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KidZania – the theme park where kids work for their fun

KidZania, the global chain of theme parks where children take on adult work roles, is coming to London next year. Michael Booth visited the Tokyo version with his two sons<p>My eldest son, aged seven, is examining a crime scene with his new colleagues. A stolen wallet has been found, and they must …

Tracy Morgan 'Can't Believe' Walmart Blames Him for Injuries

Tracy Morgan is aghast that Walmart claims he and other passengers in a limo struck from behind by a Walmart truck were partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing seat belts, saying Tuesday he "can't believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused."<p>Morgan, the …

Walmart

Leaked Windows 9 screenshots reveal the future of the desktop

Leaked Windows 9 screenshots have surfaced previously, but this time we’re getting a closer look at how the desktop is transforming in the future release of Windows. German sites <i>ComputerBase</i> and <i>WinFuture</i> have obtained 20 photos of what the "Windows Technical Preview," which is expected to be made …

Would Carlos Slim's three-day working week actually be workable?

Billionaire's brainwave would see employees work longer hours and fewer days for more years – but would they gain?<p>When the world's second richest person has a brainwave he believes could make everyone better off, the world listens. Earlier this week Carlos Slim, a Mexican telecoms billionaire worth …

Walk Breaks for Faster Running

No matter your running experience, slowing down (sometimes) can speed you up.<p>Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you can no longer run. But the truth is that periodic walking, in training and even in races, can help you run faster and better. "Walking …

The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking …

Popular Testosterone Therapy May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack

There's new evidence that widely prescribed testosterone drugs — touted for men with flagging libidos and general listlessness — might increase the risk of heart attacks.<p>A study of more than 55,000 men found a doubling of heart attack risk among testosterone users older than 65, compared with men …

Thai red shirts leader says 'It's time to get rid of the elite'

As election day approaches in Thailand, supporters of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra vow to take to the barricades in her defence<p>Clad in a red beret, combat jacket and sunglasses, Ko Tee looks like a cliché of a 1970's revolutionary as he gathers with the angry activists under his command.<p>But …

Yingluck Shinawatra

A STREET IN PARIS DECORATED WITH LAMP SHADES | THE STYLE FILES

So beautiful! A street in Paris (Rue de Mail) is decorated with linen lamp shades to create an illuminated archway. Initiated by Club Masters of …

Powerfully Dramatic Landscapes by 23-Year-Old Shane Hawk

Whether we are watching or not, the sun rises every day and sets every evening. On a regular basis, 23-year-old photographer Shane Hawk turns his eye towards the sky to document the daily magic that takes place overhead. Based in California, Hawk began photographing with just an iPhone. He has …

Landscape Photography

The Best Cars For Commuters 2014

Driving to work used to be a much simpler equation. In 1960, there were 74,431,800 registered highway vehicles in the United States, traveling on 1,230,000 miles of paved roads. As of 2011 (the most recent year for which figures are available), 253,108,389 vehicles compete for space on 2,605,000 …

The GOP’s 1 percent doctrine: Help the rich, and only the rich

Corporate tax breaks? No problem. Raise the minimum wage? No dice.<p>Are Republicans inconsistent when they sometimes support using offsets and indexing and sometimes don’t? Not at all. They’re actually very consistent. When capital comes asking for gifts Republicans act like Santa Claus. When labor …

2015 concept cars: Which ones will become production cars?

It’s not an auto show without some dreaming. Alongside all the world debuts of vehicles headed to production, auto shows are a chance for manufacturers to use concept cars to tease future products or designs. Or to gauge the public’s reaction to a project the automaker is considering.<p>Highlights …

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Volkswagen Golf R brings 290 hp to the American hot hatch party

Blue thunder in a three-door shell.<p>Volkswagen has officially announced that the 290-hp seventh-generation Golf R über hatch will be making its way to our shores in the first quarter of 2015. Previously unveiled at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, VW claims it's the fastest Golf ever sold.<p>Up 34 hp …

Acer Unveils Two New Sub-$200 Android Iconia Tablets And Chromebook

Acer has unveiled several new Android-based devices that will be on display at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>In particular, the company announced the debut of two new tablets. The Iconia A1-830 is a 7.9-inch tablet available for $179.99 in the US and $199.99 in Canada, while …

Study predicts 54 million autonomous cars in 2035

A new study of autonomous cars by IHS details the progression of the technology into the marketplace.<p>A study by analyst firm IHS predicts milestones for autonomous cars entering the market, with global sales of 230,000 in 2025 and 11.8 million in 2035.<p>By 2035, the study predicts, 54 million …

Autonomous Cars

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 …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

10 Discontinued Cars We're Going to Miss

Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in 2013. This week we'll be a lot kinder because we're looking at the models that are disappearing altogether or making way for generation 2014, but that we'd love to have in our garage.

Amazon Really, Really Wants to Sell More Kindle Fire HDX Tablets

Amazon seems to be selling a lot of its newest Kindle Fire tablets.* But it would like to sell many more. <br>So here’s Jeff Bezos’s newest pitch: Buy a …

Gear & Gadgets

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Google plans to expand Chromecast in 2014

Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google's Chromecast system over the coming year.<p>The search giant is planning …

The Best New-Car Engines For 2014

There’s a (not so) quiet revolution going on under the hoods of today’s cars, trucks and crossovers if the latest list of best engines compiled by the experts at WardsAuto is any indication. Turbocharged, supercharged and diesel engines – and even one electric motor – dominate the 20th annual 10 …

Microsoft’s ’12 Days of Deals’ calendar allegedly leaks, shows HP Envy 15 for $499

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: HP<p>With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, Microsoft(s msft) is allegedly looking to keep the retail momentum …