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An ultrasound photo shows a baby giving a thumbs up. (credit: Handout)

Baby Gives Thumbs-Up In Ultrasound Photo

This is one cool fetus. He or she gave a clear thumbs up when the doctor took the ultrasound picture.

09/02/2014

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Upset Husband Creates Spreadsheet Documenting Reasons Wife Has Refused To Have Sex

Tired of his wife turning him down for sex, a husband took all the dates when he was refused over the past month, and all of the corresponding excuses, and put them into Excel spreadsheet – which he then emailed his wife.

07/22/2014

Google Maps Drug Section

Google Maps Declare Block Of Brooklyn’s West 8th Street The ‘Drug Section’

Some Brooklyn residents were not amused this week, after a block in Bensonhurst appeared on Google Maps as the “West 8th Street drug section.”

02/27/2014

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Hundreds Gather To Pay Tribute To Online Prodigy Aaron Swartz

Hundreds of friends and supporters of Aaron Swartz are gathered in New York City to pay tribute to the free-information activist and online prodigy who killed himself last week.

01/19/2013

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Family Blames Prosecutors For Reddit Co-Founder’s Suicide

The family of a co-founder of Reddit has blamed prosecutors for allegedly driving him to suicide, weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles.

01/13/2013

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Authorities: Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz, 26, Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

A spokeswoman for New York’s medical examiner says 26-year-old Aaron Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn apartment and was found Friday.

01/12/2013

Wikipedia's website goes dark to protest two proposed anti-piracy bills on Jan. 18, 2012 (credit: Wikipedia/CBSNewYork)

Manhattan Demonstrators Sound Off On Proposed Anti-Piracy Bills

Did you notice that big black box on Google’s homepage on Wednesday? And what happened to Wikipedia? They were part of an online protest that spilled into the streets of Manhattan.

01/18/2012

Ian Burnet (credit: Handout)

NYPD Tracks MetroCard Purchase Of Missing Virginia College Student

Cops may have a new lead in the case of 22-year-old Ian Burnet from Virginia who went missing in Manhattan last month.

01/12/2012

A message to Foursquare users on April 21, 2011 (credit: foursquare.com)

Foursquare, Reddit Crash After Amazon Failure

Scores of websites and Internet services like Foursquare and Reddit are down or have limited availability because of problems at a data center run by Amazon.com.

04/21/2011