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The logic of Facebook's multibillion-dollar shopping spree
Yet again, Facebook has spent a gaudy sum of money to buy a hot startup. This time, it's virtual reality pioneer Oculus VR, at a purchase price of $2 billion. And don't be surprised if Mark Zuckerberg continues on his buying spree.
VIDEO: Would-be carjacker stymied by stick shift
A man ordered a mother and her son out of their SUV at gunpoint in an Omaha neighborhood, but was forced to flee on foot, police said, because he didn’t know how to drive a stick shift.
NLRB ruling: Northwestern players can unionize
A federal agency ruled Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the country’s first union of college athletes.
Even in separation, Gwyneth Paltrow makes women feel bad about themselves
New-agey as it all sounds, Gwyneth Paltrow's sun-dappled breakup announcement is just the same tired keeping up appearances that wives and mothers have long been expected to do.
8 million people take prescription sleep aids, but these drugs have risks
About 8 million adults turn to prescription sleeping pills for help every month, according to a study published last year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And yet, one specialist warns, these medications all have flaws.
VIDEO: BASE jumpers leap from WTC
Two daredevils, one wearing a helmet cam, took the plunge off the World Trade Center's Freedom Tower last September. The footage from the jump is both breathtaking and a little vertigo-inducing.
Can what you eat affect your mental health?
Jodi Corbitt had been battling depression for decades and by 2010 had resigned herself to taking antidepressant medication for the rest of her life. Then she decided to start a dietary experiment.
VIDEO: Teen killed by train saving girlfriend's life
Hundreds gathered in a small Northern California town to honor the life of Mateus Moore, who was hit by a train while trying to save his girlfriend.
Why our brains just cannot let this mystery go
Why should the story of Flight 370 grip us so? This mystery seems almost designed to arouse some fundamental parts of our brain.
Vapefest: Where e-cigarette camaraderie is in the air — along with haze
The smell here at the Dulles Hyatt on Friday afternoon, where roughly 1,000 people were expected to gather over two days, is sweet and pungent. The vapers at Vapefest look as if they're taking a smoke break — sorry, vape break — from a sci-fi convention or a Harley-Davidson ride.
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