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Why You Should Skip That Extended Warranty

Buying an extended warranty is almost always a waste of money. But people do it anyway because they misunderstand the true purpose of insurance.<p>It’s …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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About 5 million Graco strollers recalled after fingertip amputations

About 4.7 million Graco and Century-branded strollers are being recalled after its maker received reports of 10 full or partial fingertip amputations and one laceration, federal officials said Thursday.<p>Eleven models of strollers have a folding hinge on the side that "can pinch a child's finger, …

Nose-Licking, Clay Matthews, And Fart Noises… It’s The Trailer For ‘Pitch Perfect 2’

Where, oh where, could the Bellas take us that they didn’t already take us in <i>Pitch Perfect</i>? To the world championships of a cappella, obviously. Hot on the heels of the hilarious pun-play of the first poster for <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i>, the trailer has arrived, and it has more singing than any movie trailer …

Twitter just made every public tweet findable … here's how to delete yours

New tool means tweets are no longer gone forever but don’t worry there are ways to get rid of those embarrassing old tweets<p>Twitter has made every public tweet made since the service started in 2006 available through its search engine, making everyone’s first, second and third embarrassing tweets …

Anne Hathaway’s Direct-To-DVD Classic, And 6 More Movies People Only Watch For One Sexy Scene

There’s nothing wrong with only watching a single scene from a 90-minute movie. Sometimes all you want to see is the Battle of Helm’s Deep, or Jennifer Love Hewitt sing “I Will Survive” from <i>I Still Know What You Did Last Summer</i>, or Anne Hathaway squirm around on a couch in a film that was never …

Watch Jennifer Lawrence Take Over ‘Letterman’ With A Killer Chris Farley Impression

David Letterman keeps giving his show away. We already know that Stephen Colbert is going to temp for the next 10 or 15 years starting in 2015, and last July, Letterman walked off mid-interview and left Joan Rivers to entertain herself and the <i>Late Show</i> audience.<p>Last night, as you can see in the …

Here’s A Final Pre-Launch Look At The Beautiful Scenery And Ugly People Of ‘GTA V’ On Xbox One And PS4

<i>Artsy shots of ugly men — it must be time for another GTA V trailer!</i><p>The current-gen version of <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> is only a week away, so here’s a final trailer that shows off the two things this game is going to do best – beautiful scenery, and ugly people being very mean to each other. I suppose …

Read this: A deep look at some of The Simpsons’ mathematical in-jokes

It’s no secret that many of the writers on <i>The Simpsons</i> are great big nerds. A lot of them went to Harvard, a school noted for the high collective IQ …

Idris Elba Is Sick Of Marvel Films – ‘This Is Torture’

Robo covered, this past weekend, how Idris Elba dropped a few spoilers about <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> in an interview with The Telegraph. But there’s a tad little bit in the interview that maybe some people are overlooking: IDRIS ELBA IS SICK OF THIS SH*T!<p>Apparently, the experience of playing someone …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Twitch bans nude, suggestive gaming

Looks like it's a bad time to be sexing up your publicly viewable video gaming.<p>With debate swirling over treatment of women in gaming, Twitch, a service that lets users broadcast themselves playing games or watch others doing so, has banned "wearing no clothing or sexually suggestive clothing" in …

Marvel's Phase 3: Two-part Avengers threequel, Black Panther, more...

Marvel Studios spends most of its time clamping down on secrets, so when they open up the vault, it’s usually for something big. In this case, it was …

Every 'Simpsons' 'Treehouse of Horror' short, ranked

<b>Update:</b> The list has been amended to include the three segments from “Treehouse of Horror XXV.”<p>That’s right: In honor of <i>The Simpsons</i>‘ 25th (!) annual …

It’s Been Exactly 10 Years Since Jon Stewart Effectively Ended ‘Crossfire’

Ah, where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday <i>Big Daddy</i> star Jon Stewart was mocking Tucker Carlson’s bowtie on <i>Crossfire</i>, effectively ending the CNN show, but in fact, it was 10 years ago. Exactly 10 years ago, actually, and ever since the video was uploaded to YouTube, it’s been watched …

‘Deadpool’ Is Confirmed To Be A Part Of The ‘X-Men’ Cinematic Universe

Simon Kinberg has been busy dropping a lot of information on the future of the <i>X-Men</i> film series in the past week or two. First we got news of the Rogue cut of <i>Days of Future Past</i>, found out that <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> is the end of a trilogy, and now there’s word about Deadpool’s role in it …

Would Batman Be Taken Out By A Sniper? Let’s Discuss

Being a nerd, I participate in a lot of arguments about which superhero would win in a fight. And, inevitably, there’s always some guy who blunders into the argument and says the following “Any superhero could be taken out by a sniper.” But is that actually true? Let’s put it to the test.<p><b>Why Batman?</b><p>…

Gun nuts’ tragic confusion: Why “open carry” groups don’t get police brutality

To their credit some gun groups didn’t like John Crawford being shot by cops. The problem: their reasoning (update)<p>After finally being allowed to view the video of the police shooting of a man in an Ohio Wal-Mart, it's very hard for any reasonable person to conclude that the authorities acted …

11 things you'll want to know about the 'Simpsons'-'Family Guy' crossover

It’s finally time for Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin to bro down and drink up. On Sept. 28, from 9 p.m. all the way to 10 p.m., the animated worlds …

Marvel Confirms Paul Rudd as 'Ant-Man' – /Film

Erase any doubt you might have had that last night’s “in talks” report about <b>Paul Rudd</b> playing the lead in <b>Ant-Man</b> for <b>Edgar Wright</b> could have meant …

Marvel Universe

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

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Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a <i>60 Minutes</i> segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can deliver packages up to 5 pounds to your house in less than half an hour. They're technically octocopters, as …

Actor Paul Walker, Star of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Films, Dies In Car Crash

Actor Paul Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon in Southern California.<p>Paul Walker, the blond-haired, blue-eyed actor best known for …

Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

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Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

Watch LG's new flexible phone heal itself after a knife scratch

When LG announced its curved smartphone, the G Flex, it boasted that the handset was coated with a "self-healing" material and even compared it to Wolverine from <i>X-Men</i>. LG later released a promotional video showing off the tech in action, but it's only now that someone has put the company's claims …

Study touted by feds says married women must 'calm down' in spousal spats

Maybe the federal government ought to stay out of marital fights, especially when its message to wives is to "calm down."<p>But that's exactly where the Department of Health and Human Services came down in a recent radio public service announcement, citing a study that says marriages are happiest when …

Occupy's Plan To Cancel Consumer Debt Has Been A Big Success So Far

One year ago, a fascinating plan emerged out of the Occupy movement — the group would crowdsource money to buy consumer debt for "pennies on the dollar" on the secondary market, and then, once they owned the debt, they would cancel it.<p>The plan was called "Rolling Jubilee," because the hope was that …

First Look: ‘10 Things I Hate About You' Sorta-Sequel ‘10 Things I Hate About Life' – /Film

<i>10 Things I Hate About You</i> was only a modest hit when it first opened in 1999, but it’s demonstrated some surprising staying power over the years. …

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Elizabeth Olsen Confirms Scarlet Witch Gig in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' – /Film

Casting for a couple of the biggest movies of 2015 is a slow and secretive process; it’ll probably be a while longer before we have hard and fast …

Marvel Universe