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The secret to higher earnings for women: marry poor

Working women: what’s the secret to higher earnings? Marry poor. The male/female earning gap has many sources. One notable one is that some women aren’t aggressive enough. They don’t ask for raises and promotions; enter the “lean-in” mantra.<p>But even among high achievers, top tier MBAs like Sheryl …

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Razor Crazy Cart may be the coolest kid-size drift car money can buy

It might as well be a fact that if you want to get ahead in the world of motorsports, you need to start young. And since most toddlers can't see over the wheel or reach the pedals in an actual car, karts are the most logical option. Unfortunately, big league karts are not cheap.<p>Enter the Crazy …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …

10 Best Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

NerdWallet tallied the top metro areas by population to determine this (surprising!) list of the best cities for young founders. With an equal weighting of loan data, cost of living, business activity, education and income, they’ve crunched the numbers to tally an overall score for 42 major cities. …

Apple and Samsung set to continue their duopoly in 2014

In 2014, an estimated 2.5 billion devices will be sold worldwide, an increase of 6 percent over the previous year, according to Gartner. More than 75 percent of the devices will be mobile phones, with Android achieving more than double the share of Apple's iOS or Windows Phone in 2014.<p>So it's …

Texas Passes Strict Abortion Law

Texas just passed one of the strictest abortion laws in the country.<p>The state's Senate adopted a bill close to midnight on Friday that bans abortions …

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

The Week In Numbers: A Planet That Rains Glass, NASA's New Hunt For Life, And More

<b>63 light-years</b>: the distance from Earth to the blue exoplanet HD 189773b, which looks like a cozy place to live—except its surface temperature is 1,000 degrees Celsius and it rains glass. Sideways.<p><b>5.5 million square feet</b>: the floor space of the new world's largest building, which could fit 20 …

Cyberattack on South Korea was part of 4-year spying campaign

South Korea has been under a concerted cyberattack for the last four years, according to a comprehensive new report (PDF) released Monday by security firm McAfee. That means the hack that crippled three TV broadcasters and two banks in March was possibly just the tip of the iceberg.<p>What has been …

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Weekend Edition – A Nissan 350Z Art Car by Sharpie Pen, and it is up for sale…

Yes, it seems that this is an impromptu Art Car Weekend here at the Hooniverse, and why not. Let’s all get lost in the alternate world that is art, …

This is what the McLaren F1's V-12 engine looks like. Please stop drooling on your keyboard. Video -> http://bit.ly/12z9v6Z

Would A Human Head Transplant Be Ethical?

A couple professors sound off about the ethics of transplanting one human's head onto another human's body.<p>Two days ago, we reported on a controversial paper by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canaveri about human head transplants. The paper, entitled "HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project …

Stem-Cell Transplants Erase HIV In Two Men

Two cancer patients in Boston no longer show any evidence of HIV infection, researchers announce.<p>Two men with HIV seem to have been cleared of the virus after receiving stem-cell transplants to treat their lymphoma, scientists announced Wednesday at an International AIDS Society conference in Kuala …

Liver Created From Stem Cells In Lab

By Kate Kelland<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time created a functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood and say their success points to a future where much-needed livers and other transplant organs could be made in a laboratory.<p>While it may take another 10 …

Is This 3-D Printed Cast the Future of Healing Broken Bones?

If you’ve ever had a broken limb, you know how unpleasant a cast can be. They’re bulky, uncomfortable and are basically a blank canvas for …

New statistics on lightning deaths in the U.S. reveal weird patterns

A new study published today by the National Weather Service is loaded with statistics on lightning deaths in the United States. For instance: did you …

Can Washroom Soap Can Make You Sick?

Can Washroom Soap Can Make You Sick? from GOJO Industries brings to light a growing health risk in public restrooms everywhere. Restaurants, offices, …

Advertisers can learn your health conditions from your web activity, study claims

Of all the things the internet is good for, it's clear that looking up medical information is among the most popular activities. But while WebMD and other health-focused sites may seem like a godsend to those of us frantically trying to figure out if our nausea is just due to the bad takeout we had …

The virtual autopsy

Using computer imaging technology, scientists are developing a pioneering new way to find the causes of unexplained deaths in people.<p>Warning: this video is not for the faint-hearted. The autopsy has been an invaluable tool for finding the causes of unexplained deaths, but post-mortems have …

Researchers discover flat worms retain memories even after decapitation

(Phys.org) —A pair of researchers from Tufts University has found that a type of flat worm is able to remember events that transpired prior to having …

Dropbox announces the Dropbox Platform, syncing with third-party apps, Mailbox integration

At Dropbox's first DBX developer conference in San Francisco, CEO Drew Houston announced the Dropbox Platform, a suite of developer tools that makes it easier for apps to sync data -- not just files and folders -- across devices and operating systems. Built on top of the Sync API, Houston said the …

18 Reasons The American Dream Is Still Alive

Innovation. Creativity. Passion. There’s a place where those forces come together daily to help build robust new businesses humming with the energy of their founders. Take a tour of a hardworking borough’s breakthrough successes.<p>Brooklyn is <i>still</i> on the rise.<p>The borough, once in Manhattan’s long …

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Banking behemoths

<b>For the first time, a Chinese bank takes the top spot in world rankings</b><p>EIGHT years ago Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ranked 32nd among the …