Ashley Adams

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White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Self-improvement

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Blinkist Book Summaries Arrive to Improve Your Commute And Make You Look Smart

Do you own a copy of The Lean Startup? Have you actually read it, or is it in your bedroom or ebook reader, barely touched? This is where Berlin-based startup Blinkist comes in. Aimed squarely at people who are time-poor and knowledge-hungry, they provide summaries of non-fiction books in ‘blinks’, …

Samsung Is Still Crushing Apple In Smartphone Market Share

Samsung has 32% of the global smartphone market, followed by Apple, which has 12%, according to the latest research report from Gartner.<p>While Samsung's market share has remained flat over the last year, Apple has lost a bit. Apple had 14% of the global smartphone market for the same quarter in 2012.<p>…

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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9 Hot Makeup Looks for Fall 2013

Browse some of our favorite celebrity inspirations for fall makeup.<p>The season's most memorable—and magnificent—makeup looks have a bit of daring and a lot of sex appeal. Even better? They're easy enough to try at home.

Android under attack: rivals unleash nuclear patent hell against Samsung, Google

The mobile patent wars appeared to hit an apex in 2012 when Apple and Samsung slugged it out before a California jury, fulfilling Steve Jobs’ vow to …

Groupon builds new website, eyeing marketplace growth

Groupon has more than 50,000 deals, up from roughly 1,000 when the company completed its IPO in November 2011. Now it needs to make those deals easy to find quickly.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Groupon is launching a new website as the daily deal pioneer tries to turn itself into a more persistent online …

Android 4.4 KitKat is out now

<b>Google's latest iteration of Android, 4.4 KitKat, has officially been released alongside the new Nexus 5 smartphone. The update should roll out to</b> …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

Worried About Acne? mySkin Launches ScanZ Device And App To Monitor The Health Of Your Skin

ScanZ, a product unveiled today at Disrupt Europe, combines a new, smartphone-connected device with a quantified self-style app to help teens battle acne.<p>The product comes from a company called mySkin, which plans to launch a $150,000 Indiegogo campaign this week to fund the launch (I will update …

Microsoft reportedly testing its own Google Glass-like eyewear

Microsoft may be preparing to launch its own glasses.<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the software giant is testing prototypes for what it describes as “internet-connected eyewear” that’s similar to Google Glass. There’s little details on how the glasses would work in reality, but the eyewear …

Cover promises contextual lock screens and smarter task switching for Android

Lock screen replacements for Android aren't exactly new -- some even come as part of a larger overlay that customizes your home screen experience entirely. However, few lock screen replacements do as much as Cover, a new invite-only solution that launches today, promises to do. Not only is Cover …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

October 25, 2013 | 7:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/10/25/business/will-samsung-always-be-pepsi-apples-coke/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Samsung Gears Up For The Galaxy S5, But Does It Get Lifestyle Computing?

The rumors are flying thick and fast around the Samsung Galaxy S5, with a possible launch date in January now mooted, which would mean accelerating Samsung’s already warp-speed innovation and underline its paranoia about being left behind by Apple.<p>Will the S5 have fingerprint security? Probably …

The iOS Settings You Should Audit Once a Month

For most of us, once we get our phone set up the way we like it, we rarely bother to go into those settings ever again. But things change over time. …

How to Bring Back the ‘.com’ Button on the iOS 7 Keyboard

- Oct 3, 2013<p>Apple has changed a great many things in iOS 7, particularly when it comes to design elements. One such change applies to the keyboard – …

What Is Woman and How Do I Do That?

Recently, I was eating in my favorite taco shop, an experience that led to a critical examination of how I, personally, conform to the social …

A Teenage Music Phenom, Infographics, Motorcycles In Vietnam

The online magazine <i>Ozy</i> covers people, places and trends on the horizon. Co-founder Carlos Watson joins <i>All Things Considered</i> regularly to tell us about the site's latest discoveries.<p>This week, he tells NPR's Arun Rath about a bullied teen who makes it big, the unlikely popularity of an American …

Tricking battles and extreme Taekwondo - Red Bull Kick It 2013

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

DC protestors stand with Snowden to fight surveillance

Saturday's Stop Watching Us rally in the US capital attracted a slew of people concerned by the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs and featured an appearance -- in words anyway -- by Edward Snowden, whose massive leak of agency documents touched off the current debate about …