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Dogecoin, Coinye, & Catcoin: A Dummy’s Guide to Cryptocurrencies

Forget Bitcoins. There’s a whole world of e-currency alternatives out there that you should know about.<p>If you’re wondering what the hell …

Man Hilariously Recreates Romance Movie Scenes with Boss’s Dog

For the last month, Chris Naka (aka mmsspp) has been recreating scenes from classic romance movies with his boss's dog, Wrigley. It all started one day when his co-workers at Blue Man Group in Chicago came up with the idea for Naka to pose with the adorable pooch in a famous scene from <i>Titanic</i>. With …

Cute

How Should You Treat Your Medical Emergency (If You're on a TV Show)

Medical emergencies on television dramas are very different from real life. In real life, you will want to seek medical help, which may save your …

Teen Drunk Driver With 'Affluenza' Is Being Sued For Millions By His Victims

Many of those family members were outraged when 16-year-old Ethan Couch got probation after a psychologist testified he had "affluenza" — meaning he thought he was immune from punishment because he was rich.<p>Couch's family may still be on the hook for millions in related civil litigation, though. …

Crime

President Obama will meet w/ Tim Cook & tech execs tomorrow to discuss Healthcare.gov & NSA surveillance

The White House has announced (via TIME) that President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with a long list of high-profile tech executives tomorrow to discuss the controversial rollout of the Healthcare.gov website as well as NSA surveillance programs that have recently come to light:<p>“Tomorrow, …

GOP offers holiday hope sans ACA

With the holidays nearing, Republicans offered glad tidings Saturday that the nation’s health care problems can be addressed. Their remedy? Something other than Obamacare.<p>“We should offer some hope and good cheer. The truth is there are good reasons for hope, if we can just change direction,” Sen. …

Rodman's North Korea trip still on

Dennis Rodman plans to travel to North Korea next week to train its basketball team, a trip unaffected by the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle.<p>Jang Song Thaek's execution, announced early Friday in Pyongyang, marked an unprecedented fall from grace of one of the most powerful figures in the …

Sprint reportedly interested in acquiring T-Mobile, may offer bid in first-half 2014

The big four U.S. Carriers could be going down to just three sometime in the future, at least if a new report from the Wall Street Journal proves accurate. Reportedly Sprint is currently considering making an offer to buyout T-Mobile. Right now Sprint is said to be studying regulatory concerns but …

Apple's 'iWatch' Said to Arrive in October 2014 with Wireless Charging

According to Chinese site <i>C Technology</i> [Google Translate, via <i>GForGames</i>], Apple is planning to release its long-rumored iWatch alongside the next iPhone in October 2014, with the company having tested two iWatch prototypes. However, the report also states that Apple has not decided on the final …

Consumer Behavior, Not Snapchat, Created The Need For Instagram Direct

This morning Instagram announced Instagram Direct, a new feature to privately send your friends photos and videos. Instagram refers to these photos on its blog as ‘moments’ to help people share things like “An inside joke between friends captured on the go, a special family moment or even just one …

Clap USB Stick & Camera Yellow

Is it a camera? Is it a USB stick? <b>Clap</b> your hands because it's both! That’s right, Clap is a USB camera. This finely constructed gem pays attention to the most minute of details and has a <b>knack for simplicity and functionality.</b> Equipped with a two megapixel fine glass lens, 1280x1024 picture …

North Korea executes Kim Jong-un's uncle as a traitor

Jang Song-thaek was a mentor to the young North Korean dictator until he was publicly purged last week.<p>The once-powerful uncle of <b>North Korean</b> leader Kim Jong-un has been executed for treason after being branded "despicable human scum", according to the state news agency.<p>Jang Song-thaek was a mentor …

Alien Cockroach Species Invading the U.S.

<b>New York City, home to eight million people and untold numbers of cockroaches, just got a few more of the latter.</b><p>A newly seen species, <i>Periplaneta japonica,</i> has just been <i></i>discovered in New York’s elevated High Line park. As its name implies, the cockroach is native to Japan, and this is the first …

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …

Killer marine given special protection in jail amid Islamist attack fears

Sgt Alexander Blackman, the Royal Marine jailed for murdering a Taliban insurgent, is segregated from other inmates as senior ex-Royal Navy figure urges protection for family<p>The Royal Marine who executed an injured Taliban insurgent is being placed under special protection measures in prison amid …

So you want to fly drones? Here’s what the law says

Amazon(s amzn) may have big plans to fill the urban air with drones, but many amateurs have already beaten the company to the punch. This month, my …

Android 4.4.1 KitKat Rolling Out for Nexus 7 WiFi (2013)

Yesterday, Google started rolling out the Android 4.4.1 KitKat update for the Google Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 LTE (2013). As always, the WiFi …

Android News

These companies could be watching everything you buy this holiday shopping season

If last year is anything to go by, Americans will spend over $60 billion in the four days from Thanksgiving, this Thursday (Nov. 28), to the end of the weekend. That doesn’t include “cyber Monday,” when merchants put up post-Thanksgiving deals online; Adobe reckons Americans will spend another $2.3 …

Identity Theft