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21 Earbuds That Can Handle the Bass

When your earbuds aren’t busy getting tangled in your pockets and purse, they’re probably helping you drown out the noise on your commute to work or they’re letting you quietly watch your Netflix shows during your lunch break. Despite our frustrations with untangling the darn things, we feel like …

Consumer Tech

the 11 best voices in hollywood

actors who have got serious singing chops<p>Back when Disney Channel original movies were still a thing (R.I.P.), there were only a few truly great triple-threats in Hollywood. And while there are now more young actors and actresses who can boast professional vocal training, when it boils down to it, …

Anne Hathaway

Search for woman linked to Paris hostage-taker goes global

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hayat Boumeddiene seemed kind and polite, always wearing a veil and often motoring around on a scooter with her romantic partner, Amedy Coulibaly, a neighbor in a southern Paris suburb recalls.<p>Now the 26-year-old Boumeddiene is the subject of an international dragnet after Coulibaly -- said …

Explosives strapped to girl kill 20 people at Nigerian market

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Explosives strapped to a girl detonated at a crowded marketplace in Nigeria, killing at least 20 people and injuring 18 others, according to police.<p>The police estimate differed from the local hospital's estimate, which counted 51 people with blast injuries.<p>The blast happened …

Africa

German newspaper that reprinted Muhammad cartoons firebombed

A German newspaper that reprinted the Muhammad cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has been the target of an arson attack.<p>Several stones and an incendiary device were thrown through the window of the archive of the regional tabloid daily, the Hamburger Morgenpost, early on Sunday …

Terrorism

South Korea deports American over positive N. Korea comments

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean-American woman accused of praising rival North Korea in a recent lecture was deported from South Korea on …

This App Lets You Take Back Your Awkward Text Messages

There have been times where I wanted to take back an embarrassing text message. Fortunately, there is an app called Strings that lets you permanently take back text messages that you sent out. Created by Be Labs in Seattle, Strings allows users to “spontaneously and fearlessly” share your personal …

Apps

A tale of two internets of things: Connectivity will invade your home and office in different ways

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The hype over the internet of things has reached big data levels, as has the idealism. It’s not enough that major corporate …

Crash-friendly drone could explore collapsed buildings

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: EPFL<p>Advanced robots tend to be loaded with sensors that help them analyze their environment and avoid obstacles like …

Comcast now has almost 21 million broadband subscribers

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>For Comcast (s CMCSA), broadband is a gift that keeps giving and the company today announced that it added 297,000 new …

Adobe breach far worse than thought

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Remember that Adobe(s adbe) source code breach that freaked everyone out? Well, it’s worse than we thought. It turns out that …

Israel: outrage at planned release of more Palestinian prisoners

Groups of Israelis have been protesting against their government’s plan to release 26 Palestinian prisoners, all convicted of murder. They will be the second wave of inmates to be freed by Israel under a deal to revive peace talks with the Palestinians.<p>Almagor, a group representing the victims’ …

Argentine court confirms controversial media law

Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld a law limiting media ownership, ending a four year battle between the government and the country’s biggest media conglomerate.<p>In its ruling the court said the legislation passed in 2009 was constitutional. It means that Grupo Clarin must now sell off a large …

Another arrest as the crackdown against Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood continues

The Egyptian authorities have detained senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam El-Erian as the crackdown against the Islamist movement goes on.<p>Erian is said to have been taken from a Cairo residence where he had been in hiding.<p>The Muslim Brotherhood Group was banned and many of its leaders detained …

Chinese officials in new Photoshop fail

With an eerie floating head and torso looming above a doll-sized figure, it could be a still from a supernatural movie. Instead the image now spreading far and wide is another spectacular Photoshop fail for Chinese officialdom.<p>The comically inept piece of doctoring, published by the government of …

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Spain edges out of two-year recession with 0.1% growth

The first green shoots of recovery in the Spanish economy have been officially confirmed.<p>According to the National Office of Statistics, Spain has recorded 0.1 percent growth – the economy’s first expansion in nine quarters.<p>Strong exports have helped Spain edge into positive ground, though with …

Suicide bomber strikes near hotel in Sousse, Tunisia

A suicide bomber blew himself up on Wednesday in the Tunisian resort of Sousse without causing other casualties.<p>He detonated his explosive belt on a beach near the Palm Hotel in Sousse, an important tourist destination south of the capital Tunis.<p>“The bomber had tried to get into the hotel, but when …

World Anti-Doping Agency delegation arrives in Jamaica

Global wine shortage on the horizon, economists warn

Global demand for wine is booming but vineyard production is on the decline<p><b>More here:</b> <b>The global wine industry in six charts</b><p>You may need a fortified drink before reading this - or, if it’s too early in the day, a stronger shot of coffee.<p>A global wine shortage is in prospect as vineyards struggle to …

California Legislature approves raising minimum wage to $10

Labor unions lobbied heavily for the bill, both in the Legislature and at the governor's office. Business groups opposed it.<p>The bill won final passage in the Assembly on Thursday evening by a 51-25 vote. Earlier in the day it received a 26-11 vote of approval by the state Senate.<p>The governor's …

Don’t Push it Congress; World’s Faith in Dollar Not Guaranteed

Buried at the bottom of a Fitch Ratings statement responding to the government shutdown Tuesday, a single line captured the magnitude of what’s at stake in Washington’s internecine budget fight.

No pay, no spray: Firefighters let home burn - US news - Life | NBC News

Firefighters in rural Tennessee let a home burn to the ground last week because the homeowner hadn't paid a $75 fee.<p>Gene Cranick of Obion County and his family lost all of their possessions in the Sept. 29 fire, along with three dogs and a cat.<p>"They could have been saved if they had put water on …