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10 things to do now to reduce your breast cancer risk later

Long before we get our first pimple, budding breasts remind us that we're women in training. We love them, we hate them. We want them to grow bigger, we wish they'd stop growing, we wonder why this one is smaller/bigger/rounder/flatter than the other, why men are staring at them--and why they're …

Jicama and How to Use It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: This tuber might not win a beauty pageant, but it should win a place in your kitchen.</i><p>Jicama belongs to the enormous legume family, whose members include chickpeas, green beans …

NJ high school football investigation puts hazing in focus

The abrupt cancellation of football season at a New Jersey prep powerhouse signaled something more than locker room hijinks. Now seven teens are facing sex crime charges as this solidly middle-class town and its beloved football program find themselves at the center of the broader debate over how …

How to use the QuickType keyboard on iPhone and iPad

QuickType is Apple's predictive keyboard that gets smarter as you use it. Since QuickType is contextually aware of your conversation, it can even …

Reports of Witchcraft-Related Child Abuse On the Rise in London

LONDON — Kevani Kanda was just six years old when her family accused her of being a witch. She was being molested by a relative and the trauma made her wet the bed and sleepwalk.<p>But instead of trying to find out what was wrong, Kanda's family were convinced she was possessed by an evil spirit. For …

Yosemite National Park Photos

Travel<p>Yosemite National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

iOS 8 How-to: Use Camera to enter in credit card info

With iOS 7, Apple added a new feature in iBooks, iTunes and the App Store that allowed users to scan iTunes gift cards with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the string of characters on the back of the card. Now in iOS 8, you can use the device’s camera to scan and enter credit card …

Colorado high school shooter kept 'diary of a madman' about bullying

The student who killed a classmate before taking his own life at a suburban Denver high school last year wrote in his diary that he was “a psychopath with a superiority complex”, and he hoped that the attack would start a conversation about school bullying.<p>Karl Pierson, 18, wrote that he planned …

Thousands of spiders 'bleed out of the walls' and force family from home

A family was driven from their suburban St Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.<p>Brian and Susan Trost bought the $450,000 home overlooking two golf holes at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring in October 2007. Soon after that, they …

What the iPad needs next

Apple's next event is coming soon, and it should be all about Macs and iPads. And yet, this year, all of a sudden, the iPad just doesn't seem all that exciting.<p>Why? Because the iPad really hasn't been changing all that much. It's firmly entered "evolutionary, not revolutionary" territory. And maybe …

Pomelo Green Beans Recipe

This time last month I was setting off on a journey that started with me flying through Charles de Gaulle airport to Marrakech where we spent the …

Afghan-US security deal hits fresh impasse

<b>US and Afghan officials are giving conflicting reports of a compromise designed to save a future security deal.</b><p>On Tuesday, Afghan officials said the US had offered to send a letter admitting past American mistakes.<p>However, US National Security Adviser Susan Rice later said no such letter …

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Microsoft unveil Remote Office app

App allows users to control Word, Excel or PowerPoint using any Windows Phone 8 device<p>Microsoft has unveiled an app which allows users control Word, Excel and PowerPoint presentations with any Windows Phone 8.<p>Office Remote will allow users to skip between PowerPoint slides and control an on-screen …

Google Nexus 5 review: A Nexus with power, potential, and the right price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Google Nexus 5</b> has LTE for multiple carriers, a sleek and solid build, and an excellent price. It makes crystal-clear calls, battery life is long, and integration of Google Now is deep and wide.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Nexus 5's screen is dimmer than its competitors' and its camera struggles under …