Scientists Model the Universe to Find Proof of the Multiverse
Technology / 2014-07-22 05:15:52

E.U. foreign ministers confer on tougher sanctions against Russia
World News / 2014-07-22 05:12:25
BERLIN — Foreign Ministers from the European Union gathered Tuesday in Brussels, where a bloc of nations led by Britain was pressing for tough new sanctions if Russia does not immediately alter cour

A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Technology / 2014-07-22 05:06:00
New submitter bnortman (922608) was the first to write in with word of "a new research paper discussing a new form of user fingerprinting and tracking for the web using the HTML 5 <canvas> ." gl

Tackling Food Safety And Supply Chain Issues ICix Raises $25 Million
Technology / 2014-07-22 05:05:44

Browse and Download Any Bing Wallpaper at Official Homepage Gallery
Technology / 2014-07-22 05:00:00
Web: Microsoft Bing's daily updated photo backgrounds for the search engine are cool and popular. You can now browse and download all the wallpapers in Bing's history at the official Homepage Gallery,

Kerry broadens U.S. effort to reach truce in Gaza fighting
World News / 2014-07-22 04:49:55
CAIRO — Secretary of State John F. Kerry broadened the U.S. effort to reach a cease-fire in Gaza on Tuesday, seeking to revive a truce proposal rejected by Hamas militants a week ago. Kerry met ear

Chinese Researchers Create Disease-Resistant Wheat by Deleting Genes
Technology / 2014-07-22 04:45:21

15 Homemade Fast Food Recipes for When Pants Are Just Too Hard
Technology / 2014-07-22 04:30:20

Book an Anti-Procrastination Appointment to Tackle Unwanted Tasks
Technology / 2014-07-22 04:30:00
We all have some tasks we like to avoid, like getting paperwork in order. But they still have to be done. Asian Efficiency recommends scheduling an anti-procrastination appointment with yourself whe

Hamas claims to have Israeli soldier; diplomats seek truce in Gaza conflict
World News / 2014-07-22 04:09:00
JERUSALEM — An Israeli soldier is possibly missing following a bloody seven-hour battle Sunday in an East Gaza neighborhood, Israel’s military said Tuesday, but it was unknown yet whether the sol

Sinosphere Blog: Twitter Acts Quickly on Suspect Pro-China Accounts
World News / 2014-07-22 04:05:40
Just hours after The New York Times posted an article about bogus Twitter accounts dedicated to spreading pro-China propaganda, Twitter appears to have hit the kill switch on a score of the suspect ac

Who Cares How Dorky These 10 Summer Accessories Are? It's Frickin' Hot
Technology / 2014-07-22 04:04:27

WorldViews: 11 things Prince George will never be able to do
World News / 2014-07-22 04:02:50
Happy birthday, Prince George! You probably don't even know it's your birthday, but your palace handlers and their co-conspirators -- the global media -- will make sure everyone else in the world d

Lifehacker Pack for Android Tablets 2013: Our List of the Best Apps
Technology / 2014-07-22 04:00:00

11 Trippy Illustrations of History’s Most Infamous Computer Viruses
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:49:25
Malware isn’t meant to be entertaining, and yet, many of the viruses that sneak their way into our computers are really just malicious displays of extreme creativity.

Shape-Shifting Jet Wings, From Soviet War Planes to Top Gun’s Tomcat
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:49:24
Take off. Rise. Soar. Bank. Turn. Stall. Swoop. Dive. Land. For each of the different kinds of flying an airplane has to do, there’s an ideal shape and configuration for its wings. Even though b

Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:49:23
David Schwen | Wheel: Getty Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have proven more clearly than anyone in the world how vulnerable cars are to digital attack. Now they’re proposing the f

This Computerized Exoskeleton Could Help Millions of People Walk Again
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:49:22
The ReWalk is the first bionic exoskeleton approved by the FDA for personal use. Here's the story of how it came to be.

Your Summer Isn’t Complete Without This Gigantic Hammock
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:49:20
The Mega Hammock measures 8 x 15 feet and is hand-crafted from ripstop nylon and black webbing by an FAA certified parachute rigger. Oh, and it'll fit three people.

Turns Out It’s Pretty Easy to Shoot Down a Passenger Jet
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:49:19
Whoever fired a missile at Malaysia Flight 17 could have learned to do so in less than a week.

Train leaves Ukraine war zone with victims of Malaysia plane; black boxes handed over
World News / 2014-07-22 03:43:00
DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of resistance, pro-Russian rebels on Monday yielded some ground in the crisis surrounding downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 — handing over passengers’ bodies, reli

Valiant Hearts Turns the Horrors of WWI Into a Puzzle Game
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:33:45
Ubisoft's new game teaches about World War I through the mechanics of a side-scrolling puzzle game.

What’s Up With That: Why Does Sleeping In Just Make Me More Tired?
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:33:45
Oversleep causes a feeling similar to feeling hung over and it's caused by the same biological function that gives you jet lag.

The Quest to Make a Studio-Quality Star Trek Movie on a Kickstarter Budget
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:33:44
It's scheduled to wrap production in the fall, stars well-known actors, and boasts a deep bench of design and production talent. But this one won't be co-starring Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana.

Why Your Phone Freaks Out When You Get Off a Plane
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:33:43
Every time you step off of an airplane, there's a fight going on inside your mobile phone. It's a war for dominance, and it plays out in airports across the world. The casualties are dropped calls, an

Mourning the Death of the Great American Roadside Motel
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:33:42
Before all the old mom-and-pop roadside motels disappear, photographer Eric Cousineau has made it his mission to preserve at least some of them on film. For over a decade he's crisscrossed the United

A Startup Creating a Hyper-Smart Office That Tracks Everything
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:33:42
Using Robin's system an office drone can walk into a meeting room and feel like a queen.

Why It Took So Long for the World’s Fiercest Supercars to Go Hybrid
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:33:40
Bugatti’s next car will be a hybrid. It’s not surprising that the proud manufacturer of the Veyron Super Sport, the king of all excessive automobiles, is taking a route that makes most people thin

Urban Massage Rubs Shoulders With Passion Capital For Seed Round
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:24:06

Apple Ad Promotes the Macbook Air as 'The Notebook People Love'
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:11:13

Is It Really Possible to Trick Someone's Memory, Like Crazy Eyes in 'OITNB'?
Technology / 2014-07-22 03:02:25

Train leaves Ukraine war zone with victims of Malaysia plane; black boxes handed over
World News / 2014-07-22 02:50:00
DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of resistance, pro-Russian rebels on Monday yielded some ground in the crisis surrounding downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 — handing over passengers’ bodies, reli

Ukrainian Train Carrying Bodies of Crash Victims Arrives in Kharkiv
World News / 2014-07-22 02:42:39
The bodies of most of the passengers aboard the Malaysian airliner are now in Ukrainian government custody.

U.N. Security Council demands full access to Malaysia Airlines crash site
World News / 2014-07-22 02:42:00
Four days after the shoot-down of a Malaysian airliner, the world remained uncertain and divided on how to respond while awaiting conclusive evidence to go along with allegations that separatists in e

Kerry begins new cease-fire push as Israeli soldier reported missing
Headline News / 2014-07-22 02:33:45
SECRETARY OF STATE John Kerry and his Egyptian counterpart attempt to build support for a truce to halt fighting in Gaza, while the IDF says it has not recovered the body of a soldier believed killed

Suicide Bomber Kills Guards at Police Compound Near Kabul Airport
World News / 2014-07-22 02:32:41
At least four security guards were killed Tuesday after the bomber reached an area occupied by trainers from DynCorp International, an American military contractor.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Premiere: See the Raccoon, Miss the Easter Egg
Technology / 2014-07-22 02:32:38

New Alison Lundergan Grimes Ad Hits Mitch McConnell on 'Not My Job' Comment
Headline News / 2014-07-22 02:32:18

Op-Ed Contributor: Turkey’s Culture Wars
World News / 2014-07-22 02:28:09
The battle between religious conservatives and secularists is fought most fiercely over women’s bodies.

Britain to Announce Inquiry into Killing of Ex-K.G.B. Officer, Reports Say
World News / 2014-07-22 02:25:05
The decision to look into the death of Alexander V. Litvinenko could be taken by Russia as a further rebuke at a time when it faces Western opprobrium over eastern Ukraine.

Surprise! Xiaomi’s New Metal-Edged Flagship Looks Like An iPhone. But Its $13 Wearable Is Novel
Technology / 2014-07-22 02:24:10

Sinosphere Blog: Flight Delays Expected to Worsen in Eastern China
World News / 2014-07-22 02:20:50
Many airports in China already have terrible records for on-time departures — and it’s about to get worse.

Op-Ed Contributor: Will Iraqi Blacks Win Justice?
World News / 2014-07-22 02:16:48
Iraqis need to recognize that theirs is a multiethnic country, and that respect for minority rights is what makes any nation strong.

'Slender Man' Stabbing Survivor Receives Anonymous Purple Heart
Headline News / 2014-07-22 02:05:00

Print Isn't Dead: How Linux Voice Crowdfunded a New Magazine
Technology / 2014-07-22 01:54:00
M-Saunders (706738) writes The death of print has been predicted for years, and many magazines and publishers have taken a big hit with the rise of eBooks and tablets. But not everyone has given up. F

Israel Confirms One Soldier Is Missing in Gaza
World News / 2014-07-22 01:34:46
Until now, the military had said it was “looking into” Hamas’s assertion that it had abducted a soldier, saying it was unable to confirm or deny the claim.

CRIME AND COVER-UP? Monitors say rebels defy UN, move plane wreckage
Headline News / 2014-07-22 01:19:06
Obama says burden on Russia to stop separatists from contaminating evidenceRebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remainsUN approves resolution calling for full crash probeMinnesota man loses

Europeans to Debate Tougher Sanctions on Russia
World News / 2014-07-22 01:06:56
Foreign ministers of the 28-nation European Union were likely to endorse a schedule of measures but delay imposing them.

Four foreigners killed in Afghan suicide attack inside Kabul security compound
World News / 2014-07-22 01:06:00
KABUL — A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives detonated inside a security compound in the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing four foreigners and injuring dozens more, police said

Experiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More
Technology / 2014-07-22 00:01:00
An anonymous reader writes The Economist reports, "'UNDER capitalism', ran the old Soviet-era joke, 'man exploits man. Under communism it is just the opposite.' In fact new research suggests that the

Verlander moves to 3rd in Tigers K's in win
Sports / 2014-07-21 23:48:24
Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list, and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbac

Jones' pair of 2-run HRs leads O's over Angels 4-2 (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-21 23:40:29
Adam Jones' swing certainly looked fine a week after the Home Run Derby, an event that's knocked more than a few sluggers off kilter. Jones hit a pair of two-run homers Monday night, including a tieb

Norwegian citizen linked to boost in airport screening, sources say
Headline News / 2014-07-21 23:13:10
CONGRESSIONAL SOURCES tell Fox News that a Norwegian named Anders Dale who trained with an Al Qaeda bombmaker in Yemen has been linked to a credible threat prompting new security measures at airports

Peralta, Segura lead Brewers past sloppy Reds 5-2 (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-21 22:38:27
Jean Segura smiled in his first game at Miller Park since returning to the Milwaukee Brewers following the death of his 9-month-old son. The shortstop still grieves, but it will be nights like the on

Sale pitches White Sox past Royals 3-1 (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-21 22:37:23
About the only pitch that Chris Sale wouldn't make Monday night was his case for the American League's Cy Young Award. Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star brea

Jones' 2 homers powers Orioles past Angels
Sports / 2014-07-21 22:35:11
Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Monday night.

Sinosphere Blog: Smartphones Surpass Computers for Internet Use in China
World News / 2014-07-21 22:19:29
The results of a new survey showed that more Chinese are heading online to send instant messages (through popular mobile apps like Tencent’s Weixin, or WeChat), listen to music, play video games and

Sinosphere Blog: Chinese Journalist Fired Over Work for Hong Kong Website
World News / 2014-07-21 22:06:00
Song Zhibiao was forced to terminate his contract on Friday with China Fortune, a monthly magazine owned by Southern Metropolis Daily, after he wrote commentaries for a Hong Kong-based website.

Hunter, Jackson power Tigers past D-Backs 4-3 (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-21 22:02:34
Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondback

Cat-Stalking Map Lets the Internet Know Where Your Kitty Lives
Technology / 2014-07-21 22:00:42

Duvall, Kontos help Giants beat Phillies
Sports / 2014-07-21 21:57:33
Duvall, Kontos help Giants beat Phillies

Desmond lifts Nationals to 7-2 win over Rockies (Yahoo Sports)
Sports / 2014-07-21 21:54:08
The Washington Nationals turned their clubhouse into a postgame rave scene, complete with blaring music, fog machine and dancing lights. Ian Desmond tied a career high with five hits, including a two

Hamas, Israel signal unwillingness to compromise
World News / 2014-07-21 21:50:00
GAZA CITY — The Islamist militant organization Hamas said Monday that it would not agree to a cease-fire with Israel until its demands were met, as Israel warned that its incursion into the Gaza Str

Father Writes Open Letter to Daughter's 'Murderers' After MH17 Tragedy
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:41:09

Time to Relax - Schooling Sharks in French Polynesia
Entertainment / 2014-07-21 21:33:53
Filmed in the South Pass of Fakarava (Tumakohua), French Polynesia. From the filmmaker : Schooling gray reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) at Fakarava's south pass (Tomakohua) in French

LeBron kicks off tour of China with pianist
Sports / 2014-07-21 21:30:41
LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy.

Ryu, Dodgers 1st to have 3 11-game winners
Sports / 2014-07-21 21:22:24
Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.

Musical Instruments
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:59
Elsa Jenna Your phone is now a recording studio, a music school, and a Guitar Center. Thousands of music apps enable you to do everything from autotune your voicemail greeting to compose a symphony. B

The Boundary-Pushing Novelist Who’s Made Twitter His New Medium
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:59
Keira Rathbone Teju Cole was stuck in traffic in Mumbai when an idea came to him. He had recently written a short story and he thought, why not share it in tweets? Cole is the author of two books of f

Mobile App Design: Tricks of the Trade
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:59
It's an unsung form of creativity in the smartphone age: the thoughtful design of our mobile apps. What follow are lessons from three different UX designers about how to master mobile. TIPS ON MOBILE

The Woman Behind Vine’s Most Incredible Animated Dreamscapes
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:58
Maciek Jasik For 13 years, Manhattan photographer Meagan Cignoli worked to capture the perfect moment. But now she's also trying to make those moments move—weaving them together on Vine, Twitter

On the Prowl With Instagram’s Ultimate Street Photographer
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:55
Maciek Jasik It's bright but cold and the yellow cabs and skyscrapers are on some Big Apple snow-globe shit—the whole thing looks like a Hollywood back lot. Fifty-third and Fifth Avenue is an ag

How the Weird Art of Food Photography Went Mainstream
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:54
When Adam Goldberg lived in Paris in 2007, the food blogger puzzled his fellow restaurant patrons whenever he whipped out his bulky SLR camera to document a dish. Seven years later, though, the prospe

The Fasinatng … Frustrating … Fascinating History of Autocorrect
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:53
David Sparshott Invoke the word autocorrect and most people will think immediately of its hiccups—the sort of hysterical, impossible errors one finds collected on sites like Damn You Autocorrect

How Smartphones Have Unleashed Humanity’s Creative Potential
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:52
Andy Gilmore Look at your smartphone. Think about the decisions you will make on it today. You may snag a dinner reservation, tell your spouse you're running late, or craft a response to an email from

How Smartphones Opened Up a Wonderful New Frontier for Art
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:20:50
David Sparshott For most of history, great art tended to be inseparable from its physical setting. There was no Sphinx without Giza, no Creation of Adam without the Sistine Chapel, no Hamlet (in perfo

Suns' Thomas: Would rather win than start
Sports / 2014-07-21 21:18:37
Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA, but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.

Australian Journalist Criticised for Touching MH17 Victims' Belongings
Technology / 2014-07-21 21:14:12