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The Deadliest Animal in the World

The Deadliest Animal in the World is an infographic posted by Bill Gates on his blog as part of Mosquito Week.<p><i>What would you say is the most</i> …

The Dead Zones: When Not to Post on Social Media

The Dead Zones: When Not to Post on Social Media infographic from SumAll takes a look at the the worst times to post content on social media.<p><i>Now that</i> …

"Heart disease-on-a-chip" could usher in an age of personalized medicine

When we've previously heard about "organs on a chip," they've been miniature recreations of healthy organs. If they're being used for research into …

US to rev up hacking fight against China

The U.S. plans to "keep up the pressure" on China as it gauges that nation's response to this week's indictment of five Chinese military officials for allegedly hacking into American corporate computers, a senior administration official said Friday.<p>If China doesn't begin to acknowledge and curb its …

The LG G3 will be the first smartphone with laser autofocus

It will also take selfies when you clench a fist in front of it<p>Almost everything is known about it, and LG is openly discussing its accessories, but now we've confirmed one final exciting spec for the LG G3: its camera will feature a laser autofocus system. Like HTC's second camera sensor on the …

Learn To Build Apps With 88% Off The Complete iOS 7 Development Course

We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

Campaign promises: How PS4 and Xbox One compare to the original visions

Sony and Microsoft have both made a lot of promises to us over the last year about the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Some they’ve kept — others have yet to materialize.<p>It makes sense that the hardware companies would want to promise the world. After all, it’s difficult to get people to spend $400 or …

Digital Sandbox Helped KC Tech Startups Raise Over $7 Million

Last summer, KCSourceLink, which serves to connect small companies with resources to build their businesses, received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. A portion of that grant, which is paid out over the course of five years, helped spawn Digital Sandbox.<p>In the words of its …

LG Confirms Its Upcoming G3 Smartphone Will Have a 5.5-inch Screen

LG has posted a video touting the “grip-ability” of its upcoming G3 flagship smartphone which confirms that it will come equipped with a 5.5-inch display.<p>Posted to YouTube by the official LG Mobile Global account, the video stops short of revealing any other details – such as the resolution of the …

The Battle For The Connected Home Is Heating Up

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Matt Turck is a managing director of</i> <i></i><i>FirstMark Capital. Follow him on Twitter at @mattturck.</i><p>Almost 15 years ago, a friend of mine at McKinsey spent a few nights writing a document called “The Battle for the Home”. The thesis at the time was that with broadband, the home PC was …

Extended: Obamacare enrollment deadline for January 1 coverage

<b>(CNN) –</b> The Obama administration announced Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services will extend a key Obamacare deadline by one week.<p>Americans can now sign up through December 23 in order to have health coverage start on January 1, according to Julie Bataille, a spokeswoman for …

Snapchat Is 70 Percent Women

FCC confirms it may allow mobile calls during flight, but airlines have final say (update)

The FCC has confirmed that on December 12th, it will consider a proposal that would give airlines the option to let passengers make cellphone calls during flight. But the Commission is also attempting to head off any consumer unrest over such a change, underlining the fact that airlines (and their …

The Rise Of Bitcoin: Is It A Solution Or Menace?

She got her first taker in mid-November. She hopes it's the dawn of more demand. But Ms. Sotelo says she is also a little worried because, frankly, she doesn't fully understand Bitcoin yet.<p>"I used the phone app and pushed the right buttons, but I'm a little freaked out," Sotelo says after the …

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Doom-Doom? Why Mazda Needs a Savior

Its profits are up and its products are great. So what gives?<p>To the casual observer, Mazda appears to be on a hot streak. The new 6 is great and just beat the Honda Accord in our comparison testing. The CX-5’s 43,319 sales in 2012—the highest for a Mazda crossover in nearly a decade—helped propel …

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2013 Ford Fusion 1.6L EcoBoost Automatic

Movie-star looks, athletic chassis, pedestrian powertrain.<p>TESTED<p>It’s no secret that the latest Fusion is the most competitive mid-size sedan from Ford in a long time, and of the many variants on offer, the combination of the 1.6-liter EcoBoost (that’s “turbocharged and direct injected” in …

Tesla Joining NASDAQ-100 Secures Future for Compact Sedan, More Models

Unless you happen to work for Tesla, the company’s announcement that it will soon join the NASDAQ-100 stock index isn’t earth-shattering news. It’s not that a committee of top-hatted men emerged in a cloud of cigar smoke from a rosewood-paneled office and said “We’ve reached a consensus: Tesla is …

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Google Maps Refreshes Its Android UI, Adds Traffic Reports and More

Android: Google just rewarded the night owls with a huge update to Google Maps that brings a new cards-based interface as well as a slew of new …

Bikini Confidence Boosters

<b>Hang With Happier Peeps</b><br>Psychologists have found that thinking negatively about your appearance is a crucial contributor to low self-confidence and bad body image, especially when the thoughts are repetitive and automatic. Ask the friend who's always bashing her looks to give it a rest. Her gloomy …

How to Increase Metabolism: The Fastest Way to Lose Weight

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long<p>Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, …

Insomnia Impairs Emotional Regulation

The relationship between disordered sleep and emotional health is an intricate one, as each can influence the other for better and worse. Stress and worry, as well as mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety can interfere with sleep. And an abundance of research indicates that people who …

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How Power Corrupts the Mind

Pity the despot.<p>(Carolyn P Speranza / Flickr)<p>While at Columbia University, Andy J. Yap set up a simple experiment. After manipulating his subjects into powerful or weak states (in the lab, psychologists are the most powerful ones of all), Yap asked them to guess the height and weight of others both …

Can science explain why I'm a pessimist?

<b>Many of us categorise ourselves as either optimist or pessimist, but what can science tell us about how we got that way and can we change, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>Debbie and Trudi are identical twins.<p>They have much in common, except that Trudi is cheerful and optimistic while Debbie is prone to bouts …

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Boring Sex, Begone!

Although synchronized breathing is an integral part of tantric sex, you don't need to assume a pretzel-shaped position or clear your schedule for seven hours. You can incorporate the breathing techniques into any ol' romp. Kaye recommends alternating your breathing during foreplay. As he exhales, …

GPS Guide: Rainforest Scenes That'll Make You Feel Instantly Refreshed (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Have a Full-Body Orgasm--Tonight!

<b>2. Breathe.</b><br>It's natural to hold your breath when you're on the brink of climax, but Carrellas says you'll feel a deeper pleasure if you fully inhale and exhale. "Practice while you masturbate," she says.<p><b>3. Scream and Shout.</b><br>Or grunt or sigh. Your partner will feel appreciated, but it's not just for …

The Sunlight Foundation's App Is Perfect For Yelling At Your Congressperson

Make sure to call during dinner. That way they're sure to be home and receptive to your rants.<p>Amidst the apps and services that maybe aren't so noble--today I got an alert about one called "PhotoYOLO"--sometimes there's one that's useful and honorable at the same time. The brand-new iOS app …

Mocoro Microfiber Mop Ball Vacuum Cleaner Is A Roomba With A View

Just when you got used to the idea of rolling robotic Roombas roaming your home on the range comes an even more unlikely vacuum: the Mocoro …