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40 best iPhone and iPad games of 2014 (so far)

Hearthstone, Monument Valley, Supernauts, Boom Beach, Thomas Was Alone, Threes!, Leo's Fortune and more<p>If you're an iPhone and/or iPad-owning gamer in 2014, you truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to new titles.<p>This year has seen a steady flow of innovative, creative and above all …

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Steve Jobs' Chilling Response After Getting a Google Employee Fired

An ongoing investigation into an alleged conspiracy by Apple and Google to limit tech workers’ wages has unearthed some candid emails between former …

Madoff: 'JPMorgan knew'

BUTNER, N.C. — The financial world was stunned to learn in 2008 of Bernard Madoff’s years-long, multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme.<p>But according to Madoff, one Wall Street bank knew long before then that something was wrong — and chose not to do anything.<p>“JPMorgan knew it,” he said as part of a …

Mysterious fever worries doctors in Guinea

An outbreak of haemorrhagic fever has killed at least 23 people in Guinea's southeastern forest region since February, when the first case was reported, health authorities in the West African nation said.<p>At least 36 cases have been recorded by local health officials, said Sakoba Keita, the doctor …

Kenyan parliament passes polygamy law

Kenya's parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female politicians.<p>The bill, which amended existing marriage legislation, was passed late on Thursday to formalise customary law about marrying more than one person.<p>The proposed …

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …

Apple releases iOS 7 update for iPads and iPhones

Apple released its latest mobile operating system update on Monday, iOS 7.1. The major upgrade packs in an assortment of bug fixes, improvements, new features and some subtle changes to the overall interface.<p>iOS 7.1 is the first major update to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch operating system since …

Watch California’s Snowpack Disappear In These NASA Images

In case you’ve been living under a rock: California’s been gripped by devastating drought, one of the most severe it’s seen in centuries.<p>Just last month, with communities already beginning to ration water, Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency. But why is the drought happening?<p>Much of …

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This 530-Pound “Exosuit” Will Help Find Undiscovered Life 1,000 Feet Under The Sea

Mike Lombardi is taking this “one-man submarine for your body” to the deepest depths of the ocean. There’s no telling what he’ll find.<p>Eighteen years ago, Mike Lombardi started his diving career as a high school student looking for lost wallets and keys off the coast of Rhode Island. But this July, …

Why bother to text your girl when BroApp can do it for you?

BroApp sends lovey-dovey messages to your beloved little dove, so that you can enjoy drinking with the boys. Really.<p>You know how you often tell your one true love that she's your one true love?<p>Does she know that the "one" isn't true, making the "true" not true either?<p>I only ask because your, um, …

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Was A Taxi Driver In An UberX Car Last Night

Kalanick cruised through the winding California roads, tweeting along the way.<p>He was excited about the car he ended up driving:<p>The CEO also expressed some concern about his ratings from customers. Uber, which allows you to rate your driver, is very strict about their drivers maintaining a high …

Common Emotions And Themes Of Nightmares And Bad Dreams Revealed In Study

Despite their scary reputation, fear is actually not the main emotion elicited in many nightmares and bad dreams, according to a new study.<p>Just a little more than one-third of nightmares and more than half of bad dreams elicited primary emotions <i>other than</i> fear, found researchers from the University …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Questions Is A Video Q&A App That Wants You To Have Curious Micro-Conversations With Anyone

Questions — Ask And Answer is an iOS app, pictured left, that’s using video to animate and humanise the Q&A format.<p>Spicing up the tried-and-tested Q&A format to make it fit for a visually obsessed age is energising plenty of startups at present. The very recent (and high profile) category entrant, …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

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A Better Way To Store Eggs?

A folding origami cardboard box called Hex-Egg-On makes for a compact egg carton.<p>Eggs may be delicious, but they’re also fragile and messy, qualities that make them particularly difficult to transport. That’s probably why many manufacturers still package eggs in styrofoam or plastic cartons, which …

Way-Too-Early Top 25

The BCS era ended with No. 1 Florida State ending the SEC's streak of seven consecutive BCS national championships Monday night, winning its first …

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The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? At $6,800, it is probably cheaper than you thought.<p>This money will buy you a million Twitter followers, a million YouTube views and 20,000 likes on Facebook. As a bonus, you’ll also enjoy a robust number of Pinterest, Tumbler and Instagram followers …

Sleep Number's x12 smart bed monitors your sleeping habits

CES 2014: the year the Internet of Things got very, very real. So far at the show we've seen a smart toothbrush and even a smart slow cooker, but is everybody ready for a smart bed? Sleep Number just announced the x12, which packs a variety of sensors to monitor your sleeping habits, movement, …

This Optical Illusion Tree Is About To Blow Your Mind

Somewhere in Potsdam, Germany, a single, painted tree is blowing minds of passersby (and YouTube viewers) en masse.<p>Graphic designer Daniel Siering and art director Mario Schuster teamed up to transform a natural form into a mind-bending illusion. With the help of some tin foil and paint, the …

Frigid 'Polar Vortex' Cripples US for Second Straight Day

Deadly cold temperatures refused to loosen their grip on much of the country for a second straight day, spreading the bone-chilling weather this time …

A Guide To Crafting The Perfect Online Dating Profile, For Single Ladies

If you're at all familiar with the online dating scene, you know that there are few things less fun than trying to craft a witty/desirable/humorous/quirky/relatable profile. Selling yourself is awkward, it always feels a little bit false and really, who has the time to put a whole lot of effort …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …