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'Molecular Condoms' Could Be the Best Form of Birth Control Yet

In a breakthrough that almost sounds too good to be true, researchers have found a potential new form of birth control that could solve numerous …

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10 New Wearable Tech Innovations That Are Blowing Our Minds

Did you know that one of the most popular trends in tech right now is fashion? Crazy, huh? More known in Silicon Valley as “Wearable Tech,” the trend has been exemplified by Google Glass but showing up all over the place, is taking the world by storm. From health, to privacy, to straight-up …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering 2013

One of the highlights of Monterey Car Week every year is The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. Held at The Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel, California for the past 11 years, “The Quail,” as the Gathering is known, is a one-day classic car show, gourmet food event and social happening all in one. …

Watch: Jon Stewart Appears on Bassem Youssef’s ‘The Program,’ Egypt’s Equivalent to ‘The Daily Show’

Watch: Jon Stewart Appears on Bassem Youssef's 'The Program,' Egypt's Equivalent to 'The Daily Show'<p>While on hiatus to shoot his directorial debut …

Seattle and Portland: best blogs for travellers

<b>PORTLAND</b><p>If you don't fancy what's on the menu at a street food cart in Portland, just turn the corner: there's bound be another one waiting, ready to …

Top 10 budget hotels, hostels and B&Bs in San Francisco

Nob Hill Inn<p>A turn-of-the-century Victorian hotel built after the great quake of 1906, this beautifully restored townhouse is located in the posh Nob …

Electric car maker Tesla pays off U.S. government loan a decade early

Call it Elon Unchained.<p>With the early repayment yesterday of Tesla Motors Inc.’s loan from the U.S. Energy Department, Chief Executive Officer Elon …

High School Students Devise More Accurate Climate Modeling Method

By studying the way leaves shrink when they fossilize, a team of more than 100 high school students could build more accurate models of climate change.<p>A team of high school students have co-authored a scientific journal paper with their University of Arizona grad student instructor that could have …

Iceland's Northern Lights, Demystified

Sublime. Celestial. Surreal. Since this is the kind of language used to describe the northern lights, I wanted to keep some sense of wonder intact while hunting the heavens for it in Iceland. At the same time, I knew that a bit of planning and research would be needed in order to maximize my …

Easyjet targets business travelers to trim first-half losses

EasyJet Plc, Europe’s second-largest discount carrier, said it will deliver improved returns and profitability in the full year after a drive to …

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