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Obamacare: Saying 'it's working' doesn't make it true

President Barack Obama needs to learn a simple lesson: Saying something doesn't make it true.<p>Though the President has claimed victory touting 8 million "enrollments" under his health care law, Americans cannot and will not wipe their memories clear of the botched rollout and continual failings of …

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Exercise 1 Kickstand single-leg squats<p>Balance on one foot with your hovering leg bent, toe pointing toward the ground <b>(A)</b>. Lean forward slightly, then bend your standing leg as deeply as you can, but so you can still see your toes beyond your knee; the back leg can come down so your toe touches the …

World's Smallest 3D-Printing Pen Lets You Doodle in the Air

The wonderful world of 3D printing just got a whole lot more accessible and portable with the development of the LIX 3D Pen. Touted as the world's smallest 3d-printing pen, the LIX lets you doodle in the air without any paper. After plugging it into a USB port and turning it on, the pen takes less …

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Flying Private Is Becoming Affordable

What is your ultimate fantasy?<p>As a travel filmmaker and journalist, mine is the ability to fly exclusively on private jets -- cutting out the hassle of airports, layovers and exposure to germs.<p>And while that dream may not sound attainable for most, it is not far out of the realm of possibilities …

How to Get Into Luxury Airport Lounges for Free

When you hear the word "layover," what do you picture? If you're like most people, you probably imagine expensive food and drinks, spotty Wi-Fi, and …

2048: The new app everyone's talking about

VENICE BEACH, California -- If you haven't heard of the 2048 app yet, you will. The numbers puzzle shot to the top of the top app download chart this week, and has been the talk of the Internet.<p>Like the <i>Flappy Bird</i> craze of earlier this year, it's already produced dozens of clones.<p>The app is like</i> …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

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New Messaging App for Couples: Share Selfies with Your True Love

Just in case you thought the world didn’t yet have enough messaging apps, dating website HowAboutWe has introduced a new one made just for couples. …

Bye-Bye Browsers: Why Facebook's New App Links Are a Big Deal

Facebook announced a slew of new programs and initiatives for developers at its F8 Conference, but the most exciting might just be App Links.<p>App …

TV ratings: 'Chicago P.D.' rises with some help; ABC's lineup falters

Most broadcast shows were down in the ratings Wednesday night, including<p>Fox's"American Idol"andABC'sentire lineup, according to early numbers for Nielsen.<p>NBC's"Chicago P.D."bucked that pattern, delivering the biggest gain of the night.<p>"Chicago P.D.," a crossover episode with<p>"Chicago Fire,"drew a …

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Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

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Ecstatic states

In the Vietnam War, Bob Walker had been a helicopter mechanic, and he’d watched as his best friend was decapitated by an incoming helicopter’s propeller blade. Ever since then the 69-year-old Paradise, CA vet has struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder — a psychological condition that …

Ayrton Senna: The inside story of the Formula One legend's death at Imola

Special feature: Twenty-one years after the Brazilian driver's death, read Oliver Brown's moving account of how events unfolded<p>• <i>This piece was first published twelve months ago on April 30, 2014, ahead of the 20th anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death</i><p>Turn the key to suite 200 at Hotel Castello, …

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Meme Watch: Cats Make The Best Musical Instruments Thanks To #Catband

For the past week, people have been shooting videos of themselves using their cats to mime musical instruments, labeling it #Catband, then posting the confused little fluffballs on Instagram for our amusement. It’s about time somebody put cats on the internet. They’ve been noticeably absent for too …

Why the music industry is trying—and failing—to crush Pandora

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the launch of Napster, the file sharing service that disrupted the music business and conditioned a generation of consumers to expect to be able to listen to their favorite songs for free.<p>Internet-based music platforms are legitimate businesses now, but …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Feature rich, lacking focus.<p>The Galaxy S5 is a great phone, even if it isn’t particularly ambitious. Samsung has iterated upon the Galaxy S4’s …

Magneto: A Promising Calendar App in Need of Some Work

It's smart, but a little rough around the edges.<p>The calendar apps on your smartphone and desktop do a good job of giving you a snapshot of your day or week, and reminding you of upcoming appointments. But what if they could do more — like tell you when to leave for a meeting based on traffic …

Mississippi Approves Religious Freedom Bill, Governor Signs It Into Law

The Mississippi bill is the first of many varying "religious freedom" bills introduced in several states this year to advance to a governor since a more expansive bill was vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer in February. Update: Gov. Bryant signed the bill April 3.<p>After simultaneous debate in both …

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Eating More Vegetables Can Almost Halve Your Risk of Dying

We’ve all been told to eat our vegetables, and even if we don’t like it, we know they’re good for us. But a new study shows just how good for our …

Japan's scientific whaling ended, but loophole remains

JAPAN'S SCIENTIFIC WHALING program has been ended by the International Court of Justice, but there are concerns the nation may devise other ways of …

Obama Admin Confirms: We May Free Israeli Spy to Save Peace Talks

With the peace process on the verge of collapse, the White House is taking a second look at releasing Jonathan Pollard, Israel's most notorious …

Ukraine Aid and Sanctions Bill Finally Passes Congress

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After a series of delays and the usual partisan bickering, the $1 billion aid package to Ukraine has …

How to Buy a Bike—Even if It's Your First

Want to know how to buy a bike? These are the tips and tricks you need to know, especially if it's your first time.<p>If you plan to do more than just salivate over the shiny new bikes in our Buyer's Guide, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed by your options. Before your head explodes, allow us …

'Star Trek' captain's chair on eBay hosted tons of celebrity buns

Everyone from Walter Koenig to Weird Al Yankovic has sat in a replica "Star Trek: The Next Generation" captain's chair now up for auction.<p>Huston Huddleston is known as the man who saved the bridge. He rescued and refurbed a Paramount-built bridge set for the Enterprise-D. Much of it was …

Science Fiction

The South Pole Is a Great Place to View Space

The Big Bang radiation discovery happened there—and when you look at Antarctic conditions, you can understand why.<p>The South Pole in winter is a far from ideal spot for humans. The temperature averages -72 degrees Fahrenheit (-58 degrees Celsius), it's dark for six months, and it's as bone dry as …

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.<p>Those who wish to pay homage to St Patrick on 17 March could attend a parade, don an outlandish green costume or swig a pint (or several – twice as much Guinness …

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5 technologies that are shaping the future of design

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon/Gigaom<p>Theatrical robots. 3D printers that churn out cells. Wearables for infants. These types of …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

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FORTUNE — Tesla Motors, the innovative electric car company, wants to be a bigtime automaker. To achieve that, it needs to produce hundreds of thousands of vehicles more than the 22,300 electric vehicles it made in 2013.<p>Which means it’s going to need a bigger battery factory. A much, much bigger …