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8 Unplanned Results of the Iran Deal

Get ready. A lot of really ugly stuff is about to happen.<p>The Iran agreement released Tuesday will be parsed and reparsed for months. Can the inspections mechanism really work? How will Iran reduce its enriched uranium stockpile? Is it really wise to legitimize Iran’s ballistic missile program? …

Middle East

Men, it's never OK to wear open-toed sandals

Men's sandals, "mandals," or thongs: Whatever the terminology, their rampant prevalence on the streets is one of the most nauseating things about …

Acer's Android gaming tablet is the first with Intel's new chip

Mobile gaming doesn't mean low-power gaming according to Acer and Intel. The companies have joined forces to produce the first 14nm Atom x7 processor-powered (aka Cherry Trail) Android tablet. The gamer-centric Predator 8 has the Acer Quad-Audio system with four front-facing speakers and the …

Acer

13 best new Android apps and games from May of 2015

We’re reaching the end of May and a lot of exciting things are about to happen, including Google I/O which usually brings about a lot of big Android things. We’re heading into the lull of summer but there were still some amazing apps and games released this month. Let’s take a look at the best …

How to replace your worn out PlayStation 4 thumbsticks | Polygon

When the PlayStation 4 launched in late 2013 many outlets, including Polygon, heaped praise on its newly redesigned controller, called the DualShock 4. But after a year and a half of steady use, many owners are suffering from torn rubber thumbsticks — a design flaw whereby the solid plastic core of …

Oppo R1x Review

Flagship smartphones continue to impress with their incredible specifications, performance, and features across various aspects of the smartphone experience, but there is always going to be a need for devices that aren’t as demanding on the wallet. The increased focus on the mid-range segment has …

9 characters who have been able to lift Thor's hammer

One of the running gags in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" revolves around Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, and the other Avengers' inability to lift it.<p>As legend goes, only those "deemed worthy" are able to lift Mjolnir.<p>In one of the film's more lighthearted scenes, Thor's teammates, ranging from Tony Stark …

Messiah Music: Investigating the Hidden Meaning of Lupe Fiasco’s ‘Tetsuo & Youth’

On January 19, the night before the release of his fifth album, <i>Tetsuo & Youth</i>, Lupe Fiasco sat for an interview with DJ Skee that was streamed live …

5000-year-old skeletons of Harappan Civilization excavated in India

Skeletons from one of the world’s oldest civilizations—the Indus Valley or Harappan Civilization—have been unearthed in India. Scientists hope to be …

Haiti's Governance Problems Require Tough Love From Donors

Why is Haiti poor? Haitians proclaimed independence in 1803, more than a century before many Francophone West African nations and its neighbors in the Caribbean. Today, Cote d’Ivoire which suffered from civil conflict as recently as 2011, has a GDP per capita of $1,529, and Jamaica, another …

Bubble trouble: China's stock market looks too hot

Stock market fever is sweeping China.<p>Chinese equities are officially on fire. The Shanghai Composite has skyrocketed 78% since just before Halloween. It recently crested the 4,000 level for the first time since the financial crisis.<p>Yet stocks in China have achieved red-hot status just as the …

How to invest $1,000

So your tax refund arrived (or is on its way). How will you spend it?<p>Consider investing. The typical tax refund is $2,800. After you pay some bills, buy your next vacation flights or eat that steak dinner (medium rare, please), you could have about $1,000 left to spend freely.<p>Investing is the …

The US Carried Out 674 Military Operations in Africa Last Year. Did You Hear About Any of Them?

Image <i>Brigadier General James Linder and other military officials at the closing ceremony for a US-led international training mission for African</i> …

This guy has gamed the airline industry so he never has to pay for a flight again

"It's just a day in the office in here essentially," the 28-year-old Keyes told Business Insider. "I've got a nice work space, food, drinks, some Wi-Fi. This is like this whole other world."<p>Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress, gained access to the lounge as a perk from one of his 25 credit cards. …

Archaeologists uncover 4,200-year-old Tombs of ancient Egyptian priests

Though the tombs of two ancient Egyptian priests excavated recently had been vandalized and their bones scattered across the burial chamber many …

UK defence cuts will have profound effect, warns US diplomat

Proposed cuts in British defence spending could not come at a worse time, says former US ambassador to the UN<p>One of America’s leading diplomats has said he finds cuts to British defence spending “extremely troubling” and has called on the next government to spend two per cent of GDP on the military.<p>…

Fear of spiders in our DNA, according to new study

Researchers claim our ancestors developed an ability to spot and identify spiders quickly as part of a necessary survival instinct<p>A fear of spiders could be something we are born with rather than something we learn, according to a new scientific study.<p>Research suggests that arachnophobia could be …

An unknown force is pulling the Milky Way and all else towards it at 14 million mph

The Night Sky in April 2015: the Great Attractor is neither a black hole or a super-cluster of galaxies, but we are travelling towards it inexorably<p><i>The chart shows the whole sky as it would appear from the UK at 23:00 on April 1st, 22:00 on April 15th and 21:00 on April 30th. All times are …

Why it's much better to drink milk after a workout than water

Did you know mushrooms produce Vitamin D even after they've been picked? Professor Alice Roberts reveals some of the fascinating facts she uncovered for the programme Britain's Favourite Foods<p>After a long session pounding the treadmill in the gym, what do you tend to reach for to refresh yourself? …

Xiaomi's Redmi 2 Sets the Bar High for Budget Android Phones

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S did extremely well because of its low price point and powerful specs. Clearly, the company knows how to make a good, cheap phone.<p>It’s looking to replicate its success with the revamped Redmi 2, announced in January. I put the Rs. 7,000 ($112) device …

Why College Isn't (And Shouldn't Have to Be) For Everyone

I know a high school senior who's so worried about whether she'll be accepted at the college of her choice she can't sleep.<p>The parent of another senior tells me he stands at the mailbox for an hour every day waiting for a hoped-for acceptance letter to arrive.<p>Parents are also uptight. I've heard of …

Pay Less Than $1 in New PS4/PS3/Vita Flash Sale

Sony has kicked off its latest flash sale on the PlayStation Store, discounting the prices of more than two dozen games, many of which can be had for less than a buck.<p>The sale features games for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and even some PlayStation Portable games. The highlights …

15 best Android tablet games

Tablets seem almost tailor made to play Android games. Their larger screen sizes allow you to enjoy the graphics more. It also lets developers spread out the controls for an easier, better feel. Android tablets aren’t the most popular devices in the world. Many developers are making games that play …

One company is trying to sell a smartwatch that powers phones, tablets, TVs, and more

In the middle of it all is a wrap-around, water-resistant smartwatch called "the hub," which has a 2.4-inch capacitive touchscreen, a 3G/LTE modem that works with nano-SIM cards, and runs Android 5.0 Lollipop. Joining it are a "pocket screen" and "tab screen," which expand the screen on the hub …

Batteries

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If you’re launching a new product or starting a company, or have ambitions to do so, our latest offers are just what you need to kick things off.<p>Check out our premium startup training bundle for entrepreneurs and an amazing price on in-depth, real-time analytics for your site.<p>96% off the …

Get a Surface Pro 3 tablet with keyboard for $849.99

Microsoft's original Surface tablets? Meh. I thought they were chunky and overpriced. Same with the Surface 2 series.<p>But with the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft crafted a pretty sweet portable PC. Too bad you still had to pay extra (a lot extra) for a keyboard, which is why I got angry every time an ad …

Gear & Gadgets

Retirement: How to invest in a low rate world

The Federal Reserve will likely keep short-term interest rates near zero — as it has done since late 2008 — at least until midyear. But it's still uncertain whether and when, and by how much, the Fed will raise rates. In its January policy statement, the Fed "judges that it can be patient in …

The airport that launched a thousand conspiracy theories

No airport in the world has been the subject of such persistent conspiracy theories as Denver International, which celebrates its 20th birthday today.<p>Soon after the first flight – United’s service to Kansas City – left the tarmac, the murmurings began. They initially focused on the view of the …