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Oscars 2014 Results: Complete Winners' List

Tinsel town's night of nights ended with some well-deserved wins across the board, culminating in the award for Best Picture.<p>An array of brilliants …

Apple releases iOS 7.1 beta 5 to developers with higher-quality international Siri, altered keyboard

Approximately two weeks following the previous seed, Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 5 to developers. The new beta is currently available for those running earlier versions of 7.1 via Software Update in Settings.<p>Previous betas revealed some minor user-interface changes in the Phone application. …

Watch This Magnet Fall Slowly Through Air

It's witchcraft science.<p>This video from 2012 is making the rounds right now--with good reason. Drop whatever you're doing, leave your desk, quit your job, and find a magnet and copper tube, because, wow. Look at this! It's a _Matrix _time-freeze in your hands.<p>The video is showing a demonstration of …

Worlds Collide: Volvo Combines Turbocharging + Supercharging

The great turbocharger vs supercharger debate has raged for ages, splitting the choice of forced induction between two philosophically opposed setups: the former offering a revvier, higher-strung sort of boost (thanks to exhaust gases), and the latter delivering a gruntier and lower-end power …

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Eco-Beats All Other Full-Size Pickups in EPA Tests, Even a Few Cars

Ram has released official EPA fuel-economy numbers for its 1500 EcoDiesel pickup, the only light-duty diesel truck on the market, and it’s a doozy. In a good way, of course. The EPA has bestowed upon Ram’s diesel baby estimates of 20 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway, and 23 mpg combined.<p>Yep, …

How Nintendo Can Save Itself

Nintendo is hemorrhaging money on a flopped product and refuses to do the one thing that’ll keep it afloat. Here are some ideas for how it could improve its bottom line, without selling out.<p>The Nintendo Wii console was a massive hit. The sequel which debuted late last year, the Wii U, was a massive …

Retrogaming

How iOS 7 Helped Me Kick My Jailbreaking Addiction

iOS

Anti-Government Protests Spread Across Ukraine as Negotiation Attempts Fail

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Anti-government protests are gaining strength in Ukraine — intensifying in the capital city of Kiev, …

U.S. Athletes Told Not to Wear Red, White, and Blue Around Sochi

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The U.S. State Department is warning our Olympic athletes not to wear their uniforms outside of …

USOC receives email about Sochi security threat

The U.S. Olympic Committee and several other countries have received emails regarding security threats at the Sochi Winter Games, further raising concerns about safety.<p>USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said in a statement Wednesday that the message has been forwarded to the authorities.<p>"The safety and …

5 Closet Organizing Tips For A Fresh Start in 2014

Get organized for 2014 with a streamlined, hyper-organized, and great-looking closet. eDrop-Off founder Corri McFadden shares her best tips.<p><b>1. Think Outside the Closet</b><br>Shoes can be art, so don't be afraid to display them on the outside of your closet. Use your favorite shoes as display pieces on …

Personal Organizing

10 Unique Cocktails to Try at Your Next Party

Recipes

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Snowstorm to wallop Midwest, Northeast

As much as a foot of snow is possible in southern New England.<p>A major winter storm could complicate the first post-New Years' Day back to work and school for millions in New England and beyond.<p>The storm, predicted to affect the USA from the Upper Midwest to the East Coast from Wednesday through …

Happy New Year's in Pictures

Vladimir Putin vows to hunt down Volgograd terrorists

President Vladimir Putin gave his first public response on Tuesday to the devastating bomb attacks in Volgograd and promised to hunt down the terrorists responsible "until their complete annihilation".<p>In his new year message, delivered from Russia's far east for the first time, Putin paid tribute …