Hip-hop mogul Suge Knight shot at Chris Brown’s MTV video awards after-party

Hip-hop music mogul Suge Knight was shot and injured early on Sunday morning at a nightclub in West Hollywood in an incident involving several victims, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. “We can confirm that the person known as Suge Knight has been identified as one of several victims in a shooting in West Hollywood,” a spokesman for the department told Reuters. TMZ entertainment news website reported that Knight was leaving a pre-MTV Video […]

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Whole new vibe at today's Ferguson protest. And by vibe we mean less tanks, guns, tear gas.

After broad condemnation for heavy-handed, violent response to mostly peaceful protests--including President Obama--authorities in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson have changed their approach to protests. Read the rest

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Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week. The same techniques to circumvent backup encryption could be used by law enforcement or others with access to the “trusted” computers to which the devices have been connected, according to the security expert who prompted Apple’s admission. In a conference presentation this week, researcher Jonathan Zdziarski showed how […]

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Houston cop forces family to leave blind Chihuahua at roadside to die in traffic stop

The mayor of Houston has apologized to a family whose nearly blind dog was killed in traffic after a police officer forced them to leave it on the side of the road. Josie Garcia told KTRK that the family pet Chihuahua, named Guero, was along for the trip when her husband gave a friend a ride on July 13. The men were stopped by a Houston police officer for failing to use a turn signal, […]

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Nebraska won’t give driver’s license to same-sex married woman, or even recognize her name

The state of Nebraska has refused to give a woman who was born there a driver’s license or even recognize her name because she is married to another woman. Sue Stroesser told The Omaha World-Herald that she had no trouble getting a driver’s license at the age of 16, but the state has refused to give her one at the age of 51. Sue and Mary Stroesser have been together for 30 years, were married […]

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Credit Scores Could Rise With FICO’s New Model

The new method for calculating a consumer’s credit rating will weigh medical debts less heavily and will ignore overdue payments that have been made.

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Female Runner Who Uses Nike+ to Draw Dicks Is an American Hero

Female Runner Who Uses Nike+ to Draw Dicks Is an American Hero

Most runners I know who are not also liars acknowledge that running sucks much (okay, most) of the time. Usually, I deal with how much I hate it by complaining about it to people who really, truly do not care. But one San Francisco woman has channeled that love-hate relationship into something beautiful: using the latest in satellite-enabled exercise tracking technology and her own running feet to draw pictures of dicks.


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Popular, snakelike 'Cobra' rock formation beheaded in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A red rock pinnacle popular with climbers and named for its snakelike shape has been beheaded in the Utah desert, federal land managers said on Tuesday.

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One Direction's barnacle 5SOS host a 'mexican party' for the release of their new album


Today we are giving out Mexican hats, moustaches, we have taco trucks outside and a mariachi band playing our songs http://ift.tt/1pKrMdF

— Ashton Irwin (@Ashton5SOS) July 26, 2014

We wanted today to be epic for you guys... So we did this lol, cause what's more epic than this.. https://t.co/L64ZMFMNU4

— 5 Seconds of Summer (@5SOS) July 26, 2014

instead of apologizing for turning mexican/xicano culture into a joke to amuse their fans, or pleading ignorance on the situation, ashton passively fav'd:

the only reason 5sos hired a mariachi band was to make queues more enjoyable & entertaining for the 5sos fam yet ppl are calling them racist

— (@FellFor5SOS) July 27


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The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

The size of this stunning explosion at an air show defies belief

Yesterday, photographer Mike Miley took his Canon 7D to the Oshkosh Air Show in Wisconsin, and holy crap, did he get some good shots. Chief among them is a jaw-dropping shot of two planes dancing around an explosion of Michael Bay-proportions. Holy crap.


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