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In the second season of the BBC soap-drama “Downton Abbey,” telephone service arrives at the house. The year is 1914, and not everyone is enthusiastic about the new technology. Struggling to conduct a conversation, an addled dowager countess finally gives up, turns to her granddaughter and asks, …

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2015 Golden Globes: full list of nominations

<b>Best motion picture – drama</b><p>Boyhood<br>Foxcatcher<br>The Imitation Game<br>Selma<br>The Theory of Everything<p><b>Best performance by an actor in a motion picture – drama</b><p>Steve Carell, Foxcatcher<br>Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game<br>Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler<br>David Oyelowo, Selma<br>Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything<p>…

Taylor Swift Is Billboard's Woman Of The Year

Tomorrow is Billboard’s annual Women In Music event, and this year’s event is shaping up to not only be their biggest yet, but also their most inclusive. Taylor Swift is walking away with this year’s top prize, as the award typically goes to one of the biggest female recording stars on the planet, …

Sony uses hacker techniques to fight back over stolen data

Sony Pictures is employing hacking techniques in an attempt to prevent computer users from downloading its stolen data from file-sharing websites, according to reports.<p>Technology site Recode claims the movie studio is using Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing platform that underpins …

NFL’s Roger Goodell Seeks to Right Past Wrongs

National Football League Commissioner to Unveil Tougher Personal-Conduct Policy<p>National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell reserved a private dining room for breakfast at the exclusive Core club in Manhattan last month and invited one of the few people who might help with his problem. He …

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Rosetta Spacecraft Suggests Asteroids, Not Comets, Birthed Earth's Oceans

Ice on comet 67P displays chemistry unlike seawater, the spacecraft circling overhead reveals.<p>Asteroids, not comets, likely delivered Earth's ancient oceans from space, concludes a Wednesday study from the Rosetta spacecraft, now in orbit around a comet that is a frozen relic from the dawn of the …

Leaked Sony Emails Reveal Angelina Jolie Was Called A “Minimally Talented Spoiled Brat”

The hack also includes revelations about Leonardo DiCaprio deserving an Oscar, Michael Fassbender's package, and a planned mash-up film of the Jump Street and Men in Black franchises.<p>Updated — 2 p.m., ET:<p>The emails have reportedly come about due to the group Guardians of Peace, which is demanding …

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Clues to Genesis of Ancient Lake and Peak

Geological observations from NASA's Curiosity rover have helped scientists come up with a scenario for the creation of a lake that's bigger than Salt Lake and a mountain that's higher than Mount Rainier on ancient Mars.<p>The scenario suggests that water could have filled much of 96-mile-wide …