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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Moving to the Nordic Countries

<i>This (incomprehensive) list will hopefully enlighten you about some aspects of living in Norway, Sweden and Finland. (And yes, I know that I've forgotten all about Denmark and Iceland, but I'm not that familiar with these countries, so I'm going to focus on the other three, though there are, of</i> …

ISIS is making the biggest threat to oil prices even worse

The decision to torch the refinery, which once produced around a third of Iraq's domestic fuel supplies, was made as the insurgents prepared to pull out of Baiji, which they captured last June in a victory that sent shock waves across world oil markets.<p>A year on from the start of the siege and a …

Remembering Pioneering Climber Dean Potter

Adventure<p>The legendary Life of Climber and Wingsuit BASE Jumper, Dean Potter<p><b>More about Dean Potter:</b><p><b>How Dean Potter Reinvented Climbing, Jumping, Flying</b><br>Wingsuit BASE jumping, which is steadily gaining a reputation for being the world’s most dangerous sport, has claimed its latest victims. Dean …

Climbing

Vast Antarctic ice shelf a few years from disintegration, says Nasa

Remnant of Larsen B Ice Shelf, about half the size of Rhode Island, is expected to break apart completely around the year 2020, adding to sea level rises<p>The last intact section of one of Antarctica’s mammoth ice shelves is weakening fast and will likely disintegrate completely in the next few …

Hackers sneak malware into job applications

Hackers are slipping malware into resumes submitted through the job posting website CareerBuilder.com to infect businesses, security researchers have …

Résumés

Ikaria, the Greek island where people live long and well | CNN Travel

Hard-hitting Smog documentary blocked by China

"Under the Dome", an independent documentary produced by former Chinese state media journalist Chai Jing, was no longer available on popular mainland video sites, including Youku and iQiyi, as of Saturday afternoon.<p>A link on Youku's website that previously led to the video now prompts the message: …

Google's internet balloons have stopped falling out the sky and suddenly look like they're going to be a huge business

Project Loon could be a $10 billion (£6.5 billion) per-year enterprise, the Verge writes. The balloons are an alternative to cell towers and other infrastructure that telecommunication companies would normally have to build to provide internet to remote segments of the planet. According to the …

Google backtracks on Android 5.0 default encryption

When the Nexus 6 handset arrived late last year, it came with full data encryption enabled out the box. Google also pushed its hardware partners to …

Android News

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Saudi Arabia 'engineered' oil crisis: Dallas Fed chief

Saudi Arabia is largely responsible for the dramatic fall in oil and gas prices in recent months, a U.S. government official said.<p>Richard Fisher, the head of the Dallas Federal Reserve, said "the Saudis have engineered" the oil crisis. He was speaking Wednesday at the Economic Club of New York.<p>"We …

Oil

Time travel to 1993. And shoot things: DOOM for iPad

In the first 10 minutes I spent playing <b>DOOM for the iPad</b> I felt like I had returned to 1993, playing the hottest new 3-D video game, in my slovenly bachelor pad with the sticky carpet, on my Macintosh LC. With apologies to Wolfenstien 3D fans, DOOM was really the first immersive, mass-market …

Time Travel

Samsung rejects concern over 'Orwellian' privacy policy

Smart TV voice recognition software could transmit ‘personal or other sensitive information’ to a third party, Samsung’s policy warns<p>Users of Samsung’s Smart TV devices have raised concerns over the device’s privacy policy, which seems to suggest that they should not discuss any sensitive topics in …

Living Rooms

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Report Blames Wal-Mart For America's Obesity Epidemic

Big box retailers, and Wal-Mart in particular, have made cheap, bulk-size junk foods more readily available, and Americans are eating more as a result, argues the report, which was published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.<p>"We live in an environment with increasingly cheap and readily …

Harlem deep night during the arrival of Blizzard Juno. #blizzard #juno #newyork #harlem #snow #snowstorm #night #photodocumentary #iphoneonly

Justice Department is reportedly spying on millions of US cars

While law enforcement has been using license plate readers to track vehicles for a while, they never formed into a unified network. In fact, the Department of Homeland Security posited a 29-page document about a vehicle-tracking network, but the idea didn't go any further. Until now, that is. The …