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Popular Fireball Liquor Recalled In Europe Over Antifreeze Ingredient

European drinkers are in for a bit of a buzzkill after a popular liquor label is being recalled due to a chemical that’s also found in antifreeze.

10/29/2014

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Uber Delivering Kittens To Your Office For National Cat Day

In honor of National Cat Day, Uber, the ASPCA and the monstrous meme library that is Cheezburger have partnered for UberKITTENS, a campaign meant to “raise awareness about cat adoption, and to promote adopting animals from shelters rather than from breeders.”

10/29/2014

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Says It Will Take Steps To Counter New Medicinal Marijuana Initiative

SAN JOSE (KCBS) — After an initiative that would repeal San Jose’s new medical marijuana regulations garnered enough signatures to make it to the ballot, the City Council said on Tuesday that it will decide […]

10/29/2014

BeBop Sensor in a skull cap. (CBS)

Berkeley Company Unveils Top-Secret Fabric That Makes Smart Technology Wearable

Wearable smart technology can transform ordinary clothes into the kind of attire fit for a James Bond movie. Berkeley-based BeBop Sensors unveiled a new fabric Monday, that is so intelligent, they kept it top-secret.

10/28/2014

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Working On Cancer-Detecting Pill That Searches For Malignant Cells In Bloodstream

Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

10/28/2014

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AT&T Sued By Government Over Misleading Customers On Data Plans

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company—slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

10/28/2014

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You Can Own A 260-Foot Long Steel Bridge For $100,000

It’s not every day a fully-functioning, quaint steel bridge goes on the market.

10/28/2014

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Makeup Guru Michelle Phan Reveals Secrets Behind YouTube Empire

She’s the makeup guru of the YouTube generation known for creating faces like Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie and even Barbie.

10/28/2014

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San Jose Permit Process Continues To Weed Out Medicinal Marijuana Dispensaries

A San Jose city report released on Monday reveals that 14 medical marijuana dispensaries have successfully completed the first phase of gaining a license to operate in the city.

10/28/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 26: Fans cheer during Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

World Series Games Bring Giant Loss Of Business For Some Restaurants And Bars

The World Series has been great for some Bay Area bars and restaurants, but for others—not so much. Not having TVs showing the game can lead a serious drop in business during game time.

10/28/2014

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