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The Childhood Summer That Taught Jorge Posada the Meaning of Hard Work

In an excerpt from his upcoming memoir, The Journey Home, the longtime Yankees catcher also discusses why he never wore batting gloves.<p><i>Reprinted with permission from HarperCollins, this is an exclusive excerpt from Jorge Posada's forthcoming memoir,</i> The Journey Home<i>, on sale May 12. In the passage</i> …

5 New Things Xbox One Owners Should Be Excited About

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Instant Pot Noodle Vending Machine Is A Drunken Dream Come True

"This is probably the best news I've heard all year."<p>An instant noodle vending machine has come to the U.K., and the good people of Nottingham are rejoicing.<p>Behold the Pot Noodle contraption in all its glory. It's fully equipped with hot water and a fork, and will be dispensing the instant snack …

This is how you make a new, cartridge-based retro video game console

Do you miss the days when a home console was nothing more than a slot for cartridges, a device that immediately played games as soon as they turned on? Well, someone is trying to make those days come back.<p>Mike Kennedy is the publisher of <i>Retro Magazine</i>, so he obviously loves old games. However, he …

Retrogaming

Why VR could be the next big thing in porn

It's all about perspective<p>With the pending release of Oculus Rift, Morpheus, and other VR headsets, virtual reality is about to become actual reality. But while Oculus talks up 3D gaming as the device’s main purpose, other developers are exploring a whole different application for virtual reality …

PS Vita and PS4 System Updates Now Live

Sony has begun rolling out two global system updates for both its PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita handheld.<p>On Wednesday, the platform holder detailed the key new features included in the PS4's 2.5 Yukimura update, including the long-awaited Suspend/Resume function and hard drive back-up options. …

U.S. oil production reaches all-time high amid depressed crude prices

Domestic oil production has reached a new high of 9.2 million barrels daily, according to a new government report.<p>The total is the most since 1983, …

More Classic Characters Teased for Mortal Kombat X

Special Forces appears to be recruiting.<p>NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Games may have teased at least two classic characters for Mortal Kombat …

Check Out This $3,000 DualShock 3 Coffee Table

Do you love video games so much that you'd want a coffee table shaped like a PlayStation controller? Apparently someone does, because the giant DualShock 3 coffee table listed on handmade shop estsy sold this week for $3,000.<p>Technabob reports that etsy user WoodCurve made the gamer-focused coffee …

Furniture

DC Announces Injustice: Gods Among Us - Year Four Prequel Comic

Is Superman about to pull a Kratos?<p>Not that this should come as any surprise given the success of the previous three volumes, but DC will be …

Fourth-grader says he has the One Ring, school suspends him for terrorist threat, dad says

A fourth-grader in west Texas has been suspended, his father says, because he pretended to have a ring like the One Ring from The Lord of the Rings canon, and said it could make a classmate disappear.<p>Dad Jason Steward said he was told his son's claim amounted to making a terrorist threat.<p>Steward …

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Watch swimsuit model Kate Upton’s Game of War Super Bowl ad right here

If you want to air a 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl, it’s going to cost you — but at least one mobile game developer decided it is worth the price.<p>Machine Zone aired a new commercial for its Game of War strategy app, which is a free-to-play download on iOS and Android. The spot went …

PlayStation Network down for many — Sony is aware of the problem

Hundreds of gamers on social media are complaining about PlayStation Network.<p>Sony’s online service is having issues on this Super Bowl Sunday. Many people on Twitter and other networks are noticing that they cannot sign into PSN. This is preventing them from playing online multiplayer games as well …

Liam Neeson gets his revenge (and a scone) in this Clash of Clans Super Bowl commercial

<i>Clash of Clans</i>'latest commercial premiered during the Super Bowl and followed an angry Liam Neeson channeling his Taken series character.<p>Press play above to see Neeson plot his revenge in the popular Android and iOS game. Good as it was, the commercial — one of a few in which video games were …

Liam Neeson stars in $9M Clash of Clans Super Bowl commercial

You can add “selling mobile games” to actor Liam Neeson’s certain set of skills.<p>The movie star is playing pitch man for top mobile game Clash of Clans in a new set of commercials that debuted during the Super Bowl. The ads show the <i>Taken</i> and <i>Star Wars</i> star threatening to go after another player that …

In-App Purchases

It's Not Just You: PSN Is Down

<b>Update:</b> People on Twitter are reporting that they’ve been able to sign back in.<p>It’s a good thing there’s a football game to watch right now, because it looks like Sony's Playstation Network is down. Users all over social media are reporting being unable to sign in. All we’ve got from Sony so far is …

Social Media

Don't listen to what these porn stars have to say about investing

While some of the investment ideas offered might be attractive, the rationales provided by some of the actors and actresses reflect one of the most common mistakes made in investing: the assumption that good companies make good stocks.<p>Let's examine a few of the quotes CNBC got.<p>Jesse: "Apple. [The …

Goats offered as alternative for clearing area of plutonium

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A goat herder who has a college degree in weed sciences told federal wildlife officials that she could eliminate the need for a …

US oil workers on largest national strike since 1980 - BBC News

Saudi Arabia, Dubai may extend gains despite oil's pull-back

DUBAI, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Positive momentum may support stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Dubai on Monday despite oil’s pull-back, after both markets surged on rising trading volumes in the previous session.<p>Brent crude fell 2.6 percent to $51.59 on Monday after U.S. unions called a refinery strike …

Tigers, Lenny and Missy, Oh My: The Best Moments from Katy Perry's Halftime Show

Katy Perry performed at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX halftime show Sunday night, and the 30-year-old brought out her full bag of tricks for the gig. …

From Tomorrowland to Terminator Genisys, the year’s blockbusters were previewed on the biggest TV night of the year. Here’s what we learned<p>This year, five film studios have paid an estimated $4.5m a shot to preview their biggest new movies in the Super Bowl ad breaks. There was no Batman V …

Movies

Research Suggests Russian Oil and Gas Firms Can Cope With Low Oil Prices

The Russian economy has endured more than a few tumultuous quarters and there appears to be no visible uptick in activity on the horizon. To make matters worse, the oil price is falling and international sanctions imposed in wake the Ukraine crisis continue to bite.<p>With the ruble taking a tumble in …

Katy Perry Roars and Soars During Super Bowl Halftime Show

It took the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks nearly 30 minutes to make Super Bowl XLIX interesting. Katy Perry was a different …

Games company’s new Creators Program aims to share advertising income, but the owner of YouTube’s biggest channel isn’t impressed<p>Nintendo’s launch of a “Creators Program” to share YouTube advertising revenues from videos featuring its games has been criticised by the platform’s biggest star, …

Internet

Oil prices fall on weak Chinese data, U.S. refinery strikes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose strongly again on Monday, tacking on a total of 11 percent over two straight sessions, as some investors bet that a bottom had formed to the seven-month long rout on the market even as others remained pessimistic.<p>A worker fills up a car with fuel at a gas …

Pete Carroll blows it for Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX

The ring was being fitted for his finger. The plaudits were being written for his resume. The skeptical football world had finally opened its arms and was prepared to embrace.<p>Then Pete Carroll was grabbed by ghosts.<p>The coach of the Seattle Seahawks had a second consecutive Super Bowl championship …

NFL

Whitney Houston's daughter in medically induced coma, source says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was placed in a medically induced coma Saturday after being found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water, a source close to the family has told CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin.<p>Brown, 21, "was not breathing" when a man identified …