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Women are either bisexual or gay but 'never straight'

A study has found that most women who say they are straight are in fact aroused by videos of both naked men and naked women<p>Most women are either bisexual or gay but "never straight", a study suggests.<p>"This shows us that how women appear in public does not mean that we know anything about their …

Sexuality

Watch: Drone Flyover Gives First Look At Tesla's Gigafactory

What does a 10 million square foot factory look like? That’s the question one amateur videographer tried to show with a drone.<p>Flying a recently acquired DJI Phantom 3 equipped with a 4K camera, amateur drone pilot Emory Peterson was able to beautifully capture the massive construction effort …

Tesla

Nervana open-sources its deep-learning software, says it outperforms Facebook, Nvidia tools

Nervana Systems, one of a handful startups focusing on a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning, today is announcing that it has released its Neon deep learning software under an Apache open-source license, allowing anyone to try it out for free.<p>The startup is pointing to benchmarks a …

How I Explored A Real Volcano With A Jetpack Made Of Pixels

Virtual renderings, made from drone maps, could help with real science<p>Before descending into the crater of Ambrym Volcano, I have to find my jetpack. Turning away from the crater--a pit as deep as the Empire State Building is tall--I walk over to the colored blotches that represent expedition …

Geology

This Austin startup thinks it can help IT leaders help each other

Ah, the IT department. Relegated to the role of resident crank, IT will never be the sexiest branch of the company tree. It is, however, absolutely …

Congressman cites dildo law in Texas dis

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Rep. Alcee Hastings, citing a dildo law, among other things, has some harsh words for Texas lawmakers.<p>That's the rationale he used in an interview with CNN, in response to outrage from the Texas delegation over his comments this week that Texas is "a crazy state."<p>"I love Texans, …

Russian lesbians take selfie with anti-gay lawmaker

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> A Russian politician behind a controversial anti-gay propaganda law has been caught up in a social media storm in which he is pictured in a photograph of two women kissing.<p>Vitaly Milonov was on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to St. Petersburg when he was photographed by two women who …

LGBTQI

Spirits stole more market share from the beer industry last year

Whiskeys from the U.S. and the British Isles, and Mexico’s native spirit, were the top winners in 2014, and helped the spirits industry steal more …

Google wants to teach you how to say place names like a local

In London, pronouncing the names of the city’s central tourist spots “Lie-cester Square,” “Glaw-ces-ter Road” or “Hole-born” is likely to earn you sideways glances and tut-tuts of derision.<p>It’s hard enough to blend in while traveling, and one of the most awkward ways to stick out is to mispronounce …

Successful CIOs Must Be Resourceful

The pressure for CIOs to drive organizational change is at its peak. CEOs, line-of-business senior management and business partners demand value creation that is measurable, sustainable, and scale-able, driving business results. Most importantly, customers are demanding business agility, proactive …

Raspberry Pi 2 Arrives: 6x Faster, An “Entry-Level PC” For $35

Grab your screwdrivers, makers! There’s a new, more powerful Raspberry Pi in town… The just announced Pi 2, which goes on sale today, adds a quad-core chip and double the memory to support more intensive processing tasks.<p>The Pi Foundation also reckons this sequel takes the Pi microprocessor “firmly …

Cloud monitoring category gets busier

Image copyright Solarwinds.Server monitoring gets hotSolarWinds, which monitors multi-vendor technologies running in house, last week bought Librato …

The deluge continues: 3 smart home hubs worth checking out

Image copyright oomi.I thought we’d be over hubs by now, but I was wrong. They are still coming hot and heavy, and if the Consumer Electronics Show …

Three Body Hacks You Shouldn't Try At Home

Leave these self-improvement tricks to the professionals<p>To improve themselves, a growing number of people are going beyond meditation or exercise. These brave pioneers are trying to hack their bodies with bacteria, special diets, and even electrical zaps.<p>1. Smell Better<p>Humans don’t stink—it’s the …

Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report Says

U.S. adults see various science-related topics much differently than do America's top scientists, with the two groups expressing widely divergent views on the safety of genetically modified foods, climate change, human evolution, the use of animals in research and vaccines, according to a new …

Charles Townes, Laser Pioneer, Black Hole Discoverer, Dies At 99

Charles Townes, a physicist who won the Nobel Prize for his part in the invention of the laser died Tuesday at 99.<p>Townes is best remembered for thinking up the basic principles of the laser while sitting on a park bench. Later in life he advised the U.S. government and helped uncover the secrets of …

Use Quality Time to see which Android apps you use most

It's easy to get caught up using the many apps you have installed on your Android phone or tablet. Whether you're catching up on news across the globe, texting friends or playing a game...ever wondered how much time you spend looking at the screen?<p>Quality Time by ZeroDesktop, Inc. -- which was …

Apps

Huckabee: Fox News women aren't 'trashy,' but cursing New Yorkers are

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Gov. Mike Huckabee doesn't think the women at Fox News are "trashy," but a lot of other women in New York are.<p>Huckabee, a 2008 presidential candidate and potential 2016er, refuted reports that he called the women at Fox News "trashy" and "inappropriate," but didn't step …

5 Easy Places to Feel Like a Backpacking God

Who hasn't wanted to break loose with nothing but a backpack? To one day sit with your grandchildren on your knees as you thrill them with stories of how you rode a surly Yak deep into the Himalayas, or crossed the Andes on a bus with a howling meth addict for a driver.<p>But what if you can't just …

Powerful Photos Depict Veterans Who Use Art Therapy To Heal

<i>This photo series originally appeared in the February issue of National Geographic magazine.</i><p>Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan often return home with wounds that can't be seen on the surface: brain injuries resulting from the shockwaves that follow explosions.<p>Some veterans, including …

Bill Clinton relives his athletic glory days

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bill Clinton has had a number of glory days since he played church league basketball in Arkansas. But in an interview on Thursday, the former president reminisced about the unexpected high point in his athletic life.<p>Clinton called into the Mike & Mike show on ESPN Radio to talk …

Protests break out in Supreme Court

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A rare disturbance broke out in the Supreme Court on Wednesday as several protesters stood up and shouted what appeared to be comments criticizing the court's controversial 2010 Citizens United campaign finance decision that was issued five years ago this month.<p>As court opened, …

Be My Eyes iPhone app allows sighted people to lend a helping hand to blind people

The National Federation of the Blind said last year that Apple has “done more for accessibility than any other company,” and with the help of a new app, iPhone and iPad owners can take things even further. Be My Eyes is an app that allows blind people to request remote help from a sighted person …

Ditch the hub and check out some software apps for the smart home

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>A growing number of people have a connected device or three in their home, but don’t really want to trouble themselves with a …

Deep-fried graphene may be the key to long-lasting batteries

The deep frying process isn't just useful for livening up your food -- it might also be the ticket to better batteries in your mobile devices. South Korean researchers have created highly conductive, stable electrode materials by spraying graphene oxide droplets into a very hot blend of acid and …

Deep Frying

Miss Lebanon distances herself from photo with Miss Israel

<b>(CNN) —</b> Miss Lebanon Saly Greige is distancing herself from a photo of her and Miss Israel Doron Matalon that's causing an online uproar.<p>The picture appeared on Matalon's Instagram feed on January 11. It shows Matalon smiling with Greige, Miss Slovenia and Miss Japan in Miami, where the Miss …

Social Media

DIY 'Star Wars' X-wing rocker rocks the younglings

We've seen fans build X-wing fighter bunk beds and AT-AT beds for their younglings, so why not an X-wing fighter rocker?<p>New Zealand-based Steve Coupe has been making wooden toys for 25 years, and he decided to build a special tribute to "Star Wars" to help raise money for his local children's …

Children's Hospital