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Facebook says government requests for user data rises 24 percent

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said requests by governments for user information rose by about a quarter in the first half of 2014 over the second half of last year.<p>People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo, in this picture illustration …

Mobile Devices

Falling TVs send a child to the ER every 30 minutes

Enormous flat-screens are in millions of homes, but come with a risk that many parents may not realize: children can be seriously hurt in a TV tip-over.<p>The number of kids injured by a TV falling on them grew 125 percent between 1990 and 2011, according to a new study of emergency room records that …

Televisions

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

<b>Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests.</b><p>The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds.<p>Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and …

Community Health

Rogers introducing a new "Connection Fee" on July 10th

The best way that we can communicate this friendly charge/name change is to give it to you straight from the internal doc we received. The full …

How To Save Marriage: 6 Unconventional Tips

When a couple's marriage is on the rocks, they typically seek advice from friends, family and marriage counselors. After all, what better way to save a failing union than to call on the experts?<p>According to relationship expert Mort Fertel, that's precisely the wrong thing to do.<p>“Much of the advice …

Painkiller increases chance of heart attack, health officials advise

Health officials have advised patients with heart problems to avoid an over-the-counter painkiller used by millions after research found that it can …