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Michelle Obama Wows In Black Vera Wang Dress At State Dinner

Isn't she lovely?<p>Michelle Obama made a jaw-dropping appearance alongside President Barack Obama as they welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to the White House for the State Dinner on Friday. Dressed in a custom, off-the-shoulder black Vera Wang gown, FLOTUS' famously-toned arms were on full …

Hajj carnage 'caused by roadblocks when VIPs visited Saudi King'

Police accused of causing fatal congestion by blocking off roads during VIP visit to King Salman's palace<p>A British-based Hajj adviser has accused the Saudi royal family of causing the deadly crowd stampede that killed more than 700 pilgrims, as relatives of British Muslims on the pilgrimage …

Grandparent Power: Bonds With Seniors Help Stabilize Teens

Study surveyed more than 1,400 adolescents<p>Teens who form close, loving relationships with a grandparent are more likely to have fewer behavioral and emotional problems than less-attached teens, says a study published online in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.<p>The benefits to the teens were …

Teens

Slain Virginia TV Reporter's Father Wrote a Chilling Op-Ed About Gun Violence

Parker's father published an op-ed in The Washington Post, shaming local reps for their stance on gun laws.<p>Just days after last week's brutal Virginia tragedy, the father of Alison Parker, the broadcast reporter who was fatally shot live on air with her cameraman, has published an op-ed in <i>The</i> …

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in U.S. ends in Philly

A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.<p>The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair early Saturday, ending its first American tour after …

Robotics

Facebook is losing one of its revenue streams because everyone is glued to their phones

But there was one area where Facebook's revenue shrank: Payments.<p>Facebook reeled in only $215 million from payments and other fees this quarter, down from $234 million in Q2 of last year.<p>Moreover, Facebook said that it expects that stream of revenue to continue to dry up as fewer people use the …

Personal Computers

People are starting to walk differently because of texting

People who look at their phones while they walk subconsciously "shorten their step length, reduce step frequency, lengthen the time during which both feet are in contact with the ground and increase obstacle clearance height,"say researchers, effectively modifying their gait in order to compensate …