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Mark Rober really loves to build things. So when this home electronics tinkerer discovered that some neighborhood thieves were ripping off Amazon packages from his porch, he did what any self-respecting former NASA engineer would do: He built a glitter bomb made to look like a boxed-up Apple HomePod, and he built it to capture video of the entire thing.

Tech giant Apple is sending out push notifications for its deeply annoying Carpool Karaoke show—a standalone spin on a The Late Late Show with James Corden segment which was released last year to terrible reviews—the Verge reported on Tuesday, in seeming disregard of its own policies on unsolicited promotional material.

NEW YORK (AP) - Dwayne Braithwaite is a rarity in New York City's sightseeing cruise industry: a black owner whose raucous party boats are filled with mostly black patrons from the city's West Indian community
So, when his vessels were ousted from city-owned docks in Brooklyn last summer while booze cruises with white owners continued to sail, Braithwaite filed a lawsuit alleging racism and accused the…

Whether you're going home for the holidays or just hiding out on your own, the final two weeks of the year bring lots of opportunities for rest and relaxation (as well as, of course, truly too many parties to actually attend).
And where there's relaxation there's also time to finally binge all those shows you always meant to.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The unexpected delay in Michael Flynn's sentencing raised a new wrinkle in the Russia probe
The former national security adviser, who pleaded guilty to lying the FBI about his contacts with Russia's ambassador, had expected to face no jail time after prosecutors vouched for him, saying he had provided substantial assistance in their investigation
But when a federal judge lambasted Flynn and raised…

We’ve all seen the impact of being data-obsessed in the retail industry. While Amazon shapes the future of its business and the industry at large using insights gleaned from troves of data, many retailers are struggling to implement a data-driven mindset across the organization.

Earlier this year, Pixar paired Incredibles 2 with its first-ever animated short directed by a woman: Domee Shi’s Bao, a lovely tale about an elderly woman who befriends one of her own dumplings. And now, if you missed before, you can see it for free online.

Might Amazon finally be getting a kick in the competitive pants next year from brick-and-mortar giants like Walmart, which is basking in a transformative e-commerce moment? Retail experts offer seven Amazon-centric industry predictions for 2019.

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones have and center Alex Mack have been named to the Pro Bowl for the sixth time in their careers

Jenny Shircore has done the makeup and hair of several queens over the years: Cate Blanchett in “Elizabeth” and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (she won an Oscar for the former) and Emily Blunt in “The…

Naya Rivera traded her luscious, dark locks for a head of bleach blonde hair. Rivera was seen exiting her black SUV in a denim jacket, skintight leggings, and high top sneakers.

Copperworks’ whiskey-blending workshop lets you create your own perfect bottle

A source told 'Vanity Fair' that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sent Azealia Banks his beard hair so she could craft him a protective amulet, as she claimed in 2016.

The Rams have added veteran depth at the running back position, signing C.J. Anderson on Tuesday.

Happy Holidays, everyone! Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about tabletop games and roleplaying. As we get ready for the most wonderful time of the year, you might have a few extra gifts you’re getting ready to buy for family and friends...or perhaps for yourself. Here’s our latest list of some of the coolest games that have just come out, some others that are coming up, and a few crowdfunding campaigns that could also stuff some stockings. Game on!