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Peeple shuts down its social media accounts but will launch its nicer, more boring app next week

Controversial people-rating app Peeple took a new path today and now it seems like it’s going to be available sooner than we expected and in the form of a more pleasant app than previously reported.<p>Originally, the cut-throat app was due to be released officially in November and let you review …

High school shooting plot foiled in Northern California, authorities say

A day before a gunman in Oregon killed eight classmates and his college writing teacher, Tuolumne County sheriff's detectives foiled a plot by students to go on a shooting rampage at their high school near<p>Yosemite National Park, authorities said.<p>The Summerville Union High School students, all male, …

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California's racial profiling law is 'terrible' legislation, police officials say

California is about to tackle head on the charged issue of racial bias in law enforcement.<p>Gov. Jerry Brown this weekend signed legislation mandating that California law enforcement agencies collect — and make public — data on the racial makeup of all those encountered by police.<p>For civil rights …

FLIF is a New Free Lossless Image Format That Raises the Compression Bar

Every so often, a new image format comes to town and attempts to overthrow the established order of how images (and photos) are saved and shared. In …

Just got back to New York from a really amazing (much needed) Mexico vacation. I'm extremely inspired to get back to the studio and start painting again! I have a bunch of new stuff on the way.

Stars, Moonlight, And The Eastern Glow

Over 1,500 Free 4K Stock Video Clips, All Courtesy of a Single Cinematographer

Mitch Martinez is a Philadelphia-based director of photography and cinematographer. Over the past 2.5 years, he has been working on building a free …

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Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

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Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

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You Were An Island

Gawker's Top Editors Quit Over Deleted Post

Gawker's two top editors are resigning over the removal of a story about the personal life of a media executive by the gossip website's management.<p>Tommy Craggs, Gawker Media's executive editor, and Max Read, the website's editor in chief, told staff members the story's removal last week …

Chattanooga shattered: A single gunshot, silence, and terror

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A single "pop" cut through the quiet morning. Those who heard it had a moment to ponder the noise.<p>On this ordinary …

The Last Photo

Ever since junior high school, I was the kid with the camera. And many years later, I’m still the guy who shows up to every life event with camera in …

Police used Spotify to find two fugitives in Mexico

If you want to drop off the grid, don't forget to cancel your streaming services. That's the lesson from a new case reported in <i>The Coloradoan</i><i>,</i> which saw one couple's Spotify and Netflix accounts used to track them after they fled to Mexico.<p>The fugitives were Brittany Nunn and her husband Peter …

College Student Builds Tiny House to Graduate Debt-Free

While many people graduate college with substantial debt, 25-year-old Joel Weber decided that he didn't want to be one of them. To save money on room and board, the University of Texas student was determined to build his own tiny home. These eco-friendly type structures are usually around 500 …

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Once a menace, African 'killer bees' are all the buzz for health solutions

<b>Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) —</b> Africanized bees, known as "killer bees," once gained notoriety in the United States for swarming and killing.<p>But while Africa's bees tend to be more aggressive than their European or American counterparts, their aggression also makes them more productive and resilient.<p>The …

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Panic Room, 2010. Part of @jee_young_lee's Stage of Mind exhibition @naughton_gallery @belfastphotofestival 2015 #installation day 2 keep her lit!

Dark Web scanning software could detect the next 'Sony hack'

The first Sony executives knew about the calamitous data breach, which would send their emails spilling across the Web, was an image of a skeleton flashing up on their computers screens with the warning: “…this is just a beginning.”<p>If the hackers hadn’t decided to publicly embarrass the company, …

Incredible Compact Device Simulates Changing Weather Forecast In Real-Time

Software engineer Ken Kawamoto has invented a device that allows you to see a high-tech simulation of the weather forecast right on your own desktop. The Tempescope is a small translucent box that is capable of downloading meteorological information off the internet from a wireless remote that …