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Toronto man, Calgary girl urge Amazon to stop selling suicide shirts

A Toronto man who survived "multiple suicide attempts" as a teenager is calling on Amazon to stop selling T-shirts he says mock suicide.<p>Mark Henick, 28, has launched an online petition on Change.org that has garnered support from hundreds of people.<p>The $15.99 shirts have a graphic of one stick …

Interview With Snakehead Charmer Joe Bruce

<i>By Jeff Little</i><p>The instant the first snakehead I caught hit my jig, I was utterly confused. I could see the explosion right where the hand tied black …

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Watch Cars Go Flying in GTA 5's Traffic Jam-Clearing Mod

YouTube user BlackSmoke Billy has returned with his latest Grand Theft Auto V video. In this one, called "INSANE RAMP TRUCK MOD!!!" he provides a unique solution for clearing out a traffic jam. Watch as he uses various objects as ramps and then cruises down the highway, making a nice path for …

Sebastien Loeb leads new LAS Motorsport LMP3 project

After an unprecedented nine consecutive world titles, Sébastien Loeb had nothing left to prove in the World Rally Championship, so he started looking for new challenges and has been finding them everywhere. He won a gold medal in the Rallycross competition at the X Games in 2012, has taken two wins …

Victims' relatives gather 14 years after Sept. 11 attacks on U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Relatives assembled under overcast skies on Friday to commemorate nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sept. 11 attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and outside Washington 14 years ago, when airliners hijacked by al Qaeda militants brought death, mayhem and destruction.<p>U.S. President …

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Four 2015 Energy Ideas 'Back to the Future' Got (Almost) Right

Hoverboards, flying cars, and auto-fueling are closer than you think, and garbage energy is here.<p>Energy is so cheap and easy in 2015 that we all have flying cars and robot gas attendants. That's not the reality as of New Year's Day, of course, but rather the "future" depicted in the hit 1989 movie</i> …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Saturn's Rings Go Dark, X-Rays Burst, and a Skyline Burns

Cassini views Saturn's rings in a different light, x-rays flare from the sun, and a city's skyline stands out against a fiery sunset.

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Mass Animal Die-Offs Are on the Rise, Killing Billions and Raising Questions

Huge animal die-offs, along with disease outbreaks and other population stressors, are happening more often.<p><b>What's New</b><p>We're not talking about a few dead fish littering your local beach. Mass die-offs are individual events that kill at least a billion animals, wipe out over 90 percent of a …

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? New Study Makes Temperature Connection

Zebras in warmer climates sport more stripes, perhaps to keep them cool or healthy.<p>A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but some zebras change their stripes. Zebras in warmer places have more stripes, a new study shows, which might help answer an age-old question: Why stripes?<p>The answer …

The entire smartwatch industry is waiting for the Apple Watch

The biggest stories of CES, Day One<p>Internet of Things gets a Gun<p>We've talked plenty about how the Internet of Things has become the biggest category at CES — a broad descriptor that basically means "everything is connected." Sometimes that's a flowerpot. One day it might be chairs. The Internet of …

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PlanetSide 2 comes to PS4 in closed beta later this month

Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play shooter <i>PlanetSide 2</i> is coming to PlayStation 4 on Jan. 20 in closed beta form, the developer confirmed today.<p><i>PlanetSide 2</i>'s PS4 closed beta will roll out to a "few thousand" players who have opted in to play the beta test of the massively multiplayer online …

Sony delays China launch of PlayStation 4

Company reportedly facing prolonged negotiations with Chinese regulators<p>Sony has delayed the launch of the PlayStation 4 in China for unspecified reasons. The company confirmed the move Thursday in a statement provided to Reuters, citing only "various factors." The console was supposed to launch …

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Is Everything Good About 'Minecraft' Gone?

<i>Minecraft</i> may have jumped the shark. It may be passed its prime. The phenomenon may be dwindling. And it has nothing to do with Microsoft purchasing the game. Nor do I think the game mechanics have lost any of their excitement. But from my perspective, as a parent, I’m not as supportive of my …

Canadiens say goodbye to icon Jean Béliveau in unforgettable pre-game ceremony

The Canadiens played their first home game since the passing of hockey legend Jean Béliveau last Tuesday, and in a fittingly classy tribute, they …

Minecraft on YouTube: 47B Views, $2.5B Value, $0 Budget

More people watch YouTube videos about Minecraft than any other game. Much more. And rather than YouTube views leveling off for the 5-year old game, …

Minecraft YouTube videos have been watched 47bn times

Children and adults alike aren’t just playing Minecraft in their millions: they’re watching YouTube videos made using Minecraft – and those videos are racking up billions of views.<p>Now online video firm Octoly has published a report aiming to quantify that, claiming that by June 2014, Minecraft …

​Tate museum reimagines works of art as Minecraft maps

When we talk about the idea of video games as art, we typically mean as art unto itself -- but what if a video game was a companion piece to an existing piece of art? And what if that work was over 100 years old? That's the idea behind Tate Worlds, a free modern art-inspired Minecraft map pack. The …

23 Tweets Only People Who Play "Minecraft" Will Understand

NO. MORE. CREEPERS.

Call of Duty: Ghosts launch trailer explodes into this week, game still a fortnight away

I get it, you're a busy person. You've not got the time to watch every video that comes your way. I'll save you some time, and describe Call of Duty: …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Native 1080p on PS4, Upscaled on Xbox One

"We optimized each console to hit 60 FPS and the game looks great on both."<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Infinity Ward's Mark Rubin has confirmed that Call of …

Super Smash Bros. Will Be The Sole Focus Of April 8th's Nintendo Direct

They’ve been teasing bits and pieces about the game from skill changes to roster additions for months now, but Nintendo is about to unleash its biggest information torrent yet about the new Super Smash Bros.Nintendo will devote the entirety of their April 8th Nintendo Direct webcast to the Wii …

Possible Trade Options for Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the best team in the Eastern Conference, according to their record. Take one glance at their growing injured reserve list, though, and you'll start to see a more complete picture.<p>Within a weak Metropolitan Division, they are far and way the top team—the 45-year old …

NFL Week 13 Picks: Rounding Up Top Experts' Predictions

Predicting NFL games this season isn't rocket science. Rocket science is far more predictable.<p>After all, this is the league that saw the then-0-10 Oakland Raiders kick off the week by beating the then-7-3 Kansas City Chiefs—a result that just one of Bleacher Report's 16 NFL experts saw coming.<p>But a …