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First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready<p>A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor …

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Chinese government continues dropping foreign tech in favor of local products

China's government continues to turn away foreign tech companies in favor of buying from firms right at home. According to Reuters, the government has entirely removed Cisco, Citrix, and McAfee products from its list of approved tech purchases. That follows an earlier <i>Bloomberg</i> report noting that …

Who Is the Best

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards may be on tonight, with all of the related fanfare and red-carpet eye-candy—we’ve made our thoughts known on the matter—but a sartorial story has been unfolding on our television screens all season long. From heroines caught behind bars to antiheroines with excellent …

Kate Dickens Perugini 1839-1929

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Bobb and Tuggz Toys from Dublin Dog - Dog Milk

Walk into any dog shop, big or small, and you’ll likely find any number of fancy dog toys, complete with bells, whistles, whozits and whatzits. If …

Scuba The Cat Is Your New Diabolical Queen

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Scuba Diving

Victims of cheap oil: Schlumberger cuts 9,000 jobs

It's yet another reminder that cheap oil isn't good for everyone: 9,000 workers have lost their jobs at Schlumberger, a company that provides tools and services for oil and gas companies.<p>The company said Thursday that the falling price of oil is the cause. It also expects to slash spending on …

A New Antibiotic That Resists Resistance

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>The British chemist Lesley Orgel had a rule: Evolution is cleverer than you. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have repeatedly proven him right.<p>Since humans started making antibiotics for ourselves in the 1940s, bacteria have evolved to counteract our …

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1963 Shelby AC Cobra

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Luxury<br>• Vintage<p>Carroll Shelby’s AC Cobra is almost certainly one of the most famous cars …

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India coal strike over reforms hits output

Hundreds of thousands of coal miners in India have downed tools, threatening power blackouts and challenging the country's new reformist prime minister.<p>The planned five-day strike has entered its second day as negotiations with the government over plans to privatize the industry remain at an …

12 Counter-Intuitive Lessons About Life You Realize As You Grow Older

By Alan Rutledge,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1s0PCcz<p><i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go</i> …

1 of 3 Paris terror attack suspects surrenders to police, 2 others at large

<b>DEVELOPING</b>: French police are swarming a 51-square-mile dense forest in their hunt for the Islamist terrorist brothers suspected of carrying out Wednesday's deadly shooting massacre at the Paris office of a satirical magazine.<p>Authorities say the two brothers, identified as Said and Cherif Kouachi, …

Here’s how a real teenager uses, and doesn’t use, social media

There’s a whole category of social-science fallacy that revolves around extrapolating from one or two cases, so we should be careful not to read too …

Sneak Peek: Episode 507: The Walking Dead: Crossed

The Walking Dead

10 must have Android apps for your new Android tablet (2014)

Did you get a brand new Android tablet? Many people are pros in the Android space and know what apps they want almost before they get the wrapping off of the box but there are many more people getting their first Android tablet ever and have no idea where to start. We’re here to help! Here are ten …

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Pictures of the Week 12.18.14

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Cat Call: The Best Celebrity Leopard Looks

See the feline femmes who wore it best.<p>Whether styled to the glamorous end of the sartorial spectrum or worn subtly as an accoutrement, celebs are finding their feline side. Click through for the best leopard looks, plus see more fashion inspiration in today's style secret.

Fuji XF 18mm f/2 Review

<b>Fuji XF 18mm f/2 ASPH <br>XF18mmF2 R (28mm equivalent)</b> <br>© 2012 KenRockwell.com. This page best with Corporate S regular and bold activated.<p><b>Fuji X-mount</b> …

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You Wouldn’t Think Slipping on a Banana Peel Is Funny, But …

By Sadie Stein December 17, 2014<p>Our Daily Correspondent<p>Illustration: Max Ronnersjö<p>“Do we need tea?” she echoed. “But Miss Lathbury … ” She sounded puzzled and distressed and I began to realise that my question had struck at something deep and fundamental. It was the kind of question that starts a …

Which Travel Jobs Offer the Best Perks?

There are careers you get into for the money, like plastic surgery or whatever it is Warren Buffett does, and there're jobs you get into for the free swag.<p>By: Matt Meltzer<p>There are careers you get into for the money, like plastic surgery or whatever it is Warren Buffett does, and there're jobs you …

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Robin Williams Dies In Suspected Suicide

A Hollywood legend has passed away. Robin Williams has died in a suspected suicide.<p>John Keating.<p>Genie.<p>Sean Maguire.<p>Armand Goldman.<p>Teddy Roosevelt.<p>Peter Pan.<p>Mork.<p>Mrs. Doubtfire.<p>Adrian Cronauer.<p>Was there anyone like him?<p>Here is the statement from Marin County police:<p><i>On August 11, 2014, at</i> …

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Massive 'Florida red tide' is now 90 miles long and 60 miles wide

There's a massive red tide blooming off the coast of southwestern Florida and it appears to be growing.<p>The red tide is patchy, but researchers say it stretches an amazing 60 miles wide and 90 miles long in the Gulf of Mexico.<p>Just a few weeks ago it was reported to be 50 miles wide and 80 miles long.<p>…