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Kids Involved in Bullying Grow Up To Be Poorer, Sicker Adults

Bullied children and kids who bully others have more health problems when they grow up than kids who aren't part of the bullying cycle, a study finds. They're also more likely to have financial problems, including difficulty keeping a job.<p>The findings run counter to a still-widespread notion that …

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Drones take to the air for archaeology in Peru

Peruvian researchers are using customized drones like this one for archaeological and agricultural projects. Ernesto Benavides<p>Robotic aerial vehicles are on the front lines for combat and security monitoring, but they're also increasingly on the front lines for archaeology and other …

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Drug kingpin Eduardo Arellano Felix gets 15 years in U.S. prison

SAN DIEGO -- Mexican drug kingpin Eduardo Arellano Felix was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison for his role in a notorious Tijuana drug cartel that over several decades transformed Baja California into a springboard for drug smuggling into the U.S.<p>Arellano Felix, the last of four …

Bitcoin now 'unit of account' in Germany

Germany's ministry of finance has recognised Bitcoin, meaning it will be able to tax users or creators of the virtual money<p>Germany's ministry of finance has formally recognised the digital currency Bitcoin as a "unit of account" which can be used for private transactions – meaning that the ministry …

NYC announces largest gun bust in city history

An undercover operation in New York has resulted in the largest seizure of illegal firearms in city history -- and has provided more ammunition in the city's defense of its controversial stop-and-frisk policy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.<p>Police seized 254 illegal guns and indicted 19 …

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Egypt: massacre of police raises fears of growing jihadi activity in the Sinai

25 conscripts executed in Sinai desert after days of bloodshed in which hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have died<p>Egypt has pledged to hunt down an armed group that killed 25 policemen in the Sinai desert on Monday in an incident that will fuel fears about the country's already grave …

Barnes & Noble drops Nook with GlowLight price to $99. New model on the way?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Barnes & Noble<p>Barnes & Noble (s BKS) dropped the price of its front-lit e-reader, the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight, …

See a 3-D Printed Humanoid at World Maker Faire

If you’re attending World Maker Faire in New York next month, be sure to see the progress Chuck Fletcher has made on his InMoov robot, an open source humanoid robot that anyone can print and motorize.<p>I will be brining a fully articulated and animated 3D printed humanoid animatronic robot. The build …

Earth in crossfire on NASA hazardous asteroid map

Earth is near the center of a tangled mass of potentially hazardous asteroids. But there's little to worry about.<p>If you've been watching the skies for the spectacle of the Perseid meteor shower over the past few days, you've probably thought about some of the larger rocks up above.<p>A few are …

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There Could Still Be A November Surprise For Apple TV

The Apple TV is the Cheshire cat of consumer tech. One minute smiling cat, the next, no cat, just smile. But as we approach the release of the next iPhone, and beyond that, the holiday season, there are signs that there is movement on the Apple TV front.<p>First, and most persuasively, Apple just …

iPad puppy training, really

Bored, over-indulged or technologically stunted pets can play on apps and hone touch-screen skills at tablet class<p>It’s difficult to remember now, but when Apple first unveiled the iPad, there was palpable disappointment about the range of the device: Customers expected a tablet with laptop …

Redox Power Plans To Roll Out Dishwasher-Sized Fuel Cells That Cost 90% Less Than Currently Available Fuel Cells

Redox Power Systems, a Fulton, MD-based start-up company founded last year, sealed the deal on a partnership with researchers at the University of Maryland to commercialize a potentially game-changing distributed generation technology.<p>Redox says that it plans to bring to market a fuel cell that is …