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Surface Pro 2 vs Surface Pro – What is different? | Trusted Reviews

Microsoft has launched the second wave of Surface tablet devices. The Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 take what the originals had and add a lot more …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft Unveils Surface 2 & Surface Pro 2

A year after its initial introduction, Microsoft’s Surface tablet gets an upgrade with the<p>A year after its initial introduction, Microsoft‘s Surface tablet gets an upgrade with the unveiling of the brand new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessor, Surface 2 …

Microsoft releases Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 with more battery life

Microsoft refreshed its Surface tablet computers this week, giving them longer battery life and better comfort on laps as the software giant continues its transformation into a devices and services company.<p>The company said it tried to address many shortcomings of the first-generation Surface …

Fast food restaurants don’t need to pay starvation wages

Why In N Out Burger is far more attractive than McDonalds<p>The more you look at what it means to work in America’s restaurants—especially at the corporate-run chains—the less you will want to eat out.<p>The ongoing protests by fast-food workers for higher wages and paid sick days underscore the most …

What career do teens want? 'I don't know,' many say

U.S. teens are losing interest in the careers of the future -- science, technology, mathematics and engineering -- but many are simply saying "I don't know" when it comes to what they want to be when they grow up, a new study shows.<p>The study comes as educators, the federal government and businesses …

College & University

Apple's stock tumbles after company fails to deliver cheaper iPhone

Apple's stock sank more than 5% on Wednesday as investors expressed their disappointment that Apple did not unveil a cheaper iPhone on Tuesday.<p>The company did roll out the new iPhone 5c, a plastic-coated phone available in five colors. However, the price came in much higher than expected.<p>About an …

Mobile Technology

This Man Wants to Meet Every One of His Twitter Followers

Scriptwriter and magician Declan Dineen wants to meet every single person who follows him on Twitter. He kicked off the #meetandtweet project in January this year with a spur-of-the-moment idea on his personal blog and since then, has been ticking off both new and long-time followers one by one.<p>As …

The Russian Plan Of Removing Syria's Chemical Weapons Mid-War Is A 'Nightmare'

"The Russian proposal sounds attractive, but very quickly, operational problems could derail obtaining international control, much less actually destroying the arsenal," Amy Smithson, an expert on chemical weapons at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Washington, D.C., told The …

How do you dispose of chemical weapons?

With Russia potentially striking a deal to store Syria’s chemical weapons, here’s a guide to their use and storage<p>In the midst of a particularly brutal civil war, international attention focused on the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons against civilians. With a potential deal on the table …

Back To Real Business ... Like Defunding Obamacare

By essentially taking the Syria ball out of Congress’ court last night, President Obama has freed lawmakers to return to the agenda they had …

10 Rather Small Countries That Have Signed On To Bomb Syria

33 countries have signed on in support of a joint statement condemning chemical weapons use in Syria. Here a few you don't associate with military might.

Military Spending

Obama's Problem: The Path Forward In Syria Is No Clearer

With the highly anticipated Syria speech behind him, the path ahead for President Obama's effort to get congressional authorization of military strikes in Syria is no easier than before. In fact, post-speech, it seems more obstacle-strewn and steeper than ever.<p>The speech put Congress no closer to …

Here's A Cop Helping Someone Light Up A Gigantic Two-Pound Joint

Marijuana legalization appears to be going well in Washington State.<p>Here's a picture of a policeman helping a man light a marijuana joint that weighs two pounds at the Northwest Harvest Fest in Bow, Washington.<p>Special thanks to Barry Poppins at Weedmaps' news site Marijuana.com for posting …

Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning?

War was on my mind.<p>I had just fin­ished post­ing last night about Pres­id­ent Obama’s speech on Syr­ia and stepped out­side to clear my head with a …

George W. Bush

Celebrities Are Finally Speaking Out On Syria — Bashing And Applauding Obama On Twitter

Until recently, most celebrities were staying quiet on the subject of Syria.<p>TV legend Ed Asner told The Hollywood Reporter he believes it's because "A lot of people don't want to feel anti-black by being opposed to Obama."<p>While notorious anti-war protester celebs like Sean Penn and George Clooney …

The Shockingly Large Disparity Between Online Interest In Entertainment Vs. Syria

On social media, a lack of interest in Syria.

Social Media

The Feds Might Remove A Huge Impediment To The Legal Marijuana Business

Until this change, marijuana businesses have spent years growing and expanding in an adverse environment.<p>While legalization — and the Federal government's recent decision to step back and not interfere through drug raids— will remove some of those inhibiting effects, there's still a lot that is …

Reporters Push White House on Syria Vote Delay

Jay Carney discusses motives behind President Obama's request to delay a vote for a strike in Syria.

The White House

Why Defunding Obamacare Is an Idea That Won't Die

The Tea Party fixation matters: It's already complicating the latest fiscal showdown in Congress. Once again, John Boehner is in a bind.<p>The Tea Partiers who are convinced Obamacare can still be stopped gathered in front of the Capitol on Tuesday. There were perhaps a couple thousand of them, from …

Cascade Platinum: Turning household goods into gold

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Procter & Gamble

Oyster Launches Netflix For Books

More and more we are transforming into a society of subscribers. Netflix gives us endless, on demand movies and TV. Spotify does the same trick for music. And even though libraries have done this for books, for free, for more than a century, so far there hasn’t been a digital, all you can eat …