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Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

AP classes failing students

Taxpayers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years to nudge more students into Advanced Placement classes — but a close look at test scores suggests much of the investment has been wasted.<p>Expanding participation in AP classes has been a bipartisan goal, promoted by U.S. Education …

The "Impossible" 1930s Murder That Still Fascinates Crime Writers

Prisoners make millions of license plates each year. But what else do they make for us?<p>1. Books for the Blind<p>There are 36 prison Braille-writing …

Crime

11 Geeky Bras

We’ve featured geek wedding dresses, jewelry, tattoos, and shoes, but what about that which lies beneath—the stuff only those special to a particular …

Solar plane lands at Washington on journey across U.S.

(Reuters) - An airplane entirely powered by the sun landed in Washington on Sunday after a flight from St. Louis, the next-to-last leg of a journey across the United States intended to boost support for clean energy technologies.<p>The Solar Impulse landed at Dulles International Airport outside …

Google Pledges $5M To Fight Online Child Exploitation

The Internet has plenty of dark corners, but one of the darkest is surely the growing number of sites that traffic in child pornography. Google, which has no interest in surfacing any of these sites and images, has long worked with numerous nonprofit organizations and law enforcement agencies to …

Marketers Have Found a Way to Use Vine

Marketers pushing summer blockbusters are aggressively seeding Vine, Twitter’s nascent mobile app for six-second videos, into their social media …

Twitter literally goes to the birds

<i>(Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia)</i><p><b>Homing pigeons are gearing up to fly across Europe, tweeting as they go.</b><p>Equipped with special backpacks, …

Birds

CPU-Z Android app now available, allows you to see what’s under the hood

The CPU-Z Android app is now available as a free download in the Google Play Store and allows you to have better knowledge of what’s inside your smartphone or tablet in terms of specs.<p>CPU-Z is one of the most well-known names out there when it comes to PC apps that can show you hardware data for …

Android News

Amazon’s Grocery Business Learns From Webvan That Rapid Growth Is The Enemy Of Fresh

Amazon is moving deeper into at-home grocery delivery with AmazonFresh, which is expanding to L.A. as of last week, and which is set to continue to roll out to further markets over the course of this year and beyond. But it learned to take things slow from Webvan (the name and web presence of which …

Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular …

Apple follows Facebook's lead and reveals US surveillance requests

Apple has joined rivals including Facebook, Google and Twitter in calling on the US government to allow it to publish more details of the secret …

Google unveils 'Project Loon,' an experiment to bring balloon-powered internet to 'the entire world'

Google has unveil what it's calling its "latest moonshot" out of the Google X labs. It's called "Project Loon," and as reported last month, it involved sending up a huge number of giant balloons to beam down internet access to remote regions around the globe. Google says that balloons make sense …

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