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Infographic: who's leading the arms race?

Beth Israel Deaconess trauma nurses treated bombing suspect like any other patient — almost

The 29-year-old trauma nurse was on-call at home, unwinding in front of a “Friends’’ television marathon on a Friday night. She had been ministering …

The (Just Under) $7,000 Computer Science Degree

How does the iPhone 5 camera compare to previous iPhone cameras?

Inside the Paris apartment untouched for 70 years: Treasure trove finally revealed after owner locked up and fled at outbreak of WWII

By<p>Caked in dust and full of turn-of-the century treasures, this Paris apartment is like going back in time.<p>Having lain untouched for seven decades …

Suds Up: Perfect Summer Craft Beers

Let us take a moment to extol beers — in particular, beers enjoyed during the summer. They cool you down, and you can use the condensation to wipe …

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different …

Guys Like This Could Kill Google Glass Before It Ever Gets Off the Ground

The Segway. The Bluetooth headset. The pocket protector.<p>What do these three technologies have in common? They all pretty much work as promised. They …

Fettuccine with Peas, Ricotta & Prosciutto | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Pasta makes an easy and delicious weeknight dinner, especially when dressed according to the season. Make this wholesome sauce in the spring, when you can find fresh peas — it can be assembled in the time it takes to boil the pasta water.<p><b>Fettuccine with Peas, Ricotta & Prosciutto</b><p>Fine sea salt and …

LOL isn't funny anymore

The going idea is that texting has, in essence, made graffiti a universal pastime: Barely punctuated, sparsely capitalized and with decidedly creative spellings throughout, texting means that today's America is reveling in writing badly.<p>Ten years ago (we'll soon get to why it would only be back …

Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…<p>The new interface is said to …

I Love Winnie Cooper

I have no statistical evidence to support this thesis, but, believe me, it’s true: a disproportionate number of American men who are now between the ages of twenty-eight and thirty-eight will forever love Winnie Cooper. It is not so much a phenomenon as a textbook example of nature versus …

The unofficial Apple store in Afghanistan

Where do people in Kabul go when they want to buy an iPhone? The same place as everybody else: an Apple Store. But one thing separates the Apple Store in, say, New York, from the one in Kabul: Apple either doesn’t know it exists, or doesn’t care.<p>There is nothing new about unofficial Apple stores. …

#Freejahar Hashtag Rallies Emerging Cult of Boston Bomb Suspect

Barely two days after cops apprehended Suspect #2 in the Boston Marathon bombings, supporters of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are rallying online. A flood of …

The Pot Business Suffers Growing Pains

By<p>Ana Campoy<p>DENVER—Like any farmer, Elliott Klug understands the highs and lows of living off the land. But his crop requires a rigorous effort.<p>To keep output going, it is harvested every week. It is also grown only indoors. And though you won't find this tip in the Farmer's Almanac, his workers …

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Deadliest jobs in America.

When I wrote about the falling rate of workplace deaths, one question people asked is whether this is all about the relative decline in manufacturing …

What Happens to the Olympics Plans of Cities That Don't Win Them?

They don't make leadoff hitters like Tim Raines anymore

Here's a bulletin for you: They don't make leadoff hitters like Tim Raines anymore.<p>Maybe you'd already noticed that. Maybe you hadn't. But I've …

Born This Way? - John Corvino

How The NRA Impeded The Boston Bomber Investigation - The National Memo - Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

The intense hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers illustrates another way that the National Rifle Association helps mass murderers — by delaying how …

Shalane Flanagan: 'I Am Just Pissed Off'

In an exclusive interview, top American discusses Boston, bombings and more.<p>On Monday, Shalane Flanagan ran her first Boston Marathon in front of a rollicking hometown crowd, finishing fourth in 2:27:08. It was a slow, tactical race, and Flanagan, sticking to the plan she and her coach, Jerry …

Why Your Phone Doesn’t Work During Disasters–And How To Fix It

When terrorists attack, mobile phone networks fail. They also go down during natural disasters, and even at big sporting events. Here’s what causes network overload and what we can do about it.<p>When two IEDs went off at the Boston Marathon’s finish line on Monday, mobile phone carriers were …

How an IED explodes

Impacts of an explosion<p>The energy released by an explosion can cause a wide range of injuries, depending on the position and distance of a person standing near the blast.<p><b>Blast wave</b><br>A wall of highly compressed air tears tiny fibers in soft tissue.<p><b>Injuries:</b> Lung and ear damage, abdominal bleeding, eye …

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Fertilizer Plant Explosion Near Waco, Texas

Abs-olutely fabulous

MEN have long wondered what exactly it is that women want. Some pore over men’s magazines, with their promises of “washboard abs”, for guidance. The …

'Zerocoin' Add-on For Bitcoin Could Make It Truly Anonymous And Untraceable

Many users of the crypto-currency Bitcoin see it as the first fully anonymous and untraceable currency. It’s not. But with the addition of a clever piece of code called Zerocoin, it could still fulfill that dream of truly private payments.<p>Zerocoin, the work of a group of cryptographers at John …