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Day care workers busted for running 'Fight Club' for 4-year-olds

Two former New Jersey day care employees were charged earlier this week for staging fights between toddlers and publishing the results on Snapchat, …

Islamic State releases images purportedly showing Palmyra temple destruction

The Islamic State group released propaganda images Tuesday that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra.<p>The images, posted on social media by supporters of the group, showed militants …

Things Startups Should Keep In Mind While Planning For A Pre-Seed Fund

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a founder and looking to raise pre-seed capital, then you are definitely stepping into the most attractive …

Caution: Don’t miss out on the best iOS apps of 2014

The word “app” has always described Apple’s executable programs, but it wasn’t until the App Store appeared in 2008 that the term really took hold as a way to describe the little programs that help make our smartphones not just smart, but also useful and totally fun.<p>At this point, “There’s an app …

Apps

33 Gifts The iPhone Addict In Your Life Will Want

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Shopping

Vertu’s $17,100 Bentley-Branded Smartphone Is the Electronic Accessory Nobody Needs

Bentley buyers are not normal consumers. They are, by definition, big spenders, willing to pony up for exclusivity and luxury that average folks can’t afford. They want the best, and they’re willing to pay for it. At least, that surely was the thinking behind Vertu—the maker of hideously expensive, …

Mobile Technology

Logitech invests in the smart home with Harmony remote and hub

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Logitech, the company more famous for keyboards and mice, has upgraded its line of universal remotes with a smart home hub, a …

LeBron James Thinks Kyrie Irving Can Be the Best Point Guard in the NBA

Link to Media<p>LeBron James had his reasons for spurning the Miami Heat and returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>One of them was Kyrie Irving.<p>While at a Nike event to unveil his new shoe, the LeBron 12, James celebrated his new teammate, offering praise that's bound to make Chris Paul and Stephen …

Basketball

Battery-less device powers a pacemaker using heartbeats

Although cardiac pacemakers have saved countless lives, they do have at least one shortcoming – like other electronic devices, their batteries wear …

Medical Technology

Oivo: A Tiny iPhone Charger Powered by AA Batteries

The team behind the project says Oivo charges an iPhone as fast as any AC charger. A set of normal Duracell alkaline batteries would bring your iPhone up to about 50 percent, while a lithium GP is enough to fully charge the smartphone.<p>With a built-in Lightning connector, Oivo works with iPhone 5, …

Bill Murray Will Play Baloo In Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Remake

Damn you, Disney. There is no reason why I, an adult man, should be excited for a live-action/animated remake of <i>The Jungle Book</i>, but like Bagheera when he finally eats Mowgli (that’s how <i>The Jungle Book</i> ends, right?), I am. Not because I can’t wait to see how GRITTY director Jon Favreau makes it, …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Meditation

This Is The Physics Lesson Of The Future, And It Looks Insanely Fun

Local Projects teams up with the New York Hall of Science to build an app that reveals the physics of the playground.<p>On a breezy spring afternoon at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, designer Jake Barton is watching a pair of middle schoolers chuck an iPod across a playground while another …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apple Makes Gains in U.S. Smartphone Market Share

Apple continues to be the number one handset manufacturer among consumers in the United States and has also made small gains in operating system share, according to ComScore's newest monthly survey of U.S. mobile phone users covering the February-May 2014 period.<p>Apple's smartphone market share …

How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

The World Cup is upon us. There are so many games during the group play portion of the global tournament that it’s hard to keep up with them all.<p>So, some good soccer samaritans on Reddit have created calendars that you can easily import into your own scheduling apparatus.<p>There are good options …

Ivory Coast

Why Apple's iWatch Will Sell Better In An iPhone 6 World

We will not, indeed, see the first peek at the iWatch at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the beginning of June, according to a report from John Paczkowski at re/code yesterday. “Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell Code/red that Tim Cook will not use WWDC to unveil Apple’s …

Tactus working to bring physical buttons that rise out of touchscreen

The smartphone industry has come along way in the last few years, and during that time mobile device form factors have evolved quite a bit. While Blackberry still continues to cling on to the physical keyboard approach, finding an Android device with a physical QWERTY keyboard is becoming harder …

Android News

Xbox Support Twitter Account Briefly Hijacked by SEA

Microsoft today briefly faced its second social media-based attack from the Syrian Electronic Army in a month. The @XboxSupport account posted a link to the SEA website, along with other messages tagging the group’s own Twitter account. However, the tweets were deleted within 45 minutes of being …

Karzai again accuses Western forces of attacking Afghan civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President<p>Hamid Karzaierupted in anger at the United States on Thursday over what he said was a drone strike in southern Afghanistan that killed a child and wounded two women.<p>Karzai, already locked in a bitter dispute with the U.S. over American ground raids on Afghan …

Afghanistan

Samsung introduces its latest giant smartphone, the Galaxy Grand 2

Go big or go home.<p>That’s the message we’re hearing from electronics giant Samsung, which today unveiled another oversized Android device to add to its large-screen smartphone lineup, the Galaxy Grand 2.<p>The Grand 2 is more of a mid-tier smartphone than Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 or Note 3 devices, …

20 Stunning Free-Kick Goals

Link to Media<p>A stunning goal can make you do a number of things.<p>Scream, drop open your jaw in disbelief, shake your head—all are completely normal reactions to watching a stunning goal take place in front of you.<p>Be prepared, then, for that to happen here.<p>We've put together the 20 greatest free-kick …

Soccer

Super Mario fully implemented in HTML5

Full Screen Mario is Josh Goldberg's complete remake of the classic Super Mario Brothers in HTML5. You can play re-creations of the original levels, …

Declassified NSA files show agency spied on Muhammad Ali and MLK

The National Security Agency secretly tapped into the overseas phone calls of prominent critics of the Vietnam War, including Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali and two actively serving US senators, newly declassified material has revealed.<p>The NSA has been forced to disclose previously secret …

Scientists Find A Water-Rich Planet Outside Our Solar System

Japanese scientists have determined that a planet outside our solar system that most likely has a water-rich atmosphere. The planet, Gliese 1214b, is only 40 light years from Earth.<p>Discovered in 2009, Gliese 1214b is what’s known as a “super-Earth” – bigger than Earth but smaller than a gas giant. …

Is the Tesla Model S the safest car ever made?

The electric Tesla Model S might be the safest car ever made. Or, at least one of the safest production cars that the U.S. federal government has …

The New Fad Taking The Country By Storm: "Overpasses For Obama's Impeachment"

The group "Overpasses For Obama's Impeachment" held rallies around the country this weekend calling for Obama's impeachment. The group lists 12 reasons for Obama's impeachment on their website and has quite the following on Facebook. It's the next big thing.

North Carolina

Here’s how UK homeowners cut their energy use by 25%

One way to get people to cut their energy consumption by 25%: raise utility bills by 28%.<p>That’s what’s happened in England and Wales, where average energy use fell by a quarter on average between 2005 and 2011 as natural gas and electricity prices rose, according to a report released by the UK’s …

Energy