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A Baby Rhino Playing With A Little Lamb Is Not Just Special, It’s THE CUTEST THING You Will See Today!

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>I love animal “odd couples,” and these two are definitely sharing an unexpected friendship. Gertjie and Lammie have …

Cute

Self-Improvement Agenda for CISOs: Four Types of Business Value, Two Types of Risk

My previous blog post, Self-Improvement Agenda for CISOs: Top of Mind for 2015, highlighted an important insight that was uncovered in a recent …

Management

10 Harsh Realities of Family Travel

Traveling with your kids for long, extended periods -- three or more weeks -- isn't always happiness, laughter, and smiles. The experience can wear you down, push you to the brink of blowing up in anger and frustration, and eliminate any shred of patience you might have had with your spouse or your …

Meet Google’s New Chromebook Pixel

Google’s Chromebook Pixel has always been an aspirational machine meant to show off Chrome OS at its best. The new version, which Google announced today, continues this tradition.<p>If you were hoping for a complete redesign, you’ll be disappointed, but just like the old Pixel, the new Pixel is the …

Gear & Gadgets

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iOS 8.2 is available for download–should you update your iPad?

Apple released iOS 8.2 for the iPhone, iPod and iPad this week. The release notes indicate the bulk of the update is aimed at support for apple Watch and improvements to the Heath App. In addition, the new software provides increased stability and bug fixes for your iOS devices. The software update …

Black Is The New Blonde: Why You'll Want To Go Darker Next Season

Beauty & Hair<p>by Daniela Morosini | 11 03 2015<p>Jason Lloyd Evans<p>Why Black Is The New Blonde<p>While Kim Kardashian might be grabbing headlines for her …

Hopes warm for alien life: Nasa probe finds hot springs on Saturn's moon

Hydrothermal activity detected by spacecraft finds that ocean deep below frozen surface of Enceladus is warm and could therefore increase chance of life<p>A small moon that circles Saturn harbours a warm water ocean beneath its thick icy crust, according to research that makes the distant body a prime …

Astronomy

Apple's ‘force touch’ and 'taptic engine' explained

The new MacBook trackpad and haptic feedback technology could be coming to the iPhone next year and represents the next evolution of touch input<p>Apple’s new super-thin MacBook comes with a new trackpad technology that detects the force of a tap or press and is expected to be added to the iPhone next …

Smartwatches

The World's Top Beaches for Perfect Sand

<i>by Krisanne Fordham and David Jefferys</i><p><b>10. Playa Negrita, Vieques, Puerto Rico</b><p>Hawaii's not the only island with beautiful black sand beaches: a small stretch of Puerto Rico's Vieques coast is similarly blessed with inky, jet-black sand. The color of the sand at Playa Negrita can be attributed to …

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke to pay $7.4m to Marvin Gaye's family over Blurred Lines

A jury awarded Marvin Gaye’s children nearly $7.4m on Tuesday after determining singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied their father’s music to create Blurred Lines, the biggest hit song of 2013.<p>Marvin Gaye’s daughter Nona Gaye wept as the verdict was being read and was hugged by her …

Pop Music

The 24 Fashion Essentials You'll Need in 2015

We're not claiming to be psychic or anything, but if the spring 2015 runways were any indication, we're in for a pretty great year in fashion. And as we all know, a good year needs...

Saudi Arabia and Sweden in diplomatic row over arms and human rights

Gulf kingdom's ambassador withdrawn as fall-out from snub to Swedish foreign minister Margot Wallström worsens<p>They are as dissimilar as any two nations in the world, in terms of everything from politics to women's rights to climate. But Sweden and Saudi Arabia have managed to work together when …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

Adventure Travel

All 'Titanfall' DLC Goes Free On Xbox One, 360 And PC

It’s hard to believe that EA/Respawn’s Titanfall only came out a year ago, but here we are, on the game’s first birthday. To celebrate, Respawn is doing something rather cool. They’re giving away all the content of the game’s three DLCs for free to both Xbox and PC players.<p>That includes the …

Titan Fall

Fall 2015 Beauty Trends We Always See on the Runway but Never in Real Life

As Paris Fashion Week winds to a close, let's bid a temporary adieu to the following beauty trends, which we always see on the runways but rarely in real life.<p><b>1. Sharpie eye art</b><p>In real life, we obsess about getting our liner perfectly flush with the lash line. On the runway, we often see liner …