Lauren Kanne

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LG hopes OLED TVs are ready for a 'breakout year' with Ultra HD

As much as we like LG's impressive OLED displays, the price has always been a problem. Dropping from $15,000 retail to $3,500 was impressive, but the company knows it will have to do better than that for any kind of mass appeal. The LG Display arm that supplies its screens is promising a slew of …

America’s 2014 Murder Capital

Last year, America’s big cities continued the slow but steady decline in murders—even as the number of shootings were on the rise.<p>Last year, …

Crime

The secret madness of Adolf Hitler

What a mysterious ailment during World War I reveals about the motivations of history’s greatest monster<p>All the records agree that on Tuesday, 15 October 1918, a little over a week before the Armistice, Adolf Hitler was blinded by poison gas. A hardened veteran, his four years of service with the …

The Chromebook gains and Microsoft responds

Chromebooks continue to give Microsoft and Windows trouble. And Microsoft continues to make a case against them.<p>More evidence this week showed that the Chromebook continues to make inroads into traditional Windows markets. And Microsoft is responding.<p>First, let's look at a report that came out this …

Consumer Tech

Black Holes May Explode Into 'White Holes' And Pour All Their Matter Into Space, Physicists Say

Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite — 'white holes' that explosively pour all the material they ever swallowed into space, say two physicists. The suggestion, based on a speculative quantum theory of gravity, could solve a long-standing conundrum about …

Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen no shortage of projects using layers of glass to simulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, …

The Top 10 Colleges With The Most Outrageous Party Boys

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- College is a place of education and growth, but it's also a place where students can cut loose and have fun. Whether they …

Conservatives Are Purposely Making Their Cars Spew Black Smoke To Protest Obama And Environmentalists

"Coal Rollers" are diesel trucks modified with chimneys and equipment that can force extra fuel into the engine causing dark black smoke to pour out of the chimney stacks. These modifications are not new, but as Slate's Dave Weigel pointed out on Thursday, "rolling coal" has begun to take on a …

Social Media

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Get your Android 4.4.3 OTA update for Moto G (GSM) and Moto X variants

Android 4.4.3 is slowly making its way towards all the devices officially blessed with a (near) stock Android experience, including Nexus phones and tablets, Google Play Edition devices, and Motorola’s Moto lineup.<p>While variants of the Moto X got first in queue for Android 4.4.3 earlier this week, …

Mobile Technology

How to fix a broken iPhone display

<i>This article was taken from the June 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

The Apple iWatch Is Due This October—Reportedly

Apple watchers disappointed about the lack of iWatch news at the iPhone maker’s presentation Monday have new reason to hope: According to Recode, the tech giant has big plans to reveal a wristworn gadget this fall.<p>Citing “people familiar with Apple’s plans,” the site reports that Apple has a …

Astronomers discover a bizarre new type of "hybrid" star

5th June 2014<p>Astronomers discover a bizarre new type of<br>"hybrid" star<p><b>Astronomers have detected the first Thorne-Żytkow objects (TŻOs). These hybrids</b> …

War Within Me