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50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

Netflix will let users take control of data throttling in May

Netflix recently confirmed it has been throttling the data of some mobile users to prevent them from reaching their caps while binging on movies and …

The Air Force's $400 billion warplane is getting delayed for another year

The program, already years behind schedule, won't be ready for operational testing until mid-2018, a year later than expected, Michael Gilmore, the Pentagon's chief weapons tester, told a House Armed Services Committee subpanel on Wednesday.<p>The delay is due to a variety of issues, including the …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

We asked a sleep scientist if the iPhone's new Night Shift feature will actually help you sleep, and his answer surprised us

You've probably heard that the crisp blue light emitted by everything from TVs to tablets to smartphones is wreaking havoc on our health.<p>As far as the range of visible light goes, blue light — which is also given off by the sun — is near the brightest. (If our phones and tablets weren't also graced …

Vizio's new TVs sport Google Cast, HDR and Android tablets

Vizio's latest P-Series 4K HDTVs are more than just an annual upgrade -- they also completely redefine how you'll be accessing media. The TVs, which range from 50- to 75-inches, are still technically "smart," but they don't have any apps of their own. Instead, you'll have to stream content with …

5 Best-Value Retirement Havens For Under $1,500 A Month

By International Living<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>Matagalpa, Nicaragua<p>"I can easily afford to indulge myself whenever I want," says expat Rob Schneider. "Between …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Getting Better Sleep

We sleep every day. We've been doing it all our lives. So, why wouldn't we assume we know all there is to know about getting the best sleep?<p>The thing is, we don't. Sleep is a science, and there are all kinds of biological, chemical, emotional, physical and lifestyle factors that influence the …

5 Tips to Help You Spring Clean Your Garage Like a Pro

When it comes to cleaning and organizing our homes, most of us tend to focus in the areas we live in most. The problem with this is that it often happens at the expense of other potentially valuable spaces, which are left a cluttered mess — case in point: the garage.<p>A recent survey conducted by …

7 Simple Tricks to Packing for a Weekend Getaway

Bin Laden was obsessed with media, public image

WASHINGTON — As the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks approached, Osama bin Laden hoped to shape the news coverage by suggesting his media team contact specific outlets and cooperate with them to get favorable coverage, according to a document released Tuesday.<p>The al-Qaeda leader …

U.S. submits N. Korean sanctions proposal to U.N. Security Council

The United States submitted a draft resolution Thursday to the U.N. Security Council to impose "a major upgrade" in sanctions against North Korea following the reclusive nation's recent nuclear weapons test and rocket launch.<p>Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., said the proposed …

Eero bathes your home in super-charged Wi-Fi

If you have cable, then it’s a good bet your Wi-Fi comes courtesy of the cable producer’s incredibly average modem. Most of them are one or two …

El Chapo's beauty queen wife says she fears for his life

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> The wife of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she fears for her husband's life and that the Mexican government is using harsh conditions to "get even" with the drug lord because his escapes made them look bad.<p>Emma Coronel Aispuro, a former beauty queen who holds …

Mexico

Yahoo is ditching a plan that caused turmoil within Tumblr

Tumblr, the popular blogging service that Yahoo acquired for $1.1 billion in 2013, was supposed to be Yahoo's ticket to growth with younger, mobile users.<p>But the storyline was officially dashed last month when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer acknowledged that the site had fallen short of its revenue goals …

HBO is coming after Netflix using its own battle plan

Netflix's content chief Ted Sarandos has even said Neflix's "goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us."<p>Now we're starting to see that HBO wants to become more like Netflix — particularly with regards to international expansion and supersizing production.<p>During Time Warner's Q4 earnings …

Oregon standoff: Protesters may leave Thursday; Cliven Bundy arrested

<b>(CNN) —</b> The armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge in Oregon say they will turn themselves in on Thursday morning, hours after Cliven Bundy -- the father of protest leader Ammon Bundy -- was arrested by federal agents.<p>Oregon siege: What the armed group wants and why<p>A Facebook page for his ranch …

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15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Actress involved in Sean Penn-'El Chapo' meeting is known for social activism

Mexican film and TV actress Kate del Castillo has long been a household name in her home country, known for playing tough female roles and speaking out on social issues.<p>She also has openly expressed admiration for drug kingpins — she played one in her most famous role — and once urged Joaquin "El …

Mexico

Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

Charlie Hebdo Shooting: 12 Killed at Muhammad Cartoons Magazine in Paris

PARIS — Masked gunmen armed with AK-47s and shouting "Allahu Akbar" stormed the offices of a French satirical news magazine Wednesday in a terror attack that left 12 people dead, including the editor and two police officers.<p>The suspects shot dead one of the officers on the street as they fled — …

San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik: Who was she?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the day of the massacre of 14 people at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, Tashfeen Malik pledged her allegiance to the leader of ISIS in a Facebook post, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the shootings.<p>The terror group claims Malik, 29, and her husband, Syed …

Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash in 2014

A rudder control system problem that had occurred 23 times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots' response led to last year's crash of an AirAsia plane that killed all 162 people on board, Indonesian investigators said Tuesday.<p>The National Transportation Safety Committee said an …

Google's Plan to Make the Internet Run Faster on Your Phone is Coming Next Year

It’s clear that Google is thinking hard about the future of search beyond simply providing a list of blue links. Over the past several years, …

Mobile Devices

Tinder CEO makes an ass of himself right before parent company's IPO

No wonder businesses have to stay quiet right before they go public.<p>On the eve of his parent company's public offering, Tinder CEO and cofounder Sean …

Terror in Paris: What have investigators uncovered about the Paris attacks?

Many questions remain about last week's bombing and shooting rampage in Paris.<p>How much of a role did Islamic State's leadership in Syria play in planning the attacks? How much was left in the hands of conspirators in Belgium, France and beyond? Did some of the gunmen manage to get away that night? …

Paris Attacks: Video Purportedly Shows Salah Abdeslam Hotel Room

Video footage has emerged allegedly showing a hotel room where an at-large accomplice to the Paris attacks reportedly stayed before the killing sprees.<p>Salah Abdeslam, 26, rented rooms 311 and 312 in a hotel in the southern Paris suburb of Val-de-Marne, according to French newspaper Le Point — which …

Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

A somber President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt down and punish those responsible for a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger jet last month, "wherever they are hiding." Intensified Russian airstrikes Tuesday hit the Islamic State group's stronghold in Syria that also is being pounded by the …

Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans urged an immediate closure of America's borders to Syrian refugees Tuesday, drawing angry denunciations from President …