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Apple patents bold new innovation – a paper bag

Apple has patented remotely disabling iPhone cameras. It’s patented Gear VR-style headsets, and watch-controlled photography. It’s even patented the sliding function to unlock the phone – deceased as of iOS 10 – and the concept…
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Chris Hughes fights the power in Pennsylvania

Chris Hughes is famous among vaping advocates. The former president of the Pennsylvania SFATA chapter has been a whirlwind of activity defending the vape vendors in his state — meeting legislators, recruiting members, raising money,…
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Barack Obama Just Nominated A Muslim To Be A Federal Judge. That’s A First.

WASHINGTON ― President Barack Obama made history on Tuesday by nominating the first Muslim person to the federal judiciary, Abid Qureshi. “I am pleased to nominate Mr. Qureshi to serve on the United States District Court bench,”…
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Intel tells John McAfee he can't use his own name

Back in May, ever-controversial John McAfee became the executive chairman and CEO of MGT Capital Investments - a small startup that invests in fantasy sports and mobile games – following its acquisition of his D-Vasive antispy software…
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The latest thing to hit Boulder County coffee pots? Pot coffee

There's a new trend brewing in the coffee pots of Boulder County. It's green, growing and totally groovy. Two local startups are infusing the world's favorite bean with its favorite herb. Native Jack, out of Louisville, is canning a cold…

Disney to scan fingers of 3 year olds to prevent fraud

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - In an effort to combat fraud, children between the ages of 3 and 9 should now be prepared to have their fingers scanned when they enter the Walt Disney World theme parks. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the new…
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Norway’s biggest church loses more than 25,000 members after new online system makes it easier to leave

Norway's state church has lost more than 25,000 members in a month after it launched an online registration system allowing people to sign up or opt out. The Lutheran Church is the official religion in Norway and nearly three-quarters…

Warner Bros. Flags Its Own Website as a Piracy Portal

Warner Bros. is vigorously trying to prevent pirated content from showing up in search results, but in doing so the movie studio has shot itself in the foot. Recently, Warner asked Google to take down several of its own pages, claiming that…
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Pennsylvania Reinstates Uber's Record $11.4M Fine for 'Lawless Conduct'

A Pennsylvania regulator on Thursday reinstated a record $11.4 million fine against the popular ride-sharing service Uber for operating illegally in the state in 2014. By a 4-1 vote, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission rejected…
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Kim Jong-un throws dance party to celebrate North Korea missile launch

North Korea celebrated its “Military First” holiday and the recent success of its ballistic missile testing with mass dances and a series of outdoor concerts in Pyongyang. State television broadcasts and newspaper front pages hailed…

3 daily habits to add to your routine if you want to save time

How many of us leave the office each evening thinking, "It's after 6 p.m. — is this really all I've completed?" If the frustration stopped there, it'd be one thing, but the fact is, the lack of check marks on our to-do lists haunts…
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Gawker.com shutting down their business thanks to Terry Bollea, (aka Hulk Hogan)

Gawker.com is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties. It is the end of an era. The staff will move to new jobs on other properties in Gawker Media Group, which…
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British Airways stops musician from flying with cello as 'it didn't have a visa'

An amateur musician has said she was stopped from carrying her cello on board a British Airways flight as the instrument needed a visa to travel in the extra seat she had booked for it. Jane Bevan, 35, based in Switzerland, was attempting…
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Rio diving pool—still green—now closed and smells like farts

The outdoor Olympic diving pool, which turned a startling shade of green Tuesday, is now closed. It reportedly smells like farts and may be causing eye itchiness among athletes. Since Tuesday, Olympic organizers have repeatedly assured…
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Wife of Williamsport Mayor Campana gets temporary protection from abuse order against him

When we thought we had enough of Gabe. WAIT! THERE IS MORE! WILLIAMSPORT — The wife of Williamsport Mayor Gabriel J. Campana has obtained a temporary protection from abuse order against him as the result of a July 8 incident. A hearing…