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The 10 most controversial Android apps of 2014

The end of 2014 is nigh and it’s been an amazing year for Android apps and games. Unfortunately, not every Android app made a splash or, perhaps worse, many apps made a negative splash. It doesn’t take a lot to do something wrong but it does take effort to do something so wrong that people want to …

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Galaxy S5 running Android L is buggy, but beautiful

Android L — we know it’s coming, but we’re still not <i>entirely</i> sure when. A new video shows what is touted as the latest Android build running on the …

Android News

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus drop and drown test results are in

As of this writing, millions of people are likely already fretting over their new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, picking out all manner of clunky cases to protect their new investment. But at least a handful of folks out there are torturing Apple's latest and greatest instead.<p>After much waiting, …

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:<p>1. TOP US GENERAL: GROUND TROOPS MAY BE …

Lockheed Martin's 360-degree laser turret gets cleared for take-off

Lockheed Martin has an affinity for lasers -- that much is apparent. Not satisfied with simply having ground-based energy weapons, though, the outfit has recently tested its airplane-mounted death ray over the skies of America's High Five, Michigan. The Aero-optic Beam Control (or ABC, as its …

The creator of 'Minecraft' is leaving the studio he created; read his goodbye letter

Today, Microsoft confirmed its plan to purchase Mojang, the studio responsible for the wildly popular video game <i>Minecraft</i>, for $2.5 billion. The purchase will give Microsoft one of the most popular brands in video games. The acquisition will not, however, secure <i>Minecraft</i>'s creator.<p>This morning, …

The cultural, regional and generational roots of spanking

<b>(CNN) —</b> The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children.<p>It has also revealed sharp differences in cultural, regional and …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

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Minecraft

Why I Used To Hit Women

Empty and crying, I looked into the mirror and for the first time in my life, I saw my father. I had become my worst nightmare.<p>But me, I wasn't the kind of abuser who hit his girl for no reason. I thought my acts were validated. I was always in the right — just like my father.<p>The first time I …

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5 Ways To Make Somebody You Love Feel Better

It is not always easy to hold the tender spots of someone who is feeling down. When we love people, it makes our hearts hurt when their hearts hurt, …

17 Signs Your Ex Is Still In Love With You

We compiled a list of signs you’re still in love with your ex. In the interest of fair and balanced journalism (also, just because we like lists) we …

A Surprising New Study On How Video Games Impact Children

Parents tend to approach video games like junk food: games are fine in moderation but ultimately they are an evil temptation that’s more bad than good. But according to an article published in <i>Pediatrics: The Official Journal Of The American Academy of Pediatrics</i>, we may be fundamentally mistaken in …

This chicken’s body is all black, even the organs, meat, and bones!

en_US<p>article<p>Prepare to meet the so-called Lamborghini of Poultry. This is the Ayam Cemani Chicken of Indonesia. It’s a rare breed of chicken, and you …

Acrobatic Little Boy Climbs a Refrigerator, Then Tops That Feat

(Video Link)<p>This little boy easily climbs up on top of the refrigerator. He's proud of his accomplishment. But once he's done that a few times, he's …

Solving Silent Hills' playable trailer

<i>P.T.</i>, the playable trailer for the upcoming Hideo Kojima-produced <i>Silent Hills</i>, has been stumping players ever since its release on the PS4 on Aug. 12. YouTube user TheGrateDebate appears to have found the solution to the game's enigmatic final puzzle.<p>Players have stumbled on the game's ending — …

Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.<p>In the video posted Tuesday on YouTube, Foley is seen kneeling next to a man dressed in black. Foley reads a …

Australian militant holding severed heads offers bounty - CNN.com

An image believed to be of Mohamed Elomar holding severed heads posted to Twitter.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Security has been stepped up around a prominent Australian Muslim leader after Twitter threats from a Sydney-based militant seen in recent photos clutching severed heads in Syria.<p>In a tweet that's since been …

ISIS: A Short History

The terrorist group's evolution from fervid fantasy to death cult<p>The Sunni militants who now threaten to take over Iraq seemed to spring from nowhere when they stormed Mosul in early June. But the group that recently renamed itself simply “the Islamic State” has existed under various names and in …

The 20 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require A College Degree

It turns out you don't need a college degree to pull in a pretty penny.<p>Yes, workers with only a high school diploma do face an unemployment rate nearly twice that of college educated workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and they make almost half of what those with a …

High School

25 Cheeky Terms For Sexual Intercourse From The Last 663 Years

These days, people often use the term "hooked up" to describe having sex with someone. It's adequate enough to satisfy most prying minds, without …

Glow-in-the-Dark Resin Inlaid Wood

Mat Brown is an industrial designer and jewelry maker in Norwich, UK. He wanted to do something productive with a long piece of chestnut wood that he …

Robin Williams Dead: Actor's Daughter Zelda Williams Quits Twitter After Being Sent Fake Photos Of Star's Body

Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda Williams has quit Twitter, after being bombarded with harrowing messages following her father’s death.<p>The young …

Disgusting Internet Trolls Hideously Harass Robin Williams's Daughter on Twitter

This is horrible.<p>Robin Williams's daughter Zelda tweeted that she planned to leave Twitter after horrible, horrible trolls posted photoshopped images of her dead father.<p>After intercepting one such image, she posted, "I'm shaking. I can't. Please. Twitter requires a link and I won't open it. Don't …

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Transformers Fan Gets Arrested For Turning His Maserati Into A Decepticon

Impersonating a police officer is against the law, for obvious reasons. Painting your Maserati to look like a Transformer, while tacky, generally isn’t. However, if you manage to combine the two, you will get arrested, as an unnamed defendant in Braintree, MA, found out.<p>There are a few things you …

25 Life Lessons We Learned From Robin Williams Characters

You'll always be our captain, Mr. Keating.<p>After a nearly 40-year career in Hollywood, Robin Williams died Monday at the age of 63. The actor took on serious and comedic roles on television and in movies, ranging from psychologists to robots to professors to pediatricians, and even a genie. But the …

​10 Anime That Will Change Your Life

Only a handful of TV shows, movies, books or cartoons can be called "life-changing," masterpieces that transform you and the way you perceive …

Anime