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Russians Fear A Sochi Legacy Of 'Black Widows,' Not Gold Medals

Two weeks before the Winter Olympics, Russian security forces are reportedly searching for potential suicide bombers, at least one of whom may already be in the host city of Sochi.<p>The suspects are thought to be linked to Islamist militants who are fighting to throw off Russian control and create a …

Homemade Vanilla Chai Syrup

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Lillie Auld of Butter Me Up Brooklyn is condensing all the flavors of your favorite chai into a spicy-sweet syrup you can use in your</i> …

10 Awesome Things We Learned About Saturn in 2013 | WIRED

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is still gathering data that is yielding new scientific discoveries nearly 10 years after it began its mission. The team of …

Antarctic expedition: 'This wasn't a tourist trip. It was all about science – and it was worth it'

Chris Turney, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, says his critics are wrong: the team was prepared, the risks were known, and much was achieved<p>The last 24 hours have been sobering. I am sitting in the comfort of a cabin on board the Australian icebreaker the Aurora Australis, one day …

Apple Said to Be Targeting Fall 2014 Launch for 12-Inch iPad Focused on Enterprise

Amid rumors of a larger "iPad Pro" perhaps arriving in 2014 with a larger display in the range of 12-13 inches, Evercore analyst Patrick Wang yesterday released a research report indicating that supply chain sources are indeed supporting the circulating claims.<p>According to Wang's sources, Apple is …

Camera makers are desperately trying to stay a step ahead of smartphones—and failing

The best camera, experienced photographers say, is the one that’s with you—and the truth of that adage is spelling doom for many of the world’s camera brands, who are desperately trying to stay afloat as their businesses are eroded by the omnipresent smartphone.<p>The average point-and-shoot has …

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Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

The World's Billionaires Are Flocking To Miami's Insanely Luxurious Porsche Design Tower

The 60-story Porsche Design Tower is no exception, and now it's attracting billionaires at rapid speed.<p>Though it won't be ready for move-in until 2016, 22 billionaires (2% of the world's total) have purchased units there so far, according to the Atlantic Cities. And they're going fast — 80% of the …

Bernanke: 2014 could be better year for economy

Outgoing Federal Reserve chairman predicts stronger growth and rising home sales in USA.<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that factors which have kept the economy from accelerating appear to be abating, and he predicted stronger growth in 2014.<p>Americans' finances …

Intel's big CES news: Computers that run both Windows and Android

Plenty of computers makers have tried and failed to bring Windows and Android together, but that’s not stopping Intel from trying.<p>Intel is planning to announce a new push next week at CES for computers that run both Windows and Android, sources tell the Verge.<p>The initiative, internally dubbed “Dual …

Researchers turn to Twitter in the search for time travelers

Whether or not time travel is even physically possible remains to be seen. But researchers at Michigan Technological University have already started scouring the internet for evidence that we've been visited by tourists from the future. The theory is that anyone who has moved backwards through …

Hyundai developing Google Glass app to control your car's features

Google Glass owners buying a new Hyundai will soon be able to control basic functions of their car straight from their headset. Hyundai announced yesterday that some of its next-generation vehicles will be able to connect to Google Glass using an app that will be released alongside its Genesis …

Let Them Eat Sandwiches: USDA Eases School Lunch Restrictions

After the the school lunch program was overhauled in 2012 to curb childhood obesity, lots of kids began complaining that lunches were too skimpy.<p>Why? Because in some cases, schools had to limit healthy foods — such as sandwiches served on whole-grain bread or salads topped with grilled chicken — …