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Manage location settings for Android apps - Nexus Help

You can let apps use your device's location to take actions for you or give you information. For example, apps can use it to see commute traffic or …

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series

Celebrate National Hamburger Day with a Special Agent Utah meal from Big Kahuna Burger. Mmmm... That's a tasty burger!

Ecommerce: User-generated content, video marketing and other lessons from IRCE 2014

How can you attract more traffic to your ecommerce store? How can you improve conversion on the traffic you’re currently getting? At IRCE (Internet …

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

How Well You Do In School Reflects Dozens Of Genetic Traits

A study with 6,653 pairs of twins reveals that differences scholastic achievement levels are linked to many genetically influenced traits. Not only …

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Greeks captivated by Alexander-era tomb at Amphipolis

<b>The discovery of an enormous tomb in northern Greece, dating to the time of Alexander the Great of Macedonia, has enthused Greeks, distracting them from a dire economic crisis.</b><p>Who, they are asking, is buried within.<p>In early August, a team of Greek archaeologists led by Katerina Peristeri unearthed …

Galaxy With Supermassive Black Hole Discovered

Ants Have Learned to Form Daisy Chains to Cooperatively Move Heavy Things!

Ants like to move things, presumably to carry them back to their nests. Which doesn't make much sense when ant hill entrances are tiny and you see …

How I Went From CEO to Hot-Dog Hawker. . . and Back

When this founder lost everything, he also lost the fear that was holding him back.<p><i>When Mike Fuller's career and life derailed, he realized the worst had happened. That's when he let go of fear and got to work building his Newton, Massachusetts-based company.</i><p>In 2000, I founded Wandrian, a Web-based …

The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …

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Government Scientists Want to Fix Your Memory

Health news<p>Feeling a bit forgetful? The government is here to help. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device that would help restore memory. The first patients …

Memory Loss

World Cup Angel of Doom Mick Jagger attends Brazil-Germany match, Brazil lose 7-1

491932073<p><i>For complete World Cup 2014 coverage visit Yahoo Sports and follow @YahooSoccer</i><p>Brazilians begged Mick Jagger not to support their team at …

Billions Served :: Fall 2011

Annual income spent on food<p>(% OF HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTIVE EXPENDITURES)<br>SOURCE: <i>USDA/ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE, 2008</i><p>A map of the world based on food costs …

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Infographic: What The Hell Does Congress Do All Day?

This interactive visualization offers a revealing look at Congress’s priorities over the past 40 years.<p>What does Congress do all day? An interactive site called Legislative Explorer can show you. Researchers at the University of Washington’s Center for American Politics and Public Policy worked …

Scientists Figured Out How Magic Mushrooms Alter The Mind -- And It Has To Do With Dreaming

Thomson Reuters<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of the psychedelic chemical in magic mushrooms have found the human brain displays …

Antarctic sea ice hits second all-time record in a week

Antarctic sea ice has hit its second all-time record maximum this week. The new record is 2.112 million square kilometers above normal. Until the …

The Flying Rider Does Away With The Bike Seat Completely

Bike seats are arguably one of the biggest problems with riding a bike. They hammer your groin, they often go unused when you’re pedaling hard, and …

Biker road rage incident has unexpectedly sweet ending

One woman's terrifying ordeal has an unexpected ending as road rage turns to romance on a Russian road<p><b>Guidance: this video has no sound</b><p>Almost causing a car accident does not usually lead to love, but a groom in Russia chose this unusual way to declare his love for his partner.<p>Footage shot from a …

New evidence strengthens Higgs boson finding

Fresh evidence has come to light supporting the theory that the particle detected at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2012 is indeed the elusive …

America's Scariest Motel

(Image Via Librariananguish/Flickr)<p>There’s a lonely old motel out on Highway 95 that is downright terrifying to stay in, and considered by many …

Animalist News | Hulu

Animalist News is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional availability. Try Live …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

6 Of The Best Designed Homes For Cats And Dogs

Is Fluffy a design snob? Read on.<p>Being in the doghouse has always had purely negative connotations. But with the advent of high-design pet homes, it might not be so bad. Lately, architects and designers have turned animal real estate into a veritable art form. Here are the most elegantly designed …

Harley-Davidson Teases What Looks Like an Electric Motorcycle

In a teaser trailer released by Harley-Davidson Wednesday, a motorcycle is seen zooming down U.S. Route 66—except there’s none of the usual rumble of …

StormTag Is A Waterproof Weather Sensor That Wants To Help Crowdsource Hyperlocal Forecasts

StormTag is a key-fob sized sensor for measuring weather data that’s designed to contribute to a crowdsourced network of other sensors to map aggregated weather data and offer localized predictions. It works with Bluetooth LE smartphones and tablets to sync its data back to the cloud where users …

The Science Of Comic Sans

Researchers have gotten a lot better at understanding how the forms of letters evoke different emotional responses.<p>One of the funniest <i>McSweeney’s</i> pieces you’ll ever read is a message to haters from the font Comic Sans. Slighted by the perception that he’s “pedestrian and tacky,” Mr. Sans argues …