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Tony Stewart Hit And Killed A Fellow Driver In His Sprint Car, Will Race Today

<b>UPDATE:</b> Stewart will NOT race today. See below for recent developments and video.<p>In a developing story that seems to keep getting worse, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart reportedly intentionally ran over fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. during an altercation at Canandaigua Speedway on Saturday night. Not …

A forest year - video

Once again, caturday has arrived, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to share a lovely time lapse video I stumbled across a few months ago. This video shares one person’s view of the seasons outside the window of his little cabin in the woods. Because I’ve watched this video a dozen or so times …

Comcast’s sales push: The “painful” customer service call was just the tip of the iceberg

<b>A sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. (AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>After the infamous call with Ryan Block, a look into Comcast customer service<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 28, 2014 7:20pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this month, a terrible Comcast customer call was thrust into the limelight. The infamous call -- which has been …

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Plumbing

Here’s Mary Meeker’s Big Deck On Key Internet Trends

Mary Meeker, a partner at VC firm KPCB and one of the legendary observers of the Internet industry, is presenting her annual outlook on the industry this morning at Code Conference put on by Re/code. Here data gives deep insights into the state of the technology industry that’s useful for …

Skype shown automatically translating multilingual voice calls

Universal translation without the Babel fish<p>Microsoft's Skype will eventually be able to translate voice calls between people. In an on-stage demo at the Code conference today, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella showed off Skype Translator, an upcoming version of the service that is capable of …

Google plans fleet of driverless cars — with no steering wheel or brakes

Google Maps now features elevation profiles for cycling routes

“Cycling is the new golf,” according to <i>CNN Money</i>. While biking has long been a combination of leisure activity, sport and a practical means to get around town, cycling has now turned into an event for business people to get together. According to <i>The Economist</i>, a growing number of city cycling clubs …

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Fighting rages in East Ukraine as talks continue

With one week until the presidential elections in Ukraine, fighting continues to rage in the East with gunfire reported near the border with Russia between forces loyal to Kyiv and pro-Russian groups on Saturday.<p>The electoral commission warned that that two million people in the region could be …

This Tiny Drone Can Climb Walls

And it’s only the size of a softball<p>When designers at Parrot shrank the AR.Drone to the size of a softball, they had to make some sacrifices—namely autonomous flying and a live camera feed. But they made up for the losses with something better: the ability to climb walls and scurry across ceilings. …

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The 10 New Classic Bags to Buy

There are certain styles—think the Fendi Spy bag, the Yves Saint Laurent Muse and the Louis Vuitton Speedy—that have outlasted their It bag era and buzz to earn the simple, yet hard-to-earn title of "classic." Click through for the 10 new bags to invest in that we're betting have the staying power …