Top U.S. Housing Markets For Investment

Cash is flowing to cities from coast-to-coast as international buyers see plenty of opportunities

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Battling California fires, inmates find a chance at better r

About 2,500 trained inmate firefighters are providing vital help in the wildfire crisis.

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Jackson wants Obama’s Nuts.

Awww was the mic still on?

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House Cat Adopts Panda

“A zookeeper’s house cat has adopted a baby red panda abandoned by its mother and is nursing the cub along with her own kittens, the Artis zoo said Wednesday.”

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On the trail of ‘Dr Death’

Aribert Heim’s crimes rank among the worst of the Holocaust, and after a hunt that has spanned almost half a century, Nazi-hunters believe they are closing in on him.

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Geeks get a word in with Merriam-Webster

Geek culture is once again showing its influence over the mainstream lexicon in the latest version of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, which includes word additions such as webinar, malware, netroots, pretexting.

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New frontiers in on-line defamation

Curt Monash has discovered that he’s a member of the JLove dating service – without being asked. Apparently JLove scrapes web sites for peoples’ names and constructs fake memberships for them to artificially inflate the JLove membership base. Curt has identified at least one blogger who was apparently misled by such an entry.

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On Day Care, Google Makes a Rare Fumble

A battle between employees and their company over in-house day care may be representative of greater changes at Google.

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Never underestimate cheap,easy or stupid in home maintenance

A downspout drain from the roof gutter into the house leaves home inspector wondering, “What the heck where they thinking?”

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FedEx goofs on 200lb marijuana delivery

Oops! Federal Express accidentally delivered 200lbs of pot to the wrong person in Baltimore, and the recipient tipped off police. Cops then posed as FedEx agents when making the drop-off to the original recipient, who was promptly busted. The sender, however, has not been identified.

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