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Nikon D200 review

How would you like to profit from photography? Maybe start selling your pictures through an online library or getting them published in magazines, …

Watch Matthew McConaughey’s Chest-Thumping Pep Talk To The University Of Texas Football Team

The McConaissance knows no bounds. After delivering Oscar- and Emmy-worthy performances, CLIO-level ad work, chest thumpin’ improvisations, mindhole-blowing acceptance speeches, mouth-watering trailers, and even making fanny packs seem cool, there’s simply nothing Matthew McConaughey could bring to …

Free Wi-Fi experiment exposes net dangers

SEVERAL Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free Wi-Fi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public …

Terror raids: Perspective is always the hardest thing to find

The 17 people detained in the counter-terrorism raids last week and this week in Australia account for fewer than half the total number under close …

When does Google hand over your data to governments?

By Nicolas Suzor<i>, Queensland University of Technology</i> and Alex Button-Sloan<i>, Queensland University of Technology</i><p>We don’t know a lot about when …

So THIS Is Where Flight Attendants Sleep

Their secret hideouts are perfect for a mid-flight nap.<p>Sleeping on the job isn’t encouraged in most workplaces, but if you’re a flight attendant on a long-haul flight, it’s a must. And now we know more about where flight attendants sleep, at least on a certain aircraft.<p>Virgin Australia recently …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Trump Drugs For Severe Depression

For people with treatment-resistant depression, that is.<p>Drugs are the most common psychiatric treatment for depression. But about 40 percent of people fail to respond to this first-line of antidepressants. What to do? The answer to date has often been more and different drugs.<p>But transcranial …

Guides to Help You Get Your Canning On

There was a time when only grandmas and resourceful mothers did home canning. But over the past half-decade, as more people began to question the …

BAN ALL THE BANKS: Here's The Wild Idea That People Are Starting To Take Seriously

Economists have begun seriously discussing the idea of banning banks. That seems ridiculous and far-fetched, but the idea might not be as crazy as it sounds.<p>But before we get to the idea, there's something important that needs to be addressed, which is that people tend to have a gross misconception …

Paul Krugman

When Predators Bite Off More Than They Can Chew

Featuring a snake whose centipede dinner tried to claw out of its body and other… interesting examples<p>We were entranced recently by a report of a young snake that tried to eat an old centipede. It seems the snake managed to swallow the centipede live, but then the centipede fought back, attempting …

BMW considering building 3 Series in North America

There might be even more BMWs coming from North America soon. The company recently announced plans to build a flagship crossover called the X7 at its Spartanburg, SC, factory. Now, rumors are emerging that the Bavarians might be thinking about building a second North American factory that could …