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Money in Cuba

The ongoing American embargo has a crippling impact on the Cuban economy. As is the case with most embargos, rather than bring about the overthrow of the government we don't like, it just bolsters that government's case that the USA is evil and that defiance is a matter of national sovereignty -- …

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

Supermoon

Rare Super Blood Moon Total Eclipse: How to See It

A full moon, harvest moon, super moon, and total eclipse of the moon—this one has it all.<p>Everyone with clear skies across the Americas will have a front-row seat Sunday night to a rare total eclipse of the super-harvest moon.<p>On the evening of September 27, three separate lunar events converge. The …

How Marvel's Hulk Got Caught Between Studios

With Mark Ruffalo playing Bruce Banner, the hero has become a fan favorite. But rights issues with Universal holds up (another) stand-alone movie. …

Chris Paul faces critical situation with Clippers in NBA playoffs

Disappointment found<p>Chris Paullong before those earlyNBAplayoff exits.<p>He was so worked up in his first game as a varsity high school point guard after two years on the junior varsity that he cried after his team lost its opener.<p>"I've had guys cry in the locker room after a last game," said David …

High School Basketball

Edjing

Edjing is the most popular Djing app available, it is the closest to the real thing and the perfect tool to learn how to DJ. Edjing have released the …

On the eve of World War II, a palm reader shared his insights into Hitler's behavior and future

In 1938, Ranald published his findings in his book, "How to Know People By Their Hands," even though he was concerned about giving too detailed a description of Hitler's palm.<p>Ranald feared that "others, finding signs similar to one or two of Hitler's in their own hands may assign to themselves the …

Crazy Science: Biohackers develop night vision eyedrops

A group of biohackers based out of California recently developed eye drops which, when inserted into the human eye, provide users with some semblance …

Why Intel may be interested in spending over $13 billion on its biggest acquisition ever

In terms of revenue, buying Altera isn't going to move the needle for Intel, a massive company with over $55 billion in sales. Analysts estimate roughly $2.1 billion, or 4% of revenue, will be added to Intel's top line following this deal.<p>So why would Intel want to dole out all that money on this …

This Week’s Night Sky: Moon Turns to Blood

A lunar eclipse will dazzle sky-watchers in the western half of North America.<p>As a new month begins this week, Earth’s satellite undergoes a dramatic disappearing act and Venus begins to migrate up the sunset skies for a visit with the Seven Sisters.<p><b>The moon joins Jupiter.</b> The evening of Monday, …

9 Ind. CEOs call for changes to 'religious freedom' law

INDIANAPOLIS — A who's who of central Indiana corporate leaders called on Gov. Mike Pence and legislative leaders to reform the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act so it can't be used to "justify discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity."<p>The one-page letter was …

LGBTQI

Everything You Need To Know About Whiskey Right Now

Forget the so-called whiskey shortage. There's still plenty of good whiskey out there to drink. Here's where to find it.<p>We may be approaching Peak Whiskey. As with anything so fashionable, though, there's suddenly a great deal of bullshit to wade through. The pufferyhas to do with things you can …

Whiskey

'Spectre': First Trailer for New James Bond Movie Released

Bond's latest mission revealed.<p>The <i>Spectre</i> has risen, with the release of the first trailer for the next James Bond movie Friday afternoon.<p>The movie, …

Colorado, Washington square off with Oklahoma, Nebraska over pot law

The top law enforcement officials in Colorado and Washington are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit from states that seek to strike down Colorado laws that legalize recreational marijuana use.<p>Oklahoma and Nebraska filed their suit directly with the Supreme Court, arguing that …

Cannabis

The military has released videos of the US pounding ISIS targets around Tikrit

CENTCOM conducted a total of 17 strikes against ISIS targets over the night of March 25 using a combination of fighter, bomber, and remotely piloted aircraft.<p>"In Tikrit, 17 airstrikes struck an ISIL building, two ISIL bridges, three ISIL checkpoints, two ISIL staging areas, two ISIL berms, an ISIL …

Nostalgic Cars: Sour Automotive Fruit Of Cuban Embargo Gets New Life

In Havana, Cuba, the old cars that crowd the streets used to symbolize a stagnant nation. Now enterprising Cubans have begun renting cars out to tourists who are hungry for the cars of their youth.<p>During my reporting trip to Havana, I spoke with Julio Alvarez, the owner of Nostalgicar in Havana.<p>He …

Cuba

Former JetBlue pilot who had midair meltdown sues airline for letting him fly

Clayton Osbon files $14.9m suit saying JetBlue made no effort ‘to ensure that he was fit’ for work despite warning signs exactly three years ago<p>A former JetBlue Airways Corp pilot whose midair meltdown forced an emergency landing of a 2012 flight on Friday sued the carrier for $14.9m, saying it …

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7 Products Launched On Kickstarter That Prove You Can Access Just About Anything With Your Phone

From personal drones, to smart coffee-brewing machines, to data-focused sleep tracking systems, Kickstarter helps to fund creative, tech-savvy products that are changing the world every day.<p>Since launching in 2009, the crowdsourcing platform has persuaded 8.1 million people to pledge more than $1.6 …