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Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot

<b>(CNN) —</b> An initiative that would divide California into three separate states qualified Tuesday to appear on the ballot in November's general election.<p>Californians will vote whether to separate into three states: California, Northern California and Southern California -- subject to approval by US …

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Kate Spade: Tributes pour in for 'great talent' after apparent suicide

<b>The Council of Fashion Designers of America has paid tribute to Kate Spade, who died on Tuesday, calling her "a great talent who had an immeasurable impact on American fashion".</b><p>Spade, a handbag and fashion designer, was found dead in her New York home.<p>Police said they were investigating her death, …

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Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, police said. She was 55.<p>News of her death shocked the fashion world and led to an outpouring of tributes from her legions of fans.<p>A housekeeper …

Kate Spade

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Three black people checked out of their Airbnb rental. Then someone called the police on them

<b>(CNN) —</b> At first, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall's stay in Rialto, California, was ending pretty normally. She and her three friends -- two of them African-American like her -- checked out of their Airbnb rental and dragged their luggage to their vehicle.<p>Then things got weird.<p>Seven police cars showed up. The …

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A mom on a college tour called the cops on two Native American teens because they made her 'nervous'

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the two Native American brothers, Colorado State University was their dream school.<p>But when they showed up for a campus tour, a parent of another prospective student called the police on them because they apparently made her "nervous," the school said.<p>Friday, the university's police …

Justice

World's longest nonstop flight: Tickets now on sale

<b>(CNN) —</b> Singapore to New York , nonstop. Almost 20 hours in the air.<p>Starting October 11, passengers on Singapore Airlines' newest plane, the Airbus A350-900ULR -- for Ultra Long-Range -- will travel on a record-breaking, globe-spanning flight that will reconnect the two major metropolises.<p>The …

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First electric Ferrari faster than original: 'It absolutely decimated it'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Purists may be horrified by the thought of an electric Ferrari, but can speed win them over?<p>After thousands of hours of restoring and modernizing one of Ferrari's luxury sports car, Californian Eric Hutchison accomplished the unthinkable and created the very first -- and, as it turns out, …

真的不行了!躲進森林小木屋 Getaway 遠離紛擾

曾幾何時,生活已經變成每天上班下班、放假補眠的無限迴圈,好想逃離這個令人倦怠的生活!在距離紐約 2.4 小時車程的 Catskill Mountains,就存在著這樣的小木屋 Getaway,能夠讓人暫時遠離日常生活中的喧囂,幫自己洗去一身的疲憊。Image Credit: Jennifer You …

不用電池也能遙控操作家電!3D 列印塑膠鈕應用

我們日常所用的一般遙控器等無線按鈕裝置都需要安裝電池才能使用,然而,美國有位科學家發明出不需要任何電源供電的遙控按鈕,只要用 3D 列印機製作,它就可以傳送指令到電腦、家電,甚至還可以連接到感應器感應風向、風速、水流,從而傳送訊號,制動遠隔的電動裝置。我們都知道連接電子裝置的按鈕、感應器,都要接電線 …

Tourist killed in hot air balloon crash in Egypt

<b>(CNN) —</b> A hot air balloon with 20 people crashed Friday in Egypt's ancient city of Luxor, killing at least one person and injuring more than a dozen others, according to Egypt's Civil Aviation Authority and a hot air balloon company.<p>At least one tourist was killed, according to a statement from the …

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獲得金鉛筆獎的「頭痛藥」創意廣告,看得我頭皮發麻

好的廣告總是能夠分分鐘就打動咱們脆弱的小心臟,讓你和它產生共鳴。這則獲得了國際著名的金鉛筆獎項的頭疼藥創意廣告,著實讓小編看著頭皮都發麻了。分為學院篇、IT 篇和法院篇的三個平面創意廣告,體現出了人們在頭疼時痛苦難堪的表情,同時也隱喻痛苦是可以互相傳播的,請各位高層看了不要因為頭疼把你的情緒散播到公 …

Test driving VW's groovy electric van of tomorrow

The most surprising thing about the Volkswagen ID Buzz, besides the little garden gnome rotating a quarter inch above the dashboard in a perpetual lotus position, is that so much of the stuff inside actually works.<p>The ID Buzz is a concept vehicle. VW (VLKPF) has announced plans to put something …

What if companies printed their own currencies?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Banknotes aren't really as distinctive or alluring as they once were. Blame it on the advent of plasticization, single currencies or the rise of digital money. But many paper currencies remain deeply idiosyncratic, patriotic displays of the wealth and culture of a nation, adorned with great …

3 位女子打造的台灣「走走家具」,一趟小客車就能「把家帶著走」

這不是無印良品形象照,這是 3 位女子打造、甫獲 2017 德國紅點設計獎的台灣 IKEA——「走走家具 GOGO Furniture(集資網頁|粉絲專頁) 」!如果你也是不斷在都市中逐工作而居的遊牧一族,一定能體會「一只皮箱入住」終究只是都市傳說。每次搬家,體力上的辛苦就甭說了,最「心」苦的是與傢 …

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Is world's prettiest Starbucks in Kyoto?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tatami mats, silk cushions, a Japanese garden...Starbucks' new Kyoto coffeehouse has swapped the usual glass-and-metal facades for a renovated 100-year-old wooden Japanese townhouse.<p>Opened on June 30 in Higashiyama -- one of the city's best-preserved historic districts -- the cafe feels …

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Third Canadian Convicted In IRS Tax Refund Scam Could Face Five Years Prison

Many Canadians who live or work in the U.S. have to deal with the IRS. And a common bone of contention is that the U.S. and Canadian tax rules are not always parallel. Add to that the vastly more complex U.S. tax system, and its web of foreign account reporting rules, and you can have a recipe for …

Cover raises $1.6 million to make in-law units easy to add to any backyard

Whether you call them granny units, in-laws or backyard studios, accessory dwelling units are rising in popularity in the U.S., in part due to new regulations that make it easier to obtain permits to build them in California.<p>Now, a startup called Cover Technologies Inc. has raised $1.6 million in …

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Read Tim Cook’s Email To Apple Employees After Donald Trump’s Election

"The only way to move forward is to move forward together."<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook broadcast an all-hands memo to US Apple employees Wednesday evening calling for unity amid the uncertainty inspired by Donald Trump's upset presidential win.<p>In the memo, obtained by BuzzFeed News, Cook — in a nod to one …

失衡的舊金山(上):一街之隔的富裕與赤貧 | Natalie Kuo/舊金山‧輕生活 | 換日線 Crossing

定居舊金山邁入第四年,朋友總會問起我和老公麥克:「舊金山是一個怎麼樣的城市?」相視而笑,這個問題我們每年都會問自己。而答案,從第一年的感覺「永遠都有新鮮事」;第二年在派對或餐會,「不管遇到誰都是科技人」;第三年,走在街上開始覺得「好像更擠了」;如今感受更是複雜,「這真是個奇怪的地方!」我們說。<p><b>舊金山</b> …