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If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

Batteries

Fortnite: Battle Royale Dev on Potential for New Maps

A fresh map for Fortnite: Battle Royale isn’t high on the agenda at the moment, according to Fortnite: Battle Royale design lead Eric …

Gaming Industry

Facebook Users Deserve a Cut of Ad Money, Ex-Cambridge Analytica Employee Says

There may be more than 87 millions Facebook users whose personal data was shared with the research firm Cambridge Analytica, and they deserve a cut …

Cambridge Analytica

Youngs don't have to worry about smoking too much weed

A meta-review shows there are no long-term cognitive effects from using marijuana.<p>Marijuana causes brain cells to die, concluded a Tulane researcher …

Cannabis

Nazi submarine that ‘smuggled Hitler to South America’ discovered near Denmark

<b>A missing German submarine said to have taken the defeated Nazi leaders to South America after the second world war has been discovered after 73</b> …

History

Six Fitness Myths People Swear By That Aren't True

Even at my fittest, I never had a body that I felt was commensurate with the amount of effort I was putting in.<p>Getting in the best shape of my life at the ripe old age of 41 was an eye-opening experience. Beyond feeling and looking better, I became acquainted with how the human body functions, how …

Fitness

Get Shredded for Summer With ‘Imposters’ Star Parker Young’s Workouts

Today’s stars are under pressure to not only deliver lines with Academy Award-level bravado, they’ve got to look like action figures and perform like …

Exercise

Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

Cannabis

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Self-help

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

Trying to Lose Weight? These 12 Tips Will Help You Naturally Feel Less Hungry

If you're trying to lose weight, you know you have to be in a healthy calorie deficit. But when you start reducing your calories, you can't help but feel hungry as you're adjusting to your new diet. Sound familiar? Not to worry. Max Lugavere, bestselling author of <b>Genius Foods</b>, has some useful …

Weight Loss

If You're a Psychopath, You Probably Love These Two Pop Songs

A study found a link between musical preference and psychopathy. Researchers released the names of four songs that might tell a lot about a person<p>If you know someone who doesn't seem to score too high on the empathy scale and you also know that they like to get down to Blackstreet's 1996 hit "No …

Pop Music

The San Francisco Bay Area has an earthquake 'time bomb' that could devastate the region — and it's worse than we thought

On this day 112 years ago, the San Andreas Fault under San Francisco rumbled apart, causing the devastating 1906 earthquake that swallowed city blocks, broke water mains, and triggered massive fires that burned for days.<p>The threat of another major quake for the Bay Area is "real and could happen at …

Geology

This time-lapse video shows how one man lost 42 pounds in 3 months

Hunter Hobbs' time-lapse video shows his dramatic transformation from 202 to 160 pounds in just 3 months.<p>When Hunter Hobbs’ weight hit 202 pounds, he was shocked. But he turned his disbelief into a three-month challenge that dramatically changed his health — and looks.<p>“That is the most I ever …

Fitness

Everything We Know About Treating Anxiety With Weed

The state of weed science is often misrepresented.<p>Weed can, for some, cause anxiety. This is one of the best-known bits of cannabis lore, and according to psychologist Susan Stoner (yes), who has reviewed the scientific literature on cannabis’s effects on mental health, it’s also one of the most …

Cannabis

How To: Build a Beginner Hacking Kit with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

If you want to follow Null Byte tutorials and try out Kali Linux, the Raspberry Pi is a perfect way to start. In 2018, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ …

Raspberry Pi

Tweaking these Fortnite game settings can give you a split-second edge

<i>Fortnite</i> wasn’t the first battle royale to splash across online stores in early access, and it’s no longer the newest, but it remains the most …

Computer Hardware

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Project Management

Professor who went on Barbara Bush 'racist' rant may not be saved by tenure, could lose job

<i>Editor's note: Contains language that may be inappropriate for some readers. Discretion advised.</i><p>VISALIA, Calif. — A California State University, Fresno professor's rant about Barbara Bush being an "amazing racist" might land her in hot water.<p>Her tenure status might not save her career, school …

Fresno

Parents May Face Charges After Livestreaming Attack on Alleged Pedophile

"We fucking tackled him and zap strapped him and called the police.”<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i>.<p>The parents of a young girl who was receiving messages from an older man may be facing assault charges after luring the man contacting their daughter to their home under the guise of …

Crime

How to last longer during sex - the best ways to keep yourself going in bed

If you think you’re not lasting long enough during sex, you may be comforted to know that the average length of penetrative sex is 5.4 minutes, with …

Numb

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Mysterious ‘beast’ terrifies town after killing two dogs

A mysterious “half-human, half animal” creature has been caught on camera after it was said to have savaged two dogs.<p>The beast is reported to have …

Santa Fe

The Worst People at Coachella, According to People at Coachella

We ventured into the scantily-clad wilderness to hear from festgoers themselves about whom is the one to harsh their mellow.<p>Nothing offers an unfiltered glimpse into the human id quite like music festivals, and there’s no better showcase than Coachella. It starts out idealistic enough, all wacky …

Festivals

Sony is reportedly killing the PlayStation Vita in 2018

Back in February, we reported that Sony would be removing PS3 and Vita games from the PlayStation Store in March 2019. So rumors that the Vita might …

Gaming

Eminem performs with Dr. Dre and 50 Cent at Coachella 2018: Watch

Eminem was the final act to take the Coachella stage Sunday night, marking the Detroit native’s first headlining gig at the festival. He didn’t come …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Vladimir Putin’s Billionaire Buddies Are Getting Scared, and Not Just of Sanctions

Some of the oligarchs now face major U.S. sanctions, while others are getting arrested on the Kremlin’s orders. Is Putin’s circle of the shameless …

Russia

The Walking…Deadpool? The mouthy merc does a zombie take for Deadpool 2 preview

If you stuck around for all three of AMC’s <i>Walking Dead</i> shows this week, you may have noticed during the commercial breaks that the folks behind</i> …

Deadpool

When Einstein Warned the World

In November of 1947, Albert Einstein offered the United States and the international community advice on how to coexist under the looming threat of nuclear war. An excerpt from his article in <i>The Atlantic</i>, “Atomic War or Peace,” has been animated in the video above.<p>Today, as the Trump administration …

North Korea

Lieu Apologizes For Inviting Parkland Student to Try California Pot

Kyle Kashuv has gained popularity on Twitter among conservative circles<p>Rep. Ted Lieu issued a quick apology on Twitter Sunday after inviting a …

Gun Control