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‘Manchester by the Sea’ is one of the year’s best films

In “Manchester by the Sea,” a death in the family forces a solitary man to let the world back into his life — at least for a while. Lee (Casey …

Matthew Broderick

The 10 best new movies and TV shows coming to Netflix in December

After a disappointing slate in November, Netflix has gotten back on track with a solid selection of additions to close out 2016. Although nothing on …

Entertainment

Tianjin chemical blast: Deadly disaster marked one year on

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China

'Stranger Things,' 'Game of Thrones' and other shows...with cats

Game of Thrones

Japanese 'naked restaurant' to ban overweight diners

Japan's first "naked restaurant" opens in Tokyo next month with draconian rules of entry -- podgy prospective diners will be weighed and ejected if …

Japan

Giant holes are bursting open in Siberia, and you can hear the explosions from 60 miles away

Giant holes are popping up all over the frigid tundra of northern Russia, and no one is quite certain where they come from.<p>However, The Siberian Times reports that witnesses are now describing explosive events that may be connected to the appearance of these mysterious craters.<p>Reindeer herders …

Global Warming

See How Captain America: Civil War Connects to All the Future Marvel Movies

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i> pits Iron Man and Captain America against one another, and each hero reaches deep into their superhero network to recruit …

Marvel Universe

Brain Break: 8 Robot Fails That Show Machines Won't Take Over (Just Yet)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From sword fighting drones to pizza delivery robots and androids that look like Scarlett Johansson, it’s not unreasonable to think one day we might see a robot takeover.<p>First, though, the machines will have to learn how to pour water or …

Scarlett Johansson

6 Movies That Got Banned by Countries for Hilarious Reasons

Censorship of movies is rarely justified, but at least most of the time it manages to make some kind of sense, like blurring out Harvey Keitel's …

Inside NYC’s most exclusive sex party

I was a sex-party virgin until a few months ago. I’d avoided the scene thanks to a personal laundry list of preconceptions drawn from bad erotica and …

Relationships

The 20 Best Japanese Animated Movies of All Time

Japanese animated film, or “anime” as it is commonly known, has been part of the mainstream entertainment in Japan since the 80s, when they …

A thought for those who are alone this Christmas

Technically Incorrect: Sometimes, a gadget is the only thing that can bring someone at least a little comfort at Christmas.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>This is my annual appeal.<p>Though we amuse ourselves here with talk of gadgets and …

Gear & Gadgets

See the Major Turning Points of Kobe Bryant's Career, in Pictures

Kobe Bryant poses for a portrait after being selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Andy …

Kobe Bryant

Best Android gifts under $50 (2015 holiday gift guide)

It’s hard to imagine that 2015 is almost at an end, and with the anticipation of the holidays comes the stress of holiday shopping. If you’re looking to get a head start on your gift purchasing this year, we’re here to make things a little easier, in an upcoming series of guides that accommodate …

Gear & Gadgets

12 Life-Changing Lessons Learned in Japan

Living in foreign country, or even just visiting, can be a life-changing experience. No one returns to their home country the same person as when they left. Here are some of the things I've brought back from Japan, where the people walk the talk!<p><b>1. Return favors, no matter …

Japan

Sign the Petition

This petition is currently in English, Czech, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, Filipino, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, …

Valentino Rossi

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8 Essentials for Nighttime Travel Photography

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia<p><b>"It's dark out" is no excuse to put your camera away. Nighttime photo safaris are an exciting way to explore a destination whilst at the same time capturing some amazing photos.</b><p>Whenever I travel, I often take at least one night …

Landscape Photography

Google employees confess all the worst things about working at Google

A job at Google.<p>It's career heaven, right? How could a gig at the biggest, most ambitious tech company on the planet possibly be bad?<p>Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for the search giant.<p>Turns out that …

Top 10

5 African food bloggers you need to start following | CNN Travel

Travel

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

What It’s Like to Get a Happy Ending Massage

"You should get a massage," I say.<p>"<i>We</i> should get a massage," he says.<p>"But my back is fine."<p>"Yeah, but you're kind of an uptight dude."<p>He's right. We decide there is no time like the present—especially since we're in Chinatown.<p>We stroll around the neighborhood, the stench of fish markets overtaking …

New York City

More Americans Opt For Risky Long-Term Car Loans

There comes a day in every car owner's life when she knows, it's time. For Carolyn Ballard of Atlanta, that was on a hot day last July, while driving her SUV with misfiring cylinders.<p>"I drove to the dealership with the car literally chugging along," she says. "I mean, in traffic on the interstate. …

Loans

If you want your own tech company, forget an MBA—and learn to code instead

The best way to participate in the internet and mobile revolution is by learning to code. The future is written in software. You can write it or be programmed by it. As a proficient software developer, you can implement your own ideas, or you can help other people implement theirs.<p>And the best part …

Tech Industry

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

“The single greatest risk factor is, by far, the time that people eat dinner,” says Koufman. She recommends having supper no later than three hours before bed. But even if you manage to do that, be aware that late-night snacking can have the same ruinous effect. If you are going to hit the fridge …