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Watch: Scary Terry shows off handle at Dyckman Park

It’s the NBA offseason, but Terry Rozier can’t seem to keep himself away from the game of basketball.<p>The Celtics’ point guard turned Boston folk hero stopped by Dyckman Park in New York this week. He showed off his handle, hitting his defender with a series of spins, punctuated by a Dirk-esque …

Basketball

Facial recognition is here to stay. And we should all probably accept it

For the past few years, the world’s biggest tech companies have been on a mission to put artificial-intelligence tools in the hands of every coder. The benefits are clear: Coders familiar with free AI frameworks from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, or Facebook might be more inclined to someday work for …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Comic Book Deaths That Haven’t Been Undone

As the old comic book fan phrase used to go, nobody stays dead in comics except Bucky, Jason Todd and Uncle Ben. But then, in 2005, the former two …

Comics

Melo's Latest Instagram Post Clearly Shows He Doesn't Care About the Thunder At All

Oklahoma City Thunder fans, you aren't going to like this one.<p>After last season's let down despite forming a big three in the Western Conference with …

Basketball

With prestige TV, sometimes less is more

We live in an era of peak television – peak <i>prestige</i> television. Shows with prolific stars, massive budgets, and high production value are competing …

TV

A Neuroscientist Says Video Games Positively Affect the Brain in Two Ways

They may not be fun for everyone, but they do help the brain in at least two ways.<p>Neuroscientist Ph.D. Shannon Odell says playing video games can …

The Brain

The big picture: beauty amid the flipside of the American dream

In the heart of the California desert, the photographer and film-maker Laura Henno immersed herself in Slab City, a vast, apocalyptic, open-air squat, symbolic of the flipside of the “American dream”.<p>Here, members of an almost exclusively white underclass – the excluded, the poor and those riddled …

Iraq Veterans

The ‘world’s ugliest dog’ is an English bulldog called Zsa Zsa

A nine-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.<p>Zsa Zsa won the title …

Pets

Teardown shows inner workings of the Vivo Nex’s pop-up selfie camera

And check out that vibration motor that replaces the earpiece<p>Chinese smartphone makers have gone down a clever new path to get rid of the display notch and create a truly edge-to-edge screen: they’re now building pop-up cameras into their phones. We’ve seen both Oppo and Vivo do it in the span of a …

Mobile Technology

LeBron James And The Importance Of Knowing Your Weaknesses

It is understandable to think this headline is an error, considering LeBron James’ performance this season, and especially this playoff and championship series. James averaged 33.6 points, 9 rebounds and 8.4 assists to will the Cleveland Cavaliers to the championship over the Boston Celtics in …

Basketball

Tom Holland Just Told the World the Name of the Next Spider-Man Movie

We know that upcoming adventure featuring Marvel Comics’ iconic wall-crawler will have him swinging in places other than New York. Tonight, Tom …

Comics

Chucky Is Coming to Television With a CHILD’S PLAY Series

Attention all you Chucky fans out there: everyone’s favorite demonic doll is joining is fellow horror icon Ash in jumping from the big screen to the …

Horror

David Lynch: Trump May Become 'One of the Greatest Presidents in History'

David Lynch let loose all of his opinions about President Donald Trump during an interview. The filmmaker, who supported Bernie Sanders in 2016, said …

Donald Trump

An Animated Storybook Is The Best Way To Learn Dark Souls Lore

I’m a sucker for <i>Dark Souls</i> lore, and <i>Dark Souls</i> retold as a fairy tale storybook is one of the best ways to get that lore communicated in an easy, …

Dark Souls

The Best Part of German Cuisine Has Always Been the Pastries

It’s not just the skin-hued sausages and boiled cabbage that lend to Germany’s “unsexy” food appeal—in Berlin, it can feel downright impossible to find a proper meal. The glaring exception are the pastries, which are an entrenched part of German...<p>In 1963, Heinz Weichardt was working as a baker's …

Germany

Chinese photographer captures ‘horror and beauty’ of modern China: from consumer culture to ancient waterways | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Li Zhengde lives on the edge of Mount Wutong National Park, in Shenzhen. His one-bedroom flat is on the fourth floor of a forlorn, reform-era …

China

Bill Murray crashes White House press briefing to talk Cubs baseball

Murray 2020?<p>Die-hard Chicago Cubs fan Bill Murray crashed the White House press briefing on Friday to talk about the Cubs, who are currently ahead of …

Bill Murray

Klay Thompson makes his triumphant return to China

OAKLAND -- Within hours of adding a draft pick, the Warriors were making another move in their summer of roster tweaking, having decided to waive …

Klay Thompson

Too smart, too successful: Mongolia’s superwomen struggle to find husbands

Young girls are taught they should succeed, then you succeed and there’s no equal partner for you. Alimaa Altangerel, writer<p>At the UB comedy club at the back of a bar in central Ulaanbaatar, the audience is overwhelmingly female. Groups of smartly dressed women, just out of the office, sip from …

Mining

Game of Thrones stars turn out in force for wedding of Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, in pictures

TV Series

How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning

A Brief Drive in Saudi Arabia Changed My Life

What’s it like to be arrested for ‘driving while female’? As the kingdom prepares to lift its ban, an activist tells her story.<p>I never set out to be an activist. I was a religious girl, born and raised in Mecca. I started covering myself with abayas and niqabs before it was even required, simply …

Saudi Arabia

Apple admits its computers are broken

Eight months after a surge of complaints, Apple announced a repair program for its flawed MacBooks and MacBook Pros.<p>At long last, Apple admitted to …

MacBook Pro

She Survived the Great Depression—Then, at 91, Became a YouTube Star

<b>Clara Cannucciari became internet famous at 91 years old.</b> She was 66 when video cameras first went on sale and 74 when the World Wide Web was born. She never wanted to be on camera because she didn’t like the way she photographed, so when her grandson, Chris Cannucciari, first asked if he could …

Great Depression

Is There a Place for Hooters in 2018?

A look inside the breastaurant industry.<p><b>In the 1999 Adam Sandler film Big Daddy, Sandler's character,</b> Sonny, never interacts with Corinne (Leslie Mann) without bringing up the fact that she worked at Hooters. It doesn't matter that she's a doctor, a loving girlfriend to his best friend, or …

Sexual Harassment

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

Indiana University

The Real Story of Donald Trump Jr.

All he ever wanted was to make his dad proud, but things have never turned out quite right for Donald Trump Jr. Even now, despite finding his purpose as a bombastic star of the far right, Junior’s personal life is in shambles and the specter of Robert Mueller looms large. As Julia Ioffe discovers …

Donald Trump

Your Morning Cup of Coffee Is in Danger. Can the Industry Adapt in Time?

Howard Schultz wants to know if I drink coffee. The Starbucks boss is sitting on a balcony overlooking the company’s leafy farm in the Costa Rican …

Coffee

A Warriors Star Thinks Luka Doncic’s Mother Is Hot

Luka Doncic wound up going No. 3 to the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night – but he was promptly traded to the Dallas Mavericks for Trae Young and a …

Basketball

Why Are Tom Cruise's Female Co-Stars Always in Their 30s?

The 50-year-old "Oblivion" star appears next opposite Emily Blunt, 20 years his junior.<p><i>This story first appeared in the June 14 issue of The</i> …

Tom Cruise