March
1
2015

Second teen sues city over teacher’s alleged ‘sex abuse’

Brooklyn Technical HS teacher Sean Shaynak wooed a student by giving A’s to blank papers she handed in, but he did teach her one lesson: how to seduce instructors, a…

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March
1
2015

Thugs nabbed after shooting man in front of unmarked police car

Two luckless thugs shot a man from their car Saturday in upper Manhattan, but were quickly nabbed by plainclothes cops who happened to be in their unmarked cruiser behind the…

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March
1
2015

Missing Swedish teen with Asperger’s found at Penn Station

The 15-year-old Swedish tourist with Asperger’s Syndrome missing since Friday night has been found and reunited with his father, officials confirmed. Marcus Kerttu was recognized by MTA police officers at…

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March
1
2015

How Britian covered up the friendship between Hitler & Edward VIII

History has romanticized Edward VIII as the king of hearts, the man who gave up the throne for the love of an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. But the truth is…

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March
1
2015

Human biology may be wired to react to love songs

Laurel Katz-Bohen met her husband in middle school, and even in her earliest memories of him, he is playing guitar. “I remember being totally turned on by him playing at…

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March
1
2015

VPNs: which ones value your privacy?


Torrentfreak has published its annual survey of privacy-oriented VPN services, digging into each one’s technical, legal and business practices to see how seriously they take the business of protecting your privacy.
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March
1
2015

Behind-the-scenes scoops from John Hughes’ films

“Don’t you forget about me,” Simple Minds sang in their hit tune from “The Breakfast Club.” Not likely, when it comes to the movie’s director. Though John Hughes died in…

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March
1
2015

High taxes, regulations make NY dead last in freedom

The United States might be the “land of the free,” but some states are clearly freer than others. Based on a new national ranking, New Yorkers have the worst claim…

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March
1
2015

Why Disney World is the only ‘guaranteed’ vacation in America

“A day at a Disney park is unlike any other in the world,” spokesman Bryan Malenius wrote to the Orlando Sentinel upon the announcement last week that a one-day pass…

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March
1
2015

The real story behind the assassination of Julius Caesar

On Feb. 15, in the year 44 BC, Julius Caesar, the all-powerful ruler of Rome, visited a soothsayer named Spurinna, who “predicted the future by examining the internal organs of…

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