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Steven Spielberg Still Takes Responsibility For "Nuking The Fridge" in 'Indiana Jones 4' – /Film

<b>Steven Spielberg</b> has such a great track record that, short of a major crime, very little could tarnish it. That’s probably why, at a recent screening …

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

Apps

Rex Ryan calls out Bill Belichick

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan doesn't want to hear it.<p>During Tuesday's media call, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said the New York Jets …

Turner Broadcasting

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

E.coli

Tom Petty Through the Years

When Tom Petty first hit the airwaves in 1976 with his debut single "Breakdown" he didn't seem destined to become a superstar - more like the kind of …

Top 10 crime movies

Murder, robbery, revenge... some of the greatest films revolve around the vilest human acts. The Guardian and Observer's critics pick the best crime films ever made<p>• Top 10 romantic movies • Top 10 action movies • Top 10 comedy movies • Top 10 horror movies • Top 10 sci-fi movies<p>Peter Bradshaw on …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

5 Cat Accessories to Wear All Fall

Bona fide dog lovers can still get down with the latest mrrreeeow-worthy trend in the accessory world: cats. With too-cute earrings, Halloween-appropriate baubles, and even adorable paper goods, we rounded up five of our favorite felines to shop now.<p><b>Lovecats Rings</b>, $32 each; <i>Catbird</i>. Buy</b> …

The Truth Behind 10 Movie Urban Legends

clowSometimes, the myths surrounding movies are so strong that it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Here are 10 movie urban legends, debunked.<p>1.</i> …

Thomas Edison's Eccentric Job Interview Questions: A Cheat Sheet

Thomas Edison had an encyclopedic memory, and by the early 1920s, he had become increasingly frustrated by the fact that college graduates applying …

Our Interview with Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson!

<i>Update (June 7, 2014): We recently learned that Bill Watterson has been collaborating with Pearls Before Swine creator Stephan Pastis on some brand</i> …

How Electric Vehicles Are Hitting The Race Track

At a Colorado course, electric machines are the new performance vehicles.<p>Rod Millen flips down the visor on his helmet, inches toward the flagman, and sights down the strip of tarmac that leads to the starting line. The road ahead bends right—the first of 156 turns over the next 12.42 miles—and …

Columbus Day: Biggest Misconceptions and Exploring the Era of First Contact

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>Famed painter and illustrator N.C. Wyeth created a series of murals in 1927 for National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., including this one showing the ships of Christopher Columbus’s voyage of discovery. (Photo courtesy NGS)<p>Christopher Columbus’s landfall in the …

Denver Broncos Coach Rips Colts Owner For Taking A 'Cheap Shot' At Peyton Manning

But 20 months later, some odd comments from Colts Owner Jim Irsay have led to a war of words with Manning's new coach John Fox.<p>In an interview with USA Today, Irsay implied that Manning's tenure with the Colts was disappointing because they only won one Super Bowl.<p>He made it seem like Manning only …

NFL

A real nuclear deterrent: US, Russia may team up to use weapons against asteroids

When geophysicist H. Jay Melosh attended a meeting of U.S. and ex-Soviet nuclear weapons designers in May 1995, he was surprised by how eager the Cold Warriors were to work together against an unlikely but dangerous extraterrestrial threat: asteroids on a collision course with Earth.<p>After Edward …

Sicily declares emergency over migrant influx

Sicily has declared a state of emergency due to rising numbers of migrants coming by boats from the Mediterranean sea.<p>Drones, warships and helicopters were deployed on Tuesday inside and outside Italian waters to scare-off people-smugglers, following two tragic shipwrecks this month in which more …

Snapchat’s unopened messages can be shared with police

The reputation of Snapchat as an "ephemeral" photo messaging service took another blow Monday, when the app let it be known that it can — and will — share your snaps and (newly introduced) "stories" with the cops. There are two conditions, though: The snaps can't have been opened by the recipient …

Social Media

Microsoft’s Scroogled Ad Campaign Appears To Be Working

The Scroogled advertising campaign undertaken by Microsoft to ding and scuff its rival Google appears to be an effective effort, according to statistics recently published by AdAge. That publication’s report details data collected for Microsoft by Answers Research indicating that, following a visit …

Ion Glasses offer a discrete first step into wearables

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Ion<p>In a world where wearable devices are just emerging, albeit rapidly, is it too soon to start thinking about …

Samsung may launch wireless chargers that work from a distance by mid-2014

The development of wireless charging has been plagued so far by high-costs, immature technology, and competing standards.<p>Currently, industry players have grouped around two technologies, inductive magnetic charging and resonant inductive magnetic charging, but only the former has made it into …

Wireless Charging

A brief, complete history of the gummi bear

Hans Riegel, chief executive of the German confectionary company Haribo, died of heart failure today at the age of 90 in Bonn, according to a statement from the company. Riegel, along with his brother Paul, built the small candy company founded by their father—also named Hans—in 1920 into a global …

Made in America

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

Square Cash, the Service That Lets You Email Money to Friends, Is Now Public (And Free)

In May, news leaked that Jack Dorsey’s Square had developed a product called Square Cash, which would let people transfer money to any other …

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Kobe Bryant Says He Could 'Probably' Play 'If Today Was A Playoff Or NBA Finals'

If the Los Angeles Lakers had a postseason game today then Kobe Bryant would be in the lineup, probably. Nevermind that Bryant, who tore his Achilles tendon in April, only recently got the "green light" to start what he called "rigorous conditioning."<p>“If today was a playoff or NBA Finals [game], …