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Justin Bieber's 'Comedy Central Roast': The apology was real, the monkey was not

LOS ANGELES — Justin Bieber's roast, for all its hysterical and wildly inappropriate racial, sexual, bodily and bestial jokes, came with much higher …

Comedy

A quick fix for your slow Chrome browser

Has Chrome turned all sluggish on you? This tweak might help, and it's not the one you think.<p>Calling all Chrome users: Does your browser seem slow of late? I may have a solution for you.<p>First, a little back-story. I run a Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook with a Core i5 processor and Windows 8.1. I've had …

Software

The Real Reason Why US Adaptations Of British TV Shows Rarely Succeed

When it comes to TV, us Brits get very defensive when America tries to adapt one of our shows - just look at the reaction to the announcement that</i> …

TV

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one?<p>Okay, so it’s not <i>exactly</i> as miraculous as it sounds, but photography app Hydra is a worthy tool to add to your virtual camera bag. It works by taking a series of up to 60 small images and then …

Sundance

Warner Bros. Knocks Down Best-Selling Author's $10 Million Lawsuit Over 'Gravity' (Exclusive)

The judge rules that Tess Gerritsen hasn't alleged a plausible theory on why the studio holds any obligation toward her.<p>A judge has just grounded <b>Tess</b></b> …

Warner Bros

The Exact Moment When Freddy Krueger Stopped Being Scary

When <i>A Nightmare on Elm Street</i> hit theaters in 1984, it was hailed as a legitimately scary movie. But as the series added sequel after sequel, Freddy …

Horror

Now it's certain: The 'Game of Thrones' show will reach the ending before the books

Longtime readers of "A Song of Ice and Fire" — the still-incomplete book cycle on which HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> is based — get ready to roll your …

The Hidden Meaning of That Iconic Line in The Silence of the Lambs

Liver, fava beans, a glass of antioxidant-packed red wine. Sounds like a relatively healthy combination, right? Not if you're taking a class of …

Bruce Jenner Is 'Transitioning into a Woman,' Source Confirms to PEOPLE

<i>After his secret struggle, reality TV father and former Olympian Bruce Jenner is "finally happy" and transitioning into a woman. Subscribe now to</i> …

Rap mogul Suge Knight charged with murder

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested on a murder charge early Friday morning in a fatal hit-and-run in Los Angeles.<p>Sgt. Diane Hecht of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's information office said Knight is being held at the West Hollywood sheriff's station on $2 million bail.<p>Knight turned …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Batman: Arkham Knight's limited edition statue may have given away too much

For the release of Rocksteady's third big Batman game, <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i>, publisher Warner Bros. has created a limited edition package that includes a Steelbook case, custom art book, comic book and a 12-inch statue featuring a proud Batman standing over the skyscrapers of Gotham City. Does that …

30,000 People Bought Actual Poop From Cards Against Humanity

About 30,000 people bought a hot steaming pile of truth in advertising this Black Friday, courtesy of Cards Against Humanity.<p>The folks behind the madcap card game, which bills itself as a "party game for terrible people," offered to send people "actual b***s***" in a special offer last month. The …

Sony Pictures hack - a PR car crash from which company may never recover

Business leader: the hacking of Sony Pictures and its embarrassing revelations are a lesson for all companies given that hacking can only get worse<p>The hack of Sony Pictures gets worse and worse, in publicity terms. One day it’s the revelation of gender pay gaps; another it’s the awful internal …

ISIS: Enslaving, having sex with 'unbelieving' women, girls is OK

Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS.<p>Can you have sex with them, even prepubescent girls? Yes, according to the Islamist extremist group.<p>Can you sell them or give them as gifts to others? The answer is yes, once again.<p>People in Mosul -- the Iraqi city now under control …

Here’s a typical day for a pampered Google engineer

Year after year, list after list, Google consistently ranks as the best place to work in America. Great pay, fun projects, and a downright astounding number of perks make it so.<p>But what’s it really like to work there, as in what’s a typical day in the life of a Google engineer? A lot more ordinary …