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Burbank police investigating shooting at Verdugo Park

Burbank police are investigating a shooting at Verdugo Park on Sunday afternoon, though no injuries were reported and it's unclear if someone was targeted, police said.<p>After receiving a report of shots fired, authorities responded to the park — located in the 3200 block of West Verdugo Avenue — …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Ashley Madison

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

CEOs

Disconnect CEO Explains That New Do Not Track Policy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation released what it called a “stronger” Do Not Track setting yesterday. But what does that actually mean for your day-to-day privacy on the web?<p>To understand it (or at least try), I got on the phone with Casey Oppenheim, co-founder and CEO of privacy startup …

Privacy

10 Lists to Keep If You Want to Be Successful

Why Measuring Employee Happiness Is A Huge Mistake

Many companies make this mistake, and it is understandable to how it may happen, but it needs to come to a halt.<p>Employee happiness and engagement are …

Guess How Far The New Chevy Volt's Batteries Will Take You

Chevrolet announced today that the 2016 Volt – the next generation of the plug-in hybrid model that’s so far sold fitfully but its dedicated owners adore – will deliver 53 miles of driving range from its improved lithium-ion batteries. The all-new Volt’s battery range represents a nearly a …

The Cop

Darren Wilson was not indicted for shooting Michael Brown. Many people question whether justice was done.<p>Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old African-American, in Ferguson, Missouri, has been living for several months on a nondescript …

Justice

Readers' tips: the world's best national parks

This week’s winning letter<p>Poland<p>“Seaside holiday in Poland!” exclaimed an incredulous friend on my return from Wolin National Park. But it is truly worth it, though getting there is a bit tricky.<p>After a Ryanair flight from Stansted to Szczecin, a train to Miedzyzdroje and a local bus to Swietousc, …

Hacking of Connected Vehicles Shifts From Theory to Very Scary

Sometime over the next few weeks, California battery carmaker Tesla Motors plans to ask a select group of owners to begin testing its latest vehicle-operating software. Dubbed version 7.0, it will include a beta version of Tesla’s new Pilot system, which will offer the ability to drive on the …

Ask These 8 Questions to Get a Better Price

Negotiating often means having to be a little bit pushy and understanding basic psychological techniques in order to get a good deal. Because of …

You're handling stress all wrong

Frazzled, freaked out, and frayed-at-the-ends are just some ways to describe the experience of emotional and psychological strain we call stress. It is known to cause health problems and can contribute to poor performance at work.<p>But sometimes seeking to eliminate stress completely can actually …

Self-help

6 fascinating facts about sex around the world

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Who has the most sex? The least? What country is the most satisfied? It’s time to find out<p>Anna Pulley<p>July 24, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet<p>While Europeans may think American sex norms are wack, how do other countries compare when it comes to sexual …

Dreyfuss: Rewrite Second Amendment

Actor Richard Dreyfuss, best known for roles in <i>Jaws</i> and <i>American Graffiti</i>, has come out in favor of changing the wording of the second amendment, …

The Connecticut teen who jury-rigged a drone with a handgun has been charged with assault

Austin Haughwout, 18, was charged with refusing to obey police orders on Wednesday when he was summoned to the Clinton police station in connection with an incident that occurred Sunday night, when he drove away from officers trying to question him in a library parking lot, according to police and …

Drones

A group of Harvard scientists have built a 3D printer that’s actually useful

Despite all the fanfare, 3D printing has yet to hit its stride. Up until now, its best uses have been in designing, prototyping, and making creepy copies of yourself. This tends to stem from the fact that you can generally only print with one material at a time, and in most cases, it’s faster to …

3D Printing