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Amazon signs Woody Allen for his first TV show

Even Woody Allen is getting into the streaming content game. The prolific writer and director has scored a deal with Amazon Studios to produce his first-ever television series. Unfortunately, there's no word on a title, casting, or even what the heck the series is going to be about. But we imagine …

Sony Pictures is worried that North Korea hacked its computers

If you've been intrigued by the hack that took down Sony Pictures' computers, you've probably wondered who the self-proclaimed culprits, the "Guardians of Peace," might be. Are they disgruntled employees? Social activists? According to <i>Recode</i> sources, Sony is worried that they're actually North …

“We’ve gone through everything we’ve gone through alone”: A human trafficking survivor speaks out

<b>Kate Price (Kate Price)</b><p>Research scientist and trafficking survivor Kate Price tells Salon about her path to becoming an activist<p>Jenny Kutner<p>November 30, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Kate Price was sold for sex when she was just a girl. Born to a poor family scarred by generations of violence, Price was first …

Independence Day 2 confirmed, without Will Smith

The sequel to the 1996 sci-fi blockbuster Independence Day is set for release in summer 2016<p>A sequel to Independence Day, Roland Emmerich's 1996 sci-fi epic starring Will Smith, has been confirmed for production by 20th Century Fox.<p>Dean Devlin, producer of the original film – who will retain his …

Lamb Meatballs, Ready in Minutes

Personally, I love the taste of lamb. Actually, I love any foods with Middle Eastern flavors. Give me my Syrian Salad and a little rice pilaf, and I'm one happy camper.<p>Personally, I love the taste of lamb. Actually, I love any foods with Middle Eastern flavors. Give me my Syrian Salad and a little …

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Show-stopping sweet potatoes: 5 easy new recipes for this Thanksgiving standby

The classic marshmallow-topped sweet potato casserole graces many holiday tables for a reason. But think about what you might be missing out on. This nutritious tuber, packed full of vitamin A and beta-carotene, is far more versatile than most Thanksgiving spreads would suggest. Sure, its naturally …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

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The Decision 2: LeBron James Trolls the World… Again

“I’m not having a press conference or a party. After this, it’s time to get to work.”<p>With those words, and after weeks of anticipation, including …

Impatient iPhone users switching to larger-screened Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple users are losing patience waiting for a larger-screened iPhone. New data showing that 26% of British buyers of Samsung's Galaxy S5 in the three months to the end of May switched from the iPhone - compared to 12% the year before, according to Kantar ComTech's Worldpanel.<p>Though the effect was …

This map shows why Finland, Sweden, and the UK have more freedom than any other countries

A recent map from GOOD shows a new way to measure a country’s stature on the world stage: The freedom that its citizens have to travel the globe.<p>Western countries tend to have more travel freedom as measured by the number of visa exemptions, or the ability to get a visa on arrival. Finns, Brits, …

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We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

How To Make A New Planet Home

Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan<p>The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four billion years ago when the planet was warm and wet. “When it comes to Mars, and only Mars, the …

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CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year

Health disparities in the U.S. lead to hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>If all Americans had equal access to the best preventive care currently available somewhere in the country, roughly 20% to 40% of …

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

China's Huawei Condemns NSA Spying, Calls For Unity Against Cyber Mischief

China-based Huawei is calling for its global peers to establish standards and disciplines that would deter cyber mischief after news reports said the NSA has been hacking into the tech giant’s email servers since early 2009.<p>The New York Times and German news magazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday …

Amazon goes on a price-slashing spree, maxing out at a 61% cut

SAN FRANCISCO — Just a day after Google cut prices across the board for its public cloud services, market leader Amazon Web Services made a similar move.<p>Of course it did. This is the 42nd price cut for the Amazon cloud, Amazon Web Services head Andy Jassy said at the Amazon Web Services Summit in …

The 6.8-inch Hisense X1 smartphone is basically a tablet and it's coming to the US this summer (updated: video)

There's big, there's <i>b-i-g</i> and then there's "oh my god, are you [redacted] kidding me this is [redacted] BIG!" That's pretty much how we felt when we first laid our eyes and outstretched hand on Hisense's X1, a 6.8-inch Android smartphone first introduced at this year's CES. You wouldn't be wrong …

The Only Eggnog Recipe You'll Ever Need

You can spike your nog with anything you like -- rum, bourbon, and brandy are the most common choices.<p><i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving Food52 the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The</i> …

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