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Chris Christie And Pulling The Red Handle

I'm going to tell you a story, and then we're going to talk about Chris Christie, and if you're not into those two things, you can tag out. I won't be offended.<p>Let's see. How to begin.<p>There are enough pictures of me scattered around NPR that it's not a huge revelation to anybody if I tell you that …

The Best Camera and Photo Gear from CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show is the electronics industry's yearly chance to trot out all their newest and coolest gear for the first time. We were …

Todd From ‘Breaking Bad’ May Be Heading To Space For ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

The casting odyssey for J.J. Abrams’ <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> continues and if rumors are true, I’m fearful for a galaxy far, far away. The Wrap is reporting that Jesse Plemons, everyone’s favorite ginger psychopath from AMC’s <i>Breaking Bad</i>, is in the lead for a major role in the highly anticipated …

The depressing psychological theory that explains Washington

Dylan Matthews's "Five conservative reforms millennials should be fighting for" isn't just an admirably intricate piece of trolling. It's a perfect illustration of why you can't take Washington's policy debates at face value. You can't understand what's happened to Congress in recent years if you …

Compact Cooking: A Kitchen in a Closet

There's so much to love about this 49 square meter Stockholm apartment, but what really caught my eye was the kitchen location — it's in a closet! …

Celebrity portraits by Terry O'Neill – in pictures

Terry O'Neill is one of the greatest celebrity photographers of the 20th century, and a key member of the group of portrait-takers that defined the 1960s. An exhibition at The Little Black Gallery features some of his most famous images. It can be seen at 13A Park Walk, London SW10 from 14 January …

Goodbye, Cameras

This past October, just before the leaves changed, I went on a six-day hike through the mountains of Wakayama, in central Japan, tracing the path of an ancient imperial pilgrimage called the Kumano Kodo. I took along a powerful camera, believing, as I always have, that it would be an indispensable …

Hoped-For Household Gifts: Did You Receive Them? Will You Buy Them?

(Image credit: Laure Joliet Photography)<p>The incredibly generous pile of presents I received this holiday season didn't happen to include a set of …

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Did Revenge Cops Misfire? Is Downton Softening Thomas? Good Wife's Bad Ethics? And More Qs!

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including <i>The</i> …

5 Essentials for a DIY Mani-Pedi Kit

A weekly mani-pedi is a luxury I just can’t justify, but I love how glossy nails make my whole look more polished (pun intended, thank you very …

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Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

New Gmail Feature Allows Anyone On Google+ To Email You & Vice Versa, But Opt Out Is Provided

Google is today making a change to Gmail that will further bake in Google+ to its webmail product in a way that’s actually somewhat practical, though also potentially invasive. Going forward, you’ll now be able to directly email your Google+ contacts from Gmail, even if you don’t know their email …

Chris Christie's Favorability Rating Down Post-Scandal: Poll

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s favorability rating is down 8 points since the outbreak of “Bridgegate,” although he remains popular, according to a Rasmussen poll released Friday.<p>According to the survey, 55 percent of likely New Jersey voters now hold a favorable opinion of Christie, while 44 …

Samsung promises a 'back to basics' rethink for the Galaxy S 5

Samsung has admitted that the public didn't see much difference between the Galaxy S III and S4 smartphones and said the S5 would likely pack a substantially different design. Exec Lee Young Hee told <i>Bloomberg</i> that the new flagship will go "back to basics," adding that "mostly, it's about the …

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards.<p>Last Friday the company filed a lawsuit against Typo, an LA-based startup that makes a physical keyboard accessory for the iPhone. Co-founded by American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest, …

tv.com on Twitter: "Mark your calendars! #Veep will return April 6 after #GameofThrones! http://t.co/MnyJU4ftGy http://t.co/BIJgdRDUcj"

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Dean Cain To America’s Unemployed: Get A Job! Jon Stewart To Dean Cain: F*ck You!

I haven’t watched a lot of Fox News lately — or any at all, actually — so I had no idea that Fox has been using a graphic of a giant hand bursting through America’s heartland when they do segments on all you lazy welfare queens out there living it up on unemployment benefits. But they are, as …

tv.com on Twitter: "Raise your hand if you loved last night's #Community (because we did!) http://t.co/6dLKnwUGsT http://t.co/Q4rVHr5RPD"

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The 15 Highest Grossing Box-Office Stars To Return To Television As A Headlining Cast Member

<i>True Detective</i> begins on HBO this Sunday, and let me just say that, having watched the first three episodes, the series is <i>phenomenal</i>. It’s brilliant not so much because of the serial killer case, which is interesting, and not so much because of the writing, which is good, but because of Harrelson …

Why You Should Delete SnapChat

I’ve been engaged in various forms of social media since AOL chat rooms in 1994. And I’ve never seen a more dangerous application targeting …

Thank Global Warming for Freezing You Right Now

Lethal temperatures in Minnesota. A frost warning for the Everglades. The North Pole is moving south thanks to climate change.<p>Chances are, you've …

Yes Republicans, Tell Us Again How You Hate Obamacare

Just because it worked once to rail against the Affordable Care Act, doesn't mean it will work for all time. In fact, it almost certainly …

Why We Binge-Watch Television

As a society, we’re more distracted than ever. So how is it that streaming hours of complicated TV dramas at a time is becoming our preferred method …

Why We’re Polarized on Climate Change Despite the Polar Vortex

More Americans believe in climate change, but don’t expect the numbers to jump as temperatures drop.<p>Polar vortex won’t change most minds on climate …

The Nasty Cheney Schadenfreude

Cheney-haters are pretending to be concerned that Liz’s Senate campaign destroyed her family. But under different circumstances, they’d call her a …

Rest Easy 'Sherlock' Fans, Seasons 4 And 5 Have Already Been Plotted Out

Sherlock Holmes is the world's greatest detective, but one mystery that has already been solved is what is in store for him in the next two seasons of "Sherlock."<p>Even though the third season of "Sherlock" just premiered over a week ago in the U.K., the show's seasons are only three episodes long, …

HUFFPOST HILL - Chris Christie Suddenly Appalled By Bullying

<i>The Arctic temperatures that beset the nation this week are letting up, meaning Mother Nature's oil industry stimulus is coming to an end. Marco Rubio has no problem with letting his state address its poverty problem, even though the "Wipin' It Off Here, Boss Job Creation Act" has a terrible ring</i> …

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