Edo Torosyan

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Coffee and Chocolate Are Really, Actually Good for You, Says Science

Photo: Getty<p>I start my day with a cup of coffee and often end it with a piece of chocolate. Neither might be the healthiest of habits, but there are enough articles and studies floating around that discuss their benefits that I never feel too guilty about it. It has been reported that dark …

BMW powers ahead in sales and profit

BMW has said it is on track to hit record vehicle sales and pretax profit this year.<p>Big demand in China helped the German luxury car maker post a 2.6 percent rise in first quarter operating profit.<p>Money spent to expand its production capacity and model range did though dent earnings. Before …

Google Autocomplete Still Blocking ‘Bisexual’: LGBT Advocates Fight For Fair Treatment Of Search Terms

Type a search term into Google’s ubiquitous blue box, and there’s a good chance you’ll reflexively scroll down to the autocomplete suggestions. While …

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Before He Died, Christopher Evan Welch Gave Us The Perfect Embodiment Of Tech-World Hubris

Just a day after Christopher Evan Welch landed a career-making role on HBO's "Silicon Valley," he received some heartbreaking news. The lung cancer he'd been battling successfully since the fall of 2010 had spread to his brain.<p>Chris was sitting with his wife, Emma, and his doctor at Memorial Sloan …

The Answer to Pop's Prim-Princess Problem? Lykke Li

Searching for a little more soul and a little less predictability in a world of hypermanaged pop stars? Swedish indie-soul singer Lykke Li is here to answer your prayers.<p>In September 1981, Stevie Nicks appeared on the cover of <i>Rolling Stone</i>. She'd just released her legendary first solo album, <i>Bella</i> …

AOL chief says Nielsen rating deal ‘will bring the wall down’ between TV & web ads

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong was very optimistic during today’s Q1 earnings call when asked about the advertising potential of its new slate of original webshows.<p>Last week AOL announced a partnership with Nielsen to provide audience ratings for the 16 original shows the company recently debut. Nielsen …

Putin says eastern Ukraine referendum on autonomy should be postponed

The Kremlin beat a tactical retreat over a regional referendum following days of soaring tension that have left dozens dead and fed fears of a civil war in Ukraine.<p>Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, said the referendum being staged by pro-Russia separatists in parts of eastern Ukraine on Sunday …

South Africans vote, some under heavy security

Hundreds of police and soldiers enforced calm Wednesday as voters lined up in this trash-strewn township southwest of Johannesburg where angry gas-bomb throwing mobs have rioted repeatedly in recent months over lack of government services.<p>South Africans went to the polls Wednesday to cast ballots …