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WhatsApp Security Flaw Leaves 'Trace of All Your Chats' Even After Deletion

Popular third-party chat app WhatsApp is leaving a "forensic trace" of every supposedly deleted chat log, meaning anyone with access to your smartphone -- or another device connected through the cloud -- could potentially access data from the app. The discovery comes from iOS researcher Jonathan …

How Sanders Delegates Organized a Walkout Under Everyone’s Nose

PHILADELPHIA — There are at least 15,000 members of the media in Philadelphia right now, along with virtually every progressive movement leader and Democratic elected official in the country.<p>Yet no one seemed aware that hundreds of Bernie Sanders delegates planned to walk out of the Democratic …

How humans have changed in height in the last 100 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> On average, we're taller than our predecessors thanks to better nutrition and health, according to new research released Tuesday .<p>But those gains vary vastly by country.<p>"Over the past century adult height has changed substantially and unevenly in the world's countries, according to research …

Demographics

Duncan Jones On ‘Warcraft,’ ‘Mute, ’And Why It’s About Time To Start Another Twitter Fight With Rian Johnson

It’s been a <i>long</i> time since we’ve had a Duncan Jones movie. After his 2009 directorial debut, the fantastic <i>Moon</i>, he quickly turned around and gave us 2011’s brainteaser of a film, <i>Source Code</i>. Now, over <i>five</i> years later, Jones’ third film – an adaptation of the popular <i>Warcraft</i> video games – will …

Movies

5 Sex Positions to Maximize His Size

In case he's not as big as you'd hoped.<p>The ancient sex manual the Kama Sutra categorizes men and women by the size of their lingam (penis) or yoni (vagina). Men are hares (on the smaller side), bulls (medium) or horses (whoa, Nellie). Women are deer (small), mares (medium) or elephant (hey Kama …

​Don't laugh: Google's Parsey McParseface is a serious IQ boost for computers

Google has a big gift for anyone trying to fulfill the promise of artificial intelligence: software that helps computers understand human speech and text.<p>The parser software, called SyntaxNet, breaks sentences down into components to better understand the meaning of words -- a boon to AI developers …

I learned a huge lesson about productivity from watching a kids' movie with my family

You know, sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage. Just literally 20 seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.<p>I've watched a lot of movies in my lifetime (and many featuring Matt Damon - I blame my wife!), but I've never forgotten that …

20 actors who completely transformed themselves into music legends

And finding actors who can accurately portray those artists often requires musical training, studying mannerisms, and physical transformations.<p>While some roles merely require learning some choreography and slight makeup, others are more intensive, such as Jamie Foxx having his eyes glued shut to …

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

You can’t go home again, at least in this movie. You can feel the strain all over this sequel to 2002’s <i>My Big Fat Greek Wedding.</i> The charm of the …

Tom Hanks

BATMAN V SUPERMAN Review - 5 Things I Loved and 5 Things I Hated

Ben Affleck's depressing reaction to bad 'Batman v Superman' reviews says everything

Since reviews started coming out Tuesday evening, stars from the film and director Zack Snyder have gone on the defensive saying this movie's not for critics. It's for fans.<p>Fans are especially latching onto Ben Affleck's response to reviews in particular. Affleck has a lot at stake with "BvS." He …

'Deadpool' is the most unique superhero movie in years — here's why you need to see it

Led by Ryan Reynolds as the character, the new movie adaptation of the comic book, in theaters February 12, is the first look at a Marvel character from an R-rated perspective. Filled with graphic violence and a lot of bad language, 20th Century Fox's effort brings a harder-edged feel to the …

Thousands marched in anti-Islam Pegida rallies across Europe

Dresden (Germany) (AFP) - A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday with rallies in support of the movement also held in a string of other European cities.<p>In Prague, around 5,000 people turned out for a Pegida-inspired march …

EU ministers want to buttress borders to stem refugee flow

AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union nations anxious to stem the flow of asylum-seekers coming through the Balkans are increasingly considering sending …

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar Vaping Dreams Go Up In Smoke After The Academy Kills The Fun

At the Screen Actors Guild awards, the coolest cat in town happened to be Leonardo DiCaprio. Not only did he win Best Actor for whatever a bear did to him in <i>The Revenant</i>, but he vaped like a pro while hanging in the audience, and the world marveled at the spectacle. The vaping provided a level of …

10 most important things in advertising

McDonald's has made huge progress recently.Thomson Reuters<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. McDonald's turned business around by making these major changes.</b> The company's quarterly same-store sales rose 5% globally in the most recent quarter.<p><b>3.</b> …

ASUS Chromebit review - the little Chrome OS dongle that could

Current Google CEO Sundar Pichai once said he wanted to see Chrome and Android in every screen available, a goal that is now looking more real than ever. Android is obviously all over the spectrum, but there is a whole other beast Google has been very good at taking over the market with – Chrome OS.<p>…

Living Rooms

Jennifer Lawrence got drunk to film her sex scene with Chris Pratt

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter as part of the annual actress roundtable, Lawrence revealed that she hadn't said no to doing something on-screen, even skinning a real squirrel for "Winter's Bone." She said filming her first sex scene, however, was "bizarre."<p>To prepare for the scene, …

Bond’s Future Isn’t All Up to Daniel Craig

What’s next for Agent 007 isn’t only about what actor steps into the role.<p>Now that <i>Spectre</i> is out in theaters — and it’s doing quite well domestically, projected to nearly reach $75 million for the weekend — thoughts return to the questions that have been asked with increasing urgency: what’s next …

Donald Trump Says He Rejected 'SNL' Skits That Were 'Too Risqué'

The candidate told Bill O’Reilly he had to keep his poll numbers in mind.<p>Donald Trump is scheduled to host "Saturday Night Live" this week. On Friday’s episode of "The O’Reilly Factor," the reality TV star said he nixed a number of potential skits for fear of further depressing his sinking poll …

Yahoo!

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Facebook just made it easier to share content from other apps

Facebook is redesigning the way its iOS users share content from third-party apps inside of Facebook.<p>The social network showed off a new share …

Indonesia cancels festival events marking 1965 mass killings

<b>The Indonesian authorities have forced the organisers of the country's main literary festival to cancel events linked to mass killings 50 years ago.</b><p>Officials were threatening to call off the entire Ubud Readers and Writers Festival, due to start in Bali next week, if the organisers did not …

Japan's hidden caste of untouchables

<b>Japan has a reputation of being a homogeneous, mostly harmonious society. There are few foreigners, linguistic differences are rare and on the surface class distinctions are largely absent. But, as Mike Sunda discovered, there is one, often hidden, exception: Japan's untouchables.</b><p>In the corner of a …

China seen posting weakest growth since 2009 in Q3, may spur more stimulus

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is expected to post its weakest quarterly economic growth since the global financial crisis on Monday, raising pressure on policymakers to roll out more interest rate cuts and other support measures to avert a sharper slowdown.<p>A boy plays on a disused sofa in the ruins of …

Economics

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Productivity Apps

Minions creator: they're all male because they're 'dumb and stupid'

The man behind the box-office hit explains why there are no female creatures in the film<p>The breakout stars of the Despicable Me films have turned into a box-office draw all on their own with Minions easily becoming the year’s biggest animated hit.

Self-driving cars are coming to Australian roads

Australia will play host to the first driverless car trials in the southern hemisphere.<p>On Tuesday, the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) and the …

How playing World of Warcraft every day for a year led Robert Hohman to found a $1 billion startup

To this day he runs his 450-person startup by day, and still personally codes for it at night. His head of engineering "puts up with me," Hohman tells us, and then explains he's still "a good software engineer."<p>When not running the company or coding the site, he's playing StarCraft with his two …

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with …