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The Queen Is Going to Make $58 Million for Being the Queen Next Year

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Thanks to a new 5-percent raise, Queen Elizabeth II is expected to rake in a little over $58 million …

Nelson Mandela's Daughter: 'It Doesn't Look Good'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A day after there were reports that the former president of South Africa was placed on life support, …

Google[x] unveils Project Loon to bring the world Internet via balloon

Google is bringing the Internet to the developing world via balloon.<p>Yesterday the search giant published a blog post detailing Project Loon. The project emerged out of Google[x], Google’s secret lab that works on “moonshot ideas,” or projects that are a little farther afield.<p>Internet connectivity …

Qatar Plans To Accommodate 2022 World Cup Soccer Fans In Floating Hotels

As stated by the WSJ, the island would be developed by Barwa Real Estate Co, a local firm partly-owned by the government, at a cost of $5.5 million.<p>The concept of the floating hotel can be developed as a space-saving, energy-efficient structure that will provide off-shore hospitality. In addition …

Sony PlayStation 4 Launch Edition Already Sold Out At Amazon

Gamers are speaking with their wallets following E3 2013, a show that was dominated by Sony PlayStation 4 in the next gen battle. Amazon has already sold out of the $400 PlayStation 4 launch edition of the next gen console, which will be available on day one of Sony’s launch. Sony is still selling …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Chinese DIY Inventions

One visible sign of China's recent economic growth is the rise in prominence of inventors and entrepreneurs. For years now, Chinese farmers, engineers, and businessmen have taken on ambitious do-it-yourself projects, constructing homemade submarines, helicopters, robots, safety equipment, weapons …

Tulips in Black

Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-03-22T09:33:10+00:00 March 21st, 2018|<p>A collection of great rail journeys around the world: from the legendary Trans-Siberian …

Thinking Through The Motion: Tips For Achieving Effective Muscle Gains

Action of Contraction<p>Believe it or not, we’re all dummies! I do not mean that literally, but for the most part our bodies can twist and turn in …

Health

How To Build Back Muscle Size: 8 Tips For An Impressive Back

It's a fact: a truly impressive back is about as rare as a balanced state budget or a Lindsay Lohan sighting outside a police car.<p>Why is that?<p>For one …

Top 10 Foods That Burn Fat

Anytime the topic of discussion in my blogs, articles or newsletters has turned to my own personal grocery shopping list, there has always been a …

South Africa urged to 'let Nelson Mandela go'

South Africans and Nelson Mandela's family have been urged to "let him go" as the revered former statesman prepared to spend another night in hospital suffering from a recurring lung infection.<p><b>Mr Mandela</b> was rushed from his home in Johannesburg by ambulance in the early hours of Saturday after …

After Zynga Confirms 18 Percent Layoffs, It Lowers Guidance in All-In Mobile Move

Zynga confirmed it was laying off 18 percent of its workforce — which represents 520 employees — in a bid to reduce costs, as it seeks to drastically …

Zynga

Chris Andersen must sit Game 6

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NBA suspended Miami Heat center Chris Andersen for Saturday's Game 6 against the Indiana Pacers after an altercation with Pacers …

12 dead in aftermath of tornadoes, floods

The death toll has jumped to 12 in the aftermath of a swarm of destructive twisters that tore through the Midwest, killing seven adults and two children in Oklahoma and causing three deaths in Missouri blamed on flooding.<p>Floodwaters also proved deadly in Oklahoma, where a 4-year-old girl died after …

eBay Asks Users to Petition US House of Representatives

eBay is pushing its users to petition the US House of Representatives over what it calls “unfair Internet sales tax legislation.” This campaign is, of course, in regards to the Marketplace Fairness Act, which has already been approved by the Senate.<p>In case you’re unfamiliar with the Marketplace …

LeBron James' layup as time expires in OT lifts Heat past Pacers

MIAMI -- LeBron James caught the inbounds pass, changed direction and immediately attacked the rim.<p>There was no one in his way.<p>There was no stopping …

Google Glass gains ClockworkMod Recovery for future hacks: have a peek!

This week the folks at CyanogenMod, far and away the most popular 3rd party ROM development group, have revealed their first shot at ClockworkMod …

Future proofing: Xbox One to support 3D and 4K content

The Xbox One is a next-generation console, and as such, it's built with some future proofing in mind. It can do things you're not quite ready for just yet, such as play back 4K resolution games, movies, and TV. And it'll support 3D visuals too, despite the fact that 3D in the home has yet to catch …

Tornado-battered Okla. school buries first victim

Seven of the 24 people killed by the tornado in Moore were students at Plaza Towers Elementary.<p>MOORE, Okla. – The tragedy at Plaza Towers Elementary took a new turn Thursday with the first of seven funeral services for the children killed three days earlier when a tornado smashed the school to …