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Every DC Animated Original Movie Ranked From Worst to First

Has any one person meant as much to the DC Universe over the past 25 years than Bruce Timm? When the animator and TV producer co-created <i>Batman: The</i> …

10 things to disable in Windows 10

These 10 default features and settings can be disabled. Here's how and why you'd want to.<p>Did you just upgrade to Windows 10? Perhaps involuntarily? Welcome to the operating system!<p>If you used Windows 10's express installation, you <i>might</i> want to tweak some of your settings before you get going. You …

Apps

Jack Black’s ‘Green Lantern’ And Other Failed DC Comics Superhero Adaptations

With several highly anticipated movies slated for release, including <i>Batman V Superman</i>, <i>Suicide Squad</i>, and <i>Wonder Woman</i>, along with TV projects such as Arrow, <i>Supergirl</i> and an upcoming sitcom inspired by <i>The Office,</i> DC Comics seems to be on the verge of a big winning streak. But not that long ago, they …

8 Essential Tips To Keep Your Phone's Battery Healthy

What that battery is made of, how it works, and how to keep it working well<p>That phone in your pocket is a modern miracle. Ditto the laptop on your desk, the tablet in your backpack, maybe even the watch on your wrist. And regardless of what each is capable of, they all have one cornerstone …

The Wedding Sting

How a police department tried to save a failing Rust Belt town by luring all the local drug dealers to one party<p>There was a drug deal going down that night in rural Michigan. It was September 4, 1990, just after sunset in the town of Owosso, population 16,360. There, about 90 miles northwest of …

Crime

Nine films to watch at Cannes

Old Age

This is what sunset looks like on Mars

The Curiosity rover's high-resolution camera has returned pictures of a dusty sunset on the Red Planet.<p>The Curiosity rover has been sending back data and photos since it landed on Mars nearly three years ago. Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of rocks in those images.<p>But finally, for the first time, …

Imaging

The Confused Person's Guide to Yemen

It’s simply a Saudi-Iranian-American-Yemeni-al-Qaeda civil/proxy war.<p>“What the hell is happening in Yemen?” is now one of the most urgent geopolitical questions in the Middle East. Sadly, few people are qualified or knowledgeable enough to answer this pressing question. Most experts agree that most …

Middle East

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

“Vanity capital” is the new metric for narcissism, and analysts say its value worldwide is greater than Germany’s GDP

Last month, Bank of America Merrill Lynch released the compellingly titled report, “Vanity Capital: The global bull market in narcissism,” which put a price tag on the amount we spend globally on products and services that enhance our appearance or prestige. That price tag is huge: $4.5 trillion, …

Bank of America

Superhero Bits: Deadpool, Civil War, Ant-Man, Avengers Age of Ultron, Batman v Superman, Daredevil – /Film

Want to see not one but two new images from <i>Deadpool</i>? What’s revealed in new teases for this week’s <i>Flash</i> and <i>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D</i>? If superhero movies …

Marvel Universe

Putting iOS and Android apps on Windows 10 is a white flag to rivals – and a red flag for developers

<i>We just need some firmware in here and everything will be fine. Photo by 4nitsirk on Flickr.</i><p>Microsoft announced at its BUILD conference that it will …

Scientists show 'breaking waves' perturb Earth's magnetic field

The underlying physical process that creates striking 'breaking wave' cloud patterns in our atmosphere also frequently opens the gates to high-energy …

Astronomy

Microsoft warns people not to install the Windows 10 Preview on its new Surface 3 computer

Still, if you want to try an unfinished version of Windows 10 right now on a Windows 7 or 8 PC, you can, through the Windows Insider program. And 3.7 million people have already done so, Microsoft says.<p>But there's one group of people who can't: The ones using Microsoft's brand new, low-cost Surface …

Software