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Mobile devices at risk in extreme cold weather

The frigid weather isn't just miserable for people, animals, cars and heating bills. Mobile devices can take a beating when the temperatures plummet.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 05:23am EST

Tags: Ryan Joyce, AT&T, smartphone, mobile devices, Neal Augenstein

When being 'incredibly good' is bad for children

Parents who heap lavish praise on children are likely doing a disservice, especially for youngsters with low self-esteem.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 04:39am EST

Tags: praise, Eddie Brummelman, Brad Bushman, Psychological Science, Neal Augenstein

No sign of missing American University student off Dubai coast

The search has intensified, but there's still no sign of an American University PhD student who was last seen while spearfishing off the coast of Dubai on New Year's Day.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 11:19am EST

Tags: Adel Ait-Ghezala, Nadim Majzoub, Dubai, spearfishing, Neal Augenstein

Technology could increase access to legal services

Legal experts hope to use technology to make some legal assistance available and affordable to all Americans, by facilitating the creation of court-approved documents for basic services.

Friday - 01/03/2014, 11:48am EST

Tags: Legal Services Corporation, James Sandman, TurboTax, legal aid, Neal Augenstein

Mobile device use raises risk of eye syndrome

The constant use of mobile devices raises the risk of an eye syndrome, according to doctors of opthalmology. One of the problems: mobile users don't blink enough.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 03:36am EST

Tags: Riwo Oboh-Weilke, Georgetown University Hospital, opthalmology, Neal Augenstein

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January 1964: Beatlemania blast-off

Exactly 50 years ago, many in America were first hearing music from The Beatles. The Washington, D.C. area played a large role in fanning Beatlemania.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Larry Kane, Beatles, When They Were Boys, Ticket to Ride, Ed Sullivan, Neal Augenstein

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Taking mystery, anxiety out of 'check engine' light

The sudden appearance of a vehicle's "check engine" light is an anxiety-provoking moment for drivers. A new smartphone app helps take the mystery out of the intimidating indicator, before taking the car to the mechanic.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 10:45am EST

Tags: Check Engine, Zubie, Navin Ganeshan, OBD codes, Neal Augenstein

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Creepy or cool? Snap photos with a wink (Video)

It's now possible for Google Glass wearers to take a picture by simply winking.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:20am EST

Tags: Google Glass, winking, photos, Neal Augenstein

Beatles mystery: 1963 bootlegs downloads disappear?

It seemed like a Beatles mystery - the 1963 bootleg recordings that appeared, then seemingly disappeared from iTunes.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 06:29am EST

Tags: Apple, Beatles, itunes, bootlegs, Neal Augenstein

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New Year's countdown to end of 40- and 60-watt bulbs

Fans of 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs only have a few more days to stock up because they'll no longer be made after the end of the year.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 08:21am EST

Tags: Craig Smith, Twins Ace Hardware, Environmental Protection Agency, light bulbs, Neal Augenstein, lightbulb

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