Survivor Singer Jimi Jamison Dies of Heart Attack at 63

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Survivor and Cobra frontman Jimi Jamison died of a heart attack Sunday night in his Memphis home, according to a report published Monday. He was 63. The energetic singer, who originally was with Cobra, joined Survivor in 1984 after the band's frontman Dave Bickler (the voice on "Eye of the Tiger") left because of vocal-health issues See also: 'Such a Brilliant Human Being': Jeff Bridges Mourns Robin Williams Mashable has reached out to Jamison's manager, promoter and booking agent for details about his death. We'll update this post when we receive a response The band's verified Facebook page confirmed the sad news on Monday: Read more... More about Music , Entertainment , Us , and Deaths Read more »

Browser Extension Tells You Wi-Fi Speed at Hotels Before You Book

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If getting online while you're on the road is important to you, slow Wi-Fi at hotels can be a pain A browser extension launched Monday wants to help travelers avoid the hassle of bad Internet connections by adding information about hotel Wi-Fi speeds and quality, on top of what is already available on popular booking sites. See also: 14 Unique Hotels for an Extraordinary Vacation In July, Hotel Wi-Fi Test announced its rankings of hotels according to Wi-Fi speed and quality. Now, it's integrated that information into popular booking and travel sites through an extension that works on Chrome and Firefox browsers, showing Wi-Fi information on Hotels.com, Expedia.com, Booking.com and TripAdvisor. Read more... More about Wi Fi , Hotels , Lifestyle , Travel Leisure , and Work Play Read more »

The Definitive Ranking of School Supplies

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Not all school supplies are created equally. You just can't compare that rad, new Trapper Keeper with last year's three-ring binder and not know who's coming out on top. Even when comparing solid-colored folders to ones with your favorite cartoon characters, there's a pecking order that has to be acknowledged. If you want to rule your school, you have to deck yourself out with the best gear. See also: 15 DIY Supplies That Will Actually Make You Excited for School This year, you're not going to get stuck with lame school supplies. Always know the coolest choices before you dive into the back to school aisle. Read more.. Read more »

Ukrainian Forces Retreat From Luhansk Airport

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UPDATED, 9:30 a.m. ET MOSCOW — Ukrainian forces were given orders to retreat from the airport in Luhansk, the second-largest rebel-held city, in the face of an intensifying assault, Ukrainian National Security Council spokesman Col. Andriy Lysenko said on Monday, blaming the assault on "professional artillery gunmen of the Russian armed forces." See also: Ukraine and Russia Are Closer Than Ever to All-Out War Russia consistently denies allegations that it has sent troops or equipment into Ukraine. But Lysenko said Monday that "not less than four battalions and tactical groups of the Russian armed forces are active in Ukraine." Read more... More about Russia , Us World , World , and Ukraine Read more »

Perez Hilton Apologizes and Removes Nude Images of Jennifer Lawrence

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Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has apologized on his Twitter account and removed the nude images of Jennifer Lawrence and Victoria Justice from his website, perezhilton.com . The private photos of these and many more celebrities have been leaked on the internet after an alleged iCloud hack Hilton first replaced the uncensored nude photos on his site with censored versions, but then changed his mind and removed the photos altogether See also: Social Media Goes Wild Over Massive Celebrity Nude Photo Leak "No, I haven’t been forced to do so or been contacted by their reps, but I am removing those uncensored photos of JLaw and Victoria Justice," he wrote in a tweet. "Upon further reflection and just sitting with my actions, I don't feel comfortable even keeping the censored photos up. I am removing them," he later added Read more... More about Perez Hilton , Entertainment , Film , and Jennifer Lawrence Read more »

Photographer’s Perfect ‘Arrangements’ Series Highlights Color and Simplicity

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For photographer Emily Blincoe, there's beauty in precise organization. Blincoe's love of simplicity is evident in her series "Arrangements," an ode to color, shape and impeccable prop styling. Blincoe has an eye for beautiful groupings, whether she's photographing a crate full of heirloom tomatoes or the cracked shells of farm-fresh eggs. See also: Food Art Photography Illustrates the Delicious Side of European Capitals Image: Emily Blincoe Over the course of her career, the young photographer has arranged candies, knickknacks, leaves, flowers and more. "[It's] fun to take an idea and see how many different ways I can re-work the same idea," she told Mashable . Read more.. Read more »

How Big Data Could Help Prevent the Next Ferguson

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Watson is getting its data-analyzing hands into everything. From health care to food science, IBM's "cognitive supercomputer" — who won Jeopardy more than three years ago — is taking on the intellectual heavy lift of sifting through enormous amounts of data, so humans don't have to. One area where it's just getting started is law enforcement, where Watson's data-processing abilities have enormous potential to speed up investigations, which generate thousands of pages of paperwork. The computer can process those documents in the time it took to read this sentence, potentially giving detectives the best actionable leads much faster than before. Read more... More about Ibm , Watson , Tech , Apps Software , and Us Read more »

‘The Incredibles’ if It Was Directed By Christopher Nolan

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Your favorite fun-loving superhero family just got a gritty reboot, in the style of Christopher Nolan. In this mock trailer by YouTuber Bobby Burns , Pixar's signature kid-friendly style has disappeared, replaced instead with a dark, brooding and plot-packed approach for which Nolan is known. Honestly, a Pixar-Nolan collaboration sounds like the best idea of all time. This Chihuahua Getting a Massage Is Having a Better Weekend Than You Romance and House Fires Heat Up 'Downton Abbey' Season 5 Trailer Behold, a GoPro Captures the Miracle of Pizza Making Terrifying Locusts Plague Madagascar, Nobody Seems to Notice Read more... More about Videos , Disney , Pixar , Film , and Watercooler Read more »

10 Digital Job Openings at WebMD, the Onion, American Express and More

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Are you beginning to feel complacent at your current job? The Mashable Job Board is the ideal place to search for your next big move. More than 3,000 employers in tech and digital have posted on our board, and they're looking to fill positions from Mashable 's community. Each week, we highlight 10 recently posted openings. Check out this week's newest listings, below, and be sure to read our Job Search Series for valuable career tips. Position: VP of Accounts Company: the Onion Location: Chicago Illinois Onion, Inc. is the parent company of some of the most respected and widely-read publications in digital media. Founded in 1988, the company established itself as a web pioneer in the mid-'90s when The Onion and its sister pop-culture publication, The A.V. Read more »

12 Boozy Baked Goods to Spike Your Buns

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Alcohol and baked goods: two great things that taste even better together. If you need a bit of kick in your cake, try these booze -filled sweets. Ranging from sweet and alcoholic cherry tartlets to the dark decadence of a irish cream brownie, these baked goods recipes are a true two-for-one. See also: 8 Cocktail Recipes for One Last Summer Buzz Be careful not to over indulge on them, you may find yourself with a bit of a sugar-crash buzz. Read more... More about List , Recipes , Cooking , Baking , and Lifestyle Read more »