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Globalfoundries' $6 billion New York chip plant waits for Apple

Build it and Apple will come?<p>Globalfoundries has a spanking-new $6 billion semiconductor plant/campus (though, when an additional development center is construced, will be valued at $8 billion) in Saratoga County, N.Y., ready to make world-class chips for smartphones and tablets.<p>But no big …

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E-cigarettes: Is a smoking alternative being choked by regulation?

<b>Dozens of countries are introducing legislation restricting the use of electronic cigarettes, but their proponents say they are harmless and their use could in fact save millions of lives. Could they be right?</b><p>A group of friends sits around a table in a pub in south London, exchanging stories and …

Guppies Can Reproduce AFTER Death, New Study Finds

Talk about a deadbeat dad.<p>Male guppies are able to reproduce for at least 10 months after they die, according to new research conducted by the University of California, Riverside.<p>That's because female guppies have the ability to store sperm inside their bodies, saving it up until the optimal time …

Samsung Promises Smartphone Anti-Theft Feature As Prosecutor Threatens 'Kill Switch' Deadline

Samsung on Thursday promised to swiftly add a new feature to its smartphones allowing owners to entirely deactivate their devices if they are stolen, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon told The Huffington Post.<p>Samsung executives disclosed their plans during a closed-door meeting with …

Americans on Long-Term Hunger Strike to Close Gitmo Prison

Unreported in the mainstream press is the long-term hunger strike by a group of Americans in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Guantanamo prison. The fasters include CODEPINK cofounder Diane Wilson (on a water-only fast since May 1), Veterans for Peace member Brian Wilson (May 12), and former …

Wearable technology: This time it’s a $2,000 helmet

A helmet-mounted display may be available to motorcyclists as early as 2014. While you won’t be able to use it to fire off weapons, like combat pilots do from their helmets in jet planes or helicopters, it will navigate you to your destination with ease and in style.<p>Russian startup LiveMap is …

Wage cuts for British workers deepest since records began, IFS shows

Britain's workers have suffered more financial pain since 2008 than in any five-year period of the modern age, according to research by a leading tax …

Apple reportedly considering a 5.7-inch iPhone

<b>Could the next iPhone hit the "phablet"-level screen size of 5.7 inches?</b><p>According to <i>Reuters</i>, the answer is yes, with "four people with knowledge of …

Georgia vandals knock over monument to Michelle Obama's freed slave ancestor

Police in Rex, Georgia are investigating after a monument to one of First Lady Michelle Obama’s ancestors was vandalized.<p>WSB-TV reported on Monday …

Utah man allegedly raped unconscious woman to 'save her life' with his penis

A Utah man has been arrested and charged with rape after he admitted putting his penis inside an unconscious neighbor to “get her temperature up” and …

Nepal court orders passport change for transgender citizens

Nepal’s Supreme Court has ordered the government to alter passports so that transgenders no longer have to describe themselves as male or female, a …

'Tattoo Nightmares': Parents Paid Tattoo Artist To Sabotage Their Teen Daughter's Tattoo (VIDEO)

Kristina was looking to get a cover-up for her lower back ink on "Tattoo Nightmares." She called the tattoo she had there now a "giant red cabbage," and that wasn't what she'd initially paid for. In fact, she said the tattoo ruined her life. It definitely ruined her relationship with her …

Ron Paul: Edward Snowden May Be Target Of U.S. Drone Strike

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) warned Tuesday that the U.S. government may use a drone missile to kill Edward Snowden, who recently leaked classified information on National Security Administration surveillance programs.<p>"I'm worried about somebody in our government might kill him with …

World's oldest person dies in Japan at 116

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Jiroemon Kimura, who had been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person and the oldest man ever, died Wednesday of natural causes. He was 116.<p>Kimura, of Kyotango, Japan, was born April 19, 1897. Officials in Kyotango said he died in a local …

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8 Stunning Markets Foodies Can't Miss

When traveling, there's no easier way to get a true taste of the local culture than by heading for a stroll around the marketplace. The world over, markets are a place for meeting with friends, checking out the day's offerings, and, of course, stocking up on some of the freshest ingredients …