Ken Frankie Jr.

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That round LG G Watch will cost $299; $50 more than the circular Moto 360

We’ve known nearly everything about the LG G Watch R except for one key item: The price. Thanks to AT&T, which will start selling the round Android …

Americans are drinking twice as much Blue Moon as they were in 2008

Americans have been drinking less and less beer for about two decades now—per capita consumption is down 20% since the early 1990s.<p>Beers leading that slump include Michelob. Three out of its four largest brands have fallen off significantly—the consumption by volume of Michelob light, Michelob …

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Archos' 6.4-inch smartphone puts the buttons on the back

When we talk about smartphones with buttons on the back of the case, most people's thoughts turn toward the LG G2. But now the French electronics outfit Archos has decided to follow in LG's footsteps with the 64 Xenon, a 6.4-inch phablet that puts both the volume and power buttons on the rear side. …

When you cram an entire smartphone into a watch, you get the Exetech XS-3

Most smartwatches act as a secondary display for your phone, but there's a select few, like the Neptune Pine, that just want to replace it altogether. It's in this latter category that you'll find the chunky Exetech XS-3: a watch that stands almost two centimeters tall from your wrist. Wrapped in …

Syria war: new push against Assad being planned, reports suggest

After months of battlefield stalemate in Syria, a flurry of reports from Washington, Jerusalem, Amman and the Gulf suggests a major new clandestine effort is under way to open up a "southern front" against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.<p>Central to the mooted plan is a renewed push to provide Syria's …

Clintonworld Goes After The Washington Post

The cor­rup­tion scan­dal that has rocked loc­al polit­ics in D.C. now has a Hil­lary Clin­ton aide in the mix, one who has served as a close …

Colorado rakes in $2 million in taxes from recreational pot sales - The Margin - MarketWatch

Pot is profitable, perhaps to barely anyone’s surprise, but the state of Colorado has hotly anticipated figures stemming from the state’s newly …

Will Apple Make The Connected Car Part Of Its Smart Home Strategy?

Last week Apple fleshed out its connected car vision by rebranding its iOS in the car efforts ‘CarPlay’ and debuting the first auto makers to use the technology in Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo.<p>Unfortunately for Apple, while the connected car is a cool idea, it’s one of those initiatives that, at …

Want Safer Nuclear Power? Fusion May Pave the Way

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Is The Copper Meltdown A Fire Alarm For The Global Economy?

With a quiet economic calendar Wednesday, the Treasury's 10-year auction could also take on a higher profile than normal, especially ahead of next week's Fed meeting.<p>Stocks wobbled Tuesday, as concerns swirled that the economy is not growing fast enough, and traders were most worried that China …

Fraser-Pryce blasts to 60m win

Debutant Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took her outstanding outdoor form indoors by blasting to victory in the women's 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot.<p>Fraser-Pryce, who emulated male teammate Usain Bolt by winning treble gold at last summer's Moscow outdoor worlds, timed 6.98 …

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Why Sony A7 is a better street camera than Leica M(9)

It´s a few weeks now since I traded my Leica M9 for a Sony A7. A crazy thing to do, many people would say, but so far I don´t have any regrets …

Sigma 50mm DG HSM Art Lens Tested, See How it Stacks Up Against the Otus

Sigma made quite a splash at CES this year when the company not only announced that a 50mm f/1.4 lens would be added to its superb Art series, but …

Monkey Gets His Ninety Seconds of Fame When He Steals and Dismantles a GoPro

I’m all for a little monkey business when it comes to taking photos and playing around with your gear, but this guy here might’ve taken it a bit too …

Using a 20×24-inch Polaroid to Take Honest Portraits of Movie Stars

Created by Polaroid in 1976, the 20×24-inch instant camera is one of the most unusual and massive pieces of photographic history you can get your …

Viking Santa Origin Story 'Winter's Knight' in the Works – /Film

Gritty superhero origin stories are a dime a dozen these days, but the latest pop culture icon to get the treatment wasn’t crafted by Marvel or DC. …

Ellen DeGeneres: The Oscars host who came out of the cold

In September, Ellen DeGeneres told the audience of her talkshow about the pros and cons of hosting the Academy Awards: "Pro: a lot of fancy designers will want to approach me and want me to wear a beautiful, expensive gown. Con: ain't no way in hell I'm wearing a gown." The audience erupted in …

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike Expansion Coming Late March

The next expansion pack to hit Battlefield 4 puts water-based warfare in the spotlight.<p>Battlefield 4's third expansion pack adds new weapons, …

New Batman Arkham Game May Be Revealed Soon - IGN Video

Rocksteady Games may be revealing its next Batman game in the very near future.

New trailer for Ryse: Son of Rome Mars' Chosen Pack

Friends, Romans, countrymen, here is your look at the new DLC pack for <i>Ryse: Son of Rome.</i><p>The <i>Mars' Chosen Pack</i> from Crytek includes five new maps, a character skin and Survival Mode, in which players fight off waves of attackers, replenishing health through combos and fancy kills. Two of the maps, …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .