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Despite Terrorizing Black People, the Serial-Killing Suicide Bomber Was Not a Terrorist Because, Well ... He’s White

The words are back.<p>You know which words I’m talking about. The politically correct nouns, verbs and adjectives used to shield their sayers and …

Austin Bombings

16 INSANE Twist Endings That Saved Their Movies

Films are remembered for various reasons. Some people may remember a movie for its acting, its directing, or its cinematography, or perhaps certain …

39 Books That Are Actually Scary

Um... maybe don't read these if you're home alone.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Adobe launches free document scanning app for Android and iOS

Adobe is getting into the mobile scanning game with a new free iOS and Android app aimed at providing users with high-quality images of physical content they want to capture digitally.<p>It’s called Adobe Scan, and it works similarly to a bunch of other apps already available. Users point their …

How the Blackout Haunted House is Like Living a Horror Film

I fit the giant brass key into the door lock, turned it, and was terrified to hear it click open. This wasn’t my hotel room, and I didn’t know what …

APFS explained; what you need to know for iOS 10.3 and macOS

Recently released with the iOS 10.3 beta, APFS will soon replace your Apple device’s thirty year old file system. This means your Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV will all see upgrades from the HFS+ system. Bringing in new optimization for the storage technologies of today, with …

Intel's new 'Threat Landscape Dashboard' keeps you up to date on hip malware

Just like with fashion, music or slang, it’s hard for system administrators to keep up with what’s cool in malware land. The men and women who keep our networks safe have to deal with a never-ending flow of information about new vulnerabilities, exploit kits, and ransomware. It’s a tough job, …

How To Activate “Hey Siri” on Your Mac in macOS Sierra

“Hey Siri” on the iPhone makes using Siri much easier when you’re driving or otherwise have your hands full. Siri made the move to the Mac with the …

Stephen King’s hierarchy of scares remains the best explanation of how horror movies work

The new horror sequel Rings aims for jump-scares, not terror. That’s an important distinction.<p>You can tell a lot about a horror movie by how it tries to scare you. Does it slowly build fear and tension, only to expel it all in a climactic release? Does it dwell on horrific acts of violence or …

Horror

Watch The Gruesome Trailer For Raw, A Horror Film That Might Put You In The Hospital

Julia Ducournau’s new film has gathered global acclaim.<p>It's been a good couple of years for coming-of-age horror movies — <i>It Follows</i> was one of the …

Nightmares: Top 5 Favorite Horror Moments of 2016; Most Anticipated Films in 2017

On this week’s episode of Collider Nightmares (airing Wednesday, December 28, 2016) Clarke Wolfe, Jon Schnepp, Perri Nemiroff and Mark Reilly will …

'2016: The Movie' Trailer Proves Real Life is Scarier Than Horror Movies

The only horror movie where you can't say to yourself, "It's okay! It's not real!"<p>“I feel like I’m going crazy!”<p>“It’s like things you’d never expect …

Consumer Reports slams new MacBook Pros’ terrible battery life

<i>Consumer Reports</i> just unloaded a mighty smackdown on the new MacBook Pro lineup, citing “highly inconsistent” battery life as the reason the latest Apple laptops failed to earn a coveted recommendation.<p>It’s the first time the well-regarded reviews organization flunked an Apple laptop. And the test …

Broadband declared a basic service in Canada

Ruling creates higher speed targets and a fund to upgrade broadband infrastructure in rural and remote areas.<p>If you live in Canada, you can expect a future in which high-speed internet connections will always be a way of life.<p>Broadband internet access is now considered a basic service in Canada, …

Telecoms

The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2016 You Probably Missed

It's been a great year for scary movies if you know where to look. Here's a good place to start.<p>For anyone paying close attention, 2016 has been an …

How to get Apple’s beautiful Apple TV screensavers on your Mac

When Apple launched the latest version of its streaming device, the Apple TV, in 2015, it unveiled a set of stunning slow-motion screensavers for the device. The short videos that play when the box is idle depict aerial footage of some of the most famous skylines and landscapes around the world, …

Smart TV

How an award-winning documentary was allegedly blacklisted by Netflix

That has given Netflix a lot of power in a relatively small corner of Hollywood to make or break titles — and for one director, that meant a dramatic setback in his movie's release.<p>Netflix's decision to come in early on documentaries like "The Square," "Virunga," "What Happened, Miss Simone?" and …

Tribeca Film Festival

The 12 best podcasts of 2016, according to Apple

This year's list includes Malcolm Gladwell, a retired Navy SEAL, and shows about mystery and murder. In its list, Apple said true-crime shows, politics, and radio dramas were particularly hot in 2016.<p>Here are the top 12 podcasts Apple said were the best in 2016, along with the company's comment:

Self-improvement

Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

Coffee

The Constitution lets the electoral college choose the winner. They should choose Clinton.

<i>Lawrence Lessig is a professor at Harvard Law School and the author of “Republic, Lost: Version 2.0.” In 2015, he was a candidate in the Democratic presidential primary.</i><p>Conventional wisdom tells us that the electoral college requires that the person who lost the popular vote this year must …

Government

Progressive fundamentalism: how Hollywood and the media fortify the bubbles we all live in

The left can win over rural America without compromising its values. But it will take time and building relationships.<p>When I go home to South Dakota to visit my family, I speak two languages.<p>One is the language of my new home in California, of my job in the national media, a freewheeling speech …

The Old Republic's latest trailer is better than many Star Wars movies

Make some time this morning to watch the new Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer - seriously. It's better than at least four of the Star Wars movies …

Bruce Campbell has an unexpected horror film recommendation for this Halloween

Thanks to the <i>Evil Dead</i> series, Bruce Campbell is a bit of a horror icon these days. He even resurrected the series for Starz’s <i>Ash Vs. Evil Dead</i>, …

The Best Horror Podcasts to Give You the Creeps

Although radio dramas once populated the airwaves, fiction has never dominated the podcast charts. This all changed with the creation of horror, …

5 Recent Sleeper Horror Movies You Must Seek Out

The ’80s — one of the milestone eras in horror history. This decade solidified the genre’s mainstream popularity… introduced us to the likes of …

Horror

BioShock: The Collection looks like you always thought it did, but it isn’t the shooter you remember

Your gaming memory always runs at 1080/60. Nostalgia is invariably well optimised. It doesn’t matter how old the game, how fuzzy the pixels, or …

Bioshock

"Night Terrors" Is The Pokémon GO For Horror Fans

<b>EDITED:</b> Game is out now and here are all the details! Is anyone playing?<p>Pokémon GO took the world by storm. It introduced people to a new type of …

GoldenEye 007 gets HD remake as Source engine mod

First released in 1997 on the Nintendo 64, <i>GoldenEye 007</i> became an instant classic. Its multiplayer features were unprecedented on consoles at the …

Retrogaming

Pad & Pencil for iPad Pro (12.9 inch)

• High-grade oil-tanned leather<br>• Proudly made in the U.S.A.<br>• Will fit with Smart Keyboard or cover (see below)<br>• Tablet and stylus not included<p><b>Quality is our</b> …

IPad Pro

Lights Out director David Sandberg defends the ending of his horror hit

It’s a good week to be David F. Sandberg. <i>Lights Out</i><i>—</i>the director’s first feature<i>,</i> expanded from his freaky three-minute short of the same name—is the …

Construction