Kenneth Foster

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The Case For Making 'Destiny's' 'Vault Of Glass' Much, Much, Easier

Destiny’s “The Vault of Glass,” the current six-player endgame raid, as you may have heard, is meant to be very difficult. It takes dozens of hours sunk into the game just to have a character capable of approaching its myriad challenges, and even when you’re in there, it’s a bear. It’s the most …

'Turn Texas blue' plan meets abortion

Democrats are gearing up to spend millions of dollars to “turn Texas blue” by bringing in a new generation of Latino voters.<p>So when an abortion fight flared in Austin this summer, it seemed the stars had aligned — liberals had a hot-button cause to galvanize new supporters who just might stick …

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

In Protest

For the past several weeks, people in countries around the world have been taking to the streets in huge numbers, airing their grievances, working toward change, seeking justice, and venting anger. Using techniques that vary from silent standing to violent destruction, demonstrators have been …

Advance in battle against wheat pest

<b>Scientists have engineered wheat that is resistant to stem rust, a fungal disease that has ruined crops in Africa, Yemen and Iran.</b><p>The genetic advance raises the possibility of breeding wheat that is resistant to the fungus, researchers report in the journal Science.<p>Stem rust is regarded as a major …

Middle East

Three-person IVF: UK government backs mitochondrial transfer

The government is to push ahead with plans that would allow doctors to prevent major childhood diseases by creating IVF babies that have genetic …

Bumpy-Headed Reptile Fossils Discovered

<b>New fossils of an ancient reptile called Bunostegos akokanensis indicate that it probably wasn’t winning any prehistoric beauty contests.</b><p>“Imagine a cow-sized, plant-eating reptile with a knobby skull and bony armor down its back,” Linda Tsuji, leader of a new study on the critter, said in a …

Amid Construction Boom, Migrants Flow Into Brazil

Brazil is in the midst of a building boom as it constructs stadiums across the country in preparation for the World Cup it will host next year. In Sao Paulo, hundreds of workers are building a massive arena that will take many more months to complete.<p>But not all of the workers are Brazilian.<p>Marie …

Kevin Rudd sworn in as new Australian prime minister

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/989000/989990_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532565916_21ee0d2458419e58e5c0386b8545ccf8<p><b>Kevin Rudd has been sworn in as prime minister of Australia, a day after he ousted Julia Gillard as leader of the Labor Party.</b><p>Mr Rudd took the oath at …

Australia

Malaysia turns to technology in bid to reach high-income status by 2020

Having established itself as an Asian tiger, Malaysia is now banking on technology to achieve its ambitious goal of attaining high-income status by …

N.J.'s largest newspaper says closure looms

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owners of <i>The Star-Ledger</i> plan to close New Jersey's largest newspaper by year's end if its production unions don't make concessions in contract negotiations, the publisher said Wednesday.<p>In a letter to staff, publisher Richard Vezza said the company felt "pushed into a …