Dan Lee

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Spotify Is About To Blow Past iTunes In Europe

"Some of our partners are saying Spotify is now generating more revenue each month across Continental Europe than iTunes," Spotify's head of label relations in Europe, Kevin Brown, told industry site Music Week.<p>"Given that download sales are declining and Spotify is growing rapidly, particularly in …

LG Flex Offers a Feel for the Future, but It’s Still a Bit Stiff for a Flexible Device

There are plenty of noteworthy things about the LG Flex, from its curved shape to its giant six-inch screen to the unique self-healing coating on the …

Meet the Team Behind Amazon’s Drone Squad

You may think that Amazon’s drone delivery dream is a mere flight of fancy — vaporware for a good PR press blitz.<p>Perhaps that’s true! But, fruitful …

Study uncovers top 10 highest-paid college majors

Georgetown findings determine college major has significant impact on future income.<p>To what extent does your college major dictate your future income? Very much so, according to recent research conducted by Anthony P. Carnevale, Jeff Strohl and Michelle Meltonan at Georgetown University.<p>The team …

Scary Gun Control Ad Imagines Lanza Walking Into Sandy Hook

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense will release a terrifying new TV commercial as the one-year …

Obama says he can't use iPhone due to security, must use BlackBerry

No amount of hope or change can set President Obama up with an iPhone.<p>The leader of the free world said he is not allowed to use the popular Apple device due to security reasons, according to Reuters.<p>Obama revealed the limitation of his job at a meeting with youths on Wednesday to promote his …

Young, poor black and Hispanic men increasingly the face of HIV/AIDS in America

<b>( motorolka via Shutterstock)</b><p>“There wasn’t even an ad campaign aimed at young black men until last year,” says one sexual health advocate<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 5, 2013 5:55pm (UTC)<p>Despite significant progress in preventing and treating HIV in recent years, the number of people nationwide who …

China pulls out of UN process over territorial dispute with Philippines

China is taking the highly unusual step of refusing to participate in a United Nations arbitration process over a territorial conflict with the Philippines, one of five countries challenging Beijing’s claims of ownership over the oil-rich South China Sea.<p>The legal dispute underscores the tough …

Clinton: I Never Denied Smoking Pot

In an interview with Fusion TV’s Jorge Ramos on Tuesday, Clinton said he “never denied” smoking marijuana. “I didn’t say I was holier than thou, I …

This Is It: The 2015 Ford Mustang

Redesigned for the first time in a decade, the Mustang looks leaner and meaner for its sixth generation. This pony car is ready to tackle the curves.<p><b>For nearly 50 years, the Ford Mustang has</b> stood for accessible and affordable American speed. Numerous challengers have come and gone through those …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Hoped-For AIDS Cures Fail In 2 Boston Patients

HIV has reappeared in the blood of two Boston patients who scientists had hoped had been cured of their infections.<p>This disappointing development, reported by <i>The Boston Globe</i>'s Kay Lazar, is yet another cautionary tale of how researchers can never afford to underestimate the human immunodeficiency …

Walmart to launch Black Friday sales earlier

As the holiday shopping season kicks off, Walmart is the latest major retailer to announce an even earlier launch to annual Black Friday weekend sales — beginning at dinnertime Thanksgiving evening.<p>Following a slew of similar announcements from stores including Target, Best Buy and Macy's, Walmart …

Apple, Samsung battle over millions in court again

The latest round in Apple and Samsung's bitter global battle for supremacy in the more than $300 billion smartphone market started Tuesday in a courtroom a few miles from Apple's Silicon Valley headquarters.<p>In courts, government tribunals and regulatory agencies around the world, Apple Inc. has …

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How About A Coke? Warhol Painting Up For Grabs

On Tuesday, artist Andy Warhol's oversized and iconic <i>Coca-Cola (3)</i> will hit the auction block at Christie's, and to borrow an old slogan from the company, It's The Real Thing.<p>Warhol painted the 6-foot-tall black-and-white canvas in 1962 as part of a series of four Coke bottle paintings. According …

Nigerian Pirates Free Kidnapped U.S. Mariners

Two U.S. crewmembers seized last month from a ship off the coast of Nigeria have been released by their pirate captors, the State Department said Tuesday.<p>The captain and engineer from the U.S.-flagged C-Retriever, a 222-foot offshore resupply, were abducted on Oct. 23 when gunman boarded the vessel.<p>…

Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …

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The First World Trade Center Tower At Ground Zero Since 9/11 Opens Today

Sheathed in glass, 4 World Trade Center is the smallest of the four main towers on the site where 2,700 people died when hijacked airplanes crashed into the towers.<p>It stands 977 feet tall - a shorter, simpler version of One World Trade Center, which will not be completed until early 2014.<p>The …

Nigeria: US 'to name Boko Haram as a terrorist group'

<b>The US state department is expected to designate the Nigerian Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, as a foreign terrorist organisation.</b><p>The move, expected to take place on Wednesday, means US regulatory agencies are instructed to block business and financial transactions with Boko Haram.<p>It will …

Here's What Happens In Our Brains When We Get Scared

Bytesize Science talked with Abigail Marsh, professor of psychology at Georgetown University, to find out how the brain processes fear.<p>We feel fear because we see or hear something that makes us anticipate harm. Say you're walking through a haunted house this Halloween and a spooky skeleton jumps …

Can Google Glass Change The Music Business?

Google Glass is coming and the naysayers are out in mass, predicting a big miss for the search company due to over-engineering, government regulation, or just plain creating a product that no one needs. I can’t say for sure how Google Glass will work in the real world, but I can imagine how it …

People Are Moral In The Morning, Dishonest In The Afternoon

If you’re the head of a sales team and you want your people to be honest with you about whether they have met their targets, it’s better to meet with them in the morning rather than the afternoon. Or if you’re negotiating the terms of a mortgage, do it before lunchtime if you can.<p>That’s the …

2 New Yorkers Got Subway Conductors To Crack A Smile

Seasoned subway riders may have noticed that conductors point to a little black-and-white striped sign each time they pull into a station. The MTA requires that they show that they've arrived to the platform, so they point as a safety precaution.<p>"Conductors spend their whole day in that small …

How to Make a Peanut Butter Cup the Size of a Pizza

Do you like peanut butter cups? Of course you do! Now it's time to super-size that love—into a PBC cake the size of a small pizza<p>It will come as no surprise to reveal we're Big Fans of peanut butter cups. We like them so much we ate a whole bunch to find out which brand is the best. But for serious …

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NFL Players Including Frank Gore And Santonio Holmes File Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Major Bank

A total of 16 current and former NFL players have filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida (an amended complaint was filed since this article was first published) against banking service provider BB&T, the successor in interest to BankAtlantic. Those players, which include San Francisco …

American Airlines Is The Most Popular Airline Amongst Eligible Millionaires

Airplanes aren't exactly the first place that comes to mind when thinking about where you might meet your future soulmate.<p>But if you're looking to make the acquaintance of an eligible millionaire, you're best bet is American Airlines.<p>Research conducted by SeekingMillionaire.com (so take this with a …

Your iPod (Most Likely) Won’t Bring Down the Plane

The FAA is finally letting us keep our electronic devices turned on during takeoff. So…why couldn’t we do it before?<p>For years, airlines have spooked …

Teens Who Took Educational Trips Get Better Grades, Have Higher Incomes Than Those Who Didn't

Did traveling while young make you smarter? Could traveling as a teen have made you… richer?<p>A recent study from The Wagner Group found that adults who took educational trips between the ages of 12 and 18 had both better grades and higher incomes (of about $5,000 more per year) than those who didn’t …