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Who will die in Captain America: Civil War?

Which Civil War superhero won't make it?<p>Compared to the grimdark Batman v Superman, Captain America: Civil War looks to be a positively sunshine-y …

Marvel Universe

Oscar Isaac on 'Star Wars: Episode VIII': 'It feels like we're making an independent film'

From the moment it was announced Rian Johnson would be directing "Star Wars: Episode VIII," fans have been excitedly wondering what kind of special sauce the director of genre-bending films like "Looper" and "Brick" (not to mention a few of the best episodes of "Breaking Bad") will bring to the …

Iron Man 4: Robert Downey Jr. says film probably won't happen

Robert Downey Jr. may love playing Iron Man, but don’t expect Tony Stark to headline another solo movie anytime soon. When the actor sat down with <i>USA</i> …

Iron Maiden's Boeing 747 Got Shredded in an Airport Towing Accident

The band's on the hunt for a new Ed Force One.<p>Iron Maiden loves heavy metal on the ground and in the sky. The band travels on its tours aboard a jet called Ed Force One, flown by lead singer and pilot Bruce Dickinson and just upgraded last year from a Boeing 757 to a 747-400 to ferry equipment, …

Aviation

Microsoft sees Minecraft as AI proving ground

Scientists can now use the popular game to let artificial intelligence systems learn how to do things.<p>The popular construction game Minecraft is due to become a testbed for artificial intelligence software designed by startups and scientists alike.<p>Minecraft, a game based on the notion of building …

Artificial Intelligence

New York police have low morale, say city less safe: poll | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of New York City police officers believe the city has become a more dangerous place and feel less satisfied in their jobs, according to a survey released on Monday by the city’s largest police union.<p>Members of the New York Police Department Counter Terrorism Unit …

Bill de Blasio

FDA gives nod to genetically modified mosquitoes

US regulators have tentatively agreed to allow a biotech company to field-test genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida. Authorities need to wait …

Public Health

A Fancy Tiki Recipe Without the Tricky Ingredients

Who ever said fast-casual restaurants didn't need great cocktail lists? From the team behind Denver, Colorado's lauded OAK and Acorn—chef <b>Steven Redzikowski</b> and drinks honcho <b>Bryan Dayton</b>—comes <b>Brider</b>, an unfussy rotisserie restaurant open from breakfast through dinner. And though this may be more of …

Fast Casual

Ten Jailed in China for Supplying Expired Meat to McDonald's, KFC

A 2014 food safety scandal in China did major damage to the reputations of fast food giants McDonald's and KFC — and now, those involved have been sentenced to jail time. According to Reuters, a Chinese court has fined the China-based arm of food supplier OSI Group 2.4 million yuan (nearly …

McDonald's

taco torte

I have forever seen recipes on TV and around the web for something called Mexican Lasagna, a giant layered casserole that contains pretty much …

Chili Powder

4 Quick and Cozy New Recipes to Make in February

These quick and easy recipes are guaranteed to keep you warm this winter.<p>From slightly untraditional (but insanely tasty) drop biscuits to a meatball sub that practically makes itself, these cozy new recipes are guaranteed to keep you warm this February.<p>Like It's Hot<p>All you need is a big bowl, a …

Watch this Tesla car drive itself with new 'Summon' option

Ok, this is cool. The latest version of Tesla’s software actually allows drivers to get out of the car and let the Model S do all of the work, driving <i>itself</i> with just a tap of the key fob.<p>Called ‘Summon,’ the feature allows Tesla owners to let the car park and back itself out of parking spaces at …

ISIS on Russian train? Alarmed passenger ‘unleashes police’ on Israeli man reading Hebrew book

An Israeli man was detained on a train while traveling to his Russian wife and daughter in the town of Cheboksary. A woman mistook him for an Islamic …

2016 January 10 - Sun Storm: A Coronal Mass Ejection

<b>Sun Storm: A Coronal Mass Ejection</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, SOHO Consortium<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's happening to our Sun? Another Coronal Mass Ejection …

Astronomy

Amazon will show President Obama's final State of the Union on demand

Amazon is partnering with the White House to make Barack Obama's upcoming State of the Union address viewable on demand, marking the first time the annual events have been put on an on-demand video service. The speech, along with the president's previous seven State of the Union addresses, will be …

Box office report: Star Wars: The Force Awakens narrowly beats The Revenant to become the third-biggest movie ever

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> managed to hang on to its box office crown for the fourth weekend in a row, but just barely.<p><i>The Force Awakens</i> secured …

Fitbit is officially scared of Apple

Blaze isn't the first smartwatch that Fitbit offers, but it does show that Fitbit is serious about its continued move upmarket into full-featured wearable territory.<p>This strategic shift has already translated into meaningful increases in average selling prices, and the market for smart wearables is …

Wearable Tech

Apple has lost $52 billion in market value in 2016

Apple Inc.’s investors are spooked.<p>The shares ended the day below $100 for the first time Thursday since October 2014 amid concerns that demand is waning for iPhones, the most critical piece of the company’s business. The stock’s steady drop in recent weeks coincides with analyst and media reports …

Apple Loop: Lightning Headphone Anger, New iPhone Leaks, Galaxy S7 Fights iPhone 7

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes all the leaks and speculation around Apple dropping the 3.5mm headphone jack for the lightning port, anticipation around a potential iPhone 6S mini, the cut in iPhone 6S production, the iPhone 7 versus the …

Mobile Technology

Selfie stick iPhone case gets counterfeited before it even exists

LAS VEGAS — You know your product’s hot when Chinese ripoff artists start selling knockoffs before your first unit rolls off the production line.<p>That’s the “flattering” situation the makers of Stikbox, the world’s “first” selfie stick case for iPhone and Samsung, find themselves in as they demo …

Report: Apple making tool to let iPhone users easily transfer data to Android following EU telecom operator pressure

[<b>Update 1/11</b>: This is one rumor Apple is happy to deny. Here’s a statement to Buzzfeed:“There is no truth to this rumor,” Apple spokesperson Trudy Muller said in a statement to BuzzFeed News. “We are entirely focused on switching users from Android to iPhone, and that is going great.”]<p>Apple …

iOS 9.2.1 Sucessfully Jailbroken

Despite rumors that the usual suspects - Pangu and TaiG teams – had managed to get to grips with iOS 9.2, it turned out that our hopes for a late 2015 release for a jailbreak tool were unfounded. The statement made by 3K Assistant, was edited and many were left wondering if iOS 9.2 would be …

iOS

Audi is outfitting its dealers with an impressive VR experience

Some applications of virtual reality were obvious right from the start -- video games immersive VR video experiences were two obvious places to start. But for VR to be something that justifies, say, Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR, the technology would need to expand beyond those realms. At CES …

Killer laughed after decapitating Army veteran, court is told

Daniel Wozniak told police that he laughed as he cut the head off the man he had shot to death a day earlier.<p>"I was actually smiling and laughing," Wozniak said in a videotaped interview with detectives that was shown last month in Orange County Superior Court.<p>When one investigator asked why he …