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Services like Netflix take away 6 days of commercials from children's lives a year

Earlier this year, we found out that Netflix's lack of ads cuts out over six days of commercials from your life for the average subscriber, compared to cable TV.<p>Now Exstreamist has taken a look specifically at how Netflix affects children. They estimated that Netflix saves children 150 hours of …

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State of emergency declared near epicenter of Oklahoma quake felt in several states

A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma's key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Illinois to the southwest part of Texas on Saturday, bringing fresh attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground.<p>The United States Geological Survey said a …

Stephen Curry Comments on Warriors' Goals Entering 2016-17 Season

The Golden State Warriors won 73 games last season, but they aren't necessarily focused on improving on that total in 2016-17.<p>After adding Kevin Durant as a free agent in the offseason, two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry said in an interview posted by the team's Twitter account Monday that winning …

New Hyundai Verna Launched At The Chengdu Auto Show In China

The new Hyundai Verna has been launched at the 2016 Chengdu Auto Show in China, looking like a shrunken version of the successful Elantra, featuring a sharply cut body with a trendy hexagonal grille and LED lights.<p>The Verna is a small sedan developed for emerging markets. The current generation is …

Women do ask for pay raises, they just don't get them

Women ask for a raise as often as men, but stand a much smaller chance of getting one.<p>Research by Cass Business School and the University of Warwick in the U.K., and the University of Wisconsin, found that men are 25% more likely to get a raise when they ask for one.<p>The study challenges the myth …

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Galaxy Note 7 recall will cost Samsung a 'heartbreaking amount'

As I’m sure you’re well aware by now, Samsung was forced to issue a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 last week following reports that some handsets were randomly bursting into flames while on charge. It was later discovered that a faulty battery was to blame for the explosions.<p>This put Samsung in …

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NFL Week 1 picks: Panthers pound Broncos, Cardinals crush Patriots

Wondering which NFL teams are going to win in Week 1? You've come to the right place to find out<p>After seven months of waiting, my NFL picks have …

Top cop after violent holiday weekend: 'It's not a police issue, it's a society issue'

After another violent holiday weekend, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Tuesday his department is doing all it can to combat violence rooted in "impoverished neighborhoods" where "people without hope do these kinds of things."<p>"It's not a police issue, it's a society issue," Johnson …

The Vikings knew it was stupid to trade for Sam Bradford, and they did it anyway

Rick Spielman’s gamble illustrates how even smart people can succumb to wild desperation.<p>Losers are complex creatures and the most tortured are the competent losers, those who do just well enough to come up just short of greatness time and again. Lose big, and it’s clear: You’re just not good …

Social media is a rapidly growing frontier of violence against women and girls

LONDON — Crimes which involve use of the internet, social media and other forms of technology to "humiliate, control and threaten" women are on the …