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Your Mattress Could’ve Been WAY Cheaper

Photo: Courtesy of Tuft & Needle.<p>Unlike most of our daily essentials (telephones, the Internet, even clothing), mattresses haven’t changed much in …

Judge Rules NSA Phone Surveillance Is Legal. Is a Supreme Court Intervention Inevitable?

A fed­er­al judge in New York has deemed the Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency’s bulk col­lec­tion of phone re­cords leg­al on grounds it is a ne­ces­sary …

Surveillance

Supreme Court declines to hear gun law challenges

By Robert Barnes<p>, Reporter<p>The Supreme Court disappointed gun rights activists once again Monday, declining to review two cases involving the rights of those under 21 to own handguns.<p>Activists had urged the court to accept the cases, saying there has been a “massive judicial resistance” to expanding …

Supreme Court allows search despite tenant's objection

Decision could weaken Fourth Amendment's right to protection from unreasonable search and seizure.<p>WASHINGTON -- A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police do not need a warrant to search an apartment when the objecting tenant isn't home -- even if they are the ones who removed him.<p>The 6-3 …

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The United States of Hot Sauce

From sea to shining sea, we've rounded up hot sauces from every state in the Union (plus D.C., minus N.D.). Which one represents your home?<p></head>America is going from a country of mayo spreaders to one of hot sauce heatniks, with no signs of stopping. Since 2000, the American hot sauce market has …

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13 "First Kiss" Parodies Bring The Trend To An End

Photo: Via YouTube.<p>As we've said before, we're not feeling the backlash against Wren's "First Kiss" video. If people can weep over the unlikely …

Parts of Northeast Brace for Up to Two Feet of Snow

Just days away from spring, a powerhouse snowstorm will bury parts of the Northeast overnight as sleet, wind and plunging temperatures pave the way for a treacherous morning commute, forecasters said Wednesday.<p>Northern Vermont, New Hampshire and much of Maine are expected to get 18 to 24 inches by …