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Niagara Falls freezes over as polar vortex drops temperatures – pictures

It is so cold across North America that the normally rushing falls of the Niagara river have partially frozen. The river is still flowing underneath the ice, which isn’t expected to melt any time soon as temperatures continue to stay below freezing

Niagara

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

Consumer Tech

‘They Had My Money in Their Mouth’: Thieves Steal $5,000 and iPad, Then Immediately Do Something Insanely Stupid

“Hello America. This is Dorian, from the Money Team.”<p>So begins the brag video that could get “Dorian” arrested.<p>Image via YouTube<p>After a man’s truck was robbed in Houston, the man thought he’d lost his iPad, MacBook and $5,000 — until he checked his iCloud stream and found a series of selfies taken …

Social Media

Setting up Lightroom Mobile for First Time Users

I laughed at Lightroom Mobile the first time I saw it. “Why would I ever want to use that stripped down gadget on a small screen?” And now, here I am …

These BMW laser headlights were the coolest things we saw at CES

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was a feast for the senses: More than 170,000 people from all over the world, wandering endless aisles of giant TVs, wearable gadgets, and everything that goes inside them.<p>But the most interesting thing we saw was housed in a temporary building in …

Autonomous Cars

Transparent Canoe Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean Below

If you’ve ever wanted to cruise the ocean in a glass-bottom boat, then consider this transparent canoe/kayak as another fun, unconventional option. The site Hammacher Schlemmer recently started selling the clear polymer hull that seats two people and supports up to 425 pounds of weight. As you …

Boats

Chamberlain goes from the garage to the front door with Notifi

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Chamberlain<p>Chamberlain, a company that’s long been known for garage door openers and is the maker of one of my …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

Essential texting acronyms every parent needs to know

Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don’t speak the same language. When it comes to texting, chatting and emailing, that's literally true. If you've looked at any teen's communications, you'll see them sprinkled with acronyms and shorthand that make no sense.<p>Those letters and numbers are an …

Marilyn Monroe, single again, waves to fans

<i>Oct. 27, 1954: Marilyn Monroe waves to fans as she leaves a Santa Monica courthouse after being granted a divorce from Joe DiMaggio.</i><p>On Jan. 14, 1954, Marilyn Monroe and retired baseball star Joe DiMaggio were married in San Francisco. By October, the marriage was over.<p>On Oct. 27, 1954, after a …

NSA waits until Christmas Eve to reveal a decade's worth of its mistakes

The National Security Agency went all out on a Christmas gift this year: a decade's worth of declassified documents on the unauthorized surveillance …

8 Luxury Treetop Stays To Experience

<b>Whether it's a luxury tree house or a lodge above the forest canopy, these treetop stays all add a sense of adventure to your travel experience.</b><p><b>1. TONGABEZI</b><p><b>Livingstone and Victoria Falls, ZAMBIA</b><p>Victoria Falls is one of nature's great spectacles as the River Zambezi comes crashing down from sheer …

National Parks

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah | Hulu

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional …

Comedy

Being Beige

Smashing Pumpkins

Toymaker Crafts Custom "Selfie" Dolls from Customer&apos

If you ever wanted a doll created in your likeness, Hungarian toymaker Mahinarium is the one to do it. The Etsy shop is a small operation run by Magdi, the owner and designer. Her plush toys, called “Selfie” dolls, are tailored to the individual customer. Just send her a few whole-figure photos and …

Dolls

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Photographer Shoots Four Sisters Every Year for 40 Years, with Astonishing Results

For forty years, Boston-based photographer Nicholas Nixon has devotedly recorded the maturation of his wife Bebe and her three younger sisters, Mimi, …