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  • Obama Says Social Media Magnifies the Dangers of a 'Messy' World

    Obama Says Social Media Magnifies the Dangers of a 'Messy' World

    Islamic State militants making gains in Iraq and Syria, raising fears of terror attacks in the west. A tense truce between Israel and Hamas after weeks of bloodshed. Russian forces entering Ukraine in a throwback to the Cold War.U.S. President Barac…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 11:08am -
  • 29 High Contrast Photos That Use Harsh Mid-Day Light

    29 High Contrast Photos That Use Harsh Mid-Day Light

    Light is arguably the most important factor in photography. Knowing when to avoid it, when to use it and to what extent — these are skills sought by many and mastered by fewLast week, we challenged you to implement harsh mid-day light in your phot…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 7:24pm -
  • 8 Vines That Will Make Your Head Spin 360 Degrees

    8 Vines That Will Make Your Head Spin 360 Degrees

    Why look only at what's in front of you, when you can see the world in 360 degrees?We took that thought and made it a challenge this week. Partnered with Hewlett-Packard, we asked you to showcase objects and scenes in 360 degrees on Vine.See also:…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 1:24pm -
  • Mashies Late-Entry Deadline Extended to September 5

    Mashies Late-Entry Deadline Extended to September 5

    Last year's Mashies awards program saw the most creative Vine videos and GIFs to the most innovative uses of YouTube channels and branded content series. The bar was set high in 2013, but we are expecting this year's submissions to exceed expectation…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:23pm -
  • Twitter Now Lets Anyone Check How Many People Saw Their Tweets

    Twitter Now Lets Anyone Check How Many People Saw Their Tweets

    Twitter analytics are now available to all users.In June, Twitter began experimenting with opening its analytics dashboard to users outside of its advertisers.See also: 20 Honest Twitter Reactions to Emmys' Sexist Sofia Vergara BitThen, last month…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 5:54pm -
  • Facebook Cracks Down on Clickbait, But Don't Expect Your News Feed to Change

    Facebook Cracks Down on Clickbait, But Don't Expect Your News Feed to Change

    Facebook's pitch on its News Feed rankings has been consistent: It wants you to be on Facebook, therefore it is in the company's best interest to make the content you see on the site as good as possible.That is the general rationale that emerged aft…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 4:01pm -
  • 20 Creative Hyperlapses From Instagram's New App

    20 Creative Hyperlapses From Instagram's New App

    Instagram rolled out a new app on Tuesday, and users are putting selfies aside to try their hands at time-lapse-like magic.The new app, called Hyperlapse speeds up and stabilizes long videos into short, time-lapsed clips. It is currently available…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 2:30pm -
  • Learning How to Score a Job Using Social Media, for Beginners

    Learning How to Score a Job Using Social Media, for Beginners

    With 92% of companies using social media in their hiring efforts, job seekers can’t afford to overlook social as a vital resource in the job search. While you're busy job searching, employers are leveraging online resources to find candidates just…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:09am -
  • Jimmy Carter Talks Preventable Disease at Social Good Summit 2014

    Jimmy Carter Talks Preventable Disease at Social Good Summit 2014

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will join the Social Good Summit this year via a special video message. Also the founder of The Carter Center, President Carter will speak about the ways social media is helping the eradication of six preventable di…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:25am -
  • Is Social Media Causing Us to Self-Censor on Hot-Button Issues?

    Is Social Media Causing Us to Self-Censor on Hot-Button Issues?

    Hesitant to post that political link to Facebook? Worried about expressing your opinion on Twitter? It might be changing how you talk offline.A survey by the Pew Research Center in conjunction with Rutgers University has found that social media does…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • Photo Challenge: Use Harsh Mid-Day Light to Your Advantage

    Photo Challenge: Use Harsh Mid-Day Light to Your Advantage

    Harsh mid-day light isn't the most ideal setting for photographers. Extreme contrast, blown-out highlights and hard shadows are frequent results of shooting in sunlightThe best way to succeed in this situation is to work with it, rather than against…
    - 10 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • Move Aside Twitter Timeline Haters, Business Wins

    Move Aside Twitter Timeline Haters, Business Wins

    Twitter redefined its timeline Monday, officially acknowledging that the feature is for more than just those you follow and their retweets.First, a quick recap. Earlier this month, Twitter started experimenting with what users see on their timeline.…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:16pm -
  • Vine Challenge: Capture Objects in 360 Degrees

    Vine Challenge: Capture Objects in 360 Degrees

    The tech of our days is so advanced that it's fair to say we've got everything we need. From smartphones and tablets of all sizes to bendable TVs and Bluetooth padlocks, nearly every gadget has multiple things to show off, appearance- and function-wi…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:26pm -
  • Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Diaspora

    Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Diaspora

    As Twitter shuts down access to various Islamic State fighters, members of the group are shifting their social media focus to the decentralized social network, Diaspora.On Wednesday, Twitter started actively suspending accounts from accounts activel…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:17pm -
  • Hands On With the New Vine: 6-Second Videos Will Never Be the Same

    Hands On With the New Vine: 6-Second Videos Will Never Be the Same

    The new camera features on Vine aren't just shiny and new. They've totally changed the platformIt’s been nearly two years since Twitter acquired Vine and added it to the canon of notable social media platforms. Six-second looping videos simply wer…
    - 11 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 6:10pm -
  • 8 Vines of Transformations Happening Before Your Very Eyes

    8 Vines of Transformations Happening Before Your Very Eyes

    We partnered with Hewlett-Packard for this week's Mashable Vine Challenge, in which we asked you to create tricky transformations in stop-motion or clever live-action videosWe saw turns, flips, slides and just pure magic in these Vines. Food items v…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:46pm -
  • Facebook Launching 'Mentions Box' Device During Emmys

    Facebook Launching 'Mentions Box' Device During Emmys

    LOS ANGELES — Like a child shaking an Etch A Sketch with both hands, celebrities on Monday's Emmys red carpet will be shaking a new toy created by Facebook.Facebook told Mashable that on Aug. 25 it will debut the Facebook Mentions Box, an interact…
    - 12 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 1:18pm -
  • Vine Finally Lets You Import Videos From Your Phone

    Vine Finally Lets You Import Videos From Your Phone

    Vine is granting the wishes of every star and amateur on its platform by allowing users to import existing videosThe absence of this feature on Vine, until now, resulted in some opting for Instagram instead; the platform lets you upload 15-second vi…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:37pm -
  • Twitter Confirms Changes to What Users See in Their Timelines

    Twitter Confirms Changes to What Users See in Their Timelines

    Twitter just took another step toward becoming more like Facebook.Several days ago, we noticed that Twitter rolled out an experiment to some users that began showing actions — like favorited tweets — on the main Twitter timeline. (Earlier this m…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:27pm -
  • Twitter Is Suspending Accounts That Post Images of Journalist's Beheading

    Twitter Is Suspending Accounts That Post Images of Journalist's Beheading

    Hours after a video purportedly showing the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley started circulating online, Twitter announced Wednesday that it is "actively" suspending accounts that share the gory images.As journalists and others r…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:54am -
  • Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z

    Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z

    Millennials are so last year.As the generation that inspired countless thinkpieces eases out of the public eye, marketers are honing in on the next wave of consumers: Generation Z. These folks, born in 1995 or later, make up 25.9% of the United Stat…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 7:06am -
  • How to Use the 7 Least Popular Emoji

    How to Use the 7 Least Popular Emoji

    Far away from our beloved smiley faces, hearts and various anthropomorphic cats are those other emoji — hidden away in the obscure pages of useless keyboards. Neither their meaning nor purpose is clear at first glance, and their lack of utility rel…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:03am -
  • In Wake of James Foley Beheading Video, Journalists Rush to Self-Censor

    In Wake of James Foley Beheading Video, Journalists Rush to Self-Censor

    UPDATE, August 20, 2014, 8:35 a.m. ET The New York Post published a graphic image on the front page of its Wednesday edition, showing the man believed to be the journalist James Foley with a knife held to his throat. The image came from a video rele…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 8:17pm -
  • Chill Out: Your #IceBucketChallenge Donations Are in Good Hands

    Chill Out: Your #IceBucketChallenge Donations Are in Good Hands

    Thousands upon thousands of gallons of ice cold water have rained down on charitable heads, and according to the ALS Association (ALSA), people have donated an unprecedented amount of money to the organization.Facebook says its users have collective…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:31pm -
  • The 60 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

    The 60 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

    Pouring ice over your head for a good cause has gone Hollywood.The popular ice bucket challenges for ALS have taken over our News Feeds, and thousands of people, even some famous names, have done their part to keep the hashtag going since late July.…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 2:32pm -
  • Twitter's Latest Experiment Puts Favorites in the Timeline, Users Not Impressed

    Twitter's Latest Experiment Puts Favorites in the Timeline, Users Not Impressed

    Twitter is known for experimenting with different features in its mobile apps and on its website. Its latest experiment — which treats favorites more like retweets on the main timeline — has some users seeing red.A number of users are seeing twe…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 7:59pm -

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  • newwebOS port renamed LuneOS, focuses on Nexus 4 and HP TouchPad

    webOS port renamed LuneOS, focuses on Nexus 4 and HP TouchPad

    It's been some time since we heard from the Open webOS project, but work is still ongoing. The port has changed names in the last year to go by LuneOS, and the first release under the new name is now available. This particular version is called...
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 1:14am -
  • newSound Wallet can keep your Bitcoins secure with vinyl-based encryption

    Sound Wallet can keep your Bitcoins secure with vinyl-based encryption

    If you're anything like us, you've already made millions of dollars on Bitcoin. But how to keep it safe from loved ones, co-workers and other people we don't trust? Sound Wallet promises to keep your private access keys secure as encrypted audio,...
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:22pm -
  • newLG's Swarovski-encrusted OLED TV is a thing that exists

    LG's Swarovski-encrusted OLED TV is a thing that exists

    There are few things that scream class more loudly than coating a piece of consumer electronics in gold. Except, perhaps, for doing the same thing, but with Swarovski crystals. That's the truth-bomb that LG has just deposited into our laps, having..…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:18pm -
  • newElgato announces $50 Avea smart lightbulb and Eve smart home sensors

    Elgato announces $50 Avea smart lightbulb and Eve smart home sensors

    Apparently, the world needs another smart lightbulb, and Elgato's going to sell it to you. Called Avea, the $50 bulb connects to your iDevice directly using Bluetooth (no external hub needed), and lets you set the mood in any room with an appropriat…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:03pm -
  • newWhat's on your HDTV: NFL, 'Drunk History', 'Boardwalk Empire', 'Trailer Park Boys'

    What's on your HDTV: NFL, 'Drunk History', 'Boardwalk Empire', 'Trailer Park Boys'

    It's time. This week NFL football is back (and so are the Engadget HD Podcast fantasy leagues), and the season kicks off Thursday night as the Packers face the defending Super Bowl Champion Seahawks on NBC. Boardwalk Empire on HBO starts its final..…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:17pm -
  • newApple reveals the most common reasons that it rejects apps

    Apple reveals the most common reasons that it rejects apps

    Apple is such an opaque company that even app developers can be left, out in the cold, wondering why their app was rejected from the app store. Thankfully, the company does have some sympathy for those dejected coders, which is why it's published a.…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:22pm -
  • newGoogle set to reveal Android One budget phone hardware in India on September 15th

    Google set to reveal Android One budget phone hardware in India on September 15th

    Not everyone is interested in paying for premium handsets, and Google knows that in many parts of the world, shelling out five or six hundred dollars for a One, G3 or Galaxy S5 simply isn't an option. The Android One initiative is how Google plans t…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:58pm -
  • newUKTV will copy Amazon, ask viewers which shows it should make

    UKTV will copy Amazon, ask viewers which shows it should make

    When it comes to choosing which new TV shows to make, British broadcaster UKTV is taking a leaf out of Amazon and the BBC's playbook. The company behind Dave, Really and Watch will produce pilot episodes of shows, asking users of its UKTV Play...
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:57pm -
  • newOpportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars

    Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars

    NASA's ironman Mars rover Opportunity, like your five-year-old PC, is about to get reformatted. Problems have been causing the aging vehicle to reboot and scientists suspect that worn-out cells in the flash memory are to blame. Opportunity's been...
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:59pm -
  • newUK police threaten companies that sell domains to piracy sites

    UK police threaten companies that sell domains to piracy sites

    When a piracy site is targeted by authorities, the owner's usual trick is to move the website to another domain (and sometimes hosting provider) to re-establish access for users. The Pirate Bay is probably the biggest example of this, which has spen…
    - 16 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:52pm -
  • newPhysicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

    Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

    If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own apartment and assigned refraction values to…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:12pm -
  • newVodafone ditches Phones4u to go all in with Dixons Carphone

    Vodafone ditches Phones4u to go all in with Dixons Carphone

    Dixons Carphone is only (officially) a month old, but it's already dealt a huge blow to one of its rivals. In its battle to provide UK consumers with the best value smartphone deals, the newly-formed company today announced that it's signed an...
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:58am -
  • newWhat you need to know about the world's most popular game-streaming service, Twitch

    What you need to know about the world's most popular game-streaming service, Twitch

    Twitch was an accident. The live video-streaming service, which boasts over 55 million unique users each month, began life in 2007 as "Justin.tv": an all-hours video livestream of co-founder Justin Kan's life. That wasn't the whole point of the...
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • newPhysics' best-known lectures are now available to everyone on the web

    Physics' best-known lectures are now available to everyone on the web

    Ask professors about important physics lectures, and they'll probably point you toward Richard Feynman's famous 1964 talks. They led to one of the most popular physics books ever (over 1.5 million English copies sold) and helped generations...
    - 19 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:02am -
  • newStudy: Social networks are making you distrustful and unhappy

    Study: Social networks are making you distrustful and unhappy

    Facebook's 2012 experiment, while controversial, showed that what other people post on social media can alter moods. Apparently, though, that's not the only thing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others of their ilk can do: according to a study by..…
    - 20 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:17am -
  • newSony's RX10 camera now shoots higher-quality video at a lower price

    Sony's RX10 camera now shoots higher-quality video at a lower price

    Sony's Cyber-shot RX10 is a pretty capable camera, but it still has weaknesses: it doesn't shoot super high-quality XAVC-S video, and that steep $1,300 price is bound to steer some people toward DSLRs and mirrorless cams. Well, consider both of thos…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 8:33am -
  • new'Find My iPhone' exploit could be to blame for celebrity photo hacks

    'Find My iPhone' exploit could be to blame for celebrity photo hacks

    ​We don't need to rake over the gory details here, but in the last 12 hours, the internet has lost its "you know what" over some leaked celebrity photos. Initial reports suggested that hackers targeted the iCloud accounts of the high-profile...
    - 22 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:32am -
  • new'Summer Lesson' is the questionable Project Morpheus VR title from the 'Tekken' team

    'Summer Lesson' is the questionable Project Morpheus VR title from the 'Tekken' team

    Teasing its forthcoming appearance at the Tokyo Game Show later this month, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan revealed a new demo for its prototype VR hardware -- with assistance from the creative forces behind the Tekken fighter series. You should.…
    - 22 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:42am -
  • The Big Picture: A living sculpture made from 'programmed' wooden balls

    The Big Picture: A living sculpture made from 'programmed' wooden balls

    Let's face it: with certain exceptions, most sculptures are pretty static and won't hold your interest for more than a brief glance. You may pay more notice to Hypersonic's Breaking Wave project, however. Effectively, it's a "programmed" analog...
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:02am -
  • Watch Sony PS4 streams on your Vita with upcoming app

    Watch Sony PS4 streams on your Vita with upcoming app

    If you're a fan of PlayStation 4 game livestreaming, Sony's about to have a PS Vita app for that. At a prelude to the Tokyo Game Show (TGS), it announced updates that will let you view live PS4 game action directly from a PS Vita. There are also...
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:58am -
  • Heart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat (video)

    Heart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat (video)

    How does a famous-rapper-slash-business-tycoon and a tech titan launch a collaborative project? Apparently, by throwing a fancy soirée graced by the presence of a robotic Picasso. In honor of Intel's and SMS Audio's (a company founded by 50 Cent)..…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:29am -
  • Listen to a song made from recording thousands of industrial machines

    Listen to a song made from recording thousands of industrial machines

    We've heard music made from bats' echolocation signals and the sounds of glaciers before, but what about tunes composed with something a little more, say, industrial? And no, we aren't talking about Nine Inch Nails' classic The Downward Spiral. Thin…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:11am -

CNN Top Stories

  • newActor settles huge tax bill

    Actor settles huge tax bill

    Comedian Chris Tucker's multimillion dollar tax bill isn't very funny, but he's reached a deal with the IRS to settle it, his representative said Monday.
    - 48 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:17am -
  • newWhen food kills your mom

    When food kills your mom

    It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.
    - 52 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:13am -
  • newU.S. men held in N.Korea ask for help

    U.S. men held in N.Korea ask for help

    Three Americans detained in North Korea spoke out about their conditions and pleaded for U.S. help in interviews with CNN.
    - 56 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:09am -
  • newWhy fighting ISIS will take time

    Why fighting ISIS will take time

    When asked to describe "strategy," every military leader who has attained the rank of colonel will probably begin the description with an explanation of ends, ways and means.
    - 58 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:07am -
  • newStabbing attack

    Stabbing attack

    A man killed three people at a primary school in central China on Monday and then committed suicide by jumping off a building, state media reported.
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:02am -
  • newIsrael

    Israel

    Israel says nearly 1,000 acres in the Wadi Fukin valley would become "state land," clearing the way for the development of a new settlement.
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:01am -
  • newEbola

    Ebola

    A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:01am -
  • newUkraine

    Ukraine

    "Spearhead" force would be able to "travel light, but strike hard if needed," NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday.
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:01am -
  • newSurvivor

    Survivor

    Jimi Jamison, who belted out the hits "The Search is Over" and "Burning Heart" for 1980s rock band Survivor, has died. He was 63.
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:01am -
  • newSomalia

    Somalia

    The operation Monday was against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, the Pentagon said, adding it is "assessing the results."
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:01am -
  • newOfficial: U.S. hits Al-Shabaab leader

    Official: U.S. hits Al-Shabaab leader

    The operation Monday was against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, the Pentagon said, adding it is "assessing the results."
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 3:11am -
  • newHacker leaks stars' private photos

    Hacker leaks stars' private photos

    In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 2:10am -
  • newOh, baby: Look who's pregnant

    Oh, baby: Look who's pregnant

    Country music star Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher took to Twitter Monday to make an announcement: They are expecting their first child.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 2:03am -
  • newIsrael lays claim to 1,000 acres

    Israel lays claim to 1,000 acres

    Israel says nearly 1,000 acres in the Wadi Fukin valley would become "state land," clearing the way for the development of a new settlement.
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 1:56am -
  • newObama: 'I'd join a union'

    Obama: 'I'd join a union'

    President Barack Obama told a large union audience in Wisconsin on Monday that while "Republicans in Congress love to say no," he is the one who "placed a bet on America's workers."
    - 3 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 1:56am -
  • newClassic rock band singer dies

    Classic rock band singer dies

    Jimi Jamison, who belted out the hits "The Search is Over" and "Burning Heart" for 1980s rock band Survivor, has died. He was 63.
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 1:33am -
  • newHollywood stars targeted

    Hollywood stars targeted

    A hacker has leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities in the nude.
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 1:19am -
  • newOpinion: Who's at fault?

    Opinion: Who's at fault?

    Peggy Drexler: How do you deal with the problem of very private photos being hacked and posted? Not by blaming the victims.
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 1:19am -
  • newWhy we love Jennifer Lawrence

    Why we love Jennifer Lawrence

    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 1:13am -
  • newEbola vaccine trial begins

    Ebola vaccine trial begins

    A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:53am -
  • newTop movie of the year so far is ...

    Top movie of the year so far is ...

    The Star-Lord is officially the star of the box office.
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:13am -
  • newTransforming a Pink Floyd icon

    Transforming a Pink Floyd icon

    Ever since it appeared on the cover of Animals, Pink Floyd's 1977 album, Battersea Power Station in London has been famous around the world.
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:05am -
  • newSize trick to make you feel skinny

    Size trick to make you feel skinny

    Designers are adding inches to clothes but not changing the numbers on tags. Rachel Crane asks, does it really matter?
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:04am -
  • newCNN host, cleric spar on propaganda

    CNN host, cleric spar on propaganda

    Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary talks about how radicals use the media to spread their message.
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:05pm -
  • newCNN Iraqi photojournalist dies

    CNN Iraqi photojournalist dies

    CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera. A longtime member of CNN's Baghdad bureau, Sarmad had to flee his country in 2006 after death threats, eventually settling in the United S…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • newJennifer Lawrence

    Jennifer Lawrence

    In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:43pm -
  • newIll boy's parents plead for proton therapy

    Ill boy's parents plead for proton therapy

    The British couple arrested in Spain after pulling their cancer-stricken son out of a Southampton Hospital told a judge they will not return to the UK voluntarily, according to a Madrid court where they appeared on Monday.
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 8:29pm -
  • newNATO's plan for 'aggressive Russia'

    NATO's plan for 'aggressive Russia'

    "Spearhead" force would be able to "travel light, but strike hard if needed," NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday.
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 8:15pm -
  • newMilitia pool party at U.S. Embassy?

    Militia pool party at U.S. Embassy?

    U.S. officials are evaluating a video that allegedly shows members of a Libyan militia jumping into a pool at the Embassy.
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:59pm -
  • newJoan Rivers

    Joan Rivers

    The latest statement from Joan Rivers' daughter gave no new information about the comedian's condition three days after she was rushed to a New York hospital.
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:44pm -
  • new6 ways to experience India's Punjab

    6 ways to experience India's Punjab

    When it comes to India travel, the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan, doesn't make it to the top of that many itineraries.
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:31pm -
  • newCockroach farmer makes big bucks

    Cockroach farmer makes big bucks

    A Chinese roach farmer says business is booming. Bugs are sold to pharmaceutical companies for serious cash.
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:26pm -
  • newWorld War II

    World War II

    September 1 marks the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II. In 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Belgium soon came under German control, and when France fell less than a year later, Britain was th…
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:15pm -
  • newWhat's gotten into 'Johnny Football'?

    What's gotten into 'Johnny Football'?

    This weeks must see videos include a human catapult and football player Johnny Manziel as "Johnny JamBoogie."
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:51pm -
  • newWhy can cops seize their homes?

    Why can cops seize their homes?

    A Philadelphia couple says police seized their home due to their son's first offense drug charges. Pamela Brown reports.
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:37pm -
  • newTrain your brain to crave healthy food

    Train your brain to crave healthy food

    It may be possible to rewire your brain so that it wants -- craves, even -- healthier foods.
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:17pm -
  • newPlastic bags could be banned HERE

    Plastic bags could be banned HERE

    A controversial bill banning plastic bags passes the California State Senate and is headed for approval by the governor.
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 5:08pm -
  • newCops: Baristas' sex shows made millions

    Cops: Baristas' sex shows made millions

    Police say a woman ran a prostitution ring out of several drive-thru coffee shops. CNN affiliate KIRO reports.
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:51pm -
  • newWozniacki thriving after McIlroy split

    Wozniacki thriving after McIlroy split

    Caroline Wozniacki has had her critics in the past. A defensive game and not landing a grand slam title while she was ranked No. 1 provided fodder for her detractors.
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:33pm -
  • newCan an atheist ever win an election?

    Can an atheist ever win an election?

    Carlos Moreno says atheists, a sizable fraction of Americans, deserve representation in Congress.
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:31pm -
  • newPaul McCartney: Don't do it, Scotland

    Paul McCartney: Don't do it, Scotland

    Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:07pm -
  • newMassive weight loss: What they don't tell you

    Massive weight loss: What they don't tell you

    Shannon Britton was 27 years old and weighed 486 pounds when she decided to make a change. She thought she was prepared. But boy, was she wrong.
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:19pm -
  • newBeauty queen's shocking weight loss

    Beauty queen's shocking weight loss

    Keli Kryfko reveals how she transformed from an overweight middle school girl into Miss South Texas. KTVT reports.
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:12pm -
  • newNew on Netflix, Amazon this month

    New on Netflix, Amazon this month

    Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are adding titles to their streaming options in September.
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:11pm -
  • newLonely no more: He lost 225 pounds

    Lonely no more: He lost 225 pounds

    Throughout high school, Tevante Clark felt ashamed about being overweight.
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:10pm -
  • newMassive weight loss: What they don't tell you

    Massive weight loss: What they don't tell you

    Shannon Britton lost 268 pounds -- and her boyfriend. What she learned has surprised her.
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:08pm -
  • newMan kills students, jumps to death

    Man kills students, jumps to death

    A man killed three people at a primary school in central China on Monday and then committed suicide by jumping off a building, state media reported.
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:51pm -
  • newWorld War II: 75th anniversary

    World War II: 75th anniversary

    September 1 marks the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II. In 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Belgium soon came under German control, and when France fell less than a year later, Britain was th…
    - 15 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 2:31pm -
  • newThe world's first 'flying motorcycle'?

    The world's first 'flying motorcycle'?

    Engineer Chris Malloy has created a hoverbike, which could help out in disaster zones in the future.
    - 16 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:08pm -
  • newSummer rewind: Looking back at 1994

    Summer rewind: Looking back at 1994

    First, we revisited the "Freedom summer" of '64, then the "Me" summer '74 and finally the totally tubular summer of '84. Now let's revisit some of the most notable moments from twenty years ago -- the summer of 1994.
    - 16 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:37pm -
  • newChange of plans for Mars rover

    Change of plans for Mars rover

    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:34pm -
  • newHated 'Bachelor' goes to 'Couples Therapy'

    Hated 'Bachelor' goes to 'Couples Therapy'

    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:33pm -
  • newFreezing water dumped on baby

    Freezing water dumped on baby

    A father is angry after his 10-month-old daughter had freezing water dumped on her head during an "Ice Bucket Challenge."
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:26pm -
  • newThe ugly return of anti-Semitism

    The ugly return of anti-Semitism

    Tim Stanley says there was a rally in London to protest something he never thought would need protesting in modern Britain: the rise of anti-Semitism.
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:33am -
  • newTexting woman impaled in buttocks

    Texting woman impaled in buttocks

    A woman admits to texting while driving after she hit a pole which pierced her buttocks. KUSA reports.
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:23am -

Music

  • newJimi Jamison, Survivor Lead Singer, Dead at 63
    Jimi Jamison, the lead singer of Eighties rock bands Cobra and Survivor, passed away August 31 after suffering a heart attack, TMZ reports. He was 63. Jamison's booking manager confirmed to TMZ that the former Survivor singer had died. Jamison served…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:58pm -
  • newJessie Ware Shares Dev Hynes Collaboration 'Want Your Feeling'
    Jessie Ware will release her much-anticipated second album next month, and today she unveiled another track from the record called "Want Your Feeling," the British singer's collaboration with Blood Orange's Dev Hynes. Tough Love, the follow-up to Wa…
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 3:23pm -
  • newPrince Drops New Futuristic Slow Jam 'U Know'
    After taking a rare four-year hiatus from releasing studio albums, Prince will drop a pair of new LPs on September 30th: One a collaborative disc with his group 3rdEyeGirl called Plectrumelectrum and the other a solo album dubbed Art Official Age. B…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 12:26pm -
  • newRadiohead Update 'PolyFauna' App With New Music, Landscapes
    As Radiohead prepare to enter the studio in September to begin work on the follow-up to 2011's The King of Limbs, the band released a surprise update to their "exploratory audio-visual" PolyFauna app on September 1. Whereas the first version of the…
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:47am -
  • newStream Ryan Adams' Moody, Smiths-Inspired Self-Titled Album
    Ryan Adams has revealed his latest studio LP Ryan Adams a week early. Adams had previously unveiled the moody album tracks "My Wrecking Ball" and the Elvira-starring video for the single and album opener "Gimme Something Good," but now you can str…
    - 20 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:02am -
  • Electric Zoo Festival Canceled Due to Severe Weather
    The Electric Zoo Festival at Randall's Island, New York was cut short August 31 after organizers canceled the EDM fest because of dangerous weather. "Electric Zoo NY has shut down for the remainder of the festival due to extreme weather conditions.…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 14, 5:32pm -
  • Courtney Love Struggling to Finish 'Disaster' Memoir
    Like many authors, Courtney Love is a victim of writer's block. For over a year, the Hole singer has been penning a memoir with Rolling Stone writer Anthony Bozza. The Girl With the Most Cake was originally supposed to hit bookshelves in December…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:55pm -
  • Kid Cudi Collapses During Chicago Concert
    There was a scary incident at Chicago's North Coast Music Festival on August 30 as Kid Cudi collapsed during his hour-long set. Crowd-shot video from the concert shows Cudi in the photo pit while performing his hit "Pursuit of Happiness," Conseque…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 2:24pm -
  • Watch Kanye West's Entire Made in America Festival Performance
    Kanye West is accomplishing an impressive feat this Labor Day weekend, headlining two Made in America festivals on different coasts. On August 30, he performed at the Philadelphia fest before heading to Los Angeles for the August 31 event. The Made…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 1:22pm -
  • Billy Corgan Continues His Rise at a Rare Acoustic Show
    For much of the early 2000s, Billy Corgan had trouble embracing his legacy as a grunge god: The Smashing Pumpkins frontman regularly railed against his own fans, tangled with the press and made no secret of his disdain for trotting out his old band'…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 12:39pm -
  • Arcade Fire End Tour With Triumphant Wolf Parade Cover
    Arcade Fire wrapped up the final North American leg of their Reflektor tour – and with it, those well curated geographically themed cover songs for nearly every stop – with a hometown gig at Montreal, Quebec's Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 30. Wit…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 12:06pm -
  • Taylor Swift Joins 'The Voice' as Guest Mentor
    Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams aren't the only huge additions heading to The Voice this season: Taylor Swift will stop by for an episode to serve as an advisor to the hopeful contestants, Us Weekly reports. "Taylor was an absolute pleasure to…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:45pm -
  • Miley Cyrus: Elvis Presley Was the Original Twerker
    As the face of the twerking movement, Miley Cyrus has been a lightning rod for controversy. Her infamous MTV Video Music Awards performance last year, as evidenced by all those FCC complaints, was arguably the most scandalous music moment since Jan…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:02pm -
  • Arcade Fire Perform Rollicking Bo Diddley Cover in Chicago and Toronto
    Arcade Fire added a little twist to those geographically inspired covers they've been peppering into the encores of their current Reflektor tour, playing the same song in two cities but for different reasons. During the band's first show at Chicago's…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 12:06pm -
  • Watch the New Trailer for Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic' Documentary
    Earlier this year, Nas celebrated the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut LP Illmatic with a double-disc reissue and a documentary titled Nas: Time Is Illmatic that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival back in April. With the movie abou…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 9:07am -
  • CeeLo Green Pleads No Contest to Felony Drug Charge, No Jail Time
    CeeLo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing a controlled substance, stemming from a July 2012 incident where the singer was accused of slipping ecstasy to an unknowing 33-year-old female. The Los Angeles District Attorney's…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:53pm -
  • Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Ramones Album?
    After the recent death of Tommy Ramone, there no longer any surviving members of the original Ramones. Still, the punk pioneers remain as popular as ever: In 2003, they were the subject of the stellar documentary End of the Century: The Story of the…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:51pm -
  • Aphex Twin Plots 'Syro' Listening Parties
    A select few Aphex Twin fans who are eager to hear Syro – electronic-music icon Richard D. James' first LP under the Aphex moniker in 13 years – will be able to check out the record in its entirety weeks before its September 23rd release. The IDM…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 1:19pm -
  • Post-Hardcore Icons Drive Live Jehu Talk Reunion: 'This Is Going to Slay'
    Released in 1991, Drive Like Jehu's self-titled debut album helped kickstart the then-burgeoning post-hardcore movement. Whereas Fugazi broke free from the hardcore template with dub-inspired basslines, Drive Like Jehu embraced the noisier aspects o…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 1:08pm -
  • David Lynch Explains How He Disappointed Kanye West
    David Lynch and Kanye West share an affinity for the surreal and shocking – and the two nearly combined their talents on a music video for "Blood on the Leaves," the eerie epic from West's latest LP, Yeezus. "We almost worked together, but I n…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:38pm -
  • Flashback: Kellie Pickler Breaks Down During Song About Mom
    When American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler began her way to a sixth place finish during the show's fifth season in 2006, her Southern sweetness — and occasionally comical remarks — quickly helped make her a fan favorite. But there was also an u…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:14pm -
  • Album Sales Hit Historic Low, Falling Below Four Million Total Units Sold
    The record industry has just had its worst week in decades. For the first time since Nielsen SoundScan began keeping track in 1991, album sales failed to reach the four-million-sold mark this week, totaling just 3.97 million. The week's top seller,…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 12:13pm -
  • DJ Mustard's Unstoppable Journey From Club Rocker to Pop Super-Producer
    It's Friday night and the corner of Rivington and Ludlow Streets in New York's Lower East Side is teeming with post-college kids in button-downs, micro-miniskirts and Greek life enthusiasm. The line to get into the lounge at the trendy Hotel on Rivin…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 11:34am -
  • Weezer Recruit Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino for 'Go Away'
    Over the past month, Weezer's YouTube page has been pumping out some weird viral videos leading up to the release of the band's October 7th LP, Everything Will Be Alright in the End. Some clips have been more forthcoming than others, but in yester…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:30am -
  • Led Zeppelin Preview 'IV' Reissue With Teaser of Unreleased 'Black Dog'
    Led Zeppelin have previewed their upcoming reissues with a teaser of a previously unreleased version of Led Zeppelin IV's lead track, "Black Dog." It will appear on deluxe editions of the release. Billed as the basic track with guitar overdubs, the…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:11am -

Sports

  • newL'ville shuts down Miami to win ACC debut
    Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 on Monday night.
    - 20 mins ago, 2 Sep 14, 4:45am -
  • newCabrera, Price lead Tigers in rout of Indians
    David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 3:48am -
  • newSources: Watt, Texans agree to $100M deal
    The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a new, six-year deal that could pay him $100 million, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Sep 14, 3:48am -
  • newSerena in first Slam quarterfinals of season
    Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and defeated Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 Monday, keeping alive her hopes for a third straight US Open title.
    - 2 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 3:26am -
  • newRaiders start rookie Carr, not Schaub, at QB
    The Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback.
    - 4 hours ago, 2 Sep 14, 12:35am -
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