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Here's why you'll see Tom Brady, LeBron James and Ronda Rousey at the movies

From<p>Seth MacFarlane's perspective, gettingNFLstarTom Bradyto do a cameo in "Ted 2" was a no-brainer, the casting equivalent of having a receiver wide open in the end zone.<p>Early in the process of writing the comedy sequel, MacFarlane knew he wanted the foul-mouthed, pot-smoking teddy bear and his …

The Secret Ingredient That Makes a Bloody Mary Even Better

A few glugs of this will pump up your brunch<p>Brian Balthazar knew he was on to something when he invented the Brian Bloody Brewski. Balthazar isn’t a professional bartender—he’s a former producer for <i>The View</i>, of all things—but he’s fascinated with mixology.<p>“Cocktails can often seem more complicated …

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Fabulous pictures of celebrities who own an Apple Watch, ranked by how much they cost

Everyone from politicians to sports stars to singers and business executives have Apple Watches. But how much do they cost? We checked out the price of every famous figure's fancy new watch.

The Death Of Superman Lives: What Happened? review

If you’re a regular visitor of this site (or other nerdy corners of the web), you might think you already know everything there is to know about the …

How You'll Die On Mars

Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.<p>We're on our way to Mars. NASA has a plan to land astronauts on its surface by the 2030s. Private spaceflight companies like SpaceX have also expressed interest in starting …

Apple Watch: An evolution of the ‘Glass-hole’ (a techie’s take)

Like many “techies,” I rushed to get my hands on the Apple Watch as soon as it was available. I was excited to try the new technology, wooed by the many benefits I anticipated it would bring to my daily life. But the reality quickly squashed those expectations. Just a few days later, it was clear I …

22 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Your Apple Watch Could Do

You probably haven't had a ton of time with your Apple Watch, but even if you have, there are some features you might not know about yet.

How Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson went from WWE wrestler to Hollywood's box-office champ

Though the film has been getting mixed reviews, estimates are predicting the film will have an opening north of $40 million.<p>Since 2002's "The Scorpion King," The Rock has become a box-office king proving he could win over audiences as a single dad in "Tooth Fairy" or as a heavy-hitting action star …

Batman: Arkham Knight is a sprawling, complicated buffet of gaming genres

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> is, in the word of producer Dax Ginn, a “smorgasbord” of video game entertainments, laid across a Gothic canvas of violence and heat.<p>Combat, exploration, puzzles, driving, shooting: all have been stretched across an enormous Batman tale, like pizza dough over a model city. The …

Batman: Arkham

Why we're still talking (and writing) about the Apple Watch

Yes, it was simple, and vastly limited, and not nearly as useful as my Mac. But after five minutes with an iPod, it was clear to me just how much it …

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20 Things Apple Watch Can Do On WiFi Without iPhone In Bluetooth Range

Here’s what Apple Watch can do on WiFi with or without iPhone connected in its Bluetooth range. Check out the full list below.<p>These features do not …

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How the rest of Apple's ecosystem could benefit from Apple Watch: Smarter, contextually aware notifications

Editorial<p>Apple frequently introduces new technologies and features in a singular new product, then gradually brings them to other devices in its …

Here's everything Siri can do on your Apple Watch

<b>Updated March 2017:</b> Added information for Siri in watchOS 3.2.<p>Typing on an iPhone is fine — typing on an Apple Watch, less so. Wrist-sized screens …

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How to troubleshoot your Apple Watch

Whether it's an app on your Apple Watch or the Watch itself that's giving you some trouble, you don't have to panic: There are a few simple fixes you …

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The Ultimate Summer Cocktail Guide

Hot days call for cold cocktails (natch). So we've put together this handy guide to get you through the dog days of summer and beyond. Ready thy cocktail shakers.<p><b>White Sangria</b><p>Pitchers of this fruity wine cocktail will keep friends happy--and your white jeans stain-free. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Raspberry-Lime</b> …

How to Customize Your New Apple Watch

Here's a guide to the Apple Watch's main settings, which can let you feel like you’re in control of the watch, rather than the other way around.<p>So you got an Apple Watch. Or you’re still obsessively tracking the shipping data for the one you preordered.<p>Once you have it, how do you <i>really</i> make it …

25 tips and tricks to improve Apple Watch battery life without compromising the experience

If you’ve already purchased an Apple Watch or you’re considering one, you should know that battery life on the device can be much better than Apple’s …

Here’s what your Apple Watch can do with nothing but Wi-Fi

Your Apple Watch doesn’t need an iPhone to make it whole.<p>The new wearable is capable of performing a variety of tasks without a tether to your phone. All it needs is a connection to a familiar Wi-Fi network, and you can start putting it to use even if its iPhone buddy isn’t around.<p>Sébastien Page at …

Apple Watch hack puts a tiny browser on your wrist

Still trying to find a use for your Apple Watch? Noted jailbreaker Comex has an idea: browse the internet an inch-and-a-half at a time. In a short video, he shows off the Google search bar, which, due to the display's minuscule size, only fits on-screen a portion at a time. From there you can see …

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11 Things I Learned During 2 Weeks with an Apple Watch

It’s now two weeks since I took delivery of my 42mm Space Grey Apple Watch Sport and awkwardly (see point 7 below) placed it on my wrist.<p>I haven’t tried to do any kind of stress-test on the device here. There are reviews elsewhere online if you want to read about someone trying everything the Watch …

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Huge Mistakes DC Won't Be Able To Bounce Back From

Even though Marvel and DC are both in the business of bringing superheroes to movies and TV, they couldn't be more different. One company has changed …

Why so many Apple Watch apps don't work

On the front page of Sunday’s New York Times travel section, Stephanie Rosenbloom tells a story about the first time she tried to order a Uber ride …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Best health and fitness apps for Apple Watch

If you have an Apple Watch, then you have a world of fitness possibilities right on your wrist. With the built-in heart rate monitor, you'll be able …

Fitness Technology

A day in the life with Apple Watch

We've put up a lot of information, how-tos, thoughts, and reviews about the Apple Watch these past few weeks, but we haven't really talked about what …

Smartwatches

U.S. troops have stolen tens of millions in Iraq and Afghanistan: Center for Public Integrity investigates military personnel who bribed and rigged contracts for personal profit.

U.S. Army Specialist Stephanie Charboneau sat at the center of a complex trucking network in Forward Operating Base Fenty near the …