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The FCC Will Lay Out New Rules That Could Destroy Net Neutrality

Specifically, the new rules would allow companies to pay for direct access to customers. For example, a company like Netflix could pay an Internet provider to ensure that its video streams are fast and smooth.<p>Broadband providers would need to act in a "commercially reasonable" manner, which would …

Why Those Dumb Buzzfeed Quizzes Are Actually Great Video Games

I don't remember how long I've been here. Has it been minutes, hours, months? I've lost all track of time. Oh gosh, have I forgotten to feed my cat? …

Lawyers want Supreme Court to view dying man's right-to-die plea

Toronto lawyer with ALS went to Switzerland to end his life<p>TORONTO – The friend of a Toronto lawyer who went to Switzerland to end his life says a …

Is WhatsApp and its ilk killing jobs?

A billion bucks isn't what it used to be, but $20 billion can still buy you a national or global empire (all currency in U.S. dollars). Companies worth that amount, roughly speaking, include Rogers Communications, Magna International, American Airlines, Ralph Lauren and Campbell Soup. And …

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Behind-The-Scenes Employment Hits 16-Year Low For Women In Hollywood

Poehler made a crack that Meryl Streep was "so brilliant in 'August: Osage County,' proving that there are still great roles in Hollywood for Meryl Streeps over 60," and got some of the loudest laughs of the night.<p>Her joke work because there was a great deal of truth behind the humor. A new …

Would YOU want to sleep underwater? http://huff.to/1j2jfUE Photo credit: Oregon Coast Aquarium

Americans Fail To Understand Canada Over & Over & Over Again

Canada Is Not A Time Zone<p>regnarp/Reddit<p>Or Part Of The 'Homeland'<p>Rob Ford Didn't Resign<p>Tony Smyth/Twitter<p>And That Wasn't CNN's Only Mistake...<p>CNN<p>The …

A traveler’s New Year’s resolutions for 2014

POP THE BUBBLY, denizens of Planet Earth. You’ve made it through another year on this crazy little space rock. It wasn’t the easiest one we’ve ever …

Remarkable photos from an 1915 Antarctic expedition have been developed after the negatives were found in a solid block of ice. PHOTOS: http://huff.to/Kg1tPu Photo: Antarctic Heritage Trust

The world according to Google! Read the results for 40 of the world’s most populous countries and behold the wonder of our hive mind: http://bit.ly/1cFFewE

Smithsonian calls video games art, adds two to permanent collection

'Flower' and 'Halo 2600' to be housed in the museum<p>While society at large questions whether video games can be art, to the world's largest museum, the question has already been answered. The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced yesterday that it has added two video games to its permanent …

Macklemore is being used to paint the rest of hip-hop as 'uncivil'

Probably the least surprising aspect of the Grammy nominations announcement was the fact that rapper Macklemore is well on his way to a huge night at America's biggest music awards show. It's been clear for months that Macklemore was headed towards the Grammys – he and producer/collaborator Ryan …

LOOK: This will change your assumptions about Canada-U.S. geography http://huff.to/19aeenQ Credit: David Taylor

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The Queen Will See You Now: How Bees’ Sense Of Smell Might Soon Diagnose Disease

Bees, it turns out, can learn to recognize biomarkers of disease very quickly. “Bees can be trained in a few minutes,” Soares says. Like dogs, they …

Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers'

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through incendiary speeches, according to a …

How Google Earth is busting Persian Gulf nations for overfishing

Weapons-grade uranium isn’t the only thing Iran may be hiding. The country does not report its fishing catch to the United Nations, which is problematic given that the Persian Gulf, like other areas of the world, suffers from overfishing. But thanks to Google Earth, scientists now know that Iran …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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26 Traditional Indian Foods That Will Change Your Life Forever

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39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

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Theo (The Dog) And Beau (The Toddler) Star In A Naptime Love Story

"We found him tucked together with his two siblings in the back yard of the Santa Cruz SPCA," mom of three Jessica Shyba writes on her blog, Momma's Gone City, of the puppy her family brought home last week.<p>"Big Bird -- as he was named at the shelter -- was the shyest of them all to meet us, though …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

How the Terrible, Insufferable Six-Day Water Fast Made Me a New Man

What if there were a cure-all treatment for high blood pressure, migraines, chronic pain, arthritis, and, oh yeah, fatness? The catch: You'll be really, really hungry. Ben Marcus spends a long and profoundly satisfying week on a strict diet of absolutely nothing but H2O.<p>Day One: Horizontal Is Your …

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The Biggest Cookies You'll Ever Make (PHOTOS)

Dessert will never be the same.<p>Let's face it: the gooey, soft center is pretty undisputedly the best part of any cookie. So if there was a way to get your cookies even softer, chewier, and thicker, you'd do it -- wouldn't you? If so, the skillet cookie may just be the answer to your dessert-loving …

Nestlé on Its Way to Achieving Zero Waste in Europe by 2020

Nestlé’s confectionery factory in York reached zero waste in 2011. | Image credit: Nestlé<p>Related:<p>Nestlé today announced it will achieve zero waste in …

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

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