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The New “Handmade” (Part Three)

Consumer interest in 3D printing is booming, thanks to increasingly affordable printers, crazy stories about 3D-printed candy, human ears and handguns, all of which are impressive technological leaps. But 3D printing is fueling artists’ creativity, too, whether those artists are formally trained …

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Paul calls for GOP inclusiveness

On a pilgrimage to Ronald Reagan’s presidential library, Rand Paul prodded Republicans Friday to become more inclusive.<p>“When the Republican Party looks like the rest of America, we will win again,” the Kentucky senator told a crowd in Simi Valley, Calif. “When we have people with tattoos and …

As Apple's CEO Hints At 'Game Changers' Like Smart TVs, Watches, Patents Suggest iPen, E-Wallet

While Apple CEO Tim Cook declined to detail exactly what “incredible ideas” the company is working on, his hints this week around smart televisions and wearable computing devices suggest new gadgets in new categories are definitely in Apple’s future.<p>But an interactive TV, which analysts predict …

Microsoft may award achievements for watching TV and ads by monitoring you with Kinect

Patent application reveals potential plans to maximize your value to advertisers<p>A patent application filed in 2011 has revealed that Microsoft may plan on bringing achievements to TV watching — including use of its Kinect camera system to monitor the behavior of TV viewers. As an application, the …

20 Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us At Graduation

So we decided to ask our editorial and senior staff here at Business Insider, "What do you wish someone had told you at graduation?"<p>Our colleagues had a lot to say, from how important it is to take care of your finances to not worrying about the first five years after graduation (you read that …

Employment

iLoveHandles launches ‘Trunk’, a flexible Lightning cable that holds your iPhone vertically

iLoveHandles, a company that makes unique iOS device accessories (Facet and Pinhead come to mind), today announced availability of its latest one of a kind offering for iPhone.<p>Dubbed the “Trunk,” the company has created a short, flexible Lightning cable that is strong enough to hold up an iPhone …

Russia-US relations strained amid spying scandal?

The Cold War may have ended but, evidently, the spying did not. Peter Earnest, executive director of the International Spy Museum and former CIA agent, speaks with MSNBC’s Alex Witt about the American allegedly arrested by Russian authorities.

TORONTO MAYOR: That Wasn't Me Smoking Crack In That Video

Rob Ford: I'm not a crackhead. Brett Gundlock, Reuters <br>TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, a target of criticism for his often unconventional conduct, on Friday denied media allegations that he had been caught on video smoking crack cocaine.<p>"Absolutely not true," Ford told reporters …

City Halls

Congressman: IRS hearing 'showed what a giant overreach the matter is'

MSNBC’s Alex Witt gauges House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Lloyd Doggett’s, D-Texas, reaction from the IRS hearing. He reveals what he learned from the meeting including answers that “showed what a giant overreach the matter is” and evidence that there was no corruption within President …

Google Translate now serves 200 million people daily

The company breaks down language barriers a billion times a day, it reveals at Google I/O. On the to-do list: real-time conversation translation.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Translate provides a billion translations a day for 200 million users, the company revealed here Friday at its Google I/O show for …

Language

Learn To Read Chinese In Eight Minutes

To a non-Chinese speaker (like me), and especially to a Westerner (like me), Chinese is the most impenetrable family of languages on Earth. While there may be only an eighth as many syllables as in English, the tonal variations for each syllable in Standard Chinese impute vastly different meanings. …

Solar Powered Window Socket | HiConsumption

Posted in Tech<p>With all of the gadgets we are constantly toting around we need to find an easy way to keep everything charged, while still being …

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Charge Card

ChargeCard is a new super-slim, compact iPhone and Android charger the size of a credit card that saves you when your phone runs out of juice. No …

Magnetic Wristband | By Magnogrip

Another great accessory for the DIY enthusiast, the Magnetic Wristband provides a clever solution to the annoying problem of losing your screws, …