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Ryan praises Trump, says teams are meeting next week

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan on Saturday offered praise -- but still no endorsement -- for presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and said congressional GOP staffers will meet with aides to the billionaire next week to discuss policy.<p>The speaker's comments come as the Republican …

PayPal thinks that crowdfunding project you backed will fail

With a number of high-profile crowdfunding failures hitting headlines in recent months – and confirmation of another million dollar flop last week – PayPal has announced that it’s withdrawing its purchase protection program for people who back projects using the platform as the method of payment.<p>It …

Tennessee lawmakers vote to make Bible official state book

Having already made a .50-caliber sniper gun the official state rifle, Tennessee lawmakers on Monday gave final approval to making the Holy Bible the state's official book.<p>The state Senate voted 19-8 in favor of the bill despite arguments by the state attorney general that the measure conflicts …

Appreciate the genius of Sonic The Hedgehog music with this 56-minute mix

<i>Sonic The Hedgehog</i> may have been the most enjoyable game of the 16-bit era. It was fast and fun and remarkably addictive. Part of what made the game …

Green Beret axed for rescuing Afghan child sex slave

Sergeant Charles Martland has been refused leave to appeal after he was discharged from the US military for confronting an Afghan police commander over the rape of a young boy<p>An American Green Beret who attacked an Afghan police commander for keeping a child sex slave chained to his bed has been …

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Best media players and streamers

The battle for what, or should I say who, controls your TV has been raging for several years now. This battle isn’t about your actual TV, it is about who gets to put content on your TV. In the Android ecosystem there are several important services that allow you to buy, rent or stream media. The …

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Marijuana bars, budtender growing trend at weddings

These newlyweds are going to pot.<p>John Elledge and Whitney Alexander’s wedding earlier this month in Oregon featured a smoke tent – complete with 13 different strains of marijuana that guests could sample with the help of a budtender.<p>The groom, who works as a professional marijuana grower in …

Bestie, a new selfie app from Camera360 maker, strives for that natural look

Selfies are ubiquitous, so why not take the best ones possible?<p>There are plenty of apps out there that seek to improve your looks — YouCam Perfect and FaceTune immediately come to mind, but there are tons of others. One might think that with the wide variety of selfie apps out there, someone would …

Finally, sunglasses that fit Asian face shapes

No nose bridge? No problem.<p>At least not with this new line of sunglasses, called Covry Sunwear, which specifically caters to Asian faces and others …

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Why are photographers so obsessed with youth?

The allure of youth is ever-present in film, music, photography and fashion, with the ability to transcend culture, location and time. For decades, people have been scrambling to immortalise it however they can, whether that be their own youth or someone else’s – and photographers have perhaps done …

Boxee is finally dead, and Samsung killed it

RIP<p>It's been over two years since Samsung bought the streaming set-top box company Boxee, but it looks like all legacies of that purchase are about to be done away with. According to <i>Variety</i><i>,</i> Samsung is laying off the entirety of the Boxee team and putting the group's work on ice. Former Boxee CEO …