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Sean Spicer slams 'nitpicking' of Holocaust statement

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended Monday the Trump administration's omission of any reference to Jews in its Holocaust remembrance statement, saying "nitpicking" of the Friday statement is "just ridiculous."<p>President Donald Trump "went out of his way to recognize the …

To Boldly Go Provides a Rare Look Behind the Scenes of Star Trek

As we enter <i>Star Trek’s</i> fiftieth year, it’s a good time to look back on the early days of the show. Gerald Gurian has recently released a book that …

This $53 million listing is one of the most uniquely designed mansions in Malibu

The beachfront listing's asking price far exceeds those of nearby Pacific Coast Highway properties, which average between $15 and $25 million, according to Zillow.com.<p>The five-bedroom house was custom designed by modernist architect Ed Niles in collaboration with the homeowner, Dr. Wei-Tzuoh Chen, …

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L.A.’s Noir Past Revealed In James Ellroy’s New Book Of ’50s Murder Scenes

A scantily clad, hooded figure hangs by a chain in a family living room. A man wearing sunglasses and a fedora sits covered by a white sheet; it’s hard to know whether he’s dead or alive. But this isn’t a scene from a movie–these photos are taken from the LAPD’s archives, documenting the violent …

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Google Added A Puppy To Its Creepy Robot Family

Boston Dynamics has given its humanoid robot a terrifying—but cute—new best friend.<p>Spot is the latest effort from Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robotics company known for creating the freaky humanoid robot Atlas and the four-legged automaton originally known as Big Dog. Announced via YouTube …

Designer DIY Masks That Make Unique and Inexpensive Halloween Costumes

Halloween costumes don’t have to be tacky, expensive, or wasteful. Design-conscious minimalists with a penchant for user-friendly DIY might be …

Best iBeacon hardware crowned following extensive stress tests

A new report from AisleLabs shared with 9to5Mac ahead of its release examines the various Bluetooth beacon hardware options that support the ‘iBeacon’ technology Apple introduced last year. The extensive testing resulted in winners for four categories including style, performance, value for money, …

The TABBY is a DIY Open Source Electric Vehicle that Can be Assembled in Less Than an Hour

Imagine owning an electric vehicle that you can assemble yourself in less time than it takes to put together an IKEA entertainment center. In an …

These Photos Of A Teenage Melanie Griffith And Her Pet Lion In The 1970s Are Quite Something

The actress's family adopted the wild cat, named Neil, back in 1971.<p>Updated — Oct. 11, 12:04 p.m. ET:<p>When Griffith was a teenager, her actress mother, Tippi Hedren, and her stepfather, director Noel Marshall, decided they wanted to make a film about big cats after returning from a trip to Africa …

Mark Cuban on How to Fix the U.S. Economy

The billionaire entrepreneur explains why solving the student loan crisis is the best way to grow the U.S. economy.<p>Mark Cuban has a plan to save the U.S. economy, and it has nothing to do with taxes or even job creation.<p>The best way to get the economy back on track, according to Cuban, involves …

How A Trillion-Dollar Market Remains Hidden In Plain Sight

<i>Editor’s note: Charles Moldow is a general partner at Foundation Capital and an investor in Lending Club, Motif Investing, AdRoll, DogVacay, Lending Home and OnDeck.</i><p>Remember the hidden cash craze? Someone was hiding money all over cities, leaving people to find it on their own. It got a lot of …

Ora-Ïto's Nikeames shoe is an "homage to Charles and Ray"

French designer Ora-Ïto has developed a conceptual trainer with curved veneer sections to reference the work of Modernist furniture designers Charles …

Copycat Zax Sauce Recipe

Shares 930.5K<p>Have you ever heard of Zaxby’s? Chances are if you don’t live in the South, you probably haven’t heard of it (though, judging by their …

21 New York City secrets you didn’t know existed

There are always a billion cool things to see in New York City, and as a sophisticated reader of Thrillist, you know about 900 million of them. …

12 Ways To Eat Your Weed

Giving the green light to recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington has made those states a retail marijuana testing ground for the rest of the U.S. That includes a burgeoning market in weed-infused edible goodies that goes way beyond your average pot brownie. Now you can choose between …

Elon Musk Is Making Good On Promises To Stephen Colbert

Four years ago, Stephen Colbert doubted that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk could make an electric car people would buy.<p>Now the comedian drives a Tesla Model S.<p>On Thursday's episode of "The Colbert Report," Musk spoke about the next steps for Tesla Motors, an electric auto company based in Palo Alto, …

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17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

How Your E-Commerce Store Can Outpace Amazon

Since Amazon is such a large organization with an extensive website, it’s limited in how quickly and extensively it can update its site to be both user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing.<p>An organization smaller than Amazon, which many are, has the opportunity to outperform the company when it …

The Three Qualities a CEO Must Have to Succeed

CEOs and diamonds are a lot alike: Most are flawed in some way, all are hardened and formed under crushing pressures and intense heat, and they are judged by degrees of quality. We’ve perfected the art and science of judging a diamond’s quality via the four C’s: carat, cut, color, clarity. I assert …

How to Freeze People and Bring Them Back to Life

Doctors in Pittsburgh are beginning the first-ever human trials of "suspended animation" among gunshot victims with potentially fatal injuries.<p>In the 1992 comedy <i>Encino Man</i>, two California teenagers unearth a frozen caveman while digging a pool in their back yard. With the aid of some space heaters …

Apple reportedly 'freaked out' about the drunken Dr. Dre video

When Dr. Dre drunkenly proclaimed himself the first billionaire in hip-hop, tacitly confirming Apple’s $3.2 billion Beats acquisition, we didn’t expect the folks at Camp Apple to be thrilled.<p>But, apparently, they seriously freaked out when they saw that video.<p>Dre’s boast is one of the reasons Apple …

'Shark Tank' Investor Reveals Mark Cuban's Strategy On The Show And The Real Drama Behind The Scenes

Barbara Corcoran, an investor on "Shark Tank," tells us what really happens between investors on the hit TV show, and how Mark Cuban makes his investment decisions.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser. Originally published in November 2013.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

Army of robots to invade Amazon warehouses

Amazon will be using 10,000 robots in its warehouses by the end of the year.<p>CEO Jeff Bezos told investors at a shareholder meeting Wednesday that he expects to significantly increase the number of robots used to fulfill customer orders.<p>There are currently about 1,000 robot workers on Amazon floors. …

5 ‘dividend champ’ stocks with the highest yields

This is the second part of a series on what we call dividend champs, a select list of 43 U.S. companies that have raised their dividends over decades.<p>…

13th anniversary of first Apple Store: risky gamble to most profitable retail space in the world

Today marks the 13th anniversary of Apple’s retail stores, the first ever store having opened at 10am on 19th May 2001 at Tysons Corner Center in McLean, Virginia. The video above shows Steve Jobs giving a preview of the store six days before it opened, and below the fold you can see an animated …