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Product Review: The Ritz Paris Collection by airweave in Traveler DUAL MODE

When I first started carrying the Ritz Paris Collection by Airweave Traveler DUAL MODE mattress pad with me, I’d joke about “accidentally forgetting …

Backpacking

Chat: Google’s big shot at killing Apple’s iMessage

Google has unveiled a new messaging system, Chat, an attempt to replace SMS, unify Android’s various messaging services and beat Apple’s iMessage and Facebook’s WhatsApp with the help of mobile phone operators.<p>Unlike traditional texting, or SMS, most modern messaging services – such as Signal, …

Privacy

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

This Guy Has Eaten at 99 of the 100 'World's Best' Restaurants — Here Are His Favorites

Somehow he’s still struggling to lock down that 100th reservation.<p>We all have different goals in life. Some people are happy just to go out for a …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Caregiving for Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety not only affect the person with the disorder. These illnesses also have far-reaching effects on family and friends of those …

What to do if you lose your ID right before a flight

There are few travel nightmares more terrifying than arriving at the airport without proper identification. If you’re currently freaking out in the departures hall, take a deep breath. Although it will likely be an inconvenient process, it isn’t impossible to get onboard your flight.<p>Arrive at the …

If I’m Not Great About Flossing, Should I Get a Water Pick?

If, like me, you saw the news that the effectiveness of flossing was called into question a few years ago, you may have quit doing it altogether. If, …

Shopping

Stealth startup launches four unauthorized rogue satellites into orbit

The Indian-built PSLV-C40 launched in January with 31 satellites onboard. It carried a lot of cool stuff into orbit, including the Arkyd-6 satellite …

Space Exploration

This portable battery pack has wireless charging so you never need to carry a cable again

Have you ever wondered why there are no wireless chargers that are actually, you know, wireless? Well guess what: there actually is a wireless …

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — meet the 27-year-old mayor behind it

Stockton, California made national news last October when it announced it would host the first US experiment in basic income, a system of wealth distribution in which people receive a standard salary just for being alive.<p>The plan, spearheaded by Stockton's 27-year-old mayor, Michael Tubbs, will …

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery RPG puts you into the story

Harry Potter is coming to iOS. Well, kind of.<p>In fact, a forthcoming game from Los Angeles-based developer Jam City, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, will let you create your very own Hogwarts student and then take them through the school: attending classes, learning …

Alibaba Launches Cryptocurrency Mining Platform | Investopedia

For Alibaba (BABA), the Chinese e-commerce behemoth with its sights set on global domination, the cryptocurrency world was never too far away. …

Cloud AutoML: Making AI accessible to every business

When we both joined Google Cloud just over a year ago, we embarked on a mission to democratize AI. Our goal was to lower the barrier of entry and …

Want to Make Sure You Hire the Best Candidate? Ask These 2 Interview Questions

If you understand real job needs, you only need to ask two questions to predict on-the-job success. It doesn't matter what you ask if you don't know job needs, you'll either be wrong, or lucky.<p>It took me 30 years and 2,500 interviews to make this table showing the best and worst predictors of …

Employment

Next INpact launches a browser extension to see who is tracking you online

French tech media company Next INpact just launched an interesting project today. Kimetrak is a simple browser extension that lets you see how your favorite website is tracking you and selling your privacy.<p>The upcoming ePrivacy and GDPR regulations in Europe have been a wake-up call in many ways. …

Software

The High-End Sneakers That Won't Break the Bank

Koio's luxe low-tops offer Italian craftsmanship at a price that's tough to ignore.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>At this exact moment in the evolution of menswear, there's no shortage of options …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

How Much CBD Should You Take? Doctors Weigh In

CBD has been touted as a natural wonder — "a legitimate, bona-fide antipsychotic" and an "underutilized and underappreciated" treatment within medicine, according to Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FAAPMR and practitioner at SageMD. But it's unregulated by the FDA, relatively inaccessible outside of a …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

Self-improvement

How to Sweep For Bugs and Hidden Cameras

If you're facing targeted security threats, your problems run deeper than spyware on your devices. You need to check your physical spaces as …

Reshaping the Future World Economy

The Belt and Road Initiative is intended to improve the infrastructure of overland and maritime routes to drive trade and capital flows between the …

China

All the new software Amazon announced at its huge developer conference

Amazon is trying to make artificial intelligence services a cornerstone of its quickly-growing cloud business. At its re:Invent conference, the company is unveiling new AI-powered tools for developers to integrate into their own applications and workflows.<p>Here’s what they’ve announced:<p>SageMaker: an …

Artificial Intelligence

After Interviewing Hundreds of Job Candidates, I've Learned to Look for These 4 Things

After conducting hundreds of interviews, I've learned just how much these things matter.<p>Rapidly scaling your business can involve going on what might feel like a hiring spree.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of launching something that gets an instant, positive response from the market. But being a …

Employment

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

Artificial Intelligence

Facing High Legal Fees, Immigrants Are Using Web Tools to Apply for Green Cards

Tech services are promising to help undocumented people apply for legal status, but can they deliver?<p>For Victor Murillo, the prospect of returning to the city of his birth is unthinkable.<p>The 30-year-old came to the United States from Guadalajara, Mexico, when he was two, and doesn't remember his …