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Israel Has a Hippie Version of Uber That Thinks It Understands Sharing

Uber, in many ways, embodies hyper-capitalism.<p>The app’s “surge pricing” algorithm, which automatically raises fees when the weather is bad or demand …

10 Things I Won't Tell My Parents About My Nomadic Life

<i>Dear Mom and Dad,</i><p>This one is for you.<p>I know, I'm 26 years old.<p>I know I may not lead a tidy settled life as you wish ...<p>I know I'm on the other side of the world, and probably too far for you ...<p>I know you miss your little daughter... I would love to tell you that it is reciprocal.<p>The truth is that …

Samsung's SmartThings launches a powerful, privacy-friendly hub

BERLIN — Smart home technology is finally leaving the “Tinker Toy” phase and becoming a viable solution for average consumers.<p>Samsung wants to be a …

Delta Raises Pay for Flight Attendants and Ground Workers by 14.5%

Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday it will raise pay for flight attendants and ground workers by 14.5 percent in December and increase matches of …

Watch a Top Sommelier Taste Boxed Wines

Boxed wine is generally dismissed as the trashy junk food of the adult beverage world, approximately the alcoholic equivalent of movie theater nachos. Not all boxed wines are created equal, however. Much-lauded sommelier Patrick Cappiello of New York City's Rebelle and Pearl & Ash subjected himself …

How to Not Get Attacked by a Bear

Bears are making a comeback across North America, and here's what you need to know if you cross paths with one.<p>From the mountains of Maryland to the swamps of Florida to the snowy peaks of the U.S. West, bears are making a comeback.<p>Thanks to regulated hunting and more habitat, "there's a pretty …

Wildlife

Obese three-year-old becomes youngest child diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes used to be called 'mature onset' diabetes but more and more children are being diagnosed<p>A three-year-old girl has become the youngest person in the world to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after reaching 5½ stone.<p>The youngster from Texas, US, who has not been identified, was …

Online Life

Warming Arctic Is Overrun With Giant Mosquitoes

They're coming to suck your blood<p>Hey, global warming. Yeah, you. Lay off the Arctic, ok? You're already increasing the length and severity of the wildfire season. You're releasing ancient viruses from the permafrost. Could you maybe hold back on your Old Testament impression and not release hordes …

Tech companies Stand with Ahmed, offer the young inventor opportunities

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed and his homemade clock have sparked passion and support from thousands of people who believe he was unfairly arrested after bringing his invention to his classroom at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas.<p>His innovation has also caught the eye of tech companies that are …

Chris Hadfield

A Go Pro was launched into space and was found 2 years later. Check out the video it got.

In June 2013, five friends launched a GoPro to the edge of space. As you do.<p>They hooked the camera up to a weather balloon, along with a cell phone …

12 Types Of Seafood That Are Utterly Terrifying Before Being Cooked

So grateful for fishermen.<p>If the old saying "you are what you eat" held any truth, we would be some scary looking mother fu**ers.<p>We apologize for the crass language, but when taking a look at what some of the most common types of seafood <i>actually</i> look like when living in their natural habitat -- …

Starter Island: Warderick Wells

The charm of the Exumas lies in the mirage of its waters. An absolute perfect reflection, no one can tell where it ends or the sky begins. My favorite pirate ship however, cuts through the waters with a skill that only a vessel that calls this place home can have. With the exception of a few …

Day care workers busted for running 'Fight Club' for 4-year-olds

Two former New Jersey day care employees were charged earlier this week for staging fights between toddlers and publishing the results on Snapchat, …