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Pembroke parent gets $8K Xbox bill after son racks up charges

The father of a Pembroke, Ont., teen is warning parents to keep a close eye on their children's gaming habits after his son racked up nearly $8,000 …

An Amazon Customer Received This Nasty Surprise In His Shopping Cart After Complaining To Customer Service

A student and IT contractor living in Ireland alleges that he was the butt of an unprofessional joke after he complained to Amazon.de customer service about an unpleasant shopping experience. The man — who is going only by “Pedro” — claims that after having purchased a textbook he needed for an …

“Reid Wilson, Which of the 11 American nations do you live in? Woodard lays out his map in the new book “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America.” Here’s how...

North America

Saudi Arabia announces 34-state military alliance to fight terrorism

Gulf state reveals formation of coalition in statement citing ‘duty to protect the Islamic nation from the evils of all terrorist groups and organisations’<p>Saudi Arabia has announced the formation of a 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism, according to a statement published on the …

Saudi Arabia

Panthers fans have it best among all NFL fans

Use your imagination for a moment.<p>Let’s pretend you are an alien life form dwelling on the planet Keepoundium outside of the Virgo Supercluster and …

NFL

All signs point to Panthers completing a 16-0 regular season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera sat in the special teams meeting room Friday as coach Bruce DeHaven reviewed film from …

The 20 most powerful people in tech

Business Insider recently released its list of the most powerful people in the world, and 12 of our top 50 were innovators, CEOs, and influencers from the tech world.<p>To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and …

Silicon Valley

Amazon's Black Friday Sales List Revealed

As the week moves on, we're getting closer and closer to Black Friday and all of its deals. Amazon has posted its schedule of sales detailing what will be available starting tomorrow at 6:55 AM PST. No prices have been confirmed, but we now know what will be on offer and when it's on sale.<p>The deals …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

AP FACT CHECK: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.<p>At the request of The Associated Press, eight climate …

Sony is adding PlayStation 2 games to the PlayStation 4 — here are 20 great ones that need to come back

Remember the PlayStation 2? Those halcyon days of your youth, flitted away on the streets of San Andreas with CJ? They're coming back, only this time they'll exist on Sony's PlayStation 4 console.<p>Sony confirmed as much to Wired on Thursday evening: "We are working on utilizing PS2 emulation …

Check Out Every Game Mode in Star Wars Battlefront

If you're an Xbox One owner with a subscription to EA Access, you've probably already been trying out Star Wars Battlefront. For everyone else, we've put together some gameplay clips showing you each and every one of Battlefront's competitive multiplayer modes to tide you over until the game's …

Star Wars Battlefront

Friday the 13th Game Closes With $800,000-Plus

The Kickstarter campaign for the new Friday the 13th: The Game has ended, bringing in a total of $823,704 from 12,218 backers. The campaign closed on Friday, November 13 (see what they did there?), having met its $700,000 funding target two days earlier.<p>Friday the 13th: The Game, as it's being …

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The 10 most obscene lies from the fourth GOP debate

<b>(Fox Business)</b><p>As is their wont, the Republican candidates presented a country that bears no relation to the one in which we live<p>Zaid Jilani<p>November 12, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Tuesday night, millions of Americans watched two rounds of Republican Party …

How Silicon Valley is overhauling the Democratic Party (in 9 charts)

<i>*This post is part of a series on Silicon Valley's political endgame from the Ferenstein Wire. See all available chapters here.</i><p>The Republican party is not the only party experiencing a grassroots political coup. A new breed of capitalism-loving and urbanized liberals is demanding an entirely new …

Silicon Valley

The Last American Killed in World War I Didn’t Have to Die

The French wanted World War I to end on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, so they extended the peace treaty a few hours—and in that …

UFC Champion Ronda Rousey Makes 2016 Presidential Endorsement: ‘I’m Really Pulling for…’

UFC champion Ronda Rousey has made an endorsement in the 2016 presidential race: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.<p>In an interview with Maxim, Rousey said she admired the Democratic socialist’s approach to fundraising.<p>“I’m voting for Bernie Sanders, because he doesn’t take any corporate money,” she …

Playstation 4: Man Caught In Electronics Store Pleasuring Himself Over New Console

A man has been caught on film pleasuring himself in front of a shelf of Playstation 4's in an electronics store.<p>In CCTV footage uploaded to Live Leak …

In the Future, International Airline Travel Will Actually Be Fun Again. No, Really.

Traveling abroad is inherently thrilling — but then there’s that interminable, soul-sucking trek to get there. In the future, things might be very …

Fightings zombies with Zero Latency is virtual reality gaming at its best

If you've ever wondered how you'd act in a real-life zombie apocalypse, Zero Latency will let you — happily or unhappily — find out.<p>The …

5 Messages Bernie Sanders Is Sending In His First Campaign Ad

The presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced Sunday that it will begin airing its first campaign ads on television in Iowa and New Hampshire starting Tuesday.<p>Sanders' campaign is spending $2 million to air the ads, the same amount that the campaign of former Secretary of State …

Copenhagen initiative gives bottle collectors 'dignity'

A new type of garbage bin has been introduced in the Danish capital to make bottle collection easier - a move the city's deputy mayor says will give some marginalised citizens more "dignity".<p>When buying a beverage in Denmark, customers pay $0.15-$0.44 for the bottle or can - money that is returned …

Can You Actually Get Rich Selling Weed?

When I was growing up, drug dealers always seemed to have cushy jobs that were a license to print money. But what are the actual economics behind the legal and illegal sides of the marijuana industry?<p>When you're in high school and college, selling weed seems like a dream job on par with race car …

Cannabis

D.C. Policewoman Who 'Danced Off' With Teenagers Praised by President Obama

In the midst of a heated debate over police brutality in the U.S., a viral video of a Washington, D.C., officer indulging in a dance-off with a …

If elected, Bernie Sanders wouldn’t be America’s first socialist president

Following the first Democratic presidential debate on Oct. 13, YouGov published a new poll which surveyed Americans of three political persuasions (Democratic, Republican, and independent) on whether they favored capitalism over socialism, or vice versa.<p>The results:<p>Following its publication, some …

Middle-class

Making the Leap: How Carolina's Josh Norman Became an Elite NFL Cornerback

<i>There is something special about this chestnut-colored American Saddlebred with a white patch on his forehead. Josh Norman calls him Delta 747, Delta for short. If the mood strikes, Delta can fly. To call him a free spirit would be an understatement. It might take an apple or a carrot to get him to</i> …

Photo Of The Day: Giant Megalodon Teeth Keep Hitting The Shores Of North Carolina

A Megalodon tooth compared to a man’s hand. Image Source: InstagramThe monster shark from <i>Jaws</i> pales in comparison to the one whose teeth are now …

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Who is Bernie Sanders?

The question "who is Bernie Sanders?" is peaking at this point in the 2016 election cycle. It is absolutely delightful that the recent turn of political events has spun away the spotlight from the blowhard Donald Trump and onto the Democrats. Well, the simple answer about Bernie is that he is a …

On Socialism, Social Democracy, and Democratic Socialism

The word "socialist" has been widely used by people of very different political persuasions. In its most basic and most broadly understood form, the term denotes a political and economic system in which private property has disappeared in favor of communal property, where ownership of all value has …

Middle-class

Bernie Sanders Proposes Taking Marijuana Off The Government's 'Most Dangerous' Substances List

Marijuana is currently classified alongside substances like heroin and LSD.<p>WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, called on Wednesday for marijuana to be removed from the federal government's list of the "most dangerous" substances.<p>The …