Dan Abdulla

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The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms …

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7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS</i><p><i>(photo: Eric Ray Davidson)</i><p>While marathon sweat sessions can certainly kick your metabolism into high gear, there's a faster, better way to rev up your fat-burning potential. Below are seven seriously simple moves that will slash through more calories than minutes.<p>"Your …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

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Valve Expects Virtual Reality To Be Awesome Within 2 Years

Virtual Reality is coming. As in, actual, good, user-friendly virtual reality. The stuff sci-fi has promised us for decades.<p>Don’t take my word for it. Valve — easily one of the most revered and admired companies in gaming — has gone deep on virtual reality R&D, and they believe that amazing, …

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Why Valve thinks you'll want a Steam Machine

For Valve, the promise of its living room gaming PC initiative, dubbed Steam Machines, is less about replacing consoles and more about giving its existing audience a way to bring their Steam experience into the living room.<p>Speaking to Polygon at CES, Valve's Jeff Cain said many of Steam's 65 …

Guess the Tablet: This Fiery First Effort Sparked An All Out Price War

Having seen this device after not seeing it for many long months, it’s incredible just how far the company’s design team has come. If ever there was …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

GameSpot on Twitter: "#GT6 is a great simulation marred by a weak game - Full Review. http://t.co/tg9hQvYqN7 http://t.co/Led56HTnf8"

Replying to @<b>GameSpot</b><p>@<b>gamespot</b> Are u playing the same GT6 that I'm playing??? Because mine is so good, and I'm enjoying so much. But thx anyway<p>0 …

Powering up: Valve's Steam Machine sent to testers in a wooden crate

Valve’s prototype Steam Machine gaming consoles are making their way to beta testers, and just like everything the company does, it’s all about presentation. Reddit user colbehr’s detailed unboxing shows the wooden crate Steam is using to ship the machine, full of Valve touches like a stencil of …

Apple reportedly acquires PrimeSense for $345M

Apple has reportedly closed a deal to acquire PrimeSense, the 3D-sensor company behind Microsoft's Kinect sensor.<p>Apple paid $345 million for the Israel-based company, according to a Calcalist financial newspaper report on Sunday that didn't cite sources. Perhaps best known for powering the gesture …

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Android KitKat Adds Google-Powered Caller ID

Google formally introduced KitKat, the newest flavor of Android, last week, but the company is still revealing new features of the platform: today it confirmed that the phone app is undergoing a major revamp in KitKat, chief of which is the displaying of caller IDs that are indexed from a range of …

'Call Of Duty' Creators Explain Why The Resolution Is Lower On Xbox One

Over the past few weeks, Call of Duty: Ghosts has found itself at the center of the great fight between Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PS4. The most popular shooter in the world runs at 1080p native on the PS4, and 720p upscaled to 1080p on the Xbox One. There’s the argument to be made that this …

As Strike Continues, Two Bay Area Transit Workers Killed By Train

Two Bay-Area transit workers performing a track inspection were killed by an out-of-service train on Saturday, the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency said.<p>The accident comes amid a strike that has paralyzed the system. <i>The New York Times</i> reports:<p>"One of the workers was an employee and the other a …

Guess the Phone: A Flip Phone Like Any Other Flip Phone

It wasn’t long ago when everyone owned a flip phone—back when N’Sync was still together and there was no such thing as Breaking Bad. The market today …

Here’s What They’re Saying About the New iPhones

“It is the gold standard in phones,” Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller said of the iPhone 5s when he unveiled it during a special event at …

Sixth U.S. Warship Now In Eastern Mediterranean 'As Precaution'

By Andrea Shalal-Esa<p>WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A sixth U.S. warship is now operating in the eastern Mediterranean, near five U.S. destroyers armed with cruise missiles that could soon be directed against Syria as part of a "limited, precise" strike, defense officials said late on Friday.<p>They …

Nokia Says Amber Update Hitting All WP8 Lumia Devices Before October

Nokia on Friday took to its Conversations blog to address a number of concerns surrounding its recent Amber update for Windows Phone 8. Among the …

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Google Confirms It Has Acquired Android Smartwatch Maker WIMM Labs

Google has confirmed it acquired WIMM Labs last year, a company that previously made an Android-powered smartwatch before shuttering operations in 2012. At the time a message on its website said it had entered into an exclusive partnership without releasing further details, but it’s now clear that …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

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Watch Dogs' hacking is slick, functional and often hilarious

<i>Watch Dogs</i>' hacking functionality is slickly implemented in the game, adding a unique twist to stealth segments and car chases when used properly by the player. Using your powers incorrectly, though, can still be pretty damned fun.<p>During a hands-on demo at Gamescom 2013, I was given control of a …

These Mud Flaps Can Help Trucks Slash Fuel Costs

The maker of the EcoFlap says its product can help semitrailer owners and operators save money at the pump.<p><b>It's often a long and expensive haul for fleet operators and truckers</b>. While passenger cars and trucks are getting more efficient to meet new mpg standards, it's not easy to raise the fuel …

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Android phones decline as iPhone reconnects

Google's share of the UK smartphone market has fallen for the first time, as Apple’s iPhone has rebounded.<p>Sales of smartphones running the Google-designed Android software, such as those made by Samsung, accounted for 56.2pc of the UK market in the second quarter of the year, according to research …

Yandex Co-Founder Ilya Segalovich Passes Away

Johannes Simon, Getty Images NewsYandex co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Ilya Segalovich died yesterday at the age of 48. He had been …

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