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Gmail 5.0 is rolling out to Google Play, grab the APK now!

<i>Update:</i> <i>While we reported on Gmail 5.0 rolling out to Google Play over the weekend, and even included an APK for download, it turns out we were a little premature. The app had not in fact hit Google Play for anyone, and the APK was simply a very far along (essentially finished) copy. We don’t have</i> …

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George R.R. Martin Admits His Dragons Couldn’t Beat Tolkien’s Smaug in a Fight

George R.R. Martin spoke about how important his readers have been in helping him create the expansive world of Westeros during an interview this …

No One Really Knows What Happened To Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Un, the 31-year-old "semi-divine" leader of the world's most secretive state, has not made a public appearance in almost 35 days.<p>Rumors have been flying about what happened to the dictator — some say he's having health problems, some say someone else has taken control of the country, and …

Facebook’s Anonymous App Could Kill Trolls With Secret Identity

Wack-a-mole. That’s what it’s usually like fighting trolls, bullies, and spammers in anonymous communities. Ban them and they just start new accounts. That’s why the fact that Facebook knows who you really are could be the key to its upcoming anonymous app.<p>You could stay anonymous to other users, …

'Angry Birds' Game Studio Rovio Launches A New Game, 'RETRY,' That's Impossibly Hard

Instead of launching an angry bird, "RETRY" puts you in control of a tiny unwieldy plane as you avoid obstacles and try to make your ways through colorful 8-bit levels.<p>The gameplay is similar to the viral game "Flappy Bird" and "Copter" in that you need to keep the plane afloat and away from each …

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Inside Pinterest: The Coming Ad Colossus That Could Dwarf Twitter And Facebook

The Cannes Lions advertising festival has become as big among the Madison Avenue crowd as the Riviera town’s iconic film event is for Hollywood. So as Steve Stoute nursed a drink with a friend at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc on the balmy June evening that opened this year’s boozing and schmoozing, the …

Looking Back on 'The X-Files': A Reading List

I watched “The X-Files” in a Baltimore house I shared with eight people, at the end of days spent navigating the city’s shaky public transit system, …

An Oral History of Ghostbusters

Who you gonna call? Everyone in the cast of Ghostbusters.<p><i>UPDATE:Soon, you can see it in theaters again!</i><p><b>Aykroyd. Murray. Ramis. Reitman. Believe it or not, it was 30 years ago that four brave men came together to battle ghosts, goblins, and, even scarier, New York City traffic. We take a look back</b> …

Jennifer Lawrence And The History Of Cool Girls

"Be chill and don’t be a downer, act like a dude but look like a supermodel."<p>What’s your favorite Jennifer Lawrence moment? When she tripped on the way to accept her Academy Award, or when the paparazzi snapped photos of her drinking Veuve Cliquot straight out of the bottle? Or maybe it was the …

Jerky Boys: Behind the Prank Calls That Changed Comedy | Rolling Stone

<i>PHOTO BY KAREEM BLACK</i><p><i>PHOTO BY KAREEM BLACK</i><p>During their Nineties heyday, the Jerky Boys turned prank calling into a funny, filthy art form, selling …

Bill Gates

At 58, Bill Gates is not only the richest man in the world, with a fortune that now exceeds $76 billion, but he may also be the most optimistic. In …

Kurt Cobain's Final Tour

Crisscrossing the country with Courtney Love and the ashes of the deceased (which, in search of nirvana, are divided, molded, stuffed in a teddy bear, held up in customs, and inhaled by many)<p><i>Originally published in the February 1996 issue.</i><p><b>Late afternoon,</b> Halloween, and a member of the Namgyal …

My Journey With a Life Altering Drug: Ayahuasca

Seekers from L.A. to New York are after a kind of rapture said to come only from a drug: ayahuasca, which devotees claim offers life-changing self-awareness, clarity, and insight. But first, you must get violently ill. Arianne Cohen takes the trip of her life.<p>My friend was glowing. Not postsex …

Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

An Oral History of the Mighty Ducks Trilogy

Like the fictional team, <i>The Mighty Ducks</i> film franchise was always an underdog, one that forced its way to three movies and a fiercely devoted …

Inside the Viper Room: Hollywood’s Most Exclusive Poker Game

“Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, in an adaptation from her new memoir, details how she went from a 26-year-old cocktail waitress to the hostess of Hollywood’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game in the July issue of <i>Vanity Fair.</i> Luring A-list names (“Tobey,” “Leo,” “Ben”) and taking home upwards of …

Broadway Was Made for Tupac

Pouring through Tupac was the poetry of concrete ’hoods, of ganglands and cops, of the tragedy of early prison and death, prosecuting the New World …

Exclusive: Read J.K. Rowling's new post for the latest Harry Potter 'gossip'

<i>Can’t get enough of Harry Potter? Then this is for you.</i> <i>Since March, best-selling author J. K. Rowling has been writing original stories about the imaginary 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals for</i> Pottermore<i>, the online home for the world of Harry Potter.</i><p><i>Rowling shared her latest Pottermore.com</i> <i>story</i> …

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‘I’m Not a Visionary’: The Staggering Career Arc of Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh has never told a straight story. Not one of his 26 feature-length films or two television series has played out in a linear …

How ISIS Became The Richest Terrorist Group In The World

“They are looking towards a long-term economic model."<p>IRBIL, Iraq — Muhammed Jamal can understand why many want to join ISIS.<p>"You get paid the most, you have the most weapons, you are with the most powerful group," said Jamal, who as a Sunni Iraqi would have little trouble joining up with the …

How “Empire Records” Became The Unlikely Film Of A Generation

Engineered to be the teen-movie equivalent of the mid-'90s alt-rock zeitgeist, Empire Records flopped in the theaters, only to become a cult classic a generation later. For the first time, the people who made the movie talk about how it came together, why it bombed, and how it found its second life.<p>…

The $3.2 Billion Man: Can Google's Newest Star Outsmart Apple?

Google is betting big on Nest CEO Tony Fadell, who helped invent the iPod and iPhone. Here, a look inside his design revolution.<p>Lounging poolside in 93-degree July heat as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” thrums through the patio speakers, Tony Fadell takes a sip of nonalcoholic beer and sinks far enough …

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

The enormity of the Koch fortune is no mystery. Brothers Charles and David are each worth more than $40 billion. The electoral influence of the Koch …

The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time

A dud at the box office when it opened 20 years ago this week, The Shawshank Redemption now perennially tops IMDb’s favorite-movies list—the ultimate in “guy cry” cinema. A story of studio maneuvering, big paychecks deferred, and well-earned roof suds.<p>The odds of a successful jailbreak are never …

Rick Grimes - The Walking Dead - season 5 preview

'The Walking Dead' creator Robert Kirkman says that Gareth is 'far from the only threat' in season 5

<i>The Walking Dead</i> season 5 premiere is just a few days away (on Sunday, Oct. 12), so what better way to get yourself ready than with a deep dive with …

'The Walking Dead': 10 Essential Episodes to Watch Before the Season 5 Premiere

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