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Burt Reynolds: I regret turning down Bond

Star of the Smokey and the Bandit films, Boogie Nights and Deliverance says he believed in 1970 that only an Englishman should play 007<p>Burt Reynolds says he regrets turning down the role of James Bond in 1970. Appearing on the TV show Good Morning America to promote his new autobiography, But …

James Bond

Study finds happiest people have sex once a week – and make it count

According to new research, happiness peaks when couples have sex once a week but does not increase with greater frequency – and quality matters<p>Sex matters to couples until it doesn’t, according to new research that finds happiness peaks when couples have sex once a week but does not increase with …

Happiness

Get Ready, Because Big Changes Are Coming to Obamacare in 2016

Source: White House on Flickr.<p>The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, may have gone into effect with the flip of the calendar on Jan. 1, 2014, but it remains a work in progress for much of America, which is still acquainting itself with the new health</b> …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Violence Erupts at Ferguson Anniversary Protest

Protest

HP EliteBook Folio 1020 Review: A Fetching, Fanless, Badass Business Laptop

Hewlett-Packard has the chops to build an amazing laptop when it wants to. The EliteBook Folio 1020 is an example of stellar hardware that keeps Windows relevant.<p>Here’s the short version of the review: The EliteBook Folio 1020 is a sub-2.7-pound marvel with MIL-STD 810G durability, a 12.5-inch QHD …

MacBook Air

The original smartwatches: Casio's history of wild wrist designs

The Apple Watch has been out for over two months now, and other modern smartwatches well before that. It’s no longer the stuff of sci-fi to consider using your watch to play music, control your TV, or track your fitness. But these are all things that you’ve been able to do for a surprisingly long …

Casio

Swiss Researchers Testing Ambient Sound for Two-Factor Authentication

What your phone hears around you might be all you need to verify yourself to a Website or service in the future.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Information Systems

Documents confirm Apple is building self-driving car

Exclusive: Correspondence obtained by the Guardian shows Project Titan is further along than many suspected and company is scouting for test locations<p>Apple is building a self-driving car in Silicon Valley, and is scouting for secure locations in the San Francisco Bay area to test it, the Guardian …

Silicon Valley

Buying a Home Versus Renting: Weighing All the Factors

Which is the better financial move: Owning a home or renting one?<p>To a large extent, the answer depends on your location, the market environment, your …

Real Estate
Investing

7 free apps that help you save money without thinking about it

Okay, keep it raised if you feel like there just isn't enough <i>time</i> to figure out your budget or calculate how much you should be putting away.<p>Well, all that is about to change.<p>There are tons of ways to save beyond searching for coupons or using your bank's limited mobile app.<p>Offering everything from …

Personal Finance

The Bad News Behind the Home Rental Boom

Say hello to higher prices.<p>You’ve probably seen the slew of reports recently confirming that homeownership is on the decline around the country — a …

Real Estate

How I Track My Budget In 5 Minutes - Catherine Alford

Do you hate money and budgeting? Many people do. Everyone says you have to track your spending in order to achieve financial success… but what a …

Personal Finance

Here's how many Americans have health insurance now

The number of uninsured Americans has continued to decrease in 2015, according to new federal data released Wednesday.<p>According to a new report from …

Health Care

They Did What?! Money Pros Dish on the Crazy Things Parents Do for Grown Kids

You're hanging out with other parents at the playground when you overhear someone discuss their kid's recent birthday party.<p>You smile and nod, but you're secretly wondering, "What are they <i>thinking</i> paying $1,500 for a bouncy house and a three-foot 'Frozen' cake ... for a 4-year-old?"<p>Welcome to …

How college grads (and everyone else) can retire as millionaires

Are you a recent college grad? Have you just landed your first real, career-oriented job?<p>You should already be thinking about retirement. Because if …

Retirement

20 best new Android apps and games this week

Ninja Jamm, Microsoft Translator, Dreamify, MSTY, Fallout Shelter, Down The Mountain, March of Empires and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, covering smartphones and tablets.<p>All these apps have been released for the first time – ie not updates – …

Apps

Samsung's Latest Galaxy Note 5 Could Be the End of the High-Priced Phablet

The era of the big-bucks phablet is coming to an end.<p>When Samsung executives take the stage on Thursday to introduce the latest versions of the high-end phablet, the Galaxy Note 5 and the curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge+, the question unlikely to be addressed is the one running through many peoples’ …

Mobile

Why Your Own Careers Site Is Most Important

About<p>With over 100K strong in our network, RecruitingBlogs.com is part of the RecruitingDaily.com, LLC family of Recruiting and HR communities.<p>Our …

Career Development

China Has Already Blocked The Website For Alphabet, Google’s New Parent Company

Well, that was fast: Less than a day after Google revealed its newly created parent company, Alphabet, its website has been barred in China.<p>The Alphabet website is still bare-bones, featuring little more than a note from former Google CEO Larry Page explaining the change and a link to Google’s …

Communist Party

Verizon abandons contracts: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

Confused about Verizon's shake-up of the way you pay for wireless service? CNET has you covered with all of the answers.<p>Verizon has made some big changes to how it sells wireless service. But that has also left a lot of questions.<p>On Friday, Verizon said it would eliminate its long-standing practice …

4G LTE

Ronda Rousey Responded Honestly To The Question Of Fighting Floyd Mayweather

What else would you expect from a fighter?

Meet Genee, Your Artificially Intelligent Personal Assistant

Genee, an artificially intelligent scheduling app, is launching today into public beta so that anyone can have a personal assistant.<p>On the heels of Zirtual’s collapse, Genee hopes to take humans out of the equation entirely with its end-to-end scheduling helper that plugs into any existing calendar …

Chatbots

More than 40 people killed after huge explosion rocks a major city in China

The state broadcaster CCTV reported that the blast — which created a huge mushroom cloud and triggered a quake that could be felt up to 6 miles away — happened at Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai International Logistics Co. Ltd., which handles the transport of hazardous goods.<p>More than 40 people were …

China

Lenovo PCs installed custom software even if you wiped them (updated)

Samsung isn't the only Windows PC maker to have hijacked Windows' update process as of late. Users have noticed that some Lenovo PCs running Windows 7 and 8 (such as the Yoga 3) had firmware that automatically downloaded and installed Lenovo's own update software on boot, overwriting a Windows …

Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck' has amazing titles in other countries

Comedy is universal, but film titles? Not so much.<p>Case in point: Amy Schumer's hit movie <i>Trainwreck</i>. While that term implies something specific in …