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Fan Buddie Turns a Box Fan into an Air Filter

Looking for an inexpensive way to get cleaner air in your home? Turn your existing box fan into an air scrubber with Fan Buddie. Using an …

Unsnooze game for iPhone: Get points for waking up

If you don't follow "Game of Thrones," you might not know that winter is coming. But it is! And that means cold, dark mornings when your cozy bed might seem a lot more appealing than the world outside.<p>To help overly dedicated winter sleepers, Philips has released Unsnooze - The Game, an iPhone app …

Game of Thrones

Cellphone calls on planes under consideration by FCC

Rules preventing in flight use of cellphones to make voice calls and access data services may be overturned, the FCC has hinted, with the federal …

Bitcoin becomes an official payment option at its first university

Bitcoin has been around for a handful of years, but has only recently seen widespread attention and a skyrocketing value all the while. ATMs that …

Suzuki's Recursion – a Buell by any other name

While the underslung muffler is reminiscent, you might be excused in missing other similarities, as the forced induction 600cc parallel-twin engine …

Dropbox reveals iOS 7-inspired iPhone and iPad redesign

Dropbox has rolled out a redesign for the iPad and iPhone, something it says was inspired by the latest iteration of Apple’s mobile operating system, …

Google Play Store’s “Designed for tablets” rolling out as default

Last month, Google announced that it would be making the Play Store’s “Designed for tablets” section default for slate users, something that would …

35-minute ode to 'Blade Runner' made from 12,600 paintings

While everybody else was busy talking about a possible "Blade Runner" sequel, artist Anders Ramsell was occupied with making his version of the original film, using a process that requires more patience than most of us could ever conceive of.<p>Ramsell expressed his reimagining of the film through the …

Blade Runner

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

The Psychology of Decimals

With all the excitement of recent events it is easy to forget that the ecosystem around Bitcoin is still very young. The technology is less developed …

Bitcoin

Jury: Samsung Owes Apple Another $290 Million

A federal jury on Thursday ruled that Samsung owes Apple a further $290 million for infringing on the iPhone maker’s patented technology, according …

No more scam texts on your bill, say cell carriers

A premium SMS scam might look like this - responding would trigger a charge on one's next mobile phone bill.<p>Ever found a few bucks on your cellphone bill because of some kind of texting scam you had no idea you were a part of? You're not alone — in fact, it's so common that there's a national …

McDonald's Defends Telling Workers to 'Quit Complaining' to Reduce Stress

McDonald's is defending saving tips on its employee website that suggest workers break their food into smaller pieces to feel fuller, seek refunds …

Men’s overtime hours are keeping the gender pay gap alive

One reason men make more money than women is because they work so much overtime.<p>The gender gap in pay persists due to the fact that men are more likely than women to work 50 hours-plus a week, found a recent study (pdf) published by the American Sociological Review. The extra hours—known as …

Gender

Here's how Walmart will fight off Amazon on Black Friday

Walmart is going all out to ensure it is <i>the</i> destination for this year's holiday shopping season -- whether that may be its physical or virtual store.<p>Late Thursday, it unveiled a dizzying array of promotions, from a lower minimum purchase to qualify for free shipping to select Black Friday …

eCommerce

Dow closes at 16,000 for first time

NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average has closed above 16,000 for the first time, marking yet another milestone for a stock rally that has surprised even some of the most bullish on Wall Street.<p>The Dow added 109.17 points, or 0.7%, to close at 16,009.99 on Thursday. Investors were heartened …