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We Heart It, An Image-Sharing App Used By 30M Young Women, Adds Messaging

We Heart It, a visual bookmarking service popular with teenaged girls, is transforming itself into a messaging app with the launch of new feature called Postcards.<p>In a previous era, young girls sat around with fashion magazines and scissors and cut out their favorite inspirational images, turning …

Play 'Pac-Man' around the world in Google Maps

<i>Pac-Man</i> is already such a worldwide phenomenon, but now one of the most famous video games of all time is available to play on every computer through …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Washington State's First Licensed Marijuana Business For Sale

Less than a week away from the start of commercial pot sales in Washington state, the first person to score a legal marijuana business license there said Wednesday that he's putting the business up for sale—yet another milestone for this new industry.<p>In an interview with NBC News, Spokane-native …

Cannabis

Wi-Fi Camera Dropcam Can Now 'See' Humans

The Wi-Fi video camera Dropcam is about to get even better. The company announced Tuesday that Dropcam Cloud Recording subscribers will receive a …

Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions

Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They're issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves.<p>Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their leader, a man who appears determined to push boundaries and …

Lesbian

Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

Queen Elizabeth Gives Pope Francis a Bottle of Whiskey

Pope Francis gave Queen Elizabeth a present today for her great-grandson, Prince George, and the queen reciprocated with a hamper of food - that …

Miranda Lambert Gets Personal on 'Platinum'

Inside the country superstar's fifth album: Campy fun and contemplative moments<p>Miranda Lambert breezes into the headquarters of her Nashville record …

Country Music

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

Japan

Judge to grant same-sex couples more recognition in Ohio

Ohio's refusal to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples wed in other states is unconstitutional, a federal judge said Friday, though he won't issue a ruling to that effect until April 14.<p>The decision comes in a case brought by four lesbian couples who sued the state after they were prevented …

Same-Sex Couples

Polygamy bill allows Kenyan men many wives | Swaziland

<b>Nairobi, Kenya</b> - Kenyan men have practiced polygamy, or plural marriage, as far back as they can remember. In fact, the country has produced Ancentus Akuku Ogwela, who married 130 wives, and, when he died at 92, left behind 210 children.<p>But a new marriage bill that gives men the liberty to marry as …

Will.i.am Is Building a Smart.Phone.Watch

Smartwatch makers have yet to find the sweet spot for replicating your phone’s functionality while also creating new uses. Musician and tech investor will.i.am is taking a different approach by ditching the smartphone entirely with a watch that’s capable of making its own calls.<p>Will.i.am unveiled …

Samsung says it is closer to flexible electronics after graphene breakthrough

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>Samsung and an affiliated laboratory say they have grown large-scale, impurity free graphene, an important step …

Galaxy S5 wireless charging cover now available for preorder

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is on its way, but before it arrives, you might want to pick up a few accessories for your new handset. With this in mind, soon-to-be Galaxy S5 owners will be happy to know that the official wireless charging cover is now available for pre-order.<p>The cover’s status is currently …

Wireless Charging

Google Pays Another Tiny Fine In Europe — $1.4M — For Street View Privacy Concerns

Google has paid a €1 million ($1.4 million) fine in Italy levied by the country’s data protection watchdog for complaints relating to its Street View street-level image capturing cars that date back to 2010.<p>At issue was a failure by Google to make its Street View cars clearly identifiable. In 2010, …