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Sources: A-Rod, MLB far apart

Negotiations between Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball are apparently stuck on Rodriguez's desire to make sure he can cash in on at least some …

Baseball

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

James Murphy Opens Up About Working With Arcade Fire

'I think it's going to be a really great record,' producer says<p>James Murphy wasn't sure what to expect when the Arcade Fire arrived to record with …

Arcade Fire

Paul Thomas Anderson Has Found His Shasta For ‘Inherent Vice’

Paul Thomas Anderson Has Found His Shasta For 'Inherent Vice'<p>With cameras now rolling on <b>Paul Thomas Anderson</b>‘s next movie, the <b>Thomas Pynchon</b> …

Paul Thomas Anderson

Chinese Farmer Makes His Own Bionic Prosthetic Hands

This is Sun Jifa, a Chinese farmer who lost both his hands and, forced to make the decision between saving for expensive prosthetics from the …

I Give Up: Silly Straw And Cup Smart Phone Stand

This is the Cell Phone Holder Party Cup available from Perpetual Kid for $9. It's a cup with a silly straw that's shaped to hold a touchscreen …

David Karp Speaks: Here's Why I Sold Tumblr To Yahoo

"I was not expecting to sell the company this year," 26-year-old Karp told Charlie Rose on an interview that aired Thursday.<p>He had been working with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on a partnership deal for months, since November, he said.<p>So Mayer had to sell him on the idea that Yahoo should, instead, buy …

Google Expects Google Fiber To Be Profitable, And It's Not Asking For Any Government Help

At a telecom industry event Thursday in Kansas City, Mo., Google's VP of access services, made it clear that Google Fiber isn't an R&D project.<p>Rather, it's a service that Google expect will eventually turn a profit.<p>"We expect to make money from Google Fiber," Medin said at the event, as reported by …

Brawl at 24,000 Feet: Inside the Ice-Axe Wielding Fight on Mt. Everest's Summit

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Three veteran mountaineers were almost killed on Mount Everest this weekend, but not by the thin air …

Google launches tool to help users plan for digital afterlife

Google has opened a new service to let people control what happens to their email, online photos and blogposts saved in its accounts, as concern …

Cellphones Through History: Motorola DynaTAC, iPhone & More (PHOTOS)

It’s the 40th anniversary of the device 6 billion people can’t live without. See its evolution since 1973.<p>Getty (4); AP (1)

Republican Congressman Cites Biblical Great Flood To Say Climate Change Isn't Man-Made

"If you believe in the Bible, one would have to say the Great Flood is an example of climate change. That certainly wasn't because man had overdeveloped hydrocarbon energy."<p>A Republican Congressman cited the biblical flood as an example of climate change that had not been caused by humans. Texas …

Climate

PCs hit by an ugly quarterly drop as Windows 8 flops

First-quarter shipments tumble 14 percent, much worse than expected, says IDC. Gartner, meanwhile, says PCs slid 11 percent, falling below 80 million units for the first time since 2009.<p>It's really ugly in the PC market right now. How ugly? About the worst it has ever been, according to new reports …

Gartner Inc.

Microsoft’s next Xbox could take over your TV just like Google TV

With its Xbox 360 successor, Microsoft may just one-up Google for once.<p>The new Xbox will reportedly be able to control your television and cable/satellite box, similar to what Google (unsuccessfully) attempted with Google TV, reports the Verge.<p>The console would reportedly connect to your cable box …

CBGB, New Film Tells the History of New York City’s Legendary Club

“<i>50,000 bands and 1 disgusting bathroom</i>”<p><i>CBGB</i> is an upcoming feature film directed by Randall Miller that shares the history of New York City’s …

World’s Biggest Killjoy Sues Universal Over Adam Levine’s Alleged Weed Habit

This just in: Musicians smoke marijuana while working in the studio. This shocking revelation has come to light thanks to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday …

Adam Levine

Colorado Grow Box Melds NASA, Marijuana for DIY Cultivation

We may not be going to Mars, but NASA-caliber technology will be in our grow boxes.<p>Upstart marijuana grow box manufacturer Dale Chamberlain of Colorado Grow Box has something many competitors in the hot field lack – a resume that includes “working at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida in the …

Mayor: Goat's head at Wrigley 'speaks for itself'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that a goat's head dropped off at Wrigley Field is no laughing matter, but tell that to Cubs players.<p>"Come up with something original," scoffed Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, noting that the billy goat curse against the team "has only been around for 60 or 70 years. You …

Hermit caught after 27 years in Maine woods

A man who lived as a hermit for decades in a makeshift camp in the woods and may be responsible for more than 1,000 burglaries for food and other …