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Meet 'Ask Zelda,' the Advice Column for NSA Workers

The Agency? Or The Office?<p>The NSA is, on top of everything else, a workplace. Which means that NSA workers have to deal with things like: that supervisor who doesn't respond to emails. And that guy down the hall who's a disruptively loud phone-talker. And that unopened box of Ham & Cheese Hot …

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Miley Cyrus to Katy Perry: We All Know Where John Mayer’s Tongue Has Been

Miley, Miley, Miley. Perhaps sensing a chasm in the gossip industrial complex now that the Oscars have come and gone, Miley Cyrus has ignited a feud of sorts this afternoon—with no less a pop luminary than Katy Perry.<p>Katy attended Miley’s concert at the Staples Center two weeks ago requesting …

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …

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American Apparel Stirs Up Controversy…Again

The fast-fashion retailer has made yet another questionable decision, releasing a new ad that turns edgy into just plain distasteful.<p>American …

Massachusetts Court Rules that ‘Upskirt’ Photos are Totally Legal

In what is quite possibly the creepiest photo-related ruling we’ve ever run across, the Supreme Judicial Court in Boston has ruled that ‘upskirt’ …

Frank Horvat's best shot: the seedy side of 1950s Paris

In 1956, a New York agency asked me to do a sexy story for a US "men's magazine" about the nightlife of Paris, where I was living. I was 28 and had little money, so was glad to accept. I headed for Place Pigalle and asked nightclub doormen if they would let me in to photograph the girls in their …

Leader of International Sex Trafficking Ring Sentenced to Life in Prison

SAVANNAH, GA—Joaquin Mendez-Hernandez, also known as “El Flaco,” 35, formerly of Mexico, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Court Judge B. …

Hey Microsoft: The 1950s called, they want their sexist ad back

This isn’t the first time Microsoft has resorted to regressive gender norms<p>While the latest installment of Microsoft's "Honestly" campaign doesn't fall to the levels of 1950s advertising, it's still definitely problematic. In the spot, a bride-to-be talks about her near miss (almost getting a Mac) …

To Clean Drinking Water, All You Need Is A Stick

Removing all the dangerous bacteria from drinking water would have enormous health benefits for people around the world.<p>The technologies exist for doing that, but there's a problem: cost.<p>Now a scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology thinks he's on to a much less expensive way to …

ISS, NASA and US National Security dependent on Russian & Ukrainian Rocketry Amidst Crimean Crisis

The International Space Station (ISS) in low Earth orbit<br>The sole way for every American and station partner astronaut to fly to space and the ISS is …

Photographer Captures Colorful series Where Fluid Elements Mimic High Fashion

London-based photographer Iain Crawford perfected the way to capture the splash of paint on a model’s body, manipulating the liquid to mimic clothing …

Avantree Jogger Pro Bluetooth Stereo Headset with Microphone Hands-on Review

After reviewing Avantree Sacool Bluetooth Stereo Headset, it’s time to review <b>Avantree Jogger Pro Bluetooth Stereo Headset for Sports</b>. Just like its …

3 Powerful Reminders For When You Feel Stuck In Life

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/NOcngC<p>1. You don’t need to know where you are going to get somewhere great.<p>A car’s headlights …

Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …

Man 'fixes' women's computers, watches them through webcams

A 30-year-old man from London has been convicted for installing spying software on the computers of three women in order to watch them …

NCR updates its iPad cash register with loyalty features

NCR(s ncr) has beefed up with its virtual cash register Silver with new loyalty software, giving small businesses the ability to run rewards programs …

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It’s no secret that Silicon Valley has long been a boy’s club. But with more women seeking careers in STEM — that’s science, technology, engineering, and math — fields, a support system has emerged for female entrepreneurs.<p>That network was on display on Saturday when the startup accelerator Y …

Apple adding hundreds of new engineers and operations staff in China to speed development of larger iPhones

Apple is on a mass hiring spree for Asian staff, beginning in the middle of last year, as noted by the Wall Street Journal. The Journal says that Apple is trying to speed up product development in China and Taiwan to help launch a larger lineup of devices. Apparently, the company is aggressively …

Jabra Solemate Max review: Jabra's slick Solemate Max stumbles on price - CNET

MSRP: $399.99<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Jabra Solemate Max</b> delivers good sound and battery life and has a strong feature set and excellent design. It's also water-resistant, has built-in speakerphone capabilities, and is well suited for outdoor use with a convenient carrying handle integrated into the unit.<p><b>The …

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White House opposes Aereo streaming TV service in Supreme Court battle

Aereo has some formidable new opposition in the courts. According to <i>Deadline</i>, the White House has recommended that the Supreme Court rule against Aereo when broadcasters bring its service to trial this April. The administration made the recommendation in an amicus brief filed today, which argues …

YotaPhone Has LCD Front, E-Ink Back, Coolness All Over

How would you like to have a smartphone with two screens, one on the front and one on the back? That's the innovation behind the YotaPhone, an …

Instacube photo frame finally shipping, will arrive with support for video

Well, that took awhile. Remember Instacube, the purpose-built digital photo frame designed to pull images directly from your Instagram feed? The Android-powered photo screen found itself short on both funding and manufacturing options last summer. These issues set production back almost a year, but …

Apple-Samsung silicon union still strong, chip expert says

Call it a habit that Samsung and Apple just can't break.<p>Their critical partnership in silicon is still strong, according to the CEO of chip industry tracker VLSI Research, Dan Hutcheson, who spoke with CNET in a phone interview, after returning from a trip to South Korea, the land of Samsung.<p>This …

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