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UpTo, A Calendar App With A Social Layer, Just Got A Complete Redesign

“Instead of merging it all into one feed, we came up with this concept of a layered approach.”<p>When UpTo launched its first calendar for the iPhone in March 2012, it was engineered with social in mind.<p>The old version of UpTo<p>“We initially started with this vision of more of a social application that …

Consumer tech prepares to invade the operating room

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Luis Louro<p>Much like enterprises are using more consumer technology (or consumer-like) technology, …

Abraham Lake Is Frickin' Beautiful When It's Frozen And You Can Walk On It

There's a good chance Abraham Lake in Canada is younger than you are-- it was manmade in the 1970s. And it won its name in a public naming contest. So it's certainly not the most natural lake in the world.<p>But it <i>does</i> trap bubbles under its surface, and that is quite a stunning sight.<p>Seriously... …

Near Death Experience Turns Atheist Doctor Into Believer: Personal Account

The following experience was shared by Joseph G., a police officer in Miami, Fla., on the Near Death Experience Research Foundation website:<p>I went to …

Doctor On Demand App Gives $40 Medical Consultations From the Comfort of Your Smartphone

Today, it’s becoming expected that a smartphone should be able to do anything and everything useful, well beyond the gimmick of a few years ago, …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Warren Buffett's secrets uncovered by new study

Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill?<p>Is Warren Buffett's success as an investor the result of luck or skill? That's the question two analysts at AQR Capital Management, one of the world's largest and most sophisticated hedge funds, and a professor at New York …

A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

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The 25 Most Influential Business Leaders Of 2013

Men and women who, by virtue of their chutzpah and determination, built new companies, saved them from the brink of extinction, or forged new paths for others to follow.<p>To celebrate their creativity and bold innovation, we rounded up the business leaders who were major game-changers in tech, …

Mercedes C-Class spied with no camo

Sleek styling, scaled-down.<p>The launch of the new (codename W205) Mercedes-Benz C-Class is quickly approaching, and now we know exactly what it will look like. Our spy photographerswere lucky enough to catch the new sedan at a recent photo shoot, completely naked.<p>The new C-Class will be powered by a …

2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo S is a 911 Turbo for the family man

In the event that the Porsche Panamera Turbo's 520 horsepower and 189-mile-per-hour top speed aren't enough to sate the appetite of the speed freak, Porsche has just given the auto show debut to the faster, more powerful Panamera Turbo S.<p>With 570 horsepower being pumped from a 4.8-liter, …

Boeing's Massive Dreamlifter Lands at the Wrong Airport, Gets Stuck (Updated)

Pilots flying Boeing's massive 747 Dreamlifter landed at the wrong airport yesterday and were stuck there overnight.<p>The modified jumbo jets hopscotch …

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography Black LWB is a $185k mountain-climbing limo

Land Rover is seriously amping up its luxury credentials at the 2013 LA Motor Show, showing off its new Range Rover Autobiography Black. Available only in the off-road manufacturer's new long-wheelbase bodystyle, the Black model of the popular Rangie has a starting price of <i>$</i>185,000. To put that …

This Quick Trick Can Vastly Improve The iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner

If you've been less than impressed with Touch ID, the fingerprint sensor that comes on Apple's new iPhone 5S, we may be able to help.<p>Touch ID worked well for me when I tried it out in September, but my actual experience with my new iPhone 5S was different. Often, after placing my finger on the Home …

With Black edition, Range Rover goes long on luxury

The Land Rover Range Rover is not exactly revered for its modesty. It is, and has been since its debut in 1970, a leather-lined haven for the Barbour-coat set. But as Rolls-Royce and Bentley have known for years, enough is rarely enough.<p>As such, at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 20 November, Land …

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The Stars Have Arrived: Check Out the 2014 Chicago Michelin Guide

It was a feel good year for the <b>Chicago Michelin Guide</b>, as no restaurants were bumped off the list. Plus, six joined the club, bringing the total number of starred restaurants to 25.<p>Once again, Alinea scored three stars, the guide's highest rating. While no other restaurant garnered as many, four …

Perks of a Private Jet

I didn’t always travel like this (I am quite content just riding Greyhound), but for those of you who’ve asked what it’s like to hop about the globe on a private jet, I’m happy to report that as modes of transportation go, this one has several real advantages:<p><b>First Class for Less</b><p>For National …

Classic New York for the Holidays

No doubt New York is exciting, but the city really comes alive during the holiday season. From train shows, to ice skating, to Radio City's famous Rockettes, Jetsetter.com shows you how to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year in the Big Apple.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Classic New York for the …

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A Virtual Photo Walk Through Toronto

At National Geographic Travel we know that our readers are passionate about using cameras to document their adventures abroad and at home. The number of ways we can share our photographs these days can be overwhelming, so, I consider it my duty to add yet one more option to the befuddling array: …

Luggage: Louis Vuitton

<i>“Show me your luggage and I will tell you who you are.” — 1921 Louis Vuitton ad.</i><p>Before it became the brand passed down through generations of super …

How to plan a trek along the Abraham Path

A new series of walking trails through the Middle East is opening up trekking opportunities in a region more often seen solely as a historical destination. The Abraham Path traces the journey of the Prophet Abraham (revered as the father of monotheism by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike) from his …

5 Airport Meals Worth Missing Your Flight For

<i>By: Geraldine Campbell, Photograph By Victor Prado</i><p>The best food on your next vacation might just be near your boarding gate, as star-studded chefs kick-start a revolution that's ready for takeoff.<p><b>Los Angeles International Airport</b><p><i>Ink Sack</i><p>The massive new renovation of the Los Angeles airport now …

10 Islands for a Perfect Trip to Thailand

After Bangkok edged out London as 2013's most-visited city, Thailand has finally gained global recognition for what seasoned travelers have known all along: it's one of the most magical and affordable destinations on Earth. While the mountains, temples, and incomparable markets of the mainland …

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich | Colossal

<p>Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich shoots phenomenal portraits of Siamese fighting fish (betta). The intimate photos are perfectly lit in …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

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Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …