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WD ships low-cost high-grade 4TB hard drive

The drive uses enterprise-class components and technologies to offer 24-7 reliability for the storage needs of both data centers and consumer NAS servers.<p>Western Digital announced today the WD Se SATA 3.5-inch standard hard drive, which offers up to 4TB of storage space.<p>While it's not the first …

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Rhubarb Cordial

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p>WHO: eatboutique lives in New England and is the woman behind eatboutique.com.<p>WHAT: The best way to savor the season -- and …

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Creating a Radial Menu in CSS

How do I create a menu which looks like this...<p>Link to PSD<p>I don't want to use the PSD images. I would prefer using icons from some package like …

What Assange, Slim, Kissinger and Others Told Eric Schmidt for His New Book

“It is hard to imagine de Gaulles and Churchills appealing in the world of Facebook,” said former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. “Unique …

4chan's Mass Shooting Threats Are Bad Enough That They're Police Routine

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Dutch town of Leiden shut down over 20 of its schools on Monday and one arrest has been made—all …

As Injuries Rise, More Calls To Refuse The 'Cinnamon Challenge'

It's hard to stop a fad, even one that sometimes goes bad.<p>But it's time to end the so-called cinnamon challenge, doctors say.<p>If you're one of the few who hasn't heard about it already, that's probably a good thing.<p>The game, if you want to call it that, involves trying to quickly swallow a spoonful …

Steubenville's Football Coach Just Got a Two-Year Contract Extension

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Ohio Valley's <i>Herald Star</i> newspaper reported on the Steubenville school board's minutes over the …

Over Half the Prisoners at Guantanamo Are Now on a Hunger Strike

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Things aren't going so well down at Guantanamo Bay. A few days after <i>The New York Times</i> published a …

Kolbe: Rights for same-sex partners

Former Rep. Jim Kolbe will urge the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday to amend the immigration bill to include a path to citizenship or permanent residency for same-sex partners — including his own.<p>Kolbe, the second openly gay Republican to serve in Congress, is one of 20 witnesses scheduled to …

Five year old victim abandoned in hospital as India faces child rape crisis

A five year old girl who was raped and left in a critical condition has been abandoned by her parents at India's leading hospital, an opposition leader has revealed amid growing anger over sexual assaults on children.<p>Sushma Swaraj, parliamentary leader of the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, …

Boy Scouts announces end to ban on gay members

The Boy Scouts of America called to end a long-standing ban on openly gay members, a spokesman said on Friday, but the organization's board must …

How a genealogy project unintentionally produced an incest avoidance app

When anti-virus software entrepreneur Friðrik Skúlason teamed up with a genetics company to create genealogy website Íslendingabók (the Book of Icelanders), the idea was to map the family connections between the citizens of Iceland. However, since its launch in 2010, the project has morphed into …

Teenager exposes India's 'one month wives' sex tourism

A 17-year-old girl has exposed the scale of Islamic sex tourism in India where Muslim men from the Middle East and Africa are buying 'one month wives' for sex.<p>Campaigners for Muslim women's rights said while short term 'contract marriages' are illegal in <b>India</b> and forbidden in Islam, they are …

Starbound pre-orders surpass 10k in less than 24 hours

<i>Starbound</i>, Team Chucklefish's sandbox space game, is currently available for pre-order and has raised more than $250,000 with 10,000 backers since its launch last night.<p>In <i>Starbound</i>, players set out to explore the universe after an unknown enemy destroys their homeworld. Planets are procedurally …

Adoptive Dad Dreamed A Dream That Brought Him A Son

In 1998, John Curtis and David Wikiera adopted a son from Vietnam and named him John Wikiera.<p>"I had always wanted to be a parent," Curtis tells his now 11-year-old son during a visit to StoryCorps in Rochester, N.Y. "So it was a dream I had, but I never dreamed would come true because Papa and I …

Why Chemotherapy That Costs $70,000 in the U.S. Costs $2,500 in India

By rejecting patent applications, developing countries have kept down the costs of much-needed medications. Can they continue to do so without harming efforts to develop new drugs?<p>Arko Datta/Reuters<p>Why does Gleevec, a leukemia drug that costs $70,000 per year in the United States, cost just $2,500 …

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Torment: Tides of Numenera breaks record as most-funded Kickstarter game

InXile’s Torment: Tides of Numenera has made Kickstarter history by becoming the most-funded Kickstarter game ever. It initially only had plans of …

Crowdsourced hate speech database could spot early signs of genocide | Ars Technica

"Hatebase" can help distinguish between angry noise and systematic hate speech.<p>The use of hate speech to dehumanize people is widely recognized as …

North Carolina Religion Bill Killed-But One Third Of Americans Want Christianity As Official Religion Of USA

While a resolution that would have cleared the way for an official state religion in North Carolina was quickly pulled from consideration by the state’s Republican Speaker of the House, a new poll indicates that a large number of Americans would like their own home state —along with the entire …

Animal cruelty whistleblowers targeted by chilling state laws

Animal rights activists are at risk of losing <i>their</i> right to covertly film the abuse of farm animals in several states, reports <i>The New York Times</i>. Some state legislatures have proposed or enacted bills that make it illegal to videotape livestock farms, while others have sought to force activists to …

7 Misconceptions About Cloud Computing That Could Be Holding Your Business Back

Whilst commonly painted in the press as an unreliable and risky approach to storing your data, cloud computing is actually an excellent way to create …

Why security belongs to developers first

Chances are you’ve read something, somewhere, about the increasing number of security breaches in web applications. Hackers are targeting these applications due to the amount of sensitive business (and personal) data they control. “Hacktivism” isn’t just a buzzword — groups of thousands of hackers …

What We Didn't Know About the Start of America's Drone War Killed Thousands

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The details of the bloody back-room deal between Pakistani and American officials that led to the …

Soft and Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies<p><b>Yield:</b> About 24 cookies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>22 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>35 minutes<p>These warm, …