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Why LinkedIn chooses really weird names for the software it gives away for free

And like most Valley companies, it turns around and gives that software away for free, so others can use it and add to it, which helps LinkedIn add new features to it.<p>That's a process called open source and it has not only forever changed the software industry, but is starting to change the …

4 Fast Rules for Perfect Surf and Turf

With a few simple prep tricks and a ripping-hot grill, you can put your local steakhouse chain to shame<p>Man was made to devour juicy steak. And when some geniuses decided to throw shrimp over the coals as well, the perfect combination of surf and turf was born. This recipe comes courtesy of Kyle …

Five Fast Lunches to Build More Muscle

When the 18th-century British Earl of Sandwich asked his servants to bring him a piece of meat held between two slices of bread, he definitely …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

The 10 best lunchbox fillers Banish back-to-school blues with these tantalising treats for your Tupperware. It's lids off ofr DIY pot noodles, sweet and savoury homemade popcorn and cherry chocolate bites ... Photography by Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian http://t.gu.com/opZAY

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No more nagging: 5 apps for sharing tasks at home

In my household, my husband’s the planner and I’m the procrastinator. And while that combination hasn’t been too tricky to navigate for most of our …

Did Egyptians just take part in the biggest uprising in history? Some claim they did. But what would experts say? http://bbc.in/13LYirc How big is the largest gathering - whether a festival, demonstration or celebration - that you've been to?

It is far too soon to talk about a cure for Aids. And even if it were a cure, it would be expensive and risky. But two patients in the US have been taken off their HIV drugs after bone-marrow transplants seemed to clear the virus from their bodies: http://bbc.in/18vOX7S #Aids #HIV How hopeful are you that a cure for the virus will be found?

Ariel Castro ruled competent for 'kidnap den' trial

<b>An Ohio man accused of raping and holding three women captive in his home for about a decade has been found competent to stand trial.</b><p>A judge ruled Ariel Castro understood the charges against him and could assist his lawyers.<p>Mr Castro was arrested in May after one of the women allegedly held in his …

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Koreans prefer Apple's iPhone to Samsung's Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy phones are worse quality than rival Apple iphones, according to a survey of more than 44,000 people based in Samsung's homeland.<p>South Koreans reported higher customer satisfaction with Apple products than home-grown Samsung phones, with fewer people reporting problems with their …

Streaming entertainment startup Boxee has been acquired by Samsung for around $30M - http://tcrn.ch/13lIprk

We've had our hands on this £200 Android smartphone and it's not bad at all...

Microsoft kills Facebook, Flickr integration in Windows 8.1 Photos app

If you enjoyed Windows 8's central Photos app that not only stored your local images but also those from other sites, you might be disappointed with Windows 8.1, if a post in Microsoft's forums is any indication. After a commenter noticed that Facebook and Flickr integration was gone, one of …

Boxee sold to Samsung for under $30M

Samsung has acquired New York-based TV startup Boxee according to reports from Israel, which say the company sold for less than what investors put …