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5 Spring Organizing Tips

Spring is just around the corner and as you know, it is the season of blooming and awakening! Spring is also the time for spring cleaning.<p>Here are 5 organizing tips you can do this spring to make your life better:<p>1) Spring can be a rainy season so don't forget to put an umbrella holder by the front …

Autonomous Cars Are Coming! Is the Public Ready to Relinquish Control?

Driving on autopilot

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates Musical Heads to Broadway

A musical about the lives and times of Apple (AAPL) co-founder Steve Jobs and Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates is hitting Broadway.<p>“Nerds, A …

Texas' New Open-Carry Law Unpopular Among Some Gun Owners

Last year, there were emotional protests for and against a law that would allow Texans to walk around with pistols on their belts. It passed, and on Jan. 1, Texas became the 45th state in the union to allow the open carry of handguns.<p>But in an unforeseen backlash, the new law may actually hurt the …

There are 30 million slaves in the world — and half of them are children

India is estimated to hold half of the world's slaves, many in debt bondage for generations of forced labor and prostitution.<p>Seventy percent of those held in slavery are female and 50 percent are children.<p>There are estimated to be as many as 30 million slaves in the world today, which means there …

3 to stand trial in South L.A. killing of 19-year-old over his red shoes

A judge Friday ordered three men to stand trial for the killing of a 19-year-old who was shot outside a South Los Angeles carwash last summer over the color of his red shoes.<p>Kanasho Johns, 28; Dwight Kevin Smith, 30; and Kevin Deon Johnson, 25, will be arraigned on murder charges later this month …

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CNN Exclusive: Email may derail case against Bill Cosby

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former district attorney in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, claims he agreed more than a decade ago that his office wouldn't use a civil deposition given by Bill Cosby in any criminal matters, an email obtained by CNN shows -- a revelation that could call into question the viability of …

New York Considers Mandating Back Doors Into Phones

secret secret / you can’t keep it<p>With a bill reintroduced last week, a New York Assemblyman wants to make it easy for the government to get inside smartphones. It’s a proposal that would mandate smartphone manufacturers be able to unlock the phones they make. The bill comes from Assemblyman Matthew …

Is That You, Rosie? Humanoid Atlas Robot Takes on Household Cleaning Tasks

Fans of "The Jetsons" may see shades of the robotic maid Rosie as this Atlas humanoid robot attempts various cleaning tasks. The video, from robotics company IHMC, is shown at 20x speed so you don't have to wait for the slow-moving bot to get into position.<p>But just because Atlas can do it doesn't …

Inventor pitches detachable airplane cabin to save lives during crashes

The latest innovation in airplane safety might just be a detachable cabin, at least according to a Russian inventor who released his designs for the …

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David Bowie Dies at 69 After Battle With Cancer

Singer released new album ‘Blackstar’ on Friday<p>David Bowie, a shape-shifting giant of the music world who defined the glam-rock era and influenced fashion and other arenas, has died after a struggle with cancer. He was 69 years old.<p>The singer’s death was reported in a statement posted to his …

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