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17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

A 3-Star General Explains Why America Lost The Global War On Terror

<i>In this excerpt from Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, r etired 3-star Army Lieutenant General Daniel Bolger, who led NATO training mission in Afghanistan from 2011 to 2013, describes the root cause of the military's failure in Iraq and Afghanistan.</i><p>I am a …

War

This 19-Year-Old College Student Built an Artificial Brain That Detects Breast Cancer

<i>by Elizabeth Kiefer, TEEN VOGUE</i><p>Brittany Wenger is changing the game when it comes to cancer detection technology -- and, at 19, she's just getting started.<p><i>Brittany Wenger explaining her work to President Obama. You know, casual.</i> | Photo: Getty Images<p>Brittany Wenger is one seriously smart cookie. In …

How to Keep Your Car Battery Alive Through a Long Cold Winter

Cold weather is negative, but focus on the positives.<p>(Photo Credit: Alex Kierstein)<p>Batteries are a lot like people in winter; they like to stay warm and be fed regularly to keep their internal chemical reactions happy, even if they're getting less exercise. We compensate with multiple holiday …

Electric Vehicles

Source Close To Obama Shoots Down Billy Joel's Story About Smoking Cigarettes With The President

"This is ludicrous. When it comes to his promise to kick the smoking habit, the President has been keeping the faith," the source said.<p>The Hill based their report on a person who said they saw Joel on Nov. 19 at the Jefferson Hotel in Washington, D.C. Joel was in the nation's capitol to collect an …

The Most Powerful Militaries In The Middle East [RANKED]

Faced with this tense paradigm, every country in the region is building up its own military.<p>Indeed, four of the five fastest-growing defense markets in 2013 were in the Middle East, led by Oman — up 115% in a year — and Saudi Arabia — up 300% in a decade — according to IHS Jane's.<p>We have analyzed …

Here's The Math Behind The CDC's Predictions About How Bad The Ebola Epidemic Could Get

The basic idea behind epidemic modeling is that we can break up a population into different groups based on their relationship to the disease, and describe how people move in and out of those groups over time.<p>In the basic model for Ebola, we break the population into four groups, based on the way …

Celebrated at first, Bergdahl's release raises questions

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release from Taliban captivity was largely celebrated at first.<p>In the ensuing days, however, several serious issues have arisen, bearing upon death, honor and the law.<p><b>Were U.S. soldiers killed searching for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl?</b><p>A controversy exists over whether soldiers …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

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The Future is Now: 9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With respect to the trend first recognized in 1965, it only takes a glance at the headlines covering the high-concept gadgets and gizmos of today to notice …

Nelson Mandela, Robert Mugabe And The Countries They Shaped

As the ailing Nelson Mandela turned 95 this month, the international community celebrated his legacy and rooted for his recovery.<p>Just to the north in Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe, 89, is running for re-election this week. He's looking to extend his 33 years in power, which have been marked by …

A brief history of app pricing, and why most apps are free

We had a look at some of the app purchasing habits and statistics regarding the Google Play Store and Apple’s Appstore the other day, so to continuing in that vein, Flurry Analytics has done a little more digging into just why mobile apps are priced so low, often to the point of being free.<p>For this …

New surgical knife can instantly detect cancer

A knife can help surgeons make sure they removed all the cancerous tissue, doctors say.<p>LONDON — Surgeons may have a new way to smoke out cancer.<p>An experimental surgical knife can help surgeons make sure they've removed all the cancerous tissue, doctors reported Wednesday. Surgeons typically use …

Warm up your wrist: 5M smartwatch shipments expected in 2014

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Smartwatches of some sort have been around for years without truly making a dent in the mainstream consumer market. That’s all …

Report vaguely hints at ‘aggressive’ iWatch team hires, late 2014 debut

As reported by Financial Times, “people familiar with Apple’s plans” for the iWatch are claiming Apple has started a hiring frenzy as they ramp up development of the upcoming product. The article goes on to state that people close to Apple feel that “the timing of the hiring spree implied the …