Morgan Hoffer

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Clocks to read 11:59:60 tonight as time lords add leap second

Software could crash and markets suffer as a leap second is added to world time at midnight tonight<p>Airlines, trading floors and technology companies are braced for chaos today as world timekeepers prepare to add a leap second to global clocks.<p>Immediately before midnight dials will read 11:59:60 as …

Business Development

The New American Diet

Today's food is different than it used to be; shouldn't your diet plan be too?<p>Of all the scary things to worry about when you're pregnant, there's one that's probably not on your radar, even though it affects almost every baby born: exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).<p>When we began …

REVIEW: Samsung’s First Nook Tablet Is Cheap And Has One Key Advantage Over Amazon’s Kindle

Since Barnes & Noble no longer makes its own Nooks, it has teamed up with the biggest Android mobile device makers in the world to create the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook— a full Android tablet that also comes with Barnes & Noble's Nook app store and software.<p>If you're already familiar with Samsung's …

Gear & Gadgets

DualShock 4 controller now works wirelessly with the PlayStation 3

The DualShock 4 controller can now be used wirelessly with the PlayStation 3 following a recent update for Sony's older generation console.<p>Posted on Reddit by user shafiggy16, users can now pair the new generation controller with the older system through the Manage Bluetooth Devices option in the …

3 Most Overhyped Games of 2014 So Far, Expected To Be Groundbreaking But Fell Flat On Its Face

Time never stops for anyone and its true, we're already halfway through 2014. The crazy hype of E3 2014 and all those surprising announcements have …

Metal Gear

Mass graves of unidentified migrants found in South Texas

A series of mass graves filled with remains of unidentified migrants has been discovered in a South Texas cemetery.<p>Anthropology researchers exhumed bodies from 52 plots in the Brooks County-owned Sacred Heart Burial Park Falfurrias earlier this month. One plot contained three bodies stuffed inside …

Immigration

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Amazon’s new Fire Phone is a 4.7-inch device with 3D effects

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>As expected, Amazon (s amzn) launched its first smartphone at an event in Seattle on Wednesday. Amazon is calling its device …

The Secret Android Patents That Microsoft Forces OEMs to License

Microsoft has long licensed a glut of patents to Android hardware makers for them to avoid litigation—and how the Chinese government has made public …

Border Patrol Union Mocks Immigrant Children On Twitter

The union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents appeared to mock immigrant children in a tweet on Saturday morning.<p>The tweet has since been deleted, but the union's Twitter account later defended the group from charges of racism.<p>Nearly 50,000 children have been caught crossing the border without …

Does a Parent’s Pot Use Endanger Kids?

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man loses custody of his children after getting a medical marijuana card. The daughter of a Michigan couple growing legal medicinal pot is taken by child-protection authorities after an ex-husband says their plants endangered kids.<p>And police officers in New Jersey visit a …