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5 Items In Your Home That You Should Sell, Not Trash

With spring cleaning season looming, <i>this</i> is the time when we find ourselves knee-deep in a pile of hoarded clutter.<p>The good news is that you don't have to trash everything that's lying around your house. Get creative, and soon you'll see the major money-making potential in things you thought had …

America’s student loan boycott: How 15 students took on the government — and just may win

<b>(AdStock RF via Shutterstock/kickstand via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Saddled with predatory loans, students are striking and confronting Arne Duncan. Here’s what it means for all of us<p>David Dayen<p>March 3, 2015 11:30am (UTC)<p>As you may have heard, 15 former students at the embattled for-profit Corinthian Colleges …

Apple may be about to hurt Google's search business

Google's search deal with Apple — which makes Google the default search engine on Apple's mobile devices — is up for renewal this year.<p>Because Apple and Google do not get along, Google investors are worried Apple will dump Google as the default, thus hammering Google's mobile ad revenue.<p>Analysts at …

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Here's another - yes - 'coffee is good for you' study

There’s more evidence that coffee can be downright good for you.<p>A study of South Korean coffee consumers found moderate drinkers are less likely to have signs of blocked arteries than people who drank no coffee — or those who drank five or more cups a day.<p>People who drank three to just under five …

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Evacuations are underway as the Villarrica volcano in southern Chile erupts.<p><b>2.</b> Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will addresses US Congress today, seeking to rally opposition over a potential US-Iran nuclear deal.<p><b>3.</b> Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement to ensure deliveries of natural …

Silicon Valley mints 23 new billionaires to become best place to get rich

State of California now has 131 people worth 10 figures, more than any country beside China and the US<p>If you want to become super-rich, move to Silicon Valley.<p>It may sound like obvious advice, but the <b>latest Forbes rich list</b>, has just named it home to the greatest number of billionaires on the …

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4 Superfoods You Might Be Overeating

When it comes to diet, you can totally have too much of a good thing. Even the healthiest foods, in big quantities, may have side effects. And today, …

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Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun - CNN.com

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.<p>Anthony Blackburn said he was perplexed that four officers could not subdue the …

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Xiaomi Introduces A GoPro-Style Action Camera That Costs Just $64

Xiaomi is back with another reminder that it doesn’t just make phones. (Despite dethroning Samsung as the top selling smartphone company in China.) Xiaomi’s latest device is a GoPro-like camera which, as we’ve come to expect, is selling for a fraction of its U.S. rival’s price.<p>A GoPro Hero, the …

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Google confirms plans to launch its own mobile service in the 'coming months'

'I think we're at the stage where we need to think of hardware, software, and connectivity together.'<p>Google's Sundar Pichai has essentially confirmed reports that the company will become a wireless provider of sorts in "the coming months." During his appearance at Mobile World Congress today, …

Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.<p>Anthony Blackburn said he was perplexed that four officers could not subdue the …

Law Enforcement

ISIS releases some Christian hostages -- but why?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives has become regrettably predictable.<p>But that has made their latest decision on the fate of 19 Christian prisoners all the more …

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The Stratos Card Aims To Unify Credit Cards, And Can Be In Your Pocket Next Month

Yep, here’s another card that promises to consolidate all your credit cards into one. But unlike the others, the Stratos Card appears to be worth a longer look.<p>Stratos, the company behind the card, has a novel approach and has seemingly worked through all the niggles so far associated with …

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