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BlackBerry Priv finally available for pre-order, specs confirmed

If you’ve ever wanted a smartphone that combines a classic BlackBerry (BBRY) keyboard with the ubiquitous Android operating system, you’re in luck. …

15 Tips for Being Happy at Work

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Branded to Kill review – deserved re-release for extreme Japanese thriller

In a previous life, when a leather-jacketed version of my younger self hosted Film 4's Extreme Cinema strand, this delightfully deranged Japanese thriller from 1967 became a firm favourite among audiences tuning in for uncut horror fare and cult midnight movies. Made for next to no money for the …

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This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

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WATCH: Goats Escape Avalanche

Gawker brings us this video posted on Monday of a herd of chamois goats that make a seemingly miraculous escape from an avalanche on an Alpine mountain face. It occurs in the Rhone-Alpes near Pralognan-la-Vanoise, not far from the border between France and Italy.<p>Skiers watching (and filming) can be …

Cassini Spies Mysterious Object Named 'Peggy' at Edge of Saturn's Rings

SAN FRANCISCO — NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted an object located right at the edge of Saturn's A ring that is confounding scientists. Its …

200,000 Apply for Mars: 200,000 Have Signed up, Could be There by 2025

200,000 have applied to live on Mars when it’s possible, a company has said. The Mars One foundation said that 200,000 signed up since April.<p>Bas …

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

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Juno captured starship-like view of Earth and moon

The closest we’ve come yet to being on the bridge of the starship Enterprise, but this time it’s Earth on the view screen. Thanks, Juno …

A 6-Year-Old Who Wants To Be An Astronaut Is Petitioning The White House To Save NASA

Six-year-old Connor Johnson of Denver, Colo. has big dreams of going into space someday.<p>All of his toys are NASA-themed, and he's known for his space shuttle and Planet Earth costumes.<p>"The whole reason I want to be an astronaut so I can discover, like, new worlds," he said in a video on KUSA.<p>He was …

No farm bill in 2013

Farm bill negotiators conceded Tuesday that they will not finish their work before Congress goes home for the year, but insisted that they are close to a final deal and working toward floor action in early January.<p>“We are very confident that we are going to have an agreement,” Senate Agriculture …

Will Congress Go All-In on Online Gaming?

In 2006, Republicans in Congress led a crackdown on Internet gambling. Two years ago, many of them cheered when the U.S. Justice Department moved to …

Is Economic Populism A Problem Or A Solution For Democrats?

The fight over taxes, entitlements and income inequality has clearly been reignited in the Democratic Party, sparking questions about whether, and how hard, to push economic populism as the party approaches the 2014 midterm elections and beyond.<p>The latest flare-up came between centrist Democrats at …

Two Obama nominees lead Senate confirmation parade | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed the first two of President Barack Obama’s stalled nominees since it stripped Republicans last month of their power to block the approvals with procedural hurdles known as filibusters.<p>On a mostly party-line vote of 56-38, the …

Intense Photos From Kiev Show Ukrainian Riot Police Storming Protest Camp

Ukrainian riot police have stormed a protest camp in Kiev, the Associated Press reports.<p>Hundreds of police officers dismantled barricades, tore down tents, and clashed with protesters who fought back, according to the AP.<p>Several protesters have reportedly been injured.<p>The riot police came into …

The Budget Deal: The $45 Billion Question

The budget deal tops out above $1 trillion. Can the Tea Partiers make peace with that? If it’s seen as a win for the big-spending Obamabots, GOP …

Thanks, Patty Murray and Paul Ryan. You Did Your Job. Finally.

What, no government shutdown next year? Patty Murray and Paul Ryan are hailing their bipartisan budget deal as a breakthrough in such a partisan …

The new Paul Ryan

The new Paul Ryan emerged this week.<p>The House Budget Committee chairman, who has spent years penning budgets fit for conservatives’ dreams, has morphed into a man willing to take modest steps.<p>The two-year budget agreement he rolled out with Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) Tuesday evening is striking …

U.S. budget deal could usher in new era of cooperation | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan budget deal announced in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, though modest in its spending cuts, would end three years of impasse and fiscal instability in Washington that culminated in October with a partial government shutdown.<p>While praised by the Republican …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …