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Dyson vs Big Paper Towel: the battle over hand-drying hygiene

Over the past week or so, you might have read some alarming headlines about the cleanliness of jet air dryers, specifically Dyson’s Airblade. "Using a Dyson hand dryer is like setting off a viral bomb in a bathroom," read one story. "Dyson Airblades 'spread germs 1,300 times more than paper …

Cleaning

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 rumor roundup: specs, release date, features and more

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are all the hype right now, but we know many of you believe the Note series is the true Samsung flagship every year. And rightfully so, Note phones usually come later in the year, boasting superior specs, improved functionality, larger batteries and more.<p>As we wrap …

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Comics

A better look at the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Cadillac bones mean you should be very excited.<p>Underneath the psychedelic paint and black tarp-like camo, this 2016 Camaro has excellent bones. We know it rides on the Alpha platform—the one Cadillac just seriously reworked for the ATS coupe. In the coming bare-knuckle fight for customers with …

I Visited the World's 'First' Cat Cafe

Taipei's Cat Flower Garden is often called the world’s first cat café. But business wasn't exactly buzzing when it opened nearly two decades ago.<p>Cat cafes are all the rage these days. Popularized in Taiwan, they spread like wildfire in Japan and Europe, and they're now inching their way into the …

Pets

The New Dream Jobs

<b>When the National</b> Society of High School Scholars asked 18,000 Americans, ages 15 to 29, to rank their ideal future employers, the results were curious. To nobody’s surprise, Google, Apple and Facebook appeared high on the list, but so did the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of …

National Security

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo in more danger than Sean Penn, experts say

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo made the introductions between drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and actor Sean Penn that may have helped lead to El Chapo’s capture. Now some experts say that introduction may have introduced danger into the lives of del Castillo and her family.<p>Del Castillo …

HTC’s bringing something new to the IFA tech show, could be its first 64-bit smartphone

This year’s IFA tech show is turning out to be surprisingly mobile focused, with Samsung, Nokia, Huawei, Sony, and now HTC all scheduling press …

This viral lottery post about ending poverty has a very basic maths error

A million Facebook users failed to spot the very basic maths error in this viral post about Wednesday’s US Powerball jackpot<p>Could a $1.3billion (£901 million) lottery jackpot end poverty in America?<p>More than a million Facebook users have shared a post which claims that Wednesday’s world record …

NFL owners to pick winners, losers in L.A. relocation bids

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - With the National Football League poised to award Los Angeles a team - and maybe two - owners also face the delicate task of picking at least one loser.<p>Oakland Raiders fans hold signs that read "Stay in Oakland" in opposition of the Raiders potential move to Los Angeles …

How to stop Android apps running in the background

A frustrating problem with any smartphone is a battery that drains faster than you expect. Having to recharge during the day after a full charge overnight is always a sad feeling. Maybe you’ve also noticed your device slowing down, too. The problems often have the same cause.<p>Background apps can use …

Apps

Gorgeous and Unusual Skyscraper Proposal for Midtown Manhattan

This beautiful, fanciful skyscraper is a proposal by architect, professor and Assistant Dean at the Yale School of Architecture Mark Foster Gage. The …

Magic Flute bike pump is a magical tool you shouldn’t ride without

Best List: Magic Flute bike pump by Portland Design Works<p>The magic of the Magic Flute is its ability to do two things with equal aplomb.<p>On the one hand, it is a solidly built hand pump that lets you fill your bike tire the old-fashioned way. On the other, it is a handy CO2 cartridge adapter that …

The spooktacular cuteness of New York's Halloween dog parade

Don't be afraid of things that go woof in the night.<p>On Saturday at the 25th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade, hundreds of New York City's …

Everyday Empathy in the Photographs of Michael Dressel

<i>Michael Dressel, Los Angeles, 2014</i><p>Born in 1958, Michael Dressel grew up behind the Iron Curtain in East Berlin obsessed with film and desiring to be a painter. In attempting to escape the Worker's Paradise he was captured climbing the wall and spent two years in a Stasi prison, years he calls "the …

Los Angeles

Safety Advice For 'After School' And Other Anonymous Apps

A growing number of apps allow people to post anonymously. Some of the better known ones include Ask.fm, Whisper, Secret and Yik Yak but there are new ones all the time, including After School, that’s been downloaded more than 100,000 times including by students from more than 14,000 U.S. high …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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