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Amputee Gamer Gets Bionic Arm That Has Its Own Drone

Technology Photo credit: Omkaar KotediaWhen biological scientist James Young was pulled under a train in London in 2012, he feared the worst. His …

Metal Gear

Turkey shifts to presidential system, even without constitutional change | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - As Turkey’s incoming prime minister prepares to name his new cabinet, there is little doubt that its primary role will be to rubber-stamp what has already become reality: a shift to a full presidential system with Tayyip Erdogan firmly in charge.<p>Transportation Minister Binali …

North Africa

The secret is out about some of America's most affordable cities, and prices are rising

But here's a list of U.S. cities that are rapidly becoming less affordable: Cincinnati, Charlotte, Pittsburgh, Omaha.<p>In other words, the secret is out. The good news is, many of these places are still affordable — for now. The bad news is that time might be running out.<p>Data crunchers at RealtyTrac …

Housing

Three hours of mayhem, panic and bloodshed as terror comes to Jakarta

The branch of Starbucks in downtown Jakarta is a popular meeting point. Its customers include locals and foreigners. Nearby is a UN office, a street popular with backpackers, and a five-star business hotel, the Sari Pan Pacific. Cars whizz past, or more frequently crawl, in both directions. A …

Extremism
Brazil
Saudi Arabia

US Air Force running out of bombs to fight ISIS

The U.S. military says its 15-month bombing campaign on the Islamic State is depleting its munitions supply and that additional money and other support is “critical” for “the long fight.”<p>"We're expending munitions faster than we can replenish them,” Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said …

Military

30 Ways to Use Your Smartphone When You Travel

One of the best gadgets for travelers may already be in your pocket. From first researching a trip to remembering where you went once you get back, here are 30 ways to put your smartphone to use when you travel.<p><b>1. As a travel agent:</b> If you know your destination but not your dates, use the Fly.com …

U.S. and Pacific Nations Reach Landmark Trade Deal

The United States reached an historic trade agreement with 11 Pacific Rim nations on Monday, setting global commerce and worker standards that would …

Bernie Sanders
Northern Europe

A Surfboard Made By A Rocket Scientist

Blast off!<p>Edison Conner, a former SpaceX rocket scientist and co-founder of Varial Surf Technology, tried for years to create a durable surfboard from aerospace material. In his eyes, the surfboard industry was ripe for disruption. Makers had clung to one manufacturing method for more than 50 …

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

Wi-Fi

Fed Approves Citi Plan To Give More Cash Back To Shareholders

The megabank's plan to pay a bigger dividend and buy back shares has been given the OK by the Fed. It's good news for the bank and its shareholders, after two previous blocked attempts.<p>Citi is out of the Federal Reserve's doghouse.<p>The Federal Reserve has blessed Citi's plan to buy back shares and …