Lynn Beauregard

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North Korea rejects UN report on atrocities

North Korea has rejected a UN commission's report that it committed crimes against humanity, calling it an "extremely dangerous" political provocation.<p>An unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman claimed the panel was US-orchestrated and that Washington should mind its own business.<p>In the …

Apple bombarded with candy-themed games in protest at the word 'candy' being trademarked

Such sweet, sweet revenge. After the maker of the hugely popular <i>Candy Crush</i> series of games on the App Store somehow managed to trademark the word "candy" in Europe, other developers have started to fight back by blitzing Apple with an insulin-inducing array of Candy-themed game submissions. More …

2013, year of the fake: Our love affair with viral Internet hoaxes

All of a sudden, it seems, it has become the year of the hoax. From a server faking a homophobic message, to a self-righteous airplane passenger passing notes to a non-existent "Diane," to a supposed Google employee berating protestors, stories that appear to be true but aren't are suddenly …

High anxiety? It could give you a stroke, study finds

It may not be the best time to point this out, what with the looming stress of the holidays, but new research finds that all that anxiety you feel now and the rest of the year — well, it just might give you a stroke.<p>Sorry, but it’s true, at least according to the first-ever study that looks at how …

Everything Game Of Thrones

This Is What America's School Lunches Really Look Like

School lunch has never been the stuff of foodie dreams. I'm still haunted by the memory of my elementary school cafeteria's "brain pizza" – a lumpy oval thing topped with fleshy white strips of barely melted mozzarella that clumped together like neurons.<p>And it looks like America's school cafeterias …

For The Ladies: Do It Yourself Game Of Thrones Hairstyles

I apologize for the poor quality pictures but I didn't make them so it's really not my fault I'm just taking the blame because I have BROAD SHOULDERS …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

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Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

With Government Shutdown Looming, All Eyes Turn To House GOP

As expected, the Senate passed a bill Friday to keep the government funded through mid-November — without stripping any funding away from the president's health care law.<p>Now the action returns to the House, where Republicans earlier in the week tied the measure to defunding the Affordable Care Act. …

Here comes SecondMarket’s new Bitcoin fund: but is it a trophy or a turd?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Guardian/Guy Grandjean, James Ball<p>Bitcoin, the synthetic currency beloved by techies and libertarians, faces a …