Internet cafe thieves forget to log out of Facebook

Two armed men using computers in an Internet cafe in Cali, Colombia, finished their web browsing and then held up the cashier and ran away. Only one problem, reports the Colombian-based El Tiempo:
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Kid version of Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’

“Sabotage,” the Beastie Boys’ 1994 video directed by Spike Jonze is arguably one of the greatest music videos of all time, so when Adam Yauch passed away earlier this month, fan James Winters put this together with the help of his kids: And the original:
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Psychologists rewrite alcoholism definition

Have you ever woken up naked with an empty fifth next to you? If so, congratulations, you probably had a good time. But the bad news is, you’re probably also an alcoholic. Interestingly, people who partake in heavy drinking — even fully clothed — may now be considered alcoholics too. The New York Times reported […]
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Take the test: How fast do you read

Think you are smarter than an 11th grader? Well, I’m not, or at least I read at a level embarrassingly below my level of education. Maybe I’m just having a bad day. Anyway, see how you stack up against everyone else: Source: Staples eReader Department
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See what popular gasoline-saving claims just aren’t true

See what gasoline myths aren’t true and tips to save money on gasoline.
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Eeek! The Return of the Boy Band

With acts like One Direction, The Wanted and Big Time Rush storming the pop charts, boy bands are back in a big way. But if history is anything to go by fame can be fleeting for today’s fresh-faced
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Newsweek cover: Obama ‘first gay president’

Newsweek is set to release a controversial magazine cover later this month, declaring President Barack Obama the country’s “first gay president.”
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Amazing 121-megapixel shot of Earth, courtesy of the Russians

Maybe it’s because NASA’s had its wings clipped by budget cuts, but the Russians have produced some photos of the Earth that are arguably more spectacular than ours. Check out these 121-megapixel images taken by the weather satellite Elektro-L No.1 that capture Earth in one image from 22,369 miles away. It’s the highest-resolution photo of Earth yet.
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