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Report on climate change depicts a planet in peril

Climate change will disrupt not only the natural world but society, posing risks to resources and fomenting conflict, panel says.<p>November 11, 2013|By Tony Barboza<p>New York is among the coastal cities around the world that face a threat from… (Mark Lennihan / Associated…)<p>Climate change will disrupt …

A Look Back At The PS4 That Might Have Been

PS4 excitement is reaching a fever pitch ahead of Sony launching the system in the US at the end of the week, and I thought I’d take a brief break from the console wars to take a look back at how far we’ve come.<p>All throughout the past console generation, people have been speculating what the …

Aereo: the cloud based content upstart that could upend the TV industry

America’s most powerful broadcasters are trying to shut down an emerging TV recording service. If their case is heard, the implications could be far reaching.<p>Late on Friday (Oct. 11) the major free-to-air broadcasters filed a petition in the US supreme court against Aereo, a start up backed by …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud

Microsoft and Sony's consoles are alike, but their visions diverge<p>We think of video game consoles as being principally about, well, the games. But when the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 went head-to-head in 2006, it wasn't games that truly determined the victor. What eventually drove the Xbox 360 to …

10 Gorgeous Kitchen Designs That'll Inspire You To Take Up Cooking (PHOTOS)

There's no denying that a good kitchen design can really make a home. But while most of us are happy with a nice table, decent appliances and enough space to open the oven door, some people want a show stopper they can cook, eat and even entertain in.<p>We've rounded up 10 such spaces that have huge …

The Ingenious 'HoodiePillow' Is The Ultimate Plane Flight Accessory

This is the Travel HoodiePillow.<p><b>Why We Love It:</b> The Travel HoodiePillow is a neck pillow, sleep mask, and ear warmer all in one. The neck pillow will keep you from falling onto your neighbor's shoulder on a long bus ride or flight, and when you need some shut-eye, just pull the drawstrings so that …

Shopping

Guy Gives Abercrombie & Fitch A Brand Readjustment By Giving Their Clothes To The Homeless (VIDEO)

In response to Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries not wanting "not so cool" kids or women who wear size large to wear his company's clothes, Greg Karber has come up with a funny and creative way to readjust the Abercrombie & Fitch brand.<p>He's giving their clothes to the homeless.<p>After scouring …

Angry neighbor goes on the rampage in a BULLDOZER as he destroys four homes and cuts power to thousands in dispute over fence

A Washington man fed up with his neighbors went on a bulldozing rampage on Friday, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting …

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Jacob Barnett, 14-Year-Old With Asperger's Syndrome, May Be Smarter Than Einstein

When Jacob Barnett was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism. Doctors told his parents that the boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities like tying his shoe laces.<p>But they were sorely, …

Photographing Tokyo's Coolest Escalators

Extreme Plane Spotting at Maho Beach, Saint Martin

Located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin (i.e., Sint Maarten) is the famous Maho Beach. While it has the characteristic …

Best Night-Sky Pictures of 2013 Named

Winners of the 2013 Earth & Sky photo contest capture the beauty of the night sky and highlight the issue of light pollution.

Dog and Human Genomes Evolved Together

Evolution shaped genes in humans and dogs that correspond to diet, behavior, and disease, according to a new study.<p><b>The bond betweendogs and humans is ancient and enduring. Dogs snuggle up to us at night, gambol by our side during daily walks, and flop adoringly at our feet when we crash on our</b> …

U.N. Urges Eating Insects; 8 Popular Bugs to Try

From beetles to stinkbugs, people in dozens of countries eat insects.<p><b>Ants are sweet, nutty little insects, aren't they?</b><p><b>I'm not talking about their personalities, but how they taste. Stinkbugs have an apple flavor, and red agave worms are spicy. A bite of tree worm apparently brings pork rinds to</b> …

New Sea Monster Found, Rewrites Evolution?

Cretaceous-era reptile Malawania anachronus discovered in Kurdistan.<p><b>A new species of dinosaur-era sea reptile is rewriting the books on the evolution of so-called sea monsters, a new study claims. (Read "When Monsters Ruled the Deep" from National Geographic magazine.)</b><p>The newfound—and potentially …

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How Estonia became E-stonia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/education/977000/977962_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534487783_ce1c8edf6d5ec3e71e7be5c23a212731<p><b>In some countries, computer programming might be seen as the realm of the nerd.</b><p>But not in Estonia, where it is seen as fun, simple and cool.<p>This …

Estonia

How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding …

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10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Gear & Gadgets

Extreme Signage: Australia's Emergency "Softstop" System, Made from Water and Light

The problem with driving the same route, day after day, is that it becomes easy for commuters to stop paying attention. They know the route so well …

Australia

The Union Wallet by Madera

<b>Union Wallet</b> combines the elegance and warmth of wood and versatility of elastomer, a slim wallet that you can carry conveniently. This wallet serves …

Crowd Funding

Homemade Beauty Recipes From Around The World (VIDEO)

Most of us have a homemade beauty recipe up our sleeve. Whether we slather our faces with avocado to get baby soft skin, put flour in our hair to get rid of greasy roots or use kitty litter to shrink our pores, there are few things we wouldn't do in the name of beauty.<p>That's why when we came across …

Study Finds Warming In Central China Far Greater Than Most Climate Models Indicated

<i>A UCLA</i> <i>news release</i> <i>reveals yet another key part of the world is far more sensitive to climate change forcing than the models had</b> …

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