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Fast & Furious 7 becomes fifth biggest film of all time

Fast & Furious 7,Film,Culture,Vin Diesel,Film industry,Business,Paul Walker,Avengers: Age of Ultron,Harrison Ford,Joss Whedon,Scarlett Johansson,Mark Ruffalo,Robert Downey Jr,Rihanna,Home,Get Hard,Will Ferrell,Helen Mirren,Ex Machina,Oscar Isaac,Action and adventure,Superhero movies<p>Vin Diesel’s …

Film Industry

Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving …

Rihanna and Chris Brown's 'Put It Up' leaks

Years ago, Rihanna and Chris Brown recorded a track titled “Put It Up” together, but the song was never released—until this weekend when it leaked …

John Legend on Singing With Bill Withers at Rock Hall: ‘Don’t F–k It Up’

John Legend paid stirring tribute to Bill Withers during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, belting out flawless versions …

Music

Bill Withers on Hilarious Rock Hall Speech: ‘I Intended to Have Some Fun’

Bill Withers had just walked offstage from giving the greatest speech of the night at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony when we …

Music

Tim McGraw, Kanye West to Perform at New York Gala

Country superstar Tim McGraw and hip-hop mogul Kanye West have been named as performers at this year’s Time 100 Gala, taking place April 21st at New …

George Clooney

At 50 Years Old, The Challenge To Keep Up With Moore's Law

Fifty years ago this week, a chemist in what is now Silicon Valley published a paper that set the groundwork for the digital revolution.<p>You may never have heard of Moore's law, but it has a lot do with why you will pay about the same price for your next computer, smartphone or tablet, even though …

Kraft is removing synthetic colors from its iconic mac & cheese

Kraft Foods (KRFT) on Monday said it is revamping its family-friendly macaroni and cheese meal, removing synthetic colors and preservatives from the …

5 companies with the biggest buzz in the marijuana industry

Today is April 20, aka 4/20, the semi-official annual holiday for the marijuana industry and pot-enthusiasts around the world.<p>People flock to public …

Blue Bell recalls all ice cream products

<b>(CNN) —</b> The listeria outbreak that prompted Blue Bell Creameries to recall their entire product line dates to 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control.<p>After weeks of gradual recalls, the company recalled all its ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and other frozen treats sold in 23 states …

Public Health

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Harvard Business School

100-carat diamond sells for $22 million at auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday.<p>The internally flawless D color stone is the only classic emerald-cut white diamond of the highest color and clarity and over 100 carats to come to auction, according to …

Southern Africa

Russian Hackers Read Some of Obama's Email, Report Says

Russian hackers read some of President Obama’s personal emails when they breached White House computer systems last year, according to a new …

The White House

The coolest thing in the Apple Watch box — aside from the watch — is the plug

British plugs have three pins, which usually stick out of the plug. But Apple has decided to shake that up a bit by creating a folding plug which sits flat in the box, but is spring-loaded.<p><b>Here's a Vine showing Apple's fancy new plug:</b><p><b>And here's a picture of a normal British AC plug. No handy,</b> …

Hawaii telescope website taken down in apparent cyberattack

HONOLULU (AP) — An apparent cyberattack Sunday temporarily disrupted the main website of Thirty Meter Telescope, the organization trying to construct …

5 Important Tax Season Tips For Startups

It’s tax season and a good time for business owners to take a look at their accounting system, tools and processes to make sure they’re doing everything they can to maximize income and minimize taxes. Startup founders and small business owners generally concern themselves with growth and …

The World's Oldest Person Is Totally Chill About Turning 117

The world’s oldest person has lived through two World Wars and the invention of the first airplane, but it doesn’t seem like a long time to Misao …

World Records

In 5 Years, We Could All Have 'Digital Twins' That Make Decisions For Us

As a futurist and founder of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, Smart uses many names for the technology he predicts — digital twin, cyber-self, personal agent — but the concept stays the same: a computer-based version of you.<p>Using various strategies for gathering and organizing your data, …

100 Best Singles of 1984: Pop’s Greatest Year

100<p>Corey Hart, “Sunglasses at Night”<p><b>Hot 100 Peak: Number Seven</b><br>With help from producer Jon Astley, who'd worked on the Who's <i>Who Are You</i> (Pete …

Music

FIFA is surprised how drunk people are at the World Cup

This might surprise you, but FIFA might be out of touch with the way things work and might sometimes bend to people who give them lots of money.<p>Did you know people like to drink at sporting events? FIFA learned this!<p>Alcohol sales had been banned at Brazilian soccer games since 2003 due to fan …

To Sign Or Not To Sign: Artists Big And Small Face The Label Question

You might be surprised to learn that the chart-topping duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are not signed to a major label. Neither are veterans like Peter Gabriel and Wilco. They're all self-releasing albums.<p>But if you self-release, you still need someone to get your name out there, get your product into …

Pink Floyd Are Still Together And It Turns Out They're Making A New Album

They're not comfortably numb yet.<p>Polly Samson, the wife of guitarist and singer David Gilmour, tweeted about it Saturday:<p>Backup vocalist Durga McBroom-Hudson also said Saturday the album was originally going to be instrumental but she has since added vocals.<p>Yes. Although Pink Floyd are best …

A Google Employee Says Google Employees Are Too Confident, And Too Isolated From The Real World

At his blog, Apenwarr, Google Fiber engineer Avery Pennarun is largely complimentary of Google and its employees: "I continue to be amazed at the overall smartness of people at this place. Overall, very nearly everybody, across the board, surprises or impresses me with how smart they are."<p>However, …