Heather Austin

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'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

Snapdonate app uses logo recognition to make charitable giving easier over mobile

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Snapdonate<p>This is a simple idea but a nice one: a new British nonprofit called Snapdonate is giving charities a fairly …

Android and Chrome may come together, but don't expect changes yet, Google says

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Google may be tightening the ties between its operating systems for mobile devices and PCs, but they won't be merging anytime soon, a senior member of one of Google's software teams said.<p>In a wide-ranging interview at Google's corporate headquarters here, Brian Rakowski, …

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How North Korea Became So Isolated

North Korea is one of the most isolated countries in the world.<p>The roughly 24 million people who live in the totalitarian state have minimal interaction with the outside world. Foreign media is forbidden, interaction with tourists is strictly controlled and the Internet is inaccessible to almost …

The First Man To Float On The Edge Of Space

Even more than rules, records are made for breaking. A skyscraper rises a metre taller than its rivals, an athlete beats his opponent by a fraction of a second. But some pioneers should never be forgotten; the ones who set the very first records.<p>Google vice-president Alan Eustace entered the …

Top NIH Ebola Specialist Says Quarantines Will Jeopardize Americans

WASHINGTON -- The top government infectious disease specialist warned politicians against Ebola quarantines on Sunday, saying aggressive protocols targeting all health workers who fight the disease are not backed up by good science and could ultimately threaten public health in the United …

7 'Modern' Inventions That Are Actually RIDICULOUSLY Old

There are some historical facts you just <i>know</i> without having to fire up your smartphone. Ice cream? Clearly came after refrigeration. The digital camera? Easy -- that was around the time "Friends" was on the air. The condom? After latex, duh.<p>Sorry to break it to you, but you're off by a few hundred …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge first Impressions!

<i>Editor’s Note: This first impressions comes from a Japanese edition of the Galaxy Note Edge. It’s likely that many of the issues and specifics mentioned below are unique to the Japanese variant of the Galaxy Note Edge, and will be likely rectified before it reaches European and Western markets. We</i> …

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5 Ghoulish Animated Artworks That Will Haunt & Hypnotise You

If you need any further proof that the animated GIFs is now an official art form, then look no further than the surrealist animations of Chilean …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Sharlto Copley

Get to know the South African actor with a thousand faces. Copley becomes sinister special-ops merc Kruger in action blockbuster Elysium, and the forces that be will have to #ActivateKruger to keep their utopia afloat. Elysium, in theaters 8/9.

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Your Guide to Travel + Leisure on Flipboard

When “Camera and Travel” became “Travel + Leisure” in 1971, it combined the renowned photography of the former with the most experienced travel …