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Photo Shoot with a 15-Year-Old Elk Hunter Challenges Photographer’s Views On Hunting

Recently, after a decade as a successful wedding photographer and another decade as a professional snowboarder, photographer Hillary Maybery decided …

Horrible Bosses 2 review – a silly but irresistible farce

The first Horrible Bosses jarred with me a bit, and I couldn’t help feeling that Colin Farrell, in the role of one of the bosses, showed that comedy is not among his many talents. Maybe I needed time to adjust, because this sequel is fast, outrageous, incorrect and very funny. Jennifer Aniston’s …

FDA Proposes New Nutritional Label

The Food and Drug Administration today proposed significant changes to the nutritional labels that appear on packaged food–the first big changes since the labels were added 20 years ago.<p>Calorie counts and servings appear more prominent, with larger text. And the serving sizes themselves are …

Toyota Halts Sales Of Popular Models To Fix Seat Heaters

There’s never a good time for car problems. But with much of the country in the midst of a deep freeze, Toyota Motor today ordered dealers to stop selling many of its U.S.-built models — including the top-selling Camry sedan — because the seat heaters don’t comply with U.S. safety standards.<p>The …

Justice Department files its first criminal charges against mobile app pirates

The US Department of Justice has filed criminal charges against the people allegedly behind two popular Android piracy websites, Snappzmarket and Appbucket. Both sites offered large catalogs of free app downloads, giving pirates a way to avoid paying for premium apps on Google Play. The two sites …

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Georgian woman cuts off web access to whole of Armenia

An elderly Georgian woman was scavenging for copper to sell as scrap when she accidentally sliced through an underground cable and cut off internet services to all of neighbouring Armenia, it emerged on Wednesday.<p>The woman, 75, had been digging for the metal not far from the capital Tbilisi when …

Armenia makes chess compulsory in schools

Tiny Armenia is a big player in world chess, and a new gambit could make it even bigger: mandatory chess in school. The former Soviet nation has made the game part of the primary school curriculum along with such standards as maths and history for children between the ages of seven and nine.<p>Chess …

Baby on board: mother gives birth during flight to Armenia

A passenger has given birth on board a plane flying to Armenia and named her daughter after one of the flight attendants who helped with the delivery.<p>The healthy baby was born on Saturday, two hours before the Armavia airlines flight landed in the capital Yerevan after a long flight from …

Europe must help Georgia and Armenia, or Russia will

I recently travelled to Georgia and Armenia to meet human rights groups. After two days in Georgia we drove east, the hilly landscape gradually turning mountainous, sheep and cattle tended by shepherds in littered, post-Soviet villages. For a long time the road followed a small river, plastic trash …

Armenia gets closer to Moscow, further from Brussels | Financial Times

By Ben Aris of bne<p>Armenia’s announcement this week that it will join the Russia-led Customs Union trade club is yet another jolt in a tug of war over …

Self-driving cars, next-gen GPS, and more: Euro car makers' latest wares from the Frankfurt Auto Show

<i>Paul Asel is Managing Partner at Nokia Growth Partners</i>.<p>Weeks ago, more than a million visitors attended the International Motor Show in Frankfurt (FAS) to see the latest auto bling. More than 1,090 exhibitors vied for attention in a show that featured glitzy unveilings of the Porsche 918 Spyder, …

Analysts: iOS growth lags, and iPad is losing market share

On the eve of Apple’s big iPhone announcement, we’ve got some interesting stats for your perusal. First, there’s the iOS-versus-Android news: The OSes are fairly close when it comes to growth, with Android taking a slight advantage. But Android still trumps iOS on market share by 7 percent.<p><i>In toto</i>, …

PayPal unveils Beacon: a USB stick that powers hands-free checkout (video)

PayPal's offered its Here service since last year to simplify buying items in brick-and-mortar shops, and today they've just unveiled their latest crack at in-person shopping: a USB stick dubbed Beacon. Business owners running a compatible Point of Sale system (Booker, Erply, Leaf, Leapset, Micros, …

Supreme Court justices don't do e-mail (Trust issues?)

When you sit on high, sometimes it's hard to always grasp what the fuss is down below.<p>This is surely true if you're a Supreme Court justice. You get cases that seem to be about awfully minor details, such as whether someone called Chad in Florida should be hanged.<p>Then there are all these new …

Do sporty women make better entrepreneurs?

<b>Whoops and cheers greet Shavannia Williams, who steps onto the conference floor with an agility unfettered by her 6in (15cm) stilettos.</b><p>This is Heels and Helmets, a training camp for women in Washington DC that uses sport to help them elevate their business game.<p>"Sport teaches us that you cannot …

Washington DC Regulator Outlaws UberX for Small Vehicles

Uber noted today in a blog post that it is experiencing a regulatory setback in Washington DC with the UberX program it recently launched there. The District of Columbia Taxi Commission (DCTC) is effectively outlawing the use of small and mid-sized vehicles UberX because they represent unfair …

SEC orders hedge fund manager to pay $18 million

Settlement with Harbinger Capital hedge fund manager Philip Falcone includes admission of wrongdoing in SEC get-tough policy.<p>Billionaire hedge fund manager Philip Falcone and his advisory company will pay more than $18 million and admit wrongdoing in a settlement with the Securities and Exchange …

Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

At any moment millions of people in the U.S are walking, driving, traveling, shopping and working, that`s why it`s no wonder that <b>personal injury …

Sony Is Planning To Launch A Cable TV Killer For Playstations By The End Of This Year

Amol Sharma and Shalini Ramachandran just broke the news for The Wall Street Journal.<p>S0ny is in talks with all the biggest cable channel owners, including Viacom, Disney, Time Warner, and CBS.<p>In fact, Viacom and Sony have just reached a preliminary agreement. Viacom owns MTV, Comedy Central, …

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