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Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You

Ok, maybe your grandparents probably slept like you. And your great, great-grandparents. But once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look …

Virginia Tech

Let Peru judge our 'drug mules', not Britain's press

Who couldn't feel pity for Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum Connolly, the Scottish and Irish 20-year-olds currently detained in a Peruvian jail, accused of smuggling £1.5m-worth of cocaine? They are awaiting trial for what could be up to three years and possibly face a sentence of eight to 15 …

Climbing On Mount Denali

BEYOND 2013: What Will Apple Make Next?

We already have a pretty good idea of what's coming from Apple this fall: A new iPhone 5S, a plastic "cheap" iPhone, and a few new iPads.<p>But what about next year and beyond? Well, there's still a lot of talk about a computerized wristwatch and a larger iPhone. And it looks like 2014 will be the …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days when Apple rolls out a new product.<p>Apple is widely expected to hold an event unveiling the new iPhone on …

Mobile Technology

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

Manchester United v Chelsea: Moyes relishes Mourinho test

<b>David Moyes is relishing the challenge of facing Jose Mourinho's Chelsea in his first home Premier League match as Manchester United manager.</b><p>The Blues have won both of their first two games and would go six points clear of United if they win on Monday.<p>"There is lots I've been looking forward to: …

Battle of the waterproof phones: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active vs. Sony Xperia Z

A waterproof smartphone is a nice idea, but they’ve always been kind of terrible. Casio has been making its line of Gz’One rugged smartphones for years, but they’ve always been a disappointment in one way or another, with slow processors, disappointing screens, and outdated software. Outside of the …

Google Nexus 7 review (2013)

I make a lot of aspirational purchases. I constantly buy books I really <i>ought</i> to read, subscribe to magazines that are <i>so</i> good the one time a year I actually get around to opening them, and add movies like <i>Schindler's List</i> to my Netflix queue because it's an important cultural touchstone. My credit …