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Element Indoor Smokeless BBQ Grill

Posted in Food<p>If you love to grill up some hearty meats and veggies, but don’t have the outdoor space to do so, the Element Indoor Smokeless BBQ …

Solar Powered Window Socket

Posted in Tech<p>With all of the gadgets we are constantly toting around we need to find an easy way to keep everything charged, while still being …

Elon Musk, David Sacks ditch Zuckerberg’s Fwd.us

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg only launched his immigration reform political action group, Fwd.us, last month, but it’s …

Meze 11 Classics Earphones

You might recall the popular hands-on review we did on the amazing "Meze 88 Classics Headphones", Meze´s top of the range headphones created for …

Charge Card

ChargeCard is a new super-slim, compact iPhone and Android charger the size of a credit card that saves you when your phone runs out of juice. No …

Georgian soldiers killed in Afghanistan attack

<b>Three Georgian soldiers serving with the Nato-led force in Afghanistan have been killed in an insurgent attack on a base in the south of the country.</b><p>Defence Minister Irakli Alasania told Georgian TV the servicemen had been killed when a suicide bomber drove a lorry carrying explosives into their …

Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell convicted of first-degree murder

Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell was convicted Monday of three counts of first-degree murder for the death of three babies that prosecutors said were delivered alive and subsequently killed.<p>Gosnell, 72, could face the death penalty when the jury reconvenes for the sentencing phase next …

The 10 best physicists

New coronavirus – Q&A

How many cases of the new coronavirus have been reported?<p>According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 77 people have been infected and it has …

How Do You Make A Painkiller Addiction-Proof?

In 2010, OxyContin introduced a new formula that drug abusers can't crush to a powder to snort or inject. This is how it works, chemically, and whether it actually deters abuse.<p>For those who have severe chronic pain, the advantage of OxyContin over other prescription painkillers is that it lasts …

Why pear shape may explain matter vs. antimatter

<b>U. MICHIGAN (US) —</b> The first direct evidence of pear-shaped nuclei in exotic atoms may help explain why the Big Bang created more matter than …

Lyme disease vaccine trials show promise

<b>STONY BROOK (US) —</b> Clinical trials of a new vaccine for Lyme disease reveal strong immune response in 300 individuals with little adverse …

Salt adds to stomach bug’s cancer risk

<b>VANDERBILT (US) —</b> Combining a high-salt diet with a type of <i>H. pylori</i> infection can increase the risk of gastric cancer, according to new research …

Your Brain Catches Grammar Errors Even When You Don't Realize It

The pedant within<p>The brain does all kinds of amazing things while you're not paying attention (you know, like regularly remind you to breathe). But it's also engaged in less critical but equally interesting tasks, like correcting the grammar of the person sitting across from you at dinner. A …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Harvard and MIT try to build a higher education in the cloud

Harvard and MIT are among a group of universities planning to spend tens of millions of dollars on "massively open online courses (MOOCs)," a new type of higher education teaching that can include thousands of students in a single lecture. The two institutions have already launched an online …

Routing Around Apple’s Restrictions, AppCertain & Others Bring Enterprise-Level Control To Consumers In The Interest Of Child Safety

In the interest of protecting children, a new iOS application called AppCertain has debuted a monitoring application aimed at parents. The app, whose goal is to alert parents about the nature of the applications their kids are downloading, involves the use of a “configuration profile” – special …

Homeland Security reportedly struggles to replace departing cybersecurity experts

As the Pentagon tentatively lays blame for hacking attacks at the feet of the Chinese military, the US Department of Homeland Security grapples with replacing four of its most prominent cybersecurity-focused officials. That includes Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity Mark Weatherford, as well …

3D Printing Is The Future, But What Kind Of Future?

The crescendo of media reports about the advent of a DIY printable firearm has caused an understandable uproar. In the wake of so many high-profile, mass-casualty incidents involving firearms — and a lot of impotent rage by our elected officials — it seems counterintuitive that, as we circle the …

LanguageTwin: A New Way For Language Students To Practice What They’ve Learned

Learning a language is never easy. One thing that’s usually missing in the way students learn a new language is the ability to use their new skills while talking to a native speaker. LanguageTwin, a startup I met at the Willamette Angel Conference in Corvallis, Ore., last week, aims to do just …

New Android chief talks Facebook Home, Samsung phones, and OS updates

Sundar Pichai also says Android and Chrome are safe from one another—for now.<p>An interview with Sundar Pichai over at <i>Wired</i> has settled some questions …

Intelligent To Do List App Any.DO Raises $3.5 Million, Will Further Expand Into Personal Productivity Space

Q: <i>Why does a to do list application need $3.5 million in funding?</i> A: <i>Because it’s becoming more than a simple to do app</i>. Today, Any.DO one of the more popular to do list applications for web and mobile, announced a seed round of funding led by existing investor Genesis Partners, with participation …

North Korea Replaces Hard-Line Defense Chief

North Korea's hard-line army general, who is believed to have been responsible for attacks on South Korea in 2010 that killed 50 people, has been replaced by a relative unknown.<p>The move has analysts reading the tea leaves. The consensus is that the reshuffle at the top of the People's Armed Forces …

Minnesota Senate passes same-sex marriage bill

The Minnesota Senate gave final approval on Monday to a bill that will make the state the 12th in the United States to allow same-sex couples to marry and only the second in the Midwest.<p>The majority Democrat state Senate voted 37-30 to approve the bill legalizing gay marriage, putting Minnesota on …