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10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

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Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, "Why aren't there any TVs?"<p>"It's probably an older plane," she responded -- but that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The aircraft, a 737-900 with …

14 Greens Even Healthier Than Kale

From the editors of Cosmo.com, the new greens to try in your next salad.<p>Kale has been having a moment for quite some time now, mostly because it's green and healthy and tasty—at least as far as lettuce goes. As any registered dietitian will tell you, the veggie does pack a ridiculous amount of …

Trend to Wear Now: These Celebs Are Loving Bell Bottoms!

Don't call it a throwback! The latest disco era trend to make its way back into the fashion spotlight is none other than the bell bottom. This …

Boko Haram kidnaps 100 people, most of them freed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities say the Boko Haram militant group kidnapped 100 people, and most were freed by security forces from neighboring Chad.<p>A Nigerian security official said the abductions took place on Aug. 10 in Doron Baga in the Kukawa local government area, near the …

9 Packing Hacks For a Jet Set Life

Essential packing tricks that any stylish girl on the go should heed.<p>Even if you're a frequent traveler, packing remains a daunting task—especially for those with an extensive wardrobe. Once you've managed to edit down your selection, you still have to make it all fit. So, we rounded up some of the …

American Ebola patient 'seems to be improving,' CDC chief says

An American doctor infected with Ebola is making progress a day after he arrived in Atlanta from Liberia, where he contracted the deadly virus.<p>"It's encouraging that he seems to be improving," Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told CBS' "Face the Nation" on …