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These Gmail searches will dig up stuff you never knew you missed

Find lost messages, unearth attachments, clear your inbox, and more.<p>Gmail dominates the email landscape. It provides gigabytes of storage, works at super-fast speeds in any browser, and automatically sorts messages into specialized sections depending on their content and importance. But perhaps its …

Apps

The Collapse of Saudi Arabia and the Cataclysmic Power Shift in the Middle East

<i>This article points out the cataclysmic power shift that would take place in the event of Saudi Arabia’s descent into political turmoil, and briefly</i> …

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

The way we get electricity is about to change dramatically, as the era of ever-expanding demand for fossil fuels comes to an end—in less than a …

Fossil Fuels

Big Oil Is Terminal

“Peak oil demand” is the new “peak oil supply” thanks to plummeting costs for electric car batteries.<p>“Peak oil demand” is the new “peak oil supply” …

Fossil Fuels

Stop the presses! 'All the President's Men' and great journalism movies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Follow the money.<p>That was the mantra that came out of "All the President's Men," released 40 years ago Saturday. In fact, those three words became such a common saying that, these days, people assume it was part of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's book.<p>It wasn't. Screenwriter William …

Shale Oil's "Dirty Little Secret" Has Been Exposed

On Friday, on the way to diving into Goldman’s $20 crude call, we recapped our characterization of low crude prices as a battle between the Fed and …

Why oil prices have scraped the bottom of the barrel

Predicting the oil-price path is so difficult because both demand and supply are subject to countless unfathomable factors<p>Only a fool or a liar claims to know where the oil price is going. I like to think I’m neither – although some may disagree.<p>While predicting the future path of crude is almost …

Oil

4 key reasons behind oil’s latest price drop

Slide 1 of 6<p>Oil’s outlook just keeps getting worse.<p>On Friday, analysts at Goldman Sachs added to the dour projections for crude by saying the …

Chanos Battles Carl Icahn Over Cheniere as ‘Disaster’ Looms

Jim Chanos is locking horns with Carl Icahn over liquefied natural gas.<p>Chanos said he’s betting against Cheniere Energy Inc., the U.S. natural-gas …

Behind the Scenes at the VMAs with Puppies! Photos

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Crude Oil: Where Is The Bottom?

WTI crude oil on the CME is very close to $40 per barrel. Prices have fallen more than $60 per barrel since the summer of 2014 and they have fallen …

Oil

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

13 products from last year's Consumer Electronics Show that went nowhere

The Consumer Electronics Show is an entire week dedicated to the not-too-distant future. Companies are taking the covers off remarkable feats of technology that they’ve been working on for months or years with the promise that you’ll actually be able to buy them at some point in the course of the …

Sony SmartWatch 3 review: dull design, but great for runners

This here is the Sony SmartWatch 3. That might make it sound like it's the third iteration in a line of gadgets, but really, it's the first. That's because even though this is Sony's third smartwatch (fourth if you count the Sony Ericsson LiveView), it's actually Sony's first that comes with …

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Lord Of The Rings'

If you're a dedicated fan and essentially consider Middle Earth a second home, you probably have your own extensive knowledge of trivia surrounding J.R.R. Tolkien's work. Since <i>The Hobbit</i> was released in 1937 and <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> 17 years later in 1954, Tolkien has garnered an extensive …

Samsung Will Put Tizen in Its Televisions. What the Heck Does That Mean?

The open source mobile operating system will supposedly make it easier to use your TV. We shall see.<p>Electronics giant Samsung has said it plans to run an operating system called Tizen on all of its “smart” Internet-connected TVs this year.<p>So what is Tizen and why is Samsung putting it in TVs? …

Televisions

12 Disney films you need to plan your 2015 around

<b>Set a whole load of reminders, these Disney film releases are going to dominate your year.</b><p>2015 is a big year for Disney films. With a release nearly …

Walt Disney Company

India Is Going To Build The Largest Solar Power Plant In The World

India's "ultra mega solar power plants" are part of a 25 GW plant to make the country a solar powerhouse.<p>For some perspective, that's enough solar energy to power the equivalent of 4.1 million U.S. homes, and about half of the solar expected to be installed in all of 2014, so the opportunity for …