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10 Best and Worst Foods to Eat for Breakfast

The breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why you need to be very careful about your morning food choices.<p><b>BEST AND WORST FOODS TO</b> …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

Nutrition

Xbox One Japan boss stands down as weekly sales drop to just 776

Xbox Japan head Takashi Sensui resigned this week as Microsoft’s newest console fell to a sales low in the home of its big gaming rivals, Nintendo and Sony.<p>Xbox One launched in Japan back in September and sold just 23,562 units in its first week, which looked pretty bad compared to week one sales …

How Dogs Understand What We Say

Scientists — and anyone who lives with a canine — know that dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices. They listen for whether our tone is friendly or mean, how the pitch goes up or down and even the rhythms in our speech.<p>But what about the meaning of the words we say?<p>Sure, a few …

How to Chill a Bottle of Wine Faster

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: How to chill a bottle of wine so quickly, your guests won't even notice their glasses are empty.</i><p>You can prepare all you want for a party -- make lists, …

Kitchens

Sony Agrees To Give Away Games, Money After 2011 PSN Hack [UPDATE]

<b>UPDATE (7/24):</b> Sony's sent over a statement:<p>A proposed settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuits arising from the April 2011 criminal …

Cyber-attacks

Sony's $15 million PSN hacking settlement pays out in free games

Way back in 2011, PlayStation Network services and websites went dark due to "an external intrusion." Anonymous claimed responsibility, names, passwords and possible payment information was lost in a data breach, and everybody in general had a bad time. Sony apologized for the fiasco with a …

Sriracha Factory Saga Blamed on Faulty Science

It looks like the <b>City Council of Irwindale</b>, California used <b>bad science</b> to create its case against <b>Huy Fong Foods</b>, the manufacturer of Sriracha. Last year, the city took Huy Fong Foods to court after residents complained that the plant's production of its signature hot sauce caused unpleasant odors. …

cPulse Is An Android Smartphone Case That Packs 128 Multicoloured And Programable LED Lights

As smartphone makers look to bring innovation even to the backside of our phones, adding all sorts of extra functionality to otherwise dormant real-estate, it’s perhaps no surprise to see third-party case-makers think along similar lines. But Codlight’s cPulse, which kicks off its Kickstarter …

A Peacock Murder Mystery: (Pea)Fowl Play In California

Someone is killing the peacocks in Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.<p>The boisterous and colorful birds have been a part of this upscale community near Los Angeles for more than a century. In recent years, the birds have become a source of contention among neighbors — but the conflict has taken a dark …

The Virginia Man Who Crowned Himself King In Africa Is Much More Serious Than You Think

Heaton took the land to make good on his promise to make his daughter a princess.<p>Now, as the media descends on Heaton, his ambitions have moved quickly beyond giving his daughter royalty status. He says he plans on turning his land into a living, working kingdom called North Sudan.<p>"My family and I …

Red Sea

Jaguar's Augmented-Reality Windshield Is Awesome

The successful launch of the F-type and the excitement building around its new BMW 3-series fighter, the XE, are notable bright spots for Jaguar, but the company is also going on a technology tear. Just a short while after announcing its new line of in-house Ingenium engines, Jaguar put a cool …

Augmented Reality

Hi-Fi Roars Back to Life

LP sound quality in the digital age.<p>“Music is like a caged animal right now, and Pono is opening the door to let it out and be heard as it should.”<p>Beginning around 2000, some music no longer sounded as clear or rich as it once did. The problem wasn’t the artists; rather, it was the MP3, a …

Audiophile

10 Totally Weird Series Finales We Can't Forget

July 20th, 2014 is the 20th anniversary of a very important bizarre moment in television history. Yup -- two decades ago we said goodbye to ABC "TGIF" classic, "Dinosaurs."<p>You may recall that the prehistoric puppet show ended on a total "huh?" note. Translation: the finale was absolutely bonkers.<p>In …

Chuck Palahniuk Is Dishing More Details On His Upcoming ‘Fight Club’ Sequel

Last year, author Chuck Palahniuk spilled the beans to a very excited crowd at New York’s Comic Con that he had a <i>Fight Club</i> sequel in the works. Unfortunately, he wasn’t referring to a new big screen adventure for Edward Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter, as he meant that he’d be picking …

PS4 Tips, Tricks And Best Practices

Bought a new PS4? Nice, isn’t it? Unlike a new PC, a PS4 is pretty much ready to go fresh out of the box. Just bung in a disc and you’re away, right? …

Gorillas Fight Back Against Loathsome Poachers

Finally, some good news from Africa. Gorillas are fighting back against poachers in the bloody 'War Against Nature.'<p><i>Young gorillas learning to dismantle a poacher's snare in the mountains of Rwanda. Photo credit: nationalgeographic.com</i><p>Each year, in the mountains alone, despicable poachers set more …

Gorillas

Someone Beat 'Super Mario Bros' In Under 5 Minutes

A video gamer who goes by "Blubbler" online just set a new world record for beating 1985's "Super Mario Bros." -- aka the original "Mario" game -- by completing it in 4 minutes and 57.69 seconds. That blows the previous record out of the water by a full two-fifths of a second.<p>It almost goes without …

This 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Preview Makes the Wait Even More Unbearable

Think you know "Guardians of the Galaxy"? You have no idea. (Well, you probably do, otherwise you wouldn't be reading this.)<p>In this sneak peek, debuting exclusively on Moviefone, we get a rundown of who's who and what's what in Marvel's ambitious, <i>intragalactic</i> adventure, in which a ragtag group of …

Concept Art From Ron Howard's Troubled 'Dark Tower' Adaptation

<i>Editor's Note: More nuggets of news from Ron Howard's Dark Tower adaptation, an unearthed and rare interview with David Foster Wallace, and more in</i> …

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

Android News

Get ready for Google Translate on steroids

Google said Friday that it is scooping up virtual reality translation app maker Quest Digital, whose technology will eventually allow Google Translate to read and translate words read by your smartphone camera.<p>Quest Digital makes an app called Word Lens that reads text through a smartphone’s …

Porsche sued in Paul Walker crash

Suit contradicts police report.<p>The <i>Los Angeles Times</i> reports that Roger Rodas's widow, Kristine Rodas, is suing Porsche. The lawsuit claims that the crash which took both Rodas and actor Paul Walker's lives on November 30 last year was due to a suspension malfunction, and that the car's lightweight …

Los Angeles

2 bodies found, 1 missing after hot air balloon burns, crashes in Virginia

More than 100 state troopers and deputies searched for the third occupant of a hot air balloon that crashed in flames at a Virginia balloon festival, killing the other two people on board, state police said Saturday.<p>Witnesses captured photographs of the balloon after it drifted into power lines, …

Superb CG Animated Sci-Fi Alien Film - LEGACY

Disney Has Been Hiding A Secret Message In Its Movies For Years

A video on Disney Pixar's YouTube page shows A113 can be found in almost all of Pixar's films, from "Toy Story" to "Finding Nemo."<p>What does it mean?<p>Pixar's John Lasseter has explained A113 is the number of the animation classroom at the California Institute of the Arts.<p>Many animators like Lasseter …

Animation

An Entire Nintendo Console Generation In One Image

Redditor OhioStateBuck has collected every Nintendo 64 cartridge released in North America. Doesn't seem like much, does it? Blame it on those …

Retrogaming

13 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Kids Movies

We're fairly positive you've seen every single one of the films on this list ... more than once. But even with a keen eye (or ear) we wouldn't be surprised if the movie facts we have to share are brand-new to you. Enjoy, trivia fans!<p>categories Movies, Best Movies Ever, Trivia

'Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist' live-action series premieres in May

<i>Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist</i>, a live-action series based on the fighting game franchise, premieres on Machinima next month, according to a new Ken-themed teaser trailer.<p>An episodic follow-up to 2010 fan film <i>Street Fighter: Legacy</i>, the series follows Ryu and Ken as young men learning the ways of …