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At-Home Genetic Testing Reveals A Sperm-Swapping Nightmare

Moore, a genetic genealogy blogger, kept her sources anonymous, so we haven't been able to verify the story in full. That said, we were able to confirm some specifics (see below), and Moore's consulting role on the PBS show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr lends this twisted tale some …

Florida by Water: Paddle Into the Wild

Florida's wilderness canoe and kayaking trails provide access to unspoiled areas: primeval forests, mangrove hammocks, and swamps and rivers teeming with life.<p>Florida's wilderness canoe and kayaking trails provide access to unspoiled areas: primeval forests, mangrove hammocks, and swamps and rivers …

Kayaking

Technologies join nuclear war, ecological catastrophe, super-volcanoes and asteroid impacts in Global Challenges Foundation’s risk report<p>Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology have been named alongside nuclear war, ecological catastrophe and super-volcano eruptions as “risks that threaten human …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung teases 'amazing' camera in new flagship phone

A month ago, I wrote about the iPhone's camera and how instrumental it is to many of the things that make that bestselling device so appealing. Today, Apple's most direct competitor, Samsung, has reiterated its long history of developing cameraphones and promised to deliver nothing less than "the …

Greenpeace Stunt Infuriates Peru

Greenpeace has infuriated the Peruvian government by creating a large message near the Nazca Lines, one of the oldest and least understood antiquities in Peru.<p>The Nazca lines are thousands-year-old large-scale drawings of plants and animals that were etched into to the desert and are only visible …

Rare optimism ahead of climate talks in Lima

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Energized by new targets set by China and the United States, the world's top climate polluters, U.N. global warming talks resume …

Weatherwatch: An extraordinary bird with extraordinary powers

Imagine having a supernatural power to know when rain has fallen over 1,000 miles away, the distance say from London to Naples.<p>It may sound like something out of the X-Files, but an Australian bird called the banded stilt has astounded scientists with its ability to find rainwater over vast …

Plans to redo Boston's iconic market stir debate

BOSTON (AP) — The market at Boston's historic and spiritual center, steps from where Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty stoked the fires of …

Cartier Awards 2014: The Grey Gatsby seizes his chance to mount to challenge

A thrilling Leopardstown victory under Ryan Moore puts Kevin Ryan's three-year-old in with a shout of the Cartier title<p>After one of the busiest weekends in the European Flat calendar, the theme as far as the 2014 Cartier Awards is concerned is one of missed opportunities.<p>A victory for Australia at …

Horse Racing

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …

Why it makes sense for Amazon to buy Twitch

Jeff Bezos wanted to get into gaming and can offer Twitch the infrastructure and licensing it needs to grow globally<p>Today came the surprising newsthat Amazon will acquire Twitch, a startup best known for live streaming video games.The company has since confirmed the news, and a press release states …

Motorola reported to launch Skip 2.0, a Bluetooth key fob that unlocks your phone

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Droid Life<p>When Motorola launched the Moto X a year ago, it also debuted the Skip, a small NFC clip used to unlock the …

Most smartphone users download zero apps per month

Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008. Apps now represent 52% of time spent with digital media in the US, according to comScore, up from 40% in early 2013. Apple boasted 75 <i>billion</i> all-time App Store downloads at its …

Microsoft Likely To Unveil Its Newest Version Of Windows On Sept. 30

The Verge reported Thursday that Microsoft is "tentatively planning" to hold a special press event on Sept. 30 to unveil the latest version of its Windows operating system, codenamed "Threshold."<p>The Verge said Windows 9 is still in development and only a preview version will be released at the …

Recharge a phone with Charge Ninja, a $29 credit card–sized battery

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>There’s no lack of portable batteries on the market that can recharge a handset. Most focus on having enough capacity to fully …

Is Microsoft Revealing Windows 9 in September?

Microsoft opens a window of opportunity.<p>Microsoft may be unveiling the next edition of its Windows operating system next month.<p>According to The …

EA Sports Season Ticket Coming to a Close

"We felt the time was right ..."<p>EA Sports Season Ticket will not be continued after this year, the company announced today.<p>The subscription service — …

Evangeline Lilly's New Look for Ant-Man

She looks like her mom the Wasp.<p>We've already had our first look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Marvel's Ant-Man, which began filming in San Francisco …

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Release Date Revealed

Step into the shoes of a supernatural detective.<p>The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is hitting PC digital storefronts Sept. 25, and PS4 sometime next …

Is eBay getting ready to split off PayPal? eBay says nothing has changed

eBay continues to say nothing has changed as it “assesses all alternatives” about what to do with PayPal.<p>The company sent a statement to VentureBeat today in response to our inquiry about a report in The Information that a split is being seriously considered:<p>The eBay Inc board and management team …

On the Red Couch with Outside Lands Curator Jeben Berg

This weekend, San Franciscans will bundle up for their city’s biggest “summer” (it’s typically freezing) music festival, Outside Lands, in Golden …

The Week in Review: Historic Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola crisis reached new heights in the United States this week: two Americans were hospitalized with the disease and the Centers for Disease …

Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

What I’m Reading: Dezeen’s Marcus Fairs

<i>Voted Architecture Journalist of the Year in 2004, Dezeen Magazine’s founder Marcus Fairs has an intellectual and instinctive love for objects. After</i> …

The Week in Review: Big Names Say Farewell

A comedic force and a movie star were among those we lost this week.For almost four decades, Robin Williams challenged his audiences and brought them …

Boot up: Slack coffee, Tizen dead?, Apple's odd PC dominance

Plus McAfee's mobile paranoia, Google's changes in search, Android updates compared, and more<p>A burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>How Apple took over the only segment of the PC market that still matters >> ZDNet<p>Ed Bott:<p>I estimate that Apple sold roughly 6.4m …

Microsoft’s Windows 9 Unveil Said To Be Coming September 30

Windows 9 has been leaked, and seems to show a backing away from the aggressively touch-focused Windows 8, with a mini start menu and dropping of the Charms bar, but we’ll get a better look September 30, according to the Verge. The blog reports Microsoft is planning an official unveiling of what’s …