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Are You Ready to Pay for YouTube?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Financial Times</i> reports that the long-rumored paid subscription model is coming to YouTube as …

Desert Glass Formed by Ancient Atomic Bombs?

<i>“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.”</i> —The Bhagavad Gita<p>Seven years after the nuclear tests in Alamogordo, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert …

New Mexico

Eating Boogers Could Be Good For You

Canadian biochemistry professor proposes a deep investigation.<p>Hold on to your nostrils, kids. Biochemist Scott Napper is ready to take notes anytime you feel like taste-testing your snot in front of him.<p><i>Could picking your nose and eating it actually be good for you?</i> the University of Saskatchewan …

Cicada time is coming up!

It might be a noisy spring this year. A large brood of 17-year cicadas is expected in 2013.<p>A large brood of 17-year periodical cicadas (genus</i> …

Insects

Big Pic: The Prettiest Aerial Shot Of Phytoplankton You've Ever Seen

NASA captures blooming marine microorganisms off the coast of France.<p>When conditions are just right in the Bay of Biscay, the body of water nestled in the elbow crook between western France and northern Spain, huge blooms of phytoplankton begin to emerge. The marine microorganisms live in the bay …

The economics of declining birth rates - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Economic changes have the greatest effect on reducing family size, and …

Economics

Stem Cells

Undercover Cops Are Selling iPhones On The Street To Get People To Stop Buying Stolen iPhones

In San Francisco police are trying a new tactic to disincentivize people from buying stolen iPhones: they're trapping them in undercover stings. …

Apple Considering Lower-Priced iPad Mini at $199-$249?

Along with his recent research note addressing Apple's notebook launch plans, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has also published a note examining Apple's iPad prospects.<p>In particular, Kuo looks to the iPad mini as the future of the company's iPad portfolio, but with Apple's efforts to bring a …

LG's 55-inch curved OLED TV arrives in Korea this June for $13,500

The first of LG’s convention-defying Curved OLED TVs will be in Korean living rooms in just over a month. According to an LG Korea press release posted by <i>Engadget</i><i>,</i> pre-orders for the TV will start on April 29th, while the first deliveries will begin sometime in June. The 55-inch set measures 4.3 …

The best facial spritzes

When I first became aware of facial spritzes I thought they were absolute nonsense. A pose. It took a while for me to realise what facial mists are …

Summer Skin Beauty Countdown

Whether you have one minute or a month to prepare for a tropical getaway, here's a guide to grinning and baring it in no time.<p><b>GOLDEN GODDESS</b><p>With self-tanners stepping up their technology, you'll never have to worry about looking like you've been mainlining carrots.<p><b>Two Days:</b> New, clear self-tanning …

Skin Care

Watch Beyoncé's New Video for H&M

There's nothing like a little <b>Beyoncé</b> to wake you up in the morning, right? Today, the official clip for "Beyoncé as Mrs. Carter in H&M" hit the web, and it has us seriously longing for a tropical vacation. Featuring looks from H&M's new collection and Bey's new song (!) "Standing on the Sun," the …

Vogue Fest Second

After the inaugural Vogue Festival organised by British Vogue had ended last year, people were already asking when the dates for the next one had …

The new Xbox: what do we know about Microsoft's next console?

An 'Xbox 720' rumor roundup<p>Microsoft's next-generation console has been the subject of intense rumor and speculation for what feels like years now. Gamers have been poring over leaks, rumors, accidental Twitter updates, and a whole lot more. From the "Xbox 720" name, to a "Durango" codename, …

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