Terry Wasserleben

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How to solve four common problems with your new smartphone

For all their smarts, smartphones can be complicated animals. Or at least frustrating ones, especially if you run into some of the problems that tend to crop up among new smartphone owners.<p>(Note that I'm referring to both new smartphone-owners and new-smartphone owners. Hyphenation matters, people!)<p>…

Gear & Gadgets

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

Why 2013 Was A Good Year For Women In Gaming

As we reach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect on various trends we’ve seen in the gaming realm over that time. Now, looking back, I’m ready to declare 2013 a pretty great year for video game women.<p>Now, let me be clear. I’m not waving a “Mission Accomplished: Sexism Over” banner, and I …

China formally eases one-child policy

<b>China's top legislature has formally adopted a resolution easing the country's one-child policy, the state news agency Xinhua reports.</b><p>The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress passed a resolution allowing couples to have two children if either parent is an only child.<p>A proposal to …

China

Report: China bans Battlefield 4 on grounds of national security endangerment

The Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China has reportedly banned Electronic Arts' <i>Battlefield 4</i> on the grounds that it contains content that endangers national security, according to news outlets like China.com, QQ and an article on PCgames.com.cn that has since been taken down.<p>The …

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

Mac Pro teardown shows 'removable' Intel processor

A teardown of the new<p>Mac Proindicates that the Intel processor may be removable, offering the tantalizing prospect of user upgrades, according to reports.<p>Apple blogs reported on Friday that a teardown reveals that the Mac Pro is socketed, which typically means the processor can be removed from the …

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Evad3rs Bring Evasi0n 1.0.1 Update To All Users With Evasi0n 7.x Untether Package

The recent release of evasi0n7 originally prompted concern among members of the jailbreak community, since it was discovered that a Chinese …

Labour: White boys' underachievement linked to mass migration

Tristram Hunt links underachievement by white boys to Eastern European immigration<p>The failure of white boys to succeed at school is linked to uncontrolled immigration from Eastern Europe, Labour’s shadow education secretary has suggested.<p>Tristram Hunt, the former television historian, said the low …

Make smacking illegal, says children's tsar

Maggie Atkinson, the children's tsar, has said she wants to see changes to rules that give parents the right to hit children, and smacking be made illegal<p>The children’s tsar has called for smacking to be made illegal claiming current laws give pets more protection from violence than …

Government to block EU attempts to impose new human rights laws on UK

The Government has vowed to oppose a push by EU officials to integrate a new set of human rights into the UK courts<p>The Justice Secretary has promised to fight fresh attempts by European officials to impose a new set of EU human rights in Britain.<p>Chris Grayling branded the European Commission’s plan …

Willow House: Singapore Oasis Brings the Outdoors In

If the lines between outdoors and in were any more blurred in this gorgeous greenery-laden Singapore home, it would be less of a residence and more …

Landscaping

CT Starbucks Pay-It-Forward Chain Tops 800 Cars

There must be some holiday spirit in those red cups after all, because a pay-it-forward chain at the <b>Starbucks</b> drive thru in Newington, Connecticut has been going since Tuesday morning and shows no signs of stopping. As of yesterday, <b>780 customers</b> had paid for the order of the person behind them, and …

Hate crime charge in 'knockout game'

HOUSTON (AP) — A white Houston-area man was arrested Thursday on federal hate crimes charges for allegedly shooting video of himself sucker-punching a 79-year-old black man in a "knockout game"-style attack.<p>Conrad Alvin Barrett, 27, made a brief appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Frances …

UK anti-Muslim hate crime soars, police figures show

Hate crimes against Muslims have soared in the UK this year, figures show.<p>Hundreds of anti-Muslim offences were carried out across the country in 2013, with Britain's biggest force, the Metropolitan police, recording 500 Islamophobic crimes.<p>Many forces reported a surge in the number of anti-Muslim …

Health care enrollment for 2015 delayed a month

The start of the 2015 enrollment period under President Obama's new health care law is being pushed back a month, from Oct. 15 of next year to Nov. 15 — just past the 2014 congressional elections.<p>The decision does not affect current enrollments for 2014.<p>Administration officials said the delay will …

700,000-Year-Old Horse Found in Yukon Permafrost Yields Oldest DNA Ever Decoded

The frozen remains of a <b>horse</b> more than half a million years old have reluctantly given up their genetic secrets, providing scientists with the oldest …

Interns: all work, no pay

Too many young people are still doing real jobs for no money, as unpaid interns. But not for much longer. Around the world, young workers expected to toil for months at a time for little or no pay are battling to be rewarded fairly.<p>For those of us who have been campaigning on this issue for years, …

Watch Our Planet’s Impending Climate Disaster Unfold From Space

The facts are grim. By 2050, if humans keep doing what we’re doing now, the global temperature will rise more than two degrees Celsius above what …

Scientists Reveal What May Be a New Big Break in Stonehenge Mystery

For nearly a century, archaeologists doing their darndest to figure out the mystery behind Stonehenge recently found out they might have been digging in the wrong place the whole time.<p>This deserves a well-placed “doh!”<p>The rock structure known as Stonehenge in England has been baffling scientists …