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20 Ways to Travel Better (PHOTOS)

There are two types of travelers in this world: those who put up with the difficulties and occasional indignities of travel and those who are determined to triumph over them.<p>If you're in the former camp, take note: with so much new technology available at your fingertips--and so many companies …

America's Best Towns for the Holidays (PHOTOS)

Johnny Johnston has lived in Los Angeles for 20 years, but when he goes home for the holidays, he finds himself enchanted all over again by the winter wonderland where he grew up: Vail, CO.<p>"From the moment you drive into the valley, the streets and public spaces are all lit with Christmas lights, …

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7 secrets from the Sony hack: Scripts, salaries, employee romances and more

I've spent the last few days poring over the nearly 40GB of data hacked and leaked from Sony Pictures Entertainment's (SPE) internal computer …

5 Steps to Building Great Business Relationships

It was the early 1990s, the week between Christmas and New Year’s. I was working as a sales rep for a prominent software company. Making the rounds of my Wall Street clients, I wished them happy holidays and thanked them for their business.<p>As I was leaving an appointment with the CIO of a very …

This Razor Could Be The Answer To All Of Our Prayers

We can all think of a million reasons not to shave, and they're all valid (winter, hello). But that one time we actually really NEED to shave and there's no razor or soap available? Yeah, that's pretty much license for a full-on breakdown. Especially when there's a spur-of-the-moment pool party and …

Five Ways To Make Gadgets Human-Proof

Because the biggest threat to your favorite device is probably you<p>We incorporate electronic gadgets of all kinds into our lives, with the idea that they will make our lives easier. The thing is, we don’t always treat those gadgets well. Hence, the latest trend in technology: creating devices that …

Why We Must Have Computer Science In More Schools And Classrooms

Reading, writing, and arithmetic generally are considered mainstays in K-12 education. But as our society and global economy continue to drive toward the digital, we must add a new core topic: computer science.<p>In most US schools today, computer science is not considered a core academic subject. …

Australia needs to 'get real' about domestic violence, says Quentin Bryce

"I cannot believe that in 2014, in our society, we are seeing this horrific, abhorrent behaviour increasing," Bryce says.<p>In her career as an …

New Report Shows Solid State Drives Can Take Over 1,000 Years of Data-Writing Abuse

Media storage has come a long way since the days of the room-sized 3.75MB hard disk drives (HDDs) you had to carry around with a fork lift. Most …

COS' Head of Womenswear Design Picks 5 Pieces for the Winter Minimalist

As H&M's minimalist big sister opens today in NYC, Karin Gustafsson, head of womenswear design, shares her favorite pieces for winter and where the collection's headed for spring.<p><b>How do you feel finally having a store in New York?</b><p>It's very exciting. It feels like we waited long, but for us, the …

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A Mobile Kitchen Designed To Help Kids Learn To Like Their Vegetables

A lot of energy goes into school gardens these days. But what about the other half of the healthy eating equation?<p>Kids who hate spinach or kale are proven to eat more of it after they’ve used it in a cooking class, and hands-on classes can also help fight childhood obesity and diabetes. But it’s …

Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers (PHOTOS)

When it comes to travel, bigger isn't always better. The most ingenious gifts often come in the lightest packages, making it easier to meet TSA liquid restrictions and new carry-on-bag limits while also freeing travelers to be spontaneous.<p>In that spirit, we've put together a shopping list of …

10 Architects That Forgot How To Architect

The fail — it's... it's everywhere! Most architects know that great software can mean a world of difference, so check out all the amazing things you can create with Autodesk’s free educational software. It’s free.

The best and worst airlines for delivering bags to the carousel

There’s nothing worse than landing in Britain after a week in the sun – cold, miserable, and with nothing but a week in the office to look forward to – and being forced to wait an aeon for your luggage to arrive.<p>But one UK airport is now naming and shaming those airlines and handling agents that …

Tough visa regime hampers Chinese tourism boom

Australia is falling behind in the battle to win Chinese tourists because it makes it too hard for them to get visas, says Austrade, Tourism …

New Lawsuit Claims Apple Deleted Users’ Songs From iTunes Competitors

Apple regularly deleted music that users had downloaded from iTunes competitors, attorneys declared Wednesday during a 10-year-old antitrust lawsuit …

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Frank Gehry Is Right: 98% Of Architecture Today 'Has No Respect For Humanity'

At a press conference in Spain a few weeks ago, a journalist asked world-famous architect Frank Gehry what he would say to critics who accuse him “of practicing showy architecture.” Gehry, who was in town to receive a prestigious Princess of Asturias Award, responded by extending his middle finger. …

Vale Pie Face, gone to join Australia's other fallen fast food chains

Pie Face, the food chain that drew faces on pie crusts like it was one of Banksy’s less ambitious endeavours, is closing 20 Australian stores and has gone into voluntary administration.<p>Australia, did you kill Pie Face?<p>Did seeing a human face on a pie make you think it was some sort of Sweeney Todd …

Walkley awards: Sarah Ferguson gives ABC management a blast

The prominent ABC journalist Sarah Ferguson has used her Walkley awards hosting platform to lambast Mark Scott’s approach to ABC redundancies and the managing director’s attitude towards traditional TV and radio journalism.<p>“So many of my ABC colleagues, journalists like us, some of them in this …

Serpentine pavilion 2015 to be built by Spanish subversives Selgas Cano

A low-lying acrylic box glows in the woods outside Madrid like a futuristic polytunnel. Half submerged in the forest floor, it is an unlikely container in which to find an architecture office – particularly one that’s working on projects from Stockholm to Los Angeles. But then Selgas Cano, the …

Steve Wozniak calls Apple's legendary garage 'a bit of a myth'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has never been shy to talk about the company he helped create, regardless of whatever the topic may be. Most recently, in an interview with <i>Bloomberg</i> <i>Businessweek</i>, Wozniak touched briefly on a few topics from the early days of Apple, ranging from the vision of his …

How to Find Cheap Flights Online

<i>rch850 / Flickr</i><p>Booking a flight online can be an aggravating process. After checking for discounts, figuring out the best time to fly, deciding which route to take and making sure the price is right, you're still left wondering if you scored the cheapest fare.<p>I've booked more than 100 flights since …

Create Animated GIFs About Typefaces With This Cute iPhone App

The world is full of great typefaces. Now available for iPhone and iPad, Fontspiration is a cool new app for iOS that makes it a little easier to appreciate them on the go.<p>Built by Extensis, a company that also created the Suitcase Fusion font management software, Fontspiration has two main …

Boom For Mac Is An Equalizer That Improves Your Sound

There are plenty of apps that claim to improve your computer’s sound, but what if one actually did? When I installed Boom 2 for Mac today, I almost couldn’t believe it.<p>Boom is an equalizer for system-wide audio; once you install it, all your audio is fine-tuned to sound better. This means it works …

Google Just Made Another Smart Move In Its War With Microsoft

It is rolling out a better, more sophisticated program to attract partners, called "resellers," to help it sell.<p>And one big thing it will do is paying its most successful resellers a bigger commission.<p>Currently, the standard commission it pays is 20%, sources close to Google told the Wall Street …