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Dunk History: J.R. Smith expresses himself by pulverizing Gary Neal

<i>As the</i><p>summer wears on <b>fall descends!</b>, with training camps and preseason playstill off in (what feels like) the distant future <b>IMMINENT!</b>, we turn our …

A Driver's License Won't Get You Through Airport Security If You Live in These States

You'll need a passport.<p>If Steven Spielberg were to stop you on the street next year and invite you to star in his movie on the condition that leave</i> …

Real-life gangsters pour scorn on Johnny Depp mob biopic Black Mass

Lawyer for Whitey Bulger, the gangster immortalised on screen by Depp, says actor ‘might as well have been playing the Mad Hatter again’ for all his client’s interest, while enforcer Kevin Weeks questions film’s failure to mention FBI complicity<p>It’s been hailed as a major return to form for Johnny …

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings asked his board to fire him twice early in his career — and they refused

And through it all, Hastings has drawn praise for helping craft a unique culture at Netflix and taking down industry heavyweights like Blockbuster at the same time.<p>But that doesn't mean Hastings hasn't been prone to mistakes — serious ones in fact. He infamously tried to split Netflix into two …

Reed Hastings

From Sienna Miller to Lupita Nyong’o: The Best-Dressed Women in Calvin Klein’s Front Row

From Givenchy’s star-studded debut in New York City to <b>Kanye West’</b>s fashion extravaganza yesterday, the A-list action on the front row has been particularly riveting this season. One show on the schedule that has consistently brought in major star power is Calvin Klein, and the circle of Hollywood …

Adblock Plus officially lands on Android and iOS today

While Apple’s been working on system-level ad blocking for iOS 9, Eyeo, the creator of Adblock Plus has been building its own browser.<p>Available today for both iOS and Android, Adblock Plus’ browser is free. It’s not actually entirely built in-house, instead based on top of an extensible iOS browser …

Ad Blocking

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Veterans Used In Secret Experiments Sue Military For Answers

American service members used in chemical and biological testing have some questions: What exactly were they exposed to? And how is it affecting their health?<p>Tens of thousands of troops were used in testing conducted by the U.S. military between 1922 and 1975. As one Army scientist explained, the …

21 Before and After Photos of Adorable Puppies Who Become Beloved Dogs

Many dog owners have captured the incredible transformation that occurs when a playful puppy turns into a loyal adult dog. They start out as small figures with adorable young faces and gradually become older in body, mind, and spirit. Physically, their bodies undergo a drastic change, but viewers …

Pets

Russell Poole, Notorious B.I.G. Murder Investigator, Dead

Russell Poole, the former Los Angeles Police Department detective who was the main investigator in the March 9th, 1997 shooting death of the …

Verizon Introduces New Monthly Service Plans, Eliminating Smartphone Subsidies for New Customers

Verizon today announced that the company will be introducing a new set of smartphone rate plans for its customers while simultaneously eliminating the traditional subsidized two-year contract option for new users joining the network. The new plans come in four sizes of data allotments, and will go …

Mobile

9 Hacks to Help You Wear Heels All Day Long

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’ve been standing in your heels for mere minutes and your feet are <i>already</i> killing you (really, the walk from the train to your work never seemed that long before!). But that doesn’t have to be the case. Nope, we’re not here to tell you to resign yourself to …

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people? | Ian Sample

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Stanford University

Drake disses Meek Mill during OVO Fest set

Drake will not relent. During his set at OVO Fest Monday night, the Toronto rapper kept dissing his current foil Meek Mill, and subtlety and nuance …

Cristiano Ronaldo did soccer tricks for unsuspecting people while dressed as a bum

The Real Madrid superstar provided another highlight, this time off the field<p>One thing Cristiano Ronaldo has over Lionel Messi is mastering the art of disguise. In a video released in full Monday after we saw glimpses of it back in January, the Real Madrid superstar was filmed in Madrid earlier …

Soccer

This Cotton Candy Layer Cake Is Amazing

<i>Cotton candy layer cake will make everyone smile. It's full of sweet flavor and pretty pink color!</i><p>I have heard rumors that cotton candy is meant for children, but I have difficulty believing this to be true. Because eating cotton candy is equivalent to eating heaping spoonfuls of straight up sugar. …

Cotton Candy

Bungie Bans Hundreds Of Players From 'Destiny' For Cheating

Bungie, makers of the immensely popular video game “Destiny”, has always been fairly good at listening to the needs and concerns of its players of its games, and one thing they’ve been constantly complaining about is the issue of lag in the competitive multiplayer modes of the game. And today the …

Only 4 northern white rhinos left on Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> And then there were four.<p>Nabire, a female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst on Monday at a Czech Republic Zoo, leaving only four known northern white rhinos on Earth.<p>The 31-year-old rhino's cyst was so huge, it was untreatable, a rhino curator at the Dvur Kralove zoo said in a …

Extinction

How to Blow Smoke Rings in a Safer Way

No need to inhale if you learn how to blow smoke rings with a bottle<p>You don’t have to take up bad habits to blow smoke rings. On the YouTube channel DaveHax, life hacker David Haxworth teaches viewers how to blow smoke rings using a balloon, an incense stick, and a plastic bottle. “I first saw the …

This Waffle Recipe Will Change Brunch Forever

Pancakes are easy, but achieving that perfect waffle ratio of crispy exterior and fluffy interior can be pretty tough. With the help of our friends at ChefSteps and some key ingredients, you'll be improving your breakfast game in no time. Get the recipe for yeasted waffles here.<p>Make …

Advice for 20-Somethings From Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Geniuses

If you’re young and your career is in its early days, you’ve likely been privy to plenty of career truisms and clichés.<p>But if “follow your passion,” …

12 Times Kobe Bryant Came Through and Shut Down Social Media

For someone who only joined Twitter in 2013, Kobe Bryant dominates social media like it's his job. In just two years, Bryant has become a master mic-dropper. And while he has accumulated way too many epic tweets to include in just one list, a few were notably of the shutdown variety.<p>These are 12 …

Social Media

20 Hotel Secrets You Need to Know Before Your Next Vacation

Best- and Worst-Case NBA Comparisons for the Top 10 Picks in 2015-16

Pro-player comparisons are intended to paint clearer projections for NBA prospects.<p>To create these comparisons, we took everything possible into account, from a player's physical tools to his style of play, stats, strengths and weaknesses.<p>For each top-10 prospect, we came up with two player …

Luxury animal terminal opened for animals at JFK airport in New York

Known as the ARK, the new terminal with be the last word in luxury for pampered pets, while even penguins will be provided with a honeymoon suite<p>In the highly competitive world of aviation, airlines and airports will to anything to stand out from their rivals.<p>In New York, JFK airport has decided …

Virgin Atlantic

This new documentary about the Indonesian genocide is so crazy you won't believe it really happened

Often that included squads killing their neighbors or those they knew. Estimates put the death toll at 1 million.<p>At the request of victims' families, filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer has been confronting the now elderly death-squad members since 2003. However, since the failed coup, a generation of …

Documentaries

Scammers use this guide to steal huge amounts of money from men on dating sites

Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages. It's pretty easy to tell: They send the same message over and over, often with the same link.<p>But there's a type of dating site scam that's far trickier to spot, and the people who …

Identity Theft

This Tiny Swimmer's Wrist Band Is a Life Preserver

Who needs a vest?<p>A hefty, bright-orange life preserver isn't the most flattering thing to sport while spending a day on the water, but, for safety's sake, we wear one anyway. However, now that there's an alternative—the Kingii, a new type of life-preserver alternative—we may be opting out of the …

Berry-Beet Smoothie

Refuel after a hot long run with this summery treat.<p><i>Runner</i><i>’</i><i>s World</i> has long touted chocolate milk as a good post-long-run refueling option: It has that magic 4:1 carbs-to-protein ratio that nutrition experts say will help restock glycogen stores and rebuild muscle. (And it doesn’t hurt that …

6 Old-School Latin Beauty Tips That Really Work

Your abuela has sworn by these for years, and now science backs her up.<p>Has your <i>abuela</i> ever told you to put mayonnaise in your hair? Does she swear by olive oil for your fingertips and apple vinegar to prevent dandruff? If you answered yes to any of these, you're not alone. Latina grandmothers have …