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The Silicon Valley Suicides

Why are so many kids with bright prospects killing themselves in Palo Alto?<p><i>The air shrieks, and life stops. First, from far away, comes a high whine like angry insects swarming, and then a trampling, like a herd moving through. The kids on their bikes who pass by the Caltrain crossing are eager to</i> …

Parenting

LOL: Louis CK Discusses His Love of IMAX 3D Films – /Film

By now comedy fans are well aware of <b>Jerry Seinfeld</b>‘s online series, <b>Comedians in Cars With Coffee</b>. It’s a fun show where Seinfeld takes out a new …

Comedy

Climate change warriors: It's time to go nuclear

For more on the future of nuclear power as a possible solution for global climate change, watch CNN Films' presentation of "Pandora's Promise," Thursday, November 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Four top environmental scientists raised the stakes Sunday in their fight to reverse climate change and save …

The Coolest Cars For Sale At Pebble Beach (Are Also The Best Of The Year)

The auctions happening in Carmel, Calif., next month during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will bring in tens of millions of dollars on the most expensive–or second-most-expensive–cars in the world.<p>This is not your average car show–it’s more like an elite garden party with VIP club rooms, …

Why streaming music is the next big money-maker

<i>Patrick Reynolds is chief strategy officer at Triton Digital.</i><p>We all know the world is going mobile. You only need to walk any street, sit in any airport, or have any children to realize just how much.<p>With news that the Facebook Home phone from HTC is now available for just $0.99 and rumors that …

Marijuana Movement Following the Steps of the Gay Rights Movement

I have been saying for years that the movement to end marijuana prohibition has been following in the footsteps of the movement in support of gay rights, particularly marriage equality. Recent polling and legislative victories have made the connection even clearer to me, as well as many in the …

BlackBerry Q10 review: the best keyboard phone

The Q10 is the flagship BlackBerry deserves and the best phone with a keyboard on the market, writes Matt Warman<p>Ask any BlackBerry user why they like their phone, and the answer’s almost always the same: it’s the keyboard. Even Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, says it’s the physical keys …

Consumer Tech

Jason Collins Comes Out: NBA Player Becomes First Openly Gay Professional Male Athlete In Major Sport

NBA center Jason Collins has become the first male U.S. athlete in a major professional sport to come out as gay.<p>The 34-year-old, a free agent who has played with the Washington Wizards and the Boston Celtics this past season, tells Sports Illustrated:<p>"I didn't set out to be the first openly gay …

Austerity Having A 'Devastating Effect' On Health, Researchers Find

By Kate Kelland<p>LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) - Austerity is having a devastating effect on health in Europe and North America, driving suicide, depression and infectious diseases and reducing access to medicines and care, researchers said on Monday.<p>Detailing a decade of research, Oxford University …

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Land Rover's bestseller gets even sportier.<p>“Land Rover Range Rover Sport” is quite a mouthful, but the lengthy moniker hasn’t disadvantaged the British luxury sport-utility in the marketplace. In fact, the Range Rover Sport was Land Rover’s top seller in the U.S. last year, finding more Yankee …

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

Replacing Fred Armisen as Portland's favorite adopted son.<p>It’s been 13 years since Toyota put hybrids on U.S. car-buying charts, and while the Prius has become the benchmark for this new class—as well as a hybrid-system resource for others through licensing—Subaru has been standing on the …

Best of Obama at 2013 correspondents' dinner - Video on NBCNews.com

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Dinner

Why You Should Make More Mistakes

Think about the last time you made a mortifying flub at work. The email that went to the entire company instead of its intended recipient, or the …

Netflix Spends $2B Per Year On Content, Primarily On Licensing Movies And TV Shows

Following up on their strong quarterly earnings report earlier this week, Netflix has just released a big ol’ mission statement document to their investor relations site, and it’s jam packed with all sorts of great lil’ details.<p>For example: you know how every Netflix customer’s first complaint is …

Robert Kirkman Discusses THE WALKING DEAD Season Finale - Spoilers http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/4/2/robert-kirkman-discusses-the-walking-dead-season-finale-spoi.html What do you think of what Kirkman had to say about the decisions they made for the season 3 finale, and are you looking forward to season 4?

NRA-backed group wants gun training for school staff

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> – A commission tasked by the nation's most influential gun lobby to assess school safety proposed a set of recommendations Tuesday that includes a plan to train and arm adults as a way to protect kids from shooters.<p>Former GOP congressman Asa Hutchinson, who headed the National …

Same-Sex Marriage Makes David Brooks Crazy

The 'New York Times' columnist goes on a weird, bitter rant against gay rights<p>This morning's David Brooks column on same-sex marriage was one of the …

LGBTQI

'The Walking Dead' Finale Recap: You Kill or You Die. Or You Die and You Kill

It's almost the end of Woodbury vs. the Prison. Almost.<p><i>Where we left off:</i> <b>Rick</b> decided not to betray <b>Michonne</b> and <b>Merle</b> decided to save his soul and go …

The Walking Dead

Levon Helm Documentary, 'Ain't in It for My Health,' Premiering in April

Film will open in New York, followed by showings in select cities<p>The documentary <i>Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm</i> will make its U.S. …