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Coin, the universal credit card, finally ships

When Coin debuted two years ago, it promised to streamline your wallet by putting all of your credit cards, debit cards and gift cards on a single …

Here’s What Happened When a Supposedly Atheist ‘Daily Show’ Correspondent Sat Down With a Famed Megachurch Pastor

Jordan Klepper, a correspondent for “The Daily Show” who is reportedly a self-professed atheist, recently sat down with Pastor Carl Lentz, a megachurch preacher known for donning a leather jacket and tattoos, to poke fun at the popular preacher’s appearance and to question whether his hip approach …

‘How I went from broke to an instant millionaire here’

This was the advice that Will Hatton, a 26-year-old traveller who explores some of the world’s least-visited countries on an extreme budget, received …

Home Makeover Part 8: Annie Selke's Garage

Painted stripes add pizazz.<p>Annie Selke wanted her garage to be useful but stylish, too. Check out these remodeling ideas and photos of how she converted her garage into a colorful and functional home office and storage room. (Want to see the rest of the house? Read Part 1 in which Annie starts …

Home Improvement

Improving Perfection: 'Schmacon' Is Bacon Made From Beef

One could make a convincing argument that bacon is the greatest food product God and man and pigs ever created.<p>One man thinks it could be better.<p>"I love beef," said Howard Bender, creator of Schmacon, which is bacon made from beef. Bender spent three years and hundreds of thousands of dollars …

5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Keep You Stuck In Career Pain

Back when I was in my corporate marketing career, the same negative things kept happening to me, wherever I’d go. Toxic bosses, backstabbing colleagues, lack-luster work, chronic illness and exhaustion, and the nagging feeling that I couldn’t use my talents and skills in ways I wanted, were just a …

Tesla's new gigafactory will highlight the 2 biggest labor trends in America

Tesla will build the batteries for its electric cars there, and while the factory is still years from being operational, a report in the Reno Gazette-Journal on Sunday discusses the impact the factory is already having on the region's economy.<p>Specifically, Tesla is amplifying the two biggest labor …

Tesla

This 747 private jet is a palace in the sky

For most people, private jets such as the $65 million Gulfstream G650 or the Bombardier Global Series are the epitome of luxury air travel, but there are a select few who can afford more than that. They're converting airliners into private flying palaces. To meet this demand, Airbus and Boeing have …

Dining Rooms

A His-and-Hers Bathroom with Dramatic Mosaic Tile

Tranquil glamour in a his-and-hers space.<p>Designer Sandra Nunnerley adds tranquil glamour to a his-and-hers bathroom in New York City, where the use of mosaic tile creates two different looks — one soft, one bold.

Articles about mind bending renovation brings bold modern addition old farmhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a traditional 1920s abode in Atlanta for a transplanted...<p>The process of steam bending wood has been …

Made in America

The Xbox One Is Now A Television

Over-the-air channels, directly on your console.<p>When the Xbox One debuted, its promise wasn't about gaming at all — it was about the device's potential to become the centerpiece of your living room. Microsoft envisioned an experience in which everything on your TV was run through the Xbox — in …

Videogame Publishers: No Preserving Abandoned Games, Even for Museums and Archives, Because All "Hacking" is Illegal

Why Louis C.K. Is Glad He Didn’t Get Hired at S.N.L.

The comedian may be a huge deal now, but his S.N.L. audition was a bit of a nightmare.<p>With sold-out Madison Square Garden shows and string of awards and nominations, <b>Louis C.K.</b> is considered one of our greatest working comedians. But in 1993 he was passed over for <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, and not only is …

DEA Wants To Triple Production Of Government Marijuana For Research

The Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday recommended that the federal government produce almost 900 pounds of marijuana for research in 2015, more than triple the amount it had estimated it would need.<p>The proposal, signed by DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart, seeks to increase the …

Cannabis

12 Impeccable Pantries Fit for a Dream House

We'd live inside these insanely stylish storage areas, if we could.<p>We'd live inside these insanely stylish storage areas, if we could.

Kitchens

When Times Get Tough, These 7 Ideas Could Help You Feel Better

Dr Kelly Neff, The Lucid Planet<p>Even the most balanced and connected people go through periods of stress, difficulties and struggles. Here are some …

AT&T slammed with $25 million fine after employees steal customers’ Social Security numbers

AT&T has made a huge $25 million mistake. <i>The New York Times</i> reports that the Federal Communications Commission slammed AT&T with a massive $25 …

Alleged robber's 'spaceship' trip defense gets him acquitted

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Once or twice, when I've done something astoundingly stupid, I've let myself (and others) believe that aliens made me do it.<p>I have never, though, entered a random apartment building (or Apple's new campus), …

DJI updates our favorite line of drones with the new Phantom 3

There will be two models of the Phantom 3 — Professional and Advanced — with a suggested retail price of $1,250 and $999. DJI says both will start shipping in a few weeks. There isn't much of visual update here. The colored bands and name plate on the unit's white shell have changed from red to …

Drones

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

Astronomy

Samsung's ATIV Book 9 is what all future Windows laptops will look like

Samsung ATIV Book 9 review<p>MacBook Air who?<p>Light as can be<p>New thin king<p>Super bright screen<p>Power ports<p>Terrific trackpad<p>When Apple announced the new …

A GoPro camera fell from 10,000 feet and this insane video is the result

Skydiving is a great example of an ideal use for GoPro’s action cameras; for people who don’t care to jump out of a perfectly functional airplane …

TV host: Lacking scientific proof, 'I don't believe in gay people, I don't believe there is such a thing'

Appearing on <i>America’s Survival</i>, host Jerry Kenney went off on a rant saying he didn’t “believe in gay people” since he has seen no evidence that the …

Jason Statham Comments on Why He Left The Transporter Series

"I just couldn't see the value in that."<p>Actor Jason Statham claims his time with The Transporter films ended due to an offer he deemed …