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10 Ways To Turn Your Real Life Experiences Into Science Fiction

Unless you've commanded a starship, fought off an alien invasion or survived a global disaster, your life experiences probably aren't too …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

What makes a Renaissance man?

A painting by Sir Winston Churchill has sold for £1.8m – so why are some people brilliant at everything?<p>If Churchill hadn’t been prime minister during World War Two, he would still be one of the most accomplished men of the past century. The great wartime leader won the Nobel Prize for Literature …

New Spectacular Moleskine Doodles That Explode with Energy

A lot has changed in a year and a half, or when we last featured the work of Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes. Take a look at his website, called Sketchy Stories, and you'll see a chart filled with logos of the companies he's worked with which include Nike, Ford and Mazda. On Facebook …

The French Court’s Royal Ban on Smiles

Did the French monarchy end not with a bang—or a whimper—but a smile?<p>In the fall of 1787, the art establishment—and by extension Paris—found itself …

These Photos of the Grand Canyon's Sea of Clouds Are Spellbinding

Man, that's beautiful.<p><b>No, the sky isn't falling.</b> But a rare weather event at the Grand Canyon caused a total cloud inversion that filled the canyons with billowing fog and made it look like the sky had, in fact, collapsed.<p>Triggered when cold, wet air is trapped by warm air, the phenomenon drops the …

Grand Canyon

U.S. weighs response to Sony hacking attack blamed on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White House stopped short of blaming North Korea.<p>U.S. government sources said on …

Hack attack over Sony's 'Interview' shows risks of naming bad guys

There are few things Hollywood loves — or relies on — more than a good villain.<p>From Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator," which took satirical aim at Adolf Hitler, to countless Cold War-era pictures featuring Russian bad guys and more recent movies centered on Middle Eastern terrorists, …

Can you live a normal life with half a brain?

A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter.<p>How much of our brain do we actually need? A number of stories have appeared in the news in recent …

The Brain

Time to choose your free game, Assassin's Creed Unity players

Ubisoft's website for selecting a free game as part of its mea culpa for problems with <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> is now live.<p>In November, Ubisoft promised <i>Unity</i>'s upcoming downloadable content, <i>Dead Kings</i>, free to players due to the game's many problems. Those who had already purchased the season pass …

Oakland police: We had no idea CHP officers dressed as protesters

The revelation by Oakland police that they didn’t know the CHP had planted masked undercover officers in a crowd of protesters in the city — at least until those officers were attacked, and one pulled out a gun — highlights concerns about how authorities are cooperating as they deal with …

Bears benching of Jay Cutler confirms it's time to turn out lights on era

In a stunning act of either ignorance or defiance — perhaps both — Bears coach Marc Trestman benched quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of backup Jimmy Clausen.<p>More than just a change on the depth chart, the quarterback switch figures to rattle a regime at Halas Hall. The 35,000-foot view: The Bears …

Jay Cutler

5 Times Stephen Colbert Changed the World

Since its first episode in 2005, <i>The Colbert Report</i> has mostly served to make us laugh. But Stephen Colbert—both as his over-the-top, …

NASA: 11 trillion gallons needed to end CA drought - CNN.com

This picture taken from a helicopter shows a drought-affected area near Los Altos Hills, California, on Wednesday, July 23. One of California's worst droughts in decades could cost the state's farmers $1.7 billion, a recent study warned. The drought could leave 14,500 workers without jobs in …

Miley Cyrus covers Summertime Sadness in the Live Lounge

Miley Cyrus