Uriel Garibay

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25 Of The Best Employee Perks You Need To Have

Thanks to companies in Silicon Valley, employees have high expectations of the perks that your company offers.<p>Besides perks like medical and dental …

The Workplace

The Space Station Is Getting A UPS-Style Shipping Service

A new vehicle design could enable same-day shipping from the ISS to Earth, making science experiments in microgravity cheaper and easier.<p>It’s easy to forget that the International Space Station isn’t just a place for astronauts to hang out and take epic selfies. Because of its unique microgravity …

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

Associated Press News

Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done.<p>Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets since June because of an increase in oil …

UK government swaps paper car tax discs for its vast camera network

The paper car tax disc has had a very good innings, but it's finally come to the end of its life. Presented proudly by UK motorists for more than 90 years, those circular bits of paper have today officially been replaced by an electronic register. What does that mean for you? Well, you'll still …

Jay Rockefeller Wants to Revolutionize How You Watch TV

Sen. Jay Rock­e­feller is get­ting ready to settle in­to re­tire­ment. But be­fore he does, he’d like to upend the en­tire tele­vi­sion …

Facebook and Uber reportedly in talks to put car hailing in Messenger

<i>Recode</i> reports that Facebook and Uber are in extremely early talks about the possibility of integrating Uber's car hailing service directly into Messenger. Mark Zuckerberg has personally spoken with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick about the idea, according to <i>Recode's</i> sources. But such a plan is "nowhere …

Pandora Q2 Tops Estimates Slightly With $218.9M In Revenue, But Its Stock Is Falling

Pandora came in barely ahead of analyst estimates in its just-released second quarter earnings report.<p>The streaming music company reported revenue of $218.9 million (up 38 percent on a non-GAAP basis) and non-GAAP earnings per share of 4 cents. Analysts had projected that the company would report …

Google's head of Android: Apple should temper its criticism

Google and Apple often appear to be like political parties.<p>One touts its openness, the other seems closed. One claims it's more progressive, the other says it's more tasteful.<p>It's Apple, though, that seems to enjoy mocking Google more than is the case the other way.<p>During the recent Worldwide …

US military wants to make a portable, bullet-resistant wall that fits in a can

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has envisioned some peculiar and diverse projects over the years, from molten metal-filled missiles, all the way to submarines that can fly. Then there's this new project that aims to create a portable cylinder that can blow up into a nearly …