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What Is Atomwaffen? A Neo-Nazi Group, Linked to Multiple Murders

When a Florida man who had recently converted to Islam fatally shot two of his roommates, the name came up.<p>When the roommate he did not shoot was sentenced to five years for homemade explosives, the name came up.<p>And when an arrest was made after a 19-year-old college student was found dead with …

Rights & Freedoms

Best Wireless Chargers for iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus

With the release of the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple now supports Qi-based wireless inductive charging on its latest phones, and that means charging pads have quickly become popular accessories for iPhone owners.<p>Apple's favored partners for wireless charging pads are Belkin and …

Gear & Gadgets

See Zac Brown Band's Intimate John Prine Cover on 'Austin City Limits'

Versatile group reimagines veteran songwriter's "All the Best," which they recorded for 'Welcome Home'<p>Premiering October 21st on PBS, Zac Brown …

Best sleep gadgets

According to a recent study by the National Sleep Foundation, 45 percent of Americans are affected by poor or insufficient sleep. Needless to say, …

Home Automation

See Rascal Flatts' Sunny Take on Shenandoah's 'Church on Cumberland Road'

Trio heads to the 'Bobby Bones Show' studio as part of the DJ's "Joy Week" campaign<p>Rascal Flatts were in a giving mood during a week that sorely …

Watch Kesha, Roots' Bluesy Acoustic Take on 'House of the Rising Sun'

'Rainbow' singer teams with 'Tonight Show' band for acoustic spin on Animals' classic<p>Kesha teamed with the Roots for an acoustic spin on the rock …

Here Come The Holograms

In virtual reality, the more realistic the digital world, the greater the demand for fidelity. The greater demand for fidelity, the greater the demand for bandwidth. Nothing is more demanding than cinematic realism. We expect photo real worlds to have absolutely perfect fidelity. This is why …

Augmented Reality

See Blackberry Smoke's Intense 'Waiting for the Thunder' on 'Colbert'

Southern rock band tears into ominous track from 2016's 'Like an Arrow'<p>Following a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Blackberry …

See Chris Stapleton's Dazzling Cover of Glen Campbell's 'Rhinestone Cowboy'

Grammy-winning singer paid his respects at August 10th show in Hershey, Pennsylvania<p>Tributes continue to pour in for Country Music Hall of Famer Glen …

Flashback: Elton John, Axl Rose Play 'Bohemian Rhapsody' With Queen

Five months after Freddie Mercury died, the Guns N' Roses frontman joined forces with Elton to honor him<p>On April 20th, 1992, over 72,000 people …

Watch Coldplay's Chris Martin Cover Linkin Park's 'Crawling'

Singer performed solo piano rendition of nu-metal hit during tour kickoff in East Rutherford, New Jersey<p>Chris Martin paid tribute to the late Chester …

Watch Ben Haggard Cover Father Merle Haggard's 'Way Back in the Mountains'

Singer-guitarist performs acoustic version of track from album '1994'<p>Merle Haggard's death in 2016 was a huge loss to country music, but the author …

Hear Motorhead's Gritty Cover of David Bowie's 'Heroes'

Track will appear on upcoming compilation 'Under Cöver,' also featuring band's versions of songs by Ramones, Metallica and others<p>Going back to …

Watch Chris Cornell's Daughter Sing 'Hallelujah' for Father and Chester Bennington

12-year-old Toni Cornell performed Leonard Cohen ballad on 'Good Morning America' with OneRepublic<p>Toni Cornell, the 12-year-old daughter of Chris …

Watch Avett Brothers Talk Tragedy, Career in Judd Apatow-Helmed Doc

"We were self-centered hillbillies who thought the world was either gonna come to us or not," co-founder Scott Avett reflects in 'May It Last' trailer<p>…

'American Ripper': Inside New Investigation into Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

Holmes' descendant Jeff Mudgett using History channel series to try to prove notorious Chicago murderer was also Jack the Ripper<p>Earlier this year, a …

What are the best podcasts right now? Here’s our 2017 guide.

Recode’s Kara Swisher, The Verge’s Lauren Goode and 60db’s Liz Gannes share their picks — and then our listeners weigh in.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode reprised one of our most popular episodes from last year, a guide to the best podcasts you should …

Google Play

Tesla Model S is the epitome of a tablet on wheels

What a tablet in a car should be<p><i>Cars have become expensive, rolling gadgets that are full of screens, speakers, and sensors — but are they actually good gadgets?</i> <i>In our new series, ScreenDrive</i><i>, we'll review cars just like any other device, starting with the basics of what they’re like to use.</i><p>The …

Autonomous Cars

All the keyboard shortcuts you’ll ever need for Safari on iPad

Safari on the Mac is almost entirely controllable by the keyboard. You can open tabs, navigate forms on the page, and search through pages. And even if there’s no built-in shortcut, the Mac lets you add custom shortcuts to any menu item. The iPad isn’t quite so well-served, but you’d be surprised …

Operating Systems

Irish Fiction

<b>HIMSELF</b><br>By Jess Kidd<br>375 pp. Atria, $26.<p>Kidd’s debut novel is a variation on a theme long favored in Irish fiction, the quest for truth by someone whose origins have been concealed. When an insouciant car thief named Mahony receives an unexpected letter telling him more than he ever knew about how …

Books

Father John Misty Was on LSD During This Interview

The former Fleet Foxes drummer on his new LP 'Pure Comedy,' "pearl-clutching brownshirt liberals" and why he takes acid most every day<p>It's early on a …

A Super-Early Dinner Can Burn More Fat: Study

Eating all your meals within a six-hour window sounds like some sort of fad diet (and a recipe for midnight fridge raids). But a small new study …

Holistic Medicine

A wireless earphone maker is hinting at a big announcement in Cupertino days before Apple's event

Wireless earphone maker Bragi is set to make an announcement two days before Apple's Sept. 7 event, where it is expected to announce the next iPhone, 9to5Mac reports.<p>Bragi teased that its announcement would be on Sept. 5 in Cupertino, California — where Apple is headquartered — leading some to …

Consumer Tech

How To Organise Your Home: A Lazy Man's Guide

Cleaning. It’s a bonafide first world problem that requires a certain level of motivation that many don’t naturally possess. Let’s be honest, when …

Sonos Review: The Play:5 is the Perfect Centerpiece for a Whole House Audio System

Sonos is a well-regarded brand known for creating some of the best multi-room home speaker setups, and in late 2015, the company debuted its latest product, a second-generation Play:5. The original Play:5 (once called the S5) came out in 2009, so the new Play:5 marks a long overdue update that …

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

Books

How To Make Fragrance Last Longer

The pleasure of scent is, like food, in its consumption. You experience a fragrance as it evaporates, as its essential oils heat up, leave your skin …

Beauty

How to save only your most treasured iMessages in OS X

When it comes to the Messages app, saving all your iMessages can be a good thing, letting you go back in time and see the delightful conversations you’ve had with your loved ones or even just checking to see where you’re supposed to meet up on Friday.<p>Of course, there might be a few of them, …

Murder, torture, drugs: Cartel kingpin's wife says that's not the 'El Chapo' she knows

She sweeps into the restaurant dressed elegantly in black slacks and a sleeveless, pale pink blouse, a white ribbon tied demurely at the neck. Her bag is Prada. If there are bodyguards, they have waited discreetly outside.<p>As wife of Joaquin “El Chapo”<p>Guzman, the notorious leader of the Sinaloa …

The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Echo

Imagine Steve Jobs walking out onto the stage in January of 2007, holding up the never-before-seen iPhone, and saying, “It’s a phone!” Of course, he …

Smart Homes