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First digital animal will be perfect copy of real worm

THE Lego robot trundles forward, encounters a wall, stops, reverses. You might think there is nothing clever about that, except that this one has not …

Albanian prime minister's brother 'disgusted' by drone allegations - CNN.com

<i>Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- It's a plot twist that even a thriller writer might have struggled to come up with during Serbia's European qualifying clash with Albania in Belgrade.<p>A drone flying a flag depicting the "Greater Albania" over a major international soccer …

Study Shows Big Government Makes People Happy, 'Free Markets' Don't

<i>Interview with Patrick Flavin, principal author of the study, conducted by the author</i><p>Forget about feeling "like a room without a roof," or whatever that "Happy" song says. If you want to know "what happiness is to you," try living in a social democracy.<p>A recent study confirms something leftists …

Choosing The Logo You Love vs. The Logo You're Suggested

Though the most important part of rebranding is the thinking that goes behind the creation of your new positioning and messaging, the logo that comes out of that process is one of the most cherished assets your company is going to own.<p>Creating and picking a logo is a difficult process, and it’s …

Peugeot's new hybrid concept is half SUV, half sports car

If you had any lingering concerns that hybrid cars were boring, Peugeot just smashed them to bits. Its new Quartz crossover concept blends the muscular, offroad-ready profile of a small SUV with green powerplants and aerodynamics that could give better hybrid sports cars a run for their money. The …

WhatsApp, Alibaba and the billion-dollar startups: are we in the midst of another tech bubble?

Venture capital is pouring into tech – but it can’t bring the innovation that long-term state funding will produce<p>Among the things that lead normal, well-balanced people to conclude that the IT industry is crazy are the valuations at which internet companies are launched on the stock market and the …

We really must remember the epic failures of George W. Bush

The New York Times wants us to forget how we got here. The real problem is that Barack Obama stopped reminding us<p>Frank Bruni is mad. The New York Times columnist thinks it’s high time that Obama’s defenders stopped blaming George W. Bush for all the problems in the world. Sure, Bush made a mess of …

White-Dominated Medical Studies Put U.S. Minorities At Risk

One scientist explains how using more diverse test subjects could save lives.<p>When medical research focuses on white people, things get missed, and people die.<p>That's the essence of a commentary published this week in <i>Nature.</i> Bioengineer Esteban Burchard from the University of California at San …

Backing for Condoleezza Rice to take over scandal hit NFL

High powered backing for former Secretary of State to rescue America’s most popular sport<p>Support is growing for a campaign to draft Condoleezza Rice as Commissioner for the troubled National Football League (NFL).<p>American football, the country’s most popular sport and a bastion of macho male …

For London's Cabbies, Job Entails World's Hardest Geography Test

Satellite navigation and GPS can't match the street smarts demanded by "The Knowledge" test.<p>LONDON—Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur in the …

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Intel shows off with wearables, a connected wheelchair, and fresh mobile tech

Intel could announce new PC processors at its big developer conference in San Francisco this week and then pack up and go home. But the chip giant has taken to squeezing its hardware into new types of technology and thereby giving the itself a hip edge.<p>The company will show off a sleek wearable …

Behind Closed Doors, Obama Crafts Executive Actions