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How the Shutdown Hurts Families of Fallen Soldiers

Call it a prom­ise placed on hold.<p>On Sat­urday, a U.S. Mar­ine was killed in Hel­mand province. On Sunday, four troops were killed by an IED in …

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Rev. Gary Hall of the National Cathedral: Being gay is not “just OK” — it is good

“Homophobia is a sin. Heterosexism is a sin. Shaming people for whom they love is a sin,” says Rev. Hall<p>The Very Rev. Gary Hall of the historic Washington National Cathedral did not mince words in a recent sermon denouncing anti-LGBTQ discrimination. Unlike some faith leaders who use evasive …

Conservatives oppose a hypothetical debt ceiling deal

A group of House Republicans have indicated they’ll oppose all but the most unrealistic resolutions to the crisis<p>According to a new report from National Review, House conservatives are unified in their opposition to a debt ceiling deal of nearly any kind.<p>"They may try to throw the kitchen sink at …

iPhone 5S and 5C: 10 things you need to know

<b>1 Going for gold</b><p>The iPhone 5s is the true next-generation iPhone, in a choice of gold, white and black. It is more expensive at a SIM-free price of £549, £629 and £709 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models, with the leather case costing £35. But it's the 5s that has all the new hardware features.<p><b>2 C</b> …

DGiT

How to close programs on a Mac<p>Frederick Blichert3 hours ago<p>A step-by-step guide to force quitting problem programs.<p>Retro look back: The 15 greatest …

Swype co-founder reinvents tablet typing with Dryft

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Dryft<p>Anyone who has spent significant time typing on a tablet knows that despite its larger size, there’s still a …

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Microsoft's Illumiroom Too Expensive To Live

Earlier this year we got a look at a piece of conceptual technology from Microsoft deemed “Illumiroom.” It was a dazzling display of light and imagery that used a combination of a Kinect and a projection system to broadcast the visuals of a game beyond the borders of your TV, and all around your …

Webcomic find: 'The Adventures of Painless Parker'

Hey, who wants to read a webcomic about a 19th-century dentist? Wait, let me try again: Who wants to read a webcomic about a 19th-century dentist who …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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When I think, you move: researchers achieve brain-to-brain interface

It might sound rather frightening to have your arm move involuntarily, controlled by some unseen puppet master — but for researchers at the University of Washington, it represented a major breakthrough in human-to-human brain interfaces. Using a non-invasive brain-to-brain setup, a researcher in …

Telepathy raises $5 million to develop Google Glass rival

The Silicon Valley startup uses the funding to hire new engineers for its wearable, programmable computing device.<p>Telepathy, a Silicon Valley startup, has raised $5 million in a first round of funding to develop wearable computing technology that rivals Google Glass.<p>"Wearable technology will enable …

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Scientists invent hangover-free beer

<b>(Kzenon/Shutterstock)</b><p>Australian researches claim to have created an electrolyte-charged ale three times more hydrating than normal beer<p>Liz Fields<p>August 20, 2013 9:04pm (UTC)<p>Australia's ex-prime minister once broke a world record for sucking down a yard glass of ale. Now Oz is proud to announce that …

No Time for Coffee? Spray Caffeine On Your Skin

Patent-pending Sprayable Energy is now available and itwillmakeyoutypelikethis.<p>Caffeine is America’s favorite drug, bar none. And while we’ve extolled the culinary and social aspects of coffee over the years, sometimes people don’t have time for a leisurely cup of joe and just want a quick …

Fixing Mistakes in X-Men Days of Future Past: It's A Wrap!

These LEGO Nintendo 64 Transformers Are Just Too Awesome

We've shared LEGO Transformers made by New York-based artist Baron von Brunk before, and he's now back with some completely mind-bending stuff. He …

Get a monthly mystery care package for nerds

A new service called Nerd Block sends a nerd-themed mystery gift every month for just $20.<p>Do you like presents? Of course you do -- and a new service lets you send geeky surprise gifts to yourself.<p>Nerd Block is a subscription-based nerd care package service which, for $19.99 a month (plus …

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How to make amazing coffee at home, even if you’re cheap and lazy.

Mocking people who care about coffee is a proud American tradition dating back approximately to the birth of Starbucks. The same jokes about …

Tomato & Watermelon Salad

I feel like I’ve seen so many versions of Tomato & Watermelon salads out there. They’re usually made with some variation of feta, mozzarella, basil …

Concerned Marine Vet Writes 300 Letters to Obama, and Isn't Stopping

A concerned Marine veteran from New Jersey has written a letter to President Obama every day since his re-election. He has now compiled the 300 …

The apps that Apple does not want you to use

They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using.<p>With more than 700,000 apps available for download, perhaps Apple can afford to be picky, but some of those to be banned show Apple’s squeamishness for nudity, bodily functions and upsetting important people.<p><b>Send me to</b> …

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Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

Apple’s iOS 7 Beta 5 Is Out Now Ahead Of Fall Release, Includes All-New Settings Icon Set

Apple’s iOS 7 Beta 5 is now available to developers who have the pre-release software installed on their devices, about a week after it released the 4th beta of the mobile OS. The software is likely approaching its final, stable launch state, as Apple has committed to a wide public launch of iOS 7 …

Samsung prepares to take on Apple and Google again as smartwatch patent revealed

Samsung’s designs for a smartwatch have been revealed in a series of patent filings, confirming the company is preparing to take on Apple and Google in the new market.<p>The <b>Samsung</b> device will have a bendable screen that wraps round the wrist, controlled by a small panel with keys like those featured …

Bus-sized lump of fat discovered in London sewer

Discarded food fat is a big issue for London, but Thames Water is using it to generate electricity<p>London water authority Thames Water has discovered what it calls the UK's largest "fatberg;" a mushy deposit of congealed fat and sanitary wipes. Found in a sewer in Kingston, South West London, the …

You Don't Need a Dehydrator: 5 Fruits You Can Dry in the Oven

If you see a lot of fruit dehydrating in your future, buying a food dehydrator makes sense. Using one is more energy-efficient than slowly baking …

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Exclusive<p>EXCLUSIVE: First Look At Brian Michael Bendis' First Issues Of 'Superman' and 'Action Comics'<p>The 'Jurassic Park' 25th Anniversary LEGO Set …

Lift Doctor: Best Amount of Exercises Per Muscle Group

<b>“How many different exercises is optimal for each muscle group per workout for beginners vs. veterans?” - Edvinas Milašius</b><p>Great question. First, …

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10 Rules For Ripped Abs!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Alex Savva <b><br>Occupation:</b> Founder of CircuitFIT, co-founder of Pharmafreak and SD Pharmaceuticals <b><br>Education:</b> BA in physical health and …