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19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

World Cup 2014: The key questions facing Roy Hodgson

<b>England's World Cup preparations move to Miami on Sunday after Friday's 3-0 friendly win against Peru at Wembley.</b><p>The final scoreline was comfortable enough, with goals from Daniel Sturridge, Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka helping to disguise the fact that some aspects of the performance were …

Soccer

England cautious after Peru win

England manager Roy Hodgson is pleased with his side's comfortable friendly win against Peru, but says he is keeping his feet on the ground ahead of the World Cup.<p>England finished 3-0 winners after a stunning strike from Daniel Sturridge outside the box, followed by two goals from centre pairing …

Beautiful movie palaces of California

French photographer Franck Bohbot's portfolio is filled with gorgeous, heartbreaking shots of ambitious movie palaces of yesteryear, as well as huge, …

The Lost Creators Come Clean

Ten years later, they talk about their mistakes, their successes, the worst episode, and why we're all still talking about this damn show<p><b>Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse</b> are seated around the infamous hatch from <i>Lost</i>. The duo, who became the voice of the ABC series during its six-season run, have met …

Wuaki.tv on-demand TV and movies land on Samsung, LG and Panasonic 2014 smart TVs

Up and coming streaming service Wuaki.tv is coming to all Samsung, LG and Panasonic, 2014 smart TVs.<p>The streaming service owned by Play.com parent …

iOS Apps

iPhone's camera is awful, says new Samsung S5 ad

I'm feeling a little worried today.<p>Samsung has stopped joking about Apple. No more mocking of iPhone users as aging dolts. No more laughing at the alleged lambs standing in line to be slaughtered by the supposedly inferior gizmology of Apple.<p>For here is a new ad released by Samsung that says, …

What next for David Moyes after his year at the Damned United?

A football dynasty ends. The defining figure in a club’s history moves on. It is the time for the country’s brightest managerial talent. He assumes …

Final messages from students on ferry - CNN Video

Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked in just four days

German security experts successfully hack the Samsung Galaxy S5’s fingerprint scanner just four days after release.<p>Researchers at a German security …

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales double S4, driven by 4G

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is flying off the shelves, selling twice as many as the Galaxy S4 on launch day in the UK, with more than 9 out of 10 phones sold signed up to 4G contracts.<p>UK mobile phone retailers Phones 4U and Carphone Warehouse have revealed that sales of the S5 were more than double that …

Top 7 Android stories this week: Project Ara, new Snapdragon, GS5 vs M8, and Heartbleed

This week in your world of Android: the Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) went on sale, Google teased some crazy Project Ara phones, the Play Store became a lot safer, Qualcomm introduced the chips of tomorrow, more details about the OnePlus One trickled out, new rumors about Google’s redesign surfaced, …

Android News

Samsung's latest smartphone monitors your heart

• Samsung's last smartphone watched your eyes; its new one will also listen to your heart. The Korean company's new flagship Galaxy S5 packs a heart rate monitor and will track your motions and monitor your steps, as part of a push into the health and fitness market. The innovation comes after …

Mad Men walking tour of New York

Josh slips me a tie pin under the clock in Grand Central Terminal. "This'll help you channel some of the Don Draper vibe," he says, as New York commuters wash past us – a blue-grey torrent surging across the polished marble floor. Thankfully, like Mad Men itself (the award-winning TV series set in …

How Mad Men Gets the Writing Right: Q&A

There is no show on television that is more combed through, picked over and squawked about than <i>Mad Men</i>. Whether Joan mentions lustrous restaurant Le …

‘Mad Men’ Cheat Sheet: What You Need to Know for Season Seven

Fourteen: That’s the number of hours we have left of <i>Mad Men.</i> So what better time to savor Matthew Weiner’s masterpiece than the lead-up to the Season …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date Arrives: PayPal Fingerprint-Based Payment And 3 Other Things To Know About The Device

Samsung Electronics Co. (KRX:005935) released its latest Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone on Friday in 125 countries, including the U.S., Europe, the …

Dawn

Manchester United captain Vidic to join Inter

(Reuters) - Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic will join Inter Milan in the close season after eight years of success with the English champions, the Serie A side announced on Wednesday.<p>Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o (L) shoots past Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic to score his sides second goal …

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

Ukraine has revealed the new world of western impotence

I am starting to lose this one. How dare anyone excuse a great power hurling brute force against a small one, justifying it with some nonsense about extremists and a "responsibility to protect". There should be no place for such cynical bullying in a 21st-century world order. And for what? So a …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Paul Rudd

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

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Oscars broadcast dropped in Russia as Jared Leto mentions Ukraine

Russia's biggest television station last night cancelled its live broadcast of the Oscars ceremony due to the current international crisis in Ukraine.<p>State-run Channel One said it would broadcast a recorded version of the show in the early hours of Tuesday morning instead. A spokesman said: "Due to …

Oscars 2014: five reasons this year fell a bit flat

No jazz hands<p>We had Bette arm-waggling to a slideshow of dead people. We had Pharrell and his big hat. We had Idina Menzel belting it to the back row. But we didn’t have a <i>show</i>. There were no barnstorming song and dance numbers, no razzle-dazzle, no rootin-tootin old school Hollywood. Why? Perhaps …

4 Sky Events This Week: Seven Sisters and a Stellar Sandwich

Changing Planet<p>This photo shows the Hyades open star cluster anchored by the bright orange Aldebaran, the eye of the bull in the Taurus constellation. Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI<p><b>A final glimpse of the seventh planet from the sun comes this week, and the moon takes sky-watchers on a celestial tour</b> …

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