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A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

The Making Of A Mole

Homeland Security agent Jovana Deas was torn between a burgeoning career in federal law enforcement and a family with ties to a notorious Mexican drug cartel. Was her betrayal of the agency a failure of character or of a system she should have never been part of in the first place?<p>The news came on …

Crime

Top iPhone apps on sale

If you are looking for some exciting apps at a great price, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps on sale for April 14th, 2013. These apps …

3Gbps LED light bulb WLAN achieved by Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

We first noted it back in 2008: the possibility of using LED light bulbs for secure and directional wireless internet access. Well, the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute is claiming that speedy data rates of up 3Gbps have are indeed feasible. The boost comes from its latest enhancements, allowing …

U.S. Patent Office Withdraws Primary Objections to Apple's 'iPad Mini' Trademark Application

Last week, we noted that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) had issued an initial office action denying Apple's application for a trademark on the term "iPad mini".<p>The examiner's primary objection to Apple's application related to all of the elements of the "iPad mini" name having been …

Researchers Find New Pathway Linking Heart Disease To Carnitine

A new line of preliminary research has turned up a novel pathway linking atherosclerosis to red meat and a common supplement contained in energy drinks. If the research is upheld, the findings may have important implications for dietary recommendations and our understanding of atherosclerosis. The …

Is There a Secret Nutella Black Market?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For some (tasty) reason, thieves in the German town of Bad Hersfeld spirited away some 5.5 tons of …

Cut salt, add potassium, live longer, researchers say

But the Salt Institute begs to differ.<p>If people cut their salt intake and increased their intake of potassium by eating more fruits and vegetables, millions of lives around the world could be saved every year, says research out today.<p>These dietary changes would lower people's blood pressure, which …

Judge Opens Up Morning-After Pill Access for All Teenage Girls

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Consider this a win for women's health advocates: U.S. District Judge Edward Korman has ruled that …

21 Photos Of People Carrying Way Too Much Stuff

But in areas where those vehicles are less available, people who need to move a lot of stuff from place to place get much more creative.<p>These photos reveal how people from all over the world use bikes, carts, boats, and animals in amazing ways to get themselves and their stuff where they need to go.

Uttar Pradesh

10 Things (Under $100!) That Can Transform a Room

Home Decorating

Guacamole, Reimagined: 7 Ways to Get Creative with Avocado

<i>To make a creamy dip that's tailored exactly to your tastes, start with the classic guacamole recipe, then follow these adjustments:</i><p><b>1. Apple and</b> …

Simple Practical Things You Can Do To Take Control Of Your Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How many of us actually really ‘get’ that our thoughts control our every action? We hear people say it all the time, we read quotes about it, we …

5 Crazy Products that Connect to Your Phone

You already knew your smartphone could be more awesome with all sorts of apps, but did you know that you can turn your phone into a breathalyzer, metabolism measurer, thermometer, credit card machine, and activity tracker? Here are 5 gadgets that turn your phone into something completely …

The 12 Absolute Best Style Tips From "Golden Girl" Blanche Devereaux

"Isn't it amazing how I can feel so bad and still look so good?"

Extreme Sports

6 Things You Didn't Know About <i>His</i> Orgasm

<b>1. In most cases, they'll outlast yours.</b><p>On average, men experience about 22 seconds of mind-numbing bliss, which is four seconds longer than the …

Estrogens

See Google Maps Images Transformed Into Vintage Postcards

Traditionally, Google Maps has been used for figuring out where we’re going, but one man has used the tool to replicate the looks of an analogue artifact designed to show others where we’d been.<p>Akos Papp, an art director for BBDO New York recently started the Tumblr Postcards From Above to show off …

Maps

An 11-year-old girl denounces marriage equality

The tween asked a Minnesota House committee: “Which parent do I not need: My mom or my dad?”<p>There have been so many moving, pro-marriage equality testimonies from the children of gay parents (Zach Wahls and Daniel Leffew come immediately to mind), that it was only a matter of time before opponents …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …