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Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

5 Beach DIY Ideas That Are Way Better Than Plastic Lounge Chairs (PHOTOS)

The funny thing about when beach season rolls around is that we can never seem to find anything we owned from the previous year. Then, we're left rushing to the store where the only items left are a filmsy umbrella or plastic lounge chair that cost way more than we're willing to spend. But, of …

FAA considers move to gate-to-gate use of personal electronic devices

Relief may be on the way for airline passengers who can't bear to be separated even briefly from their personal electronic devices, as the Federal …

Is iOS Fragmenting? Not Nearly as Much as Android.

Apple has a new selling point for iOS: Android’s fragmentation.<p>The company this week published a chart breaking down iTunes App Store usage by …

The Genius Of Instagram’s New Video: It Can Also Stay Still

In response to Twitter’s Vine, the social network has found an elegant way to introduce moving pictures in a way that allows anyone to turn a photograph into a memory with just a tap.<p>Digital photo and video are taken exactly the same way: light soaking into a sensor. Yet the essence of them is so …