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Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win

 The celebration in San Francisco’s streets over the Giants’ World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revelers, and police making arrests. The partying unfolded peacefully with fans gathering in the streets and uncorking champagne, lighting bonfires, dancing in a mosh pit […] Read More →

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

 A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet have witnessed online harassment. Forty percent have experienced it themselves. The types of harassment Pew asked […] Read More →

What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money

 If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money. Minecraft, a video game phenomenon with over 100 million users, is such a hot property that Microsoft Corp recently forked out $2.5 billion for […] Read More →

Time to Boycott College?

Steve Phillips,   “My fellow Americans, it’s time to boycott college,” says Blaze blogger Matt Walsh. Pulling from the well of collective despair that is the current US job market, Walsh begins by telling us about one of his friends, who just couldn’t find a job because he didn’t have a degree. He says, now if […] Read More →

Thousands in St. Louis to protest police shootings

 Thousands gathered Saturday for a second day of organized rallies and marches protesting Michael Brown’s death and other fatal police shootings in the St. Louis area and elsewhere. Marchers started assembling in the morning hours in downtown St. Louis, where later in the day the Cardinals were set to host the San Francisco Giants in […] Read More →

“Duck Dynasty” Just Came Up With a Whole New Way to Spread Their Message

 The Robertson family business is growing yet again. The Robertsons, of television’s “Duck Dynasty” fame, are expanding into the video game market. The Robertsons built their initial fortune on the “Duck Commander” company, specializing in manufactured duck calls for duck hunting. They became pop culture icons upon the resounding success of their A&E reality television […] Read More →

Physicists Make Big Leap In Quantum Teleportation

 Physicists in Switzerland said Sunday they had succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal, in which information transited from light to matter, over a record distance of 25 kilometres (15.5 miles). The experiment, conducted over optical fibre at the University of Geneva, beat the team’s previous record in 2003 of […] Read More →