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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.
VIDEO: Nice wedding, but did it trend on Twitter?
Your wedding day wouldn't be complete without the beautiful flowers, the intimate portraits of the ceremony...and the guy in the corner live tweeting and Instagramming the whole thing. W Hotels has announced it will begin offering a "social media wedding concierge service" starting at $3,000.
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.
White House plan would end bulk collection of Americans' phone data
The Obama administration is preparing legislation that would end the National Security Agency's widespread collection of Americans' phone data while, officials say, preserving the government's ability to gain information about terrorists.
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.
Poor aren't alone in living check to check
When you hear the term "paycheck to paycheck," you probably think of low-income households struggling to make ends meet. That's even the title of a new HBO documentary highlighting the plight of America's working poor.
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.
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.
Why your Facebook friends are so gullible
These stories aren't real. They're the work of the New Yorker's not-particularly-funny online satirist Andy Borowitz, but many people, not just your gullible Facebook friends, invariably believe them. Sometimes the official state news agencies of global superpowers believe them.
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