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Pineapple Express wreaks havoc on Northern California commuters

A so-called atmospheric river of rain and powerful wind triggered massive delays at San Francisco International Airport, knocked down power lines and wreaked havoc on Northern California commuters.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration reported arriving flights to SFO were delayed up to 90 minutes and …

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Castaway Fisherman 'Survives 13 Months' at Sea on Turtle Blood and Fish

Jose Salvador Albarengo, 37, a fisherman from El Salvador, told officials that he survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean, drinking …

Smoking employees cost $6,000 a year more, study finds

Smokers cost their employers nearly $6,000 a year more than staff who don’t smoke, researchers said on Monday in what they say is the first comprehensive look at the issue.<p>And in what some might see as a dark twist, they’ve taken into account any savings that might come because smokers tend to die …

Michael Douglas, cancer and the growing popularity of oral sex

Michael Douglas has shared, perhaps over-shared, with readers of the Guardian, the news that oral sex caused the throat cancer he was diagnosed with …

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists like Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails.<p>Julie Jacobson/AP, Brian Spady/Spady …

The 12 Smartest People On Wall Street

Of course, the best insights always come from the people who really know their stuff - and that knowledge and experience typically lends to a unique perspective that is hard to find anywhere else.<p>We've compiled a list of the analysts, economists, and managers we consider to be some of the smartest …

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30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

'Superfoods' shown to fight prostate cancer

Superfoods have been shown to fight prostate cancer, in a ground-breaking study.<p>Men who had been treated with surgery or radiotherapy for the disease were given a capsule containing essence of pomegranate, green tea, turmeric and broccoli.<p>At the end of a six-month trial, their PSA levels - a …

Mobile app monetization: Think business model, not ads

<i>Oliver Roup is the CEO and founder of VigLink.</i><p>According to statistics released from the Interactive Advertising Bureau, mobile advertising spend rose to $3.4 billion in 2012, up 111 percent from the prior year’s record levels, and mobile advertising now accounts for 9 percent of all digital revenue.<p>…

Supreme Court will soon decide on several landmark cases

Attorney Steven Engel, former clerk for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt to discuss the potential rulings on several landmark cases before the Supreme Court. Engel expounds upon the predictable outcomes regarding marriage equality. He explains that the decision of the …

Golden Dawn gathers strength as Greeks desert traditional parties

It wasn't just that their symbols looked like swastikas. Or that thousands of Greek flags filled the marble square beneath the Acropolis. Or that …

Nuclear states developing new weapons in defiance of treaty, report claims

All five legally recognised nuclear states as defined by the non-proliferation treaty – China, France, Russia, the UK and US – are either deploying …

Is Seattle Being Buzzed By Drone-Equipped Peeping Toms?

From the Yes-We-Live-In-The-Future file we have the story of an unnamed Seattle woman who looked out her upper-floor window a couple of weeks ago to allegedly find an aerial drone hovering outside. On the sidewalk next to her house, on public property, she also found the man operating the drone, …

Why would-be marijuana moguls have their work cut out for them

When you think economic opportunity, do you think of a heavily regulated, highly-competitive consumer goods sector where prices are set to drop? No? Maybe we should dial back the excitement around the potential of the US marijuana industry.<p>With the legalization of recreational marijuana in the …

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Western leaders study 'gamechanging' report on global drugs trade

European governments and the Obama administration are this weekend studying a "gamechanging" report on global drugs policy that is being seen in some …

Syrian rebel's desecration of dead soldier condemned

Video shows rebel commander biting into dead soldier's heart.<p>ALEPPO, Syria -- Leaders of the Free Syrian Army are condemning an opposition leader in the battle-scarred city of Homs who is depicted on a widely circulated video taking a bite out of what appears to be the heart of a dead enemy …

The Euro Is Still Doomed, in 2 Charts

The euro is barbarous, but it's not (yet) a relic. Whether it can stop from becoming the latter depends on whether it can stop being the former.<p>Okay, that's a bit unfair. For all its flaws, the euro <i>is</i> less doomed than it used to be. Foreign borrowing and borrowing costs have both fallen …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

3D-printed guns: expert warns of threat to user

Firing a gun in which any part has been made in a 3D printer could result in the death of the user, a specialist has warned, because the plastics in …

Did a Female North Korean Traffic Cop Save Kim Jong-un from Assassination?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When you win North Korea's "Hero of the Republic" award, you've probably helped the entire state …

The Biggest Hacks Of This Year Weren't Hacks — They Were Tricks

The modern hack isn't a "hack" at all: It's a lie, another lie, and some simple web design.<p>Yesterday, <i>The Onion</i>'s tech team penned a blog post explaining Monday's social media hack in elaborate detail. It lays out in plain language exactly out how employees were duped by the Syrian Electronic Army — …

Class Action or Not, the Unpaid Intern Lawsuit at Hearst Will Go On

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A judge may have thrown out class-action status for the lawsuit against Hearst for using unpaid …

US traffic deaths rise for first time since 2005 -- motorcycle rate a big contributor

For the first time in nearly a decade, the number of traffic deaths went up and a shift away from motorcycle helmet laws may be to blame, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and helmet advocacy groups.<p>An improving economy, which leads to more discretionary …