Andy Nguyen

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A Keyboard Waffle Iron for the Holidays?

The project hopes to raise $50,000 by Christmas Eve to turn a waffle dream into reality.<p>For those waffling on what to get the computer lover in their life, one tasty possibility is a keyboard-shaped waffle iron.<p>Unfortunately, it’s more of a tasty idea than a meal at this point. So far, the …

Dying girl's Christmas wish granted by 10,000 carolers

Eight-year-old Laney Brown will never see Christmas again. Her doctors say leukemia will take her soon.<p>Laney loves music. Loves to dance, loves Taylor Swift, loves Christmas carols.<p>As her dying wishes, she asked to meet the country superstar and for some people to come by her house for a night of …

Only 4 In 10 Americans Are Aware Of The Incandescent Lightbulb Phase-Out

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman:</i><p>Consumer lighting giant Osram Sylvania has just released the 2013 edition of its Socket Survey — considered “an industry benchmark” and “the only nationwide measure of public attitudes about energy-efficient lighting and awareness of lighting legislation — …

US actor Dick Van Dyke pulled from burning car

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1004000/1004171_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524696918_b5adc2d6497447084e2698b85febea48<p><b>The 87-year-old actor Dick Van Dyke has escaped unscathed after his car burst into flames on a freeway in the Los Angeles area.</b><p>Passers-by saw him …

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Hundreds of dolphins may die on East Coast before killer is identified

Wild bottlenose dolphins play off the bow of a sportfishing boat, off the Florida Keys near Islamorada, Fla. Michael Newman<p>A silent, mysterious plague is claiming the lives of scores of bottlenose dolphins off the mid-Atlantic coast. Over July and August so far, 228 dead or dying dolphins have …

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Qualcomm's Anand Chandrasekher says eight-core processors are 'dumb'

In response to a question about whether Qualcomm will create an eight-core processor like MediaTek's upcoming model, Senior VP Anand Chandrasekher told a Taiwanese publication "we don't do dumb things." He added that "you can't take eight lawnmower engines, put them together and now claim you have …

The Newest Epidemic Among College Kids: 'Sleep Texting' Syndrome

Mittens, to protect herself from her phone. To render her fingers unable to send those unconscious messages that are as embarrassing as they are senseless.<p>Yup: She's a sleep texter.<p>"It's a phenomenon occurring with the younger generation," says Elizabeth Dowdell, a nursing professor at Villanova …

Oil spill blackens beaches on Thai holiday island

An oil spill that has blackened beaches at a Thai holiday island was having an extreme impact on tourism and could spread to the coast of the mainland and affect the fishing industry, officials and an environmental group said on Tuesday.<p>Tourists were pouring off the island of Koh Samet, 142 miles …

Gunman kills six then shot dead by SWAT team in Florida hostage drama

A gunman holding hostages inside a South Florida apartment complex killed six people before being shot to death by a SWAT team that stormed the …

Ryan: Immigration vote in October

If you’re expecting floor action on immigration in the House, you may have to wait until October.<p>House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told attendees at a town hall in Racine, Wis., that his chamber could start voting on immigration bills that month – pushing the timeline for action in …

Flash floods trap residents, wash out roads in North Carolina

Severe thunderstorms across western North Carolina dumped nearly a foot of rain Saturday, causing flash floods that trapped residents and washed out roads.<p>Officials in Catawba County were called to about 10 swift-water rescues, Mark Pettit, assistant director of emergency services for Catawba …

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Apple refunds 8-year-old's £4,000 bill for in-app purchases

Another day, another story about a child who's racked up a bill of thousands of pounds of in-app purchases.<p>This time it's eight-year-old Lily Neale, …

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Apple sued because its devices display porn

A possibly optimistic lawsuit brought by a Nashville lawyer insists that all Apple products should have an antiporn filter.<p>And now for a steamy lawsuit.<p>A lewd, lascivious lawsuit that, though it lacks naughty close-ups, makes up for them in, some might say, naked gall.<p>For here is a legal demand …

Gigaom | Apple is guilty in the ebook case. For consumers, not much changes; for Apple, a lot could

Advertisement<p>The decision could have taken months, but U.S. District Judge Denise Cote took only a couple of weeks to rule that Apple (s AAPL) was …