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Man convicted of killing man trying to break up fight

Ricardo Reese was trying to break up a fight between a teen and his girlfriend when he was shot twice in the chest and killed last April in Cobb …

Portugal constitutional court rejects budget articles

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/967000/967908_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534490667_def41c7098895bc1c7bf108b3127cda0<p><b>Portugal's Constitutional Court has ruled several key articles of the 2013 state budget unconstitutional.</b><p>It rejected four out of nine contested …

5 Tricks to Improve Your Phone's Battery Life

When your phone dies, it's like a part of yourself has croaked, too. Suddenly you're a bit naked, helpless and disconnected from the world. And yet …

Retailers Offering Big iPad Discounts, Maybe We Will See a New Model This Month

Best Buy are offering heavy discounts on various iPad 3 models this week. As 9to5Mac reports, current deals at Best Buy offer up to 30% off standard retail prices.<p>One of the most enticing deals will let online shoppers get their hands on a 16GB Wi-Fi only model for just $314. A 32GB Wi-Fi only …

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Facebook and Apple: it’s complicated

iOS is one of the most popular ways to use the Facebook app on mobile devices. Facebook sharing is also integrated into iOS and OS X. Apple and …

9 Middle-Class Jobs That Have Declined At A Disturbing Pace

It is getting harder to find a job that can support a middle-class lifestyle.<p>That's because the recession and the subsequent recovery have been particularly harsh on the middle-class jobs, which, by our definition, have a mean wage of more than $26,588 per year, the median income for individuals …

United Flight Diverted Over In-Flight Movie Complaint

A United Airlines flight was diverted and a family with small children met by the FBI and removed from the plane, all because the parents asked that …

Top iPhone apps on sale for

If you are looking for some exciting apps at a great price, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps on sale for April 5th, 2013. These apps …

Boehner rejects Obama budget

House Speaker John Boehner immediately dismissed President Barack Obama’s package of significant new entitlement cuts tied to new tax revenues, calling them “no way to lead and move the country forward.”<p>The White House had portrayed the proposal, part of the budget it will release next week, as a …

They Found a Gate to Hell

A “gate to hell” has emerged from ruins in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists have announced.<p>Known as Pluto's Gate -- Ploutonion in Greek, …

Kevin Ware on Louisville teammate that 'touched my heart'

When Louisville forward Luke Hancock saw Kevin Ware lying near the sideline with a shattered right leg, he initially recoiled like his teammates. Some Cardinals were vomiting, others were crying and inconsolable.<p>But then Hancock thought back to last summer, when he suffered a gruesome shoulder …

Report: Auburn bribed players

Auburn's football program changed players' grades to secure eligibility, offered money to potential NFL draft picks so they would return for their …

Artist Hong Yi Plays with her Food for 30 Days | Colossal

<p>For almost every day last month Malaysian artist/architect Hong Yi (who often goes by the nickname Red) created a fun illustration made with common …

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …

10 Lovely Lemon Recipes

The flavor of lemon is something many of us can't get enough of. As it turns out, it's also incredibly versatile: Lemon can just as easily lend the perfect finishing touch to a pasta dish, as it can be the star in an ice-cold margarita. From dinner to drinks to indulgent sweets, here are 10 recipes …

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iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

Glamour, Beauty & Fashion Photography Tutorial

Getting started in glamour or fashion photography and need a few pointers? The team over at Tony Northrup‘s studio have put together a great video …

Cool Photos of Artist Trapped in His Own Manga Art Series

Anonymous Whistleblower Behind Exposé Of Massive Offshore Corruption By Banks And Others

The enormous value of whistleblowers has once again been demonstrated with the release this week of an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists into off-shore holdings of people and companies in more than 170 countries and territories hiding trillions of dollars in …

Iridescent Skins Let You Just Tilt To Change Your iPhone's Color

If you're tired of the iPhone's boring black or white color options, but would also like to avoid a bulky case or letting Colorware have at it with …

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How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

Photography Tips

EA Responds To Worst Company In America Contest: 'We Can Do Better'

<i>EA responds to what could very well be their second ‘Worst Company in America’ award in a row.</i><p>EA Chief Operating Officer, Peter Moore, has responded to what looks to be EA’s second year in a row winning The Consumerist’s ‘Worst Company in America’ award.<p>In today’s semifinals, the video game company …

PROFESSOR: Dead End Jobs Are Going To Become A Lot More Common

A combination of those factors, along with "not enough hours," inconsistent schedules, and "disrespect," led some 400 fast food workers to go on strike Thursday as part of the "Fast Food Forward" campaign, Salon reports.<p>Unfortunately, the workforce as a whole can expect their jobs to look and feel …

Koreans in U.S. concerned about North's threats

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowans with ties to the Korean peninsula say they are watching closely as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes threats to attack South Korea and the United States.<p>Many say the threats are worse than what they've seen in the past, and they're tracking headlines with concern. But …

Steve Jobs, Shuttles, And FragBoxes: A Brief History Of Small Form Factor PCs

The ever-shrinking, console-sized gaming PCs that are steadily invading offices and living rooms alike have been called many things: Small Form-Factors (SFF), Shoebox Systems, Shuttles, and Micro-Towers. We’re perceiving it as a market that’s just emerging in the gaming space, but the origins of …

Was Stephen King right to hate Stanley Kubrick's Shining?

At book readings, Stephen King sometimes tells a story about his "only preproduction discussion" for the 1980 film adaptation of <i>The Shining</i>. At seven …

Danny Alexander says tax changes now in force will 'make work pay'

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Tech workers can’t jointly sue Apple, Google for “cold calling” deal

But employees can try again, and unflattering CEO e-mails are being exposed.<p>In 2010, the government announced it had sued several large tech …