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Everplans Raises New Cash To Expand Its End-Of-Life...

 Everplans, the online service that helps people plan for the only certainty in life besides taxes, has raised new cash to bring to market a product for financial... Read More

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Who Do You Want To Give A Crunchies Award To Next Year?

 It’s the holiday season, and in the spirit of giving, the Crunchies Monkey made a visit to the TechCrunch office during our annual holiday party. He celebrated... Read More

GADGETS

Apple's online store returns...

Apple's online store returns to Russia with huge price hikes

Remember how Russia's sudden currency devaluation led Apple to shut down its online store in the country, leaving locals without access to one of the biggest internet shops... Read More

DirecTV launches internet TV...

DirecTV launches internet TV for $8 per month, but it's all...

Our world isn't quite ready for internet TV providers that compete with traditional cable and satellite packages, but what about markets that aren't as well served? DirecTV... Read More

Google's putting song lyrics...

Google's putting song lyrics right into your search results

Despite what your ears may tell you, The Ramones wanted to be sedated (not "a piece of bacon"). There probably isn't one among us who hasn't turned to the oracles of the web... Read More

MOVIES

Chris Pine on 'Into the...

Chris Pine on 'Into the Woods,' 'Star Trek 3,' and His...

Chris Pine may be famous to most for his role as Captain Kirk in J.J. Abrams's rebooted "Star Trek" series (and, possibly to a lesser degree, as Jack Ryan in Paramount's... Read More

Mike Colter to Play Luke Cage...

Mike Colter to Play Luke Cage for Marvel Netflix Series...

Marvel's Netflix footprint is expanding, with the latest actor cast in its planned four series crossover event. Mike Colter ("The Good Wife") will play superhero Luke Cage,... Read More

J.K. Rowling Doesn't...

J.K. Rowling Doesn't Understand the Love for Draco Malfoy

J.K. Rowling has been doling out a collection of new "Harry Potter"-centric stories on her website, Pottermore, for the holiday season, and Monday's offering was a tale... Read More

FOOD

Don't Get Food Poisoning! Ten...

Don't Get Food Poisoning! Ten Tips to Help Avoid It

Nobody wants to contract foodborne illness. Be sure to follow these 10 easy tips to avoid getting food poisoning! Read More

5 Genius Hot Cocoa Hacks

5 Genius Hot Cocoa Hacks

What's tastier than a warm cup of cocoa on a cold day? Now you can have your hot cocoa five new ways all winter long! Read More

Did Cavemen Really Eat like...

Did Cavemen Really Eat like the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet claims to help people eat like their cavement ancestors, but a new study suggests the diet isn't so accurate. Read More

GAMING

Cop drama, gadgets star in new Battlefield: Hardline trailer

Cop drama, gadgets star in...

Battlefield: Hardline's latest trailer shifts focus from police officers shooting... Read More

Joystiq Deals: Android Game Developer Bundle

Joystiq Deals: Android Game...

Looking to grab a piece of the mobile market? Joystiq Deals will put you on the path to... Read More

Code Name: STEAM video preview

Code Name: STEAM video preview

In 2015, developer Intelligent Systems invites you through a tour of history where... Read More

AUTOS

Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, , ,

Formerly Vice President of Engineering at BMW's M division, Albert Biermann has now been tasked with developing high-performance vehicles for Hyundai and Kia.

Continue reading Hyundai poaches BMW M engineering chief to lead new performance division

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With the new Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 on the way, Shelby American is saying goodbye to the old GT500 and the company's even more powerful Super Snake version with its new Signature Edition model. Limited to a total of 50 conversions, they package some of buyers' most common choices into a single vehicle with a few extra touches, as well.

Continue reading Signature Edition Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake to get limited production run

Signature Edition Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake to get limited production run originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Aftermarket, Ford, United States, Convertible, Coupe, PerformanceWith the...

Videos

YouTube channel MinutePhysics takes a look at why it's more difficult to back a car up than it is to drive it forward.

Continue reading Here's why it's harder to drive backwards than forwards

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The $8,000 US federal tax credit for hydrogen vehicles will expire at the end of 2014, but don't count this thing down and out quite yet. Some credits that expired a year ago were just renewed by the slow-moving 113th Congress.

Continue reading US Congress lets $8,000 hydrogen vehicle tax credit expire

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Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, Alternative Fuels,...

FASHION

Organize your jewelry (so you...

Filed under: Accessories If you're like us, then you know that jewelry is an absolute...

15 long bobs we love

Filed under: Hair The long bob, or "lob," is a celebrity favorite, and for good...

The best-dressed men of 2014

Filed under: HolidayRanking the most stylish guys of the year. Ranking the most stylish...