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New research supports the growing concern that smartphones are destroying our romantic relationships

The majority of our relationships are in shambles.<p>The US divorce rate hovers at 40%, but that’s not the whole story. Many intact relationships are on life support. According to a survey by the National Opinion Research Center, 60 percent of people in a relationship say they’re not very satisfied. …

Divorce

The best lenses for iPhone photography

<i>By Erin Lodi</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 16 hours …

New Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection

In a scientific triumph that will change the way the world fights a terrifying killer, an experimental Ebola vaccine tested on humans in the waning days of the West African epidemic has been shown to provide 100 percent protection against the lethal disease.<p>The vaccine has not yet been approved by …

11 Apple Watch tips every owner should know

The Apple Watch is a device that can do more than tell the time or put iPhone notifications on your wrist. It can be used to pay for items in the real world, save you in an emergency, act as a fashion accessory and help you track down a misplaced iPhone -- to name a few.<p>Here are 11 tips and tricks …

Argentina court indicts Bieber over attack on photographer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has indicted Justin Bieber for allegedly sending his bodyguards to beat up a photographer and …

Argentina

Invoking Syria, policeman kills Russian ambassador to Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish policeman fatally shot Russia's ambassador to Turkey on Monday in front of a shocked gathering at a photo exhibit and …

This was the year of VR, until AR stole it

This was supposed to be the year of virtual reality, but barely had 2016 started when Microsoft threw a spanner in the works with the announcement of HoloLens. Rather than taking us to a virtual world, Microsoft's headset pulls virtual objects into our own. Microsoft calls these objects Holograms, …

Forget Marijuana Stocks: Buy These 3 Biotech Stocks Instead

Why are investors so excited and intrigued by marijuana stocks? Some want to ride the wave of growing acceptance of cannabis-based products. Others like the momentum. I think, though, that investors can find better risk-versus-reward potential in three biotech stocks: <b>Organovo Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: …

Trump is delivering on his promise to be unpredictable on foreign affairs. Not everyone's convinced that's a good idea

For eight years, many of President Obama's critics denounced what they saw as excessive caution in dealing with foreign governments.<p>No need to worry about that anymore.<p>President-elect Donald Trump has already begun obliterating the current administration's "no drama" approach. He sees …

Foreign Policy

Adobe Digital Photography Training Bundle, Save 98%

We still have a great deal on the Adobe Digital Photography Training Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, it is available with 98% off.<p>The Adobe …

Photography

Samsung says a new Gear VR is coming soon, and it’s working on its own HoloLens

Samsung Electronics vice president Sung-Hoon Hong says that Samsung is working on two new virtual and augmented reality systems: a successor to its Gear VR mobile headset, and a mixed reality device similar to the Microsoft HoloLens or Magic Leap. A new Gear VR apparently “will be presented in a …

Syrian rebels risk being killed elsewhere if they leave Aleppo - Turkish FM

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Syrian rebel forces risk being killed elsewhere if they left the city of Aleppo, and doubted that talks among their backers in Paris would yield concrete results.<p>Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrives to …

Middle East

There’s an easy way to make your iPhone photos look so much better

Apple made a big deal out of the new cameras on the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and for good reason. They’re some of the best cameras ever put on a phone, …

Anonymous Leaks to the WashPost About the CIA’s Russia Beliefs Are No Substitute for Evidence

(2) The reasons no rational person should blindly believe anonymous claims of this sort — even if it is pleasing to believe such claims — should be …

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ISPs

10 Success lessons from Will Smith – “Actor, Producer, Rapper” for entrepreneurs

Share74<p>Tweet<p>Share109<p>+117<p>Shares 200<p>Will Smith, is one of the most popular and powerful stars in Hollywood, no doubt! But beyond glitz and glamour, …

People Affected By Mental Health Issues Share Their Advice For Getting Through Christmas

'You have to prioritise your own needs.'<p>With presents and parties taking centre stage, there’s an expectation that everyone will be happy over …

The VR headset for iPhone we've been waiting for is here

This was supposed to be the year of virtual reality. It kinda was, but it mostly wasn't, if you judge by how much it actually penetrated the …

Experts: Sex and Porn Addiction Probably Aren’t Real Mental Disorders

It isn’t just Anthony Weiner: There is a big, noisy conversation going on about sex and porn addiction, as a couple quick Google searches will …

Meet the Teenagers Who Found Their Own Startups

It’s a familiar story: yet another San Francisco-based entrepreneur ends up creating a unicorn startup before the age of 35. What is not so familiar is that this entrepreneur’s main challenge was not being allowed to hire anyone, nor being permitted to ask for a loan. Why? Because he was a teenager.<p>…

Ask Carrie Fisher: I'm bipolar – how do you feel at peace with mental illness?

Living with mental illness is tough, Fisher says, and that’s why it’s important to find a community to share experiences and find comfort in the similarities<p><i>Dear Carrie,</i><p><i>As another person with bipolar disorder, I really admire the way that you have spoken candidly about your own mental health and</i> …

Mental Health

Southern plagues: Drought, flood, fire and now killer storms

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tornadoes that dropped out of the night sky killed five people in two states and injured at least a dozen more early …

Weather