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Banksy in NYC

At the beginning of October, the famous street artist known as Banksy announced an upcoming "residency" on the streets of New York City, titled "Better Out Than In". Nearly every day this month, Banksy's website announced the appearance of a new piece somewhere in New York's five boroughs. New …

Ring of fire: why our military's toxic burn pits are making soldiers sick

One<p>At the height of the war in Iraq, US forces operated out of 505 bases scattered across the country. Joint Base Balad, a 15-square-mile outpost north of Baghdad, was the second largest. Home to 36,000 military personnel and contractors at its peak, the base was considered a vital hub for …

Meet One Of The Hackers Who Cracked Apple’s Touch ID

By Michael Grothaus3 minute Read<p>Last week a group of hackers at the Chaos Computer Club in Berlin announced they had already bypassed the Touch ID, …

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21 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life

And save you lots of time. Time that you can spend eating!

How to pick up women (with science)

It's a sad fact, but women lack free will. Although they appear as complex and individual as any male (often much more so), it seems women are slaves to inherent biological "programming" which means they will be physically intimate with any man who employs a specific set of behaviours and phrases. …

U.S. and Russia Agree on Deal to Secure Syria's Chemical Weapons

The United States and Russia have reached an agreement to remove or destroy Syria's collection of chemical weapons, possibly heading off a military …

Texas Business Destroys Sexist Truck Decal After Backlash

Apparently, creating a decal of a woman tied up on a truck bed to generate buzz for your business isn't such a great idea after all.<p>A Texas sign company, Hornet Signs, created the life-like decal and put it on an employee's truck in an attempt to show how realistic its work can be and bring in new …

'Memory Pinball' And Other Reasons You Need A Nap

We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, but much of that function remains a mystery. <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i> is asking some pretty fundamental, yet complicated, questions about why we do it and why we can't seem to get more of it.<p>Dr. Matthew Walker says the question of why we sleep remains …

SARAH Lets You Request Information From 21 Government Agencies At The Same Time

The federal government collects gobs and gobs of data on people, and thanks to a little something called the Freedom of Information Act, people can make requests to liberate some of it. It sounds simple enough, but navigating the labyrinthine process and drafting the request is no easy thing.<p>That’s …

Facebook Testing LinkedIn-Like 'Professional Skills' Section On Profiles

<b>Update:</b> A Facebook spokesperson provided us a statement saying: “We are currently testing a new option where you can add your professional skills to the work and education section of your timeline.”<p>Facebook is in the process of implementing a new feature to your profile. Sociobits.org shared with …

Spruce Crowned The Disrupt SF 2013 Hackathon Grand Prize Winner, Cloudiverse And AdFree Take Second And Third

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013’s Hackathon wrapped up today, with a demo session that spanned around five hours, after a marathon 24 hour session of actually building hacks. We had a record 264 registered entrants this time around, crushing the previous record of 164 set at Disrupt NY. As a result the …

The TC Disrupt Hackathon 2013 Is Officially Underway

The TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon not only marks the beginning of Disrupt SF 2013, but it also marks the beginning of potentially hundreds of new products, services, and gadgets.<p>1,200 hackers have filled the San Francisco Design Center to build whatever their heart desires. They’ll have a handful of …

Sony Announces 65-inch Curved LED HDTV for $4,000

Shipping in October.<p>Sony's IFA press conference in Berlin on Wednesday morning saw the debut of its new flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1, and …

ANALYST: Samsung Is Going To Lose Its Top Spot In China

In a note on the Chinese smart phone market Zhang writes:<p>In China, a $300-$400 price range is considered the middle-range smartphone market, compared with the high-end market segment which is dominated by Apple, Samsung, Sony and other foreign brands. Local brands such as Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, …

Japan's Levitating Train Hits 310 MPH in Trials

It's currently the world's longest and fastest stretch of maglev train, reaching speeds as high as 310 mph in a demonstration last week. But Japan's …

Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat as a password

Forget eyes and fingerprints. The Nymi bracelet wants the future of biometric password protection to be your own unique cardiac rhythm.<p>Future authentication methods need to be a lot harder to hack. That's the idea behind the Nymi from startup Bionym. Instead of passwords, Nymi relies on your …

NSA can reportedly tap smartphone users' data

Intelligence-gathering agency has created working groups to access contacts lists, SMS, and user location on the three most popular mobile platforms, according to classified documents viewed by Spiegel.<p>The National Security Agency has the ability to access user data on three of the most popular …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Chobani Issues All-Clear After Yogurt Recall

After concerns over its product led the Chobani Greek yogurt company to issue a voluntary recall of some packages earlier this week, the New York-based foodmaker now says the mold that was identified as the culprit is not dangerous.<p>"Through extensive testing and expert consultation, we now know …

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, …

Seven startling sights of Eastern Europe

Forget the evocative skylines and merry nightlife: beyond Eastern Europe's classic sights you can walk with witches, hear the ocean sing and step straight back in time. Prepare to smile - or shudder - at some of Eastern Europe's startling sights.<p>Racławice Panorama in Wrocław, Poland<p>Nothing combats …

Car sales surge, but are consumers getting a bad deal?

Coming out of the worst automotive downturn in decades, U.S. new car sales have rebounded at a rapid pace: August’s numbers are the best the industry has seen in at least six years, leading some analysts to predict sales could approach record levels before the end of the decade.<p>Demand is running so …

Japan celebrates as Tokyo wins right to host 2020 Olympic Games ahead of Madrid and Istanbul

Celebrations broke out across Tokyo early on Sunday morning at the announcement that the Japanese capital will host the 2020 Olympic Games.<p>People taking part in official events and crowded into bars and restaurants throughout the city erupted into cheers, tears and "banzai" victory shouts after …

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Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

Sexiest parts of the body revealed by neuroscientists

The mind, said Raquel Welch, is an erogenous zone. And it is the brain, and how it organises our erogenous zones, that has intrigued scientists for decades. Why is a nuzzled neck sexy when few would be turned on by a nuzzled nose? And why do men seem to have fewer erogenous zones than women? A new …

Grilled Corn With Garlic and Ginger Soy Butter Recipe

Grilled corn with soy sauce, butter, lemon, and a garlic-ginger blend.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 medium cloves garlic, minced on a microplane grater (about 2 teaspoons)1-inch knob fresh ginger, minced on a microplane grater (about 2 teaspoons)2 tablespoons soy sauce4 tablespoons softened …

iPhone 5S To Ring In The New With Expected Fingerprint Sensing Home Button

Tuesday will tell, but multiple rumors are pointing to a subtle design distinction for the forthcoming iPhone 5S. Along with new Gold and Graphite colors, the home button is expected have a new look signifying the inclusion of a fingerprint scanner within.<p>FOX News anchor (and now app developer) …