Alex Vincent Mennella

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Amazon Cloud Drive reaches Canada

While Amazon Cloud Drive has been on quite the world tour as of late, Canadians have had to watch as seemingly everyone else gets the storage service first. Thankfully, Canucks can now do more than just twiddle their thumbs now that Cloud Drive has gone live in their country. Pricing is virtually …

Finding faces in Google Maps terrain

Something our human eyes seem to do, without any prompting, is to pick out shapes and structures that resemble other shapes and structures. Called …

Google Maps

Broncos, Rahim Moore 'over it'

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have moved on, even if their fans haven't.<p>That includes Rahim Moore, the safety whose big blunder led to …

NFL

Texans Star J.J. Watt Surprises 12-Year-Old Leukemia Patient as Only He Can

Link to Media<p>Cristian Beasley is a 12-year-old with leukemia who spends most of his time fighting the disease from home, away from other school children. This week, he had a surprise visit from his hero: Houston Texans star J.J. Watt.<p>KHOU reports on just the latest story of Watt going above and …

J. J. Watt

Make your old iPhone run like new

Want to rejuvenate a sluggish iPhone 4? Here are some easy tips.<p>My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole …

Apps

Watch these straight people answer a question gay people have been asked for years.

Travis Nuckolls and Chris Baker hit the streets in Colorado Springs a few years ago to ask straight people a few questions.<p>Their subjects had no …

LGBTQI

The 23 Hottest Doughnut Shops in America Right Now

Here are 23 of the most <b>buzzed-about specialty doughnut shops</b> across the United States. What follows is a list of spots that have, for the most part, opened over the last twelve months. These include Umami founder Adam Fleischman's doughnut concept inside a concept (<b>& a Donut</b> in <b>Umamicatessen</b>), two …

'It's got to be crispy': Woman, 105, says bacon key to longevity

Three slices of bacon a day keep the doctor away.<p>At least that's been the case for 105-year-old Texas woman Pearl Cantrell, who credits her daily dose of sizzling pork for her longevity.<p>“Hard work and bacon,’’ Cantrell told TODAY.com about her reasons for living a long life. “I love bacon. I eat it …

General Motors Will Break Ground On A Shanghai Cadillac Factory In June

In an effort to grab a share of China’s ballooning luxury car market, which is dominated by German car makers, General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) will …

GOLDMAN: These Are The 40 Most Undervalued Stocks In The Market

However, within the market he sees no shortage of stocks and sectors expected to outperform.<p>In his new U.S. Monthly Chartbook, Kostin provided an updated list of stocks with the most upside potential today.<p>This time around, the list is dominated by oil and gas firms including drillers or refiners. …

Investing

Ori Allon Has Hired 63 Ex-Googlers, Twitter Employees, And Harvard MBAs To Solve New York's Biggest Headache

One week after Google met Ori Allon in a tiny, server-crammed office in Sydney, the young developer had a first-class ticket to Mountain View.<p>Allon, then 26, had created and patented a search algorithm that was used by his peers at UNSW instead of Google. On Orion, users could pull up search …

Real Estate

The Shorter Your First Name, The Bigger Your Salary

Shorten it to Bill, Bob, Marc or a Cindy, if you want to work in the executive suite.<p>That's the message from a new study by TheLadders, an online job matching site, which says every extra letter in a person's first name may reduce her annual salary by $3,600.<p>Since short and sweet may equal a bigger …

9 Tips for Surviving the Middle Seat

On a typical commercial flight within the United States, about 50 unfortunate souls will be relegated to the dreaded middle seat. What can you do if …

Flying

The Mediterranean's 10 Best Hidden Beaches

Ahhh, the Mediterranean... With its picturesque villages, laid-back lifestyle and world-famous cuisine, it's no wonder that the region has been a go-to destination for summertime travelers for years. As often happens, however, the popularity has come with a price, with once-sleepy fishing villages …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Architecture

Leonard Nimoy Vs. Zachary Quinto - Hilarious Audi Commercial

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Explains Why He Hates Fat Chicks

Anyone who's been to Abercrombie & Fitch in the last few years has probably noticed that they don't carry XL or XXL sizes of women's clothing because …