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Kanye's "Ellen" Appearance Is a Classic: Watch

Kanye West sat down for a conversation on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” today. After fielding some questions about his family and whether or not he should have a Twitter advisor (“absolutely not”), Kanye embarked on his latest stream-of-consciousness diatribe. He talked about hitting up Mark …

White House won’t back bill forcing tech companies to break encryption

The White House is refusing to publicly support new draft legislation that would give judges the right to force tech companies like Apple to help law enforcement break encrypted data.<p>The measure was put forward by Sens. Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein, respectively the Republican chair and top …

Privacy

Bill Clinton confronts protesters who say his crime reforms hurt blacks | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton on Thursday faced down protesters angry at the impact his 1994 crime reforms have had on black Americans and defended the record of his wife, Hillary Clinton, who is relying on the support of black voters in her quest for the presidency.<p>The former …

Government

The Panama Papers: what's been revealed so far?

The unprecedented leak of 11.5m files is causing upheaval across the globe. Here is what has been revealed by the Guardian<p>David Cameron admits he profited from father’s offshore fund<p>The leak of 11.5m files from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca continues to create upheaval around the world. …

Corruption

Rubio bill would delay Obamacare

Sen. Marco Rubio said Tuesday that he will introduce legislation that would delay the individual mandate under Obamacare and he slammed the White House for the problems with the enrollment website.<p>“How are you going to go after people next year using the IRS to punish them if the thing you’re …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

New timeline for origin of ancient Egypt

<b>A new timeline for the origin of ancient Egypt has been established by scientists.</b><p>A team from the UK found that the transformation from a land of disparate farmers into a state ruled by a king was more rapid than previously thought.<p>Using radiocarbon dating and computer models, they believe the …

How gang members helped make Grand Theft Auto 5

Rockstar's desire to create a fictional criminal underworld that's as authentic as possible persuaded the company to eschew voice actors, where possible, and hire "actual, real gang members" for <i>Grand Theft Auto 5.</i><p>Speaking to Chicago radio station WGN, the game's contributing writer and producer …

10 Things 'Back To The Future 2' Got Right About Today's Tech

While "Back to the Future: Part 2" <i>slightly</i> overestimated where we'd be in 2015 — flying cars and hover boards aren't readily available after all — there's a surprising number of things that the film predicted that either already exist or are close enough that in two years it wouldn't be surprising …

Robots

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Game of Throne Characters Drawn in the Style of ‘The Simpsons’

For his ongoing <i>Simpsonized</i> series, Brussels-based artist Adrien Noterdaem (aka “ADN“) has drawn characters from HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> in the unique …

The 10 Greatest Giant Monster Movies of All Time

The giant monster, known as <i>kaiju</i> in Japanese, is a very different beast from the human-sized nasties you find in movies from <i>Alien</i> to <i>World War Z</i>. …

Christian Bale gives up Batman role

Christian Bale will not be returning to the role of Batman – in a Justice League movie or any other film.<p>Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the …

Christian Bale: My Batman Days Are Over

Sorry, fanboys, but Christian Bale is no longer Batman — this according to Bale himself.<p>In an interview just published by <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, the …

How to give a 1,500-pound manatee a heart exam - Futurity

U. FLORIDA (US) — Scientists are testing endangered manatees in captivity and in the wild …

Marine Mammals

Is the future of clean energy a pond of algae in every backyard?

Driving through the countryside in the south of France, you would probably be charmed by the vineyards and delighted at the thought of drinking fine …

Six DC Universe Characters Teased in ‘Man of Steel’ – /Film

In the wake of the first wave of interconnected films from Marvel Studios, and the promise of a <i>Justice League</i> film, there’s the expectation that …

Man of Steel

Dota 2 to be released this summer

Valve's free-to-play sequel to the genre-defining, worldwide popular competitive title Defense of The Ancients--Dota 2--will be released in full in North America and Europe this Summer, Valve's VP of marketing Doug Lombardi has told GameSpot.<p>Lombardi confirms a PC Gamer UK report that Dota 2, which …

North America

Mike Stilkey’s Painted Books

Los Angeles-based artist Mike Stilkey likes to experiment with the canvases he chooses for his whimsical paintings, including vintage paper, record covers, book pages, and most interestingly on hardcover books themselves. In a previous interview, Stilkey says:<p>I was painting on book pages for …

Vince Gilligan on Final Season of 'Breaking Bad': 'There Will Be Blood'

Vince Gilligan promises in a new interview that the upcoming final season of <i>Breaking Bad</i> will feature plenty of blood, tension and psychological …

TV

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Behance

Black Sabbath return to top of album charts after 43 years

Veteran band Black Sabbath have topped the charts with their new album, 43 years after the band last made it to number one.<p>The heavy metal band have …

Microsoft on what defines a next-gen game

Microsoft has not been shy about using the term "next-gen" to describe its games and experiences for the Xbox One, but what exactly does it mean? Speaking with GameSpot, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said the term is multifaceted and at times difficult to convey.<p>"I think it's multiple things. Graphic …

Nextgen