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Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Release Date And New Characters Revealed

Capcom has announced Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite will launch on September 19 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The release date was confirmed alongside the debut of eight new characters and a story trailer unmasking the big bad villain the heroes will battle against.<p>Joining the game from the …

Gaming

British DJ sentenced to jail in Tunisia over dance remix of the Muslim call to prayer

A British DJ has been sentenced to a year in jail by Tunisia for remixing a Muslim call to prayer.<p>Dax J, who was born in London, was charged with public indecency and offending public morality.<p>However, he had already fled the country and issued an apology before the court case.<p>After footage of the …

Sale of Cambodian breast milk to mothers in US criticised by UN

The UN children’s fund has strongly criticised the sale by a commercial company of breast milk donated by Cambodian mothers to women in the US, warning it could lead to the babies of poor and vulnerable women becoming malnourished.<p>Unicef condemned the trade by Utah-based company Ambrosia Labs as …

Breast Feeding

Why are so many toys vulnerable to hacking?

I keep hoping we’ve reached peak vulnerable gadgets, only to hear about another unsecured device. Toys in particular continue being exposed as privacy and security nightmares that anyone with a slight desire to investigate can uncover. This week in toy privacy nightmares, a company called Spiral …

Security

‘He’s a Performance Artist Pretending to be a Great Manager’

Donald Trump sits at the top of the biggest org chart in the world. Why does he look so uncomfortable in the job?<p>More than 27 years before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Bruce Nobles, then the president of the Trump Shuttle airline, assessed with some befuddlement the …

Donald Trump

Scientists Discover 'Treasure Trove' Of Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Nearby Dwarf Star

It could be our best chance of finding alien life.<p>WASHINGTON — To the delight of science enthusiasts, NASA has announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star a mere 39 light-years away.<p>In a highly anticipated press conference Wednesday, the space agency provided details …

Astronomy

Botched butt injection victim's family files civil suit

- The family of a Dallas woman who died while receiving illegal butt injections is suing the suspects charged with her murder.<p>The civil suit claims …

At the Drive In Detail First Album in 17 Years, Release Frantic New Song

More than two months after releasing their thunderous comeback single "Governed By Contagions," At the Drive In officially detailed their first …

New Singles

Found: Seven rocky Earth-sized planets in orbit around a nearby star

Astronomers scouring the heavens for a planet home to life as we know it have found a tantalizing solar system with not one but seven Earth-sized worlds, just 39 light-years away.<p>Measurements made by powerful space telescopes and ground-based observatories indicate that several of these exoplanets …

Universe

Young Iranian chess grandmaster expelled from national team for not wearing hijab

Derakhshani was expelled for not covering her hair with the garment – compulsory wear for women since the Islamic Revolution in 1979 – while …

Howard Stern Sued for Playing Woman’s Phone Conversation With the IRS on Air

Hundreds, if not thousands, of people have revealed their deepest personal, professional, and sexual secrets to Howard Stern. Add together how …

Stephen King

How to play Nintendo 3DS games on an Xbox One

Nintendo hasn’t made a Game Boy Player-equivalent for its 3DS hardware that enables you to play those games on a television, so the company’s unofficial modding community is stepping up to do this.<p>You can play your 3DS games on an Xbox One using a Universal Windows Platform app for Xbox One called …

Retrogaming

Trump’s full inauguration speech transcript, annotated

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The_Washington_Post/20170120/58824f87e4b0178f73b858bb/58824f94e4b03735090c0a9a_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1484935085270_1280_720_2000.mp4<p><i>The president of the United States is now Donald Trump, who just took the oath of office and, shortly thereafter,</i> …

Donald Trump

Dylan Sprayberry Pokes Fun At Cody Christian’s Nude Video Leak– See Hilarious Tweets

Laughter really is the best medicine. Following Cody Christian’s nude video leak, ‘Teen Wolf’ co-star Dylan Sprayberry posted a series of hilarious …

Die Hard

Capcom sent us a VCR and creepy video tape for Resident Evil 7

Does anyone know how to use one of these things?<p>We get sent a lot of unnecessary promotional items for video games, but usually they’re like little action figures or pins or stickers. This has to be one of the stranger packages we’ve received in the four years since Polygon launched.<p>This evening, a …

George Michael: death prompts public grief and stories of star's generosity

With an outpouring of shock, distress, affection and respect, fans and fellow musicians have been paying tribute to George Michael, after the musician was found dead at his Oxfordshire home at the age of 53.<p>Why George Michael was the greatest pop star of the MTV era<p>Read more<p>Scores of mourners …

Music

Human males lost penis bone because sex was too short, researchers say

Male walruses have penis bones up to 2ft long, while those of monkeys are the size of a finger. But the human male does not have one at all, and scientists say they may finally know why.<p>A University College London (UCL) study has examined how the penis bone, known as the baculum, has evolved, and …

Don't drink the water: Chemical identified in Texas city water supply

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Residents here were warned late Wednesday to avoid using tap water because a chemical possibly contaminated the city's water supply.<p>Thursday morning, city officials confirmed the chemical, which came from a facility in an industrial district, is an asphalt emulsifier called …

Extreme Weather

Quest Diagnostics, major lab company, says it was hacked with 34K accounts compromised

Quest Diagnostics, a provider of clinical laboratory services, has revealed that personal data of around 34,000 people in its database was obtained …

Likely pick for FCC chair says net neutrality's 'days are numbered'

In February, the Federal Communications Commission voted to reclassify the internet as a Title II communications service. The Open Internet Rule, which we all started to refer to as net neutrality, gave the commission authority to impose rules designed to keep the internet a free and open entity …

Net Neutrality

Associated Press News

Ruth Negga on Being Biracial: 'I Get Very Territorial About My Identity'

<i>Vogue’s</i> first cover girl of 2017 is Ruth Negga, who opened up about making the film <i>Loving</i> and what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a white …

Trump Tags Former Wrestling Magnate To Head Small Business Administration

<b>This post was updated at 5:12 p.m. ET</b><p>Linda McMahon, the co-founder of the pro-wrestling enterprise World Wrestling Entertainment, was selected Wednesday by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Small Business Administration.<p>In a statement released by the Trump transition team, Trump called …

Donald Trump

Why are thousands of geese dying in a toxic pit in Montana?

Several thousand snow geese may have died after landing in a former open-pit copper mine in Montana that is now filled with highly acidic water.<p>A Nov. 28 snowstorm forced the migrating geese to take refuge in the Berkeley Pit, a 900-foot-deep pit lake of heavy metals and other dangerous chemicals …

Birds

Dallas lawyer Brian Loncar, who died Sunday, was found unresponsive in Rolls-Royce outside office

Dallas lawyer Brian Loncar died Sunday, two days after the funeral for his 16-year-old daughter, who killed herself Nov. 26.<p>Police found Loncar, 56, …

In China, Blockbusters Like 'Star Wars' And 'Batman V Superman' Make Big Bucks Without Long Legs

After a solid $40.455 million opening weekend in China, <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> is feeling the hurt in its second weekend. Thanks to time zone magic, we already know that the Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. picture earned just $3.4m on its second Friday, which is a drop of 70% from its …

Film Industry

Von Miller Buys Custom Bottle of Wine for Every Player in AFC West

Link to Media<p>Denver Broncos pass-rusher Von Miller makes life miserable for the opposition on a regular basis, but the reigning Super Bowl MVP spread some holiday cheer by gifting every AFC West player a bottle of wine.<p>According to Nicki Jhabvala of the <i>Denver Post</i>, the wine is called "The Setting," …

NFL

OBAMA: It’s 'untenable' for government to enforce 'a patchwork of laws' on marijuana

Barack Obama called for re-thinking the federal government's stance on marijuana, and said that the drug should be treated as a "public health" issue, in a recent interview with The Rolling Stone.<p>"It is untenable over the long term for the Justice Department or the DEA to be enforcing a patchwork …

You've Been Missing Out on Starbucks Refills for Years

Surprise: Starbucks (sbux) has a refill policy.<p>Cold brew drinkers everywhere cursed all the money they’ve spent on seconds after Starbucks Melody, an …

World leaders beware: a photo with Trump will expose your soul

You could get lost in that photo of Donald Trump and Mitt Romney, couldn’t you? Every time you look at it, another new detail rises to the surface and breaks your heart. The angle of Romney’s eyebrows. The self-satisfied lurch in Trump’s neck. The bottle of wine in the background and the glasses of …

New Jersey