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The Long List Of Health Apps Features Few Clear Winners

Mobile health apps have gotten a lot of attention, but most are not being used, according to an industry analysis. The top-selling apps are diet and fitness trackers. Most apps don't let people enter their own data, and very few are actually designed to help people manage an illness.

To Keep Your Attention, Airline Safety Videos Up Their Game

Airlines know well that frequent fliers tune out the familiar in-flight safety messages. These new efforts to present funny-yet-informative safety videos are getting some well-deserved attention.

Report: NSA Has Broken Into Google And Yahoo Data Centers

Documents obtained from NSA leaker Edward Snowden and interviews with knowledgeable officials reveal the program, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

Armies Can't Find Joseph Kony. Can Crowdfunding?

Adventurer Robert Young Pelton is trying to raise money to track down Kony, the notorious warlord from Uganda. Pelton thinks he can succeed even though several militaries, including U.S. Special Forces, haven't been able to locate him.

(Don't) Pardon Me: One Man's Fight Against Distracted Walking

They're everywhere — smartphone users who wander the sidewalks, and sometimes into other people, tapping away at their cellphones. Is resistance futile?

Weekly Innovation: A Light Bulb That's Also A Flashlight

With this dual-purpose device, you won't have to fumble around for a flashlight for trick-or-treating, or the next time the power goes out. The Bulb Flashlight is a low-heat, rechargeable LED bulb that doubles as a handheld flashlight.

Raising Social Media Teens Means Constant Parental Learning

For parents of teens in the fast-changing social media landscape, which includes sites such as, it can be tough to figure out the balance between giving your children freedom and protecting them from danger. That dilemma was illustrated by the suicide of a 12-year-old Florida girl who reportedly was cyberbullied.

Health Site Glitches Have At-Risk Democrats Favoring Delay

As Republicans slam the messy rollout of, Democrats in conservative states could score political points by supporting an extension of the open enrollment period.

A Japanese iPhone Gadget Teases The Tummy With Food Smells

Scentee draws power from an iPhone to blast you with the smell of hearty meat or lavender. But could the synthetic smell of meat trick your brain into thinking you're eating meat instead of plain rice?

Top Reviewers On Amazon Get Tons Of Free Stuff

"I have so many Bluetooth speakers, it's ridiculous," Amazon's top reviewer says. He's also received headphones, laser printers and a spin bike.