Jared Gallegos

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Here are the details of the reported rift between Steve McQueen and John Ridley

Apparently, Brad Pitt and Fox Searchlight got involved before things got too heated UPDATED<p>TheWrap has divulged the details of a reported rift between "12 Years a Slave" director and producer Steve McQueen and its screenwriter John Ridley, both of whom walked away with Oscars for the film that won …

Clinton compares Putin's Ukraine moves to Hitler, later recalibrates

<b>(CNN)</b> - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought on Wednesday to explain her remarks comparing Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Ukraine to Adolf Hitler's European aggression ahead of World War II.<p>The former secretary of state told an audience in Los Angeles that her comments on …

eBay acquires PhiSix, which lets users try on 3D clothes virtually

The e-commerce giant may soon let online shoppers virtually "try on" jeans, dresses, shirts, and other clothing to see how they fit and move.<p>While online shopping can make buying the latest gear easier, there are some downsides -- like not being able to try on clothes.<p>eBay appears to be all too …

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Rooftoppers Climb Up the World’s Second Tallest Building, Snap Breathtaking Photos

<i>Editor’s Note: This goes without saying, but we neither condone nor encourage you trying this at home. Be Safe!</i><p>I’m a firm believer in a healthy …

Nex Band is a smart, modular charm bracelet for gaming on your wrist

Preorders start today<p>Whether it's a smartwatch or Google Glass, wearable devices have largely struggled to be fashionable accessories. Mighty Cast is hoping to change with its upcoming Nex Band — part customizable charm bracelet, part sensor-equipped smart device. "It's like a connected Pandora …

China's lunar rover comes back from the dead

Jade Rabbit shows signs of life, but its fate remains uncertain<p>China's first lunar rover has reportedly started functioning again, one day after officials declared it broken beyond repair. Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported Thursday that the Yutu (Jade Rabbit) spacecraft had "awoken" from …

Crocodiles climb trees

A new study finds that crocodiles climb trees. If you don’t believe it, here’s a photo.<p>When most people envision crocodiles, they think of them …

Concept liquor system makes drinking more fun

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard has unveiled Project Gutenberg, a web-connected cocktail-making concept that blends together alcohol, apps, and an unusual design. The distillery behind Absolut Vodka, Beefeater gin, and Malibu is experimenting with the cocktail maker as part of a focus on …

Who Would Make A Better Bank: Walmart or the US Post Office?

Adam Levitin has an article in American Banker where he discusses some of the issues surrounding postal banking. One important note that I think is really worth emphasizing is this:<p>“To the extent that postal banking is meant to plug the budgetary hole in the USPS, it is not particularly …

The Balloon Highline

When climbing/BASE jumping pioneer Steph Davis says she loves something, as she just did about this video on Facebook, we’re instantly curious. “It’s so beautiful, so group-oriented, so technically demanding, so unique … so French!” Davis marveled in a follow-up email.<p>This may be a stunt, but we …

For Real-Time Super Bowl Marketing, Brands Chose Twitter Over Facebook

Facebook has been working hard to convince users and advertisers that it’s a venue for real-time conversations, not just a place for talking about something before and after the fact.On the evidence from Super Bowl Sunday, it still has quite a ways to go before it catches up with Twitter as a live …

GoPro Releases Inspirational POV Footage from Stratos Jump

During Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking Stratos jump from 128,100 feet above the Earth, he was packing a total of seven GoPro Hero2’s on his …

Jessica Ambats - Pulse-Pounding Aerial Photography

The Games Are A Great Party, But Not A Great Investment

<i>NPR correspondents Ari Shapiro, in London, and Joanna Kakissis, in Athens, teamed up for this joint look at Olympics economics.</i><p>The Winter Olympics in Sochi are just a few days away. Russia has spent $50 billion on everything from construction to security, making these the most expensive games in …