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Comic Con 2015: Marvel Has Plans for Future Console Games

More announcements next year.<p>Mobile continues to be a massive market for Marvel games, but it may not be too long before they find their way to …

Why the Apple Watch is flopping

<i>By Mark Wilson</i><p>The Apple Watch, despite years of hype before it was even announced, appears to be flopping after all.<p>It wasn't a good sign when Apple announced shortly before the Watch release that they weren't going to be breaking out sales numbers. Now, a new report from third-party analysts Slice …

Smartwatches

7 Beautiful Buildings in Unexpected Places

For every brand-name skyscraper, there's an equally interesting building off the beaten path. In fact, some of the most interesting structures require a pilgrimage to a far-flung location—proof that, for these seven projects, the trip is part of the design.<p>Mug Hakdong Hotel, Mongdol Beach, Geoje, …

33 More Places for Your Bucket List

We asked and Budget Travel readers answered! From Iceland to Machu Picchu, these are the top spots our audience can't wait to visit.

38 things someone from Tennessee would never say

<b>1.</b> “Jack…that’s a bourbon, right?”<p><b>2.</b> “I really commend <i>Iron Man 3</i> with its spot-on depiction of Chattanooga.”<p><b>3.</b> “Meh. The state could be redder.”<p><b>4.</b> …

The International WiFi Struggle

By College Tourist; Author: Ben Rissler, American University<p><b>A godlike, lifesaving thing called WiFi.</b><p>If you've ever traveled out of the country, you probably know all about just how sacred WiFi becomes during your weeklong vacation or semester abroad. Unless you're lucky enough to have a global data …

Everybody Wants to Own Nokia's Mapping Technology

Driving around a city block in downtown Berkeley, Calif., a white Subaru with cameras and laser radar mounted on its roof is drawing gawkers.<p>One …

Pluto's Spots Turn Into Weird Splotches in New View from New Horizons

LAUREL, Md. — Remember those weird black spots that showed up on Pluto's surface a couple of weeks ago in pictures from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft? Now that the piano-sized probe has closed in to a distance of less than 2.5 million miles (4 million kilometers), the spots look like even weirder …

Solar System

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

Research has predicted a new solar 'Maunder minimum' in the 2030s<p>The earth is 15 years from a period of low solar activity similar to that last seen during the "mini ice-age" of the 17th century, when the Thames froze.<p>Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of …

Ice Age

How One Federal Agency Is Fixing a Chronic Problem: Long Lines of Arriving International Passengers

Giving credit where credit is due, it seems that U.S. Customs and Border Protection is actively engaged in solving one of commercial aviation’s most vexing problems – long lines of passengers awaiting inspection as they enter the U.S. by air.<p>This agency takes seriously the maxim: Embrace technology.<p>…

Why Taylor Swift Will Not Fight With YouTube

Taylor Swift has become the poster child for defending the rights of all artists from tech giants like Apple and Spotify, who are looking to give away music through their free streaming services.<p>The singer-songwriter's viral post on June 21, "To Apple, Love Taylor," on her Tumblr page called out …

Meet the companies 'Uberfying' America's private jet market

BlackJet customers are charged a relatively modest membership fee of $5,000 per year, although that doesn’t include any actual flying. “The seat price is very affordable,” the company’s CEO Dean Rotchin told TNW. Similarly to JetMe, BlackJet doesn’t have its own fleet, but unlike the competitor it …

Android gets Google Maps desktop-to-mobile destination info, too

The latest update to Google Maps on Android is one of those things that honestly should have happened a long time ago, but surprisingly didn't until recently: Now you can send destination info directly to your mobile device from the desktop. Just like on iOS. And as <i>Android Police</i> points out, it all …

Android News

The CEO of one of the fastest-growing business apps ever used an ingeniously simple analogy to explain why companies succeed

Before building his $2.8 billion startup Slack, which many consider the fastest-growing business app ever, Butterfield ran another hot startup called Flickr, which was sold to Yahoo for over $20 million.<p>He also has a master's in philosophy, with a focus on biology, cognitive science, and philosophy …