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Canon just dropped a nuke in the megapixel war

Canon has developed a CMOS camera sensor that records a 250-megapixel image. Not that this should kill your excitement about the 12 megapixels you’re going to get with the camera on the new iPhone 6s, but take a moment to consider the number.<p>How do we even fathom 250 megapixels? Canon, in its press …

San Francisco Elementary School Introduces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

"I would hope that this is the wave of the future."<p>An elementary school in San Francisco has introduced gender-neutral bathrooms to show support for all of its students, including those who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming.<p>According to Today, Miraloma Elementary has changed some of …

Baltimore officials to vote on $6.4 million settlement with Freddie Gray's family

<b>(CNN) —</b> Baltimore officials will vote this week on a proposed $6.4 million deal to settle all civil claims tied to death of Freddie Gray, a possible settlement the city's mayor cast as a sensible move but the police union chief blasted as "ridiculous."<p>The family of Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal …

What You Need to Know About Whole Foods Market

Have you heard about Whole Foods Market's most recent debacle? Before getting into the nuances of what comedian Fred Armisen calls "an elaborate practical joke that got really out of hand," I want to be open about the fact that I bought stock in Whole Foods Market in 2001--a company that I …

Forget Body Language. This Is How You Really Spot a Liar

Don't use Hollywood-style interrogation techniques. Here's the best way to catch someone in a fib.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that if there is a liar in your midst, the person's body language will reveal it.<p>But here's the thing: every individual liar has his or own giveaways--some people …

Psychology

Richard Branson’s 5 Lessons on Failure

You can’t run a company for nearly 50 years without some massively spectacular failures, and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has certainly seen …

How Burger King ‘Forked’ McDonald’s

As you craft the competitive strategy for your business, it's important look for opportunities that can advance your cause while setting the enemy back.<p>"Good morning McDonald's. We come in peace. We'd like to propose a one-off collaboration between Burger King and McDonald's to create something …

McDonald's

In Russia, A 'Show Of Force' As The Military Tries To Modernize

Russia has been displaying its military might lately, with war games and weapons shows. Even though his country is the midst of a recession, President Vladimir Putin is pushing ahead with a costly plan to modernize the military.<p>Top U.S. and NATO officials have identified Russia's war-making …