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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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HP announces its first Chromeboxes, coming this spring

HP(s hpq) announced the HP Chromebox Thursday, the company’s first foray into the Chrome-powered(s goog) desktop arena. Few details were available, …

The Bitcoin Swan Dive Was Utterly Predictable

Bitcoin took a pounding in the last 24 hours, dropping below the $500 mark on the popular Mt.Gox exchange before rebounding. As TechCrunch’s John Biggs wrote this morning, “China’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, BTCChina, has stopped accepting deposits in Chinese yuan,” which added to the currency’s …

Selfies of 2013 – the best, worst and most revealing

This was the year that the selfie reached saturation point. Celebrities took them. Politicians took them, often – as with Obama this week – during the memorial services for other politicians. You're probably only half concentrating on this now, because you're too busy pouting into an iPhone in a …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

ACT gay marriage law is ruled invalid by high court of Australia

The high court of Australia has struck down the country’s first same-sex marriage law, revoking the legal status of a handful of such weddings since last weekend.<p>Same-sex marriage advocates expressed their disappointment at the short life of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) law, but …

PlayStation 4 review: a games machine to play together

Twenty years have passed since the original PlayStation games console arrived, utterly disrupting and revolutionising the industry. Sony had a simple plan: build a powerful console that would inspire gamers and developers. The company has done just this – again – with the PlayStation 4.<p>It is a …

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think | David Nutt

Science now allows us to develop a safer way to get drunk. But before we can sober up in minutes, the drinks industry needs to embrace this healthier approach<p>Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote …

iPhone 5s users report 'Blue Screen Of Death' crashes

Apple's iPhone 5s handsets are reportedly suffering "Blue Screen of Death" style crashes that are forcing users to reboot their devices.<p>The so-called Blue Screen of Death is an error screen displayed by operating systems after a crash. It is generally associated with older versions of Microsoft's …

It's oh, so quiet: The eerie abandoned towns that have been left to rust and gather dust

• Some of the world's strangest places, spots where time has stood still<br>• They include Pripyat in Ukraine, near Chernobyl, and a mining town in …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Look Closely, Photographer at Work in Norway

A lot of times, landscape photography means waking up well before the sun does and going on a wilderness adventure in the pre-dawn darkness all in …

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Security Concerns Abound Over Unofficial Android iMessage App That Uses Chinese Servers To Process Data

An unauthorised app that lets Android users chat on Apple’s closed iMessage network is causing a big stir. It’s had viral downloads in the tens of thousands amid claims that it could be spreading malware; but the Chinese developer who developed the app tells us everything is cool.<p>[TechCrunch has …

Man claims to have unlocked iPhone 5S using his nipple

Following the security breaches reported on the new iPhone 5S since its release, it now seems as if there is another unintended way of accessing the …

Massacres grab headlines, and so may explain why many Americans believe, incorrectly, that gun crime is on the rise. In fact, gun murders have fallen by half in the past 20 years, in line with the general decline in crime. Americans are still much more likely to shoot each other than are people in other rich countries, though http://econ.st/18dZkJN

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best photographs from around the world this weekend

Hackers Bypass Apple’s Touch ID With Lifted Fingerprint

Fingerprint scanners have always been vulnerable to hackers who are willing to go the extra mile to bypass them. Over the years, we’ve seen everything from people using Gummy Bears, Play-Doh and more sophisticated techniques to bypass these biometric scanners. It’s not really a surprise then, that …