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The National Security Agency more than tripled the number of phone and text records that it collected of Americans in 2017 over 2016, according to a new government report . The spy agency collected 534 million records from telecommunications providers such as Verizon and AT&T in 2017 as compared with 151…
The Buffalo Museum of Science has been sitting on a rare find. A collections manager with the museum discovered an elephant bird egg nestled away in a cabinet for more than half a century and erroneously labeled as a cast. The egg is 1 foot long, more than 2 feet…
The Supreme Court said it would consider whether states can broadly require online retailers to collect sales taxes even for states where they lack a physical presence—with a potential major impact on online commerce.
WSJ.com: US Business
Scratching posts from the pet store are so 2016. Instead, Ikea hopes to elevate animal accoutrements to a more contemporary status with its new line of furniture and accessories for cats, dogs, and whatever other domestic creatures might crave their own custom-made lounging areas. Mashable reports on the “Lurvig” collection…
Selling a record collection can be trickier than you think. Steer clear of auctions sites such as Ebay.
L.A. Times – Business
The world’s tiniest violin might not be enough for one man’s alleged loss at the hands of his ex-wife. The Japan Times reports 34-year-old Midori Kawamiya was arrested Tuesday, accused of destroying her ex-husband’s $ 950,000 violin collection in 2014 in the midst of their divorce. Authorities say Kawamiya admitted…
Lois O’Brien tells the Guardian she and husband Charles have had “sort of an Indiana Jones life.” But instead of ancient artifacts, the O’Briens spent 60 years collecting insects across 70 countries and seven continents. Those bugs—approximately 1.25 million of them—now fill more than 1,200 glass…
NEW YORK (AP) — Personal belongings of the late fashion icon, socialite and philanthropist Betsy Bloomingdale will be auctioned in New York later this year and next year.
Yahoo News – Top Stories
Bill and Ted’s Excellent adventure on Blu-ray is a classic, and its sequel is better than you may remember.
Forbes Real Time