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If you're thinking of buying a new home, it's a pretty a big commitment. It's not just the house itself but the surrounding area that you're going to be stuck with for years. Now you can actually try out your new neighborhood before you sign on the dotted line.
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All living things have within them a basic ability to restore, repair and heal their bodies -- but what if non-living things could restore and repair themselves too?
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The stereotype goes that millennials don't pay attention to news or politics. However, they do follow it to a certain extent. A new Pew Research study revealed that Facebook is the main political news source for young Americans.
The stereotype goes that millennials don't pay attention to news or politics. However, they do follow it to a certain extent. A new Pew Research study revealed that Facebook is the main political news source for young Americans.More>>
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Android Pay is more than a rebranding of Google Wallet.
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According to a new study from the London School of Economics, banning smartphones was linked to improved test scores among students in the U.K. Could it help U.S. students, too?
According to a new study from the London School of Economics, banning smartphones was linked to improved test scores among students in the U.K. Could it help U.S. students, too?More>>
The dishwasher has revolutionized cleaning, even though many people still do it by hand. Yet experts all agree on one thing: It's time to turn to technology, if it's available to you.
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If it's always been your dream have that Star Trek tech in your home, the Genie may make you salivate.
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Many college students send or receive text messages more than 100 times each day and at the most inappropriate times and places, a new study finds. More>>
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So you're sold on the Apple Watch. Here's how to get one.
So you're sold on the Apple Watch. Here's how to get one.More>>
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Tidal, the hi-fi streaming service recently acquired by Jay-Z for $56 million, launched with a star-studded press conference in New York City. More>>
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Children of the '80s and early '90s, rejoice! The Internet Archive has made a collection of nearly 2,400 MS-DOS games available to play for free in a browser-based emulator.
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A college in the UK is about to launch what's thought to be the world's first ever 'selfie course.'
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By Matt SmithProvided by A new statement posted on the FBI's official website makes it clear; North Korea is the party responsible for the attack on Sony Pictures. This is the first announcement from a U.S. intelligence or law enforcement agency made on the record, and it all but confirms that widespread speculation about the nation's culpability was correct.The FBI has been working with Sony since the first few hours of the attack in an attempt to minimize the damage and figure out who was r... More>>
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Ever since phones landed in the hands of the masses, there've been stories of theater actors pausing mid-performance to have a go at someone whose phone started sounding at a crucial moment of the proceedings. It may not come as too much of a surprise to learn that priests, too, have been having a hard time of it.
Ever since phones landed in the hands of the masses, there've been stories of theater actors pausing mid-performance to have a go at someone whose phone started sounding at a crucial moment of the proceedings. It may not come as too much of a surprise to learn that priests, too, have been having a hard time of it.More>>
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The stereotype goes that millennials don't pay attention to news or politics. However, they do follow it to a certain extent. A new Pew Research study revealed that Facebook is the main political news source for young Americans.