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Mission Accomplished

In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger stunned the nation when it broke apart 73 seconds into flight. This is the story of the soccer ball that …

Johnson Space Center

Ultra HD group outlines next generation of 4K TV broadcasts

High frame rates, dynamic HDR and cutting-edge audio are in the works.<p>The concept of 4K TV broadcasting is only just getting off the ground, but its overseers are already planning for what comes next. The Ultra HD Forum has published its first "Phase B" guidelines detailing what companies should …

4K Ultra HD

From Madonna to Rashida Jones's Sister, a Look Back at Tupac Shakur's Many Girlfriends

It's been 22 years since Tupac Shakur passed away, and to this day, there is still plenty of talk about the women who were in his life — more specifically, his love interests. We already know that Tupac was once married and that he and Jada Pinkett Smith had a "precious" relationship, but what …

Tupac Shakur

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Ford vending machine begins dispensing cars in China

The Super Test-Drive Center in Guangzhou is open for business.<p>It is no longer enough simply to test-drive a vehicle by riding around the block while a salesperson gives you their well-rehearsed patter. Now, there needs to be some sort of theater around the purchase, or else how will you trick …

China

PUBG's First Limited-Time Event Mode Is Available Now

In a strange twist of fate, PlayUnknown's Battlegrounds is borrowing from the game that borrowed from it. The team behind PUBG just added a Fortnite-esque mode to its roster: event mode. It's available to play right now on PC.<p>The first of these events is not too different from public matches, as it …

Fortnite Battle Royale beginner’s guide

Learn the art of survival through wall building<p><i>Fortnite</i> <i>Battle Royale</i> takes the battle royale concept — unleash 100 people on an island until one person or team is left standing — and expands it with building mechanics. In this guide, we’ll teach you what you need to know to win, including choosing …

Ricky Williams launches marijuana brand 'Real Wellness'

Former NFL running back Ricky Williams is staying on brand.<p>The 40-year-old - who initially retired from the NFL in 2004 after he was rumored to have …

Should you buy physical or digital PlayStation 4 games?

Digital or physical? It's an age-old question that only started being asked just recently. Once all of our consoles were constantly connected to the …

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000sKanye West - <em>808s & Heartbreak</em> (2008)

<b>Label:</b> Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam <b><br>Key Track</b>: "Heartless"<p>OK, so it took us a couple months to admit it, but at this point it's undeniable—'Ye went out on a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

High-strength cannabis now dominates illegal market, study finds

Samples showed huge rise in highly psychoactive strains, raising public health concerns<p>Almost all cannabis seized by police now comprises high-strength varieties, with outdoor-grown herbal strains and hashish barely found, according to a new analysis.<p>In the first study of its kind for 10 years, …

The Legacy of the Air Jordan 3

Michael Jordan was operating on the right sideline. He hit Pistons guard Vinnie Johnson with three between-the-legs dribbles. Then he brought out a …

The GPD WIN 2 is more powerful than the entry level Surface Pro, in a much smaller package

Portable gaming has come full swing. It was big years ago with the Gameboy and then slowly started dying off. Though consoles like the Nintendo DS and similar have lived through the years, portable gaming really saw no revolution until the launch of Nintendo’s ground-breaking Switch. The Switch is …

Windows 10

11 Horror Movies On Netflix You Should Never, Ever Watch Alone

Horror movie lovers are known for having spines of steel and a very high tolerance for blood and guts. But even fans of the genre have to admit that …

How to watch 3D movies on your Gear VR

There are a lot of great ways to watch video on your Gear VR. Major streaming apps like Netflix and Hulu are a fingertip away, the Oculus Store has …

London City Airport cancels all flights after discovery of huge WWII bomb

By William Booth<p>William Booth<p>London bureau chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>LONDON — Harried commuters here have heard it all. Delays due to nasty weather, terrorist attacks, endless repairs. But here's a fresh one: All flights to and from London City Airport were canceled Monday after an unexploded World War …

London City Airport

Playing 'Cloverfield' and 'Paradox' Together Reveals an Insane Connection

If you press play on 2008’s <i>Cloverfield</i> and the new Netflix film <i>Cloverfield Paradox</i> at the same time, something truly incredible happens: Just as the …

WATCH: Did LeBron snub Isaiah Thomas on celebration?

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports<p>When it comes to the Cleveland Cavaliers, everything gets questioned. Even postgame celebrations.<p>After LeBron James hit …

Basketball

Russell Westbrook Shoved A Fan Who Walked Onto The Court After The Nuggets Beat The Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Denver Nuggets might have played the NBA’s game of the year on Thursday night. The Thunder had a torrid comeback behind Paul George shooting fireballs out of his hands, but in the end, the Nuggets were able to defend their home court on a game-winning three by Gary …

Netflix tips and tricks: 15 hidden features from keyboard shortcuts to how to watch with friends

Even if you’re a self-confessed Netflix addict, chances are you’re not using the service to its full potential<p>With more than 100 million subscribers, …

How to create a full system backup in Windows 10

It's been around since Windows 7 ($21 at Amazon.com), and Microsoft hasn't touched it since. You won't find it in the Settings app where you likely first turn when you need to perform a bit of system maintenance on your PC. Instead, it's hiding out in the the old Windows Control Panel. What it is …

Windows 10

Now TV’s new TV Smart Stick is super-cheap - and lets you pause live TV in glorious HD

All Now TV content will be available to stream live and on-demand in full HD by the end of the year<p>Now TV's bargain streaming stick is now on sale …

MoNique Wants Us to Boycott Netflix Because They Offered Her Less Money For A Stand Up Special Than

Boycotts

Google Play Music 101: How to Adjust Music Quality to Save Data While Listening

The nemesis of music streamers is data caps, cell phone or otherwise. Restricting monthly data and forcing users to decide between quantity and …

News: Why Projector Phones Still Aren't Ready for Prime Time After Almost a Decade

For almost a decade, projector phones have tried to entice consumers with their convenience as media machines. While these devices are alluring, …

New GPD Win 2 Mini Gaming Laptop Now Available From $649

Hardware manufacturers GPD responsible for launching the GPD Win pocket-sized gaming laptop last year have once again taken to Indiegogo to launch …

This 4K 4-port HDMI switch lets you watch multiple feeds at once w/ PiP for $21 ($9 off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Dinger-US (99% positive feedback from 1,067) via Amazon offers its 4K 4-port HDMI Switch with Picture in Picture support for <b>$20.99</b> …

This $48 Sound Bar has a 5-star Rating on Amazon, And It’s Time to See What All The Fuss is About

When it comes to home entertainment devices, it’s often a good idea to stick to the higher-priced items, but sometimes it’s not necessary to pay the …

Michael Beasley will always be a scorer, and the Knicks are finally using him right

Beasley played like a superstar while New York’s actual star struggled. That’s exactly what he’s good for.<p>What did Madison Square Garden mean when it chanted ‘MVP’ in unison while Michael Beasley stood at the free-throw line? Do you think it was just acknowledging that this is a man who was given …

Basketball

Kendrick Lamar's Video For 'LOVE.' Brings Us All Down To Earth

Love and ego. On <i>DAMN.</i>, considered by many (including you and us) to be the year's most arresting and accomplished album, Kendrick Lamar microscopically examines the tangles and warring expectations, wants and disappointments he has for and with himself and those closest to him. As is always the …