Rhona Woodhead

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Docs remove live cockroach from woman's skull after she complained about 'crawling sensation'

In one of the most bizarre surgeries ever, doctors in India removed a live cockroach from a woman's nasal cavity reaching the brain.<p>42-year-old Selvi …

GameStop Now Accepting Trade-Ins Of Select Retro Games And Gear

GameStop stores across North America are now accepting games and hardware trade-ins from as far back as the original NES, but not everything. They’ve …

Berlin ban on Airbnb short-term rentals upheld by city court

Website and rival portals face bleak future in German capital under ban that may inspire other European cities to follow suit<p>Tourists planning to pop over to Berlin for a weekend break may have to give up on the hipster dream of living like a local in a spacious loft apartment, and get back into …

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European mobile carriers will reportedly block ads in hopes to target Google

Multiple European mobile carriers may soon be planning to block all types of advertising on their networks. In a report out of the <i>Financial Times</i>, at least one mobile carrier has installed ad blocking software in its data centers and plans to turn it on before the year’s end. This ad blocking …

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Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

What’s the Best Gift a Dinner Guest Can Bring?

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Hold the wine -- we've got unique gift ideas to help you earn the title of "Best</i> …

Jailed Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond: 'My days of hacking are done'

Jeremy Hammond, the Anonymous hacktivist who released millions of emails relating to the private intelligence firm Stratfor, has denounced his prosecution and lengthy prison sentence as a “vengeful, spiteful act” designed to put a chill on politically-motivated hacking.<p>Hammond was sentenced on …

The kids don’t play any more

The brand-new subdivisions of Toronto roll on and on into the cornfields, a new one every month. I drive by them all the time. This is where young families live. But the streets and sidewalks are eerily quiet. You hardly ever see a child. No kids riding bikes. No kids playing shinny. No kids …

Crumbling cookie sales threaten future of small Atlantic bakery

<b>THE CHALLENGE</b><p>Breaking the $1-million sales barrier in 2006 was a great accomplishment for Kevin Ceretti, president and owner of Kookie Kutter Bakery Ltd. But no sooner had the small Sackville, N.B.-based bakery hit that milestone, that sales began to drop 12 per cent per year.<p>Mr. Ceretti traced the …

Young Elk Decides He Does Not Like this Photographer

The telephoto lens has certainly helped to mitigate some of the dangers inherent in wildlife photography, but the craft is still widely considered to …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …