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22 Gifts That The Modern Gentleman Actually Wants This Year

And think about it: Do you really think he'll like getting a single tie? Again?<p>Business Insider put together a list of creative items that might be the very thing a gentleman wants without knowing it.<p>After all, those are the best kinds of gifts.

A 24-Year-Old Executive Created An Alarming New Model For Online Jihadists

The account combined an insider's view of the dynamics within Syrian and Iraqi jihadist groups with apologetics for some of their worst atrocities, including the rape and enslavement of Yazidi women in Iraq.<p>But at times during Shami's remarkable 2-year-long Twitter career, it was an unclear if he …

How The Hackers Broke Into Sony And Why It Could Happen To Any Company

How did they do it?<p>There have been just enough details leaked to the press and analyzed by security experts to put it together.<p><b>This was a targeted attack.</b> That means the hackers set out to break into Sony. A targeted attack is the hardest to stop.<p>"Against a sufficiently skilled, funded and …

Kim Jong-un

Hackers to Sony: We'll stand down if you never release the movie

The hackers behind a devastating cyberattack at Sony Pictures have sent a new message to executives at the company, crediting them for a "very wise" decision to cancel the Christmas day release of "The Interview," a source close to the company told CNN.<p>The email message was received by Sony's top …

BlackBerry hit by worse-than-expected sales

BlackBerry shares fell on Friday despite the smartphone maker announcing better-than-expected orders for the new Passport phone, as well as slashing losses.<p>The Canadian company lost $148m (£95m) for the three months to 29 November, a dramatic turnaround from the $4.4bn loss for the same period a …

Live Map Shows Thousands Of Cyber Attacks As They Happen

Sony got nuked, said one security expert. But it’s hardly the only attack aimed at a major corporation. Tens of thousands of cyber attacks are launched every second – a majority of which are directed at the United States – but few have the impact that can force a Hollywood studio to cancel a …

6 Money Myths Millennials Should Bust -- Now

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Chances are you’ve fallen for at least one of them. We’re talking about money myths—those erroneous financial proclamations that get passed down from generation to generation as fact.<p>You know, things like “buying in bulk is <i>always</i>better” and “buy low and …

In North Korea, kids don’t even know the internet exists. So how did the country pull off the Sony hack?

So the FBI has now formally accused North Korea of being behind the gigantic cyber-attack that has brought Sony Pictures to its knees over the past month—culminating in Sony’s decision yesterday to pull <i>The Interview,</i> which is about a fictional plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un, from theaters.<p>In other …

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Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say

MIAMI (AP) — The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American …

On the sidelines: how the NFL is making use of the Surface Pro 2

Now that we've talked about the design process behind the NFL's Surface Pro 2s, it's time to show you how these things are actually being used throughout the league. It's worth noting that at least for now, the functionality of the Sideline Viewing System is limited to players and coaches …

Eddie Lacy Says He's 'Very Blind' but Doesn't Want to Wear Prescription Goggles

Eddie Lacy is blind as a bat, but he’ll be damned if he wears a pair of old-fogey-looking goggles on the field.<p>The Green Bay Packers running back intimated to the press that eye problems have limited him in practice over the week.<p>NFL.com's Kevin Patra (h/t For The Win’s Mike Foss) reports that Lacy …

Football (U.S.)

There Are 3 Overwhelming Favorites To Win The Super Bowl

Using a rating system that accounts for margin of victory, home-field advantage, strength of schedule, and prior performance, and then simulating the rest of the season thousands of times, Silver determined the probability each team had of making the playoffs and winning the Super Bowl.<p>The Patriots …

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Expulsion has not been ruled out for 13 male Dalhousie dentistry students

The restorative justice process under way at Dalhousie University does not mean that the school has ruled out expulsion for the 13 male students who wrote misogynistic posts on Facebook, said Richard Florizone, the school's president.<p>Pressure on the university increased on Friday as a noon rally …

Criminal Justice

The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks

A Gameboy with a sardine can inside. A printer stuffed with a piñata. ‘Return fraud’ is costing retailers billions—and the ingenious swindles are …