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The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Machinists at rally: ‘Hell no’ to deal

Hundreds of Machinists rallied Thursday afternoon in Seattle to urge their union co-workers to reject Boeing’s contract offer.<p>Addressing a rowdy …

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7-Eleven Mini-Library Offers Sweet Treat To Kids Who Read

In hopes keeping kids out of trouble in a crime-ridden area, a Fresno, Calif. 7-Eleven store is giving out free Slurpees to children for each book they read.<p>Owners Sushil Prakash and Josephine Kiran opened up a mini-library in their store full of books donated by their son and local schools excited …

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Helmets Aren't Protecting You From TBIs

In the wake of Michael Schumacher’s December skiing accident, 2013 closed with yet another look at the dangers of traumatic brain injuries and just how little we are doing to protect ourselves on the slopes. Despite improving technology, helmets cannot keep up with skiers going bigger, faster, and …

Off the beaten track in Borneo

From steaming jungle to the cloud-capped summit of Mt Kinabalu, Borneo’s natural wonders are undeniable. But the island is no longer the deserted paradise it once was.<p>Package tours and cheap flights from Southeast Asia have placed Borneo firmly on the tourist trail, and solitude is becoming hard to …

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Fleetwood Mac's John McVie Returns to Stage Following Cancer Diagnosis

They’re back.<p>Three months after Fleetwood Mac canceled their Australian and New Zealand tours following the news that bass player John McVie had been …

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The Dogs of Christmas

• <b>Author:</b> W. Bruce Cameron<p>From W. Bruce Cameron, the author of the <i>New York Times</i> and <i>USA Today</i> bestselling novel <i>A Dog's Purpose</i>, which is now a major motion pictures!<p>While nursing a broken heart, Josh Michaels is outraged when a neighbor abandons his very pregnant dog, Lucy, at Josh's Colorado home. …

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16 Cute Gym Bags for the Gal Who Made a Fitness-Related New Year's Resolution

If you're among the many people who vowed <i>this</i> is the year you'll get your butt to the gym on a regular basis, allow me to provide you with a bit a little incentive in the form of cute gym bags.<p>Flywheel Banker Bag, $58, available at select Flywheel studios<p>After all, nothing motivates more than …

17 Clothing Things That Are The WORST

We love clothes -- coveting them, shopping for them, styling them, devoting our lives to them.<p>But sometimes, clothes are the <i>worst</i>. Thus we hereby present our list of garment grievances, ranked by awfulness -- and if anyone out there can invent an easy solution to any of these problems, we will …

Facebook's 1st couple post top philanthropy amount

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, made the largest individual philanthropic donation in America in 2013, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said this week.<p>The couple are the first philanthropists under 30 years old to top the publication's annual ranking of the top 10 …

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New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Tonight's Meteor Shower: Live, From Space, It's The Quadrantids

It's early January, and that means it's time for the Quadrantid meteor shower to peak. Despite winter weather that might cloud the skies in some areas, forecasters say this year's event is worth getting up for, citing lunar conditions that will darken the night sky.<p>If you haven't heard of the …

Consortium Threatens To Pull Plug On Panama Canal Expansion

Cost overruns are threatening to shut down a multibillion-dollar expansion of the Panama Canal aimed at allowing the world's largest ships to pass through the short cut between the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean.<p>A European consortium funding the project says it won't continue the work until Panama …

Obesity quadruples to nearly one billion in developing world

<b>The number of overweight and obese adults in the developing world has almost quadrupled to around one billion since 1980, says a report from a UK think tank.</b><p>The Overseas Development Institute said one in three people worldwide was now overweight and urged governments to do more to influence …

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5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

Netflix To Lose Over 90 Key Titles To Licensing Issues January First

The popular streaming service Netflix has had a very good year, with record profits, leaps in new users, and people adapting to binge-watching their favorite shows. The company’s video streaming service is even testing new lower-priced tiers aimed as individual consumers as threats from competitors …

49ers playoff game in Green Bay could be coldest ever

The 49ers had little trouble beating the Green Bay Packers in last year’s NFL playoffs. But that was in balmy San Francisco.<p>Sunday’s rematch is in Green Bay, where temperatures for the wild-card showdown at Lambeau Field are expected to dip below zero. The wind chill, according to the National …