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Lakefront Frank Lloyd Wright house with original furniture returns to market

It’s considered one of Wright’s final designs<p>One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s final designs has just gone on the market in Virginia Beach. Known as the Cooke House, the 3,000-square-foot home was the result of a letter written by Maude and Andrew Cooke in 1951 that began thusly: "Dear Mr. Wright, Will …

An Elegant New York Townhouse Is Reborn Photos

Two ex-Google execs just gave negative assessments of the state of Android

Current Google executives aren't likely to run down Android publicly for obvious reasons. But even among ex-Googlers, you rarely hear people saying negative things about Android. The platform is one of Google's crowning achievements; it's the most popular computing platform on Earth, ever. And it's …

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The Koch 130

In 1958, Fred Koch, the founder of the Midwestern oil and cattle ranching empire that would become Koch Industries, became a charter member of the …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Set up and use SMS Relay

Now that iOS 8.1 is out, with iOS 8.1 running on your iPhone, you can set up SMS Relay. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices, running Yosemite and iOS 8.1. Continuity also includes Handoff, iPhone Cellular Calls, Instant Hotspot, …

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8 Real Chinese Dishes You Should Order Instead Of The American Knockoffs

Most Chinese people have never even heard of a General Tsao, and are completely befuddled by the overly sauced fried chicken dish that Americans know as General Tsao's chicken.<p>In fact, authentic Chinese food almost looks nothing like American Chinese food. It varies tremendously by region: Sichuan …

Food & Dining

City of Cupertino shares official updated aerial shot of Apple’s Campus 2 and surrounding area

Following an update late last month from the City of Cupertino on progress being made at Apple’s currently under construction Campus 2 project, now the City has shared an official updated aerial photo of the site from Apple.<p>Last month the city shared the first official photo with an overhead shot …

Raju The Elephant Cries After Being Rescued Following 50 Years Of Abuse, Chains

For 50 years, Raju the elephant was abused, held shackled in spiked chains and forced to live off scraps from passing tourists. All that changed when he was rescued last weekend by wildlife conservationists who said the animal cried when he was finally set free.<p>Wildlife SOS, a group established in …

8 Things You Might Not Know About the Louvre

For an island of only 24 square miles, Manhattan sure has a lot of neighborhoods. Many have distinct monikers that might not seem intuitive to the …

U.S. State Supreme Courts

Vermont becomes first US state to mandate labels for genetically modified foods

Starting in July 2016, Vermont will require labeling on foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Governor Peter Shumlin signed the law on Thursday, setting the stage for a major battle between activists and food manufacturers. As <i>The Economist</i> notes, Vermont is home to more organic …

10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

Luxury Travel

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

Devil's tower under storm