Andrew Mckee

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Extreme Sailing in Australia: Pictures

Australia

Apple to pay €318 million following Italian tax fraud investigation

Following an investigation by the Italian tax office, Apple has been fined €318 million ($347 million USD) for moving funds to Ireland in order to avoid paying tax.<p>According to a report from Italian Newspaper La Repubblica, the company has agreed to pay the sum after months of negotiation. The …

Taxes

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

On “60 Minutes” Apple CEO Tim Cook Bats Away Car Talk, Criticisms Over Tax Picture, Low-Wage Workers

Tonight, “60 Minutes” is airing a segment on Apple, in which interviewer Charlie Rose talks with CEO Tim Cook about running a modern-day tech giant and the challenges the company faces daily, from a world filled with terrorists to criticisms that its manufacturing operations in China have …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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The Best Gadgets You Can Buy This Holiday Season

Trying to decide on the perfect laptop, tablet, or tech accessory can be overwhelming.<p>Manufacturers release tons of gadgets all year, so sifting through all of your options to find the best fit can be overwhelming.<p>Our holiday gift guide is full of excellent ideas — whether you're trying to find a …

Gear & Gadgets

Meet Some Extraordinary People in the New “My Magazine” Campaign

Over 10 million—that’s how many magazines our community has created since March 2013, when the feature launched. Now anyone can curate magazines …

About Leland Melvin

"Second chances"— it's a phrase former NFL player-turned astronaut Leland Melvin uses to describe his extraordinary life. His first do-over happened in high school. With a college football scout in attendance, Melvin literally dropped the ball. As the scout got up to leave, Melvin caught the …

What the Wallops Island Rocket Explosion Means for Private Space Flight

Last night, a massive explosion jolted Virginia’s Wallops Flight Facility as a supply rocket on its way to the International Space Station burst …

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

This Is Why Apple Did Not Want Its GTAT Contracts Made Public

Apple did not want to have its contracts with GT Advanced Technologies (old symbol: GTAT, new symbol: GTATQ) made public and after reading through one of the latest filings it is fairly obvious why. To say that its contracts put GTAT between a rock and a hard place would be putting it mildly. <i>(Note</i> …

The Most Amazing PCs Of October 2014

I’ve been scouring the Internet again this month looking for some of the craziest PCs on the planet. The three incredible desktop PCs I’ve chosen were built by enthusiasts who represent a long line of PC modders that were tired with the bland black boxes PC’s usually come in these day. PC …

Ampy Is A Wearable Spare Battery That Charges As You Move

It was surely only a matter of time before someone thought to capitalize on the current trend for wearables with a battery designed to charge via kinetic energy. And so meet Ampy: a spare battery pack, currently bidding for crowdfunds on Kickstarter, that straps to your person and, its makers …