VIDEO: "Daily Show" sparks local controversy
A Republican North Carolina precinct official resigned on Thursday, after The Daily Show aired a segment on the state's voter ID law.
Anonymity is fleeting when people are tweeting
In the ego-driven game of Twitter, Jofi Joseph was, for a while, one of the winners. But what did it get him? While Twitter has launched many once-obscure wits to social prominence, Joseph — the National Security Council staffer fired this week when he was revealed as the secret author of @natsecwonk — could never benefit from a growing fan base.
BBQ My Way: Fall veggie pizza
At the risk of being perceived as a middle-aged guy trying to be cool, all I can say is this: OMG! This fall veggie pizza is so good.
A farmer dies, and an Indiana community comes together
As soon as they heard of Gerald Sullivan's death, many of his fellow farmers started volunteering to help his family bring in his last harvest. About 100 people and a fleet of equipment showed up for the duty Wednesday.
VIDEO: Dad recreates Disney park to wear on Halloween
This dad crafted a Disneyland theme park costume to wear on his head for Halloween.
8 tips for 'winterizing' your ride
Some regions of the U.S. have already experiencing their first snowfall of the year, which means it's time to start thinking about prepping cars for cold weather and treacherous road conditions.
Love without an algorithm? One matchmaker proven wrong
When Aaron Schildkrout co-founded HowAboutWe.com, he envisioned it to be something very different than the other online dating sites. But since its founding in 2009, HowAboutWe has evolved to depend more on formulas, not less.
'Smart' shelves to spy on grocery store customers
Supermarket supercompany Mondelez International (owner of such brands as Nabisco, Kraft and Cadbury), in conjunction with Microsoft Kinect, in 2015 will introduce so-called “smart” store shelves that can “identify the age and sex of the would-be snacker” in the supermarket aisle.
E-cigarette marketing seen threatened under FDA scrutiny
The $1.5 billion U.S. electronic- cigarette industry has tripled sales this year with the help of TV ads, Nascar sponsorships and product giveaways. Government regulation may now threaten those marketing tactics.
Some animals are dying for love
In a brief and frenzied mating season, the males of a marsupial species that livees in Australia, South America and Papua New Guinea will compete desperately for the attention of the females, mate frantically with them, and get so stressed out by the experience that they will die, tragically, like an army of Romeos.
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