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The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

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Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

Samsung Galaxy S5 launching on April 11th in 150 countries

Samsung has just announced that the Galaxy S5 will be available starting April 11th in 150 countries. Over here in the US, it'll be available on Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, MetroPCS and U.S. Cellular. Ma Bell is going one step further, offering up the Gear 2 and the Gear Fit …

T-Mobile's UnCarrier plans are working, gains 4.4 million new customers in 2013

When John Legere jointed T-Mobile, the company had lost two million customers and was eating some substantial losses. The party-crashing CEO, however, seems to have turned things around with the UnCarrier, Jump and Simple Choice programs. In the company's annual report, T-Mobile has announced that …

'Wello' iPhone case can track your blood pressure, temperature and more

Last year, Scanadu caught our attention with Scout, its simple-to-use tricorder-style health monitor. Now a new iPhone case promises to make monitoring your vital signs even easier. Called Wello, the case has sensors built in that can give you a picture of your overall health after holding it a …

Facebook to monitor gun ads

Gun control is dead in Washington, but leading advocates are hailing an announcement Wednesday that Facebook will monitor and restrict some gun advertisements on its pages.<p>Facebook acted after a six-week online campaign by Moms Demand Action and Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the Michael …

Obama issues a campaign-ready budget proposal

WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the deficit battles and financial crises of years past, President<p>Obamaput forward a $3.9-trillion budget proposal Tuesday that set out a wish list of programs on education, infrastructure, job training and urban revitalization, adding policy details to his rhetorical …

Russia denies calling shots in Ukraine's Crimea standoff

KIEV, Ukraine -- Russian and Ukrainian officials dug in on their armed<p>standoffover the strategic Crimean peninsula on Wednesday, with the new head of national security for Ukraine saying the Kremlin needed to acknowledge the failure of its “blitzkrieg” against the southern territory and Russia’s …

Corning SVP Calls Sapphire Glass Expensive And Environmentally Unfriendly

In news that will come as a shock to absolutely no one, it seems that Corning Glass (makers of Gorilla Glass) aren’t big fans of Sapphire glass.<p>Asked by Morgan Stanley analyst James Fawcett his thoughts about “one large handset and device maker” planning to use Sapphire in its products, Tony …