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2015 Season Preview: Carolina Panthers

Over the last few seasons, the Panthers have had to make some tough salary cap decisions and by doing so, have had to let go some players who have …

With Tensions Rising, Poland Erects Observation Towers On Russian Border

Like most former Soviet satellites, Poland has grown very suspicious of Russian intentions since the Kremlin annexed Crimea last year. Poles living near the 180-mile border their country shares with Russia became especially wary after their government, among others, accused Moscow of deploying …

Russia

Search for escaped New York killers goes on; governor cites little progress

As a large manhunt for two escaped killers stretched into its ninth day in upstate New York, Gov.<p>Andrew Cuomosaid Sunday that “we don’t know if they are still in the immediate area or if they are in Mexico by now.”<p>In recent days, searchers have focused on the woods near Dannemora, where Richard …

The fake battle that fooled IS supporters - and their opponents

<b>A fake battle, invented in a hail of tweets by a London man, has tricked both so-called Islamic State's supporters, and their opponents, supporters of Shia militia fighters in Iraq.</b><p>It was supposedly an intense battle involving Islamic State and Shia and Iraqi government fighters. Soon after the …

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, Ph.D.—especially …

Amazon learns how to fail faster

In just the last couple of days, Amazon shut down its private-label diaper product (only six weeks after launch) and withdrew its mobile wallet (six months after a prominent rollout).<p>These moves come just six months after the almost universally booed launch of its Fire phone. Is Amazon, the …

Ask An Assertive Person: Being Social While Being Frugal

<i>by Amanda McLoughlin</i><p><b>Dear Assertive Person,</b><p><b>How on earth do I make and keep friends without spending a ton of money? I don’t want to turn down invites</b> …

Money

Report: UK police arrest Lizard Squad member

A self-professed member of the Lizard Squad was arrested this week by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit in England, according to documents obtained by two publications and a Thames Valley Police press release.<p>The Lizard Squad is a group of self-described hackers who since August have …

Shanghai new year crush kills 36

<b>A crush at New Year's Eve celebrations in Shanghai has killed 36 people and injured some 47 others, Chinese officials say.</b><p>The crush happened in Chenyi Square in Shanghai's historic Bund district overlooking the Huangpu river.<p>Thousands of people had gathered to see in 2015.<p>Social media reports …

Conservative hero Ben Carson on Sony: 'I am proud of the president'

Tea party favorite and potential 2016 presidential candidate Ben Carson gave President Barack Obama some rare praise for his response to the North Korean cyberattack that threatened the release of a Sony Pictures movie.<p>"I am proud of the president of the United States for taking a tough stand on …

Disney Enlists Maker to Create ‘Star Wars’ Series Online

Maker Studios, the Web video network owned by Walt Disney Co., will produce short-form shows about everything from “Star Wars” fashion to games to …

A Hacker Says He Can Recreate Fingerprints From Photographs

This capability would highlight the compromised nature of replacing passwords with fingerprints, which is already seen by experts as far from fully secure.<p>In his talk at the Chaos Communications Congress — put on by Europe's largest hacker organization — Jan Krissler said he used a high-profile …

Reading iPad before bedtime may adversely impact sleep - Lifestyle

Use of a light-emitting electronic device (LE-eBook) such as iPad before bedtime can adversely impact sleep and overall health, a U.S. study …

A Star Xbox Engineer Is Leaving Microsoft

Multerer is the engineer who launched Xbox Live, helped create Xbox One, and launched Microsoft's XNA game development platform.<p>Multerer, known as "Grey Matter" on Xbox Live, had been at Microsoft for nearly 18 years, starting off as an engineer with Microsoft's popular Web server before helping …

US Oil Rigs Are Shutting Down Like Crazy

The latest Baker Hughes rig count data showed that the total number of US rigs in operation — which includes both oil and gas rigs — fell by 35 last week, to 1,840 from 1,875. This report is usually released on Friday afternoons, but was released on Monday due to last week's Christmas holiday.<p>This …

12 Big Geopolitical Events We Think Will Happen In 2015

Indeed, who could have expected a year ago that Russia would take over Crimea, ISIS would break out of Al Qaeda and declare a caliphate, the US would start bombing Syria and Iraq while approaching a nuclear deal with Iran,or that Ebola would ravaged three west African countries and scare the …

AirBrowser – The best web browser for Apple TV (Review)

Remember the AirBrowser app? We reported its launch earlier this year and, in our hands on look, concluded it as “a good option to look into” for …

How Kim Dotcom (Almost) Saved Christmas From The Lizard Squad [Updated]

A week ago, I read an article that claimed the infamous Lizard Squad had been dismantled for good, taken down not by the FBI, but by a rival group of “whitehat” hackers, Finest Squad. It’s a rather good piece, chronicling how the new group essentially beat the digital vandals at their own game, and …

AMAZON: Here's The Final Tally For All The Insane Shopping Everyone Did This Holiday Season

Amazon just published its annual post-Christmas press release.<p>These are always packed with interesting nuggets. Here are a few things that popped out:<p>Those were some of the highlights. If you want to pick through it yourself, here's the entire release:

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …

U.S. retailers likely to just meet holiday sales forecasts: experts

By Nandita Bose<p>CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. consumers have not turned out in force for the final shopping days before Christmas, suggesting that …

3 top oil-sector stocks to drill into your portfolio

The stock market fell when oil prices rose, and equities are dropping again as oil declines. Using a simple calculation like correlation is, well, …

Oil & Gas Industry