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How to: Forward email to your main Gmail account so Google Now sees it

Take time to set up a few filters, and you'll enable a much better Google Now experience<p>As much as we'd love to condense all of our digital lives …

All-Star Project Preps LP Featuring Dave Grohl, Slipknot's Corey Taylor

<b>UPDATE:</b> Teenage Time Killers announced that the all-star supergroup will play their first show September 12th at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre. Tickets …

See Slipknot's Fiery, Apocalyptic 'Devil in I' Knotfest Performance

Masked headbangers Slipknot have released a video of the first live performance of "The Devil in I," a song off this year's <i>.5: The Gray Chapter</i> that …

Why Is a Liquor's Proof Double Its Percentage Alcohol by Volume?

As any high schooler who has incisively compared bottles in his or her parents' liquor cabinet can tell you, a spirit's proof is exactly twice as …

Samsung GALAXY Note Edge review. The next big thing is here.

Innovators take chances. Without people taking chances we would not make progress. Can you imagine a world without smartphones? Prior to the iPhone, …

I was a rock ‘n’ roll groupie: My lifelong obsession with Dimebag Darrell

On the 10th anniversary of Dimebag Darrell’s death, a reflection on a youth spent marveling at him<p>In Hinduism, "upasana" is the word given for the practice of idol worship. It is a far cry from the Christian dogma of Exodus 20:3: “You shall have no other gods before me.”<p>Whether or not you confess …

Sony plans a crazy movie crossover between Men in Black and 21 Jump Street

Sony Pictures is in the throes of mashing up its Jump Street and Men in Black franchises to create a new movie starring the leads of <i>21</i> and <i>22 Jump Street</i>, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>According to Sony emails leaked on the Internet by hackers, the movie will likely hit in 2016 or 2017 and not …

Pirate Bay knocked offline worldwide following police raid

Peer-to-peer file-sharing site The Pirate Bay has been knocked offline worldwide in the wake of a police raid on the company's premises in Stockholm, Sweden -- and the subsequent seizure of servers and other equipment.<p>"There has been a crackdown on a server room in Greater Stockholm. This is in …

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Japanese firm plans 250 mile-wide solar panel belt around Moon

A Japanese firm announces its innovative solution to the nation's energy problems - a 250 mile-wide belt of solar panels on the moon<p>A Japanese construction firm is proposing to solve the well-documented energy problems facing Japan - and ultimately the entire planet - by turning the moon into a …

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The Xbox One Instead Of A PS4

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The PS4 Instead Of An Xbox One

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

Colorado Voters Pass Tax On Recreational Marijuana

Pot prices are expected to rise after voters approved a statewide tax Tuesday.<p>A year after Colorado approved recreational use of marijuana, voters passed a statewide tax on marijuana Tuesday.<p>With 55% of precincts reporting, the proposition was passing 64 to 35. The legislation creates a 15% tax …

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

He doesn't want to do the cat story. "It fills time, that's all it does," says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in a dressing-room …

Johnny Cash Dies

Johnny Cash, whose five-decade career defined and refined American music, died early this morning of complications from diabetes; he was …

Robert Plant's Mystical Mountain Hop

In October, Robert Plant's Band of Joy played a show in Birmingham, England. The theater is not far from the suburban roads where he and his friend …

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