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Continental designs electric parking brake for cars with drum brakes

If you've ever wondered why your car is acting sluggish and has a burning smell only to discover that you've forgotten to release the parking brake, …

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Snowden asks hackers to protect whistleblowers

Two of America's most famous government whistleblowers made a plea to hackers: Help future insiders secretly expose wrongdoing.<p>Daniel Ellsberg, who famously released the Pentagon Papers, and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden spoke to a packed crowd of computer experts on Saturday at the Hackers …

Crying baby ad from Thailand mobile phone company goes deservedly viral

DTAC, Thailand's second-largest mobile provider, produced this 2-minute "Power of Love" spot that shows a father struggling to calm his crying baby. …

This Is How Your Financial Data Is Being Used to Serve You Ads

Wait, who sees my credit card bill, again?<p>We've done a lot of work here at Adweek on ROI data, and a few readers have asked that we explain what on …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

MIA@ARI: Ziegler sets record with 269th appearance

In 10 Years, Tiny Flying Robots Could Pollinate Crops Instead Of Real Bees

Other scientists are pursuing a different tack: replacing bees. While there's no perfect solution, modern technology offers hope.<p>Last year, Harvard University researchers led by engineering professor Robert Wood introduced the first RoboBees, bee-size robots with the ability to lift off the ground …

I’ll have what she’s having: New study on women’s “intimate vocalizations”

Thanks goes to our friends at Salon for bringing this classic study on women’s “intimate vocalizations” back to our attention.<p>By “intimate vocalizations” of course, we mean “moaning during sex.”<p>This University of Leeds study asked a group of 71 sexually active heterosexual women, ages 18 to 48, to …

Will Future NFL And NBA Teams Leave Money Overseas To Avoid Paying US Taxes?

Sooner or later the NFL and the NBA will have franchises operating in a foreign country. Most likely some or all will have headquarters in the US, or a majority of the Board of Directors will be US citizens. The leagues will have to face a no-win question. They will be reluctant to share the answer …

Most of the NSA's intercepted messages involve ordinary people

It's no secret that the NSA's surveillance efforts reach far and wide. However, we now know which sort of people get caught in that dragnet -- and most of them, it turns out, are very ordinary. About 90 percent of users in a cache of Intercepted messages (leaked by Edward Snowden to the <i>Washington</i> …

Video games: Time to tackle the taboo

As video games become a more intrinsic part of our culture, Kirk McKeand hopes that the industry will be allowed to explore more controversial subjects, but that creators need to learn from their mistakes.<p>Like rock n’ roll's beginnings, elements of video games considered taboo now will likely be …

U.S. Military’s TALOS Project tapped Hollywood designer

It is not unusual for Hollywood to refer to the US Military personnel for realistic movie plot, but this time it is the other way around. Legacy …

Dark snow: from the Arctic to the Himalayas, the phenomenon that is accelerating glacier melting

When American geologist Ulyana Horodyskyj set up a mini weather station at 5,800m on Mount Himlung, on the Nepal-Tibet border, she looked east towards Everest and was shocked. The world's highest glacier, Khumbu, was turning visibly darker as particles of fine dust, blown by fierce winds, settled …

Finding Stocks That Can Double

My favorite question to ask of a CEO is what are you working on that has the potential to double your stock price over the next 3 to 5 years? If the CEO cannot provide a good answer to this question, there is no reason to believe the stock can do any better than an index fund so I’ll pass. It’s …

Photo: Kigluaik Mountains reach for the clouds

This stunning mountain range is located on Alaska’s Seward Peninsula. Its highest point reaches 4,714 feet (1437 meters) above sea level.<p>Our photo …

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LG G3 with Snapdragon 805 shows further signs of life

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 LTE-A edition – or the GS5 “Prime,” if you like – went official last month, and while it remains a South Korean exclusive, the …

That ISIS Five Year Expansion Plan Map Is Fake

ABC News has published a map that shows ISIS' alleged 5-year expansion plan.<p>The map shows a possible future caliphate based upon previously held Islamic territory throughout history. The map seems to confirm everyone's worst fears of a new global jihad inspired by ISIS.<p>Except, according to Tim …

These high school entrepreneurs built an iPhone case that calls emergency services with a squeeze

Most entrepreneurs learn the ins and outs of starting a company in their 20s, 30s, and beyond. But for 31 Seattle-area teenagers, lessons of idea …

How Facebook Moved 20 Billion Instagram Photos Without You Noticing

Your Instagram photos aren't where they used to be.<p>This spring, even as some 200 million people were using Instagram on their smartphones, a small …

How a Russian mathematician constructed a decision tree - by hand - to solve a medical problem

Here’s an excerpt from Love and Math, a book by Edward Frenkel. The author writes about mathematics and his career. One of the stories is about how …

GE Announce $15 Connected LED Light Bulb

The “Internet of things,” the “Connected Home,” the “Smart Home,” whatever you want to call it, it’s just a fancy way of turning your stuff on and off with your smartphone. Now GE has introduced a cheaper way to stay on the couch and control your lights.<p>The low-cost connected Link lightbulb from GE …

No sizzle in Celtics draft, but plenty of steak

After all the rumors and speculation, the Celtics simply made their draft selections and got two players they believe will help them significantly.<p>BOSTON -- About a month after the Celtics finished the third-worst season in franchise history, managing partner Wyc Grousbeck told the Boston Globe …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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Shia LaBeouf Was Cuffed And Escorted Out Of A Broadway Show In Tears For Disrupting The Performance

Shia LaBeouf might be having a pretty crappy Thursday night. The emotional and sometimes bizarre actor was reportedly cuffed and removed from Studio 54 this evening during a performance of the Broadway show <i>Cabaret</i>, starring Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams. The news broke on BroadwayWorld.com …

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3 Movie Trailers So Good, You Should Start Placing Oscar Bets Now (Two Words: Meryl Streep)

I know I'm getting ahead of myself: It's only May, and we've barely begun Summer Blockbuster Extravaganza 2013. But three new movie trailers came out this week, and they look <i>good</i>. Award-winning good. Or dare I say it? Oscar-worthy good. Take a look and you'll see what I mean.<p>__<i>August: Osage County</i>, …