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The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Woman finds 80 skeletons crammed into Ikea bags

Centuries-old skeletons should probably be 6 feet under—not overflowing out of blue Ikea bags and shoved under a tarp in a Scandinavian church. But that's exactly what Kicki Karlén says she recently found at the Kläckeberga church in Sweden.<p>"There were loads of skulls and bones stuffed into Ikea …

Why Do You Love Personality Quizzes? Experts Break It Down

Personality tests are everywhere on Facebook. Which "Little Mermaid" character are you? Which city do you <i>actually</i> belong in? ESTJ or ENFP?<p>There are plenty of reasons people take these personality tests. So, which category do you fall into?<p><b>You Crave Attention</b><p>"People love it when you ask them …

Psychology

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard by sheriff's search-and-rescue team

A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a Southern California backyard Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.<p>The 16- to 17-million-year-old fossil from a baleen whale is one of about 20 baleen fossils known to exist, Natural History …

400,000 in Toledo, Ohio, water scare await test results

As residents of Toledo, Ohio, waited for word on when their water will be safe to drink, Mayor D. Michael Collins said Sunday morning that tests of the water supply were going to take longer than expected. He said results would likely be available Sunday afternoon but would not provide a specific …

Dashcam video of Taiwan's gas-triggered street explosions hits the web

Dashcam video has brought us some fantastic images over the years, but it recorded true tragedy overnight on July 31 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. A gas main explosion in the city was responsible for at least 25 deaths and over 250 injuries, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The cause of the horrific …

Re/code on TV (and Radio): Tablet Market "Crashing" and Google Wants Guinea Pigs

What Re/coders said on the air this week, collected in one convenient place.<p>Some of <b>Re/code’s</b> writers and editors took to the airwaves this week to talk about the latest in tech news. Here’s what they said, in one convenient place.<p><b>Re/code</b> co-executive editor Kara Swisher spoke to genConnect on …

21 Genius Gadgets On Kickstarter Right Now

Check out the campaigns that will change your life tomorrow, today.

The 50 Best Documentaries Streaming on Netflix 2014

One thing Netflix is quietly doing very well is streaming some of the best documentaries of the last few years. Nearly all of our favorite …

The Rate of Domestic Violence Arrests Among NFL Players

Although there seems to be an endless stream of stories about NFL player arrests and misconduct, this is largely because there are a lot of NFL players (and they’re famous). At the league’s peak (during training camps), there are about 2,560 players attached to NFL teams (limit 80 each). As I’ll …

MLB Predictions of Doom: NL clubs find victory

1 Share<p>Share Email Comments<p><i>Seesaw Sports</i>, where Dan Salem and Todd Salem throw down on the NFL, MLB, NBA and more. Two brothers from New York yell, …

Goldschmidt fractures left hand, placed on DL

PHOENIX -- The D-backs placed All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left hand on Saturday.<p>Goldschmidt, …

Baseball

Paul George recovering from surgery for fracture

LAS VEGAS — Paul George's long road back from a gruesome injury has officially begun.<p>Hours after suffering an open tibia-fibula fracture in his right leg in Friday night's Team USA showcase at UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center, the 24-year-old Indiana Pacers small forward underwent successful surgery at …

We Went To A Bunch Of AT&T Stores To See How Amazon's New Fire Phone Was Selling And Here's What We Found...

Dubbed the Fire phone, its most unique features are Dynamic Perspective, which allows it to react to how it is held, and Firefly, which can scan more than 100 million objects and make it easy to buy them on Amazon.com.<p>The Fire also comes bundled with a free year of Amazon Prime, which includes free …

eCommerce

31 photos of the Acura NSX Nurburgring inferno

Our full set of 31 spy photos shows the full extent of the inferno that consumed the Acura NSX prototype at the Nurburgring.<p>The fire and its aftermath.

Supercars

Weekly Recap: New bosses try to jump-start Cadillac and Lincoln

Plus: Notes On Aston, Nissan And Another Hellcat<p>Both of America's domestic luxury brands seem to be stuck in neutral.<p>It's ironic that Cadillac and Lincoln got new bosses within days of each other this month. It's also a commentary on the fact both of America's domestic luxury brands seem to be …

Twitter tries out new feature to corral hashtags running rampant

The company is describing the hashtags in an update to its iOS app to give those not in-the-know some insight into what they mean.<p>Twitter has started testing a new feature that provides greater insight into the popular hashtags working its way across the site.<p>When some users open their mobile …

Social Media

How many of Twitter’s active users are actually human?

Twitter’s user growth isn’t as strong as it seems.<p>Investors have decided, for better or worse, that the best measure of Twitter’s potential is how many users it adds every three months. The stock jumped more than 20% after the company reported it had 271 million monthly active users (MAUs) at the …

Social Media

Russia wants Apple and SAP to prove that their software isn't used for spying

Russia has been extra-sensitive to technological threats to its government as of late, and that's clearer than ever in the wake of a new government proposal. Communication Minister Nikolai Nikiforov has suggested that Apple and SAP should hand over their source code to prove that it doesn't have …

Hangouts Now Works Without Google+ Account, Becomes Part Of Google Apps For Business And Gets SLA

Say what you want about Google+, but it incubated two great products at Google: Hangouts for video meetings and Google+ Photos. While Photos is still deeply integrated with the social network, Hangouts is starting to grow up and it’s shedding some of its Google+ past today.<p><b>Update</b>: <i>Google had given</i> …

Apple’s content delivery network is reportedly live and it’s huge

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Andrey Bayda/Shutterstock<p>Earlier this year we heard that Apple(s appl) was starting to build its own content delivery …

Amid Threat of New Sanctions, U.S. Says Russia Is Flouting Key Arms Treaty

Russia is violating a treaty that bans medium-range missiles, the U.S. has stated, adding further tension to a relationship already strained by …

Russia

US, EU agree to new Russia sanctions, White House says

The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy, the White House said Monday.<p>The show of Western solidarity followed a joint video teleconference between President Barack Obama and the …

All-New 2015 Ford F-150 Pricing Goes Live, Starts at $26,615

We’ve learned much about the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 in the last few months: that it will make substantial use of aluminum; the output, weight, and tow ratings of models with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 and 3.5-liter V-6; and now we know how much the 2015 F-150 will cost. Ford has released pricing …

GMC Sierra

Daniel Bryan Stops Burglary Attempt at His House

Daniel Bryan has single-handedly taken down Randy Orton, Batista and The Authority. What's one measly burglar?<p>According to Breann Bierman of CBS 5 in Phoenix, the WWE superstar arrived home with his wife, WWE Diva Brie Bella, to realize it was being burglarized. He pinned down one of the suspects …

Vigilantism