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10 sharp-witted quotes from Jon Stewart

After 16 years behind the <i>Daily Show</i> news desk, Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will step down later this year.<p>While Comedy Central reportedly …

Looking Back at Jon Stewart: In Pictures

How Charlie Hebdo Became A Top Terrorist Target

At least 12 people were shot dead at the Charlie Hebdo office on Wednesday.<p>Depictions of Muhammad are strictly taboo in Islam. The French Council of Muslim Faith (CFCM) and the Grand Mosques of Paris and Lyon had unsuccessfully attempted to sue Charlie Hebdo to prevent publication of the images on …

Charlie Hebdo

Girl Football Sensation Sam Gordon Returns To The Gridiron; Watch Her Get Ready (VIDEO)

Look out, boys. Sam Gordon is back.<p>Sam, the girl football sensation who skipped last year to focus on soccer, will return this season to play youth tackle football, her dad said. Tryouts begin July 28.<p>"She is super excited to play," Brent Gordon told The Huffington Post.<p>In the video above, Sam …

Brazil

What Have We Learned From Titanfall, Watch Dogs, And Destiny?

The reviews are in and Destiny appears to be something of a disappointment for fans and critics alike. The game has received rather low review scores from many major outlets, 6 out of 10s and the like, and its all-important Metacritic rating is hovering at a troubling 75.<p>Past that, it’s a strange …

Here's A Guide To All The Hidden References In Marvel Movies

As "Guardians of the Galaxy" flies into theaters this weekend, the film (which is getting rave reviews) adds another storyline to the ever-expanding Marvel cinematic universe.<p>As with its predecessors, it is sure to come with a bunch of easter eggs.<p>Much like Pixar, Disney's Marvel Studios has been …

Comics

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

High-speed Rail

Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery

A night in Tunisia?

A night in Tunisia?

Hangin with Chet

Hangin with Chet

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole

Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy

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Miles Davis by Michael Symonds

Frank Sinatra performing on the BBC Band Show, 1953

Frank Sinatra performing on the BBC Band Show, 1953.

Eartha Kitt and James Dean, 1954

Eartha Kitt and James Dean, 1954

These are the best toilet seats for gamers

About three out of four gamers play while on the toilet, according to a survey by Talk Mobile. So Big Fish Games decided to create an homage to the “throne of games” by coming up with the best bathrooms and bathroom supplies for gamers.<p>Big Fish calls us the “game-and-go” generation.<p>You can actually …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

2014 NFL playoff picture: Eagles clinch NFC East, No. 3 seed with win over Cowboys

A late Kyle Orton interception sent Chip Kelly's Eagles to the postseason for the first time since 2010.<p>The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Tony Romo-less Cowboys on Sunday night, 24-22, to win the NFC East.<p>With the win, the Eagles secured the No. 3 seed in the NFC. They will face the No. 6-seeded …

NFL Snow Day Photo Gallery

Football (U.S.)

NFL Players Plow Through Snowy Football Fields

Football games — and fans — will not be stopped by freezing temperatures and blowing snow. Field grass was camouflaged by falling snow on the East …

The Robert Griffin III Trade Is Turning Into An Unexpected Win For The St. Louis Rams

The Rams have been unable to find a long-term quarterback.<p>The Redskins have holes everywhere, and now RGIII is struggling in his sophomore year.<p>But because of Washington's unexpectedly bad season, the Rams might end up salvaging the trade and coming out winners in the end.<p>St. Louis owns …

Football (U.S.)

Saudis Reject Security Council Seat, Citing 'Double Standards'

Saudi Arabia says it will turn down a two-year seat on the United Nation's Security Council in protest over "double standards" in resolving international conflicts.<p>"Saudi Arabia ... is refraining from taking membership of the U.N. Security Council until it has reformed so it can effectively and …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

Coffee

Photographer Documents Her Own Pregnancy in Striking Selfies

Buenos Aires-based photographer Sophie Starzenski shows just how much women's bodies change during pregnancy with this stunning series called <i>40 Weeks and a Mirror</i>. She's combined two growing trends, “the selfie” (a a self-portrait taken with a camera or phone) and pregnancy progression portraits, …

Photography

Toyota Is Recalling More Than 800,000 Cars Because of Spiders

It started with webs, and ended with spontaneously inflating airbags.<p>Toyota has announced that it is recalling 870,000 of its vehicles, among them Camrys, Venzas, Avalons, and hybrids with owners spread across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and 16 other countries. Airbags, it seems, have been …

Xiaomi Sells 100,000 Units Of Its Flagship Phone In 86 Seconds

Early last month, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi unveiled its latest flagship device, the Mi-3. At the same time, the company also officially stepped into the living room with the launch of a 47-inch 3D smart TV.<p>The first batch of 100,000 Mi-3 phones were released at 12 noon today for sale …