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'James Bond' author says Idris Elba is 'too street' to play 007

<i>UPDATE Tue Sept 1, 6:09 p.m.</i> <i>- Anthony Horowitz has issued a statement following his remarks, saying he was "mortified to have caused offence."</i><p>LONDON …

Urban Culture

Stephen Amell says he'll go for Prime Minister if Kanye West runs for president

Kanye West ended his acceptance speech for the Video Vanguard Award at this year’s Video Music Awards on a confident note: “As you probably could’ve …

Canada

Required gun insurance would put two powerful lobbies at odds. We'd benefit

If you alone are not strong enough to vanquish your opponent, you must find someone who is – and then find a way to set them against each other<p>Related: If we don't change our permissive gun laws, we'll never end gun violence | Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney<p>Most of the time, if you act fearless …

Gun Control

19 Fears That Plague All Writers

"I hate writing, I love having written." —Dorothy Parker, and also you

PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own Personalized URL

PayPal today is launching a new take on peer-to-peer payments with the debut of a platform it’s calling PayPal.Me. For the first time, PayPal customers will be able to set up their own user profiles which are associated with a personalized URL (e.g. paypal.me/<i>username</i>), which can then be shared …

Apple Reportedly Exploring Producing Original TV Shows

Apple has been having early discussions with Hollywood executives about producing original video programming in a bid to potentially compete against companies like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, according to a new report from <i>Variety</i>.<p><i>Sources indicate the Cupertino, Calif. colossus has held preliminary</i> …

Chief suspect in Bangkok shrine bombing ‘hiding in Cambodia’, according to media report

Police source says "yellow t-shirt man", seen in CCTV footage, crossed out of Thailand through its land border<p>The prime suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing is hiding in neighbouring Cambodia, according to a Thai police source quoted in the Bangkok Post.<p>The “yellow t-shirt man” seen in …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …