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Why Is Potentially Lethal Contraceptive NuvaRing Still on the Market?

<i>Vanity Fair</i>writer-at-large Marie Brenner investigates the birth-control device NuvaRing, which has allegedly caused blood clots in thousands of its users. As NuvaRing’s manufacturer, Merck, which made $623 million in NuvaRing sales in 2012, is facing roughly 3,500 lawsuits against it, Brenner asks …

Actor Paul Walker, Star of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Films, Dies In Car Crash

Actor Paul Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon in Southern California.<p>Paul Walker, the blond-haired, blue-eyed actor best known for …

Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the<p>Sandy Hook Elementary Schoolmassacre.<p>The school is still there too, a short walk up the road, but not for long. This week, gates …

How Chrysler's Francois Scored Marketing Gold In Will Ferrell

Olivier Francois is a Parisian working for an Italian company, but he understands American popular culture better than most U.S.-born marketers. Thus the Fiat and Chrysler CMO — the man behind the iconic “Imported from Detroit” campaign for the Chrysler brand — now has scored what looks like …

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

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First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

I Have Seen the Future and It's a One-Handed Magnetic Zipper

Under Armour is making the bold claim that it's finally "fixed zippers." And while its innovative new Magzip feature probably isn't going to change …

This Is The Alleged "Secret Menu" At McDonald's

The dollar menu may be dead (RIP), but you can still allegedly order these top-secret McDonald's items.<p>"Our fans like to customize our menu in many unique ways. It's important to remember that participation varies from restaurant to restaurant as McDonald's franchisees are independent business …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

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Toyota Is Recalling More Than 800,000 Cars Because of Spiders

It started with webs, and ended with spontaneously inflating airbags.<p>Toyota has announced that it is recalling 870,000 of its vehicles, among them Camrys, Venzas, Avalons, and hybrids with owners spread across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and 16 other countries. Airbags, it seems, have been …

Titanic violin fetches £900,000 record price

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1020000/1020724_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534401800_6ae084c90e4bf65671aeafd43ae9d5fa<p><b>The violin that was apparently played to calm passengers on the Titanic as it sank was sold for £900,000 in just 10 minutes at auction in Wiltshire.</b><p>It …

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'Carrie' remake with Chloe Grace Moretz divides critics

Remake culture remains a controversial thing, even as the newfangled versions of older movies keep hitting screens. The new version of "Carrie" -- an adaptation of<p>Stephen King's novel first directed by Brian De Palma and subsequently made into a TV movie and also a stage musical -- is the latest to …

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Vin Diesel is NOT confirmed for Guardians of the Galaxy!