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Thank you, comedy gods: Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are co-writing a screenplay

Jennifer Lawrence let it slip to The New York Times Wednesday that she and comedian Amy Schumer have been writing a screenplay together. Nearly complete, it'll be a comedy about sisters, whom they plan to play.

Movies & TV

Researchers develop world’s first drone for real-time wildlife tracking

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney hope to improve current wildlife tracking technology and extend it to smaller species and more remote locations using drones equipped with miniature radio receivers.

Cool Tech

The Oakland police store license plates on a Windows XP machine – and it’s been crashing

The Oakland Police Department has decided to curtail its license plate reader retention period from two years to six months thanks to hard drive crashes on its Windows XP computer.

Computing

Was Daniel Larusso actually the villain in Karate Kid?

There may be more than one valid interpretation of the events depicted in the 80's classic The Karate Kid. According to YouTube user J. Matthew Turner, we should take a closer look at the behavior of the film's protagonist

Movies & TV

Family sues school, claiming strong Wi-Fi signals made their son ill

It's never nice when a child is ill, especially if you don't know what's wrong with them. In one case where that seems to have happened, the parents of a child are suing the school, claiming that its Wireless network is to blame.

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There will be a new Soundgarden record, says frontman Chris Cornell

As well as Chris Cornell's 4th solo LP, "Higher Truth," the frontman said that the band is working on material for an new Soundgarden record. The band previously released their sixth studio record "King Animal" in 2012 after reuniting two years earlier.

Music

Chrysler killed the 300 SRT in the U.S., but Australians can buy an upgraded version of it

Chrysler axed the 300 SRT in the United States, but the hot-rodded sedan still lives on in global markets like Australia. It features a 6.4-liter Hemi V8, an eight-speed automatic transmission and a more upscale cockpit with soft-touch surfaces.

Cars

This app can help you find your lost dog, or return a lost dog to its owner

Posting found or lost dogs on Facebook only goes so far. The Finding Rover app is designed to recognize your pet's face and search shelter networks for Fido's familiar face.

Mobile

The essential beginner’s strategy guide to Hearthstone (and The Grand Tournament)

Want to play the hit game Hearthstone, but don't quite know where to begin? Check out our essential guide for beginners, which covers all the basic tips and tricks you need to get started.

Gaming

HBO doc feat. Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Carlos Santana will explore Latin music history

'The Latin Explosion: A New America' will explore the impact of Latin artists living stateside from cha-cha to J-Lo. Tommy Mottola, the former Sony music exec who was essential in Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and Ricky Martin's success, will exec produce.

Music

Lenovo plans to hand the reigns of its phone business over to Motorola

Lenovo might be planning to merge its own mobile division into Motorola, allowing the executives of its subsidiary, which it acquired in January 2014, to call the shots in the mobile market.

Mobile

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys will be revealed in a global, streaming video event

Lucasfilm will debut the toy line for Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens in a global, streaming video event that kicks off in Australia and culminates 18 hours later in California.

Home Theater

Can you dig it? Here’s how to set up a dedicated Terraria server

Terraria is a game best experienced with a group of your friends, and a dedicated server is the best way to do so. Follow our handy guide and you'll be exploring and crafting with your friends in no time.

Gaming

Wait, what? MTV Video Music Awards to honor Kanye West

Kanye West has been named the recipient of the 2015 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award for the MTV Video Music Awards, and will be honored during the live broadcast on August 30.

Movies & TV