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Silicon Power Armor A60 review: A tough and fast portable drive for a friendly price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Silicon Power Armor A60 portable drive is fast and affordable. The drive can also withstand drops and dust and is water-resistant.<p><b>The Bad</b> The drive doesn't use a traditional Micro-USB 3.0 cable, it includes no backup software and is slightly bulkier than its peers.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The …

Gear & Gadgets

Godless millennials could end the political power of the religious right

The 2014 midterm elections are drawing near, and it appears that the Democrats may well lose the Senate, since they’re fighting on unfriendly territory – a large number of seats in red states are up for grabs.<p>But if you look deeper than the national picture, there’s a more interesting story. In …

NerdWallet: When couples disagree on money

Asking a potential mate for his or her credit score or a copy of last year's tax returns might be taboo, but such uncomfortable discussions could lead to healthier relationships.<p>Research indicates financial conflict is one of the main predictors of divorce, suggesting couples may want to discuss …

Even a 5-minute run can help prevent heart disease

Good news for runners: A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests running, even for a few minutes a day, can reduce your risk of dying from heart disease <b>-</b> whether you plod along or go at race speed.<p>Researchers studied more than 55,000 adults between the ages …

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America's ongoing racial divide.<p>One source of that tension is the large financial gap between black and white Americans.<p>The figures are staggering.<p>A typical black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth of a typical white one. …

IRS Pays Billions In Bogus Refunds---But Legit Refunds Still Get Audited

The IRS has had a string of recent failures, but paying out bogus refunds is particularly embarrassing. The IRS knows it is happening, knows which tax credits and refunds are targeted, and still can’t seem to stop it. President Obama even called for a fix back in 2009 in an executive order.<p>The IRS …

The Complete Guide to In-flight WiFi in the USA

If you’re as deeply tied into tech as we are, you likely hate that feeling when you realize your going to be stuck on a plane for hours with little to entertain you but a tiny TV screen, some crappy headphones, and that book that you take on trips but never read.<p>While at first it might seem like a …

Solar cell hits new world record with 44.7 percent efficiency

Researchers at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems have achieved a new world record for the conversion of sunlight into …

Clean Energy

Caramelized Salmon

Caramelized salmon.<p>Do I need to go on? Because the word caramelized pretty much speaks itself straight into my soul.<p>There’s just something about food …

Chilled Cucumber and Kefir Soup Recipe by Debra Smith

<b>Enjoy a chilled cucumber and kefir soup. Perfect for these hot summer days when you just want something simple and cooling.</b><br>By Debra Smith<p>I used the …

The Cheat Sheet for Beef

Wish you knew how to decide which cut of beef to buy? This infographic will inform you about the type of meat, the cost, and method to cook it.

Beef

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

Does a Fallaway Rest Outshoot a Whisker Biscuit?

<i>Here's the fourth in our seven-part series of tests designed to prove or disprove some common conceptions about compound bows. These tests all</i> …