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This Dad's Accidental Vegas Selfie Video Puts Anthony Bourdain to Shame

Way to go, Dad.<p>It's the arthouse vacation film he never intended to make. Evan Griffin's dad recently took a trip to sunny Las Vegas. Before the trip, Evan gave his father a GoPro to document his journey. And he did! Unfortunately, Mr. Griffin had the darn gizmo pointed at himself rather than at …

Las Vegas

Pro Tip: Max out your iPhone battery life with this extreme trick

My iPhone 6 Plus is a battery hog. I routinely get around 12 hours off of one full charge. I carry around external battery packs to make sure I’m not short when it matters.<p>I’d do pretty much anything to increase the amount of battery I have left at the end of the day, including the following fairly …

Batteries

What does a Memento remake look like in 2015?

By now you know that Christopher Nolan's career-making indie classic <i>Memento</i> is being remade by a company called AMBI Pictures. The movie, based on Nolan's younger brother's short story "Memento Mori," came out in 2000 and defined the style of one of this century's most innovative directors (known …

San Francisco's Best Secret Streets

Beyond the popular thoroughfares best-known in town, San Francisco has a trove of hidden stretches perfect for getting off the beaten path.<p>Sure, on …

San Francisco

Lotus remains hopeful despite freight delay

Lotus is hopeful that its latest financial drama, which meant freight arrived late at the Suzuka track, will not hamper its running at the Japanese …

Renault talks leave Lotus F1 team in PDVSA invoice hold-up

The Lotus Formula 1 team's current financial crisis stems from it being unable to invoice key sponsor PDVSA due to ongoing negotiations with Renault, …

History as Seen on Mad Men: A Timeline

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Watch the Documentary That Explains Why Don Draper Ended Up Meditating in California in the ‘Mad Men’ Finale

Watch the Documentary That Explains Why Don Draper Ended Up Meditating in California in the 'Mad Men' Finale<p>I wasn’t expecting the “Mad Men” finale …

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Here’s The ‘Mad Men’ Ending You Never Saw Coming

There are a lot of predictions for the end of <i>Mad Men</i> floating around right now, and many of them are based on scrutinizing past episodes for clues as to the future. But there’s one thing that none of these theories take into account, in light of Sunday night’s episode.<p>Betty is dead.<p>That may not …

AMC Will Marathon Every Episode Of ‘Mad Men’ Beginning This Wednesday

Walking around like Sally Draper with a dry cleaning bag on your head because you’re three episodes, or six seasons, behind on <i>Mad Men</i> and don’t want anything spoiled? Well, clear out your DVR because you can watch all of Don’s sexy shenanigans on AMC before the finale.<p>Or, y’know, get Netflix.<p>AMC …

This Is How Mad Men Will End

All signs point to one final farewell.<p>After watching this week's episode, "The Milk and Honey Route," I think I know how <i>Mad Men</i> is going to end in Sunday's finale episode. I feel certain of at least one plot development, and I can envision a couple of strong options for the final scene, and I'd be …

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The Mad Men Recap: Don and Betty Find Themselves

This was one of the most emotional episodes yet.<p><i>Season 7, Episode 13: "The Milk and Honey Route"</i><p><b>ANNA PEELE:</b> Wow, Tom. Wow! Just when you start to wonder whether the greatness of<i>Mad Men</i> was overblown, Matt Weiner goes and gets <i>Betty</i> to make me cry with a letter about how she wants her hair done at …

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The Childhood Summer That Taught Jorge Posada the Meaning of Hard Work

In an excerpt from his upcoming memoir, The Journey Home, the longtime Yankees catcher also discusses why he never wore batting gloves.<p><i>Reprinted with permission from HarperCollins, this is an exclusive excerpt from Jorge Posada's forthcoming memoir,</i> The Journey Home<i>, on sale May 12. In the passage</i> …

Puerto Rico

With Brands, What Exactly Is Mad Men Selling?

Dozens of real-life products and companies have been mentioned on the AMC show, and many respond positively to the free publicity. But maybe they shouldn't.<p>On Sunday's episode of <i>Mad Men</i>, "Lost Horizon," the former SC&P partner and account executive Joan Harris (played by Christina Hendricks) faced …

Assholes of Mad Men’s McCann pay dividends for real-life McCann

The maxim that there’s “no such thing as bad publicity” is being put to the test by the McCann advertising agency (fittingly enough), which is making …

Guy tries to take photo with Mike Tyson, gets an elbow instead

A man who was likely inebriated got a little too close for comfort with Mike Tyson during weigh-ins for the Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao fight.<p>…

'Silicon Valley' shows progress in portrayal of women, minorities not so much

Following last week's addition of misogynistic super-douche Russ Hanneman, <i>Silicon Valley</i> pulled a 180 this episode by introducing Carla Walton, …

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

When <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> hits cinemas later this year, it is going to be a pretty big deal — but the world's largest Lego Millennium Falcon …

Remembering Babe Ruth, Baseball's First Superstar

It's baseball season. Which means that it's time to look at a bunch of photos of the Yankee legend.<p>It's baseball season. Which means that it's time to flip through a bunch of photos of the Yankee legend.

Baseball

Mad Men Deep Dive: Peggy and Making It After All

As Don Draper surrenders to irrelevance, Peggy is the one with the future.<p><i>Spoilers for</i> <i>this week's</i> Mad Men <i>episode, "Time & Life,"</i> <i>below.</i><p>In "Waldorf Stories," a season-four episode of <i>Mad Men</i> that this final stretch of season seven has referenced repeatedly, Peggy and the new Sterling Cooper Draper …

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The Mad Men Recap: Saying Goodbyes

Matt Weiner masterfully tied up loose ends this week.<p><i>Season 7, Episode 11: "Time & Life"</i><p><b>ANNA PEELE:</b> Hello, Tom! This was a very full episode. Pete and Trudy's borderline reconciliation, Pete and Peggy's baby, the impending announcement of Diana's suicide, everyone's increasingly desperate …

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2015 Is HBO's Amazing, Unbelievable Year for Documentaries

How Going Clear, The Jinx, and now Tales of the Grim Sleeper confirm the greatness of the network's nonfiction.<p>After successful premieres at last year's Toronto International Film Festival and New York Film Festival, and ahead of its international theatrical release, Nick Broomfield's harrowing …

Kurt Cobain

The 8 Best Punk Songs You've Probably Never Heard

From the proto-punk band called Death, which has released a new album 40 years after its debut.<p>Three black guys form a band and play with such speed and intensity that they can only be called "punk." Except it's the early '70s and the freaking term doesn't even exist yet. They should make it a …

Indie Music

Mad Men Deep Dive: Don of No Future

Draper is still repeating the past in this week's episode—and there's a seemingly random Clint Eastwood reference.<p><i>Mad Men</i> has no future. This is quite literally true since, as the promos that followed last night's episode again reminded us, there are only three more episodes until the series finale.<p>…

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Cheers to the College Sophomore Who Stole Home to Win the Whole Damn Game

When was the last time you did something this ballsy?<p>Last summer, I hit an inconsequential home run during a work softball game (we still lost by several runs). Nevertheless, ripping a long one over that shallow center field fence was, quite literally, the coolest thing I did all year. It's a …

Wake Forest University

18 things we learned from the new Star Wars trailer

J.J. Abrams whetted our appetite for more lightsaber dueling action with the first <i>Episode VII</i> teaser last year, but today’s release of a new trailer has got us counting down the days until Christmas.<p>We’re still eight months away from <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>‘ public release, and while plot …

Trailers

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

Death-defying iPhone films dizzying 40-story dive

Catalin Marin should be walking around the streets of Dubai with a new iPhone – and not the one he dropped from a building 40 stories high.<p>Not only did Marin’s phone survive, it was rolling video the whole way down. When he got to his phone, he was able to watch it play back.<p>“I had a bit of a …

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