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Five Gaming Rumors That Were Too Good To Stay Fake

Lots of things in video games sound too good to be true. But what about when it's the other way around—when something is too good to <i>not</i> be true? …

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Samsung's Galaxy A5 and A3 smartphones are its thinnest ever

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Call Center Worker Suspended for Answering Calls With Robot Voice

Working at a call center sucks. Like, it universally sucks, and everybody knows it. That's what makes the story of the loyal New York City employee …

Eleven countries studied, one inescapable conclusion – the drug laws don’t work

The UK government’s comparison of international drug laws, published on Wednesday, represents the first official recognition since the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act that there is no direct link between being “tough on drugs” and tackling the problem.<p>The report, which has been signed off by both the …

I’m Terrified of My New TV: Why I’m Scared to Turn This Thing On — And You’d Be, Too

<i>Cross-posted on Salon</i><p>I just bought a new TV. The old one had a good run, but after the volume got stuck on 63, I decided it was time to replace it. I …

A Month After Pandora’s CFO Was Hired, His Boss Was Out — Then He Saved The Company

For its first year and a half as a public company, internet radio provider Pandora struggled to get its revenues higher than its expenses.<p>This chart from the first quarter of 2012 says it all:<p>On Feb. 4, 2013, Pandora hired a new chief financial officer to help with the problem.<p>That CFO was Michael …

Secret space plane lands at US air force base after unknown two-year mission

A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an air force base on the southern California coast.<p>The plane spent nearly two years circling Earth on a classified mission. Known as the X-37B, it resembles a mini space shuttle.<p>It safely touched down at 9.24am Friday, officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

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8 Baffling Astronomy Mysteries

Photo Credit: Courtesy of KIPAC<p>Slide 1 of 18<p>The Wonder of It All<p>The universe has been around for roughly 13.7 billion years, but it still holds many …

CIA Analysis Of The War Of 1812 Finds Same Failures That Led To 9/11

This month is the 200th anniversary of the British capture of Washington, DC, and the torching of the White House. How did this disaster happen, …

Which Science Fiction Or Fantasy Story Is Your Happy Place?

It's been kind of a crazy day. And sometimes, when you've had a trying time, you just want to delve into a TV show, book, comic or movie that helps …

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Amy Friend makes tiny holes in found photographs and captures the effect of light passing through, infusing the vintage scenes with a sense of magic.

Meet 'The Best Technology Reviewer On The Planet,' Who Is Only 20 Years Old

YouTubers have taken notice of the young man: Brownlee's YouTube channel "MKBHD" has more than 1.5 million subscribers and nearly 130 million total views on his 640-plus videos.<p>Still, he's no overnight success: Brownlee has been working tirelessly for more than five years, honing his craft by …

Christy Mack posts disturbing photos from alleged War Machine assault

Christy Mack, the on-again/off-again girlfriend of War Machine, today posted some disturbing photos and details from the former Bellator and UFC …

Autopsy: Kevin Ward Jr. died of massive blunt trauma

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — The investigation into a fatal crash involving NASCAR star Tony Stewart continues, but Ontario County sheriff Philip Povero said Monday there were currently no criminal charges pending.<p>"At this time, there are no facts that exist that support any criminal behavior or conduct or …

Christy Mack: 'I believed I was going to die'

Las Vegas Police have identified recently released Bellator welterweight War Machine as the primary suspect of an alleged attack on the fighter's …

Uber's dirty tricks quantified: Rival counts 5,560 canceled rides

It's the taxi app version of ding-dong ditch.<p>Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 rides from rival Lyft since last October, according to new data provided by Lyft. The data was obtained at CNNMoney's request when reporting another story on the companies' competition.<p>It's the …

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Why Names Are So Easy to Forget

Nice to see you again, Suuu...Sandra? Samantha? Jennifer. Sorry.<p>Once, at a party, I was introduced to a friend of a friend. We shook hands, I told her my name, she told me hers. Then she did something that I was ever so grateful for.<p>"Hang on," she said. "Can you say your name again? I wasn't really …

Microsoft Demos Amazing Timelapse Technology

Last week, it was reconstructing sound using tiny vibrations on objects — this week’s science wow comes from Microsoft Research, which showed off a technology that turns shaky first-person video into beautifully smooth timelapse footage.<p>The growth of wearable video cameras — from Google Glass to …

Man Diagnosed 'Comatose' For 23 Years Was Actually Conscious All Along

In what can only be described as a harrowing instance of misdiagnosis, a Belgian man presumed comatose for 23 years after a near-fatal car crash was actually conscious and paralyzed the entire time. Rom Houben, whose real state was discovered three years ago but only now made public, could be one …

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Kerry stayed at Myanmar hotel owned by tycoon blacklisted by US

The U.S. says Secretary of State John Kerry did not break any rules when he stayed in a glitzy hotel owned by a tycoon blacklisted because of ties to Myanmar's former military regime.<p>In a country where cronies own almost all the biggest and best-known firms -- including hotels in the capital …

Military families complain as personal cars don't turn up

A surprise change in Pentagon contractors is causing headaches for rank-and-file military personnel and their families on the move this summer.<p>International Auto Logistics of Brunswick, Ga., last year won a $305 million bid to handle the transport of about 66,000 personal vehicles owned by service …

Obama Dismissed Hillary Clinton’s Syria Criticism as ‘Horses**t’: Report

President Barack Obama dismissed the idea that arming the Syrian rebels early in the country’s civil war may have prevented today’s current crisis, calling it “horses**t,” according to a report.<p>President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about developments in Iraq, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, from his …