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40 Most Popular WordPress Plugins For Websites

Are you looking for the best and most popular WordPress plugins on the web? Do you want to add cool features to your own or your client’s website? …

Once Again El Nino Didn’t Do What Was Forecast. Why?

<b>Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball</b><p>Mark Albright, who reportedly lost his job as Oregon State Climatologist in 2003 apparently because of his views on global …

The Supreme Court is grappling with America's biggest colonial hangover

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court waded into this mess with admirable pluck to see whether the Constitution can solve the mystery of Puerto Rico's status. I should warn you now that if you were expecting a showdown between the conservatives and Justice Sonia Sotomayor—a Nuyorican with strong …

Lyft is dropping prices to get you out of the house

It's so cold outside. Well maybe not right now (thanks climate change), but the colder weather does tend to keep us indoors and out of ride-hailing services. To lure us out of our warm abodes, Lyft is cutting prices on rides in 33 cities. Some of the cities with reduced fares include Los Angeles, …

Seven Apps for Hacking Your Winter Ski Trip

You’ve loaded up the hand warmers, anti-fog goggles, climbing skins, and GoPro. But before you head for the slopes, pack your phone the way you pack …

Facebook Is Preparing for a Future Without Phone Numbers

Are phone numbers doomed to die?<p>If you ask Facebook’s vice president of messaging products David Marcus, the answer is a resounding yes. On Thursday, …

Hunting Uranus, the Solar System's Azure Ice Giant

Often overlooked, Uranus, one of the solar system's 'ice giants,' can prove a challenging, but worthwhile target for amateur astronomers this month.

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'Flying wind mills' and nuclear waste: The future of energy?

Here's a look at some of the next-generation energy under development:<p>Tidal power<p>Some companies are developing technology that would enable Americans to tap into energy derived from ocean waves and river tides, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. One company is using this hydrokinetic …

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15 US ski resorts that are actually affordable

The temperatures are finally dropping and winter is officially here, which means it's ski season.<p>The US is full of amazing ski resorts, and many of the smaller ones are great for an affordable winter getaway.<p>Our friends at Hotels.com complied a list of ski resorts across the country where skiers …

Google is updating the look of the Google Now weather card

Anyone who uses Google Now has obviously seen the weather card. It’s basically white and grey and shows the weather. Nothing too fancy, but gets the …

Huckabee: Katrina Warnings Ignored Because Climate Change Activists Cried Wolf

"I can't help thinking, one reason they ignored warnings of dangerous weather from real experts is that they've heard from so many self-proclaimed experts who were exaggerating to advance their own agendas."<p>Mike Huckabee says hyperbolic climate change activists may be to blame for why some New …

Ex-Cop Who Pointed Gun at Man's Head Gets 5 Years in Prison

A former Prince George’s County cop was sentenced Friday to five years in prison after he was convicted of assault and misconduct in office for …

Hands on with Casio’s ultra-rugged Android Wear smartwatch [Video]

Fossil and Tag Heuer may have been the first traditional watch companies to launch an Android Wear device, but it was never going to be long before Casio joined the game. The popular watchmaker has dabbled in the connected watch market for a few years now, and has finally unveiled its first Android …

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This Is What Happened When I Pocketed My Phone for a Week

I’ve never seen my co-worker Allen use a phone. I know he has one; I’ve called and texted him, and he asked my opinion on the iPhone 6 versus the …

New Sleep Number technology watches you while you're awake, too

Not only does the newest Sleep Number "It" bed analyze how you sleep, it also keeps track of what you do during the day and tells you how to maximize …

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