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Climb or Die

As I sat in a tree in the Amazon, I wondered whether I would live or die. My life rested in the hands of two guides that I barely knew, and who were only about 27 years old. I only met my "official guide", Jose, four days prior but the other guide had just paddled us in a canoe from the riverboat …

Life In Pictures: A Guided Tour Through Nicolas Cage’s Getty Image Archive

Nicolas Cage is fascinating. This is far from breaking news. Scan through his IMDb page to remind yourself. The man won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as an alcoholic trying to drink himself to death, then promptly turned around and made — back-to-back-to-back — <i>The Rock</i>, <i>Con Air</i>, and …

MagBak Now Turns Your iPhone 6 Into A Fancy Magnet

MagBak, the company that makes what it claims is the world’s thinnest mount for the iPad, has now turned its attention to the iPhone 6. The MagBak Case has far surpassed its $15,000 goal on Kickstarter with about $130,000 raised and nine days left to go in its campaign.<p>The MagBak for iPhone 6 and 6 …

IPad Air

Tim Cook reflects on the role of running a post-Steve Jobs Apple as Fortune names him “greatest leader”

<i>Fortune</i> has today named Tim Cook #1 on its list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, publishing an extensive profile of the Apple CEO in which he reflects on the lessons he’s learned in the time he’s been running the company.<p>Taking over from Steve was not, he said, an easy transition, and he gained …

Tim Cook

Pebble’s second Kickstarter ends with $20.3M raised for the Pebble Time

Pebble’s second go at crowdfunding has come to an end with $20 million raised on Kickstarter for its upcoming Pebble Time smartwatch.<p>The campaign’s initial goal was $500,000. Pebble raised more than 40 times that amount.<p>When it launched on Kickstarter last month, the campaign surpassed $1 million …

Crowd Funding

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show

Photograph: Peter Stackpole/The Life Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Alfred Hitchcock in 1939.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/9/1420820797055/6aee9df2-2852-4f84-8d63-4d864a601c28-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Peter Stackpole/The Life Picture Collection/Getty …

Ask E. Jean: How Do I Kick My Sugar Habit?

I'm severely addicted to sugar and have no idea how to get it out of my life.<p><b>Dear E. Jean:</b> I gain and lose the same 10 pounds over and over. When I'm lighter I feel great. When I'm heavier my old back injury flares up, I move slower, and I feel cranky. I slowly relinquish my sense of self until one …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …