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John Oliver Asks Why The Hell Hollywood Whitewashing Is Still Happening

“Gods Of Egypt, opening Friday, starring a Scottish guy.”

Tom Cruise

The FBI Arrested a Suspected Anonymous Hacker After a Disney Cruise Sea Rescue

Yep. You read that right.<p>The best thing about this story is that all of its ingredients—Disney cruise, rescue at sea, suspected hacker, Anonymous—fit together, but not in the way you'd expect. It begins with a cyber attack on a Boston Children's Hospital and ends with Martin Gottesfeld under arrest …

Cyber-attacks

‘The Force Awakens’ Has Crossed Yet Another Historic Milestone

To the surprise of no one, <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> continues to rake in the dough. Even though <i>Star Wars</i> fans were burned by the prequel trilogy, they have welcomed the series back with open arms (having an excellent cast and compelling story tends to help with that). To show their thanks/fealty …

Tesla Model X 'Unbuildable,' Business Model 'Upside Down': Chevy Volt Guy Bob Lutz Doubles Down

This week Bob Lutz, former GM vice chairman, had his harshest words yet for Tesla.<p>“Tesla’s business model is upside down…their costs have always been higher than their revenue,” said Lutz, formerly the chief General Motors executive behind the development of the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt, in a CNBC …

Electric Vehicles

A Black-and-White Icebox Cake You'll Even Crave in Winter

So what if it's a bit nippy outside?<p>At first glance, you might see this black and white cake and wonder how long it took to assemble all those layers. At second glance, you'll see they're actually just layers of chocolate wafer cookies with a cream filling – and then it might hit you that this …

Dessert

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

9 pieces of sex advice every traveler should hear

1. The locals aren’t there to be exotic sex bunnies for your pleasure.<p>You might be taking a year off to travel the world and have exciting …

Christopher Bailey Chases an Old-Time Good Luck Formula

There wasn't much news in Burberry's new men's collection, but you can't keep a good coat down.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> Something old, something new, …

U.S. Powerball fever grips ticket buyers with prize at $1.4 billion | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Americans rushed on Monday to buy tickets for a record $1.4 billion Powerball jackpot, suspending disbelief despite miniscule odds that made winning more unlikely than being killed by an asteroid.<p>A person holds a Powerball ticket in New York January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie …

Humongous sea spiders from Antarctica are baffling scientists

If you're reading this, you probably aren't a spider, and may even have a strong aversion toward eight-legged, web-weaving creepy crawlies — especially giant ones.<p>However, we regret to inform you that spiders of epic proportions are more than just the stuff of fiction, and do indeed walk among …

Washing Machine Dispute Led to Quadruple Homicide: Officials

ROWLAND HEIGHTS, Calif. — A man shot and killed his wife and two others in his home on New Year's Eve before his son wrestled the gun away and fatally shot him in a chain of events apparently set off by a dispute over a washing machine, authorities said Friday.<p>The two other victims killed were the …

'Star Wars' animator says 'I took LSD' while working on 'Return of the Jedi'

He started in stop-motion animation with the original 1977 "Star Wars," creating the masks of the Cantina aliens. That started a relationship with George Lucas that then branched out into work in visual effects on "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom," "RoboCop," and more recently the "Twilight" …

New York detective among 6 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

A suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into a joint NATO-Afghan patrol Monday, killing six American troops in the deadliest attack on international forces since August. Two U.S. troops and an Afghan were wounded.<p>The soldiers were targeted as they moved through a village near …

Las Vegas Sidewalk Crash: One Dead, Dozens Hurt in 'Intentional Act'

A woman with a toddler in her car repeatedly plowed into pedestrians on the crowded Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night, killing one person and injuring dozens more in what police say was a deliberate assault.<p>Las Vegas Deputy Police Chief Brett Zimmerman said the incident was "not an act of terrorism" …

Microsoft Buys Another Ray Ozzie Company

Every decade or so Microsoft seems to feel the need to buy a Ray Ozzie company. This time it’s Talko, a Boston-based startup dedicated to helping …

KaloBios fires former Turing CEO Martin Shkreli after his arrest

South San Francisco drug company KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Monday that it terminated its chief executive, Martin Shkreli, last week.<p>KaloBios also said Shkreli resigned from his position on the company's board of directors.<p>The decision comes after the much-criticized pharmaceutical …

Patriots send players to Tom Brady's personal guru against advisement of medical staff

The Boston Globe reports the Patriots give Alex Guerrero nearly unlimited access to the team and its facilities, much to the disapproval of members of the club's training and medical staffs.<p>Tom Brady's relationship with his body coach and personal guru Alex Guerrero is under scrutiny once again. …

NATO urges calm after Turkey downs Russian jet

NATO has called on Turkey and Russia to show restraint as tensions rise in the wake of the downing of a Russian jet near the Turkey-Syria border.<p>The Russian warplane was shot down for violating Turkish airspace on Tuesday morning, Turkish officials said, angering Russia's President Vladimir Putin, …

Feast Your Eyes on Kim Kardashian's Sexy See-Through Lace Bodysuit

Hot. Mama.<p>If you thought Kim Kardashian was going to spend a nice, quiet Sunday evening at home after her mom Kris Jenner's blowout Great Gatsby bash, wow, were you wrong. Kim ended a long weekend of wild parties and amazing tribute videos by stepping out in this positively stunning see-through …

Matt Bush, No. 1 overall pick in 2004, released from prison

Bush, a former top choice by the Padres, had been incarcerated since 2012 after pleading no contest to DUI with serious bodily injury.<p>Matt Bush, whom …

Dirk Nowitzki Wonders If He Could Take Peyton Manning in a 40-Yard Dash

Dirk Nowitzki is far from fast, and he's certainly not smooth. But the Dallas Mavericks big man is a darn good basketball player, so his clunkiness doesn't matter.<p>The same could be said for Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning on the gridiron.<p>So here's the question: Who's winning in a race …

NBA

Chafee ends his presidential campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Friday he would end his quixotic Democratic presidential campaign after failing …

Hulk Hogan Granted Permission to Investigate Leak of Racist Rant

Former professional wrestling star Hulk Hogan's legal counsel was permitted Wednesday to investigate Gawker to determine whether the company's employees were responsible for leaking Hogan's racist remarks earlier this year.<p>Anna M. Phillips of the <i>Tampa Bay Times</i> reported on the order issued by …

Tampa Bay

Ben Carson Says He’s “Extremely Impressed” By Kanye West

The GOP candidate for President responded to West’s compliments and says he’s “certainly willing” to give Kanye a chance as President.<p>It looks like <b>Kanye West</b>’s dream of electoral politics bringing candidates together rather than setting them against each other might not be so far-fetched after all. …

iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6 – Full comparison [Video]

If you haven’t heard, Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are finally here, but should you upgrade? Well today we’re comparing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus…<p>Design and hardware<p>Starting out with design, it’ll be hard to tell the difference between any of these phones. Being an …

Kentucky trooper tried to help suspect before fatal shooting

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky State Police trooper wanted to do a favor for the driver he pulled over late at night. It turned out the man was …

Feminists 'are more likely to watch porn'

In perhaps surprising news, people who watched pornography were found by the University of Western Ontario to be more likely to have feminist views<p>Porn watchers are more likely to be feminist, a study from the University of Western Ontario has found.<p>The article "Is pornography really about making …

Feminism