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There's now an app for men to thrift shop without hassle

Secondhand shopping for dudes? Forget about it.<p>While women have been buying and selling formerly-loved clothing for decades with sites like Etsy, …

eCommerce

Tales of the bedbug, one of the world’s most reviled insects

<i>Brooke Borel</i><p><i>Univ. of Chicago Press, $26</i><p>Bedbugs sure get around. From housing projects, hostels and cheap hotels (and some that aren’t so cheap), the …

Google reveals how much it paid man who briefly owned Google.com

A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly "own" the world's most heavily trafficked website has been …

How a Camera Flash Saved a 4-Month-Old Baby's Life

Who knew a photo could save a life?<p>It happened for Andrea Temarantz and her 4-month-old son Ryder after the Phoenix, Arizona, mom noticed something …

How a New Engine Could Revolutionize Air and Space Travel

The RTR turborocket combines the best of both rockets and jets to enable faster, higher flying aircraft.<p>Ever since the Concorde was put out to pasture, supersonic travel has remained out of reach for commercial air passengers. And while SpaceX and Blue Origin are showing re-usable rocket boosters …

Space Travel

Caught on camera: Driver pulls gun on Nevada biker

A motorcyclist in Nevada says he captured one of the scariest moments of his life on video when a driver suddenly pointed a gun at him on a road outside Las Vegas.<p><b>Warning: Video contains profanity.</b><p>The biker, who asked not to be identified, posted the video to YouTube on Saturday. He said he was …

The photographer teaching women to feel beautiful naked

Photographer Mathilde Grafström struggled with body image issues and confidence for much of her life. “I had a major identity crisis a few years back and I’m still working on trying to accept my own body as it is. I suffer from these beauty ideals that are put out by the media, and it affects my …

Obama's Proposed 68% Death Tax Would Be Highest In World

Like a scary movie trailer before his State of the Union address to a Republican controlled Congress, President Obama proposed $320 billion in tax hikes, throwing down a tax gauntlet. His signature ideas would make community college free, extend sick leave to working families, and more. Among the …

Finance