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Ferguson Library Sees Huge Spike In Donations Overnight

With an unexpected five figures to work with, the director of Ferguson Library has big plans to serve his ravaged community.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Other authors, like John Green, chose to retweet others in support of donating to Ferguson Library.<p>Libraries are famous for squeezing every dollar, …

Darren Wilson says he's sorry but his conscience is clear

Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson, in his first interview since he fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown, said he's not tormented by that fateful encounter on a street in suburban St. Louis last summer.<p>"I don't think it's haunting," Wilson told ABC News on Tuesday. "It's always …

Missouri Governor to Triple National Guard Presence in St. Louis Region

Move Follows Violent Night in Ferguson After Grand Jury Declines to Indict Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s Death<p>FERGUSON, Mo.—Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Tuesday said he would triple the National Guard presence in the St. Louis region in the wake of widespread violence following a grand jury decision …

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Top 20 Red Dot Awards: Product Design – Best of Best Winners for 2014

We love compiling lists because they bring upon elements of reflection and contemplation. For example, to create this list of Top 20 Best of Best …

LG cooks up more flexible & less hazy 18-inch OLED panels

LG Display has outdone itself, with more flexible displays than it’s ever made before.<p>The company announced today a flexible 18-inch panel made of organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, as well as a new transparent OLED panel in the same size thats beats previous models on light transmittance and …

Louis van Gaal says Ron Vlaar took first Holland penalty in World Cup semi-final shootout as team-mates refused

Holland manager Louis van Gaal explains surprise choice for penalty duty and then calls for Fifa to scrap third-place contest<p>Louis van Gaal revealed that he took the surprise decision to make Aston Villa centre-back Ron Vlaar his first penalty taker only after asking two other unnamed Dutch players.<p>…

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …

How To Blow $9 Billion: The Fallen Stroh Family

<b>AS WITH MANY OF AMERICA’S GREAT FORTUNES,</b> the Stroh family’s story starts with an immigrant: Bernhard Stroh, who arrived in Detroit from Germany in 1850 with $150 and a coveted family recipe for beer. He sold his brews door-to-door in a wheelbarrow. By 1890 his sons, Julius and Bernhard Jr., were …