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How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris

By Lily Heise, Condé Nast Traveler<p><b>How to greet someone:</b><p>Start off on the right foot by greeting people with "bonjour" (hello). It's not only polite to do when you're introduced directly to someone, but also when you go into a shop, when you're first approached by a waiter at a restaurant, even when …

MIT Will Teach You Photojournalism For Free

If you ever wanted to get more serious about photography, but weren’t quite sure where to start, MIT’s free online course in photojournalism just might be the right entry point.<p>The worst possible outcome is that you might end up a better photographer.<p>It’s not a full-blown photography class–there’s …

5 ways companies are using big data to help their customers

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with IDA Singapore.</i><p>Once upon a time, you went to the same neighborhood bakery every time you needed bread. Even before you placed your order, the shopkeeper already had a loaf bagged and ready. As you paid, she would ask what was new with your family. …

Google Glass now displays your iPhone's text messages

On the heels of last week's KitKat update, Google Glass nabbed up two more notable improvements today. First, iOS users can now have their text messages displayed on Glass, after a quick toggle of the Bluetooth settings. Here's the catch: "due to some limitations with iOS," you wont be able to …

Why Apple’s wearable has to be about the story of you — not just data

<i>Alex Le is the co-founder and vice president of product of Heyday, an automatic journaling app.</i><p>Take a quick survey of the wearable industry today and the only thing that’s clear is that there is no clear winner.<p>The marketplace is crowded with sensor-bracelets galore — all with cute names and trendy …

Biden goes to Asia to reconnect amid China rumblings and recent Middle East focus

The Obama administration turns its attention next week to Asia with Vice President Biden taking a week-long trip to the region amid China’s renewed claim to a disputed territory and warnings to encroaching planes.<p>Biden is set to arrive Monday in Japan, then meet with leaders in China and South …

Obamacare Website Overhaul Promises to Accommodate 90% of Users

After five weeks of maintenance on the Affordable Care Act’s glitch-ridden website, Americans should have an easier time logging on since its launch …

CBS Sports on Twitter: "Seattle ----> Super Bowl Champions! http://t.co/mtnEt6DUpm http://t.co/ucUOFzdS06"

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Super Bowl 2014 MVP: Malcolm Smith gets the honors

Malcolm Smith had a great game for the Seattle Seahawks, and was named the Super Bowl XLVIII MVP for his troubles.<p>Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith is your Super Bowl XLVIII MVP. The Seahawks dominated the Denver Broncos from start to finish, winning the game 43-8, and Smith was an integral …

MSNBC on Twitter: "Watch @MHarrisPerry's Open Letter to the woman who put Marissa Alexander in jail: http://t.co/XYeBnZAyuv #Nerdland http://t.co/6gKf1kwXK6"

Replying to @<b>MSNBC</b><p>@<b>msnbc</b> @<b>MHarrisPerry</b> Talk about a no-brainer AG Corey. Or did you skip the oath to do justice as a prosecutor? Miss Alexander stay …

Digital Photography School

Photography Tips & Tutorials<p>Travel photography is exciting. There’s always this sense of finding new and exotic places to capture. Of course, if …

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Twitter gunning to go public before Thanksgiving, says report

The social network reportedly wants to raise more than $1 billion before the US holiday, which is just two months away.<p>Twitter and its bankers will be fat and happy come Turkey Day if inside sources have their facts straight.<p>The social network is gunning to get its shares on the public market prior …

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McCain, Graham express optimism on Obama Syria plan

The Labor Day holiday is a full work day at the White House as the administration presses its case with Congress for approval of a resolution authorizing military strikes on Syria.<p>President Obama's bid to get congressional support to use military force in Syria received a boost Monday as Republican …

India’s economic mess is so desperate it’s considering busting sanctions on Iran

The worsening current-account deficit and the falling rupee are driving Indian policy-makers to propose moves that some might consider extreme, if not downright foolhardy.<p>In June, Washington exempted India and eight other countries from financial sanctions on trading with Iran for reducing their …

Economy

Facebook peer groups may be useful for HIV education | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Groups on the popular networking site Facebook may help educate men about HIV prevention and testing, a new study suggests.<p>In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo on a computer screen is seen through glasses held by a woman in Bern May 19, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas …

Smartwatches: what are Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft up to?

"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential plans for wearable technology in the years to come.<p>"For something to work here you have to convince people it's so incredible, that …

Diana Nyad finishes record-breaking Cuba to Florida swim

Looking dazed and sunburnt, US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walks on to the Key West shore becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.<p>She arrived at the beach some 53 hours after she began her swim in <b>Havana</b> on Saturday.<p>As she approached, spectators …

Cuba

When to Stop Being a Photographer and Start Being a Photo Editor

At some point, every photo shoot comes to an end. Every portrait session, cookbook shoot, family vacation, ad campaign, college graduation, wedding, …

Oppo Working on Attachable Smartphone Lens Cameras of Its Own

It looks like Sony isn’t the only company interested in attaching some external camera hardware to your smartphone. According to a recent …

Humorous Ad Paints an Accurate Picture of Smartphone Photo Culture

If you’ve been to a play or other event put on by your child’s elementary school recently, you might have experienced something similar to what the …

Sean Kingston Sued for Alleged Gang Rape