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Did police use excessive force? 3 cases in the spotlight

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man dies in police custody after a dog allegedly mauls him. A mentally ill man is shot dead after his family calls police asking for help. An officer shoots into a vehicle after a car chase, killing a man originally suspected of drunk driving.<p>As debate once again surges about whether …

Justice

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple Watch preorders start today!</b> The smartwatches don't go on sale until later this month, but Apple started accepting preorders this morning and will let potential customers try them on in stores (with appointments).<p><b>2. Reviews are in for the new MacBook — and it's a mixed bag.</b> The new …

What time is it when four elephants sit on a 728 kilo pumpkin?

The adult elephants had eaten pumpkins in Thailand before they came to Australia, but keepers were keen to see what they would make of the giant …

Elephants

'Toxic': Australian ex-Apple employee accuses tech giant of workplace bullying

Documents provided to Fairfax Media by Mr Farrell, a former NSW police officer who served briefly at Maroubra, show he worked at Apple in a technical …

The Workplace

20 best apps and games for April

PERISCOPE<p><b>iOS, free</b><p>Periscope is a new video app from Twitter, but while its other Vine app is about sharing six-second looping clips, Periscope is about broadcasting live video from your smartphone to any of your Twitter followers interested enough to tune in.<p>STAR WALK 2<p><b>iOS, £2.99/Android £1.96</b><p>If …

Apps

What We Could All Learn From Sweden's Coffee-Break Ritual

Coffee culture is a beautiful thing the world over. In Italy, cappuccinos are only meant for the morning and in Vietnam, coffee comes with a thick layer of sweetened condensed milk. In many parts of Europe coffee is quickly consumed while standing at a cafe, and in the United States, we often take …

Man books dream holiday to Amazon, sleeps through the entire trip

For most people the chance to explore the Amazon rainforest is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – a trip that’s years in the planning and which you cherish every moment of.<p>Not so Alex Elenes.<p>The Metro reports that the American traveller and his cousin, Roxy de la Rosa, visited Iquitos in Peru with …

5 Tips to Help You Stay Productive at Work

<i>This is part of the Increased Productivity series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Almost every individual who works for a living has experienced, or has been experiencing, productivity issues in the …

Why Getting 'Homework' From Your Dermatologist Is Crucial For Healthy Skin

Not everyone can make a dermatologist or aesthetician appointment every month -- many simply don't have the time or the money. But paying attention to skin care through regular checks and doctor's visits is an important way to safeguard against skin cancer, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, …

Choose your proteins and carbohydrates carefully to avoid long-term weight gain

Forget the fad.<p>Little dietary tweaks can have a big impact long-term, new research has found.<p>Simply changing the types of protein and carbohydrates …