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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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Heroic otter retrieves iPhone dropped in his tank

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BREAKFAST: #phonegate – catastrophic loss of phone Photo from Jenny from @sealsanctuary #Gweek Starsky the otter pic.twitter.com/CJuXH1W2KZ — Cornwall’s Pirate FM (@piratefm) September 26, 2014 When a 9-year-old otter named Starsky at England’s Cornish Seal Sanctuary got his paws on an iPhone he could have easily rolled over on his back and tried to crack […] [Read More]
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