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Sarah Brady Dies: Gun Control Advocate, James Brady’s Widow, Passes At Age 73

James Brady’s widow Sarah Brady died Friday at the age of 73. Sarah and Jim Brady became dedicated gun control activists after he was shot during the …

Gun Control

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

10 Words You Must NEVER Use to Describe Yourself

Who am I to tell you how you can describe yourself? Nobody. So ignore me at your leisure.<p>On the other hand, I can tell you for free that the words you use in your résumé, your LinkedIn profile, your Twitter bio, your cover letter, and in spoken language, create a response in the reader, which can …

Celebrity Gossip

Play Titanfall Free On PC for Two Days, Then Buy It For 50% Off

It's a good time to be in the market for the PC version of Respawn Entertainment's multiplayer shooter Titanfall. Not only has the game returned to EA's "Game Time" promotion on Origin--allowing you to play it for free for two days--but it's also marked down to $20.<p>EA launched the Game Time …

Titan Fall

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SURFR iPhone 5/5S Blue

<b>EnerPlex</b> is here to end your inner struggle between adventure-seeking outdoorsman and digital junkie, and it all starts with the <b>SURFR.</b> This iPhone case has an <b>integrated solar panel</b> made from ridiculously light, flexible plastic (seriously—the entire case weighs a fraction of an ounce). Charge its</b> …

LG G3 specs and features 'leaked' via LG Netherlands’ product page

Tomorrow is LG’s big day, at least if there’s anything left to announce. Earlier today we took a peek at the Sprint LG G3, and now a new (massive) leak gives us an even more detailed look at what to expect from the G3.<p>This leak comes from a somewhat surprising source, LG itself. Apparently someone …

Mobile Technology

Lunecase harvests electromagnetic energy from iPhone to power LED alerts

Billed as the first intelligent iPhone case, the first prototype of the Lunecase was developed by Concepter in 2013 and made its debut at the 2014 …

Electromagnetism

Hands-On With Amazon’s New FireTV Media Player

It’s only been a few hours since Amazon revealed its new FireTV set top box, giving us a good chunk of time to play around with it and get familiar with the new UI and controller.<p>Amazon hyped three big selling points for the FireTV, including speedy performance, easier search, and an open content …

FCC wants all carriers to offer text-to-911 by the end of 2014

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a rule that would require all text message providers to support emergency texts to 911 by the end of the year. "While voice calling to 911 remains the preferred method, consumers also expect to be able to send a text to 911 and have it reach …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Amazon Prime Air drones revealed on 60 Minutes, aim to deliver in half an hour (video)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to <i>60 Minutes</i> to reveal the company's latest delivery method: drones. In what is likely a cunning reminder of the e-tailer's upcoming Cyber Monday sales, these bots will apparently be capable of delivering packages up to five pounds (86 percent of orders are apparently …

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 3 accessories

Building on the popularity of the Galaxy Note 2, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been yet another success story for the South Korean company, with 5 million units being shipped in the first month since launch. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 offers the optimal display size for anyone looking to avoid …

Gear & Gadgets

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas coming to Android this December

<i>Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas</i> first arrived to the PS2 back in 2004, and is remembered fondly by GTA fans as one of the best <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> games of all time. Just a year shy of a decade later, the game is now making its way over to Android this December.<p>Following in the footsteps of <i>GTA III</i> and</i> …

Grand Theft Auto

Turnabout is fair play: Bitcoins mined with Adafruit's miner used to buy Adafruit products

When the open-source hardware makers at Adafruit began taking Bitcoin as payment yesterday, among the first customers were some who had earned their Bitcoins using Adafruit's miner.<p>When Adafruit Industries, a leader in open-source hardware manufacturing, published a Bitcoin mining tutorial last …

Bitcoin

Learn the secrets of Google Now voice commands (infographic)

This handy chart lists more than 60 commands for interacting with Google's voice assistant, including some fun Easter eggs. They work with the iOS version, too.<p>At the risk of incurring Android fanboy wrath, Google Now is a lot like Apple's Siri: it responds to voice commands and can perform lots of …

Google Now

Smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit conquers the skies

Fly the friendly skies with a hot-rod paper airplane kitted out with a propeller, rudder, and iOS app.<p>I suck at paper airplanes. Though I love origami in general, I have never managed to build a truly flight-worthy paper plane. With the PowerUp 3.0 smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit, though, …

iOS Apps

FCC reportedly proposing that passengers can use cellular service in mid-flight (update: confirmed)

While the FAA has cleared the use of electronics on US passenger airplanes at all stages of flight, there's still one major restriction in place: you have to shut off all cellular access. That rule may not exist for much longer if the FCC has its way, according to sources for the <i>Wall Street …

Used car prices hit four-year lows

But they may go even lower next year, according to experts<p>As new-car buyers flood showrooms, used car prices are hitting a four-year low, according to an analysis released Wednesday.<p>Prices may go even lower next year as more new-car buyers trade in their jalopies and more used cars with expiring …

Bitcoin gets ready for the government

As Bitcoin gets an increasing amount of attention from the government, the entrepreneurs and advocates behind the digital currency are getting ready for their close-up.<p>They are hiring lawyers skilled in navigating the regulatory gauntlet, political operatives who can deal with the curiosities and …

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Meet Coin, a startup creating a universal credit card

Advertisement<p>58 Comments<p>Credit: Coin<p>As the contactless payments technologies from Google Wallet(s goo) to Isis flounder, critics point to what now …

Semen is 'good for women's health and helps fight depression'

Semen is 'good for women's health and helps fight depression'<p>Range of chemicals in semen 'promote mental well-being and feelings of affection', say …

Depression

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think

Science now allows us to develop a safer way to get drunk. But before we can sober up in minutes, the drinks industry needs to embrace this healthier approach<p>Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote …