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Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? New Study Makes Temperature Connection

Zebras in warmer climates sport more stripes, perhaps to keep them cool or healthy.<p>A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but some zebras change their stripes. Zebras in warmer places have more stripes, a new study shows, which might help answer an age-old question: Why stripes?<p>The answer …

Microsoft everywhere: MSN apps head to iOS and Android, company buys app service

Microsoft's got a weird history when it comes to strategy: popular software like Office has always been best on Microsoft's own operating system, Windows. In recent years, that's begun to shift -- Office is now everywhere, including Apple and Google's tablets, and the company's apparently taking a …

Take a walk on the 'Wild' side like Reese Witherspoon: America's best hiking trails

In the upcoming film “Wild,” Reese Witherspoon straps on hiking boots to portray Cheryl Strayed, a woman who traversed over 1,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail to find herself. It’s a break from the rom-com darling’s characteristic roles but, according to hiking experts, getting back to nature …

The Top 10 Ski Resorts in North America

<b>If you're optimizing your 2015 ski or snowboarding vacation for powder days, these are the top 10 North American ski resorts to maximize those chances.</b><p>The list of top 10 ski resorts has been compiled many times before, but I've always found the criteria too general. When you consider too many …

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TripAdvisor names 10 Destinations on the Rise | CNN Travel

Slingbox now suggests YouTube videos based on what you're watching

It's getting to the point where when a gadget <i>can't</i> access YouTube it's more noteworthy than one that can. With that in mind, how the venerable Slingbox 500 and Sling TV interact with Google's video empire is pretty damned neat: the platform now uses YouTube as a contextual overlay for whatever it …

Dropshare Helps You Share Files Using a Service You Control

There’s a plethora of apps out there for sharing your screenshots and files with the world, like Cloudup and Droplr, but what if you’re not sold on the idea of trusting a <i>company</i> with your files?<p>Dropshare for OS X makes uploading and sharing your own files easy. Instead of hosting on a shared …

How to beat out-of-battery smartphone stress

If you own a smartphone it is all but guaranteed that you will have experienced the handset dying on you at an inconvenient moment.<p>Battery tech simply has not kept pace with other advancements, and our increasingly data-hungry lifestyles mean many models fail to last a full day of moderate use.<p>The …

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Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 consumer features at January event

Consumer Preview is on the way<p>Microsoft is planning to detail the consumer features of Windows 10 at an event in January. While Microsoft will be present at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January, sources familiar with the company’s plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that Microsoft will hold a separate …

Apple Debuts New iPhone 6 Ad – ‘Voice Text’

- Nov 27, 2014<p>Apple has debuted the third new iPhone 6 ad in just under a week. The new spot, “<i>Voice Text</i>,” highlights the new voice messaging …

Narrative Science Raises $10 Million More for Its Automated Writing Software

USAA, the financial services company for military members, is investing. It will also use the company's software to generate reports for its clients.<p>Most funding stories are more or less the same, which is why <b>Re/code</b> tries to avoid most of them: Company raises X amount of money, from Y companies, …

The Best Video-Editing App for Android

Smartphones are getting bigger and more powerful, and the lines between ‘PC’ and ‘phone’ are very much blurred. While everyone now has the potential to be a one-man film crew, you’re only as good as your tools permit, which is why I’ve been on the hunt for the best video-editing app Android has to …