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The Navy Is Outfitting Sailors With $3000 Kindle Knockoffs

For about $3000, deployed submariners will get an e-reader called a "NeRD" or, Navy e-Reading Device, which comes preloaded with 300 books.<p>Why not just outfit sailors with Kindles or iPads? Well, since there is plenty of secret information on subs, the Navy needed a device that couldn't take photos …

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Columbia University students create software allowing native iOS apps to run on Android devices

For some time now, iOS users have cited the quality and quantity of third-party software available for the platform as an important factor in their choice of mobile devices. Over the years Android has amassed its own collection of apps and users have continued butting heads over which system had …

Yahoo buys self-destructing mobile messaging app Blink

<b>Yahoo has acquired Blink, a mobile application that allows users to share messages that self-destruct, in order to poach the talent behind it.</b><p>The app will reportedly be shut down in the coming weeks so that Blink's seven-person team can work on Yahoo's "smart communication" products.<p>This includes …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

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13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

6 Ways to Motivate Your Kids

Try these no-nag strategies to get them to pick up, do homework, brush teeth, and more.<p>Convincing your children to do things they <i>don't</i> want to do can be challenging. And making them stop doing the things you don't want them to do can be even trickier still.<p>We asked experts who have cracked the code …

10 Hypothetical Conversations With My Future Teenage Daughter

<i>Written by Casey Mullins for Babble.com</i><p>I used to fall asleep dreaming about Tom Cruise when I was 11. When I was in my early 20s, I fell asleep pretending to be an inspiring guest on <i>Oprah</i>. Lately however, I fall asleep having hypothetical conversations with my future teenage daughter. Addie is …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Kenichi Ebina Performs an Epic Matrix- Style Martial Arts Dance - America's Got Talent

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Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack

In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars Technica deputy editor and a self-admitted newbie to password cracking, downloaded a list of …

Could You Handle an Emergency? What to Do in 12 Scary Situations

Read this now so you won't panic when you need to save your child in a dangerous or scary situation.<p>You see your toddler at the bottom of the pool.<p>Imagine this: You take your eyes off your toddler for just a few seconds in your neighbor's backyard, and suddenly you see her body at the bottom of the …

Kids Growing Up: How Wonderful and How Sad

A few months ago, an editor at <i>Redbook</i> brought me an essay by Laura Munson called, "Where Did My Little Girl Go?" In it, she expresses how hurt she feels by her 11-year-old daughter's constant, low-grade rudeness. Her daughter is no more than the usual mean tween, but because she was an …

Dear Less-Than Perfect Dad

I was deeply inspired and moved by Lea Grover's blog entitled <i>"Dear Less-Than-Perfect Mom"</i> on April 30th and with full credit to her and incredible moms everywhere, I was moved to offer these thoughts from a dad.<p>Dear Dad,<p>I've seen you around. I've seen you yell and threaten your kids at the park or …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

Photo Series of a Young Girl Dressed Up as Great Women Throughout History

Photographer Jaime Moore‘s daughter Emma recently turned 5 years old. Naturally, being a photographer, Moore wanted to commemorate the event for her …

11 Of The World’s Hottest Bikes

New York City’s soon-to-be-launched bike-sharing program has met with Big Apple-size skepticism. It’s too dangerous for a city with so little cycling infrastructure, detractors cry. The bike stations are too ugly (and a blight on historic neighborhoods), and the bikes themselves are crass …

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Taufik Hidayat fires a 305kph jump smash

Yonex Badminton

Who remembers this moment back in 1995? What a history. What a legend. Peter Gade.

ARCSABER11 TAUFIK HIDAYAT LIMITED EDITION

Taufik Hidayat‘s unique and creative style of play is now to be enhanced by the precision designed ARCSABER 11 racquet. He has chosen the ARCSABER 11 …

Good marks for Hong Kong in World University Rankings, but history is a fail

Hong Kong institutions fared reasonably well in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, being represented in the top 200 in almost all 30 …