Jason Webb

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What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Psychology

Xbox One Review: I'm Sorry I Raised My Voice

It's just, like, ugh, you know? You never listen.<p>I wouldn't say a lost my temper with the Xbox One. Because I actually, for the most part, enjoyed the experience. But I did raise my voice. And for that I apologize.<p>Everything about Microsoft's new game console, its first in eight years, is designed …

Xbox

Londoners Urged To Cycle, But Commute Can Be Treacherous

London's colorful mayor, Boris Johnson, has made it a priority to get more of his constituents on two wheels. But a series of deaths on the city's roads have shaken cyclists and noncyclists alike.<p>The number of Londoners cycling to work has more than doubled in the past decade. On some roads, …

Big day in St. Louis: @Cardinals, manager Mike Matheny agree to 3-year extension through 2017; Chris Carpenter announces retirement.

A Phone Charging Device For The Next Billion Turns Heat Into Power

The Voto is an intuitive handheld device that could change that situation, and it uses a technology that has gained a reputation as too finicky and …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Watch LG's new flexible phone heal itself after a knife scratch

When LG announced its curved smartphone, the G Flex, it boasted that the handset was coated with a "self-healing" material and even compared it to Wolverine from <i>X-Men</i>. LG later released a promotional video showing off the tech in action, but it's only now that someone has put the company's claims …

Wouldn't It Be Nice To Have A 'Kill Switch' For Your Lost Or Stolen Phone? Carriers Don't Think So

Lawmakers in New York and San Francisco had an idea to remedy this, according to the New York Times. The proposal was software that would enable owners to disable their phones immediately from any location.<p>The program, led by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, was being developed …

San Francisco

Hospitals Say They Had Room To Help Before Virginia Tragedy

<b>Update at 8 p.m. ET. State IG Opens Investigation</b><p><i>The Washington Post</i> reports that the state's Office of Inspector General has opened an investigation into why the son of Virginia state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds was released from custody the day before the stabbing.<p>"'We're going to investigate the …

Spanish ship in 'heated' standoff with Royal Navy in Gibraltar

A Spanish survey ship has defied repeated orders from British forces to leave Gibraltar waters<p><b>Spain</b> risked provoking a serious diplomatic incident on Tuesday after sending a survey ship into Gibraltar's territorial waters and defying orders to leave by the Royal Navy.<p>The Foreign Office said it had …

Already Outpacing Movies, Gaming Industry Still Looks To Expand

It's a big week for the video game industry; Sony just released the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft will release its new Xbox games console Friday. All Tech Considered is kicking off the week with a look at just how big the industry has become and who plays these days. Robert Siegel talks with industry …

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Alternate BREAKING BAD Ending Has MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE Crossover

Christian Bale & Fellow Batmen Praise Batkid

'So consequential an act': 50 years later, JFK conspiracy theories endure

The mob did it. Or the CIA. Or Fidel Castro. Or Lyndon Johnson. Or the Soviets.<p>Half a century has passed since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy — one of the greatest crimes of the 20th century and the most abundant wellspring for conspiracy theorists in the history of the United …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

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Why Americans and Europeans may soon start dying of infections like it’s 1905 again

Antibiotics aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do anymore. You know, kill infections. Since Alexander Fleming invented penicillin 75 years ago, nearly all bacteria have mutated into strains impervious to antibiotics. Those souped up bacteria now kill hundreds of thousands of people, at a …

PRS Guitars

There's a line of Twin Peaks inspired clothing now, just in case you want to dress like the Log Lady

Suckers Apparel, one of the many, many indie clothing manufacturers operating these days, has introduced something that might just make it stand out …

Dick Cheney’s Daughters Feud Over Gay Marriage

Liz Cheney, who is running for a Senate seat in Wyoming, recently voiced her opposition to gay marriage, prompting her sister, Mary Cheney, who is …

Retina iPad Mini's Display Criticized Over Poor Color Gamut and Accuracy

Last week, we noted that some Retina iPad mini displays were exhibiting image retention issues, while in general other users were expressing some dissatisfaction with the color gamut of the Retina iPad mini's display, particularly compared to that of the iPad Air.<p>In an extensive review of the …

Huntington Museum of Art

Apple iBeacons will track shoppers in stores

Transmitters in Apple stores will soon be able to update shoppers with the latest news and offers<p>Apple is reportedly on the verge of implementing iBeacon location technology across its retail stores in a bid to boost sales and improve customer experience.<p>The iBeacon system allows a store to install …

PS4 buyers reporting 'Blue Light of Death' out of the box

<b>The PlayStation 4's first weekend in the US has been plagued with users whose new consoles either didn't work at all or crashed after booting.</b><p>The …