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U.S. used-car glut is a dealer’s dream, automakers’ nightmare

ORWELL, Ohio (Reuters) - Three years ago if a customer walked onto Dan Reel’s used car lot seeking a late-model off-lease Ford Escape, his answer was short: tough luck.<p>Dan Reel shows one of his off-lease vehicles on the lot at ReelÕs Auto, a used car dealership in Orwell, Ohio, U.S., April 26, …

101 reasons to love San Francisco

A love letter to the Golden City<p>Tony Bennett famously explained how he left his heart here in the city. And he gives a few solid reasons why—the fog, the cable cars, being high on a hill. The usual. But there are so many <i>more</i> reasons why people love the city high above the blue and windy sea—places …

The 15 most innovative countries in the world

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the soundness of banks to the sophistication of businesses in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of the economy of almost every country on earth.<p>One of the measures WEF looks at is innovation, which takes into account things like the …

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Watch this GoPro equipped rocket blast to 396k feet at speeds of Mach 5.5

Today, GoPro released some truly amazing footage of a suborbital rocket launch that saw a SpaceLoft-10 rocket carry two cameras to 396,405 feet at speeds of up to Mach 5.5.<p>The 20-foot tall rocket from UP Aerospace launched from Spaceport America in New Mexico last November. The mission was the …

Space Exploration

How To: The Only Seasoning Your Cast Iron Pans Will Ever Need

Cast iron pans are a timeless treasure—they're an essential kitchen tool that will stand the test of time, and no home kitchen is complete without …

Pebble's latest smartwatch is one of my favorites, but it has one critical flaw

It's the thinnest and lightest smartwatch available, and it's a great alternative choice to Pebble's relatively thick and chunky smartwatches. The company said it built the Time Round because its thinner design and round face will be more likely to appeal to women.<p>That said, the Time Round isn't …

Batteries

The Ultimate Guide To Hacking The In-N-Out Menu

If you've ever been to the West Coast, you probably know how amazing an In-N-Out burger tastes. No, it's not overrated, it's food perfection--one of the best foods California has to offer. California is all about beaches, great weather, and In-N-Out.<p>As it slowly grows outward to places like Nevada …

French Fries

Power-cutting cord gives your device battery the perfect amount of juice

We know that keeping our smartphones and tablets plugged in over night, well past the point of a full charge, will deplete precious battery life. But who among us purposely gets up in the middle of the night to unplug?<p>The team at UsBidi assumes very few, which is why its developers believe they …

Batteries

When Girls Compulsively Text, Their Grades Suffer

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Why some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day

<i>Watch a CNN Special Report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens</i><i>," on CNNgo</i><i>. Warning: This story contains explicit language.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> "I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It's really bad," said Gia, a13-year-old. "I literally feel like I'm going to die."<p>"When I get …

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Just how big has eSports become?

• 113 million hardcore fans worldwide<br>• 147 million occasional viewers<br>• US$252 million in global revenues<br>• a predicted total prize pool of $71 million for all tournaments and competitions.<p>No, these numbers don’t refer to a traditional mainstream sport like football or basketball. Rather, they come from a …

eSports

Five best third-party Android launchers to customize your device experience

One of Android’s best features is the ability to download and install custom third-party launchers. Don’t like the way your phone home screen looks or how the apps are organized? Fine. Change it. But finding the best one, or a good one for that matter, can sometimes be a daunting challenge. And …

Apps

Taco Tuesday: Burrito de birria is ready for its close-up

We are all familiar with the celebrity chef. What may be more elusive is the concept of the celebrity taco -- a taco so well known that it has managed to work its way into the general consciousness even of people who may have no idea of its form, provenance or location.<p>The <i>galbi</i> taco is one of those …

White House Communications Director + White House National Security Council + LAPD Los Angeles Department + FBI Director Christopher Wray + Gerald J H Carroll “Sealed Records” *** NSA NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY DIRECTOR ADMIRAL MICHAEL S. ROGERS * DNI DIRECTOR NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE * DIA DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY * DUKE OF SUTHERLAND TRUST = BIG WAVE SURFER = LAIRD HAMILTON = BIG WAVE SURFER = CARROLL ANGLO-AMERICAN TRUST * CIA CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY DIRECTOR MIKE POMPEO * BRITISH CONSULATE-GENERAL LOS ANGELES * BRITISH EMBASSY WASHINGTON DC ** US Department of Justice Most Famous Corporate Identity Theft Liquidation Case in History

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Los Angeles

11 Greatest Guest Jams at Grateful Dead Concerts

The Grateful Dead’s run of final “Fare Thee Well” shows in June and July will feature the surviving longtime members of the band alongside no …

Best Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge cases

While the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are no longer the latest flagships from Samsung, they are still some of the sexiest looking phones on the market today.<p>Sandwiched between two panels of Gorilla Glass 4 and an aluminum edge, the GS6 and GS6 Edge offer an attractive design that is fairly …

Fed market gurus prep rate hike amid last-minute anxieties

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Federal Reserve officials tasked with prying interest rates off the floor have been meeting with bankers and traders to plot how best to do it, amid deep uncertainty over how much control they will really have over short-term lending markets.<p>The corner stone of The …

Watch the Night Sky This Week for Eerie Light, a Giant Moon

With a little help, and an early morning rise, the rings of Saturn may be seen.<p>Late winter stars and planets take center stage this week, giving plenty of celestial reasons to go outside in both evening and morning.<p><b>Pyramid of Light.</b> The next couple of weeks will provide ample opportunity to catch …

Vivaldi Is Quickly Becoming The Alternative Browser To Beat

Opera’s former CEO Jón von Tetzchner launched the first preview of its new Chromium-based Vivaldi browser in January. Now in its second technical preview, which adds a boatload of new features, the browser is quickly shaping up to be a worthwhile alternative to Chrome, Firefox, Safari and IE — and …

Flu vaccine barely working this year, CDC says

The flu vaccine is barely protecting people this year – reducing the risk of serious disease by just 23 percent, federal health officials said Thursday.<p>It’s not the worst year ever for the flu vaccine – there have been years when the flu vaccine was only 10 percent effective. But it’s not good news …

The best Android games of 2014

Monument Valley, The Room Two, Clumsy Ninja and much, much more in our pick of games released this year through the Google Play store.<p>• <b>The best Android apps of 2014</b><p>What we say: Beautiful puzzler Monument Valley won bags of critical acclaim in 2014, deservedly. It’s a surreal shape-shifting game …

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Meetings and Emails Kill Hours, but You Can Identify the Worst Offenders<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>At the end of the day, many people wonder where all their time went.<p>New data-mining tools are helping employers answer that …

Employment

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Portia Doubleday: A Funny Joke from Spike Jonze's Latest Muse

The beautiful actress from the director's new film Her will now make you laugh<p>The beautiful actress from the director's new film <i>Her</i> will now make you laugh

22 Mouthwatering Pictures Of Google's Legendary Free Food

With close to 30 cafés at the company's Mountain View, California headquarters, no Googler could ever go hungry.<p>According to former head chef Nate Keller, who left the company in 2008, at one point Google was serving more than 40,000 gourmet meals a day, spending $80 million a year on food …

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