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Gambia Passes Bill to Imprison Gays for Life

Life for LGBT men and women in the West African county of Gambia just got significantly more difficult, as lawmakers passed a piece of legislation …

LGBTQI

Hawking: God particle could destroy universe

“This could mean that the universe could undergo catastrophic vacuum decay, with a bubble of the true vacuum expanding at the speed of light. This …

Physics

This Wi-Fi Router Provides the Fastest Connection

After spending a total of 200 hours researching and testing over 20 Wi-Fi routers, plus analyzing reader comments and feedback, the $100 TP-Link …

Wi-Fi

7 Simple Steps College Students Should Take To Build Financial Literacy And Responsibility

<b>Part of the series “Parenting for Success”</b><p>In raising my own teen children and helping them plan for college and the future, I’ve realized that, for many parents, it’s all too easy to pass on to our children our own blocks, mistakes and blind spots around money and financial health. Sadly, that can …

Four-year-old survives 11-day ordeal in bear-infested Siberian forest

The girl was lost in the Russian far north for almost a fortnight with only her puppy to defend her<p>A four-year-old girl was recovering in hospital after being lost for nearly two weeks in a bear-infested forest in Russia with only her puppy to defend her.<p>Karina Chikitova was found emaciated but …

A worried world watches as Ebola death toll rises; Liberia declares emergency

A nurse in Nigeria. A businessman in Saudi Arabia. A Spanish priest in Liberia.<p>With the World Health Organization announcing Wednesday that 932 deaths had been reported or confirmed as a result of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Saudi Arabia joined the list of countries with suspected cases.<p>"This is the …

Deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus: What you need to know

The deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.<p>The outbreak began with just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. Since then, that number has grown to 909 confirmed cases and another 414 probable …

Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strains

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.<p>That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them. Worse, the …

A 24-Year-Old Allegedly Used A Simple-But-Brilliant Scam To Cheat Apple Out Of $300,000

According to a Secret Service criminal complaint, filed by special agent Bryan Halliwell and investigators associated with Apple and Chase Bank, Parrish allegedly tricked Apple Store employees in 16 states starting around December 2012 into accepting fake authorization codes to purchase $309,768 …

6 Signs You're A Truly Genuine Person

We can all agree that being fake is a negative thing -- no one wants to feel like they're being played by someone who is just acting, nor does anyone want to be known as someone who doesn’t live true to themselves. But what makes a person <i>truly</i> genuine?<p>Millennials in particular, who have matured in …

The ridiculously simple con that allowed a fraudster to take Apple for $309k

You wouldn’t think it would be easy to use a debit card on a closed account to scam an Apple Store out of around $7200’s worth of kit, but that’s what a 24-year-old fraudster is alleged to have done not just once but a total of 42 times – netting a total haul worth $309,768.<p>The Tampa Bay Times …

An Open Letter to John Boehner and House Republicans

Dear Mr. Speaker...<p>On behalf of Democrats everywhere, I would like to ask you to impeach President Obama. Please. I <i>implore</i> you. Nothing would make us happier. You know you want to. You know that merely <i>suing</i> him is not going to satisfy you and your rabid brethren. Impeachment is the only solution. …

How Secret Societies Stay Hidden on the Internet

Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University<p>It all started with a Facebook message from a dead guy.<p>His name was Ernest Howard Crosby and his profile picture showed an old-time portrait of a man in a dapper vest sporting a bushy Civil War …