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Johns Hopkins University student government says no to campus Chick-fil-A

The student government body at Johns Hopkins University approved a resolution this week that seeks to keep the popular Chick-fil-A fast food chain off campus.<p>The non-binding measure adopted by the Student Government Association cites comments the chain’s CEO Dan Cathy has made opposing same-sex …

An open letter from the mother of the first Navy Seal killed in Iraq to General Martin Dempsey

<i>Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey responded to reports that Ramadi, Iraq is on the verge of an Islamic State today by describing Ramadi as “not symbolic in any way.” In an open letter, Debbie Lee, whose son Marc was the first Navy SEAL casualty in Ramadi, responded to his remarks</i> …

Islam

Digital life hack: Turn your old phone into a security camera

In these days of nonstop hacking, phishing and data breaches, it's easy to forget that regular old burglars are still lurking around to steal from your home. That's why I'm a big fan of home security systems, especially ones that let you watch your home from a distance and alert you when someone …

Remote Controls

How to change notification sounds on your Android device

Notification sounds can be a lot of fun to play with and a great way to embrace Android customization. From having your device proudly announce “You’ve got mail!” through to video game noises, catch phrases from your favorite movie and snippets of your favorite song, if it can be stored as an audio …

Android News

The 3 Best Stocks to Own in Retirement

Source: Aetna.<p>All that great planning during your working years has left you with a handsome investment portfolio for retirement, but the stocks that got you to where you are today may not be the best to own during your golden years. We asked three Motley Fool contributors to tell us which stocks …

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unveil mortgages with 3% down payment

Hoping to broaden the pool of home buyers and boost the real estate market,<p>Fannie MaeandFreddie Macare launching mortgage programs with down payments as low as 3%.<p>The move, targeting buyers with good credit but little cash, has drawn fire for encouraging the kind of risky lending that caused the …

18 essential tips and tricks for getting started with your Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung’s fourth-generation Galaxy Note is here and ready to be adopted into your gadget-loving home.<p>It comes with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, a sleek metal trim, and a dockable S-Pen... and that’s just on the surface. It’s also chock full software features you can enable with just a few …

Galaxy Note

Law enforcement bulletin warned of ISIS urging jihad attacks on US soil

A law enforcement bulletin obtained by FoxNews.com warned that Islamic State fighters have increased calls for "lone wolves" to attack U.S. soldiers in America in recent months, citing one tweet that called for jihadists to find service members' addresses online and then "show up and slaughter …

Apple Provides Tips for Ex-Android Users Making the Switch to iPhones

With an estimated 4 million iPhone 6 pre-orders in its first 24 hours of availability, Apple<p>With an estimated 4 million iPhone 6 pre-orders in its first 24 hours of availability, Apple prepares for a large wave of new users into the iPhone spheres. Easing the transition for former Android users …

Is Austin experiencing a dangerous housing bubble? Report says homes are highly overvalued

Is Austin experiencing a dangerous housing bubble? Real estate website Trulia thinks so. In an interesting finding, Trulia's "Bubble Watch" analysis …

Real Estate

Perdue Farms eliminates antibiotic use in chicken hatcheries

PerdueFoods, the nation’s third-largest poultry producer, said it has removed all antibiotics from its chicken hatcheries to address growing concerns about bacterial resistance to the widely used drugs.<p>The Salisbury, Md.-based company said it invested in cleaner hatcheries that eliminate the need …

5 apps that will make you say 'Wow!'

If you can dream it, there is an app for that. There are approximately 1.2 million apps in the Apple store and, interestingly, just about the same number in the Google Play store that powers Android gadgets.<p>Much like any other crowd, there are certain ones that stand out. They challenge the norm. …

Audiophile

10 Great Dividend Stocks for Retirement

Age and circumstance matter when it comes to building an ideal portfolio. Whereas youngsters have both the time and the wages to make up for losses …

Retirement

What are Los Angeles' hottest restaurants? Alma, République and Pot

What are the hottest restaurants in Los Angeles? That's subjective, of course, but one obvious way of measuring it would be which restaurants do the most people want to go to.<p>And judging by the readers voting on our Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants page, the hottest restaurants in L.A. are a …

Duolingo offers language-certification tests via mobile devices

Duolingo, the free language-learning service, is releasing an app called Test Center that lets users take a standardized test on their mobile device and potentially earn certification for their English skills.<p>Test Center is designed to make standardized tests more accessible to Duolingo users, …

'Bunga bunga' showgirl incredulous at Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal

Moroccan-born model, Imane Fadil, says it was common knowledge that Silvio Berlusconi would pay large sums of cash in exchange for sex<p>A showgirl who attended Silvio Berlusconi's "bunga bunga" parties has expressed incredulity that the former prime minister was acquitted of paying for sex with the …

goTenna wants to keep you connected when there is no WiFi or cell service

goTenna, the portable radio antenna that allows you to communicate with others without the need of a WiFi connection or cell network, is taking “off-the-beaten-path” to the next level. We’ve already seen various types of communication apps for Android; Walkie-Talkie apps are not uncommon, nor are …

Wi-Fi
Android News

Android customization - use Tasker to bypass silent mode for incoming emergency calls

Last week in our Android customization series, we used Tasker to create a silent mode and use it as a sleep mode for your device. The premise was fairly simple, figure out what time you want your phone to be silenced at night, and silence it. But what if an emergency call comes in? Let’s use Tasker …

Android News
Trading

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

LUXA2 P-MEGA: the best portable battery, with 41,600 mAh of juice

Holy battery! Ever wanted to take a single portable battery to last you days, or serve a large group of people? It doesn’t really get much better than this. The LUXA2 P-MEGA features a stunning 41,600 mAh portable battery that is sure to keep your devices going for a long time.<p>This is somewhat of …

Gear & Gadgets

How to make a Drama Shot or Sequence Shot on the HTC One

So you own an HTC One and you’re a tad jealous of the Drama Shot feature on the Galaxy S 4. No worries because you can do the same thing on your HTC …

HTC One