Alexandros Makarigakis

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Khloe Kardashian Joins The 'Waist Gang'

Khloe Kardashian wants you to see her waist.<p>The reality star posted a selfie Friday, May 2, showing her dressed in a tight black shirt and skinny jeans. The main focus, according to her caption, was her waist.<p>"I love my waist trainer from @premadonna87!!!! Miss @blacchyna has me obsessed!!! Who …

South Sudan Facing Genocide Risk Amid Personal Power Struggle, U.N. Officials Warn

(Recasts, adds quotes from U.N. officials and U.S. and Russian diplomats, details)<p>By Michelle Nichols<p>UNITED NATIONS, May 2 (Reuters) - Ethnic violence in South Sudan risks spiraling into genocide, with the country's leaders locked in a personal struggle for power, top U.N. officials said on Friday …

How the Air Force Could Finally Give You a Decent Wi-Fi Connection

The Air Force is eying a new kind of wireless network.<p>Hoping to improve the way its planes communicate in hostile environments, the aerial branch of …

The Week In Numbers: Overdosing On Caffeine, A Folding Bike Helmet, And More

<b>15 miles</b>: the distance you must walk to charge your smartphone using a new shoe insole that stores energy from footsteps as electricity<p><b>322 body lengths in a second</b>: the speed of the world's fastest land animal, relative to size<p><b>57.14 cups of regular brewed coffee</b>: the amount of caffeine it would …

Floyd Mayweather Narrowly Beats Marcos Maidana, Comes The Closest He Has Come To Losing A Fight In Years

This fight was supposed to be a blowout.<p>It turned into something else entirely.<p>The judges had Mayweather winning 117-111, 116-112, 114-114.<p>It was much closer than that, though. Most people thought Mayweather won, but it was way, way tighter than 117-111.<p>In an interview after the fight, Maidana said …

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Researchers Track Isolated Amazonian Tribe With Google Earth

The researchers studied one village that has only 40 inhabitants.<p>As you can imagine, it isn't easy to study uncontacted tribes in Amazonia. And the history of western interaction with these tribes is dark indeed, often leading to the destruction of these peoples' way of life. So researchers have …

Why Apple's iWatch Will Sell Better In An iPhone 6 World

We will not, indeed, see the first peek at the iWatch at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the beginning of June, according to a report from John Paczkowski at re/code yesterday. “Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell Code/red that Tim Cook will not use WWDC to unveil Apple’s …

Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …

Report: Thousands flee Syria rebel clashes

At least 60,000 people have fled towns in the Deir Ezzor province in eastern Syria which has been the scene of fierce clashes between rival rebel groups, opposition activists say.<p>The al-Qaeda affiliated al-Nusra Front have been battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) for four days …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …