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Zagg Invisible Shield Glass: Perhaps the best investment for a new iPhone

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>I’m such a bad iPhone(s aapl) owner. I generally take good care of my handsets, mainly because I sell them to upgrade from …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

This is Earth's malware threat, visualized

Ah, nothing like good old fashioned scare tactics to get you to install anti-virus software. In a thinly veiled advert for its security suite, Kaspersky Labs has created a real-time cyber threat map -- painting the globe with six shades of malware. The brightly colored map lists Russia as the …

What’s Google really up to in wireless? Might not be what you think.

[commentary] Rumors are flying that Google wants to resell Verizon or Sprint wireless service, but CNET’s Maggie Reardon throws cold water on that theory and comes up with her own ideas.<p>Is Google really considering taking on the wireless industry? According to The Information, the company has …

Telecoms

Even Blake Griffin's mistakes lead to alley-oops

What should we call that? It’s not quite a double alley-oop. It’s an offensive rebound, but then also a handoff, but then also an alley-oop.<p>Let’s just call it the Los Angeles Clippers. Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan are getting ridiculous at this stuff.<p>The broken play in Saturday’s win against …

Watch a guy deadlift 1,155 pounds

Because it's Sunday. What else are you going to do?<p>Talk about March Madness!*<p>Meanwhile, the most grueling thing I'll be doing today is deciding between Wing Stop and Chipotle for lunch. This weightlifter doesn't have to worry about tough decisions like that. (Because he'd have both. And then …

Immigrants Ask Pope To Pressure Obama To Stop Deportations

A group of immigration activists hopes Pope Francis will prod President Barack Obama into halting his record-setting pace of deportations.<p>A delegation of nearly 20 people from California will travel to the Vatican next week with the goal of meeting the pope and asking him to urge Obama to halt …

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Court suspends Mich. gay marriage

MASON, Mich. — A federal appeals court issued an order Saturday preventing more same-sex couples from getting married in Michigan for at least several more days.<p>The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said it issued the stay because it needed more time to consider the state's appeal of …

Young Mathematicians Hope They've Calculated Winning NCAA Bracket

A group of high school math geeks gathered in Manhattan last week for March <i>Mathness</i>. Their hope is to use math to pick the winners for all 67 NCCA games and win $1 billion from Warren Buffett.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Aspiring high school mathematicians …

The Stunner and the Thriller

INDIAN WELLS, CALIF.—“<i>They bring out the best in each other.</i>”<p>It’s a statement that’s often made about great athletes, but it’s more of a hope than it …

Another Big Four match to savor

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Beginning late in the 2013 season, certain events on the men's tour began to conspire, suggesting that the weather, for too …

Tennis

Ukraine 'will never accept' Crimea annexation, President says - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Western powers slapped sanctions on more than two dozen Russian officials and their allies in Ukraine's Crimea region on Monday, while Ukrainian officials vowed they would never accept the territory's annexation by Russia.<p>In a televised address Monday night, interim Ukrainian President …

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iPhone 6 May Include Temperature, Pressure and Humidity Sensors

Electronics analyst Sun Chang Xu reports on her Weibo account that the next iPhone may add a pressure, temperature and humidity sensor.<p>G for Games relayed the report and points out that the "pressure" in this context is certainly atmospheric, not blood pressure:<p>According to Sun Chang Xu (news chief …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Biotechnology

A New Survey Reveals Which Social Media Brands People Are Most Attached To

See where Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, and other destinations rank.<p>To which social media brands do consumers feel the most attachment? Facebook ranked number one in a Brand Dependence Social Media Survey conducted by UTA Brand Studio in partnership with uSamp, a technology and …

Public Relations

UK urged to close gender pay gap and improve participation rates

The UK continues to lag behind many comparable major economies for the scope and fairness of women's employment, new research has shown.<p>According to a survey of 27 OECD member nations, the UK's overall record on women's participation in the labour market puts it 18th out of 27 nations. The latest …

Companies (still) want to know your SAT score

Radio Industry

Why it’s time to stop worshipping coders

Software developers are the superheroes of the startup world, and Silicon Valley can’t seem to get enough of them. With the number of coding jobs in America exploding twice as fast as standard job growth, it’s no surprise that everyone wants to learn to code. It’s a “hot” profession, one that comes …

Twitch Plays Pokemon Returns To Tackle Crystal

Something strange is happening in the region of Johto. There’s a young boy wandering the countryside with a Totodile, and he’s behaving irrationally –he’s walking in circles, banging into trees, opening his pack and closing it and opening it again and closing it.<p>Maybe he’s been drinking. Or maybe …

How corporate America exports disease to the rest of the world

The global age of hyperconsumption is here, and with it come preventable injuries, illness and even premature death<p>In the next decade or so, the people and governments of China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, and other emerging nations will need to make a momentous decision: whether to follow …

WHY THE ECONOMY SUCKS: Because American Companies And Their Owners Are Greedier Now Than At Any Time In History

Why is the recovery so slow and weak?<p>One of the main reasons is that average American consumers, who account for the vast majority of the spending in the economy, are still strapped.<p>Five years after the recovery began, unemployment remains high. And the Americans who are lucky enough to be working …

You call this a middle class? “I’m trying not to lose my house”

Welcome to the new America where good people with honest jobs are losing money each month — and scrambling to live<p>It took less than two years for Kim Brown to go from middle class to minimum wage.<p>In the fall of 2011, Brown was a Web support technician for an electronics distributor in Chicago, …

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

(Image credit: Flickr User Vauvau)<p>Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids …

Middle School

Necktie Tips for Men: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× Tie Tips: A Visual Guide Proper Tie Length. Tip of tie comes right to the top of your belt buckle. Tie a little long? Use the Windsor Knot – it …

Thousands of Twitch viewers beat massively multiplayer 'Pokemon' game

After 16 days, the hive consciousness of Twitch Plays Pokemon has successfully beaten <i>Pokemon Red</i>. Early this morning, thousands of chat participants navigated through the final fight with Blue, a major milestone in a "social experiment" that has effectively turned Twitch.tv into a huge crowdsourced …

No Bags Allowed At The Boston Marathon This Year

Two bombs hidden inside backpacks exploded near the finish line of last year's marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 250 others.<p>Security was tightened at major marathons worldwide as a result.<p>This year, not even runners will be allowed to bring bags to keep personal items, the …

As Brazil Gears Up For Olympics, Some Poor Families Get Moved Out

Jeane Tomas scraped all her money together to build a house where she could raise her son. She'd been renting in the favela, or shanty town, of Vila Harmonia and wanted to put down roots in the community where she lived when her child was born.<p>The house went up — only to quickly come down.<p>"There is …

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