Julie Alvarez

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The iPhone X display can fit 14 original iPhone home screens

Ten years ago, the original iPhone's 3.5-inch touchscreen with 480 x 320 resolution was considered large, spacious, and high-resolution.<p>A decade …

10 of the World’s Best Snorkeling Destinations

<i>This story originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>Intrepid travelers know that when you’re exhausted from exploring historical sites, when you can’t …

Snorkel

Chocolate Low Carb Vegan Fudge

<i>This Chocolate Low Carb Vegan Fudge is melt in your mouth good! It only takes a few minutes to make with very few ingredients.</i><p>Vegan Keto<p>Since the …

Homemade Dairy-Free Butter In Minutes

More by Melanie<p>Eating a diet free of dairy products isn’t as difficult as it seems. Especially, since there are wonderful dairy-free alternatives …

National park photo ops: This trail takes you to bears, salmon and white water

The brown bears of Katmai National Park & Preserve are the star attractions here while they feed on the salmon in the Brooks River.<p>There are several viewing platforms in the park, but the most famous and most crowded platform is at the falls where the bears sometimes snatch the fish in mid-air. To …

National Parks

A Promising New Way To Spot Cancer? Your Search History

If your Internet searches reveal you have cancer, should Google or Microsoft tell you? And how?<p>In a study published this week in the <i>Journal of Oncology Practice</i>, Microsoft researchers revealed that they can likely identify many Bing users who have pancreatic cancer–even before their disease has …

Clothing Startup Wants to Create Smarter Workwear For Women

After spending nearly a decade working in finance and technology, Sali Christeson was frustrated by the lack of quality clothing options for working …

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We're always chasing something--be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, "When (blank) happens, I'll finally be happy."<p>While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn't last. A study from Northwestern University …

United Airlines' Gutsy New 787 Route Links San Francisco to Israel

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published March 30.</i><p>Not surprisingly, <b>United</b> (UAL) takes advantage of a combination of riches -- the best West Coast hub in …

The Woollip Travel Pillow Lets You Actually Sleep on a Plane

Traveling is great, and it’s always such a rush to plan an adventure. You research the bests places to go and things to do, book your hotel and …

This is how different the 'Harry Potter' books are from the movies

In our first episode of "Book to Screen," we investigate how faithful the <i>Harry Potter</i> movies are to the books. <i>Mashable</i> Reporter Max Knoblauch breaks …

Ten Reasons You Ought To Tour Turkey

Countrywide Turkish Delights<p>Turkey's number one treat may be lokum the sugar gel candy flavored with rosewater, orange, cinnamon, or lemon -- popularly called "Turkish Delight," but the nation stretching from the Aegean to the Black sea encompasses beaches, mountains, rolling plains, endless …

The coolest kitchen gadgets of 2015

Maybe 2015 wasn't the year of the Cronut. But it was the year of putting fun back in the kitchen.<p>For the last few years, immersion circulators and …

'Star Wars' Partners With Code.Org for Hour of Code Tutorial

“We want to make coding more fun, cool and hip.”<p>At this year’s Hour of Code, the international education tutorial where children spend time learning about computer programming, characters from the upcoming movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will animate one of the online games. By dragging and …

Refugees Tell Us What Their Lives Are Like After They Make It to Germany

We spoke with a number of migrants stuck in various stages of the asylum-seeking process in Berlin.<p>"I thought Germany was supposed to be paradise. Everyone used to think that as soon as you got to Berlin, everything would be OK," says Ahmed Kanaan. The 19-year-old Syrian migrant is one of nearly …

Infographic: 42 of the biggest travel don’ts around the world

INTERNATIONAL ETIQUETTE CAN BE COMPLICATED. Clearing your plate in Ukraine? That’s an insult to the chef, yet in the UK it’s a compliment. Then …

This electronic bike raised $3.2 million on Indiegogo in just 10 days

The bike has raised $3.16 million on Indiegogo since the campaign started on February 1. They blew by their $75,000 goal.<p>There's several reasons why people are going so nuts for this bike. The great design of the bike. The very low cost of the bike. The amazing story of bike's creator. The pledge …

Electric Vehicles

Sneaky Leatherman multitool disguises itself as a bracelet

There's a certain sense of readiness and satisfaction that comes from carrying a multitool. It doesn't matter if the world throws an Amazon box, a beer bottle or a loose screw at you. You're ready. You can take it on with the help of your trusty gadget. But multitools aren't welcomed everywhere and …