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Bose finally made a wireless version of its great noise-cancelling headphones

Plus noise-cancelling neckbuds and new earbuds for the fitness crowd<p>Perhaps Bose won't ever truly win over the obsessive audiophile crowd, but the company sure has built a loyal following thanks to its best-in-class noise cancellation technology. And today, those top-notch headphones are going …

Cortana Android app will soon let Windows 10 mirror your phone’s notifications

This is a pretty cool tidbit to come out of Microsoft’s Build conference. Probably thanks to some much more exciting news from Tesla, it went under the radar entirely. Apparently, the Redmond, Washington-based company is planning to soon let a future version of Windows 10 mirror your Android …

Steph Curry signed with Under Armour because Riley hated Nike shoes

Riley Curry rules the world. Or at least dad Steph Curry's endorsement decisions.<p>One of the biggest coups in the branding world was Under Armour snatching Curry away from perennial sports juggernaut Nike. And now the story of how they did has come to light thanks to an ESPN article by Ethan …

The Serengeti Rules by Sean B Carroll review – a visionary book about how life works

Carroll argues that life, from genes to ecosystems, is regulated top-down by predators – a powerful idea that can help us devise cures for disease and regenerate natural habitats<p>As diagnosed by Thomas Kuhn in his classic <i>The Structure of Scientific Revolutions</i> (1962), science proceeds by way of a …

Bill Gates And Other Billionaires Pledge To Take On Climate Change

The United States and 19 other countries on Monday promised to work toward doubling their spending over five years to support "clean energy" research.<p>At the same time, 28 private investors, including Microsoft's Bill Gates, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon's Jeff Bezos, pledged their own money …

'Racing Extinction': Documentary Explores Global Loss of Wildlife

News<p>A giant ape made its way up the Empire State Building in New York City in August earlier this year. Moments later, the ape was gone, replaced by a humpback whale barreling through the surf.<p>In a bar a few blocks down from the iconic building in Manhattan, filmmaker Louis Psihoyos smiled. This …

The 16 Best Desserts From All Over The World

Sure doctors and nutritionists and pretty much the whole Internet say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we beg to differ: It's definitely dessert. Here, 16 desserts from around the world that every sugar lover has got to try (or at least dream about).<p>Sure doctors and …

Cream Cheese

Fantasy Football Week 10: Preview and Predictions

Somehow, Week 10 of the NFL season is upon us, which means we’re hitting the home stretch before the fantasy football playoffs begin. This article will preview all of the Week 10 games and make some bold predictions as well.<p>If you’re looking for a fill-in for Ben Roethlisberger at the quarterback …

Chronos Turns Any Watch Into Smartwatch

Want to enjoy those amazing smartwatch’s features, but don’t want to replace your existing watch? Then you may like to use Chronos to turn your watch …

Wearable Tech

No Crap: Missing 'Mega Poop' Starves Earth

Earth has a problem: not enough poop.<p>The extinction of megafauna both at land and at sea has led to a shortage of mega manure, new research finds. As …

GPS collar stops tracking wandering wolf OR7

The wolf OR7 became globally famous when he took off from his northeast Oregon pack four years ago and wandered thousands of miles in search of a mate, his movement tracked by a GPS satellite.<p>His actions will now be much harder to track.<p>Wildlife officials say the collar that transmitted his …

Warriors' 'luck' continues in impressive fashion with win over Clippers

OAKLAND — Talk about luck.<p>The Golden State Warriors didn’t even have to face Chris Paul on the Los Angeles Clippers’ ill-fated final play on Wednesday night. Point proven. Doc Rivers was right. Time to swap team logos with the Celtics — shamrocks all around.<p>Or, back here in the land of the …

Basketball

Fossil Whale Found Surrounded by Prehistoric Puke

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>Spread along the southwestern coast of Peru, the 9.9 to 8.9 million year old rock of the Pisco Formation has yielded some stunning fossils. Paleontologists working there have found the bones of enormous predatory whales, delicately-preserved shark jaws, and sea turtles, …

Prehistory

The Best Donut Shop In Every State

A new artisanal shop with locally sourced jellies and Nutella bacon glazes seems to open every week now, and it can be hard to determine what's really worth it. That's why we determined the best donut destination in every state in America just for you.<p><i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p>Homer Simpson isn't exactly …

Doughnuts