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Apple Watch project was more difficult than the iPhone, says Jony Ive

Apple chief designer Jony Ive said that designing the Apple Watch was more difficult than the iPhone because it needed to meet so many diverse expectations, reports the <i>WSJ</i>.<p>“Even though Apple Watch does so many things, there are cultural, historical implications and expectations,” Ive said. “That’s …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Mavericks surf contest draws thousands to experience thrills

The thrill of riding Mavericks is known to only a few: the very best in big-wave surfing. But the excitement, the danger, the natural beauty - these are things that call out to just about everyone.<p>Thousands descended upon the San Mateo County coast on Friday to be part of the Mavericks …

People In Argentina Are Living Like Moguls Thanks To The Currency Black Market

Now, Bloomberg has two eye-opening follow-ups detailing this trend in Argentina.<p>Camila Russo reports people are flipping dollars for as much as 9.7 pesos on the local black market, compared with the official rate of 5.9, and living like moguls.<p>On of the more prominent displays of this: locals now …

How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

There's no question that dealing with mortgages, car payments and other bills takes up time and energy. But having a tight budget may also zap our ability to think clearly, scientists report Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i>.<p>In a series of clever experiments involving farmers in India and shoppers in …

August 2013

The NSA Will Replace Most of Their Potential Snowdens with Machines

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The NSA will eliminate 90 percent of the system administrators who maintain the agency's networks, …

It looks like Edward Snowden will finally get to leave the Moscow airport

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p><i>Story has been updated with new report that the necessary paperwork for Snowden to leave the airport has not been received yet.</i><p>…

The First Affordable Home Security System That Can Think For Itself

"Your cat is just chasing a reflection. Maybe I shouldn't alert the homeowner about this. Or, wait...maybe I should."<p>Canary, a new networked home security system, was posted on Indiegogo this morning. There are lots of similar inexpensive systems out there--most notably the Dropcam--but we're …

World's First Hypoallergenic Cat: Scientific Breakthrough or Hype?

A small biotech company earned global acclaim when it announced it had produced the world's first scientifically proven hypoallergenic cat. But while …

Inside-Out Brazilian House Brings the Sunny Outdoors In

In general, we can expect certain things from homes – things like interior walls and exterior yards. The Maracana House in Sao Paulo, Brazil – …

Best New Hotels Of 2013

<i>-- Editors, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Here at Condé Nast Traveler, we're obsessed with hotels -- that's why we're thrilled to unveil the 2013 Hot List, the buzz-making list of our favorite new hotels that have opened in the past year. The entire list of 154 properties spans the globe, from a tiny …

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