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America’s fastest mobile networks are left in the dust by Brazil, Russia, and Mexico

Mobile broadband speeds in the United States can’t keep pace with networks in other countries. In a study of 16 countries, the average US download speed in 2013, at 6.5 Mbps (Megabits per second), was faster only than the Philippines, and then just barely. Despite broad coverage and plenty of …

Cellular Networks

The Long Shadow Of Iran Contra

<b>I am a simple man</b>. Years ago, I made it a policy of mine that I would approve of any deal with Iran so long as it didn't involve selling missiles to the mullahs. I developed this policy in January of 1981, when I was in Washington covering the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan, and the …

Ronald Reagan

Rooftop solar could generate jobs

Los Angeles County could create tens of thousands of new jobs and reduce global-warming-causing carbon emissions if solar-voltaic panels are installed on just 5% of available rooftops, says a just-issued report.<p>The study by the Environmental Defense Fund and the Luskin Center for Innovation at …

Solar Power

Did Allergies Evolve To Save Your Life? - Science Sushi

By Christie Wilcox | October 24, 2013 11:00 am<p>Introduced bee on a native ʻōhiʻa flower.<br>Photo by Flickr user Zesuri<p>As most of my friends on the …

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One-Pan Singapore Noodles Recipe

One-Pan Singapore Noodles<p>What you’ll need to make 4 to 6 servings:-<p>4 eggs<br>• Salt & pepper to taste<br>• Cooking oil<br>• 1 onion<br>• 3 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 inched thick …

Spices

Intelligence agency seeks facial recognition upgrade

The U.S. intelligence community is pushing a leap forward in facial recognition software that will enable it to determine better the identity of people through a variety of photographs, video and other images.<p>Called Janus, the program run by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency …

Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

A haul of fossils found in Georgia suggests that half a dozen species of early human ancestor were actually all Homo erectus<p>The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human …

Babies' Immune Systems May Stand Down To Let Good Microbes Grow

Here's possible solace for parents who are up at night with a baby who gets sick all the time: There appears to be a good reason why infant immune systems don't fight off germs.<p>A newborn's immune system is deliberately not doing battle with every germ that comes along so that "good" microbes have a …

12 Ways to Avoid Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals in Everyday Products

A new list by Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Keep A Breast Foundation identifies some of the most problematic hormone-altering, endocrine …

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds …

Recipes

Gaza's first 'prison baby' on way after jailed Palestinian smuggles out sperm

Boy named Hassan to join three infants delivered in West Bank following IVF treatment for mothers with husbands held by Israel<p>Hana al-Za'anin and her husband, Tamer, have not set eyes on each other, let alone had physical contact, for almost seven years. But the young Palestinian couple are …

Neuroscientist uses MRI scans to show that dogs have emotions similar to humans

Man’s best friend may have more in common with his or her human owners than previously thought.<p>For the past two years, neuroscientist Gregory Berns of Emory University has been conducting a series of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans on canines – including his pet terrier Callie – and he says …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

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