Mike Carter

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GOP defense hawks, fiscal conservatives battle over budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — A battle between GOP defense hawks and fiscal conservatives prompted the GOP chairman of the House Budget Committee late Wednesday …

Malaysia Airlines Struggles to Salvage Its Image a Year After Flight 370 Disappearance

The past year has been a terrible one for Malaysia Airlines. On March 8, 2014, Flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur bound for the Chinese capital, Beijing, …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Paranormal

Silicon Valley Favorite Philz Coffee Gulps Up $15 Million To Expand Nationwide

A lot of coffee shops would love to claim that they’re not *just* a coffee shop. But that can actually be said about Philz Coffee.<p>Philz has become an institution of sorts in its native San Francisco Bay Area, with many a tech industry product or deal being hatched over a cup of its strong brew. …

5 engaging ways to share social media content

You sit down at your computer armed with a bunch of great content and you're excited to share with your audiences.<p>But how do you say it? Straightforward? Snarky? Fun? The answer is: It depends. There are unlimited ways to interact, but sometimes you just need to see a few examples to narrow it down.<p>…

Social media videos: How to use Vine, Hyperlapse

I went out to shoot some video during the recent blizzard in Chicago, and one that I uploaded to Facebook received thousands of likes and more than 100,000 views in a matter of hours.<p>That reminded me that I'm long overdue for a column about adding video to social media.<p>Video is popular, for …

GOWeatherEX

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Watch the trailer for Hitman: Agent 47 ... and then watch him in a snuff film

Sure, you could watch the above trailer for <i>Hitman: Agent 47</i>, the reboot of of 2007's Timothy Olyphant vehicle that now stars Rupert Friend and Zachary Quinto. There's nothing stopping you from doing that. It's ... well, it's frankly a little bland (or as bland as a trailer that features an …

Made-in-USA Pants Guaranteed to Last for 25 Years

These were my favorite work pants right here, Carhartt's Loose Fit Canvas Carpenter Jeans. I bought them just over two years ago. They're comfortable …

Embroidery Patterns Translated Into Soothing Music

Inside every music box is a steel comb with tuned teeth (or lamellae) that make a single note when plucked. On some music boxes, a rotating cylinder covered in pins plucks the teeth, creating a tune. But other music boxes can be programmed with music sheets, perforated pieces of paper that, when …

Textile Art

R/C Plane Crash Investigations

Tonight! The harrowing story of two remote-controlled planes that crashed on a brittle frozen lake, and the owner determined to save his toys. Mat …

The Drone Defender

Meet the lawyer fighting for freer skies, one lawsuit at a time.<p>Twenty-nine floors up, inside a conference room of the New York law office of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, Brendan Schulman is hovering a drone in front of my face. It’s a Blade Nano QX—barely 2 inches tall—a four-rotor, …

Lizard Squad: Our DDoS Attack Service Wasn't Hacked, We Handed Out Customer Passwords

The following might not come as a surprise to anyone following the neo-anarchic narrative of Lizard Squad, the hacker collective that wiped out Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation Network over Christmas. Late last week, the news broke that customer data from the Lizard Stresser distributed …

Microsoft's Fix: Run, Don't Walk, To Windows 10

It’s been way too long but Microsoft has finally gotten around to fixing Windows 8.<p>As spelled out by Microsoft on Wednesday, Windows 10 corrects the company’s clumsy attempt to be all things to all people, i.e., simultaneously a touch and desktop operating environment. In short, Windows 10 promises …

What to Know About the Science of E-Cigarettes

Two Columbia University professors warned in a new study Thursday that the health fears over electronic cigarettes are hindering research. The very …

Public Health

Meet The New King Of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died Friday and was quickly succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman. Both men come from the country's massive ruling family, the House of Saud, and over the last few decades have been important figures in Saudi Arabia.<p>But who is the man who will now …

Abdul Aziz

Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Middleton, and More

It is pretty audacious to come up with resolutions for <i>other</i> people—especially since we have never kept a single resolution we (even so much as half-heartedly) have devised for ourselves—but that did not stop us last year, and it is surely not going to stop us now.<p>Behold, we present some suggested …

Pinterest

Century-hoppers: the vintage Romanian portraits that time travel – in pictures

When Jane Long stumbled upon a stash of old portraits by the Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte, she knew she was on to something special. So she took his pictures, coloured them in and added some bizarre props – like donkey ears, flocks of skeleton birds and pelicans wearing hats

Team Sky's Chris Froome: I am in a better place mentally

Interview: British former Tour de France champion cuts a more relaxed figure after difficult 2014 and is focusing his unique riding style on another tilt at cycling's holy grail<p>The wry smile spoke volumes. Twelve months ago, had he bumped into a few journalists over the breakfast buffet at Team …

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