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History shows George Washington was incredibly hard to kill

"I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation," the National Archives quote George Washington in a letter to his brother following the French and Indian War.<p>He wasn't kidding. In a piece written for Washington's birthday this week, the <i>Washington Post</i> reveals America's first …

Now Is the Perfect Time to Buy a Porsche and/or Lexus

J.D. Power has released their latest Vehicle Dependability Survey, and it only further justifies what many of us have felt all along: everyone who …

Canada locking up hundreds of children each year

Hundreds of children are being held each year in immigration detention facilities, an experience that can lead to psychological harm and puts them at risk of "serious human rights violations", a new report says.<p>An average of 48 Canadian children have been held annually as "guests" alongside their …

Immigration

Google sues Uber over 'stolen' driverless car technology

Google is suing Uber for allegedly stealing the technology behind its self-driving cars.<p>The search giant, which has been working on driverless vehicles since 2009, has filed a lawsuit claiming Uber stole trade secrets and is using them in its autonomous cars.<p>If the Google lawsuit is successful, …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

The Brain

Austerlitz: The Battle of the Two Emperors

Nelson’s great victory at Trafalgar was not the only famous battle fought in 1805. Just six weeks later, on December 2nd, more than 150,000 men in …

World History

What Is The Best All-Wheel-Drive Car For $20,000?

<i>I'm in the market for a new (not used) car. Winter is approaching quickly and I would really like something with all-wheel-drive or 4-wheel-drive. I</i> …

Nissan

Oil Prices: Where's The Bottom?

It’s amazing how quickly attitudes change. OPEC, once cock of the walk, is now seen as helpless and hopeless, all for not implementing a minor production cut. Mere weeks ago, some were talking about $150 as a target for next year, and now a $30 prices is being bruited about as a possibility. While …

The Game of Thrones video game is off to a slow, but promising, start

One of the first things you do in the <i>Game of Thrones</i> video game is slowly wipe blood off of a sword. A few minutes later you're trying to avoid being stabbed in the neck with one.<p>The new <i>Game of Thrones</i> game is created by Telltale, the same developer behind the acclaimed <i>Walking Dead</i> series, and much …

James Watson's Nobel prize for DNA discovery up for auction

You may never actually win a Nobel Prize, but that doesn't mean you can't take one these prestigious awards home with you. Next week, the Nobel Prize gold medal that was awarded to James Watson in 1962 for the discovery of the twisted-ladder structure of DNA hits the auction block in New York …

ZANO Drone Wants To Take Your Selfie From The Sky

Crowdfund your own personal aerial paparazzi<p>A Kickstarter project wants to take the art of the selfie to a higher level -- literally. ZANO, by the Wales-based Torquing Group Ltd, is a palm-sized drone that will fly out from users at up to 25 mph, take stabilized 720p video at 60 fps, and send it …

Drones

Best designed Android apps – Google’s new picks

The Android Design team from Google HQ published a new list of Android apps that “go above and beyond the guidelines” when it comes to design.<p>Google first published a Beautiful Design collection in July, praising apps like Pattrn, Pocket, Flipboard, or Pinterest, for their masterfully crafted …

Apps