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What Happens When You Just Give Money To Poor People?

<i>For more of our reporting on this story, please see our work in</i> The New York Times Magazine <i>and on</i> This American Life<i>.</i><p>A couple of months ago, we reported on a charity called GiveDirectly that's trying to help poor people in the developing world in an unusual way: by sending them money with no …

Stuck loading Grand Theft Auto Online? Try these fixes

Grand Theft Auto Online — the multiplayer element of open-world action game Grand Theft Auto V — launched Tuesday, but a lot of players haven’t even made it through the tutorial yet. Publisher Rockstar said to expect problems at launch, and actually getting into the first tutorial race is now the …

Humorous docu-vid makes strong case against 'artificially' low speed limits

Road safety is not to be taken lightly. Each year, thousands die on American roads, with driver error as a leading cause. Throughout motorized history, one of the prime ways used to curb deaths has been through speed limits. But are today's speed limits too low? We see both sides of the argument, …

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C launch to 'brighten everyone's day', says Apple

Top-end iPhone 5S and cheaper iPhone 5C in an event to be shown to a select group in China iPhone 5S and 5C launch - live coverage iPhone 5C preview iPhone 5S preview<p>Apple's invitation to an event at its Cupertino headquarters on Tuesday promises to "brighten everyone's day". Shown via satellite …

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New Grand Theft Auto V promises excellence

Graphics, plot, and a freaking minigun.<p>September 17 can't get here quickly enough. Rockstar Games has just released a new trailer for GTA V, the fifth installment in the long-running Grand Theft Auto franchise. The short clip features a host of characters, cars, weapons, planes and backdrops that …

'Made in USA' on the rise as manufacturing costs drop

Americans may be fond of lamenting the decline of the country's economic clout and the flood of "Made in China" goods, but they may soon have to find something else to complain about.<p>According to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the U.S. is fast becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for …

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America's Most Outlandish Governor Says Obama Hates White People

Republican Paul LePage's long history of inflammatory remarks -- and why it might come to an end soon<p>Depending on who you ask, Maine Governor Paul LePage's latest quote is either nothing out of the ordinary or outrageously shocking. Those familiar with LePage will react with a sort of irked …

CyanogenMod details Device Finder, promises a secure way to track lost phones

While there's no shortage of tools to find lost Android smartphones, they're not especially secure; it's theoretically easy to spy on a handset without consent. The CyanogenMod team may foil those would-be snoopers with its newly detailed Device Finder service. Unlike many locators, Device Finder …

CHART OF THE DAY: iPhone Buyers Are Younger, Richer, And Better Educated Than Samsung Smartphone Buyers

For the past couple of years, Samsung has been mocking Apple in its advertising.<p>One of the overt messages delivered repeatedly is that Apple's iPhone is no longer hip. It is for old dorks. Samsung is for the hipsters, says the advertising.<p>Well, the latest data from Consumer Intelligence Research …

Apple Supplier to Ship New High-End and Low-End iPhones in Early September

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has asked Hon Hai, its chief supplier, to ship new high-end and low-end models of the iPhone in early September.<p>Suppliers first began preparing components back in June, according to the paper’s sources. The cheaper iPhone is expected to be dubbed the …

Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood Prisoners Die in Egypt as Unrest Continues

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>36 Muslim Brotherhood prisoners in military control died in Egypt on Sunday in what's bound to …

Galpin GTR-1 Supercar: Unveiled

"I've always been in love with coachbuilding and what that means," Galpin Auto Sports President Beau Boeckmann told <i>Popular Mechanics</i> at The Quail Gathering during Monterey Auto Week. "It's so romantic to buy a Duesenburg chassis and design a car around yourself. What could possibly be better than …

Three gamers respond to Microsoft’s ever-changing Xbox One policies

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>It’s hard to keep up with all of the changes Microsoft has made to its policies for the Xbox One. Not so long ago, it said that owners would need an Internet …

Ubisoft Says Next-Gen Game Preorders Outpacing Current Gen

It’s hard to describe how excited the gaming public is to have a new console generation finally arrive at last, but now we’re starting to see ways in which that sentiment is quantified. Speaking to MCV, Ubisoft’s Europeon Chief Alain Corre revealed that pre-orders for their upcoming games like …

An App That Can Accurately Measure Your Exact Bra Size (WTF?)

This one’s for the ladies, but we know the gentleman will care to read for pure entertainment value.<p>As we’re sure you have experienced, there are few things more annoying than a poorly fitting bra. But most of us don’t have the time to go in and get measured by a professional. And besides, the …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …