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A Tiny Pill Monitors Vital Signs From Deep Inside The Body

After testing all the pieces of a tiny pill-size device, Albert Swiston sent it on a unique journey: through the guts of six live Yorkshire pigs.<p>Pig bodies are a lot like human bodies, and Swiston wanted to know whether the device would be able to monitor vital signs from inside a body. It did.<p>It's …

Medical Technology

The Most Stylish Men of 2015

From A$AP Rocky to Jared Leto, see who made the cut.<p>It might not be hard to pull off a suit—but it's a whole other ball game to pull off a suit with an assortment of brooches on your lapel, or with a pink satin shirt and crystal-encrusted loafers. We're highlighting our favorite men this year who …

Red Sox DH Ortiz to retire after 2016 season

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, Boston's beloved "Big Papi" who helped the cursed franchise end its dynasty of disappointment and cursed …

Baseball

21 Ways to Give the Gift of Flipboard This Holiday Season

Everyone knows someone who’s crazy passionate about something, and it’s always fun to indulge those people around the holidays. Well, this year, we have the perfect gift for you to send friends who are into things like food, photography, travel, tech and so much more: the Gift of Flipboard. (Even …

Foodies

Square is about to set its IPO price, and it will reportedly be even lower than expected

CNBC's Kayla Tausche says sources familiar with the situation suggest Square's IPO could be priced even lower than $11. The company will begin trading on NYSE Thursday morning.<p>"It appears the large shareholders want a steeper discount on the stock for assurances that it performs well and advisors …

Jack Dorsey

'Three teams' in Paris onslaught as police hunt suspects

A 29-year-old Frenchman was the first to be confirmed among the seven attackers, all of whom died in the assault, while two other men who registered as refugees in Greece have been linked to the atrocities.<p>The Greek line of enquiry, and the discovery of at least one Syrian passport at the scene, …

François Hollande

Red Sox surrender too much for Kimbrel

If you're a Boston Red Sox fan, this is exactly the trade you feared Dave Dombrowski would make when he joined the front office, trading away the …

9 Wedding Photographers Reveal The Most Memorable Photo They've Ever Captured

These stunning images will absolutely take your breath away.<p>Wedding photographers capture memories that will last a lifetime. From a couple's first kiss as newlyweds to their celebratory first dance, professional photographers simply have a way of harnessing a multitude of emotions on film. And as …

Facebook Explains Why It Activated Safety Check Feature for Paris Attacks—and Not for Beirut

Safety Check isn't a new feature for Facebook. In fact, Mark Zuckerberg introduced it to the social platform over a year ago. However, it wasn't until the Paris attacks on Friday night that many started noticing an unfamiliar notification confirming the safety status of their friends located in the …

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

National Parks

Verizon to charge new $20 activation fee

Just when you thought your cell phone bill was getting simpler, Verizon has a brand new fee for you.<p>Well ... it's an old fee, brought back to life, actually.<p>Verizon (VZ) will begin charging certain customers a $20 activation fee when they add a new line to their service. The fee is a one-time …

AP FACT CHECK: Putin puffery in Republican's latest debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — You'd think from the latest Republican presidential debate that Donald Trump and Carly Fiorina have special insights into what …

Carly Fiorina

Break It Down: NPR Reporters Fact Check The Republican Debate

Tuesday night's Republican debate focused on economic issues. NPR reporters look at candidate claims about business creation, the minimum wage, trade and the length of the tax code.<p><b>NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley on the health of the economy:</b><p>Republican candidates painted a fairly bleak …

Republican debate: highlights and analysis as Donald Trump attacked for immigration plans

Ruth Sherlock analyses the Republican debate as Donald Trump and Jeb Bush clash over Trump's pledge to deport 11 million illegal immigrants<p>A steadfast performance by Jeb Bush in Tuesday's Republican debate has halted the sense of desperation around his U.S. presidential campaign and may buy him …

Hillary Clinton proposes loosening restrictions on marijuana

<b>Orangeburg, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton proposed loosening restrictions on marijuana in South Carolina on Saturday, telling a largely African-American audience that she would like to reschedule the drug in order to spur research.<p>"What I do want is for us to support research into medical …

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New Android adware reportedly “nearly impossible” to remove

Lookout has discovered a new form of adware that roots a device after the user installs it, then entrenches itself as a system application. This makes it impervious to any normal means of deleting it, even factory resetting the device.<p>This is a new, more sophisticated version of typical adware, …

Google Play

The Week in Review: Adele’s Big Week

Adele is atop the music charts this week, four years after her last album, 21, which sold 31 million copies. Her comeback single, “Hello,” reached over 1 million downloads in its first week, the largest single digital sales week of all time, in addition to streaming over 67 million times on Spotify …

Music

MLB Rumors: Early Suitors for Top 10 Free Agents

In other sports, free agency is a sprint. Our Bleacher Report NBA colleagues were writing about the few remaining "hidden gems" by July 4—just three days after the market opened and before anyone could even officially sign.<p>Baseball free agency is more like the MLB season. It goes on and on, and …

Leaked Comcast documents show its data cap has nothing to do with network congestion

Recently, Comcast began introducing 300 GB data caps for Internet subscribers across various markets in the U.S. If you go over your allotted bandwidth limit, you'll be charged $10 for every 50GB of data you use. Or, you can opt to pay Comcast an extra $30/month to eliminate the cap completely. We …

Net Neutrality

Is It Harmful to Use Music as a Coping Mechanism?

Putting on headphones to regulate emotions may not always be beneficial.<p>Listening to music is aform of emotional self-care that many of us turn to every day, without much conscious thought. The streaming service Spotify, well aware of this, offers a collection of “Mood” playlists, from “Anthems of …

Psychology

LOOK: Royals World Series parade is so big it cripples traffic

Pictures from above during the Royals World Series parade must be seen to be believed.<p>The Kansas City Royals had their World Series parade on …

Young fan awards Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen amazing heartfelt souvenir

Major League Baseball handed Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen the Roberto Clemente Award on Monday. But one fan nearly upstaged the league with …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

5 takeaways from the third GOP debate

Bush is a bust, Rubio a winner, and Trump a bit player.<p>What a mess. CNBC — a financial network accustomed to grilling CFOs on their price-to-earnings ratios — is not especially practiced at staging presidential debates in front of a national audience, and it really showed at a shaggy and …

Government

After nearly 2 years of having its butt kicked by Apple, Samsung is showing signs of a turnaround — sales are up

Profits rose to $6.42 billion (7.39 trillion won), up substantially from the $3.6 billion (4.1 trillion won) the company posted in 2014.<p>The growth in revenue and profit comes mainly from Samsung's semiconductor and display business.<p>But even Samsung's beleaguered smartphone business looks like it is …

Galaxy Note