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iPhone-Operated Digital Lock Makes House Keys a Thing of the Past

Kwikset's new Kevo door lock turns your iPhone into the simplest of digital keys. Just have your phone in your pocket or purse, tap the Kevo lock, …

Springs Replace Spokes in New Shock-Absorbing Bike Wheel

The bicycle wheel hasn't evolved much in the past few hundred years. But a new design cushions bumps with an in-board suspension that promises to …

Inside TED: the smartest bubble in the world

Imagine, if you will, a snow globe. Wait, the snow globe is in California — Long Beach to be exact. It’s really sunny in this particular snow globe. There’s a beach. Okay, thinking of a west coast snow globe? Good.<p>What’s inside the snow globe? Buildings — say, the sprawling, mid-century Long Beach …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Meet IBM’s “Boy And His Atom,” Stars of the Smallest Movie Ever Made

The image above shows two animated characters in what has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest movie ever made. It’s …

Nanotech

Brilliant Words Of Advice From 14 Great Graphic Designers

A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world.<p>It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours, and you’ve got tons of ideas, none of which seem to be quite right. Then, self-doubt creeps in: …

Kirsten Gillibrand Kicks Off Ambitious 2014 Fundraising Campaign In NY

The Democratic powerhouse is in New York City Thursday for Off the Sideline's kick-off funder. Gillibrand wants to double her 2012 haul for women candidates.<p>Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, whose work on behalf of women candidates during last year's election cycle helped elevate the New York Democrat to …

Obama Supports 2011 Investigation of Tamerlan Tsarnaev: “It’s Not As If the F.B.I. Did Nothing”

President Obama spent the early afternoon publicly defending the F.B.I.’s 2011 investigation of suspected Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the late other brother of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Two years ago, Russia asked the United States to examine Tsarnaev’s possible jihadist connections ahead of a …

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On Aging: What I Know For Sure About Life After 50

<i>By Lisa Kogan</i><p><i>The O writer and author of the book</i> Someone Will Be with You Shortly <i>shares her thrive guide to life after 50.</i><p>I watched the moon landing, the Watergate hearings and the first episode of "Saturday Night Live" -- from a faux-leather beanbag chair in our wood-paneled family room. I owned …

Recipe Of The Day: Baby Back Ribs (PHOTOS)

We hope you're as excited as we are about grilling season, because after months of months of seeing our grills tucked away and covered we finally get to pull them out again. Grilling season is here guys. And it's a great thing! Not only does that mean that we can now dine al fresco (and get our …

Violence mars superclásico again as River Plate and Boca Juniors draw

The crowd disturbances that have so often marred the <i>superclásico</i> encounters between Argentinian heavyweights River Plate and Boca Juniors came to the …

Check out the Golden State Warriors' Sleek New Arena Renderings

The Golden State Warriors will make the move back to San Francisco once their lease at Oracle Arena in Oakland runs out following the 2017 season, and artists' renderings have finally come out for the concept for the new arena.<p>In short, it seems as if they're building a work of art and playing …

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How does antimatter differ from matter?

ANTIMATTER is that rare thing in fundamental physics: an abstruse concept embraced by popular culture. That is because, as any fan of "Star Trek" or …

Free-for-all

AT THE beginning of April, Research Councils UK, a conduit through which the government transmits taxpayers’ money to academic researchers, changed …

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FORTUNE — Statistician Nate Silver isn’t famous because he’s a mathematical genius. (Although, he is.) Silver’s well-known because he knows how to apply his craft to the real world. The country’s most popular data cruncher is known for his spot-on election predictions — he accurately called the …

Six Ways to Separate Lies From Statistics

The discovery of a spreadsheet error in an influential study by Harvard University economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff inevitably raises a …

Map of the Day: The Geography of Unmarried Mothers

Prison and racial segregation: why a Jewish guy eats with the Aryan Brotherhood

From a 2009 Southern Poverty Law Center report, David Arenberg describes his life as a Jewish guy inside a heavily racially segregated state prison …

A TED Talk That Might Turn Every Man Who Watches It Into A Feminist? It's Pretty Fantastic

This is, hands down, my favorite TED Talk of all time. That isn’t hyperbole. I spent three days trying to pull out some highlights to share and ended up with a second-by-second recap of the whole dang thing.<p>Just hit play, and let the awesomeness wash over you (but especially pay attention around the 10-minute mark because that’s when things get really good).

[ Gone Free ] Quick Drafts: A fast and reliable way to take quick notes and send them to your Calendar or cloud storage services

[ Gone Free ] Quick Drafts: A fast and reliable way to take quick notes and send them to your Calendar or cloud storage services<p>Invalid data returned …

To Save The Job Market, Reduce The Medicare Eligibility Age To 55

If you look at the Census Bureau's breakdown of average wealth by age group, the most prosperous are those on the verge of retirement. They've had 30 or 40 years to gradually build up savings. For example, a couple who each have $50,000 jobs (in today's dollars) and live frugally by spending half …

Retirement

My virginity mistake

<b>(kiwi_baby via iStock)</b><p>I took an abstinence pledge hoping it would ensure a strong marriage. Instead, it led to a quick divorce<p>Jessica Ciencin Henriquez<p>May 6, 2013 1:00am (UTC)<p>I was 14 years old when I married Jesus. Not Jesus, the Panamanian who worked at Six Flags. I mean Jesus Christ, the Lord. …

In today’s Daily Comment, Evan Osnos writes about how “The Great Gatsby” resonates in China: http://nyr.kr/105aVVK

In today’s Daily Comment, <b>Evan Osnos</b> writes about how “The Great Gatsby” resonates in China: http://nyr.kr/105aVVK

Review: Sony Cyber-shot RX1

Near-breathless anticipation is pretty much how you'd describe the mood when Sony announced plans for what, on paper, looked to be the most advanced …