Christine Minnich

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American Ebola patient arrives in U.S., man in Dallas still 'critical'

WASHINGTON/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola, both in the West African countries hit by the disease and the United States.<p>The first patient diagnosed with the disease on U.S. soil, Thomas …

Watch Never-Before-Seen Footage of the 1924 World Series

Baseball fans for the first time can now get a glimpse of the 1924 World Series.<p>The Library of Congress recently released footage of the matchup …

This Is Where All of America's Employed Bachelors Live

Roughly eight in 10 single women who want to tie the knot one day say it’s “very important” to them that their future spouses hold down a steady job, …

How Your Sense of Smell Is Linked to Your Lifespan

The loss or erosion of an individual’s sense of smell may signal impending death, according to a new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Chicago …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Scuba Diving

Bill Gates is trying to make Microsoft Office 'dramatically better'

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ‘substantially’ increased his time at Microsoft earlier this year to assist new CEO Satya Nadella, but since then it’s not been clear exactly what the former chairman has been working on. While Gates has been busy creating an elaborate Ice Bucket Challenge video …

Why Recalled Cars Stay on the Road, Texas Man Is the New Florida Man and More #Mustreads

The danger of recalled cars in America and the best headlines of Texas.<p>Happy Friday!<p>Here’s some content <b>Re/code</b> picked up at the Internet for you, just Venmo us what you owe:<p>Earlier this year, General Motors recalled 2.6 million vehicles with an ignition switch defect linked to 13 deaths and 54 car …

Why the Broadband Industry Is Secretly Furious With Verizon Over Net Neutrality

Many In­ter­net act­iv­ists were dis­ap­poin­ted with the 2010 rules, com­plain­ing that they im­posed only vague stand­ards and were too le­ni­ent …

Telecoms

Slittens: Kittens And Sloths Together At Last

The genius mad scientist behind the SLITTENS Tumblr has managed to tap into an artery of bizarre Internet cuteness that we never even knew existed. …

Facelifts

Music industry piles on Pandora, files new class action on heels of SiriusXM victory

It’s gold rush time out there for music industry lawyers, who racked up a major court victory last week against SiriusXM, and have now doubled down …

The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose

It's been just two months since researcher Karsten Nohl demonstrated an attack he called BadUSB to a standing-room-only crowd at the Black Hat …

Apple Expands Employee Benefit Programs in Health and Wellness, Education, and Philanthropy

Apple today has announced revisions to a number of components of its employee benefits packages in order to retain existing workers and attract new ones to the Cupertino company, reports <i>Forbes</i>. The changes, which target both full-time and part-time employees, were initiated by Human Resources vice …

You can only buy this new Pepsi in one place

Perhaps it all started with Surge. The iconic '90s sugar-bomb soda from Coca-Cola is enjoying a revival by being offered on Amazon, where it keeps selling out. Now rival Pepsi is hopping onto the e-commerce soft-drink train by introducing a new product, Pepsi True, with an exclusive launch through …

USB has a huge security problem that could take years to fix

In July, researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell announced that they'd found a critical security flaw they called BadUSB, allowing attackers to smuggle malware on the devices effectively undetected. Even worse, there didn't seem to be a clear fix for the attack. Anyone who plugged in a USB stick …

Bill Gates: Apple Pay Is A 'Fantastic' Idea

He wants to make mobile payments much easier and cheaper to use for managing small amounts of money in those nations, he told Bloomberg Television anchor Erik Schatzker.<p>Interestingly, though, Windows Phone doesn't have mobile payments tech the way that Google does with Google Wallet, or Apple does …

Hulu makes peace with Apple’s 30 percent cut, enables in-app billing in latest iPhone update

Hulu’s latest iPhone app update will cost the company dearly — but it may be worth it: Hulu now allows users to sign up for its Hulu Plus …

Visualizing the Infinite Beauty Of Pi And Other Numbers

Thinking about the hugeness of mathematical numbers like pi can give you a headache, but visualising them can be a thing of beauty.<p>Math and art may appear, superficially, like two disparate fields, but they've been in conversation for millennia. One recent example of the synergistic possibilities …