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Build a Weather Monitoring Station With an Arduino

We’ve seen Raspberry Pi-powered weather stations before, but if Arduino is more your style, Instructables user Tecwyn Twmffat made one with three …

Arduino

Alcohol poisoning from counterfeit bath lotion kills at least 49 in Russia

The death toll from alcohol poisoning in a Siberian city rose to at least 49 Monday after the victims consumed a counterfeit bath lotion containing deadly methanol.<p>Local officials in Irkutsk went house-to-house in search of more victims and introduced a state of emergency Monday, while the Russian …

Russia

Electoral College Vote Seals Trump White House Victory

The Electoral College formalized Donald Trump’s election victory on Monday despite protests around the country to encourage GOP electors to abandon the Republican.<p>The president-elect easily racked up the 270 electoral votes needed to send him to the White House. Interest in the normally mundane …

Electoral College

Study Shows Millennials Are More Forgetful Than Seniors

Historically, studies have equated forgetfulness with old age. Indeed, when someone misplaces something like their car keys, people generally refer to it as a "senior moment." But a new survey tells a different story.<p>A Trending Machine national poll finds that millennials aged 18 to 34 are, in …

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Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

Don't worry, California drivers: you won't have to outrun drone strikes on the highway

Despite official-looking warnings, California highway motorists won't have their speed regulated by armed drones. San Fransisco's local CBS affiliate KPIX 5 reports that several fake signs have appeared on Bay Area highways, depicting a drone firing a missile along with a "speed enforced by drones" …

Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.<p>The bankruptcy …

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Panama Charges North Korean Ship's Crew

The crew of a North Korean ship carrying a clandestine cargo of Cold War-era weapons from Cuba has been charged with endangering public security by Panamanian authorities, who seized the vessel earlier this week.<p>The North Korean vessel en route from Cuba was seized as it attempted to transit the …

UAE arrests man for sharing road attack video

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Rolling Stone's 'The Bomber' Issue Banned By CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid And Kmart (UPDATE)

CVS and New England-based grocery store chain Tedeschi Foods say they won't be selling this week's Rolling Stone, which features Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover, Boston Magazine reports.<p>Tedeschi posted this to its Facebook page after Rolling Stone released an early peek of the …

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Four Zimmerman Jurors Release Statement Pushing Back On Anonymous Juror's Anderson Cooper Interview

Four jurors from the George Zimmerman trial released a statement late Tuesday evening asking the press to respect their privacy — and rebutting some statements made by anonymous juror "B-37."<p>The anonymous juror has been the only juror from the trial to break her silence about the case, speaking out …

Media Industry

Rush Limbaugh Seizes a Chance to Violate the N-Word Taboo

The talk-radio host exploits the racial anxieties of Americans to be provocative, and reaps the rewards even when criticized.<p>Reuters<p>Over the years, Rush Limbaugh has raised his profile by deliberately violating various taboos. This excites his fans, who process transgressiveness as bravery, …

Carrying a gun is a legitimate response to America’s craziness

Here’s how sick gun culture is: If black men feel they have to arm themselves against vigilantes, they may be right<p>In a ghoulish and almost comical footnote to a traumatic summer weekend in America, many of us in the media received an email on Monday from the office of former congresswoman …

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Arizona wildfire escalated rapidly before 19 firefighters were killed

A new report shows an Arizona wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote location and …

Mexico Captures One of the World's Most Wanted Drug Lords

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Mexican Marine forces arrested Miguel Angel Trevino Morales on Sunday night, nabbing the leader of …