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TECH

userspeak

How To Speak User

 This article is an exercise in simultaneously mystifying and demystifying the lingua franca of digital life in order to encapsulate the chronically ironic state of... Read More

2010.05.22

In War With Publishers, Tech Companies Take Wrong Approach

 Publishers have been offered a seriously raw deal in the war over content on the internet. Linking to another site is free, and there are few revenue sharing agreements... Read More

GADGETS

Samsung's super-wide curved...

Samsung's super-wide curved monitor makes your PC extra...

If both ultra-widescreen and curved computer monitors are all the rage these days, then Samsung's new SE790C display is supremely fashionable. The 34-inch, 3,440 x 1,440 LCD... Read More

Obama doesn't believe the...

Obama doesn't believe the Sony hack was an act of war

If you were worried that the US government would see the Sony Pictures hack as grievous enough to prompt a larger conflict with North Korea, you can relax. President Obama... Read More

Inhabitat's Week in Green:...

Inhabitat's Week in Green: terra-cotta heaters, edible snow...

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. In a big win for the... Read More

MOVIES

Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Goes...

Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Goes Out With a 5-Day $90M Bang

JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" finale went out on top at the box office, debuting with $56.2 million over the weekend and taking in... Read More

Neil Patrick Harris Meets the...

Neil Patrick Harris Meets the Freaks in New 'AHS: Freak...

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" is taking a little holiday hiatus, but FX has offered us a little Christmas treat to tide us over until January 7. This teaser... Read More

Kate Winslet is No Shrinking...

Kate Winslet is No Shrinking Violet in 'A Little Chaos'...

Who knew landscape gardening could be such a cutthroat biz? In "A Little Chaos," Kate Winslet stars as a female landscape artist who's recruited to work on King Louis XIV's... Read More

FOOD

Couple Celebrates 64th...

Couple Celebrates 64th Anniversary At Taco Bell

One couple in Arizona loves Taco Bell so much, they celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary at the chain's Apache Junction location. Read More

10 Surprising Facts About...

10 Surprising Facts About Chipotle

If you're a Chipotle fan, you'll probably want to know these 10 surprising facts about the Mexican food chain. Read More

Expert Tip: The One-Handed...

Expert Tip: The One-Handed Egg Crack

Have you mastered the one-handed egg crack yet? Watch and learn the technique to crack an egg with one hand. Read More

GAMING

This Majora's Mask-inspired Christmas carol is smashing

This Majora's Mask-inspired...

Yeah, so you played - or are at least familiar with the premise of - The Legend of Zelda:... Read More

Joystiq Weekly: Telltale takes on Minecraft, Xeodrifter...

Joystiq Weekly: Telltale...

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories,... Read More

Updated Steam Controller design features d-pad

Updated Steam Controller...

The Steam Controller has already seen a couple tweaks since its initial unveiling, first... Read More

AUTOS

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Connecticut is the latest state to decide that the Polaris Slingshot is not a motorcycle and therefore can't be registered for the road there. It appears that the only solution is for Polaris to go to the legislature to create a separate designation for vehicles like its three-wheeler.

Continue reading Polaris Slingshot now banned in Connecticut, too

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Hyundai has announced that it's bringing a new, smartphone-enabled infotainment system to the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. Set to arrive on the brand's lower-end 2016 models, it will eventually be offered across the entry level range, and is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Continue reading Hyundai previews new infotainment system ahead of CES

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Filed under: Technology, CES, Hyundai, Apple, Google, Infotainment, SmartphoneHyundai has...

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A Canadian woman has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for causing an fatal accident by stopping to rescue some ducklings in the road. She's also been banned from driving for 10 years and will need to perform 240 hours of community service.

Continue reading Woman gets 90 days in jail for duck-stopping deaths

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Green, , ,

The outlandish Hyperloop, from the brain of Elon Musk, is getting some real-world traction thanks to the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and a new "crowdstorm" document describing how it could work.

Continue reading Elon Musk's Hyperloop idea still in motion

Elon Musk's Hyperloop idea still in motion originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Filed under: Green, Tesla, Green Culture, Transportation AlternativesThe outlandish...

FASHION

Holiday gift guide: For the...

Filed under: Holiday Sometimes the best gifts come in the smallest packages. To us, the...

Quick and easy blemish cover...

Filed under: Skin Secrets Dark spots and blemishes happen to everyone, but they don't...

11 quick beauty fixes for...

Filed under: Beauty Break Everyone has those days - you know what I'm talking about. You...