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Ian Murdock: a tribute to the man and his work on Linux

Murdock’s work combined an insistence on excellence with a public commitment to open, ethical software development, writes Doc Searls<p>Ian Murdock, who died in San Francisco on 28 December, was the co-creator of the Debian, the Linux distribution he founded while an undergraduate at Indiana’s Purdue …

Linux

New Details About Star Wars: The Force Awakens Ending

Disney has sent out the <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> screenplay to members of the Writers Guild of America for awards consideration. The screenplay …

13 Of The Worst Crashes In Motorsport History

Crashes in motorsports are nothing new, and are considered to be the unfortunate price that has to be paid in order for everyone to enjoy the sport …

Motorsport

Suzuka Circuit - MIE | IS JAPAN COOL?

Japan's first full-scale circuit, where the F1 Grand Prix is held.<p>In 1962, at the suggestion of Honda, Japan built its own international racing …

Japan

Watching RC Cars Off-Roading Is Incredibly Entertaining

A video of three Land Rovers and a Land Cruiser off-roading would have been great, but the small scale makes it even better.<p>Building cars that can traverse the most hostile of terrains and then taking them out to do the exact opposite of what most people do with their compact crossovers, and even …

Off-roading

Force Awakens Changes: Jedi Killers, Force Ghosts and The Doom Star

How did <b>Star Wars: the Force Awakens</b> evolve during the development process? What were some of the early ideas they were playing with that didn’t end …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Review: Booq’s Slimpack gives DSLR-toting MacBook users another all-in-one bag option

Ever since I upgraded from an 11″ MacBook Air to a 13″ Retina MacBook Pro, I’ve been hunting for the perfect hybrid computer and camera bag — a compact backpack that could hold my laptop, DSLR, lenses, and accessories at the same time. Six months ago, I covered several MacBook/camera bags from …

MacBook Air

Number26 wants to be your new bank, expands into six new EU countries

Number26, a German startup bank, has now gone live in France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia and Spain, offering free mobile-only banking services to its customers.<p>The app-based, branch-free bank has so far proven popular with the under-35s, representing two-thirds of its current 80,000-strong …

Gado Gado: A Brown Rice Bowl with Glorious Peanut Sauce

Looking for a healthy dinner option you'll want seconds of? Look no further.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight detox. Today, assistant</i> …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Scarlett Johansson

Movie Stars Revisit Their Famous Role (13 photos)

<b>Mel Gibson – Braveheart</b><p>Some actors were born to play a role. With stunning performances, these stars captivate us, move us, and leave us with an enormous impression, even after the end of a film.<p>These photos were taken for Empire Magazine's 20th birthday issue. They gathered some of Hollywood's …

Movies
James Bond

Daniel Craig Facts: 11 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About the 'Spectre' Star

Daniel Craig took over the iconic role of James Bond in 2006's "Casino Royale," which kicked off some of the best movies in the franchise. Now he's hitting the screen as 007 once again with "Spectre." Since he plays an international man of mystery, it shouldn't be a surprise that you don't know …

James Bond

What I’m Reading: iPad Artist Raheem “Ra” Nelson

<i>Pulling up the sleeves on his suit to reveal tattoos of his favorite apps, artist Raheem “Ra” Nelson uses many canvases to promote his passions. When the iPad was released in 2010, the Connecticut-based artist saw it immediately as an artistic tool, “painting” stylized fashion portraits right on</i> …

Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …

Terry'S

Meet Luma, the router that’s sure to make your kids hate you

For all intents and purposes, Luma seems to do everything a normal router does. It offers easy setup, dual-band connectivity and even comes in three packs to allow you to set up access points that form a single network throughout your home<p>That’s where Luma’s normalcy ends. What comes next is sure …

Routers

Inside The California Desert Community Where Societal Rules Do Not Apply

Slab City is an unregulated squatter settlement in the dusty Sonoran Desert, located about 140 miles east of San Diego. In a former life, it was a Marine training base, but over the past 60 years, it's become a community for hippies, rebels and misfits of all kinds. Living in campsites made from …

Social Security

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

Marketing

Geostationary Satellites in a Night Sky Time-Lapse

Did you know that you can easily see geostationary satellites by shooting time-lapse photos of the night sky? Reddit user jannne took his camera …

Time-lapse Photography

“(T)error” goes inside the FBI’s crappy, incompetent and thoroughly deceptive anti-terror campaign

This pathetic tale of a Black Muslim turned FBI informant makes the “war on terror” look worse than we thought<p>If Saeed Torres were a fictional character, his story might have elements of heroism, or perhaps of comedy. But the guy we meet in the indie documentary “(T)error” – an aging …

Canon EOS M Review (Or Why I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Camera) By Jonathan Acierto

Cameras

‘Jurassic World’ completely ignores these important discoveries scientists have made about dinosaurs

"It had a big influence on me in wanting to study Paleontology." Dr. John Hutchinson, an evolutionary biomechanist and professor at the Royal Veterinary College in London, explained to Business Insider. "The original film was a landmark in cinema, in many ways and also an important moment in …

Paleontology

Here's Your First Look at Batman v Superman's Batmobile

With every new incarnation of Batman, there is a new manifestation of his iconic Batmobile. Today at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, we got our …

A librarian found a copy of the original 'Star Wars' script, and it settles one of the biggest fan debates of the film

According to CBC— the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. — while trying to digitize the University of New Brunswick Library's science-fiction collection, librarian Kristian Brown stumbled upon an early draft of the "Star Wars" script.<p>The script, marked as a "fourth draft," is dated March 15, 1976, well …

Movies

Whether or not you watched the show 'Entourage' — you will absolutely love the movie

I'm not going to beat around the bush here, I was a huge fan of the show "Entourage" and I knew with little doubt in my mind the movie would be awesome.<p>I was not wrong.<p>It makes sense, though, when you think about it. For all intents and purposes, the team that made the movie also made the show. …

Rob Gronkowski

No Criminal: Wrongful Convictions and the Films They Inspire

<i>Editor's Note: Lori Roy lives with her family in west central Florida. She is the author of the Edgar®-Award winning novel</i> Bent Road <i>as well as the</i> …

Crime

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Business School

See Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, and Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Cruel Intentions Reunion

Last night, <b>Reese Witherspoon</b> caused a very specific subset of the Internet to “break,” as it were, as she posted a shot of herself, <b>Selma Blair</b>, and <b>Sarah Michelle Gellar</b>, who, of course, were the three stars of the 1999 phenomenon <i>Cruel Intentions</i>, a film which anyone under the age of 35 likely spent …

Journey to Jihad

Why are teen-agers joining ISIS?<p>In 2009, a fourteen-year-old Belgian named Jejoen Bontinck slipped a sparkly white glove onto his left hand, squeezed into a sequinned black cardigan, and appeared on the reality-television contest “Move Like Michael Jackson.” He had travelled to Ghent from his home, …

Terrorism

This Is How The Rest Of The World Drinks Iced Coffee

Cold brew coffee seems to be the caffeinated iced beverage of choice these days in the U.S. Starbucks has put it on its menu, and Dunkin’ Donuts has, too. And even though cold brew contains less caffeine than regular coffee, folks stateside are still reaching for it.<p>But that’s not true around the …

Coffee