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5 Things That Will Disappear In 5 Years

Tom Gonser Contributor<p>Tom Gonser is the chief strategy officer of DocuSign.<p>Just five years ago the world was a very different place. In 2010, the iPad had just made its debut, Kickstarter was introducing a new form of venture capitalism that would change the face of fundraising and Square was …

Remote Controls

Gadget makes your $10 earbuds sound like $200 headphones

What if those lame EarPods that Apple included with your iPhone could sound like top-of-the-line headphones?<p>I'm no audiophile, but even I can hear a clear difference between cheap headphones and high-quality headphones. That is, until I plugged my crappy headphones into the new BoomStick.<p>A tiny $99 …

Consumer Tech

Samsung has a giant 18-inch tablet because of course it does

Don’t ask why, but Samsung has a <i>huge</i> new tablet: the 18.4 inch Galaxy View, which features a handle on the back because it’s so ridiculous.<p>The oversized screen runs Android and is positioned for “content watching” at home with 1080p, stereo speakers and a “video centric” interface.<p>What’s cool is …

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Why the UK election matters to the rest of the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Oh, how analysts worried ahead of UK elections.<p>They were certain voters would fill Parliament with extreme political factions making it tough to form a new government, much less keep one together.<p>They feared the election would reshape Britain's global role, having ripple effects around the …

United Kingdom

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

Mayweather defeats Pacquiao by unanimous decision

9:51 P.M.<p>Mayweather wins<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. has defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision to unify the welterweight titles.<p>Judges scoring: Dave Moretti, 118-110; Glenn Feldman, 116-112; Burt Clements 116-112<p>The Judges' Scores<p>12 rounds are scheduled. Times judges will be rating each contender's …

7 Delicious Recipes That Use Pre-Made Ingredients to Save Time

Not to get too Sandra Lee on you, but semi-homemade recipes can be one of the most useful tools in your kitchen. Frozen ingredients, pre-made sauces, …

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Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

The Brain

Politicians Who Bared All in Playboy

We read it for the political interviews! Dick Cheney is the latest politician to strip down, figuratively, for the publication—here are five more …

Samsung's new 'ring' speakers pipe sound in every direction

Samsung has tackled just about every kind of speaker you can imagine, but it hasn't had an answer to hot-selling 360-degree speakers like the UE Boom. Well, that changes today: the Korean firm has unveiled the WAM6500 and WAM7500, its first compact one-piece speakers to promise room-filling sound. …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

Travel Guides

The Reign of JLo

Jennifer Lopez is killing it…<p>It's not as though Jennifer Lopez ever steps out looking any less than glam, but the singer-actress has truly stepped up her game in recent weeks. The reigning look of jetset chic serves Lopez's luxe aesthetic perfectly—especially in all white Michael Kors and an …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Getting a big tax refund may not be a good thing

Eagerly awaiting your big tax return?<p>Well, according to some experts, your big payday this April may not be anything to take pride in.<p>"Often the very people who celebrate receiving a refund are those who are most in need of extra money in their pocket each month," said Gail Cunningham, a …

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Avocado Coconut Ice Cream

102<p>12<p>6<p>Shares 120<p>When I was younger, we used to go to a restaurant in Los Angeles, the long-gone Scandia. It was one of those places where they would …

How to Prepare Fresh Coconut

106<p>18<p>3<p>Shares 127<p>I’ve cracked more than my fair share of fresh coconuts, and tried a number of ways to open them, including doing as the monkeys do …

Coconut Crusted Chicken with Cashew Curry Sauce

Instructions<p>Preheat oven to 400F.<p>Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/2 tsp salt.<p>In a large ziplock bag combine 2 TBSP cornstarch and the red pepper.<p>In a …

Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A vegan ice cream so creamy and rich, it'll bring a smile to the face of even the most die-hard ice cream enthusiast.</i><p>I’ve been on the hunt for a perfect vegan ice cream …

One Bowl Baking: Pineapple Coconut Muffins

Who doesn't love the quintessential tropical summer flavor combination of pineapple and coconut? I know I do, though preferably when used in conjunction with rum. Except when it comes to breakfast. Though many a vacation morning I'd gladly wake up to a heavily blitzed pina colada, most days dictate …

Mango Coconut Bread

Mango is one of those fruits that I typically just eat fresh, rather than saving for a baking project. The firm, juicy fruit has a fantastic texture …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

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5D Mark III vs 6D: Which is Better For You?

If you’re in the market to purchase a new full-frame camera from Canon, but aren’t sure whether to go with the 6D or 5DMIII, the folks over at <i>DSLR</i> …

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Staying Svelte

For the lazy girl in all of us, here's a guide on how to stay slim.<p>Eating clean and consistent workouts are proven to boost metabolism, increase muscle (and therefore after burn) as well as blast fat. But if the Polar Vortex has you skipping both in the name of maintaining mental and stay warm …

14 Best Places to Go This Fall

From cutting-edge contemporary art in Miami to epically awesome Kenyan resorts, this season’s hottest destinations exceed expectations. Go beyond the …

Travel

What Do You Think of Fashion Emblazoned With Religious Phrases? Sound Off Here!

We've all heard of wearing your heart on your sleeve—but what about wearing your faith?<p>Former model Kylie Bisutti—who made waves a few months ago when she announced she was leaving the industry because she felt she'd been "exploited and sexualized" against her religious beliefs—recently launched a …