breaks silence on Titanic raft end: 'He could have actually fitted'

Star of third highest-grossing film of all time voices agreement with fans who felt Leonardo DiCaprio’s character died unnecessarily<p>Avatar and then Star Wars: The Force Awakens ousted James Cameron’s 1997 weepie from the top of the all-time highest-grossing film charts. Yet the power of the film …

William Shakespeare

A Look at Kate Middleton's Most Famous Residences

Including her current digs with William, George, and Charlotte.<p>You'd probably expect the Duchess of Cambridge to live like, well, royalty her entire life. But since Kate Middleton wasn't always part of the British royal family (she is the first commoner to marry into it in 350 years), she didn't …

Pentagon Won’t Say How Many Troops Are Fighting ISIS

Officially, there are now 3,650 U.S. troops fighting ISIS in Iraq. The real number of Americans involved in the war is closer to 6,000.<p>In the war …

Don’t blacklist me: Banning the boycott of U.S. allies would keep us from using a powerful tool to fight for justice for Palestinians

A new bill would have a chilling effect on BDS supporters–those of us who must speak out about Israel’s occupation<p>The State of New York may blacklist me for working for justice for Palestinians.<p>I am the executive director of Jewish Voice for Peace, an organization inspired by Jewish tradition to …

Israel

Everything coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime in February (and what to watch before it’s gone)

Look, I get it. It’s super fun to get all mad when a movie you like leaves Netflix. "That’s not fair," you say, slamming your fists against the table. "I don’t care that they’re not supposed to have everything, and I don’t care that I’ve never watched that movie in the last three years it was on …

Entertainment

Cat with permanently worried eyes might break your heart

Bum the kitten may look terrified to see you, but that's just how he always looks, so don't take it personally.<p>Slightly cross-eyed and perpetually …

In Photos: The British Royal Family Through the Years

Watch five generations of the British monarchy unfold.<p>There's a long history behind the British royal family that brought us the longest reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II; the beloved Princess Diana; It couple The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the dynasty's newest additions, Prince George …

Lyft To Pay $12.3 Million As Part Of Proposed Labor Lawsuit Settlement

<i>The story has been updated. See below.</i><p>Ride-hailing company Lyft is set to finally settle a two-year-old lawsuit over its classification of its …

U.S. Federal Courts

FBI releases video of Oregon occupier's fatal shooting by state police

The FBI released video Thursday that shows Oregon State Police fatally shooting one of the men who occupied an Oregon wildlife refuge. Officials said he was reaching for a handgun that was in a pocket inside his jacket.<p>The shooting happened Tuesday afternoon during a traffic stop on a rural stretch …

China's state-run media has picked a big fight with famed investor George Soros

George Soros. Picture: Getty Images<p>George Soros is the very definition of evil personified, according to China's state-run media.<p>In a blistering attack, Chinese media outlets have singled out the famed hedge fund manager for some incredibly harsh criticism of late, essentially blaming him for …

Stock Markets