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Insane photographs show what thousands of burning tyres look like

Firefighters and water-bombing helicopters are in the midst of tackling an ominous cloud of toxic black smoke pluming from a fire at a tyre recycling …

My Year Ripping Off the Web With the Daily Mail Online

<b>Editors Note:</b> <i>Per an agreement with DailyMail.com, DailyMail.com’s entire statement in response to this post has been reproduced at the end of the</i> …

Adobe Files Lawsuit Against Forever 21 for Pirating Copies of Photoshop

Here’s a strange legal rumble that just hit the courts: software giant Adobe is suing clothing giant Forever 21 for pirating copies of Photoshop.<p>The …

What Led Whistle-Blower Haim Bodek to Expose the Biggest Scam on Wall Street?

The Goldman Sachs alum, was once what Wall Street calls a "big swinging dick." But two years after going to authorities with what he claims to be one of the largest heists in Wall Street history, he was practically blackballed.<p>When I first met Haim Bodek, back in November 2013, he was shooting the …

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Kids Today Take 90 Seconds Longer to Run a Mile Than Kids in the 1980s

"Remember when human bodies could 'run'?" -Person of the Future<p>At an international meeting held by the American Heart Association yesterday, Dr. Grant Tomkinson presented research that said cardiovascular endurance in children is declining by 5 percent every decade.<p>Tomkinson and his colleagues at …

New York magazine’s bad bet

The storied weekly earned plaudits for scaling back on print. Here’s why it shouldn’t have<p>Scott Timberg<p>December 4, 2013 11:55pm (UTC)<p>There’s a dismissive term that digital utopians and neoliberal let-them-eat-Macbook types use to describe people they consider mired in an analog, bricks-and-mortar, …

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …

12 Famous Quotes That Always Get Misattributed

As it turns out, insanity might be crediting that quote to Einstein over and over again. He never said it.<p>Misattributions like this happen pretty often. One person quotes someone else without a shoutout, and all of a sudden, they become the original speaker. Or we just decide a quote sounds like …

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Bitcoin Is Biggest Loser In Silk Road Meltdown---IRS Wins Big

The biggest loser in the Silk Road arrest? Probably Bitcoin. The biggest winner may be the IRS, although right now the FBI must be feeling pretty good too. For the last two years, an alleged drug kingpin who called himself the Dread Pirate Roberts could do what he wanted in secret. Now he is in …

The key out of this mess is Samantha Power

<b>Samantha Power (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</b><p>As with Adlai Stevenson in 1962, we need to come before the U.N. and lay out what we have in the way of evidence<p>Robert Hennelly<p>September 10, 2013 8:23pm (UTC)<p>Two years ago, around this time of year, I was covering the U.N. General Assembly in New York as …

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Irresistible Subheads

<i>Note from Glen: You know a post is truly valuable when it remains useful long after publication. Gary’s post is a perfect example — I refer writers</i> …

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Maggie Doyne went from high school graduate to surrogate mother of 40 in Nepal

At age 19, Maggie Doyne founded a school and orphanage in a remote village in Nepal.<p>One morning at the age of 18, fresh out of high school, Maggie …

Sri Lanka Buddhists attack Colombo mosque | Sri Lanka News

Sri Lankan police deployed commandos and imposed a curfew on a Colombo neighbourhood after a Buddhist-led mob attacked a mosque, wounding four people and reviving simmering religious tensions, officials said.<p>Two police constables guarding the disputed mosque in Colombo's Grandpass area were among …