Rob Hicks

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Parents burned and beat their teen daughter after she said no to ‘arranged’ marriage, police say

Sometime in mid-2017, Maarib Al Hishmawi’s parents told her they had found a man for her to marry.<p>Soon, he would pay the family $20,000, they said, according to investigators in Texas. After that, 15-year-old Maarib would move to another city and be his bride.<p>When Maarib balked, her parents …

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Key West is so much more than just a quirky party town

Key West is known as a party spot — a place to cut loose and get wasted. But it's got a lot more to offer, and visitors are discovering just how restful and relaxing a trip to this Key can be.<p>It’s the most southerly spot in the continental United States, and its tropical climate offers heat and …

How the CIA Came to Doubt the Official Story of JFK’s Murder

Newly released documents from long-secret Kennedy assassination files raise startling questions about what top agency officials knew and when they knew it.<p>After the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, the CIA appeared eager, even desperate, to embrace the version of events …

Daily Deals: Last Day to Get Rick and Morty, Bob's Burgers Loot

<i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may</i> …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

One of Vizio’s best sound bars is on sale again on Amazon

If you want a sound bar system that looks great and offers killer surround sound, you have two options. First, you can spend a bunch of money on a …

Why Donald Trump’s Treasury pick misled Congress about how his bank seized homes

The promise of Donald Trump’s administration, at least to its supporters, is an end to faceless bureaucracies denying them the help they deserve. The man he wants as US Treasury secretary could tell a story about how he fought such a bureaucracy. But that story would entail admitting that banks …

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The Kooperator

In 1965 Verve Records was moving into uncharted territory. From its heyday with Norman Granz, when it was releasing classic recordings through to the …

For The Last Time: Rock Is Not Dead, You’re Just Not Paying Attention

For as long as I have been listening to rock ‘n’ roll, people have been telling me that the music I love is dead.<p>When I was a grade-schooler in the late ’80s, people told me rock was dead because of the preponderance of hair-metal bands on MTV. A few years later, I heard rock was dead because white …

This Powerful Lesson I Learned as a Founder Is Also Making Me a Better Dad

I repeat focus-listen-respect to our 6-year-old almost every day.<p><i>What are the most important lessons you've learned from founding that you're teaching your kids? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique</b> …

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

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Spotify's Global VP Shares His Proven Growth Formula

Spotify has grown twice as fast as Apple Music and turned free streaming music into more than a $10 billion dollar valuation. Here is Spotify's proven formula for growth.<p>When Apple launched iTunes, the music industry took a hit. CD sales plummeted as consumers were given the opportunity to purchase …

These Movies Were All Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes in 2016

It’s been a good year for good movies, if you ask Rotten Tomatoes. Based on data compiled through Dec. 13, 2016, the review aggregator website …

Free Full Length Movies: The Top Five Websites

<b>1-Free Full Length Movies: The Top Five Websites</b><p>Free, full length movies are abundant on the Web; that is, if you know where to look. Lots of …

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How to create a widget for your Android app

Android app widgets may look pretty simple – essentially, they’re just small windows that users embed in an App Widget Host, typically their device’s homescreen – but your average application widget has a <i>lot</i> to offer.<p>For users, widgets help them make the most of all that homescreen real estate that …

Want To Bounce Back Better? Here's What Resilient People Do To Get Back In The Game

Science Reveals What You Can Do To Recover From A Reversal<p>Have you ever been totally beaten down by stress? Felt too overwhelmed to function? Believed you'd broken your psychological energy?<p>Six years ago, I broke mine.<p>I was in the middle of an intense season of speaking engagements, business …

Transform Your Smartphone Into A Lightsaber With Google's Help

Bye-bye, productivity.<p>As “Star Wars” fervor reached a fever-pitch this week, Google unveiled another neat treat for fans of the franchise: You can now battle Stormtroopers from the comfort of your own desk chair.<p>Lightsaber Escape is a Chrome Experiment and web-based game that turns your smartphone …