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Tivo, which still exists, just got bought for $1.1 billion



In the dark ages, before on-demand everything, TV just came and went. You had to be in front of the tube for whatever program you wanted to watch, or else use an ancient device called a “VCR” to record things. It was horrible.

These days, being able to pause, rewind and record TV seems almost unnecessary — thanks to the Internet and massive leaps in set-top box technology. But for a time, digital video recording company TiVo reigned.

Deadly heat wave is shattering all-time records in Southeast Asia and India



Southeast Asia and India are currently enduring a historic and brutal heat wave that has already been blamed for more than 150 deaths and shows few signs of relenting.

April in Thailand is typically hot and sweaty, but this year’s scorching weather has set a record for the longest heat wave in at least 65 years.

The temperature in Sukhothai, Thailand spiked to 44.3 degrees Celsius, or 111.7 degrees Celsius, on April 12 — just short of the all-time national record. Surrounding countries have…

The 7 fake deaths in ‘Huntsman: Winter’s War’ must be some kind of record



LOS ANGELES — You know nothing of dubious death, Jon Snow.

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 could have curved screen and huge battery



With the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge launched and in the running for best Android smartphone of the year, all eyes are now on Samsung’s other flagship phone: the Galaxy Note.

Samsung’s next Galaxy Note, presumably called the Galaxy Note 6, won’t arrive until this summer, but we’re already hearing some chatter about it.

According to SamMobile, which has a reliable track record when it comes to Samsung-related…

Thin, flexible ‘sheet camera’ could turn any surface into a camera



In the future, any surface could become a camera.

Researchers at Columbia University’s Computer Vision Lab have developed

Watch the first trailer for Sundance sensation ‘The Birth of a Nation’



A trailer for potential future Oscar winner The

Ellen joined ‘The People vs O.J.’ jury to help announce the verdict



Now that the final episode of

Speedrunner sets new Super Mario Bros. world record in 4:57:260



‘Holy cow’, indeed!

Speedrunner Darbian

100-year-old D-Day veteran celebrates birthday by going skydiving



LONDON — Only a true badass would spend their 100th birthday casually jumping out of a plane at 10,000 feet.

Record breaking 100-year-old Verdun Hayes did exactly that, though — and he raised money for charity and set a British record into the bargain.

“I really, thoroughly enjoyed it,” says an impressively casual Hayes in the clip.

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Jenny from the block was Kerry Washington’s childhood dance teacher



Scandal’s new theme song should go something like this: