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Watch the Real-Life Anchorman Who Inspired Will Ferrell to Create Ron Burgundy

In a new* *<i>Rolling Stone</i> interview, Will Ferrell reveals the origin story of Ron Burgundy, the satirical 70s anchorman who is currently terrorizing our great nation —its college campuses, grocery aisles, and museums—to promote <i>Anchorman</i>’s upcoming sequel,<i>Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues</i>.<p>The actor …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Animation

Nexus 5 goes through teardown, scores 8 out of 10 in repairability

A rite of passage for any hot new device, iFixit’s teardowns give us insight into the hardware that makes the mobile magic happen: all the nitty-gritty components that we often talk about, but we rarely get to see.<p>The newest device to visit iFixit’s teardown bench is the Nexus 5, the already …

Mobile Technology

Five Things PBS Could Teach You About Jimi Hendrix

'American Masters' takes a look at the guitar god's life<p>Guitar god Jimi Hendrix got the PBS treatment last night in the <i>American Masters</i> broadcast of …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

Bizarre Chinese Ivy-Covered “Zombie Car” Needs Water, Fertilizer, Brains

Green transportation in China just got creepier thanks to an abandoned, ivy-covered van that's become a national social media sensation. Parked …

15 best Android apps of 2018

Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la crème. The Android apps that stand alone at the top of the pantheon. These apps have become ubiquitous with Android and if you’re looking for good stuff it’s assumed that you have some of this stuff already. Without further delay, here are the best …

What your Facebook friends list reveals about your love life

Facebook can isolate your spouse or partner based on your network of friends. In a fascinating paper to be published next year, Facebook social scientist Lars Backstrom and Cornell University professor Jon Kleinberg reveal just how much insight can be gleaned from the structure of a network, …

Social Research

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

Watch Dave Grohl, Jack Black, and Val Kilmer perform together as Sweetriver and the Huckleberry Dogs

What happens when Dave Grohl, Jack Black, and Val Kilmer get together? Sweetriver and the Huckleberry Dogs. As part of Yahoo’s popular web series,</i> …

Statigram Launches Instagram Leaderboard and Benchmarking Tool

Instagram is one of the most exciting mobile apps for advertisers and brands to market their products and reach out to new customers. (Especially now that we’ve seen what native Instagram ads will look like.) However, the photo-centric social network doesn’t offer much in the way of analytics, …

Meet The Man Who Lives Without Any Form Of Money

Mark Boyle was once just like you and me. He had a bank account, lived in a house, had access to electricity, clean water and a virtually continuous …

Nexus 5 images leaked on Google Play

Images of Google's rumoured Nexus 5 smartphone have appeared on the official Play store in the United States with a price tag of $349 (£215).<p>The listing was quickly removed, but a screen shot captured by Android Police hints at how Google's new mobile operating system Android KitKat will look.<p>In …

Android News

20 percent of Spotify’s songs have never been played

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>http://www.kurthanson.com/news/spotify-has-streamed-over-million-years-music<p>Just in time for the weekend comes an interesting …

Acer Brings Another Chromebook To The Party

Acer was early to the Chromebook market, releasing the C7 for a mere $199 and the C710 for $299. These laptops – more tablets with keyboards than fully-featured machines – work well as “third screen” devices that you throw onto a coffee table or use for browsing and some mild document editing. Now …

Inequality: how wealth is distributed in the UK - animated video

New polling by Inequality Briefing suggests that most people perceive the distribution of wealth in the UK to be far more equal than it actually is. In fact, for more than 30 years the gap between the richest and the rest has widened - and the trend shows no sign of slowing, as this animation by …

7 apps that every iPhone photographer should use

There are thousands upon thousands of photo apps on the App Store. While some of them are truly amazing, others are average at most. With so many …

Want the iOS 7 look on Android? Check out iLauncher

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Android(s goog) fans that are intrigued by the look and feel of iOS 7(s aapl) can get a similar experience though iLauncher. …

Billions Lay Unclaimed in Moscow Airport

The Great Suspender Automagically Kills Off Memory-Hungry Chrome Tabs

Just a quick heads up to a fantastic Chrome extension I’ve been using of late: The Great Suspender.<p>I’m sure there are others out there, but this is the one that has worked for me and it has dramatically improved my Chrome and overall computer experience.<p>The Great Suspender effectively allows you to …

A Visual Reminder Of How Far PlayStation 3 Games Have Come In Seven Years

Yesterday, I wrote a post that featured before and after screenshots of both ancient and modern Xbox 360 games. The point was to show that at launch, most games on a new system aren’t going to look great, and over time, developers learn to harness the power of the console better. The result is that …

Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan thanks fans at Emmys 2013

Breaking Bad wins Best Drama at 2013 Emmy Awards and the show's creator, Vince Gilligan, hails a new era in television.<p>Breaking Bad creator <b>Vince Gilligan</b> paid tribute to the Internet fans who had helped keep his series alive before it became the runaway success that earned it the 2013 Emmy award …

9 Bizarre Effects of Prohibition

When the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act were put into place, clearly someone had to see there would be more than a few unintended consequences. …

'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'

Gallery: 'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'<p>Gallery: 'Call of Duty' meets chess in 'Superhot'<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p><i>This article was first published in the July</i> …

VoiceChanger brings live voice effects to the Phone app

<b>VoiceChanger</b> is a new jailbreak tweak from Elias Limneos — the same developer that brought us Call Recording, and CallBar for the iPhone. Needless to …

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