Mike Loucks

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Peek releases mobile app for the spontaneous traveler in all of us

Today, Peek released its mobile app, which will put its thousands of activities at traveler’s fingertips.<p>The iOS app uses the geo-location capability of your phone to recommend experiences and activities near you. Users can browse activities by category, such as “what to do with the kids” or “off …

The quantified baby: app backed by Skype co-founder wants to track breastfeeding and diapers

Every parent of a newborn has been there: The first few weeks, you try to keep track of everything. Number of diapers, feedings, sleep. And because …

How To Get in NFL Shape

<b>1. CORE</b><p>“Having a strong core is crucial because it links your arms and your legs. Over the years I’ve gotten away from traditional crunches and more …

Extracts from shortlist for the UK's premier sports literature prize

<b>I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, David Lagercrantz and Ruth Urbom (Penguin)</b><p>Pep Guardiola, the Barcelona manager, with his grey suits and brooding expressions, came up to me, looking a little self-conscious.<p>I thought he was all right in those days, not exactly another Mourinho or …

The Daily Beast's 2013 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

<b>1.</b> The Guide for the Modern Gentleman, $26.70 at ASOS <b>2.</b> Filson Flask, $78 at East Dane <b>3.</b> Harry's Razors One-Two Shaving Set, $12 at Harry's <b>4.</b> …

Secret Santa Gift Ideas Christmas Present Party

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iOS Email App Swizzle Will Clean up All Your Offers into One Digest

Promises to clean your email inbox of junk and endless offers seem to come along pretty frequently around here, and one of the newest to take on this particular challenge is the Swizzle Inbox Organizer by Keep Holdings.<p>As someone that signs up for <i>a lot</i> of different products and services, <i></i>I decided …

Gadget trade-in sites offer cash bonuses this holiday season

Consumers strapped for cash or those expecting a shiny new tech gadget in their stocking this year may want to consider some of the deals trade-in sites like NextWorth and Gazelle will be offering pre- and postholiday this year.<p>Many of these sites are offering cash bonuses to people looking to sell …

INSANE Domino Tricks! (Hevesh5 & MillionenDollarBoy)

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Unkle - Ever Rest feat. Joel Cadbury

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Watch! An underwater volcano creates a new island south of Japan

An exploding underwater volcano is causing a new island to form in the Pacific Ocean about 620 miles south of Tokyo, and you can watch a bit of its dramatic rise in the video above.<p>The video, showing thick plumes of steam and ash shooting out of the new volcanic island, was captured this week by …

Seawater

7 Sky Events This Week: Double Comet Flybys and Lunar Encounters

Changing Planet<p>This artist rendering shows NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft in orbit around the planet Mercury. Image courtesy NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington<p><b>Comets dominate the pre-dawn skies and their flybys of neighboring planets offer</b> …

"Mind-Blowing" Discovery: Oldest Body of Seawater Found in Giant Crater

Hundred-million-year-old water was trapped after ancient impact, study says.<p><b>Scientists drilling the United States' biggest crater have tapped into the oldest body of seawater ever found.</b><p>They weren't expecting to find the ancient water, estimated to be 100 to 145 million years old, while boring a …

These are the 20 most viral video ads of 2013

We’ve all see them, those eminently shareable video ads that sweep around the Internet like wildfire, inspiring discussion, laughter, amazement, and, of course, memes.<p>Video promotion company Unruly compiled a report on the top 20 most shared video ads of this year. Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” …