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Burning Man Gets Going in Black Rock: Pictures

Robotics

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 16, 2016)

The biggest news this week surrounded EgyptAir Flight 804, which went down between Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and Cairo. Fifty-six passengers and 10 crew members lost their lives. Read the latest on the investigation and pay tribute to those lost below. You can also read some of the other …

Africa

Follow TechCrunch Disrupt on Flipboard

TechCrunch’s Disrupt NY conference kicked off Monday. The three-day event brings entrepreneurs, investors, hackers and tech enthusiasts together for discussions and competition aimed at fostering innovation. TechCrunch, which has 14 different Flipboard Magazines, is curating a unique package with …

Startups

CNN Democratic Debate Recap: Clinton & Sanders Level Attacks

<i>Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred on health care, gun control and Wall Street reform in the most contentious debate between the candidates this cycle. The rise in attacks mirrors the rise of Sanders’ candidacy, which has led to neck and neck early state</i> …

Government

New Hampshire heroin crisis leads presidential candidates to tackle drug abuse

Zach Brewster had a long history of addiction and was dealing drugs after flunking out of college.<p>One night he injected a cocktail of cocaine and heroin and stopped breathing. He was taken by ambulance to the emergency room of the suburban hospital that employed his parents, where they were told …

Drug Addiction

Eazy E = MC² and Other Hilarious Mashup Portraits

What do Sade and Drake have in common? The artist Justin Hager draws it out.<p>80s TV stars meet 90s rappers in the sketches that have made Justin Hager infamous. Hager's mashups of words and illustrations are unexpected, sometimes vulgar, but always thought provoking. For the artist's first LA solo …

Art

Hewlett-Packard Splits in Two Today. Now What?

CEO Meg Whitman says to be on the lookout for some acquisitions.<p>Hewlett-Packard, the computing giant that started in a Palo Alto garage 76 years ago and gave birth to the place we now call Silicon Valley, is starting over again.<p>Having grown into a lumbering colossus selling personal computers and …

Russian billionaire buys James Watson's DNA Nobel Prize to return it to him

Shareholder in Arsenal pays $3m to save DNA pioneer's award after biologist puts it up for auction<p>Russia’s richest man and a major stakeholder in Arsenal football club has bought James Watson’s Nobel Prize award for £2.6m with the intention of giving it back to him.<p>Alisher Usmanov, who owns the …

Queen of the Underworld Sheds New Light on Greek Tomb

Newly revealed mosaic may hold key to unlocking mystery: Who was buried in the massive mound?<p><b>Greek archaeologists have discovered the image of a young, red-haired goddess being swept off to the underworld inside a 2,300-year-old tomb near the ancient site of Amphipolis in northern Greece.</b> …

Sprint to existing customers: Lease an iPhone 6 for $5 a month

After several promotions aimed at winning over new customers, the wireless carrier looks to reward its base.<p>Sprint wants to reward its existing customer base for its loyalty.<p>The company said on Tuesday that it is offering a "Loyalty Service Credit" of $15 to Sprint customers looking to lease …

Brides Says “I Do” to a Flipboard Edition

The institution of marriage may be heading toward the same fate as the dodo. Millennials in the U.S. are on track to have the lowest marriage rates, …