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  • Google App Inventor, create your own Android apps

    Google will soon begin offering a software tool that is supposed to make it easy for anyone to create their own applications for Android smart phones: It's a case of consumers becoming content creators. The Google App Inventor for Android has been pre-...
  • A minister, an imam and an atheist give three reasons explain why they believe in a Holy Spirit -- or not

    A minister, an imam and an atheist give three reasons explain why they believe in a Holy Spirit -- or not
    Religion World asked a minister, an imam and an atheist to give Three Reasons why they believe in a Holy Spirit or not. Here are their responses. ================================================================================= Three Reasons Why I...
  • Rising unemployment rate in Miami-Dade masks job growth progress, report says

    Rising unemployment rate in Miami-Dade masks job growth progress, report says
    Ask Marcia! Sun Sentinel career and workplace writer Marcia Heroux Pounds answers YOUR questions about surviving in the office, finding a job, unemployment benefits and more. To submit your question, e-mail mpounds@SunSentinel.com. Please include your...
  • Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement

    Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement
    With a dozen high-def cameras and a couple of camcorders, plus pens, notebooks, sketch pads and laptops, more than 40 people spent three recent weeks in a black-box theater on the campus of UC San Diego documenting what was occurring there. The object of...
  • And now for the next big growth scheme

    Does any development scheme ever really die in Orange County? Apparently not, even at a time when more than 5 percent of its homes have been in foreclosure. Just consider the amazing resurrection of something called Camino Reale in the rural southeast...
  • Investigation reveals Army's risky medical practices

    The U.S. Army in recent years has rushed a number of medical innovations onto the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan with little testing or data to support them, and then altered or abandoned them when they didn't live up to expectations. Things like...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Clermont dealer is going 'green'

    Clermont dealer is going 'green'
    CLERMONT — Automakers have been climbing aboard the "green" bandwagon for years, with low-emission, high-mileage vehicles that appeal not only to customers looking to save fuel, but to buyers eager to participate in what's perceived to be an...
  • 'Pitchmen'

    'Pitchmen'
    Billy Mays and Anthony Sullivan sell things on television, famously. Mays, a burly man with a black beard and a voice that suggests incipient deafness, and could possibly cause it, is the more famous. But the cooler Sullivan -- who also produces and...
  • Going beyond the basic bike

    Going beyond the basic bike
    Ever since two Ohio bike shop owners named Wright changed the world, tinkerers have been using the bicycle as a launching pad for new ideas. Now, in an effort to get America outdoors and exercising more, modern-day inventors are tapping the unique...
  • Getting Older Means Getting Better

    Getting Older Means Getting Better
    She has been old for so long that she can remember when the first graying hairs and the withering of her churned milk complexion seemed to matter, as if the obliteration of her youth signaled the end of something. That was 20 years ago. At 82, Helen...