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Siberian Holes Could Be 'Visible Effect' of Global Warming, Experts Say

There's a scary answer for why Siberia is turning into Swiss cheese: Mother Nature has gas, so to speak, and we gave it to her.<p>That's the preliminary conclusion of scientists who have explored the mysterious holes that began popping up in Siberia beginning last month, some of whom have postulated …

Global Warming

Motorola's Road to Irrelevancy - Focusing on Its Core

<b>Remember the RAZR phone?</b> Whatever happened to that company?<p>Motorola has a great tradition. Motorola pioneered the development of wireless communications, and was once a leader in all things radio. In an earlier era Motorola was the company that provided 2-way radios (and walkie-talkies for those …

Deputy was texting while driving before fatally colliding with ex-Napster exec riding bike

<b>(Rouzes via iStock)</b><p>Former Napster executive Milton Olin Jr. was riding his bike on Mulholland Highway when he was hit and killed<p>Sarah Gray<p>August 7, 2014 5:15pm (UTC)<p>Six text messages were sent by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy moments before the deputy fatally struck Milton Olin Jr., …

A Bite From This Tick Could Make You Allergic To Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.<p>This bizarre problem was only discovered a few years ago but is growing as the ticks spread from the …

Was Chris Rainey cut for playing with a fire extinguisher?

Chris Rainey's release was mysterious, but he may have revealed the reason on Thursday night.<p>Chris Rainey was prepped to compete for a big role with the Indianapolis Colts in 2014 before he was surprisingly released at the end of July. Thanks to a series of tweets from the running back, the mystery …

5 reasons not to retire in the U.S.

When it comes to retiring, more baby boomers are finding greener (and cheaper) pastures overseas.<p>More than half a million retirees receive their …

Everything That's Annoying About Silicon Valley Is Summed Up In This One Photo

The latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek has a cover story titled, "In Defense Of The Silicon Valley Tech Bro."<p>The cover shot includes all of the usual stereotypes about Silicon Valley. There's a guy wearing Google Glass and a Y Combinator shirt to show off the prestige ous accelerator program he …

Silicon Valley

Incredible journey: one wolf's migration across Europe | Henry Nicholls

Slavc is a wolf. In 2011, he began an epic 2,000 kilometre migration across Europe from Slovenia to Italy via the Austrian Alps. Several months earlier, he had been fitted with a collar that allowed his movements to be tracked in incredible detail. I talked to Hubert Potočnik, the biologist whose …

More photos of the iPhone 6 just leaked, possibly showing its camera, home button, and more

A new leak claims to show the rear shell of Apple’s iPhone 6, providing yet another look at what could be the iPhone’s redesigned body.<p>The new images, published by Feld & Volk, a company that adds luxurious modifications to iPhones, seems to be consistent with previous leaks. The photos were first …

An Ingenious Way To Keep People From Spying On Your Password

As many a snoopy significant other knows, it’s pretty easy to figure out a smartphone passcode. On the iPhone, the numbers helpfully light up when they are tapped. But thanks to new technology, you don’t have to use the side-eye technique to compromise someone’s privacy. A snoopy Google Glass app …

Brain-Inspired IBM Chip Puts Traditional Computers To Shame

Crossing a traditional computer with a biological one, the brain, is no easy task — but researchers at IBM have been hard at work doing just that. On Thursday they announced the results of 10 years of research and $53 million in DARPA funding. The company's new brain-inspired chip achieves …