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The World’s Deadliest Terrorist Organization

It’s not ISIS.<p>The grisly attacks in France and Lebanon last week have fixed attention on the violence perpetrated by ISIS. But a study published this week indicates that the world’s deadliest terrorist organization actually operates thousands of miles south of Paris and Beirut, in Nigeria.<p>The 2015 …

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Wait, Did Facebook Just Build A Kickstarter Competitor?

Facebook’s on a quest to absorb the Internet, and now it looks like it could invade crowdfunding. Today the company released a new Fundraiser product that allows nonprofits to set up a campaign page, show off a video explaining their goal, collect cash, and let people share News Feed posts with …

How 3D Imaging Can Tell Exactly How Old You Are

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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Alcatel OneTouch’s Cross-Platform Smartwatch Opens Pre-Orders For $150

The Alcatel OneTouch Watch, which got its debut at CES this year, is officially going on sale today with pre-orders starting at $149.99 directly from the company’s U.S. website. The smartwatch is unique among those from larger OEMs in that it works with both iOS and Android smartphones, packing in …

7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Seven Money Mistakes Everyone Should Make

We all make mistakes. It’s normal, human and important—because without mistakes, your learning is stunted. It’s the missteps that provide the opportunity to own your decisions, assess your process and make corrections that will avoid the pain the next time. In a world where building resilience is …

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The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2015

“Fez is multilayered, multifaceted,” says resident Tara Stevens. “Every time I go out the front door, I discover something. This is a city on the …

Twitter sues US over spy programmes

Under current regulations, Twitter cannot reveal certain information about government requests for users' data.<p>Twitter is suing the FBI and the US Department of Justice to allow it to disclose more about its demands for user data, saying that its free speech rights are being violated by …

How Much Money You’ve Spent On The Xbox One vs PS4 vs Wii U

Wow, you guys sure do like to spend money on games!<p>But it's not just that. A lot of you have found ways to be incredibly resourceful with trade-ins, …

A Marketing Firm Could Be Looking at Your Selfies

That picture you posted on Instagram from the beach last week might have more useful data in it than you think.<p>Where are you? What do you have in …

Comedy Clubs Are Using Facial Recognition Software So They Can Charge Per Laugh

Spanish comedy clubs are about to become very sullen places.<p>The BBC reports that Barcelona’s Teatreneu Club is using facial recognition software to …

Shave Like The Ancients Did With The Beluga Razor

As you prepare to apply your Barbasol and your hair pomade while whistling a bit of Benny Goodman, what razor to do you reach for? Do you grab a seven-bladed monstrosity, cast in bright orange plastic and chrome and made to last three shaves? No. You reach for a single blade beauty, a razor that …

Power nap with the hardly-bizarre-at-all Ostrich Pillow Mini

The original Ostrich Pillow was a bizarre hit on Kickstarter. It's a pillow big enough to suck in your whole head and has hand holes on either side. While creator Studio Banana Things promoted it partly as a travel pillow, it was pretty much the most conspicuous travel pillow you could imagine. So …

A-Audio Legacy Noise Cancelling Headphone Review

The A-Audio Legacy is about as overbuilt a headphone as I’ve encountered. I mean that as a compliment. The frame is metal, the hinges are zinc, and they’re chrome plated.<p>The soft ear pads have memory foam. There are three sound modes, including noise cancelling. There’s even a second jack so you …

Facebook Opens Its Mobile Ad “Audience Network” To All Advertisers And Apps

After announcing its mobile ad network at f8 in April, Facebook today officially launched “Audience Network” and started letting any advertiser buy any third-party app host ads powered by its targeting data. The big new detail is that Audience Network isn’t a separate set of ad inventory from …

NOAA: With Hottest August On Record, 2014 Takes Aim At Hottest Year On Record

Last month was the warmest August since records began being kept in 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported …

Do Liberals Really Care More About Empathy Than Conservatives?

The ambiguities of social science about American values<p>Kids are the cutest Rorschach inkblot tests. If you want to get a sense of people's "values," the go-to contemporary term for social mores, there's no better way than to ask them what they think children should be taught. And, in fact, that's …

CEOs Get Paid A Lot More Than People Think–And No One Is Happy About It

In 2012, the average CEO of an S&P 500 company earned $12.3 million a year, compared to just $35,000 for the average American worker. That’s 354 …

A Beginner's Guide to Cyberwarfare

Simply put, cyberwarfare is the use of hacking to conduct attacks on a target's <i>strategic</i> or <i>tactical resources</i> for the purposes of <i>espionage</i> or <i>sabotage</i>.<p>…

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Watch Ben Affleck and Bill Maher Argue About Islam

<i>Gone Girl</i> star Ben Affleck and <i>Real Time</i> host Bill Maher got into a heated argument about Islam on Maher’s HBO talk show Friday.<p>Maher and author Sam …

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: Samsung's most beautiful phone yet

When a company names one of their products after the first letter of the Greek alphabet, it means business. Take Samsung's Galaxy Alpha: The name alone exudes confidence. Although the term typically signifies the first in a series, the Alpha obviously isn't Samsung's inaugural Android phone; …

RoomAlive Can Turn Any Room Into a Holodeck

If you find gaming on smartphones, tablets or even 50-inch LCD screens too confining, you may appreciate Microsoft's RoomAlive. It turns your whole …

Microsoft Research toils on app shield for the cloud

Microsoft Research is building on its "Drawbridge" operating system technology to try to give users more confidence in the safety of the cloud.<p>Company officials detailed that new technology, known as "Haven," in the "Shielding Applications from an Untrusted Cloud with Haven" research paper, shared …

This App Avoided Being Made Useless By Using The iPhone’s Charger (But Not For Charging)

Remember Cycloramic? It was one of our favorite iOS apps last year. It allows you to take hands-free 360-degree selfie panoramics by using the iPhone’s vibrating motor to propel it around your desk.<p>A key component of this trick, though, was that the last few iPhones have had squared edges. Those …

The cookie is dead. Here’s how Facebook, Google, and Apple are tracking you now

The lifespan of the tracking cookie is about to expire. With the rapid emergence of mobile devices, the big three — Facebook, Google, and Apple — have turned to new and more potent methods for advertisers to keep track of you across multiple devices.<p>The impending death of the cookie can be traced …