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The Latest: Technician testifies about camera in Hogan case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the civil lawsuit between wrestler Hulk Hogan and the New York-based website Gawker (all times local):<p>5 …

Media Industry

Disney Confirms Chewbacca Will Be In The Han Solo Origin Movie, Like He Should Be

Finally, Disney head-honcho Bob Iger has spilled some sweet info about the Han Solo origin spinoff at the Deutsche Bank 2016 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference. Like a smuggler who drops their shipments at the first sign of an Imperial cruiser, goods were <i>dropped</i>, baby. Goods being information, …

George Martin, guided the Beatles to global fame, dies at 90

LONDON (AP) — George Martin, the Beatles' urbane producer who quietly guided the band's swift, historic transformation from rowdy club act to musical …

The Beatles

Skype is killing its smart TV app

Skype, the Microsoft-owned video calling service, has quietly announced that it will no longer offer an app for smart TVs starting in June.<p>Confirmation of the shutdown comes via a support page — first spotted by the BBC — which explains that smartphones and tablets have proven to be a more popular …

YouTube Red is a Trojan Horse in the War Over TV

When YouTube announced a subscription offering called YouTube Red in October, it looked like an attempt by the Alphabet subsidiary to monetize some …

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

Créme de menthe settled rebellious stomachs and absinthe fended off malaria. This is the secret medical history of the speakeasy cocktails we've come to know and love.<p>"We don't create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there's that history there," says <b>Matthew Rowley</b>, …

Perfectly Paleo Peach Shortcake

<i>This paleo peach shortcake is a great way to celebrate ripe stone fruit this summer. It's perfectly crumbly and just slightly sweet like the real deal -- you'd never know it was paleo.</i><p>I really can’t stand the comparison of food to “crack.” From naming recipes with “crack” in the title to saying …

The Village That Will Be Swept Away

Residents of Newtok, Alaska, voted to relocate as erosion destroyed their land. That was the easy part.<p>NEWTOK, Alaska—Two decades ago, the people of this tiny village came to terms with what had become increasingly obvious: They could no longer fight back the rising waters.<p>Their homes perched on a …

Pretty much anyone on Earth with a radio can call the ISS and chat with astronauts

The International Space Station orbits more than 200 miles above the Earth, traveling five miles per second. Getting in touch isn’t quite as simple as placing a long-distance call. But if you have a ham radio, used by radio amateurs to chat on public frequencies, it actually isn’t much tougher.<p>Last …

Space Station

Cody and Cassidy Gifford Speak Out About Losing Their 'Incredible' Dad

He may have been a legendary New York Giants player and an Emmy-winning sports broadcaster, but to his kids, Frank Gifford was simply dad.<p>Cody and …

New York Giants

'Female Viagra' maker Sprout to be sold to Valeant for $1bn

The deal with Sprout Pharmaceuticals was announced a day after the Food and Drug Administration approved first female sexual dysfunction drug Addyi<p>Valeant Pharmaceuticals will pay about $1bn to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the first prescription drug intended to boost sexual desire in …

A Jacques Vert Gown for an English Rose Bride and her Welsh Country House Wedding

Morning everyone – you may have noticed we’ve started sharing details of an exciting new addition to our wedding blog over the weekend. You can find …

Add Animated Gifs To Your Bike Wheels

If you’ve always wanted to express yourself through gifs IRL while riding a bike AND you’re cool with spending a little less than a grand to do so, …

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Lavender Theme Park Blooms in China

RIP 'LOL': online laughter is now all 'haha', 'hehe' and emoji

It's official: LOL is dead. But that doesn't mean that we're no longer laughing out loud -- we're just finding other ways to express hilarity …

How the Sausage Is Made: A Look Inside the World of Bespoke Hot Dogs

<i>When Tamar Adler decided to hand-make hot dogs for a summer wedding party, she had no idea what she was getting herself into.</i><p>Jesse had dark pink cheeks and on cold days wore a brown skullcap. He wasn’t a crush or an idol—I now realize I don’t even know how to spell his name. I never saw it written, …

Yes, Mr. President, We Remade Our Atlas to Reflect Shrinking Ice

While discussing his new plan to combat global warming, the President referenced one of the most striking shifts in the history of National Geographic maps.<p>Unveiling his most aggressive plan yet to combat climate change, President Obama on Monday referenced recent dramatic changes that National …

Perseid Meteor Shower Expected To Peak This Week

The celestial display promises to be especially spectacular.<p>The annual Perseid meteor shower is set to make a dazzling late summer appearance this week.<p>Stargazers are especially excited because this year marks the first time since 2010 that the meteor shower aligns with a new moon, making for ideal …

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Bobbi Kristina Brown: An Obit in Pictures

Airbnb wants to help you buy a home

Home rental service Airbnb wants to help its users become homebuyers. The company announced a partnership with Realtor.com, a website that lists real …

The Sandra Bland Video Demonstrates How Knowing a Little About Your Rights Can Be Just as Dangerous as Not Knowing Them at All

Another police interaction video went viral last week. This time it comes from the dash-mounted camera of a Texas State Trooper.<p>The video shows Sandra Bland, a black woman, being pulled over by white State Trooper, Brian Encina for allegedly failing to signal a lane change. What follows is an …

Playboy bunny on New York Magazine cover said Cosby raped her in Chicago

The "unwelcome sisterhood" featured on Monday's New York Magazine cover of women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual abuse includes a former Playboy bunny who said Cosby raped her at a Chicago hotel.<p>Patricia "P.J." Masten, 65, of New Jersey, worked in Chicago for three years starting in 1979, she …

Flashback: Bobbie Gentry Haunts Radio With Mysterious Suicide Ballad

Bobbie Gentry, the pioneering but reclusive country star who captured the world’s attention with her mysterious “Ode to Billie Joe,” turns 71 years …

The Scientific Case For Cold Showers

Chilly water increases blood circulation, releases endorphins, and could make you a more productive human—if you can handle it.<p>It’s 7:30 a.m. on a wintry March morning. I’m standing in my apartment’s cramped bathroom wearing little more than a towel and a determined look on my face. The shower is …