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Video shows officer punching woman on LA freeway

The California Highway Patrol has vowed to carry out a thorough investigation after a video emerged of one of its officers repeatedly punching a pinned down woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.<p>The woman had been walking on Interstate 10 west of downtown Los Angeles, endangering herself and …

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Blackphone In The Wind: Officially Ships To Market

In six short months since its debut at Mobile World Congress in February 2014, Blackphone handsets are now shipping to pre-order customers.<p>SGP Technologies, the Switzerland-based joint venture of Silent Circle and Geeksphone which created the Blackphone device, said there was an overwhelming demand …

10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business forecasts indicate that ecommerce is exploding, which means now is the perfect time for startups to firmly establish their online stores. There are numerous tactics for nurturing a new online business. If you're just getting …

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Facebook secretly experimented with the moods of 700,000 of its users

In an experiment it conducted earlier this year, Facebook injected the feeds of nearly 700,000 of its (unknowing) users with negative content to see if it would make the posts they wrote more negative.<p>The researchers believe that it did. The mood of the posts seen in the news feeds of the …

Climbing Knots | How to Tie Climbing Knots | Animated Climbing Knots

Welcome to Climbing Knots<p>These animated knots are for climbers, rescue workers, arborists, tower-climbers, and others who use rope in man-carrying …

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

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Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope and Macro Photography Stand for Only $10

If you’ve followed PetaPixel for a little while, you’ll already know that a laser pointer’s focus lens can be put to good DIY use helping you take …

Give Yourself Vertigo Plunging Into Hitchcock’s Cinematic Obsessions

To celebrate Alfred Hitchcock’s 114th birthday, two Guardian designers come up with an infographic inspired by the iconic credit sequences of Saul Bass.<p>There are a sizable number of morbid obsessions that tend to recirculate through the films of that great, wry, roly-poly master of suspense, Alfred …

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