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Brittany Maynard, advocate for 'death with dignity,' dies

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer, took medication to end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," advocacy group Compassion & Choices said Sunday.<p>"Brittany chose to make a well thought out and informed choice to Die With Dignity in the face of such a …

Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.<p>Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what …

The VW Beetle: How Hitler’s idea became a design icon

An idea that came from Hitler would become the best-selling car of all time. Jonathan Glancey explains our enduring love for the Volkswagen Beetle.<p>In 1945, a rare and curious Volkswagen car was shipped from its bomb-damaged German factory to England. Here, a commission of leading British motor …

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Found: User Conflict Eradication Moped Death Machine

TheAwesomer.com unearthed the future of mountain biking: the Survival Bike by Motoped. List everything you own on craigslist, and get ready for …

The Console War Is Over: The PC Already Won

Despite a declining overall PC market, gaming systems are alive and well. So alive, in fact, that the PC gaming segment is already twice the size of the console gaming market – and growing. A report just released by John Peddie Research (JPR) claims that the PC gaming market will tip $21.5B this …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

​13 Things You Probably Don't Know About Lightsabers

Lightsabers. The weapon of a Jedi knight. An elegant weapon for a more civilized time. The most efficient limb-removal device in the galaxy. But who …

This company will buy any used video game from anyone

Video gamers with large collections know there are some used games that simply won't sell. Maybe they're for an old console. Maybe it's a sports title released in 2005. It doesn't matter to Decluttr, which will buy any CD, DVD or video game from anyone.<p>As profiled by Fast Company, Decluttr makes …

Samsung's new monitors include one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 screen

Now that Samsung's shown us the GS5, Gear 2 smartwatch and its latest Chromebook, it's time for the company's lesser-known product teams to come out of the woodwork. Next up: the display division, which today introduced three new models for 2014, including one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 …