APNewsBreak: New gender options for Facebook users MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as...
Feb 13 2014, 12:41pm CST
Traffic Bottlenecks in New Jersey Over Upcoming Super Bowl The upcoming Super Bowl has everyone excited and all psyched up. However, the traffic bottlenecks that are occurring in New Jersey, as the avid players and rabid fans head out for the main venue, are causing chaos on an unheard of level.
Jan 24 2014, 2:15pm CST
How the Duolingo Founders Offered Free Education To Millions As stars fill the night sky in Veracruz, Mexico, 23-year-old Uziel Alejandro López kicks back at home to play on his Android smartphone. His thumbs breeze over the brightly colored screen, but this is no casual game. He...
Jan 23 2014, 6:51am CST
Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy “You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those guys with enviable and inexplicable links to business heroes and at least a couple...
Jan 22 2014, 5:06am CST
Time has Come for Bigger iPhone 6 Another week brings more rumors of an iPhone 6 with a bigger screen; this time around the skinny from a Chinese analyst is that the next Apple superphone will arrive in two larger sizes — 4.7 and 5.7 inches, and as soon...
Jan 21 2014, 1:24pm CST
Erin Andrews Interviews a Wild Richard Sherman After the game was over, Richard Sherman began his wild rant against Michael Crabtree. As Erin Andrews interviewed him he got more and more aggressive with each passing second. His strange behavior led to a lot of tweets on Twitter.
Jan 20 2014, 2:05am CST
Sun Flatlining Into Grand Minimum, Says Solar Physicist With each passing season, the weather seems stranger and more extreme.
Who can argue with a sudden outbreak of the “polar vortex” phenomenon; unprecedented winter drought in California; and summer temperatures so torrid...
Jan 20 2014, 12:46am CST
Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie? Security firm IntelCrawler has released evidence supporting the identity of the programmer behind the BlackPOS malware that infected Target and other major U.S. retailers as the 17-year-old Russian teen shown above....
Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST
Vanessa Hudgens Protects BF The High School Musical star, Vanessa Hudgens got all protective about her boyfriend Austin Butler on the Jay Leno Show. When Leno started passing sarcastic comments about her beau, she became defensive and questioned him right back.
Jan 18 2014, 2:48am CST
Norv Turner is being Considered by Minnesota Vikings Norv Turner is being considered by Mike as a prime candidate for his staff of talented individuals. When Mike Zimmer was appointed the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, he started looking high and low for people to hire. His search includes Norv Turner.
Jan 16 2014, 7:02am CST
Mae Young Died WWE Hall of Famer, Johnnie Mae Young died at the age of 90. Young passed away on Tuesday, January 14th due to an unspecified illness at her home in Columbia, South Carolina.
Jan 16 2014, 5:58am CST
Navy Jet Crash Pilot Rescued A Navy jet crashed off the coast of the state of Virginia recently. The pilot used the ejector seat and was rescued later on by a passing fisherman. He is currently in critical condition at a nearby hospital.
Jan 16 2014, 3:43am CST
The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013 10 Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013
No surprise here, but the Ford F-150 pickup truck was the most popular vehicle of any kind sold in the U.S. during 2013. With a total calendar-year volume of 763,402, according to Autodata...
Jan 10 2014, 12:21pm CST
Carmakers: Driverless cars need legal framework Carmakers and technology companies urge lawmakers to catch up to driverless tech
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With apologies to David Hasselhoff and "KITT," Knight Rider reruns aren't the only place you can see a...
Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST
Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...
Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST
Alaska Marijuana Legalization is About to Take Place Alaska is the third major state ready to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Marijuana legalization is about to take place in the ice cold state and has been put to the vote. If enough votes are given in favor of this relaxation in drug policy, the soft-core intoxicant could be freely available before the elections.
Jan 9 2014, 5:24am CST
Apple: 2013 In Review And 2014 Outlook For the first eight months of 2013 it was all talk about the stock (since it was in the penalty box), Apple losing market share in smartphones and tablets and speculation about a low priced iPhone. It finally turned to...
Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST
Business's Worst Nightmare: Big Bang Disruption “Address books, video cameras, pagers, wristwatches, maps, books, travel games, flashlights, home telephones, dictation recorders, cash registers, Walkmen, Day-Timers, alarm clocks, answering machines, yellow pages,...
Jan 7 2014, 3:46pm CST
Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Internet-based telephony, or what is referred to in Washington as the “IP Transition.”
Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Actor Dies The 90s hit series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” has lost a major cast member. Uncle Phil, played by actor James Avery, is no more with us. He died during open heart surgery recently. A Vietnam veteran, Avery had played various roles in many TV shows.
Jan 2 2014, 7:40am CST
14 Pointed Predictions For 2014 After recapping the hits and misses and misses of last year’s predictions (I did well on oil, less well on Apple; scored on the movies, struck out in sports), it’s time to look ahead to 2014. The recent budget deal in...
Dec 29 2013, 7:36am CST
Obamacare's Accountable Medicare Effort Gathers Steam A new health care delivery system that rewards doctors and hospitals for working together to improve quality continues to gather momentum in the Medicare health insurance program for the elderly.
Dec 23 2013, 11:46am CST
Bill Gates Invests In The Urine Powered Mobile Phone Or rather, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has invested in the second stage of a project to produce electrical power from the digestion of urine, electricity that can be used to then power a mobile phone. Here’s...
Dec 23 2013, 10:57am CST
7 Ways Your Father Affected Your Career My father passed away last May at 92, and his passing has spurred me to think even more deeply about our relationship and his impact on me. As one of two daughters and the youngest, I know that my relationship with him...
Dec 23 2013, 10:16am CST
Why You Should Take A Financial 'Selfie' Last month, Oxford Dictionaries declared “selfie” the word of the year for 2013.
That’s a triumph for social media fans and a tragedy for language traditionalists, but however you feel about it, the popularity of...
Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST
The Three QBs Better Than Tony Romo Tony Romo’s name stirs up passions. Many Cowboy fans and writers blame Romo for everything from bad losses to bad weather. Recently, a number of prominent sources and personalities have taken up his defense.
Dec 23 2013, 8:56am CST
David Brooks: A Pseudo-Conservative Exposes Himself (Again) If his December 16 New York Times column, “Strengthen the Presidency,” is any indication, faux-conservative David Brooks has been hitting the spiked Christmas eggnog early and hard. Or maybe, as we’ve seen before, when...
Dec 23 2013, 7:46am CST
At Christmastime 2013, What Would Jesus Ask Of Us Today? The entire country pauses on Dec. 25, as Christians commemorate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, known to Christians as God’s Christ and Savior, and known to many as The Prince of Peace.
The impact of this one special...
Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST
How Purple Is Luis Suárez's Purple Patch? During his career Luis Suárez has never been far from the headlines and not all of them good. It seems that there have been times when he has featured in the newspapers more than the crossword puzzle. He started young...
Dec 22 2013, 1:21pm CST
Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Has A Tax Lesson I think that it is intuitively obvious that divorce is a major source of stress. I do not need to supplement the assertion with further research. Go ahead and google “divorce stress” and pick from the numerous...
Dec 22 2013, 11:31am CST
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