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Nazi Terrorist Connection: Hitler’s Legacy, Part 3

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GE Aviation cutting more 7 percent of engineering workforce

EVENDALE, Ohio (AP) — GE Aviation is cutting 238 engineering jobs in southwestern Ohio and 69 at other U.S. sites as it trims more than 7 percent of …

Aviation

Want to become an Australian? Jump through these hoops

Australia is welcoming students, young professionals and travellers by the thousands. Here’s how a few migrants went from expat to resident in the span of a few years.<p>Eleven miles from Broome, in a dusty red corner of Western Australia, Susie Maggie Thorne spent three months volunteering at a farm …

Australia

Americans are trapped in a ‘cycle of financial insecurity’

Nearly seven years after the Great Recession, millions of Americans are stuck in a financial rut.<p>Home ownership rates are at an historic low, renters …

Everything a Regular Guy Needs to Know About Skin Care

While we dislike gender assumptions as much as the next girl who's not into pink, it's fair to assume that <i>most</i> guys don't give two sh*ts about skin …

Skin Care

This Little Machine Helps You Fall (and Stay) Asleep

Marpac Dohm DS Sound Machine<p>After a long day, there’s nothing better than climbing into a nice, warm bed. But there’s nothing worse than lying awake …

The Crazy Story of What Really Went Wrong at Target Canada

The Last Days of Target<p>The untold tale of Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death<p>The grand opening of Target Canada was set to …

Canada

Red flag: Oil company defaults are spiking

American oil companies are starting to scream "mayday."<p>Last year, 42 North American drillers filed for bankruptcy, according to law firm Haynes and Boone. It's only likely to get worse this year.<p>Experts say there are a lot of parallels between today's crisis and the last oil crash in 1986. Back …

Oil & Gas Industry

Luxury brands are targeting Chinese students in the United States

The strategy is paying off for some, such as the Los Angeles Beverly Center mall, which sends buses to pick up Chinese families at the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California at the beginning of the year, when parents drop off their children, and at …

The surprise winner in the sneaker wars is ...

Quick. Guess which sneaker company is the hottest on Wall Street this year?<p>Nike? Under Armour? Adidas? No. Nope. And Nein.<p>Try Skechers. Yes, the company known mainly for its Shape-up brand of walking shoes, is on fire.<p>It's been a fantastic year for the whole footwear industry. Shares of Adidas …

Shoes

How to say hello in 12 countries around the world

Knowing how to greet someone when visiting another country can help you avoid an awkward encounter.<p>From bowing in Japan to kissing on the cheek three times in the Ukraine, here is how you say hello in 12 countries around the world.<p>France: Kiss on each cheek<p>Japan: A bow<p>Argentina: Kiss on the right …

38 Examples of Nature-Blended Architecture

From tree-shaped houses to buildings that blend in seamlessly with their surroundings, these examples of nature-inspired architecture are perfect for …

Architecture

Red Bull Accelerates Music Startups With Red Bull Amplifier

With its new accelerator, Red Bull Amplifier, the brand looks to connect promising music startups with a musically inclined audience.<p>Amid the growing array of brands now eager to prove their value in consumers’ lives by positioning themselves as “enablers,” Red Bull, with its advertising promise …

Startups

How Many Of Those New Amazon Shows Will Fail? This Company Promises A Scientific Answer

It may not be hard science, but New Media Metrics offers data-based predictions on which shows will succeed and which brands should go along for the ride.<p>Think you can’t predict the future? Amazon just announced the launch of 14 new original show pilots. Of the eight adult comedies (the others are …

TV

Cyber Pearl Harbor: Why hasn’t a mega attack happened?

Despite many warnings, no major attack has taken place on the United States. So it is logical to ask why this hasn’t happened yet, and if it ever will.<p>For the past few years, US officials have warned of a coming mega cyber attack against critical infrastructure, something akin to the Japanese …

Cybersecurity

Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School

Let’s get this straight: If you want to work at Goldman Sachs, McKinsey or General Electric, an MBA is a handy scrap of paper.<p>But if you’d prefer to bypass the corporate ladder and actually <i>build</i> something of your own, spending upwards of $140,000 and two years without pay is just about the worst …

How It Works: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue

The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.<p><b>Step 1</b>: Engineers load one syringe with a bio-ink (A) made up of spheroids that each contain tens …

Bad guys use 3D-printed bank card skimmers to steal $100K

For every good use of 3D printing, there are a half-dozen bad ones.<p>The latest in the latter camp comes from Sydney, Australia, where bad guys have used 3D printing to create custom bank card skimmers. The devices, which are used to snatch card numbers, affected tens of thousands of people and …

The Top 10 Future Tech Trends From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

The only thing people in Silicon Valley like to do more than talk about the future of tech is to invent it. Tonight they settled for the second-best thing, in the form of the popular Top 10 Tech Trends dinner.<p>Hosted by the Churchill Club, which holds speaking events featuring top tech folks every …

A 3D printer that uses—wait for it—printer paper

Most 3D printing is done with different types of plastic, but as we’ve said before, there’s more than one kind of machine that falls under the “3D printer” umbrella. Along with the devices that print organs and cars, there’s one that uses the last material you’d expect: printer paper.<p>Demonstrated …

3D Printing

How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

3D-Printed Shoes Mean You'll Never Need to Buy Another Pair

Never worry about a broken heel or torn sole again. If your shoes start to fall apart, just print a new pair.<p>Finnish designer Janne Kyttanen debuted …

2013 Full Frame DSLR Comparison Guide

<b>Update</b>: <i>There is now a new version of this guide. Visit our</i> 2015 Full Frame DSLR Comparison Guide <i>for updated info.</i><p>Here's our look at how five of the …

Cameras

3D Printers Could Some Day Feed Astronauts in Space

Like a scene out of Star Trek, imagine one day being able to create an entire meal with the push of a button. For astronauts headed to Mars, 3D …

Star Trek

Man Given Second Chance at Life Thanks to 3D-Printed Prosthetic Face

<i>Image courtesy of Geoff Pugh</i><p>The extraordinary development of 3D printing technology has given one British man his life back. Thanks to the incredible …

Asia's Next Tycoons: Francis Lui Keeps the Dice Rolling at Galaxy Entertainment

When Francis Yiu Tung Lui got his M.S. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1979, he returned to his father’s Hong Kong development business as a low-level assistant engineer. Every day he had a box lunch with construction workers on-site, stayed with the crews–sometimes until …

A Japanese Crisis Nears

Japan has receded from the headlines of late but that’s about to change. In the next two months, it’s expected the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a decision on whether to increase Japan’s consumption tax from 5% to 8% in April next year. If approved, consumer spending will take significant hit …

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …