Marcus Phelps

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5 ways to eat healthier this year

<b>(Health.com) —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Table for Two: Serious Eats Joins Flipboard

Before becoming the “missionary of delicious,” foodie Ed Levine had two great passions: baseball and jazz. After throwing one too many curveballs, …

New York City

Gmail 5.0 is rolling out to Google Play, grab the APK now!

<i>Update:</i> <i>While we reported on Gmail 5.0 rolling out to Google Play over the weekend, and even included an APK for download, it turns out we were a little premature. The app had not in fact hit Google Play for anyone, and the APK was simply a very far along (essentially finished) copy. We don’t have</i> …

Android News

Graphic content: do Xbox One and PS4 games really look better?

The words "next generation" have always held a lot of promise — and a lot of hype — in the world of video games. Consoles like the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 that herald the arrival of a new generation are said to offer stunning graphics that unlock gaming experiences like never before. That’s an …

Tentative Samsung smartwatch design unearthed in Korean patents

While Samsung hasn't been shy about its desire to build a new smartwatch, we've had few clues as to what that wristwear could look like. However, <i>Moveplayer</i> has uncovered a trio of Korean design patents that, combined, could represent a design template. Registered between March and May, the patents …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview

As expected, Microsoft today announced the release of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, which builds on the Windows 8.1 Preview released in June with additional mobility, security, management, and virtualization features for businesses. You can download the preview now directly from TechNet.<p>The …

Great tech-spectations: What's next in tech for 2013

The dog days of summer are here, and with them, a certain ennui seems to have washed over the tech world. But as July becomes August, things will begin to kick into high gear.<p>The big dogs of the tech industry -- Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and a host of others -- know that the all-important …

Touch: Where Microsoft Went Wrong

Microsoft had a pretty bad week. The software giant announced disastrous earnings, which prompted its stock to tank more than 11 percent the next day. One reason for the bad quarter was the $900 million charge it took against “Surface RT” inventory adjustments, but even without this writedown, its …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

Apple, Samsung's latest phones face antitheft stress test

Apple and Samsung's latest smartphones will face the scrutiny of state and federal prosecutors in San Francisco on Thursday, who plan to test the latest in antitheft security.<p>San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are testing the latest …

Family Books $500,000 Private Jet Flight Through An iPhone App

What was unusual, however, was the way the family booked: through an Iphone app.<p>"We were surprised," said Carol Cork, director of marketing at <b>PrivateFly</b>, the London-based jet charter company that took the Middle East booking. "But for us this was a massive verification of our mobile …

Apps

Best Buy Cuts MacBook Pro Price by $200 for Back-to-School Season

It’s only the middle of July, but Best Buy is already kicking off back-to-school season by reducing the price of two of its best-selling MacBook Pro …

MacBook Pro

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago'

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the White House Friday to discuss African-Americans' reaction to last weekend's verdict in the George Zimmerman case, saying that "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago."<p>"You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this …

Paris From Above

Last Sunday, France celebrated Bastille Day, commemorating the start of the French Revolution in 1789 -- the end of monarchy and the beginning of modern France. Reuters photographers Charles Platiau and Gonzalo Fuentes took to the skies above Paris for the occasion, capturing images of the capital …