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White homeowner who complained of ‘hoodlums’ found guilty of murdering unarmed black man

In a case that drew comparisons to the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, a white North Carolina man was found guilty of murder Thursday for gunning down an unarmed 20-year-old black man after complaining about “hoodlums” outside his house.<p>A jury in Wake County, …


Dropbox will be the first-ever IPO out of Silicon Valley’s most important startup factory

On Friday, file hosting service Dropbox filed its S-1, making it the first Y Combinator company to ever file for an IPO.<p>While the Silicon Valley-based incubator has overseen the development of several successful companies like, Airbnb, Docker, and Instacart, Dropbox will be the first within the Y …

Silicon Valley

The Dropbox IPO filing is here

It’s official, the Dropbox IPO filing is here.<p>Going public is a huge milestone for Dropbox and has been one of the most anticipated tech IPOs for several years now. The cloud storage company has been around since 2007 and has raised more than $600 million in funding.<p>We knew that it had already …

Venture Capital

These dirty chai energy balls are the most delicious way to beat the afternoon slump

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

Healthy Eating

7 Healthy Halloween Dessert Recipes That Will Have You Skipping Candy

October heralds the start of pumpkin season, steaming apple cider, and fall's most hair-raising holiday: Halloween. The day has always been a great …


Yotam Ottolenghi’s one-pot wonders – recipes

There’s a very good reason our ancestors cooked meat and grain in the same pot: the combination is comforting, filling and mouth-watering<p>The combination of meat and grain is an ancient tradition. Such one-pot wonders have been simmering away for centuries, not least for reasons of necessity and …


Quick and Easy Ways to Customize Your Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is customizable and thus can appeal to every kind of eater. Some carnivores like meat in their soup, while other vegans want it to be …

The Only Weight-Loss Soup Recipe You Need

Cook up a big batch of our popular vegetable weight-loss soup recipe for a healthy meal that keeps you satisfied.<p>I think it’s a happy coincidence …

Hope Solo's punishment shows that women are judged more harshly

The goalkeeper’s remarks after crashing out of the Olympics were tactless, but her suspension proves female athletes are unjustly held to a higher standard<p>Two weeks ago, the US women’s soccer team crashed out of the Olympics. Now their controversial goalkeeper, Hope Solo, has been suspended for six …

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