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Google Nexus

10 handy Galaxy Note 5 accessories worth buying

The Galaxy Note 5 is arguably the best phablet currently available, and it’s one of the few smartphones to come with an accessory (the S Pen). But …

Marshmallow ROM in development for Nexus 7 (2012)

Unfortunately, not all the devices in the Nexus line-up have made the cut for an official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, but the developer community is already hard at work to bring Marshmallow to the older Nexus 7 (2012) tablet and Galaxy Nexus smartphone.<p>Starting with the Nexus 7, <i>Dmitry …

The Real Hunger Games: How Latinos Are Waging War on Food Deserts

The average person makes 250 food decisions every day. For many, the luxury of choice plays a role in these decisions. For <b>Latino families living in food deserts</b> - communities with no access to nutritious and affordable meals - there is no choice. And while the push for <b>equal access to healthy</b> …

Agriculture

Iranian Americans Ask Hillary Clinton to Clarify Democratic Debate Comment

My last name is Iranian. I was born and raised Catholic in the USA to parents of northern European heritage. After I divorced my Iranian (now ex) husband, I kept my last name. Because I was married to an Iranian, I became an automatic citizen of Iran, formerly known as Persia, and for a time, I …

Obama to leave office with 5,500 troops in Afghanistan | The Star

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina called Obama’s decision a “recognition of reality” in Afghanistan. And New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said …

Obama Says 9,800 Troops Will Stay in Afghanistan Through 2016

President Obama announced Thursday a significant slowdown in the pace of withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, scrapping his aim of leaving …

Afghanistan

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 4

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Breakfast

Mazda Teases Sports Car Concept: Could It Be Rotary-Powered?

Okay, as much as Mazda’s announcement that it is showing off a mysterious “sports car concept” at the Tokyo auto show desperately cries out for someone, anyone to label the car the next RX-7, there’s no evidence to support that. Sure, the shadowy picture certainly appears to show a car that’s …

Nvidia’s game streaming service launches tomorrow for $7.99 a month

Nvidia's game streaming service has a new name — and a price. The service, previously called Grid, was available as a free beta to Shield TV users, but starting October 1st the full version will launch with a new monthly subscription fee. Rebranded as Geforce Now, the streaming service will cost …

Smart TV

6 Lies Your Depression Wants You to Believe (& How to Not Fall Into the Trap)

“The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without <i>changing</i> our thinking.” – Albert Camus<p>When depression hits, it …

Happiness

This school has banned all technology in the classroom—and at home

The next time your kid complains about your draconian 30-minute iPad limit, try this one on them: there is a school in London where all internet, TV, smartphones, and other tech devices are banned until at least age 12. (Pause, wait for gasps.)<p>The charter of the Acorn School, founded in 2013, …

London School of Economics

How a US decision to allow oil exports could change the world’s energy balance

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>The Obama Administration has taken a bold step toward loosening the grip of tense geopolitics on oil prices, reports the Wall Street Journal (paywall), giving the first permission in four decades for the export of unrefined American oil. The decision—not made public but …

Oil

PlayStation 4's Playroom first game banned from Twitch streaming

Do you hear that? That's the sound of livestreamers' dreams shattering, as Twitch has decided to strip its directory of all shows that broadcast through the PlayStation 4's <i>Playroom</i>. The decision comes shortly after the website started to crack down on PS4 streams that focus on non-gaming (and often …

A Kind of You: Disturbing Portraits of Street Performing Monkeys in Jakarta

There are only a few words that adequately describe photographer Perttu Saksa‘s series <i>A Kind of You</i>. Many news outlets chose “haunting” and we …

Fox wants Hugh Jackman back for a third 'Wolverine' movie

<i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i>hits the big screen next year, but it won't signal the end of the mutant assault on cinemas: according to <i>Deadline</i>, Fox is in talks to make a third <i>Wolverine</i> movie. There's no word on the story yet, but Fox is aiming to secure the return of <i>The Wolverine</i> director James …