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Donald Trump left untouched in triumph of tone over substance at Republican debate

Republican frontrunner's loose grasp of policy may have been exposed in low-key debate - but not to his cost<p>It says everything about the amount of light shed by Thursday’s 12th (yes, really) Republican debate in Miami that the most revealing moment came before it - and not from one of the …

Save thousands of dollars by ditching cable TV and switching to video streaming services

I never have felt more liberated than I have in the last month because I finally cancelled my TV service from AT&T UVERSE. I was one of the original …

How to Stop Terrorists From Taking Advantage of Our Lax Gun Laws

Here is an alarming truth: Our current gun laws fail to prevent suspected terrorists from arming themselves on American soil.<p>As the world watches the aftermath of the reportedly terror-motivated attack in San Bernardino that killed 14 people and injured 21, it is painfully clear that American gun …

10 Netflix Documentaries To Watch With Your Partner This Winter

The holidays means extra time off and (for many of us) chilly weather, so cuddle up with your partner in crime and get lost in a documentary.<p>1. For …

A retired Navy SEAL commander breaks down his morning fitness routine that starts before dawn

Jocko Willink retired from 20 years serving as a US Navy SEAL in 2010, but his morning routine is as intense as ever.<p>Willink is the former commander of Task Unit Bruiser, which became the most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq War. In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs …

Tina Fey Takes Off Her Dress for Letterman

As happens when talk show legends approach their final show, the A-listers are pouring into the Ed Sullivan Theatre to bid a fond farewell to David …

Comedy

The 10 Best Amusement Parks for Families

Featuring the conveniences and necessities that children demand and parents appreciate, the country's 10 best family-friendly amusement parks deliver a treasured day of thrills and laughs for kids and their keepers.<p>Providing picture-perfect moments and memories to last a lifetime, amusement parks …

Amusement Parks

Even Tech Execs Not Buying Apple Watch

I was in a room in San Francisco with about 80 executives from tech-oriented companies and departments a couple of weeks ago. When the master of ceremonies asked everyone who was buying an Apple Watch in the next 30 days, not a single hand went up.<p>The Apple Watch is a new category for Apple, the …

Uninstall! Top 20 Android apps that drain your smartphone’s battery and impact performance

If you are one of the many Android users frustrated with your smartphone’s reduced performance levels and battery life, here are some of the apps …

Will 3D printers, bioprinters change the future of surgery?

When an MRI revealed a golf ball-sized tumour growing in Pamela Shavaun Scott's skull, the California psychotherapist turned to a 3D printer to help …

Forget Brian Williams: Journalism Is Changing From The Bottom Up

The Church of High Journalism, an orthodoxy that enjoys access to the finest clubs and classes of airfare, is in that state of righteous dudgeon that only seems to be occur when there’s a prominent scalp to be taken. The Super Platinum Elite fliers are staring down their purist beaks at the sight …

3D Printing: What You Should Know About This Amazing Technology

Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons. Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and …

WinSun 3D Prints Six-Story Apartment Building In China

A 3D printed house is the achievement that lots of designers and architects have been thinking about for a long time and willing to fulfill. There a …

Scientists 3D print cartilage to repair damaged windpipes

Believe it or not, scientists aren't yet finished discovering new ways to 3D print body parts. A team at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has developed a 3D printing technique that lets them produce cartilage for repairing damaged tracheas, better known to you and I as windpipes. They …

Repairs

Chicago, the Last Great Capital of Cartography

As America grew in the late 19th century, so did mapmaking—and Chicago was at the heart of it.<p>If there's a capital of commercial mapmaking in the U.S. today, it's probably in Silicon Valley. But from the late 19th century to the post-World War II era, Chicago was America's city of …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Tried And Tested: Four Fitness Apps To Ease You Back Into The Swing Of Things

New year, new gym membership - well, that's what people keep telling us.<p>But in true Say No To January spirit, we've decided to give the gym …

Parrot's Elegant Head Unit Brings Apple and Android to Your Car

The Parrot RBN6, unveiled at CES 2015, is the in-dash infotainment unit we deserve.<p>All I want out of any in-dash infotainment system is a mirror of my smartphone. That's it. I don't need some proprietary SynCueConnectDrive system. I don't need weird rotary dials or custom navigation systems.<p>It …

Your Call: ATP World Tour Finals

<b>London Order of Play (All times EDT)</b><p>Thursday at 9 AM - Kei Nishikori vs Milos Raonic<br>Thursday at 3 PM - Roger Federer vs Andy Murray<br>Friday at 9 AM - …

Ebola Educators Reported Killed in Guinea

The killings of an Ebola education team illustrate yet another horror of the disease: Not all of the dangers are viral.<p>Eight bodies, three of them …

Remembering Steve Jobs, the Man Who Did Almost Everything Right

Steven Paul Jobs, the legendary Apple boss who set the company on its course to becoming the world’s most cash-rich company before passing away three …

The Saturday Meal Plan: Your Week 6 TV Viewer's Guide

The Saturday Meal Plan fills you in on what to watch, when to watch and where to watch every Saturday during the college football season.<p><i>The Saturday</i> …