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Microsoft's Project Siena lets you create Windows apps with ease

If you think creating an app is something only whizkid developers and those with programming skills can do, think again. Microsoft has recently unveiled Project Siena, a Metro-style app that lets anyone create their own Windows 8.1 program with regular PowerPoint and Excel knowhow. As it's a Metro …

The Distinct, Positive Impact of a Good Dad

How fathers contribute to their kids' lives<p>Are dads dispensable? A lot of scholars and writers weighing in on fatherhood these days have come to the conclusion that they are. As Jennifer Aniston, for example, once put the point in the high-profile context of a press conference: "Women are realizing …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …

What the Definition of Marriage Tells Us About Marriage Equality

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As we watch and listen and wait and think and hope with regard to all that's transpiring at the …

EPA: More than half of U.S. rivers unsuitable for aquatic life

WASHINGTON — Fifty-five percent of U.S. river and stream lengths were in poor condition for aquatic life, largely under threat from runoff contaminated by fertilizers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday.<p>High levels of phosphorus and nitrogen, runoff from urban areas, shrinking …

Locusts In Madagascar: UN Needs $41 Million To End The Plague

About half of the island nation of Madagascar is infested with locusts. This has mysteriously happened during Passover, despite the fact that there …

Anti-rape video in response to Steubenville trial coverage goes viral

A University of Oregon film student felt compelled to respond to some of the issues surrounding the Steubenville rape case -- and has 1.3 million views on YouTube.<p>Samantha Stendal, 19, directed “A Needed Response” and addressed it to “the Steubenville rapists … or any rapists out there,” in order …

North Korea warns of 'simmering nuclear war'

North Korea has again threatened war against South Korea and the United States, saying conditions "for a simmering nuclear war" have been created on the peninsula.<p>The communist state's foreign ministry said it will inform the UN Security Council of the latest situation, as tensions continue to …

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Massive wedding card to royals on display in Los Angeles<p>Crowds gather at Windsor Castle ahead of the royal wedding<p>Late passenger attempts to break …

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The 'LeBron James Of Law' Is Arguing For The Defense Of Marriage Act

His name is Paul Clement, and he has quickly become the Supreme Court's most visible lawyer. And for Clement, the fight over DOMA is bit more personal than two high-profile legal battles he was involved in last year.<p>In 2011, Clement resigned from the firm King & Spalding LLC after it withdrew as …

Here's What Frank Bruni Gets Wrong About Rand Paul's Senate Record

Like many in the media, the New York Times columnist emphasizes minor positions while minimizing the Kentucky senator's more important stands.<p>Reuters<p>You'd never know from Bruni's column that Paul advocated for a total of nine reforms to the Patriot Act:<p>He teamed up with Democratic Senator Patrick …