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Were There 2 Killers? 5 Most Shocking Statements from Former O.J. Simpson Attorney Robert Shapiro's Revealing New Interview

Robert Shapiro, a key player in O.J. Simpson‘s so-called “trial of the century,” revealed new details about the infamous court case when he sat down …

Patriots vs. Giants 2015 live stream: Start time, TV schedule and how to watch online

Will it be deja vu all over again for the Patriots on Sunday against the Giants?<p>The New England Patriots are no strangers to perfection or long win streaks. They enter this weekend having won 11 straight games including the playoffs, their third such double-digit streak in the last decade. They've …

Nicki Minaj Involved In Lawsuit With A Nightclub After She Allegedly Showed Up Late, Performed Just Two Songs At A VERY Well-Paid Gig!

Awkward!<p>Back in May, the <b>Chateau Nightclub</b> — within the Paris hotel in Las Vegas — booked <b>Nicki Minaj</b> to stay for an hour and perform a couple of songs …

Customer who smashed Muslim’s woman's face with beer mug won’t face hate crime charges

Prosecutors in the case of a woman who smashed a Muslim’s face with an Applebee’s beer mug believe that the woman was motivated by hate but do not …

Crime

Woman 'In Love' With Country Music Star Serves Husband With Divorce Papers After Concert

Jenna, 26, says that when she met country star Kip Moore with "meet and greet" passes at one of his concerts, it was "love at first sight." She describes it as an "instant connection." The married mother of two recalls, "He stared into my eyes. I've never felt something so strongly in my …

Meet the Alabama judges who refuse to issue marriage licenses – gay or straight

Standing in front of their rural Alabama church, just outside a tiny town called Woodland (population 192), two white women in their 50s are making small talk while they wait for their husbands after evening service.<p>Impossibly polite and welcoming, and speaking in an enchanting southern drawl, they …

“The Confederate flag still flies overseas”: Endless war, domestic racism and the forgotten history of the stars and bars

Before it became a pennant for right-wing backlash, the Confederate flag was a symbol of American imperialism<p>The Pentagon just can’t let go. In the wake of the Charleston Massacre, Amazon and Walmart have announced that they will no longer sell Confederate flag merchandise. Ebay says it will stop …

Bill Cosby admitted to drugging women to have sex, rape accusers say they are vindicated

Several women who accused Bill Cosby of drugging and raping them are saying newly unsealed testimony by the comedian in a 2005 case corroborates their claims.<p>Cosby admitted to acquiring quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, and giving the drug to several …

23 cents an hour: The perfectly legal slavery happening in modern-day America

In skyrocketing prison populations, corporations and the government have a pool of powerless, exploitable workers<p>If you thought slavery was outlawed in America, you would be wrong. The 13th amendment to the Constitution states that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment …

First cast images from American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson

Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, the first cast images from FX’s upcoming drama series <b>American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson</b> have arrived …

This Alabama Jail Released Its Inmates Because It Ran Out of Food

Fairfield mayor Kenneth Coachman supported the move, telling WVTM13 that the building had an issue with leaks and adding, “We really have to let them go … Because we cannot house them.”<p>Say that you were responsible for a small assortment of incarcerated ne'er-do-wells, well-intentioned but …

Why Nintendo’s Next Major Console Will Be A Smartphone

A lot of hash was made last week out of Nintendo’s revelation that they had five mobile games planned. But left out of that story was a larger question… how long will it be before Nintendo starts making a smartphone? Because it’s inevitable, both due to the demands of the market and how Nintendo …

Retrogaming

Shady new app makes rooting your Android phone easier than ever before

Ever been curious about rooting your Android phone in a way that’s incredibly easy? Do you have no qualms about downloading and installing shady apps …

Guess Who's Going To Play Kris Jenner On American Crime Story

It’s easy to forget that Kardashian fame dates back to a time long before Kim married Kanye and Kylie Jenner’s lips confounded a nation. The truth is …

American Crime Story

Why A Building Made From Papier-Mâché Isn’t As Crazy As It Sounds

Ball-Nogues Studio developed an advanced kind of papier-mâché to create a compostable pulp pavilion at Coachella.<p>The Los Angeles studio Ball-Nogues is known for making architectural installations out of unlikely materials: glass beads, stainless steel orbs, and even T-shirts and coffee tables. Now …

Coachella Valley

Baltimore gangs call for peace after riots

Two major street gangs have apparently joined forces with the Nation of Islam to take part in peaceful demonstrations and even try to discourage violence, a stark contrast to officials' grim announcement that the gangs had teamed up to "take out" police officers.<p>The below picture shows Bloods (in …

5 hand sculptures your eyes can’t miss

Enter One Indiabulls Centre this summer and you will be punctuated in your step, on more than one occasion, by Lorenzo Quinn's sculpted hands. Open …

LG's new G4 is a powerhouse phone wrapped in leather

But while the overall design of the G4 is very similar to the G3, LG is offering the new phone with leather backs in a handful of colors that bring the all-plastic phone up a few notches in terms of look and feel. The company says it spends an inordinate amount of time (three months) making each …

Mobile Technology

Former Kickstarter success story Ouya is up for sale

From crowdfunding darling to horribly in debt.<p>Ouya, the company behind the Android-based microconsole of the same name, tripped a debt covenant (which means they violated the terms of a loan agreement) and is now on an auction block, according to Fortune. We do no know what the asking price is, but …

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

Whether you’re watching stand-up comedy on TV or cat videos on YouTube, studies have shown that laughing can do everything from relieve stress to boost your immune system.<p>One Oxford University study even found that laughing is an effective treatment against pain. Across a series of experiments …

Do We Live In A Hologram? It's More Likely Than You Might Think

Everything in our universe might be a lot flatter than it seems, at least, if you do the math.<p>If you’ve got a credit card in your wallet that has one of those little 3D holograms on it — a two-dimensional image that uses some tricks of light to appear three-dimensional — you can get a sense of how …

Physics

'I had to save my unborn child': Witness tells Holmes jury of horror at theater

A moviegoer told jurors at the Colorado murder trial of James Holmes Tuesday she initially thought she was witnessing a prank when an emergency exit opened and a gunman burst in, then her thoughts turned to the baby inside her when she realized her life was in danger.<p>Katie Medley’s testimony came …

Gyrocopter was detected, NORAD chief says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The manned gyrocopter that landed on the Capitol grounds earlier this month was picked up by government sensors set up to protect the capital from air threats, the top commander of North American air defense said Wednesday.<p>The gyrocopter "was detected by several of the integrated …

Samsung's profit exceeds expectation thanks to memory chips

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday better-than-expected quarterly financial results as global data centers continued to fuel robust demand for its mainstay memory chips that posted another record-high quarterly profit.<p>The South Korean tech giant said it recorded …

Pope Francis orders Vatican to open files on Argentina dictatorship

Pope Francis has ordered the Vatican to open its files on Argentina’s military dictatorship, a move that could help the families of thousands of victims of the military regime finally discover the fate of their loved ones.<p>“This is the pope’s wish – for something to be done – so he has asked the …

Samsung reclaims top smartphone maker title from Apple

Strategy Analytics has a new report out that estimates that Samsung has once again become the number one smartphone manufacturer by units shipped. Although Samsung doesn’t officially report unit numbers, the analytics firm is estimating 83 million smartphones sold worldwide for the company. IDC is …

Russian spacecraft spinning out of control towards Earth

The unmanned cargo vessel Progress M-27M malfunctioned on a £25 million resupply mission to the International Space Station<p>A <b>Russian</b> spacecraft that is spinning out of control towards Earth after a malfunction during a £25 million resupply mission to the International Space Station has been …