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What will Tiger Woods' impact be in 2018?

For first-year golf writers hitting the holiday party circuit, two questions keep popping up.<p>What’s it like to spend seven days at the Masters?<p>What’s …

To End Distracted Driving, MIT Figures Out How People Really Drive

Given the sheer numbers of things that go on in cars these days, it is, perhaps, a touch worrying that scientists still aren’t quite sure how the …

5 Ways You Should Already Be Protecting Yourself Online

<i>In Partnership with StackCommerce</i><p>Newsflash: your data is constantly exposed to massive, unimaginable amounts of risk online every single day, between …

Information Systems

Drivers who kill while on mobile phones will face life sentences

Drivers who cause death when looking at their mobile phones will face life in jail for the first time under Government plans to be revealed on Monday.<p>In a major hardening of sentencing guidelines, ministers will propose raising the upper limit of imprisonment for dangerous drivers who kill from 14 …

Sentencing Guidelines

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Tim Tebow Rumors: Braves Reportedly Interested in Signing Former QB

The Atlanta Braves are reportedly considering signing former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow to a minor league contract after meeting with him following his workout for MLB teams earlier this week.<p>Pedro Gomez of ESPN reported Saturday that sources confirmed the Braves have "definite interest" in the …

Baseball

New Delhi to ration road use by registration number to cut pollution

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s capital will soon ban private cars from its roads on alternate days, according to their registration numbers, in an attempt to improve air quality in the world’s most polluted city.<p>Heavy traffic moves along a busy road during the evening in New Delhi October 20, 2014. …

AAA study ranks mental distraction of using iPhone voice commands on the road vs other platforms

In its continued research into distracted driving, the American Automobile Association (AAA) today published the results of its latest study that aimed to show the level of mental distraction related to using voice commands on the road. The study included using the iPhone’s Siri voice commands for …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and Google’s app stores both have more than 1m apps available. The key, of course, is that the 27 apps can be almost entirely different, depending …

Apps

5 Exercises That Are More Effective In Shaping Your Body Than Running

Everyone wants to be in shape. But not many people absolutely love working out and running. However, there are a variety of exercises you can do in …

Climbing

4 Inexpensive (or Free) Google Apps That Help Students Collaborate

<i>This post is sponsored by</i> <i>Samsung Business</i><i>. All thoughts and opinions are my own.</i> <b></b><br>Bringing technology into the classroom can feel like an uphill …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Over the limit: how cars could soon prevent drink-driving

Smart cars of the near future could refuse to start if the driver exceeds the drink-drive limit.<p>The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), working with a consortium of car makers including Ford, GM and Volkswagen has developed an alcohol detection system for vehicles that will …

DUI

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

Volvo plows into bystanders, company says tech could have stopped it

Technically Incorrect: A Volvo accelerates toward people apparently watching a demonstration. The company says that its owner didn't have the pedestrian detection feature installed.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It's going to be ever …

AAA Video Shows Just How Stupid Technology Makes Teen Drivers

It'd be funny if it weren't so dangerous.<p>​Well, here's another piece of evidence that world would be a better place if we locked up all the teens.<p>A startling new video released by the Automobile Association of America shows that teen drivers tend to be very bad drivers because they're distracted. …

Watch: How Jaguar Smart Windscreen Will Eliminate Driver Blind Spots

Jaguar Land Rover is hard at work in the lab, developing cutting-edge augmented reality systems to literally eliminate driver blind spots.<p>The research project, which is in advanced stages, aims to re-display areas the driver cannot see – including on the classic problem areas of roof-supporting …

Apple Siri is more dangerous for drivers than using handheld phone

Road safety charity Brake calls on Government to ban hands-free devices in cars after Apple's Siri voice system performed poorly in study<p>Using <b>Apple</b>'s Siri voice system while driving is far more dangerous than talking on a handheld phone, a new study has revealed.<p>Researchers found that using Siri, …

Handsfree

Train Wreck Caught On Video As Locomotive Slams Into Truck In Louisiana

A train crash in Louisiana was caught on video over the weekend. The stunning footage shows the locomotive slamming into a truck that had been stopped on the tracks.<p>The crash Sunday in Mer Rouge, La., injured the conductor and engineer and derailed two engines and 17 cars of the 87-car train, state …

BMW X5 driver repeatedly fails to understand big rig braking distances

Nobody should be shocked that a big, heavy vehicle like a semi truck takes a longer distance to stop than the average passenger car; it's just basic physics. However, this BMW X5 driver seemingly has a major problem grasping the concept, and it results in some serious damage to the back of his …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

What you need to know about speeding laws across America.<p>Everyone, with the exception of the Buick driver parked in the left lane, exceeds the speed limit once in a while. You generally know how much law-breaking you can get away with where you live—a few over on the highway is flow-of-traffic …