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Special-edition Harley stolen 42 years ago — and since restored — is returned to late owner’s family

Special-edition Harley stolen 42 years ago — and since restored — is returned to late owner’s family

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Forty-two years after a special Harley-Davidson was swiped from the backyard of a police officer in North Carolina, U.S. customs officials said Friday that they had recovered the motorcycle at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport before it could be shipped to Australia. Once green, the 1954 FL Hydra-Glide — which featured a trumpet-style horn and […] [Read More]
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National Geographic 2014 Photo Contest: Editors’ picks

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Every year National Geographic calls on intrepid travelers to submit the best shots from their adventures. The result is always a collection of stunning photography that transports you to magical lands, puts you eye-to-eye with exotic animals and offers an intimate look at life around the world. Above we’ve put together 1o of the editors’ […] [Read More]
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Study: Facebook users want to see their friends be unsuccessful

Study: Facebook users want to see their friends be unsuccessful

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From Ohio State University: COLUMBUS, Ohio – Misery likes company indeed. When people are in a bad mood, they are more likely to actively search social networking sites like Facebook to find friends who are doing even worse than they are, a new study suggests. Researchers found that, in general, people use social media to […] [Read More]
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Readers’ favorite one-hit wonders

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We’ve revised and revamped our one-hit wonder list based on reader input. Take a look at these flash-in-the-pan stars with huge hits. Last week in honor of National One-Hit Wonder Day, I posted a gallery of musical artists and groups who released only one memorable hit. I got myself into some hot water by including […] [Read More]
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Netflix bus catches fire on Calif. freeway

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A bus carrying Netflix employees caught fire on Interstate 280 in Daly City, but no one was hurt. The incident happened as the bus was traveling north on I-280 near Hickey Boulevard about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. “We started to smell smoke and so we pulled over, got off the shuttle,” Netflix employee Michael Spiegelman told […] [Read More]
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Is new sexual consent app Good2Go a good idea?

Is new sexual consent app Good2Go a good idea?

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Today’s tech-obsessed society seems to think that apps can solve all our problems. There are apps that can find parking spaces in urban areas, remind a guy that his girlfriend is PMSing, and, of course, locate a lost phone (because we’re all lost without our phones and apps). But can an app stop a college […] [Read More]
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All the people you want most to avoid in life, now in one convenient app!

Luxy is the dating app for wealthy, attractive tools. At last!

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“What a great service!” “What a genius idea!” “Why didn’t someone think of this before?” These and other giddy exclamations will most certainly not come pouring out of your face the minute you read about Luxy, a new, horribly edited, clumsily designed, so-dumb-it-might-be-a-hoax dating/hookup app designed exclusively for rich, attractive people, AKA “Tinder for douchebags.” You read that […] [Read More]
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Three foods that turned 100 years old in 2014

Three foods that turned 100 years old in 2014

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We all learned about the birth of peanut butter in elementary school, but did you realize the lunch-box staple has only been popular 100 years now? Food industry news site, fooddive.com, recently put together a list of things that changed the food industry 100 years ago. According to their list, three foods are celebrating a […] [Read More]
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Study: Online dating isn’t as effective as we all hoped

Study: Online dating isn’t as effective as we all hoped

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Your college chemistry class or your corner bar is no longer the “in” place to search for a true love. Like just about everything else, dating has moved online with a flurry of sites such as eHarmony, Match.com and OKCupid allowing you to meet men and women without ever having to belly up to a […] [Read More]
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Richard Branson gives employees unlimited vacation

Richard Branson gives employees unlimited vacation

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It seems like a dream come true for any employee. Unlimited vacation time? Richard Branson, the chairman and founder of Virgin Group, announced on his website earlier this week that he’s giving the 170 members of his personal staff in the US and UK unlimited vacation (all Virgin employees won’t share this privilege). He shares […] [Read More]
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