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HTC designers arrested for allegedly lifting trade secrets

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: ITResan<p>Amidst major telecom news from Verizon(s vz) and Microsoft(s msft) this weekend, HTC was almost able to scuttle …

Alcohol or Cannabis? No Question Which Substance Poses a Greater Risk to Health

The federal government is being roundly criticized, and rightly so, for its latest foray into the land of reefer rhetoric.<p>Specifically, representatives of the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) -- the same agency that claims to sponsor 85 percent of the world's research on controlled …

Research

America's Stoned Kids: guinea pigs of cannabis legalisation

Denver, the setting of this spliffy documentary, is The Mile High City in more ways than one<p>Marijuana use on TV has been growing like hydroponic plants under fluorescent light and a Baby Bio sprinkler. Back in finger-waggy 1990, we had a preachy one-off spesh called Cartoon All-Stars To The Rescue, …

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

A successful Kickstarter campaign that depicts classic video characters like Mario and Zelda in medieval Japan has injected new designs into an ancient but stagnating craft.<p>Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the …

A New App Tells A Neverending Bedtime Story, Of A Kid’s Own Design

InfiniScroll, populated by a winding parade of creatures with tails and tales, is an upgrade for child and parent.<p>A favorite tale of children’s book publishers and parenting blogs is set in a land not so far away, where the evil e-reader is a slayer of the bedtime story. In another version of the …

iPhone 5S, 5C release date set in China, rumor claims

Following news about Japan's release date for the iPhone 5S, a new rumor from China tries to peg that country's date for the iPhone 5S and 5C.<p>(<b>Update:</b> Another rumor from ifanr -- citing an unnamed source -- claimed that the 5S and 5C have been certified by China's Ministry of Industry and …

Mobile Technology

EA Press Conference - Gamescom 2013

Japan to ban 40-year-old Hiroshima comic from schools for being too graphic

A regional board of education in Japan has withdraw a 40-year-old comic book about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima from school libraries, triggering a debate about whether it is appropriate to show the full horror of the bomb to children.<p>Education authorities in the city of Matsue, in southwest …

Japan

Canon PowerShot N has Facebook button for speedy sharing

The Canon PowerShot N camera has a dedicated Facebook button and Wi-Fi, letting you quickly share your shots.

Cameras

Chris Paul named NBA players' union president

The National Basketball Players Association has a star as its new president.<p>Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul was elected NBPA president on Wednesday at the union's summer meeting in Las Vegas. Paul, who previously was an NBPA vice president, now is charged with stabilizing the players' …

Basketball

Ichiro records hit No. 4,000 in Japan and U.S.

Ichiro notched yet another career milestone, this one putting him in some elite company.<p>Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki joined some rare company on Wednesday when he recorded the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career with a single in the first inning off R.A. Dickey. Suzuki now has 2,722 …

Cannabis for Elders: A Precarious State

Those who stand to benefit most from medical marijuana have the hardest time getting it.<p>Margo Bauer was desperate. Dealing with chronic nausea and frequent bouts of vomiting -- both attributed to her multiple sclerosis -- the retired nurse was constantly exhausted and in pain. That was, until she …

Gourmet Cannabis Recipes to Get You High

Elise McDonough had a full house at Bookshop Santa Cruz last week to celebrate the release of her new marijuana cookbook.<p>To answer the first question …

Cannabis

Can Dr. Sanjay Gupta Teach Obama How to Say Sorry for His War on Medical Cannabis?

You may have already heard by now that CNN celebrity physician and President Obama's 2009 candidate for surgeon general Dr. Sanjay Gupta has had a major revelation on the therapeutic value of cannabis (marijuana). For years, Dr. Gupta held a stringent line on medical cannabis even writing a <i>TIME</i> …

Cultivating Local Medical Cannabis Systems Is the Way Forward

The message that the public receives from the American federal government -- specifically the DEA -- when it's petitioned to recognize marijuana's utility as a medicinal agent is that it cannot do so because marijuana lacks approval from the Food and Drug Administration for any indication. …

Cannabis

Articles about city living five affordable family apartments on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.<p>Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a …

Architecture

Cannatest

On a recent trip to Seattle, CH spent some time exploring the flourishing cannabis culture in the city, beginning with the NW Cannabis Market. While that gave us a unique perspective on the distribution of medical marijuana, we also wanted to learn about some of the new services and technologies …

Cannabis

New NBA Uniforms 2013-14: Previewing Latest Jerseys and Short-Sleeved Alternates

The NBA is entering a transitional period, as multiple rosters have been drastically altered and superstars have changed cities. While every organization has committed to improving its personnel, others have targeted their image.<p>The ever-polarizing jersey change has commenced for 2013-14.<p>Multiple …

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

Fall TV Preview: The 8 Shows You'll Be Watching

Chefs' Books as Rite of Passage; Making a Celebrity Chef

· Rite of Passage: The Chef Book [Publisher's Weekly]<br>· Secret Ingredients that Make a Celebrity Chef [GoodFood]<br>· Papa John Shared Some of His Pizzas' Ingredients in 2010 [Eater Louisville]<br>· Vietnam Seeks Millions for Edible Bird Spit Industry [Bloomberg]<br>· Smashburger Wants to Be 'Starbucks of …

World Records

An eight-chef team in San Antonio, Texas has broken the record for the <b>World's Largest Pizza</b>, cooking up a 50-foot, 100-pound pizza on site at the Guinness World Record museum. It took the <b>Dirt Road Cookers</b> culinary team <b>two years of prep</b> and a custom-built giant oven to pull off the pie. [Daily Mail]

Harry Potter Stars - First and Last Movie Premiere Comparison Photos

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Rent This Mediterranean Villa (Photos)

From a traditional whitewashed Greek villa to a modernist retreat in Corsica, France, rent one of these extraordinary Mediterranean properties.<p>Villa …

Get Paid To Travel With These Stellar Real-Life Jobs

Ahh, what the world would be if we Americans were paid to vacation... but alas, we're not.<p>Live as close to the dream as possible with one of these travel-heavy jobs.<p><b>Wildlife Photographer</b><p>Once you’ve mastered the camera, you might find a gig taking pictures of penguins playing in Antarctica or …