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Louisiana prisoner released after 41 years in solitary

A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released from prison late on Tuesday, his lawyers said.<p>Late on Tuesday, US district chief judge Brian Jackson in Baton Rouge denied the state's motion seeking to block his earlier order …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

How Imagination Works

A small new study images the brain's "mental workspace."<p>Look at these shapes for a few seconds. Then close your eyes, and try to imagine how they look. Try to take the mental image of one of them and break the shape into pieces in your mind, or combine it with another shape to make something …

Obama strikes back at Congress: 'They're focused on trying to mess with me'

President Barack Obama excoriated Congress for being "focused on trying to mess with me," hours after the Republican House approved a stopgap spending measure to continue government operations, but also eliminate funding for "Obamacare."<p>The president angrily lashed out at lawmakers who voted …

Here’s What They’re Saying About the New iPhones

“It is the gold standard in phones,” Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller said of the iPhone 5s when he unveiled it during a special event at …

iPhone

Ten tips to make bedtime reading fun

All children need and love stories. Yet a recent poll of 2,000 mothers with children aged 0-7 (What? No fathers?!) found that only 64% of respondents said they read their children bedtime stories. Reasons for not reading to their kids included being too stressed or too tired, while nearly half said …

Single Mothers Are Narrowing The Happiness Gap, Study Finds

Previous research has shown that single mothers are less happy than other American women. But a new study in the Journal of Happiness Studies has concluded that the happiness gap is getting smaller.<p>Looking at data from the General Social Survey, which tracked Americans' self-reported happiness from …

Ethiopia's giant underground blob of magma puzzles scientists

The Afar Rift in Ethiopia is marked by enormous gashes that signal the breakup of the African continent and the beginnings of a new ocean basin, scientists think.<p>The fractures appear eerily similar to seafloor spreading centers, the volcanic ridges that mark the boundaries between two pieces of …

Earth Science

Electronic tattoo tracks the heat running through your veins

Wearable sensors can tell more and more about what happens inside us<p>Thermometers don't seem like they need reinventing. Just stick one beneath your tongue, wait a minute, and everything you need to know is right in front of you. But there's a lot more that temperature can tell us if we're paying …

Obama Administraion Urges Legalizing Cell Phone Unlocks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following a petition back in March that asked the Obama administration to legalize unlocking cell …

iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s reviews: Pretty, powerful and still leading the pack

Apple’s(s aapl) new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s aren’t available until Friday, however, in typical fashion, Apple has provided review units to a few …