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Social networking will win the console wars

Comparisons between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 home gaming consoles usually revolve around chipsets, display resolutions, and controller designs. But integrating social tools and fostering online community may be the most influential factors in which of the two take the superior position in …

Inside the Secret World of Gamestop Dumpster Diving

One company's trash...<p>For those of us who have cast away the shame of scouring through bags of trash – colloquially known as dumpster diving – there …

New The Division Screens Show Rooftops and UI

Just a tantalising taster.<p>Ubisoft has released a couple of new screenshots of upcoming shooter The Division.<p>Though it's not a lot to be going on, the …

Landing on Cecil Peak

Helicopter Height Confusion<p>I was so excited to fly up here with Choppy. Right before we landed, I realized that I was completely confused as to how …

Amateras in Virgin Gorda

Going to Virgin Gorda?<p>A great house to rent is at Amateras! My whole family stayed there for over week, and it was absolutely unbelievable. You can …

Virgin Islands National Park

<b>Location: U.S. Virgin Islands<br>Established: August 2, 1956<br>Size: 15,135 acres</b><p>High green hills dropping down to enchanting turquoise bays, white powdery beaches, coral reefs, and ruins that evoke an era of sugar and a tragic period of slavery all find protection on St. John, one of about a hundred …

National Parks

Ruby Falls Are An Instagrammer's Dream

Behold: Ruby Falls!<p>It's really a stunning sight. Roughly 1,120 feet below ground near Chattanooga, Tennessee sits the nation's largest and deepest waterfall (that's open to the public).<p>Named Ruby Falls for the founder's wife, the 145-foot fall opened to the public in 1930 (it sits near the …

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This chilling photo of a rafter under Iceland's largest glacier was one of the top travel photos for February. See what other stunning images made the list. http://on.natgeo.com/Ncq5tI Photograph by Vilhelm Gunnarsson, National Geographic Your Shot

This Epic California Timelapse Is Pure Sun-Drenched Seduction

From sweeping desert vistas to staggering mountain views, California contains some of the most insanely beautiful sights in America. There are canyons to explore, salt flats to marvel over, and some of the most amazing views of the stars available... and this timelapse captures them perfectly.<p>With …

Three Amazing Places to Go in Indonesia Besides Bali

Bali is the stuff of vacation fantasies, no doubt, but three neighboring Indonesian islands offer similar dreamy landscapes, plus character all their own (and sometimes, fewer crowds). All can be reached by ferry or plane from Bali, so you can head straight to the island of your choice after flying …

29 Photos That Will Awaken Your Inner Explorer

The world is just awesome, and there are some photographers who are lucky enough to live in and travel to these astonishing places. If you can't visit these places yourself, here's the next best thing!<p>1. An ice cave in Iceland<p>Exclusively in Winter (Ice Cave) by Jacky CW on 500px<p>2. Leshan Giant …

51 natural wonders so amazing it’s hard to believe they exist

The world’s an incredible place, but sometimes I’ll find myself somewhere and actually have to take a second and ask, “Really? This is exists?”<p>This …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

Escape the Deep Freeze: 7 Destinations Where It's 70 Degrees or Higher Right Now

Spring is supposedly on the way, but with temperatures across the U.S. still below freezing and snow continuing to fall, we can't help but ask ourselves if we've entered the next Ice Age. The lure of sun and sand has never been stronger. If you just can't stand it one second more, here are seven …

Scotland's Dunnottar Castle Is The Perfect Spot For Exploring

The ruins of Dunnottar Castle sit on a dramatic cliff on the northeast coast of Scotland. The castle is incredibly rich in history and also offers some gorgeous views of the coast.<p>Legendary figures like William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots and the future King Charles II all paid a visit to the …

Exploring Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts

When people think Mexico, many see golden sand, blue water and green palms. Hundreds of beaches fit this bill: some near-empty with a few palm-thatched eateries and cabañas; others busy urban beaches. Most of the best are on the Pacific or the Caribbean coasts.<p>Right, got your bathers and a …

Beach Destinations Wooing Chinese Tourists

Beautiful beach locations are often prime destinations for the world’s tourists, and Chinese travelers are no different. As a rapidly growing number …

Introducing Moov, your real-time, anytime personal fitness coach

Let Moov be your next personal trainer. Early fitness tracking wearables were designed to go with you, but they provided little to no information about your progress until you returned home to analyze the collected data. Moov changes this by adding real-time analysis and useful audio feedback on …

Wearable Tech

Why Facebook is suddenly smitten with Groups

Now that half a billion people self-identify with groups, the social network is getting serious about its intentions for this oft-forgotten product.<p>With the private social network fad in the rearview mirror, Facebook appears motivated to remind us that not only did it think in smaller sizes long …

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Code.org Lets You Program Your Own Game Of Flappy Bird

Code.org is putting the incredible popularity of Flappy Bird to good use. It just released a new initiative to help young people (or whoever, really) learn how to code by building their own customized version of the absurdly simple yet highly addicting game.<p>You don’t have to know anything about …

21.3 Million Reasons You Need To Beef Up Your Cybersecurity | Inc.com

Data breaches at large companies like Target and Nieman Marcus make headlines. But with comparatively small IT budgets--or no IT departments at all--smaller businesses are at a greater risk of cyberattacks.<p>In 2012, half of all attacks in California targeted businesses with fewer than 2,500 …

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UK Spies Considered Using Kinect, Microsoft 'Concerned'

The Guardian reported this morning on details of Optic Nerve, a secret British spying program in which the government reportedly targeted as many as 1.8 million Yahoo users, collecting millions of webcam images–-including a number with nudity.<p>It turns out that the GCHQ—the British surveillance …

Sailfish OS Maker, Jolla, On Questing For Scale In The Age Of Android

“It’s not every day that a new mobile operating system is born,” says Jolla’s Marc Dillon preaching to a congregation of the curious from atop a stool at Jolla‘s booth at the 2014 Mobile World Congress. This is the world’s largest mobile industry gathering. The show which annually transforms …

New 'Exosuit' To Take Ocean Divers To Stupendous Depths (PHOTO, VIDEO, INFOGRAPHIC)

Talk about taking the plunge. A new submersible body suit will take ocean divers to a depth of 1,000 feet and let them spend hours there observing and collecting marine species that are hard to get at with conventional diving gear or submersibles.<p>If all goes according to plan, the metal Exosuit …

Is Microsoft Working on a Free Version of Windows 8.1?

Windows 8 (later 8.1) has struggled to capture the interest of PC owners, but now Microsoft appears ready to make them an offer they can't refuse: a …

Report: Leaked Titanfall images reveal maps, modes and more

<i>Titanfall</i>'s analog of the Prestige mode from Call of Duty is called Generations, and some of the game's maps contain features like ziplines and turrets, according to a purported leak of screenshots and information posted on the <i>Titanfall</i> subreddit today.<p>Citing a "reliable source pouring me …

Advantage PS4: Why Sony is winning the console war

Just in case you're someone who's inclined to read the title of this opinion piece, skim the first paragraph, and then jump straight to the comments section, this is not a doom-and-gloom message for Microsoft. The Xbox One is selling really well, the Microsoft games division isn't about to go out …

Metal Gear

Seven Facts About Destiny You Might Have Missed

One year after its unveiling last February, Destiny remains something of a mystery. Few outside of Bungie's Bellevue offices have been able to explore space as a magic-wielding Warlock, a brutish Titan, or an elusive Hunter. But for as much as we'd all love to discover whether a legendary gun like …

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