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Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs

Solicitors told how to draw up Sharia-style wills penalising widows and non-believers<p>Islamic law is to be effectively enshrined in the British legal system for the first time under guidelines for solicitors on drawing up “Sharia compliant” wills.<p>Under ground-breaking guidance, produced by The Law …

Multi-deal Monday: Roku, Kindle, Orcs, and more!

Wooo, fancy! I'm talking about the Cheapskate's new digs, of course. I'm loving the makeover, and in honor of CNET's sexy new look, I'm going multi -- as in, multi-deal Monday.<p>Roku-ku-kachoo<p>A question for the ages: If you've got $35 to spend, are you better off with a Google Chromecast or a Roku …

Adios, Windows Azure. Hello, Microsoft Azure

Microsoft will announce its rebranding of its "Windows Azure" cloud operating system to "Microsoft Azure," this week, according to a couple of tipsters of mine.<p>The announcement is expected to happen tomorrow, March 25, and to take effect on April 3, the second day of Microsoft's Build conference in …

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

Remarkable Video of a Grizzly Bear Trying to Eat a GoPro Camera

Back in 2013 naturalist Brad Josephs captured remarkable footage of a grizzly bear trying to eat his GoPro HD HERO2 camera, which was recently …

A Very Sleepy Kitten Can’t Decide Whether To Stay Awake or To Fall Asleep

A very cute and very sleepy kitten named Oscar can’t decide whether he prefers to stay awake or fall asleep in this video posted by linz457.<p>In …

Something smells fishy about that Comcast–Apple TV story

News that Apple (S AAPL) is talking to Comcast (S CMCSK) about building a joint TV service offering took the internet by storm Sunday. But details …

Grizzly Bear Eats GoPro Camera

There is no shortage of things to try and do with a GoPro, from climbing ridiculously massive towers and doing handstands at the top, to getting …

iTunes For Android? Apple Said To Be Considering Cross-Platform Music Push

Apple is said to be considering releasing a version of its iTunes music software for Google's rival Android platform.<p>The shocking move would be an …

Does Leaving Fluorescent Lights On Save Energy?

Fluorescent lamps, including compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), use about 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and last six to 15 times as …

10 surprises about our solar system

Here are 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!<p>Remember those …

Chinese Scrapyard Becomes Tourist Attraction after Staff Builds Transformers from Metal Junk

One day, the workers at a scrapyard in China recently decided to get creative with all the metal junk lying around by building a giant Transformer …

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The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

Google hopes to debunk 10 Glass myths

Not everything you’ve heard about Google Glass is true, according to a Google+ post from the company.<p>The Mountain View-based tech giant highlighted some common urban myths — “A tooth placed in soda will dissolve in 24 hours” — before tackling 10 inaccurate beliefs about its smart glasses. The …