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50% Off IHG Award Nights in Mexico and Caribbean!

If you are dreaming of a points fueled beach getaway to Mexico, Latin America or the Caribbean then you absolutely want to check out this very …

Dominican Republic

Chatbooks: Capturing Your Life in a Gorgeous Photo Book

Roughly 15 years ago, I was rummaging through a pile of photo scrapbooks. None were the same size, some had photos sticking out of the top, and they frankly looked unsightly on our family room bookshelf. That’s when I came up with this ahead-of-its-time idea: Someone should start a printing service …

Google Play

Leaked: Galaxy S7 release date set for March 11

With all of the hoopla surrounding the iPhone 7 and the rumored demise of the 3.5mm headphone jack, it’s easy to forget that Samsung is planning to …

Mobile Technology

A Millionaire Says Getting Rich Means Making One Decision Most People Don't Make

It doesn't seem like the obvious thing to do. Until you think about it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Whoever said becoming rich was going to be easy?<p>Actually, it was pretty much everyone who's written one of those self-help, …

Credit Cards

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

Ralph Lauren

Digital Life: What happened to voice mail?

<i>USA TODAY columnist Steven Petrow offers advice about digital etiquette.</i><p>Q: Why don't people listen to their voice mail anymore? It's annoying when I leave someone a message only to have them call me back without even listening to it. Some messages are just too long or important to communicate in a …

Voice Mail

Key Smart brings Swiss Army order to keys in pocket

At our current place on the evolutionary chart, we are a species that carries more things in the pockets of tighter pants.<p>Michael Tunney understood this every time he went to a bar and saw patrons pull out their cell phones and bulky wads of keys before sitting down. Tunney, himself bothered by …

Swiss Army Knives

Garner's mom: Keep protesting, 'but do it in peace' - CNN.com

<i>Witnessing protests in your city? Share your photos with CNN iReport.</i><p><b>New York (CNN)</b> -- Eric Garner's mother Saturday urged the thousands of demonstrators who have taken to streets throughout nation in protest of her son's death to "keep on doing it, but do it in peace."<p>Gwen Carr, who appeared at a …

Apple May Be Reintroducing The 4-inch iPhone

Although the reports are unsubstantiated, returning to the small smartphone market would be a good move for Apple.<p>According to the Electronic Times of Taiwan, the supply chain for Apple production in 2015 includes the components for a smaller handset than the iPhone 6.<p>The report states that Apple …

iPhone 5

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Nine

Sunday September 14, 2014, from Winslow to Kingman, Arizona<p>Our day got off to a late start and we missed connecting with the bike group that was going to the Grand Canyon. (There were two choices: the giant meteor crater or the canyon). We decided it was fine to be on our own today, as Jen had …

Grand Canyon

Thousands mourn Barry, DC's 'Mayor for Life'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday to say goodbye to the man dubbed "Mayor for Life."<p>Barry died Nov. 23 at age 78. He …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, …

Procrastination

11 jobs where an honest day’s work earns you poverty

The current minimum wage is a maximum shame on America. Just look at our fast food and casino workers<p>Why should people in the richest country on Earth toil long hours for wages that would make Charles Dickens recoil in horror? A lot of Americans have been wondering the same thing.<p>The Bureau of …

Apple's big iPhones are a big imitation, Samsung says subtly in new ad

Samsung's US wing was troubled this week when its Korean office released somewhat stark ads mocking Apple. Tomorrow, it launches its own attack. It's a little more subtle. A little.<p>I'm not sure if you're aware, but Apple launched a couple of new, and rather larger, phones last week.<p>Oddly, it seemed …

Galaxy Note

Once again, Best Buy offers two Chromecasts for just $55 with free shipping

Back in August, Best Buy offered up a special promotion for the Chromecast, letting folks buy two for just $55 with free shipping — $15 off the normal price. If you missed out last time, it looks like this deal is back once again!<p>Even if you already have a Chromecast or another streaming device, …

Free Shipping

Apple's Steve Jobs was concerned about his children's gadget use

Apple's former CEO Steve Jobs was a 'low tech parent' who restricted his children's access to electronic devices<p>As Apple unveils its latest desirable devices, one thing is missing from the slick marketing spiel, perhaps because it's a truth so obvious it doesn't need to be spoken. Your kids are …

Apple Pay

SanDisk's Mind-boggling New 512GB SD Card, Aimed at Video Pros, Costs $800

SanDisk announced at the IBC 2014 convention in Amsterdam that it is launching a new 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I memory card, which it touts as the world’s highest capacity SD card.<p>It’s targeted to video pros shooting 4K Ultra High Definition (3840 x 2160p) video and Full HD video (1920 x …

T-Mobile CEO on Sprint: 'Put a fork in it. They're done'

In an interview, outspoken John Legere talks about the suddenly lively Sprint as a competitor, the failed merger with Sprint, and his thoughts on BlackBerry.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Sprint may boast more subscribers than T-Mobile, but John Legere doesn't even regard Sprint as his competition.<p>In an …

T-Mobile

Are 3-D Video Capsules The New Family Photo Albums?

By Steven Melendez2 minute Read<p>Before photography became widespread, the average person had no way of knowing what their ancestors from just a few …

Gear & Gadgets

Make your Android Wear device look like an Apple Watch

The Apple Watch was all the hype this week. Us Android fans may not be all about the new smartwatch, but we know at least a handful of you like the interesting UI the Cupertino giant has put together. If there is one thing we love about Android Wear is the open philosophy it follows. You can even …

Wear OS

Requiem for an iPod Classic

Amid all the new products it introduced on Tuesday, Apple also quietly but officially retired the iPod classic.<p>This was more than a little ironic, …

Body of Belgian snowboarder missing for two years found in France

Climber in Mont Blanc mountains discovered corpse of Belgian who disappeared in January 2012 when out alone in the White Valley, a famous off-piste route<p>The body of a Belgian snowboarder has been found more than two years after he went missing in the Mont Blanc mountains in France, police said on …

10 of the Best Android Browser Apps

Love ’em or hate ’em, browsers are your window to the Web – be it on your laptop, tablet or pocket rocket. While you may well be one of those unfussy types who would get by just as well on Chrome or Firefox as you would on Dolphin or Opera, equally you may have many different needs from a mobile …

Why Google bought Songza: It's all about the playlist

Earlier this week, we learned that after some speculation, that Google had acquired Songza Media, a streaming music and recommendation service. And while music services are certainly hot right now, the bigger question is <i>why</i> Google felt it necessary to purchase another music property when it already …

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.<p>The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even …

Maps

How Facebook Is Trying To Fix Its Diversity Problem (And The Whole Tech Industry's)

A recent spate of workforce diversity reports from Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn revealed what everybody already kind of knew: The makeup of the tech industry is thoroughly out of whack with the demographics of the Bay Area, the nation and its collective user base. So what now?<p>For Facebook, …