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Gorgeous Aerial Photos Show Paris Like You've Never Seen It Before

Collage by Hugo Barros

Creepily realistic robot can hold conversations and answer questions

Robotics

Amazon reports loss on revenues of $15.7B; highlights Kindle success

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / William Christiansen<p>In a quarter when Amazon’s (S AMZN) stock price hit a record high, the company delivered …

Mobile Payment At U.S. Starbucks Locations Crosses 10% As More Stores Get Wireless Charging

Starbucks is seeing impressive adoption of mobile payments in its U.S.-based store locations, the company revealed during its quarterly earnings conference call last night (via WSJ). Mobile payments crossed the 10 percent mark in the U.S. as a percentage of in-store purchases, indicating efforts …

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Google And Make Magazine Beat The Classroom With Virtual Science Camp For Teens

Science class is about to look a lot more boring. One million kids logged on to Maker Camp last summer, so today Google and Make Magazine (affiliated with Maker Faire) announced the second year of its online summer camp, which teaches teens to build, hack and explore. The six-week program on …

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Want To Increase Your Productivity? Take Control Of Your Time

A friend of mine recently told me about a problem she was having at work. <i>“I usually think I have enough time to get things done, but something always comes up and then I’m behind schedule on projects,”</i> she said. <i>“My boss spoke to me about this, and I’m worried that if it happens again she’ll include</i> …

Tips for Effectively Working from Home

If you're considering working from home, it's important to find a healthy balance between getting your work done and having a healthy home life. …

5 Facts You Need to Know About the Latest Bird Flu Outbreak

This picture taken on April 3, 2013 shows a Chinese health worker looking at viles as workers prepare an H7N9 virus detection kit at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Beijing. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)<p>(TheBlaze/AP) — A bird flu virus never before found in humans has grabbed world …

How The World Will End, According To 1939

You will burn. You will freeze. And the moon will explode. Four gruesome apocalypse scenarios from the September 1939 issue of Popular Science.<p>Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. The scientists of 1939 would like to add "moon explosion" and "giant meteor" to that list—and they …

There's No Sign Of Economic Recovery In America's 'Soup Lines' [Chart]

For those getting increasingly optimistic about the U.S. economic recovery, here's a pretty depressing chart from James Bianco (via The Gartman Letter).<p>This chart shows that number of people dependent on food stamps has surged. The average monthly benefit amount has also increased.<p>Bianco writes …

What the Death of the Sun Will Look Like

About 1.2 billion years from now, the sun will begin to change. As the hydrogen fuel in its core is used up, the burning will spread outward toward …