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Landlords beware: Airbnb is booming in big cities, but many users run legal risks

The company showed up at a hearing yesterday to support a NYC host against $7,000 in fines<p>Airbnb's iPhone app.<p>Nigel Warren can get $105 a night for renting out his room in an East Village apartment on the vacation rentals site Airbnb, which is what he did for three nights during a trip to Colorado …

The 14 Types of Profile Pictures

Your profile picture represents you. You want to convey that you're fun, interesting, well-traveled, worldly, witty, or any number of likable, …

Breast Cancer

Twenty Years Ago Today the World Wide Web Went Public

Twenty years ago today, something happened that changed the digital world forever: CERN published a statement that made the technology behind the …

CERN

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We all understand that action movies are cheesy escapism. After all, could one commando really take out a whole compound full of bad guys?<p>Actually, …

Call of Duty

Your Child Will Never Be Safer In a Car Than In the Arms of Batman

Despite his gruff mannerisms, deep down Batman is a tender, loving superhero. And had he kids of his own, he would embrace and protect them just like …

Batman

Why Amazon Wants To Make You Pay Sales Tax

Our days of sales-taxless, free-love internet revelry may be numbered. Thursday afternoon, the Senate voted to open the floor to a bill that could …

Inflight flirting reaches new heights

Well you'll be happy about this move: passengers can now flirt with the object of their affection in the skies, without even leaving their seats.<p>How? …

Flirting

Watch a Woman from the 1990s Explain What a Computer Is

One of the things that will never fail to make me happy: seeing people stuck in time explain what modern day technology is. Kim Komando hosted an …

DOS

JailbreakMe Mastermind Comex To Now Work At Google

Comex, developer of the revolutionary JailbreakMe 3.0 tool for iOS 4, has just announced via Twitter that he will soon be interning at Google, just …

Cheating to Learn: How a UCLA professor gamed a game theory midterm

On test day for my Behavioral Ecology class at UCLA, I walked into the classroom bearing an impossibly difficult exam. Rather than being neatly …

In runners' tent and ER, a rush to save limbs -- and lives

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Within minutes after the bombings, a runners' medical tent became a triage center<br>• First responders tried to save lives -- and limbs -- before transporting victims to hospitals<br>• Hospital trauma teams put training -- and emergency plan -- into action as patients arrive<br>• Some are taken to …

Innovative science teacher honored as National Teacher of the Year

A high school science teacher who starts class each day by saying, "Welcome back to another day in paradise," and who came up with a unique way for his students to graduate from their small, rural high school with college credit has been named the National Teacher of the Year.<p>Jeff Charbonneau, of …

Second child of faith-healing couple dies after no medical care

A faith-healing couple serving probation for the death of their 2-year-old son is in trouble once again after a second child died.<p>The 8-month-old son of Herbert and Catherine Schaible, fundamentalist Christians who believe in the power of prayer ahead of modern medicine, died last week, according …

9 Incredible Objects That Prove 3D Printers Are Totally Worth it

If you've got a 3D printer and a little bit of imagination, you can make pretty much anything. While these machines are still too expensive to be …

Tom Hanks

10 Terrible Tech Frustrations My Toddler Will Never Have

When I was growing up, my parents would tell me about all the ancient technologies they had to use in their youth. Whether it was a car with a manual …

Gear & Gadgets

Scientists Have 3D-Printed Mini Human Livers for the First Time Ever

The dream of one day completely doing away with frustratingly long transplant lists in favor of made to order, 3D-printed organs is closer to …

San Diego

How the US Built Its Super-Secret Spy Satellite Program

Ethics aside, espionage is an indispensable part of statecraft. The ISR [Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance] information gathered helps …

Military

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Marathon bombing suspect, charged in federal court with using a weapon of mass destruction

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged today with using a weapon of mass destruction in the April 15 attacks that ripped …

This Iron Man Mouse Puts Tony Stark's Head in Your Hand

If you can't quite stretch to a full suit, then maybe you can make do with am Iron Man mouse to satisfy your super hero hankerings.<p>Built under …

Iron Man

Report: The Start Button Is Coming Back to Windows

If you've been pining for the Start button since Windows 8 arrived on the scene, perhaps some good news: sources who've spoken to the Verge claim …

Software

How Stores Manipulate Your Senses So You Spend More Money

When you walk into almost any store, you're immediately overloaded with sights, sounds, smells, and various things to touch. This barrage on your …

Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out …

Droid Maxx Review: A Battery Beast for Major Bucks

My initial reaction to Apple’s expensive new iPhone battery case was in step with the everyone else’s: It looks like it has a tumor. But what I …

Gear & Gadgets

This Robot Luggage Handler Will Give You Even More Time to Stand in a TSA Line

Freddy Krueger usually travels through people’s dreams. But when he does try to fly commercial, he’s got a big problem—weapons are not allowed on …

Flying

Senators Are Trying to Rush Through a Massive Online Sales Tax Hike

A band of pro-tax Senators are attempting to rush through policy that would see online sales tax being paid even in states that don't have sales …

Wall Street

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