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Makers of "world's lightest dirt bike" announce its successor, the Mountain Moto FX5

Three years ago we reported on the FX Mountain Moto, which was claimed to be the world’s lightest adult-sized dirt bike. Incorporating both …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

17 Bizarre Aircraft We Love, and the Stories Behind Them

Oddball ideas take flight.<p>It's easy to love these funny-looking planes just for their sheer weirdness. But many of them were built to prove a point or to advance the science of aerodynamics.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 now rumored to arrive in April

Microsoft is currently preparing a PC-focused "Update 1" to Windows 8.1. While an early version of the update leaked online earlier this week, the software maker is now believed to be preparing a final release in April. Initial reports suggested Microsoft would aim to deliver Windows 8.1 Update 1 …

Beaconic Releases An iOS App For Its iBeacon Retail Kits

Beaconic has published the accompanying consumer-focused iOS app for its iBeacon-based retail platform. The company began shipping its first retail kits to customers throughout Europe and the US last week.<p>Apple introduced the iBeacon standard for indoor Bluetooth transmitters at WWDC last year. …

Chrome apps may soon run without any trace of the web browser

Chrome web apps may behave like native software at times, but they still require some form of the Chrome browser to run -- even if it's just a basic process. They may not need that component for much longer, though. <i>The Next Web</i> has discovered a batch of experimental code for an "App Shell" that …

Here’s how Google search will change after a three-year battle with European regulators

It’s finally over. After three years of back and forth, the European Commission announced an agreement with Google this morning that will govern the placement of competitors’ ads on Google’s search services. <b></b>The Commission opened an investigation in Nov. 2010 after Google’s rivals claimed the search …

Firefox announces “Firefox Launcher”, powered by EverythingMe

It looks like Mozilla is preparing to release its own Android launcher, aptly called the Firefox Launcher. The new launcher is designed to use your location, the time of day and frequently used apps to create an ever-evolving home screen experience that helps you access the right apps when you need …

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So long, Jay Leno – if anyone really cares

End of an era on Thursday in the late-night racket – Jay Leno's final evening hosting <i>The Tonight Show</i> (NBC, 11:35 p.m.). Again.<p>When Johnny Carson finally left the job he sat on the <i>Tonight Show</i> set and said, obviously emotional, "I wish you a heartfelt goodnight." What Leno will do is unknown. But …

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Canadians trash Shaun White for pulling out of slopestyle

SOCHI, Russia – On Wednesday, American snowboarding star Shaun White announced he was dropping out of the slopestyle event at the Winter Olympics …

Daily Life In Russia: Photos Show The Side Of Sochi You Won't See During The Winter Olympics

Welcome to Daily Life! Each week The WorldPost will transport you to one of the corners of the Earth through images that expose the beauty and tragedy of worlds you may have never before seen.<p>This week, we take you to Russia's Sochi, host of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Take a look at the photos below …

Three ways to immediately improve your cash flow

My client Steve called me up the other day to ask, "Where's all my money?" I did a double take, thinking he wanted me to pay <i>him</i>.<p>"What do you mean?" I asked.<p>Turns out, Steve is invoice rich, but cash poor — he has plenty of business (invoices going out and payments coming in), but he also has a lot …

Audi S5 Snow Drift Goes Very, Very Wrong: Video

So you've got a shiny new Audi S5. So you want to hoon it up in the snow. So you like drifting. Cool. Don't do what this guy did.<p>The penalty for …

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