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Bill Gates made some bold predictions for the internet 20 years ago — here's what he got right

At the time, only about 1% of the world was online, connection speeds were painfully slow, and there were relatively few websites to choose from.<p>The big modern web staples like YouTube and Facebook didn't exist, and media organizations (like this one) built to serve only digital consumers were …

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11 Lobster Dishes You Must Try in San Diego

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Teacher fired for calling her students “lazy n*ggas”

By Nigel Boys<p>A fifty-one-year old teacher, who taught math to at-risk students at a school in Jacksonville, Florida, may be getting her job back, …

Tracy Morgan reps say he is “struggling” But is it Physical or Financial?

There has been a lot of talk about Tracy Morgan’s recovery after the tragic car accident and loss of his friend.<p>We know this has been an extreme …

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Meet Harley Davidson's First Electric Motorcycle

The Livewire can quietly reach 60 mph in under four seconds.<p>For 111 years, the Harley Davidson has been known for many things—freedom, leather, and, most of all, its rumbling V-twin engine. This summer, Harley took a step in a new, quieter direction when it introduced Project Livewire, its first …

The Big Bang Theory starts production a week late

After signing new deals with all cast members at the 11th hour, the eighth series will go ahead as planned<p>A week to the day that the cast of The Big Bang Theory refused to turn up to work over a pay dispute, production is under way on the set of the American sitcom.<p><b>Million-dollar pay deals were</b> …

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Gene Simmons: 'I’m on the Side of Don Sterling'

"If, because you say an off-color joke or make a racist rant privately, that causes you to lose a job – nobody would have a job," the singer says<p>Kiss …

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Here's Why Madeira Was Just Named The Best Island In Europe

Madeira, which is part of Portugal, is an archipelago of small islands located in the Atlantic Ocean about 350 miles from Morocco. It is made up of the islands of Madeira, Porto Santo, and the Desertas.<p>With incredible natural pools carved out of lava rocks, gorgeous cliffs overlooking the ocean, …

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Michael Fassbender Can Dominate a Party, Even When Wearing a Giant Fake Head

When you look around and see <b>Jack White, Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal,</b> and Jimmy McNulty from <i>The Wire</i>, you can bet that something weird is about to happen.<p>That was the deal at the Westway last night, on Manhattan's surprisingly Baltimore-ish Far West Side, where <b>Tommy Hilfiger</b> co-hosted an …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

What you need to know about speeding laws across America.<p>Everyone, with the exception of the Buick driver parked in the left lane, exceeds the speed limit once in a while. You generally know how much law-breaking you can get away with where you live—a few over on the highway is flow-of-traffic …

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PGA: Tiger Woods not at Valhalla

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club, site of the PGA Championship, on Wednesday afternoon for a practice round that might …

This Cute Coffee Cup Goes From Happy To Mad With A Simple Twist

The morning coffee line at Starbucks is not a friendly place. It’s a queue of grumpy addicts tolerating one another in the loosest sense for the five minutes it takes to get a frappe soy latte with no foam. <i>I SAID NO FOAM. I WILL DRINK COFFEE FROM YOUR SKULL!</i><p>But these adorable, limited edition …

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Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.<p>Apple is reportedly facing a purchasing ban on certain products for Chinese government use.<p>The powers-that-be in Beijing have excluded the iPad and MacBook …

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Top 10 Slept-On R&B Songs Of The Year

The conflation of R&B with hip-hop on most of Billboard's genre charts can make for an inaccurate portrait of the year in R&B music. Cross-genre collaborations dominate, especially since they benefit from Top 40 radio support, and musicians with years in the business overshadow burgeoning artists. …

Volkswagen U.S. CEO: Amarok Could Come Here if Chicken Tax Goes Away

While the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado took center stage during at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show, other midsize trucks already available in other markets are just waiting to cross onto U.S. soil. All it would take is a new law from the federal government, the automaker recently explained.<p>At the Los …

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Meet the designers behind Bill Gates's super-condom

Using everything from atom-thick graphene to the humble beef tendon, designers are competing to make a next-generation condom that 'significantly enhances pleasure'<p>It's been hailed as the new wonder-material, set to revolutionise everything from circuit boards to food packaging, a magic …

A Curved-Screen iPhone? Yes, Please

Photo: Via Business Insider.<p>For once, Samsung might be ahead of Apple. A month ago, we reported that Samsung developed the world's first curved …

The Ugliest Cars at SEMA 2013

Take a walk past the hundreds of customized cars, trucks and SUVs at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas and you'll see some incredible innovation, artistry, and craftsmanship. And then there are the custom rides that wear<p>Take a walk past the hundreds of customized …

Android 4.4 KitKat Continues To Reduce Fragmentation Of The Platform Thanks To Google Play

With the release of Android 4.4 (codename KitKat, in an interesting marketing move with Nestle), Google has taken more control of the software stack of the mobile operating system, leaving less control in the hands of the networks and addressing the issue of fragmentation in Android.<p>This is not a …

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Sprint to make big move, but not here - yet

You're the nation's third-largest telecommunications company, headquartered in Kansas, but are losing customers and being dismissed as an also-ran in the increasingly hot mobile phone market. So where do you unveil your latest whiz-bang products and services designed to get you back in the game? In …

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Google’s New Nexus 5 Is the Googley-est Phone Yet

Google’s latest flagship phone, the Nexus 5, runs on a new “launcher” app that unites the phone interface around Google services.<p>It’s kind of like …

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

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