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Dropbox - Dropbox Developer Terms and Conditions

Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again!

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Trader VIP Clubs, ‘Ping Pools’ Take Dark Trades to New Level

First came dark pools, private trading venues that challenged old-school stock exchanges. (read more)

Top Chefs Are Purposely Burning Your Food

A humble Italian ingredient gets ambitious (read more)

Poster boy for Romanian immigration to the UK dies in car crash

Victor Spirescu, originally from Sibiu County in central Romania, died in a collision thought to have taken place in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. He was aged 37.

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Moscow only got 6 minutes of sunshine in December

Moscow experienced its darkest December on record in 2017, with just six minutes of sunshine. Until now, the darkest month was in 2000, when only three hours of sunshine were recorded.

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Stunning images claim awards in top photography contest

Judges picked out 11 stunning images from among 30,000 entrants submitted for the awards, run by Swedish camera manufacturers Hasselblad.

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Pope begs forgiveness over `irreparable damage´ caused by church...

Pope Francis expressed his 'pain and shame' that Chilean pastors were able to abuse children in their care while being protected by the church as he spoke of the 'irreparable damage' done victims.

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Split Social Democrats could sink Merkel's coalition plans

Angela Merkel's plans for a grand coalition with her old partners the SPD could be over before they've even started amid a grassroots rebellion against rejoining her in government.

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Danish inventor is charged with murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen has been charged with murdering Kim Wall after inviting the journalist on board his submarine for its maiden voyage. Her dismembered body was later found in Copenhagen harbour.

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The 50 most dangerous countries in the world to be a Christian

The spread of radical Islam coupled with weak governments using religious tensions to bolster their power were the two main drivers of Christian repression, the report found.

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BREAKING NEWS: Leading Serb politician is shot dead in Kosovo

Gunmen opened fire at Oliver Ivanovic from a car shooting him five times in front of the offices of his Citizens' Initiative Party at 8.15am in the northern town of Mitrovica, Kosovo.

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Eliza Dushku Emboldens 2 More Women To Speak Out Against Joel Kramer

The stunt coordinator is being accused of sexually assaulting a fellow stunt worker and a 16-year-old girl.

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32 Things That'll Make You Say, "Why Don't I Own That Already?"

From weighted blankets to magic keyboard covers to a Whitney Houston sweatshirt: an eclectic mix of some *really awesome* things.

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Turns Out The "World's Deadliest Cat" Is Like Every Mom You've Ever Met: Cute, But Also Terrifying

Get ready to say "Aw" and "Ah" simultaneously.

BuzzFeed (read more)

Design A House And We'll Tell You If You'll Win "The Bachelor"

Do you have bumper car trauma?

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A Thing You Need To See Today: A Very Big Dog Snuggling With Two Little Dogs

It doesn't get snugglier than this.

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Visualising the careers of musicians-turned-actors

Critical success as both an actor and a musician is unusual. But moving between the industries has its benefits

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Angry Words and Ejections as Chris Paul Returns to Los Angeles

For the Rockets and Clippers, confrontations on the court, and maybe later by the locker room.

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Who is Wendi Deng? Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, Ivanka Trump's bestie and suspected Chinese spy

Rumors have romantically linked Deng Murdoch with several high-profile politicians, including Vladimir Putin and Tony Blair.

Newsweek (read more)

‘Black Lightning’ Boss on Telling a Tale of ‘African-American Paranoia’

The CW’s latest superhero team-up with Warner Bros. Television and DC Comics is “Black Lightning,” helmed by Salim Akil. But although his show shares its origins in comics with the others already e…

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Fire destroys Lake Highlands apartment building

Winds fanned the flames of an apartment fire Monday night in the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas.

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Photos: Remembering R&B singer Aaliyah on her birthday

Born Aaliyah Haughton in Brooklyn on January 16, 1979, the famed R&B singer was killed with eight others in a plane crash in the Bahamas on August 25, 2001. She was 22.

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Are January Jones and Nick Viall dating? Twitter can't even deal

'Page Six' reported Monday that the two are an item, sending Twitter into a spin.

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Could Colorado’s Zombie Deer Disease Ever Spread To People?

There’s new science on chronic wasting disease.

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Snow continues to march into Alabama; up to 2 inches possible

Snow possible all the way to the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters say. (read more)

Braun Strowman Flipped Over A Semi Truck This Time

Last week, I wrote that WWE should just let Braun Strowman destroy things.

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Government shutdown: Trump blames Democrats as deadline looms

Four days remain before federal funding expires, as Trump attacks Democrats for demanding any spending bill be accompanied by protections for Dreamers

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This Nifty Desk Has So Many Hidden Compartments We Don't Even Know What To Do With Them

Secret compartments are great, but we have to ask: If you need this many, what exactly are you doing at work?

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Jimmy Kimmel Doesn't Want to Cry

The man who's become late night's conscience talks about the awkwardness of shedding tears on TV, hosting the Oscars in the era of bad men, and the honor in having a small penis.

GQ (read more)

Rodney Mullen And Daewon Song Made A Video That Changed Skateboarding Forever

The opening title credits for “Rodney Mullen Vs. Daewon Song” fly onto the screen like text in a remedial PowerPoint presentation. The picture is grainy, as almost all VHS tapes were, and cuts bounce into each other instead of sliding with contemporary digital smoothness. The black background and white lettering is clean and simple; everything is raw, seemingly as much by necessity as by choice. No one involved was trying to win an Oscar.

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Our Palms Are All Sweaty Watching These Dirt Bikers Traverse (And Nearly Fall Off Of) A Narrow Ridge

This is a great way to very nearly die.

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Fugu blowfish fail sparks emergency warning in Japan city

Two people had already eaten potentially dangerous portions of fugu after it was accidentally sold to them, prompting a Japanese city to issue an emergency alert to residents on Monday.

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What the tax law will really mean for your paycheck

We're getting a better sense of what the GOP tax law means for Americans

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Tillerson vows North Korea pressure won't ease

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and allies said that the world community must continue to pressure North Korea to change its behavior

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Bank of America Tops IBM, Payments Firms With Most Blockchain Patents

Bank of America may not be willing to help customers invest in Bitcoin, but that doesn't mean it isn't plowing into the technology underlying the cryptocurrency. From a report: The Charlotte, North Carolina-based lender has applied for or received at least 43 patents for blockchain, the ledger techn...

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What Is Blockchain?

All of a sudden, blockchain is everywhere. The technology, which was invented in 2008 to power Bitcoin when it launched a year later, is being used for everything from copyright protection to sexual consent (yes, really).

Lifehacker (read more)