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Boris Nemtsov: 'I'm afraid Putin will kill me,' politician said weeks before being shot dead

“President Putin will personally oversee the Interior Ministry’s investigation into the murder.” I bet he will.

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83

Burger King franchisee owner gives $120K in bonuses after winning 'Franchisee of the Year'

The prize was a Corvette and a Rolex, which he sold and distributed the proceeds to employees. Now that’s a boss.

The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle

Five key questions remain as Ottawa presses ahead with anti-terrorism bill

It’s a vague and dangerous bill.

Listen To All The Stuff MP3 Compression Leaves Out

We Can't All Live in Interesting Times

Jonathan Ive and the Future of Apple

via everyone

All Parents Are Cowards

How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life

Apple Is Working on a Car

Now that’s a headline!

More released Snowden docs reveal Canada has been doing Deep Packet Inspection on a global scale

The Cause of Addiction is Loneliness, Not Drugs

Side note: from now on when I get to an annoyingly-written headline (this article’s is “The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think”), I am going to re-write it here. Anyway, beautiful article. (via)

  <blockquote>        <p>For too long, we have talked exclusively about individual recovery from addiction. We need now to talk about social recovery — how we all recover, together, from the sickness of isolation that is sinking on us like a thick fog.</p>  </blockquote>

Toronto's shrinking condos: Built for families, perfect for roommates or couples without kids

Adam Vaughan’s quest for family residences in the core isn’t going so well.

“I don’t think we’re achieving three-bedroom units. I think we’re achieving units where people are crammed in just because a design that should be a two-bedroom unit is being made into a three-bedroom unit.”

I like the idea of more mid-rise buildings along the avenues; a lot of our arterials on the fringes of the core seem underused. But it seems hard to get developers to build them.

My Week of Dangerous Self-Indulgence

“I am a woman who routinely falls asleep with a face full of makeup, loudly digesting a hoagie and rousing my emotionally diseased lovers with my bourbon snores.”

Why I fought a pregnant lady to steal a frog

thanks, y

“If we look at casual games in 2015 what's out there is mostly crap”

“The free-to-play ship is sinking.” Let’s hope.

The Next Episode: Apple’s plans for Beats-based music service revealed