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See who is using your Wi-Fi on Windows

Sometimes a Wi-Fi password just isn't enough to keep a neighbor or a stranger from stealing your Internet connection. You may notice that websites, videos, or file transfers aren't moving as fast as they used to. The problem may not be theft, but simply a case of too many devices trying to share a …

Extremists destroy Jonah's tomb, officials say

If you blink during the video, you might miss the moment an explosion destroys what is said to have been the tomb of Jonah, a key figure in Christianity, Judaism and Islam.<p>The first few frames show the revered shrine towering over its landscape. Then comes a sudden burst of dust, fire and …

When time stood still

A Hiroshima survivor's story<p>By Vibeke Venema<br>24 July 2014<p>Shinji Mikamo lost everything when the nuclear bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, except his father's watch. He did not blame the Americans for the cataclysm though - and later, when the watch was stolen, he showed his daughter once again his …

How to Text Your Friends When You Have No Service

We’ve all been there. You’re in a situation where you don’t have service and you really need to send a text: on a trip in the middle of nowhere, stuck in your apartment during a serious blackout or at a concert where the signal is spotty. GoTenna is a lifesaver/game changer of a new gadget that …

Driverless cars could change everything

<b>A review of the best commentary on and around the world...</b><p>Today's must-read<p>For now, it seems like a novelty - cars that can operate independently of human control, safely cruising down streets thanks to an array of sensors and pinpoint GPS navigation.<p>But if the technology avoids getting crushed by …

Gaza conflict: Five dead at hospital hit by Israeli strike

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1094000/1094898_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524629645_aa3bd8c86bbaec05b4311a55964164f9<p><b>At least five people have been killed and 70 injured by an Israeli strike on a hospital in Gaza, Palestinians say.</b><p>The Israeli military said it had …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

Why do we have blood types?

More than a century after their discovery, we still don’t really know what blood types are for. Do they really matter? Carl Zimmer investigates.<p>When …

Medical Research

Israeli Selfie

Operation Wrath of God. Operation Bramble Bush. Operation Defense Shield. Operation Cast Lead. Operation Pillar of Defense. Operation Brothers’ …

Sex in cruisers, lying under oath, assault, drunk driving, porn — a historic year of Mountie misconduct

TORONTO — The record number of RCMP disciplinary cases involving incidents from having sex in cruisers and watching porn to lying under oath and …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

The case of the vanishing honeybees - Emma Bryce

Is our Sun falling silent?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1044000/1044753_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524629645_e9201176b82b1603cf5addd0da681f69<p><b>"I've been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I've never seen anything quite like this," says Richard Harrison, head of space physics at the</b> …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Console Wars Are Just Getting Started

It’s quite possible that all that momentum Sony's had leading up to the launch of the PS4 will dry up now that the machine is in the wild. System issues, faulty HDMI ports, and a real lack of compelling first-party games all work against the next-gen console.<p>Meanwhile, the Xbox One is still out of …

Ontario premier finally opens door to removing Rob Ford after latest 'truly disturbing' debacle at City Hall http://natpo.st/1a84RF7 — via Posted Toronto

Curve appeal: Meet the smartphone that bends!

<i>Editor's Note: Karyn Lu is Turner Broadcasting's manager of New M</i><i>edia Insights & Inspiration. Each week, she scouts out amazing innovations,</i> …

5 terrible Wi-Fi routers you should definitely not buy for your home: http://cnet.co/1hOg296

Google starts testing ART, a potential replacement for Dalvik in Android

After a 2010 spat over how Java works in Android(s goog) with Oracle(s orcl), Google is moving on to a new way for apps run on mobile devices. Dubbed …

Twitter Prices IPO Above Estimates At $26 Per Share, Raising $1.82B At Valuation Of Up To $18B

Twitter will start trading at $26 when it goes on sale, according to an announcement made today by the company on Twitter. That’s on the low side of expected pricing but still above the new official range that Twitter released yesterday.<p>At $26 the proceeds of the sales of 70 million shares of …

Malala and Nabila: worlds apart | Afghanistan

On October 24, 2012 a Predator drone flying over North Waziristan came upon eight-year-old Nabila Rehman, her siblings, and their grandmother as they worked in a field beside their village home. Her grandmother, Momina Bibi, was teaching the children how to pick okra as the family prepared for the …

How Sony Could Beat Microsoft At Its Own Game And Win The Living Room War

Sony has wisely marketed its PlayStation 4 as a system designed with the “core gamer” audience in mind.<p>The PS4 has social apps, video streaming, and all the other bells and whistles the competition has, but first and foremost it’s a machine designed to play games. Or at least that’s the …

Galaxy Gear Smartwatch: What To Expect

Syria allies: Why Russia, Iran and China are standing by the regime

Allegations of a chemical weapons attack carried out by the Syrian regime last week have heightened tensions internationally. There's been tough talk from Western leaders and a flurry of activity by the United States -- all of which seem to suggest that a military strike against the regime could be …

'Grand Canyon of Greenland' discovered under ice sheet

The age of discovery isn't over yet. A colossal canyon, the longest on Earth, has just been found under Greenland's ice sheet, scientists announced Thursday in the journal Science.<p>"You think that everything that could be known about the land surface is known, but it's not," said Jonathan Bamber, …

Earth Science

Obama advocates limited strikes in Syria

The US President, Barack Obama, says the United States has "concluded" that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against civilians, and advocated the use of a "tailored, limited" military strike in response.<p>Obama was referring to an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb …

UK MPs reject military action against Syria

He conceded that "the British parliament, reflecting the views of the British people, does not want to see British military action".<p>The Prime Minister said while he believed in a "tough response" to the use of chemical weapons, he would respect, and not override, the will of the House of Commons.<p>Al …

Saudi Arabia outlaws domestic violence | Saudi Arabia News

Saudi Arabia has adopted a law that criminalises domestic violence, usually targeting women and children, in a decision hailed by activists.<p>We are always in favour of an explicit law that does not need interpretations or personal judgment<p>Khaled al-Fakher,<br>National Society for Human Rights<p>The …

150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …