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Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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Strange rock containing 30,000 diamonds baffles scientists

Miners unearth rare rock stuffed full of diamonds that has baffled scientists<p>When Russian miners pulled a strange red and green stone out of the ground, they immediately knew it was different to the thousands of tons of ore they process every day.<p>In fact, what workers at <b>Alrosa</b>'s Udachnaya diamond …

The new Age of Empires is a fast-paced, touch-based game for Windows 8

The next entry in Microsoft's Age of Empires series is a fast-paced, touch-based multiplayer game coming to Windows 8. Called <i>Age of Empires: Castle Siege</i>, the new game will hit Windows PC and Windows Phone 8 in September.<p><i>Castle Siege</i> lets players choose from several civilizations — including the …

Sleep drunkenness may affect more than 1 in 7 people, study finds

Ever heard of "sleep drunkenness"? If you've ever tried to reach for your phone when your alarm clock rings or been so disoriented when you wake up that you don't know where you are, you may have experienced what's known formally as "confusional arousal."<p>More than 1 in 7 people in the U.S. may …

Michael Brown 'no angel' controversy

<b>The New York Times is under fire for its profile of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot to death by police in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August.</b><p>The article, which was published on Sunday, the day before Mr Brown's funeral, paints an intimate portrait of his life. It also reveals …

Review: Parallels Desktop 10 brings even tighter OS X/Windows integration, overall performance improvements

<i>Last week, Parallels launched the upgrade to v10 of their software and today, you can now get the full version online.</i><p>Parallels Desktop has long been one of the go-to applications for using your Mac to virtualize a wide variety of operating systems, and many considered its previous version 9 as …

Disputed Apple iPhone 6 Quick Start Guide Leaks, Source Claims 128GB Model

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>MacRumors has questioned the veracity of this leak on two counts. First, they clarify that the date on the iPhone 5S calendar icon “corresponds to the date when iOS 7 debuted, Monday, June 10,” not the date of the phone announcement. This makes sense because it is the software that is</i> …

‘Stop the Tape! Right There!’: Rush Limbaugh Alleges ‘Major Break’ in Relationship Between the Clintons and Black America

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday offered “informed speculation” on what he called a “major break” in the Clintons’ relationship with black America.<p>Limbaugh first noted that the Clintons have gone “nowhere near” Ferguson, Missouri, since the controversial police-involved shooting of …

The Worst Common Mistakes to Do at a Restaurant: How to Ruin Your Night (and Everybody Else's)

From gaming the online reservation system to getting too tipsy, these are the restaurant "don'ts" to avoid.<p>Dining out at a restaurant is not a one-way street. <i>Yes</i>, it should be a special experience. <i>Yes</i>, your meal should be delicious, worth the price tag, and prepared to your liking. And, given the …

Why Every Man Should Be Strong | The Art of Manliness

<i>Even though “</i><i>Semper Virilis: A Roadmap to Manhood in the 21st Century</i><i>”</i> <i>turned out to be a truly epic post (more like a short ebook, really), I</i> …