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Disney debuts 'Star Wars: Rebels' 7-minute preview

Fans of a galaxy far, far away eager to see impressive spaceships, plucky young rebels, and fantastical creatures now get a glimpse of the new "Star Wars: Rebels" animated series from Disney and Lucasfilm.<p>Set between Episodes III and IV of the "Star Wars" saga, this 7-minute extended preview of …

Smelling farts could be the best thing you do today

It's Friday, and what better way to spend the day that starts with F than talking about Flatulence?<p>Anyone who has accidentally let one rip in a social situation understands the immediate horror associated with getting caught passing gas. But instead of being ashamed when you fart in public, you …

Eggs

A study looks at which teens gravitate toward hookah use

Cigarette use is declining among young people at the same time that hookah smoking is gaining in popularity, says a new study that finds nearly 1 out 5 high school seniors used the water pipe device sometime in the last year.<p>The study's findings confirm earlier research showing that students from …

Glasses That Make Beer Taste Better

“What’s your recommended glassware for an IPA?”<p>Brewers spend years perfecting a chocolaty stout or balanced IPA, but when it comes to showcasing their craft, a pint glass serves about as well as a bucket. To rectify this crime against taste, the glass makers at Spiegelau created a line of …

Maximize your Wi-Fi

Your home Internet connection takes a lot of abuse. It's more than just a way to check your email and browse Facebook -- it's your pipeline for HD videos on Netflix, video chat, online gaming. And not just for you, but for everyone in your home and every new gadget that comes through the door.<p>If …

CEO Elon Musk opens up Tesla's patents to all

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced Thursday that the company is taking the unusual step of an "open source" approach for its technology, suspending enforcement of its patents to encourage development of electric cars.<p>Tesla, considered a leader in development of long-range electric cars, has about …

The secret to making balls appear out of thin air

Psychologist, author, and magician Richard Wiseman shares the secret behind a cool trick that has balls seemingly appear out of nowhere into a simple pink paper cup.<p>In short, you'll need more than "sleight of hand" to perform this trick at home. Though once you see how it's done, you're going want …

More companies hiring new MBAs

The median salary for a new hire with an MBA is $95,000, a new survey shows.<p>People who just earned their MBA have another reason to celebrate: 86% of U.S. companies with business school recruiters plan to hire MBA graduates in 2014, up from 81% in 2013 and 51% in 2009 during the economic …

Snikt! X-Men fan builds working Wolverine claws

Snikt! An X-Men fan won't have any problems with bad guys or blister packaging after creating his own spectacular Wolverine claws.<p>Wolverine returns to cinema screens this month in " X-Men: Days of Future Past", uniting the older X-Men headed by Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen with their youthful …

Comics

Microsoft responds to 'extreme' Windows 8 criticism

Microsoft appreciates the feedback on Windows 8. Up to a point.<p>"There is a trend to the extreme," Frank X. Shaw, corporate vice president of corporate communications at Microsoft, wrote on The Official Microsoft Blog on Friday, addressing some of the harsher attacks.<p>Here's a fuller quote:<p>In this …