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US shutdown: Barack Obama accuses 'extremist' Republicans of undermining government

US President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdown began, but there was no sign of progress towards ending the budget impasse.<p>After private talks at the White House lasting more than an hour, Republican …

Snapchat Gets Its Own Timeline With Snapchat Stories, 24-Hour Photo & Video Tales

A new update for Snapchat that just rolled out adds an option to create Snapchat Stories, a new type of sharing for the temporary social network which allows users to build chains of shared content that can be viewed an unlimited number of times over a 24-hour period. The Stories are shared to all …

Martha Stewart upset Apple won't come fix her iPad

Tweets can hold a million mysteries. At least, sometimes.<p>Please, therefore, use your finest interpretive skills to decide the true emotions behind a series of tweets sent by the doyenne of proud houses, Martha Stewart.<p>She took to her Twitter account Wednesday to bemoan.<p>As 9to5Mac reported, it began …

Is iOS 7 making you seasick? Here’s how to turn off the parallax effect.

As people upgrade their old iPhones(s aapl) to iOS 7 — or get new handsets running Apple’s latest software — some are reportedly getting seasick on …

Google introduces the biggest algorithm change in three years

Marking Google's 15th birthday, Hummingbird is the biggest change to the inner workings of the world's most popular search engine since Google's "Caffeine" update in 2010, which sped up Google's indexing of sites and delivery of search results.<p>The Hummingbird update focuses more on Google's …

The rise of the surprisingly beautiful Snapchat art movement

Snapchat is designed to be ephemeral — that's why it purposefully destroys your messages seconds after they're received. Recently, however, some users have been saving their snaps and circulating them on the web. Why? Because they're masterpieces.<p>There's James McKenna, whose sardonic depictions of …

What IEDs and armored vehicles have to do with the future of television

A few years ago, Mark Buff was chipping away at a matter of life and death. For his PhD at North Carolina State University, he was trying to figure …

iMotion kickstarts motion controllers inspired by 'Minority Report' and Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift has ignited a new round of excitement in virtual reality — but a major issue with the device is that its reliance on keyboards, mice, and traditional gaming controllers holds back just how immersive the headset can be. However, a small Singapore-based company says it has an answer …

Swiftype closes $7.5M in less time than it takes to break a habit

Usually startups take a little break between raising their seed rounds and their Series A, but not Swiftype.<p>This “search-as-a-service” company has closed $7.5 million, just six weeks after announcing a $1.7 million seed round.<p>Y Combinator-backed Swiftype provides solutions that help companies …

Digital motion sickness will be the occupational disease of the 21st century

The better technology gets, the more likely it is to give you a headache or make you throw up. The trend is inescapable: Whether it’s videogames, Apple’s latest mobile operating system, 3D movies and television, or Google Glass, a portion of the population—basically, anyone predisposed to motion …

Virtual Reality

Zimbabwe elephants poisoned by cyanide

<b>More than 80 elephants have been killed for their ivory by poachers who used cyanide to poison a water hole in Zimbabwe's largest game park.</b><p>Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi confirmed the toll on Tuesday after touring Hwange National Park.<p>Wildlife department officials said the chemical also killed …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Trophy Wife: Turning the evil-stepmother myth on its head

People around the world lined up to buy the new iPhone. Some jumped in the air after the purchase, high-fived each other and squealed. I saw this on the news.<p>Are they freaks? Figures of fun? Not these days. Mind you, the scenario was described pithily in a Guardian soccer column as, "In an era when …

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China shows off 14 giant panda cubs

China has shown 14 giant panda cubs to the public for the first time, born at the Chengdu Breeding and Research Centre in Sichuan.<p>The 14 panda cubs were born between July and September this year and are currently being raised in two delivery rooms in the <b>Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding</b> and Research …

Apple 'has been developing iGlasses since 2006'

Apple has been working on a product similar to Google Glass for more than half a decade but the project was sidelined by the popularity of the iPod and iPhone, one of the company's former executives has claimed.<p>Tony Fadell, ex-head of Apple's iPod division, said the concept was "the craziest thing" …

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Watch The Decades Series | The 1950s, by Joe Sabia | Vanity Fair Video | CNE

During the 1950s, everything seemed to be booming—the economy, childbirth rates, popular culture, inventions, and innovations—and the country was looking ahead to a future of boundless prosperity. In "Booms," digital artist/director Joe Sabia offers a musical interpretation of the decade, featuring …

Priest Halts Wedding Ceremony and Berates Photographer for Getting Too Close

Ask any wedding photographer and they will tell you that a wedding needs to run like a well oiled machine, which isn’t very easy to do. In order to …

Weddings

Carolyn Cassady obituary

In her book Off the Road (1990), Carolyn Cassady, who has died aged 90, charted her extraordinary life with the Beat writers Neal Cassady, her husband, and Jack Kerouac, her lover. Carolyn was an unlikely, and in many ways an unwilling, Beat icon herself. When she met Neal in Colorado in 1947, …

Gold iPhone 5S sells for $10K on eBay, worth just $649

You can buy a lot of things with $10,100 -- unless we're talking hard-to-find iPhones on eBay.<p>That's how much one eBay buyer paid for a 16GB unlocked iPhone 5S in gold, a device that's currently back-ordered into next month.<p>The US-based seller "Papakar" put the device up for sale Sunday afternoon. …

Apple refunding iTunes purchases for 'Breaking Bad: The Final Season'

<i>Breaking Bad</i> fans have seen things get pretty dire as the show has moved towards its closing moments, but those that watch the program on iTunes have something to smile about. Apple is sending out emails to users that paid for both halves of the show's final season, refunding their second</i> …

California gives teens an 'eraser button' to hide online skeletons

Teenagers in California worried that their online posts might jeopardize their future opportunities have gained a measure of recourse in the form of an online "eraser button."<p>Legislation signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown will require Web sites, apps, and online services geared toward minors to …

New law lets teens delete digital skeletons

Remember that dance-party photo you regretted posting online? How about the time you over-shared your feelings about your ex or made that comment about Barack Obama?<p>All forever etched in the annals of the Internet.<p>Well, maybe not - at least if you're under 18.<p>Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown …