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Samsung’s Staedtler stylus is roughly 5,000 times more awesome than the Apple Pencil

Almost a real pencil!<p>Samsung introduced some tablets at Mobile World Congress last night. I was there, I listened to the whole thing, and I can’t really tell you much about them other than they exist and they’re technologically advanced. What swept me up in real emotion, however, was the Korean …

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions

WASHINGTON — President Trump has directed his administration to enforce the nation’s immigration laws more aggressively, unleashing the full force of the federal government to find, arrest and deport those in the country illegally, regardless of whether they have committed serious crimes.<p>Documents …

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In North America

Continuing our series of the best beaches & luxury hotels in the world, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in …

This Composer Analyzed 84,000 Words Spoken by Trump to Create an Acid House Track

Listen for yourself.<p>It's been less than a month since Donald Trump was inaugurated as the President of the United States, but that hasn't stopped protestors, journalists and artists from analyzing his words and actions.<p>Alexis Kirke, a British composer and filmmaker dubbed the "Philip K. Dick of …

Trump Comes Face to Face with Congressional Republicans

PHILADELPHIA -- President Donald Trump delivered brief, mostly scripted remarks at the annual Republican retreat in Pennsylvania where he detailed the actions he’s taken in the first days of his presidency.<p>With Republicans in control of two of the three branches of government, many anticipated …

Trump calls Chelsea Manning a ‘traitor’ who does not deserve freedom

By Brian Murphy<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump on Thursday intensified his criticism of the decision to commute the sentence of military leaker Chelsea Manning, calling her a “traitor” who should remain in prison.<p>In a tweet, Trump claimed Manning had called former president Barack Obama a “weak leader” …

Donald Trump

The Doomsday Clock Is Reset: Closest To Midnight Since The 1950s

The minute hand on the Doomsday Clock ticked closer to midnight Thursday, as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said it's seeing an increase in dangers to humanity, from climate change to nuclear warfare. The group took the "unprecedented" step of moving the clock 30 seconds closer to midnight, …

Wet your whistle in an unrivaled desert roadhouse in Pioneertown

<b>Why:</b> This is a watering hotel that feels as though it sprouted straight from the hot, dry desert sand.<p><b>What:</b> Pappy and Harriet don't live here anymore. But there's no desert roadhouse that can beat Pappy & Harriet's in Pioneertown for true grit and live music. (Also lunch and dinner.) The joint, …

Los Angeles

Florida airport shooting suspect appears in new video

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A day before the suspect in the Fort Lauderdale airport rampage was to appear in court, a website released footage that appears to show him calmly drawing a pistol and opening fire in the baggage claim area.<p>The video recording posted on TMZ's …

A fleet of self-driving trucks just spent a week cruising through Europe

Nearly a dozen trucks just completed a week of mostly-autonomous driving across Europe today. The trucks departed from one of three bases in European countries and completed their respective journeys in Rotterdam.<p>One of the trucks, made by Volkswagen, traveled more than 2,000 kilometers (1,242 …

Roads

Apple turns 40: remembering the products that mattered to us

I don’t remember when the Apple II came into our home — and I barely remember getting the Apple ][+ and the Apple //e that followed it. I obviously knew nothing of their history or importance to computers, I just knew that we had an entire room — <i>the computer room</i> – dedicated to the Apple. There was …

Baby thanks parents for his first photoshoot with a golden shower

When you've got to go, you've got to go.<p>A couple who was attempting to get some nice photos of the newest addition to their family learned that well. …

We asked a sleep scientist if the iPhone's new Night Shift feature will actually help you sleep, and his answer surprised us

You've probably heard that the crisp blue light emitted by everything from TVs to tablets to smartphones is wreaking havoc on our health.<p>As far as the range of visible light goes, blue light — which is also given off by the sun — is near the brightest. (If our phones and tablets weren't also graced …

Mayo Clinic

Robot CEO: Your next boss could run on code

A report shown at the 2016 World Economic Forum in January says millions of jobs will be lost to robots in the next few years. When thinking about who is most vulnerable, factory workers, drivers, and pilots come to mind. Surely the jobs requiring a human touch, such as artists, entertainers, and …

Employment

Google makes Nik photo-editing tools free to download

When Google snapped up Nik Software, it acquired not just Snapseed, but also the company's photo-editing plug-ins for Photoshop and Apple Aperture. Now, the company is making those plug-ins completely free to download. The Nik Collection, a suite of seven editing tools that used to cost $150, can …

Mobile Photography

Apple Tackles E-Waste With iPhone Recycling Robot 'Liam'

At its media event on Monday, Apple kicked off by discussing its efforts to reduce waste and improve its renewable energy infrastructure, marking a heightened focus on the company's environmental responsibilities.<p>As part of the presentation, the company also unveiled a robotic system it has …

E-waste

Apple Said to Ship New 'Ultra-Thin' 13" and 15" MacBooks by June-July

While some customers were hopeful that Apple would release new Macs at its "Let Us Loop You In" media event yesterday, the product announcements were focused on the new 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and additional Apple Watch bands.<p>But those waiting patiently for a Mac refresh may not have …

Apple

Some Mac Users Unable to Log Into iMessage and FaceTime Following OS X 10.11.4 Update

<i>MacRumors</i> has been receiving a growing number of complaints from customers who are unable to log into iMessage and FaceTime after updating to OS X 10.11.4, which was released to the public on Monday. There are threads covering the issue on the <i>MacRumors</i> forums and the Apple Support Communities, …

The Pokémon Company Releases New Details and Screenshots for 'Pokémon GO'

The Pokémon Company today released more information about its upcoming augmented reality mobile game <i>Pokémon GO</i>, which blends the series' trademarked collectible gameplay with location-based discovery thanks to the technology of modern smartphones. As in its original September announcement, the …

Pokémon

iPhone SE Reviews: Blazingly Fast With Impressive Battery Life

Apple let press go hands-on with the iPhone SE at its launch event and provided several publications with iPhone SE review units ahead of the device's debut, and we've gathered excerpts from each site to highlight the general release reaction to Apple's new 4-inch iPhone. Reviews and first …

Apple Working on Original Television Series About Apps

Apple is working with Will.i.am and TV executives Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens on a new non-scripted television show that will "spotlight the app economy," reports <i>The New York Times</i>. There are no details on the television show beyond the App Store premise, so it is not clear what format …

Apple Music for Android Gains Home Screen Widget in New Update

The Apple Music app for Android devices was updated today, adding a new home screen widget that gives Android users the ability to control Apple Music playback without needing to open the Apple Music app.<p>The widget lets users view what's playing, and quickly pause, skip, rewind, and favorite songs. …

Netflix: We're the ones throttling video speeds on AT&T and Verizon

If you watch Netflix on Verizon or AT&T, the streaming video service is keeping you from getting the full picture -- and it claims it's for your own good.<p>A week after the wireless carriers were accused of throttling video speeds on their networks, Netflix has stepped forward to take the blame for …

VW, Porsche Recalling 800,000 SUVs Over Possible Pedal Issue

Volkswagen and its Porsche unit say they're recalling a total of about 800,000 Touareg and Cayenne SUVs worldwide because of a potential problem with the pedal system.<p>Volkswagen said Thursday that it is recalling 391,000 Touaregs worldwide because of a problem that was detected in internal checks …

Belgian Police Knew Where Paris Attacker Was Likely Hiding—and Did Nothing

Ketevan Kardava—Georgian Public Broadcaster/AP<p>Ketevan Kardava—Georgian Public Broadcaster/Reuters<p>Jef Versele—Handout/Reuters<p>Belgian Federal …

Two Shot as Belgium Intensifies Terror Sweep

Belgium prosecutor identified the second suicide bomber at the Brussels airport as Najim Laachraoui<p>BRUSSELS—Belgian police carried out multiple raids and shot two people who resisted arrest on Friday as they broadened their investigations into the Islamic State terror network linked to the Brussels …

Terrorism

‘Nude Yoga Girl’ Breaks the Internet with Her Minimalist Compositions

NYC diary 2/3 ? Yesterday I had free time here in NYC and in the morning I went to Central Park. I really loved walking there. Even if it was pretty …

12 luxury hotels that are worth the splurge

Many properties around the world have mastered this trifecta, attracting loyal guests who keep coming back for more. Go all out in style at any of these splurge-worthy hotels, and get ready for a retreat that makes you feel like royalty.

Luxury Lifestyle

5 Spring Organizing Tips

Spring is just around the corner and as you know, it is the season of blooming and awakening! Spring is also the time for spring cleaning.<p>Here are 5 organizing tips you can do this spring to make your life better:<p>1) Spring can be a rainy season so don't forget to put an umbrella holder by the front …

Cleaning