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LG's G Watch is always-on and water resistant

LG revealed more information about the upcoming G Watch on its new website. The smartwatch will come in two colors: stealth black and champagne gold. On top of having what is being described as an always-on screen, the G Watch will purportedly be both water and dust resistant. No release date has …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

126 Photos Make Up Single Image of Giant 3200-Year-Old Tree

For the December 2012 issue of National Geographic, photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols journeyed to the Sequoia National Park in California in order to capture this image of <i>the President</i>, a giant sequoia that is the third largest tree in the world, if measured by volume of the trunk above …

Photography

Eye Candy: 10 Extravagant Heels for Spring

We've rounded up some of the most beautifully embellished, feathered and impossibly high heels to lust after this season.<p>While having these 12 classic shoes are very important for any stylish woman's wardrobe—we can't help but be drawn to extravagant shoe styles that we know could turn any look on …

Footwear

Vodafone's network in a backpack connects people after natural disasters

Vodafone Foundation (the carrier's philantrophic arm) has launched a 24-pound mobile network in a backpack to help folks contact family and friends in the wake of a disaster. The device called the Instant Network Mini may be <i>relatively</i> small, but it provides a 2G GSM connection capable of handling …

Cell phone as smoking gun: In court, few messages are gone for good

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: 4@astrocady via Pond5<p>When Stephen Baldwin sued fellow actor Kevin Costner in 2012 over a business deal gone sour, …

Dropbox Confirms Raising $325 Million

Dropbox, the popular file storage service, has raised another $325 million in funding with the possibility of boosting that amount to $450 million, …

A Creepy New Startup Wants To Create Living Avatars For Dead People

By scanning the digital footprints of our dearly departed and recreating their personality, these MIT entrepreneurs hope to use artificial intelligence to bring them back to life in the virtual world.<p>Can a robot help you live forever? Not exactly, yet, but it might be able to help you talk to loved …

Texas’ toxic air: Major investigation reveals how unregulated pollution from fracking is making people sick

Politicians are doing everything possible to support the state’s gas and oil boom while ignoring residents’ health<p>The Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas is the 400-mile-long site of one of the country's biggest energy booms and, as a result of the thousands of oil and gas wells operating there, of …

15 of America's Coolest Small Towns

<i>Photo of Berlin, MD, courtesy of Worcester County Tourism. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.</i><p>At <i>Budget Travel,</i> we know a cool town when we see one, and these 15 finalists -- the result of weeks of nominations from BT's online audience -- are now vying for bragging rights to the …

National Parks

Moldova: embracing its status as Europe's least-visited country

Being declared Europe's least visited country, with some researcher thoughtfully providing the spirit-wilting data showing only 9000 international arrivals in 2011, would probably cause most countries to plop down in the middle of the room and scream about how life is so unfair. Moldova is doing …

European Travel

Microsoft Partners With DocuSign To Bring eSignatures To Office 365

Microsoft and eSignature service DocuSign today announced a long-term partnership that will make it easy for Office 365 subscribers to submit and sign documents without leaving Microsoft’s Office apps.<p>This new solution, the two companies announced, will be available in the Office Store early next …

White House on Board With DNI: American People Should Have Been Informed About NSA Surveillance

White House press secretary Jay Carney essentially agreed with Director of National Intelligence James Clapper’s recent comments that the government should have been upfront with Americans about the National Security Agency’s data mining program.<p>White House press secretary Jay Carney listens while …

DNI Clapper: We Should’ve Come Clean About Phone Surveillance

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper said in an interview published on Monday that the intelligence community should’ve told the …

Sleepy Tom Tackles Corporate Slime in 'The Currency' Video - Premiere

Vancouver DJ goes 'Wolf of Wall Street' for new clip<p>In Vancouver-based DJ Sleepy Tom's new video for "The Currency," we follow a group of investment …

Photos: 2015 McLaren 650S

Here's the first official look at the third model in McLaren;s growing supercar lineup, the new 650S.<p>The third model in McLaren's growing lineup.

McLaren

Diving into truck storage with DECKED

The bed of a pickup is a holy area for folks that worship at the altar of truck. It’s a functional zone that requires the ability to adapt to the job …

Rick Steves Drinking Game

Yes, I know I have favorite words, verbal tics, and trademark clichés that those who read or watch lots of my work find popping up over and over. These quirks give my travels maximum fun per mile, minute, and dollar while carbonating my ability to create experiences that are vivid and …

Alcohol

Checking In: Going Small in the Caribbean

Whether you’re hoping to get in some grade-A scuba time or explore a tropical forest, the Caribbean has you covered.<p><b>Here are three petite lodges that pack a real luxury punch in paradise:</b><p><b>■</b> <b>Casa Bonita</b>, Barahona, Dominican Republic <i>(from $211)</i><p>The Dominican Republic’s antidote to airbrushed Punta Cana: …

Renault concept comes with scouting drone

The Renault KWID is a concept multi-purpose vehicle that comes with its very own drone for scouting terrain and traffic conditions.<p><b>The Renault KWID</b> …