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Japanese Discount Store Shirts with Random English Words

Reddit user k-popstar recently moved to Japan to teach English. Over the last few months he has been wandering into various discount stores and …

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This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

The Congresswoman Whose Husband Called Her Home

Fifty-six years ago this weekend, newspapers across the nation told a sad tale of a family seemingly imploding.<p>At the center of the story was Coya Knutson, the opera-singing daughter of a Norwegian farmer, and the first woman from Minnesota elected to Congress.<p>Voted in on her own merits, not …

Google Street View now serves as your own personal time machine

In the seven years since Google launched Maps, it's collected a ton of imaging and location data, which we've only been able to see in its most recent form. That's about to change, however, after the company announced it's opening all of that information up, allowing you to go back and see how much …

Apple releases iOS 7.1.1 with further Touch ID, keyboard improvements | Ars Technica

First update since iOS 7.1 includes a handful of minor fixes.<p>Apple has just posted iOS 7.1.1, the first minor update to iOS 7.1 following its release …

Google may be creating a sub-$100 Nexus phone using MediaTek processors

The Nexus line of devices have long moved on from their original purpose. The Nexus One proved what can be done with high end hardware and stock …

Facebook reportedly planning money storage and transfer services

Facebook is reportedly planning to take a step into financial services, allowing users in select regions to store money online to use for making payments and transferring funds to others. According to the <i>Financial Times</i>, Facebook could obtain regulatory approval in Ireland to begin offering these …

Stop Telling Yourself You're Too Busy

Ever feel like you're overwhelmingly busy? Of course you have. We all do. But chances are, you might not be as busy as you think—and knowing this …

Pandora adds alarm clock feature for iPad, new app for Pebble users

After introducing a new alarm clock feature for iPhone users back in December, streaming music service Pandora today updated its iPad app with the same functionality. The app already let users fall asleep to music using a Sleep Timer feature, and with today’s update to version 5.3 iPad users will …

Missing MH370: Sub to Scour 'New to Man' Section of Ocean Floor

The air search for signs of missing MH370 will be called off within 72 hours as a robotic submarine begins to scan and map a "new to man" section of ocean floor, the official in charge of the operation said Monday.<p>“It is time to go underwater,” said Angus Houston, the head of the joint agency …

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The Galaxy S5 has a great Photosphere mode, but you have to download it first

Samsung's Surround Shot add-on lets you take Photosphere images<p>Many Android phone makers have developed their own take on Google's Photosphere — the …

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Campaign commentary? Shoe, documents flung at Hillary Clinton

LAS VEGAS – With a flash of comedic timing,<p>Hillary Clintondodged the first controversy of her not-yet-declared 2016 presidential run after a heckler threw a shoe and a nearly half-century-old political document at the former first lady and secretary of State during a speech here.<p>Shortly after …

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The First Good News About the Heartbleed Bug Emerges

Think you can hack Heartbleed? CloudFlare invites you to try to steal private keys from an intentionally vulnerable server.<p>Here’s what appears to be the first glimmer of good news about the Heartbleed security vulnerability: The very worst of all the worst scenarios may not be possible.<p>After a …

Heartbleed security flaw may not be as dangerous as thought

After this week's massive Heartbleed bug, one of the biggest concerns was that the bug might leak a website's private SSL keys, the key to the green lock that secures data sent to users. It's especially dangerous because, if an attacker did access the keys, they could be used even after the server …