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Windows XP: It's time to say good-bye

I've got to tell it to you straight. If you're still on an old computer running the Windows XP operating system, D-Day is at hand. And by "D" I mean "dump it."<p>I understand if you don't want to face this. You have a computer and the setup works for you. Sure it's a bit clunky, but you don't want to …

Daylight Saving Time Means More Traffic Accidents

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Turning the clocks forward not only wreaks havoc with our internal body clocks, it causes a spike in traffic accidents.<p>“It …

22 Reasons Why Daylight Saving Time Needs To Be Abolished

• We're talking about a tradition that was started by Benjamin Franklin in 1784 because he was interested in conserving candles.<br>• And that's only if you …

This map shows what the global Internet really looks like

Nearly all of the world's international communication is dependent on undersea cables that carry information from coastal nation to coastal nation. …

T-Mobile's tweaked Simple Choice plans come with more data, unlimited international texting

T-Mobile's customer-friendly "Uncarrier" schtick seems to be changing people's minds about the country's 4th largest wireless provider, and it's not done fiddling with that formula just yet. The folks in magenta just announced a slew of tweaks to its Simple Choice plans that make them worth yet</i> …

From last night's #CONAN monologue. #Lent

Judge overturns first FAA fine against drone operator

A federal judge has thrown out the first fine against a commercial drone operator, as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to regulate the fast-developing industry.<p>Judge Patrick Geraghty of the National Transportation Safety Board, who heard the appeal of the $10,000 FAA fine against …

There have already been almost 3,000 murders in Venezuela since the start of the year

While protests ravage Venezuela’s streets, murders continue to climb in its back alleys.<p>In the first two months of 2014 (link in Spanish) 2,841 people were murdered, a more than 10% jump from the same period last year, when 2,576 murders were registered. Homicides have grown almost systematically …

Photographers warn of 'cynical' move by Getty to provide free pictures

Photographers are up in arms about a decision by Getty Images to make the bulk of its collection available to embed online free of charge for non-commercial bodies.<p>Participation in the scheme is mandatory for all of Getty Image’s contributors, with the exception of those who contribute to the elite …

The Town That Hanged an Elephant – The Chilling Story of Murderous Mary

It’s hard to tell if the photograph is fake or real. Either way, the story of Mary – the only elephant in the world to have been hanged – will send …

Hipster Wannabes Resort to Facial Hair Transplants to Get Coveted Look

In a bid to keep up with the hipster beard trend, New York men are opting for a bizarre form of plastic surgery – facial hair transplants. I didn’t …

Judge: Texas man can be tried in childhood crime

Judge ruled that man can be tried as adult for setting boy on fire when he was a teen<p>CONROE, Texas (AP) — In the years that followed the 1998 attack that horribly burned her then-8-year-old son, Colleen Middleton felt fear and frustration over the possibility that the person she believed was …

Watch ‘The Simpsons’ Couch Gag by ‘Triplets of Belleville’ Director Sylvain Chomet – /Film

Possibly the best recent take on Homer Simpson is in <b>The Simpsons</b> couch gag, by <i>Triplets of Belleville</i> director <b>Sylvain Chomet</b>. Homer is the sort of guy …

San Francisco bar bans 'Glassholes'

SAN FRANCISCO — The tech/town turmoil continues to grow here as at least one bar asks patrons to remove their Google Glass before entering.<p>Google Glass are wearable computers mounted on eyeglass frames.<p>Launched in 2013, they are both cool and creepy.<p>The glasses have became one of several focal …

Consumers plan to spend less eating out

Budget-conscious consumers say they expect to spend 9.1% less on meals eaten out in 2014, in a national survey. That's the biggest annual cut in the survey's history.<p>Sorry, restaurant industry, but it looks like another year of heartburn.<p>Diners expect to spend 9.1% less per restaurant meal in 2014, …

Can you consume only 5% of calories from sugar?

World Health Organization proposes cut in added sugars for health benefits.<p>Put down your soda. Skip sweetened breakfast cereal, and forget adding sugar to your coffee or tea.<p>Added sugar intake should be less than 10% of your total calories a day, and consuming less than 5% of total calories from …

8 Facts That Just Make Way Too Much Sense

The universe sometimes works in mysterious ways. But other times it's just way too obvious.<p>The facts below may seem too good to be true, and somehow chalking them up to mere coincidence doesn't do them justice. All we can say is that you just might not be able to handle these truths. They just make …

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Bird Starts Fire With Cigarette, Burns House: Firefighters

Sounds like a real firebird.<p>Fire officials in London say that a blaze that torched the roof of a house on Wednesday and forced the evacuation of nine residents was likely caused by a pigeon who retrieved a lit cigarette butt and dropped it in its nest.<p>"When we got up into the roof, we were baffled …

New Jersey Cheerleader Is Suing Her Parents for Not Paying Her College Tuition

In one of the most sensational courtroom dramas in recent American history, a teenage cheerleader tried to sue her parents for refusing to pay her …

'Too drunk' gambler sues Las Vegas casino over $500,000 debt | Reuters

(Reuters) - A California man who lost $500,000 in 17 hours gambling at a Las Vegas casino was so drunk he could not remember the episode after waking up in his hotel room, said a lawsuit filed on his behalf that seeks to erase the debt.<p>Mark Johnston, 52, arrived drunk at the Downtown Grand casino …

From last night's #CONAN monologue.

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Disney Interactive lays off approximately 700 employees

Disney Interactive laid off roughly 700 employees, about a quarter of its workforce, a representative for the company confirmed to Polygon today.<p>The layoffs were a result of a company restructure.<p>"Disney Interactive has consolidated several lines of business as part of an effort to focus the …

9 Features Every DSLR Should Have Now

They say that the DSLR’s better days are behind it, but it’s still the choice for most working pros. Rapid advances on point and shoots, ILCs …

From last night's #CONAN monologue.

Video Shows Teen Girls Fighting and Parents Egging Them On

Here are the early nominees for parents of the year. A video shows two parents verbally encouraging their teenage daughter as she physically fights …

UN experts seek Venezuela probe into abuse allegations

<b>A group of UN-appointed human rights experts has asked Venezuela for "prompt clarification" of allegations of abuse against anti-government protesters.</b><p>The six independent experts said that they were "deeply disturbed" by allegations of cases of arbitrary detention of protesters.<p>They also asked for …