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What Google Glass has taught us one year in

Google opened up its now iconic Glass for sales to a limited number of “Explorers” just over a year ago, and is allowing the general public to purchase Glass for $1,500 for one day only today. Like any substantial piece of technology that becomes pop culture, Google’s face computer has been the …

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U.S. announces visa restrictions

President Barack Obama stepped up the pressure on the Ukraine crisis Thursday morning, creating authority for sanctions directly targeted at those the U.S. blames for what’s going on, as well as immediately placing visa restrictions on them.<p>No individuals have been identified so far, but the …

Azoi Unveils 'Wello' Health Tracking Case for iPhone

Science and technology company Azoi has unveiled the Wello health monitoring case for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPhont 5s, allowing users to track various human metrics such as blood pressure, heart rate, temperature and more, reports <i>GigaOM</i>.<p>The case itself features a thin design with Bluetooth …

Lawyer: General accused of sex crimes to plead to some of the lesser charges

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair -- once one of the U.S. Army's top commanders in Afghanistan and accused of "sodomy ... by force" and other military crimes -- is to set to plead guilty Thursday to some charges but not the most serious levied against him, his lawyer said.<p>Sinclair will plead guilty on …

Babe Ruth-signed ball sold at auction

One of the most famous autographed baseballs in history -- the one signed by Babe Ruth with a promise to hit a home run for an ailing 11-year-old boy …

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Jadeveon Clowney: 'I should be the No. 1 pick' in 2014 NFL Draft

Jadeveon Clowney said Thursday that he should be the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.<p><b>More Draft: NFL Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Latest …

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Ohio State vs. Delaware final score: Buckeyes win another at home, 76-64

LaQuinton Ross had another big night to help the Buckeyes remain unbeaten.<p>Delaware hung around, but in the end, the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes were too much. Ohio State stayed unbeaten with a 76-64 win over the Fightin' Blue Hens Wednesday night in Columbus.<p>The victory was the eighth in a row at …

UK Weather: Woman Dies As Winds And Rain Batter Britain

A woman has died and a sailor is missing as wild weather batters Britain.<p>The search for a missing sailor who fell overboard from a small cargo ship …

Compelling Photographs of Life Off the Grid in Alec Soth’s ‘Broken Manual’ - The Fox Is Black

Broken Manual is a stunning series of photographs created by Alec Soth over a four-year period between 2006 and 2010. Inspired by men who have become …

Sen. Baucus to Be China Ambassador

Zynga founder reportedly asked Obama to pardon Edward Snowden

President Obama's meeting with a group of leading tech executives yesterday didn't go the way the White House wanted it to when the discussion turned from problems with Healthcare.gov to concerns over NSA surveillance. And according to CNN, one participant in the meeting brought up a subject that …

Greg Dyke defends cut-throat England gesture during 2014 World Cup draw

The Football Association chairman, Greg Dyke, has defended the cut-throat gesture he made at the World Cup draw earlier this month, insisting it was merely "a piece of humour".<p>Dyke caused a stir at the draw in Brazil on 6 December when he slid his index finger across his throat after England were …

Keith Richards turns 70 - in pictures

Today is the 70th birthday of guitarist, survivor and rock'n'roll icon Keith Richards. From an early performance on Ready, Steady, Go in 1964, to the Rolling Stones' headline set at Knebworth festival and appearing with Johnny Depp in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, here's a selection of …

Game trends: Analyzing late-season mo, third-and-1s; right, Motown?

How important is a hot finish for a contender? And stats show how the Lions made the wrong choice on a key third-and-1 in a huge Week 15 loss.<p>SB …

An explosion in slow motion: How 2013 blew apart our notions of privacy

2013 was an extraordinary year for those of us who are interested in privacy and data protection. What was previously seen as the domain of paranoid …

White House review panel proposes curbs on some NSA programs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House-appointed panel on Wednesday proposed curbs on some key National Security Agency surveillance operations, recommending limits on a program to collect records of billions of telephone calls and new tests before Washington spies on foreign leaders.<p>U.S. President …

Watch A Woman Run A 5K In 4-Inch Heels

Photographed by Kava Gorna.<p>You know how some women boast about being <i>so</i> comfortable in their heels that they can actually run in them? Of course, they …

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Florida football recruiting: Gators continue rolling despite losing season

Florida hadn't finished the year with a losing record since 1979. Thankfully for Will Muschamp, there's plenty of help on the way.<p>Even with all of the uncertainty surrounding Will Muschamp and the Florida's' football program right now, the Gators continue to roll on the recruiting trail.<p>According …

Bihar bombing fans fears of new bloodshed in India's age-old caste battle

Sheltering in the shade, next to the buffaloes, the special police commandos shake their heads. "Everything is very quiet," says PC Bharat Parwan, looking across to the village 100 yards or so away across the rice fields.<p>The day before Parwan's unit arrived outside Pisai, a cluster of high-walled …

'Duck Dynasty' patriarch suspended from show for anti-gay comments

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson has been taken off the A&E hit series "indefinitely," following anti-gay comments he made in a GQ interview published online Wednesday that appears in the Dec. 24 issue.<p>“We are extremely disappointed to have read Phil Robertson’s comments in GQ, which are based on …

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Report: Lovie Smith interviews with Texans

According to a report the Texans interviewed Lovie Smith for the Houston head coaching vacancy.<p>'Tis the season for wild coaching speculation (see: …

Fake News Site ‘New Camera News’ Brings The Onion’s Satiric Style to Photography

Being “journalists” more or less restricted to “facts,” we can only look with awe and envy at <i>New Camera News</i>: a blog that tells the truth about the …

U.N. told up to 500 killed in South Sudan clashes: diplomats

JUBA/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations received reports from local sources in South Sudan on Tuesday that between 400 and 500 people had been killed and up to 800 wounded in the latest violence, and the government said it had arrested 10 politicians in connection with a “foiled …

Delta Adds More Flights To Get Football Fans To Bowl Games

Delta Air Lines has a plan for college football fans.<p>In early January, the airline will add extra nonstop service between cities hosting Bowl Championship Series games and the hometowns of some of the teams competing in them.<p>Read more on intransit.blogs.nytimes.com