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Rare 'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse Dazzles Sky-Gazers

Turn your gaze to the stars tonight for an eerie and spectacular view of the "blood moon." At 12:53 a.m. ET, the Earth will begin to position itself …

Google Glass sells to the public tomorrow. Here’s how to decide whether or not to buy

Tomorrow, April 15, Google Glass will finally go on sale to the public.<p>Granted, you’ll have just one day to buy it, and supplies will be limited. That’s the kind of sales tactic any company would use to pressure you into buying a shiny, new toy you don’t really need.<p>So start thinking about it ahead …

Ex-Apple Genius reveals 8 ways to extend your iPhone battery

Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears. Former Apple Genius Bar worker Scotty Loveless offers tips on how to extend the iPhone's battery life<p>Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears, and since the launch of Apple's iOS 7.1 mobile …

Micro 3D Printer

Over the past couple of years we've watched as the barriers to entry for 3D printing came down one-by-one — machines grew steadily cheaper, more …

Apple expert: iPhone-like features boosted Samsung phone sales

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- An expert hired by Apple argued Tuesday that the company's patented features made Samsung's devices more appealing and that fewer people would have purchased the gadgets if the features were missing.<p>However, Samsung, in its cross examination, sought to poke holes in expert John …

Yellowstone Volcano Warning? It's Bunk, Park Officials Say

Yellowstone National Park is fighting viral rumors that the park's bison are fleeing an impending supervolcano eruption.<p>Officials told Reuters that they've been fielding dozens of calls and emails since a video of galloping bison went viral this week in the wake of an earthquake at Yellowstone. …

Why Facebook Is Spending Billions On Companies It Doesn't Need

<i>Why?!</i><p>As the dust settles on Facebook’s $2BN purchase of virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift last week this remains the question on everyone’s lips. What’s more it is the second time we’ve made this exclamation in as many months after Facebook spent a seemingly ludicrous amount of money …

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Business News, Personal Finance and Money News - ABC News

Steve Jobs' tech giant Apple now worth $1 trillion<p>Facebook stock plummets nearly 20 percent in 2 days<p>Facebook's market value plunges 19% in one …

Wall Street

How slime mold can design transportation networks and maybe even transform computing

The yellow blobs of slime mold normally grow in dark forests, not on computer chips or on gelatinous squares shaped like the United States. But …

Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

Search for missing Malaysian plane shines spotlight on giant ocean garbage patches.<p>Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, sea trash was not a global headliner.<p><b>But as hundreds of objects sighted off the Australian coast as possible aircraft debris turn out to be discarded fishing</b> …

6 Groundbreaking Artists Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

<i>This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com</i><p>As we've seen in photography, it takes a good amount of courage and dedication to be different. To stand out amongst all the other talented …

Art

Which Vogue Model's High-Fashion Look Do You Prefer?

As you can probably imagine, there were no mosh pits at this year's Vogue Festival, which took place in London over the weekend. Instead, we were …

“How I Met Your Mother” lied to us: Why the fake-out finale is such a cop out

Boo! Fans are so angry because the show’s last episode rendered the entire series completely unreliable<p>Virginia Pasley<p>April 2, 2014 8:33pm (UTC)<p>WARNING: This article completely spoils the ending of “How I Met Your Mother”<p>In an episode of “How I Met Your Mother” from season five, devoted husband …

BILL MAHER: The People Giving Money To This GOP Candidate Are 'Idiots'

Bill Maher, the stand-up comedian and host of HBO's "Real Time," said it was "pathetic" for Republican New York City Congressman Michael Grimm to attempt to use his show in a fundraising pitch.<p>"It's pathetic how easy it is to push these people's buttons. This guy says, 'Bill Maher doesn't like me' …

New York City

Modern lions' origin revealed by genetic analysis

Editor, BBC Nature<p>The origin and history of modern lions have been revealed by scientists.<p>A genetic analysis of living lions and museum specimens confirms modern lions' most recent common ancestor lived around 124,000 years ago.<p>Modern lions evolved into two groups; one lives in Eastern and Southern …

North Africa

Most Americans work one of these 10 jobs

• Retail salespersons, 4.48 million workers earning $25,370<br>• Cashiers 3.34 million workers earning $20,420<br>• Food prep and serving staff, 3.02 million workers earning $18,880<br>• General office clerk, 2.83 million working earning $29,990<br>• Registered nurses, 2.66 million workers earning $68,910<br>• Waiters and …

Customer Service

National Weather Service Portland: "Most of tsunami energy heading into south Pacific" after major earthquake - http://t.co/QWnmCfnUTQ

Il tue six talibans d’une seule balle

Un sniper britannique en Afghanistan a tué six talibans d’une seule balle. Cet exploit est célébré par la presse outre-Manche et le Daily Mail publie …

Talibans

New movies and series streaming on Netflix in April 2014

Netflix regularly rotates its streaming movie lineup, constantly adding new titles into the mix while letting older offerings fall off. Here are Netflix's newest streaming additions.

Los Angeles

Florida's 'Vampire' Congressional Candidate Might Be The Future Of American Politics

Embracing his love of live-action role-playing — also known as LARPing — and of costumes, may have been a smart move for Rush. Business Insider spoke to experts on the worlds of LARPing and costume play (better known as "cosplay" among its adherents) who suggested politicians like Rush could become …

Florida

The 10 Most Common Jobs In America

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has published a new report showing the top 10 most common professions in the U.S.<p>The top three are all basically in the retail industry: salespeople, cashiers, and fast-food workers.<p>Of the top 10 jobs, nearly all are "low paying" work, with the exception of registered …

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Flying Cars and Tricorders: How Sci-Fi Invented the Present

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