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Ten Things You Might Not Know About Kurt Cobain

With the 20th anniversary of his death this Saturday, we present some intriguing facts about Nirvana frontman and grunge legend Kurt Cobain<p>There are …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

The Number Of People Who Like Colorado's Legal Marijuana Is Getting Higher And Higher

The poll found 57 percent of Coloradoans now say they think marijuana usage should be legal, compared with 35 percent who say it should not. The 22-point spread has widened from the 10.5-point spread by which voters passed the 2012 Colorado referendum legalizing small amounts of possession and …

WhatsApp Promises Facebook Purchase will Not Affect User Privacy

Almost a month after announcing Facebook’s plan to acquire it, WhatsApp today published a blog post titled “Setting the record straight” in which co-founder and CEO Jan Koum attempts to address concerns about how the transaction will impact the popular messaging app. Koum starts off by thanking …

Details on Apple’s iOS health tracking app hint at advanced iWatch features

The iWatch could be a far more advanced health tracker than previously thought.<p>We’ve been hearing that Apple was developing a health tracking app, dubbed Healthbook, and making health a big focus of its rumored iWatch for months now. But new details on Healthbook published this morning by 9to5Mac …

Due to activist lawsuits, US gov’t wants to keep our metadata longer

"A more limited retention of the [business records] metadata is not possible."<p>As a result of the myriad of pending lawsuits challenging the legality …

Feds Drop Most Fraud Charges Against Barrett Brown

Federal prosecutors have dropped all but one of 12 fraud charges against Barrett Brown, a journalist and activist linked to hacker organization Anonymous. Those charges accused Brown of aggravated identity theft for what amounted to copying and pasting a hyperlink to material stolen by an Anonymous …

Zaha Hadid's Sleek New Sports Stadium in Tokyo

With her trademark modern style, smooth lines, and bright white open layout, it's no surprise that UK firm Zaha Hadid beat out 10 other finalists to win a contract to design and build a new national stadium for Japan. The 80,000-seat stadium is a key part of Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Olympic …

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Beware this big iOS flaw -- and it's not alone

Mobile security remains a struggle: CanSecWest calls attention to flaws in Android and BlackBerry 10, while a newly discovered encryption weakness in iOS 7 could put iPad and iPhone owners at risk.<p>"In terms of security, [Apple's iOS 7 is] much worse than iOS 6." <br />--Tarjei Mandet, Azimuth …

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Apple’s Jony Ive Seeks Product Inspiration In Unlikely Places, Heads A Team Of Just 15

Apple’s design guru Jony Ive sat down with John Aldridge, for Time/The Sunday Times for a lengthy interview and profile, and while the article doesn’t really expose any secrets of the longstanding icon of consumer product creation, it does reveal some oh the particulars of how he does his job.<p>The …

Metallica Talk Epic New Song 'The Lords of Summer'

"It's fairly representative of where our creative headspace is at right now," Lars Ulrich tells Rolling Stone<p>"We promised our fans we'd play a new …

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