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Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including …

Public Health

Hurricane Irma kills 9 in Caribbean islands as Florida awaits storm

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking News Update 11:30 p.m.]</b><p>The National Hurricane Center has issued hurricane and storm surge warnings for South Florida. The warning extends from Jupiter Inlet on the east coast of the state, southward around the Florida Peninsula to Bonita Beach on the west coast. The warning …

Rainfall

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

5 Travel Photo Mistakes You're Making With Your Camera

Smart phones have turned many of us into travel photographers, shooting hundreds of images of our travels, from sunsets and beaches to selfies and tropical drinks while we’re on vacation. Thanks to Facebook and Instagram, the demands — and the competition — for great images is always increasing. …

Washington D.C.

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

Bots

These 'Game of Thrones' Audition Tapes Are the Best Thing You'll See All Week

Arya is too cute.<p>We're so used to seeing them as their badass characters, that we often forget that the <i>Game of Thrones</i> actors are actual people who had to actually audition to get where they are now. But some incredible footage of their auditions has emerged, and we're now utterly convinced that …

Rumors suggest Amazon's game console project is still alive

No matter how many times Amazon denies that it's developing a set-top box, the rumors continue to pop up once every six months or so. <i>VG 24/7</i> is reporting that the company is still working on an Android games console that'll retail for "below $300." Based on gossip from game publishers, the latest …

Solar-Powered Laptop with Dual-Sided Display Detailed in Apple Patent

Apple has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) detailing an "electronic device display module" for a laptop that would include the ability to act as a secondary rear display featuring touch controls. The patent also details a photovoltaic system located in …

Pro Photo Organization & Sharing App Ember Gets Much-Requested Annotations Tools, Auto-Import On Mac

RealMac Software’s digital scrapbook app Ember, which arrived on iOS late last year, has today updated its mobile application with a series of annotations tools that will bring the software closer to parity with the app’s Mac desktop counterpart. New in this release is support for several requested …