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The 13 top moments from Clinton's Benghazi testimony

From talk of the 'fog of war' to awkward laughter at a late hour, these are the highlights of the former secretary of state's showdown with the GOP-led committee.<p>Hillary Clinton's marathon testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi provided a few fireworks and even a bit of levity from …

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7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. Yes, it happens--even to the most motivated among us.<p>You may have a great plan for your …

Motivation

America’s long obsession with “Downton Abbey”: How the show became a satire of Britishness

<b>Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery and Laura Carmichael of "Downton Abbey" (Carnival Films)</b><p>The series, now airing its fifth season, has turned into an American soap opera gussied up with a British accent<p>Sonia Saraiya<p>January 5, 2015 9:25pm (UTC)<p>“Downton Abbey” is not even trying anymore. Why …

Isola Tiberina Is The Most Magical Ancient Island You'll Ever Visit

Did you know there was an island right in the middle of Rome? It has <i>quite</i> an enchanting history.<p>Legends abound regarding Isola Tiberina's origins -- the most common one holds that the ancient Romans summoned it into existence when they threw the crops of their evil ruler, Tarquin the Proud, into …

The Future Television Will Be Paper Thin and Rollable, LG Says

Perhaps in a few years we'll see people carrying around their rolled-up televisions the way they used to carry newspapers.<p>LG Display unveiled a paper …

Pi in the Sky: hardware for high-altitude balloonists from Dave Akerman

<i>Liz: Regular readers will be very familiar with the name Dave Akerman. Dave has been sending Raspberry Pis to the stratosphere under weather balloons</i> …

Open Source Software

Raspberry Pi-Compatible Development Board Released

kodiaktau writes: <i>Hardkernel has released a new Raspberry Pi-compatible development board based on the Samsung Exynos SoC. The board is smaller than a</i> …

Hands On: Will Lytro's Illum Camera Live Up to its Vision?

Lytro’s Illum, the first professional light field camera, will be available at consumer outlets worldwide and will ship all pre-orders on Friday, August 1. The camera retails for $1599 and is available in the US from Amazon, Best Buy, Target and B&H.<p>The camera combines a unique mix of 3D graphics …

That Game of Thrones Scene Wasn't a 'Turn-On,' It Was Rape

<b>Spoilers for last night's Game of Thrones follow.</b><p>In last night's episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the character Jaime Lannister rapes his sister and …