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Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, …

Chain-Reaction Crash With Minor Injuries, Except for the Slime Eels

If you thought you were enduring a “summer of hell” commute, consider the repulsive mess created on an Oregon highway on Thursday in a collision of modern transportation and prehistoric fish.<p>Picture the scene from the 1984 “Ghostbusters” movie in which Dr. Peter Venkman, played by Bill Murray, …

Uber said to make $500M investment in global mapping

How much is it worth to Uber to reduce its dependence on Google Maps? Try half a billion dollars.<p>That is how much the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company is getting ready to invest in an ambitious global mapping project, the Financial Times reports Sunday. In addition to weaning itself off …

22 Science Jokes Only Smart People Will Understand

Old statisticians never die. They just get broken down by age and sex.

Do we need sex tech to 'demystify' the female orgasm? | Girl on the Net

The female orgasm is often viewed as “mysterious”, and this isn’t helpful. Technology may help, but it’s not a complete solution<p>No one asks sex writers to ‘demystify’ the male orgasm, or commissions tips for straight women on how they can ‘guarantee’ their man makes it to that all-important climax. …

Obama's Oval Office address: president resists pressure for 'ground war' on Isis

US president backs existing collaborative strategy to battle Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in rare national address from Oval Office<p>Barack Obama called for cool heads in the fight against terrorism on Sunday in a live address that resisted pressure for more military intervention but nonetheless …

Benjamin Franklin Quotes | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: Benjamin Franklin was one of the most quotable men in history. Everyone knows his famous sayings like “God helps them who help</i> …