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Indiana Jones 5 won't feature Shia LaBeouf's character

Will an Indiana Jones protege soon snatch the iconic wide-brimmed fedora from atop Harrison Ford’s head? Perhaps, but it won’t be Mutt Williams — …

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to motivate people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave …

I work 50 hours a week. So why am I paid for 40?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I have always wondered why salaried employees are not eligible for overtime pay. My work week has always been 50 hours or more. It's a running joke with my peers about how it is impossible to do my job in 40 hours. In fact, the company has always expected more than 40 hours, yet my …

Greek PM says accepts partners' demand for IMF role in bailout | Reuters

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday that Athens accepts its European partners’ insistence that the International Monetary Fund should play a role in supervising the country’s international bailout.<p>Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gestures during …

Europe

Newfoundland man who stabbed 11-year-old boy on soccer field found not criminally responsible

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — “Get that kid.”<p>Those were the words of a schizophrenic “command voice” so powerful that Nicholas Layman cannot be convicted in the …

Mental Health

The Right Way to Freeze Basically Everything

We talked to a culinary school professor about how to freeze any food like a pro.<p>Preserving is getting a lot of attention right now: throw a stick and you’re bound to hit a 10 dollar jar of artisan pickles or a jam made from berries you've never heard of before. But the easiest—and most direct—way …

Comfort Food

Ex-Taco Bell Exec Who Attacked an Uber Driver Is Now Suing For $5 Million

After drunkenly attacking an Uber (uber) driver, former Taco Bell executive Benjamin Golden is suing him for $5 million.<p>Golden, 32, was arrested and …

Why Every Winery Needs a Goat and Other Wisdom from an Oregon Vintner

Why every winery needs a goat, how to survive a cow trampling and more lessons learned by Clare Carver of Oregon’s Big Table Farm.<p><b>You and your</b> …

If You Get Eyelash Extensions, There Are 13 Surprising Things That Might Happen

"Should I get eyelash extensions?" asks the woman who is in the know about current beauty trends but also mildly skeptical about anything that is semi-permanent and involves putting glue near her eyeballs.<p>We asked ourselves the same question, and then we tried them. Here's everything we learned and …

Leonardo DiCaprio and Rihanna Exchanged Greetings at a Parisian Nightclub, and Cara Delevingne Was There, Too

<b>Rihanna</b> and <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b>—both about as famous and high-profile as one can be in their respective fields, and both in especially momentous times in their careers (Rihanna about to release her much-much-anticipated eighth album; Leonardo, in all likelihood, about to pick up his first Oscar)—ran …

Rihanna

Facebook users have 155 friends - but would trust just four in a crisis

Facebook friends should be seen more like a ‘village’ of casual acquaintances rather than a close network of allies, say researchers<p>Collecting hundreds of Facebook friends may seem like a sure-fire way to boost popularity but a new study suggests that fewer than three per cent can be relied on in a …

Idris Elba: Lack of diversity is not just a US problem

LONDON (AP) — A lack of diversity in films and television is not just an American problem, according to actor Idris Elba.<p>Hollywood's Academy of …

Urban Culture

NY officials: Companies interested in Kraft Heinz plant

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials say several companies are interested in buying a Kraft Heinz plant in the Southern Tier that the company plans …

Kraft Heinz

B.C. hockey player and girlfriend may have been stabbed to death by her ex while they slept: police

Police say 24-year-old North Vancouver native Matt Hutchinson and Kelsey Annese, 21, from Webster, N.Y., may have been asleep in bed when the two …

Crime

Apple finally gets US sales ban on some Samsung phone features, but the ruling is practically meaningless

Apple has finally managed to secure a sales ban over some Samsung phone features that infringe on its patents and intellectual property. However, the victory is effectively meaningless despite the milestone in its continuing patent litigation suit with Samsung in ever-longer court battles.<p>Apple’s …

Galaxy Nexus