John Becker

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How-To: Get a Sonos-like whole-home speaker setup on a budget

Sonos speakers offer some of the best features in the game, but they come with one drawback: it’s expensive to get the whole-home setup that people love so much. The cheapest speaker, the Sonos Play:1 comes in at $200, while the Play:3 runs $299, and the Play:5 goes for $499. And remember, to get …

Tech Trends

Justice Thomas asks questions in court, 1st time in 10 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas broke 10 years of courtroom silence Monday and posed questions during a Supreme Court oral argument, …

Clarence Thomas

Surface Book Review: 24 Hours With Microsoft's Ultimate Laptop

Microsoft calls it the ultimate laptop. The Surface Book is striking, it stands out from the crowd, and it has seen Microsoft enter the luxury laptop market with an impressive slice of style. But can it do the job of a laptop?<p>I’ve received a review unit from Microsoft to help me answer that …

SXSW

43 Presidential Busts Are Sitting in a Remote Field at a Virginia Farm

And they need your help!<p>Like something out of an M. Night Shyamalan movie or a perpetually awkward lucid dream, on a privately owned farm in Croaker, …

The mystery behind mass sperm whale deaths in Europe

YORK, United Kingdom — NORMALLY TRANQUIL AND WINDSWEPT BEACHES across northern Europe were converted into cetacean graveyards this winter, as sperm …

John Oliver Feels Sorry for Jeb Bush: ‘The Side of Plain White Rice Nobody Ordered’

The host of HBO’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ poured one out for Jeb! and it was a doozy.<p><i>Last Week Tonight</i> is back, and just in the nick of time, for we have …

Jeb Bush

The 7 Best Loaded Carries to Build Strength | Men's Health

Soon John was hitting strength and discus-throwing numbers he hadn’t seen since his athlete days at Utah State. Loaded carries had a convert, and John went on to popularize them in the fitness world.<p>These exercises present a serious challenge for the core muscles, according to research by Stuart …

Every feminist can get behind Taylor Swift’s Grammy speech. Here’s why.

There’s no denying that there is a feud going on between Kanye West and Taylor Swift, but Swift’s acceptance speech after winning the 2016 Grammy …

Amazon Is About to Become Your Favorite New Fashion Brand

Amazon may be your go-to destination for books, household items and movies but clothing? Probably not so much. But the biggest name in e-commerce seems to be trying really hard to fix that. Just before the 2015 holiday season, Amazon added about 30 million clothing and accessory items to their …

Michael Jordan's Net Worth Reaches $1 Billion on His 53rd Birthday

Happy Birthday, MJ!<p>NBA legend Michael Jordan, widely regarded as the greatest basketball player ever to set foot on the court, turns 53 on Feb. 17. …

The Fed's Newest Policymaker Wants Congress to Break Up Big Banks

The newest policymaker at the U.S. Federal Reserve is already making waves.<p>Neel Kashkari, who became the president of the Minneapolis Fed last month, …

John J. Riccardo, Former Chairman of Chrysler, Dies at 91

John J. Riccardo, who as chairman and chief executive of Chrysler recruited Lee Iacocca before stepping aside as the automaker neared bankruptcy, died on Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was 91.<p>His family confirmed his death.<p>Chrysler was in turmoil by the time Mr. Riccardo took over in 1975.<p>The Arab …

Chrysler

Marco Rubio’s ‘Morning Again in America’ ad opens with a Canadian skyline

The sundry scenes and dreamy narration mimic Ronald Reagan’s legendary ad “Morning Again in America.” But where that president trumpeted the strides the country had made since his election, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida digs into America’s supposed decline under …

Government

Obama, SE Asian leaders seek resolution to maritime disputes

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the leaders of Southeast Asia called Tuesday for peaceful resolution of the region's maritime …

China

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

Spoiler: It's a lot of Taylor Swift.