Chris Merlene

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India prepares to go to the polls - in pictures

More than 100 million first time voters will cast their ballots when the world's biggest democracy holds a general election from 7 April. Here is a selection of young voters' opinions on the important issues facing Indian today

3-D Printing Cells For Drug Testing Could Keep Animals Out Of Harm’s Way

“The inherent problem with animal testing is that you’re trying to get a human response to a drug, but animals, of course, aren’t the same and give …

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Audi Says Synthetic 'E-Fuel' From Microorganisms Is Better Than Gas Or Diesel

Hydrogen and natural gas are among the alternative fuels starting to get more attention as car companies work to reduce emissions. But Audi is exploring another option that you may not have heard much about yet: e-fuels.<p>The German automaker, which aims to develop synthetically engineered e-fuels as …

28 Things That People With Big Boobs Can Simply Never Do

Need me to run for my life? Please give me advance notice so I can put on two sports bras first.

Obama: Marijuana No More Dangerous Than Alcohol

With a majority of Americans now in favor marijuana legalization, President Barack Obama is now saying weed is no more dangerous to individuals' health than alcohol.<p>In an interview with the New Yorker's David Remnick published Sunday, Obama said while he believes marijuana is "not very healthy," …

Lumus' Latest Wearable Computer at CES 2014 | Engadget

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …

How to Tie a Shemagh/Keffiyeh | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) – also called a keffiyeh and ghutrah …

Closing Windows: Microsoft and its platforms are nowhere to be found at CES

For over a decade, Microsoft was the dominant presence at CES. But since pulling out of the show in 2013, the company has faded almost completely from view this year: the biggest Microsoft story at CES 2014 is that first-choice CEO candidate Alan Mulally has declined the job.<p>Since it’s not at the …

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards.<p>Last Friday the company filed a lawsuit against Typo, an LA-based startup that makes a physical keyboard accessory for the iPhone. Co-founded by American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest, …

Hands on with LG’s curved, self-healing G Flex smartphone

Unlike most new smartphones I’ve seen this year, the LG G Flex genuinely surprised me. And not just because of its curved design or the fact that …