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This Teenager Accused Two On-Duty Cops Of Rape. She Had No Idea The Law Might Protect Them.

When Anna said she was raped by two on-duty cops, she thought it would be a simple case. She had no idea she lived in one of 35 states where officers can claim a detainee consented.<p><b>Anna was sitting</b> in the parked car with two friends when a charcoal gray van pulled up and flashlight beams …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Man Booker prize 2017 longlist – in pictures

Find out more about the 13 novels in contention this year for the most prestigious prize in the British books world

Books

Our Summer Book Recommendations Are Perfect For Staying Inside

The worst place for a beach read is the beach. You’re surrounded by screaming kids and seagulls. Sand gets in the pages, sun bakes your skin and …

6 Reasons to Add Borax to Your Wash Loads

Reasons to Add Borax to Your Wash Loads<p>Why You Should Add Borax to Your Wash Loads<p>Updated April 29, 2018<p>Do your clothes come out of the wash looking …

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20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Scientists Discover the Ideal Dance Moves for Women

As much as people love to watch you whip and watch you nae nae, a recent study has some other suggestions for you ladies on the dance floor. The …

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The Met releases tens of thousands of images of art online for free

Art lovers from around the world, rejoice: New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is flooding the internet with classic works from its …

The Best 50 Movies and TV Shows You Can Download From Netflix Right Now

Offline playback is now on Netflix. Finally! This is a feature we’ve wanted for so long and it’s very exciting that it is finally available. But not …

Affidavit: Fertility doctor used own sperm for impregnations

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor said he used his own sperm around 50 times instead of donated sperm that his patients …

Netgear Orbi promises to rid your home of WiFi dead zones

One of the most frustrating first world problems today is not being able to connect to your home WiFi network in spots that are farther away from your router. Netgear believes it can get rid of that problem with its latest product: a WiFi system called Orbi. The $400 basic kit comprises of a router …

Wi-Fi

What do e-cigarettes do to your lungs?

When e-cigarettes hit the market they seemed like a godsend to smokers (and maybe even curious non-smokers): all the enjoyment of smoking cigarettes …

How To Jumpstart A Lucrative Career In Data Science

Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. The discipline involves using a variety of tools and analytical methods to compile and interpret data, usually to help companies gain insights and make predictions.<p>According to Glassdoor, the …

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How the Government Launched the U.S. Gun Industry

What started out as military necessity gave way to an ordinary profit-driven enterprise. And the fight over gun rights hasn’t been the same since.<p>The fight over gun control is often cast politically as a conflict between government and the interests of private citizens and companies. “She hates us, …

Solid State Storage Prices Tumble This Black Friday

For the last few years, I have been recommending that users upgrade their systems with a solid state drive, or SSD. If you have a system that’s still chugging along with a hard disk drive at the heart of its storage subsystem, replacing it with a solid state drive will be one of, if not the most, …

This Is the Best Cheap Wi-Fi Router You Can Buy

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy.</i> <i>Read the original full article below at</i> …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Why Amazon and Flipkart will spend billions in India

<b>Flipkart, India's biggest online retailer, has been in the news a lot since its $1bn funding announcement on 29 July.</b><p>That is among the world's largest funding rounds for web businesses, exceeded by only a few firms such as Uber and Facebook.<p>But some of its thunder was stolen the next day, when …

Why Leica Camera decided to leave its beloved R series behind

<b>The big idea:</b> In 2008, Leica Camera faced an issue that many organizations face today: how to decide whether product lines are strategically critical. The firm was preparing to make a decision on the company’s well-loved but anachronistic R series. The line included expensive analogue SLR cameras …

A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

5 Beloved Scientists Who Were Actually Bullies

Electrocuting animals, stealing credit, self-aggrandizing, and more<p>Unfortunately, scientific genius doesn't necessarily come with superhuman social skills. The great minds on this list may have made significant contributions to their fields, but even hundreds of years later, we're still shaking our …

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

A Map of the Countries That Censor the Internet

Green shows the countries you want to live in because they have little to no Internet censorship. Yellow reveals countries that you might not want to …

Internet

IBM researchers get closer to brain-like computing

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: DARPA<p>IBM (s ibm) researchers say they have whipped up a programming language, algorithms and applications to deploy on …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

20 Things You Might Not Know About Your Favorite Liquors

Jack Sparrow has his rum, Ron Burgundy has his scotch, and you probably have your own favorite liquor, too. But how much do you know about your …

Alcohol

The Best Facebook Privacy Settings for Kids

Opening a Facebook account is now a rite of passage for kids, but as a parent you want to make sure they stay safe online. We'll help you navigate the maze of Facebook privacy settings.<p><b>There's no set of exactly right</b> privacy settings for Facebook, and you may decide your child needs a more private …

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