Instagram Launches One-Touch Photo And Video Messaging App Bolt Outside The US
Technology / 2014-07-29 13:30:04

Celtics' Young says he's cleared for practice
Sports / 2014-07-29 13:29:14
Boston Celtics rookie swingman James Young said Tuesday that he has been cleared to return to basketball activities after the pre-draft car accident that forced him to miss summer league.

Lakers greats hail 'right guy' Scott as coach
Sports / 2014-07-29 13:24:59
Byron Scott says being the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is "a dream come true."

'Extreme drunken driving' charge for Suns F
Sports / 2014-07-29 13:21:16
Phoenix forward P.J. Tucker was charged with 'extreme drunken driving' two months before he signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract -- $12.7 million guaranteed -- with the Suns.

Twitter Skyrockets After Reporting Big Q2 Revenue Of $312M, Profit Of $0.02 Per Share
Technology / 2014-07-29 13:09:36

NRA's top lawyer was convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother in 1964
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 13:07:40
The cover story for Mother Jones this month is about Bob Dowlut, NRA's general counsel, "who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda." (Gawk

THE PERSONAL TOUCH: White House aide sought breaks for health insurers
Headline News / 2014-07-29 13:03:29
NEWLY RELEASED EMAILS SHOW that key White House adviser Valerie Jarrett intervened on behalf of the health insurance industry after an executive repeatedly warned that massive premium hikes were comin

TODD STARNES US troops told not to eat, drink in front of Muslims
Headline News / 2014-07-29 13:03:29
TODD STARNES: Military bars troops from attending Vacation Bible school honor

BREAKING NEWS Obama hits Russia with new round of sanctions
Headline News / 2014-07-29 13:03:29
Double blow for Putin as EU adopts tough sanctions, Ukraine rebels suffer setbacksFighting in eastern Ukraine reportedly leaves 22 civilians deadOPINION: Memo to the White House — Stop talking a

Atheer Labs Releases A First Enterprise Developer Kit For Its 3D, Wearable Glasses
Technology / 2014-07-29 13:03:26

Better Open With Improves Android's App Chooser with Delayed Defaults
Technology / 2014-07-29 13:00:00

Fighting Divides Ukrainian Crash Site and Cuts Access
World News / 2014-07-29 12:57:59
Separatists have been driven out of much of the 14-square-mile area where bodies and debris from the downed Malaysian plane fell.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner Hang With Chris Brown and Other Surprising Celebs
Headline News / 2014-07-29 12:53:24

Programming Languages You'll Need Next Year (and Beyond)
Technology / 2014-07-29 12:45:00
Nerval's Lobster writes: Over at Dice, there's a breakdown of the programming languages that could prove most popular over the next year or two, including Apple's Swift, JavaScript, CSS3, and PHP. But

Man arrested in slaying of Matt Barnes' aunt
Sports / 2014-07-29 12:38:05
Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.

Exchange Corp. Launches Cardless Payment Service With $3.3 Million Series A
Technology / 2014-07-29 12:31:23

Estimate Someone's Age with Just Their First Name Using This Data
Technology / 2014-07-29 12:30:00
It's not always easy to gauge someone's age (particularly online), and it's also not always polite to ask. While it's no guarantee, it may be possible to get an age range from someone with just their

Talk Private To Me: Free, Worldwide, Encrypted Voice Calls With Signal For iPhone
Technology / 2014-07-29 12:18:33

Have you ever had sex in your Comic-Con costume?
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 12:10:55
(Sigh) Jimmy Kimmel Pedestrian Question: Have you ever had sex in your Comic-Con costume?

Stacked farm system offers Chicago Cubs hope (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-29 12:08:25
It's tempting for Chicago Cubs fans to pay as much attention to Triple-A Iowa as the struggling big league club. Iowa's lineup is a daily reminder that Chicago's future might be as bright as any team

Teen's Alleged Kidnapper Arrested Twice While She Was Missing
Headline News / 2014-07-29 12:03:39

Senate Bill Would Ban Most Bulk Surveillance
Technology / 2014-07-29 12:03:00
An anonymous reader writes: Today Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced a bill that would ban bulk collection of telephone records and internet data for U.S. citizens. This is a stronger version of

Child's Body Found in Wheelwell of US Military Aircraft in Germany
Headline News / 2014-07-29 11:57:36

LOL! OMG! Rapper DMX needs TLC after terrifying thrill ride
Entertainment / 2014-07-29 11:52:49
Want to watch rapper DMX grunt, curse and scream in a new video? There's no music involved, it's just the 43-year-old reacting to an amusement park ride called the Slingshot at Magical Midway Thrill P

Touchless trash cans in a loop
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 11:51:55
Touchless trash cans caught in an infinite loop. The laughter is infectious! (@rynbtmn) (more…)

California Teen Calls 911 From Closet as Burglars Break Into Home
Headline News / 2014-07-29 11:48:05

Boehner Shoots Down Impeachment Talk, Blasts Democrats for Pushing It
Headline News / 2014-07-29 11:43:17

Priceless Reaction of YouTube Star's Parents When He Pays Off Their Mortgage
Business / 2014-07-29 11:42:13

6-year-old 'Rapunzel' chops off her hair for kids with cancer
Entertainment / 2014-07-29 11:42:00
They’re calling her a real-life Rapunzel, but this 6-year-old girl's long blond locks aren't trapped in a tower — they're going to help kids with cancer.Charlie Tillotson, who lives on the southwe

Why do we bite our nails?
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 11:41:59
Over at Mind Hacks, Tom Stafford looks at the scientific literature around onychophagia, aka nail-biting: Psychiatrists classify it as an impulse control problem, alongside things like obsessive co

James Franco shows Jimmy Fallon how to take a cool selfie
Entertainment / 2014-07-29 11:28:23
"Say 'cheese'!" It's something James Franco rarely seemed to do when taking selfies with fans after his recently ended "Of Mice and Men" performances on Broadway, and on Monday, he explained why.Durin

Backed By Tencent And Felicis, Scaled Inference Wants To Be The Google Brain For Everyone
Technology / 2014-07-29 11:24:13

Photos: This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe
Headline News / 2014-07-29 11:20:40

Tesla and Panasonic Have Reached an Agreement On the Gigafactory
Technology / 2014-07-29 11:20:00
cartechboy writes: Tesla's been pretty quiet regarding its upcoming gigafactory lately, but that's about to change. It seems the Silicon Valley startup has reached an agreement with Panasonic in regar

Fame, with brush: Check out Tony Bennett's surprising side gig
Entertainment / 2014-07-29 11:19:00
He may have 17 Grammys, a packed summer tour schedule and a new album on the way with Lady Gaga, but even Tony Bennett needs a break from the spotlight once in a while. That's when he picks up his pai

TMI or just tough luck? 'Bachelorette' ends in awkward confrontation
Entertainment / 2014-07-29 11:18:35
Andi Dorfman had a difficult decision to make during the season 10 finale of "The Bachelorette" — in short, Josh Murray or Nick Viall? She picked Murray, but if Dorfman thought she was on the fast t

Grizzlies sign GM Chris Wallace to multi-year deal (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-29 11:17:58
Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera has removed the interim tag and named Chris Wallace as Memphis' general manager, signing him to a multi-year contract keeping him with the franchise. Wallace h

Tech Companies Throw Their Support Behind Strengthened NSA Reform Bill
Technology / 2014-07-29 11:15:54

Learn Linux with This Free edX Course from the Linux Foundation
Technology / 2014-07-29 11:00:00
Intro to Linux is normally a $2,400 course from the Linux Foundation, but it's being offered for free now on edX. If you've ever wanted to learn how to use the open source operating system, there's no

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Team Up for 'Cheek to Cheek' Jazz Album
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:52:14

Telerobotic baseball fans
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 10:50:47
Korea's Hanwha Eagles baseball team have installed rows of telerobot "fans" in the stadium that are controlled by remote spectators. (Thanks, Chris Arkenberg!)

Blend Reality With Illusion for Our Photo Manipulation Challenge
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:50:36

Sierra Leone doctor who treated scores of Ebola patients dies of Ebola
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 10:47:20
Virologist Sheik Umar Khan is credited with treating over 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone. Read the rest

Police Arrest Suspect After NBA Player Used Twitter to Track Down Aunt's Killer
Headline News / 2014-07-29 10:42:49

Project Management Platform Wrike Hopes To Challenge Asana With New Workflow Tools
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:42:17

How stoned is too stoned to drive?
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 10:39:28
The US government is analyzing data from what it claims is the biggest study on how pot affects how you drive. Read the rest

3-D Printing Comes To Amazon
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:37:00
An anonymous reader writes Promising "an appstore for the physical world," Amazon has just unveiled their new online market for products created using a 3-D printer. "Customization gives customers the

A Trippy Light Show That Lets You Dance With Light and Shadows
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:35:34
People love to dance, but it’s no easy task convincing them to do so in a museum. It’s even tougher if they’re German.

OneNote for Mac and iOS Gets Better Organization, Office Compatibility
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:30:00

Peak Drive Aims To Be As Usable As Dropbox, As Secure As SpiderOak
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:25:43

Scientists investigate radio wave "bursts" from space
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 10:24:49

Griz remove interim tag from GM Wallace
Sports / 2014-07-29 10:23:10
The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.

Corpse under motel bed for 5 years
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 10:20:24
Police in Mount Laurel, New Jersey found a young woman's corpse under a motel bed and it reportedly had been there for at least five years. Read the rest

How ‘Bachelorette’ Star Josh Murray Chose Andi's Engagement Ring
Headline News / 2014-07-29 10:19:09

NBA players union elects new executive director (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-29 10:15:31
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American male sports union.

Please Join Us For The 9th Annual August Capital Party In Silicon Valley
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:15:21

Former NSA chief to profit from patented hacker detection tech, charging clients $1M a month
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 10:08:33

Listen to Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J's Chart-Topping 'Bang Bang'
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:08:13

Drone video of downtown Los Angeles
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 10:05:43
Ian Wood's beautiful drone footage of downtown Los Angeles. (via Laughing Squid)

Star power: Alvin Ailey dance camp gives disadvantaged teens a chance to shine
Entertainment / 2014-07-29 10:03:27
"I was shaking," says 13-year-old Jahi Gibson. The self-described “super shy” teen recalls the stage fright that gripped him during his first days at the Alvin Ailey dance camp in Miami.

Think Gaming Demystifies Paid App Installs With A Mobile Gaming Co-Op
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:00:47

The Best Productivity Tricks You Can Learn From Rock Stars
Technology / 2014-07-29 10:00:00
Beyond the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll, musicians work their butts off. What you see on stage or hear on your iPod is a distillation of years of hard work. Naturally, they have a lot of lessons we c

Ford Plans To Replace BlackBerries With iPhones Beginning This Year
Technology / 2014-07-29 09:59:53

Ask Slashdot: Open Hard- & Software Based Security Token?
Technology / 2014-07-29 09:55:00
Qbertino (265505) writes I've been musing about a security setup to allow my coworkers/users access to files from the outside. I want security to be a little safer than pure key- or password-based SSH

Parents Gain Access to Marijuana Extract to Treat Childhood Seizures
Technology / 2014-07-29 09:48:05

Deals: UE Mini Boom, LG G3 for Half Price, Galaxy Tab Pro, Gaming Gear
Technology / 2014-07-29 09:45:03

How to solve the problem of plastic in the ocean
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 09:44:23
Ocean scientists Kim Martini and Miriam Goldstein explain, in detail, why the well-meaning ideas of 19-year-old Boyan Slat won't work and show you what you can do now to help stop plastic pollution.

Syrian Activists Say Rebels Detonate Bomb-Packed Tunnels in Aleppo, Killing at Least 13 Troops
Headline News / 2014-07-29 09:40:42

A really fantastic science show on TV
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 09:36:50
I recently stumbled across Time Scanners, a tech-heavy, pop-science reality show. And, get this you guys, I learned things. I know. From TV. It's crazy. Read the rest

Agent: Lester's demand didn't fuel trade talks
Sports / 2014-07-29 09:33:10
Jon Lester's agent denied a published report that claimed the pitcher's representatives informed the club what it would take to sign him, prompting the club's decision to trade him.

Kiefer Sutherland takes high road after Freddie Prinze Jr. slam
Entertainment / 2014-07-29 09:32:00
Kiefer Sutherland is responding to Freddie Prinze Jr.'s epic diss.While at Comic-Con over the weekend, Prinze blasted Sutherland and said working with him on the show "24" in 2010 made him want to qui

Ghost recorded in spooky theater CCTV footage
Miscellaneous / 2014-07-29 09:29:47
Unusually for these things, the footage captured is crisp, 4K-definition RAW shot with a coated, non-fisheye len--just kidding! It's about as good as the footage from a mid-90s Nokia communicator. [

Senior Guerrilla Leaders Tied to Acts of Persecution After Civil War
World News / 2014-07-29 09:27:48
Kosovo Liberation Army officials were responsible for unlawful killings, abductions, sexual violence and other crimes after the 1998-99 Kosovo war, the head of a European task force said.

ManServants Startup Is Not a Joke and It's Not a Gigolo Service
Technology / 2014-07-29 09:21:35

SweetSpot TV: Trade Or Don't Trade?
Sports / 2014-07-29 09:18:21
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Asana for iPhone and iPad Updates with a New Interface and More Speed
Technology / 2014-07-29 09:15:00
iOS: Asana is one of our favorite to-do apps, and today the service unveiled new native apps for iPhone and iPad. Both are designed specifically for those devices, offer a speed boost, feature a strea

Better Living Through Data
Technology / 2014-07-29 09:14:00
jradavenport (3020071) writes "Using two years of continuous monitoring of my MacBook Air battery usage (once every minute), I have been able to study my own computer use patterns in amazing detail. T

Europe agrees to sweeping new sanctions against Russia
World News / 2014-07-29 09:13:47
LONDON — The European Union on Tuesday overcame months of misgivings about forcefully confronting Russia and agreed to unleash a wave of tough economic sanctions intended to push Moscow into backing