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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

HAVANA (AP) — Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across …

Cuba

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

21 Earbuds That Can Handle the Bass

When your earbuds aren’t busy getting tangled in your pockets and purse, they’re probably helping you drown out the noise on your commute to work or they’re letting you quietly watch your Netflix shows during your lunch break. Despite our frustrations with untangling the darn things, we feel like …

Stunning Drone Video Tours NYC's Five Boroughs From the Sky

Living here we can get caught up in our day-to-day routines, only occasionally venturing to new territory. And many visitors don't see much beyond Manhattan and Brooklyn.<p>But we live in an age of drone cinematography (even if we're still waiting for FAA regulations for drones). We don't have limit …

Drones

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

45 celebrities who have changed their names and the stories behind them

When Michael Keaton accepted his best actor Golden Globe for "Birdman," he told the crowd his birth name was actually Michael Douglas.<p>He changed his name early in his career to avoid confusion with the actor and TV host Mike Douglas. He is believed to have chosen Keaton because of comedian Buster …

Miley Cyrus

'The X-Files' to return to TV?

It's not one of Agent Mulder's conspiracy theories. Hit supernatural show "The X-Files" -- which aired on Fox from 1993 to 2002 -- could be returning to Fox with none other than original actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their roles.<p>Fox executives Dana Walden and Gary Newman …

#Tay4Hottest100: Taylor Swift campaign shows it's time for Triple J to shake off cultural elitism

Most viruses take only a couple of days to show after exposure. It took me weeks to come round to Shake It Off. I’m a fan of Taylor Swift, but when I first heard her neo-soul single, it sounded like any number of songs I’d heard before but – what with that cheerleader-chant breakdown – somehow …

Lizard Squad’s Plaintext Customer List Leaked As Another Member Is Arrested

The Lizard Squad, the group of hackers credited with taking down Xbox Live and PSN over the holiday, have been compromised and much of their data leaked. Brian Krebs received a listing of the Lizard Squad’s LizardStresser customer database and noted that the group made about $11,000 in bitcoin …

Poker program Cepheus is unbeatable, claim scientists

Cepheus learned poker by playing over a billion billion hands – more than have been played in the entirety of human history<p>It may not win every hand it is dealt, but over time, no one can beat Cepheus, a computer program that scientists claim plays a near-perfect game of poker.<p>Unveiled in Canada on …

Poker