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Moon, Jupiter closest on February 23

Jupiter is now nearly as bright as it will be for this entire year. The result is a beautiful sky scene. Don’t miss it!<p>Tonight – February 23, 2016 – …

Samsung's Galaxy S7 is making this iPhone fan jealous

It’s been a while since I paid any serious attention to Samsung devices, but at MWC the company caught my eye. The S7, which was announced on Sunday at the company’s Unpacked event doesn’t look all that different from last year, but it’s making me jealous.<p>Samsung’s embrace of building an ecosystem …

Report: Americans Still Don't Have Enough in Emergency Savings

According to a new survey from Bankrate (NYSE:RATE), 52% of Americans have more in emergency savings than credit card debt. That number, though,is the same as it was in 2011, showing that over the last five years, no progress has been made in increasing emergency savings.<p>However, the percentage of …

Indiana man called alleged hatchet attack on Chinese exchange student ‘ethnic cleansing’

When the reportedly self-described “white supremacist” spotted 18-year-old Yue Zhang, she was taking photos for a school project about her new home.<p>As Zhang, a Chinese exchange student at Brown County High School, held her camera lens up to the streets of downtown Nashville, Ind., last Thursday, …

Every Banana Bread Recipe You Could Possibly Want

Ain't no quickbread like banana bread. 🍌<p>If there were ever a contest to determine the best baked good of all time, banana bread might just win: fluffy and comforting, sweet (but not too sweet), it fills your home with lovely aromas for hours after it emerges from the oven. Not to mention, it's the …

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Computers can detect boredom by how much you fidget

The discovery could lead to the creation of tutoring programmes that adapt to a pupil's level of interest, academics say<p>Computers are able to measure boredom levels by reading a person's body language, academics have revealed.<p>The research has found that, by analysing a person's movements as they …

Apple vs. FBI: 9 Updates in Fight Over Killer's Locked iPhone

Here’s the latest since CEO Tim Cook refused to comply with a court order demanding his company unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s cellphone<p>Stakes …

Poorer students benefit less from a bachelor’s degree than the wealthy

Conventional wisdom holds that a bachelor’s degree is a worthy investment because it should help provide you with more earning potential than if you …

BuzzFeed's new video app helps you binge watch its shows

BuzzFeed is launching a dedicated video app today to give visitors easier access to its videos and to help encourage binge watching.<p>Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed’s founder, announced the new app at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It’s available for both iOS and Android today and focuses on organizing …