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Video games come of age as spectator sport via online live footage

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10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S.

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A recent study found that many people are moving to the North. But why? Here are 10 things that are bringing people there. Read more »

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11 family friendly cars

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Wondering what car will work best for you and your family? Here's a list of 11 that may suit you. Read more »

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Video games come of age as spectator sport

Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others... Read more »

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Want to get married — or stay single? Move to these states

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Single? In a relationship? Married? Your relationship status may depend a lot on the city that you're living in. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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NKorea launch pad expansion 'nearing completion'

Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch pad should be complete by this fall, allowing Pyongyang to conduct a launch by year's end if it decides to do so, a U.S. research institute... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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7 benefits of taking vacation time

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About 40 percent of Americans aren't taking their vacation time. But are they missing out on some potential benefits? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Colleges add luxury touches to new football stadiums

Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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12 kinds of late-night office emails

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Up late checking your email? You're bound to run into one of these 12 emails. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Raising a kid will cost you $245,000 — Here are 12 things that cost the same

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Raising a child costs on average $245,000. So what does that look like in other ways? Here's a list. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial

A man who is the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker and is accused of running a hacking scheme has been ordered detained until his trial. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Mostly positive reviews for NFL's new tablets

Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Maybe it’s time to change your password again

Consumers are being urged once again to take a massive international data breach seriously — and deal with changing their passwords. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Why I am leaving the best job I ever had

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Max Schireson, is leaving his post as the CEO of MongoDB, a document-oriented database company. In an online blog post Schireson explains his reason — family. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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10 ways the Internet has changed your life

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Think your life would be the same without the Internet? Think again. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Soaked for charity: Ice bucket challenges get cool

The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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15 American cities that beat the Recession

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The Great Recession still got you down? Here are 15 cities, based on a WalletHub study, that aren't letting this Recession thing bother them. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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Man-made wetlands turn wastewater into tap water

As murky water snakes through a man-made wetland between Dallas and Houston, its shallow ponds of lush vegetation slowly filter out phosphorous and nitrates until, a week later, the water runs... Read more »

Aug. 3, 2014

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NASA to test making rocket fuel ingredient on Mars

NASA plans to make oxygen — a key ingredient of rocket fuel — on Mars early next decade. Read more »

July 31, 2014

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Tesla says decision on battery factory months away

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Thursday that it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other sites. Read more »

July 31, 2014

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Why news outlets should examine 'breaking news'

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It's been called everything from excessive to 'laughably overused,' but news outlets continue to use the term 'breaking news.' Should they stop? Read more »

July 31, 2014

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9 startup companies perfect for your family

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Need help around the house? Want to save money at the movies? These startups could help you do those things. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers

Think you're in control? Think again. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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