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Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism)

<b>Karl Marx, Gordon Gecko</b><p>Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>Jesse Myerson<p>February 2, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most …

Bitcoin users turn on FBI after Silk Road seizure

Bitcoin users are pissed and retaliating after the FBI seized their digital currency as part of its case against underground marketplace Silk Road.<p>Last week, the FBI took down the Silk Road website and froze the over 26,000 Bitcoins that were being held for customers as they made their …

After losing Waze to Google, Samsung continues to court startups to improve software offerings

It's no secret that Samsung is a hardware company first. The Korean firm became dominant in televisions and then mobile through efficiency and vertical integration in hardware development and production — not the software on its machines. In a world where a joint Google-Motorola and Microsoft-Nokia …

Science trumps the Force to create a real-life lightsaber

In journalism, there's something called a lede, which is just another word for the main or most important part of your story. Normally you want to lay it out for the reader in the first sentence or two. Obviously, I'm hesitating here.<p>That's because I can't decide if it's more important that …

Scientists create 'light saber' material with photon-binding technique

Photons are usually thought of as ephemeral, massless particles that rarely interact with each other, but a recent discovery by Harvard and MIT professors may force physicists to rethink that assumption. By pumping atoms into a supercooled vacuum chamber, the project created a non-linear quantum …

Scientists selectively erase memories from meth-addicted mice

<i>(Mouse, profile image by Mark Fowler, CC BY-SA 2.0)</i><p><b>Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have managed to successfully isolate and remove</b> …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Down's syndrome cells 'fixed' in first step towards chromosome therapy

Scientists have corrected the genetic fault that causes Down's syndrome – albeit in isolated cells – raising the prospect of a radical therapy for …

Hubble telescope discovers alien 'deep blue' planet

The heavens are home to an alien world that shines a deep cobalt blue in a solar system far, far away from our own.<p>Astronomers used the ageing Hubble …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

8 distinct Galaxy Note 3 model numbers spotted online

A wild rumor made the rounds through the blogosphere yesterday, sparked by a report in the Korean publication <i>ETNews</i>. According to the report, Samsung is preparing no fewer than four distinct variants of the Galaxy Note 3, including a “limited edition” premium variant with an unbreakable display, an …

And how would you like to pay, sir – cash, credit card, or Bitcoin?

The government of Iceland does not have the necessary skills to manage its own currency. It should ditch the Icelandic krona and adopt Bitcoin, a …

Florida Friday: Mom Arrested After Hosting the Awesomest House Party

This is far from the craziest Florida Friday story we’ve ever reported, but the picture it paints of Florida house parties is just… (*kisses fingers*)<p>A 39-year-old Palm Beach Shores mom (pictured above) was arrested after police showed up to her house where she’d been hosting a drinking party for …

Snowden's nightmare comes true

Edward Snowden’s nightmare may be coming true.<p>Not exile; not the danger of imprisonment or prosecution; and not his newfound association with dictators, lawyers and impresarios.<p>Snowden’s worst fear, by his own account, was that “nothing will change.”<p>“People will see in the media all these …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

'Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently.'<p>"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Children given antibiotics in first year 'more likely to develop eczema'

Children who receive antibiotics in the first year of their lives are as much as 40% more likely to go on to develop eczema, according to a new study …

How To Make Boiled Potatoes That Are Better Than French Fries

It sounds inconceivable. It's not.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow them at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52 And check out their new shop, Provisions, to get $10 off!

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8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

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