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Google wants you to easily share files between Android and iOS

As handy as services like AirDrop or Android Beam may be for shuffling content between nearby devices, they're platform-exclusive. That's not much help if you want to share photos from your Android phone to an iPhone, or vice versa. However, Google may soon overcome that barrier. <i>Android Police</i>,</i> …

Emma Watson's Guide to Closing the Gender Gap

Photo: Getty Images<p>In her UN speech launching the HeForShe Campaign earlier this year, Emma Watson encouraged everyone to get involved in combating sexism, noting to men, "Gender equality is your issue, too." The response from both men in Hollywood, and in general society, was encouragingly great, …

Feminism

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>1) You walk into any store—low- or high-end—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>2) You've</b> …

24 Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

From the editors at Cosmo.com, fun and unusual ways to cut down on your styling time.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is …

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

A Fashion Month Detox for Mind & Body

How to get rid of bloat, start sleeping again and motivate yourself to head to the gym after a month of fashion madness.<p>We asked Vicky Vlachonis, a pain management expert whose clients include Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz and author of The Body Doesn't Lie, to share her secrets to getting back …

15 Fashion Sweats to Get You in Fighting Shape

Because watching the marathon in style is just as important.<p>Tomorrow marks the annual New York City Marathon and while we applaud those inflicting torture upon themselves running 26.2 miles, we will happily be cheering from the sidelines (actually, from our apartments—it looks like Sunday will be …

The 8 worst foods for your skin and how they're aging you

You know that fried foods aren't great for your body or your skin, but do you know which ingredient in most of the things you eat is the most aging …

Skin Care

The Must-See Movies of November (Trust Us)

<i>Hitting theaters this month, stories of perseverance: Gael García Bernal portrays the trials of a journalist confined in a Tehran prison; Channing Tatum transforms into an Olympic-bound wrestler; and a devastating portray of Stephen Hawking's life through love, illness, and genius. Pause</i> …

Channing Tatum

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say

A new report pegs Apple gadget as the most exciting upcoming entrant in the wearable tech race. But getting consumers to purchase and continue wearing these gadgets will prove pivotal.<p>The Apple Watch is not expected to arrive until next year, yet consumers are already crowning it as the most …

Wearable Tech

iOS 8 Troubles Continue. iPhones Hit By Bluetooth Problems

When will it stop? My fellow contributor Mark Rogowsky recently pointed out Apple’s tumultuous September of highs and lows and now it appears October is kicking off in equally controversial fashion.<p>Following Apple’s quick fire release of (the disastrous) iOS 8.0.1 and subsequent 8.0.2 fix, …

China Is The World's Top Source Of Internet Attack Traffic [Infographic]

China is the place where the vast majority of Internet attack traffic originates from, according to Akamai’s most recent “State of The Internet” report. Denial-of-service or DDoS attacks overwhelm computers and networks with high levels of online activity, usually through a network taken over or …

Fiber Broadband Speeds Are Falling in the UK, but Cable Is Getting Faster

If you’re a fiber broadband subcsriber in the UK, there’s a good chance that the broadband speeds you receive are slower than they used to be, according to an Ofcom report today.<p>The UK’s telecom watchdog said that in the six months to May 2014, fiber broadband packages saw a decrease of nearly …

Giant 3D-printed robot spider sees world through an iPad

You're looking at a walking, robotic 3D-printed hexapod that can see its terrain and is controlled wirelessly from an iPad.<p>Its master and creator is …

BadUSB Can Turn Thumb Drives Into Cyberweapons

BadUSB is a dangerous USB security flaw that allows attackers to turn a simple USB device into a keyboard, which can then be used to type malicious …

New Google messaging app rumored for 2015, with no Google account needed

Google is reportedly in the process of creating its own mobile messaging application, along the same lines as WhatsApp, Line, and Viber. The news …

Apps

Shailene Woodley Takes Her Slicked-Back Pixie Blonde

The 'Fault in our Stars' and 'Divergent' starlet opts for a new 'do.<p>Shailene Woodley chose Paris Fashion Week—specifically, Miu Miu's Spring 2015 show—to debut a dramatic new 'do. The star of <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i> and <i>Divergent</i> dyed her long pixie bright blonde, leaving her roots a natural brunette …

Warren Buffett Defends Burger King's Plan To Flee To Canada

Warren Buffett defended Burger King's plan to expatriate to Canada in an appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box Thursday morning, saying that the deal isn't a move to skirt taxes.<p>"I would tell you that overwhelmingly most inversion deals have had a huge tax motivation in doing them. I can tell you this …

Goldman Sachs Is Considering Setting Up A New Infrastructure Fund

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc<p>The bank's plans are tentative and in the early stages, and there is currently no fundraising process or target size for the fund, the sources cautioned. Goldman Sachs declined to comment.<p>When Goldman last raised an infrastructure fund in 2010, it met …

Markets

Hackers Have Figured Out A Major Security Flaw In USB Sticks

Wired reports that the "BadUSB" vulnerability, first developed by security researchers, has been released online. This means that hackers can now start using it to infect computers.<p>The "good" news is that vulnerability only comes from one USB manufacturer, Phison of Taiwan. The bad news is that …

Spying

JPMorgan cyber attack hits 76m households

JPMorgan Chase said the names, addresses, telephone numbers and emails of 76m households – or just under two-thirds of the total households in …

Cybersecurity

Finally, Ikea Furniture You Can Build In 5 Minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL4EwWniaTk<p>Ikea furniture seems like such a good deal, until you get it home and realize that you have to spend half a day or more building it. Ikea’s new Regissör line is an attempt to address this pain point. The company promises that its new bookshelf, cabinets, …

Furniture

How 5 Different Creatures Flap Their Wings

Eleanor Lutz is the 22-year-old Seattle-based designer behind Spaceship Earth, an online map that transforms Earth into the Death Star. But Lutz isn’t just a sci-fi nerd. She’s also got a degree in molecular biology and a love for the animal kingdom, interests she pursues in earnest by way of …

Biology

Organizing the Year: Designing Calendars and Planners

Digital calendars are everywhere now—but many end-users still prefer to use paper. Calendars like the one above are attractive, but not really …

Calendars

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