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North Korea 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team

Pyongyang cites ‘reckless moves’ by US as Donald Trump repeats threat of unilateral action if China does not put pressure on its neighbour<p>North Korea has warned of “catastrophic consequences” in response to any further provocations by the US, days after a US navy battle group was sent to waters off …

North Korea

Obama’s Hidden Legacy

Behind the headlines, he rebuilt American policies in ways the Trump team will have hard time undoing—and may not even want to.<p>Amid President-elect Donald Trump’s wildly contentious transition, the notably civil hearing over Elaine Chao’s nomination to be his transportation secretary did not get …

Obama Administration

PBS revisits 'The Great War'

PASADENA, Calif. — It was the War to End All Wars — that didn't.<p>On April 10, four days after the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I, PBS will debut <i>The Great War.</i> Airing over three nights, the six-hour series tells the story of the "war to end all wars" through the voices of those …

Best local multiplayer games of 2016

Because Mario Party isn’t enough to ruin your friendships<p>2016 saw a slew of great online multiplayer games like <i>Overwatch</i>, <i>Titanfall 2</i> and <i>Battlefield 1</i>. But this year's offline, local multiplayer games are the real unsung heroes. Sure, it may be easier to just wear a headset and play with friends …

Map of the world's rudest place names is a thing of beauty

LONDON — If ever you needed proof that the world is a truly wicked, despicable place, just cast your eyes over the map below.<p>From the American …

Photographs of the Vietnam War The World Has Never Seen Before (original photography)

My father was in the Airforce and stationed in Vietnam during the war. He spent a lot of time taking photos of the locals, of whom were very kind to …

Vietnam

Global sea ice shrinking at unprecedented speeds, warns scientist

Global sea ice is retreating at unprecedented speed with its impact already being felt across the globe, a leading scientist has warned.<p>While ice in …

US and Mexico's mass deportations have fueled humanitarian crisis, report says

Tide of vulnerable people fleeing violence in Central America preyed upon by criminals and corrupt officials in part due to inadequate asylum procedures<p>Mass deportations and inadequate asylum procedures in Mexico and the US have fueled a humanitarian crisis where desperate Central Americans seeking …

Immigration

Eight Years As A World Of Warcraft Guild Leader, Remembered

A lot of people have played <i>World of Warcraft</i> over the years, but not many have kept a diary of their entire experience with the game like reader …

Obama goes on tirade against Trump over 'dangerous' Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who's un-American.<p>Obama's extraordinary denunciation of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was about far more than a personal intervention on …

Donald Trump

21 Tweets About Prom We're Gonna Need You To Read By The End Of The Day

These are tweets you’re gonna remember for the rest of your life, or forget instantly, depending on the type of teen you were.<p>sorry, standing outside …

6 Awesome Movies That No One Told You About

In terms of movie marketing, 2016 is whiffing hard. The <i>Ghostbusters</i> trailer has the comedic originality of a Geico commercial, <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> looks …

Siblings

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

25 superb hacks to make your home more stylish

Without a doubt, all of us want to make our home look like a magazine cover. Sometimes, we strive so desperately to change it that it seems like …

Apple Loop: New iPhone 7 Details, iPhone SE Trumps iPhone 6S, Siri's Game of Thrones Spoiler

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes display technology for the iPhone 7, the upstart iPhone SE fights the flagship iPhone 6S, Apple’s April blues, the upgrade cycle for the Apple Watch, removing Apple’s apps from the launcher, an argument to …

Hidden Apple TV Features You Should Know

Here's how to navigate Apple TV, with some special tricks for the updated model.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Smart TV

Wheelman in epic L.A. car chase was trained to drive by the U.S. military

Herschel Reynolds mesmerized TV viewers with a wild drive through Los Angeles that included skillfully performing doughnuts in the middle of Hollywood Boulevard and a teenage passenger busting out dance moves.<p>It now appears the 20-year-old can thank the U.S. Marine Corps for helping him hone some …

California

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Easy Breakfast Recipes

Quick and easy breakfast recipes for busy mornings, from creamy scrambled eggs to recipes for the perfect grab-and-go breakfast pastries.

Opening Pandora’s iPhone

According to Greek legend, Pandora, the first woman on Earth, was given a box that she was instructed never to open. Curiosity overcame her, however, …

Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Is a Bad Idea

Letting your vehicle idle only works for one type of engine — which you probably don't have.<p>In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. But contrary …

Mark Zuckerberg 'responds' to Kanye West’s Twitter plea for money

Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly issued a subtle response to Kanye West’s plea for money.<p>Over the weekend the rapper claimed he was $53 million in debt …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Facts Behind The Top 5 Misunderstandings About Evolution

It's not "just" a theory.<p><i>This article was written by Paula Kover from the University of Bath, and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>Given …

Evolution

17 things you didn't know the latest Apple TV could do

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest one can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>However, with all the new powers comes new complexity. There's also a brand-new touch-sensitive remote control to master. And it turns out, …

21 Times Spending More Now Will Save You Money Later

Invest in a good coffee machine, and you won't need as many Starbucks runs.<p>Even though I usually focus on spending less money in order to save money, …

Home Improvement

The internet's barrage of images is changing how we think

Facebook / YouTube Twenty-four percent of U.S. teens say they're online "almost constantly." Now much of that time, it seems, is spent incessantly compiling and navigating vast collections and streams of images.<p>In a 2014 survey, the photo sharing app Instagram supplanted Twitter as the social media …

Best Money Tips: Best Hacks for Amazon and Amazon Prime

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the best Amazon hacks, ways to save money this year, and over 60 …

Stephen Hawking: There Is No God And The Theory Of Evolution Better Explains The Origin Of Life

For someone that is supposedly so “brilliant”, Stephen Hawking really doesn’t have a clue. In a recent interview with Spain’s El Mundo, Hawking …