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League of Legends Co-Creator Loses $5 Million in Major Crypto Scam

League of Legends Co-Creator Loses $5 Million in Major Crypto Scam
Riot Games Co-Founder Marc Merrill reportedly lost $5 million in a crypto scam. A fraudster used his credentials to purchase Amazon cloud computing servers. It took nearly four years for the fraud to be discovered. One of the co-founders of Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends, has reportedly lost $5 million in a…

Hubble Space Telescope Spots a Galaxy – And It’s Not Alone

Hubble Space Telescope Spots a Galaxy – And It’s Not Alone
By European Space Agency (ESA) November 1, 2019 Galaxies may seem lonely, floating alone in the vast, inky blackness of the sparsely populated cosmos — but looks can be deceiving. This image of NGC 1706, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is a good example of this. NGC 1706 is a spiral galaxy, about…

Lions teammates not thrilled with Quandre Diggs trade

Lions teammates not thrilled with Quandre Diggs trade
Getty Images Lions General Manager Bob Quinn has made some out-of-the-Honolulu-blue moves at the trade deadline before. But suffice it to say yesterday’s deal that sent starting safety Quandre Diggs to the Seahawks (along with a 2021 seventh-round pick) for a 2020 fifth-rounder was not something his teammates were expecting. Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit…

You could live 24% longer, thanks to your dog

You could live 24% longer, thanks to your dog
Roll over — and delay death? Turns out, one of the many tricks that dogs can do for their humans is to help them live longer — especially if they live alone, or have previously suffered a heart attack or stroke, according to the American Heart Association. The tail-wagging findings come from a meta-analysis of…

10 of the best language learning apps that will actually make...

10 of the best language learning apps that will actually make you fluent
These apps will make sure you're understood.  Sarah Tew/CNET Most high schools require students to take at least one language course before they can graduate. I took French, and while I loved the language, it didn't come naturally to me. The cycle repeated my first year of college when I tried my hand at Spanish…

Mr. Robot review: The final season premiere begins the endgame

Mr. Robot review: The final season premiere begins the endgame
Photo: Elizabeth Fisher (USA Network)TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  “This is how we are believers today—we make fun of our beliefs, while continuing to practice them, that is, to rely on them as the underlying structure of our daily practices...when we think we are making fun of the ruling ideology, we…

Marvel Exec Kevin Feige Producing Star Wars Should Only Be a...

Marvel Exec Kevin Feige Producing Star Wars Should Only Be a One Time Deal
It has been confirmed today that the head producer at Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, will be making the trip to a galaxy far far away. The producer has had a lot of success under the Marvel banner. After producing the highest grossing film of all time he’s looking for new challenges. Feige has recently been…

Famed hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton dies at 91

Famed hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton dies at 91
 | September 21, 2019 01:58 PM Barron Hilton, a businessman who once headed the Hilton hotel chain and owned an NFL team, died Thursday at the age of 91. In 1966, Hilton took over as president and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation from his father Conrad Hilton, who founded the empire. His son, Steven Hilton,…

IKEA’s Complaint Of Russian Mob Rule

“The withdrawal of such a large foreign investor from the Russian market may cause considerable damage to the image of the country.” This is...

A New Dawn For Iran?

In the wake of demonstrations crowding hundreds of thousands onto the streets of Teheran, the world conjures up visions of the 1979 Islamic revolution....

Common Sense – Apple Will Not Twitter

Twitter, barely three years old, is being touted as a takeover target by the rumor mill fueled by every media outlet in North America....

EBay, Skype, Goldman, Morals And Principles

EBay is finally making plans to unwind itself from Meg Whitman’s appalling and astronomically expensive decision to acquire Skype. At the time of the...