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The McDonald's Worker Budget And The Tyranny Of Personal Finance

A quick note about that McDonald’s budget for its employees published earlier this week by the website Think Progress ….<p>There is a genre of personal finance writing I like to call “when rich people tell poor people how to live.” This is when, as I’ve reported in the past, you see men and women in …

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Holli McCann, 11, is kicked off Isle of Wight school trip – for eating chocolate

<b>A girl of 11 was booted off a school trip to the Isle of Wight – after being caught tucking into a chocolate snack.</b><p>Holli McCann, 11, was told she …

Take a look at one of the first Xbox One retail units (video)

There are still a few months until its November launch, but the Xbox One is already ready for primetime, apparently. One of the first Xbox One retail units -- among just 20 or so in existence -- made an appearance this morning in an unboxing video hosted by Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb, director of …

The Sad, Sad Truth About Frozen Yogurt

<b>Unreal Eats is Healthy Living's original video series, where we go behind calorie counts and health claims to examine what's really in the processed foods that scream loudest in our food environment.</b><p>Ahh frozen yogurt. With live and active cultures, a "real" yogurt taste, a sprinkle of Fruity …

Magnetyze Wireless Charging Case Arrives For The iPhone 5

It should be apparent by now that wires are an endangered species, what with the recent explosive popularity of Bluetooth for transmission of sound and data, and the growing ability to keep everything constantly synced with the cloud.<p>The lone holdout restraining the iPhone from breaking free is the …

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Man saves dog in boating mishap before rescuing his wife

You know that old adage about dogs being man's best friend? Some dog owners are taking it way too seriously.<p>Case in point: The recent incident of a man who actually rescued his dog before his wife when their boat nearly capsized in rough waters.<p>Earlier this week, Graham Anley and his wife, Sheryl, …

Apple Rejects 'Send Me To Heaven' Game That Would Measure How High You Can Throw Your Phone

Apple just rejected a new iPhone game that's generating a lot of buzz. But don't worry, it's probably in your best interest.<p>The game, titled "Send Me To Heaven," scores users on how high they can fling their smartphone into the air. While Android users can download the app, which launched earlier …

The Connected Car: Welcome to the Next Computing Environment

Since the launch of General Motors’ OnStar service in 1996, vehicles with embedded cellular connections have become part of the connected world — an …

British woman gives birth to Spain’s biggest ever baby

A British mother has given birth to the biggest ever baby born naturally in Spain, a hospital has said.<p>Maxime Marin, 40, did not even need an …

Autism 'affects male and female brains differently'

<b>Autism affects male and female brains differently, a study has suggested.</b><p>UK experts studied brain scans of 120 men and women, with half of those studied having autism.<p>The differences found in the research, published in journal Brain, show more work is needed to understand how autism affects girls, …

14 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your iPad

While many complain about the software being "stale" (well, until iOS 7 comes sometime this fall), there are many features on the iPad that you can take advantage of if you know the right settings, gestures, or apps.<p>These are our favorite of the less well-known features and capabilities (whether …

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Ft. Hood Shooter Can Still Represent Self, Rules Judge

Major Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist on trial for killing 13 people during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, will be permitted to continue to …

This week on gdgt: Galaxy S 4 Active, Blade 3rd-gen, and smartphone usage habits

<i>Each week, our friends at gdgt go through the latest gadgets and score them to help you decide which ones to buy. Here are some of their most recent picks. Want more? Visit gdgt anytime to catch up on the latest, and subscribe to gdgt's newsletter to get a weekly roundup in your inbox.</i><p>Samsung …