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Watch Justin Bieber's Mug Shot Morph into Miley Cyrus Before Your Eyes

Justin Bieber‘s wild Thursday, which started with an arrest for DUl and drag racing, is slowing down now that the 19-year-old has been released from …

Selena Gomez And Demi Lovato Dine Together Following Justin Bieber's Arrest

Justin Bieber may have been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license while drag racing, but his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez doesn't seem too distressed.<p>The 21-year-old singer and her friend Demi Lovato dined at Craig's Restaurant in Los …

The Epic Justin Bieber Meltdown May Be the Most Worrisome One Yet

The ‘child star gone bad’ is hardly new. But the digital age in which Justin Bieber’s meltdown is unfolding is. Why we should be more worried than …

Sam Berns, Teen Known For His Fight Against 'Aging Disease,' Dies

Sam Berns, the teen who became nationally known for his fight against a disease that accelerates aging, died on Friday from complications of his disorder.<p>As our friends at Shots explained back in September, Sam's parents, Leslie Gordon and Scott Berns, were spurred by his illness to find a cure for …

The New Armor That Lets You Sense Surveillance Cameras

Like a creepy digital tap on the shoulder<p>We pass under surveillance cameras every day, appearing on perhaps hundreds of minutes of film. We rarely notice them. London-based artist James Bridle would like to remind us.<p>Bridle has created a wearable device he calls the “surveillance spaulder.” …

Google Pulls Privacy Feature it Says Wasn't Supposed to Be in Android in First Place

With the latest update to Android, Google has removed a hidden feature that had been used to allow phone owners to more tightly control which …

Obama’s NSA Task Force May Recommend Meaningful Changes

President Obama’s surveillance task force will reportedly recommend that a civilian should direct the National Security Agency and that it should reform its mass data collection practices. An overview of the non-binding recommendations were described to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> and <i>The New York Times</i>, …

Senior EPA official stole $850,000 while masquerading as a CIA agent

The job of senior policy advisor to the EPA doesn't sound like a very exciting one, but for John C. Beale, it was an open license. Beale's official job was running the agency's Air Policy office, but he convinced his colleagues he was also on contract to the CIA, taking unannounced trips to …

Who Owns the World's Biggest Bitcoin Wallet? The FBI

Who owns the single largest Bitcoin wallet on the internet? The U.S. government.<p>In September, the FBI shut down the Silk Road online drug …

Researchers report security flaw in Samsung's Galaxy S4

Here's some Grinchy news for those of you who put Samsung's Galaxy S4 on your holiday wish list: Israeli researchers have identified a vulnerability in the smartphone that allegedly allows a hacker to easily intercept secure data.<p>Samsung told CNET and other news outlets that it's looking into the …

Target says stolen PINs were 'strongly encrypted'

Target Corp. said cybercrooks gained access to "strongly encrypted" personal identification numbers when they hacked their way into its systems and collected data on about 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts during the holiday season.<p>The retailer said Friday that it remained …

Would NSA surveillance have stopped 9/11 plot?

The Obama administration has framed its defense of the controversial bulk collection of all American phone records as necessary to prevent a future 9/11.<p>During a House Intelligence Committee hearing on June 18, NSA director Gen. Keith Alexander said, "Let me start by saying that I would much rather …

'Syrian Electronic Army' hacks in to Skype

Hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claims credit for hacking in to Skype and also posts contact information of Microsoft's retiring chief executive Steve Ballmer on its Twitter account<p>The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian …

Drones of the Future Will Make Own Decisions

Drones will eventually be equipped with stronger chemical weapons and able to make their own decisions, according to a new report from the U.S. …

Facebook, Google, Yahoo all being sued over message scanning

The right of technology companies to read the personal communication of their users is set to get a good run in the courts this year. Last week, two Facebook users filed a class-action lawsuit against the social network, claiming that it violates state and federal law by mining information from …

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Snapchat Is 70 Percent Women

5 Social Media Predictions for 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of my favorite things to do this time of year -- in addition to spending the holidays with friends and family -- is to look back on the year that was and also look ahead to what the New Year holds in store.<p>When it comes to the state …

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More Quirky iPhone Photos of Everyday Objects by Brock Davis

<b>Ninja Knee</b><p>Minneapolis-based artist Brock Davis continues to delight his fans with his quirky iPhone photos. These are some of his favorite shots from 2013, as he continues to experiment with iPhone photography. Davis proves that you don't need fancy props to create art people can appreciate. With …

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Dubai Sets A World Record With The World's Largest Fireworks Display On New Year's Eve

It's another feather in Dubai's hat: The city appears to have broken the record for the largest fireworks display of all time this New Year's Eve. Guinness World Record adjudicators were on hand to record the attempt.<p>The pyrotechnic feat included more than 500,000 fireworks and took six minutes to …

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Soaring deaths of bald eagles in Utah attributed to West Nile virus

McFarlane said that in winter, bald eagles obtain most of their food by eating dead animals. Since all of the dead eagles had been within flying distance of the lake, that led to the hypothesis that the eagles could have contracted West Nile virus after eating grebes that died at the lake from the …

Vitamin E Might Help Slow Alzheimer's Early On

Alzheimer's is a disease without a cure, and the available treatments only slow its progression for a bit. Now there's evidence vitamin E may help hold it at bay, at least for people in the early stages of the disease.<p>The finding, though inconclusive, is a bit of a surprise. Vitamin E has gotten a …

New year celebrations welcome 2014

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1040000/1040529_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532520620_b0037edcffa4ec1ae78c0307aadfafc2<p><b>Celebrations are taking place around the world to mark the start of 2014.</b><p>People in Auckland, New Zealand, were among the first to celebrate. In …

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Happy New Year's in Pictures

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Vladimir Putin vows to hunt down Volgograd terrorists

President Vladimir Putin gave his first public response on Tuesday to the devastating bomb attacks in Volgograd and promised to hunt down the terrorists responsible "until their complete annihilation".<p>In his new year message, delivered from Russia's far east for the first time, Putin paid tribute …

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SeaWorld Tries Again (and Fails) to Dodge 'Blackfish' Controversy

<i>Editor's Note: In today's roundup, we explore the "Blackfish" controversy, Danny Boyle's golden rules for filmmaking, the nature of screenwriting</i> …