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Family of a dying 27-year-old woman shares her life advice in a heartbreaking letter

A letter written by a dying woman has been shared online by her family after she passed away last week.<p>Holly Butcher was 27 when she lost her battle …

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This Breakfast Will Boost Your Metabolism for the Entire Day

We know that eating breakfast is one of the golden rules for boosting metabolism. But it's safe to assume that feasting on a donut at 8 a.m. won't do …

​Who Needs Shoes? These Socks Are 15 Times Stronger Than Steel

Behold the future of minimalist footwear​<p>If your pesky shoes just keep dragging you down in your athletic pursuits, take ‘em off and upgrade your socks instead. Yes, we’re serious, and no, we’re not talking about the creepy rubber toe socks that make your feet look like hands with gloves. How about …

‘She’s my hero’: Grandmother stabbed to death while trying to save children from sex offender

By Lindsey Bever<p>, Reporter<p>A 29-year-old man was wandering an Ohio neighborhood with a remote control and a made-up story about a missing drone, asking children for help, police said.<p>On a Thursday night in June, Candy Arthurs learned that Kristopher Amos, who turned out to be a registered sex …

Crime

The Best Burgers in America: Top 15 Cities

Here's where to stop for the tastiest hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and other burger-based combos across the country.<p>You voted, and we listened. Whether it's pizza and street food or burgers, barbecue, and yes, vegetarian fare, these are the food-focused cities across the country—and around the …

Coming Soon: 360-Degree Videos Shot With GoPro Cameras

Thanks to the recent surge of interest in virtual reality, we're now witnessing an intense, almost frenzied fascination among camera companies with models that shoot 360-degree video. After all, what good is a $599 headset if you don't have high-quality eye candy to explore?<p>A year ago, Pentax …

U.S. stock futures fall on fresh China woes; bank results in focus

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell slightly on Wednesday as fresh economic data from China caused a selloff in commodities and investors awaited a raft of earnings reports.<p>* Consumer inflation in China rose 1.6 percent in September, less than the 1.8 percent expected, feeding worries of …

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Careers

Martin Garrix Premieres Avicii Collaboration At Ultra Music Festival

After a phenomenal main stage performance by Martin Garrix, the first bit of rips are coming in from his set. Aside from bringing Usher to the stage, …

Music Festivals

This Super Slow-Mo Video Shows How Complex Cameras Are

Cameras are so ubiquitous that it’s easy to forget what amazing pieces of technology they are, high-end DSLRs in particular. Check out this 10,000 fps footage from The Slow Mo Guys if you want to see just how complex.<p>As the video explains, DSLRs use clever optical tricks to get everything done. A …

Videography

Get fit in 2015 with the Striiv Fusion Smartwatch

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Every …

College costs: Find out how much college costs - Calculator - CNNMoney

How much will that college really cost?<p>Results<p>Connecticut College<p>New London, Connecticut<p>TOTAL ANNUAL COST<p>(includes in-state tuition, fees, room and board; excludes grants or scholarships)<p>$53,100<p>MONEY'S ESTIMATED COST<p>after receipt of grants and scholarships<p>for one year<p>$28,000<p>for four …

The Overnighters review – a sobering depiction of America in crisis

Here’s another film with a misleadingly Halloween-ish title, but this documentary is a horror story in its way. Jesse Moss has undertaken a one-man job, just him and his camera trailing Jay Reinke, a Lutheran pastor in Williston, North Dakota. Because of a local fracking boom, Williston has become …

How being entrepreneur-in-residence helped this man build his fourth startup after selling his third for $500 million

Entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) is one of those job titles you hear a lot about, but may never fully understand.<p>The basic idea is to have a serial entrepreneur come in to work and join the company’s meetings, working on different projects until that person comes up with a new startup idea.<p>Although …

Mota smartring: For people who hate smartwatches

Not everyone is thrilled about the idea of wearing a smartwatch. Some people ditched their watches in exchange for smartphones a long time ago and don't want to go back. Others just don't want to add something chunky to their wrists. If you're still enamored with the idea of notifications, but shy …

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure on New iPhone-Only Rate Plans

One option lets customers rent -- rather than buy -- the latest iPhone for $20 per month.<p>Even though Sprint will be selling the same iPhone 6 as all the other carriers, CEO Marcelo Claure sees the new iPhones as a chance for the company to stand out.<p>The company is launching a host of new plans to …

Drop, The Location-Based Messenger, Closes $1.25M From Atlas Ventures, Spark Capital

Drop Messages, the winner of the TechCrunch Boston Pitch-Off, has today announced the close of a $1.25 million seed round led by Atlas Ventures and Spark Capital. The location-based messaging platform has also introduced a new version of the app alongside the announcement.<p>Drop Messages, for those …

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Spaghetti alla carbonara

There are a number of stories about the <i>origins</i> of this dish. The word <i>carbonara</i> refers to a carbonaio, meaning coal miner or charcoal worker. (Both …

The dangerous, beautiful life of a Lego minifig photographer

Startups Scrape Your Financial Data for Good. (No, Really!)

If you’re willing to give a startup access to your financial transactions, there might be some nice side benefits for you, and possibly your …

Personal Finance

4 Ways To Create Meaningful Content

With so much content grabbing for eyeballs, how can companies connect with consumers in meaningful ways? A guide to the meaningful content movement.<p>Axe body spray, once the embodiment of inane advertising,recently made a tectonic shift in its branding when it launched its “Make Love, Not War” Super …

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Capturing Dynamic Sky Activity Using Timelapse Sequences

If you enjoy photography that takes you on a vacation by just looking at it, you’re in for a treat! Photographer Andrew Walker spent the last year …

Time-lapse Photography

Light Painting with iDevices for Unique Product Photography

With the millions of product photos floating around television and the Internet, it’s easy for one product photographer’s carefully-crafted work to …

How To Create Organization Habits That You’ll Actually Stick To

Overflowing inbox? Pieces of paper and important information everywhere? Everything has its place–here are the essential habits of organization to survive a chaotic world.<p>A trusted organization system that you actually use regularly can turn your day from one of chaos to one of focus, …

Moto G now available on Amazon, ships December 4

Motorola’s ultra-afordable Moto G finally became available in the United States earlier this week from the company’s website, and now the device is available via Amazon (via Android Central). The online retailer is selling the device in both 8GB and 16GB capacities for $179 and $199, …

Dark Sky - Weather Prediction, Reinvented

<b>We did it! Thanks to all our backers for the amazing support. Android users: Check out our update for information on how you can help make an Android</b> …