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Meet America’s first drug dealer: Arnold Rothstein’s wild, real-life 1920s “Sopranos” story

The modern drug war started with Arnold Rothstein, a criminal master so feared he managed to rig the World Series<p>As I dug deeper, I realized there was a hole in the story of the start of the drug war—a large and cavernous one. It is possible to piece together how this all began through the eyes of …

Attack On Arizona's Internet Was the Beta Test for the Implementation of Martial Law

At approximately noon on February 25, 2015, the Internet went down in a wide swath ranging from just north of Phoenix stretching to Flagstaff, …

Interstellar (2014 movie): Why did every hour on the first planet take 7 years on Earth?

<b>TL;DR:</b> Being in a gravitational potential causes time to move slower relative to time being measured far away from anything.<p>This is called …

Space Station Returns to Normal After Glitchy Ammonia Leak Alarm

Astronauts returned to the U.S. side of the International Space Station on Wednesday, hours after an apparent false alarm raised concerns about an ammonia leak and forced a partial evacuation.<p>The six crew members shut down the U.S. segment and hung out on the station's Russian side for much of the …

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Tah: Open Source BLE Arduino-compatible Board

Tah - <i>Control anything from your smartphone</i><p>Open source, Arduino-compatible Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) platform for use as a beacon, microcontroller, …

10 Guns, Bombs, and Weapons You Can Build at the Airport | WIRED

Independent security researcher Evan Booth wondered if it was possible for terrorists to craft deadly weapons using only items for sale at the duty …

Statue of Liberty

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

Florida Man Says He Ate 15 Threatened Tortoises and Planned to Eat 11 More

Wildlife authorities say a Florida man confessed to killing gopher tortoises, a threatened species, for their meat.<p>On Facebook, The Florida Fish and …

Building Trust with First Time Subscribers, Leads & Customers

Whether this involves adding customer testimonials throughout your website on landing pages or embedding tweets from customer’s praising your company, showcase the customer testimonials, reviews, case studies and feedback to help others understand your existing track record.<p>The example from Social …

Embarrassed to Photograph Ferguson

I’ve spent the past week down in Ferguson, MO covering the protests and police response. What I never expect was to find myself embarrassed to …