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7 Apps That Can Do Your Homework Much Faster Than You

In the field of educational technology, some apps might be getting <i>too</i> smart.<p>More and more apps are delivering on-demand homework help to students, …

Mount Polley mine: Ex-engineers warned tailings pond 'getting large'

Knight Piésold Consulting, whose engineers had designed the Mount Polley tailings pond containment system, says the Vancouver company had warned mine …

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is focusing a spotlight on an online tool run by experts in Boston that flagged a "mystery hemorrhagic fever" in forested areas of southeastern Guinea nine days before the World Health Organization formally announced the epidemic. http://cbc.sh/KLhlN5V

A treasure hunter in Tide Head, N.B., uncovered something unusual on the beach last week — what could be a Stanley Cup ring: http://cbc.sh/CJGdWAM "I looked at it, this Stanley Cup ring that said 'Elmer Lach' on it, and then I started checking on it," said Shawn Thériault. Former Montreal Canadien Elmer Lach helped lead the Habs to Stanley Cup victory three times in his career in the 1940s and '50s.

Apple Celebrates App Store's Fifth Birthday with Free Apps and Games

Apple’s App Store was launched on July 10, 2008.<p>To celebrate the fifth birthday of the wildly popular iOS marketplace, Apple is offering several …

Turquois Dreams

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Brazilian soccer fans storm pitch, decapitate referee after he stabs player to death<br>Police say enraged spectators invaded a football field, stoned the referee to death and quartered his body after he stabbed a player to death.<p>The Public Safety Department of the state of Maranhao says in a statement that it all started when referee Otavio da Silva expelled player Josenir Abreu from a game last weekend. The two got into a fist fight, then Silva took out a knife and stabbed Abreu, who died on his …

Hacoa Wooden USB Hub House

The Hacoa Wooden USB Hub House is a handsome little house for your USB devices to plug into. Instead of a row of windows running up the front, it has …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Injured Stampede skydiver has broken leg, military confirms

A SkyHawks skydiver who was injured during a performance at the Calgary Stampede has a broken leg, the military has confirmed.<p>The parachutist was …

Train operator blames air brakes for derailment, explosions in Quebec

The Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway singled out the air brakes of a runaway train that destroyed much of downtown Lac-Mégantic, Que., in a statement on Sunday afternoon, commenting for the first time on what could have gone wrong with the doomed train.<p>After finding the train's black box on …

i-Woody: Wooden Chalkboard Screen Smartphone for Kids

Now your child can have their own age-appropriate smartphone without taking (and likely eventually damaging) your smartphone. The i-Woody is a wooden …

Hammaka Trailer Hitch Hammock Chair Stand

Take a pair of relaxing hanging hammock chairs anyplace with the Hammaka Trailer Hitch Stand. How great would it be to just roll up someplace and …

Giant Pez Dog Treat Dispenser

Give your dog it’s treats the same way you get your treats- from a giant pez dispenser. This Dog Pez Treat Dispenser measures 8″ tall and holds 6 dog …

Grassy iPhone Case

Time to mow the iPhone. The Shibaful iPhone Case has a grassy textured covering on a polycarbonate case. Apparently it’s “modeled on grass from …

Pocket Sized iPad/iPhone Projector

Turn your iPad or iPhone into a projector anywhere you go with the iPad Pocket Projector. A free app lets you project a 6″ to 60″ diagonal image onto …

Tokyoflash's Latest Watch has a Breathalyzer Built In

How drunk are you exactly? Find out with Tokyoflash’s newest watch, Kisai Intoxicated. To test your BAC (blood alcohol content), open the cap on the …

Chalkboard Skateboard

It’s like having a new skateboard every day! While the execution of this Instructables isn’t really the best for riding, the idea is smart. The guy …

Ziploc Bag Jacket Clearly Holds a Lot

Well that’s certainly one way to carry your lunch! A friend of Jaya made this jacket from a bunch of Ziploc bags. I know what she’s having for lunch. …

Novelty Computer Keys

Sometimes you just wish some of your keyboard’s keys were labeled a little more accurately. With the Novelty Computer Keys set, you get all the …

Rain Boots with a Bluetooth Speaker

Continuing on with today’s theme of “things with a speaker in them” we present to you these Bloom FM Bluetooth Wellies. Or in less elegantly spoken …

A Few Cool Wedding Rings

Who ever said that wedding rings need to be boring or frilly? Or *gasp* non-functional? Easy there Ron Swanson, check out this trio of cool rings we …

DIY Book Lamp

Turn your favorite novel into a reading lamp! Well maybe not your favorite novel since once you make the light you won’t be able to read it, how …

Charge Up in the Woods with a PowerPot Thermoelectric Generator

Astute campers will quickly realize that there’s no power outlets in the woods. So how to charge up all those fun electronic devices that you …

Cheering Soccer Net Garbage Can Topper

Here’s a soccer net for your garbage can. Or just to cover our bases, it’s a football net for your trash bin. No matter what you call it, this …

Pet Door iPhone Cases

These Pet Door iPhone 5 Cases might look slightly impractical with that big ol’ dog (or cat!) sticking out but it’s actually smart. The pet coming …

Batman Symbol Belt Buckle Speaker

Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na Batman….belt buckle….speaker. In true Adam West style, this Batman Symbol Belt Buckle is also a fully …

Brush Your Hair with a Microprocessor

Geeks aren’t really known for their hygiene but for those special occasions that call for a neat mane, this is how they do it. With an Integrated …