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3 hrs ago | Tom's Hardware

Is Chrome Sucking The Life Out Of Your Laptop's Battery?

Ian Morris of Forbes has discovered that Google's Chrome browser for Windows can drain a laptop's battery.


Related Topix: Laptop

7 hrs ago | Knutsford Guardian

VIDEO: Warning ahead of firefighter strike

The strike which took place over eight consecutive days from Monday, July 14, ended on Monday, July 21, but the Fire Brigade's Union has stated that further forms of industrial action will continue with no planned end date.


Related Topix: Fire, Brigade

9 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

9 Oliver Woods South

Newly renovated and updated home on a spacious .36 acre in-town lot just minutes to shopping and downtown on a quiet cul-de-sac.


Related Topix: Mike Garrigan, Naples, FL, Switzerland, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dreams do come true at Beachwood's Menorah Park; staff members...

The staff at Menorah Park, the senior living and healthcare campus located off Cedar Road, have taken to heart the power of dreaming and try to make the dreams of residents come true.


Related Topix: Beachwood, OH, Euclid, OH, Rocket, Aerosmith, Pop/Rock, Arts, Poetry, Lyndhurst, OH

Chicago Tribune

Youth program gets more funding

A sports-based mentoring program and a math tutoring initiative touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel for turning around the lives of at-risk boys is getting an additional $10 million in federal funding.


Related Topix: Youth, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, US Senate, Barack Obama, University of Chicago, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

River Front Times

Anti-Abortion Protester Beats Charge for Trespassing at Planned Parenthood

The question continues to fester at the front gates of Planned Parenthood clinics across the county.


Related Topix: Abortion, Columbia, MO, Missouri, Bloomfield, MO

The Campbell Reporter

Judge sentences man for fatal Tesla vs. bike collision, calls driver a 'saint', victim an 'angel'

Loved ones of 40-year-old Joshua Alper hold a photograph of the UC Santa Cruz librarian as they attend the hearing of 63-year-old Navindra Jain at the Santa Cruz County Courthouse on Friday.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, CA

Gordon: Toward a coherent opioid strategy

Health Minister Rona Ambrose responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Ottawa.


Related Topix: Ambrose, Drugs

The New Zealand Herald

Hotel ordered to pay $80,000 in outstanding wages

An Auckland hotel has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority to pay nearly $80,000 in outstanding wages to two employees.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

American Rock Scene

Headphones Review: Incipio f38 Hi-Fi Stereo Headphones

In this review, I will be looking at the Incipio f38 Hi-Fi Stereo Headphones in-depth, examining their design, comfort, value, and most importantly, sound quality.


Related Topix: Headphones, The Books, Indie, Nirvana, Grunge, Speakers

The Telegraph

Youth kin skip rally

The police on Sunday organised a rally at Bamangachhi to 'spread awareness against hooch trade and criminal activities' but family members of slain anti-hooch campaigner Sourav Chowdhury stayed away from the march.


Related Topix: Youth


'We Are The Youth' Chronicles The Diversity Of Queer Youth In America

An incredible new photographic journalism project is documenting the lives and stories of a handful of queer kids across America through a project titled " We Are The Youth ."


Related Topix: Youth, Gay/Lesbian, Nebraska

Sussex Express

Activities project for Hailsham youngsters going 'from strength to strength'

A project aimed at providing young people in Hailsham with organised outings on Friday evenings, continues to go from strength to strength, Hailsham Town Council has said.


Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Youth

County chiefs reject part-night lighting referendum

A BID to hold a referendum over the controversial part-night lighting scheme has been panned by Tory-led Essex County Council.


Related Topix: Kendall


Sia promotes '1000 Forms of Fear' without facing the cameras

Sia, the pop singer with one of the summer's biggest hits in "Chandelier," delivers her song lying face-down on a bunk bed while "Girls" star Lena Dunham, wearing a platinum-blond wig, mouths the lyrics and flings herself around a stage.


Related Topix: Sia, Girls, Entertainment, Lena Dunham, Music

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Yvonne Abraham A child's harrowing journey to the US

Why would a devoted mother like Guadalupe allow her 9-year-old daughter to journey alone, among strangers, across three of the world's most violent places? Why would she accept the risk that this child could be imprisoned, raped, or killed on her journey north? Why would she encourage her to turn herself in to US border officers, even though that ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Abraham, McAllen, TX

Republican Journal

St. George | $360,000

Saint George contemporary cape style home just minutes from town features over 3 acres of rolling fields & over 300 feet of river frontage.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mike Garrigan, Naples, FL

The Age

Singapore Airlines apologises for insensitive Facebook posts after MH17 shot down

After getting a drubbing on social media for making statements deemed "insensitive" after the downing of flight MH17, Singapore Airlines Ltd issued a public apology on Saturday and expressed solidarity with families affected by the air tragedy.


Related Topix: Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Sia, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Transportation

Banbury Guardian

Children help create outdoor learning space

Pictured: Eva Berry , Poppy Scott , Raynan Malik and Chloe Hodgkinson in a wendy house.


Related Topix: The Early Years

Jungle ruins in Belize

It's not as famous as Mexico's Chichen Itza. It's not as tall as Guatemala's Tikal.


Related Topix: Belize, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Belize Travel, Guatemala Travel, Mexico, North America, Sandwich, Anthropology, Archaeology, Science