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Kentucky Pols Toy With Rand Paul Over 2016 Bid

Paul has made no secret of his plans to run for president—but he also wants to run for re-election to his Senate seat, and local Democrats are …

Watch Part of a Film Commissioned by Vladimir Putin — About Himself

In 1992, as Vladimir Putin rose through the ranks of St. Petersburg’s government, he commissioned a film about himself called <i>Vlast</i>, a Russian word …

Russia

Samsung Just Announced a New Metal Galaxy Phone That's Thinner Than the iPhone 6

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Samsung just unveiled its newest smartphone, the Galaxy A7, which is its thinnest phone to date.<p>The 6.3mm Galaxy A7 is also thinner than the iPhone 6, which measures 6.9mm, and the device comes with metal edges just like the other phones Samsung has …

iPhone 5

The trick is to treat homeless people like any other tenant

By the end of 2014, homelessness in the U.S. hit several records — but that's no cue to celebrate. The number of homeless children is at an all-time …

Merkel joins Muslim rally for tolerance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has joined a Muslim community rally to promote tolerance, condemn the attacks in Paris and rebuke a growing anti-Islam movement.<p>Speaking at the gathering in Berlin on Tuesday, she urged Germans not to marginalise Muslims or other minorities, saying: "Excluding …

How One Olympian's Failure Helped Her Land a Job at Google

Nine years ago, Emily Hughes was at the 2006 Olympic games in Turin, Italy, skating before millions of TV viewers. Today, Hughes is in the trenches …

Microsoft isn't happy with Google for revealing a Windows security hole

Microsoft's security team isn't very pleased with Google for revealing a security hole in its computer systems before it fixed the issue.<p>Google …

David Cameron's Ban On Encryption Is Bad For The Internet

Earlier today, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced his plan to revive legislation that would allow the UK government to ban applications that use end-to-end encryption to ensure user security.<p>In Cameron’s speech, he asked that “in our country, do we want to allow a means of communication …

Privacy

Jimmy Kimmel's Guide on How to Love (and Live With) the 21st-Century Man

<b>Brought to you by the leader of the so-called "postbro" world, who's just as likely to wear a Baby Bjrn as to dive face first into an all-you-can-eat buffet.</b><p>When we first took notice of Jimmy Kimmel, 47, it was 1999, and he was cohosting <i>The Man Show</i>, the late-night comedy spectacular featuring …

Jimmy Kimmel

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

Apple may have just set another Mac sales record

After a few years of stagnation, Apple may have just set a new record for Mac sales for the second quarter in a row.<p>Research firm IDC estimates that Apple shipped 5.75 million Macs in the last three months of 2014. That’s about 200,000 more than it reported shipping in the quarter that ended in …

Technology

The History of French-Muslim Violence Began in the Streets of Algeria

Caption from LIFE. Commonplace death. Stepping over body of slain Moslem, an Algiers woman goes her unconcerned way. Alg<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Paul …

Video Selfie App Dubsmash Proves To Be A Smash Hit

When Dubsmash founders, Jonas Drüppel, Roland Grenke and Daniel Taschik, created a new mobile app that lets you record a video of yourself, synced to a preselected sound clip, such as a well-known quote from a movie, they had an inkling they were on to something. But, after failing to conquer the …

Apps

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including commemorations in Paris and Jerusalem, a bus strike in London, and the Makar Sankranti festival in India

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