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Uber’s ‘destinations’ feature could turn basically everyone into an Uber driver

Even you<p>Starting soon, Uber drivers looking to earn some extra money on their commutes to and from home — especially those who drive part-time — will be able to with the ride-hailing app's new "destinations" feature. Drivers heading in a specific direction can input their destination into the app, …


A Chinese tech company has developed a smartphone battery that charges to 50% in 5 minutes

Fast charging technology works by including sturdier components which can deal with a higher power input, according to Android Authority.<p>Qualcomm has also been experimenting with fast charging, offering a 60% charge in five minutes. Samsung's Galaxy S6 handsets can get four hours of usage from 10 …

Battery Charging

Japanese gang boss found beaten to death

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man described by police as a boss in Japan's organized crime network, the yakuza, was found dead on Sunday night, bleeding from the head after being bludgeoned multiple times, a police official told CNN.<p>Tatsuyuki Hishida was found bleeding from the head with multiple injuries, said police …


See the Original Coke Bottle Patent Granted 100 Years Ago

Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum …

Minute of Silence Pays Tribute to Paris Victims: Pictures

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China Still Has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

China leads the world once again when it comes to supercomputing.<p>The country’s Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2”) supercomputer is the most powerful machine …

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…


Dad convicted of hurling child off cliff gets life term

LOS ANGELES (AP) — She would be a young woman now, but instead Lauren Sarene Key is forever the 4-year-old child who never returned from a visit to the coast with her father.<p>Nearly 15 years after the girl plunged to her death from a 120-foot seaside cliff, her father was sentenced Friday to life in …


These Majestic Photos Will Give You A Spacegasm

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition have been announced and they'll make you want to leave planet Earth.


Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …


Meet The Photographer Who Immortalized Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architecture

A new PBS documentary shines a light on Pedro Guerrero, photographer to the Starchitects of the 1950s and ’60s.<p>Fresh out of school, Pedro Guerrero (1917–2012) landed the role of Frank Lloyd Wright’s photographer and played a pivotal role in presenting the architect’s work to the public. During the …

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How To Get Your Flight Attendant To Love You

Ever wondered how to get that extra bag of pretzels during a flight?<p>Flight attendants have a lot of power in the skies, and it turns out some simple, easy-to-follow rules can be the difference between a stressful travel experience and an extra pleasant one.<p>While most airlines prohibit flight …

7 Ways to Cook a Better Steak | Men's Health

Getty Images<p>#3 Bring the heat<p>Most grillers don’t get their grills hot enough for the sear needed for a great steak crust.<p>If you’re using gas, preheat your grill for at least 20 minutes before slapping any meat on the grates.<p>For charcoal, use a chimney starter. That way you won’t have to use …


Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

No caper: Bruce Wayne dethroned for armor-wearing Batman

Move over, Bruce Wayne: There's going to be a new Batman fighting crime in Gotham City for DC Comics, and instead of a cape, he'll wear a manga-style suit of armor.<p>The creators of Batman are dethroning Wayne and bringing in a new Dark Knight as DC Comics begins to gear up for the annual Free Comic …

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Team finds cracks in the 'ice bridge' theory - Futurity

A new study challenges the "ice bridge" theory, or Solutrean hypothesis, of how the first humans settled North America.

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Top 10 Hubble Photos - Photo Gallery

NASA; ESA; F. PARESCE, INAF-IASF, BOLOGNA, ITALY; R. O’CONNELL, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA;<br>WIDE FIELD CAMERA 3 SCIENCE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE<p>10<b>Cosmic Fireworks</b> Sparkling with energy, a cluster of young stars lights up a cavity in the roiling dust of the Tarantula Nebula. For Zoltan Levay, charged with …