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Get a 24-inch LED desktop monitor for $79.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page.</i><p>Hey, is it Black Friday already? Sure feels like it, because...<p>For a limited time, and while supplies last, TigerDirect has the HKC Innoview …

Gear & Gadgets

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect tells London mothers to stop driving

Leaders of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in north London have said children who are driven to school by their mothers will be turned away at the school gates.<p>Rabbis from the marginal Hasidic sect Belz have told women in Stamford Hill who drive that they go against “the traditional rules of modesty …

Religion

Stop Google from tracking you on Google Maps

Google Maps is rolling out a new feature to Android and desktop users called Your Timeline. With it, you can see all the places you've been. Google is quick to point out that timeline information is private and visible only to you. And that you must opt in to the feature by enabling Location …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Bill O'Reilly likes a fight, and his ratings show it

Are Bill O'Reilly's ratings up because of the controversy about discrepancies in his past reporting?<p>It sure looks that way to me.<p>On Wednesday night, O'Reilly averaged 705,000 viewers ages 25 to 54 -- up more than 35% from his year-to-date average of 516,000.<p>In fact, according to Fox, Wednesday's …

BMW’s take on the hypercar of the future

Autoweek Editor Graham Kozak: I don’t say this for the sake of being a contrarian, but the 2014 BMW i8 is not the car of the future — no matter how …

Get a LithiumCard mobile charger for $34.99 shipped

During my recent trip to Chicago, when I spent a lot more time out in the world (and away from power outlets) than usual, I realized I'm ill-prepared for those times when my phone battery gets low -- or runs out altogether.<p>Indeed, for those of us who rely heavily on our phones (read: everyone), …

Audio captured at time of Michael Brown shooting, company says

A company whose video chat service apparently captured audio of Michael Brown's shooting said Thursday the recording was created at the time the Missouri teenager was killed this month.<p>The revelation from Glide appears to bolster a man's claim that he inadvertently recorded audio of gunfire at the …

Do quantum computers threaten global encryption systems?

<b>The modern world is a house of cards built upon encryption.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of Business<p>The world is not enough<p>Keeping the cyber thieves at bay<p>Nollywood finds its global audience online<p>Thwarting Senegal’s cattle rustlers<p>Can drones tackle wildlife poaching?<p>Make a mobile phone call and …

Quantum Computing

Photographer Documents Customers Snoozing at Ikea

Try it before you buy it.<p>Or, if you're in one of China's Ikea stores, fall fast asleep on a bed in a display room.<p>For Ikea shoppers in China, the act …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

That creepy eye on the back of the dollar bill, explained

First thing to remember: There are lots of conspiracy theories about the dollar bill’s eye and pyramid. I wanted to see which ones were most popular. So I headed to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in downtown Washington, to do my own, informal street survey.<p>First up, Ginny Cochran -- who …

Fitbit Issues Voluntary Recall For Fitbit Force Due To Skin Irritation, New Version Coming “Soon”

Fitness tracking company Fitbit has just issued a recall (and stopped sales) of their popular product the Fitbit Force, a wrist-borne activity tracker that follows their Fitbit Flex but adds a display and more advanced features. The Force was a popular item according to most estimates, and was …

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Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

They’re multiplying! 3-D printers go big and small

3-D printed bunnies from Makerbot show the variety of color possible -- but other devices can create even more detail.<p>There are probably more 3-D printers in one place at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas than anywhere else, at any time. We know you want to keep up to date, …

Michael Jordan's Estate Fails to Meet $13 Million Reserve Bid at Auction

Michael Jordan had high hopes when he put his estate in suburban Chicago on the market, but he was once again disappointed when bidders failed to meet the reserve price during an auction on Monday, Dec. 16.<p>According to <i>Forbes</i>' Erin Carlyle, the Chicago Bulls legend’s 56,000-square-foot home in …

It's official: Georges St-Pierre vacating UFC welterweight title

After weeks of speculation and a few days of true uncertainty, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre today made it official: He’s vacating his …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …