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Michigan-Illinois observations: Wilton Speight very sharp, nice McDoom wrinkle

ANN ARBOR -- Quick thoughts after Michigan's 41-8 win over Illinois:<p>* Wilton Speight looked really sharp with his throws Saturday afternoon, even …

Here Is Exactly How To File Your Diesel Buyback Claim With Volkswagen

This week was a landmark one for owners of the nearly 500,000 Volkswagen 2.0-liter diesel cars affected by the Dieselgate emissions fiasco, as U.S. …

GBoard: Why did Google make such a good keyboard for the iPhone?

Isn’t it weird when two big movies come out simultaneously — with exactly the same plot? In a single year, we might have two movies about killer …

Facebook's newest privacy problem: 'Faceprint' data

A court case moves forward over whether the social network is breaking the law for not asking your explicit permission for scanning and storing your facial features.<p>Facebook knows you so well these days that it can recognize you just by seeing your face. You may not have a problem with this, but …

Privacy

VW owners can expect recall information this week

Volkswagen says that customers of the 11m vehicles affected will be contacted in the next few days<p>Volkswagen is poised to recall up to 11m vehicles as the carmaker prepares its response to the emissions scandal that has rocked the automotive industry.<p>Matthias Müller, the new chief executive of VW, …

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'Why Me?' Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease

A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.<p>He can’t even eat his eventual …

ALS

Car emissions hurt you more than electricity generating: Here's why

MIT study blames automotive emissions, more than power generation, for air pollution-related deaths.<p>As an electric car owner, you're probably used to the accusatory look people give you when they inquire as to where your electricity comes from.<p>The answer they're looking for is power stations, of …

Pollution

Hilarious Photos of Sexy Men and Adorable Cats in Similar Poses

<i>Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats)</i> is a single-topic blog that pairs similar photos of attractive men with pictures of adorable cats. The brilliant match-ups feature a variety of heartthrobs (including celebrities like Channing Tatum and Michael Fassbender) posing seductively alongside shots …

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What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised

Unlike dogs, our feline friends treat us like other cats, author says.<p>Since cats first got their adorable claws into us about 9,500 years ago, humans have had a love affair with felines.<p>Today more than 80 million cats reside in U.S. homes, with an estimated three cats for every dog on the planet. …

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Golden Retriever Adopts an Orphan Kitten Rejected By Her Mother

When Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her mother, Ponzu the golden retriever and his owner Jessiepon took her in and have begun nursing her back to …

21 Hilarious Pictures Of Cats That Are About To Sneeze

It is safe to say that cats are extraordinarily photogenic, but these cats, all caught mid-sneeze, prove that even cats can look silly and lose their …

Fascinating Comparison Shows How Cats See the World

Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm created this fascinating series that compares the differences between how humans and cats see the world. Each comparison includes one scene appearing in two different ways. The top image shows a panorama of crisp and colorful human vision while the bottom image …

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