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The View From the Observatory at One World Trade Center

Observatories

David Letterman Hosts His Final Broadcast

Someone Told Maggie Gyllenhaal She's Too Old to Play a 55-Year-Old's Love Interest

She's 37...<p>It's hard out there for a woman in Hollywood. There is a ridiculously small number of leading roles for actresses, blatant sexism makes it hard for you to work with a female director, and you can't even wear flats at Cannes. In an interview with The Wrap, Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed how …

Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe: I'm Too Much of a 'Skid' for Fancy Gowns!

As any fan of <i>The Bachelorette</i> knows, over-the-top gowns and jewels are part of the package.<p>But for newly minted Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe, all …

'Thank You and Good Night': Letterman Exits with Grace

A hilarious, star-studded Top 10 list, plenty of memories from the last 33 years, and a touching farewell speech.<p>"All right, that's pretty much all I got. The only thing I have left to do, for the last time on a television program: Thank you and good night."<p>This was David Letterman's final sendoff, …

Comedy

Apple’s Mobile Hotspot Patent Application Could Connect Apple Watch Anywhere

Apple has a new patent application for a mobile hotspot (via AppleInsider), which might surprise people since it hardly seems like the type of accessory the iPhone maker would go out of its way to create. It becomes interesting, however, when you think about how a dedicated mobile hotspot might …

Spotify is a video service now, and that's the only way music streaming can survive

With D'Angelo seated at a piano and jamming for Spotify's big announcement event on Wednesday, someone could have confused Spotify for a music …

Spotify

QuizUp is trying to reinvent itself by turning into a social network

Now you can ignore all that trivia stuff and just hang out instead<p>One of the strangest things any company can do is suddenly shove a social network in your face. It's even worse when a service you're used to suddenly gets socialized in a way that is unavoidable. A recent example of that is Google …

Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast's most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran …

Source: Suspect in DC quadruple homicide, arson arrested

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The case is as full of twists and turns as it is tragic.<p>A prominent family in Washington, D.C. is found dead inside a burning home, allegedly bound, in what may have been a targeted killing over money.<p>Late Thursday night, authorities arrested the man suspected in last week's …

The iCubs are coming! How robots could teach our kids and do our dirty work

They dance, play, swear and beg you to touch them. They may even let you snog someone on the other side of the planet. Meet the robots of tomorrow<p>A bedside table on wheels is practising three-point turns around the room, rising up and down and cheekily cocking its head as it glides, while a furry …

Robotics

Inside Palmyra, the Ancient City ISIS Just Sacked

Hours after the terror group grabbed its second city in a week, Palmyra was pitch-black and silent. But residents are bracing for bloody …