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U.S. cyber hack unsettles, frustrates U.S. defense industry

(By Andrea Shalal, Reuters) — U.S. weapons industry executives say they are disappointed and frustrated about a massive U.S. cyber breach that exposed sensitive information about millions of Americans, including many thousands who work on high-security arms projects.<p>Details are still emerging about …

The Xbox One Elite controller justifies its $150 price

LOS ANGELES — I never thought I would consider spending $150 on a video gamepad, but I might start saving my cash for Microsoft’s new premium controller.<p>The Xbox Elite controller is great, and that makes sense. That’s because it costs $150 (and it’s coming in October), so Microsoft better not …

Time I

There’s a Massive Security Flaw in the iPhone and Mac

Apple devices are often thought to be more secure than open platforms such as Windows and Android, but a recent study shows there are still …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Gladiator fights revealed in ancient graffiti

Hundreds of graffiti messages engraved into stone in the ancient city of Aphrodisias, in modern-day Turkey, have been discovered and deciphered, revealing what life was like there over 1,500 years ago, researchers say.<p>The graffiti touches on many aspects of the city's life, including gladiator …

Ancient History

Tiger Woods misses cut at U.S. Open after shooting 76

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Tiger Woods won't be heading to the weekend of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.<p>He'll be heading home to Florida.<p>Woods shot 76 in the second round to go along with Thursday's 80 to finish 16-over par.<p>Masters champion Jordan Spieth was the leader from the early groups, coming …

Golf

The 4 Best Games I Saw At E3 2015

Another E3 has come and gone. This wasn’t like the other E3′s I’ve been too, though. Sure there were all the same flashing lights, weird displays, booth babes and other generally uncomfortable parts of this massive, overwhelming show, but there was something else too. There was a sense of …

Virtual Reality

The Associated Press has named photographer Muhammed Muheisen, frequently honored for his striking photos of people in their everyday environment, as its chief photographer for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan. To see more of his award-winning photos, visit blog.apimages.com Photo Caption: An Afghan boy stands on a roadside hoping to sell his balloons during sunset in Kabul, Afghanistan. #APPhoto by @mmuheisen #MuhammedMuheisen #AP #Afghanistan #Pakistan #MiddleEast #balloons #sunset #silhouette #Kabul

How pit bulls became the 'bad boys' of the dog world

Before being branded as the Al Capone of dogs, pit bulls reigned as one of America's most beloved pets.<p>Petey, the canine sidekick in the "Little Rascals" comedies, was a pit bull. So were the mascots for RCA Victor and Buster Brown shoes. Even the White House welcomed pit bull offshoots under …

Pets

Earth has entered sixth mass extinction, warn scientists

Humans are responsible for so many species dying out that we are now in a sixth mass extinction, Stanford University has warned<p>Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction with animals now dying out at 100 times the normal rate, scientists have warned.<p>Humans have created a toxic mix of habitat loss, …

Extinction

Taylor Swift's '1989' won't be on Apple Music, and that's the point

When Apple Music launches on June 30, it will be <i>without</i> Taylor Swift's platinum-selling album <i>1989</i>.<p>T.Swift's latest album will not be available to …

Zookeepers Are Hilariously Recreating Chris Pratt's Jurassic World Pose

In the wake of the movie <i>Jurassic World</i>‘s blockbuster opening, a new viral photo fad has been inspiring zookeepers everywhere. Before the movie was released, fans were able to get a glimpse of a scene that shows actor Chris Pratt attempting to fend off three dinosaurs inside an enclosure. Now, …

Jurassic World

'Batman: Arkham Knight' Reviews Are Near Perfect

The embargo has been lifted on reviews for <i>Batman: Arkham Knight,</i> and things are looking good indeed for WB and Rocksteady’s final installment in its wildly popular series of Batman games. <i>Arkham Knight</i>, by all accounts is a sprawling and ambitious beast, but one that builds on the previous games …

Comic Books

Windows 10 testers will receive the final build as a standard software update

Windows 10 Insiders – what Microsoft calls its public beta testers – have gotten early access to a lot of the upcoming operating system’s features, but with the July 29th release date approaching, many have wondered how the upgrade process to the final build of Windows 10 will happen.<p>Microsoft took …

Earth & Sky Photo Contest winners capture jaw-dropping auroras and star trails

Auroras, the clouds of the Milky Way and trails of stars shine overhead in the remarkable photos chosen as winners of the 6th International Earth & …

Cape Town

Judge rules owner Tom Benson, 87, is mentally fit to run Saints

Tom Benson, the 87-year-old billionaire who was in a legal fight with his estranged heirs over ownership of the New Orleans Saints, was deemed …

Tom Benson

Pictures of the Week 6.19.15

Ramadan

We Went To A Preview Event For McLaren’s New $3M Hypercar

One aspect to the “Silicon Valley jerk” mythos is the inevitable purchase of a the bright red supercar — of the young entrepreneur taking advantage of his or her company’s new valuation to purchase that Ferrari they’ve always wanted.<p>So when we randomly got an invite to a Bay Area preview event for …

Ranking Cleveland Cavaliers' Biggest Needs for 2015 NBA Offseason

Injuries exposed the Cleveland Cavaliers' biggest weaknesses in the NBA Finals, proving that even one of the league's best teams still has work to do.<p>After a 53-win regular season following LeBron James' return to Northeast Ohio, the Cavs are already favorites to capture the 2016 title.<p>Before …

NBA

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Apps