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'American Sniper' goes above and beyond war-hero tradition

Biopics about American war heroes are a Hollywood tradition going all the way back to Gary<p>Cooperstarring as the legendary World War I sharpshooter "Sergeant York" and World War II's highly decoratedAudie Murphyplaying himself in "To Hell and Back.""American Sniper"is squarely in that mold, but …

American Sniper

Watch Damian Lillard show the Spurs why he's a superstar

Lillard's fantastic performance against the Spurs is just the latest proof that he's an underrated star who could still get better.<p>The Trail Blazers beat the Spurs in triple overtime on Friday. It was a fantastic game that had it all, including great performances by LaMarcus Aldridge and Tim …

Alcatraz escapees could have survived, scientists say

The three prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz in one of the most famous and elaborate prison breaks in U.S. history could have survived and made it …

534 Apple Products On One Giant Poster

Everyone always wants the very best and newest Apple product [poster]. So if you have an old Apple product [poster], you may want to replace it immediately with this new Apple product [poster]. Because the last thing you want is for your boss to walk into your office, his latest Apple product …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Elon Musk

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

Millennium Falcon spacecraft built for Star Wars: Episode VII

The legendary spacecraft adapted by Han Solo in Return of the Jedi is set to return, prompting speculation that Harrison Ford has also signed on<p>• Star Wars: Episode VII auditions held in London and Dublin • More on Star Wars: Episode VII<p>So far the only character confirmed 100% to appear in Star …

EA developing an open world Star Wars game for next-gen consoles

Last week we heard that EA Games had no plans to use any of the existing or future <b>Star Wars</b> movies as a basis for a video game set in the galaxy far, …

10 'Star Wars' Characters Who Should Get Their Own Spinoff Film

While we can expect that film December 2015, there are also a number of "Star Wars" spinoff films in addition to the three already planned.<p>While fanboys contemplate the next sequel's plot, no one's really sure what the spinoffs shall entail either.<p>We're rounded up ten characters we'd like to see in …

Star Wars

STAR WARS DOWNUNDER - Full Fan Film Released Online!

Potato power: the spuds that could light the world

With a simple trick, the humble spud can be made into a battery, so could potato powered homes catch on?<p>Mashed, boiled, baked or fried? You probably have a preference for your potatoes. Haim Rabinowitch, however, likes his spuds “hacked”.<p>For the past few years, researcher Rabinowitch and colleagues …

Clean Energy

Apple iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C Event Streaming Video Now Live

For those, who are ready to watch the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C event: the keynote is now live! Apple has published the full video from today’s press …

These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs of the Millennium

In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the …

Behind Union Station's $1-billion renovation

Toronto's Union Station is a National Historic Site, playing a significant role in the country’s formation, and also the busiest passenger transportation hub in Canada, serving around 250,000 people a day. While the current renovations are mainly about increasing the station’s capacity, designers …

Business (Canada)

The Mercedes Steering Wheel with Lewis Hamilton

That blows! Sand dunes move in on famed 'Star Wars' set

Scientists report that Anakin Skywalker's hometown is under attack -- not by Tusken Raiders but by the desert itself.<p>The sands of time might soon bury the sands of Tatooine.<p>Sand dunes blowing over the Tunisian desert are poised to cover a famous "Star Wars" film set that served as the backdrop for …

Star Wars

Why Harrison Ford Has Complete Faith In J.J. Abrams Reviving 'Star Wars'

In an interview with MTV News, Ford said he has complete faith in Abrams' ability to revive the "Star Wars" saga.<p>"I think he's a great storyteller," Ford said. "He's developed an enormous filmmaking skill. I think it's a daunting project, and he's the kind of guy that can take on huge challenges …

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for iPad – review

A long time ago, in a galaxy, well, very, very close, Bioware released an RPG that shaped much of what was to follow in the genre. Ten years later …

New iOS 7 Icons Were Designed by Apple’s Marketing Teams

iOS 7 is the biggest change since the launch of the original iPhone: they scrapped every sign of skeuomorphism to replace it with a lighter, brighter …

UI Design

Here’s A Complete iOS 7 Feature Compatibility Chart

With the all new iOS 7 currently available to developers only, a number of Apple users are anxious to know which of the features from the latest and …

Could you live in a van for a year? Graphic designer Mathew Arthur is pushing the boundaries of 'small-scale' living by moving into a 1987 Dodge Ram he found on Craigslist for $500 for an entire year. Take a look at how he managed to convert a van into his new home: http://ow.ly/lFzUK

Why actor Michael Douglas believes his throat cancer was caused by a virus he contracted while performing oral sex on women: http://bit.ly/14aZJg6

How a lunchtime lark on Reddit turned one man's life upside down, taking him from a career writing technical manuals to penning a Hollywood screenplay: http://bit.ly/14dZMI2 What little thing have you done that's turned into a big deal?

Police to give update on missing woman case recently linked to Tim Bosma murder suspect. Watch the press conference LIVE here at 2:30 p.m. ET: http://ow.ly/lHdkJ

WIND Mobile CEO says "we must put an end to 9 brands owned by 3 companies, operating 2 national networks"

At the Canadian Telecom Summit today Tony Lacavera, WIND Mobile’s Chairman and CEO, boldly stated that since launching their network they’ve …

Why some BlackBerry enterprise services likely gone for good

Research in Motion Ltd. is surrounded by challenges. On one side are its loyal users who want to maintain the BlackBerry experience with its enterprise-grade security. On the other, the legions of non-users and former users who want more consumer-like features in their smartphones. And bringing up …

BlackBerry

$248-million surplus ‘positive proof’ of Ford’s cost-cutting, budget chair says

Toronto finished 2012 with a $248-million surplus, and although the city is still facing some significant fiscal constraints, its budget chair says the numbers are rare good news for Mayor Rob Ford.<p>The figures, released on Tuesday as part of a staff report that will go before the budget committee …

City Halls

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