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Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex reports $75 million has been stolen

Bitcoin exchange platform Bitfinex is reporting the theft of what some users are saying is as much as 119,756btc — or about $65 million in cash.<p>A Reddit user under the handle of ‘zanetackett’ is ‘confirming’ the loss at 119,756btc. A LinkedIn profile for a Zane Tackett has him working at Bitfinex …

Cryptocurrency

California Consumers Still Pay Up At The Pump

Wholesale gasoline in California became the cheapest in the country this week, but that change has largely gone unseen at the pump, where consumers …

Countless Corgis Swarmed This Park Just So They Could Play With More Corgis

Every once in a while a Corgi’s heart longs for other Corgi furiends, a safe haven where he can freely be himself. He won’t wonder if his bum is too …

Behind The Bench: The San Antonio Spurs Come With A Ton Of Baggage

<i>Comedian and improv theater founder Chris Trew is a New Orleans Pelicans superfan who has a single season ticket directly behind the visitors’ bench inside New Orleans’ Smoothie King Center, where he often heckles the opposing team’s players and coaches. He will be documenting some of his</i> …

SF Giants Are Just One Slugger Away from Big-Time NL Threat Status

The San Francisco Giants' offseason shopping spree is almost certainly over. After adding outfielder Denard Span and a pair of starting pitchers in Jeff Samardzija and Johnny Cueto, the club has plugged its most glaring holes.<p>Oh, the Giants might go after a spare bullpen arm or some infield depth …

Tribe to protesters occupying Oregon wildlife refuge: ‘We were here first … get the hell out’

Before the Bundy brothers and fellow occupiers took over the remote headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and claimed it for private citizens, before there was even a federal wildlife refuge to occupy, there were the Northern Paiute, a tribe that hunted, fished, lived and worshiped …

Oregon

Study Says That Men Have The Better Sense Of Direction

But it's not for the reason you may think.<p>The idea that men have a better sense of direction than women is one of the oldest gender cliches. But new research suggests that men really might employ better navigational strategies than women.<p>Previous studies -- including many decades-old experiments on …

Fake Dutch ambulances smuggle up to £1.6 billion of cocaine and heroin

Prosecutor Robert Davies described it as a 'top-level, audacious, and - up to the point of interception and the arrests - successful and lucrative criminal conspiracy'<p>A fleet of specially adapted fake Dutch ambulances smuggled up to £1.6 billion of top-quality cocaine and heroin concealed in secret …

figure-of-eight racing is the scariest motorsport in history

OK, we’ll come clean. This clip actually hit YouTube a couple of months ago, but we somehow missed it first time round. But now we’ve seen it, we …

13 of the Best-Looking European Fastbacks Ever Made

There's something about a fastback.<p>Fastbacks are easily identified by that signature, unbroken roofline that extends from the top of the windshield down to the tail of the car. That gives them elegant good looks, but also the aerodynamic advantages a fastback design offers. In other words, they're …

Steve Jobs 'played no role at all' in designing the Apple I or Apple II computers, Woz says

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Sarina Khemchandani did just that, scoring an interview with Woz in late August.<p>There was, if you remember, some controversy surrounding how the Ashton Kutcher "Jobs" movie portrayed Jobs' involvement in the design and development of Apple's first products.<p>So …

Apple II

a brief history of Aston Martin's DB cars

The history of Aston Martin is a crash-bang-wallop epic worthy of 007 himself, the secret agent with whom the Gaydon marque has become inextricably …

Le Mans

The Strange Battle Over the Future Of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Who should run the historic racetrack? A murky battle between Monterey County and track promoters has motorsports expert Marshall Pruett scratching his head.<p>Call it the "Curious Case of Road Course Confusion in Monterey County."<p>I've followed the murky circumstances that surround Monterey County's …

Hitchhiking robot that made it across Canada maimed on U.S. road trip

Robots of the world beware: Immigrating to the U.S. is apparently a perilous choice.<p>HitchBot, a talking robot built by Canadian researchers, was found maimed and battered beyond repair over the weekend in Philadelphia. It was trying to hitchhike from Massachusetts to California by relying on the …

NBA stars, legends shine as Team World rallies to beat Team Africa

JOHANNESBURG -- The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday -- starting with a dunk straight from the tipoff by Luc Mbah …

Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news update, 8:15 a.m. ET]</b><p>Jericho the lion is alive and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday.<p>Brent Stapelkamp dismissed reports that the lion had been killed, saying a GPS device on Jericho didn't suggest …

America's war on drugs is empowering Mexico's drug cartels

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've been writing about the war on drugs for 15 years.<p>That's a sad statement, if you think about it.<p>Particularly given that 15 years is less than half the life of this particular war, which, at 44, has gone on longer than the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam and Afghanistan combined.<p>The war …

The tech boom could end in 1 of 3 ways

For the tech industry, these are heady times. But economies and industries usually move in cycles. At some point the party has to end.<p>We polled several tech industry insiders and investors to find out the biggest risks that they see out on the horizon.<p>Here's what they said:<p>1. Something happens that …

New Nissan Juke-R: Same as the old, but now with 600 hp

The old Juke-R was admirably bonkers. Thankfully the recipe doesn't change too much, except the good stuff gets a little better.<p>The Nissan Juke-R: alien larva spawn of CUV and Godzilla, beloved by some, to others a bemusing sideshow. In its second act, not much has changed. And that's good, because …

Carbon Fiber

Report: Tom Brady will be suspended for Deflategate

While the NFL's investigation focused on the actions of two employees, locker room attendant Jim McNally and equipment assistant John Jastremski, the Wells report also concluded that Tom Brady "was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities of McNally and Jastremski involving the …

Starbucks Moves Bottled Water Brand Out of Drought-Stricken California

After coming under fire for using water from drought-plagued California for its trendy bottled water brand, Starbucks is shifting operations to …

James May Won't Do Top Gear Without Jeremy Clarkson

Right on the heels of the BBC’s announcement that the remaining episodes of <i>Top Gear</i> Season 22 will be aired sometime this year, co-host James May is coming out with a strong proclamation: He simply won’t return to the show without Jeremy Clarkson.<p>That’s what the BBC star and, apparently, weird-hat …

Curse Voice says it can help prevent someone from sending a SWAT team after you

Curse is marketing their latest product, a VOIP solution called Curse Voice, as an alternative to products like Skype and Teamspeak. Their appeal to consumers in a recent press release is that the risks of gaming online are too great to attempt with traditional online forms of communication. When …

The Elder Scrolls

Chevy on Camaro: GM design honchos weigh in

The success of the Camaro was not a foregone conclusion. These GM design sketches and reflections show some of the highlights—and challenges faced by designers.<p>Five GM design employees take a look back at Camaros past and present, pointing out some highlights and analysis of where the Camaro has …

Sports Cars

1,341-horsepower Koenigsegg One:1 debuts at 2014 Geneva auto show

Attention One-Percenters, your latest ultra-exotic, limited-edition hypercar is finally here, revealed in full today at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. …

Eight-Wheeled Cadillac Eldorado With Hot Tub, Barbecue Up For Auction

Friends, brace yourselves. The awesome level just went to 12.<p>This 1977 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz would be a rather impressive car of the Land Yacht …

Cadillac