Kimberly Mcmahon

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North Korea sentences American Matthew Miller to six years with labor

Californian Matthew Miller, who was detained in April in North Korea, was sentenced Sunday to six years with labor on charges of entering the country illegally and trying to commit an act of espionage, according to KCNA, the official North Korean news agency.<p>KCNA said Miller, 24, committed acts …

North Korea

Amazon Announces A 3D Phone Called 'Fire Phone'

SEATTLE -- Amazon is officially in the smartphone business.<p>Confirming months of rumors, the world's largest online retailer unveiled on Wednesday its long-awaited smartphone, the Fire Phone.<p>"The phone is gorgeous," said Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder and CEO, to an auditorium full of journalists, …

Inhabitat's Week In Green: Google's new car, ice walls and the future of bamboo

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>It's 2014 and even though we can 3D print entire buildings and create jewelry from Beijing's smog, we're still struggling to fix our transportation system and …

Bowe Bergdahl's parents: 'It isn't over'

The parents of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl want the world to know they're beyond grateful their son has been released from Afghanistan after five years in captivity, but the battle is far from over.<p>"The recovery and reintegration of Bowe Bergdahl is a work in progress," Bob Bergdahl told reporters …

Clever Birds Open Doors

This remarkable video captures some clever and determined swallows demonstrating their door-opening talents in a parking garage in Canada.<p>Just in time for Caturday, an incredible video about some very clever and determined swallows that learned how to open the automatic doors to a parking garage so …

A World History in Skin, Needles, and Ink

PARIS — As the world map that leads the new tattooing exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris plots out, the art of skin alteration has roots …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

'Genericide': Brands destroyed by their own success

<b>Turning a product into a household name is the stuff of corporate dreams. Isn't it?</b><p>Not necessarily.<p>Think Hoover, Jacuzzi, Frisbee.<p>When was the last time you "vacuum-cleanered" the front room, took a dip in a "whirlpool bath", or played in the park with your "flying disc"?<p>It may seem like a fairly …

Intellectual Property

Samsung's mobile health app can now tell when you're stressed out

The Galaxy S5's heart rate sensor has mostly been handy for fitness gurus, but it's now helpful for the rest of us, too. Samsung has pushed out an update to S Health that uses the sensor to track stress levels; if your heart is racing after a bad day at work, you'll know. The app also tracks …

Black hole doughnut theory cast into doubt

A fresh analysis of data collected by NASA's WISE telescope has cast doubt on the widely accepted unified model for the composition of black holes. …

Black Holes