Kevin Murphy

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The secret (and costly) life of the American teenager

<b>1. America will look a lot different when we grow up.</b><p>Like every generation of adolescents, today’s teens have habits that are utterly unfamiliar to …

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Islamic State beheads, crucifies in push for Syria's east | News Home | Reuters

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State has crushed a pocket of resistance to its control in eastern Syria, crucifying two people and executing 23 others in the past five days, a monitoring group said on Monday.<p>A view shows a damaged part of the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State …

Everything you need to know about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer

While piloting Sledgehammer Games’ vision of a future soldier, I couldn’t shake the thought of The Six Million Dollar Man.<p><i>“We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better … stronger … faster.”</i><p>That iconic line, uttered 40 years ago in the opening credits of a …

Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of 'invasion pretext' | News Home | Reuters

BRUSSELS/DONETSK (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion.<p>A Ukrainian military convoy moves along a road near Donetsk August 9, 2014. …

Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S has 'more than its share of problems' | News Home | Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) - Consumer Reports, which last year gave top marks to electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc’s (TSLA.O) Model S sedan, now says the car it owns has had “more than its share of problems.”<p>A Tesla Motors logo is shown at a Tesla Motors dealership at Corte Madera Village, an outdoor …

How the design firm behind the Xbox built the bike of the future

You can't ride a bike in Seattle without thinking about the seven hills. (No one can agree on which ones make up "the seven," but they're not a friendly ride.) And you better think about the city's famously unpredictable weather patterns. And who knows? You might finish work and want to head …

Perseids meteor shower and supermoon offer divine heavenly show

A dramatic supermoon is set to accompany this year's Perseid meteor shower, one of the most anticipated events on the skywatcher's calendar.<p>Given a dark, clear sky in a normal year, it is common to see more than 100 of the meteors an hour during the second week in August. But this year the Perseids …

Why Call of Duty’s biggest war may be with itself

It only takes a few minutes of playing <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> to understand that the multi-billion dollar franchise – the reigning top gun of the first-person-shooter genre – is having an identity crisis.<p>Squint a little too hard and it's easy to mistake the upcoming game for one of the …

Argentina calls for U.S. intervention in its debt battle | News Home | Reuters

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina on Monday called on Washington to intervene in a court case over the country’s defaulted debt after a U.S. district judge threatened the South American country with contempt for making what he called false statements.<p>Attorneys Jonathan Blackman (L) and Carmine …

U.S. to monitor South China Sea for de-escalation after China rebuff | News Home | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The United States will monitor the South China Sea to see whether “de-escalatory steps” are being taken, a U.S. State Department official said on Monday, a day after China resisted pressure to rein in actions in the disputed waters.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry steps off his …

One in five women in Canada are reaching their mid-40s without having had children - twice as many as a generation ago. These women - dubbed 'No-Mos', or 'Not Moms' - are becoming an increasingly vocal, mobilized force, determined to redefine the cultural narratives of motherhood and womanhood. CBC's Day 6 has more: http://cbc.sh/WXQOJFS