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Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

God of War fans uncover secret treasure thanks to Collector's Edition

A group of savvy <i>God of War</i> fans have uncovered a big secret within Sony's smash adventure title. The secret was uncovered via a physical item that …

Archaeology

Awesome Art Picks: Batman, Wolverine, Harley Quinn, and More

Each week we search for the coolest comic book art that you won’t see in actual comics. The reason you won’t is because artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their blogs, Tumblrs, and websites. Some artists even pre-arrange commissions through their sites so be sure to …

Comic Books

10 Facebook tricks everyone should know

You probably check Facebook multiple times a day, but do you know how to use the world's most popular social network like a real pro?<p>From hiding people you don't want to see in your News Feed to making sure you never get a request to play "Candy Crush" again, we've got you covered:

Here's every Xbox 360 game you'll be able to play on your Xbox One

Microsoft has today finally confirmed the first Xbox 360 titles that will be playable on the Xbox One from later this week. On November 12 Microsoft …

Captain America getting a makeover, punching everyone in the face next March

Aye, Cap'n, this is Disney Infinity 3.0<p>Captain America and his new toy will lead the charge in <i>Marvel Battlegrounds</i>, a <i>Disney Infinity 3.0</i> Play Set that will pit Marvel heroes against villains in March 2016, Disney Interactive announced this week.<p>Developed by United Front Games, the studio behind</i> …

The 10 Best Episodes of 'Batman: The Animated Series'

With over a hundred episodes produced from 1992 to 1998, <b>Batman: The Animated Series</b> is commonly regarded as not just one of the greatest cartoons …

Apple Watch Companion App Features Said To Include Activity Reminders, Phone Unlock

A new leak of details from within the upcoming companion app for the Apple Watch claims to show some unannounced features we can expect from the wearable when it arrives sometime early this year. The dump of the app’s settings screens from 9to5Mac show panels that let users tweak how it handles …

Facebook brings Amber Alerts to news feeds to boost child safety

The deal enables the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to reach Facebook users within range of targeted search areas.<p>The world's largest social network is integrating Amber Alerts into its platform, giving the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) a direct way …

Young Super Hero Celebrates Life At runDisney Diaper Dash

Even before taking the start line during Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort, 11-month-old Nolan Wyatt from Rochester, …

AT&T's latest smartwatch for kids is both easier and tougher

Your kids may be too young to put a Moto 360 or Pebble on their wrists, but that doesn't mean they'll have to go without a smartwatch. AT&T is now selling the FiLIP 2, an upgraded version of last year's hybrid kid locator and wrist-worn phone. The new version is easier for parents to set up through …

MC10 takes the guesswork out of fitness with wearable sensors

There's no denying that the wearable craze is upon us, whether we like it or not. MC10 is quite familiar with employing sensors to deliver info on training and athlete performance, and it's looking to do even more. If you'll recall, the outfit was behind the Checklight -- developed alongside Reebok …

This Gadget Reveals Exactly Where Veins Are, So Nurses Don’t Stab You Blindly

Even the lowliest medical trainee can find a vein with a new device piloted by the Australian Red Cross.<p>For people with hard-to-find veins, giving a simple blood sample can mean getting stuck like a pin cushion as the nurse or doctor roots around for the target. The Australian Red Cross Blood …

12 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

We’re on a real nature high over here. Whether we’re DIYing with acorns, leaves or branches, it’s all about bringing a bit of what’s outside in. And if you’ve been wondering how to up your scent-game naturally, here are 12 tips to make your house smell amazing this winter.<p>1. Lavender Lemon Candles: …

How to Make Magazine Nunchucks

John Austin, author of Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons (out now), tells you how to turn your old issues of Popular Mechanics into an excellent training weapon.

WSJ: iWatch, iPhone 6 to link via NFC, watch coming in two sizes with curved OLED screens

A new report from The Wall Street Journal today is corroborating many previous rumors about Apple’s upcoming wearable, including that the device will include some form of NFC technology and will be shipping in multiple sizes. Furthermore, the report notes that Apple will also be bringing NFC to its …

FBI and Apple investigate nude celebrity photo hack

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The FBI is investigating last weekend’s leak of nude photos of several actresses and celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence …

REPORT: The iWatch Might Cost $400

Todd HamiltonApple's various executives have discussed a $400 price point for its wearable device, possibly called "iWatch" or "iBand," according to Dawn Chmielewski and John Paczkowski of Re/code.<p>Just one day prior to this report, Paczkowski said Apple's wearable would debut at the company's Sept. …

Brain-Destroying Amoeba Rattles Louisiana Parish: What You Should Know

The announcement early Thursday that a rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana has put a community on edge and stoked fears straight out of zombie fiction.<p>The microscopic menace, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i>, craves warm freshwater and thrives in hot …

Immune System

Earthquake hits southern Greece

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Peloponnese in southern Greece on Friday, the national earthquake observatory said. There were no immediate reports of injury or damage.<p>The "very strong" quake hit at 0345 GMT on Friday with its epicentre recorded between the Peloponnese and the island of Milos, …

Xbox One gamers could soon try before they buy with a 'Free Play Day' (update)

At $60 per year, an Xbox Live Gold subscription isn't cheap, but Microsoft's working to make the all-access package a bit more attractive to gamers. The 'Games with Gold' offering that we first saw with Xbox 360 made its way to One as well, and now it appears that the company's latest console may …

Aunt arrested for leaving toddler in street in fatal hit and run

<b>(08-19) 19:51 PDT San Francisco</b> -- The aunt of a 2-year-old girl who was killed in a hit-and-run in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving the child in the street unattended, police said.<p>Lorysha Gage, 25, of San Francisco was caring for Mi'Yana …

CNN anchor blasted for asking why police aren't using water cannons

In a segment on the use of tear gas in the Ferguson, Mo., protests,<p>CNN international anchor Rosemary Church asked why police are using this strategy instead of others to disperse crowds.<p>Church went on to ask Tuesday, "Why not perhaps use water cannons, at least it's not something that is going to …

Iceland Evacuates Area Near Rumbling Bardarbunga Volcano

Natural Disasters

Drug for Ebola-like virus promising in ill monkeys

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began, Texas researchers reported …

Family of Corvette driver killed on live TV gets $5 million from L.A.

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5 million settlement with the family of a National Guard veteran who officers fatally shot at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown Los Angeles.<p>The settlement comes in the case of Brian Newt Beaird, 51, whose chase last December was …

California highway patrol officer could face charges for beating woman

Officer Daniel Andrew, who beat a woman who wandered onto the freeway and faces civil rights lawsuit, could be prosecuted<p>A California highway patrol officer who was videotaped repeatedly striking a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway could face serious charges, the agency said Wednesday …

Police release video of Kajieme Powell shooting in St Louis

Police in St Louis, Missouri have released video and audio recordings of the shooting on Tuesday of Kajieme Powell, a 25-year-old man described as “behaving erratically” and carrying a knife when officers arrived on the scene.<p>One video, taken by a witness with a phone camera, shows officers opening …

Compton School Police To Be Armed With AR-15 Rifles

A new school board policy in Compton, California, will permit some on-duty campus police officers to carry AR-15 rifles in the trunks of their patrol cars.<p>The controversial policy, which is expected to go into effect next month, has divided the community over whether or not police are becoming too …

Earthquakes near Iceland volcano cause eruption concerns

Authorities have evacuated tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano in the past few days.<p>Iceland's Civil Protection Department says 300-500 people, mostly visitors, have been evacuated from the highlands north of the Vatnajokull …